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Software Updater does not inform me of Ubuntu 16.04

I've searched for posts on this, but found nothing that can actually explain what is going on here. I have Ubuntu 14.04 LTS installed. I'm looking to update to 16.04.1 LTS. I have the "Software & ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 stuck in loop at splash screen after update

I have a recently updated my ubuntu 15.10 pc (using the default system application) and now I am stuck at splash screen: message before looping With the previous messages looping on and off. I can ...
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Unable to update any software packages in VMWare Ubuntu

I want to understand why I am unable to install any packages. I am trying to install hadoop, but for that Ubuntu 14.04 & Java 7 or above are prerequisite and I cannot install them: sudo apt-get ...
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After update, I can't change launcher icon size

I have 6 Ubuntu vm's running in Oracle Virtual Box (3 on my work machine and 3 on my home machine). All of them are version 16.04. I don't recall the date but it seems like after some update I did ...
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Can not update Restricted extras

The message that I receive when trying to play any audio file: Required plugin could not be found Videos requires to install plugins to play media files of the following type: MPEG-1 Layer ...
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Best practise to patch Ubuntu server LTS enterprise

I have 2 web servers with Apache2 installed in Ubuntu server LTS 14.04. (High availability) And also I have 2 MySQL installed in Ubuntu LTS server 14.04 (High availability) I would like to do ...
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sudo apt-get update: CD-ROM does not have a release file

I get the following error running apt-get update: W: The repository 'cdrom://Ubuntu 16.04 LTS _Xenial Xerus_ - Release amd64 (20160420.1) xenial Release' does not have a Release file. N: Data from ...
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Avoid updating system while installing Ubuntu 14.04

I'd like to install Ubuntu 14.04 with Preseed out of a local archive. While installing, the routine wants to enter directory "trusty-updates" and can't find it just because it is not in the archive. ...
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Keep Ubuntu at the frontier with the latest stable releases

I would like to set up my own Ubuntu distribution such that it is always updated with the latest stable releases of every single package I have. Since stable Ubuntu point releases are always a bit ...
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At Login says security update and package upgrade available but unable to install [duplicate]

When i login i see 8 packages can be updated. 7 updates are security updates. When i try apt-get update Hit:1 http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial InRelease Hit:2 http://us.archive....
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Complete at least one review task [migrated]

Hello everyone I'm still new here and trying to fully understand how posting and answering questions are done here. I got this message and was wondering what does it mean This is the message I ...
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Cannot install update in ubuntu 10.04 (unsupported) [duplicate]

I have a computer with low parameters 512 mb ram, pentium 4. I had installed Ubuntu 10.04 and it worked perfectly. At this moment i can't install updates, it requrie me to upgrate to Ubuntu 12.04 ...
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opengl update on Xubuntu

I want update my GPU to opengl 3.1 from opengl 1.4 Mesa 11.0.4. system = Xubuntu 15.10 GPU = ???? CPU = Intel Atom N270 Monitor = Samsung S24D300
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Any chromium-based browsers aren't working on 12.04!

Few days ago I got system, kernel and software updates for Ubuntu 12.04. After restarting any chromium-based browsers (Google Chrome, Opera, Chromium, Vivaldi etc..) are not working. I have similar ...
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'Ubuntu Software' not showing available updates until I click refresh

The notification for Ubuntu updates appears to be deteriorating on my machine. Previously I was just missing the automatic popups as described in my question here. I am using Ubuntu 16.04. Now when I ...
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How to install Ubuntu updates after installation

How can I update Ubuntu after installing it since fetching updates during the installation process is taking a long time to complete?
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Problems fully updating my system [duplicate]

Every time I try updating my system with sudo apt-get update, I'm prompted with this: E: Failed to fetch http://ppa.launchpad.net/pasgui/ppa/ubuntu/dists/xenial/main/binary-amd64/Packages 404 Not ...
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Ubuntu phone screen only shows intermittently

My meizu mx4 is not working after the last update. It switches on and runs as normal, but the screen turns off as the lock screen appears- it then switches back on for a few seconds every few minutes, ...
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I have to delete some stuff from /boot to make updates [duplicate]

When i do my updates, the /boot folder is always full with old stuff... So, after a while, I can't make any updates/upgrades anymore, because the /boot folder is full. I have to delete some stuff from ...
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How do I fix this Apt error? [duplicate]

When I try updating my system this error pops up. Can anyone help? E: Failed to fetch http://ppa.launchpad.net/pasgui/ppa/ubuntu/dists/xenial/main/binary-amd64/Packages
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How to fix an interrupted OS update?

I'm using Ubuntu 16.04 and ran an OS update using the Ubuntu Software Center, which was interrupted by a power cut. The error message, A problem occurred when checking for updates. is now present, and ...
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How to fix the “Unable to calculate upgrade” issue from command line when upgrading from 12.04 to 14.04?

