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New to Linux. Updating graphics drier help.

I just reinstalled Ubuntu 12.04 (LTS) 24 hours after I first installed it. I really screwed up the initial install when I tried to update the Nvidia driver from 3.04 to 3.19. (I have an Nvidia GT220) ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 is not working after update

I installed the Ubuntu 12.04 updates, and when I restarted my desktop, it was all dark and said : (the user)-System-Product-Name login: How can I get it working ? I'm not an expert, just an user ...
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I cannot update my sytem [duplicate]

ubuntu is not getting updated when i try to update it shows: E:Malformed line 43 in source list /etc/apt/sources.list (dist parse) My update manager is also not working when i try to open it from ...
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Why Ubuntu doesn't upgrade to the latest version of GnuPG?

Two days ago GnuPG announced the release of a new stable version. The new version is 1.4.16 but the repository of Ubuntu Saucy have 1.4.14. I don't understand this because the new release cover a ...
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Unable to do security updates on Ubuntu 12.04

It's that the update would have me installing things from an unsecured source. When I go to the update manager and only select the security updates instead of the recommended updates as well I still ...
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sudo apt-get update takes a lot of time to load

sudo apt-get update takes a lot of time to load this command is taking too much time to load. about 17 minutes. please tell me why this is happening? and also, i have only added webupd8 repository. I ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 doesn t boot after automatic upgrades were installed

I have been using ubuntu for a month and until now there were no problems. After I ran the automatic updates last night,today ubuntu can no longer boot, even with Ctrl+Alt+F1. I can't boot to run ...
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Does Update Manager show updates for software in PPAs?

I'm new to ubuntu, and I have some basic knowledge of how it works. I have a question about PPAs, and installing an application/program/script via PPA. When I add a PPA to the system, and install the ...
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Unable to apt-get update (GPG err 'NODATA') [duplicate]

When I attempt to update in apt-get or aptitude, I get the following error: E: GPG error: http://packages.medibuntu.org saucy InRelease: Clearsigned file isn't valid, got 'NODATA' (does the network ...
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Update from natty to raring causing malloc memory corruption error

I updated my laptop from previously using natty to recent ubuntu raring And everytime I run every gnome app or even e17, I always got something like "malloc(): memory corruption: 0x084a8468" I even ...
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Updates Require Authentication

My Update Manager in Ubuntu 12.04 pops up this message while installing updates: 'Requires installation of untrusted packages. The action would require the installation of packages from not ...
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Gpg error without missing keys on synaptic

I have installed UbuntuGnome 13.10 and gnome-shell 3.10 on my notebook. I have added about 30 PPAs normally. If I don't add any other PPA the update runs perfectly. If I add even one more PPA , the ...
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“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 ...
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apt-get update leads to obsolete packages

The university where I study hosts an Ubuntu package mirror server, which I normally use to update my repository. However, right now, I am not in the university and update packages instead from the ...
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Can I have apt-get take my authorization credentials?

I have a Ubuntu virtual machine that I use at work. I had previously been using this without any issues but there was an update put in that now requires all outbound connections to authenticate with ...
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How to understand / be aware of Ubuntu bug fixes?

Where can I follow non-technical release notes on Ubuntu bug fixes? The notes in Updates available are quite abstruse to me, while I do want to know whether there will be bug fix for things like ...
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Update to 13.10 failed via update manager

Update to 13.10 failed via update manager, the failure information as below: W:Failed to fetch cdrom://Ubuntu 12.10 _Quantal Quetzal_ - Release i386 ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 showing black Screen with a cursor and mouse pointer after update [duplicate]

I was trying following command do-release-upgrade -d but the OS said there were some failed packages, so I tried : do-release-upgrade -d --fix missing It might have been sudo apt-get upgrade ...
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Broken packages 'libxfixes3' and 'libxi6' after update from 13.04 to 13.10

After doing a system upgrade from Ubuntu 13.04 to 13.10 I am facing a problem with packages 'libxfixes3' and 'libxi6'. The system upgraded, but all my custom-installed software is gone. And also when ...
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Should I install always and all new updates in “update manager”?

Should I install always (and all) new updates in "update manager"? Every week (or days) I have around 100MB of updates. If it continues like this, I will run out of space. Eventually, I will end up ...
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Qt 4 update to Qt 5 .1

I have Qt Creator 4. I'm wanting to update it to Qt 5.1 on Ubuntu 13.10. Is there a simple way to do this in the terminal?
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Can not update in Ubuntu 13.10

when want to update in Ubuntu 13.10 I get this error: How I update now?
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Webmin packages update

I'm running Ubuntu Server 13.10 + Webmin 1.660. Since I have upgraded from 13.04 to 13.10, Webmin don't detect any package update anymore. In console when I run "apt-get upgrade", I have some packages ...
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After running update via terminal on Ubuntu 13.10 I am getting “Failed to fetch” error msgs. fixes? [duplicate]

Again, I am using Ubuntu 13.10 These are the index files that failed to download: W: Failed to fetch http://ppa.launchpad.net/ubuntu-x-swat/x-updates/ubuntu/dists/saucy/main/binary-amd64/Packages ...
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Ubuntu Software update Problem [duplicate]

W:Failed to fetch http://au.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/precise-updates/multiverse/i18n/Index , E:Some index files failed to download. They have been ignored, or old ones used instead.
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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 ...
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Where i can find information about updates

