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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The update information is outdated (notification icon)

I am running Ubuntu 12.10 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 ...
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Apt-get update and software updater not working, no sound through headphones

I'm currently having a plethora of issues with Ubuntu 14.04 on my ASUS laptop: The first thing I've noticed was that I could not get sound through my headphones. I tried many things such as ...
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Problem updating system in Ubuntu 14.04

I have tried to update my system with: sudo apt-get update but I get these errors messages: W:Failed to fetch ...
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14.04.2 Update Removal/Rollback

Anyone familiar with how to uninstall 14.04.2 update or rollback to 14.04.1? I could use one of my systemback restore points but do not want to lose the apps/configurations that I have modified. Any ...
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Problem in updating [duplicate]

Whenever I try to update my system I get these error messages: W: Failed to fetch http://dl.hhvm.com/ubuntu/dists/trusty/InRelease Unable to find expected entry 'main/source/Sources' in Release file ...
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Can not download or install anything

When updating ubuntu I gotan error and system crashed. Everything has updated after reload but I seem to have lost permissions and keep getting a system error. I've tried updating but; This is what I ...
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Fix update ubuntu 14.04

I'm trying to update my system with apt-get update. But is not working. I noticed that he is trying to access a non-existent address http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/trusty/InRelease. I checked ...
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update manager won't work in 12.04

I click on "install updates" and get a window;- Another application seems to be using the package system at this time. You must close all other package managers before you will be able to install ...
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How to Update or Re-Install new version ADB?

I have an android based phone and I need ADB for installing new versions. However, untill today ADB was working perfectly but today I got an error, it says "you need 1.0.32 or newer version." Yes, ...
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Error while updating and Red Triangle appears on panel telling me to update though updated

My update fails for some repositories and also causes problems while upgrading. The following is the update messages: Ign http://dl.google.com stable InRelease ...
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ubuntu 14.10 :: Failed to update libedataserver-1.2-20 [duplicate]

I get an error message when running a normal upgrade, and I can't find a way to upgrade or remove conflicting packages: sudo apt-get upgrade Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree ...
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I can't do the apt-get update but I can connect to internet

Using ubuntu server 12.04, I get this at console: What should I do?
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Error when attempting to update Ubuntu 14.04

I am using Ubuntu 14.04.When I attempt to update: sudo apt-get install -f I see this error: kg-deb: error: subprocess paste was killed by signal (Broken pipe) Examining /etc/kernel/postrm.d . ...
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apt-get upgrade: why is lxc-docker being kept back?

Why is lxc-docker being held back? I also notice that my web app, running on Docker, is quite slow. Any suggestions? [lucas@production]/home/lucas$ sudo apt-get dist-upgrade Reading package lists... ...
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apt-get update doesn't work gives an error

Errors were encountered while processing: /var/cache/apt/archives/libsdl2_2.0.3+z4~20140315-8621-1ppa1trusty1_i386.deb ...
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Why does xubuntu 14.04 request a reboot on every start?

Since installing xubuntu 14.4, I have often found that the update manager insists a reboot is required even if no upgrades were performed. This seems to be because /var/run/reboot-required and ...
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Auto-Updater: Requires installation of untrusted packages

In the recent week or so, I get the above message when letting the auto-updater run from the UI. The message goes on to say: "This requires installing packages from unauthenticated sources". I read ...
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Why does updating and upgrading Ubuntu results in reverting the numpy version to 1.8.2

I am using Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS on a 64-bit machine. I noticed that whenever I update and upgrade Ubuntu using sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get upgrade the numpy version in Python reverts ...
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Is there a resource which lists Ubuntu Security Notices?

Every week, I check the Ubuntu Security Notices page, to see what's going on in the world of vulnerabilities. Is there anywhere the information from these posts is kept in a more reviewable format? ...
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Ubuntu 14.04.2 Wireless update without a wired connection

is there a way for me to download the wifi update install file in my windows OS and then install it when i am logged into Ubuntu? I do not have a wired connection, so a simple task such as this is ...
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Which is actual difference between package update and security updates?

This is probably a real noob question... I would like to understand what the "updates" alerts I get when logging onto my Lubuntu box actually mean. When I read: 35 packages can be updated. 22 ...
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Can't install prozilla on ubuntu gnome 14.10

i am getting this error while installing prozilla: (Reading database ... 100% (Reading database ... 154269 files and directories currently installed.) Preparing to unpack ...
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Duplicate sources.. How to solve this problem? [duplicate]

Hello so every time I run sudo apt-get update in konsole I get this at the end: W: Duplicate sources.list entry http://dl.google.com/linux/chrome/deb/ stable/main amd64 Packages ...
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apt-get update: Clearsigned file is not valid, got 'NODATA'

I'm getting the following error on running sudo apt-get update : sudo apt-get update Get:1 http://dl.google.com stable InRelease 100% ...
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Does Ubuntu keep itself in sync with Debian updates?

