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Unable to update via terminal [duplicate]

I am using Ubuntu 11.10 64-bit. When I try to run sudo apt-get update. The following throws in the terminal: Hit http://archive.ubuntu.com oneiric-updates/restricted i386 Packages ...
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How to stop updates nagging me in 11.10 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Disable Ubuntu Update Manager’s new version warning I'm running on 11.10. My computer keeps on bugging me about 12.04, but I don't want it to. Please help as it is ...
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Not given the option to install 12.10 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: No facility exists in Update Manager (12.04) to upgrade to 12.10. Why? I followed the guide on the website to upgrade distributions. I was not effective at doing this, ...
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How to upgrade from 11.10 to 12.04 LTS without update manager?

I am running 11.10 on my PC. The Update Manager once indicated that I could upgrade to 12.04 LTS. However, clicking the upgrade button made the update manager unresponsive and I had to force quit the ...
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Why is downloading repository updates so slow?

Okay, I have Ubuntu version 11.10 and I wish to upgrade to 12.04. Whenever I open the Update Manager and click "Check," it has taken literally over an hour to download the cache. I cannot update ...
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Can't find upgrade to 12.04, Update manager doesn't seem to detect it

Update manager doesn't seem to want to find the upgrade. I have tried "update-manager -d" "do-release-upgrade" is cd going to be my only route?
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Why is update manager giving me `malformed line' errors? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I remove a malformed line from my sources.list? How do I fix “malformed line” errors in sources.list? I'm using Ubuntu now for almost one year, but I'm not too ...
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How to solve “Failed to fetch gzip:/var/lib/apt/lists/partial/PACKAGE”?

Whenever I try to update my computer using the Update Manager or sudo apt-get update on a terminal I get this: Failed to download the information from the repository Check your Internet connection ...
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I can't check for updates [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I fix a 404 Error using a PPA? After I installed some updates I restarted my computer. Some days later I wanted to check for updates because the ...
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Update Manager “Failed to download repository information” error [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I fix a 404 Error using a PPA? Whenever I try to install updates I get this: This is what it says under Details: W:Failed to fetch ...
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Search option in Update Manager

I rarely use Update manager and when ever I use it, I don't update everything, just a few programs which I use more frequently. For selecting a update of a program I have to scroll through a huge ...
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I can not update or upgrade from 11.10. How can I troubleshoot this?

When I try to update or upgrade my Ubuntu 11.10 installation through either update manager or the terminal I get a connection error. How can I troubleshoot this? Err us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu ...
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Upgrading to 12.04 from 11.10; cannot calculate the upgrade?

So I'm trying to upgrade from Onereic to Pangolin using the Update Manager. Fine. Except that I get this error in the "Setting new software channels" phase; Could not calculate the upgrade An ...
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How can I run “update-manager-kde”

How to make update-manager-kde work. It doesn't show on any menus. Typing: "update-manager-kde"in the terminal didn't do the trick either.
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Update Manager downloaded updates but can't install them

I am using 11.10 and have some problems with Update manager. When I opening Update manager it's saying that I have some updates to install. When I press button Install Updates, Update manager ...
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Update Manager Not working due to missing CD-ROM [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Failed to download repository information due to missing CDROM W:Failed to fetch cdrom://Ubuntu 11.10 Oneiric Ocelot - Release i386 ...
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I can't select updates in Update Manager

Ubuntu 11.10 is installed, and I have updated my system via Ubuntu Software Centre, and after the update 3 updates remain in the list. But I am unable to select them, the tickboxes cannot be checked ...
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How to continue configuring packages after a network disruption

Today during the normal updating process, I had a temporarily network disconnect. Connection was lost during "configuring packages" (not during download). For some reason the process bar did not show ...
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'E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (2)' while updating [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: getting error message Package operation failed Terminal dpkg: error: parsing file '/var/lib/dpkg/available' near line 0: field name ...
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problem authenticating some packages [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What is the easiest way to resolve apt-get BADSIG GPG errors? I ran sudo apt-get update and got the following error: Reading package lists... Done W: GPG error: ...
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Manually copy software (.deb files) from apt-get archives from one machine to another causes fetch error

I copied the apt source directory from /var/cache/apt/archives/ on my laptop (11.10) to my work PC (11.10). I then removed /var/lib/apt/lists/*. Now when I try to update my pc from the terminal, it ...
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Update Notification not appearing when an update is available

I have a laptop and a PC. On the laptop, whenever an update comes it tells me there is an update in two ways. The first one is a red alert/warning icon in the upper panel. The other one is the ...
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How do I prevent the current kernel from being replaced in 11.10?

So how do I do it? I Can't find sypaptic, in where I remember that I could "lock" certain packages to ensure that they kept their current version.
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How to force Update Manager to use wired connection by default

I prefer (out of superstition, I guess...) installing updates through a wired connection, and so I turn off my laptop's WIFI every time I'm about to give the Update Manager the go-ahead. A bit ...
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Update Manager unable to get updates

In last few days my Ubuntu 11.10 update manager is unable to get new updates. When I checked update log I saw that for couple of updates it says "Network isn't available". For other updates it ...
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How can I determine which software repositories are in active use?

I added some custom repositories sometimes ago. How can I determine, which software I have installed is from them? I want to delete unused repos.
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612 views

Update manager seems to have moved off screen and is lost from visibilty

One day, when I clicked on the update manager launcher, I could no longer see the application. It seems as though it's moved off screen or is forever minimized. How can I get to it? I can alt+tab to ...
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Kernel update on a USB stick installation fails with grub-probe error

I'm diagnosing some hardware issues using a USB stick installation of Ubuntu 11.10. The USB stick was set up with the 11.10 image and the pendrivelinux.com method as recommended from the Ubuntu ...
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Update Manager doesn't ask for a password

Oneiric update manager no longer asks for a password to update already installed software. This is a change in behavior from previous versions. Is there a way to revert this behavior and get the ...
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update-manager not starting automatically [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I make Update Manager stop opening automatically? On my 11.10 installation, which I installed fresh on a new computer about a month ago, update-manager is not ...
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Update Manager Not working

Hi When I try to press CHECK Button in Updated, it is not looking for updates available. getting below error. "Failed to Download repository information" Check your Internet connection.. W:GPG ...
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Update packges error [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What is the easiest way to resolve apt-get BADSIG GPG errors? The exclamation mark at the top appeared and it says that I must update manually. So I clicked check and ...
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1answer
293 views

Update Manager does not work [closed]

The message displayed is: Failed to download repository information Check your Internet connection
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Partial upgrade error

this is an issue I have googled a lot and I have tried a lot of fixes, but non of them really worked. At some point (I can't remember when/how) my Update system sort of broke, and since then it is ...
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Unable to remove Pidgin software completely

I'm getting an error on the task bar each time I turn on my phone and used to ask me to check for updates. Here is the message on the task bar: The update information is updated.This maybe caused ...
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Failed to download repository information(pidgin-developers ppa) [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I fix a 404 Error using a PPA? Got this error when i tried to check for updates from my update manager,its showing me about some updates but gives me this error ...
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How do I add Update Manager to the Activities/Applications tab within GNOME Shell?

I've been playing with GNOME Shell, and I like it. But there is one issue I'm having. When I click on Activities, and select Applications, I scroll down and I notice that Update Manager (and others ...
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Will I upgrade to Ubuntu if I use dist-upgrade in Xubuntu?

Will update-manager -d in Xubuntu 11.04 install standard Ubuntu (with Unity and all) or will it just upgrade to Xubuntu 11.10? If anyone did so, did you have experience concerning stability or ...