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Ubuntu won't update from 12.10 to 13.04 [duplicate]

To update I typed in sudo update-manager -d into terminal and I got this code back (I had to edit the links): W:GPG error: h.ttp://linux.dropbox.com precise Release: The following signatures couldn't ...
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I can't update my spotify on 13.04, what should I do?

Please let me know what details I should provide for troubleshooting.
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update manager errors on fresh install

Just installed 12.04 and Update Manager popped up. Details on the error message said: E:Method has died unexpectedly!, E:Sub-process returned an error code (100), E:Method /usr/lib/apt/methods/ did ...
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Updating ubuntu from 10.10 to 13.04 [duplicate]

I just installed ubuntu 10.10 because i had a physical disk of it. I wasn't able to boot 13.04 because of my graphics card i guess.(AMD Radeon HD7750). I would like to update my pc from 10.10 to 13.04 ...
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What does 'Ign' mean when running an apt-get update?

I had a bunch of errors in the output of sudo apt-get update: duplicate entries and 404 not found errors. Figured those out, I hope: I removed PPAs that didn't have any packages associated with ...
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How can I update LibreOffice to 4.0.3?

My version of LibreOffice is 4.0.2.2. and 4.0.3 was released three days ago. Should I add PPA in order to get updated or my Ubuntu 13.04 will update automatically after few days?
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LibreOffice PPA in 12.04 update?

I added ppa:libreoffice/ppa to my 12.04 install so I could install LO 4, and my only question is: Will LO update through the ppa by itself when a new version is out, or will I have to do it manually?
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update manager failures

Some upgrades failed - what shall I do?: (Reading database ... 739029 files and directories currently installed.) Preparing to replace libasound2 1.0.25-1ubuntu10.1 (using ...
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stuck with dpkg

I am using ubuntu 13.04.I was installing a program and it had to download a file from the internet.It was a huge one.I waited for 30 minutes but nothing turned up.so I thought to let go and I closed ...
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Ubuntu 13.04-No sound after update-Asus Zenbook

New to Ubuntu. Ran the software update yesterday and now I have no sound. Can anyone help?
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Update from Ubuntu 12.10 to 13

I have some problem about update Ubuntu. Once computer asked me to update version of Ubuntu from 12.10 to 13.04 (or 13... something like this). I click OK to update, but when the computer restarted ...
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Failed linux Kernel Firmware Update

Ok guys this is what I get Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done The following packages will be upgraded: ...
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apt-get update problem when updating a reprepro repository

i have made a repository using reprepro on my Ubuntu 13.04, i uploaded this repo to sourceforge.net , i can download packages from it and i can update it, put after adding the repository to my ...
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Trying to create USB drive for update, cannot locate appropriate file

I've never done this before. My laptop already has an older version of Ubuntu on board, I tried following instruction on [ http://www.ubuntu.com/download/desktop/create-a-usb-stick-on-ubuntu ] but I ...
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Cannot update .ICEauthority, do not have permission to remove/change, cannot resolve host!

I've seen this question asked many times before, and tried every single solution I found, yet none of them solved this problem. All my programming/computing knowledge comes from copying the solutions ...
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Updating problem[Broken package]

I am not able to update software by package manager and also by terminal it show the following message: Error:Bokencount>0 Well i tried package manager so it says me to fix broken package first ...
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13.04 - Logon screen frozen

I am very new with Ubuntu, been a Windows user since the beginning. Yesterday I did a recommended software update on my laptop running Ubuntu 13.04, upon restarting I can't login at all. The login ...
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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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Nvidia Drivers in Asus m50VC GeForce9300M Ubuntu

I've installed ubuntu 13.04 in my Asus M50VC and I have some problems with nvidia crashes and compiz errors. It presents lots of drivers by nvidia with 313 update, 310 update and the latest update was ...
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unable to create `/etc/skel/.bash_logout.dpkg-new': No such file or directory

I can´t install any updates. I tried apt-get clean, apt-get install -f, dpkg --configure -a. Nothing helps. I even tried to create a file or a directory in /etc/skel - it cannot be done, even with ...
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I am unable update ubuntu 12.04

when I'm trying to update through terminal I'm getting the following error: E: Could not get lock /var/lib/dpkg/lock - open (11: Resource temporarily unavailable) E: Unable to lock the administration ...
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Can't update from 12.04… Gets stuck at “getting new packages”

I've been trying to update to 12.10 (from which I'll update to 13.04) and on "getting new packages it gets stuck on 1542 out of 1545. I have an internet connection and I've restarted a few times. ...
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Update command is not working [duplicate]

santosh@santosh-Compaq-Presario-CQ40-Notebook-PC:~$ sudo apt-get update [sudo] password for santosh: E: Could not get lock /var/lib/apt/lists/lock - open (11: Resource temporarily unavailable) E: ...
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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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How to make my server email me when there are security updates?

