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I can't do updates, the manager won't show

Here's a screencap, it's been stuck like that since I last updated 8 days ago. What should I do, reinstall the update manager, or something in the terminal? I'd like at least to make it work again. ...
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1answer
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Understand various update and upgrade commands

I want to know about different update and upgrade commands as follows: update upgrade dist-upgrade do-release-upgrade etc. For/As a new users of Ubuntu and using/welcoming command-line, which is ...
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Shell scripting, [duplicate]

I made a simple update script. Now My question was is it possible to run it automatically by loggin in on the Ubuntu Desktop and automatically provide my password (sudo) for this so I don't have to do ...
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0answers
130 views

Error occured when updating system

I have a problem during updating my Ubuntu system using terminal. Recently, there was two warning message appears on my terminal which like below: W: Failed to fetch ...
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2answers
51 views

Problems accessing my Ubuntu system

I have a problem accessing to my Ubuntu 13.04 system. Recently I updated from 12 to 13 and after some hard work I am able to input my password and user name, but I can't get any further, because the ...
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2answers
259 views

Update the system from terminal [duplicate]

I want to update my Ubuntu 14.04 system from the terminal and I know that sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get upgrade are the commands but when I check the update manager kernel updates are ...
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1answer
423 views

Lubuntu updating via the command line

To update Ubuntu, I periodically use apt-get update and apt-get dist-upgrade. Is this or is this not advisable for Lubuntu on a low-spec machine (single core 2.66 GHz, 1GB memory)? Will use of it ...
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1answer
176 views

How to update already installed software via command line? [duplicate]

I'm looking for a command line to update my already installed software.I want to update all of them.
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1answer
207 views

Internet issues with Ubuntu in oracle virtual box

I have ubuntu 12.04 LTS installed in as a VM in Oracle virtual box. I am able to browse from firefox but trying to connect from command prompt to update is failing. I also tried to change software ...
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1answer
68 views

Terminal update package

I recently installed Spotify which installed fine. However, I am now trying to intall a theme. When downloading the package in terminal (sudo add-apt-repository ppa:tiheum/equinox) that downloads fine ...
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0answers
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Why I am not able to update my system with sudo apt-get update command? [duplicate]

I am trying to update using sudo apt-get update, but it do download some packages but after some times I get the following errors W: Failed to fetch ...
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2answers
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sudo dhclient eth0 | sudo: unable to resolve host ubuntu | Maybe DNS issue

I have a computer of a friend of mine, that runs Ubuntu (I don't know what version, due to the current system status) and while he was updating the kernel, he reboot the computer (yes that could be ...
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2answers
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How to skip the downloading update while the terminal is downloading?

I want to know how to skip the downloading update while the terminal is downloading. I am currently updating from terminal and I want to skip a package from being downloaded because it will consume a ...
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1answer
52 views

How to prevent USC from opening a terminal when updating the cache?

Is there any way to change/customize, so when you type (in terminal) sudo apt-get update that all the information (including download and install) is returned in the terminal instead of in a separate ...
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1answer
2k views

Some index files failed to download [duplicate]

When I ran sudo apt-get update then I found some error. The Error is like below: W: Failed to fetch cdrom://Ubuntu 13.04 _Raring Ringtail_ - Release amd64 ...
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1answer
51 views

Updateing package by sudo command in 13.04

I used the sudo command in terminal to update the software after upgrading from 12.10 to 13.04 and it gave me this error: Errors were encountered while processing: ...
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1answer
285 views

Update error Xubuntu 13.04

When I try to install or remove items I'm unable to do so due to 3 programs that aren't fully installed. Ive tried removing them and reinstalling but no luck when I tried to configure I got this:- ...
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2answers
280 views

'Failed to fetch' when trying to upgrade using terminal [duplicate]

W: Failed to fetch http://ppa.launchpad.net/s-elser/winelol/ubuntu/dists/raring/main/binary-amd64/Packages 404 Not Found W: Failed to fetch ...
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1answer
66 views

Get Security Updates Delta, and install them

I am writing a script that is supposed to run every day to check if there are any new security updates for Ubuntu. If there are, it will make a list of those updates, it will download them, and then ...
0
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1answer
214 views

Unable to update by sudo apt-get update in the terminal [duplicate]

john:~$ sudo apt-get update E: Type 'ain' is not known on line 3 in source list /etc/apt/sources.list.d/ferramroberto-filezilla-oneiric.list E: The list of sources could not be read. when I run ...
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1answer
415 views

sudo apt-get failure

I was trying to sudo apt-get update and it spits out this errors: W: Conflicting distribution: http://us.archive.ubuntu.com precise-updates Release (expected precise-updates but got precise) W: ...
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2answers
118 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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0answers
156 views

`libqapt-runtime' contains empty filename error while updating

Whenever I try to update Ubuntu 12.10, it always gets interrupted by this error: files list file for package `libqapt-runtime' contains empty filename I have tried to install with apt-get as well ...
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2answers
49 views

grub does not update

I edit: /boot/grub/menu.lst and /etc/default/grub, but the terminal did not allow to update the Grub the code from the terminal: user@user-desktop:~$ sudo update-grub /etc/default/grub: 29: ...
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2answers
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Change software sources from the command line

When I want to change the mirror I am using for updates, I can open the Software Centre, and go to Edit->Software Sources, and from there select another server. This then goes through my ...
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8answers
228k views

What does “sudo apt-get update” do?

