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Do I need to install Security updates for Ubuntu base?

I installed Lubuntu 14.04 LTS from a disc and have added updates.System info shows 14.04.2 LTS. Software updater >security updates offers Ubuntu base 103MB. Do I need to install this?
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Gnome not responding to mouse events

This week I got one of my regular updates from Ubuntu. I believe there was also a kernel-update with it. But the last few days I am experiencing odd behaviour. I have opened a few common programs ...
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ubuntu update from already installed

I am having ubuntu 14.04 installed machine. same time I am having another machine which is installed with ubuntu 13.10. now I am going to upgrade my second machine to 14.04 with my installation ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 update issues

Just updated to version 14.04 and all sorts of issues are happening. I need help in correcting seems that reverting is not really an option. Issues with: - Sound - Video - Computer running slower ...
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Login is broken

instead of trying to find the answer to why I can't log in, whether it be because of lightdm or Xauthority, I am just trying to update from 14.04 to 14.10. When I try to update it fails. Any help ...
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What to do now? update just after install

Configuration file '/etc/psd.conf' ==> Modified (by you or by a script) since installation. ==> Package distributor has shipped an updated version. What would you like to do about it ? ...
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i get this error when i type sudo apt get update [duplicate]

W: Duplicate sources.list entry <http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ precise-security/main> amd64 Packages ...
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Failed system update

While doing a software update I received an error. Trouble shooting the issue I received this information: $ sudo apt-get update W: Failed to fetch ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 won't update packages

After installing the Chrome plugin 'Chrome Remote Desktop', Ubuntu fails to update its packages. I get a pop-up with the message: Requires installation of untrusted packages When I click 'OK' ...
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Too many no_pubkey errors . How to fix?

After some updates few months ago i have these outputs: W: Erro GPG: http://sft.if.usp.br trusty Release: As assinaturas a seguir não puderam ser verificadas devido à chave pública não estar ...
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Should I upgrade to the “mainline” kernels?

Newer "mainline" versions of the kernel are available from the Ubuntu kernel team, e.g. 3.4 and 3.5, while Ubuntu 12.04 is on 3.2. What are the mainline kernels? Are they better than my existing ...
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Ubuntu (12.04 LTS installation) does not boot after update

After proceeding with an update my Ubuntu (12.04 LTS installation) does not boot any more. There is no hope using grub2 (because it does not boot up at all). But I did succeed in booting my PC with ...
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How to resolve “dpkg: error processing /var/cache/apt/archives/python-apport_2.0.1-0ubuntu9_all.deb”?

Update Manager will not update even though I have over 100 updates to install. I get a error message like this: installArchives() failed: Extracting templates from packages: 29%% Extracting ...
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How do I access other computers in a home network remotely and in the background?

I maintain a all of the computers in my house. The other users couldn't be bothered with the system updates by Ubuntu. What I currently do is borrow a few seconds of mouse and keyboard control and ...
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Broken libgcrypt11 dependency

I've run a casual apt-get update && apt-get upgrade command. The process completed (with an error): You might want to run 'apt-get -f install' to correct these. The following packages have ...
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Integrated webcam not detected after update to 14.04

Yesterday I updated my Thinkpad T530 from Ubuntu 13.10 to 14.04 (both x64). Since then the integrated webcam is not working anymore. I tried to use it with Skype and Google Hangouts, but it says that ...
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Can someone provide a real, correct and genuine sources.list for Ubuntu 15.04? [duplicate]

I have been using Ubuntu for a while now and I have been having all problems that I needed not to post a thread for to get answers, until I recently upgraded to Ubuntu Vivid. Ubuntu is great but each ...
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Error adding a repository to /etc/apt/sources.list

On ubuntu 14.04, I followed http://mirror.its.dal.ca/cran/bin/linux/ubuntu/README which says Installation and compilation of R or some of its packages may require Ubuntu packages from the "backports" ...
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apt-get stuck at 0 [Connecting to us.archive.ubuntu.com]

When I do upgrade it gets stuck here: user@plato:~# sudo apt-get upgrade Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Calculating upgrade... Done ...
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Delete gnome desktop and now update “failed to fetch”

After update on 14.10 I had some trouble with unity not working( I made mistake and install gnome-desktop than I tried to delete gnome and reinstall unity. But I made mistake again and executed: ...
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After the most recent Ubuntu update I cannot login

I have searched through other questions but none of the answers or comments have worked. I havent been able ti update mt computer for a while so I did it all at once and many changes were made. I ...
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Restart Ubuntu14.04 and all files missing in home folder

I start my ubuntu today and all my folder disappear and I dont know what to do.. Anyone can help? I m using Ubuntu 14.04 Regards Clifford
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Ubuntu Phone updates are stuck at “0 byte”

Since two days my phone doesn’t download app updates, it’s stuck at "0 bytes": I'm at a loss because it doesn’t use apt and I don’t know how to troubleshoot this.
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System no longer boots, gave up waiting for root device, (initramfs), /dev/mapper/gnome-root does not exist

After installing an update, my system no longer boots. I have full disk encryption (the one the installer sets up for you) enabled so it usually asks for the key only seconds after booting past GRUB. ...
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Ubuntu doesn't download files using apt-get update [on hold]

When I type the command sudo apt-get update on Ubuntu 14.04, it downloads most of the files but the other ones say for example: Failed to fetch ...
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Ubuntu Aquaris System Settings > Updates

When I tap the "Updates" in "System Settings" it shows 5 items for updating, BBC Sport, webapp-twitter, Calculator, Tagger and Music. If I tap the "Install 5 updates" button all 5 indicate ...
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How do you update GTK+ and/or Gnome on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS?

