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

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how to retrieve the administration account in ubuntu

I am using ubuntu,yesterday i change username in my user account but now administration account locked,guest account opened,now i want my administration account how to retrieve the account i tried ...
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Update manager works but shows I'm not updating

I'm using 12.04 (I cannot upgrade due to hardware issues). When an update comes in, it comes up and I update; however, it still says I've not updated in awhile. this is more of a nuasian, then an ...
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ubuntu 15.10 available in the netherlands?

i have a problem with upgrading. my pc won't detect ubuntu 15.10 now i have checked for updates and my pc says: ubuntu 15.04 is available. you have 14.04 meanwile it is begin december 2015 and my pc ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 software updater messed up everything

I was downloading software updates through software updater but by mistake closed the program. Then I checked it was still running but was stuck at same update. I tried to kill it but was prompted by ...
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Software Updater hangs while running 'update-grub' with 100% CPU usage

On the last couple of updates to my Ubuntu 14.04 LTS system, the installation process has got stuck at the point where the kernel image is being installed. It's worked for my primary Ubuntu ...
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How to get rid of Installation Error or Update?

how to get rid of getting virtual box error? if i installed or updated something like "unity tweak tool" and other themes first it starts like no problem then it shows Virtual box error how can i get ...
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Stuck on first software update after clean install. KUbuntu 15.04

I successfully installed KUbuntu 15.04 using the official iso downloaded from the kubuntu site. The new installation boots up and I'm prompted to install updates. The software updates go through its ...
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GPG error in apt-get update

Few minutes ago I ran the following command and it worked fine as always: sudo apt update sudo apt upgrade Then after about 10 minutes, I ran the same command again: sudo apt-get update Ign http: ...
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r-cran-matrix packages cannot be authenticated

From command line, after entering sudo apt-get upgrade I get WARNING: The following packages cannot be authenticated! r-cran-matrix Install these packages without verification [y/N]? ...
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how to fix when GPG error? [duplicate]

any body know to fix it? W: GPG error: http://ppa.launchpad.net vivid Release: The following signatures were invalid: BADSIG FC14671BA89CA06C Launchpad PPA for Costales
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How do I move the 14.04 from the download to the upgrade folder? [duplicate]

I've downloaded the ubuntu 14.04. How do I move it or make it available to upgrade.
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Cannot open Software Center

When I try to open the software center I see this error New software can't be installed, because there is a problem with the software currently installed. Do you want to repair this problem now? ...
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Failure to update computer software and unable to download new apps from software centre or by terminal in Ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

When I tried to download any new app from the software centre or try updating my computer I get the following error message:- amrita@Feline:~$ sudo apt-get update [sudo] password for amrita: Get:1 ...
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What's the latest version of Unity and Compiz in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS?

What's the latest version of Unity and Compiz in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS? I have Unity 7.2.5 and Compiz 0.9.11.3. I wanted to know if there is any latest version of both Compiz and Unity. If so, how can I ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 frozen GUI after update

I installed 15.10 on my Dell Inspirion and all was working well - after updates with updatemanager and reboot - the GUI is "frozen" after login.. no mousepointer - no keyboard... no items in the ...
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Updating Ubuntu has caused some sort of graphics problem that has created unusable slowdown

I'll try to update with more information as needed. A friend of mine gave me a laptop with Ubuntu because i was lacking a laptop. It was a nice machine except he forgot the admin password. I ...
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Security update on Ubuntu 14.04

When ever I run Software Updater, I get the following security update option User space IEEE 802.11 AP and IEEE 802.1X/WPA/WPA2/EAP Authenticator However I cannot select this update and after ...
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Is an interrupted internet connection during software updates dangerous?

I have just installed Ubuntu 14.04. Where I live, the internet connection often suddenly breaks! I missed the connection once while upgrading the system release which finally has lead to errors ...
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How to keep with the newest software updates without upgrading a distro?

I am currently running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS in my notebook and I do not see any reason to upgrade to the latest 15.04 as I had some problems on my other system. Anyway I want to keep with the fresh ...
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I cant install any new updates i get the error dpkg: error: info database format (2) is bogus or too new; try getting a newer dpkg

arun@arun-RD405-L-CDA1A2:~$ sudo apt-get upgrade Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Calculating upgrade... Done The following packages ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 does not boot after (failed) update, udevadm trigger is not permitted

I get stuck trying to boot Linux 3.13.0-68 after running Software Updater, which failed on this: https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/ubuntu-release-upgrader/+bug/1457353 Where it failed to run ...
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I can not update from ubuntu 10.04 [duplicate]

this is my first question. I have Ubuntu 10.04 and tried to update to 12.04 but when i launch the update manager a message appers telling me that the version is not longer supported, then I click on ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 failed to fetch extras.ubuntu.com

i have be trying a lot of different solutions and none have worked please replay fast enter image description here
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ubuntu 15.10 update broke USB ports

in ubuntu 15.10 my system added some updates using the automatic software updater. it prompted me to restart my system and after I did my USB ports are no longer recognized. I just switched over to ...
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Update Manager warning: lost interfaces (for a driver)

Due to a daily update, I lost my Epson scanner facility. I run under 14.04. Updating at about Nov 6, 2005 05:15 (GMT +1) by the ordinary Update Manager, I got the warnings ...
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Kernel update created critical bug [duplicate]

I'm on Ubuntu 15.10 system. I had a small update of Kernel updates which popped up like all of those updates. I installed it. It offered to restart now or later, I clicked on "Restart Now". It ...
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15.04 to 15.10 upgrade failure

