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

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Why can't I update my system? [duplicate]

When I type the following command into the command line I am getting the following error: <Fetched 14.2 MB in 5min 28s (43.3 kB/s) W: There is no public key ...
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Desktop black and widgets disappeared after Ubuntu 16.04 latest OS Update - 21st July 2016

This is driving me nuts so I am hoping someone can help. I'm running 16.04 Xenial on an XPS-13 Dell 9350. This morning I was performing an OS update through the Ubuntu Software center. Right after ...
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Upgrade from Utopic to Vivid [closed]

I'm having a problem in order to upgrade a old machine. It has Utopic (14.10) installed on it. I know that its dist repository was removed. so I've set this old mirror that I found on net: http://...
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Why does the update process remove files?

I just installed the kernel update with the normal update manager. It removed hplip - all my printers stopped working. For years updates have been pushed out with insufficient testing, and important ...
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can't login to dropbox - version issue

I run Ubuntu 14 LTS, and ran get update and get upgrade just now, I have a user that runs Dropbox, and it is running great, I created a new user and try to link it to Dropbox too and getting some ...
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Black Screen After upgrade from Ubuntu 14.04 to 15.10

I am new to Ubuntu and recently upgraded from Ubuntu 14.04 to 15.10 via the Software updater, I started the upgrading process and went to sleep, the next morning I found that the Welcome screen was ...
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A problem occurred when checking for the updates. Please suggest

I am using Ubuntu 12.04. Here is the error: Could not initialize the package information An unresolvable problem occurred while initializing the package information. Please report this bug against ...
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Xubuntu software updater doesn't update

For a long time, software updater does not update. When it notifies there are available updates, I run install and it starts; however, after 1-2 seconds it suddenly disappear and does not update ...
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Why does software updater insist on reinstalling mysql 5.7?

I just switched to Xenial. I can't use mysql 5.7 (have to be slave to a 5.1 server, and 5.7 isn't compatible with 5.1), so I uninstalled it, purged it, then installed MySQL 5.6 from Oracle's download ...
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Updating problem in UBUNTU 12.10 [duplicate]

Failed to download repository information. Check your internet connection. Details. W:Failed to fetch http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/quantal-security/main/source/Sources 404 Not Found [IP:...
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Issues while upgrading related to third party repositories in Ubuntu 14.04

This is the image i am getting after trying to install the new upgrades. I want to go to 14.04 from 16.04, but nothing is happening after this. I am new to Ubuntu and no idea what to do next. I ...
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Ubuntu, drivers, fonts and update

I am trying to make a minimal Ubuntu setup with my own window environment of choice. I have found this manifest file describing the packages included with Ubuntu: http://releases.ubuntu.com/xenial/...
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16.04: Cannot update OwnCloud [duplicate]

I have issues with updates for the OwnCloud desktop release: teddy@Yoga-2:~$ sudo apt-get update --allow-unauthenticated [sudo] password for teddy: Hit:1 http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial ...
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Software update crashes running apps in Ubuntu 16.04

When there is an update for a running app like LibreOffice, the update crashes the running app while updating. Is there any option in Ubuntu to enable a warning/message so I can save and close the ...
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Update problem in Ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

Whenever I am trying to update using sudo apt-get update I am facing the following errors: W: Failed to fetch http://in.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/trusty-updates/InRelease Unable to find ...
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Do LTS releases get the newest program versions? [duplicate]

New versions of programs can sometimes be found in the official packages of newer Ubuntu releases. For example, the DAE-software Asunder gets installed in version 2.8-3 in 16.04, while the most ...
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Ubuntu update stops while configuring mysql-server-5.7

When I update my Ubuntu sofwares and applications using Software Updater in Ubuntu 16.04 LTS, the update stops while Configuring mysql-server-5.7(when the downloaded updates are being installed). And ...
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Error on update texlive using tlmgr [closed]

I have to update texlive, but this is what I get: khaled@khaled:~$ tlmgr update --all (running on Debian, switching to user mode!) Unknown directive ...containerchecksum ...
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Software & Updates crashes and will not open

I am unable to open the Software & Updates configuration window in System Settings. The best I have been able to do to understand what is going on is the following output after opening System ...
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“Error: Broken Count > 0” on updates

Here are two pictures below that clarify the situation and show the issues/errors I am seeing. This is the error I got when the system tried to get updates: This is what I got when I tried the ...
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What is the difference between Software Updater and Ubuntu Software Updates?

I have some questions about Software Updater and Ubuntu Software Updates. What is the difference between Software Updater and Ubuntu Software Updates? After I install Ubuntu what should I do first: ...
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In lock-screen it shows 16.04 but in `About this Computer' it is showing 15.10 version?

I upgraded my Ubuntu using the terminal command sudo apt-get upgrade everything gone right, but in lock-screen it shows 16.04 LTS and in `About this Computer' it is showing 15.10 version? Here the ...
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Is there a safe way to close or revive a frozen software updater?

