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Problems with software installation after kernel update

I am using Ubuntu 13.04 64 bit. I decided to install Linux kernel 3.10 which was released recently so, i downloaded the kernel and header packages from kernel.ubuntu.com since it's not in raring ...
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New installation with invalid signatures: NODATA 1 NODATA 2 error

I am installing 13.04 into a VirtualBox machine. After installing, I receive this error after sudo apt-get update: Ign http://archive.ubuntu.com raring Release E: Erro GPG: http://archive.ubuntu.com ...
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Ubuntu shut down while updating?

Last night I was updating my Ubuntu 10.04 to either 11.04 or 12.04 (I'm not entirely sure which one it was, but I think it was 11.04) and I left it overnight to finish. When I came down in the ...
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Future of Nexus collection for Ubuntu Touch?

Will Ubuntu Touch have official updates in the future for Nexus collection or this collection will be forgotten by Canonical?
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Apt-get update failed due to lack of uncompressed version of “Packages.gz” [duplicate]

Now that the mirrors are not offering the uncompressed version of "Packages", what is the official way to update the system to take into account the compressed version like "Packages.gz"? W: Failed ...
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about updation of ubuntu through update manager

when i check updates in update manager their are updates divide in some categories like important security update, recommended update and so on. should we install all the updates in important ...
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How to take control over update action?

I have message (motd - message of the day) that there's some updates for my server. Now, if I don't want simply to do what they told me (apt-get update, apt-get upgrade) and to have some control ...
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Software updater not working [duplicate]

The following error occurred while opening software updater/Ubuntu software center/sypnatic package manager/software sources. E:Encountered a section with no Package: header, E:Problem with ...
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Failed to fetch Ubuntu 11.04 repos [duplicate]

I'm running 11.04 server, and I'm getting errors updating default repos when I run sudo apt-get update The repos that return a 404 error are default Ubuntu Natty repos like ...
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USB port not working, while shutdown and network manager are misbehaving

I use an Acer Aspire One with Xubuntu (12.04). Last night I installed a few updates, only the security ones because it was late. It finished OK with a message about needing to restart for the changes ...
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Benefits of updating the ubuntu 12.04? [duplicate]

i am using ubuntu 12.04 LTS .What are the benefits of updating by update manager ?
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Ubuntu 12.04 LTS error when checking for software updates

Since 20th june 2013 I have tried running the software updater in ubuntu 12.04 LTS however it runs but returns this error W:Failed to fetch ...
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Unable to update using terminal [duplicate]

I am using Ubuntu 12.04. When i run sudo apt-get update Following errors stops me in getting updated the errors as follows: Reading package lists... Done W: Duplicate sources.list entry ...
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Problems with apt-get update (-11 -System error) and GitHub

I am having some problems when running apt-get update: W: Failed to fetch http://br.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/raring/Release.gpg Something wicked happened resolving 'br.archive.ubuntu.com:http' ...
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unable to locate or fetch any package when Ubuntu on VMware

I started out trying to install cloudbiolinux/cloudman/galaxy on 11.04 or 12.04 Enterprise or MASS versions of Ubuntu server on a VMware. I am unable to move from step 1. sudo apt-get command either ...
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How is Software updater installing updates without my password? [duplicate]

I've noticed Software updater in 12.10 installs updates without asking for my password the way it used to. My question is, how is it doing this and what is to prevent a malicious script/program ...
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“Something wicked happened” error in apt-get

Everytime I try to install through terminal I get this" I am not able to install or update and I can't find working answer for this here. Here is my apt-get update result: Hit ...
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Update manager does not install updates anymore

The Update Manager hasn't been working properly for a while. I've got a number of updates that've stacked up, because of this very problem. Each time that I go for installing the updates, i get a ...
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Connection failing on openjdk-7-jre

I am trying to install openjdk-7-jre on a 64bit Ubuntu 12.04 server as part of a Canvas LMS install. When I run sudo apt-get install openjdk-7-jre I get: Err http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ ...
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Installing Java 7 Update 25 on 12.04 LTS?

How can I install Java on Ubuntu 12.04? I have: Java(TM) SE Runtime Environment (build 1.7.0_21-b11) Java HotSpot(TM) 64-Bit Server VM (build 23.21-b01, mixed mode)
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sudo apt-get update leads to crash of terminal application

I try to run sudo apt-get update and the terminal freezes and a message pops up: Ubuntu experienced an internal error... I am trying to work with OpenFOAM and all the times is asking me to update ...
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How to upgrade Ubuntu 12.04 to 13.10? [duplicate]

My Ubuntu has a problem with the Ubuntu Software Center and I can't solve it, but I'd like to try the new version of Ubuntu, 13.10. I'm using Ubuntu 12.04, can I upgrade to 13.10 how can I do that? ...
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how to permanently disable ubuntu updates & hide install updates button pic included

how to permanently disable ubuntu updates pop up & hide or remove Install Updates button pic included see below:
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unmet dependencies samba [duplicate]

seems to be a pretty common problem, and I've followed the guides in order to at least do updates around the problem, but before I do any more blind guessing, I'm asking the community for reasons (if ...
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Ubuntu Update Manager fails to install upates (Version 12.04 LTS)

I am known about Ubuntu for quite a while but only a couple of months ago I started using it more often as my secondary OS. Anyway, my problem is that the update manager keeps failing to install the ...
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Updating Ubuntu but come across error

