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Ubuntu 14.04 LST - update failed with 404 Not found - No solutions can help me in this case [duplicate]

I setup new ubuntu box on my vps. After that i try to update but no lucky : W: Failed to fetch http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/trusty-security/universe/binary-amd64/Packages 404 Not Found ...
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Software Updater—what is “Files”?

In the Software Updater, there's an entry called "Files". There's no explanation of what this is or what purpose it serves. Does anyone know what this is?
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I'm in error when update ubuntu 13.4 [duplicate]

when i update ubuntu 30.4 via terminal using "sudo apt-get update" command then I'm in following error...... Could not get lock /var/lib/apt/lists/lock - open (11: Resource temporarily unavailable) ...
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After updating 12.04 in the next reboot the cursor just blinks

I just updated my ubuntu 12.04. Now I am stuck with a blinking cursor during start up. It's now like this for past 15 minutes. Is there any solution to over come this issue? Any guidance would be ...
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Error message W: GPG error

After updating my system as usual from the terminal it goes on fetching updates but at last it shows the following messages. What does it mean and how do I fix the red icon. Actually to fix the red ...
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How to prevent unnecessary updates

Update manager keeps wanting to install updates for LP-PPA-libreoffice / office productivity suite language packages Afrikaans Assamese Bengali Breton ............. Zulu I deactivate each language ...
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ubuntu software update problem in 14.04 [duplicate]

when i click ok to software update it shows 'This requires installing packages from unauthenticated sources' please help me how to get out from this problem
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How to create a list of of only security updates with apt-get?

I'm trying to create a list of only the security updates available to an Ubuntu system using apt-get. I'm very aware of this post How do I check only security updates from the command-line? but that ...
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problem updating user space IEEE 802.11 AP and IEEE 802.1

while updating software on Ubuntu 14.02 LTS using Software Updater, I am having problem. There is 62.6 MB of update available, but after opening the Software Updater window, it shows all updates ...
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HELP i cant install anything [duplicate]

i tried editing /etc/apt/sources.list and hono of the ULRs below appear in it. thanks in advance btw im running 12.04 root@p:~# apt-get update && apt-get upgrade Hit http:// ...
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Kubuntu 14.10, updates gives GPG error

I'm running Kubuntu 14.10. About a week or so ago, I noticed that doing a 'sudo apt-get update' gives me the following error at the end. Fetched 16.0 MB in 24s (650kB/s) ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 won't update packages

After installing the Chrome plugin 'Chrome Remote Desktop', Ubuntu fails to update its packages. I get a pop-up with the message: Requires installation of untrusted packages When I click 'OK' ...
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apt-get update error in ubuntu utopic 14.10 [duplicate]

help!!I installed Ubuntu 14.04 and then upgraded to 14.10 but when I perform sudo apt-get update in the terminal this error occurs. how to fix this kind of error? I already changed the default URI ...
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Luarocks: 404 Not Found

I'm fairly new to Linux and am having some problems installing luarocks. I keep getting the error E: Failed to fetch ...
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Cannot sudo apt-get -f install because of jdk problem

I am completely stumped. The problem is as follows. user@mycomputer:~$ sudo apt-get -f install Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done ...
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i was upgraded from ubuntu 13.10 to 14.04 when i called sudo apt get update im getting this ? what should i do

W: Failed to fetch http://in.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/trusty-updates/universe/binary-i386/Packages gnutls_handshake() warning: The server name sent was not recognized W: Failed to fetch ...
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security updates

I am using ubuntu14 in aws amazon to run my project on browser. But there is a major problem that I am facing. Every time when I login to the server using putty, I get security updates & upgrades ...
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How can I update ubuntu from 32bit to 64bit?

I am a android developer, I recently installed ubuntu in my another desktop that is 32 bit. I installed ubuntu 14.04 LTS When I am going to make a virtual android device through eclipse+android sdk, ...
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Limit apt repo to a certain arch?

I have several repositories that don't have armhf (for RPi cross-compiler) binaries, so it always gives me a carp ton of 404 errors on updating package lists. it also prevents me from running ...
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Software Install & Update Problem?

I have a problem when i try to install new softwares ( With Ubuntu Software Center ) and even updating them (I use Update Manager) and also when i try to change System Language but system don't let me ...
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Failed to fetch update on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr) [duplicate]

While running the update at Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr). The following error is being encountered: W: Failed to fetch ...
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Re: Can't update applications

When I tried to update my applications in Ubuntu LTS14.04. I cant update.It Shows ,requirs installation of untrusted packages. Please help me to overcome from this probllem..
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Failed to download repository information updates for 14.10

I looked through previous posts on this topic but I don't see anything which looks promising. I am getting sources which are not familiar to me. What is utopic? Here is what I get: W:Failed to fetch ...
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Should I close my open programs while installing updates?

I'm very new to Ubuntu, and Linux in general. In Windows, system updates are generally installed while the computer is shutting down, and completed on the next startup, presumably so that it can ...
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updates failing

I go to update but I get this error W:GPG error: http://download.opensuse.org Release: The following signatures couldn't be verified because the public key is not available: NO_PUBKEY ...
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Update Ubuntu without updating X11?

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 because the latest ABI my nvidia driver supports is 14 (my gpu is NVIDIA Tegra), and they won't update it to 15. While Ubuntu moved on to ABI 15 after Ubuntu 13.04. Is there ...
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How to update 0ad?

