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

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Trying to update, but it's forcing me to install 15.04 alpha

I went to do a regular update of my ubuntu 14.04 but for some reason it's asking me if i want to do a partial upgrade. When i select Continue instead of the Partial Upgrade option i get the following ...
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Cannot install new software

Whenever I try to install new software, I get this error message "New software can't be installed, because there is a problem with the software currently installed. Do you want to repair this ...
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I am having trouble fetching much needed updates

I am trying to figure out why my OS Ubuntu 14.04 LTS is having trouble fetching much needed updates? I live in Hawaii and there fore use the Hawaiian Mirror here as my source. I'm searching and ...
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Nothing happens when click on upgrade [duplicate]

I want to upgrade to 14.04 from 13.10. The software Updater shows that 14.04 is available. But when I click on the "Upgrade" button, nothing happens. The software updater exits on clicking ...
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Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS unresponsive after update

After attempting to install the most recent updates, my system restarted into a black screen. After entering my login information, I got the following messages: ...
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Error in apt-get update which does not solve after deleting the content of /var/lib/apt/lists/

When I do sudo apt-get update I get this error message Reading package lists... Error! E: Encountered a section with no Package: header E: Problem with MergeList ...
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problem updating user space IEEE 802.11 AP and IEEE 802.1

while updating software on Ubuntu 14.02 LTS using Software Updater, I am having problem. There is 62.6 MB of update available, but after opening the Software Updater window, it shows all updates ...
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Failed to fetch & Failed to download respoirty information [duplicate]

Just installed Ubuntu 10.10, from my previous Windows 7 build, using a pendrive. Everything launched up fine but I have to use the root account (which i unlocked and assigned a password), and cant do ...
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Getting error in upgrading Ubuntu to 14.04?

The contents of my /etc/apt/sources.list are: deb http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ saucy main universe multiverse deb http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ saucy-security main universe multiverse ...
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Unknown ERROR in my system(14.04)

I am using 14.04 for last few months, now it's showing an unknown error in the notification area, as shown in the below Image... When I click there am getting message as, The updated information ...
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sudo apt-get update isn't working on my newly installed ChrUbuntu [duplicate]

I'm using ChrUbuntu 14.10 that I just installed and when I type sudo apt-get update into the terminal it gives me Fetched 1012 kB in 21s (46.4 kB/s) ...
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Why does update-notifier contains system-crash-notification?

I just had "System Program Problem Detected" window appearing several times before user session even started (I have KDM with autologin to locked session). I traced it with xprop to being ...
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NBTExplorer 'E:Line 3 too long in source list /etc/apt/sources.list.d/mono-xamarin.list.'

I can't update Ubuntu or even view available updates. The updater crashes upon starting: I was trying to install NBTexplorer when this happened but I was getting an error that wouldn't allow me to ...
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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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Xubuntu software update not working?

When running a software update, I got a message telling me that either my network connections aren't working anymore, or that the repositories are no longer available. I already tried restarting my ...
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software center and update icon disappeared [duplicate]

When I am trying to reinstall the software center the following message is coming. Command run: sudo apt-get install software-center output: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree ...
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Start up and shut down issue after software update

These two programs updated yesterday. I am now, when starting up or shutting down, I no longer see the the Ubuntu splash screen. Instead I am seeing a rundown of the start-up and shut down operations. ...
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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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Why does Update-Manager download more than one kernel image

Thanks for the opportunity to ask question. I have used Ubuntu for a long time, but this is my first "ask". I have tried searching for answer for my questions below - but could not find an answer, ...
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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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Can I upgrade ubuntu in preinstalled dell laptop

If I purchase a ubuntu 14.04LTS preinstalled dell laptop then "can I upgrade ubuntu, whenever ubuntu's new version releases (i.e., ubuntu 15.xxLTS or later), via update manager using internet?
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Red Triangle notification on top panel

I have a red triangle on the top panel 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 by ...
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I tried to install playonlinux and after that I had trouble opening Ubuntu software center and updates manager i can't open it

This is what update manager shows me when I open it: An unresolvable problem occurred while initializing the package information. Please report this bug against the 'update-manager' package and ...
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Brother HL-2270DW Printer uninstalling after software update

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 and have a Brother HL-2270DW printer that I am trying to connect to my computer via USB. I followed the instructions here to install the printer, and in general, it works fine. ...
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Error upgrade Ubuntu 13.10 to 14.04 [closed]

I am getting following error every time I try to upgrade Ubuntu 13.10 to 14.04: W:Failed to fetch http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/trusty-security/Release Unable to find expected entry ...
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why I am unable to install anything on my ubuntu 12.10? [duplicate]

I found following error while installing W:Failed to fetch http://ppa.launchpad.net/fcwu-tw/ppa/ubuntu/dists/quantal/main/source/Sources 404 Not Found , W:Failed to fetch ...
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I am getting the following error when I upgrade Ubuntu, from 13.10 to 14.04?

