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

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Unable to install new hardware support from update manager

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. For couple of week I noticed in Update manager that it is showing "New Hardware support is Available". After clicking it showed following message, "Your current Hardware ...
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0 Byte update Package

for some reason, every time I open the update manager (muon in my case) it shows me that I need to update "PlayBar" (an KDE:Plasma plugin I don't use..) to the Version 0.5.1 with 0 B to download.. ...
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Problems cause after an update to Ubuntu 14.04

I updated Ubuntu 14.04, after that had a lot of problems. For example, the mouse moves slowly the sound does not work it cannot connect to the internet the motherboard LEDs ...
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Software update error: Package operation failed

Whenever I'm prompted to install software updates, I get the error: The installation or removal of a software package failed. When I run sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get upgrade this ...
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Ubuntu 14.04's Software Updater won't update certain packages

The Ubuntu Software Updater refuses to show and update certain packages, even though they appear in Synaptic and KDE's Muon updater. Is this normal behaviour? There have been many other packages, ...
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Problem in updation of ubuntu 12.04 lts version

Get:72 http://in.archive.ubuntu.com precise-backports/universe Translation-en [32.9 kB] Fetched 19.5 MB in 7min 42s (42.1kB/s) ...
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Error occured when updating system

I have a problem during updating my Ubuntu system using terminal. Recently, there was two warning message appears on my terminal which like below: W: Failed to fetch ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Software Center and Updater don't open

My software center crashes immediately after opening, and my update center will not open at all. I have tried updating from the terminal, but I receive, N: Ignoring file 'play' in directory ...
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13.10 Update-manager changed behaviour

Just after TrustyTahr has been launched, the update-manager had the option to upgrade from 13.10 to 14.04, but now that I finally want to proceed with this upgrade the update-manager does not have ...
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Update Manager frozen

I have 260 software updates to make. I choose install updates, it appears applying changes, but it just stays there (after giving my password), with no evolution. Any thoughts? (I'm using wubi, 12.04 ...
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how to install important updates via update manager after a large gap of period?

I am checking for updates from my Update Manager. It says last updated 135 days ago and takes 8 to 9 hrs to check for updates. Finally one or more warnings : Can't install updates from unauthorized ...
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How to show Update Manager full report of the upgrade in the command line?

How can I mimic the output of update manager via command line? I have update manager set to show only "important security updates" and the layout with the info is great. Is is possible to get similar ...
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update manager (damaged)

I hope you can help me! I know there are a lot of questions and answers concerning the update manager on this form but I thought I just ask you a specific question i have and I dont find a clear ...
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Trying to install updates and it fails with the following description ubuntu 12.04

installArchives() failed: (Reading database ... (Reading database ... 5%% (Reading database ... 10%% (Reading database ... 15%% (Reading database ... 20%% (Reading database ... 25%% (Reading database ...
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“Could not resolve hostname” error installing softwares

Can download packages from browser by copying the URLs below.. W: Failed to fetch http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/saucy-backports/Release.gpg Could not resolve 'hostname' W: Failed to fetch ...
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No progress bars are moving whatsoever

Throughout the entire operating system, progress bars will not work. Examples: Downloading software from Software Center -> Progress bar stays at beginning and says Downloaded 0 Bits of 125kbs -> ...
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apt-get update & install apache2 fails “temporary failure resolving”

failed to fetch http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/a/apache2/apache2-mp-worker_2.2.22-1ubuntu1.4_i386.deb temporary failure resolving 'sercurity.ubuntu.com' failed to fetch ...
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Update Manager, Manual update, alternatives, or make my own package?

