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

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Ubuntu 12.04 displays a blank screen with no wallpaper and no refresh

My system specs: - Intel Core 2 Duo T7500@2.2GHz - Graphic Card Intel Mobile GM965/GL960 Operating System - Grub Tripple Boot System: Ubuntu 12.04 with CairoDock 3.0.0 and Compiz Cube activated and ...
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cannot install cinnimon 2.xx

Fetched 841 kB in 28s (29.3 kB/s) W: GPG error: http://packages.mate-desktop.org raring Release: The following signatures couldn't be verified because the public key is not available: NO_PUBKEY ...
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update manager - insufficient storage space (false alarm)

I'm trying to run Update Manager but it keeps reporting that there's not enough space. Here's the screenshot: I ran sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get upgrade from the terminal but still ...
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Unable to Upgrade from 13.04 to 13.10

Following is what I get as error Error during update A problem occurred during the update. This is usually some sort of network problem, please check your network connection and retry. W:Failed ...
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Ubuntu Gnome 13.10 not updating after remove /var/apt/list/lock and /var/cache/archives/lock

Please help me out, any distribution of Linux I have installed but still not updating.
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Restore old desktop

My Ubuntu Desktop display system has been crashed after automated updates via update manager. How can restore my old version of Ubuntu Desktop?
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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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Trouble Updating to Version 13.10 (from Version 13.04)

By trying to update to Version 13.10 (German) from Version 13.04 i'd received the following Problem-Message: W:Fehlschlag beim Holen von "http: ...
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Why can't I refresh the list of packages? [duplicate]

This might be a duplicate, but I can't find a solution in other posts. Whenever I try to update I get this message: ERROR###ERROR###ERROR###ERROR###ERROR###ERROR###ERROR E:Encountered a section with ...
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How to do upgrade [duplicate]

I haven't been on my computer in so long. so when I got on it and wanted to download files the update kept popping up. I clicked it on it and it told me that the version I was using is no longer ...
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Another “Failed to download repository information” [duplicate]

I've tried all the suggestions I've been able to find, but I'm still getting the error msg. The thing I think is different about my case is that none of the files indicated by the details of the msg. ...
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Cant Update 12.04

When the update icon popped up, it said: An Error occurred, please run package manager from the right click menu or apt-get in a terminal to see whats wrong. The error message was: Error: ...
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update from 13.04 to 13.10

First of all I installed in my external USB UBUNTU 13.04, then (thanks to Google) I installed KDE (by adding KUBUNTU package), so at last I got KUBUNTU 13.04. Was happy until KDE show me that I can ...
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Errors while updating Ubuntu 13.10 [duplicate]

When I execute the updater it always throws the same error saying: Failed to download repository information. Check your internet connection. And when I run the sudo apt-get update I get these ...
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Updates don't work in Ubuntu 13.10 [duplicate]

Hello guys I hope you're all fine. This is the problem: When I execute the updater it always throws the same error saying: Failed to download repository information. Check your internet connection. ...
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manually changing power script to never shut off monitor

After a recent update my Ubuntu 12.04 LTS now powers off the monitor after 10 minutes of idle time. The power setting are set to "never" shut down. This update was sent out today also mess other ...
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Unable to select Chrome updates on Ubuntu 12.04

I own two machines, both of which are running Ubuntu 12.04. I use Google Chrome on both. A Google Chrome update is available, and it appears in the Update Manager. However, I cannot select the ...
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Rythmbox,Shutdown stopped working after 13.10 upgradation

I was upgrading 13.04 to 13.10 and after a while it hanged. I had to forcefully shutdown(the upgradation was not complete) But now its saying that I have upgraded to 13.10 But I have the following ...
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Is using Software Updater the same thing as running apt-get update and apt-get upgrade?

It seems like this should be true but I wanted to make sure. Thanks!
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Problem upgrading from 13.04 to 13.10 [duplicate]

Part way through upgrading from 13.04 to 13.10 the process ground to a halt with an error message. Now on retrying by going to 'Check for updates' I get the following: Failed to load the package list ...
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Software & updates not opening in ubuntu 13.10 [duplicate]

I entered sudo software-properties-gtk on terminal but software & updates not opened. And this command (sudo software-properties-gtk) shows this error. Traceback (most recent call last): File ...
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upgrade:upgradation failed,13.10 issue

I was upgrading 13.04 to 13.10.And suddenly it hanged and upper part of the screen went black. So I stopped the upgradation and unfortunately I forcefully shutdown.But its already upgraded to 13.10(I ...
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What's the difference between “software updater” and “software update”

I noticed I have two versions of "software update" one just says open source in the description and the other says its gnome apt update manager. "Software Updater" if clicked finds no current ...
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How to delete an item from the update manager

I need to delete an update from the update-manager. Until now I could not find the way to do it. Anybody may help?
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Restarting update manager after freezing!

