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

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I have lost or forgotten my authentication password to my ubunutu 12.04 installed PC

I have lost or forgotten my authentication password to my Ubuntu 12.04 installed PC. I have followed the sudo passwd root command and punched in the new password. It gives me a message Authentication ...
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Software Updater wants to install two different versions of kernel

On 14.04.4, Software Updater popped up and showed me this: I am very new to Ubuntu, and this seems odd to see both vervet and unicorn kernel headers, kernel image, etc. So what is going on? Should ...
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Failed to download repository information Ubuntu 13.10 [duplicate]

I know that this question has been asked many times but everything I've seen has not helped me. I'm new to linux. I'm on 13.10 and I get that message every time I try to update my software sources. ...
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“Failed to fetch cdrom://Lubuntu 15.10 _Wily Werewolf” [duplicate]

I am fairly new to using Linux and have recently just installed Lubuntu on my laptop. I typed the: sudo apt-get update command in the Terminal to see if I needed any updates after getting a ...
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Ubuntu Update Manager Shows 737 Updates. What do I do?

I just got a computer but when I started it up I noticed it was really slow until it got going, Then the 737 updates popped up, I tried installing them but it shuts down half way through, How can i ...
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infinite loop on archive.ubuntu.com?

My desktop has issue to get update from ca.archive.ubuntu.com so I tried to browse it and noticed that the ubuntu folder cause an infinite loop not sure if this is related to my issue but i don’t ...
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Update Manager freezes

For several weeks now I have been unable to update my Ubuntu system with Update Manager. It downloads updates and begins the process and then freezes with this displayed in the Details box: exim4 ...
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ubuntu 14.04 software is not updating totaly

i tried to update by using this command sudo apt-get update but it is not working W: Failed to fetch http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/trusty/Release Unable to find expected entry ...
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How to get rid of this post “requires installation of untrusted packages”? [duplicate]

i know that there are have been some answers on this issue. But i have already tried some of them and without success. I don't know why but every time when i turn my laptop on i got this message. ...
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Constantly running out of disk space when installing updates [duplicate]

I have been having this problem ever since I installed Ubuntu 14.04LTS for the second time on this machine. For some reason I seem to run out of disk space every time I attempt to install an update. ...
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Unable to update Ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

W: Failed to fetch http://dl.google.com/linux/chrome/deb/dists/stable/Release Unable to find expected entry 'main/binary-i386/Packages' in Release file (Wrong sources.list entry or malformed file) ...
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Unable to connect to parsoid.wmflabs.org:8080

Running "sudo apt-get update" gives me: W: Failed to fetch http://parsoid.wmflabs.org:8080/deb/dists/wmf-production/InRelease W: Failed to fetch ...
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PyGIWarning when sudo update-manager -d

Do I have some incomplete install? $ sudo update-manager -d sys:1: PyGIWarning: Gtk was imported without specifying a version first. Use gi.require_version('Gtk', '3.0') before import to ensure that ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 failed to update using software updater [duplicate]

Ubuntu fails to update from the app "Software Updater".
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(Apt)itude-get is broken [duplicate]

When I try to update: sudo apt-get update W: Failed to fetch http://dl.google.com/linux/chrome/deb/dists/stable/Release Unable to find expected entry 'main/binary-i386/Packages' in Release file ...
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How to type accent grave without letter or alt in terminal?

I'm trying to type a terminal command that calls for an "accent grave" (`) character. I'm running Ubuntu with a US keyboard, and I can't find how to type this. I see lots of talk about using alt codes ...
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Software Center not getting started - Requires Installation

When i open Software center, it gives me error "Require Installation - Ok Repair , When i click Repair it does not repair and when i click ok it gives detail like this libasn1-8-heimdal:i386 ...
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Unable to update TRUSTY

I have been trying to update my system for a couple of days now,but it seems to show the same error. When I type sudo apt-get update I get: Get:51 http://in.archive.ubuntu.com trusty Release [58.5 ...
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apt-get update error Failed to fetch

I am trying to update the repository but it's showing this error: W: Failed to fetch http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/precise/Release Unable to find expected entry 'partner/source/Sources' ...
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Why is the update information outdated as of 2016-03-10 in Ubuntu 15.10?

I have an exclamation point saying "The update information is outdated" which has appeared today (2016-10-03), and when I ran the update manager I got an error message that it failed to download ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 lts usb ports and wifi stopped working

I left my laptop in middle of a sudo apt-get update and when I was away the chargrer somehow got unplugged and the battery was low at that time and when I came back I found that it was shut down. I ...
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xubuntu: stopped working during system update [duplicate]

I updated my xubuntu and after some time, screen became black. Moving mouse, pressing keyboard keys don't work so I restarted my laptop. Then I got the following error and cannot boot up. Please ...
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404 “failed to fetch” error with repositories when running software updater

when running Software Updater from my Ubuntu 14.04 Desktop install, I get the following errors: W:Failed to fetch http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/$(lsb_release/-sc)/binary-i386/Packages 404 ...
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Holding packages in Ubuntu 15.10, Unexpected un-hold. does APT knows when particular HW modules are updated?

