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apt-get - where are the sources stored?

I was trying to update apt-get and I keep getting 404 errors - I assumed it was the fault of my proxy, which has been causing errors in wget and in the browser, but upon visiting one of the links that ...
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Sudo apt-get update error (ubuntu 14.04) [duplicate]

Hello Fellow Ubuntu users, sudo apt-get update on ubuntu 14.04 it keeps saying: E: Malformed line 10 in source list /etc/apt/sources.list (type) E: The list of sources could not be read. ...
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Can only reboot - not boot 14.04.2

I had a perfectly running system, after an update Ubuntu would boot into a black screen. I figured out it was an issue with the latest kernel and Nvidia Drivers, fixed everything but got a lot of ...
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Issue while installing updates using $ sudo apt-get update [duplicate]

I have tried installing updates from terminal using $ sudo apt-get update and found below code errors. Err http://ppa.launchpad.net saucy/main i386 Packages 404 Not Found Err ...
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after system update 4GB RAM decreased to 2.5GB (Ubuntu 14.04 x64)

after update ubuntu about a month ago, the amount of available memory dropped to 2.5 GB. Bios sees normal 4GB, before upgrade Ubuntu also saw 4GB the same problem: 4GB RAM installed, Ubuntu shows ...
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update problem: untrusted packages [duplicate]

When I am trying to gen an update through the Software Center I get this: Requires installation of untrusted packages: The action would require the installation of packages from not authenticated ...
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14.04 gives blank screen/not waking up after sleep (Lenovo Z510)

I tried all of 3 driver settings(Nvidias, Xorg), and tried lots of things(even reinstalled Ubuntu) but still facing with this problem. After reinstall, at my first suspend try, after wake up it gave ...
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Fresh install or update [closed]

Since the last few years I always update my Ubuntu. Is it advisable also a fresh install from time to time?
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configuring grub-efi-amd64 problems

I have a 2015 dell xps developer edition and it keeps giving me this error when it does an update. can anyone help me with this problem?
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How to revert to previous version after bad update

I've had both ubuntu 14.04 and windows 7 running on my machine for a few months now and everything was running fine. I recently installed some updates in ubuntu, but had waited a while and so many ...
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Can't access software manager or do updates in terminal [duplicate]

I can't open the software manager at all. Also on trying to do and update I get the following. ~ $ apt-get update E: Could not open lock file /var/lib/apt/lists/lock - open (13: Permission denied) ...
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Unsuccessful update

I had Windows7 on my computer, then installed Ubuntu 14.04. Everything was OK, but while Ubuntu was updating, my computer shut down. Now when I'm trying to switch it on, the following message appears: ...
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How to update my ubuntu desktop from 12.10 to 15.04? [duplicate]

I'm not able to update my ubuntu desktop. When I open the software updater it says you should upgrade to ubuntu 13.10. When I click upgrade, the update doesn't start the software updater closes ...
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apt-get update very slow

I have no idea why or how to even begin troubleshooting, but running apt-get update is now taking forever, i.e., about 1/2 hour to list/run. I don't suppose there's a "debug" mode to see what's ...
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Could not initialize the package information is not known on line 62 in source list /etc/apt/sources.list'

I am trying to access update manager, so I can update my Ubuntu but everytime I open it, it gives me Could not initialize the package information is not known on line 62 in source list ...
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How can I get software updates if I have not the right 'https://private-ppa.launchpad.net' [duplicate]

W:Failed to fetch http://gr.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/saucy/universe/source/Sources 404 Not Found [IP: 83.235.64.44 80]
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Kernel update today didn't need password?

I'm here to ask about today's kernel update. Few days ago (June 15) I updated Ubuntu's kernel to 3.13.0-55. But strangely, today when I searched for updates, Ubuntu told me to install the same ...
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Using my Samsung Galaxy S5 to repair Ubuntu

I updated from 14.02 to 14.04 and now I'm having issues with Grub. It only loads to a terminal style window. I've tried some of the options during reboot by holding shift during start up. Nothing ...
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Problem with umnet dependencies

I did a fresh installation of ubuntu 14.04, did updates and upgrades, when i tried installing softwares smplayer, synaptic package manager, ubuntu-restricted-extras, gdebi, etc.. getting a umnet ...
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Type '}ckage' is not known on line 2 in source list /etc/apt/sources.list.d/mongo.list [duplicate]

I want to reinstall software center as I cannot open in. I used this command sudo apt-get update && apt-get install --reinstall software-center but this shows this- E: Type '}ckage' is ...
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Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS server can't get system updates or new applications/

I am running version 14.04.1 server with an ethernet connection to a ATT Uverse router. When I attempt to get an update, this is the response: john@MackHeath:~$ sudo apt-get update [sudo] password ...
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Update error in relation to Nivdia 331

The last few Software updates I've run have come up with an error in relation to the nvidia-331 package. After the update I've run the command optirun glxgears and it seems to run fine. Also tried it ...
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Software updater not appearing

I am trying to run the software updater but it won't open. The screen would just stay blank as it is. Nothing would happen. The updater just gives a glimpse of itself and then disappears.
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Unable to find expected entry 'restricted/source/Sources' in Release file [duplicate]

I am unable to view any screen in my ubuntu, Also, when i do apt-get update. I get below errors :- Failed to download repository information. Check your internet connection Details W:Failed to ...
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updating in termal: location error and my printer not working, and a few others. : 15.04 lubuntu

More issues, but would have taken a lot of room in the title. When I try to update in terminal, it updates all the repos but at the end I get this message: "You may want to run apt-get update to"... ...
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Why can't I update?

