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A problem occurred when checking for updates - Ubuntu 14.04

I face a problem recently with my Ubuntu 14.04: I cannot launch Software Updater, Ubuntu Software Center, and any update-related softwares. When I attempted to launch launch update manager via ...
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Can I update only one repository? [duplicate]

When I add a new repository with sudo add-apt-repository blablabla sudo apt-get update it takes a long time for me, about 1-2 minutes every time. Is there any way to update just the new ...
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NS2 Installation

I want to install ns2 on ubuntu 12.10. how to install it? Someone suggest the following procedure to install ns2 on ubuntu 12.10: Type sudo apt-get update and hit Enter. Type your password and hit ...
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Upgrade to Ubuntu 12.04 stuck on fetching file 6

I am new to Linux , and my update to Ubuntu 14.04 got stuck on fetching file 6 , happened multiple times . I have upgraded all of the other minor updates . I have reconnected the Internet several ...
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Failure to download extra data files: flashplugin-installer

Today after finishing the update i got update information I have tried clicking on run action now, but by that nothing happens only terminal opens up and then after minute it automatically closes ...
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archive.ubuntu.com Repository Error?

I am new to Ubuntu and excuse me if this is a quick fix. I am having issues running apt-get update and the error message that repeatedly comes up is: Ign http://archive.ubuntu.com trusty InRelease ...
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No keyboard after rebooting 14.04 for updates

After rebooting my server to complete a few automatically installed updates, my USB keyboard no longer works and it won't boot past the grub screen. The keyboard still works in another PC. I'm really ...
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GPG error, signatures public key not available TRIED A LOT

apt-get update returns : W: GPG error: http://pl.archive.ubuntu.com trusty Release: The following signatures couldn't be verified because the public key is not available: NO_PUBKEY 40976EAF437D05B5 ...
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Unable to unpack opensemanticsearch solr package // missing LSB information

i am trying to install opensemanticsearch Solr based .deb. This is the error i get. I have a solr-tomcat installed on AWS ubuntu 14.0.4 instance Preparing to unpack .../ubuntu/solr_14.09.06_all.deb ...
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why has a August update caused a display problem in ubuntu 14.04.1 running on Parallel Desktop 9 Hosted by Mac OS X 10.9 [on hold]

why has an August update caused a display problem in ubuntu 14.04.1 running on Parallel Desktop 9 Hosted by Mac OS X 10.9....when will an update be developed to fix this problem....All was well prior ...
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Upgrade failed and Unable to Install update in Update Manager

I am unable to proceed with the upgrade or updateing via Update Manager. This is the Exception I am getting While upgrading. Please help. Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree ...
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How to downgrade all updated packages?

I use ubuntu 13.04 and that is not supported by Ubuntu so I change source.list to utopic and when run apt-get update , many packages to be updated , and I only run apt-get install cinnamon , this ...
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Why is there no updated vmware-view-client since January 2014? [on hold]

Latest version in the repository is 2.2: http://archive.canonical.com/ubuntu/pool/partner/v/vmware-view-client/ Latest version released on 9/9/2014 is 3.1. VMWare's latest Release Notes for the ...
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Errors while trying `apt-get update` [on hold]

I'm new to ubuntu and I have limited experience with linux in general. I have been trying to get ROS hydro to work on my Ubuntu 13.04 according to this guide ...
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Very poor performance after regular updates

Recently my install of 13.10 decided to go all wonky on me. It did some kind of system update and then I got that lovely black screen after on boot. After many efforts to fix it I did a dirty upgrade ...
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tt and tt_RU translation questions

There are many translations available for Ubuntu. For example: en is for English ru is for Russian When I apt-get update it checks for updates of tt and tt_RU packages (are they packages or what?) ...
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How to update all driver software via terminal?

THIS IS NOT A DUPLICATE!!!! I Really need to update all of my drivers and I don't know what the terminal command for it is. I've searched all over the net for it and I have found nothing. My wifi ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 updater not working

This is the error I keep on getting when I try to update anything. Ign cdrom://Ubuntu 12.10 _Quantal Quetzal_ - Release amd64 (20121017.5) quantal InRelease Ign cdrom://Ubuntu 12.10 _Quantal Quetzal_ ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Update and can't login [on hold]

My load of Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (32 bit) was updated this morning. It reported that the update to 14.0x would not work and I could go ahead and do a partial update to 12.04 LTS which I tried. After it ...
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cant donwload nor Update on 12.10 [duplicate]

I cant change software source and I cant install any software from Ubuntu center. appears a box with message: "check Internet connection". Also cant update or do anything on Terminal
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12.04 Package System Broken apt-get autoremove -f fails

I am trying to install all of the latest updates for Ubuntu 12.04. New hardware support and linux-image-3.11.0-26-generic (New install) 57.1MB are what I have remaining. Update Manager tells me ...
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ubuntu 14.04 does not take updates [duplicate]

update shows the error: sudo apt-get update [sudo] password for ankita: E: Could not get lock /var/lib/apt/lists/lock - open (11: Resource temporarily unavailable) E: Unable to lock directory ...
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apt-get update is updating the same files again and again [closed]

i just got a new linuxmint 17, and after i did all the first updates, i always get these ones: sudo apt-get update Ign htt p://packages.linuxmint.com qiana InRelease Ign ...
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Ubuntu upgrades break ethernet connection

After performing updates on my newly installed Ubuntu 14.04 on Lenovo T440p, the ethernet connection stops working. I now have no way to connect it to the internet (wi-fi never worked. I was ...
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Trying to upgrade to 14.04 from 13.10, and I keep getting the same error message

