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Getting frustrated trying to update R-base

I've read through similar questions/guides: A similar question on AU - Installing latest version of R-base The guide from CRAN on updating in ubuntu - ...
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Wifi issues on laptop after update

This issue is driving me nuts. I have a HP laptop with an Atheros wifi built in adapter. I have had Windows on this machine for a long time and everything worked fine, so I decided to try out Ubuntu ...
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Update Manager broke my Ubuntu 12.04 [on hold]

Update Manager broke my Ubuntu 12.04 Ubuntu 12.04 installed and updated a couple of months ago. Absolutely standard installation, no attempt at departure from standard installation and standard ...
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Failing to fetch some packages in update

I want to get ruby on rails on ubuntu 12.04 but I'm coming across errors that say I need to to update. I've copied the result of the end of update and not included the earlier part. I can add that ...
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Trouble with “ waiting for headers ”

It seems duplicate but really it's not, I'm really tired of testing all solutions and reaching no success. even I'm thinking about going back to windows because I had several problems with ubuntu ...
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Malformed line in my sources list, how to resolve?

Before i start, i've tried the solution from this thread How do I remove a malformed line from my sources.list? but unfortunately, the steps performed in that thread are already covered for me. The ...
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Updated from 12.04 to 13.10, now wireless won't work and freezes my laptop

I'm using a Toshiba Satellite with dual boot (Ubuntu and Windows 7). I just updated from 12.04 to 13.10, and everything seemed to be working fine. Wireless did connect right after the first reboot, ...
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update package error [duplicate]

E:Encountered a section with no Package: header, E:Problem with MergeList /var/lib/apt/lists/archive.ubuntu.com_ubuntu_dists_precise_multiverse_i18n_Translation-en, E:The package lists or status ...
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Is having Lubuntu 12.04 a security risk?

I have a computer with Lubuntu 12.04 installed. Since unlike Ubuntu 12.04 Lubuntu is not LTS, I will not get Lubuntu updates. However, I am still getting updates (I guess these are the general Ubuntu ...
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Why are the 'xx packages can be updated' lines repeated twice?

When I logged in to my Ubuntu 12.04 32-bit server this morning over SSH, I saw this at the end of the 'welcome' screen: Graph this data and manage this system at: ...
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error during update [duplicate]

I'm trying to update my computer using sudo apt-get update but I'm getting the following error: Err Unable to connect to in.archive.ubuntu.com:http: [IP: 91.189.91.14 80] Err ...
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Help!! Not sure how to fix [duplicate]

I'm a noob when it comes to Ubuntu. I'd love if someone could help me. I was trying to upgrade and it didnt let me, I restart and now it's messed up. As of this moment I can get to the purple screen ...
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Unable to get updated package information apt-get update Xubuntu 12.04

Hello I'm having a problem with updating my system. I'm running precise 12.04 When I run apt-get update, I get the following error at the end of the apt-get update. Failed to fetch ...
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Will “apt-get upgrade” update the kernel on LTS?

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. My question is: Will running "apt-get upgrade" update the kernel? I have read in some untrusted places that only running "apt-get dist-upgrade" will update the kernel. ...
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Update not working, nothing is installing in ubuntu 12.04

I am very much new to Linux. I'm using Ubuntu 12.04. The problem is that I'm unable to install anything on it. Initially when I installed it, it was fine. But I was having some dependency problem with ...
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Is Bitcoin core V.0.9 not updated on PPA ppa:bitcoin/bitcoin?

