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'Update Information Is Outdated' related to failed installation of apt-fast

I recently subscribed to Linux Format, and in the Aug. 2014 issue ('Fix Ubuntu') they recommended apt-fast to install software faster: $ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:apt-fast/stable $ sudo apt-get ...
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Errors while trying `apt-get update` [on hold]

I'm new to ubuntu and I have limited experience with linux in general. I have been trying to get ROS hydro to work on my Ubuntu 13.04 according to this guide ...
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Very poor performance after regular updates

Recently my install of 13.10 decided to go all wonky on me. It did some kind of system update and then I got that lovely black screen after on boot. After many efforts to fix it I did a dirty upgrade ...
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How can I update the firmware on a DWM-156 HSUPA 3.75G USB adapter?

I am using DWM-156 HSUPA 3.75G USB ADAPTER.Its hardware version is A6 and Firmware version is 6.0.0WW.I have purchased the modem one month back.Using this i am not able to receive call or make call. ...
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How to update all driver software via terminal?

THIS IS NOT A DUPLICATE!!!! I Really need to update all of my drivers and I don't know what the terminal command for it is. I've searched all over the net for it and I have found nothing. My wifi ...
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tt and tt_RU translation questions

There are many translations available for Ubuntu. For example: en is for English ru is for Russian When I apt-get update it checks for updates of tt and tt_RU packages (are they packages or what?) ...
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Dim/dark screen back after latest update [Ubuntu 12.04]

I booted a few minutes ago and everything was fine, update manager notified me about new updates so I decided to install them, and then poof, dim/dark screen is back in action. I did update grub, I ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 updater not working

This is the error I keep on getting when I try to update anything. Ign cdrom://Ubuntu 12.10 _Quantal Quetzal_ - Release amd64 (20121017.5) quantal InRelease Ign cdrom://Ubuntu 12.10 _Quantal Quetzal_ ...
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Will HWE update be pushed out automatically after Aug. 7

I've been reading up on Hardware Enablement Stack ever since I got the warning a few days ago. I was not aware of the HWE support cycle prior to this and I have various virtual machines running ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Update and can't login

My load of Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (32 bit) was updated this morning. It reported that the update to 14.0x would not work and I could go ahead and do a partial update to 12.04 LTS which I tried. After it ...
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cant donwload nor Update on 12.10 [duplicate]

I cant change software source and I cant install any software from Ubuntu center. appears a box with message: "check Internet connection". Also cant update or do anything on Terminal
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12.04 Package System Broken apt-get autoremove -f fails

I am trying to install all of the latest updates for Ubuntu 12.04. New hardware support and linux-image-3.11.0-26-generic (New install) 57.1MB are what I have remaining. Update Manager tells me ...
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ubuntu 14.04 does not take updates [duplicate]

update shows the error: sudo apt-get update [sudo] password for ankita: E: Could not get lock /var/lib/apt/lists/lock - open (11: Resource temporarily unavailable) E: Unable to lock directory ...
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Screen Flickering Xubuntu 14.04 [on hold]

I updated my Xubuntu 14.04 to the last version and now I have screen flickering every 2 or 3 seconds. I have a ATI Radeon X1200, my laptop is a Toshiba.
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apt-get update is updating the same files again and again [on hold]

i just got a new linuxmint 17, and after i did all the first updates, i always get these ones: sudo apt-get update Ign htt p://packages.linuxmint.com qiana InRelease Ign ...
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Ubuntu upgrades break ethernet connection

After performing updates on my newly installed Ubuntu 14.04 on Lenovo T440p, the ethernet connection stops working. I now have no way to connect it to the internet (wi-fi never worked. I was ...
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Trying to upgrade to 14.04 from 13.10, and I keep getting the same error message

I've had no problems upgrading from one version of Ubuntu to the next until lately. Now, every time I attempt to upgrade, I get the following error message: W:Failed to fetch ...
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Keyboard & Mouse input failure after updating 14.04

Everything was working great yesterday. I did the latest update for 14.04 last night and now my keyboard and mouse are not working. I have a dual boot environment Windows7 and Ubuntu 14.04. The ...
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problem with update ubuntu 14.04 dell vostro 3400

my problems is the next: I have installed ubuntu 14.04 in my laptop dell vostro 3400, before the installation ubuntu did not start due to the Nvidia video (black screen), so I was reading on ...
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Cannot solve GPG error

I ran sudo apt-get update and at the end I have these errors: Fetched 14,3 kB in 54s (264 B/s) Reading package lists... Done W: GPG error: http://archive.canonical.com saucy Release: The following ...
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Can log in as root but not user

My system said there were updates available and I went ahead and updated. Now when it boots up I can sign in as root but not my other id (just User). It prompts me and when I try to sign in as User it ...
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How do I resume a release upgrade/update?

