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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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I cannot do anything after logging in on Ubuntu 13.10

I'm usimg Toshiba Satellite L750, and I recently installed Ubuntu 13.10 along with Windows 7. Yesterday I installed NVIDIA graphic card driver (for GeForce GT525M), and today I got a notification ...
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no internet connection wired/wifi with Ubuntu 13.10

I have the a problem ever since I made an update from 13.04 to 13.10. I can see the wifi networks but connection is not possible. Same with wired network too. I have atheros 9285 adapter in laptop. ...
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Failed to fetch sudo apt-get update

when i want to updating. W: Failed to fetch http://ppa.launchpad.net/osd-lyrics/ppa/ubuntu/dists/saucy/main/binary-amd64/Packages 404 Not Found W: Failed to fetch ...
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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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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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update lxc in ubuntu server

I have installed lxc-version 0.7.5 by apt-get update apt-get install lxc Now I want to update to either lxc-0.8.0 or lxc-0.9.0. How can I do this?
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Does the “security” repository provides anything not found in the “updates” repository?

For the limited number of package I looked at (e.g. apache), I found that the package version in the updates repository is always newer than or equal to the version available in the security ...
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I can't connect to the internet through wi-fi

I can't connect to the internet through wi-fi, when I try to connect it sends a message: "network disconnected" (update my version of ubuntu from 13.04 to 13.10 through wired connection)
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NVIDIA Optimus support update on 13.04

I can see two update items NVIDIA Optimus support NVIDIA Optimus support using proprietary drivers I already have bumblebee installed on my system which works great for me. I am hesitant to ...
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UNABLE TO INSTALL UPDATES “Not enought disk space”

I am unable to install updates. Get an error message saying "not enough free disk space" when there is plenty of disk space in the PC. I could send the screen shot if an e-mail address is provided. I ...
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How Can I Safely Update My Intel Ironlake Mobile x86/MMX/SSE2 Graphics Driver?

I've just installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and everything is working well except my external monitor. It's somewhat glitchy when I move windows around in it. Also, its resolution is lower than it should be. ...
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Failed to download repository information

Update manager says failed to download repository information. check your internet connection I am connected to internet. Update manager shows last update to be a month ago while I have responded ...
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“sudo apt-get update” keeps hanging at the same point

Since today I have a problem updating. Every time I try sudo apt-get update the process hangs at the exact same point. ... Ign http://de.archive.ubuntu.com raring-backports/main Translation-de_DE ...
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Toshiba C855D Satellite - Update Problem

I've installed ubuntu in my laptop, dualbooting with backtrack, i try to update this ubuntu, but even i did it, my laptop got hang and lag, i wait until done, but just showing that that update was not ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 Update Error

When I run the command sudo apt-get update I get the following error: W: Failed to fetch http://archive.canonical.com/ubuntu/dists/raring/Release Unable to find expected entry ...
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Assistance Request - Failed to fetch

Ubuntu 13.04 — new clean install — after second round of updating — update via terminal revealed following: W: Failed to fetch http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/raring-security/Release.gpg ...
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Is there a way to Launch The updater.exe file of Guitar pro 6 when running in Wine?

I have downloaded the windows version of Guitar Pro 6 and it runs in Wine, However when I try to enter my License key, I get the error message "Can't open Updater" and then when I click ok the program ...
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Linux headers upgrade error

I got this error (quoted below) when upgrading from 12.10 to 13.04. Should I be worried(since I can detect my flaws in my instalation) but I get this at any new linux-header upgrade I do. What does it ...
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Unable to install or update anything in 12.04

recently I ran into a problem which seemed pretty similar to that described in this post: How do I deal with "unauthenticated sources" errors in the Software Center? I was receiving this ...
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Red Triangle with exclamation mark, next to wifi symbol, in ubuntu 13.04

I have a red triangle at top on screen, that says "The update information is outdated. This may be caused by network problems or by a repository that is no longer available. Please update manually ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 automatic updates and backups do not work anylonger

I noticed that available updates are not longer alerted via the update manager in unity. The same happens to the backup, that is actually scheduled to be done daily, but this does never happen. How do ...
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Why I have to install same update more than once?

In this screenshot, there are 2 files with the same name. Isn't this only for a single thing in Ubuntu? Why I have to install one same looking update more than once?
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Unity stopped working in 3D after software update

Today I installed some update package and an hour or two later when I restarted my machine, Unity was running in 2D. There were two Radeon packs in those updates which I suspect are the culprit. I ...
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Weird wireless problem

I upgraded to 13.04 2 days ago, wireless worked fine. Then I got some updates the next day, installed all. Now I cannot connect to my WPA2 secured network. Smart-phones, tablets and windows 7 (I ...
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Repository fetch failure

These are the errors I get: (as you can see, I connect to the internet from the education department proxy) W:Failed to fetch http://au.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/quantal/Release.gpg Something ...
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“New Ubuntu release 12.04 is available” I don't see this message in Update Manager (Ubuntu 11.10)

