Tagged Questions

Questions about updates. This is a very general tag. If you have a tag that's more specific (e.g. the package name that your question is about) please use that one.

learn more… | top users | synonyms (2)

0
votes
1answer
10 views

Can't install updates

I'm pretty new to ubuntu, I started using it about a month ago, and ever since I installed it I haven't been able to install updates. When I go to System Settings>details>install updates, it shows me ...
0
votes
0answers
5 views

Latest update 13 *** 40 not working

Latest update for my desktop having 250x2 = 500 mb of RAM , is not working. My PC power just turns off at the time of booting. I recovered from my last update 13 **** 39. I think it is due to low RAM ...
0
votes
1answer
10 views

How to fix seemingly autogenerated duplicates in sources.list in 14.04 LTS?

So I went through the question How to fix Duplicate sources.list entry? and most of it's answer but this problem doesn't seem to get fixed. The error I am getting is: Fetched 30.0 MB in 51s (577 ...
0
votes
1answer
17 views

Are webapps working in Ubuntu 14.10?

At the moment I am still using 14.04 the LTS version. Anybody using 14.10, has there been a fix on webapps ? Do they work or still get a blank screen?
0
votes
0answers
14 views

Cannot update google-chrome-stable with apt, even using dist-upgrade

I'm attempting to upgrade the package google-chrome-stable installed from the deb available on google's website. I originally installed the package a few months ago, then stopped using this machine ...
0
votes
0answers
10 views

I keep getting the GPG error, I've tried almost all the solutions but none are working in my case [duplicate]

W: GPG error: http://ubuntu.ntc.net.np utopic Release: The following signatures couldn't be verified because the public key is not available: NO_PUBKEY 40976EAF437D05B5 NO_PUBKEY 3B4FE6ACC0B21F32 W: ...
0
votes
0answers
8 views

Could not start synaptic and Software download center

I got the following error when I tried to install a software using synaptic, "E: Encountered a section with no Package: header E: Problem with MergeList ...
0
votes
1answer
21 views

Unable to Upgrade from 14.04 to 14.10 “No New Version Found”

I tried normal GUI Method, but there was no update there. So i ran the command : sudo apt-get dist-upgrade and sudo do-release-upgrade and i got an error : Checking for a new Ubuntu ...
0
votes
1answer
22 views

Stopping an update in 12.04

Is there any way to stop an update once it has started? There appears to be a cancel button but whenever I have updated ubuntu thus far it has always been greyed out. Today I accidentally agreed to an ...
0
votes
0answers
9 views

Ubuntu update disables trackpoint config

Since Ubuntu doesn't interpret my clickpad and trackpoint on my lenovo e540 properly I found this script here online that solves everything. It creates all necessary files in /etc/X11/xorg.conf.d ...
-1
votes
0answers
23 views

cant update error message [duplicate]

Every time i type sudo apt-get update it gives this error: W: Failed to fetch http://ppa.launchpad.net/docky-core/stable/ubuntu/dists/utopic/main/binary-amd64/Packages 404 Not Found W: Failed to ...
0
votes
0answers
19 views

Problem Updating from CUDA-5.0 to 6.5

I just tried updating from CUDA-5.0 to CUDA-6.5 and seem to have broken my GUI interface. I tried to update with the following procedure: sudo dpkg -i cuda-repo-ubuntu1404_6.5-14_amd64.deb sudo ...
0
votes
1answer
42 views

Failed to install untrusted sources and failed to download update information

I changed my server from fastest available to main server, while trying to fix the issue with software manager (untrusted sources failing to install FYI) and I got an error. Here's an error I get: ...
-1
votes
0answers
17 views

apt-get not found

i cannot able to install any package with sudo apt-get <packageName> $ sudo apt-get install apache 2 E: Invalid operation build-deb $ apt-get apache2 E: Invalid operation apache2 $ apt-get ...
0
votes
0answers
11 views

Why is Memtest still version 4.20 when there is 5.01 out since over a year?

Why is Memtest still version 4.20 when there is 5.01 out since over a year? Is it so hard to get that one into the repositories? The additional supports alone are worth it.
-1
votes
0answers
11 views

how to approve ubuntu updates to slave pc?

