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Updates are not installing

When I try to update any programs, it does not work, error message says files are missing. I have not tried anything to fix this issue.
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why i have unity 5.20.0 installed, if they are already making unity 8?

I thought i have the lastest version available, i updated very resently. It's the lastest version in repository. Also, emacs 24 somehow not in repository either, only version 23. Update: my ubuntu ...
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I get a notification with an error message, the message is: 'Error: BrokenCount>0. How can I fix it?

It is also telling me that my installed packages have unmet dependencies. I do not know what does it mean. I'm a new user for this OS. I have a Acer C7 Chromebook. 3 days ago I installed Ubuntu 12.04 ...
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Can't install updates, Pleas help

Hi I cannot install updates either from the terminal or from the system settings. And also having trouble installing software too at times. It's saying things like failed to fetch stuff and E: Some ...
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Problems with updating Ubuntu

when i call sudo apt-get update the process stops at 98% [Connecting to security.ubuntu.com (2001:67c:1562::15)] and nothing else happens. i've already done this because of the IPv6 problems reported, ...
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BADSIG error with canonical archives repository

W: A error occurred during the signature verification. The repository is not updated and the previous index files will be used.<br>GPG error: http://archive.canonical.com precise Release: The ...
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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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Package Update error

I can't seem to get any updates installed. I keep getting the following errors. How do I solve this? Reading package lists... Building dependency tree... Reading state information... Correcting ...
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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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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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How to fix malformed lines in /etc/apt/sources.list? [duplicate]

I am getting this error message: E:Malformed line 56 in source list /etc/apt/sources.list (dist parse) and as a result the update manager won't work. I am very new to Linux so if you could break it ...
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Why do I get 404 errors when running 'apt-get update'?

I am not able to update. I also have tried update-manager. It gives the the error message: Failed to download repository information, check your Internet connection. praveen@praveen-desktop:~$ sudo ...
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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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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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Update Manager Error ( Ubuntu 11.10) [closed]

System Update marks as an error. While trying to install updates, errors like this occurs: The following packages have unmet dependencies: libc6: Depends: libc-bin (= 2.13-20ubuntu5) but it is not ...
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Update-manager not showing items

My update-manager isn't showing any items to update. it does show the total amount of data to be downloaded. and number of programs to be updated. and when hitting the update button it does update. ...
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More Nvidia problems following upgrade

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04.3 on a Toshiba Satellite L745. I've been doing this happily for two years now but sporadically have Nvidia-related problems following Ubuntu updates. 24 hours ago I accepted ...
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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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Virtualbox and Header Updates

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and VirtualBox 4.1.12 The last 3 (Header) updates have resulted in VirtualBox not working immediately after the header update. I searched this forum and found this ...
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sudo apt-get update error

Hello i was trying to update my apt-get. And its giving me this error Err http://bd.archive.ubuntu.com raring Release.gpg Could not connect to bd.archive.ubuntu.com:80 (116.193.170.18), ...
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Error during system update

I'm here to ask help because since each time I do a system update I get errors on the terminal and it is impossible for me to update the kernel to more recent versions. Here I post the output of the ...
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how can I update ubuntu v12.04 to v13.04 without using a internet connection? [duplicate]

I have ubuntu 12.04 and I want to update to 13.04, but without downloading it from the website. How can I do it ?
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I've inherited a dangerously out of date server. How do I plan to safely upgrade it?

Apticron runs nightly on the box and is telling me that I have about 150 updates that need to be made. The server is running quite a few important services with no true backup so I'm scared to just ...
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Computer was fine now I have the red circle. I get these in the terminal [duplicate]

E: Encountered a section with no Package: header E: Problem with MergeList /var/lib/apt/lists/extras.ubuntu.com_ubuntu_dists_precise_main_binary-i386_PackagesE: Encountered a section W: GPG error: ...
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Is “sudo apt-get update” mandatory before every package installation?

