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Not able update anything or use ubuntu service centre [duplicate]

Error that i get wen trying to check for updates:0 W:Failed to fetch http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/quantal-security/restricted/source/Sources 404 Not Found [IP: 91.189.88.149 80] , ...
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1answer
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Trying to upgrade from 12.10 to 14.04 and not having any luck…404 error occurs [duplicate]

This is a long winded question so bear with me! I am trying to upgrade my 12.10 Quental Ubuntu to the 14.04 version. This has led to a problem within my system not being able to update. For ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 isn't updating (failed to fetch) [duplicate]

I'm trying to update my Ubuntu, but it isn't working correctly. I type: sudo apt-get update And the following error is being returned to me: ... W: Failed to fetch ...
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106 views

Error message “Failed to fetch Fetching the upgrade failed. There may be a network problem” when upgrading ubuntu 12.04 to ubuntu 12.10!

Ok. I really want ubuntu 12.10 but there is one problem. Whenever I try the upgrade, it says the error message Failed to fetch Fetching the upgrade failed. There may be a network problem What is ...
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1answer
135 views

upgrade to 13.04 from 12.10 without quantal repo [duplicate]

I have recently been made a temporary owner of an old 12.10 Ubuntu machine so I can upgrade it to the latest(14.04). So I am trying to upgrade to the 13.04 as per ubuntu website, and from there to ...
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0answers
18 views

Kubuntu 12.10 Updating Issue [duplicate]

I am wondering if anyone is having issues with updates from Ubuntu with version 12.10? It was working fine up until a monthish ago, and now I never get any update notifications, and when I manually ...
0
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1answer
109 views

unable to upgrade 12.10 to subsequent releases [duplicate]

I know 12.10 is no longer supported and that transition period ended in May or July 2014. I simply wanted to upgrade to 13.10, and from there on to 14.05 doing the usual sudo do-release-upgrade ...
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1answer
50 views

Can't update ubuntu 12.10 in Lenovo G580 [closed]

I'm above mentioned laptop running ubuntu 12.10.When i issue sudo apt-get update it shows Ign cdrom://Ubuntu 12.04.2 LTS _Precise Pangolin_ - Release amd64 (20130213) precise Release.gpg Ign ...
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2answers
16 views

How to reinstall UBUNTU from dell BIOS revision A10

I got a Dell latitude D620 for free recently and the person who gave it to me had Ubuntu 12.04 loaded on it. While updating the update software removed "unessential" packages. Now when I try to boot ...
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0answers
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I updated to 12.10 and now it won't boot. [duplicate]

I updated to 12.10 recently, (yesterday) and when I rebooted, I selected my ubuntu partition, and it seemed to boot normally, but after it got past the ubuntu loading screen, it just goes to a single ...
0
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2answers
434 views

upgrade from 12.10 to 13.x - says “no new release found”

I'd like to upgrade from 12.10 to 13.10, even if that means upgrading to 13.04 first dell@dell:~$ lsb_release -a No LSB modules are available. Distributor ID: Ubuntu Description: Ubuntu 12.10 ...
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0answers
17 views

Failed to fetch error when updating from 12.10 to 13.04 [duplicate]

I have looked on many other questions and they all seem to be different from mine. I only have one error message when using sudo apt-get update, and it's with updating the dist. W: Failed to fetch ...
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0answers
19 views

How Do You Avoid Experincing the Black Screen Error When Updating to 12.10 [duplicate]

A while ago I was updating my 12.04 to 12.10 and I got the black screen of death.(Thank god it wasn't a blue screen of death. :P) After hours of trying to fix it, I end up reinstalling 12.04 again. Is ...
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0answers
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apt-get update not working in ubuntu 12.10

Well I am pretty new to linux more specifically Ubuntu. i had been using this system with ubuntu 12.10 installed for about 1 month now. while sudo apt-get update used to work everyday, its been 3 ...
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0answers
88 views

rI can't find the update manager or the software manager, can any help?

