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Fixing Networking Errors after Updating

I have Ubuntu 12.04.1 installed on my Desktop (because 12.10 won't work with my GPU). Last Thursday, January 24th, I installed the updates that were recommended to me. I admit that I did not read ...
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Data lost on upgrade to 12.04

I have upgraded to Ubuntu 12.04 & lost visual data on the calender pages of KOrganizer, although contact data is all there. Any help please?
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Ubuntu 12.10 is not displaying anything after rebooting after installing updates

I have installed ubuntu 12.10 alongside windows 7 home premium using wubi.exe in local disk.Recently I installed some apps from software center.Then I installed the updates (around 275MB).After that ...
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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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Update manager package list or status file could not be opened

Could not initialize the package information An unresolvable problem occurred while initializing the package information. Please report this bug against the 'update-manager' package and include the ...
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ubuntu 12.04 after update will not start

I Was update my ubuntu 12.04 LTS ..after that Im restart system and get this >>in pic 1 Asked a user name and password ..And you record your username and password correctly But then remained in this ...
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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 ...
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Installing system updates breaks my Atheros AR9285 WiFi adapter. How do I fix this?

I have an Acer Aspire One D257 notebook I installed Ubuntu 12.10 on. Everything worked until I allowed the automatic updates to be installed. It appears that applying the updates breaks the wireless ...
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How would I see a list of current packages and compare them to the ones being upgraded?

I'm running 12.10 on a server and I have a list of packages that need to be upgraded. However I can run the command sudo aptitude to see what they are and what their about which is fine. My question ...
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roboform lite new login button on toolbar

I installed ubuntu 12.10 on my laptop. After installation, I installed roboform lite 3.1. Everything worked ok. I then installed the file updates (160+ files). After the update a new login button ...
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Modified shortcut resetted after update

I modified the "Minimise all windows" shortcut from Alt + Super + D to Super + D but everytimes there's a Unity update the shortcut is immediately resetted to it's standard setting. Is there a way to ...
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RAID drives unusable because of faulty update to 12.10

I accepted the update to Ubuntu 12.10. After this, my system would only enter memtest86+. I tried a rescue CD, but did not understand the options. I tried to copy one of the 2 RAID drives but it ...
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After update 12.04 -> 12.10 all works fine, but launcher is missing permanently

Launcher is missing all the time. It is also missing in guest session. In the compiz config setting manager it is set to always show. What I tried: reinstalled nvidia drivers cleared all compiz and ...
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Lubuntu 12.04 won't do apt-get update

I just finished installing Lubuntu 12.04. When I try to run apt-get update I get a whole lot of errors: W:Failed to fetch [lists my repos] E:Some index files failed to download. I tried with many, ...
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Why did sticky edges option disappear?

I upgraded from Ubuntu 11.10 to 12.04 and as soon as I did, my sticky edges option was gone. I can't snap windows to the sides of my screen anymore and it's honestly really annoying. lol Does anyone ...
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Flikering line on top of display

I just bought a new Dell Inspiron pre-installed with Ubuntu 11.10. All was fine until I updated the OS. Since then, I have this flickering line at the top of my screen and it won't go after rebooting ...
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A TLS packet with unexpected length was received

What kind of errors is this ? I am getting this error while doing the update of my cache with sudo apt-get update Error : Err https://private-ppa.launchpad.net precise/main i386 Packages ...
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Package Operation Failed

So, after an update to 14.04 it's been running okay for some time and then the errors came in. I was suddenly unable to install packages. The usual Automatic Updates thing just kept failing with ...
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terminal won't show in failsafex

so after recently reinstalling some drivers I came across the issue detailed in this post How to fix "The system is running in low-graphics mode" error? I run 12.04 on my HP laptop with an ...
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Errors updating ubuntu 12.04 LTS

i get Failed to fetch 404 errors by updating my ubuntu 12.04 LTS. I think my proxy is configured well: etc/environment http_proxy="http://WebProxy:81/" Furthermore i tried to update from ...
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Sudo apt-get update not working. Please help

I'm trying to install ruby on rails but ran into some problems when executing the sudo apt-get update command. Here is my /etc/apt/sources.list file: http://i.imgur.com/4EPvxHT.png No other ppa is ...
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problem with libc.so.6 while executin apt-get

when I try to update in terminal, sudo apt-get update I am getting response as, apt-get: /lib/i386-linux-gnu/libc.so.6: version 'GLIBC_2.18' not found (required by ...
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Why does Ubuntu take so much time to update LibreOffice to the latest bug fix releases?