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 on DigitalOcean server. I would like to upgrade it to later releases (12.04->14.04->16.04), but fail to do so due to the mentioned mistake. DigitalOcean provides a tutorial ...
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Error on sudo apt-get update [duplicate]

Please help me recover this error. I am using UBUNTU 16.04 LTS and I am suddenly getting this error while I do sudo apt-get update from my terminal. It fails to update any existing packages too. E:...
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Application (GIMP 2.8.18) updates

I know that an application (GIMP) has had a recent update from 2.8.16 to 2.8.18 to fix some security issues. This recent update is not being pushed out by Snappy for Ubuntu 16.04. I know this because ...
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Can't update any software in 14.10 and can't install any software packages by terminal or from software center [duplicate]

I can't update or upgrade as well as can't install any software in Ubuntu 14.10. When trying to install from terminal I receive the same error as via command line: Updating cache… Then after ...
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Update to 4.4-31 kernel today, broke WIFI [closed]

My WIFI (and other things) broken after installing today's update.
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Ubuntu (GNOME) 14.04 just updated, and now cannot login to X server

I have just updated my Ubuntu gnome 14.04 and restarted the computer, Now the system does not load the X and gnome. It is stuck in a black screen, and I can see some text flashes from time to time. ...
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can't login to dropbox - version issue

I run Ubuntu 14 LTS, and ran get update and get upgrade just now, I have a user that runs Dropbox, and it is running great, I created a new user and try to link it to Dropbox too and getting some ...
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Ubuntu is updating PlayOnLinux after uninstalling it

I installed PlayOnLinux but uninstalled it some time after. Now, today I did a apt-get update and noticed the following: Why is UBuntu trying to update PlayOnLinux if I already uninstalled it?
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Updating to Ubuntu 16.04

I have a dual boot operating with win xp. I am currently running Ubuntu 14.04. Since is a 32-bit system. Will I able to update it to Ubuntu 16.04??
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Black Screen after ubuntu update16.04

Hi Everyone, I have updated my ubuntu 16.04 today and after the successful update,when i restarted my system it is showing just a black screen.I have crucial data in my system ...
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How i can fix this error in source.list [duplicate]

when i try to run "sudo apt-get update" the next message is launched while its running. W: No existe ninguna clave pública disponible para los siguientes identificadores de clave (doesn't existe any ...
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Ubuntu 16.04: apt-get update doesn't see the core updates

After fresh installation apt-get update & upgrade install all updates except of the core (linux-generic, linux-headers-generic, linux-image-generic). Terminal returns that 3 packages left ...
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Why do I no longer get informed that updates are available by a pop up?

I am using 16.04LTS.Until recently I quite often got informed by a popup in the same place as the wifi connected/disconnected information appears, that 'Important OS and application updates are ready.....
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Stuck on 12.10 can't update ubuntu [closed]

I had an old bootable dvd of Ubuntu 12.10. My laptop usually could not be booted through dvd but this dvd solved this issue by installing something on my windows 8. I used live boot. Then I tried to ...
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Wifi not working after today's (14 July 16) update [duplicate]

Today I had an Ubuntu update. After I restarted, I noticed the wifi no longer works. In System Settings -> Software & Updates -> Additional Drivers, I noticed that under the Broadcom wireless ...
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404 not found with sudo apt-get update

Can somenone help me? How can I solve those problems? Thanks in advice W: The repository 'http://ppa.launchpad.net/colingille/freshlight/ubuntu xenial Release' does not have a Release file. N: Data ...
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How to update sqlmap [closed]

How to update sqlmap automatic SQL injection tool?
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Failure to upgrade or update [duplicate]

Could someone help me know what is wrong with my laptop? I failed to update or upgrade with my terminal or update manager. The system in terminal returns an error of unable to fetch some archives ...
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sudo apt-get update 16.04LTS

I installed 16.04LTS. When I run the sudo apt-get update command this is the error I get: E: Failed to fetch http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/saucy-updates/universe/binary-amd64/Packages 404 ...
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A problem occurred when checking for the updates. Please suggest

I am using Ubuntu 12.04. Here is the error: Could not initialize the package information An unresolvable problem occurred while initializing the package information. Please report this bug against ...
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Trusty Server not upgrading

I have a 32 bit Trusty server I would like to upgrade, but it wont do it. I have update mangager installed, and I give this command: $sudo do-release-upgrade Checking for a new Ubuntu release No new ...
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Playing Warzone 2100: Latest version under Xenial?

Xenial Xerus ships with version 3.1.1 of the great game Warzone 2100. A new version has just been released: 2016-07-10 After 3.5 years of development, version 3.2.0 of Warzone has finally been ...
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Is it possible to update apt-mirror offline?

I've started to explore apt-mirror due to its ability to provide package updates to "offline" clients. However, I'm wondering if it's possible to take the scenario a step further and have a completely ...
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Unable to update program when not root. Can update as root but update still showing for normal user

I'm using DataGrip on Ubuntu 16.04 on a Dell Precision 5510. I've installed DataGrip and I'm using it successfully, but I have issues with an update. The program prompts me to update: But when I ...
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Apt-get update failing

Hello I am new to ubuntu. I am running 14.04 Trusy. I have tried to search around but the solutions I have found has not helped. I get some errors when running apt-get update: Hit http://ftp.rz.tu-bs....
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Tar Archive Update And Delete Parameters

I use -uvf parameters to tar my home folder, but it accumulates files and I soon run out of disk space. What combination of parameters rewrites only changed files and removes deleted?
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problem related initramfs in ubuntu 14.04 while updating

I have typed the following command in the terminal sudo apt -f install this is what i have received some issues related to initramfs sparsh@sparsh-Inspiron-3558:~$ sudo apt -f install [sudo] ...
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Issues while upgrading related to third party repositories in Ubuntu 14.04

This is the image i am getting after trying to install the new upgrades. I want to go to 14.04 from 16.04, but nothing is happening after this. I am new to Ubuntu and no idea what to do next. I ...
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How do I install updates that Ubuntu 16.04 has downloaded?

I get a notification in the top-right corner that says that Ubuntu has downloaded updates and is ready to install them. But I can't click on the notification or otherwise actually install the updates....