While upgrading a distribution, the update manager freezes. How to restart the process of a safe upgrade?
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Update manager has managed to hang itself while updating (13.04 to 13.10)

I was updating my Ubuntu from 13.04 to 13.10. All the packages were downloaded and were being installed, while all of a sudden the update manager window went dim. I ran ps -A and I can see a process ...
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What is preferable way to upgrade system?

There are (at minimum) two ways to upgrade Ubuntu. Using Update Manager. Using apt-get upgrade (sudo apt-get update ; sudo apt-get upgrade) in a terminal. Are those two ways equal or is one of ...
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A way to upgrade

5 along side win 7. I have really bad internet, connected to a router and the connection dose not stay on for a decent 2 hours without resetting. Is their a way to upgrade without having the updater ...
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What is the upgrade manager?

What exactly is the role of the upgrade manager? I've noticed that the last few releases of ubuntu downloads an upgrade manager once you press the upgrade button. I thought the upgrade was merely ...
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404 Errors in ubuntu 13.10 [duplicate]

Just installed ubuntu 13.10 I did apt-update in terminal and sow this Err http://ppa.launchpad.net /ubuntu/saucy amd64 Packages 404 Not Found Err http://ppa.launchpad.net ...
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How can I remove a malformed line from my source.list? [duplicate]

When trying to update, I end up getting, "An unresolvable problem occurred while initializing the package information. Please report this bug against the 'update manager' package and include the ...
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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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Ubuntu 13.04 can't open software & updates / software sources

I am using MacBook Air Mid 2012 running Single OS which is Ubuntu (Raring Ringtail). Its been a month I'm using Ubuntu and everything works fine, recently i can't open software & updates, when i ...
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Xubuntu software update not working?

When running a software update, I got a message telling me that either my network connections aren't working anymore, or that the repositories are no longer available. I already tried restarting my ...
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sudo apt-get update stuck at 100% [Waiting for headers]? [duplicate]

Here is the sample Hit http://security.ubuntu.com raring-security/main Translation-en Hit http://security.ubuntu.com raring-security/multiverse Translation-en Hit ...
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Cannot update Ubuntu 13.04 [duplicate]

I cannot get updates to work. Here is message The following packages have unmet dependencies: libgtk-3-0 : Depends: libwayland-client0 (>= 1.0.2) but it is not installed Depends: ...
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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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Why is Software Updater showing additional updates?

I have never seen this before until today. Just a moment ago Software Updater displayed itself to me and said I have packages I need to update. Among them was ClamAV, which I have never installed. I ...
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Ubuntu13.04 64-bit software update fails

Ubuntu 13.04 64-bit desktop 2013/10/07. Default update manager fails, so the following transpired: $ sudo apt-get update Ign file: apt-build Release.gpg Get:1 file: apt-build Release [107 B] Err ...
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rI can't find the update manager or the software manager, can any help?

I've tried searching for both the Update manager and the Software Manager and all I can find is the Synaptic Package Manager, which wont help me update to 13.04 of Ubuntu. I've tried looking around ...
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Theme shows improperly after last update from Update Manager

I installed the last updates from update manager some hours ago (I can't remember what kind of updates they were) and now the delorean dark theme 3.9 show improperly in some windows or software, for ...
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Software downloader downloading dozens of mb (almost) every day

Why does ubuntu's software updater download around 80 MB (almost) every day? Does it simply replace the original content constantly? It is not always downloading for the same application, but it still ...
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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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Update Manager Error ubuntu 12.04 LTS [duplicate]

Red exclamation point in triangl up there is scareing me when i click on it this shows up: The update information is outdated.This may be caused by network problems or by a repository that is ...
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problem when i apt get update “precise/main armhf Packages 404 Not Found”

I try a restore my sorce list, change my server updates to main. But i still have the same problem. It all started when i try to instal the nvidia cuda toolkit. I fallow the guide to install the ...
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update manager shows error

I can't install update from update manager. It gives the error: Could not initialize the package information An unresolvable problem occurred while initializing the package information. Please ...
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In first was a problem with apt-get and now it's with the update also [duplicate]

I want to learn more linux, so I choose Ubuntu and started learn about it, using a book .. but it's no easy as I expected. Few days ago, I was reading about apt-get and how to change the default ...
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Unable to get any new updates [duplicate]

I get Failed to fetch http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/d/dbus/libdbus-1-3_1.4.18-1ubuntu1.1_i386.deb 404 Not Found [IP: 91.189.92.201 80] and series of other errors when I try to ...
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Stop sign in system tray [duplicate]

When I start my Ubuntu, the system tray at the top of the screen will have a stop sign, which shows me messages like this: An error occurred, please run Package Manager from the right-click menu or ...
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Failed to download repositary information [duplicate]

I open update manager and click check button for update , and popup box coming out and show Failed to download repositary informaion. pls someone help me , i want to update 12.04 to 13.04 , I'm using ...