I have noticed that, since Ubuntu ships LibreOffice as its default office suite, it takes ages for it to deliver updates to subsequently released bug fix releases. For example, Ubuntu 14.04 still has ...
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password incorrect 3 times + suspected failed update

I have been lurking your site for the past few hours, and have found myself in a bit of a pickle. Visiting my parents, I discover that neither computer, nor laptop work. Long story short, I've got ...
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Keyboard and Mouse Both PS2 and USB Not working after Installing Ubuntu

We are Installed Ubuntu 14 OS after that Keyboard and Mouse not working our mother board is Gigabyte GA-M61PME here that thier is IOOMU Setting
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login sound not working in ubuntu 14.04 after a update

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 the login sound was working but now for the past 2 weeks it is not working I have tried using Ubuntu tweak today to turn off the login sound and turn it back on but it did not ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 update nightmare and grub tiny problem

I had some problems with the updates lately. It started with the update manager refusing to update because it requires installation of untrusted packages. I used : sudo apt-get update && sudo ...
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Cannot solve GPG error

I ran sudo apt-get update and at the end I have these errors: Fetched 14,3 kB in 54s (264 B/s) Reading package lists... Done W: GPG error: http://archive.canonical.com saucy Release: The following ...
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Configuring grub-pc update error

Software Updater has been getting stuck at the same point, "Configuring grub-pc", for almost a month now. The Software Updater itself hangs. Searching the forum I didn't find any recent posts for ...
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Update VirtualBox to install Extension Pack

I installed Virtual Box via the Software Center on the latest fully updated Ubuntu 64bit. I wanted to install the Extension Pack for VirtualBox but there is no version for my version of Virtual Box. I ...
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14.04 Blank screen after last update nvidia

Since I installed last update this morning, Ubuntu starts with a blank screen and NO cursor. I can get the prompt and login with ctrl-alt-f6. I don't know what is not starting and I have no clue what ...
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Can't run minecraft..help?

I recently got an ubuntu computer with 14.04 on it. I tried to play minecraft, installed some intel drivers from online through the terminal. I can not play anything higher than 5.7 and on 5.7 it's ...
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Graphics info not recognized in System info after updating

I have updated hardware package but after installing this package System info not showing graphics detail.
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Error on new Ubuntu-Update? (Ubuntu Touch)

Some minutes ago, my phone rang and showed, that an update (to Version 179) is available. So I tried to update. After reboot, it asked me, if I want to disable some recovery-mode. But I don't want to ...
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HWE upgrade causing system to reboot randomly

Recently ran the HWE upgrade as the 12.04 HWE is going out of support today. The upgrade seemed to go fine and now the system reboots randomly and sometimes just hangs in a running state with no ...
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I can't do updates, the manager won't show

Here's a screencap, it's been stuck like that since I last updated 8 days ago. What should I do, reinstall the update manager, or something in the terminal? I'd like at least to make it work again. ...
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Software Updater broken?

That's the result I got when I tried to update the system. By working with the Software and Updates settings, fetching some keys from the key server, and working with apt-get in the terminal, I ...
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Error message “Failed to fetch Fetching the upgrade failed. There may be a network problem” when upgrading ubuntu 12.04 to ubuntu 12.10!

Ok. I really want ubuntu 12.10 but there is one problem. Whenever I try the upgrade, it says the error message Failed to fetch Fetching the upgrade failed. There may be a network problem What is ...
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How to solve the issue “Requires installation of untrusted packages”

This seems different from this question : Requires installation of untrusted packages? When I clicked software updater, it loaded the update list first. Then, it required me to type my password. ...
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can't install software via apt-get

I can't install any software via apt-get. The following is details Err http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ trusty/universe iotop amd64 0.6-1 Could not connect to 58.247.178.239:8081 (58.247.178.239), ...
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Update Manager authentication issues

I am a newbie to Ubuntu. I Installed Ubuntu 14.0.4 and am facing authentication issues with Update Manager. I am using the same password that I used during installation but the issue yet persists. ...
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Apache2 updated, but not installed

I started Ubuntu, and it did it's normal update. Three out of the four packages were for Apache2, which I've always been told not to run outside a VM because it can be dangerous. I was surprised ...
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Networking doesn't work after update

I recently installed updates to my ubuntu 12.04 installation notified to me via the updates manager. On completion, when I did a restart, no networking, wireless or cable, was working. Networking ...
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Is upgrading to 14.04 from 12.04, rather than just updating the kernel, going to make FG and Celestia work again?

I did the HWE update, but Flightgear and Celestia don't run--would those programs run again if I did an upgrade to 14.04 from 12.04, rather than an update? Thanks!
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Software Updater constantly green

Using Ubuntu 14.04 Software Updater, when there are updates the icon turns green, i do all the installs that it recognises and ocasionaly I restart the computer as per request. Problem occurs that ...
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Configuration changes disappear after kernel updates

I recently upgraded to Ubuntu 14.04 and have had to make a few configuration changes. Specifically, I fixed the ro/rw issue in grub.cfg and added more swap space, both times making edits using gksudo. ...
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0 Byte update Package

for some reason, every time I open the update manager (muon in my case) it shows me that I need to update "PlayBar" (an KDE:Plasma plugin I don't use..) to the Version 0.5.1 with 0 B to download.. ...
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net is connected still updater gives error net is not connected

I want to upgrade Ubuntu 13.04. net is also connected but still software updater gives error "failed to download your repository information. check your Internet connection." why??
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kernel 3.13.0.32 Fan RPMs greatly increased

I have just updated the kernel from 3.13.0-30 to 3.13.0-32 for Ubuntu 14.04 that has all "stable" updates. As soon as I rebooted (several times) the two computer fans went from the average 1400 RPM ...
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hangs on load after grub but no errors

I have been running 12.0.4 for a while on machine which also boots into win 7. I had a message in update manager to upgrade to 12.0.10 so I pressed the upgrade button and left it to it. Hour later ...