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

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Ubuntu start stuck in loading screen

I have updated my Ubuntu gnome 14.04 with the standard Update Manager today and then I tried to reboot the system but it failed during the loading screen. It continuously switching between a black ...
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Download and Update Ubuntu softwares after installation without internet connection?

I installed Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS version. At installation procedure I turned off Wifi (Internet connection) because of my low speed Internet connection. On the other hand I know at installation ...
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Virtualbox * No suitable module for running kernel found [fail]

Previously I had ubuntu 15.04. I installed ubuntu 14.04 LTS as I was told the 14.04 was stable. Now when I try to install Virtual Box this error is shown: vatsa@code-8-21:~$ sudo apt-get install ...
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When updating, is using “sudo apt-get update” the same as using the GUI update on desktop? [duplicate]

Is using sudo apt-get update the same as using the GUI update on the desktop?
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Updating Kubuntu to new release [duplicate]

Beware of the beginners question. I read about the new Kubuntu Version (15.10) that was released these days. I am using the previous release (15.04). Is there something I need to do to get the new ...
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upgrade from 15.04 to 15.10! two main problems please help

so far after update everything works except! in some plaeses it displays boxes insead of words meinly in the title bars, need help with that. And... this is a biggy, u try and update system or check ...
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error 404 Not Found [IP: 91.189.88.149 80] when ever i try to update i get this error andd because of this i am unable to install anything [duplicate]

Err http://security.ubuntu.com saucy-security/main i386 Packages 404 Not Found [IP: 91.189.88.149 80] Err http://security.ubuntu.com saucy-security/restricted i386 Packages 404 Not Found [IP: ...
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How can I fix this apt-get update error? [duplicate]

I'm using Ubuntu 15.04. I was not able to update so I followed the instructions from this Ask Ubuntu answer. Now I'm getting these error messages when I run sudo apt-get update: E: Type '<!DOCTYPE'...
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Software Updater

I had run Software Updater and got the message "the software on this computer is up to date" when my laptop was connected to internet but it displayed updates available for Ubuntu when my laptop was ...
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Clarification about software update

I'm using ubuntu 15.04 I have a really slow internet connection and I have to update my ubuntu because it has never been updated since I installed it. I'm new to ubuntu and my question is: does the ...
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not able to update ubuntu or install apps in ubuntu 12.04 LTS

When I try to update using sudo apt-get update I get error W: Failed to fetch bzip2:/var/lib/apt/lists/partial/archive.canonical.com_ubuntu_dists_precise_partner_binary-i386_Packages Hash Sum ...
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I want to upgrade from 10.04 but I don't know how since update hangs [closed]

I would like to upgrade my current LTS version of Ubuntu to a new version. Current version: Distributor ID: Ubuntu Description: Ubuntu 10.04.4 LTS Release: 10.04 Codename: lucid ...
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Ubuntu 14.04.3 Update to Vivid HW enablement stack - still getting updates to old kernel

Recently i installed the Vivid Hardware enablement stack from the ubuntu wiki (kernel 3.19, xorg 1.17) https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Kernel/LTSEnablementStack and the update happened without problems... ...
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sudo apt-get update is taking a long time after upgrading software from software center in ubuntu 14.04

tejesh@tejesh-Inspiron-3542:~$ sudo apt-get update Ign http:// extras.ubuntu.com trusty InRelease Ign http:// dl.google.com stable InRelease Hit http:// dl.google....
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Facing error in apt-get update for ubuntu 15.04

Recently I have updated my Ubuntu software version from 14.10 to 15.04 but due to some technical mistake the upgrade was not done properly, when ever I tried to do do the update it is throwing the ...
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Update installed software

How can I update software already installed on my system? I regularly get system updates, but Software I additionally installed (e.g. LibreOffice, Mendeley, etc.) would not get updated. The newest ...
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Failed to download repository information 14.04

Every time I check for updates, I get: W:Failed to fetch http://cz.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/saucy/main/binary-amd64/Packages 404 Not Found [IP: 217.31.202.63 80] , W:Failed to fetch http://...
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When installed updates, opened 2 sessions for root?

I installed yesterday few updates for Ubuntu, and I always take a look at the logs for anything suspicious. Yesterday, while I was installing the updates, I saw this at auth.log Oct 5 21:49:23 nori-...
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error in apt-get update: Some index files failed to download

I am getting this error when i try to run sudo apt-get update prince@Devil-Device:~$ sudo apt-get update Ign http://archive.ubuntu.com trusty InRelease Get:1 http://archive.ubuntu.com trusty Release....
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Precise Pangolin (12.04) trying to install Trusty Tahr (14.04) updates?

Today the Upadate Manager has begun to ask me to install these ("Important Security") updates: Generic Linux kernel headers linux-headers-generic-lts-trusty (Size: 3 kB) Generic Linux kernel image ...
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Failed to fetch … Hash Sum mismatch. tried rm apt/list but didn't work [duplicate]

as you saw on the title, I got the "Failed to fetch... Hash Sum mismatch" Error. I have tried this method: sudo rm -rf /var/lib/apt/lists/* sudo apt-get update But it didn't work. I still got the ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 apt-get error messages

Always when I run sudo apt-get-update I get the error messages below. how can I fix that ? W: Failed to fetch http://ppa.launchpad.net/chris-lea/node.js/ubuntu/dists/vivid/main/source/Sources 404 ...
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I have a an error message I want to get rid of! [duplicate]

I get this message when I update with apt-get: W: Failed to fetch http://ppa.launchpad.net/freyja-dev/unity-tweak-tool-daily/ubuntu/dists/vivid/main/binary-amd64/Packages 404 Not Found W: Failed ...
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cant get updates in 12.04, W: Failed to fetch

