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Package Operation Failed Message

In Ubuntu 15.04, I receive the customary notice of updates and apply them faithfully. Every time after installation, I get this message from Software Updater. "Package Operation failed. The ...
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unable to update i:386 packages

I tried to update my repos using sudo apt-get update and I get this error. W: Failed to fetch http://ppa.launchpad.net/glimpse-hackers/stable/ubuntu/dists/trusty/main/binary-amd64/Packages 404 Not ...
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Wine 1.7.38 doesn't update to latest beta

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 trusty x64. Altough I've added the Wine repo, made sure it's selected (even the sources branch), then tried sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get upgrade sudo apt-get install ...
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Error on update commad

While I am trying to run this command sudo apt-get update I am getting following o/p W: Failed to fetch http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/precise-security/main/i18n/Translation-en Hash ...
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Linux Mint Rebecca - Packages 404 Not Found [on hold]

Whenever I do sudo apt-get update I get the following error W: Failed to fetch http://repo.mongodb.org/apt/ubuntu/dists/rebecca/mongodb-org/3.0/multiverse/binary-amd64/Packages 404 Not ...
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Samba wont install [on hold]

I'm trying to install samba via terminal and I am getting a repetitive error. The commands i have used to install are as follows sudo apt-get install samba sudo apt-get install ...
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Update repo error [duplicate]

I have this error: W: Failed to fetch http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/raring/main/binary-amd64/Packages 404 Not Found [IP: 91.189.91.14 80] W: Failed to fetch ...
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Using sudo apt-get update

when I am using sudo apt-get update, I am getting the following as output and hence I am not able to install git send-email package. Err http://dl.google.com stable/main Translation-en_IN ...
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Cannot finish a simple update

I simply cannot finish an update for several hours now, I have no idea what's the issue could be? When I run sudo apt-get update it runs all the way down until it gets stuck at the end: 100% ...
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Can't access Software and update section on Ubuntu 15.04

Suddenly the software and update sections has stopped responding. It does open up on clicking. I have tried several times. What possibly could have gone wrong with it?
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How can I obtain up-to-date packages?

I'm using Ubuntu 15.04 which I've downloaded and installed recently. How can I get packages for up-to-date versions of software? For example I can only find g++ up to 4.9, or Boost up to 1.55. g++5.1 ...
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A Problem occurred when checking for updates: Ubuntu 15.04

I have used the command sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get upgrade
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I am having trouble with updating in kubuntu 15.04

Hello I am a linux noob but I have recently started dual-booting Kubuntu 15.04 with Windows 8.1. It worked well with the first round of updates but after adding repositories such as Wine and ...
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Can no longer use apt-get to install due to error with apport

I am working on a Windows 7 PC with a Xubuntu (Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS, 64-bit) Virtual Box. Lately I have been having problems using the 'apt-get' command, and also the Software Updater. The Software ...
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Declutter Other Software sources

I recently upgraded from 14.04 to 15.04 (with a brief stop in 14.10) and need some help understanding how to manage software sources in Ubuntu. When I look at the 'Other Software' tab in Software and ...
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How does 'upgrade packages during installation' affect point release and kernel updates?

I've recently freshly installed Ubuntu Server 14.04, allowing package updates by internet on installation. This was installed from the 14.04 disc image, downloaded before any of the 14.04.1 and ...
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Can not Update and install package Kubuntu 14.04

Now i can not Update and install everything. What is the problem? ปัญหา http://th.archive.ubuntu.com utopic InRelease ปัญหา http://th.archive.ubuntu.com ...
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I can't update using apt-get update in the terminal [duplicate]

i want to update ubuntu using sudo apt-get update but when i do i get this: sudo apt-get update E: Type 'sudo' is not known on line 2 in source list /etc/apt/sources.list.d/mono-xamarin.list E: The ...
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How can I see which packages will be updated from apt?

I see on my server at the login, that a few updates are available. How can I see which packages will be updated on my server without starting the update?
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How to update PHP to the newest version(5.5) on LAMPP Ubuntu 12.10 [closed]

I have installed LAMPP about a year ago, I remember that it was very easy because I just had to download a tar.gz file and extracted it to the /opt/ folder it always worked great. Now I want to ...
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sudo apt-get update error duplicate sources.list

When I run the sudo apt-get update command I get the following error. How could I solve it? W: Duplicate sources.list entry http://dl.google.com/linux/chrome/deb/ stable/main amd64 Packages ...
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Ubuntu apt-get update error

When executing sudo apt-get update I get the following error Err http://ppa.launchpad.net trusty/main amd64 Packages 404 Not Found Err http://ppa.launchpad.net trusty/main ...
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software center not working neither ubuntu is updating

i just installed ubuntu 13.10 both on my pc as well as on my laptop. on my pc the os is workig properly but on my laptop it's hard to understand what is going wrong.The software center is not working, ...
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What do I need to do to keep Ubuntu healthy?

I know there are some things that are needed - updating regularly, being careful with sudo but what else should I watch out for?
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Unable to update Ubuntu [duplicate]

I've got Linux 3.11.0-15-generic x86_64, and I get this error 404 Not Found [IP: 2001:67c:1562::17 80] Err http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ saucy-security/main smbclient amd64 ...
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Unable to update or install packages from terminal

I am unable to update my Ubuntu 14.04. I tried these two methods: 1) Using the update manager : It starts downloading but after downloading some files/packages it says failed to download updates ... ...
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Issues installing updates with disk encryption

I am quite new to linux and have just installed Kubuntu 15.04. I have been trying to install available update packages using the MUON Update Manager, however when the progress bar gets to about 25% ...
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I was shown to this site after trying to update some packs from ubuntu 12.04 lucid

itshare@itshare-HP-Compaq-dc5750-Small-Form-Factor:~$ ubuntu-support-status Support status summary of 'itshare-HP-Compaq-dc5750-Small-Form-Factor': You have 3 packages (0.1%) supported until April ...
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How to install metasploit and armitage in Ubuntu?

