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

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Ubuntu Update Manager finishes checking for updates but not prompting to do pending updates/upgrade

I'm trying to upgrade Ubuntu from 13.04 to 13.10. Already I've done a partial update for current 13.04 system before upgrading it to Ubuntu 13.10. Then, I tried to upgrade it to 13.10. Meanwhile ...
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Problem with installing updates [duplicate]

Following error is displayed when i tried to update from the terminal as well as synaptics package manager. Because of this Ubuntu software center is also not opening. E: Encountered a section with ...
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What does “gsettings get com.ubuntu.update-manager launch-time 1382579402” mean?

When I run gsettings get com.ubuntu.update-manager launch-time the response is 1382579402. What does the value of 1382579402 mean?
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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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bug against the 'update-manager' Ubuntu 13.10

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: The ...
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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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How to prevent a kiosk running Ubuntu 13.10 showing the update dialog popup window?

In my KIOSK i have Ubuntu 13.10. How to remove/suspend/blacklist/hide/disable completely from the Ubuntu 13.10 this following popup via command line? (even with GUI when i click settings and insert ...
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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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Failed to fetch from ppa, 404 Not Found error [duplicate]

I can not install it on my ubuntu these updates every time there is this error, here seen in the screenshot:
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Update Information Outdated (conflicting message?)

I get this alert and it says that: The update information is outdated. This may be caused by network problems or py a repository that is no longer available. Please update manually by clicking on ...
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When making an Ubuntu based distro how do I get newer versions of my distro appear in the Update Manager instead of newer versions of Ubuntu appear

I'm making my own distro as you know, but I would like to know when a new major version of my distro is released how to make it appear in the update manager and make it accualy update to the newer ...
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Unable to authenticate for software update unless sudo

I don't seem to be able to update software if I open the update-manager using the menu. It will ask for the password to authenticate so I type my password as I would if it was on command line for ...
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Unable to update system due to 'Package dependencies cannot be resolved'

I am getting the following error: This error could be caused by required additional software packages which are missing or not installable. Furthermore there could be a conflict between ...
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Tried to install wireless driver and now terminal and update manager no longer work either

My PC specifications: Dell Latitude D830. Fresh install of Ubuntu 12.04 (64bit) dual boot with windows xp pro 6 days ago. Chip ID is Broadcom BCM4311. PCI-ID is [14e4:4312] Last week I installed ...
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Software and updates not running after update to Ubuntu 13.10

Whenever I try to open the 'Software and updates' section in settings, I get an internal error: Nothing else happens. Weh I try running it from the terminal, I get this: navnav@navnavnav:~$ ...
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I failed to download respitory information [duplicate]

W:Failed to fetch http://dl.google.com/linux/deb/dists/stable/Release Unable to find expected entry 'non-free/binary-i386/Packages' in Release file (Wrong sources.list entry or malformed file) , ...
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“W: Failed to fetch gzip:/var/lib/apt/lists/partial/” when I run apt-get update

I have the following error when I do apt-get update Ign http://ppa.launchpad.net/precise/mainTranslation-en Fetched 1 B in 7s (0 ...
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Update Manager - Not all updates can be installed - partial upgrade [duplicate]

I have Ubuntu 12.04LTS. When I was running the update manager, it was interrupted. When I restarted the computer, and tried to run the update manger, I received the message "Not all updates can be ...
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Are all Ubuntu update download servers HTTP only?

In Update Manager's software sources, the option exists to choose a download server and protocol like shown below. Do all updates download via HTTP only? And if HTTPS (or SFTP) aren't supported, why ...
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'E:Malformed line 60 in source list /etc/apt/sources.list (dist parse)' [duplicate]

I've gone through all of the other reports of this but when ever i follow the instructions and it opens my sources.list there are no numbers lines and there is barely anything in it. i saved my ...
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How to upgrade from12.10 now that 13.04 is EOL? [duplicate]

I am trying to upgrade my Ubuntu virtual machine (currently 12.10) to 13.04 and then eventually to 13.10. I ran the update manager and it says "The software on this computer is up to date. However, ...
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Software updates for 13.04 [duplicate]

I am running 13.04. I opened Software Updater. It started OK and then came up with the following message: "Software updates are no longer provided for Ubuntu 13.04 " followed by "To stay secure, you ...
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Why is the size of update manager different from time to time?

At the first time, I installed ubuntu 12.04 on my desktop and ran the update manager. At that time, the size of the update is about 168 MB. Then I did something wrong on device installation, so I ...
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How do I fix faulty Software Center and Software Updater in 13.10? (Novice Level User)

I asked this question before with older version of OS, but it is happening again with 13.10 and the same steps I took to resolve it by moving statoverride.bad last time didn't work this time. Here is ...
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How can I identify untrusted files in updater?

