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

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Update not working - returning an error. Please help

I'm getting a following error: Can someone please help? Terminal output
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I want to update but comand isnt working [duplicate]

E: Malformed line 60 in source list /etc/apt/sources.list (dist parse) E: The list of sources could not be read. Please help
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Why no changelogs from PPA packages in update manager?

Every good software has changelogs. It is as important for external PPA as it for official distribution, but why update manager (Software Updater in Ubuntu 14.04) doesn't show them? I don't know ...
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Software update caused system problems

A software update on 3/7/15 caused the system to fail to shut down except manually. Thereafter, my USB ports are inoperative. Can only shut down manually.
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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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Cannot open the update manager or software centre in ubuntu 12.04 [duplicate]

I get the following message: An unresolvable problem occurred while initializing the package information. Please report this bug against the 'update-manager' package and include the following error ...
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I don't have firefox and I'm getting firefox updates?

I don't have firefox and I'm getting firefox updates in the "Software Updater" how can I fix this or disabled this update because I don't want update files on my computer that will do no good.
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Update error : Clearsigned file isn't valid, got 'NODATA' [duplicate]

We use a proxy at our work location. I have updated the same in the 'Network' applet. However, I keep getting this error. I have had a look into similar posts - but, there isn't something that clearly ...
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Cannot install Kernel Security updates in 14.10

I cannot install some security updates to Ubuntu 14.10 (Utopic Unicorn) 64bit, which are kernel updates. Those are the updates. I cannot install them. In settings, I have everything ticked. ...
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Software Sources: Select Best HTTPS Server

I travel to countries I don't trust--a lot. For example, Vietnam, the virus capital of the world. ESPECIALLY in these areas, but also at home in the USA, I want to remove (or reduce) the possibility ...
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Activating Software Updater

If I manually run Software Updater, I have no problems. However, if I'm away from my machine and Software Updater runs itself (I have it set for every day), when I return, I see the icon in the ...
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Affect to Applications caused by Security Updates?

I want my Server to run "unattended-upgrades" regularly and Keep my server auto update and install only security Updates. But I have a problem, that I don't want to update the main version of few ...
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Memory Leak in Update Manager

When I try to use update manager in Ubuntu 12.04 for AMD64 (currently up to date with all updates), the update manager fills up the swap files and uses 3GB+ memory and eventually fails without error ...
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Software Updater not updating 14.04 [duplicate]

I have tried all solution. installed ppa manager, run the sudo apt-get update command but still its not working. It shows the pop-up for update and when i click ok, it says installation of untrusted ...
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Problems by updating

When trying to run the automatic update I get as alarm that " Your boot sector is full" try to delete you trash or/and run: sudo apt-get clean in your bootsector . I've tried but it doesn`t help - ...
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Cannot install anything in ubuntu 12.10 64bits [duplicate]

I recently installed Ubuntu 12.10 64 bits in my computer. I tried to download several applications from the software center and from the terminal. But was unable to download anything. From 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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14.04 to 14.10 update gives 404 error

Whenever I try to update Ubuntu to 14.10 I get the following error repeatedly: Failed to fetch http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/raring/universe/source/Sources 404 Not Found [IP: 91.189.91.15 ...
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Problem while doing apt-get update [duplicate]

I am beginner on Ubuntu and I need help on this. suresh@suresh-Inspiron:$ sudo apt-get update W: Failed to fetch ...
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Updating through apt-get in terminal versus the Software Center

There have been several times in my memory that I will be prompted via the Software Center GUI to download system and application updates. It tells me the size of the total updates that will be ...
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Why does the Update Manager say 'Check your internet connection'?

Every time Update Manager asks check your internet connection but my internet connection is just fine. I've tried sudo apt-get update in terminal. Its working fine also. Please advise me.
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How to do “SUDO UPDATE and SUDO UPGRADE” without errors (NEWBIE) [duplicate]

Just check out the file attached to this link http://1drv.ms/1yQpeTH to understand the situation
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I am having trouble fetching much needed updates

I am trying to figure out why my OS Ubuntu 14.04 LTS is having trouble fetching much needed updates? I live in Hawaii and there fore use the Hawaiian Mirror here as my source. I'm searching and ...
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Cannot install new software

Whenever I try to install new software, I get this error message "New software can't be installed, because there is a problem with the software currently installed. Do you want to repair this ...
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Trying to update, but it's forcing me to install 15.04 alpha

I went to do a regular update of my ubuntu 14.04 but for some reason it's asking me if i want to do a partial upgrade. When i select Continue instead of the Partial Upgrade option i get the following ...
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Nothing happens when click on upgrade [duplicate]

I want to upgrade to 14.04 from 13.10. The software Updater shows that 14.04 is available. But when I click on the "Upgrade" button, nothing happens. The software updater exits on clicking ...
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Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS unresponsive after update

After attempting to install the most recent updates, my system restarted into a black screen. After entering my login information, I got the following messages: ...
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Error in apt-get update which does not solve after deleting the content of /var/lib/apt/lists/

When I do sudo apt-get update I get this error message Reading package lists... Error! E: Encountered a section with no Package: header E: Problem with MergeList ...
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Getting error in upgrading Ubuntu to 14.04?