W:Failed to fetch http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/trusty/Release Unable to find expected entry 'main/binary-i38/Packages' in Release file (Wrong sources.list entry or malformed file) , E:Some ...
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Doesn't open software updater on ubuntu 14.10

It's showing in the launcher the software updater. That means it has new updates. But i press it and can't open it! The only thing i can do is right click and install updates, or close it and go ...
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Software Updater is not starting in Ubuntu 14.04

When I click on the Software Updater it just won't start and restarting the computer doesn't help either. Doing sudo ap-get update in a terminal gives following error : Reading package lists... ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 updates manager - “Not all updates can be installed. Run a partial upgrade”

The message is for certain updates under the heading of (Other updates (LP-PPA-kubuntu-ppa-backports)). When I tried sudo apt-get update, i got the message: W: GPG error: http ...
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PC crash after installing 14.04 LTS

After upgrading to 14.04 LTS, I can no longer access any programs: Firefox doesn't start - nothing - just dead...
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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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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 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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Latest updates on ubuntu 14.10

Since I upgraded to ubuntu 14.10 , I didn't received any update. When I tape : sudo apt-get update It says that my system is up-to-date When was the last time you received an update on the ubuntu ...
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Hash sum mismatch?

Whenever I try to update the following error occurs Fetched 30.0 MB in 20s (1,429 kB/s) W: Failed to fetch ...
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Apt-get update runs without errors but doesn't really update package list

I installed 14.10 64 bits, three weeks ago, I never got any package to update. When I do apt-get update, I won't get any error, but updating of the package list is very fast and downloaded sizes seems ...
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I tried to update my ubuntu version 9,04 but the following message appeared about an error of the update manager. What can I do? [duplicate]

E:Encountered a section with no Package: header, E:Problem with MergeList /var/lib/apt/lists/gr.archive.ubuntu.com_ubuntu_dists_jaunty-updates_restricted_binary-i386_Packages
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“sudo apt-get update” gives 404 Not found in Ubuntu 14.10 and probelm installing .deb

I've a fresh installation of Ubuntu 14.10 desktop. I downloaded it yesterday. It has been installed correctly. I've added a repository and now when I enter the following command sudo apt-get update ...
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Software updates crashes on nvidia driver [duplicate]

I just downloaded and installed 14.04 to replace a xubuntu 14.10 that has been crashing on every reboot. Now, with nothing else installed, Software updates crashes when it gets to the nvidia driver. ...
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Can I install updates while software center is installing?

I'm using Ubuntu 10.10 Maverick Meerkat in dual boot with Windows XP SP3 and am having issues while installing packages/programs in Ubuntu. Not that they don't install but parallel installation is not ...
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Using eth0, cannot connect to Ubuntu SW update

I'm trying to auto update my Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, but I keep getting an error: E:GPG error: http://fr.old-releases.ubuntu.com trusty InRelease: Clearsigned file isn't valid, got 'NODATA' (does the ...
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Not able to install, remove or update anything from software center

I'm having a bad time I guess. Everyday I'm facing new problems. My current problem is - I am not able to install, remove or update anything from software center. Also, sudo apt-get install -f is ...
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How do I fix a “Problem with MergeList” or “status file could not be parsed” error when trying to do an update? [duplicate]

The error message was could not initialize the package information. Please report this bug against the 'update manager' package and include the following error message: E : Dynamic Mmap ran out of ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 wants to update same package every day

I've problem with updating. Ubuntu 14.04 wants to update same packages every day. It's Boot repair (which I installed) and hostApd (which was installed by default) but I do not want them to update ...
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Removing ttf-mscorefonts-installer

The package ttf-mscorefonts-installer is showing up in Update Manager as having been downloaded but not installed. When I run sudo apt-get remove ttf-mscorefonts-installer I get the message dpkg: ...
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What happen if I uncheck all PPAs from 'Software & Updates'

What happen if I uncheck all items in 'Other Software' from 'Software & Updates'? No longer have new updates for packages??
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Black screen after installing hardware support

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04.4 LTS on my VMware Player. Update Manager popped up this morning with a bunch of updates and I installed them and restarted the OS - I didn't face any problems at all. But I ...
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Ubuntu 14.04: Software updater running automaticly?

This morning when I woke up the software updater wanted me to reboot and also the wireless connection was down (went down sometime during the night). How can this happen? I seem to remember that I ...
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How to disable third party repositories? I have tried sudo software-properties-gtk but it does not work

I cannot seem to find a way to disable third party repositories. I need to do this to update from 14.04 to 14.10 I type sudo software-properties-gtk But all I get is this alex@alex-NV55C:~$ ...