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Ubuntu updating stopped while processing apt-get update

Ubuntu updating stopped while processing apt-get update: ... Ign https://oss-binaries.phusionpassenger.com trusty Release<br> Ign https://private-ppa.launchpad.net trusty Release<br> ...
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apt-get update malformed line [duplicate]

when i typed sudo apt-get update in terminal, it gave me this error: E: Malformed line 1 in source list /etc/apt/sources.list.d/gazebo-latest.list (dist) E: The list of sources could not be read. I ...
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Error in apt-get update which does not solve after deleting the content of /var/lib/apt/lists/

When I do sudo apt-get update I get this error message Reading package lists... Error! E: Encountered a section with no Package: header E: Problem with MergeList ...
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cannot update unless on one network

I am recently using ubuntu12.04 LTS and as I try to update, install apps and upgrade, I get error messages unless I am on one network. This is a wifi network that is found at my work place, I think ...
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Why installing packages without updates fails? Are original packages removed from repositories after update is available?

After a fresh 14.04.1 install I removed a few packages, disabled updates (because updating causes suspend/sleep not to work), ran apt-get update and apt-get upgrade (which of course printed 0 ...
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Can't boot after yesterday's update(20.01.15), except advanced option (last one)

Yesterday I've applied the update that showed up on my Ubuntu 14.04, and when when I returned I got a sad surprise: Ubuntu was going into a boot loop after selecting it normally from GRUB. I tried: * ...
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How to download Ubuntu 14.10 updates to a USB to install(and possibly 'bulk install' them) [duplicate]

I live in a area that has no internet and my only source of internet is my local library which has free wifi and public computers. Since I cannot bring my desktop to the library (my target computer) I ...
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Getting error in upgrading Ubuntu to 14.04?

The contents of my /etc/apt/sources.list are: deb http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ saucy main universe multiverse deb http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ saucy-security main universe multiverse ...
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How to upgrade to the latest Kernel? [duplicate]

I would like to upgrade to the latest 3.17 Linux Kernel because it has support for the Xbox One Controller and I really want to test it out. I am running Ubuntu 14.10 64bit with the latest ...
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what type of update ubuntu 'software updater' do?

I have tried to update all the packages in my ubuntu 14.04 system with the following commands: apt-get update apt-get install apt-get upgrade It took some time, downloaded and completed the ...
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sudo apt-get update isn't working on my newly installed ChrUbuntu [duplicate]

I'm using ChrUbuntu 14.10 that I just installed and when I type sudo apt-get update into the terminal it gives me Fetched 1012 kB in 21s (46.4 kB/s) ...
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Corrupted Repos

I have a problem in updating my repos on 14.04. Whenever I run sudo apt-get update in terminal I get Fetched 30,4 MB in 36s (844 kB/s) W: Failed to fetch ...
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Unable to update system from terminal on Ubuntu 14.04

I am using Ubuntu 14.04. Recently my institute changed network proxy settings. After that, I am unable to update anything from my terminal. Also, new installations from terminal are not possible. I ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 slows down after last update

I have updated all system packages with sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get upgrade && sudo apt-get dist-upgrade After that, my laptop (LENOVO B590) goes in fits and starts. How I ...
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How I can fix terminal and software center on Ubuntu 14.04? [duplicate]

When type this command sudo apt-get update then showing me error and Ubuntu software center can't access via Internet, How can I fix this error ? Err http://bd.archive.ubuntu.com trusty-backports ...
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problem using apt-get: error 13 access denied

When I run apt-get update I get the following error message: /var/lib/dpkg/lock unable- open (13: access denied)
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What to replace raring-backports?

I got problems when do any updating. The problem is the raring-backports is not available on http://ftp.iinet.net.au: Err http://ftp.iinet.net.au raring-backports/main amd64 Packages ...
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Upgrade from 12.10 to 14.10 troubles

I have 12.10 installed on a dual-boot 64 bit computer - the problem is Windows is broken and I can't use it as an option to help. The Ubuntu update options are not doing anything - when I try to ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 - unity won't load after update

I just updated Ubuntu and can no longer access the desktop. Upon booting, I am shown the login screen (with the wrong resolution) and can log in; after this, though, I am only shown an empty desktop ...
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Black x instead of coursor after update

I got Ubuntu-Gnome 14.04 and after I did an update today it shows me a black x instead of an arrow for the cursor and I cannot see the top and the left menu. Any idea what happened and how can I fix ...
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What happens to a .deb installed package with a Ubuntu version update that includes the same package?

When you install a package manually via a .deb it doesn't get updated by apt (see also this question), but what happens when you install a package that isn't available from the repositories for the ...
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ubuntu update 5 weeks later boot problems [duplicate]

I originally installed Ubuntu 14.04 and around 5 weeks later the system asked me to updateand that went fine, but after I restarted my pc, the boot loader is fine, I just get a blank screen. I tried ...
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Open geosuite problem

I have a problem with my Ubuntu 12.04. When I was installing open geosuite I faced this problem. I cannot remove or install others software. It said the the package is broken. For example, I have ...
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apt-get stuck at 0 [Connecting to us.archive.ubuntu.com]

When I do upgrade it gets stuck here: user@plato:~# sudo apt-get upgrade Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Calculating upgrade... Done ...
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Ubuntu 14.10 - udev refuses to update

On Ubuntu 14.10 Udev refuses to update. I executed this code: sudo apt-get upgrade Which gave this output: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state ...
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Getting duplicate sources.list errors [duplicate]

W: Duplicate sources.list entry http://archive.getdeb.net/ubuntu/ utopic-getdeb/apps amd64 Packages (/var/lib/apt/lists/archive.getdeb.net_ubuntu_dists_utopic-getdeb_apps_binary-amd64_Packages) W: ...
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Ubuntu doesn't show that it is updated

I was using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and I just updated to 14.10 but when I open About This Computer it shows that ubuntu is still 14.04!! How I installed updates: Went to Software & Updates. Clicked ...
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Software update

all, I'm trying to update my computer from terminal by typing sudo apt-get update, its updating well but at the end & between of software packages being updated following messages are displayed: ...
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Does my dual boot mess with my Windows updates?

