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How do I access other computers in a home network remotely and in the background?

I maintain a all of the computers in my house. The other users couldn't be bothered with the system updates by Ubuntu. What I currently do is borrow a few seconds of mouse and keyboard control and ...
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Broken libgcrypt11 dependency

I've run a casual apt-get update && apt-get upgrade command. The process completed (with an error): You might want to run 'apt-get -f install' to correct these. The following packages have ...
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Error adding a repository to /etc/apt/sources.list

On ubuntu 14.04, I followed http://mirror.its.dal.ca/cran/bin/linux/ubuntu/README which says Installation and compilation of R or some of its packages may require Ubuntu packages from the "backports" ...
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Can someone provide a real, correct and genuine sources.list for Ubuntu 15.04? [duplicate]

I have been using Ubuntu for a while now and I have been having all problems that I needed not to post a thread for to get answers, until I recently upgraded to Ubuntu Vivid. Ubuntu is great but each ...
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After the most recent Ubuntu update I cannot login

I have searched through other questions but none of the answers or comments have worked. I havent been able ti update mt computer for a while so I did it all at once and many changes were made. I ...
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Restart Ubuntu14.04 and all files missing in home folder

I start my ubuntu today and all my folder disappear and I dont know what to do.. Anyone can help? I m using Ubuntu 14.04 Regards Clifford
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Delete gnome desktop and now update “failed to fetch”

After update on 14.10 I had some trouble with unity not working( I made mistake and install gnome-desktop than I tried to delete gnome and reinstall unity. But I made mistake again and executed: ...
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Is it possible to get ota updates after making system rw?

Is it possible to get ota updates after making system rw by "sudo mount -o remount,rw /"? I mean in this case: If I don't update system using "sudo apt-get update" and don't install any software using ...
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Why does “apt-get update” need sudo, but using “Software updater” doesn't?

I think it's really strange that apt-get update and apt-get upgrade need sudo. But why doesn't using Software Updater need it as welll? I mean, I can install (almost) all updates without even being ...
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Ubuntu doesn't download files using apt-get update [on hold]

When I type the command sudo apt-get update on Ubuntu 14.04, it downloads most of the files but the other ones say for example: Failed to fetch ...
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How do you report a seriously outdated repository mirror?

Using mirrors.arpnetworks.com/Ubuntu, switched to mirrors.us.kernel.org, and got... 59 upgraded, 5 newly installed, 0 to remove and 0 not upgraded. Need to get 152 MB of archives. ...
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Ubuntu Aquaris System Settings > Updates

When I tap the "Updates" in "System Settings" it shows 5 items for updating, BBC Sport, webapp-twitter, Calculator, Tagger and Music. If I tap the "Install 5 updates" button all 5 indicate ...
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sudo apt-get update error ubuntu 14.04

I am new in Ubuntu, I just installed it. Today I wanted to install chrome and I got an error libappindicator1, I tried to fix it but I couldn't. I read that I should do a sudo apt-get update and in ...
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Mouse sensitivity since Ubuntu 14.04 updates April 2015

Is anyone else having USB mouse issues since the April 2015 updates in Ubuntu 14.04? Emails in Thunderbird are automatically opening in a new tab, multiple deletions. Bookmarking in Firefox has a mind ...
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Where/when is the update for Firefox to version 37..?

I checked with Synaptic Package Manager and the latest is 36.0.1+..... 37 was released in March.
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14.04 update hangs on bluez

I am having trouble doing a software update on 14.04. sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get upgrade The terminal hangs indefinitely after outputting: Setting up bluez (5.23-2ubuntu0trusty1) ... I have ...
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Why packages issued as security relevant updates first, but changed later to normal updates?

I'm running an Ubuntu 12.04 server. I used to observe multiple times that they were some packages issued as security updates first, but changed later to normal updates. Here's a concrete example: ...
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softwares installed from source code not starting

I had an older version of code::blocks and I thought I'd update it so I downloaded code::blocks 13.12 source code and installed it from the terminal with these commands: ./configure make sudo make ...
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Error while running apt-get update in ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

Err http://ppa.launchpad.net trusty/main i386 Packages 404 Not Found W: Failed to fetch http://ppa.launchpad.net/michael-gruz/canon/ubuntu/dists/trusty/main/binary-i386/Packages 404 Not Found E: ...
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USB devices not detected

None of them seem to show up in lsusb. Neither my mouse nor any USB drives. Bus 001 Device 002: ID 8087:8000 Intel Corp. Bus 001 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub Bus 003 Device ...
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All Public Keys are missing Xubuntu/Ubuntu 14.04

After installing Xubuntu/Xfce desktop environments in my Ubuntu 14.04 64bit installation, I now get a list of missing Public Keys and errors when running an update. I noticed in Synaptic Package ...
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How do I fix dependency and tar problems with linux-image-extra* package?

Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS Trusty Tahr linux-image-extra-3.13.0-49-generic_3.13.0-49.56 is current package The Ubuntu Software Updater is set to check for updates daily. The last set of updates included ...
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How to update programs in Ubuntu in Terminal? - Understanding the basics [closed]

I will ask 4 questions that I think will help anyone to acquire basic knowledge of how to update on their own through Terminal. What is the basic command structure for updating any progam and which ...
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out of space on boot [duplicate]

Tried upgrading 14.04. I've looked through and the boot is filled 100%. Also the terminal just isn't taking sudo apt-get clean. No my boot is not partioned. It runs totally on Ubuntu. When I do try to ...
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No more sound output in Ubuntu 14.04

On Dell Latitude E5440 I run Ubuntu 14.04.1 64-bit LTS. As far as I am concerned after getting some upgrades I am getting no sound output in Ubuntu although it works in Windows on the same machine. ...
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Failed system update

While doing a software update I received an error. Trouble shooting the issue I received this information: $ sudo apt-get update W: Failed to fetch ...
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Problem when trying to update package in Ubuntu [duplicate]

When I try to update my package, as: amministratore@amministratore-System-Product-Name:~$ apt-get update I got this error, which are: E: Impossibile aprire il file di blocco ...
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No wifi detected after today's(Apr 10 -2015) Ubuntu software update

I updated Ubuntu 14.04 system when it asked for a software update and after the installation I observed that no WiFi network is detected. I rechecked the driver setting and it is set to Broadcom ...
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Unable to update Ubuntu 10.10 [duplicate]

I am using Ubuntu 10.10 ,when I use apt-get install I am getting error as Some index files failed to download, they have been ignored, or old ones used instead.
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System update issue [duplicate]

I am trying to install an update in my UBUNTU14.04 system. I am getting message like: Do you want to continue? [Y/n] y (Reading database ... 490999 files and directories currently installed.) ...
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Ubuntu Phone updates are stuck at “0 byte”

Since two days my phone doesn’t download app updates, it’s stuck at "0 bytes": I'm at a loss because it doesn’t use apt and I don’t know how to troubleshoot this.
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Unable to mount after update

So I was playing around on my NetBook which is an Asus eee PC seashell series and I updated it to 14.04 after wards I restarted it and it said device not found or mount device and it gave me the ...
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Do I need to install Security updates for Ubuntu base?

I installed Lubuntu 14.04 LTS from a disc and have added updates.System info shows 14.04.2 LTS. Software updater >security updates offers Ubuntu base 103MB. Do I need to install this?
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What do I need to do to get Software Updater to work though I'm connected and can browse the internet?

What do I need to do to get Software Updater to work though I'm connected and can browse the internet? Each time I try to update I'm met with the message Failed to download repository information. ...
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sudo apt-get update ERROR in ubuntu server 12.04 [duplicate]

i am new to Ubuntu . i am about to develop a private cloud using ubuntu server 12.04 (64 bit) and after successfull ubuntu installation i am facing a problem with the following command. sudo apt-get ...
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Updating from ubuntu 13.10 to 14.10 [duplicate]

I am trying to update from ubuntu 13.10 to 14.10 and I am getting error during the update I am $ sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get dist-upgrade $ sudo update-manager -d I then get the ...
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Update interrupted - now no booting possible, missing modules, dropping to a shell

I made the mistake to interrupt an update by shutting down my laptop. Now I cannot boot Ubuntu. It's giving me a black screen with missing modules (cat /proc/modules; ls/dev) and alert! ...
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The difference between the different APT upgrade commands

I have seen and used all of these commands to upgrade packages on my system, but why are there different commands for this? Do they all not do the same thing? And if not, then in which situations ...
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Problem updating and installing

I am new to Ubuntu , having just decided to move from windows and a having some problems . I cannot seem to install anything from the software manager , it wont even start downloading and when it ...
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Not enough boot space to install updates [duplicate]

I cannot install updates because it says "Not enough free disk space." I get the following message The upgrade needs a total of 92.5 M free space on disk '/boot'. Please free at least an ...
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The following signatures couldn't be verified because the public key is not available: NO_PUBKEY

When I look for my error key number 0429ACCAF7AA50B3, it is not in the database, thus I cannot receive or generate anything even none of this did not work: ...
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how install stack package nxt_python in ROS FUERTE? ubuntu 12.04

i have the following problem, i have installed ROS FUERTE in my pc with ubuntu 12.04 l decided choose ROSE FUERTE because was the only that works with ubuntu 12,04 i tried to installed ROS ELECTRIC, ...
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cannot boot after update

I am a beginner user of Ubuntu. I updated it and the following problem occurred while booting. [328.626105] type=1400 audit(1428046501.300:67): apparmor="STATUS" operation="profile_replace" ...
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Can't update npm version EACCES --> npm update -g

I’m and trying to update my Node and npm version on the latest Ubuntu, but I’m stuck. I tried every solution I found on the Internet — changing permissions, complete uninstall and reinstall — but ...
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unresponsive keyboard and mouse after update

I have Dell Inspiron desktop machine running Ubuntu 14.04 with dual boot. At some moment I started having non-responsive USB keyboard and mouse on wake up after suspend on some occasions. As I'm lazy ...
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Mouse and keyboard don't work after update

I have Ubuntu 14.04. I got some updates today and after installing them restarted the pc. The mouse and keyboard don't work anymore. I was able to get them working when I got into BIOS. The mouse and ...
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100% Inode usage on /dev/loop0

I am using Ubuntu 12.0.4 and the number of Inodes I have for /dev/loop0 is maxed out, preventing me from updating my machine. If I run df -ih I get: Filesystem Inodes IUsed IFree IUse% Mounted on ...
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The update information is outdated (notification icon) [duplicate]

I am running Ubuntu 14.10 server I'm getting this icon in the notification bar over the last days, even though Software Center is running updates properly and I have no new updates available. I have ...
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Speaker not working (Dell Vastro14 3000 with Ubuntu 12.04 LTS)

I am a novice user has recently got Dell Vastro14 3000 series with Ubuntu 12.04 LTS as OS. Just recently facing and issue post installing the Software Update. Issue: Speaker not working but ...
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Desktop Settings deleted after update

I have installed Ubuntu 14.10 Multiple Times and after the Software Update the Desktop Customizations are deleted I did a fresh install and About 70 Programs were updates following a reboot. After ...