Version 0.9 of Bitcoin-Qt just came out. When will ppa:bitcoin/bitcoin be updated? In the meanwhile, any steps showing how to upgrade are welcome! Equally posted on ...
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155 views

Problem after update: blue screen with only the mouse cursor

My Ubuntu 12.04 was normally updated through the Update Manager, something about gtk. Then I rebooted and now all that shows after the splash screen is a blue screen that only shows the cursor.
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61 views

Will a kernel update overwrite my wireless driver from a newer kernel?

i run ubuntu Release 12.04 (precise) 64-bit Kernel Linux 3.2.0-59-generic but I installed the wireless driver from backports-3.13-rc2-1. Now all works well. My question is about the kernel update ...
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12.04 update doesn't work [duplicate]

I installed my updates/grade today for 12.4 and have been unable to make a successful reboot since. I have had to log on going back to previous upgrade points. Do I now have to wait for another ...
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370 views

12.04 LTS - Recent update: Fails to boot with version 3.8.0-37 generic

I'm not sure what happened but last night when the new updates were released and Software center prompt me I installed and rebooted as normal. Everything on my system worked fine until the updates ...
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I am getting an error that says “a problem occered when checking for updates” [duplicate]

It has a red circle with a white line that goes through it, what do i do its very annoying and need it to be gone. I can't open ubuntu software center wich is a problem!
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173 views

How can I update my nodeJS to the latest version?

I have installed nodeJS on Ubuntu with following code sudo apt-get install nodejs Since I am a new user for ubuntu I also ran this code too sudo apt-get install npm Now when I type nodejs ...
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1answer
72 views

Update Information Outdated (conflicting message?)

I get this alert and it says that: The update information is outdated. This may be caused by network problems or py a repository that is no longer available. Please update manually by clicking on ...
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39 views

Network not working after installing updates

Last night I installed some updates on my Ubuntu 12.04, namely these which, in my opinion, might be responsible: libqt4-network libproxy1-plugin-networkmanager After rebooting the wireless isn't ...
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28 views

not enough space to update on 12.04

When I try to update, I get this message... The upgrade needs a total of 399 M free space on disk '/'. Please free at least an additional 29.8 M of disk space on '/'. Empty your trash and remove ...
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1answer
75 views

Can I update/upgrade my Ubuntu version?

I am currently running Ubuntu 12.04 and would like to upgrade/update it to 13.10 without losing my files. I have the Ubuntu One cloud but I have limited space. Is there any way to get a different ...
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28 views

Update Ubuntu Server 12.04

I have an issue to update a ubuntu server 12.04 virtual machine, in the site i can't connect the virtual machine to the web, then, i have to download the updates and upload locally to the server but i ...
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1answer
38 views

Apt-get update always stuck at getting Release.gpg

While I run apt-get update on Ubuntu 12.04, I got the following output (partially): Get:1985 http://archive.ubuntu.com precise Release.gpg [28.9 kB] ... My sources.list file is not modified and I ...
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53 views

Unable to install, remove, and update ubuntu 12.04.

I've Ubuntu 12.04 LTS precise pangolin on acer aspire E1-422. Anybody can help me please to solve my problem; there are three old kernel that I cannot remove, it always gives me this error when I ...
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188 views

Install autoconf 2.69 on Ubuntu 12.04

The default version of autoconf in 12.04 is version 2.8. How can I upgrade to autoconf 2.9?
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51 views

Lubuntu 12.04, need updates while roaming [duplicate]

I installed Lubuntu 12.04 while I am roaming on old Dell Inspiron Pentium 4 with 1GB ram and integrated Ati graphics because I read that this distro handles 720p and more videos. Well, it looks like I ...
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Kernel oops when updating grub.cfg (mktemp)

I tried to update my kernel today, and I got a kernel oops. Since it aborted the installation via apt-get, I can now reproduce it using sudo dpkg --configure -a, see http://pastebin.com/fvES9PtW The ...
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xubuntu: weird boot screen and errors after reboot

I have installed Xubuntu and tried to install playonlinux to be able to install iTunes (for the iTunes store mostly). And to be able to play C&C Tiberian Dawn (cncnet.org) When I boot, the only ...
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Why cant i update my repository updates in 12.04?