When I try to update the 'updater' notifies me that some files are from untrusted sources. How can I identify those files?
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Software Updater Ignores request to update

I have updated to ubuntu 12.10. Daily I receive notice from the software updater that files are available for updating. When I click on the "Install Now" button, the clock icon briefly shows, then ...
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cannot install anything via apt-get. problem with apt-get update

I am unable to install anything with apt-get. I think this problem is due to gpg error of some kind. I have done almost everything on the net as per my belief. this is what happens when I run apt-get ...
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Update notifier doesn't work [cache issue]

The update notifier doesn't notify me when updates are available. Sometime ago I had a similar problem and this worked: sudo rm /var/lib/update-notifier/dpkg-run-stamp sudo rm ...
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Problem installing Packet Fence

I am Installing packet Fence on Ubuntu 13.04 by following this tutorial and I'm getting error as some packages are broken . This is what I have added in my packetfence.list file as given on the ...
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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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Ubuntu apt update stuck at Setting up mime-support

I have Ubuntu 13.10 64bit The last update was installed by Ubuntu stuck at this point: Setting up mime-support ... And a process called update-mime keeps eating the memory, for example I have 8 GB ...
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How do i make update manager work [duplicate]

This is the error message(below) i get when i try to update through update manager. Can anyone help me with this one? W: Failed to fetch ...
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Can't find Firefox update in Ubuntu Update Manager

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 and my Firefox version is 14.0.1. Since because of this version I can't install Firebug. So for upgrading it I searched at the Help->About in the browser window, but there is no ...
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How can I fix this update Issue? [duplicate]

So far I have been told what the problem was but have been provided with no way of fixing it. My computer is able to install updates, but when I hit check under the update menu it tells me to check ...
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cannot update software after instaling kubuntu 13.10

I installed Kubuntu 13.10 on my friends laptop, linovo, and when tried to update it said unable to download packages. and the system never got updated.. Internet connections to system is fine and I am ...
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Firmware 1.79.9 Package Install operation failed

When I tried to update Ubuntu through Update Manager, all other updates are installed. One update was downloaded but not installed. I tried again and again but error cannot be fixed. I get the ...
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my laptop wont load the updates [duplicate]

Could not initialize the package information An unresolvable problem occurred while initializing the package information. Please report this bug against the 'update-manager' package and include the ...
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Will updates and security updates update my Ubuntu version?

When logging into my VPS, it says there are some updates and security updates, however; because I'm not that into Ubuntu programming, I prefer staying onto 12.04 LTS. Therefor I was wondering: Do ...
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How can I stop the Software Updater from nagging me to restart?

Software Updater has installed some new software. I'm largely not interested in this fact as I just use this machine as a file server and watch everything on my tablet or Windows machine. However, ...
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NVIDIA binary Xorg driver in Update Manager

The entry "NVIDIA binary Xorg driver, kernel module and VDPAU library" is always displayed in the update manager that comes with Ubuntu 12.04.3 LTS 32-bit. However, I cannot select it and install it; ...
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Not all updates can be installed: partial upgrade

I'm trying to update my vmware player Ubuntu vm to Saucy Salamander via the Software Updater app. Sadly while it was installing packages vmware player gave this really weird error I've never seen ...
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Ubuntu Studio - Segmentation fault on release upgrade to 13.10

I am currently running Ubuntu 13.04 on a dual boot with Windows 8 on my Lenovo Y500, and when I try to upgrade to 13.10 I get this: Checking for a new Ubuntu release authenticate 'saucy.tar.gz' ...
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Updateand cdrom [duplicate]

after some time of use i got a red triangle on the upper right corner of the screen with an exclamation point telling me that something is wrong with the updates and that i should manually check what ...
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Should i update via software updater after upgrading kernel?

I have installed too much time ago kernel version 3.12.4-031204-generic from 3.11.0 and it works fine... However, software-updater gets me updates for kernel 3.11... Should I get these updates and or ...
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what are this updates? [duplicate]

i am new to ubuntu... i recently install ubuntu 13.10. ,after installing ubuntu ,i got a notification that update are available.the notification come from software updater app,i got 2 updates,one is ...
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getting error while installing any software or updating in ubuntu 12.04

while installing anything or updating i get this error "The installation or removal of a software package failed." and details are below : installArchives() failed: perl: warning: Setting locale ...
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Software updater shows an invisible non-installable update

I have a problem with software updater, which shows an "invisible" update. Installing does nothing. The system is up to date: petr@sova:~$ sudo apt-get upgrade Reading package lists... Done ...
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Error while trying to update packages [duplicate]

yesterday I tried to install skype using the terminal, but I did something wrong because skype did not get installed and today, when I opened the pc, an error message appeared. It seems that while ...
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Err http://ppa.launchpad.net raring/main amd64 Packages

sudo apt-get update: Translation-en Fetched 973 kB in 33s (28,8 kB/s) W: Failed to fetch http://ppa.launchpad.net/network-manager/ppa/ubuntu/dists/raring/main/binary-amd64/Packages 404 Not Found W: ...
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Ubuntu 64-bit “Failed to fetch file [..] binary-i386/Packages” error while updating apt repos

I have the following issue on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on a 64-bit machine: Whenever I try to update the aptitude repos, the update will strangely fail with a i386-related error. I assume that this shouldn't ...