I have a game called 0ad installed through apt-get, its listed in the software center too. My game version is Alpha 16, but the latest is Alpha 17. Their website doesn't show how to update the game. ...
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Can't install updates

I'm pretty new to ubuntu, I started using it about a month ago, and ever since I installed it I haven't been able to install updates. When I go to System Settings>details>install updates, it shows me ...
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Latest update 13 *** 40 not working

Latest update for my desktop having 250x2 = 500 mb of RAM , is not working. My PC power just turns off at the time of booting. I recovered from my last update 13 **** 39. I think it is due to low RAM ...
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How to fix seemingly autogenerated duplicates in sources.list in 14.04 LTS?

So I went through the question How to fix Duplicate sources.list entry? and most of it's answer but this problem doesn't seem to get fixed. The error I am getting is: Fetched 30.0 MB in 51s (577 ...
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Are webapps working in Ubuntu 14.10?

At the moment I am still using 14.04 the LTS version. Anybody using 14.10, has there been a fix on webapps ? Do they work or still get a blank screen?
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Cannot update google-chrome-stable with apt, even using dist-upgrade

I'm attempting to upgrade the package google-chrome-stable installed from the deb available on google's website. I originally installed the package a few months ago, then stopped using this machine ...
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I keep getting the GPG error, I've tried almost all the solutions but none are working in my case [duplicate]

W: GPG error: http://ubuntu.ntc.net.np utopic Release: The following signatures couldn't be verified because the public key is not available: NO_PUBKEY 40976EAF437D05B5 NO_PUBKEY 3B4FE6ACC0B21F32 W: ...
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Could not start synaptic and Software download center

I got the following error when I tried to install a software using synaptic, "E: Encountered a section with no Package: header E: Problem with MergeList ...
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Unable to Upgrade from 14.04 to 14.10 “No New Version Found”

I tried normal GUI Method, but there was no update there. So i ran the command : sudo apt-get dist-upgrade and sudo do-release-upgrade and i got an error : Checking for a new Ubuntu ...
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Stopping an update in 12.04

Is there any way to stop an update once it has started? There appears to be a cancel button but whenever I have updated ubuntu thus far it has always been greyed out. Today I accidentally agreed to an ...
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Ubuntu update disables trackpoint config

Since Ubuntu doesn't interpret my clickpad and trackpoint on my lenovo e540 properly I found this script here online that solves everything. It creates all necessary files in /etc/X11/xorg.conf.d ...
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cant update error message [duplicate]

Every time i type sudo apt-get update it gives this error: W: Failed to fetch http://ppa.launchpad.net/docky-core/stable/ubuntu/dists/utopic/main/binary-amd64/Packages 404 Not Found W: Failed to ...
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Problem Updating from CUDA-5.0 to 6.5

I just tried updating from CUDA-5.0 to CUDA-6.5 and seem to have broken my GUI interface. I tried to update with the following procedure: sudo dpkg -i cuda-repo-ubuntu1404_6.5-14_amd64.deb sudo ...
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Failed to install untrusted sources and failed to download update information

I changed my server from fastest available to main server, while trying to fix the issue with software manager (untrusted sources failing to install FYI) and I got an error. Here's an error I get: ...
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Why is Memtest still version 4.20 when there is 5.01 out since over a year?

Why is Memtest still version 4.20 when there is 5.01 out since over a year? Is it so hard to get that one into the repositories? The additional supports alone are worth it.
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Internet Connection Error with updating Ubuntu

Failed to download repository information, "check your Internet connection" After using this on wifi and then directly plugging the laptop into wire-cable for faster, guaranteed Internet, nothing is ...
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14.04 Software updater problem

Running 14.04 and the Software updater keeps giving this message: Package operation failed. The installation or removal of a software package failed. I tried updating via the terminal and received ...
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weird Update after firefox crashed

I've hat troubles for some time with the Firefox-Plugin-Container using Gnome 3 on Ubuntu 14.04. The problem was a frozen screen when in fullscreen-mode on Youtube or similar where nothing but an acpi ...
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Errors when trying updates and software center [duplicate]

Getting errors when trying software center and updates manager. various other things don't work either. error relates to Battery: E:Encountered a section with no Package: header E:Problem with ...
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What is a package index file

In the following statement about "apt-get update" from linux.die.net is the term "package index file": Used to re-synchronize the package index files from their sources. ... What exactly does ...
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sudo apt-get update in 14.04

I really need your help when i wrote this command (sudo apt-get update) in terminal , it give me this errors : E: Type 'See' is not known on line 2 in source list /etc/apt/sources.list E: Type 'dep' ...
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Software Updater: Requires installation of un-trusted packages

I used "sudo apt-get update" command in terminal and resulted with below log, Help me to fix this issue, thanks in advance for your kind reply. LOG:(I made typo in the link reference to post this ...
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Error while updating the Ubuntu Repositories etc [duplicate]

I have experienced this kind of error ever since it had a server error. Can someone explain me to this and help me resolve this problem? Thanks! Error on updating Ubuntu:
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How can I solve this terminal sudo update error/ or software updater error?

Everytime I sudo update in the terminal, it gives me this message W: Failed to fetch http://ppa.launchpad.net/pmjdebruijn/darktable-release/ubuntu/dists/utopic/main/binary-amd64/Packages 404 Not ...