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unable to update ubuntu 13.04…plss help! [on hold]

After doing sudo apt-get update i get the following error Err http://extras.ubuntu.com raring/main Sources 404 Not Found Err http://extras.ubuntu.com raring/main amd64 Packages 404 Not Found ...
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Package dependencies cannot be resolved on ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

It does this everytime I try to install something from the software center. It says the same thing on every single package except the "frogatto" thing is different which is the softwares name. Here ...
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How can I get updates to install [duplicate]

I'm running Ubuntu Ultimate 3.4 64bit, and when I try to check for updates I get the following message: E:Encountered a section with no Package: header, E:Problem with MergeList ...
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Software Updater constantly green

Using Ubuntu 14.04 Software Updater, when there are updates the icon turns green, i do all the installs that it recognises and ocasionaly I restart the computer as per request. Problem occurs that ...
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Problem upgrading to 14.04 from 13.10

I am trying to upgrade to 14.04 from 13.10, but I get the following message using the update manager: E: The method driver /usr/lib/apt/methods/htto could not be found. Interesting that there is an ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 BIOS update [duplicate]

OK. So. In my attempt to install Ubuntu 14.04 for dual booting on my Toshiba Satellite C55t somehow the install disk wiped my hard drive before I ever even gave the ok to install. So I had to just ...
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I have a problem with apt-get update, can help me? [on hold]

I have a problem in the process of apt-get update, and apt-get upgrade. Info: administracion4@PC-Emiliano ~ $ sudo apt-get update Obj http://dl.google.com stable Release.gpg Ign ...
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GPG error: http://glug.nith.ac.in raring Release: The following signatures were invalid: NODATA 1 NODATA 2 [on hold]

When i do apt-get update, i get the following GPG error sudo apt-get update Get:1 http://glug.nith.ac.in raring Release.gpg Get:2 http://glug.nith.ac.in raring Release Ign http://glug.nith.ac.in ...
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Configuration changes disappear after kernel updates

I recently upgraded to Ubuntu 14.04 and have had to make a few configuration changes. Specifically, I fixed the ro/rw issue in grub.cfg and added more swap space, both times making edits using gksudo. ...
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0 Byte update Package

for some reason, every time I open the update manager (muon in my case) it shows me that I need to update "PlayBar" (an KDE:Plasma plugin I don't use..) to the Version 0.5.1 with 0 B to download.. ...
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apt-get unable to install/update (13.04) [on hold]

I'm using Ubuntu 13.04 which has reached its en of life in January 2014. Since yesterday, I cannot seem to be able to install a package, nor update the repository, nor even to find a better server ...
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Update problem please help

I have got a problem with update and installation. $ sudo apt-get update [sudo] password for salman: Err http://sa.archive.ubuntu.com precise Release.gpg Could not connect to localhost:8080 ...
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Repository/Update Problems - Please Help [on hold]

I should start by saying that I am running Elementary OS Luna, which is a branch of the Ubuntu family. You can refer to the screenshot for further reference. Rather recently, a little pop up began ...
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strange update notice

Is this normal? I don't have flashplugin installed. Failure to download extra data filesName-ar.UTF-8: فشل تنزيل ملفات البيانات الإضافيةName-ast.UTF-8: Fallu al descargar ficheros de datos ...
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net is connected still updater gives error net is not connected

I want to upgrade Ubuntu 13.04. net is also connected but still software updater gives error "failed to download your repository information. check your Internet connection." why??
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Ubuntu 13.04 update and upgrade issues [duplicate]

I am having a terrible time upgrading from 13.04 to 13.10, which I need to do in order to upgrade to Saucy. I cannot do a software update on 13.04, which is required before upgrading to 13.10. I get ...
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How can I get persistent output from apt-listchanges?

I have installed and configured apt-listchanges to output the changelogs of downloaded updates after-the-fact. It's a bit difficult to test different configurations, because it relies on updates ...
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do-release-upgrade - Could not determine the upgrade [duplicate]

Edit: Answer at bottom, I'm leaving the question untouch to keep all elements that might match someone else's search. So, I've read about the issue (here, here, here and here) but could not find the ...
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kernel 3.13.0.32 Fan RPMs greatly increased

I have just updated the kernel from 3.13.0-30 to 3.13.0-32 for Ubuntu 14.04 that has all "stable" updates. As soon as I rebooted (several times) the two computer fans went from the average 1400 RPM ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 LTS crash after updating from software updater

I updated my system today and noticed that there was a hardware update as well. I've never heard of a hardware update but I updated anyway. System had to be restarted after update but I was ...
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No sound after updates in Xubuntu 12.04

After installing updates all my computer was muted. I have tried turning the volume up in gnome alsa mixer and I switched to pulse audio but nothing worked. Does anyone else who has encountered this ...
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ubuntu 12.04 kernel 3.13.0.30

I have a Dell Inspiron 15 with ATI graphics card. Everything was working without any problems until kernel 3.8. During the regular updates Ubuntu suggested to update to kernel 3.13.0.30. After that ...
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quantal (12.10) ubuntu repos [closed]

I'm trying to install HTSeq (bioinformatics tool) on a server running Ubuntu quantal (12.10) and for that I need to install some packages so I use the following command: sudo apt-get install ...
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Failed to fetch packages from http://archive.ubuntu.com/ IP: 91.189.91.15 80 [closed]

I'm using Vagrant with Virtualbox to setup dokku getting box from official https://cloud-images.ubuntu.com/vagrant/raring/current/raring-server-cloudimg-amd64-vagrant-disk1.box It worked well all the ...
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Update makes system act strange

