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Error occured when updating system

I have a problem during updating my Ubuntu system using terminal. Recently, there was two warning message appears on my terminal which like below: W: Failed to fetch ...
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cannot download software from ubuntu software centres

my system shows broken packages with the following information pls help libqt4-qt3support, scripttools and sql-Mysql installed vwesion is 4:4.8.1-0ubuntu4.5 while latest version is 4:4.8.1-0ubuntu4.8 ...
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Is it possible to set a VPN through Tor? and have functionality for Software Updates?

Gday, I have been trying to do a software update on Trusty both on terminal and software update app but that hasnt been successful, apparently my ISP has a broken transparent proxy. ...
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Ubuntu 14.04: VMWare fusion 6.0.3 Share is getting removed after newest update and reboot

I have a mac book pro, and run VMWare fusion 6 on it to run ubuntu at the same time as OSx. When I first attemped to do this, I couldn't get the share to work after initial sudo apt-get update for ...
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I delete duplicate packages but Canonical keeps reinstalling them, Ubuntu 14.04

files at /var/lib/apt/lists W: Duplicate sources.list entry http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ trusty/multiverse amd64 Packages ...
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After update on 12.04, right speaker is not working on Asus?

My speakers were working fine until recent update on Ubuntu 12.04. My right speaker stopped working after update now only left speaker works. Does anyone know how to fix this? p.s speakers work on ...
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size mismatch error while updating

I've been getting the following error: E: Failed to fetch http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/d/dpkg/dpkg_1.17.5ubuntu5.2_amd64.deb Size mismatch E: Failed to fetch ...
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how do i create a ppa for a package made by someone else but not managed anymore

Okay , 1st of all, though ive used PPAs for all these years, i never went into the details of how they are created and managed and stuff... so, i am a noob at being on the "creator" or " manager" ...
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How do I rollback Recent Updates? 50+ crash reports upon login

Am running 13.10 w/Cinnamon, but still have Unity installed. Everything was working fine until I responded to an update manager update notification. I tried rebooting into a prior kernel version, but ...
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Booting problems after update

Yesterday I updated my laptop (Lenovo ThinkPad T440p) to Ubuntu 14.04. Afterwards I restarted the laptop, but the operating system wouldn't start. I can''t get into the booting menu to choose Ubuntu ...
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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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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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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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Hash sum mismatch when running updates

First of all, please DO NOT label as a duplicate, because out of all of the previous questions with this title, none of the listed fixes worked! I am having this problem with two fresh installs of ...
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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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“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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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 ...
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Tried to install a Kernel, now i have mutliple problems!

I tried to upgrade the kernal to 3.8.2 but it didn't work. So after learning that 3.8 wouldn't work with bumblebee I tried to go back and install 3.5.25. It still didn't work. uname -r says: ...
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Mouse double click and ctrl+A not working

I have installed Ubuntu 12.04, and worked fine until I updated some packages it suggested in the update manager after which the double click and Ctrl+A are not working. Does any body know the reason ...
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How to get rid of confusing configuring grub-pc GRUB install devices

I've deployed a number of Ubuntu machines with Clonezilla. After an update they ask the user to install grub on sda or sda1. I assume it has to do with the hard drive changing as this is a cloned ...
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Latest Wifi Update not working

I installed Ubuntu at the start of the month, wifi sucked, updated everything was fine. Last week the most recent wifi update that came out last week or like 5 days ago made my internet not work ...
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Should I be afraid to install NVIDIA driver updates?

im running ubuntu 12.04 lts using nvidia GeForce GT630M i already installed bumblebee and it works, but after like 2 weeks using it, i got updates like this: should i install the updates? im afraid ...