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

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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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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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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 ...
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E:Error, pkgProblemResolver::Resolve generated breaks, this may be caused by held packages

I am not sure what caused this error, but here is what the whole error says, and also this is sitting as a notification, and preventing me from updating any software using Update Manager - Please ...
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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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Failed to download repository information

I have recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. When I go to Software Installer and click on update a popup window comes out and says Failed to download repository information Further in description it ...
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Software Updater partial upgrade?

I just have a question about this pop up. Should I select a partial upgrade?, will this take me out from 14.04 and upgrade me to another version of ubuntu? I mean, is this like a Distro Upgrade?. or ...
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Failed to download repository information. Check your internet connection. Random bad repositories reported

I recently started to have my system update manager coming back with nothing errors downloading repository information. When I run into this problem before, it was always a broken repository. ...
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Daily Ubuntu base update

I am getting Ubuntu base update almost every day. This seems strange to me. What am I missing? (I am using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS)
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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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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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Ubuntu Software Updater selecting problem

It pops up as usual, yet there are some updates that are unselected and i can't select them. I deselect all, and select all, yet again they are still unselected. I did sudo apt-get update and ...
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No new updates in almost a month?

I have been running the software updater every week. Since the middle of December, there have been no new updates. It keeps saying that the software on my computer is up to date. Is this just because ...
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Update ubuntu 14.04 to 15.04 on a dual booted laptop without uninstalling windows

If I were to update to ubuntu 15.04 from 14.04 through the ubuntu software updater on a dual booted laptop with windows 10, would the update uninstall windows 10 on my laptop?
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Update manager has managed to hang itself while updating (13.04 to 13.10)

I was updating my Ubuntu from 13.04 to 13.10. All the packages were downloaded and were being installed, while all of a sudden the update manager window went dim. I ran ps -A and I can see a process ...
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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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Automatically installing security updates on desktop system more than once per day

I see that the GUI configuration for update-manager has a maximum check interval of once per day. I'm sure Canonical thought about this carefully, but these days I don't want to be without a ...
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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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Error During Update in ubuntu 13.04 to 13.10

when i want update ubuntu 13.04 to 13.10 , Updater stop and show me this error : Error During Update : Please look at this picture and i am using old repository . what can i do?
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Ubuntu 14.04.3LTS 64-bit - apt-get update error , Hash Sum mismatch

apt-get update error. The following links result in a Hash Sum mismatch. Scared of following any other answers because all of them seem to be unique for every person's chosen mirror. Are these ...
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Update Manager doesn't show the latest version for upgrade [duplicate]

I am currently running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and I want to upgrade it to 15.04. However, the update manager shows only 12.10. I tried changing its settings -> all new versions and disabling third party ...
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Upgrade from Ubuntu 14.10 [duplicate]

I have got dual boot i.e. Windows and Ubuntu.I had upgraded to Ubuntu 14.10 from the previous version.The Launchpad was not working on Ubuntu 14.10 and it is still not working.Now I want to upgrade to ...
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Update package - boote directory [duplicate]

I run Ubuntu 13.10. In the beginning the automatic update went fine, but for quite a while it says that there is too little space in the 'boot' directory. It seems that there are a lot of other ...
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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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“Software Updater” & “Software & Updates” not working on 14.04 LTS

I havent used my Ubuntu for quite long time. Today, when i boot the Ubuntu (14.04 LTS), the software updater and Software & Updates(from Settings) are not working. The software updater's window ...
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Failed to fetch in apt-get update [duplicate]

A red alert appeared saying The update information is outdated this may be caused by network problems or a repository that is no longer available please update manually by selecting 'show ...
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Can't update my ubuntu 14.04 to 14.10 because “Internet connection failed”

I want to update my ubuntu system to 14.10 but my software updater tells me that it isn't connected to the internet, even though I can use my browser, thunderbird etc. When I retry and restart the ...