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A question about installing security updates

I'm always following a website to know when security updates for Ubuntu are available. But, today, I saw this update (http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-2388-1/), but the website told me to update the ...
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How to upgrade within a LTS release (not to a new one)?

I have an old 12.04.2 Ubuntu server. I want to update it to 12.04.5. But do-release-upgrade would upgrade to 14 LTS. What do I have to do in order to update only within my LTS release?
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Ubuntu apt-get update 404 error and not able to install openssh-serer [duplicate]

I've got an Ubuntu 12.10 Desktop VM on my Windows8.1 in VMWare Workstation. When I type in apt-get update I get 404 errors: Csdn@ubuntu:~$ sudo apt-get update Ign http://extras.ubuntu.com quantal ...
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Available updates not shown when login to terminal Ubuntu 14.04

When I login to my server terminal over ssh I just see: Using username "username". Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS Authenticating with public key "mykey" from agent Last login: Wed Oct 22 09:17:02 2014 from ...
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Very slow system updates

I'm currently running 14.04 x64, and for the last few days, running either System Updater or apt-get update results in very long wait times (one of the last tries clocked in at over 14 minutes) until ...
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Fail when update system

I get in some trouble when I tried to update the system W: Failed to fetch http://archive.getdeb.net/ubuntu/dists/trusty-getdeb/apps/binary-amd64/Packages 521 Origin Down [IP: 104.28.24.125 80] W: ...
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Can't update Firefox

I've downloaded an update for Firefox which is now in my Downloads folder. How do I get it from there to open and replace my existing version 20? I've tried double-clicking the download, but nothing ...
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Update doesn't work in Terminal

When I write sudo apt-get update in Terminal ( Ubuntu 14.04 ), the end of results are these : Ign http://us.archive.ubuntu.com precise/main Translation-en_US Ign http://us.archive.ubuntu.com ...
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How to update Apache2 on Ubuntu 14.04 Server to the latest version?

I'm having some issues with a website I'm building. Avast is giving some false alarms when i'm accessing it so I checked with Sucuri. The only problem that Sucuri sees is that I have Apache 2.4.7 and ...
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is software update application in ubuntu like sudo apt-get update?

Does software update application in ubuntu 14.04 like sudo apt-get update command?
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Ubuntu no longer automatically prompts for updates

I am using 14.04 LTS and up until few months ago, Ubuntu would prompt me with updates daily. I recently manually updated whole system with: sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get upgrade sudo apt-get ...
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Small tabs and menu

I down loaded updates for 14.04 now all tabs and drop down menus have small type I can hardly read how do I get it back to normal
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Computer crashed during updates - How do I figure out what packages I lost?

My host OS crashed while my Xubuntu VM was updating things. After restarting and loading up the VM, I was greeted with a blank grey desktop and nothing to click on. Luckily, I could still get to a ...
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Fixing sources.list on arm archirecture

I have Linaro Ubuntu installed on ARM device (Zynq Mini-ITX development board). Here is my # lsb_release -a output: Distributor ID: Ubuntu Description: Ubuntu 12.04.5 LTS Release: ...
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update manager error 404

i'm getting an error message when trying to do updates that says W:Failed to fetch http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/precise/universe/binary-i386/Packages 404 Not Found [IP: 91.189.91.14 ...
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UnicodeDecodeError crashes update-manager and gnome-language-selector

I tried to update one day and update-manager crashed with: Traceback (most recent call last): File "/usr/bin/update-manager", line 114, in <module> app = UpdateManager(data_dir, options) ...
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Ubuntu stopped letting me watch watch movies on legal sites

About a month 1/2 a go when I updated Ubuntu Linux my computer stopped letting me watch Netflix,HBO go,showtime,starz,etc. Can u help me fix this.It lets me watch viooz and sites like it.
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Which kernel version should I pick for update [closed]

Currently I am working on Ubuntu system. Here is my specifications shark@ubuntu-00000:~$ lsb_release -a No LSB modules are available. Distributor ID: Ubuntu Description: Ubuntu 12.10 Release: ...
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Unknown username “whoopsie” after updating to ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

After installing the update to ubuntu 14.04 LTS from ubuntu 12.04. I tried completing the update by going into shell after restarting computer and typing sudo sh -e ~/Downloads/crouton -n precise -u. ...
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why numix icon theme get updates almost everyday?

Everyday I open my pc and most of these days a Numix Icons update welcomes me? I'm starting to get suspicious about these. Is that a normal update cycle?
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How to fix the following error during an update? [duplicate]

W: Failed to fetch http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/quantal/restricted/binary-i386/Packages 404 Not Found [IP: 91.189.88.149 80] E: Some index files failed to download. They have been ...
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can't get back into ubuntu 14.04 LTS/xfce4 after x.org update - known conflict x.org & xbmc

i'm sorry to report, i'm afraid i have inadvertently bork'd my ubuntu install up, pretty good this time. i cannot even get back in to alter or delete anything that might be causing the problem - it ...
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Running Ubuntu 14.04 Can't install updates from Software updater

I'm a new Ubuntu user, and I have a fair amount of knowledge about how things are supposed to work, but I'm having a serious issue with my software updater. I don't know what else to do. I've tried ...
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System update in Ubuntu 14.04 running in VM causing loop while signing in

This has happened 4 times consecutively and I can now summarize the steps to reproduce the problem. I'm running Windows 7 Home Premium to put everything into perspective Download Ubuntu 14.04 iso. ...
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Amount of memory changed?