I found a theme that I wish to run, and it says that is is meant to run on Gnome 3.12. It says "Important note: This theme is designed for Gnome 3.12. May or may not work with other versions of ...
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Is it possible to get ota updates after making system rw?

Is it possible to get ota updates after making system rw by "sudo mount -o remount,rw /"? I mean in this case: If I don't update system using "sudo apt-get update" and don't install any software using ...
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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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Why does “apt-get update” need sudo, but using “Software updater” doesn't?

I think it's really strange that apt-get update and apt-get upgrade need sudo. But why doesn't using Software Updater need it as welll? I mean, I can install (almost) all updates without even being ...
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Where/when is the update for Firefox to version 37..?

I checked with Synaptic Package Manager and the latest is 36.0.1+..... 37 was released in March.
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How do you report a seriously outdated repository mirror?

Using mirrors.arpnetworks.com/Ubuntu, switched to mirrors.us.kernel.org, and got... 59 upgraded, 5 newly installed, 0 to remove and 0 not upgraded. Need to get 152 MB of archives. ...
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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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sudo apt-get update error ubuntu 14.04

I am new in Ubuntu, I just installed it. Today I wanted to install chrome and I got an error libappindicator1, I tried to fix it but I couldn't. I read that I should do a sudo apt-get update and in ...
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Mouse sensitivity since Ubuntu 14.04 updates April 2015

Is anyone else having USB mouse issues since the April 2015 updates in Ubuntu 14.04? Emails in Thunderbird are automatically opening in a new tab, multiple deletions. Bookmarking in Firefox has a mind ...
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How do I fix dependency and tar problems with linux-image-extra* package?

Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS Trusty Tahr linux-image-extra-3.13.0-49-generic_3.13.0-49.56 is current package The Ubuntu Software Updater is set to check for updates daily. The last set of updates included ...
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14.04 update hangs on bluez

I am having trouble doing a software update on 14.04. sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get upgrade The terminal hangs indefinitely after outputting: Setting up bluez (5.23-2ubuntu0trusty1) ... I have ...
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Why packages issued as security relevant updates first, but changed later to normal updates?

I'm running an Ubuntu 12.04 server. I used to observe multiple times that they were some packages issued as security updates first, but changed later to normal updates. Here's a concrete example: ...
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What do I need to do to get Software Updater to work though I'm connected and can browse the internet?

What do I need to do to get Software Updater to work though I'm connected and can browse the internet? Each time I try to update I'm met with the message Failed to download repository information. ...
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softwares installed from source code not starting

I had an older version of code::blocks and I thought I'd update it so I downloaded code::blocks 13.12 source code and installed it from the terminal with these commands: ./configure make sudo make ...
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Error while running apt-get update in ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

Err http://ppa.launchpad.net trusty/main i386 Packages 404 Not Found W: Failed to fetch http://ppa.launchpad.net/michael-gruz/canon/ubuntu/dists/trusty/main/binary-i386/Packages 404 Not Found E: ...
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USB devices not detected

None of them seem to show up in lsusb. Neither my mouse nor any USB drives. Bus 001 Device 002: ID 8087:8000 Intel Corp. Bus 001 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub Bus 003 Device ...
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All Public Keys are missing Xubuntu/Ubuntu 14.04

After installing Xubuntu/Xfce desktop environments in my Ubuntu 14.04 64bit installation, I now get a list of missing Public Keys and errors when running an update. I noticed in Synaptic Package ...
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No more sound output in Ubuntu 14.04

On Dell Latitude E5440 I run Ubuntu 14.04.1 64-bit LTS. As far as I am concerned after getting some upgrades I am getting no sound output in Ubuntu although it works in Windows on the same machine. ...
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No wifi detected after today's(Apr 10 -2015) Ubuntu software update

I updated Ubuntu 14.04 system when it asked for a software update and after the installation I observed that no WiFi network is detected. I rechecked the driver setting and it is set to Broadcom ...
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How can I add more disk space to /boot for update

When I perform an update, then informed me that I do not have enough disk space. I have plenty of hard drive space so I just need to increase space on the partition that is allowed for ubuntu to use ...
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How to update programs in Ubuntu in Terminal? - Understanding the basics [closed]

I will ask 4 questions that I think will help anyone to acquire basic knowledge of how to update on their own through Terminal. What is the basic command structure for updating any progam and which ...
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UNABLE TO INSTALL UPDATES “Not enought disk space”

I am unable to install updates. Get an error message saying "not enough free disk space" when there is plenty of disk space in the PC. I could send the screen shot if an e-mail address is provided. I ...
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How to skip kernel update?

I am running Ubuntu 12.04.1 LTS i686 on VirtulBox. Every time I check the updates, there's a new Linux kernel. If I install the new kernel, I have to install the Virtulbox Guest Additions again and ...
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out of space on boot [duplicate]

Tried upgrading 14.04. I've looked through and the boot is filled 100%. Also the terminal just isn't taking sudo apt-get clean. No my boot is not partioned. It runs totally on Ubuntu. When I do try to ...