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Problem installing apache

I just tried this, but nothing seems to be working. I've done practically most of the instructions but I still get this: E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1)
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How to quickly get the reason for the most recent update of a package from the command-line?

Is there a command-line command I can run to quickly determine the reason for a package update? Ideally, a command that dumps a set of URLs to all of the relevant information. For example (it's a ...
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Dad tried to upgrade to 15.10, now it wont boot anymore. Can I reset it?

He tried to upgrade from 14.04 I believe to 15.10, now after he types in his password it looks like this: http://imgur.com/AZqSWal It's an AIO desktop from asus core i5 with a nvidea 540m connected ...
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Problemas getting update

im kind of new with ubuntu and im getting this message every time i try to update with sudo apt-get update: what i get in the terminal Please someone who can help me?
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No internet connection on ubuntu 14.04.3 lts after update

I'm using ubuntu 14.04 lts and by mistake I restarted my machine during update installation, The machine now working without any internet connection I tried to download network .deb package and re ...
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dependency issues while installing phpmyadmin on PHP7

The following packages have unmet dependencies: phpmyadmin : Depends: php-gettext but it is not going to be installed Recommends: php5-gd but it is not going to be installed or ...
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selectively disable automatic download of updates of i386 packages information in repositories

How is it possible to selectively disable automatic download of updates (after sudo apt-get update) of only i386 packages information in repositories in Ubuntu 15.10 64 bit?
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how can I fix this this update problem?

> W: Failed to fetch cdrom://Ubuntu 12.04.4 LTS _Precise Pangolin_ - > Release amd64 > (20140204)/dists/precise/restricted/binary-amd64/Packages Please use > apt-cdrom to make this CD-ROM ...
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update-manager frozen or stuck

I am working with: ...
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BQ E4.5 no OTA-9 update

So I own an BQ E4.5 Ubuntu Touch edition, so far I have recieved every update right on the day of the release or the next day, since OTA-9 (OTA-9 is scheduled for release on January 20, 2016.) I still ...
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apt-get update failure, unable to connect proxy addess

I have a dual boot (Windows 7 professional+ Ubuntu server 14.04) Dell Precision Tower 7810. The machine is connected to proxy server (http://192.168.128.1:8080) via LAN (static IP). My machine is ...
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Linux Freezing and Problems with updates

I've been having some weird Linux problems recently. Twice now my system has frozen. I've been able to move my mouse but nothing else. I ended up doing a hard restart each time. Additionally, when I ...
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I want to delete three archive files which are in boot

I have problem with the updates. Whenever I start an update I am told the boot record is too small and I need to clear some space. I have looked in the boot directory and there are three files: ...
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How can I fix this update error into Lubuntu 15.10

Each time I ask the system to update and/or upgrade from the repositories, I get the following update error message: Why is this? How can I fix it?
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why in installing traceroute retruns some errors? [duplicate]

dear i have ubuntu in vmware,i want to install traceroute, for installing it i first update repositories. sudo apt-get update after i typed: sudo apt-get install traceroute but it ...
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Why can't I install Chromium in 14.10? [on hold]

When I search for Chromium in the Software Centre, I'm told it's available from the "universe" source. But when I click the "Use This Source" button, I get the error message "Failed To Download ...
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How to remove an apt repository that I added myself? [duplicate]

I was following an old tutorial and did an apt-get installed a repository (I think that's what it was) I am no ubuntu guru. Turns out that repo no longer exists, and when I now do an apt-get update I ...
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Update made my network stop working and receiving internal error message [duplicate]

I was notified with a bunch of updates just half an hour ago, mostly security updates in nature. Without thinking much I authenticated the installation. It required me to reboot to apply the changes. ...
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Wired connection (eth0) is working but network manager icon shows no network

After updating my network-manager, my wired connection continued to work, but it shows no notification; the double arrow is also missing, and the network manager just shows that "no connection" icon. ...
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After Update I'm Unable to Log In Either with GUI or in Terminal

I am running Ubuntu 14.04. After just doing an update, I am unable to login to my system. It never makes it to the log in screen. If I switch to a virtual terminal, I get a login prompt, but after ...
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Software update not working for Ubuntu 14.04 [on hold]

When I run sudo apt-get update, I get the message - Unknown Multi-Arch type 'no' for package 'compiz-core'. Software Updater application is alos not working. I am using Ubuntu 14.04.
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Can't install new Program after update Ubuntu 14.04

Today, I lost my network manager after an update but brought it back with sudo service network-manager restart But now, I can't install new programs. running sudo apt-get install program_name ...
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Can't install packages as apt-get update not working [duplicate]

I am running Ubuntu 14.10 and Apt-get update is not working, its output is: build@build:~$ sudo apt-get update Ign http://dl.google.com stable InRelease Hit http://dl.google.com stable ...
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i cant update or install anything

plez help me i am new to ubuntu and i keep getting Fetched 3,854 kB in 13s (277 kB/s) Reading package lists... Error! W: GPG error: http://us.archive.ubuntu.com trusty Release: The following ...
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Failed to fetch APT update (Not a duplicate)

I've already checked this, this and this answers, none of them works in my case. Here is what I'm getting when I run sudo apt-get update on my 14.04 LTS laptop: Get:10 http://us.archive.ubuntu.com ...
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E: Some index files failed to download. They have been ignored, or old ones used instead

Here is my sources.list # deb cdrom:[Ubuntu 15.04 _Vivid Vervet_ - Release amd64 (20150422)]/ vivid main restricted # See http://help.ubuntu.com/community/UpgradeNotes for how to upgrade to # newer ...
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What's the best way to try newer versions?

