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

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Software updater shows an invisible non-installable update

I have a problem with software updater, which shows an "invisible" update. Installing does nothing. The system is up to date: petr@sova:~$ sudo apt-get upgrade Reading package lists... Done ...
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Error while trying to update packages [duplicate]

yesterday I tried to install skype using the terminal, but I did something wrong because skype did not get installed and today, when I opened the pc, an error message appeared. It seems that while ...
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Err http://ppa.launchpad.net raring/main amd64 Packages

sudo apt-get update: Translation-en Fetched 973 kB in 33s (28,8 kB/s) W: Failed to fetch http://ppa.launchpad.net/network-manager/ppa/ubuntu/dists/raring/main/binary-amd64/Packages 404 Not Found W: ...
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Ubuntu 64-bit “Failed to fetch file [..] binary-i386/Packages” error while updating apt repos

I have the following issue on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on a 64-bit machine: Whenever I try to update the aptitude repos, the update will strangely fail with a i386-related error. I assume that this shouldn't ...
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updating rhythmbox failed

I updated my rhythmbox2.99.1 to 3.0.1 manually using the terminal but still the update manager tries to update rhythmbox's core and ends up in update failed, report this problem and when i try to ...
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Unable to do security updates on Ubuntu 12.04

It's that the update would have me installing things from an unsecured source. When I go to the update manager and only select the security updates instead of the recommended updates as well I still ...
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contact the developers…ok

When I click on "crash report" I get this message (after I "check for updates"): Failed to load the package list. This is a serious problem. Try again later. If this problem appears again, ...
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Update Manager is not working in ubuntu 13.10

my update manager is not working when i am trying to update the system.Even if it opens it crahes. when i try to to run from terminal it shows an error messge which is as follows ...
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Apt update error “Something wicked happened” (-11 - System error) [duplicate]

I'm getting this error when I run apt-get update. I'm on Kubuntu 13.04. W: Failed to fetch http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/raring-security/Release.gpg Something wicked happened resolving ...
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Software Updates from terminal without sudo

Software Updates is capable of checking for updates and installing them without asking for a password except for kernel updates. The same is not true for apt-get in a terminal. If you try to apt-get ...
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unmet dependencies: initramfs-tools [Xubuntu 12.04] [duplicate]

How would one resolve this unmet dependencies issue I've encountered ? When running the following cmd: root@ubuntu1204-cshr3:~# apt-get dist-upgrade Reading package lists... Done Building dependency ...
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Strange update: “Safe and Easy Web Browser from Mozilla firefox”

Following one or two updates I have now Mozilla Firefox version 25.0.1 installed on Ubuntu, which works fine. Today I noticed that the Ubuntu Update Manager is suggesting me to install a strange ...
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Encountered a section with no Package: header, while updating [duplicate]

The following note telling me I have a problem but I am unable to report this problem because this problem is why I can't report it!! ( I think ) Also I have no idea where to find the update - ...
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Problems with systemupdate [closed]

I currently have Ubuntu 13.10 installed, but the problem also came up when I had 13.04. The update via GUI doesn't work! It tends to crash every time I want to do an update. If I do it from the ...
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Update Manager gives an error message

I have Ubuntu 12.04 on an HP Mini 110 netbook. I have had it for 18 months and it works great. But last night Update Manager downloaded a large batch of files (about 75 MB) mostly having to do with a ...
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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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updation problem all the solution given won't work for me [duplicate]

W: GPG error: http://extras.ubuntu.com precise Release: The following signatures couldn't be verified because the public key is not available: NO_PUBKEY 16126D3A3E5C1192 W: GPG error: ...
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facing a problem in updating software

The message which is showing when failed to update software is shown below. Could not initialize the package information An unresolvable problem occurred while initializing the package information. ...
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An error occured please run the package manager from the right click menu

I am facing some issue my ubuntu bar was showing some triangle with ! sign and I tried to find out some solution and by mistake i deleted /etc/apt/sources.list I tried to search for some solution but ...
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“Check if you are using third party repositories” what this means while upgrading?

I am getting an error message while updating Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. The error messege is: "Check if you are using third party repositories. If so disable them, since they are a common source of ...
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Cannot open Update Manager [duplicate]

I am trying to install Intel drivers on Steam and when I try to open the Update Manager I get this message 'E:Malformed line 6 in source list/etc/apt/sources.list (dist parse)' I'm also very new to ...
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ubuntu 12.04LTS

An unsolvable problem occurred while initializing the package information. Please report this bug against the update-manager package and include the following error message: E:Encountered a section ...
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Update Manager in Ubuntu 12.04 freezes every time [closed]

When the Install Updates button is pressed in the Update Manager, the Update Manager freezes. Update and upgrade did not solve the issue. I am getting the following error message: Traceback (most ...
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software updater checks for updates and then crashes [duplicate]

After it crashes it shows an error message that says: Failed to load the package list This is a serious problem. Try again later. If this problem appears again, please report an error to the ...
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Fixing broken software update

When I try to run software updater, it tells me that I do not have the required permissions without even asking for the password. This has been an issue since an upgrade of my system to Saucy was ...
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can't update repositories Ubuntu 13.10

When I run sudo apt-get update I receive the following error message: W:Failed to fetch http://http.us.debian.org/debian/dists/squeeze/Release Unable to find expected entry ...
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an error occured, please run package manager [duplicate]

I'm Adita, I'm new for using ubuntu and I've some trouble, I can't opened Ubuntu SOftware Center, Update Manager, etc An error occured, please run package manager from the right-click menu or ...
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Upgrading to Alpha fails due extras repositories

I try to upgrade to the latest release of Ubuntu (14.04 - Alpha). I typed this in the Terminal: $ sudo update-manager -d After some checks, a popup appeared: I clicked the Upgrade... button: ...
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GPG error when running apt-get update

I have looked at many of the existing answers to this question and tried their suggestions, but they do not solve or answer the issue I am having. When I run apt-get update, I receive the following: ...
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why won't my password authenticate the software updater?