I'm looking for a solution (webbased or cli) from which i can control which network computers receive an update and which will not. I curently setted up a local repository and i want to control push ...
0
votes
1answer
23 views

Internet Connection Error with updating Ubuntu

Failed to download repository information, "check your Internet connection" After using this on wifi and then directly plugging the laptop into wire-cable for faster, guaranteed Internet, nothing is ...
0
votes
1answer
29 views

14.04 Software updater problem

Running 14.04 and the Software updater keeps giving this message: Package operation failed. The installation or removal of a software package failed. I tried updating via the terminal and received ...
0
votes
0answers
14 views

weird Update after firefox crashed

I've hat troubles for some time with the Firefox-Plugin-Container using Gnome 3 on Ubuntu 14.04. The problem was a frozen screen when in fullscreen-mode on Youtube or similar where nothing but an acpi ...
0
votes
0answers
21 views

Errors when trying updates and software center [duplicate]

Getting errors when trying software center and updates manager. various other things don't work either. error relates to Battery: E:Encountered a section with no Package: header E:Problem with ...
0
votes
1answer
16 views

Attempting to make server. Ubuntu 7.0.1 [closed]

I am trying to upodate my version of Ubuntu via the internet. Each time I attempt to upgrade I get the following response: Could not download all repository indexes Can you help me to fix this issue. ...
1
vote
2answers
10 views

What is a package index file

In the following statement about "apt-get update" from linux.die.net is the term "package index file": Used to re-synchronize the package index files from their sources. ... What exactly does ...
-1
votes
1answer
42 views

sudo apt-get update in 14.04

I really need your help when i wrote this command (sudo apt-get update) in terminal , it give me this errors : E: Type 'See' is not known on line 2 in source list /etc/apt/sources.list E: Type 'dep' ...
-1
votes
0answers
47 views

sudo apt-get update problem for beaglebone black

I run ubuntu 14.04 on micro sd card for beaglebone black. I tried to update but i obtained a series of error and warning as follows ubuntu@arm:~$ sudo apt-get update sudo: unable to mkdir ...
1
vote
1answer
32 views

Software Updater: Requires installation of un-trusted packages

I used "sudo apt-get update" command in terminal and resulted with below log, Help me to fix this issue, thanks in advance for your kind reply. LOG:(I made typo in the link reference to post this ...
1
vote
0answers
22 views

Error while updating the Ubuntu Repositories etc [duplicate]

I have experienced this kind of error ever since it had a server error. Can someone explain me to this and help me resolve this problem? Thanks! Error on updating Ubuntu:
0
votes
1answer
31 views

How can I solve this terminal sudo update error/ or software updater error?

Everytime I sudo update in the terminal, it gives me this message W: Failed to fetch http://ppa.launchpad.net/pmjdebruijn/darktable-release/ubuntu/dists/utopic/main/binary-amd64/Packages 404 Not ...
0
votes
1answer
32 views

How can I upgrade Pitivi to 0.94?

In Ubuntu 14.10, every time I open Pitivi it says "Pitivi 0.94 is available" but there doesn't seem to be a way to upgrade to it. I want to try out Pitivi again, because they seem to be making huge ...
-1
votes
0answers
47 views

ubuntu14.04 can not do update [closed]

执行sudo apt-get update结束时有下面这些信息: 忽略 http://cn.archive.ubuntu.com trusty/main Translation-zh 忽略 http://cn.archive.ubuntu.com trusty/multiverse Translation-zh 忽略 ...
0
votes
1answer
23 views

Support for cores revision ox17 and ox18 disabled by module param allsupport=0. Try b43 allsupport =1

Why do i get a black screen on boot (after installing the latest ubuntu 14.10 updates) with the following message. [ 16.697414] Support for cores revision ox17 and ox18 disabled by module param ...
0
votes
1answer
32 views

Sound not working 12.04 after update

my sound was working perfectly fine while suddenly it stopped after an update... I tried reinstalling alsamixer and stuff - did not work. When I start alsamixer, here is what i get: Also in the ...
0
votes
2answers
29 views

Losing NVIDIA-driver after updating system

Why this happening every time i try to update via update manager (so, updates coming every day)? So, I need to reinstall NVIDIA-drivers every system update. It's getting REALLY annoying. P.S. The ...
0
votes
0answers
38 views

Ubuntu 14.04 The update information is outdated [duplicate]

I am still new to linux and not sure what to do to solve this situation. I try to update the repository with the command: sudo apt-get update but it returns this error: W: Impossibile recuperare ...
0
votes
0answers
10 views

How to flash bios on Shuttle XPC with USB stick [duplicate]

