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

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how to fix out of date program

I have just purchased this new computer and have already been notified the program is out of date. How do I update ubuntu please?
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How to trace origin of updates (SRUs)?

Question: How do I find the full "community history" of how the updates (SRUs) listed by "software updater" made it into Ubuntu? What I am after is for example Patch(es) related to the SRU on ...
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Update Problems

When trying to update, the update software says that i need more space (30MB) in the /root folder, but I have 45GB available. I also cannot access my root folder. Is that normal? I am using 14.04.
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since yesterday's software update, lubuntu 12.04 hangs at startup

Updated my lubuntu 12.04 yesterday on my Toshiba nb205. Rebooted after software updates and now it hangs at startup process. I never get to logon screen. Just blank screen.how to fix? I updated via ...
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Stuck on Update 8.04 [duplicate]

My computer has been stuck on 8.04 and it won't let me update. I have tried everything to do it. It still won't work. I think this is a new problem. I don't care what update it is. Please Help😢
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Update manager still “wants” to install updates to app I removed

How do I stop getting updates to software I have removed? I uninstalled Chromium browser, but Update manager still "wants" to install updates. Harmless, but annoying.
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Update- Manager Network Connection fails

I am working with Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. For all my normal working INTERNET works fine. I am able to browse all sites. I am able to use apt-get install to fetch and install software. Ubuntu Software Source ...
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update-manager command does not work in 14.04

When I run the command update-manager I get the following output: Traceback (most recent call last): File "/usr/bin/update-manager", line 115, in <module> app.start_update() File ...
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How to install again Update Manager after uninstalling it

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 lines, apt-get update ...
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What are unsupported updates?

There is a setting called unsupported updates vivid-backports in the update-manager. What exactly does this setting and is it recommended? (The linked question doesn't answer my question.)
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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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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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Hang after update the software center in ubuntu 14.05

I experienced hang on my laptop after I run the update software center this morning. I haven't planned to update for so long because I don't see the urgency to run software updates in the past. But ...
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W: Failed to fetch http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/trusty/Release

I just installed Ubuntu 14.04 and I'm trying to run the command: sudo apt-get update and I'm getting the error: W: Failed to fetch http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/trusty/Release W: Some ...
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Ubuntu insists on installing a broken package

Everytime I boot the system, I receive a "System crash" message and here is the details: This package is already removed, but Ubuntu insists on trying to install it everytime I boot the system. The ...
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apt get update Error 500! ubuntu 15.04

I've been trying to use sudo apt-get update but I keep getting an error. there error is : Err http:/ /ppa.launchpad.net vivid/main i386 Packages 500 Internal Server Error Ign http: //p ...
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Update Ubuntu 14.04 to 15.04

Currently I have Ubuntu 14.04 in my laptop and now I want to update it to 15.04. I have Windows 8 and Kali Linux along with my Ubuntu. How should I update my Ubuntu to 15.04 without losing my other ...
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Unable to Update Several Packages

In the past two weeks, I could not update my Ubuntu system 14.04 LTS. In particular, every time I turn on my computer, the following window pops up. After I click "Install Now", it asks for my ...
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Distribution upgrade (12.04 -> 14.04 LTS) halted while unpacking/installing packages

As the title states...it just stopped unpacking/installing. "Preparing to unpack .../lirc_0.9.0-0ubuntu5_amd64.deb ..." then stopped in its tracks. Everything else is still running. The update ...
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Can not connect to internet and turn off computer after interrupting system update

Last Friday, I was using software updater to update some of my software, but halfway through, I realized I wouldn't have time to complete all of the updates. I unfortunately had to stop the updates ...
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GPG error: http://ppa.launchpad.net trusty InRelease: Clearsigned file isn't valid, got 'NODATA' (does the network require authentication?)

I have been getting this error and its stopping me from downloading latest updates I have looked into other forum posts but im an absolute noob and they werent very clear and/or hard to understand and ...
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Suggestion needed on updating software available on Ubuntu 14.04 LTE

Currently I am syncing repo on my laptop running on Ubuntu 14.04 LTE. I got a message that software updates are available amounting to around 340 MB. Should I update now, while the repo syncing ...
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Unable to find expected entry 'restricted/source/Sources'

I was installing Ubuntu 14.04 in my lab machines. I found apt-get update is not working properly in 14.04 (tried all LTS versions) and 15.04. Its giving following error messages for all the computers. ...
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software updater is downloading updates for wrong version of ubuntu [closed]

I have ubuntu utopic(14.10) installed on my computer. I have updated it three times since clean installation(not upgrade). I have added few ppas of softwares , which were available for trusty release ...
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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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unable to install anything in ubuntu 13.04. [duplicate]

These are the errors i get, when i run the sudo apt-get update command Cannot initiate the connection to archive.ubuntu.com:80 (2001:67c:1360:8c01::23). - connect (101: Network is unreachable) [IP: ...
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Verbose Software Updater?

