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Are the source(s) of update for Ubuntu 14.04 and Ubuntu GNOME 14.04 different or the same?

I am contemplating installing Ubuntu GNOME and I am looking to educate myself more about the Ubuntu GNOME updates. I know updates regarding that of GNOME won't be found on Ubuntu 14.04, but I'm asking ...
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My Updater refuses to work [duplicate]

This is the error warning that I get E:Encountered a section with no Package: header, E:Problem with MergeList ...
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A problem occurred when checking for updates - Ubuntu 14.04 [on hold]

I face a problem recently with my Ubuntu 14.04: I cannot launch Software Updater, Ubuntu Software Center, and any update-related softwares. When I attempted to launch launch update manager via ...
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Can I update only one repository? [duplicate]

When I add a new repository with sudo add-apt-repository blablabla sudo apt-get update it takes a long time for me, about 1-2 minutes every time. Is there any way to update just the new ...
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Upgrade to Ubuntu 12.04 stuck on fetching file 6

I am new to Linux , and my update to Ubuntu 14.04 got stuck on fetching file 6 , happened multiple times . I have upgraded all of the other minor updates . I have reconnected the Internet several ...
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Failure to download extra data files: flashplugin-installer

Today after finishing the update i got update information I have tried clicking on run action now, but by that nothing happens only terminal opens up and then after minute it automatically closes ...
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archive.ubuntu.com Repository Error?

I am new to Ubuntu and excuse me if this is a quick fix. I am having issues running apt-get update and the error message that repeatedly comes up is: Ign http://archive.ubuntu.com trusty InRelease ...
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No keyboard after rebooting 14.04 for updates

After rebooting my server to complete a few automatically installed updates, my USB keyboard no longer works and it won't boot past the grub screen. The keyboard still works in another PC. I'm really ...
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GPG error, signatures public key not available TRIED A LOT

apt-get update returns : W: GPG error: http://pl.archive.ubuntu.com trusty Release: The following signatures couldn't be verified because the public key is not available: NO_PUBKEY 40976EAF437D05B5 ...
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Upgrade failed and Unable to Install update in Update Manager

I am unable to proceed with the upgrade or updateing via Update Manager. This is the Exception I am getting While upgrading. Please help. Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree ...
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How to downgrade all updated packages?

I use ubuntu 13.04 and that is not supported by Ubuntu so I change source.list to utopic and when run apt-get update , many packages to be updated , and I only run apt-get install cinnamon , this ...
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Very poor performance after regular updates

Recently my install of 13.10 decided to go all wonky on me. It did some kind of system update and then I got that lovely black screen after on boot. After many efforts to fix it I did a dirty upgrade ...
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tt and tt_RU translation questions

There are many translations available for Ubuntu. For example: en is for English ru is for Russian When I apt-get update it checks for updates of tt and tt_RU packages (are they packages or what?) ...
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How to update all driver software via terminal?

THIS IS NOT A DUPLICATE!!!! I Really need to update all of my drivers and I don't know what the terminal command for it is. I've searched all over the net for it and I have found nothing. My wifi ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 updater not working

This is the error I keep on getting when I try to update anything. Ign cdrom://Ubuntu 12.10 _Quantal Quetzal_ - Release amd64 (20121017.5) quantal InRelease Ign cdrom://Ubuntu 12.10 _Quantal Quetzal_ ...
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12.04 Package System Broken apt-get autoremove -f fails

I am trying to install all of the latest updates for Ubuntu 12.04. New hardware support and linux-image-3.11.0-26-generic (New install) 57.1MB are what I have remaining. Update Manager tells me ...
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ubuntu 14.04 does not take updates [duplicate]

update shows the error: sudo apt-get update [sudo] password for ankita: E: Could not get lock /var/lib/apt/lists/lock - open (11: Resource temporarily unavailable) E: Unable to lock directory ...
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Ubuntu upgrades break ethernet connection

After performing updates on my newly installed Ubuntu 14.04 on Lenovo T440p, the ethernet connection stops working. I now have no way to connect it to the internet (wi-fi never worked. I was ...
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Trying to upgrade to 14.04 from 13.10, and I keep getting the same error message

I've had no problems upgrading from one version of Ubuntu to the next until lately. Now, every time I attempt to upgrade, I get the following error message: W:Failed to fetch ...
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Keyboard & Mouse input failure after updating 14.04

Everything was working great yesterday. I did the latest update for 14.04 last night and now my keyboard and mouse are not working. I have a dual boot environment Windows7 and Ubuntu 14.04. The ...
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problem with update ubuntu 14.04 dell vostro 3400

my problems is the next: I have installed ubuntu 14.04 in my laptop dell vostro 3400, before the installation ubuntu did not start due to the Nvidia video (black screen), so I was reading on ...
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Can log in as root but not user [duplicate]

My system said there were updates available and I went ahead and updated. Now when it boots up I can sign in as root but not my other id (just User). It prompts me and when I try to sign in as User it ...
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Update manager error [duplicate]

When I try to update Ubuntu from the Update manager I get this message: E:Encountered a section with no Package: header, E:Problem with MergeList ...
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Unable to find expected entry 'main/source/Sources' in Release file

I have few packages on my remote server. I have packages for both precise and trusty. Well, since apt repo of precise does not have ruby-2.0.0, I had to manually put it up. I use aptly and publish the ...
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How to roll back changes I made today - I can only sign in as root

I am a newbie to Ubuntu (14.04 LTS) and I have loaded it in one of my spare PCs and have had it running for a few months. I am not sure I am ready for Ubuntu and I am not sure if Ubuntu is ready for ...
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I am getting this problem with sudo apt-get update [duplicate]

