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Trying to upgrade from 12.10 to 14.04 and not having any luck…404 error occurs [duplicate]

This is a long winded question so bear with me! I am trying to upgrade my 12.10 Quental Ubuntu to the 14.04 version. This has led to a problem within my system not being able to update. For ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 update nightmare and grub tiny problem

I had some problems with the updates lately. It started with the update manager refusing to update because it requires installation of untrusted packages. I used : sudo apt-get update && sudo ...
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Today's update (8/15/2014) for 14.04 disabled my touchpad on Acer c720 laptop

As the title says, Today I updated Ubuntu 14.04 on my laptop which is Acer c720 and then the touch pad stopped working after restart. Does anybody know what steps I should take to resolve this? Thanks ...
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E: Unable to lock the administration directory, is another process using it? [duplicate]

I am new to Linux. I had recently installed Ubuntu 14.04. After the installation to get up to speed with all the packages, I tried to sudo apt-get update but it doesn't run and gives this error: E: ...
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Cannot solve GPG error

I ran sudo apt-get update and at the end I have these errors: Fetched 14,3 kB in 54s (264 B/s) Reading package lists... Done W: GPG error: http://archive.canonical.com saucy Release: The following ...
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Black screen after latest update

Sorry if this is a duplicated, but tried to find a solution for my issue with no success after trying several solutions i found on the web. Every computer in my company except mine that has dual boot; ...
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Problem in Update [duplicate]

I am bit new to Ubuntu. Every day softer updater shows update and when I click install it does it work. But i don't why, when I tried to update it show the message NOT ENOUGH FREE DISK SPACE. I Think ...
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Ubuntu Tweak compatible with 14.04?

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 and cannot update due to full root despite running autoremove and autoclean. I installed Ubuntu Tweak but clicking on the icon does nothing.
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Only a few programs will launch without rebooting first

I'm running 14.04 Trusty Tahr, and after a recent update my system has an issue (I want to be clear that I mess with settings a lot, so this may not be directly the fault of the update, but the ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 isn't updating (failed to fetch) [duplicate]

I'm trying to update my Ubuntu, but it isn't working correctly. I type: sudo apt-get update And the following error is being returned to me: ... W: Failed to fetch ...
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Cannot update, no package? Software centre not working. Computer is in German [duplicate]

Bitte melden Sie einen Fehler im Paket »update-manager« und fügen Sie die folgende Fehlermeldung an den Fehlerbericht an: E:Encountered a section with no Package: header, E:Problem with MergeList ...
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Configuring grub-pc update error

Software Updater has been getting stuck at the same point, "Configuring grub-pc", for almost a month now. The Software Updater itself hangs. Searching the forum I didn't find any recent posts for ...
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Upgrade 13.04 to 13.10 - packages now unavailable [duplicate]

I'm trying to follow these instructions Ubuntu Servers (Recommended) Install update-manager-core if it is not already installed: sudo apt-get install update-manager-core Launch the upgrade ...
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Update VirtualBox to install Extension Pack

I installed Virtual Box via the Software Center on the latest fully updated Ubuntu 64bit. I wanted to install the Extension Pack for VirtualBox but there is no version for my version of Virtual Box. I ...
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How to accept only essential security updates?

sometimes i am getting problem in software updates. So i would like to get only essential security updates and also need to make it as default. Please let me know is there any way to sort out that?
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How to rollback software updates? [duplicate]

I am having some difficulty with recent software updates and this is not the first time. By pressing the shift key on startup I can (usually) get the grub menu but when I choose "advanced options" it ...
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ppa repositories removed for raring. How do you install packages using old-releases.ubuntu.com [duplicate]

Using a Ubuntu/Debian variant (Navigatrix) release based on Raring, which is no longer supported in the Ubuntu Repositories. Current etc/apt/source.list is: deb (http removed) ...
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14.04 Blank screen after last update nvidia

Since I installed last update this morning, Ubuntu starts with a blank screen and NO cursor. I can get the prompt and login with ctrl-alt-f6. I don't know what is not starting and I have no clue what ...
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Can't run minecraft..help?

I recently got an ubuntu computer with 14.04 on it. I tried to play minecraft, installed some intel drivers from online through the terminal. I can not play anything higher than 5.7 and on 5.7 it's ...
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How to get the updates after installing Ubuntu 14.04

I'm having a bit of a problem, before I install Ubuntu 14.04 on my laptop as dual boot, I thought of trying it before I jump into any unknown waters.. My problem is that I'm not able to install the ...
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What is the need to upgrade Ubuntu? Can not install packages [duplicate]

I am using Ubuntu 13.04. I don't take the software updates that my system prompts me to. Is there any use to upgrade my system to the latest ubuntu. The reason I ask this is that when I do sudo ...
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sudo apt-get gives 404 error. Ubuntu 13.04 [duplicate]

Whenever I type sudo apt-get <option> in my terminal, whether it be update,upgrade, or install, it always gives 404 Not Found [IP: 91.189.91.13 80] and ends with E: Aborting Install. I use ...
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Upgrade from 12.04 to 14.04 problems

Having some problems! Every time I try perform the update from 12.04 to 14.04 I am met with the following error: kev@masterpc:~$ sudo do-release-upgrade Checking for a new Ubuntu release Err Upgrade ...
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Graphics info not recognized in System info after updating

I have updated hardware package but after installing this package System info not showing graphics detail.
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“No suitable download server found” [duplicate]