I've noticed that the amount of memory in Ubuntu 14.04 has changed, when I view the output of free I notice that it says 16304096. I find this weird because it was 16304120. After I booted in a older ...
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Screen issue after update

New to Linux. I'm running XUbuntu 14.04 on a VM. There is no issue before update but after updating via software updater and rebooting, this happens: The right area of the screen is not clickable ...
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Software updates

I'd like to know if I can differ/delay the Software Updates on my computer because it is annoying for updates every ~ 2 to 3 hours. Let's say, I want to check the updates every Saturday (weekly or ...
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Ubuntu doesn't load after updating from 12.04 to newer version [on hold]

Sorry if this question dublicates another one, yet so far I've been looking for an answer for my problem and no such I found here. After loading my 12.04 Ubuntu once I've got a system message to ...
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Chrome 38 Update broke the “use system title bar and boarders”

I can't get rid of the blue bar it was brown before the update for chrome. any ideas or fixes?
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Update REPOSITORIES from Ubuntu Precise Pangolin to Ubuntu Trusty Tahr [duplicate]

I have Ubuntu 12.04 installed, and I want to use the repositories of ubuntu 14.04, only the repositories, I don't want to upgrade the whole OS. How can I do that? I thank your ANSWERS.
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Is there a way to suppress reboot prompts after system updates?

I have an xubuntu server with a GUI that I need to keep running at all times. After xubuntu prompts me install system updates, it sometimes prompts me to reboot the computer. I am using Ksplice ...
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update error in ppa [duplicate]

In sudo apt-get update, I see this error ( W: Failed to fetch http://ppa.launchpad.net/upubuntu-com/multimedia/ubuntu/dists/trusty/main/binary-i386/Packages 404 Not Found). How to solve my ...
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Chrome not starting after latest upgrade (2014-10-08) - segmentation fault when running from terminal

I run all Ubuntu updates immediately. My Ubuntu is 14.04. Today after applying the latest update (including Chrome) Chrome crashed with error. It was not shown in system monitor also. I rebooted the ...
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Avast Update problem with Ubuntu 14.04LTS [duplicate]

I'm getting this error message "An error occurred in avast! engine: Invalid argument" I have changed shmmax value to 128000000 and reboot...but it's not working.
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Why can't I run apt-get update? [duplicate]

I just installed Chrubuntu 14.04 LTS with unity and this is what happens when I try to run apt-get update.
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Updating from win 8 to 8.1 removes dual boot [duplicate]

I got a message to update to 8.1 so I did and now I can no longer see the screen allowing me to chose between starting windows or Ubuntu when I turn on my computer. Is there an easy way to restore ...
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problem Install openFOAM on Ubuntu 12.04

Followed the installation guide from openFOAM: $ VERS=$(lsb_release -cs) $ sudo sh -c "echo deb http://www.openfoam.org/download/ubuntu $VERS main > /etc/apt/sources.list.d/openfoam.list" ...
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How do i list the security update for ubuntu 12.04.? [duplicate]

How do i list the security update for ubuntu 12.04. ? Is this security update will update only what i have installed on the server or it will install everything even it was not installed before. ...
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Can't update 12.04 LTS - “404 Not found” [duplicate]

can you please help to resolve the issue? W: Не удалось получить http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/precise/restricted/binary-i386/Packages 404 Not Found [IP: 91.189.91.13 80] W: Не удалось ...
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Synaptic Package Manager Reload Error

I'm getting this error when I try to reload Synaptic, I installed apps in terminal via ppa's I found on launchpad.net and dep files from other developer sites... Could not download all repository ...
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Are there any Pros/Cons to using an older LTS? [closed]

14.04 LTS Has been giving me one headache after another, it is pretty much a project to get very small things to work, also it is just overall slower and less responsive than any other Ubuntu version ...
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MySql crashes happening daily after ubuntu system updates

I have been having this issue for sometime and have no idea why it happens or how to fix it. I'm a Linux novice so that doesn't help. I have a server running on AWS and s used only for hosting ...
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Black screen after installation Latest Nvidia Driver 340.46 via PPA in Ubuntu 14 [duplicate]

Just couple minutes ago I tried to install Latest Nvidia Driver 340.46 via PPA in Ubuntu. For this reason I used this instruction The following commands weere executed: sudo add-apt-repository ...
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14.04 LTS apt-get segfault

Trying to update my web server, apt-get update produces this unhelpful error after reaching 99% while reading package lists at the end: ... Ign http://mirror.rackspace.com trusty/universe ...
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Need help updating Ubuntu with apt-offline

I have a build of Ubuntu 12.04LTS that needs to be kept "quarantined", so no connection to the internet and all new software, data etc must be passed through a number of security checks before being ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 won't start up

I get a black screen with a lots of codes that I don't know how to copy them to show you guys . /boot is almost full and I've been trying to find a way to free some space for that I can be able to ...
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Update from 10.04 LTS to 12.04 LTS Error [duplicate]

An unresolvable problem occurred while initializing the package information. Please report this bug against the 'update-manager' package and include the following error message: 'E:Dynamic MMap ran ...
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how to stop updates like “Language support” and “Handheld device font …” on PC

My desktop PCs use English only and are NOT handheld devices ever. So how do I stop getting updates for "Language selector for Ubuntu" and "Handheld device font with extensive style and language ...
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black screen after booting in 14.04 [duplicate]

I am using 14.04.it was working properly but I downloaded around 200 mb from software updater and fixed brightness problem by using commands and I restarted the system, now I am getting only ...
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404 not found found error [duplicate]

here is a section from synaptic package manager: Failed to fetch http://ppa.launchpad.net/openshot.developers/ppa/ubuntu/dists/trusty/main/source/Sources 404 Not Found Failed to fetch ...