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1answer
43 views

Can't upgrade from Ubuntu 10.10 to latest version

I'm using Ubuntu 10.10. I want to upgrade it to the latest version but I'm just unable to do so. When I press Alt+F2 and write upgrade-manager-c-d and run it, it says Error stating file ...
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0answers
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Update manager shows errors and software center can only be opened through terminal with some errors in terminal [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to install software or upgrade from old unsupported release? Whenever I open update manager it shows the following error: And when I click on software-center it ...
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2answers
3k views

10.10 irritating updater message

As you all know 10.10 support has ended. thus whenever i start the update manager i get a dialog box saying Your Ubuntu release is not supported anymore You will not get any further security ...
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1answer
1k views

Not all updates can be installed (missing packages)

I'm running Ubuntu 10.10, and the update manager claims that not all updates can be installed. I ran sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get upgrade and got this: Hit ...
1
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1answer
460 views

Ubuntu Software Center Error: Failed to lock the package manager

Ever since I installed Ubuntu 10.10 I've been getting this error when trying to install ANYTHING via software center and have only been able to install software via Synaptic and apt-get. I 'm sure ...
1
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1answer
237 views

can't get updatemanger to update vlc

I'm running Ubuntu 10.10 Maverick and trying to update vlc from the new PPA ppa:ferramroberto/vlc . Update Manger just says Other updates (LP-PPA-ferrnroberto-vlc) then shows libirary for ...
2
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1answer
92 views

Installing updates froze virtual machine

I was just installing updates for 10.10 amd_64 Ubuntu desktop guest system, but the system seems to have frozen while applying changes, going into host-F1 terminals doesn't work. If I do a hard reset ...
1
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1answer
3k views

Update Manager Error: Failed to fetch [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I fix a 404 Error using a PPA? W:Failed to fetch http://ppa.launchpad.net/ubuntu-desktop/gnome3-builds/ubuntu/dists/maverick/main/source/Sources.gz 404 Not ...
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2answers
440 views

Failed update of 10.10 results in unbootable system

yesterday I performed an automatic security update suggested by the update manager on my virtualized (with VirtualBox on a Windows 7 host) Ubuntu 10.10 installation. The update somehow failed and ...
1
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1answer
283 views

Updating when running off USB stick makes it unbootable?

I guess one should not run the software update when running off of a pendrive. Each time I have, not only does the update crash, but the usb drive becomes unbootable? Should the ablitiy to run a ...
2
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1answer
831 views

Update gets stuck unpacking bad package, won't continue without it

Removing the package from cache, and disabling Recommended Updates in Software Sources gives me an error saying I need to install this package. I've tried to update several times, but it keeps ...
1
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2answers
373 views

Auto-Invoke Update Manager to update everything and shutdown after system idle for x minutes?

I have Ubuntu 10.10 installed on a machine for my parents. The thing is they never request updates from Update Manager even the manager itself prompted them so. Moreover, when they are done with ...
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2answers
255 views

Everytime I try to do updates via the update manager it prompts me to enter my password [closed]

So I do, and then it just hangs there, from there I can close the box using the "X" in the corner, then the update will continue, I am guessing this is not the intended behavior, any ideas as to what ...
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2answers
392 views

How come you don't need sudo privileges to update the packages list in the 10.10 Update Manager?

I have noticed that when I press the "Check" button from the Update Manager in Maverick, it starts directly downloading the information on packages without asking me my password (sudo verification) ...
3
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2answers
134 views

Is there a way to make the Update Manager display more frequently?

Just wondering is there a way to make the update manager display on screen automatically straight away after you do a sudo apt-get update or if it is does this it self. More often than not I always ...
8
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2answers
2k views

Why doesn't the new version of Ubuntu 10.10 show up in Update Manager?

I am currently using Ubuntu 10.04 LTS and when I run the update manager it doesn't show the new release. I have checked the "Software Sources" update tab to make sure "release upgrade" is set to ...