I've had no problems upgrading from one version of Ubuntu to the next until lately. Now, every time I attempt to upgrade, I get the following error message: W:Failed to fetch ...
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Keyboard & Mouse input failure after updating 14.04

Everything was working great yesterday. I did the latest update for 14.04 last night and now my keyboard and mouse are not working. I have a dual boot environment Windows7 and Ubuntu 14.04. The ...
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problem with update ubuntu 14.04 dell vostro 3400

my problems is the next: I have installed ubuntu 14.04 in my laptop dell vostro 3400, before the installation ubuntu did not start due to the Nvidia video (black screen), so I was reading on ...
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Screen Flickering Xubuntu 14.04 [on hold]

I updated my Xubuntu 14.04 to the last version and now I have screen flickering every 2 or 3 seconds. I have a ATI Radeon X1200, my laptop is a Toshiba.
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Can log in as root but not user

My system said there were updates available and I went ahead and updated. Now when it boots up I can sign in as root but not my other id (just User). It prompts me and when I try to sign in as User it ...
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Update manager error [duplicate]

When I try to update Ubuntu from the Update manager I get this message: E:Encountered a section with no Package: header, E:Problem with MergeList ...
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Unable to find expected entry 'main/source/Sources' in Release file

I have few packages on my remote server. I have packages for both precise and trusty. Well, since apt repo of precise does not have ruby-2.0.0, I had to manually put it up. I use aptly and publish the ...
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How to roll back changes I made today - I can only sign in as root

I am a newbie to Ubuntu (14.04 LTS) and I have loaded it in one of my spare PCs and have had it running for a few months. I am not sure I am ready for Ubuntu and I am not sure if Ubuntu is ready for ...
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problem after updating ubuntu 12.04

I have currently Ubuntu 12.04 and trying to update. After updating, When i restart the system It does not showing the pane and also not terminal
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I am getting this problem with sudo apt-get update [duplicate]

Don't know how to solve it i've tried many ways. debconf: DbDriver "config": /var/cache/debconf/config.dat is locked by another process: Resource temporarily unavailable dpkg: error processing ...
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Can't install git on Ubuntu, Unable to fetch some archives? [duplicate]

Trying to install git onto Ubuntu 13.04. Getting this error message. Tried sudo-apt get update and same problem. Very new to Ubuntu so your help will be appreciated. Err ...
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14.04 LTS constant screen flickering after updates

I've searched for a solution, but there hasn't been any. System AMD 64x2 TL-52 1.60GHz 2.00 GB Shared memory X1200 ATI(AMD) Currently running on my Windows Partition as the flicking is unbearable. ...
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Ubuntu not booting properly, or mounting properly… or installing updates properly

For the past couple days, following an attempt to update the OS, my computer shows this on boot-up: The only reason I'm using it right now is that I booted up from an older version, but I've had ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 kernel update

I have a problem with updating the kernel on ubuntu 14.04, the system detects the updates and the latest version is installed, and unfortunately when I start ubuntu I always find the old version or ...
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14.04 LTS dist-upgrade and missing options

Since I upgrade my Ubuntu box to 14.04 LTS, I had some issues. Apache, for example had become incompatible with his config files. Only 2 of these issues remain now and I cannot fix these myself: 1) ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 after upgrading problems with 3rd party software and Ubuntu features

I have upgraded my system from Ubuntu last version to the newest version 14.04 last week from system update window. After I rebooted my computer I notice that some of my software do not work probably ...
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How to update manual page in Ubuntu 12.04?

I was planning to view manual page for 'ip' command for usage on 'ip tuntap'. To my surprise, there was no 'tuntap' pattern in that manual page. However 'ip tuntap' is well-supported when I try to use ...
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sudo apt get update and gives error GPG

When i write sudo apt-get update in Terminal i give this error (ubuntu 14.4) Fetched 177 kB in 1min 27s (2,031 B/s)W: GPG error: http://ppa.launchpad.net trusty Release: The following signatures ...
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xubuntu logs me out as soon I login, however I can login as guest

This happened after I rebooted after an update and I can't seem to figure out what is causing it. I've tried removing Xauthority with no success.
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Ubunto One 12.0.4 Update Manager [duplicate]

When I want to Update my Ubuntu package I get the following error when running the Update Manager Packadge. Could not initialize the package information An unresolvable problem occurred while ...
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serious problem-unmet dependencies [duplicate]

I was using ubuntu 12.04 LTS. I have a little problem, it says E:Encountered a section with no Package: header,E:Problem with ...
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a serious error in my Ubuntu 14.04 LTS? [duplicate]

hi i am installing ubuntu 14.04 LTS on my PC and it cannt update any more, this msg appears E:Encountered a section with no Package: header, E:Problem with MergeList ...
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Fujitsu Lifebook non responsive after last nights updates

Good morning folks, every thing has been hunky dory on my Life book running 14.04 64bit version. After last nights updates after the Ubuntu splash screen the system locks up and I can't even get to ...
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Update package broken

Error BrokenCount > 0 Details refer to lib6 dependencies I had attempted to up grade from 12.04 to 14.04 but the upgrade package advised me not to because my graphics hardware might not be good ...
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Surver 12.xx to 14.04 Can i do it tiwce

So long story short, the update was stopped mid stream. I can boot to 14.04 but its slow and terrible, and is quite obviously broke. How can I force it to "upgrade" again?
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Initramfs menu!!!! How do i boot?

I restarted my pc after a update which said it had and error occurred, but did not affect any thing at the time. When it booted it went to a black screen and said: Gave up waiting for root ...