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GnuTls update from 2.3.23 to 3.x.x

Im having issues updating the version of GNUTLS, currently running Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS, and my version of gnutls is 2.3.23. I started with the tutorial from ...
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I deleted trusted software providers from authentication in software and updates

I am currently using ubuntu 14.04 LTS I was getting a 404 error whenever I used sudo apt-get update. I feel it is because of some trusted software providers which I deleted - ubuntu archive ...
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disable automaic update for texmaker [duplicate]

I'm new to Ubuntu 15.04 and I experienced problems with Temaker, namely the keyboard shortcuts did not work after some time. However, manually installing the version compiled with Qt4 fixed the ...
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What is the difference in command-line “sudo apt-get update” and using Synaptic or Auto-updater?

The whole update process seems somewhat confusing to me. I can understand the need to run sudo apt-get update prior to installing another package, but, what is the difference in running update from ...
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I screwed up my Ubuntu (Novice user)

I'm a new user here and I'm also a Linux newbie. So last night I tried Ubuntu for the first time (kinda), and as I was getting the hang of it I noticed an option to update my OS to version 12.04, so I ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Base update 85MB

I just installed the latest Base update (85MB) release half-hour ago (May 20, 7:30 pm PDT, USA) on my Dell. Update went thru successfully and 'restart' message came on, and I restarted. Now display is ...
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After updating ubuntu 14.04, only the mouse shows onscreen. How do I fix?

I have an eMachines T5246 running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS set up as a home media server with Plex. Everything has been running well (if slowly) up until today when I installed the updates that showed up in ...
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Why am I getting an error related to linux-image-3.13.0-53-generic (3.13.0-53.88)?

Every time I install or remove existing software I get the following error. isuru@isuru-Inspiron-3420:~$ sudo apt-get autoremove Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Server upgrade error (2)

Hey guys Ive a similar problem that the (1) questions, i leave the screnshots of my error prompts apt-cache policy locales locales: Instalados: 2.13+git20120306-12.1 Candidato: ...
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Does updating applications affect .desktop files?

I was wandering if .desktop files are affected when an application is updated or just the /usr/bin/* files? I'm making an menu with customized categories and it's not gonna work is the categories in ...
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Error 2 : Building dependencies problem in ubntu 14.04

(synaptic:4696): GLib-CRITICAL **: g_child_watch_add_full: assertion 'pid > 0' failed Can't exec "locale": No such file or directory at /usr/share/perl5/Debconf/Encoding.pm line 16. Use of ...
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authentication problem,no knowledge of ANY PASSWORD

I cannot update or install new info,the tech that did the installation does not remember anything about passwords when he installed ubuntu 14.4 and he suggested admin as password since it is 5 ...
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Updating Ubuntu 14.04.iso

I have had to reinstall Ubuntu from iso and was wondering now that I have updated all the files etc, is there away that I can add these updated files to the iso so next time I have to do a reinstall ...
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apt-get update errors after installing google chrome

I have asked a question related to this problem before here How to fix Update error: Wrong sources.list entry or malformed file?. But I was told to ask a new question after it was established that my ...
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“Software Updater” & “Software & Updates” not working on 14.04 LTS

“Software Updater” and “Software & Updates” are not working any more on my Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I do not get any error message but when I click on the icons of Software updater and Software & ...
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Automatic clearance of boot folder

Hello one of my familly members, who is not so concerned with computers and Ubuntu has an Ubuntu setup with only 200MB space for the boot partition. That makes sense if you only like to install a few ...
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No icons after update on Ubuntu 15.04

I installed and configured java on my ubuntu 15.04 recently. After logging in all I get is homescreen with no icons. I tried to update and reinstall ubuntu desktop and install unity. But it didn't ...
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Ubuntu apt-get unable to fetch packages [on hold]

Just installed Ubuntu 13.10 (Saucy) and anything I try to install via sudo apt-get install is failing and throwing a series of 404 erros. Example - installing tmux [jeeves@HAL] hadoop > sudo ...
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update and upgrade error on ubuntu 14.04

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 and when I run the update&& upgrade command I got this error ***dpkg: dependency problems prevent configuration of ifupdown: ifupdown depends on initscripts (>= ...
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Wifi does not work correctly after editing etc/default/grub

I've searches the net for hours trying to solve this, and can't find anything to help. My issue is thus: My Ubuntu 14.04LTS wasn't shutting down properly. This is the fourth time I've reinstalled ...
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sudo cannot be executed in a terminal (14.10) [duplicate]

i want to update true terminal but when i enter sudo apt-get update i get the following respond: sudo apt-get update [sudo] password for tjarco: E: Type 'sudo' is not known on line 2 in source list ...
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Meaning of the php vesion on ubuntu and available update changes

I'm little bit confuse about the php version shown in ubuntu. When I check the php version on windows it shows as follows. PHP Version 5.4.25 In ubuntu the php version is shown as follows. PHP ...
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Problems after update Ubuntu 14.04

Today i did sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get upgrade and got a 0 kb update. After i installed it i started getting some problems. I have automatic login enabled. After i boot up, the ...
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Firefox will not update

I am running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 64-bit and the version of Firefox that comes with this version of Ubuntu. I recently went to a website and got a notification that my version of Firefox was no longer ...
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Cannot boot after updates 12.04

