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How do I access my software updater if it doesn't display anywhere?

I'm really struggling to update my ubuntu os... I've got three different versions of it on my pc namely Blackbox, twm & Kde/ kubuntu. However I can't access my software updater from any of them ...
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e17 installation and unmet dependencies

Every which way I try to correct unmet dependencies it gives me some long error. Trying to install packages I get evas-loaders : Depends: libefl (>= 201312241217) but it is not going to be ...
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LTSP: How to update and install plugins for SBAC

I just recently took over an LTSP lab (edubuntu) and now am in the middle of needing to install plugins and updating it. I have no idea how to do either. Since I've heard you need to update the image ...
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534 views

updating package catch failed error while using intel graphics installer

I tried everything but this error persist continuously in Intel graphics installer for Linux error occurred while updating the package cache. error : W:GPG error: https://download.01.org saucy ...
0
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0answers
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Can't install linux-firmware. Eternal download looping

I'm having problems with the linux-firmware instalation. When i try to update my ubuntu 13.10 64 bit it starts a eternal download loop here: Os pacotes a seguir serão atualizados: linux-firmware 1 ...
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1answer
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Updating ubuntu 13.10 Problem on Dell E6410

When ever I try to update, I get this message: W:Failed to fetch cdrom://Ubuntu-GNOME 13.10 _Saucy Salamander_ - Release amd64 (20131017)/dists/saucy/main/binary-amd64/Packages Please use apt-cdrom ...
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0answers
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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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How to prevent a kiosk running Ubuntu 13.10 showing the update dialog popup window?

In my KIOSK i have Ubuntu 13.10. How to remove/suspend/blacklist/hide/disable completely from the Ubuntu 13.10 this following popup via command line? (even with GUI when i click settings and insert ...
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1answer
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Computer continously boots after Kernel Version 3.13.5 installed on Ubuntu 13.10

there is some strange thing that happened after I installed Kernel 3.13.5 on Ubuntu 13.10. After restart I selected new installed Kernel in GRUB. After that Ubuntu starts up like usually and I can ...
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How to share/transfer Ubuntu 13.10 downloaded packages

I have 25 system which are working on Windows 7 OS and now am installing Ubuntu 13.10 in all. After installing Ubuntu in one of my systems I found there are several updates to be downloaded, due to ...
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1answer
22 views

dual boot reinstall problems

My Ubuntu installation crashed during updating and will now not boot fully. I have tried reinstalling as from a previous answer on here suggested but the option to wipe my original Ubuntu installation ...
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Is it normal for Software & Updates to always show I'm up to date?

For the last month on my Ubuntu 13.10 system, Software and Updates always shows that the laptop is up to date. I tried to change the server for updates but with the same result. So is it normal?
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1answer
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Update interrupted, now can't update Ubuntu 12.04

I've installed Ubuntu 12.04. While I was updating it there was an internet interruption. Now I'm unable to update, upgrade and install any app/program through terminal/software center (by connecting ...
0
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1answer
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how do I install Vuze 5.2?

Currently Vuze 4.3.0.6 is installed from apt-get. I want to update to the latest Vuze version. Can I download a JAR? I hesitate to manually install software. current version is 5.2 on vuze.com ...
0
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pgAdmin3 update issue

I recently installed lappstack, and used the Ubuntu Software Center to install pgAdmin3. I am getting the error Warning : The server you are connecting to is not a valid version that is ...
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Error Updating and installing packages ubuntu [duplicate]

I was trying to install git in my ubuntu using application manager.and got a "Required installation of untrusted packages error".i followed a few forums and tried to run sudo apt-get updateand i got ...
0
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1answer
328 views

“Waited for * || true but it wasn't there ” apt error [duplicate]

I have run into an error with apt that seems to occur every time I update. The error outputs every time I try to install something via apt. Here is the output; E: Waited for ...
0
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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 ...
0
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1answer
28 views

Error while am try to update it

W:Failed to fetch http://ppa.launchpad.net/plushuang-tw/uget-stable/ubuntu/dists/saucy/main/binary-i386/Packages 404 Not Found , E:Some index files failed to download. They have been ignored, or old ...
0
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1answer
122 views

13.10 installation interrupted

I used the GUI to update from 13.04, and left it overnight. I came back to a frozen screen with a prompt to replace a repository. I hard-restarted, and now when I start up, I get a prompt, "System ...
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Ubuntu Gnome 13.10 not updating after remove /var/apt/list/lock and /var/cache/archives/lock

Please help me out, any distribution of Linux I have installed but still not updating.
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1answer
193 views

If I upgrade Ubuntu 13.04 to 13.10 will I have to reinstall all of my software? [duplicate]

I'm running Ubuntu 13.04 right now. If I upgrade to Ubuntu 13.10 will I have to reinstall all of my currently installed software? Like GIMP, Dropbox, RecordMyDesktop, etc.
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What will happen if i will terminate the update in between (from the terminal)

so i use computer for unknown time. sometimes i use it for more than 3 hr. and sometimes lesss than half hour. what will happen if i will stop the update from the terminal when the packages are being ...
0
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0answers
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How do I simply add packages to a server install USB and modify the preseed file?

I want to install a standard desktop with updates on several machines, but not enough of them for it to be worth a PXE boot server, hosting my own repo mirror, etc. I've looked at this: How to modify ...
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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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Wireless driver update?

Recently installed Ubuntu on a different computer then swapped the disc drive into my netbook (Compaq mini 110) everything is working fine but the wireless driver anyone know a solution/update I can ...
0
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1answer
258 views

VI Editor messed up.. Even the old vi is not working now

I am a newbie in Ubuntu. I am using a Windows XP machine (32 bit) OS and in that I installed VMPlayer and got iso image of Ubuntu 12.04 (downloaded from online). I started the Ubuntu and everything ...
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2answers
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E: The method driver /usr/lib/apt/methods/https could not be found

I tried using sudo apt-get install apt-transport-https but it doesn't work for me. sudo apt-get update E: The method driver /usr/lib/apt/methods/https could not be found. sudo apt-get install ...
0
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1answer
182 views

How to change default system updates folder in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS?

