Questions about updates. This is a very general tag. If you have a tag that's more specific (e.g. the package name that your question is about) please use that one.

learn more… | top users | synonyms (2)

1
vote
0answers
1k views

Ubuntu 12.10 Not Updating Softwares

I upgraded my Ubuntu 12.04 to 12.10. Since then I am not able to download the updates from the Software Updater. The error says "No Network Connection" but my Internet is working fine. So I checked ...
1
vote
0answers
123 views

Can't find wireless connections after latest update, can't play any of my music in rhythmbox

After the latest automatic upgrade (now my desktop looks more like Windows, with drop-down menus along the top rather than on the left side) I can't find my wireless networks! There has always been a ...
1
vote
0answers
65 views

update manager does not download updates in background

Although I configured the update manager appropriately downloading in the background doesn't take place. Instead the shown amount of data/files which has to be downloaded increase constantly. Every ...
0
votes
0answers
36 views

Wifi issues on laptop after update

This issue is driving me nuts. I have a HP laptop with an Atheros wifi built in adapter. I have had Windows on this machine for a long time and everything worked fine, so I decided to try out Ubuntu ...
0
votes
0answers
32 views

Error: the update information is outdated because of network problems or old repositories

In the top right of my screen there is a red signal which is saying that there are some networks problems. I tried to update it but couldn't. How to solve this now? Update error: Err ...
0
votes
0answers
28 views

Trouble with “ waiting for headers ”

It seems duplicate but really it's not, I'm really tired of testing all solutions and reaching no success. even I'm thinking about going back to windows because I had several problems with ubuntu ...
0
votes
0answers
9 views

Recompile package (with applied .diff file) after every update

I have a .diff file which I use to patch unity source code and then recompile it, so I can remove trash icon from unity panel which is important to me. However after every update of Unity, the patched ...
0
votes
0answers
23 views

Temporary failure resolving 'security.ubuntu.com'

This is a new install of Ubuntu 12.04 server. I have searched for this answer and I find many that just do not work. Sometimes the answer is incomplete, happens a lot, or missing a few basic ...
0
votes
0answers
23 views

Updating Software

I recently have been shown just how new i am to ubuntu through this issue: I am using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and i have installed Hedgehogs version 0.9.17.1 using the ubuntu software center. I haven't been ...
0
votes
0answers
14 views

LTSP: How to update and install plugins for SBAC

I just recently took over an LTSP lab (edubuntu) and now am in the middle of needing to install plugins and updating it. I have no idea how to do either. Since I've heard you need to update the image ...
0
votes
0answers
11 views

unable to install and update software beside of having internet connection

I am updating packages on my ubuntuusing the sudo apt-get update command but the updation every single time doesn't exceed 23%. please help me as i am new to ubuntu12.04
0
votes
0answers
17 views

Recommended values for apt configuration options

To enable automatic updates, we have to edit /etc/apt/apt.conf.d/10periodic and set the appropriate apt configuration options: APT::Periodic::Update-Package-Lists "1"; ...
0
votes
0answers
43 views

How can I add ppa:webupd8team/java to my repository with there are certificate errors?

I know this question has had a lot of attention and I wouldn't ask unless previous answers wouldn't work. I have tried each of the responses at these questions: ...
0
votes
0answers
23 views

Can't install linux-firmware. Eternal download looping

I'm having problems with the linux-firmware instalation. When i try to update my ubuntu 13.10 64 bit it starts a eternal download loop here: Os pacotes a seguir serão atualizados: linux-firmware 1 ...
0
votes
0answers
19 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
19 views

Switching from java 6 jdk to java 7 jdk…now showing for update-alternatives

Alright so i'm not sure if i'm just stupid or what but i installed java 7 jdk by doing sudo apt-get install openjdk-7-jdk and then i try to do sudo update-alternatives --config java and it only lists ...
0
votes
0answers
12 views

kernel execution with RFS from NFS

while working on Redboot ,, after loading kernel into memory , i'm trying to execute it with RFS from NFS as follows: exec -c "console=ttyAM0,115200 ip=192.168.0.50:192.168.0.1:192.168.0.1 ...
0
votes
0answers
12 views