I just downloaded some updates for my Ubuntu 14.04 laptop that has support for Unity 3D. I noticed that one of the updates was for Compiz. I updated it, restarted my system and now everything is ...
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unable to upgrade 12.10 to subsequent releases

I know 12.10 is no longer supported and that transition period ended in May or July 2014. I simply wanted to upgrade to 13.10, and from there on to 14.05 doing the usual sudo do-release-upgrade ...
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Failed to download repository information 12.04

While trying to update my computer i get the following error W:Failed to fetch http://deb.torproject.org/torproject.org/dists/<precise>/main/binary-i386/Packages 403 Forbidden , E:Some index ...
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Update broken on libdbus

On a recent update to my precise install the package manager seems to have got itself into a twist. cat /var/log/apt/history.log Start-Date: 2014-07-10 16:17:22 Upgrade: libdbus-1-3:amd64 ...
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How do you update GTK+ and/or Gnome on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS?

I found a theme that I wish to run, and it says that is is meant to run on Gnome 3.12. It says "Important note: This theme is designed for Gnome 3.12. May or may not work with other versions of ...
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404 update error codes why for ubuntu spins [closed]

I know the workaround is to untick all the boxes for the updates that have error 404 codes, but why is the Trust Main and Trusty Binary for Lubuntu, Xubuntu and Edubuntu all having errors? I have ...
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how do u install flashplayer [duplicate]

So,I got a computer from the salvation army and it has a password for the administrater and I need to install a flash player so what can I do to get around this? Every time I try to watch a video I ...
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update unsupported Ubuntu gnome 10.10 [duplicate]

i want to update my Ubuntu but it not supported anymore, and i installed the update to receive error messages about it not being supported.the update manager error messages too
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how can i install elementary-update

sudo apt-add-repository ppa:versable/elementary-update sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install elementary-tweaks sudo apt-get install elementary-tweaks Gives: Reading package lists... Done ...
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How to update converseen?

I have been informed by the program that it needs an update but have no idea how to do this. I have only installed Ubuntu this morning and have managed just about everything else but I am stumped ...
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hangs on load after grub but no errors

I have been running 12.0.4 for a while on machine which also boots into win 7. I had a message in update manager to upgrade to 12.0.10 so I pressed the upgrade button and left it to it. Hour later ...
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Blank screen after update this week on two different computers

I have two older style laptops - a Toshiba Satellite Pro A200 and a Fujitsu Amilo Li 1818. They are both set up using a dual boot to either run Windows 7 Professional or the latest version of Ubuntu. ...
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Getting an error message for updates

I am getting an error message E:Type' -2014-07-10' is not known on line 1 in source list/etc/apt/sources.list d/playonlinux.list. Any suggestions on how to fix this? It won't let me report this ...
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Updating Firefox via pop-up prompt?

Firefox is prompting me for an update. I am used to a Windows environment, so is this the same thing? If I accept, it will simply update and I don't need to worry about a thing? I worry if Firefox ...
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Most of Ubuntu GUI is missing after installing updates [duplicate]

I recently installed 14.04 on a 20GB partition. Everything was working fine. I was watching YouTube and had got my wireless adapter working as well as my graphics card, so I figured I would update ...
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Why do I get an error message every time I'm prompted to restart system during update/package install?

Every time I update my system or install new software, I'm prompted to reboot, but I also get an error message that says 'Changes could not be applied.' However, after reboot, everything seems to be ...
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Updating packagelist

The installation guide at kivy.org (this one) says that I have to update my packagelist using my package manager. How to do this?
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Update failed what to do? [duplicate]

Failed to fetch http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/l/linux-lts-quantal/linux-headers-3.5.0-52-generic_3.5.0-52.78~precise1_amd64.deb Could not resolve 'security.ubuntu.com' Failed to fetch ...
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Update failed, what to do? [duplicate]

Failed to fetch http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/l/linux-lts-quantal/linux-image-3.5.0-52-generic_3.5.0-52.78~precise1_amd64.deb Could not resolve 'security.ubuntu.com' Failed to fetch ...
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Error when trying to install / update Adobe Flash [duplicate]

When trying to install/update Adobe Flash on Ubuntu, I get the following error. Reading package lists... Error! E: Encountered a section with no Package: header E: Problem with MergeList ...
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Software center is not working anymore [duplicate]

Software center on Ubuntu 14.04 Isn't working anymore. I did not install anything but now it doesn't start. Clicking on the software center icon, it just starts loading for 3 seconds and then the ...
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Software update error: Package operation failed

Whenever I'm prompted to install software updates, I get the error: The installation or removal of a software package failed. When I run sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get upgrade this ...
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Dependency problems with initramfs-tools please help I'm new at this and lost

I'm using Ubuntu server 12.04 no GUI, I'm been using just a terminal for the entire time I've had this server installed. I did install webmin. Webmin wanted me to do some updates and while in the ...
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Skype 4.3 in repositories

Why is not the recent Skype version 4.3 for Linux available in the partner repository? When will it come there? As far as I know, software installation via repositories is preferred over installation ...
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Update Error in Ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

When I'm running sudo apt-get update I am getting following errors/exceptions. Give me some solutions.. W: Failed to fetch http://mirror.kavalinux.com/ubuntu/dists/trusty/multiverse/source/Sources ...
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'Update Information Is Outdated' related to failed installation of apt-fast

I recently subscribed to Linux Format, and in the Aug. 2014 issue ('Fix Ubuntu') they recommended apt-fast to install software faster: $ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:apt-fast/stable $ sudo apt-get ...