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

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Failed to download repository information after updating

I have a warning sign on the upper bar, a red triangle and an exclamation inside. I click this icon and I am informed that there are updates and the "Show updates" option is available. I click on "...
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Update Manager Not working due to missing CD-ROM [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Failed to download repository information due to missing CDROM W:Failed to fetch cdrom://Ubuntu 11.10 Oneiric Ocelot - Release i386 (20111012)/dists/oneiric/main/binary-...
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Software updater shows no details about the updates [closed]

The software updater in Ubuntu 13.04 periodically prompts me with a window with no details for the update(s) to be installed. It says that 29 kb will be downloaded but I can't see the app or package ...
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Fail to download repository information [duplicate]

Why lately I've been getting this error when I try to update my computer? Ubuntu 12.04 Kernel 3.5.2 Processor i386 W:Failed to fetch http://ppa.launchpad.net/kernel-ppa/ppa/ubuntu/dists/precise/...
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apt- sudo apt-get update not working!

Here is the error message after running sudo apt-get update (only the error part) : W: Failed to fetch http://in.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/trusty-updates/main/source/Sources Hash Sum mismatch ...
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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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How can I solve the problem of an empty window for Software Updater?

My Ubuntu 16.04 only displays an empty white window for the Software Updater: I can run apt-get update without a problem: ... Fetched 94,5 kB in 5s (17,1 kB/s) Reading package ...
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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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“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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software and updates in system settings not working

Recently, I noticed a red circle with a minus sign on system panel beside the network manager. When I click on it displays the following: A problem occurred when checking for the updates. (greyed ...
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I can't update my system properly, “no package header” error [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I fix a “Problem with MergeList” error when trying to do an update? Every time I try to run sudo apt-get update or try running updates from the GUI ...
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Unable to update battery-status ppa

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04. I'm getting this error W: Failed to fetch http://ppa.launchpad.net/iaz/battery-status/ubuntu/dists/trusty/main/binary-amd64/Packages 404 Not Found W: Failed to fetch http:/...
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Update Manager/Software Centre not working (12.04 LTS)

I restarted my computer and a little red circle with a horizontal white line appeared. I clicked on it and it asked me to show updates, so I did that. Next, it says this: An unresolvable problem ...
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Update manager: “Could not download all repository indexes”

Failed to fetch http://ppa.launchpad.net/pmcenery/ppa/ubuntu/dists/olivia/main/binary-amd64/Packages 404 Not Found Failed to fetch http://ppa.launchpad.net/pmcenery/ppa/ubuntu/dists/olivia/main/...
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How can I restore a country specific apt-get update mirror?

While configuring my new 13.10 installation, I chose to change the default update server using the "Software & Updates" GUI tool available in the System settings panel. Before this change the ...
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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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Update-manager not working due to 404 error [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I fix a 404 Error using a PPA? I have the following error Failed to Download repository information Check your Internet connection.. W:Failed to fetch http://ppa....
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Failed to install untrusted sources and failed to download update information

I changed my server from fastest available to main server, while trying to fix the issue with software manager (untrusted sources failing to install FYI) and I got an error. Here's an error I get: W:...
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(Apt)itude-get is broken [duplicate]

When I try to update: sudo apt-get update W: Failed to fetch http://dl.google.com/linux/chrome/deb/dists/stable/Release Unable to find expected entry 'main/binary-i386/Packages' in Release file (...