I am wondering what sudo apt-get update does? What does it update?
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1answer
270 views

Crash During Update Deleted ALL panels; can't open terminal; can't see icons [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Recover the package manager after crash during update So I was upgrading Ubuntu from 11.10 to 12.04 in the terminal after recovering my system from a previous crash, and ...
3
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1answer
973 views

How to update a package from command line (gcc compiler)

I am trying hard! to update the gcc-msp430 compiler on my ubuntu, but it does not work (I guess because of the older version of the same compiler that is already installed). Here is the command I used ...
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1answer
89 views

Between SynPackManager, Update Manager, and apt-get, which is the healthiest for my system?

I've been bouncing a lot between a few different update methods to see which I prefer the most, and I was wondering which of these is the 'healthiest' for the system, or what your preferred update ...
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2answers
2k views

How to get an Ubuntu system that boots to the command line to start the GUI?

As the title above, I am totally new to Linux. What I have now is a virtual hardisk with ubuntu and it started up as CLI. What I want to do is enable the graphic mode and able to switch it flexibly. ...
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1answer
766 views

Problems updating weather indicator

I can not update Weather Indicator with Update Manager. This is the terminal log: installArchives() failed: perl: warning: Setting locale failed. perl: warning: Please check that your locale ...
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1answer
975 views

Why do I get the error: “No command 'update' found”?

I just have installed Ubuntu 10.10 , but when I enter update in the terminal I get this message : No command 'update' found, did you mean: Command 'uupdate' from package 'devscripts' (main) ...
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1answer
1k views

How do I upgrade 'wicd' to the latest version?

Tried sudo apt-get upgrade wicd, but it gave an error: http://dl.google.com/linux/chrome...404 Not Found Why is it looking for google chrome??? How to upgrade Wicd to latest version? Also tried the ...
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2answers
121 views

Is there a way to run an update and upgrade in one command?

So, is it possible to update and upgrade without running: sudo aptitude update && sudo aptitude upgrade Meaning, is there one command that can do both?
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1answer
770 views

Why do I get a `failed to symbolic-link /boot/initrd.img' error when updating?

I tried to update the Ubuntu but I'm receiving the follow error: Setting up linux-image-3.2.0-24-generic (3.2.0-24.39) ... Running depmod. Failed to symbolic-link /boot/initrd.img-3.2.0-24-generic to ...
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1answer
474 views

12.04 update problem

Just got 12.04, now I don't have any icons for my folders and programs and I can't use my mouse. I'm able to navigate using the keyboard, but when I open terminal it freezes. I tried to open the ...
2
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2answers
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What is the equivalent terminal command of Update Manager?

I have always been running the following command to update via terminal my machines: sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get upgrade -y But the other day, right after having finished installing ...
3
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1answer
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Using sudo aptitude/apt-get update does not work

Trying to update via terminal via aptitude or apt-get is not working. There is no other package management program running in the background or any other user. I tried both, sudo aptitude update ...
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3answers
695 views

update problem using “apt-get update” [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I fix a 404 Error using a PPA? the command I gave was sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get upgrade what I have to do? (I'm under kubuntu 11.10)
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3answers
424 views

Install updates without breaking shell theme?

Recently I installed a copy of Oneiric Ocelot 11.10 on my ThinkPad. Everything went fine, I installed the gnome shell and gnome-tweak-tool to customize everything. I changed the shell theme, the GTK+ ...
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1answer
80 views

Update 10.10 server under VMWare

I'm using Ubuntu Server 10.10 under VMware Workstation 7.1.3 and I wonder how to update ubuntu server via terminal since I don't have any GUI.
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4answers
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How to make in CLI check for updates to be happening every 4 weeks and install them automatically without going to Software sources?

I have a set of custom commands I run on my computers after I install them. How do I make Ubuntu check for updates every 4 weeks and install them automatically on check? I would need this done via ...
2
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0answers
557 views

How can I search for the fastest update server on the command line? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do you select the fastest mirror from the command line? This is easily done through the GUI, but can it be done from the command line? I have a BASH script for ...
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2answers
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How to update Ubuntu terminal?

How to update Ubuntu terminal?