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

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Praat latest version

I'm trying to install PraatR but I think something's missing because I don't have the latest version of Praat. Do you know how to update it on ubuntu by terminal? Thanks!!
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Ubuntu Phone won't download system update

My Bq Ubuntu Phone offers me Version 20 system update, but when I click the "Install..." button nothing happens. Sometimes it flashes a progress indicator with 0% for a fraction of a second. Anyone ...
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Update Manager Error message [duplicate]

I get this message when I use Update Manager: W: GPG error: http://archive.ubuntu.com precise Release: The following signatures were invalid: BADSIG 40976EAF437D05B5 Ubuntu Archive Automatic Signing ...
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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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How to resolve “dpkg: error processing /var/cache/apt/archives/python-apport_2.0.1-0ubuntu9_all.deb”?

Update Manager will not update although I have over 100 updates to do I get a error message like this: installArchives() failed: Extracting templates from packages: 29%% Extracting templates from ...
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Update manager suggests headers for a non existent kernel

I run the followings commands as it was suggested before to install a library. sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get upgrade sudo apt-get dist-upgrade sudo apt-get autoremove And apt-get upgrade ...
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Software update, requires installing packages from unauthenticated sources [duplicate]

I'm quite new to Ubuntu and lately I've been struggling with software updater. It lists the software to update but when I try to update gives the message Requires installation of untrusted packages ...
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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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What do I select for “GRUB install devices” after an update?

After running Update Manager, a debconf window (titled "Configuring grub-pc"), popped up, requiring me to select the appropriateGRUB install devices for my system. I've made no changes to grub or ...
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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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“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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Elementary os pakage manager error [closed]

I'm using elementary OS(Luna) Since few months I was very new to linux but managed to learn a bit of codes which are helpful but few minutes ago a problem bumped up which i don't even have any idea ...
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Can't update my ubuntu 14.04 to 14.10 because “Internet connection failed”

I want to update my ubuntu system to 14.10 but my software updater tells me that it isn't connected to the internet, even though I can use my browser, thunderbird etc. When I retry and restart the ...
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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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Software center and Update center not working after failed “moonlight” installation

I was trying to install Moonlight, but following the commands didn't work. Now I don't care about that any more, but my Software Center and Update Center kept on crashing. I managed to get rid of ...
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Cannot disable kernel updates on 12.04

I have Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. Update manager will try to update the kernel version, unfortunately this causes issues with certain applications/drivers I use. Each time I have to manually deselect the ...
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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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Update Ubuntu 14.04 LTS to 14.04.2 LTS without any command

well i was wondering why on each update we have to goto run to terminal and run commands like sudo apt-get install --install-recommends xserver-xorg-lts-raring OR sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get ...
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What is the software updater doing compared to e.g. “sudo apt-get update”?

Often I have a shell open already and I notice the software updater is telling me there are updates. To save me the time on extra mouse clicks, I want to just update via the shell. But if I just do ...
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Is there a way to undo software updates?

I recently* updated my installation of Google Chrome. This turns out to have been a mistake - apparently the latest version (41) is very unstable when using developer tools. Since I'm a web developer, ...
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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 is the command line equivalent for the update manager?

When I do sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get upgrade Sometimes the Ubuntu GUI Update Manager will still have some items left. e.g. “Complete Generic Linuux kernel”. I know there's also sudo apt-get ...
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Cannot disable kernel updates

I have Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. Update manager will try to update the kernel version, unfortunately this causes issues with certain applications/drivers I use. Each time I have to manually deselect the ...
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Update not working - returning an error. Please help

I'm getting a following error: Can someone please help? Terminal output
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How to upgrade from an end of life to current version? [duplicate]

I'm a complete newbie to the Ubuntu OS. A few years ago, I purchased a Dell Computer with Ubuntu 11.04/Gnome. After getting hacked recently on my Windows PC, I decided to give this one a try. I like ...
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update err and file .ICEauthority deleted [duplicate]

I was trying to update my linux, after the update can not log in and no warning "could not update the file ICEauthority /home/igos/.ICEauthority" and I already delete files .ICEauthority. please ...
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After last update, Ubuntu doesn't start [duplicate]

After the last update Ubuntu doesn't start any more on an Asus laptop i7 processor and NVidia GT 635m in combination with an HD 4000 Intel video card triple-booted wit Windows 7 and Windows 10 How ...
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I want to update but comand isnt working [duplicate]

E: Malformed line 60 in source list /etc/apt/sources.list (dist parse) E: The list of sources could not be read. Please help
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Why no changelogs from PPA packages in update manager?

