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Error while updating via terminal from Ubuntu 12.10 to Ubuntu 13.04

I get this error multiple times (and these codes underneath still run for some reason) This likely means that your installation is broken. Try running the command: gdk-pixbuf-query-loaders > ...
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Slow updates and software downloads: Due to newly released version? [duplicate]

I installed Ubuntu 12.10 and am greeted with an update requiring the download of 300MB update files. I commenced with this update but the download speed is painfully low (several bytes/sec). However, ...
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Where is update manager?

Software center dosent give me the option to upgrade my distribution, just programs, and I cant find update manager anywhere
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Update from 12.10 to 13.04 does not work?

When trying to update through sudo apt-get update I am getting these errors: I am kinda new to Ubuntu so any help would be appreciated :) W: Failed to fetch ...
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partition wiped after distribution update

My problem: a partition and its files disappeared unbeknownst to me, most likely after updating from 12.10 to 13.04 (though not sure). Before Ubuntu 12.10 I was running Windows 7, with a hard drive ...
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Kernel Update *breaks* Oracle Virtual Box frequently - How do I avoid this?

I'm using Desktop 12.04. I run Windows XP for testing Lazarus and the guest OS is on Virtual Box. Every few times a month, the Ubuntu update causes the Virtual Box to stop working. i.e., when I run ...
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Ubuntu update problem [duplicate]

I`m trying to update & upgrade my current version of Ubuntu but I have some problems : When I run apt-get update i get the following errors : W: Failed to fetch ...
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Connecting to wrong IP

sudo apt-get update When I try this command on terminal it says: 0% [Connecting to 107.108.85.10 (107.108.85.10)] [Connecting to 107.108.85.10 (1 Which I'm not sure is which IP... It's definitely ...
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Updating problems Ubuntu 12.10

Whenever I try to update my computer by opening the Update Manager I get this problem and it just closes. Can someone help me? W:GPG error: http:/packages.medibuntu.org quantal InRelease: The ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 - Shutdown hang at purple ubuntu loading screen

Just updated from 12.10. Ubuntu cannot shutdown properly, it hangs at the purple ubuntu loading screen with dots animation still moving. It hanged about half an hour. I hold the power button to shut ...
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Does installed from source software get overwritten by automatic updates?

As an example I've installed libcurl v7.30 from source, using their tutorial: ./configure --disable-ipv6 --enable-ares make make install I've had libcurl installed from the official repository ...
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Ubuntu menu and applications bar gone, and some programs too

I was following this guide (https://help.ubuntu.com/community/OpenCV) in order to install openCV. sudo su sudo apt-get install build-essential sudo apt-get install libavformat-dev sudo apt-get ...
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Why am I not receiving any updates?

I recently upgraded from 12:10 to 13:04 on release day... and I haven't seen any updates... Surely there have been updates? Or has there?? I just can't believe that there have been no updates for an ...
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Upgrade from 12.10 to 13.04 failed, now neither Software Center nor Software Updater will open

The update to 13.04 was offered, I accepted but it failed. Now neither Software Centre nor Updater will open. SC opens for a second then closes; Updater tells me: Failed to load the package list This ...
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Update available message after installing update

I have just updated my HTPC to 13.04 (using do-release-upgrade) and when logging in I get the "new release available" message, while there isn't as I've just upgraded and running that version. ...
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Unable to update by sudo apt-get update in the terminal [duplicate]

john:~$ sudo apt-get update E: Type 'ain' is not known on line 3 in source list /etc/apt/sources.list.d/ferramroberto-filezilla-oneiric.list E: The list of sources could not be read. when I run ...
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problem when upgrading from 12.10 to 13.04

When upgrading to 13.04 from 12.10 during 'Setting new software channels' the following error message comes. W:Failed to fetch ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 not usable after updating [duplicate]

Update Manager said there were updates so I applied them on or about April 25, 2013. During the process, the screen went blank. I thought it was just the screen saver, so I waited some time. When I ...
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How do I get the brightness buttons on a Dell Inspiron N4010 working?

After 13.04 update the brightness control and even brightness in setting have stopped working. The brightness is on full and doesn't decrease. So far sound and wifi is working. Any settings or ...
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I cant update Ubuntu 12.10 [duplicate]

apt-get update fails with this message Failed to fetch gzip:/var/lib/apt/lists/partial/in.archive.ubuntu.com_ubuntu_dists_quantal_universe_binary-i386_Packages Hash Sum mismatch
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System-V-like utilities won't install

The following pacages won't update in my ubuntu 12.04,I just upgraded it to 12.10 and all the updates installed,but these won't: System-v-like utilities The elementary widget set library runtime ...
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Any way I can upgrade straight from 12.10 to 13.04? [duplicate]

I am running 12.10 and would like to get to that new 13.04 ringtail, any way I could go about doing this without losing all my programs, images, other data and having to re-sync Google Chrome again ...
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Error with installation of programs

I'm using 10.04 and getting an error trying to install new software: The previous installation hasn't been completed. The installation could have failed because of an error in the corresponding ...
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System no longer boots, gave up waiting for root device, (initramfs), /dev/mapper/gnome-root does not exist

After installing an update, my system no longer boots. I have full disk encryption (the one the installer sets up for you) enabled so it usually asks for the key only seconds after booting past GRUB. ...
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Is there any easy way to get the direct download link of all updates in ubuntu?

