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

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Some packages were not marked for update: Best way to proceed

Sometimes I receive the following message on updating: Some packages were not marked for update. The update of these packages need some others to be installed or removed. Do you want to update those ...
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Failed to download repository information. Check your internet connection. Random bad repositories reported

I recently started to have my system update manager coming back with nothing errors downloading repository information. When I run into this problem before, it was always a broken repository. ...
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Unable to upgrade to newest version of Ubunty from 12.10

Trying to upgrade to newest Ubuntu from 12.10. The update manager says failed to download repository information. Check your internet connection I checked my internet connection(s), and I'm ...
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Software updater shows updates that can't be checked?

Ubuntu soft. updater has been showing three packages that it won't install: Automatic Playlist generation for Banshee, Lastfm fingerprint extension, and LIRC integrator extension for Banshee. It's ...
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12.04 Failed update error:update-initramfs: deferring update (trigger activated)

I discovered an error in software center (won't install programs) which I tracked down to a failed update. Not sure how it happened. I got this error message in terminal: dpkg was interrupted, you ...
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Software Updater problem in 12.10 [duplicate]

the problem that I have been reviving is W:GPG error: http://ppa.launchpad.net quantal Release: The following signatures couldn't be verified because the public key is not available: ...
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How do I stop Update Manager from bugging me to install updates I DON'T want

Whenever I use Update Manager to install updates I have to painstakingly scroll through a long list of updates and un-check all the updates I DON'T want, EVERY TIME. It would be nice if there was a ...
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Can't get repository information in order to upgrade 10.10 to 11.04 [duplicate]

After delaying for quite a while, I'm trying to upgrade from 10.10 through to the current version. When I hit the "check" button in Update Manager, I get the following error: Failed to Download ...
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Unable to Open Software center nor Update Manager on 12.04 [duplicate]

When I try to install software I get this: E: Unmet dependencies. Try 'apt-get -f install' with no packages (or specify a solution). I keep being told to enter apt-get -f install but when I do I ...
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update manager giving error message [duplicate]

Every time I click the "Check" button in the update manager I get an error message "Failed to download repository information, check your Internet connection". Under details it lists these errors: ...
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Kubuntu 13.04 fails to boot after software update

This morning Kubuntu presented, as usual, a list of automatic software update. It was an important list, with a lot of applications involved and KDE. There has been an error with some of the packages ...
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Update Manager is not doing anything

Ubuntu 12.04's update manager is not working anymore on my system. I can still do updates via apt-get update. However, when I start the update manager and click Install Updates, nothing is happening. ...
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No Unity or Hud

So i installed Ubuntu 13.04 and everything was working just fine. I installed my drivers for my Radeon HD 7770 restarted the computer and everything still worked fine but when i updated the software ...
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Password does not work after updating to a new Ubuntu version

I updated to a newer version of Ubuntu about a month ago. Since then, I cannot update any software because when the Update Manager asks for my password it says incorrect password. This is not the case ...
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What does “Partial Upgrade” when installing OwnCloud client from third party repository? [duplicate]

I have installed owncloud-client from Ubuntu repositories. But it opens a popup on every startup, which informs about a new version. Therefor I decided to get the update from a 3rd party repository ...
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Issue with Ubuntu Software Centre - Error Message

i know this question may have been asked a lot before but im relatively new to ubuntu so was hoping for some specific instructions to remedy the problem im having. My problem is that i cannot ...
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problem in update manager [duplicate]

E:Encountered a section with no Package: header, E:Problem with MergeList /var/lib/apt/lists/security.ubuntu.com_ubuntu_dists_oneiric-security_main_i18n_Translation-en, E:The package lists or status ...
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Failed to download repository information in Ubuntu12.10

I get an error Failed to download repository information when I try to update on my Ubuntu 12.10 pc. This is what appears in the details block: W:GPG error: http://archive.getdeb.net precise-getdeb ...
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problem while installing chromium browser [duplicate]

I am try to install Chromium browser through terminal but the following error is given. Please can you suggest a way around this problem.???? chromium-codecs-ffmpeg chromium-browser ...
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Where is Update Manager in Xubuntu 13.04?

Update Manager doesn't work in Xubuntu 13.04. When the system loads a notice appears "There are 96 updates, click this note to update". I click a notice but nothing happens, it just disappears. I ...
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Max Retention of Old Releases

I currently had a problem where my INODES hit 100%. This was a real pain to get resolved because everything I tried to do failed because it couldn't create a tmp file. In the end, I found that when ...
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ubuntu software manager does not function properly

My ubuntu software manager does nort function properly after i install update from the update manager? Why is that so? Is there any way to restore to default setting maybe? Can i reset the system?
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Why is Empty the list of trusted software providers - update manager in Ubuntu 12.04?

Why there are no any keys stored in Authentication tab (update settings) Ubuntu 12.04? It looks that something goes wrong. How could I fix it? How to restore the keys? There are no errors, but ...
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About updatemanager [duplicate]

About bogue on Ubuntu 12 LS , i receive this message : E:Encountered a section with no Package: header, E:Problem with MergeList ...
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How to completely disable updates of all kinds, and not ever see prompts to update?

