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can't open update manager or package installer [duplicate]

It is showing this error when opening the update manager.I have installed mac os theme. E:Encountered a section with no Package: header, E:Problem with MergeList ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 - how can i install package?

How to fix this problem? Everytime i am trying to install/update packages it fails root@nson:~# sudo apt-get install dconf-editor Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading ...
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An unresolvable problem occurred while calculating the upgrade

An unresolvable problem occurred while calculating the upgrade. Please report this bug against the update-manager package and include the following error message: 'E:Error, ...
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1answer
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Cannot start ubuntu software manager and update manager in ubuntu12.04 [duplicate]

An unresolvable problem occurred while initializing the package information. Please report this bug against the 'update-manager' package and include the following error message: E:Encountered a ...
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facing a problem in updating software

The message which is showing when failed to update software is shown below. Could not initialize the package information An unresolvable problem occurred while initializing the package information. ...
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1answer
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An error occured please run the package manager from the right click menu

I am facing some issue my ubuntu bar was showing some triangle with ! sign and I tried to find out some solution and by mistake i deleted /etc/apt/sources.list I tried to search for some solution but ...
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Why can't I refresh the list of packages? [duplicate]

This might be a duplicate, but I can't find a solution in other posts. Whenever I try to update I get this message: ERROR###ERROR###ERROR###ERROR###ERROR###ERROR###ERROR E:Encountered a section with ...
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update-manager crashes Ubuntu 12.04

The update-manager crashes with the following error frank@darkstar2:~$ update-manager Traceback (most recent call last): File "/usr/bin/update-manager", line 33, in <module> from ...
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update manager shows error

I can't install update from update manager. It gives the error: Could not initialize the package information An unresolvable problem occurred while initializing the package information. Please ...
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0answers
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Some packages were not marked for update: Best way to proceed

Sometimes I receive the following message on updating: Some packages were not marked for update. The update of these packages need some others to be installed or removed. Do you want to update those ...
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2answers
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Unable to upgrade to newest version of Ubunty from 12.10

Trying to upgrade to newest Ubuntu from 12.10. The update manager says failed to download repository information. Check your internet connection I checked my internet connection(s), and I'm ...
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Discrepancy between `apt-get upgrade` and update manager [duplicate]

I use Ubuntu 12.04.2 and I've just finished running apt-get update. According to apt-get upgrade, there are 5 packages to be upgraded, in a total of 1533 kB; while the update manager indicates there ...
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1answer
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How to fix update-manager error “The package system is broken”

I am getting the following error with update-manager: The package system is broken Check if your are using third party repositories. If so disable them, since they are a common source of ...
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1answer
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Not all updates can be installed, partial upgrade proposed

When I am opening Update manager, it writes, that "Not all updates can be installed" and partial upgrade proposed. What does this mean? Am I correct thinking that "upgrade" means changing Ubuntu ...
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0answers
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Update Manager fails with error: “The following packages have unmet dependencies” [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I resolve unmet dependencies? When I was trying to update packages with the update manager, I got an error about third-party repositories. But when I click ...
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1answer
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Can't update error E type libe 58

Can't open update manger,package manager or software center. The following code appears when I attempt to launch the above: Could not initialize the package information An unresolvable problem ...
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1answer
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I can't update, upgrade and remove my app from kubuntu

I have a problem upgrading software. I can't update, upgrade or remove my software. The notification of update manager signs 46 security packets and 83 other packets and when I click on it to install ...
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When does “Not all updates can be installed” warning appear

In what circumstances (package problems, download problems, etc) does the following image appear: What is the difference between clicking on the Continue button or the Partial Upgrade button and ...
2
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Update Manager and software centre not working

I tried to update Ubuntu 12.04 through the update manager. After downloading all the updates, it asked me to restart the system for the installation of the downloaded packages, after which neither the ...
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2answers
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pkgProblemResolver error when running Package Manager and updating 12.04

Ubuntu 12.04 (Original Ubuntu version was 8.xx) I have a message on the top bar that an error occurred and to run Package Manager. I received the following message after running package manager: ...
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4answers
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Why does Update Manager give me a 404 error with these Google repositories?

I have a red warning sign in my toolbar. When I click on it, it asks me to check for updates. When I check for updates, I get this: W:Failed to fetch ...
2
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1answer
390 views

How do I stop being offered updates for PAE kernels? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: I get two kernel updates, one for Generic and one for Generic-PAE I am using Ubuntu 12.04 . I don't want to use PAE kernels so i am using normal kernels . but update ...
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1answer
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How can I remove all updates installed after a specific date?

I have allowed the update manager to install a 200 Mib of updates, and I think that these update run my graphics driver into a problem. So, I need a way to remove the updates that have been installed ...
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Ubuntu software centre, update manager fail to open [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: “Problem with MergeList” error when trying to do an update On my Ubuntu 12.04 LTS system the Software Centre and Update Manager do not open. I am unable to ...
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Package operation failed due to incorrect version of Python

I tried to remove/add several python packages and always got the error message "Package operation failed" (using the ubuntu software center). When I tried to remove e.g. python-scipy using the ...
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How do I fix this “E:Type '*' is not known on line * in source list …” update error?

Every once in a while I see users having issues to update due to errors like this: E:Type 'ain' is not known on line 1 in source list /etc/apt/sources.list.d/some-ppa.list' with varying types/line ...
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Update Manager failed with “the package catalog has broken” error

I installed Ubuntu 11.10 from a live DVD. Then went for updating through Update Manager. It downloaded everything. During installing them the update manager crashed. It showed the error message: ...
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Virtualbox is not updating to Version 4.1. Why?

I use VirtualBox (not the OSE version) which I installed (following the instructions at www.virtualbox.org/wiki/Linux_Downloads) using this repository: deb ...
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2answers
548 views

How do I set my system to auto-update without user interaction?

How can I set my Ubuntu to not only update regularly (and automagically) the security updates (I could set that when installing ubuntu), but to update ALL the packages automatically, in the ...
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2answers
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Ignore package in update manager

I don't want to update certain packages. But this list of packages appears every time I open update manager. Is there an ignore list feature for packages? So I can add or remove packages from ignore ...
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2answers
909 views

Error message in Update Manager [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 am getting an error message when I run the Update ...
2
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1answer
233 views

Can't upgrade or install software after installing Firefox 4 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I fix this “E:Type '*' is not known on line * in source list …” update error? Recently I installed FF 4 by command line following error ...
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1answer
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What does Ign mean in update manager?

When I run update from the terminal, I get the following list where many repositories are shown with "Ign". Does it mean the update manager will always ignore updates from those repositories? Apart ...
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Error in Software sources [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I fix this “E:Type '*' is not known on line * in source list …” update error? When I try to open update manager, I get the error: ...
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2answers
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Customize software sources for Ubuntu Desktop updater to manage?

I love the software updater in Ubuntu Desktop and want to configure underlying package managers with other sources of software. Sometimes I run into a new software project that isn't delivered ...