When a long list of new updates are available, I prefer to use a download manager in another computer to download .deb files of updates. Is there any easy way to get the direct download link of .deb ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 won't boot after security updates

Ubuntu 12.10 64bit on a Dell studio 1558 laptop (i7 with 4 G of RAM). Everything worked fine... Last week I installed security updates and for some reason it just won't boot after the updates formated ...
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sudo apt-get failure

I was trying to sudo apt-get update and it spits out this errors: W: Conflicting distribution: http://us.archive.ubuntu.com precise-updates Release (expected precise-updates but got precise) W: ...
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ATI Proprietary Drivers

I've been holding back all xserver-xorg* updates in order to keep from breaking the ATI drivers but apparently I'm not holding back enough because my recent update broke them. I'm using catalyst 13.4 ...
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Ubuntu installation and updates

This is my firs OS change. Can I Install Ubuntu on a completely Formatted Hard drive? And do I need to install additional drivers from Microsoft or is every thing I need is on the Ubuntu DVD I have ...
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Is possible to update from 12.04 to 13.04? [duplicate]

the only option update manager gives me is to update to 12.10 Do I have to update to 12.10 in order to get 13.04?
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v12.10 can't apt-get update

I know there are lots of questions posed about this, but after troubleshooting for several hours, I'm not sure what to do anymore... I first installed Ubuntu 12.10 and had no internet access at all. ...
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avoid reinstall virtualbox and update to the latest release

Installing virtualbox-extension-pack-4.2.12 to enable USB2.0 controller prompted only to work with the latest release. But my current version is 4.0.18 on debian wheezy. The latest release of ...
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How to upgrade from Ubuntu 10.04 to 12.04 (when 'Fetching the upgrade failed')? [duplicate]

I've been running an Ubuntu desktop for a couple of years. I regularly update the security and recommended updates via Upgrade Manager. However it seems I didn't have Upgrade Manager set up to tell me ...
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How do I install ubuntu over earlier ubuntu?

My upgrade manager is broken on 10.04. I have been stuck on 10.04. My upgrade manager won't fetch something that it needs to and fails to upgrade. I have put the install iso on a thumb drive and ...
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Problem installing i-mscp [duplicate]

I have a problem on my Ubuntu...When I try to install i-mscp I get this error: Reading package lists... Done W: Duplicate sources.list entry ro.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ precise/multiverse i386 ...
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Disabling Java auto update notification in ubuntu?

I am looking for a way in ubuntu to disable the Java/JRE update notification so users do not get asked to allow or delay a JRE update. I would like to have it not check at all so it is not possible ...
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Stuck at Purple Screen for some Kernels, but not for all

After updating the Kernel the usual boot gets stuck with a purple screen. If I choose to start from the Kernel 3.5.0-17 everything still works fine, but it is not possible to start from newer kernel ...
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When updating and downloading packages what has the absolute freshest packages, the US server or the Main?

When selecting the server to download packages from in "Software & Updates" I have a choice between the US server and Main server, which would be updated first and therefore have the absolute ...
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Upgraded to Raring Ringtail 13.04, but not every package did?

I just noticed while looking at a bunch of packages in Synaptic that some are stuck at their quantal version although in their package settings shows a raring version, how do I make sure these ...
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Installing new ATI drivers, running into issues

I'm trying to install "amd-driver-installer-catalyst-13.1-linux-x86.x86_64" for my HD 7850, but I'm having issues getting my old driver uninstalled (which I got from "fglrx-updates" under software ...
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Ubuntu update gone wrong [duplicate]

I tried to update to 12.10, but in the mist of installing, the entire computer froze, and not knowing about REISUB I forced quit my computer Ever since, every time I updated, I was given a message ...
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A package was installed badly. How to remove it?

When I'm trying to update or install anything I get this error: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done E: The package equalx needs to be ...
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How to revert back to previous state from current updated state in ubuntu 12.10?

I updated my Ubuntu 12.10 . after updating it asked for reboot, I rebooted my system. After rebooting my system it shows only blank (black) screen , No mouse cursor ,No terminal Nothing. I want to ...
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apt-get upgrade freezes at “Waiting for Headers” [duplicate]

I tried to upgrade my system using sudo apt-get upgrade but it's not upgrading. It just shows: Do you want to continue [Y/n]? Y 0% [Waiting for headers]. Then it doesn't move forward.
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How to convert daily build to a stable release? [duplicate]

Say, for example, I installed 13.04 daily build today. In 10+ days from today, 13.04 will be officially released (as stable). After the release, do I need to do some sort of distribution upgrade? Or ...
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System not checking for updates

I have a system where I have the development version 13.04 that is not checking for updates. From the command line "sudo apt-get update" completes without any error, and "sudo-apt-get upgrade" ...
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Connection Error when fetching update from Software Updater

I checked for updates and got an error stating: Failed to download repository information, Check your internet connection and the details: W:Failed to fetch cdrom://Ubuntu 12.10 _Quantal Quetzal_ ...
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ERROR MESSAGE: untrusted packages and libdrm-nouveau1a libdrm-radeon1

Ubuntu finds update but when I click on install update, it gives an error. I released that there are some people out there who's getting that message too, but mine is different and non of the ...
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Upgrade Installation confusion 12.04 to 12.10

I just tried to upgrade from 12.04LTS to 12.10... I used the update manager and everything was going on well till my system froze up. I had no option than to hard reboot and realized that I could not ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 Unity not starting after 11/04 update

After this Thursday updates when I login to my account Unity wont start anymore. I have a pic of the how the system starts: http://img841.imageshack.us/img841/2822/screenshotfrom201304131.png And ...