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Updating through apt-get in terminal versus the Software Center

There have been several times in my memory that I will be prompted via the Software Center GUI to download system and application updates. It tells me the size of the total updates that will be ...
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WIreless and wired networking no longer working after update today (Jan 31) of Ubuntu 14.04

I just did an update of my Ubuntu install on my laptop and after rebooting, the wireless didn't work anymore, it doesn't even show up in iwconfig, however it does show up in lspci (Broadcom BCM43228). ...
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I can not update Ubuntu 12.04

A message- backend_helper.py The package system is broken. Run the following command in a terminal: apt-get install -f I run this command. But this command does not run. Another message- Partial ...
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After latest update, laptpop can't find network devices, can't connect to wifi

using 14.04 Worked totally fine until last night, I just let the package manager do it's thing, but after restart it will not connect with wifi or ethernet. any thoughts? 04:00.0 Network Controller ...
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How to fix unmet python3 dependencies [on hold]

I was trying to get mysql working on my computer so I tried to install the necessary packages with: sudo apt-get install libmysqlclient-dev And ran into the errors: E: Failed to fetch ...
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problems with apt-get upgrade

After the last update of my server i got this error message: udev (204-5ubuntu20.9) wird eingerichtet ... * udev requires hotplug support, not started ...fail! invoke-rc.d: initscript udev, ...
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Is Pear OS 8 Updating possible?

So I was able to get my hands on a copy of Pear OS 8. I just want to know if it can update to Ubuntu 14.04 while still having the same UI. I'm pretty sure it runs 13.04.
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How to do “SUDO UPDATE and SUDO UPGRADE” without errors (NEWBIE) [duplicate]

Just check out the file attached to this link http://1drv.ms/1yQpeTH to understand the situation
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I can't update ubuntu 12.04 [on hold]

I have been using Ubuntu for two years. It worked so far, but now I have not been updating Ubuntu since 21th January 2015 and I can not download any file any more using any package manager. Any ...
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Cannot login in Lubuntu

(Running Lubuntu on Odroid U3) Did a kernel update, apt-get update, apt-get upgrade, software update (by GUI) and restarted. When I tried to loggin in the login-screen (doesn't matter if LXDE, ...
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Are all PHP security upgrades backported to Ubuntu 12.04 until 2017

I recently came across an extension to a popular CMS that would not install on an Ubuntu 12.04 server, because PHP version 5.3 reached end of live. I was however under the impression that all security ...
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Network Failure after Update

Follow up to: this question: After uninstalling a load of packages in order to free space on /boot for upgrades etc. I loaded Ubuntu software manager and was prompted to install an update, which I ...
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How to only install security updates [duplicate]

Is it possible to only install the security updates. If this is possible it needs to be done on several servers and ubuntu virtual machines (Manually in command line) . I already tried a few ...
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Ubuntu 12.04.5 LTS won't update libc6 to 2.15-0ubuntu10.10

In light of CVE-2015-0235, I set out to upgrade my Ubuntu Servers today. I have a 12.04.5 LTS server that refuses to update my libc6 package to the version that does not contain the vulnerability ...
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Update to 14.04 Hardware

I have a Sony Vaio VGN-N11S running on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. Is the hardware of my computer good enough to update to 14.04 Trusty Thur? Is a update recommanded? I am new to Ubunutu and this Forum so ...
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Software Update: This requires installing packages from unauthenticated sources

When trying to install packages through the software updater on Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS I get following error: It's about these packages: I have selected following settings from where to install ...
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Can't update from 13.04 [duplicate]

My Ubuntu is version 13.04 and now I need to update it to any other version that is supported but unfortunately it doesn't and it didn't work neither from the terminal nor from the software updater. ...
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How do i download driver information for my Lexmark printer and Acer scanner?

I'm having trouble installing drivers for my Lexmark printer and Acer scanner. In addition,I get this message when I attempt to update my Ubuntu software. W:Failed to fetch http://security.ubun ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 software update causes system failure and messed up graphics

I allowed the software updater on my Ubuntu 14.04 machine to update various software packages today (1/25/2014). A reset was requested. I reset my machine and it now comes up with messed up ...
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How to update ClamAV virus definitions?

What should I do in order to update anti-virus definitions and GUI version for ClamAV? I tried updating all my software, but that made no difference.
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Pipelight causing internal errors! Urgent!

