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Software Updater Error [duplicate]

I am getting an error in Ubuntu as follows and frequent crash report is generated. Any help to fix this? Because of this error i am not able to run my software updater. Thanks. E:Encountered a ...
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I Have recently installed 13.10. I'm Getting a problem when i use sudo apt-get update [duplicate]

This is what I'm getting when i'm using sudo apt-get updates E: Type 'Download' is not known on line 61 in source list /etc/apt/sources.list E: Malformed line 3 in source list ...
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Error in update and upgrade

Following are some of the errors that I am getting while using the command: sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get upgrade W: Failed to fetch ...
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Updating Software

I recently have been shown just how new i am to ubuntu through this issue: I am using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and i have installed Hedgehogs version 0.9.17.1 using the ubuntu software center. I haven't been ...
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Ubuntu Software Center crashes and cannot install/update programs [duplicate]

Error line what Ubuntu gives me is: E:Malformed line 61 in source list /etc/apt/sources.list (dist parse), E:The list of sources could not be read., E:The package lists or status file could not be ...
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can't open software-center and software & updates

This is the error i'm getting Traceback (most recent call last): File "/usr/bin/software-center", line 130, in <module> app = SoftwareCenterAppGtk3(options, args) File ...
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Failed to load package list when updating 12.10 (fresh install)

Thanks in advance for your time. Please pardon if this question was answered before (I tried to look for relevant questions - but found none). I am okay to work within the terminal but with limited ...
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cache failed ubuntu 13.10

I just installed ubuntu 13.10 and I tried to update via terminal sudo apt-get update Everything seemed to be running normally and is still running I just cant get anything from the software center ...
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facing a problem in updating software

The message which is showing when failed to update software is shown below. Could not initialize the package information An unresolvable problem occurred while initializing the package information. ...
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Update Manager not working and Software center crashes [duplicate]

on running the Update Manager, following message shows up E: Encountered a section with no package E: Problem with ...
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Trouble Updating to Version 13.10 (from Version 13.04)

By trying to update to Version 13.10 (German) from Version 13.04 i'd received the following Problem-Message: W:Fehlschlag beim Holen von "http: ...
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What's the difference between “software updater” and “software update”

I noticed I have two versions of "software update" one just says open source in the description and the other says its gnome apt update manager. "Software Updater" if clicked finds no current ...
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Will modem manager be updated in 12.04 LTS to release 0.6.0 or above? [closed]

It is still stuck at release 0.5.2 since early last year, while release 0.6.0 does not seem to be progressed to a stable release for 12.04 LTS. Any plans for the update to occur before the end of the ...
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Ubuntu Software Center and apt-get Won't Allow Me to Upgrade or Install Software

I have been having some annoying issues due to downloading on Ubuntu and terminal. I understand and have seen all questions and answers of my issue and "none" have worked at all. I am currently using ...
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Does Ubuntu software center needs update …? [duplicate]

I'm the newest Ubuntu user, so have a little mercy on me ... :) I'm trying to install g++ 4.7, the version I have is 4.6. I looked for it in the Ubuntu software center and didn't find it so I ended ...
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Software center is crashing immediately in Ubuntu 12.04

I opened it in the terminal and got the following error: 2013-09-26 12:12:44,585 - softwarecenter.ui.gtk3.app - INFO - setting up proxy 'None' 2013-09-26 12:12:44,589 - softwarecenter.db.database - ...
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Update Manager Error ubuntu 12.04 LTS [duplicate]

Red exclamation point in triangl up there is scareing me when i click on it this shows up: The update information is outdated.This may be caused by network problems or by a repository that is ...
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Ubuntu 11.10 update install prob [duplicate]

I can't update my ubuntu 11.10. I'm using a proxy server, wired connection LAN. Firefox connects perfectly fine but my update or install commands do not work. I can't connect to in.archive.ubuntu.com ...
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Software Updater Failed to download repositories 13.04 [duplicate]

My software Updater is no longer working. the computer tells me i need to check from updates, it shows a red triangle symbol that if you click it give me an option to show updates but when i do the ...
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SpringRTS engine stuck at version 91, I need 94.1 to play online. Lobby version stuck 0.168, 0.169 is current

I'll walk you through what I did in hopes that that can maybe elucidate what I'm doing wrong. I went to the Ubuntu Software center and downloaded both the Spring Engine and the lobby client, and ...
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Update Manager/Software Centre not working (12.04 LTS)

I restarted my computer and a little red circle with a horizontal white line appeared. I clicked on it and it asked me to show updates, so I did that. Next, it says this: An unresolvable problem ...
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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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Ubuntu Software Center not responding

Whenever I try to open Ubuntu Software Center, it closes automatically within a few seconds. When I try to run an update from the command prompt this happens: anujsharma@anuj-sharma:~$ sudo apt-get ...
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Installed ubuntu 10.10 on an IBM x40 but can't update! [duplicate]

I've just brought an IBM think pad x40 of ebay and I've installed ubuntu 10.10. So far so good. First things first I loaded up Terminal and typed sudo apt-get update but it would't update. So ...
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How to fix sudo apt-get update?

