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How can I get rid off this Error Message which cause block any update to OS [duplicate]

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04.01 Since Aug,14 in my laptop; everything has been running fine but this month Jan,15 there is update available called "Ubuntu Base" - after updating that I got this Error ...
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Trying to update my laptop from 12.04 to 13.10 but failed to fetch

I'm a noob when it comes to Ubuntu because i usually have a guy that helps me with my needs. But he currently isn't available and i recently fixed this laptop with 2 years of no updates and no log in. ...
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Apt-get holds back kernel images (generic, server and extra)

Today, apt-get told me several packages have been held back. Typing apt-get dist-upgrade -su gave me this: apt-get dist-upgrade -su Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree ...
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What to do now? update just after install

Configuration file '/etc/psd.conf' ==> Modified (by you or by a script) since installation. ==> Package distributor has shipped an updated version. What would you like to do about it ? ...
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Red Triangle notification on top panel

I have a red triangle on the top panel that says The update information is outdated. This may be caused by network problems or by a repository that is no longer available. Please update manually by ...
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apt-get not working, how can i reset /etc/apt/sources

For some reason I cannot install new applications and also not run apt-get update on ubuntu 14 server When i run apt-get update i get the following: apt-get update Err http://gb.archive.ubuntu.com ...
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Difference between update servers

If you go into the "Software & Updates" in "System Settings", it gives you the option for the "Main Server" or "Server for your country" ("your country" replaced by the name of your country), what ...
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404 failed to fetch package

Okay, so I'm pretty new at this so I may not be giving you the right amount of infomation but I hope this is suffecent in helping me. I am running Ubuntu 14.10LTS (even thought my /etc/apt/source....
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Updated from 14.04 to 14.10 and lost Internet access and USB port

I updated to 14.10 from 14.04 without doing a backup first. Now I don't have access to the Internet or my USB port. I have looked everywhere and don't know what to do now. How should I proceed?
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Increase number of seconds in the time interval in system monitor

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 64 BIT OS. My Gnome-System-Monitor shows the graph for only for last 15 seconds, I want make it to show graph for 60 seconds. How to make this change. Note: Other Linux OS ...
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Package update error, but package seems to be installed

Every time I update my system I get the following error. I use Ubuntu 12.04 There is no updates, if I run the Update Manager again. So I assume that the updates are installed. The complete error ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 updates manager - “Not all updates can be installed. Run a partial upgrade” [duplicate]

The message is for certain updates under the heading of (Other updates (LP-PPA-kubuntu-ppa-backports)). When I tried sudo apt-get update, i got the message: W: GPG error: http ://dell.archive....
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How to automatically reboot after running a command

I'm installing updates on a bunch of machines, and I simply want to run: sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get upgrade sudo reboot all at once on all machines (after hours of course) and let them run ...
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Brother HL-2270DW Printer uninstalling after software update

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 and have a Brother HL-2270DW printer that I am trying to connect to my computer via USB. I followed the instructions here to install the printer, and in general, it works fine. ...
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login hang after password

I'm new to Ubuntu and was running updates from 12.04 to 14.04 when some system error showed up and I restarted. But now after typing the password it refuses to log in and just hangs. What should I ...
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Cannot update Xubuntu, terminated with error

While trying to update my Xubuntu 14.04, I am getting the following error: E: /var/cache/apt/archives/libreoffice-common_1%3a4.2.7-0ubuntu2_all.deb: trying to overwrite '/usr/bin/soffice', which is ...
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Where can I find when new version become available for Ubuntu?

For a number of packages that I use in Ubuntu Trusty Tahr I need a newer version than I can get via the default repositories. I often wonder when these new package versions get updated in the ...
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Bluetooth connectivity issues with hx-hp420 headset

i have ubuntu 14.10 and am trying to connect my jam transit Bluetooth headset on a dell inspiron 3520 problem is it doesn't even show and said to update ...update was invalid am very new to terminal ...
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Errors in update checking script (cause: repositories not available)

I have a scripts that tests if updates on my 14.04 server are available, and send me a text message if that happens. The bash script begins with: IFS=';' read updates security_updates < <(/usr/...
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ubuntu 14.10 update error [duplicate]

I can't update, i have this error when running apt-get update command! W: Failed to fetch http://ppa.launchpad.net/cooperjona/nitrotasks/ubuntu/dists/utopic/main/binary-amd64/Packages 404 Not Found ...
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Latest updates on ubuntu 14.10

Since I upgraded to ubuntu 14.10 , I didn't received any update. When I tape : sudo apt-get update It says that my system is up-to-date When was the last time you received an update on the ubuntu 14....
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Hash sum mismatch? [duplicate]

Whenever I try to update the following error occurs Fetched 30.0 MB in 20s (1,429 kB/s) W: Failed to fetch http://in.archive....
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No update since last couple of days on Ubuntu 14.04

Everything was going fine up until now. But since last couple of days i don't see any updates available for my system. When I do sudo-apt-get update && sudo apt-get upgrade ... It simply ...
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Synaptic and sudo apt-get update broken Ubuntu 14.10?

