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Ubuntu unable to update and upgrade to 14.04: GPG Error

I have been looking around the net for solutions but I just cannot get rid of this error. sudo apt-get update Ign http://archive.canonical.com saucy InRelease Ign ...
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Not able to clean out old kernel files in /boot

I am trying to Update my server navin@ubuntu:~$ sudo apt-get dist-upgrade Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done You might want to run 'apt-get -f ...
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I can not download anything [duplicate]

I am very new to ubuntu but decided to wipe my windows 7 and install it. I can not download anything from the software center. This is the error message I get. I can use the web in all other ways ...
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password incorrect 3 times + suspected failed update

I have been lurking your site for the past few hours, and have found myself in a bit of a pickle. Visiting my parents, I discover that neither computer, nor laptop work. Long story short, I've got ...
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How can a regular user be notified of a required reboot?

I am administrating multiple machines on which I am admin and the users have not admin-rights. The machines are configured to pull and install updates automatically. A new kernel will require a ...
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Is it required to update from Ubuntu 12.04 to 14.04? [duplicate]

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 on my Samsung Chromebook and I have found that Ubuntu 14.04 does not work with unity on my Chromebook. So do I have to update Ubuntu to 14.04 now or can I continue to use 12.04 ...
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hacked computer has been infected [on hold]

my computer is being hacked I want to report it and repair damage caused to my computer. it has changed the font, and does not allow me access to face book.
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What lines should be commented out in my sources.list file?

I have just updated from Ubuntu 12.04 to 14.04 last weekend. I haven't downloaded any extra programs as of yet. I checked my sources.list file and it has the following lines in it: deb ...
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Keyboard and Mouse Both PS2 and USB Not working after Installing Ubuntu

We are Installed Ubuntu 14 OS after that Keyboard and Mouse not working our mother board is Gigabyte GA-M61PME here that thier is IOOMU Setting
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How to fix black screen after update? [duplicate]

Today I started up my Ubuntu 14.04 computer and everything worked normally. I saw that I had an update for Ubuntu Base and decided to go ahead and do it. After downloading/installing completed, I ...
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login sound not working in ubuntu 14.04 after a update

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 the login sound was working but now for the past 2 weeks it is not working I have tried using Ubuntu tweak today to turn off the login sound and turn it back on but it did not ...
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Not able update anything or use ubuntu service centre [duplicate]

Error that i get wen trying to check for updates:0 W:Failed to fetch http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/quantal-security/restricted/source/Sources 404 Not Found [IP: 91.189.88.149 80] , ...
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Kernel update plans for Ubuntu

Is there a site where we can see which kernels we will most likely be getting with upcoming Ubuntu releases? I'm personally thinking if I should install the 3.13.7.x kernel manually or waiting to get ...
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Cannot enter ubuntu graphical environment after update

I was using ubuntu 12.04 LTS version and everything was working fine. Yesterday I decided to update using the option in the update manager to ubuntu 14. Everything went smoothly in the installation ...
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My computer is broken after recent update attempt to 14.04

So it all started on a day much like today, because it is today but that's not the point, when I got a notification telling me I haven't upgraded to 14.04. Not due to lack of trying, however. It ...
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Can't Install DNSCrypt on Linux Mint 16 64bit [on hold]

Getting the following error messages at completion and would appreciate input in correcting this: E: dpkg was interrupted, you must manually run 'sudo dpkg --configure -a' to correct the problem. ...
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Trying to upgrade from 12.10 to 14.04 and not having any luck…404 error occurs [duplicate]

This is a long winded question so bear with me! I am trying to upgrade my 12.10 Quental Ubuntu to the 14.04 version. This has led to a problem within my system not being able to update. For ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 update nightmare and grub tiny problem

I had some problems with the updates lately. It started with the update manager refusing to update because it requires installation of untrusted packages. I used : sudo apt-get update && sudo ...
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Today's update (8/15/2014) for 14.04 disabled my touchpad on Acer c720 laptop

As the title says, Today I updated Ubuntu 14.04 on my laptop which is Acer c720 and then the touch pad stopped working after restart. Does anybody know what steps I should take to resolve this? Thanks ...
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E: Unable to lock the administration directory, is another process using it? [duplicate]

I am new to Linux. I had recently installed Ubuntu 14.04. After the installation to get up to speed with all the packages, I tried to sudo apt-get update but it doesn't run and gives this error: E: ...
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Cannot solve GPG error

I ran sudo apt-get update and at the end I have these errors: Fetched 14,3 kB in 54s (264 B/s) Reading package lists... Done W: GPG error: http://archive.canonical.com saucy Release: The following ...
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Black screen after latest update

Sorry if this is a duplicated, but tried to find a solution for my issue with no success after trying several solutions i found on the web. Every computer in my company except mine that has dual boot; ...
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Using `sudo apt-get update` [duplicate]

when should this command (sudo apt-get update) exactly be used in Ubuntu? What time or When should I use this command?
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Problem With update Repository in ubuntu [closed]

I changed Download Server from Software & update then I try to update repository with sudo apt-get update, but the result Was an error: Please Help me To solve it.... .Thanks.
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Problem in Update [duplicate]

I am bit new to Ubuntu. Every day softer updater shows update and when I click install it does it work. But i don't why, when I tried to update it show the message NOT ENOUGH FREE DISK SPACE. I Think ...
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Ubuntu Tweak compatible with 14.04?