Something wicked happened resolving 'in.archive.ubuntu.com:http' (-5 - No address associated with hostname) Err http://in.archive.ubuntu.com precise-backports/universe Translation-en Something wicked ...
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I can't open Ubuntu Software Centre [duplicate]

When I try open the Software Centre from a terminal, this is the reply: Reading package lists... Error! E: Encountered a section with no Package: header E: Problem with MergeList ...
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Issue with Ubuntu Software Centre - Error Message

i know this question may have been asked a lot before but im relatively new to ubuntu so was hoping for some specific instructions to remedy the problem im having. My problem is that i cannot ...
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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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Unable to install or update anything in 12.04

recently I ran into a problem which seemed pretty similar to that described in this post: How do I deal with "unauthenticated sources" errors in the Software Center? I was receiving this ...
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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 ...
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Apt-get update failed due to lack of uncompressed version of “Packages.gz” [duplicate]

Now that the mirrors are not offering the uncompressed version of "Packages", what is the official way to update the system to take into account the compressed version like "Packages.gz"? W: Failed ...
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Software updater not working [duplicate]

The following error occurred while opening software updater/Ubuntu software center/sypnatic package manager/software sources. E:Encountered a section with no Package: header, E:Problem with ...
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Failed to download repository information: unable to connect to 192.16.3.254:8080 Please Help!

I've tried many of the solution posted for similar questions. But nothing helped. whenever i try to update or install software, i get a huge list of errors! I'm new to ubuntu and hence have zero ...
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Can not install security updates because of “Problem with MergeList” error [duplicate]

It is a big issue of Asus-Netbook HAG Eee Pc with Xubuntu 12.04 LTS. @ Bei dem Versuch Software direkt zu installieren und die schadhafte Paketverwaltung/Ubuntu-Softwarecenter zu umgehen ...
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How to install again Update Manager after uninstalling it

Ok, the thing is this I tried asking many times on few ubuntu forums how to deal with my non-responsive Update Manager, but all I was getting was the same stuff (run it from the terminal, run some ...
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Software Center Crash 13.04

I'm having problems with the Ubuntu Software Center, when I try to open it, after two seconds it closes. I've tried reinstalling it but I keep getting this when I try sudo apt-get update: W: Failed ...
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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 ...
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The installation or removal of a software package failed

I recently updated to ubuntu 13.04, after installing some random program from the software-center I get the "Package operation failed"- "The installation or removal of a software package failed." and ...
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Error launching Software Management and Updating

am running Ubuntu 12.04, tried installing VirtualBox but ran into the following error. E: Malformed line 1 in source list /etc/apt/sources.list.d/virtualbox.list (dist parse) E: The list of sources ...
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Why am I getting BADSIG error 13.04 / untrusted packages error in software manager

I am trying to update using sudo apt-get update. receiving BADSIG error. Get:1 http://us.archive.ubuntu.com raring Release.gpg [933 B] Hit http://extras.ubuntu.com raring Release.gpg ...
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update and software center is not working [duplicate]

once i updated my os to 13.04 suddenly it stop and now trying to update its showinf this message E:Encountered a section with no Package: header, E:Problem with MergeList ...
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Software Center / Update Manager / software sources not working [duplicate]

I am unable to upgrade to Uubuntu 13.04 When I run Update Manager, this message appears E:Encountered a section with no Package: header, E:Problem with MergeList ...
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Installing Opera from deb froze software center, synaptic package manager, and update manager [duplicate]

I downloaded the opera Debian installer and it froze the software center. It is blank and has little circles that make a circle in the middle. The little circles aren't moving. I tried synaptic and ...
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Slow updates and software downloads: Due to newly released version? [duplicate]

I installed Ubuntu 12.10 and am greeted with an update requiring the download of 300MB update files. I commenced with this update but the download speed is painfully low (several bytes/sec). However, ...
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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 ...
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Dependencies problems installing software from Ubuntu Software Center

Whenever I try to install something using Ubuntu Software Center, I get an error message saying: Package dependencies cannot be resolved This error could be caused by required additional software ...
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How to allow non-admin users to use Software Center and update the system? [duplicate]

I want to configure a laptop for someone who is not a technical person. I want her to be able to: install software from the Software Center uninstall software update the system install printer ...
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Can't update or install software [duplicate]

I'm am brand new to Ubuntu. I cannot update software or download software such as Wine. I get a message that says Failed to download repository information. Check internet connection. But I have an ...
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I can't update Ubuntu 12.04

Okay so my problem is, I tried to install Machinarium from a Humble Bundle. I downloaded the .deb and installed it using the Ubuntu Software Centre. Everything seemed to go fine until I got the alert ...
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What is the recommended stable way to update Ubuntu?

I asked this question for the simple fact that software center was trying to FORCED 9 software updates that came from a non too familiar source which I believe has been causing Ubuntu to be unstable. ...