I know what the purpose of the update command is, and I was just wondering if i must use it before any package installation I perform. What if I have not update for too long and install some critical ...
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Backup restore fails after update

I wanted to install windows xp beside ubuntu,so i desided to make an backup using daja vu and overwrite ubuntu and install windows and again ubuntu (this time beside windows) and restore the ...
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Switcheroo gone after last update

since the last kernel update for Ubuntu 13.04, the folder /sys/kernel/debug/vgaswitcheroo/switch is gone on my Laptop, an Acer Aspire 3820TG. Checking the output of grep -i /boot/config-* tells me ...
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Cannot run sudo update-manager

I cannot run sudo update-manager. I dont know whats wrong. Do you know? (precise)acer@localhost:~$ sudo update-manager [sudo] password for acer: (process:5761): Gtk-WARNING **: Locale not supported ...
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Ubuntu errors after updating on any computer

I'm here to ask the following: Everytime I update (no matter on what computer), i get errors such as broken desktop, kernel panics, i have no sound (although i can solve it by forcing the reload of ...
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Windows update and chkdsk problems

Why is it that Windows alters the installation files once Ubuntu is installed. It is aggravating having to repair a grub or reinstall Ubuntu every time Windows decides to update. Does anyone know ...
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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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How do I recover from an nvidia graphics update?

How do I recover from an nvidia graphics driver update. It prevents my system from booting to the desktop. I have been reading and trying dozens of so-called "fixes" for days and NONE of them allow me ...
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OSD Lyrics on Ubuntu 13.04

Guys how do I install OSD Lyrics on Ubuntu 13.04 ? I added the repo, but when installing it comes : Fetched 1,132 kB in 47s (23.8 kB/s) W: Failed to fetch ...
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Software update problem [duplicate]

This is my terminal output: installArchives() failed: Setting up linux-image-3.2.0-52-generic-pae (3.2.0-52.78) ... Running depmod. update-initramfs: deferring update (hook will be called later) ...
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How can I update Ubuntu if I “missed my chance”? [duplicate]

When the new 13.04 became available I had no internet. Still, it appeared on my Update Manager (not relevant, but HOW?). When I got internet back and opened the Update Manager the button to update to ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 keeps freezing after latest update [duplicate]

I am running Ubntu 13.04 64-bit. My laptop has a dual-core Intel i5 processor, NVidia GT540M GPU, 4GB RAM and a 60GB SATA 3 SSD. After the most recent update it takes more than twice as long to boot ...
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/boot/efi can't be mounted after kernel update Ubuntu 13.04

After installing the latest updates it appears that the new version of the kernel which was installed (3.8.0-29) will not boot properly. Whenever I try to boot using this new kernel, I get an error ...
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Changes in Apache Config between 12.04.2 and 12.04.3 LTS

So, today i updated a bunch of web servers from 12.04.2 to 12.04.3 and guess what, not a single vhost was working after the update. the main reasons were: in apache2.conf the line ...
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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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update and upgrade ubuntu 11.10 [duplicate]

I have Dell latitude E6430, system information: Ubuntu 11.10 ,OS type 64 bit. when I tried to make updates to my Ubuntu 11.10 , it gave me a message , that you can't update anything until you remove ...
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PGP public key reinstall Ubuntu 12:04 [duplicate]

I was installing the update Ubuntu 12.04 by terminal alert by following command: sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get upgrade && sudo apt-get dist-upgrade when in the process had a ...
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Different Desktop after upgrade/reboot causes folder lost

Some serious problem is happening on my PC. Sometimes when I update the ubuntu 12.10 system another desktop is showed after the reboot, with different wallpaper and folders. When I reboot the system ...
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cannot boot 64-bit ubuntu 12.04 because all files in /boot directory vanished

All of a sudden, I cannot boot my 64-bit ubuntu 12.04 system. The following is what happened, and the nature of my system. Generally my system performs updates when I tell it to. It displays some ...
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when is the new version update of libre office coming to ubuntu 13.04 [duplicate]

I see there is a new version for libre office out on windows. But until today no updates has appeared on the software updater. I did check my version number on the libre office I have and it differs ...
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error while trying to run sudo apt-get update [duplicate]

I am using ubuntu 12.04 and am getting error message while try to run sudo apt-get update. This is what I am getting when i run the above mentioned command: failed to fetch ...
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How to update from a unsupported version of ubuntu to latest? [duplicate]

How can I update my Ubuntu version (11.04) to the latest version without any disks/USB drives? I am currently running 11.04 (Just installed it) and I cannot download any programs which is the main ...
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I can't access any menus. I was only able to open chrome by right-clicking an html doc on my desktop. How can I update to try to fix it?

I can't get the menu to come up when I bump on the left side of the screen, and I don't get any toolbar while I'm in chrome. I suppose I need to update, but what is the shortcut to access update ...
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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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apt-get update fails after upgrade

I just updated my Ubuntu from 12 to 13 doing: apt-get update ... apt-get upgrade Next time, I should probably simply use instead: apt-get dist-upgrade My current version now is: lsb_release -a ...