Hi I am running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on my Dell Inspiron 15r (dual booting with Windows 8). During installation, I had set aside 6GB for my root folder, 8GB for swap and about 20+ GB (don't remember exact ...
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2answers
957 views

Once ubuntu is installed, can I still update other operating systems?

Right now, I am a newbie almost ready to install ubuntu alongside windows 8 on my laptop soon, and have gone through most of the things I need to plan. Lately, I noticed that Microsoft is preparing ...
0
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0answers
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Why is update manager offering updates immidiately after network-connected-install?

I am just curious. Are there some packages that the installer cannot download, or is this an accident, where updates got just uploaded to the server while I was rebooting after installation. Ubuntu ...
0
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3answers
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How do I download always the latest version of the programs when I use apt-get install [program]? [duplicate]

I tried to install the Eclipse IDE and arduino this way: sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install arduino sudo apt-get install eclipse But come the version Eclipse 3.8 and the Arduino IDE 1.0.3 and ...
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1answer
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How to install Tomcat 7.0.42 on Ubuntu 12.04.3 LTS?

The sysadmin gave me a virtual machine which I access through terminal. I have root access and it got Ubuntu 12.04.3 LTS. The command apt-cache policy tomcat7 informs: tomcat7: Installed: (none) ...
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0answers
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Problems following suggestion to update with update manager on V12.10

I hope this isn't a duplicate of any earlier questions, but trying to get to a fully installed and updated state so I can convert 100% over to Ubuntu, so need certain programs like Team Viewer to ...
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2answers
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How to update applications downloaded from the Software Center

I recently downloaded Scala for Ubuntu through the Software Center, however when I check the version I downloaded was Scala 2.9.0, is there anyway I can upgrade/update this to Scala 2.10.1?
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1answer
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Can't install apps or updates…help? [closed]

I have an Ubuntu based distro (ElementaryOS)12.04 and I'm having an issue where I can't update the system nor can install any apps. Basically I can't do anything with it! Before this I simply got an ...
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0answers
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Issues while udating software and installing mysqlserver

Note -: I removed 2 obliq lines after colon below as was giving error while posting question W:Failed to fetch http:archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/precise/Release.gpg Something wicked happened ...
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1answer
28 views

Upgrading a special software (no matter if other softwares are up to date or outdated)

I just want to have the latest version of gimp. I haven't updated some other softwares and I want to focus on updating gimp to the latest version right now. Any software-specific command, or command ...
2
votes
1answer
265 views

How to create a profile in keryx for an offline machine?

I have installed keryx. When I ran keryx in my Windows 7, I didn't find any premade profile for my Ubuntu 13.04. So I have to create a new profile in keryx but I don't know how to do that. Please help ...
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23 views

Trouble updating/installing [duplicate]

Every time I try to update or install something, I get this: Could not connect to mirror01.th.ifl.net:80 can somebody please explain this? It's really riling me
2
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2answers
265 views

Installed older software from Software Centre. Newer version available elsewhere. How to update?

I'm new to Ubuntu, I just installed 13.04 on a dedicated machine. I want to update to the most recent versions of scientific software namely Bowtie, Tophat and Samtools but I can't figure out how ...
0
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1answer
527 views

Ubuntu shut down while updating?

Last night I was updating my Ubuntu 10.04 to either 11.04 or 12.04 (I'm not entirely sure which one it was, but I think it was 11.04) and I left it overnight to finish. When I came down in the ...
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1answer
696 views

Connection failing on openjdk-7-jre

I am trying to install openjdk-7-jre on a 64bit Ubuntu 12.04 server as part of a Canvas LMS install. When I run sudo apt-get install openjdk-7-jre I get: Err http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ ...
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0answers
22 views

Software update requires additional diskspace on '/boot' [duplicate]

I'm using Ubuntu 12.10 and tried to install important security updates by means of the software updater Unfortunately, the operation couldn't start and I got the following message: The upgrade ...
0
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1answer
147 views

How to update Ubuntu to i386 from terminal or a .ISO file?

All right. I re-install my Ubuntu 64bits, but now it's very slow. I'm downloading the 32bits .iso from Transmission and I want know if has any possibility to "update" from this iso file. If don't, can ...
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1answer
82 views

Ubuntu 13.04 not working

Ok, so I Ubuntu dual boot with my previous win 7 and the latest Ubuntu 13.04. At first in the installation time, the install got frozen. So I restarted my PC and then installed it again, and it ...
1
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1answer
2k views

unable to install mysql server on ubuntu

the error I encountered while updating in ubuntu 11.10. since I found that ubuntu 11.10 supports much better than 12.04 for matlab, I have rebooted my OS to ubuntu 11.10. And even here, I face same ...
4
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3answers
274 views

Why are there updates pending after install, even when download updates during installation?

If you are connected to internet during Ubuntu (or any of its variants) installer, you have the option "Download updates while installing". But even if you check this option, there are updates ...
2
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0answers
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How to fix Duplicate sources.list entry in ubuntu server? [duplicate]

I am getting Duplicate sources.list entry exception every time i perform an update or install operation on my Ubuntu server. W: Duplicate sources.list entry http://debian.datastax.com/community/ ...
0
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3answers
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sudo apt-get update does not work?

I'm running newly installed Ubuntu 12.04 in my computer. After the commandsudo apt-get update, my terminal shows the following message: Reading package lists... Done After that, nothing happens. ...