I want to update bios on my machine with SZ87R000.201 version. I am running on Ubuntu 14.04 and I have a USB stick and a DVD-ROM available. The FAQ on Shuttle website has instruction only for Windows ...
0
votes
1answer
237 views

Error apt-get update on ubuntu 14.10 [duplicate]

i get an error when i update my ubuntu 14.10 this is an error : Err http://ppa.launchpad.net utopic/main amd64 Packages 404 Not Found Err http://ppa.launchpad.net ...
0
votes
1answer
50 views

how to fix update error? [duplicate]

W: Failed to fetch http://ppa.launchpad.net/mc3man/trusty-media/ubuntu/dists/utopic/main/binary-i386/Packages 404 Not Found
0
votes
0answers
13 views

How can I fix a 404 Error when i updating using apt-get [duplicate]

W: Failed to fetch http://ppa.launchpad.net/crass/v-mobile-broadband/ubuntu/dists/utopic/main/binary-i386/Packages 404 Not Found W: Failed to fetch ...
1
vote
1answer
34 views

uname -r returns the wrong kernel version

I upgraded from Ubuntu 12 to 14.04 and ran a check at the end of the process to verify everything went right. here is the output of uname -a Linux odoo 2.6.32-042stab092.3 #1 SMP Sun Jul 20 13:27:24 ...
-1
votes
0answers
16 views

Can't log back in after updating my computer [duplicate]

I get the following message: BusyBox v1.21.1 (Ubuntu 1:1,21.0-1ubuntu1) built-in shell (ash) Enter 'help' for a list of built-in commands.
0
votes
1answer
53 views

New software can't be installed, because there is a problem with the software currently installed. Do you want to repair this problem now?

This is the details I get when the package operation fails if I click repair: installArchives() failed: E: Cannot get debconf version. Is debconf installed? debconf: apt-extracttemplates failed: No ...
0
votes
0answers
6 views

Nouveau/Mesa updates still coming even after erasing them

I deleted nouveau drivers, because it doesn't let me to run my SFML apps (getting error: about libGL and fbConfig). Then I installed NVIDIA-proprietary drivers and added Nouveau to the blacklist ...
0
votes
0answers
13 views

How to fix: screen saver greys out but does not turn off the screen after update?

Currently my settings are: grey off the screen to save power checked, turn off the screen after 3 mins. It worked fine until I did a mass update. It looks like turn off setting is not applied - ...
0
votes
0answers
14 views

W: Failed to fetch [duplicate]

I run Ubuntu 12.10 x32 I wanted to update it but couldn't, I get a Fail to fetch error. Ex: W: Failed to fetch http://ftp.acc.umu.se/ubuntu/dists/quantal-updates/restricted/source/Sources 404 ...
0
votes
0answers
18 views

Where can i find the change log of Ubuntu touch (devel-proposed)? [duplicate]

I'm currently using Ubuntu touch on my nexus 5. Where may I find the change log of every update I get?
0
votes
0answers
119 views

Nvidia drivers do not work after update on 14.04

I have Ubuntu 14.04 and an Nvidia GT540M. I had also installed CUDA and it was working fine. Last week I installed some updates and I experienced some problems and I had to remove the Nvidia drivers ...
0
votes
2answers
29 views

/boot directory is out space for new software updates [duplicate]

My question is what generic file should I delete that won't affect the Ubuntu system. Files inside /boot directory are all ends up with generic. So what are the right files should I delete so that I ...
-1
votes
0answers
147 views

“Software Updater” & “Software & Updates” not working on 14.04 LTS

I havent used my Ubuntu for quite long time. Today, when i boot the Ubuntu (14.04 LTS), the software updater and Software & Updates(from Settings) are not working. The software updater's window ...
-2
votes
1answer
53 views

Why do we have to call `sudo apt-get update` more than once for Ubuntu? [duplicate]

I sometimes see update commands for Ubuntu which make it twice as this sample sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get upgrade I wonder why do we have to call it twice like that? Why not just ...
0
votes
0answers
16 views

How to find a bad update, i.e. revert to version of a specific date and then step forward

Pursuant to this issue: Can't connect to VPN on 14.04 LTS So the last time my VPN client worked was ~20 days ago. I checked with the ISP and they say "No problem", I checked with my company's ...
0
votes
1answer
28 views

Display issue with Ubuntu 12.04

I updated from 10.04 to 12.04 and am seeing the following screen which is very disturbing. Not sure what the issue is. Is this a known issue?