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Can't update or install anything. Ubuntu 3.11.0.14

This is the result I get trying to get updates. Internet connection is fine, if I put the URL's in a browser, it gets to the address and downloads packages OK.. What is the fix for this error Could ...
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Updated from 12.04 to 13.10, now wireless won't work and freezes my laptop

I'm using a Toshiba Satellite with dual boot (Ubuntu and Windows 7). I just updated from 12.04 to 13.10, and everything seemed to be working fine. Wireless did connect right after the first reboot, ...
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Why does /usr/lib/update-notifier/apt-check not agree with apt-get upgrade

I've got an up to date Ubuntu install (13.10). When I run /usr/lib/update-notifier/apt-check it returns 7:0, ie 7 updates available, none of them security. However when I then try to upgrade, I get ...
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Ubuntu Software Center crashes and cannot install/update programs [duplicate]

Error line what Ubuntu gives me is: E:Malformed line 61 in source list /etc/apt/sources.list (dist parse), E:The list of sources could not be read., E:The package lists or status file could not be ...
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update package error [duplicate]

E:Encountered a section with no Package: header, E:Problem with MergeList /var/lib/apt/lists/archive.ubuntu.com_ubuntu_dists_precise_multiverse_i18n_Translation-en, E:The package lists or status ...
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unable to install and update software beside of having internet connection

I am updating packages on my ubuntuusing the sudo apt-get update command but the updation every single time doesn't exceed 23%. please help me as i am new to ubuntu12.04
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Recommended values for apt configuration options

To enable automatic updates, we have to edit /etc/apt/apt.conf.d/10periodic and set the appropriate apt configuration options: APT::Periodic::Update-Package-Lists "1"; ...
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Cannot install packages in ubuntu [duplicate]

I cannot install any new packages in my ubuntu 13.04. Whenever I try to do this I get an error as this : E:Encountered a section with no Package: header, E:Problem with MergeList ...
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Cannot run shell scripts from nautilus after update [duplicate]

I have freshly installed 14.04 beta today, with most of my local configs from 12.04 still existing in the home partition. Everything is fine, but one strange behaviour occurs: I cannot run shell ...
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Is having Lubuntu 12.04 a security risk?

I have a computer with Lubuntu 12.04 installed. Since unlike Ubuntu 12.04 Lubuntu is not LTS, I will not get Lubuntu updates. However, I am still getting updates (I guess these are the general Ubuntu ...
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updating package catch failed error while using intel graphics installer

I tried everything but this error persist continuously in Intel graphics installer for Linux error occurred while updating the package cache. error : W:GPG error: https://download.01.org saucy ...
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Not able to update 12.04, Error. Please help [duplicate]

Reading package lists... Error! W: Duplicate sources.list entry http://archive.canonical.com/ubuntu/ precise/partner i386 Packages ...
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Is it possible to customize software-updater to upgrade security-update weekly instead of immediately?

By default, Ubuntu user are notified daily for security updates is there any way to change it to notify weekly ?
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How can I add ppa:webupd8team/java to my repository with there are certificate errors?

I know this question has had a lot of attention and I wouldn't ask unless previous answers wouldn't work. I have tried each of the responses at these questions: ...
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can't open software-center and software & updates

This is the error i'm getting Traceback (most recent call last): File "/usr/bin/software-center", line 130, in <module> app = SoftwareCenterAppGtk3(options, args) File ...
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Trouble using “apt-get update” [duplicate]

I am trying to use the command "apt-get update", but it gives me this error. It's not the only command that gives errors like these. apt-get update E: Could not open lock file ...
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Why are the 'xx packages can be updated' lines repeated twice?

When I logged in to my Ubuntu 12.04 32-bit server this morning over SSH, I saw this at the end of the 'welcome' screen: Graph this data and manage this system at: ...
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error during update [duplicate]

I'm trying to update my computer using sudo apt-get update but I'm getting the following error: Err Unable to connect to in.archive.ubuntu.com:http: [IP: 91.189.91.14 80] Err ...
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Can't install linux-firmware. Eternal download looping

I'm having problems with the linux-firmware instalation. When i try to update my ubuntu 13.10 64 bit it starts a eternal download loop here: Os pacotes a seguir serão atualizados: linux-firmware 1 ...
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Upgrade Ubuntu from 12.04 to 13.10 [duplicate]

How will I upgrade Ubuntu 12.04 to 13.1 internally without the iso file . Please help .
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Updating ubuntu 13.10 Problem on Dell E6410

When ever I try to update, I get this message: W:Failed to fetch cdrom://Ubuntu-GNOME 13.10 _Saucy Salamander_ - Release amd64 (20131017)/dists/saucy/main/binary-amd64/Packages Please use apt-cdrom ...
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Disabling Acrobat Reader's automatic updates

Having installed Adobe Acrobat Reader (acroread) from the Canonical Partner repository on a client computer (Ubuntu 12.04), I was asked if I could turn off the automatic updates. So, does Acrobat ...
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I updated to 12.10 and now it won't boot. [duplicate]

I updated to 12.10 recently, (yesterday) and when I rebooted, I selected my ubuntu partition, and it seemed to boot normally, but after it got past the ubuntu loading screen, it just goes to a single ...
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Help!! Not sure how to fix [duplicate]

I'm a noob when it comes to Ubuntu. I'd love if someone could help me. I was trying to upgrade and it didnt let me, I restart and now it's messed up. As of this moment I can get to the purple screen ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 beta update compatibility [closed]

I would like to install Ubuntu 14.04 on my Notebook and I am wondering if the beta could be easily updated to later release clients? Are there any official sources that ensure update compatibility? ...
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Unable to get updated package information apt-get update Xubuntu 12.04

Hello I'm having a problem with updating my system. I'm running precise 12.04 When I run apt-get update, I get the following error at the end of the apt-get update. Failed to fetch ...
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Cannot update via update manager [duplicate]

The following error message appears: An unresolvable problem occurred while initializing the package information. Please report this bug against the 'update-manager' package and include the ...
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Why update softwares before upgrading to next version?