I've tried searching for both the Update manager and the Software Manager and all I can find is the Synaptic Package Manager, which wont help me update to 13.04 of Ubuntu. I've tried looking around ...
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0answers
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symbolic link size error in tzdata-java (((answered))) [duplicate]

While updating from 12.04LTS to 12.10 the following tzdata symbolic link error shows up. The answer function was removed since this was marked as duplicate, I guess. The solution I used was ...
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1answer
71 views

Ubuntu 12.10 stop updating

I`v been using Ubuntu 12.10 for a while now an never had an issue with updates until recently it just stop updating when i check for updates manually in the software updater it gives me the following ...
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1answer
149 views

Abort after selecting Y for continue

I have just installed Ubuntu 12.10. When I want to update and upgrade to 13.04, but this is what I get: jeremiah@jeremiah-Aspire-5315:~$ sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get dist-upgrade ...
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1answer
94 views

Depends: samba4-common-bin

I have just made the update to the 12.10 version. But when I tried to install all the updates I received the following messages: The following packages have unmet dependencies: samba4: Depends: ...
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1answer
988 views

unable to locate or fetch any package when Ubuntu on VMware

I started out trying to install cloudbiolinux/cloudman/galaxy on 11.04 or 12.04 Enterprise or MASS versions of Ubuntu server on a VMware. I am unable to move from step 1. sudo apt-get command either ...
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1answer
306 views

How is Software updater installing updates without my password? [duplicate]

I've noticed Software updater in 12.10 installs updates without asking for my password the way it used to. My question is, how is it doing this and what is to prevent a malicious script/program ...
0
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1answer
83 views

Updating Ubuntu but come across error

I was trying to update my ubuntu from 12.10 to 13.04 via command line (update manager wasn't displaying the new release). However, right after I ran sudo do-release-upgrade, the command line gave me ...
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0answers
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Repository fetch failure

These are the errors I get: (as you can see, I connect to the internet from the education department proxy) W:Failed to fetch http://au.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/quantal/Release.gpg Something ...
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0answers
19 views

Black screen after update from 12.04 to 12.10? [duplicate]

Updated from 12.04 (I think) to 12.10 after update manager told me there was updates. I updated it, it finished and then restarted. When restarting it came up with the normal toshiba screen, then the ...
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0answers
237 views

Can't update anymore since the upgrade to 13.04 broke down

A few days ago I tried to upgrade from 12.10 to 13.04 but in the middle of the upgrade my computer shut down due to power problems in my house. After I booted my computer again there was a problem ...
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2answers
115 views

Upgrade to ubuntu 12.10 fails with calculation error

I wanted to upgrade to 13.04 and as a necessity I need to update to 12.10. I have successfully updated in the past from Ubuntu 10 to Ubuntu 11 ans 12.04. Somehow, when I try from terminal or from ...
0
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1answer
894 views

Ubuntu won't update from 12.10 to 13.04 [duplicate]

To update I typed in sudo update-manager -d into terminal and I got this code back (I had to edit the links): W:GPG error: h.ttp://linux.dropbox.com precise Release: The following signatures couldn't ...
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0answers
367 views

Update from Ubuntu 12.10 to 13

I have some problem about update Ubuntu. Once computer asked me to update version of Ubuntu from 12.10 to 13.04 (or 13... something like this). I click OK to update, but when the computer restarted ...
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1answer
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Update from 12.10 to 13.04 does not work?

When trying to update through sudo apt-get update I am getting these errors: I am kinda new to Ubuntu so any help would be appreciated :) W: Failed to fetch ...
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1answer
222 views

Upgrade from 12.10 to 13.04 failed, now neither Software Center nor Software Updater will open

The update to 13.04 was offered, I accepted but it failed. Now neither Software Centre nor Updater will open. SC opens for a second then closes; Updater tells me: Failed to load the package list This ...
0
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1answer
510 views

System-V-like utilities won't install

The following pacages won't update in my ubuntu 12.04,I just upgraded it to 12.10 and all the updates installed,but these won't: System-v-like utilities The elementary widget set library runtime ...
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1answer
1k views

Any way I can upgrade straight from 12.10 to 13.04? [duplicate]

I am running 12.10 and would like to get to that new 13.04 ringtail, any way I could go about doing this without losing all my programs, images, other data and having to re-sync Google Chrome again ...
0
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1answer
402 views

Ubuntu 12.10 won't boot after security updates

Ubuntu 12.10 64bit on a Dell studio 1558 laptop (i7 with 4 G of RAM). Everything worked fine... Last week I installed security updates and for some reason it just won't boot after the updates formated ...
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1answer
269 views

Stuck at Purple Screen for some Kernels, but not for all

After updating the Kernel the usual boot gets stuck with a purple screen. If I choose to start from the Kernel 3.5.0-17 everything still works fine, but it is not possible to start from newer kernel ...
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1answer
198 views

Upgraded to Raring Ringtail 13.04, but not every package did?