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS in two computers. One is the desktop version, my alternate (and almost) everyday computer, and a second server (headless) version.Eventually the server will be a ...
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Unable to update, due to Clearsigned isn't valid error

I am getting this problem while updating. Kindly help and explain what just happened here! prakhar@prakhar-Latitude-3440:~$ sudo apt-get update [sudo] password for prakhar: Get:1 ...
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Trying to install Spotify

I am kind of new to Ubuntu and I have been trying to install Spotify for hours. I have tried the following commands sudo apt-key adv --keyserver hkp://keyserver.ubuntu.com:80 --recv-keys ...
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How to install new LINUX version along with LINUX FIRMWARES in Ubuntu 12.04? [duplicate]

I am facing a peculiar position after reinstalling Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. I have a separate / and /home folder. After running the command uname -r, i see that the linux running on my laptop has version ...
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How to install latest version of Tiled Editor on ubuntu? [closed]

Having trouble installing latest version of Tiled Editor from console. I need the latest updates for my project. Adding the PPA is not giving me the latest version of the software. Running the ...
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Xubuntu Individual Package update

I have Xubuntu 14.04 on my system. My Wireless connection is very poor, when i try to download updates XFCE update manager is downloading 2 or 3 packages in same time. Is there any way to download ...
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Error, pkgProblemResolver::Resolve generated breaks, this may be caused by held packages

Hello could some one please help me with this error. I'm trying to check for updates and I keep on getting this error. Error, pkgProblemResolver::Resolve generated breaks, this may be caused by held ...
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Network manager gone after update [duplicate]

I did a software update on my HP 250 G3, after that the icon of the network manager is gone, connection is gone, if I plug an Ethernet cable in, nothing happens. If I go to settings > network, a pop ...
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facing error messages,needs solution [on hold]

i am using linux ubuntu . let me intro you all with the config i am using . I have done dual boot with my system , and also given separate space for each window , plus 4 GB as a swap space for linux . ...
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Problem with Software & Updates

Original Question I had a problem as follows: W:Failed to fetch http://in.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/trusty/Release Unable to find expected entry 'restricted/source/Sources' in Release file ...
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How to install ubuntu software packages permanently

I am just executing these below commands frequently, But all the commands are working fine , and If I execute these commands after few more days, the same updates are getting downloaded , this ...
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New to Ubuntu (Linux in General) [closed]

I'm new to Linux and left Crapdows completely due to it being closed source and me not being able to customize MY computer. I was wondering if you guys could help me with my Linux Journey and could ...
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How can i upgrade from 14.04 LTS to 15.04

i can`t upgrade my ubuntu 14.04 LTS to 15.04 it gives me message Could not calculate the upgrade An unresolvable problem occurred while calculating the upgrade. This can be caused by: * Upgrading ...
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NIC update etc etc

Ubuntu sent me an update this am, and since then when I try to go online I get a dialog box saying that bla bla bla is not compatible with this version. How can I delete this update and restore the ...
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Muon Update Manager Icon Shows wrong number of updates

Running 64 bit Kubuntu 15.10 on an HP Envy. When Muon icon indicates updates are available, I click on it and it says something like: X updates are available Y of which are security updates ...
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Updating java version to 8 on ubuntu

I would like to update my java version (UPDATE, not install) on my ubuntu 12.04 computer. I currently have java 7.x, and I would like to update it to the newest version possible (8.0 at least) without ...
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Fails to fetch one specific package on apt-get update (docker)

I am using ubuntu on docker, by downloading "ubuntu-upstart" image from docker hub. I wanted to install required packages and tools, but I'm stuck at the first step. It fails to fetch update on one ...
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Confusing determination of ubuntu version? [duplicate]

I upgraded (using this tutorial: How can I update my gnome to gnome 3.18?) my GNOME at version 3.18.2 (because of the google drive option integrated) using Ubuntu GNOME version 15.10. When i type on ...
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Meizu Ubuntu Edition Ota 9 Liri Browser

I updated the Meizu MX4 Ubuntu Edition to OTA-9 and now the Liri-Browser does not start anymore. I reinstalled the app but it does not work. Before it worked well. Thank you, Gerd
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Error when i try to update Ubuntu touch to OTA 9

First of all, sorry for my awful english, (I'm Italian). I have an Acquaris E5 Ubuntu Edition and it telled me that device upgrade are ready and I downloaded it and installed. When my phone was ...
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Software update of ubuntu 15.04 shows an error of some applications that couldn't be authenticated in step 2

When I start my software update of upgrading to 15.04 from 14.04, in step 2, it gives an error message that it hasn't been able to authenticate some of the packages. Pls. help.
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Failed to download repository information Ubuntu 15.10

Since installing drop-box (whether this had any bearing I don't know) I have this error with any installation or update using the software centre or command-line using apt-get. E: GPG error: ...
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Update Manager like WSUS

Does anyone know how to manage updates in Ubuntu Server, like WSUS does it? For example I want to force Firfox upgrade on all computers (with Ubuntu), which are connected to my corporate network? I ...
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How to run Cyberfox 44.0, or is Software Updater broke?

I cannot run Cyberfox 44.0 on 14.04 LTS, issues with libstdc++.so.6 version 3.4.21. They say I have an older version. I checked, and LTS is now 14.04.3, but Software Updater never asked me to go ...