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13.04 Packages cannot be Authenticated

I am unable to install updates because the following Packages cannot be authenticated: libudev1 libxml2 libasound2 google-chrome-stable libgudev-1.0-0 libtiff5 linux-image-3.8.0-19-generic ...
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How do I update Ubuntu manually?

I wanted to update Ubuntu manually, because I used CDMA USB modem and connected using wvdial, but it won't able to update Ubuntu via Update Manager, because my Ubuntu won't showing "Connected" message ...
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Why are there updates pending after install, even when download updates during installation?

If you are connected to internet during Ubuntu (or any of its variants) installer, you have the option "Download updates while installing". But even if you check this option, there are updates ...
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Can't update anymore since the upgrade to 13.04 broke down

A few days ago I tried to upgrade from 12.10 to 13.04 but in the middle of the upgrade my computer shut down due to power problems in my house. After I booted my computer again there was a problem ...
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Updating problem “Ubuntu11.04” [duplicate]

I am very beginner in ubuntu. I have installed ubuntu 11.04. But a problems occured when I am trying to do update through update manager . First shows the massage : After closing this, the ...
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Is there a way to make Software Updater use apt-fast as a backend?

I've been using apt-fast in the command line for some time now and have enjoyed how it speeds upgrades by downloading packages in parallel. It would be great if Software Updater could also gain the ...
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Colored lines on startup

I have a Dell Inspiron 1501 running Ubuntu 13.04. When I start up my computer there will just be a black screen with colored vertical lines. When I here the startup sound I can close my computer wait ...
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How to fix Duplicate sources.list entry in ubuntu server? [duplicate]

I am getting Duplicate sources.list entry exception every time i perform an update or install operation on my Ubuntu server. W: Duplicate sources.list entry http://debian.datastax.com/community/ ...
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broken dependencies trying to install linux-image-3.2.0-44-generic [duplicate]

I'm going nuts trying to figure out a way around this. Already tried apt-get install -f and repairing the packages via Ubuntu software center. Both crashed, saying I still have unmet dependencies. I ...
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Workaround to re-install guest additions after every kernel update

I have a working VM with ubuntu under virtual box. Everything works fine, but there's a detail that's getting on my nerves. Every time i receive a kernel update, i have to re-install virtual box's ...
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Could someone improve kernel upgrade scripts with VirtualBox install?

Ubuntu kernel updates are very frequent. Each time kernel is updated I need install kernel-headers and do /etc/init.d/vboxdrv setup ¿Could kernel update script check if is needed and do it properly? ...
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Error launching Software Management and Updating [duplicate]

am running Ubuntu 12.04, tried installing VirtualBox but ran into the following error. E: Malformed line 1 in source list /etc/apt/sources.list.d/virtualbox.list (dist parse) E: The list of sources ...
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sudo apt-get update does not work?

I'm running newly installed Ubuntu 12.04 in my computer. After the commandsudo apt-get update, my terminal shows the following message: Reading package lists... Done After that, nothing happens. ...
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Why am I getting BADSIG error 13.04 / untrusted packages error in software manager

I am trying to update using sudo apt-get update. receiving BADSIG error. Get:1 http://us.archive.ubuntu.com raring Release.gpg [933 B] Hit http://extras.ubuntu.com raring Release.gpg ...
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Why Ubuntu 10.10 does not give any update? [duplicate]

I have installed Ubuntu 10.10 desktop i386 . Whenever I am trying to update it from Ubuntu Update Manager it shows your system is up-to-date. Your Ubuntu release is not supported anymore. But my ...
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13.04 does not recognise installation CD

I burned downloaded ISO to a CD and installed Ubuntu 13.04 from this disc. When updating software (broadcom WIFI) the system asks me to load the "Raring Ringtail CD" - which I do, however Ubuntu ...
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A “failed to fetch” error occurs when apt-get update is run. How do I fix this?

Contrary to the note above, I haven't found the answer to my problem. I have read almost a dozen apt-get update questions, most from askubuntu.com, with "failed to fetch" errors and tried the ...
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How to update python from 2.7.3 to 2.7.4 on Ubuntu 12.04?

I am running Ubuntu 12.04 with python 2.7.3 installed. How can I update the version of python to 2.7.4? apt-get install python2.7 does not install anything new apt-get update python2.7 does not ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 update and install issue

I've checked several forums and sites for trying to fix this issue. This issue has been happening for the last three days. I'm a bit of a newbie to Linux but I think I've managed to narrow down where ...
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Why after fresh Ubuntu 12.04 installation update aren't being installed?

I've installed Ubuntu 12.04 on a computer. Everything is fine without update. Just after the installation, it was showing about 200 MB updates to download. Since then I'm trying to install all the ...
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Firefox's popping up advertisement windows

For more than two weeks my firefox opens popping up advertisement windows. Could there be a gap within Ubuntu update system? I think this way because I only apply updates that are sent by update ...
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Unity and Ubuntu-desktop disappeared and I am unable to reinstall it!