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 and cannot update due to full root despite running autoremove and autoclean. I installed Ubuntu Tweak but clicking on the icon does nothing.
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Only a few programs will launch without rebooting first

I'm running 14.04 Trusty Tahr, and after a recent update my system has an issue (I want to be clear that I mess with settings a lot, so this may not be directly the fault of the update, but the ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 isn't updating (failed to fetch) [duplicate]

I'm trying to update my Ubuntu, but it isn't working correctly. I type: sudo apt-get update And the following error is being returned to me: ... W: Failed to fetch ...
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Cannot update, no package? Software centre not working. Computer is in German [duplicate]

Bitte melden Sie einen Fehler im Paket »update-manager« und fügen Sie die folgende Fehlermeldung an den Fehlerbericht an: E:Encountered a section with no Package: header, E:Problem with MergeList ...
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Configuring grub-pc update error

Software Updater has been getting stuck at the same point, "Configuring grub-pc", for almost a month now. The Software Updater itself hangs. Searching the forum I didn't find any recent posts for ...
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Upgrade 13.04 to 13.10 - packages now unavailable [duplicate]

I'm trying to follow these instructions Ubuntu Servers (Recommended) Install update-manager-core if it is not already installed: sudo apt-get install update-manager-core Launch the upgrade ...
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Update VirtualBox to install Extension Pack

I installed Virtual Box via the Software Center on the latest fully updated Ubuntu 64bit. I wanted to install the Extension Pack for VirtualBox but there is no version for my version of Virtual Box. I ...
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How to accept only essential security updates?

sometimes i am getting problem in software updates. So i would like to get only essential security updates and also need to make it as default. Please let me know is there any way to sort out that?
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How to rollback software updates? [duplicate]

I am having some difficulty with recent software updates and this is not the first time. By pressing the shift key on startup I can (usually) get the grub menu but when I choose "advanced options" it ...
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ppa repositories removed for raring. How do you install packages using old-releases.ubuntu.com [duplicate]

Using a Ubuntu/Debian variant (Navigatrix) release based on Raring, which is no longer supported in the Ubuntu Repositories. Current etc/apt/source.list is: deb (http removed) ...
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14.04 Blank screen after last update nvidia

Since I installed last update this morning, Ubuntu starts with a blank screen and NO cursor. I can get the prompt and login with ctrl-alt-f6. I don't know what is not starting and I have no clue what ...
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Can't run minecraft..help?

I recently got an ubuntu computer with 14.04 on it. I tried to play minecraft, installed some intel drivers from online through the terminal. I can not play anything higher than 5.7 and on 5.7 it's ...
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How to get the updates after installing Ubuntu 14.04

I'm having a bit of a problem, before I install Ubuntu 14.04 on my laptop as dual boot, I thought of trying it before I jump into any unknown waters.. My problem is that I'm not able to install the ...
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What is the need to upgrade Ubuntu? Can not install packages [duplicate]

I am using Ubuntu 13.04. I don't take the software updates that my system prompts me to. Is there any use to upgrade my system to the latest ubuntu. The reason I ask this is that when I do sudo ...
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sudo apt-get gives 404 error. Ubuntu 13.04 [duplicate]

Whenever I type sudo apt-get <option> in my terminal, whether it be update,upgrade, or install, it always gives 404 Not Found [IP: 91.189.91.13 80] and ends with E: Aborting Install. I use ...
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Upgrade from 12.04 to 14.04 problems

Having some problems! Every time I try perform the update from 12.04 to 14.04 I am met with the following error: kev@masterpc:~$ sudo do-release-upgrade Checking for a new Ubuntu release Err Upgrade ...
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Graphics info not recognized in System info after updating

I have updated hardware package but after installing this package System info not showing graphics detail.
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“No suitable download server found” [duplicate]

I bumped into the problem that I can't download any updates or new packages. I had this problem before which I could solve through several steps sudo rm /var/lib/apt/lists/* -vf sudo apt-get clean ...
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Display challenges after Ubuntu 12.04 updates

first posting to this board and a newish Linux user. I am running Ubuntu Version 12.04 LTS via Virtual Box version 4.3.12 r93733. It just went through a series of updates and after restarting my Dash ...
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I just installed a 14.04 32 bit update, and now I get no Video using N-Vidia drivers

I just performed a suggested update by the Update Manager on Ubuntu 14.04, and now I get no video when I reboot. I get the splash screen, then it goes black. Can I somehow switch back to default ...
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Error on new Ubuntu-Update? (Ubuntu Touch)

Some minutes ago, my phone rang and showed, that an update (to Version 179) is available. So I tried to update. After reboot, it asked me, if I want to disable some recovery-mode. But I don't want to ...
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squid interfering with apt-get?

I recently installed squid along with Dan's Guardian. Ever since I got them up and running I've been getting errors when I try to run apt-get update. The errors look like this: W: Failed to fetch ...
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broken-package-after-update-linux-headers-error-brokencount-0?rq=1

My platform is Ubuntu 12.04. I have been reading and this text actually follows the flow on the link, Broken package after update: linux-headers, error brokencount >0 I have a broken package ...
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HWE upgrade causing system to reboot randomly

Recently ran the HWE upgrade as the 12.04 HWE is going out of support today. The upgrade seemed to go fine and now the system reboots randomly and sometimes just hangs in a running state with no ...
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How to update tor browser from Terminal?

how to update tor browser from Terminal ?