There's obviously a way to check to see when an update is a security update. I often get greeted by a motd that says "there are N security updates." What I'd like to do is have my server email me a ...
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I got stuck trying to update my Xubuntu [duplicate]

I'm stuck with this, tha not allows me to update my version of Ubuntu: E:Encountered a section with no Package: header, E:Problem with MergeList ...
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ubuntu apt-get update fails [duplicate]

I installed ubuntu 12.04.2 server edition. I wanted to setup python tools, easy install, pip and eventually flask for python. I tried setting up python tools, apt-get told me to update apt-get...then ...
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Ubuntu updating 13.04. Missing sidebar as well as header bar and mini, maxi and exit button

I've upgrade my Ubuntu 12.10 to 13.04. I dunno what happend while updating, but I've lost the Launcher bar and header bar. and when I opened the Terminal I've not seen the three buttons ( mini, max ...
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dpkg: error processing linux-image-3.5.0-28-generic

I have Ubuntu Server 12.04.2 LTS installed on a server. After I run apt-get update & apt-get upgrade & apt-get dist-upgrade My kernel version has been changed to ...
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How bad are duplicate entries in sources.list? [duplicate]

What is sources.list? Is it like 'registry?' How important is it it to keep it 'clean?' When I did sudo apt-get update the last lines to display were these: W: Duplicate sources.list entry ...
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Upgrade from Ubuntu 12.10 to 13.04

I was updating my OS from Ubuntu 12.10 to 13.04. I had to shutdown my laptop in between the update through internet. On restarting my laptop does not boot properly, all the applications and hardware ...
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How can I get Ubuntu 13.04 to work like it did before the Kernel update to Linux Image 3.8.0.19.30?

I had successfully installed Ubuntu 13.04 from a live USB by upgrading the previous version 12.10. I dual boot Ubuntu with Windows. After installing Linux Image 3.8.0.19.30_i386.deb I was able to ...
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How to update texlive 2012 ? [duplicate]

I am typing some mathematical expression in LaTeX with text editor 'kile 2.1 beta 4' on the system 'ubuntu 10.04'. I have faced some problem with package due to my backdated texlive 2009. Now want ...
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Get Security Updates Delta, and install them

I am writing a script that is supposed to run every day to check if there are any new security updates for Ubuntu. If there are, it will make a list of those updates, it will download them, and then ...
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Is it worth upgrading from 12.04 LTS to 13.04 [duplicate]

I am running 12.04 LTS smoothly with all updates intact for over 8 months and didn't upgrade to 12.10. I recently learned from some where that If I need to upgrade to 13.04, I should upgrade to 12.10 ...
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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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how to fix software updater in ubuntu 13.04 [duplicate]

how to fix software updater in Ubuntu 13.04, I have this message in terminal E: Some index files failed to download. They have been ignored, or old ones used instead.
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Not able to update Ubuntu 12.04

I have Ubuntu 12.04. But every time, I want to update, it does not work. It says, I am not connected to the internet. But this is wrong, I am connected. This is the text: Failed to fetch ...
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Why am I not getting “main” updates?

I recently upgraded from Ubuntu 12.10 to 13.04 and since then I have the strong impression that I am not getting any update for the main packages. In fact, since the upgrade to Ubuntu 13.04 some 15 ...
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trouble updating “sudo apt-get update” [duplicate]

I've been trying to install ruby on rails and it requires me to run this command. I am new to Linux so I'm not very familiar with everything but this is what comes out after I type "sudo apt-get ...
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Update Evince Oneiric

I would like to update Evince to the newest version (3.6.1) in Oneiric. When I do apt-cache show evince i get package with this version: 3.2.1-0ubuntu2.3 So I downloaded the newest version with ...
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Error while updating via terminal from Ubuntu 12.10 to Ubuntu 13.04

I get this error multiple times (and these codes underneath still run for some reason) This likely means that your installation is broken. Try running the command: gdk-pixbuf-query-loaders > ...
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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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apt-get update error problem [duplicate]

Hello everytime I run sudo apt-get update I get the following error message. Any help would be great. Thanks. colm@UBU:~$ sudo apt-get update Ign cdrom://Ubuntu 12.04 LTS _Precise Pangolin_ - Beta ...
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Restore from deja-dup backup in low-graphic mode? [duplicate]

Kernel update from 3.2.0-40 to 3.2.0-41 resulted in low-graphic mode. My search of solutions for low-graphic mode leaded me to the page recommending to cleanup root partition by erasing unused ...
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Where is update manager?

Software center dosent give me the option to upgrade my distribution, just programs, and I cant find update manager anywhere
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Update from 12.10 to 13.04 does not work?

When trying to update through sudo apt-get update I am getting these errors: I am kinda new to Ubuntu so any help would be appreciated :) W: Failed to fetch ...
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sudo apt-get not working in 13.04

sudo apt-get update not working in newly installed 13.04 version. I have updated the apt.conf also as my network is authenticated. it is stuck at this step:- 0% [Connecting to archive.ubuntu.com ...
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Audio broken after update

Updated to: linux-image-3.8.0-19-generic And all of my sound has disappeared. Fiddling with the Sound Settings does nothing. As a matter of fact (I hadn't spent time in that setting before), the ...
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partition wiped after distribution update

My problem: a partition and its files disappeared unbeknownst to me, most likely after updating from 12.10 to 13.04 (though not sure). Before Ubuntu 12.10 I was running Windows 7, with a hard drive ...