The screen within the window has dimmed and nothing is changing. I know I should file a bug report, but in the mean time, is there a way to safely close the software updater, in case Should I need to ...
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When will Software Updater notify of 16.04 Xenial Xerus availability? [duplicate]

I am currently using Ubuntu 14.04.04 LTS Trusty Tahr. Ubuntu 16.04 LTS Xenia Xerus has been released but Software Updater so far has not notified me as it has other people, e.g.: Note that I am ...
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maven not updating on ubuntu 14.0.4

I have currently version 3.0.5 of maven, when I run mvn -version I get Java HotSpot(TM) 64-Bit Server VM warning: ignoring option MaxPermSize=1024m; support was removed in 8.0 Apache Maven 3.0....
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Set “Notify me of a new Ubuntu version” on command line

How can I switch on the option to be notified for a new Ubuntu version, which you usually find in Dash --> System Settings --> Software & Updates --> Updates --> Notify me of a new Ubuntu ...
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Free Pascal 3.0.0 causing update manager and terminal error

I am experiencing a problem with installing Free Pascal. When I use software update it will crash as on the first picture. When I try to fix it with apt-get I get the second error. Last, but not ...
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16.04 won't download updates

I've been on 16.04 since day one with no issues until last week when the update-manager failed to download updates. It gives me an error that claims there's no internet connection. There obviously is ...
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Upgrading Ubuntu 15.10 to Xenial Xerus

I currently have Ubuntu 15.10 and I want to upgrade that to Xenial Xerus ( 16.04 LTS ), I invoked this in terminal : update-manager -d but when the windows pops out and it downloads some files ...
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What are the dangers of using an unsupported Ubuntu version? [closed]

Non-LTS versions of Ubuntu only receive security updates for up to 9 months after their release (for Ubuntu 15.10, until 07/2016) and are not recommended for use after the expiration of the support. ...
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Update to chrome 51?

How to update chrome 49 to chrome 51? I searched on the Internet and found this answer , I tried it but it didn't solve my problem. On windows I had only to go to about and find the new update. Any ...
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Ubuntu Software 3.20.1

I am running Ubuntu 16.04. The system software is being updated via the Ubuntu Software 3.20.1 application. It has been running for about two hours. Is there a way to monitor the progress of the ...
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How to make sure I stay on Linux kernel version 3.13 (Ubuntu 14.04)?

I just did a fresh install of Ubuntu 14.04 yesterday, because my WiFi adapter is not supported in 16.04. I am told this is likely due to the Linux kernel. In order for my computer's WiFi adapter to ...
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upgrade error : illegal package name `doc-base/noawait' [duplicate]

I cannot download anything or upgrade my system. I get the following error message: dpkg: file triggers record mentions illegal package name `doc-base/noawait' (for interest in file `/usr/share/doc-...
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Is it safe to Install Mint's update manager(MinUpdate) on Ubuntu?

Do you think it is safe to install Mint's update manager(MinUpdate)? It was in ppa:ferramroberto/lffl repository but it is removed now. Do you know where can I find and install it in Ubuntu?
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Updating Ubuntu 14.04.3 to 14.04.4 made my desktop unusable (no more icons and bars)

I am just a beginner with Linux... During updating process (trough the system menu) I had problems with Internet. And my desktop did not display any icon. I could not access to my files. I reinstalled ...
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Software Center vs Update Manager

After installing 16.04(Ubuntu Gnome) I realized that software center has an update manager on its own. When I have updates I get notifications from both Update Manager and software center. Sometimes ...
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Error while using the Software Updater [duplicate]

I upgraded to 16.04 the day it was released; the process went smoothly. Last couple of days though I've been receiving the error message below when doing a software update, whether via the update ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS: Shows error “System program problem detected”, See details [duplicate]

I've attached some Screenshot 1 and Screenshot 2 here. It shows the window as soon as I boot up. There also appears a (-) red minus sign which tells me that a problem occured while checking ...
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“E: Error, pkgProblemResolver::Resolve generated breaks, this may be caused by held packages” after long time without using ubuntu

After months of not using ubuntu, I turned on my PC and when I typed the usual apt-get update then upgrade, a red icon showed on my panel and when I clicked to upgrade packages, the Software Updater ...
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Unable to fetch (10.04) [duplicate]

Hey guys I recently installed ubunt 10.04 and I want to upgrade to 11.04 (I had a really small flash drive and I could only get 10.04 so I wanted to keep upgrading) But I keep getting unable to fetch ...
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Can't start Software Center or Software Updater in Ubuntu 15.10

Several days ago, I started seeing a red circle with a white line stating : "The was a problem when checking for the updates" When I select "Show Updates" in that menu, I see the following in the ...
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How can I solve the problem of an empty window for Software Updater?

My Ubuntu 16.04 only displays an empty white window for the Software Updater: I can run apt-get update without a problem: ... Fetched 94,5 kB in 5s (17,1 kB/s) Reading package ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 Unresponsive

Some of the desktop icons have become unresponsive, particularly 'ubuntu software' which I can no longer activate. I have installed the Gnome packages to no avail.
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I can't seem to update ubuntu, software updater is blank

Hi I appreciate any help with this: Ubuntu Software Updater is blank when opened. It also won't update through ubuntu updates in the Ubuntu software application. Could use the terminal but then ...
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Apt-get does not complete after fetching sources [duplicate]

I upgraded to 16.04 from 15.10 today. Now I can no longer perform software updates. Running sudo apt-get update results in the following: Hit:1 http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial InRelease Get:...
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cannot run software updater on 15.10 [duplicate]

I started my Ubuntu 15.10 and am unable to open the software updater app. I keep getting the following error SystemError: E:Malformed line 55 in source list /etc/apt/sources.list (dist parse) I ...
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Disable gnome-software's notification bubble (notify-osd) for available updates

Running 16.04 with Unity, after every log-in I see this annoying notification bubble in the top right corner of the screen that there are updates available. This is not only annoying, but often it is ...
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No internet connection after software update on Ubuntu 14.04

I am using ubuntu 14.04 for quite a while and never had this problem. But last time that I updated it, it lost its internet connection. It is a PC and I am just using wired connection. I saw several ...