I Tried to install updates via the update manager, so then i used terminal an got dpkg: error: parsing file '/var/lib/dpkg/available' near line 0: field name ...
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Window resize area, Firefox automaximizes and Giant Ubuntu Bar

everybody Yesterday (Feb 07, 2014) I updated my Ubuntu 12.04 and now I'm feeling I'm going postal! The ubuntu bar changed its size for the comfortable 24px I had set to 20457px or something ...
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Laptop fan runs continously after recent update

I have a Dell Studio 1555, I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and it was working flawlessly until the latest update. The fan is running at unreasonably high speeds while only 5-6% of the CPU is used. I made ...
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Why am I unable to update 12.04? [duplicate]

I'm unable to update my ubuntu 12.04. When I run $ sudo apt-get update I'm getting the following output. naveen@naveen-Inspiron-3521:~$ sudo apt-get update E: Malformed line 10 in source list ...
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Ubuntu Server 12.04 apt-get update errors (404, W: Failed to fetch…)

I have a new instance of 12.04 server and have been having issues running sudo apt-get update The update seems to work fine then it will stop and sit waiting for headers then start spitting 404 ...
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Problem with latest nvidia driver update

I just updated the nvidia driver, provided by Canonical. I used first the 304 one, then changed to the 319 one and everything worked fine. But since the latest update (to version 331), the system ...
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1answer
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Unable to update from 12.04 to 12.10

I'm trying to update from 12.04 to 13.04 but I firstly need to go thorugh 12.10, using Update Manager. This is the error I get. E:Error, pkgProblemResolver::Resolve generated breaks, this may be ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 restarts into a black screen [duplicate]

I installed a few updates in my Ubuntu 12.04. After rebooting to complete the installation, and after the bios screen, it goes black, shows the login prompt in the command line mode for a second, and ...
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Problems after cancelled upgrade on LTS 12.04

While playing around with my distribution 12.04 LTS, I was checking to see how the upgrade procedure goes and used the command sudo do-release-upgrade and it said no new release found. All good, ...
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1answer
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Will updates and security updates update my Ubuntu version?

When logging into my VPS, it says there are some updates and security updates, however; because I'm not that into Ubuntu programming, I prefer staying onto 12.04 LTS. Therefor I was wondering: Do ...
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Ubuntu reboot shows white dash (-) after update/upgrade

I upgraded and updated my system and it asked to restart. When I restarted the system stuck with a white dash and not showing anything else. I tried to run boot repair from remote login but it did ...
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Ubuntu-windows 8 dual boot problem

I have been using Ubuntu 12.04 and windows 8 dual boot for about 6 months. Recently I installed all available Ubuntu updates(around 300 MB) and also Ubuntu One. After that I am not able to boot up ...
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1answer
246 views

How to fix: Unity not working at all (updates, upgrade, drivers, OpenGL)?

Recently I got stuck with Unity since it does not work at all - I see no system bar nor Unity launcher (3D/2D). Possible causes are: system update/upgrade or playing with drivers (additional fglrx or ...
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My GUI don't load after recent update

After a recent update (regular automatic system updates only) - probably affecting the NVidia driver - I can't open the GUI any more (either on system startup or by manually calling startx). This is ...
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After updating ubuntu 12.04 … no boot is detected

I have been using ubuntu 12.04 alongside windows 8 for 6 months. I installed all the updates available and now when I try to boot up, it says no boot found press any key to reboot.I did not see what ...
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I can't start apache2 after updating ubuntu 12.04

I can't start apache2 after updating ubuntu 12.04 and take this error / usr/lib/apache2/modules/mod_dav_svn.so: undefined symbol: svn_error_purge_tracing How can I solve this?
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12.04: Kernel Update - Stopping System Runlevel V Compatibility

I recently updated my Ubuntu 12.04. One of them was Kernel update to Kernel 3.2.0-58. The problem is that when the update finished it asked to restart my computer, so I did. The computer went into ...