I want to upgrade from Ubuntu 11.10 to 12.04. I have selected "For any new version" in "Notify me of a new Ubuntu version". I executed the following commands successfully: sudo apt-get update sudo ...
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Can't update anymore since the upgrade to 13.04 broke down

A few days ago I tried to upgrade from 12.10 to 13.04 but in the middle of the upgrade my computer shut down due to power problems in my house. After I booted my computer again there was a problem ...
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Experiencing problems while trying to upgrade to Pangolin

I decided to upgrade to 12.04 and in the middle of it my laptop lost its power. Now I'm getting the GRUB screen when I start my laptop, and when I go for the "recovery mode", I'm getting this: I ...
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When installing updates, I do not get any progress indication

Using Lubuntu, when I install updates, update manager simply closes out after I authenticate. There is no progress indicator to tell me when the update are completed. I used to get a terminal window ...
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No wallpaper after update

I updated the system from the software updater and it required restart , after the laptop restarting no wallpaper on the desktop even if i changed it like below any 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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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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how to load ubuntu 12.04 from grub after update on 04/26/13

Computer Details: Toshiba, natively runs Windows7 64-bit. I currently dual-boot Windows 7 / Linux and have a virtual hard drive of Windows 8 (rarely used) Background: I have been using Ubuntu 12.04 ...
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ATI Proprietary Drivers

I've been holding back all xserver-xorg* updates in order to keep from breaking the ATI drivers but apparently I'm not holding back enough because my recent update broke them. I'm using catalyst 13.4 ...
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Disabling Java auto update notification in ubuntu?

I am looking for a way in ubuntu to disable the Java/JRE update notification so users do not get asked to allow or delay a JRE update. I would like to have it not check at all so it is not possible ...
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`libqapt-runtime' contains empty filename error while updating

Whenever I try to update Ubuntu 12.10, it always gets interrupted by this error: files list file for package `libqapt-runtime' contains empty filename I have tried to install with apt-get as well ...
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/usr/share/apport/apport-gpu-error-intel.py - Another case of this issue on 12.04 update

I am aware that this has already been reported in various places, I've searched using the forum and the 'similar questions' but I've not seen any solutions as of yet. Hopefully this question will aid ...
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Failure in downloading repository information

I update my system and all is fine but then after some time a sign appears at the top panel and tells me something is wrong with the some repositories and tells me to do a check for update, when I do ...
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Applications close unexpectedly after updating to Gnome 3.8

I am currently using Ubuntu 12.10 installed on an Acer machine. Today I updated gnome to gnome 3.8(actually it shows gnome 3.7.90). Now the problem is it that some of my application are getting ...
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/usr/lib/apt/methods/ppa could not be found

After using Ubuntu 12.10 for two weeks I ran into problems updating the package database. Running sudo apt-get update returns the following error: E: The method driver /usr/lib/apt/methods/ppa could ...
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Can't get the desired speed from the Main Server

I usually got 40-50 KB/s speed for downloading updates from Ubuntu Main Server. But for a while now, I'm not getting the desired speed. It's now came down to 4-5 KB/s. But when I switched to Server ...
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No login screen on Ubuntu 12.10 after update

A few weeks back, I applied the latest updates to my Ubuntu 12.10 (32-bit) running Gnome-Shell, which happens to be a virtual machine running under VMware Player 5.0 on Windows 7. After the updates ...
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Package dependencies errors?

I have some problems with Lubuntu. When I tried sudo apt-get update: Fetched 1,222 kB in 7s (171 kB/s) ...
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Kernel Panic error: Attempted to kill 'init'

After making a update on my Toshiba Satellite L300D laptop I started getting this error message: Kernel panic - not syncing: Attempted to kill init! exitcode =0x00000007 I am currently running ...
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Why I get a message of outdated packages minutes after I have updated?

I have getting a yellow exclamation mark in the top panel on 12.04. It tells me I have updates that are outdated when I just updated a few minutes ago. How do you correct the updates?
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I can't update Ubuntu 12.04

Okay so my problem is, I tried to install Machinarium from a Humble Bundle. I downloaded the .deb and installed it using the Ubuntu Software Centre. Everything seemed to go fine until I got the alert ...
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Need help fixing “E: The method driver /usr/lib/apt/methods/htp could not be found.”

I've tried and tried, but can't seem to find anything that works. I also see that I have no sources.list, help with both would be nice and probably necessary
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Updates “done” but not ending

I just installed 12.10 with many headaches, and as soon as I got it up and running I ran the update utility through apt-get and proceeded to upgrade. Along the way, though, it got to what appeared to ...
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Ubuntu LTS 12.04 has suddenly become very slow for me today

I am using 12.04 lts release for past 4 months and was fine with it, until just now the OS is unresponsive in all the applications(browser, opening of folders etc). Then i read some of the related ...