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

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My software index is broken and I cannot update anything [duplicate]

I have not been able to update Ubuntu for years. I'm running Ubuntu 10.04 LTS. The Update Manager says my software index is broken. I'm unable to do any updates. I don't know anyone in this area to ...
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Update Manager still there after update

Even after I run sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get upgrade And the updates are installed succesfully, the graphical interface of the Update Manager is still telling me that I have the updates to ...
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Software Updater partial upgrade?

I just have a question about this pop up. Should I select a partial upgrade?, will this take me out from 14.04 and upgrade me to another version of ubuntu? I mean, is this like a Distro Upgrade?. or ...
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Winusb not working/ not opening

I am trying to download win-USB, when i finish downloading package and go to open the application i click on it and it will not open. i downloaded the ppa and still nothing. I am currently using the ...
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Ubuntu Software Updater selecting problem

It pops up as usual, yet there are some updates that are unselected and i can't select them. I deselect all, and select all, yet again they are still unselected. I did sudo apt-get update and ...
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Prevent Restart after Updates

I find it a bit annoying that Ubuntu (in my case: 14.04 LTS) wants to restart quite often after updates, and therefore I want to supress this updates and only start them manually. Since I use the ...
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Why would System Notifications report updates available but each of sudo apt-get update, software updater and muon updater do not find updates?

I have this same scenario on 2 separate machines The plasma desktop frequently shows notifications like this: An update is available for your system. There are 3 updated packages. However, when I ...
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No new updates in almost a month?

I have been running the software updater every week. Since the middle of December, there have been no new updates. It keeps saying that the software on my computer is up to date. Is this just because ...
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Update ubuntu 14.04 to 15.04 on a dual booted laptop without uninstalling windows

If I were to update to ubuntu 15.04 from 14.04 through the ubuntu software updater on a dual booted laptop with windows 10, would the update uninstall windows 10 on my laptop?
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Fail during the upgrade from 14.04 to 15.04 now shows kernel panic and dont boot

while updating ubuntu from 14.04 to 15.04 my computer throws an error saying something about a fail calculating the time of the update, I read on internet that executing on the terminal "auto clean" ...
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Error During Update in ubuntu 13.04 to 13.10

when i want update ubuntu 13.04 to 13.10 , Updater stop and show me this error : Error During Update : Please look at this picture and i am using old repository . what can i do?
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Update Manager doesn't show the latest version for upgrade [duplicate]

I am currently running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and I want to upgrade it to 15.04. However, the update manager shows only 12.10. I tried changing its settings -> all new versions and disabling third party ...
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Upgrade from Ubuntu 14.10 [duplicate]

I have got dual boot i.e. Windows and Ubuntu.I had upgraded to Ubuntu 14.10 from the previous version.The Launchpad was not working on Ubuntu 14.10 and it is still not working.Now I want to upgrade to ...
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Ubuntu 14.04.3LTS 64-bit - apt-get update error , Hash Sum mismatch

apt-get update error. The following links result in a Hash Sum mismatch. Scared of following any other answers because all of them seem to be unique for every person's chosen mirror. Are these ...
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Update package - boote directory [duplicate]

I run Ubuntu 13.10. In the beginning the automatic update went fine, but for quite a while it says that there is too little space in the 'boot' directory. It seems that there are a lot of other (older?...
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ubuntu 15.10 software update stuck

I was doing a regular software update as prompted by the updater. However, the updater stuck in the middle of the process. Looking the the details shows that it seems to stuck at run-parts (See ...
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Software Updater turns inactive (grey in color) while configuring grub-pc

I use Ubuntu 15.10. I updated the available updates today. Almost after an hour the software updater stays idle "Configuring grub-pc". I can browser without problem. Is it ok to kill job or restart. ...
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Failed to fetch in apt-get update [duplicate]

A red alert appeared saying The update information is outdated this may be caused by network problems or a repository that is no longer available please update manually by selecting 'show ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 login loop, onboard and update manager does not start as well

.Xsession errors has the following etc/X11/Xsession.d/20desktop-profiles_activateDesktopProfiles: line 31: $ERRFILE: ambiguous redirect Script for ibus started at run_im. Script for auto started at ...
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I can't install packages from the updater manager

I can't install some packages through the software updater. I get the following error message as shown in the attached image. How can I solve this problem?
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ubuntu 15.10 mate update ERROR [duplicate]

W: GPG error: http://download.opensuse.org Release: The following signatures couldn't be verified because the public key is not available: NO_PUBKEY 977C43A8BA684223 W: Failed to fetch http://ppa....
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Updates suddenly very slow

I'm trying to update system and the process is suddenly extremely slow, both in Update Manager and via terminal command sudo apt-get update. I have already switched sources to "best server" via ...
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Software Updater finds 64 MB worth of upgrades immediately after an apt-get update && apt-get upgrade

Ubuntu 14.04.1 here. I just did a complete sudo apt-get update -y && sudo apt-get upgrade -y. After the update is done Unitys Software Updater pops up and says it has 80 MB worth of upgrades ...
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Update error, not enough space [duplicate]

When i try to update ubuntu i get the next error, how do i solve it? :
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Unable to install Security update in ubuntu

Are these security updates necessary for my computer? My system is able to download all other security update but these update it fails to download. How can I install it? After using sudo apt-get ...
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Daily Ubuntu base update