I've been dual-booting Windows 8 and Ubuntu 12.04. I can't remember what updates were done yesterday, but today I'm getting errors when trying to boot to both operating systems. I choose either of ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 lags very bad at my laptop

So I recently decided to change from Windows XP to Ubuntu 12.04 on my crappy 1gb RAM & 1.6GHz laptop. The problem is that it lags A LOT. Like first 5 minutes I can use it fine but then it just ...
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Updated kernel with dpkg but old kernel still in use

I needed to update my systems kernel to the latest available version, so I executed sudo apt-get install linux-headers-3.16.0-37-generic sudo apt-get remove linux-headers-3.13.0-37* Then I ...
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Chromium automatic updating

My chromium is automaticaly updating.please tell me a solution to disable that.I had disable all updates in software updater.
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apt-get install -f — Error: no space left on disk

I had cache limit problems with GPG keys. A post here solved that, and now sudo apt-get update runs without any errors. Now sudo apt-get upgrade does not work. It tells me to try sudo apt-get -f ...
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Upadating of packages after installation of new program

Is the command apt-get update necessary after every new package installation and for broken packages? Since I'm new to this OS I have to search commands for packages and every solution contains ...
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cant disable third-party repositories for upgrade

I Can't disable third-party repositories for upgrading. I've tried everything including "software and updates" [other software] checked off all. Also tried apt-get install -fas terminal suggests. ...
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update ubuntu 10.10 - 32bit on macbook [duplicate]

help, it keeps saying "failed to fetch" fetching the upgrade failed. There may be a network problem" but i am connected to the internet with lan.
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Intel Microcode in Ubuntu 15.04

I would like to apply the new Intel microcode. How can i apply the microcode updates provided by intel-microcode ? My microcode is very outdated. dmesg | grep microcode [ 0.000000] CPU0 microcode ...
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ubuntu 15.10 Startup screen flickering after login complete

Today I upgraded my ubuntu 14.10 to 15.04 but during installation the system hung up and I was forced into a hardware reset. Now after startup, right after I enter my password, the screen flickers. I ...
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How to apply file sharing using virtualbox in ubuntu server and ubuntu desktop? [closed]

have a hard time on connecting ubuntu desktop to ubuntu server. Can't share a file. Help please :)
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Does updating software on Ubuntu slow down the OS?

Most of the time I update software on Ubuntu. The software consumes a lot of space on my storage device. Is continuous updating of software one reason for Ubuntu performing slow?
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Ubuntu 14.04 will not update/remove or install any packages

I first noticed this problem when my update manager kept failing to install updates sudo apt-get update runs without returning any errors, when i run: sudo apt-get install upgrade i get the ...
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Updates broke Mongo, Ubuntu 14.04

I ran the software updater and now i can't use Mongo at all. My local server says it's connecting but any query gives me 'MongoError: exception: _extentManager.init failed: InternalError ...
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How to fix: Encountered a section with no Package: header [duplicate]

When I try to update Ubuntu 14.04 64 bit, i get the following message. E:Encountered a section with no Package: header, E:Problem with MergeList ...
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Sofware Updater not working in 14.04 lts

today my Software Updater tool is not working, first it downloaded the updates but then froze during the install process, after killing the process via the System monitor, I tried to run it again but ...
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Updates error W:Failed to fetch http://us.archive.ubuntu.com [duplicate]

For the past week or so, every time I try to update I get the following error message (despite adjusting for nearest server locations...): W:Failed to fetch ...
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How do I get Software Updater to update?

I run Software Updater regularly, but lately it isn't actually updating my system. I always get to the point where it says "The software on this computer is up to date", but I know that it's not ...
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Update Ubuntu 14.04 Problem

Everytime I try to update my ubuntu, it returns this: W: Failed to search http://ppa.launchpad.net/chromium-daily/ppa/ubuntu/dists/trusty/main/binary-amd64/Packages 404 Not Found W: ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Software Center won;t open after download of update terminated

Attempted an update of Ubuntu 14.04 but download was terminated by a broken internet connection now software center won't open. Is it possible to clean out partial download and try update again? Is ...
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Steam won't work after MATE 14.04 updates.

Every time I download an update for 14.04, I am unable to start Steam. I get an error to the effect of "OpenGL is not using direct rendering". Up until now, my way around it is to ignore the ...
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wifi settings disapear after kernel update

Re: Problem Installing Netgear A6100 Wifi USB mini adapter ac600 Dual band Ubuntu 14. Quote Originally Posted by boucher-aaron View Post hi there, any idea how to get ubuntu to keep these settings ...
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Im having problems downloading from the SoftwareCenter, and also downloading new updates

Everytime i try and download an item from the USC i get this message: installArchives() failed: Extracting templates from packages: 93% Extracting templates from packages: 100% Preconfiguring ...
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After Update from 12.04 to 15.04 partition is not regognized correctly

I have a partition named data in /data the partition i installed ubuntu on is 10 GB an full is says xxx GB free space on /data but if i try to install a setup.exe with playonlinux (wine) in this ...
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Cache updating error

I am unable to download many software from Ubuntu Software Center. It shows an error saying- "Package dependencies cannot be resolved" As I am a new user so I searched the solution which said that ...
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Cannot remove mistyped repository

I accidentally mistyped a ppa when adding it. Instead of sudo add-apt-repository ppa:team-xbmc/ppa I used sudo add-apt-repository ppa:team-xmbc/ppa (xmbc instead of xbmc) Now I get an error when I ...