Yesterday I started the upgrade from 12.10 to 13.04, but I interrupted it because it was taking too long. Now if I restart it, it doesn't proceed. Is there any possibility to clean the mess he left ...
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Ubuntu unable to update and upgrade to 14.04: GPG Error [duplicate]

I have been looking around the net for solutions but I just cannot get rid of this error. sudo apt-get update Ign http://archive.canonical.com saucy InRelease Ign ...
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14.04 LTS constant screen flickering after updates

I've searched for a solution, but there hasn't been any. System AMD 64x2 TL-52 1.60GHz 2.00 GB Shared memory X1200 ATI(AMD) Currently running on my Windows Partition as the flicking is unbearable. ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 upgrade to ubuntu 14.04 [closed]

is it possible fro me to download the update on my mobile SD card and then transfer the update on to my DESKTOP..?? please tell step by step THANKS IN ADVANCE ..!!
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Update manager error [duplicate]

When I try to update Ubuntu from the Update manager I get this message: E:Encountered a section with no Package: header, E:Problem with MergeList ...
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Unable to find expected entry 'main/source/Sources' in Release file

I have few packages on my remote server. I have packages for both precise and trusty. Well, since apt repo of precise does not have ruby-2.0.0, I had to manually put it up. I use aptly and publish the ...
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How to roll back changes I made today - I can only sign in as root

I am a newbie to Ubuntu (14.04 LTS) and I have loaded it in one of my spare PCs and have had it running for a few months. I am not sure I am ready for Ubuntu and I am not sure if Ubuntu is ready for ...
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problem after updating ubuntu 12.04

I have currently Ubuntu 12.04 and trying to update. After updating, When i restart the system It does not showing the pane and also not terminal
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I am getting this problem with sudo apt-get update [duplicate]

Don't know how to solve it i've tried many ways. debconf: DbDriver "config": /var/cache/debconf/config.dat is locked by another process: Resource temporarily unavailable dpkg: error processing ...
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help for installation [closed]

details: apport apport-gtk apt apt-transport-https apt-utils apt-xapian-index bind9-host brasero brasero-cdrkit brasero-common checkbox checkbox-qt cups cups-bsd cups-client cups-common cups-ppdc ...
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How to install updates via command line?

Good day, When I log into my web server via SSH I see the information: 88 packages can be updated. 80 updates are security updates I tried apt-get update then apt-get upgrade but each time I log ...
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Understanding 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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Ubuntu not booting properly, or mounting properly… or installing updates properly

For the past couple days, following an attempt to update the OS, my computer shows this on boot-up: The only reason I'm using it right now is that I booted up from an older version, but I've had ...
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Can't install git on Ubuntu, Unable to fetch some archives? [duplicate]

Trying to install git onto Ubuntu 13.04. Getting this error message. Tried sudo-apt get update and same problem. Very new to Ubuntu so your help will be appreciated. Err ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 kernel update

I have a problem with updating the kernel on ubuntu 14.04, the system detects the updates and the latest version is installed, and unfortunately when I start ubuntu I always find the old version or ...
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14.04 LTS dist-upgrade and missing options

Since I upgrade my Ubuntu box to 14.04 LTS, I had some issues. Apache, for example had become incompatible with his config files. Only 2 of these issues remain now and I cannot fix these myself: 1) ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 after upgrading problems with 3rd party software and Ubuntu features

I have upgraded my system from Ubuntu last version to the newest version 14.04 last week from system update window. After I rebooted my computer I notice that some of my software do not work probably ...
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How to update manual page in Ubuntu 12.04?

I was planning to view manual page for 'ip' command for usage on 'ip tuntap'. To my surprise, there was no 'tuntap' pattern in that manual page. However 'ip tuntap' is well-supported when I try to use ...
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sudo apt get update and gives error GPG

When i write sudo apt-get update in Terminal i give this error (ubuntu 14.4) Fetched 177 kB in 1min 27s (2,031 B/s)W: GPG error: http://ppa.launchpad.net trusty Release: The following signatures ...
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xubuntu logs me out as soon I login, however I can login as guest

This happened after I rebooted after an update and I can't seem to figure out what is causing it. I've tried removing Xauthority with no success.
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Can't update my system due to GPG error Clearsigned file isn't valid, got 'NODATA'

I can't update... I have been trying to troubleshoot this problem for a while now... The only way I found is to re-install Ubuntu... sudo apt-get update -o Debug::Acquire::http=true 0% [Connecting ...
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Ubuntu dependency problems

My ubuntu 12.4 box has been off for 10 days. Upon returning to it I have found that there's no sound and steam games (for linux) won't start. There is a dependancy problem. I'm guessing is causing ...
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Ubunto One 12.0.4 Update Manager [duplicate]

When I want to Update my Ubuntu package I get the following error when running the Update Manager Packadge. Could not initialize the package information An unresolvable problem occurred while ...
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serious problem-unmet dependencies [duplicate]

I was using ubuntu 12.04 LTS. I have a little problem, it says E:Encountered a section with no Package: header,E:Problem with ...
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a serious error in my Ubuntu 14.04 LTS? [duplicate]

hi i am installing ubuntu 14.04 LTS on my PC and it cannt update any more, this msg appears E:Encountered a section with no Package: header, E:Problem with MergeList ...
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Fujitsu Lifebook non responsive after last nights updates

Good morning folks, every thing has been hunky dory on my Life book running 14.04 64bit version. After last nights updates after the Ubuntu splash screen the system locks up and I can't even get to ...
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How to update converseen?

I have been informed by the program that it needs an update but have no idea how to do this. I have only installed Ubuntu this morning and have managed just about everything else but I am stumped ...
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Update package broken

Error BrokenCount > 0 Details refer to lib6 dependencies I had attempted to up grade from 12.04 to 14.04 but the upgrade package advised me not to because my graphics hardware might not be good ...
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How to update kernel to the latest mainline version without any Distro-upgrade?

Currently I'm running Linux-3.0 and I want to update it to Linux-3.3.1 the latest stable kernel release as mentioned at http://www.kernel.org. Can I update to 3.3.1 in Ubuntu without any risk of ...