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

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Malformed line in the source list /etc/apt/sources.list (dist parse), dont let me use update manager

Here is the error hope i can get some help, i show you the update manager and the line of the error, if you need something else just ask for it. update manager error prompt: An unresolvable problem ...
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Update Manager reports a “404 - Failed to fetch” for a deb file

Update Manager is reporting this error: Failed to fetch us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/s/software-center/software-center_5.2.2_all.deb 404 Not Found I checked and my Internet connection is ...
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update manager not detecting upgrade to 12.04

I am using ubuntu 11.10 and update manager is not showing the option to upgrade it to 12.04. I have selected the 'Notify me of new Ubuntu version:' option to 'For any new version as suggested by some ...
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My apt-get update is taking too much and finally error?

I was trying apt-get update but from an over night wait i found this !! Also my software centre is showing , when i click some software to install it shows it is from multiverse source or ...
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What happens if I install updates without checking for new updates first?

Let's say I open the Update Manager, and my package list is a couple of days old, or I do apt-get upgrade without doing an apt-get update first, what is the result of this? If there have been ...
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update manager fails to update - badsig errors displayed in synaptic [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What is the easiest way to resolve apt-get BADSIG GPG errors? Update manager claiming that i did't check for updates but i do? the system is telling me that i did not ...
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Update Manager is in Launcher and Alt-Tab list, but I can't switch to it [closed]

The Update Manager recently started itself and found two updates. I can tell by the icon in the launcher. The icon has a (2) on it and a little white arrow saying the application is running. I can ...
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Unable to boot Into Windows 7 after Ubuntu 10.04 update

I'm running a dual boot Windows 7 / Ubuntu 10.04 system. I ran the Ubuntu update last night, and today when I tried to boot into Windows 7, it goes straight to the windows recovery on my Acer 5517 ...
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How do I find which PPA to remove from update?

When I run apt-get update I get some failures at the end and I'd like to remove them but I don't know which PPA they are coming from. I have Y-PPA Manager installed, but still can't find where it is ...
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Failed to fetch PPA Error (Deluge) [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I fix a 404 Error using a PPA? How do I fix this error? W:Failed to fetch http://ppa.launchpad.net/deluge-team/ppa/ubuntu/dists/quantal/main/source/Sources ...
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Has anyone found “submit statistical information”?

In most versions of Ubuntu I've used (including 12.04), there was a tab inside the settings of the update manager (now called software updater) that allowed you to submit statistical information. I ...
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Torchligh not updating

So I bought the Humble Indie Bundle VI containing Torchlight (among others) and installed them via the software centre. A few days later some updates were available in the Update Manager as in this ...
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Update Manager doesn't show up anymore when there are available updates

Like the title says the Update Manager doesn't show up automatically,like it used to do, when there are available updates.To be more specific ,the only way I can update my packages/installed programs ...
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Why is my package information seemingly not updating?

Are there no updates for anything or has something gone wrong on my computer? As of recent, I have been getting a red warning triangle in my notification bar: When I go to my update manager, it ...
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How do I stop being offered updates for PAE kernels? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: I get two kernel updates, one for Generic and one for Generic-PAE I am using Ubuntu 12.04 . I don't want to use PAE kernels so i am using normal kernels . but update ...
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having problems with update manager

I'm trying to update my Ubuntu system, but cannot do anything with the Update Manager. It loads up 3/4 of the way and then says: Could not initialize the package information An unresolvable problem ...
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Why are some updates not installable?

Whenever Update Manager runs, I am always left with these three options: They are obviously all related to Evolution, which does appear to still be installed, but I have never used it. This has ...
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Update Manager unable to get updates

In last few days my Ubuntu 11.10 update manager is unable to get new updates. When I checked update log I saw that for couple of updates it says "Network isn't available". For other updates it ...
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Add Update Manager to the System menu in GNOME Shell

In Unity, the Update Manager was included in the power cog menu along with log out, suspend, shut down etc. But in GNOME Shell, I do not find such an option. Is there any extension or tweak to make ...
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How do I fix a download issue when updating? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I fix a 404 Error using a PPA? For some reason every time I try to update by terminal, synaptic, and update manager I get this error message and I cannot update ...
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How to resume the upgrade of package downloads (10.04 -> 10.10)

I was trying to upgrade my 10.04 machine to 10.10 via the Update Manager. It was downloading the packages (was not installing it). Since I had to leave my place, I cancelled it in order to be able to ...
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How do I force apt-get to update the state of package versions?

I installed Natty Narwhal last night, and cam across a problem with update manager. I had initially instructed update manager to "Install updates", but the dialog that popped up stayed on "waiting..." ...
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How to roll back hardware updates? [duplicate]

I just did the hardware updates available through the update manager, this is the first time I had ever seen or heard of a hardware update but I figured it would be legit because it was coming from ...
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How to turn off Software updater? (Xubuntu)

Is it possible to turn "Software updater" off? It pops up on startup every single time offering new (unwanted) updates. I have tried to set "don't check for updates" and all this kind of stuff in ...
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cannot install anything via apt-get. problem with apt-get update [duplicate]

I am unable to install anything with apt-get. I think this problem is due to gpg error of some kind. I have done almost everything on the net as per my belief. this is what happens when I run apt-get ...
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After UPDATE, I get: “no rule to build the target” running MAKE, why?

