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

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problem after apt-get update command

Recently , i tried to install google earth from Ubuntu tweak . the programme asked me to add the repository of google earth . well,after i do the command i found that an error message that told me ...
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Software updater freezes

I just installed Ubuntu 14.04 and had to updated, was about 355MB and it downloaded but when software updater reaches to configuring grub pc, freezes and stops responding!!
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Guest Additions seemingly uninstalls every time I use “software updater” in Ubuntu Studio

The latest Ubuntu Studio is amazing and comes with all the software I need to make graphics for my 2D games. However, every time I execute the "Software Updater" (the one with the orange sync icon), ...
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i need help solving upgrade problem, “fetching upgrade failed,” 12.04 to 12.10

I am using xfce4 on an Acer c70 Chromebook. I managed to successfully update my system to 14.04 about a month ago using update manager, but was left with many unresolved bugs that I could not work ...
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Failed to download repository information check your internet connection [on hold]

I can't install anything through a SoftwareCenter and terminal since couple of days. I use Ubuntu 12.10. This is what I get when I try to install something: Failed to download repository ...
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Software Updater terminates unexpectedly

I am currently facing the problem that Ubuntu Software Updater offers me to install some updates, but after hitting install the process terminates. This started last week and first I thought that the ...
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Intel Graphis card not updating. Problem with ppa?

I'm trying to update my graphics card. Info: description: VGA compatible controller product: 2nd Generation Core Processor Family Integrated Graphics Controller vendor: Intel Corporation ...
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upgrade manager asks for 14.04 CD

I am running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS but I get a request for the Trusty Tahr CD when it offers new CUPS software. I have not upgraded yet. I have made myself a CD, but I find the request odd. Is 14.04 ...
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I have a problem with apt-get update, can help me? [on hold]

I have a problem in the process of apt-get update, and apt-get upgrade. Info: administracion4@PC-Emiliano ~ $ sudo apt-get update Obj http://dl.google.com stable Release.gpg Ign ...
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Unable to install new hardware support from update manager

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. For couple of week I noticed in Update manager that it is showing "New Hardware support is Available". After clicking it showed following message, "Your current Hardware ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 lagging a lot, not updating

Ok, so first of all I had an issue where the whole system would completely freeze and I'd have to hard reset it all the time. I googled around a bit and found a bunch of people saying that updating ...
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0 Byte update Package

for some reason, every time I open the update manager (muon in my case) it shows me that I need to update "PlayBar" (an KDE:Plasma plugin I don't use..) to the Version 0.5.1 with 0 B to download.. ...
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Software only partially updated on Ubuntu 14.04

I have found on my system (Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 64bit), that when there are software updates, not all are considered by the "update manager" system. I mean that, for instance, there are 10 packages to ...
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And error message says “could not initialize package information” [duplicate]

And error message says "could not initialize package information" E:Encountered a section with no Package: header E:Problem with ...
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How can I get persistent output from apt-listchanges without intervention?

I have installed and configured apt-listchanges to output the changelogs of downloaded updates after-the-fact. It's a bit difficult to test different configurations, because it relies on updates ...
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New hardware support install error [duplicate]

using Ubuntu 12.04 I got the "New Hardware Support is Avaliable" message in my Update manager. After trying to install I got an error-message that the Package dependencies cannot be resolved: I ...
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Black screen after installing hardware support

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04.4 LTS on my VMware Player. Update Manager popped up this morning with a bunch of updates and I installed them and restarted the OS - I didn't face any problems at all. But I ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 Update: Failed to fetch Error: non-PPA sources, non-CDROM sources [closed]

I have Ubuntu 12.10 and I'm trying to go to 13.04 to eventually reach 14.04. I tried these instructions: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/RaringUpgrades But I have the issue that when I run ...
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quantal (12.10) ubuntu repos [closed]

I'm trying to install HTSeq (bioinformatics tool) on a server running Ubuntu quantal (12.10) and for that I need to install some packages so I use the following command: sudo apt-get install ...
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Failed to fetch packages from http://archive.ubuntu.com/ IP: 91.189.91.15 80 [closed]

I'm using Vagrant with Virtualbox to setup dokku getting box from official https://cloud-images.ubuntu.com/vagrant/raring/current/raring-server-cloudimg-amd64-vagrant-disk1.box It worked well all the ...
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Failed to download repository information 12.04

While trying to update my computer i get the following error W:Failed to fetch http://deb.torproject.org/torproject.org/dists/<precise>/main/binary-i386/Packages 403 Forbidden , E:Some index ...
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404 update error codes why for ubuntu spins [closed]

I know the workaround is to untick all the boxes for the updates that have error 404 codes, but why is the Trust Main and Trusty Binary for Lubuntu, Xubuntu and Edubuntu all having errors? I have ...
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Update Manager message “New Hardware Support is Available”

I haven't seen this message from Update Manager before, and I have not been able to google up any info. What will be installed when I click Install? (Clicking "Description of Update" got me ...
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Authentication failure while updating

After it downloaded the file, it reports an authentication failure and skips to the next task. After finishing all downloads it reports that I should check my internet connection. Just to make ...
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Update failed, what to do? [duplicate]

Failed to fetch http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/l/linux-lts-quantal/linux-image-3.5.0-52-generic_3.5.0-52.78~precise1_amd64.deb Could not resolve 'security.ubuntu.com' Failed to fetch ...
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Problems cause after an update to Ubuntu 14.04