The contents of my /etc/apt/sources.list are: deb http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ saucy main universe multiverse deb http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ saucy-security main universe multiverse ...
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sudo apt-get update isn't working on my newly installed ChrUbuntu [duplicate]

I'm using ChrUbuntu 14.10 that I just installed and when I type sudo apt-get update into the terminal it gives me Fetched 1012 kB in 21s (46.4 kB/s) ...
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NBTExplorer 'E:Line 3 too long in source list /etc/apt/sources.list.d/mono-xamarin.list.'

I can't update Ubuntu or even view available updates. The updater crashes upon starting: I was trying to install NBTexplorer when this happened but I was getting an error that wouldn't allow me to ...
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software center and update icon disappeared [duplicate]

When I am trying to reinstall the software center the following message is coming. Command run: sudo apt-get install software-center output: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree ...
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Start up and shut down issue after software update

These two programs updated yesterday. I am now, when starting up or shutting down, I no longer see the the Ubuntu splash screen. Instead I am seeing a rundown of the start-up and shut down operations. ...
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Can I upgrade ubuntu in preinstalled dell laptop

If I purchase a ubuntu 14.04LTS preinstalled dell laptop then "can I upgrade ubuntu, whenever ubuntu's new version releases (i.e., ubuntu 15.xxLTS or later), via update manager using internet?
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Why does Update-Manager download more than one kernel image

Thanks for the opportunity to ask question. I have used Ubuntu for a long time, but this is my first "ask". I have tried searching for answer for my questions below - but could not find an answer, ...
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Red Triangle notification on top panel

I have a red triangle on the top panel that says The update information is outdated. This may be caused by network problems or by a repository that is no longer available. Please update manually by ...
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I tried to install playonlinux and after that I had trouble opening Ubuntu software center and updates manager i can't open it

This is what update manager shows me when I open it: An unresolvable problem occurred while initializing the package information. Please report this bug against the 'update-manager' package and ...
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why I am unable to install anything on my ubuntu 12.10? [duplicate]

I found following error while installing W:Failed to fetch http://ppa.launchpad.net/fcwu-tw/ppa/ubuntu/dists/quantal/main/source/Sources 404 Not Found , W:Failed to fetch ...
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I am getting the following error when I upgrade Ubuntu, from 13.10 to 14.04?

W:Failed to fetch http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/trusty/Release Unable to find expected entry 'main/binary-i38/Packages' in Release file (Wrong sources.list entry or malformed file) , E:Some ...
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Error upgrade Ubuntu 13.10 to 14.04 [closed]

I am getting following error every time I try to upgrade Ubuntu 13.10 to 14.04: W:Failed to fetch http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/trusty-security/Release Unable to find expected entry ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 updates manager - “Not all updates can be installed. Run a partial upgrade” [duplicate]

The message is for certain updates under the heading of (Other updates (LP-PPA-kubuntu-ppa-backports)). When I tried sudo apt-get update, i got the message: W: GPG error: http ...
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Brother HL-2270DW Printer uninstalling after software update

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 and have a Brother HL-2270DW printer that I am trying to connect to my computer via USB. I followed the instructions here to install the printer, and in general, it works fine. ...
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PC crash after installing 14.04 LTS

After upgrading to 14.04 LTS, I can no longer access any programs: Firefox doesn't start - nothing - just dead...
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Doesn't open software updater on ubuntu 14.10

It's showing in the launcher the software updater. That means it has new updates. But i press it and can't open it! The only thing i can do is right click and install updates, or close it and go ...
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Latest updates on ubuntu 14.10

Since I upgraded to ubuntu 14.10 , I didn't received any update. When I tape : sudo apt-get update It says that my system is up-to-date When was the last time you received an update on the ubuntu ...
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Hash sum mismatch?

Whenever I try to update the following error occurs Fetched 30.0 MB in 20s (1,429 kB/s) W: Failed to fetch ...
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I tried to update my ubuntu version 9,04 but the following message appeared about an error of the update manager. What can I do? [duplicate]

E:Encountered a section with no Package: header, E:Problem with MergeList /var/lib/apt/lists/gr.archive.ubuntu.com_ubuntu_dists_jaunty-updates_restricted_binary-i386_Packages
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Apt-get update runs without errors but doesn't really update package list

I installed 14.10 64 bits, three weeks ago, I never got any package to update. When I do apt-get update, I won't get any error, but updating of the package list is very fast and downloaded sizes seems ...
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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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Using eth0, cannot connect to Ubuntu SW update

I'm trying to auto update my Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, but I keep getting an error: E:GPG error: http://fr.old-releases.ubuntu.com trusty InRelease: Clearsigned file isn't valid, got 'NODATA' (does the ...