I frequently run the Ubuntu updates-manager , and after that, every time, I need to do a make to re-install my TV tuner driver (like described in here) But that time, make stops with errors: ...
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I am unable to update ubuntu 12.04 LTS. Says check internet connection

I cannot install my updates. I used the following information How do I fix a "Failed to download package files" error? but it didn't work. In the software sources window under the "ubuntu ...
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Not all updates can be installed, partial upgrade proposed

When I am opening Update manager, it writes, that "Not all updates can be installed" and partial upgrade proposed. What does this mean? Am I correct thinking that "upgrade" means changing Ubuntu ...
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Update manager updates the kernel mod but not the nvidia client, how to get them to match?

12.04 update on 2012-12-22 updated the kernel to 3.2.0-35-generic and attempted to update nvidia driver to nvidia-experimental-310 310.14-0ubuntu0.1 but did not. Update on 2013-01-06 update manager ...
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12.04 LTS, update-manager behaves contradictory?

I have installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS two weeks ago by downloading the iso image, creating a startup usb stick from this image, booting the live system and finally installing. I have been working ...
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Import error when running update manager

It seems like I am getting some error related to Python, but I am not sure why I am getting it. When I ran Software Updater (in 12.10) from unity, it didn't even fire up. When I did this from the ...
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12.04 apt-get update taking long time. How to speed up?

sudo apt-get update is taking long time for following sites: Get:17 http://archive.ubuntu.com precise/restricted Sources [5,470 B] ...
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Any advantage or disadvantage to using the command line vs the graphical update process using update manager?

11.10 to 12.04 Upgrade: My natural inclination is to go for the command line update method using: do-release-upgrade Any advantage or disadvantage to using the command line vs the graphical update ...
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Can't update software with Update Manager due to telepathy-butterfly [closed]

When I try to update my Ubuntu 11.10 I get this message after downloading everything "The installation or removal of a software package failed. installArchives() failed: (Reading database ... dpkg: ...
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Issues after Marlin file browser installation?

Someday ago I tried the Marlin file browser (a nice crossover between thunar, nautilus and windows explorer) from elementary-dev PPA. Then I've encountered some troubles in updating packages. ...
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Installing updates froze virtual machine

I was just installing updates for 10.10 amd_64 Ubuntu desktop guest system, but the system seems to have frozen while applying changes, going into host-F1 terminals doesn't work. If I do a hard reset ...
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Can I install updates while software center is installing?

I'm using Ubuntu 10.10 Maverick Meerkat in dual boot with Windows XP SP3 and am having issues while installing packages/programs in Ubuntu. Not that they don't install but parallel installation is not ...
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Update gets stuck unpacking bad package, won't continue without it

Removing the package from cache, and disabling Recommended Updates in Software Sources gives me an error saying I need to install this package. I've tried to update several times, but it keeps ...
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Graphics card problems after update

During the week I did a update through the update manager and since then my desktop graphics have stopped working properly. I usually just quickly glance through the list of packages to be updated ...
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Update Manger offline error

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04, using the i3 window manager. I'm having troubles with the Software and Updates for my system. When I start the update-manager I get this screen : The internet is working ...
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Not able to clean out old kernel files in /boot [duplicate]

I am trying to Update my server navin@ubuntu:~$ sudo apt-get dist-upgrade Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done You might want to run 'apt-get -f ...
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How to solve problem with repositories and update information is outdated message 14.04

I am still new to linux and currently using 14.04 and not sure what to do to solve this situation. The problem arose as I was just trying to install spotify following this guide and I found myself ...
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Can't upgrade from Ubuntu 10.10 to latest version

I'm using Ubuntu 10.10. I want to upgrade it to the latest version but I'm just unable to do so. When I press Alt+F2 and write upgrade-manager-c-d and run it, it says Error stating file ...
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How to clean up remnants of old versions?

I have a laptop with 14.04 installed on it, and I've had Ubuntu on this machine since 12.04. I notice that I have "duplicates" (old versions) of some programs, namely update manager, belonging to both ...
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Trusty Software Updater does not propose updates from trusty-updates

I have since one week upgraded several PC to Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr. I got several updates via the Software Updater, but I don't get updates from trusty-updates, although this repository is ...
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Update Manager crashes, says it needs 3.2.0.58.69 but linux-image-generic on system is 3.2.0.59.70 [duplicate]

Recently Update Manager ceased working. Ubuntu Software Centre, when I enter it instead, offers to repair, then fails and offers to repair again, and so on. This is the key sentence I keep getting ...
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Update Information Outdated (conflicting message?)

I get this alert and it says that: The update information is outdated. This may be caused by network problems or py a repository that is no longer available. Please update manually by clicking on ...
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Ubuntu - 12.04 Update manager and software center is not working

I have Ubuntu 12.04 LTS installed in my machine. Update manager and software center is not working after applying some packages through update manager. The following is the error trace I got, when I ...
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Replicate update-manager at the terminal

I would have thought that the graphical update-manager could be reproduced from the terminal commands: sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get upgrade -y sudo apt-get dist-upgrade -y yet I can run these ...