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

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Trying to upgrade to 14.04 from 13.10, and I keep getting the same error message

I've had no problems upgrading from one version of Ubuntu to the next until lately. Now, every time I attempt to upgrade, I get the following error message: W:Failed to fetch ...
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What do I select for “GRUB install devices” after an update?

After running Update Manager, a debconf window (titled "Configuring grub-pc"), popped up, requiring me to select the appropriateGRUB install devices for my system. I've made no changes to grub or ...
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Can't Launch Software Updater From Toolbar

I was able to do it last week but, now, the Software Updater does not respond to clicks. Everything else in the toolbar does. The icon is green which indicates that there are updates available. I ...
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12.04 .. Red Circle Icon in top right corner - can't remove [duplicate]

Good morning, I am new to the whole "Ubuntu" system, I havean elementary OS, version 0.2.1 "Luna" 64 bit, Built on 12.04.. Everything was working fine up until I was in the software center ...
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problem is upgrading to ubuntu 13.04 [duplicate]

I am fairly new to the Linux world. I was trying to update from 12.10 to 13.04 and when I try to run software updater I got this error message saying : Failed to download repository information ...
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Can't refresh packages in Update Manager [duplicate]

In Update Manager I try to update the list of packages and I get a window titled synaptic with the following output Failed to fetch ...
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How to update manual page in Ubuntu 12.04?

I was planning to view manual page for 'ip' command for usage on 'ip tuntap'. To my surprise, there was no 'tuntap' pattern in that manual page. However 'ip tuntap' is well-supported when I try to use ...
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Unable to upgrade from 12.04 to 14.04

THis is the error message i get: An unresolvable problem occurred while initializing the package information. Please report this bug against the 'update-manager' package and include the following ...
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after installing ubuntu 14.04 it shows the disk drive is not ready or not present

I have installed ubuntu 14.04. But when I restart then it shows that "the disk drive is not ready or not present". How can i solve this problem???
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When does “Not all updates can be installed” warning appear

In what circumstances (package problems, download problems, etc) does the following image appear: What is the difference between clicking on the Continue button or the Partial Upgrade button and ...
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Error on installing upstream kernel

I tried to install latest upstream kernel(linux-headers-3.17.0-031700rc2-generic_3.17.0-031700rc2.201408251935_amd64.deb) from here but installation failed with this error: user@user-pc:~$ sudo dpkg ...
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Stuck in low-graphics mode, normal method not working

I just got a notification to take the Ubuntu 14.04 update. What could go wrong, right? I'm stuck in low-graphics mode. It's similar to this question. The problem is Ctrl+Alt+F1 doesn't take me to a ...
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Package Operation Failed

So, after an update to 14.04 it's been running okay for some time and then the errors came in. I was suddenly unable to install packages. The usual Automatic Updates thing just kept failing with ...
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update-manager -d Question [duplicate]

I found the following command sequence in an older Linux/Ubuntu 'bible'published in 2006: sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get dist-upgrade Question: I'm curious - does update-manager -d accomplish ...
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why do I have a red stop sign at the right top of my screen?

I have this red stop sign at the top, I can't get rid of it, when I click it, it says: "An error occurred, please run Package Manager from the right-click menu or apt-get in a terminal to see what is ...
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Software-Update 14.04 LTS impossible [duplicate]

I am new to Ubuntu. When clicking update, following message appears: Installation of packages required, which can not be trusted. This process requires the installation of packages from unsigned ...
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Update-manager fails silently on 14.04

I recently reinstalled a lubuntu from scratch, to upgrade to 14.04. Everything's working as expected, except for the update-manager that silently fails when trying to upgrade my system's packages. It ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 - after update it boots in command line only (no windows manager)

I have Ubuntu 12.04, which has been working great for me since I installed it a year ago. Yesterday I ran the updates that update manager recommended. (Last time I ran updates before was about a week ...
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Errors updating ubuntu 12.04 LTS

i get Failed to fetch 404 errors by updating my ubuntu 12.04 LTS. I think my proxy is configured well: etc/environment http_proxy="http://WebProxy:81/" Furthermore i tried to update from ...
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Why does 14.04 say there are no updates, when there are?

Why does Update Manager in 14.04 currently say it's up-to-date when apt-get upgrade shows there are updates to install?
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Small blank Software Updater window

This just recently started happening, and I'm not sure why. Doesn't bother me too much, as I usually apt-get update/upgrade when needed, but it is kind of annoying. Just curious if anyone has seen ...
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Not able to clean out old kernel files in /boot [duplicate]

I am trying to Update my server navin@ubuntu:~$ sudo apt-get dist-upgrade Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done You might want to run 'apt-get -f ...
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I can not download anything [duplicate]

I am very new to ubuntu but decided to wipe my windows 7 and install it. I can not download anything from the software center. This is the error message I get. I can use the web in all other ways ...
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Distribution upgrade (12.04 -> 14.04 LTS) halted while unpacking/installing packages

As the title states...it just stopped unpacking/installing. "Preparing to unpack .../lirc_0.9.0-0ubuntu5_amd64.deb ..." then stopped in its tracks. Everything else is still running. The update ...
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How can I see and close active software manager processes?