Redboot command prompt

I have a problem in opening Redboot command prompt , after power up I press (ctrl+c) from terminal but Redboot command prompt can't be opened but nothing occurs at all , my board is : TS7260 my ...
0
votes
0answers
40 views

apt-get update & install apache2 fails “temporary failure resolving”

failed to fetch http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/a/apache2/apache2-mp-worker_2.2.22-1ubuntu1.4_i386.deb temporary failure resolving 'sercurity.ubuntu.com' failed to fetch ...
0
votes
0answers
40 views

No System Tray found after this mornings software update

12.04.4 64 bit Did an update this morning and now when I boot I'm getting "No System Tray found quitting" It brings me to the log in screen, and I can log in, but I can't get anywhere else Any ...
0
votes
0answers
12 views

I updated from 13.04 to 13.10, and now Ubuntu won't boot at all

I think something must have gone wrong with the update process from 13.04 to 13.10, as I now have duplicate entries for each option in my boot menu when I turn on my computer. When I attempt to boot ...
0
votes
0answers
12 views

Can't update windows

I've searched around, but can't find any information on this... I have Ubuntu 12.04 and Windows 8 installed dual boot with GNU grub, to then choose Ubuntu or windows. However, I can't update windows ...
0
votes
0answers
34 views

Auto update in ubuntu 13.10 desktop

My question is very basic and foolish one.I installed ubuntu 13.10 desktop 32 bit. Now I want auto updates of security. I visited this Ubuntu help page. But I waited whole day to see whether my ...
0
votes
0answers
21 views

Letting system updates know that I already have a newer kernel

I am running Elementary OS (basically Ubuntu 12.04). I had to upgrade my kernel to 3.13. I did this using dpkg. However, system updates still shows kernel 3.2 as available. Is this because apt does ...
0
votes
0answers
29 views

Apt-get update throws 404s on natty-backports but it isn't in my sources.list

I'm trying to upgrade my 13.04 to 13.10 in anticipation to 14.04. However, the dist-upgrade fails as there is a 404 on a repository. That repository is the "natty-backports". It's normal, as it's very ...
0
votes
0answers
68 views

Cannot upgrade from Ubuntu 13.04 to 13.10 using GUI nor command line

I want to upgrade my Ubuntu 13.04 to the latest Ubuntu 13.10, but it seems it doesn´t want to do it so. This is what I´ve tried (after a backup): 1. Using the GUI first: Clicked on "Software ...
0
votes
0answers
44 views

Hide toolbar in Evince, Ubuntu 13.10

I find that the View menu has disappeared in the newest version of Evince. Is there still a way to hide the toolbar? I would like to do this in order to share a presentation using a Google ...
0
votes
0answers
44 views

Software updates without password request?

I use Ubuntu 13.10 and every time the automatic updater finds updates, I click Install and it never asks me for the password. I mean it asked me for the password at first update, and a few times ...
0
votes
0answers
84 views

Black Screen after installing Ubuntu Base updates 13.10

I've looked through a lot of the other "black screen on reboot" problems and none of them have seemed to work for me. I've done too many fresh installs of Ubuntu 13.10 onto my HP mini 1000 to try and ...
0
votes
0answers
24 views

Netbeans doesn't load modules for regular users

I wanted to install the updates on Netbeans7.4 but I couldn't as a regular user so I opened netbeans with sudo and it worked. After that, I can't open netbeans as a regular user, just with sudo. That ...
0
votes
0answers
22 views

unable to synchronize mmap error on update

ubuntu updation took more time then normal and after updation finished when try to view updates gave the below mentioned error E:Unable to synchronize mmap - msync (5: Input/output error), E:The ...
0
votes
0answers
39 views

Network not working after installing updates

Last night I installed some updates on my Ubuntu 12.04, namely these which, in my opinion, might be responsible: libqt4-network libproxy1-plugin-networkmanager After rebooting the wireless isn't ...
0
votes
0answers
28 views

not enough space to update on 12.04

When I try to update, I get this message... The upgrade needs a total of 399 M free space on disk '/'. Please free at least an additional 29.8 M of disk space on '/'. Empty your trash and remove ...
0
votes
0answers
28 views