I am getting Ubuntu base update almost every day. This seems strange to me. What am I missing? (I am using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS)
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Cannot delete expired key

While trying to manually get update I got a gpg error: W: GPG error: http://apt.freegeek.org precise Release: The following signatures were invalid: KEYEXPIRED 1422819173 W: Duplicate sources.list ...
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Unable to update in Ubuntu 15.10 [duplicate]

I'm unable to run sudo apt-get update successfully for the past few days now. When running sudo apt-get update from terminal, it shows error as, W: Failed to fetch http://in.archive.ubuntu.com/...
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how to retrieve the administration account in ubuntu

I am using ubuntu,yesterday i change username in my user account but now administration account locked,guest account opened,now i want my administration account how to retrieve the account i tried ...
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Update manager works but shows I'm not updating

I'm using 12.04 (I cannot upgrade due to hardware issues). When an update comes in, it comes up and I update; however, it still says I've not updated in awhile. this is more of a nuasian, then an ...
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ubuntu 15.10 available in the netherlands?

i have a problem with upgrading. my pc won't detect ubuntu 15.10 now i have checked for updates and my pc says: ubuntu 15.04 is available. you have 14.04 meanwile it is begin december 2015 and my pc ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 software updater messed up everything

I was downloading software updates through software updater but by mistake closed the program. Then I checked it was still running but was stuck at same update. I tried to kill it but was prompted by ...
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Software Updater hangs while running 'update-grub' with 100% CPU usage

On the last couple of updates to my Ubuntu 14.04 LTS system, the installation process has got stuck at the point where the kernel image is being installed. It's worked for my primary Ubuntu ...
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How to get rid of Installation Error or Update?

how to get rid of getting virtual box error? if i installed or updated something like "unity tweak tool" and other themes first it starts like no problem then it shows Virtual box error how can i get ...
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Stuck on first software update after clean install. KUbuntu 15.04

I successfully installed KUbuntu 15.04 using the official iso downloaded from the kubuntu site. The new installation boots up and I'm prompted to install updates. The software updates go through its ...
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GPG error in apt-get update

Few minutes ago I ran the following command and it worked fine as always: sudo apt update sudo apt upgrade Then after about 10 minutes, I ran the same command again: sudo apt-get update Ign http: ...
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r-cran-matrix packages cannot be authenticated

From command line, after entering sudo apt-get upgrade I get WARNING: The following packages cannot be authenticated! r-cran-matrix Install these packages without verification [y/N]? ...
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how to fix when GPG error? [duplicate]

any body know to fix it? W: GPG error: http://ppa.launchpad.net vivid Release: The following signatures were invalid: BADSIG FC14671BA89CA06C Launchpad PPA for Costales
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How do I move the 14.04 from the download to the upgrade folder? [duplicate]

I've downloaded the ubuntu 14.04. How do I move it or make it available to upgrade.
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Cannot open Software Center

When I try to open the software center I see this error New software can't be installed, because there is a problem with the software currently installed. Do you want to repair this problem now? ...
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Failure to update computer software and unable to download new apps from software centre or by terminal in Ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

When I tried to download any new app from the software centre or try updating my computer I get the following error message:- amrita@Feline:~$ sudo apt-get update [sudo] password for amrita: Get:1 ...
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What's the latest version of Unity and Compiz in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS?

What's the latest version of Unity and Compiz in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS? I have Unity 7.2.5 and Compiz 0.9.11.3. I wanted to know if there is any latest version of both Compiz and Unity. If so, how can I ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 frozen GUI after update

I installed 15.10 on my Dell Inspirion and all was working well - after updates with updatemanager and reboot - the GUI is "frozen" after login.. no mousepointer - no keyboard... no items in the ...
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Updating Ubuntu has caused some sort of graphics problem that has created unusable slowdown

I'll try to update with more information as needed. A friend of mine gave me a laptop with Ubuntu because i was lacking a laptop. It was a nice machine except he forgot the admin password. I ...
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Security update on Ubuntu 14.04

When ever I run Software Updater, I get the following security update option User space IEEE 802.11 AP and IEEE 802.1X/WPA/WPA2/EAP Authenticator However I cannot select this update and after ...
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Is an interrupted internet connection during software updates dangerous?

I have just installed Ubuntu 14.04. Where I live, the internet connection often suddenly breaks! I missed the connection once while upgrading the system release which finally has lead to errors ...
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How to keep with the newest software updates without upgrading a distro?

I am currently running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS in my notebook and I do not see any reason to upgrade to the latest 15.04 as I had some problems on my other system. Anyway I want to keep with the fresh ...
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I cant install any new updates i get the error dpkg: error: info database format (2) is bogus or too new; try getting a newer dpkg

arun@arun-RD405-L-CDA1A2:~$ sudo apt-get upgrade Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Calculating upgrade... Done The following packages ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 does not boot after (failed) update, udevadm trigger is not permitted

I get stuck trying to boot Linux 3.13.0-68 after running Software Updater, which failed on this: https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/ubuntu-release-upgrader/+bug/1457353 Where it failed to run ...
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I can not update from ubuntu 10.04 [duplicate]

this is my first question. I have Ubuntu 10.04 and tried to update to 12.04 but when i launch the update manager a message appers telling me that the version is not longer supported, then I click on "...