I updated Ubuntu 14.04, after that had a lot of problems. For example, the mouse moves slowly the sound does not work it cannot connect to the internet the motherboard LEDs ...
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Software update error: Package operation failed

Whenever I'm prompted to install software updates, I get the error: The installation or removal of a software package failed. When I run sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get upgrade this ...
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update manager tried to install older kernel 3.2.0.65 when 3.2.0.66 is already installed

Yesterday, then again today, Update Manager wanted to install kernel 3.2.0.65, when I already have 3.2.0.66 installed and working in my 12.04 Ubuntu installation. What's going on? Clarification: I ...
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Software Updater is not starting in Ubuntu 14.04

When I click on the Software Updater it just won't start and restarting the computer doesn't help either. Doing sudo ap-get update in a terminal gives following error : Reading package lists... ...
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Can't update and can't open the manager

I have Ubuntu 10.04(Gnome) and since the last update, I no longer can update or open the manager and many other programs. On the console when I try to update it says ...
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Software Updater poping up every day - is this common in Linux?

I am very new in Ubuntu. Every day - some days more than once - a Software Updater appears in my left side bar. Is this normal in linux? Do I really have every day to see this and restart my computer? ...
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Can not install applications - Packet Manager will not launch [duplicate]

When I try and launch the synaptic packet manager I get the following error and then the application closes. E: Encountered a section with no Package: header E: Problem with MergeList ...
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Can't update ubuntu 12.10 in Lenovo G580 [closed]

I'm above mentioned laptop running ubuntu 12.10.When i issue sudo apt-get update it shows Ign cdrom://Ubuntu 12.04.2 LTS _Precise Pangolin_ - Release amd64 (20130213) precise Release.gpg Ign ...
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Report this bug against the package 'update-manager' with the following error message [duplicate]

E: Encountered a section with no Package: header E: Problem with Mergelist/var/Lib/apt/Lists/dl.google.com_linux_chrome_deb_dists_stable_main_binary-i386_Packages E: The package lists or status file ...
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Update manager won't open, probably because of spotify [duplicate]

Lately, I have noticed that sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get upgrade has called the error Reading package lists... Error! W: Duplicate sources.list entry ...
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How to prevent Update Manger's restart dialog from stealing focus and rebooting the system without consent (Ubuntu 13.10)

On my Xubuntu 13.10 (Xfce 4.10) install I encountered some unexpected and irritating behavior prone to cause data loss: The system run updates, and while it was doing that I was writing my emails. ...
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Install new updates [duplicate]

The update manager has this message The package information was last updated 64days ago. Lately I tried to upgrade from 12.04 to 14.04 but have these messages and I don't really know how to solve it ...
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Help please. Update Manager doesn't let me update and I can't install anything from the Ubuntu Software Center [on hold]

When I go to Update Manager and try to install the important security updates I get this message: Requires installation of untrusted packages The action would require the installation of packages ...
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Choosing a source for update

How can I choose the address http://ir.archive.ubuntu.com/ for ubuntu update and package download?
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Update problem error [duplicate]

I have a problem with updates in Ubuntu this is the message from update manager: http://imgur.com/kKNoOxi Thanks for help.
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Issues with updating: 6/26/2014 [duplicate]

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. Everything's been good so far, but suddenly when I use either the auto-updater or sudo apt-get update, it fails and gives me this error report. W: Failed to fetch ...
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Ubuntu 14.04's Software Updater won't update certain packages

The Ubuntu Software Updater refuses to show and update certain packages, even though they appear in Synaptic and KDE's Muon updater. Is this normal behaviour? There have been many other packages, ...
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How to remove an apt package? [duplicate]

Hello i'd like to know how to remove 2 apt things that gets an error any time I type apt-get update here is the output at the end `W: Failed to fetch ...
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problem with installing apps and updating software sources

When I have try to install new software through terminal such as: sudo apt-get install nethogs I get the following error: E: Unable to fetch some archives, maybe run apt-get update or try ...
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getting software update using adhoc network [closed]

I am using Ubuntu 12.10 . I use an adhoc network to share internet with my friends. but ubuntu is not allowing me download or update software from software center.I usually see a notice that says I am ...
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After first software update on ubuntu 14.04 pc boots to a black screen

I've installed ubuntu 14.04 twice on my OptiPlex 990 Dell computer. Both times, after first software update the pc boots to a black screen. I thought it was a video driver problem, so the second time ...
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Problem in updation of ubuntu 12.04 lts version

Get:72 http://in.archive.ubuntu.com precise-backports/universe Translation-en [32.9 kB] Fetched 19.5 MB in 7min 42s (42.1kB/s) ...
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Error occured when updating system

I have a problem during updating my Ubuntu system using terminal. Recently, there was two warning message appears on my terminal which like below: W: Failed to fetch ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Software Center and Updater don't open

My software center crashes immediately after opening, and my update center will not open at all. I have tried updating from the terminal, but I receive, N: Ignoring file 'play' in directory ...
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Continue Ubuntu 14.04 LTS upgrade after stalled midway

I was tryin to upgrade my Saucy Salamander to Trusty Tahr today morning, but due to intermittent connection breaks on my network, the process failed. It was downloading the packages (about 1500 ...