I just noticed while looking at a bunch of packages in Synaptic that some are stuck at their quantal version although in their package settings shows a raring version, how do I make sure these ...
0
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1answer
169 views

Ubuntu update gone wrong [duplicate]

I tried to update to 12.10, but in the mist of installing, the entire computer froze, and not knowing about REISUB I forced quit my computer Ever since, every time I updated, I was given a message ...
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2answers
119 views

A package was installed badly. How to remove it?

When I'm trying to update or install anything I get this error: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done E: The package equalx needs to be ...
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1answer
134 views

Connection Error when fetching update from Software Updater

I checked for updates and got an error stating: Failed to download repository information, Check your internet connection and the details: W:Failed to fetch cdrom://Ubuntu 12.10 _Quantal Quetzal_ ...
0
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1answer
68 views

Upgrade Installation confusion 12.04 to 12.10

I just tried to upgrade from 12.04LTS to 12.10... I used the update manager and everything was going on well till my system froze up. I had no option than to hard reboot and realized that I could not ...
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1answer
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Ubuntu 12.10 Unity not starting after 11/04 update

After this Thursday updates when I login to my account Unity wont start anymore. I have a pic of the how the system starts: http://img841.imageshack.us/img841/2822/screenshotfrom201304131.png And ...
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/usr/lib/apt/methods/ppa could not be found

After using Ubuntu 12.10 for two weeks I ran into problems updating the package database. Running sudo apt-get update returns the following error: E: The method driver /usr/lib/apt/methods/ppa could ...
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1answer
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Software Updater won't update, says to check internet. Ubuntu 12.10 [closed]

I have been getting this error for the last couple of days since I have done a fresh install of Ubuntu 12.10 on my amd64 Hp Pavilion m6 laptop. It says to check Internet but my Internet connection is ...
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0answers
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No login screen on Ubuntu 12.10 after update

A few weeks back, I applied the latest updates to my Ubuntu 12.10 (32-bit) running Gnome-Shell, which happens to be a virtual machine running under VMware Player 5.0 on Windows 7. After the updates ...
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0answers
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failed to update apt-get [duplicate]

every time i run sudo apt-get update the following error occurs . W: Failed to fetch http://ppa.launchpad.net/ackondro/tibesti/ubuntu/dists/quantal/main/source/Sources 404 Not Found W: Failed ...
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0answers
496 views

Ubuntu 12.10 desktop - software updater not starting [closed]

I have a fully updated version of ubuntu 12.10 and am unable to start the "Software Updater" application, but am able to start the "Ubuntu Software Centre". I have tried sudo aptitude install ...
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0answers
677 views

Kernel Panic error: Attempted to kill 'init'

After making a update on my Toshiba Satellite L300D laptop I started getting this error message: Kernel panic - not syncing: Attempted to kill init! exitcode =0x00000007 I am currently running ...
3
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1answer
285 views

Ubuntu 12.10 broken after first update [duplicate]

Just installed 12.10 on an HP Elite 3800 Desktop with ATI Video, all worked GREAT ... (openSUSE didn't even want to install)..anyway, did the updates then, and now in only boots up in a blank screen, ...
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1answer
174 views

Ubuntu 12.10 update didn't go well, OS is messed app

I tried to update my Ubuntu 12.04 to 12.10. The update downloaded the needed files and then started setting up the packages. Suddenly, I saw some weird things on the screen, and then I didn't have any ...
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1answer
2k views

Why does Ubuntu 12.10 update to 13.04 on its own? [duplicate]

I installed Ubuntu 12.10, after few minutes of working I've got an Update and allowed it. After this I see that Ubuntu has been upgraded to 13.04. Why? I am not a developer, just try to work. In ...
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1answer
7k views

Apt-get update errors (can't read the package lists) [duplicate]

After running the an update from the update-manager I tried to install chromium: sudo apt-get install chromium-browser And I got the following error (full output from `sudo apt-get update' on ...