Questions about the graphical interface update-manager, as opposed to the command line apt-get.

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Update information is outdated 16.04

New to Ubuntu, and recently updated to 16.04 (yes, yes, I probably should have waited being new and all). Generally it's working well...but I'm having some update problems. The dreaded red triangle ...
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Why are both gnome-software and the update-manager installed on 16.04?

On 16.04 I have found that both gnome-software and the update-manager are installed by default, why is this so if gnome-software is able to carry out the same functionality as the update-manager ...
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Update issues 16.04 - Failed to download repository information

I keep getting the old message that I experienced from previous upgrades of yonder. Changing the server and refreshing doesn't seem to work anymore. W:There is no public key available for the ...
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Letter 'p' disabled after last 16.04 udate

Distributor ID: Ubuntu Description: Ubuntu 16.04 LTS Release: 16.04 Codename: xenial Desktop: Gnome Computer: Samsung Ativ Book 8 I ran my latest daily updates this ...
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Updater problems

I'm new to this forum and not a techie, but I LOVE Ubuntu and have been using it since 12.04. Thanks to all who help here. Since downloading 16.04, I get a "Failed to download repository information" ...
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I upgraded with update-manager -d to 16.04

Hello I have upgraded with update-manager -d to Ubuntu 16.04. But I have heard somewhere that this will upgrade my 16.04 to daily pre alpha releases of 16.10 once they become available? Is this true? ...
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Cannot download the updates of Ubuntu 16.04

I want to upgrade my laptop from Ubuntu 15.10 to 16.04 via Software Updater and encounter the following problem. The error message are the following. Failed to fetch ...
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16.04 Update not offered via update manager

Good morning, my update manager is not showing the update to 16.04, but if I use the terminal sudo do-release-upgrade -d I'm asked to upgrade. I'm using 14.04. Is it just a matter of time or do we ...
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Ubuntu 15.10: software update stuck and using more cpu

just a regular Software update, but this step has taken among 2hrs and it doesn't seem to do any progress, besides I've checked if it was processing something and it shows the total CPU usage is at ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 doesn't show up in update launcher + pendrive on windows failed as well

I would love to install ubuntu 16.04 but it doesn't show up in the updater and when I tried making a bootable usb drive it failed as well.
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Empty files can't be valid archives when running sudo apt update

I have just make a fresh install of ubuntu 16.04. I've never seen this error on ubuntu 15.10. When I try to run sudo apt update: Hit:1 http://fr.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial InRelease Hit:3 ...
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Is upgrading Ubuntu release with software updater the same thing as do-release-upgrade?

So, does software updater run do-release-upgrade in the background when upgrading to a new release or is it doing something differently?
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Unable to update to 16.04 from 15.10

I'm using Ubuntu 15.10. I want to update to 16.04. But the Software updater does not show the required update. is there a reason for this?
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'software-properties-gtk' is not working

I'm having problem with the command line software-properties-gtk. When I run this command in the terminal it shows something like this: How I can solve this problem?
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How to fix Software Updater Issue?

While I update my device using software updater, I am getting following screen and then the updater paused in following screen: Here is my locale lists, i.e. list which will display after execute ...
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Recovering from chown -R / … update-manager not working and throwing errors [duplicate]

I messed up and ran chown -R username:username / by accident. I rebooted into recovery mode to get root privileges back and did the following... mount -o remount,rw / to get write permissions, then ...
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How do I fix my automatic update and I have no checked box remove CD-Rom option?

I keep getting the Error message: "W:Failed to fetch cdrom://Lubuntu 15.04 _Vivid Vervet_ - Release amd64 (20150422)/dists/vivid/universe/binary-i386/Packages Please use apt-cdrom to make this ...
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Required installation of untrusted package

Today I was updating my Ubuntu software and suddenly a 'not possible to update because package system is broken' error came up. Somehow I try to follow from Ubuntu community in Google and something ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 updates

Every now and then when I go to System Details (or About This Computer directly from the panel) it shows that updates are available (button Install Updates). When I click on install updates, software ...
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Software updater can't connect 14.04LTS

When I open the software updater, it tells me it cannot connect, and that I should check my internet. I am connected, and my router has no firewall, so it should work. What is going on?
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Failed to download repository information 16.04

I seem to get a failed to download repository when trying to update my computer on a fresh install of Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial. And it is not on any repositories I have added it's on the stock ...
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sudo apt-get update error

W: An error occurred during the signature verification. The repository is not updated and the previous index files will be used. GPG error: http://extras.ubuntu.com trusty Release: The ...
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I have lost or forgotten my authentication password to my ubunutu 12.04 installed PC

I have lost or forgotten my authentication password to my Ubuntu 12.04 installed PC. I have followed the sudo passwd root command and punched in the new password. It gives me a message Authentication ...
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Software Updater wants to install two different versions of kernel

On 14.04.4, Software Updater popped up and showed me this: I am very new to Ubuntu, and this seems odd to see both vervet and unicorn kernel headers, kernel image, etc. So what is going on? Should ...
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Failed to download repository information Ubuntu 13.10 [duplicate]

I know that this question has been asked many times but everything I've seen has not helped me. I'm new to linux. I'm on 13.10 and I get that message every time I try to update my software sources. ...
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“Failed to fetch cdrom://Lubuntu 15.10 _Wily Werewolf” [duplicate]

I am fairly new to using Linux and have recently just installed Lubuntu on my laptop. I typed the: sudo apt-get update command in the Terminal to see if I needed any updates after getting a ...
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Ubuntu Update Manager Shows 737 Updates. What do I do?