Don't know how to solve it i've tried many ways. debconf: DbDriver "config": /var/cache/debconf/config.dat is locked by another process: Resource temporarily unavailable dpkg: error processing ...
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Can't install git on Ubuntu, Unable to fetch some archives? [duplicate]

Trying to install git onto Ubuntu 13.04. Getting this error message. Tried sudo-apt get update and same problem. Very new to Ubuntu so your help will be appreciated. Err ...
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14.04 LTS constant screen flickering after updates

I've searched for a solution, but there hasn't been any. System AMD 64x2 TL-52 1.60GHz 2.00 GB Shared memory X1200 ATI(AMD) Currently running on my Windows Partition as the flicking is unbearable. ...
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Ubuntu not booting properly, or mounting properly… or installing updates properly

For the past couple days, following an attempt to update the OS, my computer shows this on boot-up: The only reason I'm using it right now is that I booted up from an older version, but I've had ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 kernel update

I have a problem with updating the kernel on ubuntu 14.04, the system detects the updates and the latest version is installed, and unfortunately when I start ubuntu I always find the old version or ...
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14.04 LTS dist-upgrade and missing options

Since I upgrade my Ubuntu box to 14.04 LTS, I had some issues. Apache, for example had become incompatible with his config files. Only 2 of these issues remain now and I cannot fix these myself: 1) ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 after upgrading problems with 3rd party software and Ubuntu features

I have upgraded my system from Ubuntu last version to the newest version 14.04 last week from system update window. After I rebooted my computer I notice that some of my software do not work probably ...
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How to update manual page in Ubuntu 12.04?

I was planning to view manual page for 'ip' command for usage on 'ip tuntap'. To my surprise, there was no 'tuntap' pattern in that manual page. However 'ip tuntap' is well-supported when I try to use ...
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xubuntu logs me out as soon I login, however I can login as guest

This happened after I rebooted after an update and I can't seem to figure out what is causing it. I've tried removing Xauthority with no success.
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Ubunto One 12.0.4 Update Manager [duplicate]

When I want to Update my Ubuntu package I get the following error when running the Update Manager Packadge. Could not initialize the package information An unresolvable problem occurred while ...
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serious problem-unmet dependencies [duplicate]

I was using ubuntu 12.04 LTS. I have a little problem, it says E:Encountered a section with no Package: header,E:Problem with ...
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Fujitsu Lifebook non responsive after last nights updates

Good morning folks, every thing has been hunky dory on my Life book running 14.04 64bit version. After last nights updates after the Ubuntu splash screen the system locks up and I can't even get to ...
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Update package broken

Error BrokenCount > 0 Details refer to lib6 dependencies I had attempted to up grade from 12.04 to 14.04 but the upgrade package advised me not to because my graphics hardware might not be good ...
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How to create a bios update usb? (Toshiba NB10t series)

After a few days struggle with installing ubuntu and trying to make it boot, I have discovered that Toshiba has made an update for their buggy UEFI fifirmware ...
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What to do after ubuntu remounts my filesystem in read/write mode?

Warning: Total noob. So, I tried to upgrade my version of Ubuntu, as prompted, but I accidentally restarted too early and everything just went horribly. Ubuntu will load to my login screen fine, but ...
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using packagemanager to uninstall latest kernel?

The last update (I updated 9/1/14) to the kernel broke my boot. I was able to boot into the previous kernel. I think the version that was stable was 3.13.0.34.40 and the update was 3.13.0.35.42--Is ...
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ubuntu application update or ubuntu upgrade?

i just typed in terminal: sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get upgrade python so i was waiting to get python but i think it's upgrading the whole OS why is this happening and i'm new so please explain ...
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update obstacle

Background: I have two laptops, initially both with Ubuntu LTS 12.04. When upgrading one, I accidentally turned off the machine. To recover from this, I created (with the help of a friend) a usb stick ...
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Software Update Problem. Unable to select the displayed update [duplicate]

What is with it? why am i unable to select and update it?
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unattended-upgrades error: “/etc/cron.daily/apt: DB Update failed, database locked”

Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS Since installing unattended-upgrades, the following error message is received daily: From root@xxxxx Thu Aug 28 06:36:06 2014 X-Original-To: root From: root@xxxxx (Cron Daemon) ...
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error while updating apps in ubuntu touch

I'm trying to update my ubuntu touch apps from both phone and phablet-shell. When I tried it from phone, here is the error shows. also tried by adding there ppa ppa:phablet-team/ppa ...
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Unable to start Kubuntu after updating from 13.10 to 14.04

I'm not sure if this is the right place to ask a question about Kubuntu. Please feel free to suggest me a better place to ask this question. I'm running dual boot windows 7 and kubuntu. Today after I ...
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Package updater fails at Unpacking libwebkitgtk-3.0-0:i386 (2.4.3-1ubuntu2) over (1.8.3-0ubuntu0.12.04.1)

Recntly upgraded to 14.04 from 12.04 an receive a message: The package system is broken the output of a terminal session is shown below and appears to fail at: dpkg-deb (subprocess): cannot copy ...
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After removing the latest kernel, how can I be notified of kernel updates again?

Yesterday, I updated all packages through the software updater. It installed kernel 3.13.0-35. When I rebooted, I would get a completely unresponsive blank screen, so I went back to the Grub menu ...
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Anthy Ubuntu 14.04 update

So I've updated to 14.04 and Anthy does work in that I can type Japanese. Thing is - everything I type goes into a little input box rather than straight into the field I'm typing in. In firefox ...