Every good software has changelogs. It is as important for external PPA as it for official distribution, but why update manager (Software Updater in Ubuntu 14.04) doesn't show them? I don't know ...
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Software update caused system problems

A software update on 3/7/15 caused the system to fail to shut down except manually. Thereafter, my USB ports are inoperative. Can only shut down manually.
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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 (source: man update-manager). But it opens a visual application (windows, buttons and so on). Is there any command ...
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Affect to Applications caused by Security Updates?

I want my Server to run "unattended-upgrades" regularly and Keep my server auto update and install only security Updates. But I have a problem, that I don't want to update the main version of few ...
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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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Cannot open the update manager or software centre in ubuntu 12.04 [duplicate]

I get the following message: An unresolvable problem occurred while initializing the package information. Please report this bug against the 'update-manager' package and include the following error ...
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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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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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Application Software updater not working anymore (Ubuntu 14)

As soon as i log in a this red sign appears top a and it says : And error occurred .please run package manger from the right-click menu or apt-getin a terminal to see what is wrong The error ...
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I don't have firefox and I'm getting firefox updates?

I don't have firefox and I'm getting firefox updates in the "Software Updater" how can I fix this or disabled this update because I don't want update files on my computer that will do no good.
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How can I stop the Software Updater from nagging me to restart?

Software Updater has installed some new software. I'm largely not interested in this fact as I just use this machine as a file server and watch everything on my tablet or Windows machine. However, ...
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Update error : Clearsigned file isn't valid, got 'NODATA' [duplicate]

We use a proxy at our work location. I have updated the same in the 'Network' applet. However, I keep getting this error. I have had a look into similar posts - but, there isn't something that clearly ...
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Software Sources: Select Best HTTPS Server

I travel to countries I don't trust--a lot. For example, Vietnam, the virus capital of the world. ESPECIALLY in these areas, but also at home in the USA, I want to remove (or reduce) the possibility ...
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Activating Software Updater

If I manually run Software Updater, I have no problems. However, if I'm away from my machine and Software Updater runs itself (I have it set for every day), when I return, I see the icon in the ...
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Memory Leak in Update Manager

When I try to use update manager in Ubuntu 12.04 for AMD64 (currently up to date with all updates), the update manager fills up the swap files and uses 3GB+ memory and eventually fails without error ...
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Software Updater not updating 14.04 [duplicate]

I have tried all solution. installed ppa manager, run the sudo apt-get update command but still its not working. It shows the pop-up for update and when i click ok, it says installation of untrusted ...
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Problems by updating

When trying to run the automatic update I get as alarm that " Your boot sector is full" try to delete you trash or/and run: sudo apt-get clean in your bootsector . I've tried but it doesn`t help - ...
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Cannot install anything in ubuntu 12.10 64bits [duplicate]

I recently installed Ubuntu 12.10 64 bits in my computer. I tried to download several applications from the software center and from the terminal. But was unable to download anything. From the ...
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“no public key available” while upgrading using update-manager

I decided to upgrade 12.04 to Ubuntu 14.04 latest. I followed... sudo update-manager -d Then it's opening the update-manger GUI. After clicking the upgrade button It's return the below error list: ...
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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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Failed to download repository information

I have recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. When I go to Software Installer and click on update a popup window comes out and says Failed to download repository information Further in description it ...
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14.04 to 14.10 update gives 404 error

Whenever I try to update Ubuntu to 14.10 I get the following error repeatedly: Failed to fetch http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/raring/universe/source/Sources 404 Not Found [IP: 91.189.91.15 ...