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

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Why does Update-Manager download more than one kernel image

Thanks for the opportunity to ask question. I have used Ubuntu for a long time, but this is my first "ask". I have tried searching for answer for my questions below - but could not find an answer, ...
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Red Triangle notification on top panel

I have a red triangle on the top panel that says The update information is outdated. This may be caused by network problems or by a repository that is no longer available. Please update manually by ...
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I tried to install playonlinux and after that I had trouble opening Ubuntu software center and updates manager i can't open it

This is what update manager shows me when I open it: An unresolvable problem occurred while initializing the package information. Please report this bug against the 'update-manager' package and ...
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why I am unable to install anything on my ubuntu 12.10? [duplicate]

I found following error while installing W:Failed to fetch http://ppa.launchpad.net/fcwu-tw/ppa/ubuntu/dists/quantal/main/source/Sources 404 Not Found , W:Failed to fetch ...
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I am getting the following error when I upgrade Ubuntu, from 13.10 to 14.04?

W:Failed to fetch http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/trusty/Release Unable to find expected entry 'main/binary-i38/Packages' in Release file (Wrong sources.list entry or malformed file) , E:Some ...
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Error upgrade Ubuntu 13.10 to 14.04 [closed]

I am getting following error every time I try to upgrade Ubuntu 13.10 to 14.04: W:Failed to fetch http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/trusty-security/Release Unable to find expected entry ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 updates manager - “Not all updates can be installed. Run a partial upgrade” [duplicate]

The message is for certain updates under the heading of (Other updates (LP-PPA-kubuntu-ppa-backports)). When I tried sudo apt-get update, i got the message: W: GPG error: http ...
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Brother HL-2270DW Printer uninstalling after software update

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 and have a Brother HL-2270DW printer that I am trying to connect to my computer via USB. I followed the instructions here to install the printer, and in general, it works fine. ...
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PC crash after installing 14.04 LTS

After upgrading to 14.04 LTS, I can no longer access any programs: Firefox doesn't start - nothing - just dead...
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Doesn't open software updater on ubuntu 14.10

It's showing in the launcher the software updater. That means it has new updates. But i press it and can't open it! The only thing i can do is right click and install updates, or close it and go ...
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Latest updates on ubuntu 14.10

Since I upgraded to ubuntu 14.10 , I didn't received any update. When I tape : sudo apt-get update It says that my system is up-to-date When was the last time you received an update on the ubuntu ...
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Hash sum mismatch?

Whenever I try to update the following error occurs Fetched 30.0 MB in 20s (1,429 kB/s) W: Failed to fetch ...
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I tried to update my ubuntu version 9,04 but the following message appeared about an error of the update manager. What can I do? [duplicate]

E:Encountered a section with no Package: header, E:Problem with MergeList /var/lib/apt/lists/gr.archive.ubuntu.com_ubuntu_dists_jaunty-updates_restricted_binary-i386_Packages
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Apt-get update runs without errors but doesn't really update package list

I installed 14.10 64 bits, three weeks ago, I never got any package to update. When I do apt-get update, I won't get any error, but updating of the package list is very fast and downloaded sizes seems ...
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“sudo apt-get update” gives 404 Not found in Ubuntu 14.10 and probelm installing .deb

I've a fresh installation of Ubuntu 14.10 desktop. I downloaded it yesterday. It has been installed correctly. I've added a repository and now when I enter the following command sudo apt-get update ...
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Using eth0, cannot connect to Ubuntu SW update

I'm trying to auto update my Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, but I keep getting an error: E:GPG error: http://fr.old-releases.ubuntu.com trusty InRelease: Clearsigned file isn't valid, got 'NODATA' (does the ...
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Not able to install, remove or update anything from software center

I'm having a bad time I guess. Everyday I'm facing new problems. My current problem is - I am not able to install, remove or update anything from software center. Also, sudo apt-get install -f is ...
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Software updates crashes on nvidia driver [duplicate]

I just downloaded and installed 14.04 to replace a xubuntu 14.10 that has been crashing on every reboot. Now, with nothing else installed, Software updates crashes when it gets to the nvidia driver. ...
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How do I fix a “Problem with MergeList” or “status file could not be parsed” error when trying to do an update? [duplicate]

The error message was could not initialize the package information. Please report this bug against the 'update manager' package and include the following error message: E : Dynamic Mmap ran out of ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 wants to update same package every day

I've problem with updating. Ubuntu 14.04 wants to update same packages every day. It's Boot repair (which I installed) and hostApd (which was installed by default) but I do not want them to update ...
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What happen if I uncheck all PPAs from 'Software & Updates'

What happen if I uncheck all items in 'Other Software' from 'Software & Updates'? No longer have new updates for packages??
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How to disable third party repositories? I have tried sudo software-properties-gtk but it does not work

I cannot seem to find a way to disable third party repositories. I need to do this to update from 14.04 to 14.10 I type sudo software-properties-gtk But all I get is this alex@alex-NV55C:~$ ...
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Ubuntu 14.04: Software updater running automaticly?

