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

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I upgraded with update-manager -d to 16.04

Hello I have upgraded with update-manager -d to Ubuntu 16.04. But I have heard somewhere that this will upgrade my 16.04 to daily pre alpha releases of 16.10 once they become available? Is this true? ...
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Ubuntu 15.10: software update stuck and using more cpu

just a regular Software update, but this step has taken among 2hrs and it doesn't seem to do any progress, besides I've checked if it was processing something and it shows the total CPU usage is at ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 doesn't show up in update launcher + pendrive on windows failed as well

I would love to install ubuntu 16.04 but it doesn't show up in the updater and when I tried making a bootable usb drive it failed as well.
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Empty files can't be valid archives when running sudo apt update

I have just make a fresh install of ubuntu 16.04. I've never seen this error on ubuntu 15.10. When I try to run sudo apt update: Hit:1 http://fr.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial InRelease Hit:3 ...
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'software-properties-gtk' is not working

I'm having problem with the command line software-properties-gtk. When I run this command in the terminal it shows something like this: How I can solve this problem?
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How do I fix my automatic update and I have no checked box remove CD-Rom option?

I keep getting the Error message: "W:Failed to fetch cdrom://Lubuntu 15.04 _Vivid Vervet_ - Release amd64 (20150422)/dists/vivid/universe/binary-i386/Packages Please use apt-cdrom to make this ...
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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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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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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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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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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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(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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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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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? Thanks! enter image ...
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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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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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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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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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Every new linux image update I get black-screen on login

Ubuntu pushes a new linux image through the software updater pretty frequently, i.e today I got; linux-image-extra-3.13.0-77-genereic linux-image-3.13.0-77-genereic Every time these updates are ...
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Unable to update, due to Clearsigned isn't valid error

I am getting this problem while updating. Kindly help and explain what just happened here! prakhar@prakhar-Latitude-3440:~$ sudo apt-get update [sudo] password for prakhar: Get:1 ...
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Error, pkgProblemResolver::Resolve generated breaks, this may be caused by held packages

Hello could some one please help me with this error. I'm trying to check for updates and I keep on getting this error. Error, pkgProblemResolver::Resolve generated breaks, this may be caused by held ...
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update-manager crash (Ubuntu 14.04 LTS)

For some reason the update-manager in Ubuntu 14.04 started to crash some weeks ago, and I'm not quite sure why (maybe I fiddled with something in the system I shouldn't have touched?) . When running ...
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Trying to update but update manager is failing Ubuntu 14.04

My problem looks similar to the one explained in this question. However, there do not appear to be any broken packages in the term.log. I have installed Synaptic too and it does not show any broken ...
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Update Manager still there after update

Even after I run sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get upgrade And the updates are installed succesfully, the graphical interface of the Update Manager is still telling me that I have the updates to ...
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Winusb not working/ not opening

I am trying to download win-USB, when i finish downloading package and go to open the application i click on it and it will not open. i downloaded the ppa and still nothing. I am currently using the ...
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Prevent Restart after Updates

I find it a bit annoying that Ubuntu (in my case: 14.04 LTS) wants to restart quite often after updates, and therefore I want to supress this updates and only start them manually. Since I use the ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS update hangs at libc6. Please help me to solve this

Ubuntu 14.04 LTS update hangs at libc6. Please help me to solve this.Waiting does not help. Thank you
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Fail during the upgrade from 14.04 to 15.04 now shows kernel panic and dont boot

while updating ubuntu from 14.04 to 15.04 my computer throws an error saying something about a fail calculating the time of the update, I read on internet that executing on the terminal "auto clean" ...
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ubuntu 15.10 software update stuck

I was doing a regular software update as prompted by the updater. However, the updater stuck in the middle of the process. Looking the the details shows that it seems to stuck at run-parts (See ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 login loop, onboard and update manager does not start as well

.Xsession errors has the following etc/X11/Xsession.d/20desktop-profiles_activateDesktopProfiles: line 31: $ERRFILE: ambiguous redirect Script for ibus started at run_im. Script for auto started at ...
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Updates suddenly very slow

I'm trying to update system and the process is suddenly extremely slow, both in Update Manager and via terminal command sudo apt-get update. I have already switched sources to "best server" via ...
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Software Updater finds 64 MB worth of upgrades immediately after an apt-get update && apt-get upgrade

Ubuntu 14.04.1 here. I just did a complete sudo apt-get update -y && sudo apt-get upgrade -y. After the update is done Unitys Software Updater pops up and says it has 80 MB worth of upgrades ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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When installed updates, opened 2 sessions for root?

I installed yesterday few updates for Ubuntu, and I always take a look at the logs for anything suspicious. Yesterday, while I was installing the updates, I saw this at auth.log Oct 5 21:49:23 ...
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error in apt-get update: Some index files failed to download

I am getting this error when i try to run sudo apt-get update prince@Devil-Device:~$ sudo apt-get update Ign http://archive.ubuntu.com trusty InRelease Get:1 http://archive.ubuntu.com trusty ...
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since yesterday's software update, lubuntu 12.04 hangs at startup

Updated my lubuntu 12.04 yesterday on my Toshiba nb205. Rebooted after software updates and now it hangs at startup process. I never get to logon screen. Just blank screen.how to fix? I updated via ...
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Update manager still “wants” to install updates to app I removed

How do I stop getting updates to software I have removed? I uninstalled Chromium browser, but Update manager still "wants" to install updates. Harmless, but annoying.
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Update- Manager Network Connection fails

I am working with Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. For all my normal working INTERNET works fine. I am able to browse all sites. I am able to use apt-get install to fetch and install software. Ubuntu Software Source ...
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update-manager command does not work in 14.04

When I run the command update-manager I get the following output: Traceback (most recent call last): File "/usr/bin/update-manager", line 115, in <module> app.start_update() File ...
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Unable to find expected entry 'restricted/source/Sources'

I was installing Ubuntu 14.04 in my lab machines. I found apt-get update is not working properly in 14.04 (tried all LTS versions) and 15.04. Its giving following error messages for all the computers. ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 - Update Manager and Ubuntu Software Center are not Working

I have tried: sudo apt-get install -f sudo apt-get update But no success. Any ideas?