I'm shipping a ubuntu-based system which once shipped will never be connected to a network. I never, ever, ever want it to prompt the user to check for updates, and I never ever ever want it to try to ...
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Update Manager showing for available updates, but not letting me to update [duplicate]

I have a problem here with update manager. Everytime I start my PC, it pops up, saying that there are available updates. I'll share the screenshot. As I click the "Install Updates" button, it asks ...
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Failed to download repository information (Maverick) [duplicate]

I have been through most of the duplicates for this question, and still can't find an answer. I may have missed one but hopefully this isn't a duplicate! Having a problem with updates. I get the ...
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Problems with software installation after kernel update

I am using Ubuntu 13.04 64 bit. I decided to install Linux kernel 3.10 which was released recently so, i downloaded the kernel and header packages from kernel.ubuntu.com since it's not in raring ...
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about updation of ubuntu through update manager

when i check updates in update manager their are updates divide in some categories like important security update, recommended update and so on. should we install all the updates in important ...
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Updating update screen

I was wondering why my update statues does not change. I have incorporated ever update since I have installed Ubuntu but it still reads that I have not updated for over a hundred days.
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How to take control over update action?

I have message (motd - message of the day) that there's some updates for my server. Now, if I don't want simply to do what they told me (apt-get update, apt-get upgrade) and to have some control ...
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Power went off when restart is needed (after updating)

So far nothing bad happened, but it has only been a few minutes. The power in my house went off so my laptop was automatically powered off, too, but restart (after update) was needed (the shut down ...
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Stop Update-Notifier from Loading Up [duplicate]

Everytime my Ubuntu 13.04 system loads up, update-notifier opens with a list if software that can be updated. I do not want update-notifier to open. I have checked its settings and the cron and at ...
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Failed to download repository information: unable to connect to 192.16.3.254:8080 Please Help!

I've tried many of the solution posted for similar questions. But nothing helped. whenever i try to update or install software, i get a huge list of errors! I'm new to ubuntu and hence have zero ...
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Malformed line 6 in source list /ect/apt/sources.list when trying to fix software center [duplicate]

My software center won't open. So someone told me to re-install it and one command that I was told to do was sudo apt-get update which is failing to run, saying it cannot read line 6. # ...
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Update manager: “Could not download all repository indexes”

Failed to fetch http://ppa.launchpad.net/pmcenery/ppa/ubuntu/dists/olivia/main/binary-amd64/Packages 404 Not Found Failed to fetch ...
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why is there a (-11-System Error) whenever i run sudo apt-get update? [duplicate]

why is there a (-11-System Error) whenever i run sudo apt-get update? Something wicked happened resolving 'archive.ubuntu.com:http' (-11 - System error)
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Red Triangle with exclamation mark, next to wifi symbol, in ubuntu 13.04

I have a red triangle at top on screen, that says "The update information is outdated. This may be caused by network problems or by a repository that is no longer available. Please update manually ...
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downloading updates

When I click install up dates from the update manager I receive the following error message: "Cd/dvd unbuntu 12.10_quantal quetz_-release 1386 (20121017.2) required" I cannot find this item to burn ...
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Could not initialize the package information error when loading update manager [closed]

E:Malformed line 37 in source list /etc/apt/sources.list (dist parse), E:The list of sources could not be read., E:The package lists or status file could not be parsed or opened.'
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How is Software updater installing updates without my password? [duplicate]

I've noticed Software updater in 12.10 installs updates without asking for my password the way it used to. My question is, how is it doing this and what is to prevent a malicious script/program ...
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Update manager does not install updates anymore

The Update Manager hasn't been working properly for a while. I've got a number of updates that've stacked up, because of this very problem. Each time that I go for installing the updates, i get a ...
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Error: brokencount > 0

I am getting the following error in the top menu bar: An error occurred. Please run the Package Manager from the right-click menu or apt-get in a terminal to see what is wrong. The error message ...
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Ubuntu Update Manager fails to install upates (Version 12.04 LTS)

I am known about Ubuntu for quite a while but only a couple of months ago I started using it more often as my secondary OS. Anyway, my problem is that the update manager keeps failing to install the ...
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Again can't install updates on ubntu 12.04! [duplicate]

I'm having again this problem where I get a dialog box for internet connection error with the next log: W:Failed to fetch http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/natty-backports/main/source/Sources ...
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/boot partition out of free space on standard install of 13.04 [duplicate]

I installed Ubuntu 13.04 a few weeks ago as a fresh install on my laptop. 64 bit, using full disc encryption. Suddenly this message appears when updating the software. I looked in GParted, and ...
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software updater not updating ubuntu 13.04

I think some settings have been changed and I cannot update my Ubuntu 13.04 using the software updater.....please help me as I am new to this OS Here are the screenshot of my problem.. If you need ...
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Discrepancy between `apt-get upgrade` and update manager [duplicate]

I use Ubuntu 12.04.2 and I've just finished running apt-get update. According to apt-get upgrade, there are 5 packages to be upgraded, in a total of 1533 kB; while the update manager indicates there ...
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How to install again Update Manager after uninstalling it

Ok, the thing is this I tried asking many times on few ubuntu forums how to deal with my non-responsive Update Manager, but all I was getting was the same stuff (run it from the terminal, run some ...
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Why I have to install same update more than once?

In this screenshot, there are 2 files with the same name. Isn't this only for a single thing in Ubuntu? Why I have to install one same looking update more than once?