I've a problem with Armitage and Metasploit. I tried this commands to install them sudo nano /etc/apt/sources.list Then a pasted this and saved the list deb http:// http.kali.org/kali kali main ...
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OpenNMS installation fails with error, Apt-Get broken

I was installing OpenNMS and during the install it fails with following error Preparing to unpack .../slpd_1.2.1-9_amd64.deb ... Stopping OpenSLP server: slpd. Unpacking slpd (1.2.1-9) over (1.2.1-9) ...
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Errors when updating apt package list [duplicate]

When I attempt to update the package list with: sudo apt-get update I get these errors: W: Failed to fetch "http://ppa.launchpad.net/nilarimogard/webupd8/ubuntu/dists/trusty/InRelease W: Failed ...
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Upgraded from 14.10 to 15.04, after reboot no change

I was using Ubuntu 14.10 (Ubuntu MATE) and my Update Manager showed up that there is an upgrade possible to 15.04. So I selected ok and the upgrade started. It took a lot of time, but after that ...
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GnuTls update from 2.3.23 to 3.x.x

Im having issues updating the version of GNUTLS, currently running Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS, and my version of gnutls is 2.3.23. I started with the tutorial from ...
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I deleted trusted software providers from authentication in software and updates

I am currently using ubuntu 14.04 LTS I was getting a 404 error whenever I used sudo apt-get update. I feel it is because of some trusted software providers which I deleted - ubuntu archive ...
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disable automaic update for texmaker [duplicate]

I'm new to Ubuntu 15.04 and I experienced problems with Temaker, namely the keyboard shortcuts did not work after some time. However, manually installing the version compiled with Qt4 fixed the ...
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What is the difference in command-line “sudo apt-get update” and using Synaptic or Auto-updater?

The whole update process seems somewhat confusing to me. I can understand the need to run sudo apt-get update prior to installing another package, but, what is the difference in running update from ...
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I screwed up my Ubuntu (Novice user)

I'm a new user here and I'm also a Linux newbie. So last night I tried Ubuntu for the first time (kinda), and as I was getting the hang of it I noticed an option to update my OS to version 12.04, so I ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Base update 85MB

I just installed the latest Base update (85MB) release half-hour ago (May 20, 7:30 pm PDT, USA) on my Dell. Update went thru successfully and 'restart' message came on, and I restarted. Now display is ...
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After updating ubuntu 14.04, only the mouse shows onscreen. How do I fix?

I have an eMachines T5246 running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS set up as a home media server with Plex. Everything has been running well (if slowly) up until today when I installed the updates that showed up in ...
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Why am I getting an error related to linux-image-3.13.0-53-generic (3.13.0-53.88)?

Every time I install or remove existing software I get the following error. isuru@isuru-Inspiron-3420:~$ sudo apt-get autoremove Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Server upgrade error (2)

Hey guys Ive a similar problem that the (1) questions, i leave the screnshots of my error prompts apt-cache policy locales locales: Instalados: 2.13+git20120306-12.1 Candidato: ...
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Does updating applications affect .desktop files?

I was wandering if .desktop files are affected when an application is updated or just the /usr/bin/* files? I'm making an menu with customized categories and it's not gonna work is the categories in ...
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Error 2 : Building dependencies problem in ubntu 14.04

(synaptic:4696): GLib-CRITICAL **: g_child_watch_add_full: assertion 'pid > 0' failed Can't exec "locale": No such file or directory at /usr/share/perl5/Debconf/Encoding.pm line 16. Use of ...
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authentication problem,no knowledge of ANY PASSWORD [duplicate]

I cannot update or install new info,the tech that did the installation does not remember anything about passwords when he installed ubuntu 14.4 and he suggested admin as password since it is 5 ...
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Updating Ubuntu 14.04.iso

I have had to reinstall Ubuntu from iso and was wondering now that I have updated all the files etc, is there away that I can add these updated files to the iso so next time I have to do a reinstall ...
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apt-get update errors after installing google chrome

I have asked a question related to this problem before here How to fix Update error: Wrong sources.list entry or malformed file?. But I was told to ask a new question after it was established that my ...
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“Software Updater” & “Software & Updates” not working on 14.04 LTS

“Software Updater” and “Software & Updates” are not working any more on my Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I do not get any error message but when I click on the icons of Software updater and Software & ...
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Automatic clearance of boot folder

Hello one of my familly members, who is not so concerned with computers and Ubuntu has an Ubuntu setup with only 200MB space for the boot partition. That makes sense if you only like to install a few ...
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No icons after update on Ubuntu 15.04

I installed and configured java on my ubuntu 15.04 recently. After logging in all I get is homescreen with no icons. I tried to update and reinstall ubuntu desktop and install unity. But it didn't ...
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update and upgrade error on ubuntu 14.04

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 and when I run the update&& upgrade command I got this error ***dpkg: dependency problems prevent configuration of ifupdown: ifupdown depends on initscripts (>= ...