I am using ubuntu 13.10 now. I am willing to update my os into 14.04 after it's release. Is it needed to update my softwares before updating to 14.04. If it so, why?
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Managing software updates for a Python web stack [duplicate]

I'm running a 12.04 server which I use solely for Django (Python) web apps. I'm using Apache, PostgreSQL and Python. I don't really know what I should be doing to maintain my server. Obviously I'm ...
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After installing system update I can't login to my user

At the login screen, I type my password, then hit enter and I see a quick black screen with some text, as if something crashed, and it goes back to the login screen.. Help?
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Will “apt-get upgrade” update the kernel on LTS?

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. My question is: Will running "apt-get upgrade" update the kernel? I have read in some untrusted places that only running "apt-get dist-upgrade" will update the kernel. ...
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Switching from java 6 jdk to java 7 jdk…now showing for update-alternatives

Alright so i'm not sure if i'm just stupid or what but i installed java 7 jdk by doing sudo apt-get install openjdk-7-jdk and then i try to do sudo update-alternatives --config java and it only lists ...
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kernel execution with RFS from NFS

while working on Redboot ,, after loading kernel into memory , i'm trying to execute it with RFS from NFS as follows: exec -c "console=ttyAM0,115200 ip=192.168.0.50:192.168.0.1:192.168.0.1 ...
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Update not working, nothing is installing in ubuntu 12.04

I am very much new to Linux. I'm using Ubuntu 12.04. The problem is that I'm unable to install anything on it. Initially when I installed it, it was fine. But I was having some dependency problem with ...
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Dovefix update issue [duplicate]

I am trying to create an email server. I am using an arstechnia guide (link), which has me using postfix and dovecot. My server of choice is an Amazon EC2 instance running ubuntu server 12.04. One of ...
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Can I use debdelta to install/update single package?

debdelta-upgrade can be used to upgrade whole system, while saving time and bandwidth.The debdelta-upgrade man page says, debdelta-upgrade - Downloads all deltas that may be used to 'apt-get ...
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How to update already installed software via command line? [duplicate]

I'm looking for a command line to update my already installed software.I want to update all of them.
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Is Bitcoin core V.0.9 not updated on PPA ppa:bitcoin/bitcoin?

Version 0.9 of Bitcoin-Qt just came out. When will ppa:bitcoin/bitcoin be updated? In the meanwhile, any steps showing how to upgrade are welcome! Equally posted on ...
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Redboot command prompt

I have a problem in opening Redboot command prompt , after power up I press (ctrl+c) from terminal but Redboot command prompt can't be opened but nothing occurs at all , my board is : TS7260 my ...
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apt-get update & install apache2 fails “temporary failure resolving”

failed to fetch http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/a/apache2/apache2-mp-worker_2.2.22-1ubuntu1.4_i386.deb temporary failure resolving 'sercurity.ubuntu.com' failed to fetch ...
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Recent Update Issue [duplicate]

I updated my Ubuntu 12.04 server yesterday with the latest updates and now when Ubuntu starts it is in a really strange state. A purple screen comes up but there are no Unity icons and I can't really ...
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No System Tray found after this mornings software update

12.04.4 64 bit Did an update this morning and now when I boot I'm getting "No System Tray found quitting" It brings me to the log in screen, and I can log in, but I can't get anywhere else Any ...
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Problem after update: blue screen with only the mouse cursor

My Ubuntu 12.04 was normally updated through the Update Manager, something about gtk. Then I rebooted and now all that shows after the splash screen is a blue screen that only shows the cursor.
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Failed to load package list when updating 12.10 (fresh install)

Thanks in advance for your time. Please pardon if this question was answered before (I tried to look for relevant questions - but found none). I am okay to work within the terminal but with limited ...
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Updated from Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Wubi to 13.10, won't boot now

Yesterday night, I have installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS through Wubi, since I don't want it to be on a CD or a USB. Later that night, I have updated the version from 12.04 LTS to 13.10. It asked me to ...
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I updated from 13.04 to 13.10, and now Ubuntu won't boot at all

I think something must have gone wrong with the update process from 13.04 to 13.10, as I now have duplicate entries for each option in my boot menu when I turn on my computer. When I attempt to boot ...
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Updating issue with update manager [duplicate]

When i try to update Ubuntu 12.04 , i got that message , i m newbie , would you help E:Malformed line 42 in source list /etc/apt/sources.list (dist) E:The list of sources could not be read. E:The ...
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Can't update windows

I've searched around, but can't find any information on this... I have Ubuntu 12.04 and Windows 8 installed dual boot with GNU grub, to then choose Ubuntu or windows. However, I can't update windows ...
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How can I list last updated packages from terminal? [duplicate]

After upgrading packages my system is not booting anymore. How can I list last updated packages from terminal in order to revert the changes? Or is there a simpler way to take back latest upgrade?
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Update Manager crashes, says it needs 3.2.0.58.69 but linux-image-generic on system is 3.2.0.59.70 [duplicate]

Recently Update Manager ceased working. Ubuntu Software Centre, when I enter it instead, offers to repair, then fails and offers to repair again, and so on. This is the key sentence I keep getting ...