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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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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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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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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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Apt-get update and software updater not working, no sound through headphones

I'm currently having a plethora of issues with Ubuntu 14.04 on my ASUS laptop: The first thing I've noticed was that I could not get sound through my headphones. I tried many things such as ...
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Problem updating system in Ubuntu 14.04

I have tried to update my system with: sudo apt-get update but I get these errors messages: W:Failed to fetch ...
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14.04.2 Update Removal/Rollback

Anyone familiar with how to uninstall 14.04.2 update or rollback to 14.04.1? I could use one of my systemback restore points but do not want to lose the apps/configurations that I have modified. Any ...
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Problem in updating

Whenever I try to update my system I get these error messages: W: Failed to fetch http://dl.hhvm.com/ubuntu/dists/trusty/InRelease Unable to find expected entry 'main/source/Sources' in Release file ...
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Fix update ubuntu 14.04

I'm trying to update my system with apt-get update. But is not working. I noticed that he is trying to access a non-existent address http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/trusty/InRelease. I checked ...
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Error while updating and Red Triangle appears on panel telling me to update though updated

My update fails for some repositories and also causes problems while upgrading. The following is the update messages: Ign http://dl.google.com stable InRelease ...
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I can't do the apt-get update but I can connect to internet

Using ubuntu server 12.04, I get this at console: What should I do?
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Error when attempting to update Ubuntu 14.04

I am using Ubuntu 14.04.When I attempt to update: sudo apt-get install -f I see this error: kg-deb: error: subprocess paste was killed by signal (Broken pipe) Examining /etc/kernel/postrm.d . ...
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Does Ubuntu keep itself in sync with Debian updates?

I am new to linux stuff and my current choice is Ubuntu/Xubuntu. I understand that Ubuntu is forked/branched from Debian, and it adds some user friendly components on top. of-course the original ...
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Updating GnuTLS in Ubuntu 12.04

GnuTLS version 2.12.14 in Ubuntu 12.04 repositories is outdated. Is there some PPA/source to install a newer version? I tried building from source, which first required building nettle from source. ...
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14.04 update killed gui

R9 280 GPU Ubuntu 14.04 LTS did updates and broke my GUI. No unity no right click. My background on one screen and black on the other. Got an error about couldn't apply monitor settings then followed ...
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Can't update my ubuntu 14.04 to 14.10 because “Internet connection failed”

I want to update my ubuntu system to 14.10 but my software updater tells me that it isn't connected to the internet, even though I can use my browser, thunderbird etc. When I retry and restart the ...
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apt-get update stuck in Translations-en

I'm running sudo apt-get update in Ubuntu 14.04 Server juan@biotecnologia-server:~$ sudo apt-get update [sudo] password for juan: Ign http://ar.archive.ubuntu.com trusty InRelease Ign ...
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What commands are used to determine status of 2 load balancer / 4 node cluster after Apache upgrade to each machine

I have updated Apache2 on 1 of 2 load balancers and 2 of the 4 cluster machines I have. The updates appear to be successful but how can I determine what the status of the connectivity is between ...
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System getting hanged after apt-get update

When I run sudo apt-get update system itself getting hanged and need to restart. The output getting is, W: Failed to fetch ...
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apt-get update Unable to connect to and fetch error

I can't seem to be capable of updating or install the packages on my uBuntu 14.04 LTS Minimal VPS server. Every time i run apt-get update i get the following long message: root@cryptogates:~# ...
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Error updating Ubuntu14.04

I am getting this error while trying to upgrade: Please help!! Reading package lists... Building dependency tree... Reading state information... The following packages have been kept back: ...
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problem with kernel

In the past I had tried to update the ubuntu kernel with that found on kernel.org. Due to some problems I had to revert the changes as my kernel image didnt boot well. Since then I get the below ...
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Update ubuntu with static DNS

I am trying to set up a machine with Ubuntu where I can not use any connection to a DNS server, and I would like to be able to update the system periodically, but, adding the ip that I get ping-ing ...
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Whether to run updates or not

Background: I'd prefer to install 12.04.5 on an older laptop, as I discovered Version 14 doesn't support the video card in the laptop (an old Nvidia). So...I fire up the install from a burnt DVD, get ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Keeps Shutting Down Following Feb. 2015 Updates

I've never had this problem before, but the Ubuntu 14.04 LTS keeps shutting down if I'm away from the keyboard for any meaningful length of time. This has been the case since the most recent Feb. ...
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Updated Ubuntu 14.04 now after putting in password it doesn't load anything else

Updated Ubuntu 14.04 today. (Was 14.04 before aswell I believe). I can get to the log in screen but it hasn't remembered my display settings. I type in my password- all good. Then it just sits on my ...
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How do I fix my login after updating the rtkit package?

