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

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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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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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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 ...
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What are the software updated when I updated through the default software updater gui?

Automatically the ubuntu asks for its users to update the latest updates, but all the time I am unaware what gets updated. How am I supposed to know what are the updates installed? how can I manage ...
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Can't upgrade from Ubuntu 10.10 to latest version

I'm using Ubuntu 10.10. I want to upgrade it to the latest version but I'm just unable to do so. When I press Alt+F2 and write upgrade-manager-c-d and run it, it says Error stating file ...
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Why does what the updater tell me vary?

I have updates set to run immediately: Why do I sometimes see this window, with "Updates are ready to install": And sometimes see this, with "X.x MB to download":
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How to fix Ubuntu 14.04 update manager [duplicate]

How to fix Ubuntu 14.04 update-manager as I have problems with this: W: fail to find http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/natty-backports/restricted/source/Sources 404 Not found ...
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Will apt-get upgrade change the major version of a software in Ubuntu LTS?

I am trying to find out how software upgrade works in Ubuntu LTS version. Let's say I am using Ubuntu LTS xx.xx. At the time of release, user can install PHP 5.3 and Python 2.6 (this is just an ...
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LTS Auto upgrade to 14.04.1 [duplicate]

When will auto upgrade to 14.04.1 be available from the software updater? Many thanks.
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Update to 12.04 blows away dual boot loader

I have a 32 bit 12.04 partition and a 64 bit 14.04 partition on this system. Been running both for several weeks with no problem - wanted to test all the oddball stuff I've accumulated to make sure ...
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How to clean up remnants of old versions?

I have a laptop with 14.04 installed on it, and I've had Ubuntu on this machine since 12.04. I notice that I have "duplicates" (old versions) of some programs, namely update manager, belonging to both ...
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update manager does not update

Good afternoon everyone; I am trying to update my system using update manager. However, I face with this error message; Preconfiguring packages ... Setting up util-linux (2.20.1-1ubuntu3.1) ... ...
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Two software updaters

After I installed Gnome Shell on Ubuntu 14.04 I got two software updaters, one from Unity and one from Gnome Shell. After that I noticed my system is lot slower while it checks for new updates, so I ...
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Failed to upgrade new hardware support for Ubuntu 12.04 - unmet dependencies libgl1-mesa-glx-lts-trusty etc [closed]

Ubuntu update manager offers me new hardware support. When I try to upgrade I get the following error message. The following packages have unmet dependencies: libgl1-mesa-glx-lts-trusty: Depends: ...
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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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Guest Additions seemingly uninstalls every time I use “software updater” in Ubuntu Studio

The latest Ubuntu Studio is amazing and comes with all the software I need to make graphics for my 2D games. However, every time I execute the "Software Updater" (the one with the orange sync icon), ...
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i need help solving upgrade problem, “fetching upgrade failed,” 12.04 to 12.10

I am using xfce4 on an Acer c70 Chromebook. I managed to successfully update my system to 14.04 about a month ago using update manager, but was left with many unresolved bugs that I could not work ...
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Software Updater terminates unexpectedly

I am currently facing the problem that Ubuntu Software Updater offers me to install some updates, but after hitting install the process terminates. This started last week and first I thought that the ...
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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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upgrade manager asks for 14.04 CD

I am running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS but I get a request for the Trusty Tahr CD when it offers new CUPS software. I have not upgraded yet. I have made myself a CD, but I find the request odd. Is 14.04 ...
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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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Software only partially updated on Ubuntu 14.04

I have found on my system (Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 64bit), that when there are software updates, not all are considered by the "update manager" system. I mean that, for instance, there are 10 packages to ...
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And error message says “could not initialize package information” [duplicate]

And error message says "could not initialize package information" E:Encountered a section with no Package: header E:Problem with ...
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How can I get persistent output from apt-listchanges without intervention?

I have installed and configured apt-listchanges to output the changelogs of downloaded updates after-the-fact. Output of cat /etc/apt/listchanges.conf: [apt] frontend=xterm-pager email_address= ...
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New hardware support install error [duplicate]

using Ubuntu 12.04 I got the "New Hardware Support is Avaliable" message in my Update manager. After trying to install I got an error-message that the Package dependencies cannot be resolved: I ...
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Black screen after installing hardware support

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04.4 LTS on my VMware Player. Update Manager popped up this morning with a bunch of updates and I installed them and restarted the OS - I didn't face any problems at all. But I ...
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Failed to download repository information 12.04

While trying to update my computer i get the following error W:Failed to fetch http://deb.torproject.org/torproject.org/dists/<precise>/main/binary-i386/Packages 403 Forbidden , E:Some index ...
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Update Manager message “New Hardware Support is Available”

I haven't seen this message from Update Manager before, and I have not been able to google up any info. What will be installed when I click Install? (Clicking "Description of Update" got me ...
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Authentication failure while updating

After it downloaded the file, it reports an authentication failure and skips to the next task. After finishing all downloads it reports that I should check my internet connection. Just to make ...
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Update failed, what to do? [duplicate]

Failed to fetch http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/l/linux-lts-quantal/linux-image-3.5.0-52-generic_3.5.0-52.78~precise1_amd64.deb Could not resolve 'security.ubuntu.com' Failed to fetch ...
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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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update manager tried to install older kernel 3.2.0.65 when 3.2.0.66 is already installed

Yesterday, then again today, Update Manager wanted to install kernel 3.2.0.65, when I already have 3.2.0.66 installed and working in my 12.04 Ubuntu installation. What's going on? Clarification: I ...
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Software Updater is not starting in Ubuntu 14.04

When I click on the Software Updater it just won't start and restarting the computer doesn't help either. Doing sudo ap-get update in a terminal gives following error : Reading package lists... ...
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Can't update and can't open the manager

I have Ubuntu 10.04(Gnome) and since the last update, I no longer can update or open the manager and many other programs. On the console when I try to update it says ...
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Software Updater poping up every day - is this common in Linux?

I am very new in Ubuntu. Every day - some days more than once - a Software Updater appears in my left side bar. Is this normal in linux? Do I really have every day to see this and restart my computer? ...
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Can not install applications - Packet Manager will not launch [duplicate]

When I try and launch the synaptic packet manager I get the following error and then the application closes. E: Encountered a section with no Package: header E: Problem with MergeList ...
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Can't update ubuntu 12.10 in Lenovo G580 [closed]

I'm above mentioned laptop running ubuntu 12.10.When i issue sudo apt-get update it shows Ign cdrom://Ubuntu 12.04.2 LTS _Precise Pangolin_ - Release amd64 (20130213) precise Release.gpg Ign ...
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Install new updates [duplicate]

The update manager has this message The package information was last updated 64days ago. Lately I tried to upgrade from 12.04 to 14.04 but have these messages and I don't really know how to solve it ...
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Choosing a source for update

How can I choose the address http://ir.archive.ubuntu.com/ for ubuntu update and package download?