I bumped into the problem that I can't download any updates or new packages. I had this problem before which I could solve through several steps sudo rm /var/lib/apt/lists/* -vf sudo apt-get clean ...
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Display challenges after Ubuntu 12.04 updates

first posting to this board and a newish Linux user. I am running Ubuntu Version 12.04 LTS via Virtual Box version 4.3.12 r93733. It just went through a series of updates and after restarting my Dash ...
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I just installed a 14.04 32 bit update, and now I get no Video using N-Vidia drivers

I just performed a suggested update by the Update Manager on Ubuntu 14.04, and now I get no video when I reboot. I get the splash screen, then it goes black. Can I somehow switch back to default ...
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Error on new Ubuntu-Update? (Ubuntu Touch)

Some minutes ago, my phone rang and showed, that an update (to Version 179) is available. So I tried to update. After reboot, it asked me, if I want to disable some recovery-mode. But I don't want to ...
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squid interfering with apt-get?

I recently installed squid along with Dan's Guardian. Ever since I got them up and running I've been getting errors when I try to run apt-get update. The errors look like this: W: Failed to fetch ...
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broken-package-after-update-linux-headers-error-brokencount-0?rq=1

My platform is Ubuntu 12.04. I have been reading and this text actually follows the flow on the link, Broken package after update: linux-headers, error brokencount >0 I have a broken package ...
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HWE upgrade causing system to reboot randomly

Recently ran the HWE upgrade as the 12.04 HWE is going out of support today. The upgrade seemed to go fine and now the system reboots randomly and sometimes just hangs in a running state with no ...
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How to update tor browser from Terminal?

how to update tor browser from Terminal ?
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Updated ISO with all the updates already applied for LTS release?

I need to get an Ubuntu ISO in which the updates are already applied so that I wont have to install the updates immediately after the installation. (The latest ISO is unbootable in my Dell machine ...
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How to update “/usr/arm-linux-gnueabi/include/” libraries on ubuntu 12.04 LTS?

A Ubuntu 12.04 LTS platform is been used to develop embedded Linux software for ARM cortex-A8 hardware platform (beaglebone black). To communicate on the I2C bus on target device, it is recommended ...
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Can I run Ubuntu 12.04.5 with 3.8 kernel and still have kernel security updates?

My 12.04 is asking me to update the HWE layer, but when I've made it last time all my VM stopped working correctly because of a bug in the 3.13 kernel. So I have reinstalled a clean 14.04 but the KVM ...
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apt-get install stuck at “Unpacking wine…”

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and using an ordinary apt-get install playonlinux command to have it installed. However, it is always getting stuck at (i.e. doesn't do anything further): Preparing to ...
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I can't do updates, the manager won't show

Here's a screencap, it's been stuck like that since I last updated 8 days ago. What should I do, reinstall the update manager, or something in the terminal? I'd like at least to make it work again. ...
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Unable to Install Updates on Ubuntu 11.1 404 Errors [duplicate]

I haven't run Ubuntu 11.1 on my laptop for about 2 years but Windows is giving me problems so it is what I am running at the moment. I'm sending this from inside Ubuntu 11.1 so my internet is working. ...
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How are security updates classified into low/med/high?

When an update becomes available for a particular piece of software, if I run aptitude changelog <name> I will see urgency as either low, medium or high. How is it decided which ...
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How to roll back hardware updates? [duplicate]

I just did the hardware updates available through the update manager, this is the first time I had ever seen or heard of a hardware update but I figured it would be legit because it was coming from ...
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Software Updater broken?

That's the result I got when I tried to update the system. By working with the Software and Updates settings, fetching some keys from the key server, and working with apt-get in the terminal, I ...
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Cannot update software, cannot install anything, cannot upgrade

I cannot update anything in my system. I use the terminal and this is what I get. Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done E: The package ...
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apt-get update says “Reading package lists … Done” and then ends the process

I reinstalled Ubuntu14.04 in my laptop (32 bit) since I couldn't update the system, unfortunately the problem persists. Basically when I type sudo apt-get update, the system search for the sources and ...
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Cant upgrade from 13.04 to 14.04 [duplicate]

I have 13.04 and I am trying to upgrade by cd to 14.04, because my update manager always says it cant find updates, but the option for upgrading is grey. what do I do?
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Is it better to use the UK or USA server? [duplicate]

I live in the UK, so it should be better to use the UK ones. But, the USA one is more likely to be well maintained and have the better connection speed. Which should I use - is there a testing tool, ...
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12.04 LTS will no longer download updates

The machine is a newish one using the 64 version. It has always updated OK but now I get the message: Failed to fetch ...
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Dropbox wont install/remove and update manager is now not working [duplicate]

Sorry to be so useless, this seems to be a common problem, but after trying to install dropbox on a fresh install of 12.04 I'm getting all sorts of errors when trying to install/update anything, all ...
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Error message “Failed to fetch Fetching the upgrade failed. There may be a network problem” when upgrading ubuntu 12.04 to ubuntu 12.10!

Ok. I really want ubuntu 12.10 but there is one problem. Whenever I try the upgrade, it says the error message Failed to fetch Fetching the upgrade failed. There may be a network problem What is ...
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How long for a stable installation for Ubuntu 14.04? [closed]

I know that when a new release is published it means that is tested for a long time, but during the first weeks it happened to discover some bugs, and going on the bugs are decreasing. I installed ...
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How to solve the issue “Requires installation of untrusted packages”

This seems different from this question : Requires installation of untrusted packages? When I clicked software updater, it loaded the update list first. Then, it required me to type my password. ...