I am running Ubuntu 13.04. After running a normal upgrade, Unity disappeared (after login, I have the desktop, without the launch abd status bar, no dash, etc.). If I try to reinstall ubuntu-desktop, ...
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software updater failed to download repository information

When I run software updater it says that it failed to download repository information and to check Internet connectivity. I have Internet connectivity. How do I fix this? editing to add content of ...
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When installing updates, I do not get any progress indication

Using Lubuntu, when I install updates, update manager simply closes out after I authenticate. There is no progress indicator to tell me when the update are completed. I used to get a terminal window ...
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Problem with apt-get update and dpkg/status

First i got some problems with /var/lib/dpkg/status. I found a solution to remove this file and run apt-get update. Removing this file worked well but after running update i always got this ...
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No wallpaper after update

I updated the system from the software updater and it required restart , after the laptop restarting no wallpaper on the desktop even if i changed it like below any help ??
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Software Updater Log 13.04

I ran the Software Updater and noticed a message which indicated that my system may be broken and to run a certain command to fix it. Of course I missed the command and even more strange, the ...
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In Xubuntu, should I always install everything in the Update Manager?

I have been running Xubuntu 12.10 for over a month now, on 5 machines (old Compaq Evos, runs nice and slim on these old chips). I immediately became afraid of installing the updates suggested in the ...
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Blank screen after software update on ubuntu 13.04

I installed Ubuntu 13.04 just after it's release. It was going fine untill an update of some kind screwed it up. After software update my desktop panel and launcher disappeared, I'm staring at a blank ...
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Cannot change to Unity 3D!

Major problem here and I'd appreciate some help! I was installing WINE and Steam to get my games running. Got everything installed and configured, and my games were working. However after that, the ...
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What leads to outdated user applications?

currently I'm thinking about switching completly to a Linux Distribution. I actually like Ubuntu alot, but I have some concerns about outdated (user) applications. It's recommended to use the ...
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Why do the versions of Thunderbird and Firefox differ in 12.10?

I noticed, that on my Ubuntu 12.10 Thunderbird is only version 17.06 while Firefox is already on 21.0. It seems, like the updates of Firefox are somewhat faster? Do I have to install the PPA for ...
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/usr/lib/update-notifier/apt-check returns wrong information; also affects motd

My question is related to Ubuntu tells me I have packages to upgrade when I don't, which pertains to Ubuntu 10.04. But my problem is with Ubuntu 12.04.2LTS (and the solutions mentioned for 10.04 ...
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“The update information is outdated.” error in ubuntu 13.04 [duplicate]

I use Ubuntu 13.04 32bit in a dell studio 1537. Its been a couple of days, I see a error/warning sign (a red triangle with exclamation sign in it) on the top bar. Clicking on it the message says, "The ...
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Upgrade to ubuntu 12.10 fails with calculation error

I wanted to upgrade to 13.04 and as a necessity I need to update to 12.10. I have successfully updated in the past from Ubuntu 10 to Ubuntu 11 ans 12.04. Somehow, when I try from terminal or from ...
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After updates Ubuntu works very slow etc

So yesterday I got a notification of some available updates, in all honesty I haven't looked at what updates these were. I just followed all the updates as usual. Now when I start up my laptop, ...
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How to set defaults of the new ubuntu version after an update?

I have just update my ubuntu from 12.10 to 13.04 and I would like to know what defaults are currently used ? Those of 12.10 or those of 13.04 ? After such an update, does ubuntu uses the new ...
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system dont get updates

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 and I don't get any updates. For more than two weeks, whenever I try to check for updates manually it doesn't show any updates in the update manager. Then I tried via terminal ...
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Ubuntu won't update from 12.10 to 13.04 [duplicate]

To update I typed in sudo update-manager -d into terminal and I got this code back (I had to edit the links): W:GPG error: h.ttp://linux.dropbox.com precise Release: The following signatures couldn't ...
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I can't update my spotify on 13.04, what should I do?

Please let me know what details I should provide for troubleshooting.
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Updating ubuntu from 10.10 to 13.04 [duplicate]

I just installed ubuntu 10.10 because i had a physical disk of it. I wasn't able to boot 13.04 because of my graphics card i guess.(AMD Radeon HD7750). I would like to update my pc from 10.10 to 13.04 ...
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What does 'Ign' mean when running an apt-get update?

I had a bunch of errors in the output of sudo apt-get update: duplicate entries and 404 not found errors. Figured those out, I hope: I removed PPAs that didn't have any packages associated with ...
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How can I update LibreOffice to 4.0.3?

My version of LibreOffice is 4.0.2.2. and 4.0.3 was released three days ago. Should I add PPA in order to get updated or my Ubuntu 13.04 will update automatically after few days?
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LibreOffice PPA in 12.04 update?

I added ppa:libreoffice/ppa to my 12.04 install so I could install LO 4, and my only question is: Will LO update through the ppa by itself when a new version is out, or will I have to do it manually?
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stuck with dpkg

I am using ubuntu 13.04.I was installing a program and it had to download a file from the internet.It was a huge one.I waited for 30 minutes but nothing turned up.so I thought to let go and I closed ...
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Failed linux Kernel Firmware Update

Ok guys this is what I get Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done The following packages will be upgraded: ...
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apt-get update problem when updating a reprepro repository

i have made a repository using reprepro on my Ubuntu 13.04, i uploaded this repo to sourceforge.net , i can download packages from it and i can update it, put after adding the repository to my ...
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Cannot update .ICEauthority, do not have permission to remove/change, cannot resolve host!

I've seen this question asked many times before, and tried every single solution I found, yet none of them solved this problem. All my programming/computing knowledge comes from copying the solutions ...
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Updating problem[Broken package]

I am not able to update software by package manager and also by terminal it show the following message: Error:Bokencount>0 Well i tried package manager so it says me to fix broken package first ...
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13.04 - Logon screen frozen

I am very new with Ubuntu, been a Windows user since the beginning. Yesterday I did a recommended software update on my laptop running Ubuntu 13.04, upon restarting I can't login at all. The login ...