I just tried to build Riak unsuccessfully. Now something happened that messed everything up. When I try to start synaptic I get this: E: Type '500' is not known on line 1 in source list /etc/apt/...
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update manager is not working

Something happened, and I'm no longer able to access my update manager. I'm getting the red ball with white minus sign at the top of my desktop, and when I click on it, it tells me that my daemon has ...
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“sudo apt-get update” gives 404 Not found in Ubuntu 14.10 and probelm installing .deb

I've a fresh installation of Ubuntu 14.10 desktop. I downloaded it yesterday. It has been installed correctly. I've added a repository and now when I enter the following command sudo apt-get update ...
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New To Ubuntu; Have Reboot issues after Updates

I am new to Linux. I wiped my ASUS laptop and installed Ubuntu. I tried to search for my issue, but I hadn't come across what I needed. Things work well and I am enjoying using Linux. However, when I ...
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Update from 13.04 to 14.04 [duplicate]

I have a box standing at home, which i did not use for a quite long time, but i would like to update its OS to the latest LTS version of ubuntu - as mentioned in the title. I did search on google on ...
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Update all software with update manager XUbuntu 12.04.1 without updating kernel

I'm running a laptop with mobility radeon hd 4330 and I have to run kernel <= 3.2 for the proprietary legacy drivers to work. How can I update the packages on my system using the update manager ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 wants to update same package every day

I've problem with updating. Ubuntu 14.04 wants to update same packages every day. It's Boot repair (which I installed) and hostApd (which was installed by default) but I do not want them to update ...
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Failed in fetching updates/upgrade (Virtual Box)?

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 Server (guest machine) on VirtualBox having Windows 7 as host machine. I tried to get updates through sudo apt-get update command but i end-up with the following error codes :...
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How to update Apache 2.4.7 to Apache 2.4.11

I am new to Ubuntu. Currently, my server (DigitalOcean) is using Ubuntu 14.04.1LTS with Apache 2.4.7. How do I update Apache to the latest version? I tried apt-get to update the system but the ...
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What happen if I uncheck all PPAs from 'Software & Updates'

What happen if I uncheck all items in 'Other Software' from 'Software & Updates'? No longer have new updates for packages??
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Eclipse Luna update to 4.4.1 fails in Ubuntu 14 (32-bit)

With Luna running, I select the Help:Check for Updates option and am shown a list of updates, which are all checked except the one for Luna 4.4.1. I hit "Select All" and try to update. It fails with ...
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Latest kernel update (.43) crashes my pae system

I have been happily running a 14.04 system but the latest kernel update has frozen my system. The background; I have been using the 32 bit ubuntu distribution (I have no idea why) and booting with the ...
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Dependencies issues linux-image-3.13.0-43-generic

Was setting up Postfix but didn't get too far, because Ubuntu returned an dependencies error. Tried to fix this but I cant find the cause to the problem. dpkg: dependency problems prevent ...
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Can't upgrade linux-firmware package due to conflicting AthrBT firmware

I have been using Ubuntu for the past one month or so. I get this message whenever I tried to download updates. What do I do? Please help to resolve. I am using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS which came with the ...
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Ubuntu 14.10 Lifespan

Ubuntu 14.10 will be supported for 9 months for Ubuntu Desktop. So what will happen after 9months? It will not be updated and supported anymore? Can someone explain more in detail ?
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Why does ubuntu not connect to update server?

all. My ubuntu installation recently 'crashed' after attempting an update on 16.12.2014. The installation became unusable and I had to format and re-install. I've successfully installed 14.04 but ...
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Need to free space in /boot to update. don't see duplicate kernels… HELP!

Here is the ls /boot/: @HAL-9000:~$ ls /boot/ abi-3.11.0-13-generic initrd.img-3.8.0-33-generic abi-3.11.0-14-generic lost+found abi-3.11.0-15-generic memtest86+.bin abi-3.8.0-...
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Adobe Flash Plugin is vulnerable/outdated in 14.04 but there is no update in Firefox

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. When I open a site which requires flash plugin (e.g. Youtube), Firefox says This plugin is vulnerable and should be updated. However if I click Check for updates... ...
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Update information is outdated - error in updating a package

sudo apt-get update gives me the following error: W: Failed to fetch http://ppa.launchpad.net/scitools/ppa/ubuntu/dists/trusty/main/binary-amd64/Packages 404 Not Found W: Failed to fetch http:...
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Getting BADSIG error during `apt-get update` on Ubuntu

I'm getting the following error while updating (sudo apt-get update) Ubuntu 14.10. W: An error occurred during the signature verification. The repository is not updated and the previous index files ...
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Ubuntu 14.10 lower screen resolution and unable to use desktop

System is Ubuntu 14.10 desktop 64-bit with Unity. After reboot resolution changed to some lower one and I have black frame around the picture which is centered. When I type password on login screen ...
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Can't use sudo apt-get update: Xubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

When I run sudo apt-get update I get the following errors. Err http: //ppa.launchpad.net trusty/main amd64 Packages 404 Not Found Err http: //ppa.launchpad.net trusty/main ...
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problem when update [duplicate]

When I try to update sudo apt-get update I get this W: Duplicate sources.list entry http://download.videolan.org/pub/debian/stable/ Packages (/var/lib/apt/lists/download.videolan....
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How to update Mozilla Firefox web browser on 64-bit Ubuntu 12.04 LTS in a safe, secure, reliable, efficient and easiest way?

I'm using 64-bit Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on my machine. Currently, I'm using Mozilla Firefox 33.0(Mozilla Firefox for Ubuntu canonical - 1.0) I'm not getting update option in menu Hrml->About Firefox but ...
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What do I select for “GRUB install devices” after an update on a VM?

This is almost exactly the same as What do I select for “GRUB install devices” after an update? - or perhaps it isn't, hence asking, as I'm running Ubuntu on a Virtualbox machine via Vagrant. I was ...
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update for the terminal package always fail

I'm trying to update my Ubuntu 14.10 but for the last few weeks the package terminal always fail while the rest works fine , this is the log from the sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get ...
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What is GPG error?

When my update is complete I am getting an GPG error but I don't know what is GPG.Can someone explain me what is this error and why it has occurred? I know how to fix it but I want to know what is ...