Having a problem with Ububntu 15.04 upgrade to 15.10 with software update manager and/or CLI apt-get . The upgrade keeps failing with network errors that crater the wifi internet connection . After ...
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How to prevent software updater from crashing in at 8 AM? [duplicate]

Software updater runs itself exactly at the moment I start important work in the morning. It stops proper work of all other processes as the disk starts working violently. It's not unusual that it ...
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15.04 to 15.10 update failure “Error during update”

If anyone has a clue... The updater log follows: A problem occurred during the update. This is usually some sort of network problem, please check your network connection and retry. W:Failed to ...
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Software Updater issue in Ubuntu

I use Ubuntu 14.04 Desktop Edition. Now I see Software Updater's message that it must be updated. Then I get a message requires installation of untrusted packages from unauthenticated sources ...
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Update ubuntu 15.04 to 15.10

I am currently using ubuntu 15.04, but I want to update this version to the latest ubuntu version i.e 15.10.I have changed the settings as required, but I am not able to find update manager in the ...
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some errors in the middle of openfoam installation

I want to install openfoam but there is an error in the middle of installation. It answered " 503 service unavailable" and "unable to fetch some archives" how I can fix it and install openfoam ?????
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Old Ubuntu Desktop Failing to Update (Failed to fetch) [duplicate]

My colleagues and I are attempting to run some updates on a computer with Ubuntu 12.10, which has been unused for some time. However, when we try running sudo apt-get update the terminal returns ...
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Muon update manager icon in system tray not updating

Kubuntu 15.10. Muon update manager system tray icon indicating updates available. Click on icon, click on update, manager downloads and installs updates successfully and indicates that system is up to ...
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i'm trying to update my ubuntu 14.04 to 15.04

well I'm trying to Update my ubuntu to 15.04 but I can't that I got this : Checking for a new Ubuntu release Err Upgrade tool signature 404 Not Found Err Upgrade tool 404 Not Found Fetched 0 B ...
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Ubuntu start stuck in loading screen

I have updated my Ubuntu gnome 14.04 with the standard Update Manager today and then I tried to reboot the system but it failed during the loading screen. It continuously switching between a black ...
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Download and Update Ubuntu softwares after installation without internet connection?

I installed Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS version. At installation procedure I turned off Wifi (Internet connection) because of my low speed Internet connection. On the other hand I know at installation ...
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Virtualbox * No suitable module for running kernel found [fail]

Previously I had ubuntu 15.04. I installed ubuntu 14.04 LTS as I was told the 14.04 was stable. Now when I try to install Virtual Box this error is shown: vatsa@code-8-21:~$ sudo apt-get install ...
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When updating, is using “sudo apt-get update” the same as using the GUI update on desktop? [duplicate]

Is using sudo apt-get update the same as using the GUI update on the desktop?
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Updating Kubuntu to new release [duplicate]

Beware of the beginners question. I read about the new Kubuntu Version (15.10) that was released these days. I am using the previous release (15.04). Is there something I need to do to get the new ...
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upgrade from 15.04 to 15.10! two main problems please help

so far after update everything works except! in some plaeses it displays boxes insead of words meinly in the title bars, need help with that. And... this is a biggy, u try and update system or check ...
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error 404 Not Found [IP: 91.189.88.149 80] when ever i try to update i get this error andd because of this i am unable to install anything [duplicate]

Err http://security.ubuntu.com saucy-security/main i386 Packages 404 Not Found [IP: 91.189.88.149 80] Err http://security.ubuntu.com saucy-security/restricted i386 Packages 404 Not Found [IP: ...
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How can I fix this apt-get update error? [duplicate]

I'm using Ubuntu 15.04. I was not able to update so I followed the instructions from this Ask Ubuntu answer. Now I'm getting these error messages when I run sudo apt-get update: E: Type ...
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Software Updater

I had run Software Updater and got the message "the software on this computer is up to date" when my laptop was connected to internet but it displayed updates available for Ubuntu when my laptop was ...
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Clarification about software update

I'm using ubuntu 15.04 I have a really slow internet connection and I have to update my ubuntu because it has never been updated since I installed it. I'm new to ubuntu and my question is: does the ...
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not able to update ubuntu or install apps in ubuntu 12.04 LTS

When I try to update using sudo apt-get update I get error W: Failed to fetch bzip2:/var/lib/apt/lists/partial/archive.canonical.com_ubuntu_dists_precise_partner_binary-i386_Packages Hash Sum ...
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I want to upgrade from 10.04 but I don't know how since update hangs [closed]

I would like to upgrade my current LTS version of Ubuntu to a new version. Current version: Distributor ID: Ubuntu Description: Ubuntu 10.04.4 LTS Release: 10.04 Codename: lucid ...
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Ubuntu 14.04.3 Update to Vivid HW enablement stack - still getting updates to old kernel

Recently i installed the Vivid Hardware enablement stack from the ubuntu wiki (kernel 3.19, xorg 1.17) https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Kernel/LTSEnablementStack and the update happened without problems... ...
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sudo apt-get update is taking a long time after upgrading software from software center in ubuntu 14.04

tejesh@tejesh-Inspiron-3542:~$ sudo apt-get update Ign http:// extras.ubuntu.com trusty InRelease Ign http:// dl.google.com stable InRelease Hit http:// ...
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Facing error in apt-get update for ubuntu 15.04

Recently I have updated my Ubuntu software version from 14.10 to 15.04 but due to some technical mistake the upgrade was not done properly, when ever I tried to do do the update it is throwing the ...