This morning when I woke up the software updater wanted me to reboot and also the wireless connection was down (went down sometime during the night). How can this happen? I seem to remember that I ...
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Software update, requires installing packages from unauthenticated sources [duplicate]

I'm quite new to Ubuntu and lately I've been struggling with software updater. It lists the software to update but when I try to update gives the message Requires installation of untrusted packages ...
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Can't install any app [duplicate]

I am facing problem installing / updating any app on my system. I did some Google and came to know /boot is 99% full. I tried increasing it but everything failed because everything gets stuck at gzip: ...
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problem when update [duplicate]

When I try to update sudo apt-get update I get this W: Duplicate sources.list entry http://download.videolan.org/pub/debian/stable/ Packages ...
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Why does Software Updater window not appear when updates are available?

For a while now, whenever the Software Updater icon turns green to show that there are updates available, the window is invisible. It seems to happen only when Software Updater opens itself to show a ...
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Warnings during Ubuntu Update 14.10

For some days I got the red circle in the notification bar. After not being able to run software-updater, I tried using apt-get update. This is what I got: W: An error occurred during the signature ...
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bus error when i run sudo apt-get upgrade

I get bus error when I run sudo apt-get upgrade. my computer is a fresh install of ubuntu 14.04. How do I fix this so I can upgrade my computer?
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ubuntu 12.04 lts to 14.04 lts upgrade manager and files

I am new at this site. I would like to ask you something that i am not sure about for the update to 14.04 LTS from 12.04 LTS. The upgrade manager has notified me that a new version of ubuntu is ...
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how to install flex and bison: error can not locate file [duplicate]

i tried to install flex and bison but i got this error : can not locate the file & also i use software center to do this but authenticate error occur. i don't know which resource i should choose. ...
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can't update recommended Updates

I can't update the system. The recommended Updates pops up with some updates but when I hit install it says"Requires installation of untrusted packages"(screen shot below ) and when I hit O.K it ...
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Unable to update [duplicate]

when i go into terminal and type in sudo apt-get update, the response is: E: Malformed line 64 in source list /etc/apt/sources.list (dist parse) E: Type ‘ can this be fixed?
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Software Updater—what is “Files”?

In the Software Updater, there's an entry called "Files". There's no explanation of what this is or what purpose it serves. Does anyone know what this is?
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can't update from software updater

After the software updater pops up with some downloads as usual , I tried to download but after authentication a message says " Requires installation of untrusted packages This requires installing ...
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problem updating user space IEEE 802.11 AP and IEEE 802.1

while updating software on Ubuntu 14.02 LTS using Software Updater, I am having problem. There is 62.6 MB of update available, but after opening the Software Updater window, it shows all updates ...
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HELP i cant install anything [duplicate]

i tried editing /etc/apt/sources.list and hono of the ULRs below appear in it. thanks in advance btw im running 12.04 root@p:~# apt-get update && apt-get upgrade Hit http:// ...
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Update Manager doesn't work “ImportError: No module named 'codecs'”

Hello, Dear awesome community Each time I try sudo update-manager it returns Fatal Python error: Py_Initialize: Unable to get the locale encoding Traceback (most recent call last): File ...
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i cant reinstall software-center

amm@amm-Satellite-C655D:~$ sudo apt-get --purge --reinstall install software-center software-properties-common [sudo] password for amm: Reading package lists... Done when i can reinsrall ...
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updates failing

I go to update but I get this error W:GPG error: http://download.opensuse.org Release: The following signatures couldn't be verified because the public key is not available: NO_PUBKEY ...
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My update manager does not want to open [duplicate]

The message says: E:Encountered a section with no Package: header, E:Problem with MergeList /var/lib/apt/lists/za.archive.ubuntu.com_ubuntu_dists_precise_main_binary-i386_Packages, E:The package lists ...
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Cannot open Software Updater and Synaptic Package Manager [duplicate]

I have this error when I open Synaptic. E: Encountered a section with no Package: header E: Problem with MergeList ...
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Can't install updates

I'm pretty new to ubuntu, I started using it about a month ago, and ever since I installed it I haven't been able to install updates. When I go to System Settings>details>install updates, it shows me ...
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Failed to install untrusted sources and failed to download update information

I changed my server from fastest available to main server, while trying to fix the issue with software manager (untrusted sources failing to install FYI) and I got an error. Here's an error I get: ...
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Ubuntu Update Manager Hash Sum mismatch

sudo apt-get update W: Failed to fetch http://ca.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/precise/main/source/Sources Hash Sum mismatch E: Some index files failed to download. They have been ignored, or ...
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Internet Connection Error with updating Ubuntu

Failed to download repository information, "check your Internet connection" After using this on wifi and then directly plugging the laptop into wire-cable for faster, guaranteed Internet, nothing is ...
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Software Updater: Requires installation of un-trusted packages

I used "sudo apt-get update" command in terminal and resulted with below log, Help me to fix this issue, thanks in advance for your kind reply. LOG:(I made typo in the link reference to post this ...
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How can I solve this terminal sudo update error/ or software updater error?

Everytime I sudo update in the terminal, it gives me this message W: Failed to fetch http://ppa.launchpad.net/pmjdebruijn/darktable-release/ubuntu/dists/utopic/main/binary-amd64/Packages 404 Not ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 won't let me login

Yesterday I was updating some applications. I come back later and I see a red stop sign on top of my screen that stated there was an error. It said that some of my packages needed some dependencies. I ...
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Is it possible to run software-updater without a password?

I know that I can add commands in /etc/sudoers to obtain passwordless sudo in the command-line, but I don't think this applies to the software-updater (does that use gksudo or some other form of ...