I have set up my ubuntu account and password. However, when attempting to install software updates, the password will not authenticate. I have tried changing the password but had the same result. ...
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Software Updater will not Update : GPG error : signatures were invalid: [duplicate]

I'm running Ubuntu 13.04 and am trying to update. When I attempt to do it through the Software Updater the program crashes before I even have the opportunity to put in a password to authenticate. ...
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why my update manager did not update?

It is Ubuntu 12.04.I could not update anything.It says "Requires installation of untrusted packages The action would require the installation of packages from not authenticated sources." The detail ...
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Screen hanging problem after software updates

After I installed Software Updates, when I log in and open terminal or anyting and move it with cursor the screen will have replica of the terminal like a trace of the terminal. Then the Terminal ...
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update fail 12.04 [duplicate]

update manager fail to update Ubuntu 12.04 please help W:Failed to fetch gzip:/var/lib/apt/lists/partial/in.archive.ubuntu.com_ubuntu_dists_precise_multiverse_binary-amd64_Packages Hash Sum ...
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Cannot Update Ubuntu 12.04 LTS.

When I am running update, I cannot update Due to this error; /*W:GPG error: http://deb.playonlinux.com squeeze Release: The following signatures couldn't be verified because the public key is not ...
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Every time I try to upgrad from the old disk I installed I get an error message

Extracting the upgrade failed. There may be a problem with the network or with the server. Is what I keep seeing when I try to update. I have a very old version of Ubuntu and have no idea about how ...
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I can not update ubuntu 13.04 due to this error

I m using Ubuntu 13.04 for my PC, since a week I can't update it showing the following error in terminal: E:Unable to parse package file ...
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Error while am try to update it

W:Failed to fetch http://ppa.launchpad.net/plushuang-tw/uget-stable/ubuntu/dists/saucy/main/binary-i386/Packages 404 Not Found , E:Some index files failed to download. They have been ignored, or old ...
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root issues in softwarecenter, synaptic and update manager

i have a notebook samsung ativ 2 and ubuntu 12.04 precise, cinnamon desktop. after logging in today my update manager, synaptic and ubuntu softwarecenter stopped working. synaptic i can only launch ...
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Why does update-notifier contains system-crash-notification?

I just had "System Program Problem Detected" window appearing several times before user session even started (I have KDM with autologin to locked session). I traced it with xprop to being ...
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I can't do an update [duplicate]

I can't do an update or open the Ubuntu Software Center. I get this error message: E:Encountered a section with no Package: header E:Problem with MergeList ...
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Requires installation of untrusted packages ?? and cant update apt-get [duplicate]

When I try to install any app from Ubuntu software center I get this: I had read somewhere that I need to enter apt-get update, but this is the result: root@Alexander-PC:~# apt-get update E: ...
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Software Updater does not show updates but apt-get upgrade shows some [duplicate]

After installing updates using Software Updater I noticed that apt-get upgrade still offers some additional updates: $ sudo apt-get upgrade [sudo] password for user: Reading package lists... Done ...
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Unable to find expected entry 'main/binary-amd64/Packages' in Release file

I run an Ubuntu Server 12.04.3 LTS. Today, I wanted to update it, but I did not managed it (yes...), however upgrading worked well. I don't want you to solve my problem but it would be greatful if you ...
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What programs and packages are updated by the update manager?

The update manager periodically checks for available updates for packages installed through the Ubuntu Software Center. Does the manager also check for available updates for the programs installed via ...
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Can't update to 13.10

I tried to upgrade my Ubuntu 13.04 to 13.10, and upgrade has failed due to connection problem. After fixing this problem and restarting my laptop, I couldn't update Ubuntu. Software Updater doesn't ...
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i can't update my ubuntu v12.04 updete manager problem [duplicate]

i have problem with my update manager its show this message [url=http://www.gulfup.com/?NTVkwp][img]http://im40.gulfup.com/cgdXJ.png[/img][/url]
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Ubuntu 13.04 can't update

When I try to update the system, by using the update aplication, I receive an error like: the packages installation or removal have failed. ![Error][1] Can anybody help me? Thanks. Norberto P.S. ...
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Safe to remove entries in 12.04 sources.list?

Recently, every time I have run sudo apt-get update with 12.04 Precise there have been two 404's (note: I don't have the rep to post more than 2 links, so I've removed the 'http://' from the URLs ...
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Strange GPG error. apt-get doesn't work anymore [duplicate]

If I run anything apt-get related, I get this error: W: GPG error: http://ppa.launchpad.net precise Release: The following signatures couldn't be verified because the public key is not available: ...