After installing update, two-finger scroll no longer working

I am on a Samsung series 5 and it was working gorgeously until yesterday when I let the update manager do its thing. Though it is checked, two-finger scroll is just not working at all! Is this a ...
0
votes
0answers
28 views

Update Ubuntu Server 12.04

I have an issue to update a ubuntu server 12.04 virtual machine, in the site i can't connect the virtual machine to the web, then, i have to download the updates and upload locally to the server but i ...
0
votes
0answers
53 views

Unable to install, remove, and update ubuntu 12.04.

I've Ubuntu 12.04 LTS precise pangolin on acer aspire E1-422. Anybody can help me please to solve my problem; there are three old kernel that I cannot remove, it always gives me this error when I ...
0
votes
0answers
24 views

Unable to update system due to 'Package dependencies cannot be resolved'

I am getting the following error: This error could be caused by required additional software packages which are missing or not installable. Furthermore there could be a conflict between ...
0
votes
0answers
12 views

Kernel oops when updating grub.cfg (mktemp)

I tried to update my kernel today, and I got a kernel oops. Since it aborted the installation via apt-get, I can now reproduce it using sudo dpkg --configure -a, see http://pastebin.com/fvES9PtW The ...
0
votes
0answers
80 views

Muon Package Manager and Update Manager problems

I am running Kubuntu 13.10, both the Muon Package Manager and Update Managers tell me they can't download the packages, they both do this when I click on Check For Updates. They have done this ...
0
votes
0answers
73 views

xubuntu: weird boot screen and errors after reboot

I have installed Xubuntu and tried to install playonlinux to be able to install iTunes (for the iTunes store mostly). And to be able to play C&C Tiberian Dawn (cncnet.org) When I boot, the only ...
0
votes
0answers
39 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
100 views

Laptop fan runs continously after recent update

I have a Dell Studio 1555, I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and it was working flawlessly until the latest update. The fan is running at unreasonably high speeds while only 5-6% of the CPU is used. I made ...
0
votes
0answers
22 views

How to share/transfer Ubuntu 13.10 downloaded packages

I have 25 system which are working on Windows 7 OS and now am installing Ubuntu 13.10 in all. After installing Ubuntu in one of my systems I found there are several updates to be downloaded, due to ...
0
votes
0answers
8 views

cannot get 12.10 to update

Preconfiguring packages ... dpkg: error: parsing file '/var/lib/dpkg/status' near line 26698 package 'gimp-plugin-registry': blank line in value of field 'Description' E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg ...
0
votes
0answers
11 views

Are Key files for repositories fetched over HTTPS?

I'm connecting to the internet through a public internet connection. I want to know if some one can do a MITM attack and give wrong Keyfiles when I update and upgrade. The difference here would be ...
0
votes
0answers
14 views

unable to install updates on 12.10

For the past couple weeks or so I have been unable to get any security updates to load, I keep getting errors like this: installArchives() failed: Extracting templates from packages: 41%% Extracting ...
0
votes
0answers
71 views

Problem with latest nvidia driver update

I just updated the nvidia driver, provided by Canonical. I used first the 304 one, then changed to the 319 one and everything worked fine. But since the latest update (to version 331), the system ...
0
votes
0answers
15 views

why do elements from toolbar appear unactive?

Recently I updated Ubuntu 13.10 (small updates... but many), after it finished i found this problem in many programas (Filezilla, SublimeText, Inkscape, Gimp) For instance, if I go on the toolbar to ...
0
votes
0answers
125 views

Ubuntu 12.04.4 Server Fails to Update Packages

For more than a week, I have had a problem installing updates for my Ubuntu Server. From what I can see, it seems to think that there is a storage issue, but there is more than 100 gigs left on the ...
0
votes
0answers
36 views

Ubuntu WiFi issue

i have installed Ubuntu 12.04 and the WiFi was working well but after i get the updates and restart my PC the WiFi stop working my WiFi device is "Broadcom 4313GN 802.11b/g/n 1x1 Wi-Fi Adapter"