I was wondering if I can manually update the repos in the Update manager to have Teamspeak3 (currently it only has Teamspeak 2 and many other outdated software's) If not, are there any other ...
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System fails to boot after running update manager in 12.04

I did a clean install of 12.04.3 but once I run the update manager the system hangs at the Ubuntu ..... screen after rebooting. I have tried re-installing, updating to correct video drivers, etc. and ...
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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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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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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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“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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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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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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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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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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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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ubuntu 12.04LTS

An unsolvable 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 section ...
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Fixing broken software update

When I try to run software updater, it tells me that I do not have the required permissions without even asking for the password. This has been an issue since an upgrade of my system to Saucy was ...
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why won't my password authenticate the software updater?

I have set up my ubuntu account and password. However, when attempting to install software updates, the password will not authenticate. I have tried changing the password but had the same result. ...
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Screen hanging problem after software updates

After I installed Software Updates, when I log in and open terminal or anyting and move it with cursor the screen will have replica of the terminal like a trace of the terminal. Then the Terminal ...
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Every time I try to upgrad from the old disk I installed I get an error message

Extracting the upgrade failed. There may be a problem with the network or with the server. Is what I keep seeing when I try to update. I have a very old version of Ubuntu and have no idea about how ...
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I can not update ubuntu 13.04 due to this error

I m using Ubuntu 13.04 for my PC, since a week I can't update it showing the following error in terminal: E:Unable to parse package file ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 can't update

When I try to update the system, by using the update aplication, I receive an error like: the packages installation or removal have failed. ![Error][1] Can anybody help me? Thanks. Norberto P.S. ...
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is there tablet apps on Ubuntu

hi is there any software for ubuntu (I have 13.04 64bit) that you can install tablet apps on and test and write your own apps for tablets and phones?
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Lubuntu 13.10 update-manager Never Shows Notifications

I have Peppermint 3 installed on several family laptops at home. On all of those machines, the LXDE desktop has a shield icon in the notifications area that displays an alert symbol if there are ...
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Package unable to install or remove or update

I'm Unable to install or update or remove any packages ion UBUNTU 12.04 . The error when i try to update via update manager is as follows in the URL http://pastebin.com/3EkcfbDD Please lemme know ...
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||| New to Ubuntu + Need Help | Quantal . Dualboot . built in linux . toolbar …

i have installed Ubuntu quantal 12 along with Windows it worked fine at start and now the toolbar and most features in Ubuntu (including updates) are not working and i am only able to use a different ...
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Getting error in running first apt-get update && apt-get upgrade after installation of Ubuntu 12.10

I get E: Some index files failed to download. They have been ignored, or old ones used instead. when I run sudo apt-get update for the first time after installation of Ubuntu 12.10. Tried ...
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How do I update my fpc package?

My Ubuntu repos show fpc 2.4.x but I need to get 2.6.2. How do I do this? I don't have Pascal/Lazarus right now. My OS is 12.04
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Ubuntu Gnome 13.10 not updating after remove /var/apt/list/lock and /var/cache/archives/lock

Please help me out, any distribution of Linux I have installed but still not updating.
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update from 13.04 to 13.10

First of all I installed in my external USB UBUNTU 13.04, then (thanks to Google) I installed KDE (by adding KUBUNTU package), so at last I got KUBUNTU 13.04. Was happy until KDE show me that I can ...
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manually changing power script to never shut off monitor

After a recent update my Ubuntu 12.04 LTS now powers off the monitor after 10 minutes of idle time. The power setting are set to "never" shut down. This update was sent out today also mess other ...
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Rythmbox,Shutdown stopped working after 13.10 upgradation

I was upgrading 13.04 to 13.10 and after a while it hanged. I had to forcefully shutdown(the upgradation was not complete) But now its saying that I have upgraded to 13.10 But I have the following ...
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rI can't find the update manager or the software manager, can any help?

I've tried searching for both the Update manager and the Software Manager and all I can find is the Synaptic Package Manager, which wont help me update to 13.04 of Ubuntu. I've tried looking around ...
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Theme shows improperly after last update from Update Manager

I installed the last updates from update manager some hours ago (I can't remember what kind of updates they were) and now the delorean dark theme 3.9 show improperly in some windows or software, for ...
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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 ...