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

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Not able to update 12.04, Error. Please help [duplicate]

Reading package lists... Error! W: Duplicate sources.list entry http://archive.canonical.com/ubuntu/ precise/partner i386 Packages ...
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No progress bars are moving whatsoever

Throughout the entire operating system, progress bars will not work. Examples: Downloading software from Software Center -> Progress bar stays at beginning and says Downloaded 0 Bits of 125kbs -> ...
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error during update [duplicate]

I'm trying to update my computer using sudo apt-get update but I'm getting the following error: Err Unable to connect to in.archive.ubuntu.com:http: [IP: 91.189.91.14 80] Err ...
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Cannot update via update manager [duplicate]

The following error message appears: 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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Does Evernote update when installed under Wine?

I am considering to install Ubuntu on my PC. Evernote is an essential, irreplaceable app for me, & I only use the desktop client because all my notes are local. I learned that Evernote for Windows ...
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Ubuntu won't let me login after software update

I'm a Ubuntu Newbie so I'll try to do my best but I'll need step by step procedures please. I have 13.10 installed and after last night's update, I can't login. The keyboard is slow to answer and ...
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Software update failed at last [duplicate]

I was trying to update my software using sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get upgrade but failed at last.I am getting this error: Fetched 1,985 kB in 2min 51s (11.6 kB/s) W: Failed to fetch ...
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apt-get update & install apache2 fails “temporary failure resolving”

failed to fetch http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/a/apache2/apache2-mp-worker_2.2.22-1ubuntu1.4_i386.deb temporary failure resolving 'sercurity.ubuntu.com' failed to fetch ...
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Update Manager, Manual update, alternatives, or make my own package?

I was wondering if I can manually update the repos in the Update manager to have Teamspeak3 (currently it only has Teamspeak 2 and many other outdated software's) If not, are there any other ...
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Updating issue with update manager [duplicate]

When i try to update Ubuntu 12.04 , i got that message , i m newbie , would you help E:Malformed line 42 in source list /etc/apt/sources.list (dist) E:The list of sources could not be read. E:The ...
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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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After partitioning space to my ubuntu partition, nothing updates

Right now, I have Ubuntu 13.04, and using sudo-apt-get dist-upgrade does not get me the 13.10 update. Whenever I sudo-apt-update or upgrade lately, I get: 0 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 0 to remove ...
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Why am I unable to update from Software Updater? [duplicate]

I am unable to update through software updater. After clicking install now, it shows "requires installation from untrusted package". Then there is two options: Settings and OK. I click OK but the ...
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Ubuntu apt-get sources blocked by internet provider [duplicate]

Every time I try to upgrade ubuntu, it gives me forbidden access. Every time that happens, Ubuntu crashes. log file : Do you want to continue [Y/n]? y Get:1 http://archive.canonical.com/ubuntu/ ...
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Function keys not working after update

I installed an update on the 7th and now have some strange keyboard behaviour. After first installing the update and rebooting the keyboard layout changed to US but only for Chromium - when I checked ...
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Does Software Updater update apps installed by Software Center

I just want to know if I could install a bunch of apps through the Software Center and not have to add individual repositories to update every single app.
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Software Updater Not Automatically Launching Any More

I run Ubuntu 12.10 32-bit and (if this is relevant) use the Cinnamon desktop. When I first installed Ubuntu about a year and a half ago, the software updater would pop up automatically whenever ...
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Upgrade from 13.04 to 13.10, update-manager crashed, and now hangs

I started update-manager in order to do the 13.04 to 13.10 upgrade. At some point not far into the process, it died with some sort of unexplained error. (There was a message in the console about a ...
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Update Manager shows Firefox when already installed

I'm very very new to the Linux and Ubuntu world. The Update Manager is showing three important (security) updates: Safe and easy web browser from Mozilla English language pack for Firefox Spanish ...
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System fails to boot after running update manager in 12.04

I did a clean install of 12.04.3 but once I run the update manager the system hangs at the Ubuntu ..... screen after rebooting. I have tried re-installing, updating to correct video drivers, etc. and ...
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Is it harmful not to restart immediately after an update [duplicate]

Often my Ubuntu 12.04 notifies for available updates. Sometimes it asks to restart and gear icon on top right corner for system settings becomes red. Usually I ignore the restart request while remain ...
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Will deselected updates show up again?

I think I mistakenly unchecked a box before installing updates. So the updates were installed, but one was skipped, because I’d unintentionally deselected it. Will Ubuntu offer me that update again, ...
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Failed to download repository information, problem with software & updates?

I think this is an original problem, as all suggested solutions I can find online have failed. I'm running Ubuntu 13.10. I am a very new linux user, but I'll try to decipher comments. THE PROBLEM: ...
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Ubuntu Update Manager finishes checking for updates but not prompting to do pending updates/upgrade

I'm trying to upgrade Ubuntu from 13.04 to 13.10. Already I've done a partial update for current 13.04 system before upgrading it to Ubuntu 13.10. Then, I tried to upgrade it to 13.10. Meanwhile ...
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Problem with installing updates [duplicate]

Following error is displayed when i tried to update from the terminal as well as synaptics package manager. Because of this Ubuntu software center is also not opening. E: Encountered a section with ...
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What does “gsettings get com.ubuntu.update-manager launch-time 1382579402” mean?

