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

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Can't install updates

I'm pretty new to ubuntu, I started using it about a month ago, and ever since I installed it I haven't been able to install updates. When I go to System Settings>details>install updates, it shows me ...
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updates failing

I go to update but I get this error W:GPG error: http://download.opensuse.org Release: The following signatures couldn't be verified because the public key is not available: NO_PUBKEY ...
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My update manager does not want to open [duplicate]

The message says: E:Encountered a section with no Package: header, E:Problem with MergeList /var/lib/apt/lists/za.archive.ubuntu.com_ubuntu_dists_precise_main_binary-i386_Packages, E:The package lists ...
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Cannot open Software Updater and Synaptic Package Manager [duplicate]

I have this error when I open Synaptic. E: Encountered a section with no Package: header E: Problem with MergeList ...
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Failed to install untrusted sources and failed to download update information

I changed my server from fastest available to main server, while trying to fix the issue with software manager (untrusted sources failing to install FYI) and I got an error. Here's an error I get: ...
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Ubuntu Update Manager Hash Sum mismatch

sudo apt-get update W: Failed to fetch http://ca.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/precise/main/source/Sources Hash Sum mismatch E: Some index files failed to download. They have been ignored, or ...
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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 14.04 won't let me login

Yesterday I was updating some applications. I come back later and I see a red stop sign on top of my screen that stated there was an error. It said that some of my packages needed some dependencies. I ...
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“Check if you are using third party repositories” what this means while upgrading?

I am getting an error message while updating Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. The error messege is: "Check if you are using third party repositories. If so disable them, since they are a common source of ...
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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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Internet Connection Error with updating Ubuntu

Failed to download repository information, "check your Internet connection" After using this on wifi and then directly plugging the laptop into wire-cable for faster, guaranteed Internet, nothing is ...
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should i update the system? the last time i couldnt boot after that

I was wondering should I update my system, cause last time I did I got a black screen... i installed new ati drivers from their website, will I need to reinstall them after the update?
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Software Updater: Requires installation of un-trusted packages

I used "sudo apt-get update" command in terminal and resulted with below log, Help me to fix this issue, thanks in advance for your kind reply. LOG:(I made typo in the link reference to post this ...
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How can I solve this terminal sudo update error/ or software updater error?

Everytime I sudo update in the terminal, it gives me this message W: Failed to fetch http://ppa.launchpad.net/pmjdebruijn/darktable-release/ubuntu/dists/utopic/main/binary-amd64/Packages 404 Not ...
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Is it possible to run software-updater without a password?

I know that I can add commands in /etc/sudoers to obtain passwordless sudo in the command-line, but I don't think this applies to the software-updater (does that use gksudo or some other form of ...
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“Unmet Dependencies” problem when trying apt-get install

Anytime I try to install python packages using the command: sudo apt-get install python-package I get the following output: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 The update information is outdated [duplicate]

I am still new to linux and not sure what to do to solve this situation. I try to update the repository with the command: sudo apt-get update but it returns this error: W: Impossibile recuperare ...
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Software updater shows updates but not apt-get

This popped up: When I run apt-get in a terminal, however, I get: sudo apt-get dist-upgrade Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done ...
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How can I get update manager to stop asking me to restart on 14.04?

The top voted answer at (How can I stop the Software Updater from nagging me to restart?) says to go into dconf-editor and uncheck hide-reboot-notification. But under com.ubuntu.update-notifier 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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Skype for Ubuntu 12.04 [duplicate]

I installed the skype software for ubuntu 12.04 but I can not connect with the skype there is a warning that "server connection failure" and I can not communicate. Does anyone knows where I can get ...
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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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“Software Updater” & “Software & Updates” not working on 14.04 LTS

I havent used my Ubuntu for quite long time. Today, when i boot the Ubuntu (14.04 LTS), the software updater and Software & Updates(from Settings) are not working. The software updater's window ...
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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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Update manager shows x86 virtualization solution -kernel modules for DKMS

After I upgraded from ubuntu 11.10 to 12.04. I see the "x86 virtualization solution -kernel modules for DKMS" update available in update manager. But it doesn't let me select or install it. My ...
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Software updater doesn't display Ubuntu 14.04

I have the weirdest problem. Software Updater will occasionally not display in Unity on 14.04. If I manually start Software Updater everything works fine, but if there are updates and the window ...
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14.04 LTS No Dash / Launcher after update through Software Updater

I'm getting no Dash / Launcher after I login. This started after an update through the Software updater. Please help to fix ... I've already lost a day trying different options posted on ...
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How to disable the update manager popup?