Okay, so, this is a rephrase from my last question due to help from MiHa. I attempted to update my Ubuntu GNOME 14.04 system today and got the message as listed by the OP here: Not enough free disk ...
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kernel roll-out roster for Ubuntu

Where can I find the roll-out roster for the Ubuntu kernel, showing both GA and HWE versions of linux-image kernels? Ideally there should be (somewhere) a maintained table with Ubuntu realease ...
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Unhandled error occured software-properties-gtk

Hello I do have problem on my Software sources. how do I revert this to original state and remove the package that are no supposedly needed I mess up when upgrading it. Details is ...
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Newest update to Ubuntu 14.04 causing loss of sound and shifting resolution

There were a few updates I installed for ubuntu, so I let my system restart to complete everything. I open up my system and the resolution for everything goes from blurry to clear and the sound is not ...
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Reg installing packages on Ubuntu 15.04 Vivid vervet

I have installed Ubuntu 15.04 on my PC. I am using this PC behind corporate firewall. I am not able to install any package from terminal.when I run sudo apt-get install git I am getting the error ...
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why is 219 running before the gnome login on my computer? [duplicate]

when I restart I get a black screen then a gray screen with a 219 heading and a screen full of entries with ok after some of them and then the gnome login. also after doing a dist upgrade the id in ...
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Why Failed to fetch http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/trusty/InRelease if I have ping?

I am trying to update an ubuntu 14.04 server and have my dns config ok because I can ping us.archive.ubuntu.com so I dont know what is happening here. This is my /etc/network/interfaces file: auto ...
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How to to fetch kernel errors in Ubuntu..? [closed]

I a trying to make an alert e-mail system using Perl Script, when a kernel error occurs in a server. How can I fetch serious error logs from the kernel? Logs can be seen in /var/log/kern.log The ...
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How to stop automatic freshclam execution

I have the latest version of freshclam and clamav installed, and in the past (when I had Ubuntu 14.10) it has only run freshclam automatically a few times a day, but has not been running all the time. ...
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Upgrading things later

I have installed a bunch of apps using debs and ubuntu standard repos. Is it possible that when I add a ppa of such an app at later time ubuntu will update my app. Common examples are apps such as ...
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updated from 14.04 to 14.10 internet is not working

I tried updating for the second time, worked but can't connect to my network and it can't connect to Ethernet either. When I tried opening a steam game, it have me an error. OpenGL GLX context is ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 Japanese sources.list [duplicate]

My source.list file is out of date, but many of the sources have a ja. prefix. The thread below gives the basic source items, but I want to know if there are Japanese specific links I should use. ...
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15.04 updates - no internet connection

I have been running Ubuntu 15.04 since it's official release. I have updated on a regular basis. Yesterday (13th June) I tried to install the latest updates on 15.04, initially tried to install and ...
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keyboard and mouse no longer works beyond grub after recent update

I recently did a sudo apt-get dist-upgrade and now beyond grub, neither the mouse nor the keyboard (both usb connections) works. I can fortunately still ssh into the machine, and use it that way, ...
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Can't do a partial upgrade

My last update failed, so I need to do a partial upgrade, but every time I try, an alert comes up saying cannot update precise to oneiric The only option is close, and then the update is ...
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How do I name a repository [duplicate]

I installed most software from the terminal. I saw that with some programs people give commands like this for example: sudo apt-add-repository ppa:jfi/ppa sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install ...
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Same update keeps showing up everyday

I keep getting update of numix-icons-theme package everyday, how to stop it? I've installed that update many times still it keeps showing up.
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Software updater warning: requires installation of untrusted packages [duplicate]

I am using Ubuntu 15.04 and when I try update for Software updater I always get this error: I also tried to not download some packages and download the main ones but the error always stays there.
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Updating production server from 13.10 to 14.04 [duplicate]

I have an older server that's running 13.10, I want to update it to the LTS version. Will a simple do-release-upgrade do the job, or do I need to tell it to update specifically to 14.04 instead of ...
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enabling proposed repos in 15.04 server fails to update packages

i am trying to use the proposed repo of vivid on ubuntu 15.04 server system. user@controller:~$ cat /etc/lsb-release DISTRIB_ID=Ubuntu DISTRIB_RELEASE=15.04 DISTRIB_CODENAME=vivid ...
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How to remove old, unused keyrings in /etc/apt/trusted.gpg.?

I frequently receive error messages of the following type: gpg: keyblock resource `/etc/apt/trusted.gpg.d/rwky-nodejs.gpg': resource limit It seems apt-key available cannot handle so many ...
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Google Chrome's address bar has doubled in size. How can I fix this?

With recent updates on my Ubuntu 14.04 LTS installation, Google Chrome has changed in appearance such that its address bar has doubled in size. You can see Chrome on the left side and Firefox on the ...
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goes to installing dropbox when using - sudo dpkg --configure -a

I tried running sudo apt-get update and got this error: E: Could not get lock /var/lib/apt/lists/lock - open (11: Resource temporarily unavailable) E: Unable to lock directory /var/lib/apt/lists/ ...
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Keep getting Bad Gateway

here is the output from $ sudo apt-get update Err http://archive.ubuntu.com trusty/main Sources 502 Bad Gateway W: Failed to fetch ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Update Fail Error

So I'm having an issue with trying to run "sudo apt-get update". After running the command, I get the error Failed to fetch http://extras.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/trusty/Release Unable to find ...