I just got a computer but when I started it up I noticed it was really slow until it got going, Then the 737 updates popped up, I tried installing them but it shuts down half way through, How can i ...
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infinite loop on archive.ubuntu.com?

My desktop has issue to get update from ca.archive.ubuntu.com so I tried to browse it and noticed that the ubuntu folder cause an infinite loop not sure if this is related to my issue but i don’t ...
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Update Manager freezes

For several weeks now I have been unable to update my Ubuntu system with Update Manager. It downloads updates and begins the process and then freezes with this displayed in the Details box: exim4 ...
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ubuntu 14.04 software is not updating totaly

i tried to update by using this command sudo apt-get update but it is not working W: Failed to fetch http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/trusty/Release Unable to find expected entry ...
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How to get rid of this post “requires installation of untrusted packages”? [duplicate]

i know that there are have been some answers on this issue. But i have already tried some of them and without success. I don't know why but every time when i turn my laptop on i got this message. ...
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Constantly running out of disk space when installing updates [duplicate]

I have been having this problem ever since I installed Ubuntu 14.04LTS for the second time on this machine. For some reason I seem to run out of disk space every time I attempt to install an update. ...
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Unable to update Ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

W: Failed to fetch http://dl.google.com/linux/chrome/deb/dists/stable/Release Unable to find expected entry 'main/binary-i386/Packages' in Release file (Wrong sources.list entry or malformed file) ...
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Unable to connect to parsoid.wmflabs.org:8080

Running "sudo apt-get update" gives me: W: Failed to fetch http://parsoid.wmflabs.org:8080/deb/dists/wmf-production/InRelease W: Failed to fetch ...
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PyGIWarning when sudo update-manager -d

Do I have some incomplete install? $ sudo update-manager -d sys:1: PyGIWarning: Gtk was imported without specifying a version first. Use gi.require_version('Gtk', '3.0') before import to ensure that ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 failed to update using software updater [duplicate]

Ubuntu fails to update from the app "Software Updater".
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(Apt)itude-get is broken [duplicate]

When I try to update: sudo apt-get update W: Failed to fetch http://dl.google.com/linux/chrome/deb/dists/stable/Release Unable to find expected entry 'main/binary-i386/Packages' in Release file ...
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How to type accent grave without letter or alt in terminal?

I'm trying to type a terminal command that calls for an "accent grave" (`) character. I'm running Ubuntu with a US keyboard, and I can't find how to type this. I see lots of talk about using alt codes ...
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Software Center not getting started - Requires Installation

When i open Software center, it gives me error "Require Installation - Ok Repair , When i click Repair it does not repair and when i click ok it gives detail like this libasn1-8-heimdal:i386 ...
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Unable to update TRUSTY

I have been trying to update my system for a couple of days now,but it seems to show the same error. When I type sudo apt-get update I get: Get:51 http://in.archive.ubuntu.com trusty Release [58.5 ...
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apt-get update error Failed to fetch

I am trying to update the repository but it's showing this error: W: Failed to fetch http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/precise/Release Unable to find expected entry 'partner/source/Sources' ...
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Why is the update information outdated as of 2016-03-10 in Ubuntu 15.10?

I have an exclamation point saying "The update information is outdated" which has appeared today (2016-10-03), and when I ran the update manager I got an error message that it failed to download ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 lts usb ports and wifi stopped working

I left my laptop in middle of a sudo apt-get update and when I was away the chargrer somehow got unplugged and the battery was low at that time and when I came back I found that it was shut down. I ...
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xubuntu: stopped working during system update [duplicate]

I updated my xubuntu and after some time, screen became black. Moving mouse, pressing keyboard keys don't work so I restarted my laptop. Then I got the following error and cannot boot up. Please ...
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404 “failed to fetch” error with repositories when running software updater

when running Software Updater from my Ubuntu 14.04 Desktop install, I get the following errors: W:Failed to fetch http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/$(lsb_release/-sc)/binary-i386/Packages 404 ...
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Holding packages in Ubuntu 15.10, Unexpected un-hold

I held the Kernel so while updating, the newer kernel version weren't marked for installation until yesterday. It is a security update so I know is recommended to do this update but the question is ...
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Failed to download repository information with Google Chrome installed on Ubuntu 14.04 64bit since beginning of March 2016 [duplicate]

Starting March 2016, Software Updater displays "Failed to download repository information," and "Check your internet connection when attempting to update." What's causing it and how can I fix it so I ...
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Remove / purge repository spotify and opensuse

When I go to Software & Updates and then to Other Software I get this boxes unchecked: http://repository.spotify.com stable non-free and ...
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/tmp running out of space, can't umount /tmp to cleanup (device busy)

When I tried installing VLC plugin libde265 , I got this error message E: Write error - write (28: No space left on device) E: The package lists or status file could not be parsed or opened. I also ...
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The update information is outdated UBUNTU 14.04

I'm seeing a red triangle with exclamation mark in the right corner. I ran sudo apt-get update and found these lines in the output- Hit http://in.archive.ubuntu.com trusty/main amd64 Packages ...