When I run gsettings get com.ubuntu.update-manager launch-time the response is 1382579402. What does the value of 1382579402 mean?
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Ubuntu 13.10 - how can i install package?

How to fix this problem? Everytime i am trying to install/update packages it fails root@nson:~# sudo apt-get install dconf-editor Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading ...
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How to prevent a kiosk running Ubuntu 13.10 showing the update dialog popup window?

In my KIOSK i have Ubuntu 13.10. How to remove/suspend/blacklist/hide/disable completely from the Ubuntu 13.10 this following popup via command line? (even with GUI when i click settings and insert ...
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An unresolvable problem occurred while calculating the upgrade

An unresolvable problem occurred while calculating the upgrade. Please report this bug against the update-manager package and include the following error message: 'E:Error, ...
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Failed to fetch from ppa, 404 Not Found error [duplicate]

I can not install it on my ubuntu these updates every time there is this error, here seen in the screenshot:
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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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When making an Ubuntu based distro how do I get newer versions of my distro appear in the Update Manager instead of newer versions of Ubuntu appear

I'm making my own distro as you know, but I would like to know when a new major version of my distro is released how to make it appear in the update manager and make it accualy update to the newer ...
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Unable to authenticate for software update unless sudo

I don't seem to be able to update software if I open the update-manager using the menu. It will ask for the password to authenticate so I type my password as I would if it was on command line for ...
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Unable to update system due to 'Package dependencies cannot be resolved'

I am getting the following error: This error could be caused by required additional software packages which are missing or not installable. Furthermore there could be a conflict between ...
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Tried to install wireless driver and now terminal and update manager no longer work either

My PC specifications: Dell Latitude D830. Fresh install of Ubuntu 12.04 (64bit) dual boot with windows xp pro 6 days ago. Chip ID is Broadcom BCM4311. PCI-ID is [14e4:4312] Last week I installed ...
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Software and updates not running after update to Ubuntu 13.10

Whenever I try to open the 'Software and updates' section in settings, I get an internal error: Nothing else happens. Weh I try running it from the terminal, I get this: navnav@navnavnav:~$ ...
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I failed to download respitory information [duplicate]

W:Failed to fetch http://dl.google.com/linux/deb/dists/stable/Release Unable to find expected entry 'non-free/binary-i386/Packages' in Release file (Wrong sources.list entry or malformed file) , ...
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“W: Failed to fetch gzip:/var/lib/apt/lists/partial/” when I run apt-get update

I have the following error when I do apt-get update Ign http://ppa.launchpad.net/precise/mainTranslation-en Fetched 1 B in 7s (0 ...
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Update Manager - Not all updates can be installed - partial upgrade [duplicate]

I have Ubuntu 12.04LTS. When I was running the update manager, it was interrupted. When I restarted the computer, and tried to run the update manger, I received the message "Not all updates can be ...
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Are all Ubuntu update download servers HTTP only?

In Update Manager's software sources, the option exists to choose a download server and protocol like shown below. Do all updates download via HTTP only? And if HTTPS (or SFTP) aren't supported, why ...
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'E:Malformed line 60 in source list /etc/apt/sources.list (dist parse)' [duplicate]

I've gone through all of the other reports of this but when ever i follow the instructions and it opens my sources.list there are no numbers lines and there is barely anything in it. i saved my ...
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How to upgrade from12.10 now that 13.04 is EOL? [duplicate]

I am trying to upgrade my Ubuntu virtual machine (currently 12.10) to 13.04 and then eventually to 13.10. I ran the update manager and it says "The software on this computer is up to date. However, ...
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Software updates for 13.04 [duplicate]

I am running 13.04. I opened Software Updater. It started OK and then came up with the following message: "Software updates are no longer provided for Ubuntu 13.04 " followed by "To stay secure, you ...
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Why is the size of update manager different from time to time?

At the first time, I installed ubuntu 12.04 on my desktop and ran the update manager. At that time, the size of the update is about 168 MB. Then I did something wrong on device installation, so I ...
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How do I fix faulty Software Center and Software Updater in 13.10? (Novice Level User)

I asked this question before with older version of OS, but it is happening again with 13.10 and the same steps I took to resolve it by moving statoverride.bad last time didn't work this time. Here is ...
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How can I identify untrusted files in updater?

When I try to update the 'updater' notifies me that some files are from untrusted sources. How can I identify those files?
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Software Updater Ignores request to update

I have updated to ubuntu 12.10. Daily I receive notice from the software updater that files are available for updating. When I click on the "Install Now" button, the clock icon briefly shows, then ...
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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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Update notifier doesn't work [cache issue]

The update notifier doesn't notify me when updates are available. Sometime ago I had a similar problem and this worked: sudo rm /var/lib/update-notifier/dpkg-run-stamp sudo rm ...
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Problem installing Packet Fence

I am Installing packet Fence on Ubuntu 13.04 by following this tutorial and I'm getting error as some packages are broken . This is what I have added in my packetfence.list file as given on the ...