I am new to linux stuff and my current choice is Ubuntu/Xubuntu. I understand that Ubuntu is forked/branched from Debian, and it adds some user friendly components on top. of-course the original ...
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Can't install codeblocks plugin

I can't install wxsmith plugin. It gives me the following error. dpkg: error processing archive /var/cache/apt/archives/codeblocks-contrib_13.12-3_amd64.deb (--unpack): trying to overwrite ...
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Updating to 14.04.2 via bootable DVD whilst keeping encrypted partition

As the title suggests I am wondering if I can create a bootable 14.04.2 disk, restart the PC and go through the process whilst keeping my encrypted partition and hence my files? For the life of me I ...
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Json Related Problem

I've been working with the Google Calendar JSON API, and so far it's working OK. My only problem is that it's not bringing in all the events, only some of them for no apparent reason.
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fail to update software [duplicate]

hope you are all doing good on this saturday night ? its rainy here in france.. got to hate that xD so, on this rainy night, i decided to update my software with the package manager, so its goes all ...
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Updating GnuTLS in Ubuntu 12.04

GnuTLS version 2.12.14 in Ubuntu 12.04 repositories is outdated. Is there some PPA/source to install a newer version? I tried building from source, which first required building nettle from source. ...
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Unable to save files or save downloads

Unable to save files, or any downloads or add-ons; meaning each reboot wipes clean everything and all work previously done.
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Ubuntu apt-get update/ install issues [duplicate]

I am having issues with ubuntu running on EC2. Whenever I try to update any package it shows some kind of log and stops in the middle and if I run the update process again it tells me "Could not get ...
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14.04 update killed gui

R9 280 GPU Ubuntu 14.04 LTS did updates and broke my GUI. No unity no right click. My background on one screen and black on the other. Got an error about couldn't apply monitor settings then followed ...
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what is the best way to upgrade security patches on ubuntu 14.04

I am trying to upgrade security patches on production boxes. Need to know how can i plan this activity. I also need to make sure that in case something is wrong then how do i roll the updates.
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Why kernel are updated regularly, even more frequent than os releases

I have been observing that with Linux kernels are updated regularly. What I believe that kernel provide a basic layer for os to interact different hardware and softwares. It is open source and in ...
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Too many no_pubkey errors . How to fix?

After some updates few months ago i have these outputs: W: Erro GPG: http://sft.if.usp.br trusty Release: As assinaturas a seguir não puderam ser verificadas devido à chave pública não estar ...
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Can't install any update and packages ubuntu 14.10

I am using ubuntu 14.10. I am trying to install all updates, but it's show me the following result: The package system is broken Check if you are using third party repositories. If so ...
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Can't update my ubuntu 14.04 to 14.10 because “Internet connection failed”

I want to update my ubuntu system to 14.10 but my software updater tells me that it isn't connected to the internet, even though I can use my browser, thunderbird etc. When I retry and restart the ...
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why can't I install some packages after installing virtualbox

After I installed virtualbox, I cannot install some packages. So I removed virtualbox, then I still cannot install the packages. This is the package: And this is the error I received. After I ...
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Will an update to Chrubuntu damage Chrome OS?

I am running Chrome OS 40 and Ubuntu 12.04 on my Toshiba Chromebook 2. I was wondering if updating to Ubuntu 14.04 will update my kernel and break Chrome OS. I've almost updated before, but then I ...
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I'm new to UBUNTU 14.04 and i behind the proxy of owr college [duplicate]

I can't update or install any software using terminal and ubuntu software center.Through using terminal, i find error which "failed to fetch" and unable to locate the package. I also have problem in ...
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apt-get update stuck in Translations-en

I'm running sudo apt-get update in Ubuntu 14.04 Server juan@biotecnologia-server:~$ sudo apt-get update [sudo] password for juan: Ign http://ar.archive.ubuntu.com trusty InRelease Ign ...
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Cannot disable kernel updates on 12.04

I have Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. Update manager will try to update the kernel version, unfortunately this causes issues with certain applications/drivers I use. Each time I have to manually deselect the ...
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Need to clear space on /boot. What commands should I use to do so? [duplicate]

I tried to perform updates. The utility stated it needed more disk space and to free up space on /boot. The utility stated to use sudo apt-get clean on /boot. Which commands do I use in the terminal ...
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Software & Updates “Installable from CD-ROM/DVD” section

I have noticed that when going System Settings > Software & Updates > Ubuntu Software, that there is a section there called Installable from CD-ROM/DVD section: What is this section, what ...
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How to update Chrubuntu?

I am running Ubuntu 12.04.5 through Crouton on my Chromebook, and I can't seem to make it update. As in, I can't find a way to update from 12.04.5 to a more recent version. Also I have only tried ...
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problem with sudo apt-get update

On giving the command sudo apt-get update, I am getting the following error: E: Syntax error /etc/apt/apt.conf.d/01autoremove-kernels:1: Extra junk at end of file. Also a red circle with ...