I held the Kernel so while updating, the newer kernel version weren't marked for installation until yesterday. It is a security update so I know is recommended to do this update but the question is ...
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Failed to download repository information with Google Chrome installed on Ubuntu 14.04 64bit since beginning of March 2016 [duplicate]

Starting March 2016, Software Updater displays "Failed to download repository information," and "Check your internet connection when attempting to update." What's causing it and how can I fix it so I ...
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Remove / purge repository spotify and opensuse

When I go to Software & Updates and then to Other Software I get this boxes unchecked: http://repository.spotify.com stable non-free and ...
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/tmp running out of space, can't umount /tmp to cleanup (device busy)

When I tried installing VLC plugin libde265 , I got this error message E: Write error - write (28: No space left on device) E: The package lists or status file could not be parsed or opened. I also ...
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The update information is outdated UBUNTU 14.04

I'm seeing a red triangle with exclamation mark in the right corner. I ran sudo apt-get update and found these lines in the output- Hit http://in.archive.ubuntu.com trusty/main amd64 Packages ...
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(installation problem) Software update failure-Impossible installation Ubuntu 14.04 lts - 64 icoree5

My software updater does not let me install any programme. This is the details it gives back: installArchives() failed: Setting up install-info (5.2.0.dfsg.1-2) ... /etc/environment: line 3: JAVA: ...
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Failed to fetch http://linux.dropbox.com/ubuntu/dists/vivid/Release.gpg Unable to connect to 127.0.0.1:8080:ones used instead [duplicate]

Failed to fetch http://linux.dropbox.com/ubuntu/dists/vivid/Release.gpg Unable to connect to 127.0.0.1:8080:
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Software update failure-Impossible installation Ubuntu 14.04 lts - 64 icore 5

Whenever I try to update the sofware from the ubuntu repository it gives me an error. And I cannot even install programs lately. Here are the lines the sofware center gives me back. Any thoughts? ...
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Track pad and sleep stopped working with kernel 4.2.30 on Ubuntu 15.10

I have an Acer cb3-111 chrome book running Ubuntu 15.10 on the ssd. This has worked great for months. This morning the gui updater popped up and I updated the system--the kernel was updated to ...
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Unable to login after update

After letting system updates run today, cannot login through the UI. Not even as guest. 14.04. The update asked about flgrx or whatever similar name four times, whether configuration should be ...
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I can't upgrade my system, what should I do now?

When I update, after some file downloads it shows the below errors. What should I do now? W:Failed to fetch cdrom://Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS _Trusty Tahr_ - Beta amd64 ...
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pm-utils 1.4.1-13ubuntu0.2 download not signed ubuntu 14.0.4 trusty

Update manager just presented me with an update to pm-utils, New Version: 1.4.1-13ubuntu0.2. Upon selecting and authenticating, alert pops saying that the update is unsigned. Should I be concerned? ...
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Software update failure (programs installation too)

Whenever I try to update the sofware from the ubuntu repository it gives me an error. And I cannot even install programs lately. Here are the screenshots. Any thoughts?
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Software Updater is not working properly in ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I have working internet connection but whenever I put system in software updater it shows message "failed to download repository information and check your internet connection"
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update problem on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

While entering the command sudo apt-get update on terminal (Ubuntu 14.04 LTS), I got an error message at the end which says : W: Failed to fetch ...
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apt- sudo apt-get update not working!

Here is the error message after running sudo apt-get update (only the error part) : W: Failed to fetch http://in.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/trusty-updates/main/source/Sources Hash Sum mismatch ...
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Issues with downloading, and broken software index

For the past couple of months now, the Update Manager has been popping up at seemingly random intervals. It has always done this, but now there's an issue. The update manager window cannot be directly ...
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Errors were encountered while processing: software-center-aptdaemon-plugins

I am getting below error when trying to install or upgrade any package. I think below error was generated after unistall software center, i have also tried to install software center but getting same ...
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Software & Updates (software-properties-gtk): 'EOFError: marshal data too short'

I cannot open Software & Updates tool on 14.04 and get the following error: Here is the full output of apt-get update, it shows this warning: W: GPG error: http://dl.bintray.com Release: The ...
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How do I install updates after dismissing the popup?

The update green icon is the icon that pop-up and informs that you can install updates, or you can choose to be informed later. I wanted to install them now, but I accidentally clicked "Remind me ...
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Error when using apt-get update

When I using try to update using apt-get update, I am getting error as follows, Err http://ppa.launchpad.net trusty/main amd64 Packages 404 Not Found Hit ...
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Software update Problem

I am getting this message from software updater "Check if you are using third party repositories. If so disable them, since they are a common source of problems. Furthermore run the following command ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 Clementine can't play m4a

As stated in the title, whenever I try playing music.m4a clementine crashes. The same files work without a problem in VLC. I've tried all the recommended solutions that I can find. Which includes ...
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Software updater just show the menu not the window

I am experiencing problems with software updater in ubuntu 14.04 LTS. The image below will make it clear. I can not see the window and there is no maximize option when i prees alt+space.What can i ...
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Sudo apt-get update, strange many errors [duplicate]

While I'm doing the classic sudo apt-get update I obtain these strange errors. W: Failed to fetch http://it.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/trusty-updates/main/source/Sources Hash Sum mismatch W: ...
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How to resolve “Failed to download repository information”?

i have seen this in older versions, but no solutions have helped i don't want to re install Linux because i am already on 14.04 below is my sources.list sorry can't post links, i don't have enough ...
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By what mechanism is update-manager supposed to be automatically started?

I'm trying to support a naive user remotely (using teamviewer). She has a problem where update-manager is not automatically starting (had not shown an software updates window for weeks until today). ...