Brief history of my computer: I started off with windows on a regular mechanical hard drive and then my brother set me up with a duel boot of Ubuntu 13.10(?). Next I got a SSD and installed Windows ...
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Upgrading packages through Terminal and knowing when a restart is then needed [duplicate]

When I run the application Software Updater and I install some updates which need a restart of my computer, it tells me that I need to restart. But when running this command in Terminal: sudo ...
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can't download and install updates on ubuntu 14.04.1 lts

I recently installed Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS in my laptop. I am new to this OS, I previously used windows 8.1, so I don’t know much. I am having problem with updating. I cannot install and update ...
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How can I get rid off this Error Message which cause block any update to OS [duplicate]

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04.01 Since Aug,14 in my laptop; everything has been running fine but this month Jan,15 there is update available called "Ubuntu Base" - after updating that I got this Error ...
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Trying to update my laptop from 12.04 to 13.10 but failed to fetch

I'm a noob when it comes to Ubuntu because i usually have a guy that helps me with my needs. But he currently isn't available and i recently fixed this laptop with 2 years of no updates and no log in. ...
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Apt-get holds back kernel images (generic, server and extra)

Today, apt-get told me several packages have been held back. Typing apt-get dist-upgrade -su gave me this: apt-get dist-upgrade -su Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree ...
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What to do now? update just after install

Configuration file '/etc/psd.conf' ==> Modified (by you or by a script) since installation. ==> Package distributor has shipped an updated version. What would you like to do about it ? ...
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Red Triangle notification on top panel

I have a red triangle on the top panel 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 by ...
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Bad kernels upgrade, and it is impossible to delete them

I have a huge problem on my Ubuntu 14.04. It runs an 13.3.0-39 kernel. A while ago I wanted to update the kernel via Synaptic to 13.3.0-40 and 13.3.0-43. Unfortunately, the kernel upgrade did not ...
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apt-get not working, how can i reset /etc/apt/sources

For some reason I cannot install new applications and also not run apt-get update on ubuntu 14 server When i run apt-get update i get the following: apt-get update Err http://gb.archive.ubuntu.com ...
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Difference between update servers

If you go into the "Software & Updates" in "System Settings", it gives you the option for the "Main Server" or "Server for your country" ("your country" replaced by the name of your country), what ...
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404 failed to fetch package

Okay, so I'm pretty new at this so I may not be giving you the right amount of infomation but I hope this is suffecent in helping me. I am running Ubuntu 14.10LTS (even thought my ...
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Updated from 14.04 to 14.10 and lost Internet access and USB port

I updated to 14.10 from 14.04 without doing a backup first. Now I don't have access to the Internet or my USB port. I have looked everywhere and don't know what to do now. How should I proceed?
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Increase number of seconds in the time interval in system monitor

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 64 BIT OS. My Gnome-System-Monitor shows the graph for only for last 15 seconds, I want make it to show graph for 60 seconds. How to make this change. Note: Other Linux OS ...
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why I am unable to install anything on my ubuntu 12.10? [duplicate]

I found following error while installing W:Failed to fetch http://ppa.launchpad.net/fcwu-tw/ppa/ubuntu/dists/quantal/main/source/Sources 404 Not Found , W:Failed to fetch ...
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Package update error, but package seems to be installed

Every time I update my system I get the following error. I use Ubuntu 12.04 There is no updates, if I run the Update Manager again. So I assume that the updates are installed. The complete error ...
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/usr/bin/mail behavior change after installing updates

I am running nagios 3 on Ubuntu server 12.04 LTS. Updates were about a month behind, after installing them yesterday the behavior of /usr/bin/mail has changed. I need to specify a sender address, but ...
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I am getting the following error when I upgrade Ubuntu, from 13.10 to 14.04?

W:Failed to fetch http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/trusty/Release Unable to find expected entry 'main/binary-i38/Packages' in Release file (Wrong sources.list entry or malformed file) , E:Some ...
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Error upgrade Ubuntu 13.10 to 14.04 [closed]

I am getting following error every time I try to upgrade Ubuntu 13.10 to 14.04: W:Failed to fetch http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/trusty-security/Release Unable to find expected entry ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 updates manager - “Not all updates can be installed. Run a partial upgrade”

The message is for certain updates under the heading of (Other updates (LP-PPA-kubuntu-ppa-backports)). When I tried sudo apt-get update, i got the message: W: GPG error: http ...
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Intel Graphics Card not installing updates due to bad sources? [duplicate]

I tried to install graphics drivers for a graphics card when I noticed that I got an error, so I googled how to fix it and got to this thread. I looked at the solution and noticed deleting a file, I ...
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How to automatically reboot after running a command

I'm installing updates on a bunch of machines, and I simply want to run: sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get upgrade sudo reboot all at once on all machines (after hours of course) and let them run ...