I configured this: Automatically check for updates: Never But the update manager keeps poping up against my wishes, I have no control. I feel like I'm using Windows again. I want to be able to ...
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Laptop discharged while upgrading to 14.10

I was upgrading to 14.10 from 14.04 today, and I was halfway through the process. It was on the "adding packages" stage. I left my laptop, but soon the battery discharged and when I later booted it, ...
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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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Can someone explain package manager leftover script after nginx update meaningless failure?

I recently fixed this nginx update related issue and would appreciate someone to explain why does the update manager leave this sort of things to be fixed later by package manager during a non related ...
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“Require Installation Of Untrusted Packages” while upgrading with the update manager

It didn't fixed the error. So, how do I fix my GUI update? For every software I have to install it from command line because I got same error when install software from Ubuntu Software Center.
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Update Manager got stuck (but not frozen) while installing downloaded updates. What should I do?

I have just gotten my Ubuntu 12.04 LTS desktop computer reassembled after a trip back home and connected it to my parent's wireless Internet connection. The connection seems quite shaky (disconnects ...
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Upgrating from 12.10 to 14.10 failed

I got this error while upgrading from 12.10 to 14.10: W:Failed to fetch http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/raring-security/main/source/Sources 404 Not Found [IP: 91.189.91.15 80] W:Failed to ...
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software and updates in system settings not working

Recently, I noticed a red circle with a minus sign on system panel beside the network manager. When I click on it displays the following: A problem occurred when checking for the updates. (greyed ...
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pkgProblemResolver error when running Package Manager and updating 12.04

Ubuntu 12.04 (Original Ubuntu version was 8.xx) I have a message on the top bar that an error occurred and to run Package Manager. I received the following message after running package manager: ...
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Unable to boot after update to linux-image-3.13.0-39-generic

Running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on Intel-based computer. I ran the update package for a new release Linux and it seemed to be successful, but when rebooting, I was unable to boot. I booted to a previous ...
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Why Does Software Updater Say No updates Available, but apt-get upgrade Shows updates available?

I normally use Software Updater to keep the system updated. However I occasionally will run apt-get upgrade from the terminal and I've notice there are times when Software Updater says there are no ...
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update manager is showi [duplicate]

there is showing some problem with update manager. showing this massage- 'E:Encountered a section with no Package: header, E:Problem with MergeList ...
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apt-get searching for binary-armhf with INTEL i7 CPU

When I run: apt-get update I receive the following errors: Err http://us.archive.ubuntu.com trusty/main armhf Packages 404 Not Found [IP: 91.189.91.13 80] Err http://us.archive.ubuntu.com ...
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Update manager fails to calculate upgrade

Recently, when running the update manager, and after checking package info. shows this message. Could not calculate the upgrade An unresolvable problem occurred while calculating the upgrade. ...
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when trying to update 14.10 get message “you are not allowed to preform this action”

upgrade manager will display and start action to upgrade the gives me error that I am do not have privileges to perform this action
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14.04 -> 14.10 not shown in software updater

I'm trying to upgrade my 14.04 system to 14.10. Following standard instructions for doing so do not produce expected results on my system. When I run "sudo apt-get upgrade update-manager-core", the ...
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Ubuntu updgrade hung after completed fetching

My Ubuntu version is 11.10 and I tried to upgrade it to 12.04 using Update Manager GUI. In the Distribution Update, it completed the first two steps. Then in the third step, after fetching all the ...
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How can I make update-manager require less free disk space on root partition

My system contains a relatively small root partion (around 16) and the rest on home. Now my upgrade from 14.04 to 14.10 fails because it needs 8 GB of free space on root but I only have 4 GB and I see ...
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Software updater reverting to previous kernel version

I have Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and I have updated it to the latest stable Ubuntu kernel: Linux version 3.17.1-031701-generic (apw@gomeisa) (gcc version 4.6.3 (Ubuntu/Linaro 4.6.3-1ubuntu5) ) #201410150735 ...
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Ubuntu 14.10 not available through software updater?

I'm in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, and I've enabled the "notify me for every new release" option. I still am not able to upgrade through software updater.
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Nginx Suddenly Appeared

I've never heard of this happening, so I'm baffled and not sure where to begin debugging. I'm on 14.04 and have had LAMP installed (as instructed here) for 3-6 months. Today, my laptop rebooted, and ...
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Very slow system updates

I'm currently running 14.04 x64, and for the last few days, running either System Updater or apt-get update results in very long wait times (one of the last tries clocked in at over 14 minutes) until ...
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Failed to download repository on Ubuntu 13.04 [duplicate]

I have just changed my old Sony Vaio VGN-TX3XP from Windows XP to Ubuntu 13.04. It all installed fine as far as I could see, however when I try and install anything it will not allow me to as I get ...