I use the Lubuntu 14.04 version on my eeepc netbook. To install Skype, I downloaded the package and I'm using the "Installatore applicazioni" (in english, "Package installer" I guess). Before starting ...
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Trying to upgrade from 12.10 to 14.04 and not having any luck…404 error occurs [duplicate]

This is a long winded question so bear with me! I am trying to upgrade my 12.10 Quental Ubuntu to the 14.04 version. This has led to a problem within my system not being able to update. For ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 update nightmare and grub tiny problem

I had some problems with the updates lately. It started with the update manager refusing to update because it requires installation of untrusted packages. I used : sudo apt-get update && sudo ...
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Is upgrading from LTS to LTS as reliable as doing a fresh install?

Having run into many snags and stability issues when upgrading (update-manager -d) from just release to release (For example: 13.04 - 13.10), I soon learned and have been told that it is always more ...
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Can't fetch the latest ubuntu upgrade on ubuntu 11.04 [duplicate]

I just started up an old laptop with an old version of ubuntu (11.04). It won't let me download applications (it throws some Untrusted sources error), so I'm trying to update to a new version. In ...
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How to solve problem with repositories and update information is outdated message 14.04

I am still new to linux and currently using 14.04 and not sure what to do to solve this situation. The problem arose as I was just trying to install spotify following this guide and I found myself ...
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Can't update to 14.04 because Software Updater can't set new software channels

I tried updating to Ubuntu 14.04 today, but Software Updater seems to be having some issues. First of all, I get the following message while the updater is preparing the update: Third party sources ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 How to fix these problem to update system? [duplicate]

Falhou ao buscar http: //br.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/natty-backports/main/source/Sources 404 Not Found [IP: 200.236.31.4 80] Falhou ao buscar http: ...
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Ubuntu Software Center and Software Updater not responding after installing itunes

After installing itunes unsuccessfully,my Ubuntu Software Center crashed and will not relaunch, my Software Updater does not repond and now I was unable to install a new printer on Ubuntu (Canon ...
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“No suitable download server found” [duplicate]

I bumped into the problem that I can't download any updates or new packages. I had this problem before which I could solve through several steps sudo rm /var/lib/apt/lists/* -vf sudo apt-get clean ...
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Intel Graphis card not updating. Problem with ppa?

I'm trying to update my graphics card. Info: description: VGA compatible controller product: 2nd Generation Core Processor Family Integrated Graphics Controller vendor: Intel Corporation ...
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After first software update on ubuntu 14.04 pc boots to a black screen

I've installed ubuntu 14.04 twice on my OptiPlex 990 Dell computer. Both times, after first software update the pc boots to a black screen. I thought it was a video driver problem, so the second time ...
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the size of apt-get update lists is too big

This question contains circumventions for an bug in Ubuntu: Bug #1001780 “apt-get update size is too big” : Bugs : Launchpad itself, as well as some general advice on saving bandwidth when doing ...
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How to roll back hardware updates? [duplicate]

I just did the hardware updates available through the update manager, this is the first time I had ever seen or heard of a hardware update but I figured it would be legit because it was coming from ...
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Error when loading update manager

Getting following error when launching update manager: Could not initialize the package information An unresolvable problem occurred while initializing the package information. Please ...
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I can't do updates, the manager won't show

Here's a screencap, it's been stuck like that since I last updated 8 days ago. What should I do, reinstall the update manager, or something in the terminal? I'd like at least to make it work again. ...
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When will the update from 12.04 to 14.04.01 be available through update manager?

Does anyone know when the update from 12.04 to 14.04.01 be available through update manager? Or is it already available?
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12.10: unable to upgrade/install softwares [duplicate]

i have changed new release with old release in order to update also unchecked ppa. please help me out.im getting a getting a error message: W: Failed to fetch ...
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update manager unable to detect internet

My Ubuntu 12.04 update manager is unable to connect to the internet. I was able to download updates a month back with my older internet connection. Now with my new internet connection , I am able ...
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Software Updater broken?

That's the result I got when I tried to update the system. By working with the Software and Updates settings, fetching some keys from the key server, and working with apt-get in the terminal, I ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 failed to update W:Failed to fetch cdrom: [duplicate]

Executingsudo apt-get update from terminal gives this output: W:Failed to fetch cdrom://Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS Trusty Tahr - Release i386 (20140722.2)/dists/trusty/main/binary-i386/Packages Please ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 Lts Gnome 3 No Update Manager

It bugs me to always log in to the Unity desktop to check for updates and install them. Is there any way to get the manager in gnome 3 or is there any specific command line to install the?
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How to solve the issue “Requires installation of untrusted packages”

This seems different from this question : Requires installation of untrusted packages? When I clicked software updater, it loaded the update list first. Then, it required me to type my password. ...
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Apt-get says up to date, errors say no update log?

I am on a relatively fresh install of Ubuntu 14.04, but I have updated and upgraded with apt-get multiple times. The Software Updater confirms that I everything is up to date. But I frequently have ...
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404 error while checking for update [duplicate]

I tried to check for updates in mu ubuntu 14.04 and getting error W: Failed to fetch http://ppa.launchpad.net/jconti/gnome3/ubuntu/dists/trusty/main/binary-i386/Packages 404 Not Found W: Failed to ...