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

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Update Notification not appearing when an update is available

I have a laptop and a PC. On the laptop, whenever an update comes it tells me there is an update in two ways. The first one is a red alert/warning icon in the upper panel. The other one is the ...
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“type `ain` is not known” error after installing and removing a PPA [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I fix this “E:Type '*' is not known on line * in source list …” update error? i got following error while launching update center An ...
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Partial Upgrade [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Upgrade manager wants me to do a partial upgrade I recently attempted to upgrade my 11.04 to 11.10, but the upgrade failed. Now whenever I open the update-manager it ...
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upgrade from 14.10 to 15.04 stuck

When I got the daily popup from the Software Updater that said new updates are available, I reviewed the updates (nothing major), said okay, and it installed a few things. At the end it said that ...
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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: ...
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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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Package management system corrupted. Cannot install or remove packages. U12.04LTS

Having read other posts, I believe that this may be less about samba than about update system. Below is the log file of the failed installation of Samba. I have been trying without success to ...
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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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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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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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What to do about errors with update & upgrade?

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS 64 bit on a Pacard Bell dot S netbook with intel atom 64 bit processor. I get then following message when using either apt-get update or upgrade. Upgrade stops on this but ...
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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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Cannot update Ubuntu 9.04 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to install software or upgrade from old unsupported release? I am using Ubuntu 9.04 and having problem updating. When I start the Update Manager, I get a message ...
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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 ...