This problem has been persisting for a while. I tried to install Wine and Pipelight to play Netflix on my computer. Big mistake! Something happened, and when I tried to remove the thing it isn't ...
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Cannot Launch Software Center or sudo apt-get update VER 12.04

I cannot open Update Manager, Software Manager, or install a new OS or Firefox. The sudo apt-get update command in terminal results in the below error. Sorry can only post two errors: W: Failed to ...
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Update Lubuntu 14.04

I am using Lubuntu 14.04 and the program updater asked for the Lubuntu installation cd to install updates. I already inserted the cd but the updater keeps asking me to insert the installation cd. I ...
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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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After software update, the built-in display of my laptop looks dead, running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

After software update and restart of Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, my main laptop monitor stopped working. I went back home, connected it to a second monitor and it's working... I remember that during the update ...
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Ubuntu updating stopped while processing apt-get update

Ubuntu updating stopped while processing apt-get update: ... Ign https://oss-binaries.phusionpassenger.com trusty Release<br> Ign https://private-ppa.launchpad.net trusty Release<br> ...
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apt-get update malformed line [duplicate]

when i typed sudo apt-get update in terminal, it gave me this error: E: Malformed line 1 in source list /etc/apt/sources.list.d/gazebo-latest.list (dist) E: The list of sources could not be read. I ...
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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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cannot update unless on one network

I am recently using ubuntu12.04 LTS and as I try to update, install apps and upgrade, I get error messages unless I am on one network. This is a wifi network that is found at my work place, I think ...
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Why installing packages without updates fails? Are original packages removed from repositories after update is available?

After a fresh 14.04.1 install I removed a few packages, disabled updates (because updating causes suspend/sleep not to work), ran apt-get update and apt-get upgrade (which of course printed 0 ...
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Can't boot after yesterday's update(20.01.15), except advanced option (last one)

Yesterday I've applied the update that showed up on my Ubuntu 14.04, and when when I returned I got a sad surprise: Ubuntu was going into a boot loop after selecting it normally from GRUB. I tried: * ...
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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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How to download Ubuntu 14.10 updates to a USB to install(and possibly 'bulk install' them) [duplicate]

I live in a area that has no internet and my only source of internet is my local library which has free wifi and public computers. Since I cannot bring my desktop to the library (my target computer) I ...
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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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How to upgrade to the latest Kernel? [duplicate]

I would like to upgrade to the latest 3.17 Linux Kernel because it has support for the Xbox One Controller and I really want to test it out. I am running Ubuntu 14.10 64bit with the latest ...
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what type of update ubuntu 'software updater' do?

I have tried to update all the packages in my ubuntu 14.04 system with the following commands: apt-get update apt-get install apt-get upgrade It took some time, downloaded and completed the ...
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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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Corrupted Repos

I have a problem in updating my repos on 14.04. Whenever I run sudo apt-get update in terminal I get Fetched 30,4 MB in 36s (844 kB/s) W: Failed to fetch ...
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UBUNTU 14.04 problem with apt-get install [on hold]

Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1) I have tried everything on previous topics..!! I have copied new update lists by unzip the last good status files , it is doing the apt-get ...
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Unable to update system from terminal on Ubuntu 14.04

I am using Ubuntu 14.04. Recently my institute changed network proxy settings. After that, I am unable to update anything from my terminal. Also, new installations from terminal are not possible. I ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 slows down after last update

I have updated all system packages with sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get upgrade && sudo apt-get dist-upgrade After that, my laptop (LENOVO B590) goes in fits and starts. How I ...
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How I can fix terminal and software center on Ubuntu 14.04? [duplicate]

When type this command sudo apt-get update then showing me error and Ubuntu software center can't access via Internet, How can I fix this error ? Err http://bd.archive.ubuntu.com trusty-backports ...
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problem using apt-get: error 13 access denied

When I run apt-get update I get the following error message: /var/lib/dpkg/lock unable- open (13: access denied)
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What to replace raring-backports?

I got problems when do any updating. The problem is the raring-backports is not available on http://ftp.iinet.net.au: Err http://ftp.iinet.net.au raring-backports/main amd64 Packages ...
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Upgrade from 12.10 to 14.10 troubles

I have 12.10 installed on a dual-boot 64 bit computer - the problem is Windows is broken and I can't use it as an option to help. The Ubuntu update options are not doing anything - when I try to ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 - unity won't load after update

I just updated Ubuntu and can no longer access the desktop. Upon booting, I am shown the login screen (with the wrong resolution) and can log in; after this, though, I am only shown an empty desktop ...
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Black x instead of coursor after update

I got Ubuntu-Gnome 14.04 and after I did an update today it shows me a black x instead of an arrow for the cursor and I cannot see the top and the left menu. Any idea what happened and how can I fix ...
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What happens to a .deb installed package with a Ubuntu version update that includes the same package?

When you install a package manually via a .deb it doesn't get updated by apt (see also this question), but what happens when you install a package that isn't available from the repositories for the ...
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ubuntu update 5 weeks later boot problems [duplicate]

I originally installed Ubuntu 14.04 and around 5 weeks later the system asked me to updateand that went fine, but after I restarted my pc, the boot loader is fine, I just get a blank screen. I tried ...
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Open geosuite problem

I have a problem with my Ubuntu 12.04. When I was installing open geosuite I faced this problem. I cannot remove or install others software. It said the the package is broken. For example, I have ...