I installed the automatic updates from Software Updater and the system doesn't take me further from the login screen. I tried accessing using a live USB and I know that there are issues with the rtkit ...
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Updating Ubuntu Server 12.04 LTS

when trying to do the latest update (24.02.2015) of Server 12.04 LTS, I've downloaded some 260 MB of updates, but receive the errors: Failed to fetch ...
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How to automatically update Atom editor?

Atoumatic update of Atom feature is not yet supported for Ubuntu. From their Github: Currently only a 64-bit version is available. Download atom-amd64.deb from the Atom releases page. Run ...
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Update and upgrade

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 without an internet connection. Now I am unable to see even basic packages like synaptic / software center. What are the installation steps that I missed without internet and ...
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Unable to download using sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get -y dist-upgrade

I get the usual fail to download messages after entering sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get -y dist-upgrade in the gnome-terminal window. I am running VB 4.3.22 r98236 Ubuntu 64 bit on a ...
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How to prevent hidden updates in Ubuntu 14.04.1?

I've been using Ubuntu and Xubuntu for a few years now and never had this problem. After a fresh install of Ubuntu 14.04.1 Trusty, there are always a bunch of updates. I review the updates, make sure ...
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Error message when updating pakages

I just started getting this error message when attempting to run sudo apt-get update: W: Failed to fetch cdrom://Lubuntu 14.10 Utopic Unicorn - Release i386 (20141022.1)/dists/utopic/Release ...
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Errors were encountered while processing: /var/cache/apt/archives/ubuntu-release-upgrader-core_1%3a0.220.7_all.deb

Hey guys I not a ubuntu expert but Im I having a problem and I dont know how to fix it I already tried apt-get clean dpkg --configure -a and nothing I still have the same error when I launch ...
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No access to SVN after updating PHP & Apache

I updated PHP to 5.5 and Apache2 using this: Updating PHP Since then SVN is not working. I get the following errors: I thought maybe the connection between SVN and Apache is gone. So I tried to ...
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Sound stopped working after Ubuntu 14.04 upgrade

Sound is not working in Ubuntu after I updated and installed Filezilla in Ubuntu 14.04.
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Issues installing Wine 1.6 through Terminal

When I run this command to install Wine 1.6 sudo apt-get install wine1.6 I get this output: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Some ...
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Same error message at end of every update run

Each and every time that I run update, the last 4 lines read as follows: Reading package lists... Error! E: Encountered a section with no Package: header E: Problem with MergeList ...
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Driver is automatically removed after kernel update

I had a problems with old wi-fi driver, so I have installed newer package, downloaded from the internet. Each time I had updates for kernel - this driver was removed after reboot, so I manually ...
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Updating through apt-get in terminal versus the Software Center

There have been several times in my memory that I will be prompted via the Software Center GUI to download system and application updates. It tells me the size of the total updates that will be ...
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problems with apt-get upgrade

After the last update of my server i got this error message: udev (204-5ubuntu20.9) wird eingerichtet ... * udev requires hotplug support, not started ...fail! invoke-rc.d: initscript udev, ...
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Update to 14.04 Hardware

I have a Sony Vaio VGN-N11S running on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. Is the hardware of my computer good enough to update to 14.04 Trusty Thur? Is a update recommanded? I am new to Ubunutu and this Forum so ...
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Pipelight causing internal errors! Urgent!

This problem has been persisting for a while. I tried to install Wine and Pipelight to play Netflix on my computer. Big mistake! Something happened, and when I tried to remove the thing it isn't ...
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After software update, the built-in display of my laptop looks dead, running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

After software update and restart of Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, my main laptop monitor stopped working. I went back home, connected it to a second monitor and it's working... I remember that during the update ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...