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

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after update “the disk drive / is not ready yet or not present?”

I've been messing around and I feel like I'm just opening a can a of worms. Not sure If I'm getting closer to solution and I feel like I'm just discovering more problems and I'm not sure where to ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 to 14.04 Lts does not upgrade, keeps showing error

The update from Ubuntu 13.10 to 14.04 LTS does not work it keeps showing me an error as could not calculate the upgrade, even when I want it to get updated from the terminal it says the same error. I ...
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Is upgrading from LTS to LTS as reliable as doing a fresh install?

Having run into many snags and stability issues when upgrading (update-manager -d) from just release to release (For example: 13.04 - 13.10), I soon learned and have been told that it is always more ...
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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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The application manager doesn't find the update [duplicate]

I can't find trusty tar. This update seems somewhat half-baked.
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“not authenticated sources” warning on apparently safe packages, Ubuntu Update Manager

I've been using Ubuntu 12.04 for about 8 months. My machine was disconnected for a couple of weeks. Am now connected, and Update Manager has 23 updates waiting. But I get a warning "The action would ...
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sudo update-manager -d non-gui only alternative

sudo update-manager -d checks if upgrading to the latest devel release is possible (man update-manger). But it opens a visual application (winodws, buttons and so on). Is there any command ...
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how to install important updates via update manager after a large gap of period?

I am checking for updates from my Update Manager. It says last updated 135 days ago and takes 8 to 9 hrs to check for updates. Finally one or more warnings : Can't install updates from unauthorized ...
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My ubuntu 12 .04 will not update

Hi I'm having problems updating my Ubuntu 12.04, when I type sudo apt-get update I get this howie@ubuntu:~$ sudo apt-get update [sudo] password for howie: Get:1 http://dl.google.com stable ...
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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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How to show Update Manager full report of the upgrade in the command line?

How can I mimic the output of update manager via command line? I have update manager set to show only "important security updates" and the layout with the info is great. Is is possible to get similar ...
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update-manager crashes

I have ubuntu 13.04 and I constantly get this error: Actually it never goes away. If I dismiss one error message, another identical one pops up immediately. Very annoying. Unfortunately I have not ...
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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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Bluetooth became disabled by an update - Ubuntu 14.04 - Trusty [closed]

On Sunday (06 Apr) my Bluetooth adapter (Bus 001 Device 003: ID 0cf3:3005 Atheros Communications, Inc. AR3011 Bluetooth) became completly disabled by an update. Before the adapter has been working ...
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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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Trouble with “ waiting for headers ”

It seems duplicate but really it's not, I'm really tired of testing all solutions and reaching no success. even I'm thinking about going back to windows because I had several problems with ubuntu ...
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I Have recently installed 13.10. I'm Getting a problem when i use sudo apt-get update [duplicate]

This is what I'm getting when i'm using sudo apt-get updates E: Type 'Download' is not known on line 61 in source list /etc/apt/sources.list E: Malformed line 3 in source list ...
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My ubuntu will not update [duplicate]

It gives me this error message: W:Failed to fetch cdrom://Ubuntu 12.04.1 LTS _Precise Pangolin_ - Release i386 (20120817.3)/dists/precise/main/binary-i386/Packages Please use apt-cdrom to make this ...
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Error in update and upgrade

Following are some of the errors that I am getting while using the command: sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get upgrade W: Failed to fetch ...
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What is a partial upgrade and when is it necessary?

Sometimes when I am running a development version of Ubuntu, the Software Updater will tell me that a partial upgrade is needed when I check for updates. What is a partial upgrade, and why are they ...
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Update manager and apt-get are not able to finish updates due to “permission denied” errors in post install scripts

On my desktop Ubuntu 10.04 today some packages (ca-certificates, postgres, samba, ...) were updated automatically by the update-manager and something went wrong. The update finished with error ...
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update manager (damaged)

I hope you can help me! I know there are a lot of questions and answers concerning the update manager on this form but I thought I just ask you a specific question i have and I dont find a clear ...
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Trying to install updates and it fails with the following description ubuntu 12.04

installArchives() failed: (Reading database ... (Reading database ... 5%% (Reading database ... 10%% (Reading database ... 15%% (Reading database ... 20%% (Reading database ... 25%% (Reading database ...
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Updates don't work in Ubuntu 13.10

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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How to Update/Repair the GRUB Customizer?

When my PC (Running Canonical Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Precise Pangolin) updated it's Linux kernel from "3.11.0-15-generic" to "3.11.0-18-generic", the GRUB Customizer doesn't work anymore. It does not make ...
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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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“Could not resolve hostname” error installing softwares

Can download packages from browser by copying the URLs below.. W: Failed to fetch http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/saucy-backports/Release.gpg Could not resolve 'hostname' W: Failed to fetch ...
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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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Error while opening Software Center and Update Manager in Xubuntu

Using Xubuntu 12. I can't open either the Software Center or Update Manager. I'm a complete novice! I get the following error: Failed to execute command "/usr/bin/software-center %u". Failed to ...
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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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Is it possible to customize software-updater to upgrade security-update weekly instead of immediately?

By default, Ubuntu user are notified daily for security updates is there any way to change it to notify weekly ?
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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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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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Ubuntu 64-bit “Failed to fetch file [..] binary-i386/Packages” error while updating apt repos

I have the following issue on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on a 64-bit machine: Whenever I try to update the aptitude repos, the update will strangely fail with a i386-related error. I assume that this shouldn't ...
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Unable to connect to 127.0.0.1:9050: Err http://extras.ubuntu.com quantal Release.gpg [closed]

I have Ubuntu 12.10 installed, since about 1 month ago i can't install any program from software center, or synaptic or terminal, and also i can not update my installed software. Here is a screenshot ...
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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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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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Software Updater window not displaying, though open in 13.04

I have a very interesting problem that has just recently developed. I am routinely getting software updates and I can see the software updater window is available to be displayed on the task bar in ...
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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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update manager keeps crashing but apt-get and aptitude is working

Since December last year i already got problems with the update manager it keeps crashing right from starting it, i already sended the crash report multiple times and searching the internet and this ...
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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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How to only perform LTS upgrades?

I know I've seen this documented somewhere before, but what's the option to keep update-manager from prompting for updates except for LTS-to-LTS releases?
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Can't download from Update Manager or Software Center

I am new to Linux so please bear with me, I have 12.04 installed, when I am trying to download from Ubuntu Software Center or if I try to check for updates via Update Manager, I get this message: ...
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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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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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Lubuntu 13.10 update-manager Never Shows Notifications

I have Peppermint 3 installed on several family laptops at home. On all of those machines, the LXDE desktop has a shield icon in the notifications area that displays an alert symbol if there are ...
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Network services not compatible after update

I have installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on my laptop and recently brought my software up-to-date (through Update Manager). Since the update, I can't use any of network services. During boot-up it shows ...
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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 ...