I have tried many fixes from this site, and stack overflow, nothing seems to work. I have edited and/or replaced /etc/apt/sources.list many times, often adding "old releases" where appropriate to the ...
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Software Updater - Not all updates can be installed

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. When I try to update my system, i get the following error message: Software Updater - Not all updates can be installed I googled and some suggested to fix the broken ...
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Can't update software - untrusted packages/indel files failed to download

When I try to update via Software Updater, I am shown this error: Of course, one would normally fix this with (as I have previously asked about here) : sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get ...
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Get rid of reboot prompt by Software-Updater after e.g. kernel update

I have set the GUI software updater to never automatically check for updates as I prefer doing this myself using the commandline and apt-get. But whenever I install updates that require a reboot (...
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Problem loading and opening cache in ubuntu 12.04 LTS [duplicate]

This message appears all the time in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS: An unresolvable problem occurred while initializing the package information. Please report this bug against the 'update-manager' package and ...
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install build-essentials

I have used the command sudo apt-get install build-essentials g++-4.4 gcc-4.4 This command gives error E: Unable to locate package build-essentials. how should I install gcc?
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Upgrade from Ubuntu 10.10 to 14.04.3, apt not recognizing new install of python 2.7.9

I am running Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS on a Dell T410 server, having upgraded from 10.10 (Maverick) earlier today. The upgrade went well for the most part, but I am having some difficulty using apt-get ...
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Updating fails via updater [duplicate]

When I login to my ubuntu 14.10, I get some 300MB updates and when I click on update, I get the below error. Is it important to get this updated or should I keep ignoring it? Please guide. the ...
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Why the Software Updater asked for password only in the first attemp of installing updates?

Sometimes, the Software Updater asks for a password (normally when you try to install kernel updates). Every time that I connect to the Internet, the first thing I do is check for updates. And I got ...
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What commands does the Software Updater run?

I was just wondering, what commands does the Software Updater run? Am I right in assuming that it runs something like?: sudo apt-get update And then: sudo apt-get dist-upgrade Or what exactly ...
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Yet another “Failed to download repository information” from update-manager [duplicate]

When I run update-manager I get the error message "Failed to download repository information", with details: W:Failed to fetch http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/quantal/main/binary-amd64/...
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how to fix out of date program [duplicate]

I have just purchased this new computer and have already been notified the program is out of date. How do I update ubuntu please?
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since yesterday's software update, lubuntu 12.04 hangs at startup

Updated my lubuntu 12.04 yesterday on my Toshiba nb205. Rebooted after software updates and now it hangs at startup process. I never get to logon screen. Just blank screen.how to fix? I updated via ...
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How to trace the origin of how updates make it into my Ubuntu machine?

Question: How do I find the full "community history" of how the updates listed by "software updater" made it into my Ubuntu machine? The question is for the general workflow to obtain the "community ...
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Update manager still “wants” to install updates to app I removed

How do I stop getting updates to software I have removed? I uninstalled Chromium browser, but Update manager still "wants" to install updates. Harmless, but annoying.
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Update- Manager Network Connection fails

I am working with Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. For all my normal working INTERNET works fine. I am able to browse all sites. I am able to use apt-get install to fetch and install software. Ubuntu Software Source ...
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update-manager command does not work in 14.04

When I run the command update-manager I get the following output: Traceback (most recent call last): File "/usr/bin/update-manager", line 115, in <module> app.start_update() File "/...
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What are unsupported updates?

There is a setting called unsupported updates vivid-backports in the update-manager. What exactly does this setting and is it recommended? (The linked question doesn't answer my question.)
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Hang after update the software center in ubuntu 14.05

I experienced hang on my laptop after I run the update software center this morning. I haven't planned to update for so long because I don't see the urgency to run software updates in the past. But ...
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Ubuntu insists on installing a broken package

Everytime I boot the system, I receive a "System crash" message and here is the details: This package is already removed, but Ubuntu insists on trying to install it everytime I boot the system. The ...
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W: Failed to fetch http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/trusty/Release

I just installed Ubuntu 14.04 and I'm trying to run the command: sudo apt-get update and I'm getting the error: W: Failed to fetch http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/trusty/Release W: Some ...
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Unable to Update Several Packages

In the past two weeks, I could not update my Ubuntu system 14.04 LTS. In particular, every time I turn on my computer, the following window pops up. After I click "Install Now", it asks for my ...
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Can not connect to internet and turn off computer after interrupting system update

Last Friday, I was using software updater to update some of my software, but halfway through, I realized I wouldn't have time to complete all of the updates. I unfortunately had to stop the updates ...
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GPG error: http://ppa.launchpad.net trusty InRelease: Clearsigned file isn't valid, got 'NODATA' (does the network require authentication?) [duplicate]

I have been getting this error and its stopping me from downloading latest updates I have looked into other forum posts but im an absolute noob and they werent very clear and/or hard to understand and ...
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Suggestion needed on updating software available on Ubuntu 14.04 LTE

Currently I am syncing repo on my laptop running on Ubuntu 14.04 LTE. I got a message that software updates are available amounting to around 340 MB. Should I update now, while the repo syncing ...
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Unable to find expected entry 'restricted/source/Sources'

I was installing Ubuntu 14.04 in my lab machines. I found apt-get update is not working properly in 14.04 (tried all LTS versions) and 15.04. Its giving following error messages for all the computers. ...
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Verbose Software Updater?

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. After approving and authenticating the present batch of titles in the update, the best the GUI can do is to show a list of the past titles--already downloaded to the ...