I was trying to update my ubuntu from 12.10 to 13.04 via command line (update manager wasn't displaying the new release). However, right after I ran sudo do-release-upgrade, the command line gave me ...
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Update manager gives updates for older kernel

I upgraded my kernel to 3.9.xx from 3.2.xx. But the Update Manager still shows these updates: Header files related to linux kernel version 3.2.0 Linux kernel headers for version 3.2.0 on 64 bit x86 ...
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Update Manager broken package libxext6 and libxext6:i386 [duplicate]

This problem seems similar to some, but none of the fixes work. When I try to update, it reads/displays the packages, but it will not install. The error message I got in the terminal is: dpkg: error ...
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Software update requires additional diskspace on '/boot' [duplicate]

I'm using Ubuntu 12.10 and tried to install important security updates by means of the software updater Unfortunately, the operation couldn't start and I got the following message: The upgrade ...
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/boot partition out of free space on standard install of 13.04 [duplicate]

I installed Ubuntu 13.04 a few weeks ago as a fresh install on my laptop. 64 bit, using full disc encryption. Suddenly this message appears when updating the software. I looked in GParted, and ...
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Discrepancy between `apt-get upgrade` and update manager [duplicate]

I use Ubuntu 12.04.2 and I've just finished running apt-get update. According to apt-get upgrade, there are 5 packages to be upgraded, in a total of 1533 kB; while the update manager indicates there ...
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how to install the regular updates

I need help. I installed it without using the internet to install updates while it was installing. it had no errors after install. I now cannot find the update button to check for updates. Can someone ...
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Apt-get or aptitude is running on my laptop and doesn´t let my update my software, how do I turn it of?

When I try to update the software on my laptop it says I can´t update everything at the same time but I can upgrade gradually, but then a window pops up and says that "apt-get or aptitude" currently ...
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Where is the update-manager?

I can't seem to upgrade to the latest version ubuntu. It asked me once, but I was doing something else at the time. Now that I ant to do it I can't find it. I can find software updater, but that just ...
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Why I have to install same update more than once?

In this screenshot, there are 2 files with the same name. Isn't this only for a single thing in Ubuntu? Why I have to install one same looking update more than once?
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Software Center Crash 13.04

I'm having problems with the Ubuntu Software Center, when I try to open it, after two seconds it closes. I've tried reinstalling it but I keep getting this when I try sudo apt-get update: W: Failed ...
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Remote clean up

I heard of " PCmatic.com " that will improve your computer online, and others like this. Is such a thing possible and does Ubuntu have anything to do such a operation to a computer like mine via the ...
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Ubuntu 13.04: “Failed to fetch..” when running update. Is this package important?

W:Failed to fetch http://ppa.launchpad.net/chicharreros/ppa/ubuntu/dists/raring/main/binary-i386/Packages 404 Not Found , E:Some index files failed to download. They have been ignored, or old ...
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where is downloaded package files directory?

need to know where downloaded packages will be saved after updating ? i want to copy the folder of packages , and reinstall Linux and install the packages without downloading them again , so i need ...
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Software can not be verified warning

I am running Ubuntu 13.04 with KDE. Today, Software update notification indicated security updates containing updates to libfs6, libx11-6, libx11-data, etc. When proceed with the updates, it asks for ...
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How to update Ubuntu to i386 from terminal or a .ISO file?

All right. I re-install my Ubuntu 64bits, but now it's very slow. I'm downloading the 32bits .iso from Transmission and I want know if has any possibility to "update" from this iso file. If don't, can ...
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apt-get update error using automatic proxy configuration

I am using Ubuntu 10.4.04 LTS with in VMware5. I used automatic proxy configuration and I'm able to use internet from firefox. When I wanted to update apt-get update, I am getting following errors. ...
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How to stop Update Manager from trying to force upgrade to 13.04? [duplicate]

So I am running 12.04.1 LST on my machine. I never upgraded to 12.10 because apparently it doesn't work well with my EVGA 550Ti. Now, when ever I boot up the Update Manager notifies me that not all of ...
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Unity stopped working in 3D after software update

Today I installed some update package and an hour or two later when I restarted my machine, Unity was running in 2D. There were two Radeon packs in those updates which I suspect are the culprit. I ...
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Update error Xubuntu 13.04

When I try to install or remove items I'm unable to do so due to 3 programs that aren't fully installed. Ive tried removing them and reinstalling but no luck when I tried to configure I got this:- ...
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How to make my ubuntu auto-shutdown after successful update?

Using a EDGE for update is really not cool but i have to. So my update always runs in night when i go to sleep. Is there any way to set ubuntu to auto-shutdown after completion of update. Note: I ...
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update manager onVersion 13.04 [duplicate]

How to check for updates on Version 13.o4? there is a setting for updates, but how can I check manually?
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'Failed to fetch' when trying to upgrade using terminal [duplicate]

W: Failed to fetch http://ppa.launchpad.net/s-elser/winelol/ubuntu/dists/raring/main/binary-amd64/Packages 404 Not Found W: Failed to fetch ...
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How to restore healthy Unity after incomplete update

I updated my Ubuntu and while it was restarting command line appeared and froze, then I forced shutdown PC and when Ubuntu booted again, I saw unity is corrupted. Launcher and menus disappeared but ...
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Update package which has newer versions in repos but can't be found in backports?

While doing some coding with taglib-ruby (which requires TagLib (http ://taglib.github.io/ - sorry, I'm not allowed to post more than 2 links..)), I came across a strange problem and after a few days ...