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Can't update Ubuntu Phone (Meizu MX4)

My friend's Ubuntu Meizu MX4 Phone has one of the earliest Ubuntu Phone 15.04, and whenever I try to update it, I get the same error. . I can download the new image with no problem, and I can ...
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Software manager failed to install package. Internet connection fine. sudo apt-get install fluidsynth doesn't work

I'm trying to download Fluidsynth. When I attempt to download it via Software Manager, it gives me this message: Failed to download package files. Check your internet connection. As you can ...
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apt-get update won't hit the repos on ubuntu 14 with proxy

I have a brand new ubuntu 14.10 desktop version VM running on VMWare Workstation with a Win2012 host, configured with the proxy. And the proxy works because I can go online and visit nytimes. But ...
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Hash sum mismatch during apt-get update

I did few things with apt-keys while manually trying to install node 4. I did following things in no particular order: 1953 sudo rm -rf webupd8team-java-precise.list* 1954 more ...
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Error encounter while processing

Running on LTS 12.04; I know it has been asked quit a few times here, but none were useful for me to solve this problem: Processing triggers for libreoffice-common ... Errors were encountered while ...
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Ubutu 14.04LTS updates

Recently I've experienced a wifi connection crash, after a routine update. After some unsuccessful trials as recommended by users, I had to reinstall Ubuntu. Now I have again automatic ...
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Not able to install anything and update on ubuntu 14.10 [on hold]

Here are my content of /etc/apt/sources.list : # deb cdrom:[Ubuntu 14.10 _Utopic Unicorn_ - Release amd64 (20141022.1)]/ utopic main restricted # See http://help.ubuntu.com/community/UpgradeNotes ...
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How to handle Ignored lists of packages got with sudo apt-get update?

Running the command sudo apt-get update | grep Ign in bash of my Ubuntu 15.10 I got the following: Ign http://dl.google.com stable InRelease Ign http://dl.google.com stable InRelease Ign ...
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Sudo apt-get update, strange many errors [duplicate]

While I'm doing the classic sudo apt-get update I obtain these strange errors. W: Failed to fetch http://it.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/trusty-updates/main/source/Sources Hash Sum mismatch W: ...
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updating Ubuntu, version differences

Okay, so after looking through the forum and carefully checking the 'may already have your answer' section. I have decided to ask this question. First some background, I'm in charge of about 9 Linux ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 messed graphics after latest update

After latest Ubuntu auto-update, my whole system is messed up but most important one for me is strange icons. The icons are pixelated in launcher and System settings. There is some kind of black ...
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How to install packages from local files?

I'm on an Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit system. I ran sudo apt-get update and got this error :- W: Failed to fetch http://archive.getdeb.net/ubuntu/dists/trusty-getdeb/apps/binary-amd64/Packages 403 ...
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How can I fix broken package system?

I have tried apt-get -f install and several other commands but I can't seem to remove the package that has the errors, which also seems to be libpam-systemd:amd64
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Application (tvheadend) not updating

I have TVheadend running on a Ubuntu server. The problem is I want to update to the latest unstable release version but I'm having some problems. When I check the version in the GUI and using ...
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How do i install python 3.5?

I think installed python 3.5, i have the python 3.5 idle3 on my desktop, but when i write in the the command python -- version the output is 2.7.0.1. How do i actually upgrade it to 3.5
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How to resolve “Failed to download repository information”?

i have seen this in older versions, but no solutions have helped i don't want to re install Linux because i am already on 14.04 below is my sources.list sorry can't post links, i don't have enough ...
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Ubuntu Mozilla Security, do I need this? General questions

I was searching for info on enabling/disabling javascript in firefox, some pages I need to have it function and without the java they're broke. I came across this and was wondering is this something ...
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Is it okay to run the software updater frequently? [on hold]

I’m asking this because I’m just scared in case it installs a unstable version of something (like Firefox or steam etc...) then either the application wont work or my boot order changes serverly (yeah ...
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Problem installing apache

I just tried this, but nothing seems to be working. I've done practically most of the instructions but I still get this: E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1)
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How to quickly get the reason for the most recent update of a package from the command-line?

Is there a command-line command I can run to quickly determine the reason for a package update? Ideally, a command that dumps a set of URLs to all of the relevant information. For example (it's a ...
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Dad tried to upgrade to 15.10, now it wont boot anymore. Can I reset it?

He tried to upgrade from 14.04 I believe to 15.10, now after he types in his password it looks like this: http://imgur.com/AZqSWal It's an AIO desktop from asus core i5 with a nvidea 540m connected ...
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Problemas getting update

im kind of new with ubuntu and im getting this message every time i try to update with sudo apt-get update: what i get in the terminal Please someone who can help me?
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No internet connection on ubuntu 14.04.3 lts after update

I'm using ubuntu 14.04 lts and by mistake I restarted my machine during update installation, The machine now working without any internet connection I tried to download network .deb package and re ...
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dependency issues while installing phpmyadmin on PHP7

The following packages have unmet dependencies: phpmyadmin : Depends: php-gettext but it is not going to be installed Recommends: php5-gd but it is not going to be installed or ...
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selectively disable automatic download of updates of i386 packages information in repositories

How is it possible to selectively disable automatic download of updates (after sudo apt-get update) of only i386 packages information in repositories in Ubuntu 15.10 64 bit?
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how can I fix this this update problem? [duplicate]