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. After approving and authenticating the present batch of titles in the update, the best the GUI can do is to show a list of the past titles--already downloaded to the ...
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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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Screen darkens, greys out, and freezes when running sofware centre or update manager

I'm running Ubuntu 15.04 on an acer aspire one 522 netbook. I do have a problem that a month of searching this Q&A Site still hasn't answered. Launching the Ubuntu or Lubuntu software centre or ...
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ubuntu-restricted-extras

I am trying to install ubuntu-restricted-extras on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (so that I can play mp3 files). However, I get an error message (see below). Any suggestions? Thanks! ...$ sudo apt-get install ...
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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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Ubuntu 12.04 - Update Manager and Ubuntu Software Center are not Working

I have tried: sudo apt-get install -f sudo apt-get update But no success. Any ideas?
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Unable to find expected entry 'restricted/source/Sources' [duplicate]

This is the error I receive: W: Failed to fetch <http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/trusty/Release> Unable to find expected entry 'restricted/source/Sources' in Release file (Wrong ...
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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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Update manager for 14.04 tries to load updates 15.04 [duplicate]

I run 14.04 and recently downloaded an iso file of 15.04 to install for a friend. Since then, update Manager tries to install updates for 15.04 and tells me to insert a CD. How can I correct this? ...
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“Problem occurred when checking for updates” and now I can't use terminal

I believe my internet briefly cut out while I was downloading an update and screwed something up. When my update finished the update-notifier told me "a problem occurred when checking for updates." ...
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Cannot install Kernel Security updates in 14.10

I cannot install some security updates to Ubuntu 14.10 (Utopic Unicorn) 64bit, which are kernel updates. Those are the updates. I cannot install them. In settings, I have everything ticked. ...
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software updater failed to download repository information

When I run software updater it says that it failed to download repository information and to check Internet connectivity. I have Internet connectivity. How do I fix this? editing to add content of ...
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Cannot update ubuntu 15.04 or install any package

Whenever I try to update or install a package this happens:( I have no idea how to fix this) anurag@anurag-desktop:~$ sudo apt-get install oracle-java7-installer oracle-java7-set-default Reading ...
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W: Failed to fetch http://repo.steampowered.com/steam/dists/precise/steam/source/Sources Hash Sum mismatch [duplicate]

I am having trouble updating and upgrading my repository. I receive the following messages when I update and upgrade: W: Failed to fetch ...
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Can't open software-centre [duplicate]

I can't open software-center or even apt-get any programs. When I run the software-center via command I get this error: http://pastebin.com/wwxZe7ma Can anyone help? Also the steam thing you linked ...
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Wifi drops on apt-get update ubuntu 15.04

need help with Ubuntu 15.04, i updated the kernel to 4.0 and i don't know if that's the reason but the wifi broke on trying on update, be it with the software updater or apt-get update && ...
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Problem with software-center in 14.04

I installed Ubuntu trusty 14.04 on my laptop along side windows dual boot. i have a problem with software center. i am unable to install any tool using this and also no updates were taking place. So i ...
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Is there still a free version of Landscape and what are the limitations and alternatives?

I have a couple of Vm's running loaded with ubuntu and it would be a lot easier if i could manage them all from a Web gui. I did find this Question How do I install Landscape for personal use? But ...
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Monitor & Manage multiple Ubuntu Server (WebGUI)

As the title mabey reveal i am looking for a way to Monitor & Manage multiple Ubuntu Server and it would be to prefer it have a Webgui. It is only for personal use so one of the most important ...
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How can I remove all updates installed after a specific date?

I have allowed the update manager to install a 200 Mib of updates, and I think that these update run my graphics driver into a problem. So, I need a way to remove the updates that have been installed ...
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How can I let the kernel be updated automatically?

I have Xubuntu 14.04 on my computer. The new stable kernel ver 3.16 have been released for a long time. But, the updater cannot install the new kernel automatically. So I had to install it myself. I ...
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Can't access Sotware and update in ubuntu 14.04 + installation Error

Here is a very simple problem with my Ubuntu: I Can't access Software and update in system settings! when I click on system settings in the top-right gear icon, there is no Software and update icon ...
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Unable to find expected entry 'restricted/binary-i386/Packages' in Release file

I just installed Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr on my PC. And upon running sudo apt-get update, I got the error W: Failed to fetch http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/trusty/Release Unable to find ...
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Software manager and update issue

I am having a little trouble getting my update manager to refresh. There is an error message ('$ept2nd2006' is not known on line 1 in source list /etc/apt/sources.list.d/eduke32.list): E:The list of ...