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

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Unknown ERROR in my system(14.04)

I am using 14.04 for last few months, now it's showing an unknown error in the notification area, as shown in the below Image... When I click there am getting message as, The updated information ...
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404 “failed to fetch” error with repositories when running software updater

when running Software Updater from my Ubuntu 14.04 Desktop install, I get the following errors: W:Failed to fetch http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/$(lsb_release/-sc)/binary-i386/Packages 404 ...
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/tmp running out of space, can't umount /tmp to cleanup (device busy)

When I tried installing VLC plugin libde265 , I got this error message E: Write error - write (28: No space left on device) E: The package lists or status file could not be parsed or opened. I also ...
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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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The update information is outdated UBUNTU 14.04

I'm seeing a red triangle with exclamation mark in the right corner. I ran sudo apt-get update and found these lines in the output- Hit http://in.archive.ubuntu.com trusty/main amd64 Packages ...
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Unable to update in Ubuntu 15.10

I'm unable to run sudo apt-get update successfully for the past few days now. When running sudo apt-get update from terminal, it shows error as, W: Failed to fetch ...
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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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problem after apt-get update command

Recently , i tried to install google earth from Ubuntu tweak . the programme asked me to add the repository of google earth . well,after i do the command i found that an error message that told me ...
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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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Unable to login after update

After letting system updates run today, cannot login through the UI. Not even as guest. 14.04. The update asked about flgrx or whatever similar name four times, whether configuration should be ...
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I can't upgrade my system, what should I do now?

When I update, after some file downloads it shows the below errors. What should I do now? W:Failed to fetch cdrom://Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS _Trusty Tahr_ - Beta amd64 ...
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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 Updater requires installation of untrusted packages from unauthenticated sources

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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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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update problem on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

While entering the command sudo apt-get update on terminal (Ubuntu 14.04 LTS), I got an error message at the end which says : W: Failed to fetch ...
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apt- sudo apt-get update not working!

Here is the error message after running sudo apt-get update (only the error part) : W: Failed to fetch http://in.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/trusty-updates/main/source/Sources Hash Sum mismatch ...
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Issues with downloading, and broken software index

For the past couple of months now, the Update Manager has been popping up at seemingly random intervals. It has always done this, but now there's an issue. The update manager window cannot be directly ...
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Update Ubuntu 14.04 LTS to 14.04.2 LTS without any command

well i was wondering why on each update we have to goto run to terminal and run commands like sudo apt-get install --install-recommends xserver-xorg-lts-raring OR sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get ...
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Software & Updates (software-properties-gtk): 'EOFError: marshal data too short'

I cannot open Software & Updates tool on 14.04 and get the following error: Here is the full output of apt-get update, it shows this warning: W: GPG error: http://dl.bintray.com Release: The ...
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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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How do I install updates after dismissing the popup?

The update green icon is the icon that pop-up and informs that you can install updates, or you can choose to be informed later. I wanted to install them now, but I accidentally clicked "Remind me ...
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Error when using apt-get update

When I using try to update using apt-get update, I am getting error as follows, Err http://ppa.launchpad.net trusty/main amd64 Packages 404 Not Found Hit ...
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By what mechanism is update-manager supposed to be automatically started?

I'm trying to support a naive user remotely (using teamviewer). She has a problem where update-manager is not automatically starting (had not shown an software updates window for weeks until today). ...
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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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Software update Problem

I am getting this message from software updater "Check if you are using third party repositories. If so disable them, since they are a common source of problems. Furthermore run the following command ...
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Software updater just show the menu not the window

I am experiencing problems with software updater in ubuntu 14.04 LTS. The image below will make it clear. I can not see the window and there is no maximize option when i prees alt+space.What can i ...
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Get rid of reboot prompt by Software-Updater after e.g. kernel update

I have set the GUI software updater to never automatically check for updates as I prefer doing this myself using the commandline and apt-get. But whenever I install updates that require a reboot ...
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Sudo apt-get update, strange many errors [duplicate]

While I'm doing the classic sudo apt-get update I obtain these strange errors. W: Failed to fetch http://it.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/trusty-updates/main/source/Sources Hash Sum mismatch W: ...
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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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Some updates requires password authentication

Some updates requires password in Software Updater, but which package requires? How can I see?
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Ubuntu Software Updater: “Not all updates can be installed”

As of a few days ago I'm getting the notorious ― Several other answers suggest it will solve by itself on the next day, or trying various commands in a voodoo-like manner. This question asks for a ...
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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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Failed to fetch APT update (Not a duplicate)

I've already checked this, this and this answers, none of them works in my case. Here is what I'm getting when I run sudo apt-get update on my 14.04 LTS laptop: Get:10 http://us.archive.ubuntu.com ...
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update Linux Headers when Kernel is updated

Any time Ubuntu wants to upgrade my kernel, it doesn't seem to upgrade the headers at the same time. This results in certain drivers not being rebuilt such as wireless and virtualbox drivers. I always ...
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Failed to download repository information, check your internet connection

though i have connected to internet, when tried to update manager, it is showing this message. due to this, there is an error displaying on desktop at top right corner .. can any one help me to ...
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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 like WSUS

Does anyone know how to manage updates in Ubuntu Server, like WSUS does it? For example I want to force Firfox upgrade on all computers (with Ubuntu), which are connected to my corporate network? I ...
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I cant download wine on 11.10 [duplicate]

Im brand new to Linux in general, ive only been using it a few days, and I keep getting a huge amount of 404 errors when running sudo apt-get update here are some examples Err ...
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Everytime i tried something in console like sudo apt-get install build-essential i get all this! I dont know how to fix it it stucks here

The following packages will be REMOVED: linux-image-3.2.0-79-generic-pae 0 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 1 to remove and 144 not upgraded. 3 not fully installed or removed. After this operation, 114 ...
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What is the command line equivalent for the update manager?

When I do sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get upgrade Sometimes the Ubuntu GUI Update Manager will still have some items left. e.g. “Complete Generic Linuux kernel”. I know there's also sudo apt-get ...
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Software updater get stuck

As of late Software Updater gets frozen (won't close after checking), while sudo apt-get update && apt-get upgrade work fine. Any ideas or anybody else with the same problem? I have ...
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How to remove Kali Linux base from Ubuntu

I have mistakenly installed Katoolin in my Ubuntu 15.10. It has done a lot of problem in my pc & then I removed it but it wasn't totally removed. Everywhere in the system has it's effect. The main ...
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How to resolve “dpkg: error processing /var/cache/apt/archives/python-apport_2.0.1-0ubuntu9_all.deb”?

Update Manager will not update even though I have over 100 updates to install. I get a error message like this: installArchives() failed: Extracting templates from packages: 29%% Extracting ...
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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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My software index is broken and I cannot update anything [duplicate]

I have not been able to update Ubuntu for years. I'm running Ubuntu 10.04 LTS. The Update Manager says my software index is broken. I'm unable to do any updates. I don't know anyone in this area to ...
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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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“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 ...