Some minutes ago I gained "restar to updates take effect"(don't remember exectly the words). But I didn't see update program window. I by my self runing this program. Result: last information about ...
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I am using ubuntu 12.04 and I have a Problem with Updating

Fetched 1 B in 34s (0 B/s) W: Failed to fetch bzip2:/var/lib/apt/lists/partial/ubuntu.qualitynet.net_ubuntu_dists_precise-backports_universe_source_Sources Hash Sum mismatch E: Some index files ...
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Can No Longer Boot into Ubuntu 12.04 LTS After Failed 13.04 update

yesterday I was trying to update Ubuntu 12.04 (64bit version dual-booted with Win 8.1 64bit) to 13.04, and something happened that has now caused me to not be able to boot into Ubuntu at all. Only ...
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I get the same updates every time

I see that on my Ubuntu 12.04lts machine, I get the same updates every time. The updates are for vlc player. It repeats at least once a day. Is something stuck or does it do that. I have installed vlc ...
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ubuntu 13.4 not booting up/ will installing ubuntu from usb erase what i have

Yesterday i was going to update my 13.4 to 13.10 by terminal.But whenever i try to set my brightness my netbook freezes for a bit and then it gets going normally.During the update it froze and i ...
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gremlin.canonical saturating my broadband

I am seeing consistent packet push from gremlin.canonical which is really saturating my connection. Little investigation on the box reveals this has something to do with woopsie. I have say this has ...
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How to solve “Wrong sources.list entry or malformed file”?

I'm a new user of Ubuntu 13.10 so far so I don't have too much technical expertise. I recently tried to resolve a Skype installation issue and added some ppa involving binary-1386. Every time when I ...
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Connection Problem with update [closed]

I have installed Ubuntu 12.04 and trying to install synaptic package manager using sudo apt-get update. This command has stuck at 0%. I use a network proxy setting. Internet is not working in Update ...
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Error while installing update [duplicate]

I am very new to ubuntu. I have Installed today only. I tried to update software by typing comnmand in Terminal as pranay@Hom-lnx:~$ sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get upgrade [sudo] ...
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Update Manager in Ubuntu 12.04 freezes every time [closed]

When the Install Updates button is pressed in the Update Manager, the Update Manager freezes. Update and upgrade did not solve the issue. I am getting the following error message: Traceback (most ...
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Why I am not able to update my system with sudo apt-get update command? [duplicate]

I am trying to update using sudo apt-get update, but it do download some packages but after some times I get the following errors W: Failed to fetch ...
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No space left during update

I have got a Samsung Galaxy Nexus with Ubuntu 13.10, a write protected flash installation (Not even password change seems to be possible.) My free space is 12.7 GB. "Last update 2000-01-01" seems to ...
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Ubuntu will not update from 13.04 to 13.10

I've tried both terminal and software updater. According to Terminal I have no update. I will click on Software Updater and it will show that an update to 13.10 is available, but after I click ...
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I Can't Update My Ubuntu? What's the Solution?

Dear Ubuntu Users, Hello. The problem that im having, is updating my system of Ubuntu, you know security updates and ppa's. I check for updates and do have a secure connection, but I ...
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Uninstalling/reverting Thunderbird updates [duplicate]

Is there an easy way to uninstall an update to Thunderbird in Ubuntu 13.04?
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can't update repositories Ubuntu 13.10

When I run sudo apt-get update I receive the following error message: W:Failed to fetch http://http.us.debian.org/debian/dists/squeeze/Release Unable to find expected entry ...
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Ia32-libs issue

I had my firestorm running OK but since I installed new cuda 5.5 it stop working, when I try to update it says it’s up to date ,gives me the following message. My Ubuntu is 12.04, running on i7 ...
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Recapture Hard Drive Space

Ihave tried several versions of linux on my Vista Windows Dell Inspirion E1705 laptop. Each time I have installed a Linux OS from the magazine DVD I have used a portion of my C drive to do so. How ...
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Why do I get 404 error on .canonical.com on some archive servers?

I've been having a broken package problem for a fair amount of time now, and it was giving me trouble earlier when I was trying to install rvm. After some searching, I opened the software sources ...
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apt-get update for a particular repository [duplicate]

Consider a situation like this: I am going to install Ubuntu on an UEFI system (dual boot with Windows) where I need to install boot-repair. When I run sudo apt-get update it will update cache for ...
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Cannot update youtube-dl

I use youtube-dl to download videos for watching later offline. Usually, it works fine. However, due to frequent changes on the video sites, it sometimes requires a quick update. It wasn't a problem ...
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apt-get update error source/source/Sources Ubuntu 13.04

I am faced with an an annoying error with apt-get update which is giving me the annoying red triangle telling me my sources.list is wrong or malformed. I've checked my sources file over an over and I ...
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Duplicate source error on apt-get update [duplicate]

When I run apt-get update on my Ubuntu 13.10 Desktop install I get this error: W: Duplicate sources.list entry http://dl.google.com/linux/chrome/deb/ stable/main amd64 Packages ...
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Why do I always get an error while upgrading from 12.04 to 14.04 ? [duplicate]

I am having trouble trying to upgrade the distribution using the following command : update-manager-d I get the option to update to 14.04 (Trusty Tahr) and I do get exclusive lock, but it always ...