> W: Failed to fetch cdrom://Ubuntu 12.04.4 LTS _Precise Pangolin_ - > Release amd64 > (20140204)/dists/precise/restricted/binary-amd64/Packages Please use > apt-cdrom to make this CD-ROM ...
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update-manager frozen or stuck

I am working with: ...
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BQ E4.5 no OTA-9 update

So I own an BQ E4.5 Ubuntu Touch edition, so far I have recieved every update right on the day of the release or the next day, since OTA-9 (OTA-9 is scheduled for release on January 20, 2016.) I still ...
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apt-get update failure, unable to connect proxy addess

I have a dual boot (Windows 7 professional+ Ubuntu server 14.04) Dell Precision Tower 7810. The machine is connected to proxy server (http://192.168.128.1:8080) via LAN (static IP). My machine is ...
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Linux Freezing and Problems with updates

I've been having some weird Linux problems recently. Twice now my system has frozen. I've been able to move my mouse but nothing else. I ended up doing a hard restart each time. Additionally, when I ...
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I want to delete three archive files which are in boot

I have problem with the updates. Whenever I start an update I am told the boot record is too small and I need to clear some space. I have looked in the boot directory and there are three files: ...
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How can I fix this update error into Lubuntu 15.10

Each time I ask the system to update and/or upgrade from the repositories, I get the following update error message: Why is this? How can I fix it?
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why in installing traceroute retruns some errors? [duplicate]

dear i have ubuntu in vmware,i want to install traceroute, for installing it i first update repositories. sudo apt-get update after i typed: sudo apt-get install traceroute but it ...
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Why can't I install Chromium in 14.10? [closed]

When I search for Chromium in the Software Centre, I'm told it's available from the "universe" source. But when I click the "Use This Source" button, I get the error message "Failed To Download ...
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How to remove an apt repository that I added myself? [duplicate]

I was following an old tutorial and did an apt-get installed a repository (I think that's what it was) I am no ubuntu guru. Turns out that repo no longer exists, and when I now do an apt-get update I ...
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Update made my network stop working and receiving internal error message [duplicate]

I was notified with a bunch of updates just half an hour ago, mostly security updates in nature. Without thinking much I authenticated the installation. It required me to reboot to apply the changes. ...
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Wired connection (eth0) is working but network manager icon shows no network

After updating my network-manager, my wired connection continued to work, but it shows no notification; the double arrow is also missing, and the network manager just shows that "no connection" icon. ...
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After Update I'm Unable to Log In Either with GUI or in Terminal

I am running Ubuntu 14.04. After just doing an update, I am unable to login to my system. It never makes it to the log in screen. If I switch to a virtual terminal, I get a login prompt, but after ...
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Software update not working for Ubuntu 14.04 [closed]

When I run sudo apt-get update, I get the message - Unknown Multi-Arch type 'no' for package 'compiz-core'. Software Updater application is alos not working. I am using Ubuntu 14.04.
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Can't install new Program after update Ubuntu 14.04

Today, I lost my network manager after an update but brought it back with sudo service network-manager restart But now, I can't install new programs. running sudo apt-get install program_name ...
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Can't install packages as apt-get update not working [duplicate]

I am running Ubuntu 14.10 and Apt-get update is not working, its output is: build@build:~$ sudo apt-get update Ign http://dl.google.com stable InRelease Hit http://dl.google.com stable ...
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i cant update or install anything

plez help me i am new to ubuntu and i keep getting Fetched 3,854 kB in 13s (277 kB/s) Reading package lists... Error! W: GPG error: http://us.archive.ubuntu.com trusty Release: The following ...
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Failed to fetch APT update (Not a duplicate)

I've already checked this, this and this answers, none of them works in my case. Here is what I'm getting when I run sudo apt-get update on my 14.04 LTS laptop: Get:10 http://us.archive.ubuntu.com ...
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E: Some index files failed to download. They have been ignored, or old ones used instead

Here is my sources.list # deb cdrom:[Ubuntu 15.04 _Vivid Vervet_ - Release amd64 (20150422)]/ vivid main restricted # See http://help.ubuntu.com/community/UpgradeNotes for how to upgrade to # newer ...
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What's the best way to try newer versions?

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS in two computers. One is the desktop version, my alternate (and almost) everyday computer, and a second server (headless) version.Eventually the server will be a ...
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Unable to update, due to Clearsigned isn't valid error

I am getting this problem while updating. Kindly help and explain what just happened here! prakhar@prakhar-Latitude-3440:~$ sudo apt-get update [sudo] password for prakhar: Get:1 ...
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Trying to install Spotify

I am kind of new to Ubuntu and I have been trying to install Spotify for hours. I have tried the following commands sudo apt-key adv --keyserver hkp://keyserver.ubuntu.com:80 --recv-keys ...
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How to install new LINUX version along with LINUX FIRMWARES in Ubuntu 12.04? [duplicate]

I am facing a peculiar position after reinstalling Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. I have a separate / and /home folder. After running the command uname -r, i see that the linux running on my laptop has version ...
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Xubuntu Individual Package update

I have Xubuntu 14.04 on my system. My Wireless connection is very poor, when i try to download updates XFCE update manager is downloading 2 or 3 packages in same time. Is there any way to download ...
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Error, pkgProblemResolver::Resolve generated breaks, this may be caused by held packages

Hello could some one please help me with this error. I'm trying to check for updates and I keep on getting this error. Error, pkgProblemResolver::Resolve generated breaks, this may be caused by held ...