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How to update Apache2 on Ubuntu 14.04 Server to the latest version?

I'm having some issues with a website I'm building. Avast is giving some false alarms when i'm accessing it so I checked with Sucuri. The only problem that Sucuri sees is that I have Apache 2.4.7 and ...
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is software update application in ubuntu like sudo apt-get update? [duplicate]

Does software update application in ubuntu 14.04 like sudo apt-get update command?
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Computer crashed during updates - How do I figure out what packages I lost?

My host OS crashed while my Xubuntu VM was updating things. After restarting and loading up the VM, I was greeted with a blank grey desktop and nothing to click on. Luckily, I could still get to a ...
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Fixing sources.list on arm archirecture

I have Linaro Ubuntu installed on ARM device (Zynq Mini-ITX development board). Here is my # lsb_release -a output: Distributor ID: Ubuntu Description: Ubuntu 12.04.5 LTS Release: ...
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UnicodeDecodeError crashes update-manager and gnome-language-selector

I tried to update one day and update-manager crashed with: Traceback (most recent call last): File "/usr/bin/update-manager", line 114, in <module> app = UpdateManager(data_dir, options) ...
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Which kernel version should I pick for update [closed]

Currently I am working on Ubuntu system. Here is my specifications shark@ubuntu-00000:~$ lsb_release -a No LSB modules are available. Distributor ID: Ubuntu Description: Ubuntu 12.10 Release: ...
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Unknown username “whoopsie” after updating to ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

After installing the update to ubuntu 14.04 LTS from ubuntu 12.04. I tried completing the update by going into shell after restarting computer and typing sudo sh -e ~/Downloads/crouton -n precise -u. ...
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why numix icon theme get updates almost everyday?

Everyday I open my pc and most of these days a Numix Icons update welcomes me? I'm starting to get suspicious about these. Is that a normal update cycle?
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How to fix the following error during an update? [duplicate]

W: Failed to fetch http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/quantal/restricted/binary-i386/Packages 404 Not Found [IP: 91.189.88.149 80] E: Some index files failed to download. They have been ...
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can't get back into ubuntu 14.04 LTS/xfce4 after x.org update - known conflict x.org & xbmc

I'm sorry to report, I'm afraid I have inadvertently borked my Ubuntu install up, pretty good this time. I cannot even get back in to alter or delete anything that might be causing the problem - it ...
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Running Ubuntu 14.04 Can't install updates from Software updater

I'm a new Ubuntu user, and I have a fair amount of knowledge about how things are supposed to work, but I'm having a serious issue with my software updater. I don't know what else to do. I've tried ...
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Screen issue after update

New to Linux. I'm running XUbuntu 14.04 on a VM. There is no issue before update but after updating via software updater and rebooting, this happens: The right area of the screen is not clickable ...
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Software updates

I'd like to know if I can differ/delay the Software Updates on my computer because it is annoying for updates every ~ 2 to 3 hours. Let's say, I want to check the updates every Saturday (weekly or ...
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Chrome 38 Update broke the “use system title bar and boarders”

I can't get rid of the blue bar it was brown before the update for chrome. any ideas or fixes?
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Is there a way to suppress reboot prompts after system updates?

I have an xubuntu server with a GUI that I need to keep running at all times. After xubuntu prompts me install system updates, it sometimes prompts me to reboot the computer. I am using Ksplice ...
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update error in ppa [duplicate]

In sudo apt-get update, I see this error ( W: Failed to fetch http://ppa.launchpad.net/upubuntu-com/multimedia/ubuntu/dists/trusty/main/binary-i386/Packages 404 Not Found). How to solve my ...
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Why can't I run apt-get update? [duplicate]

I just installed Chrubuntu 14.04 LTS with unity and this is what happens when I try to run apt-get update.
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Can't update 12.04 LTS - “404 Not found” [duplicate]

can you please help to resolve the issue? W: Не удалось получить http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/precise/restricted/binary-i386/Packages 404 Not Found [IP: 91.189.91.13 80] W: Не удалось ...
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Synaptic Package Manager Reload Error

I'm getting this error when I try to reload Synaptic, I installed apps in terminal via ppa's I found on launchpad.net and dep files from other developer sites... Could not download all repository ...
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Are there any Pros/Cons to using an older LTS? [closed]

14.04 LTS Has been giving me one headache after another, it is pretty much a project to get very small things to work, also it is just overall slower and less responsive than any other Ubuntu version ...
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Black screen after installation Latest Nvidia Driver 340.46 via PPA in Ubuntu 14 [duplicate]

Just couple minutes ago I tried to install Latest Nvidia Driver 340.46 via PPA in Ubuntu. For this reason I used this instruction The following commands weere executed: sudo add-apt-repository ...
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14.04 LTS apt-get segfault

Trying to update my web server, apt-get update produces this unhelpful error after reaching 99% while reading package lists at the end: ... Ign http://mirror.rackspace.com trusty/universe ...
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Need help updating Ubuntu with apt-offline

I have a build of Ubuntu 12.04LTS that needs to be kept "quarantined", so no connection to the internet and all new software, data etc must be passed through a number of security checks before being ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 won't start up

I get a black screen with a lots of codes that I don't know how to copy them to show you guys . /boot is almost full and I've been trying to find a way to free some space for that I can be able to ...
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how to stop updates like “Language support” and “Handheld device font …” on PC

My desktop PCs use English only and are NOT handheld devices ever. So how do I stop getting updates for "Language selector for Ubuntu" and "Handheld device font with extensive style and language ...
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black screen after booting in 14.04 [duplicate]

I am using 14.04.it was working properly but I downloaded around 200 mb from software updater and fixed brightness problem by using commands and I restarted the system, now I am getting only ...
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Why I can not update my programs [duplicate]

Every time I try to run the built-in software updater it tells me that it needs an additional 11.8 mb on "/boot" and to empty my trash, clean my system with sudo apt-get clean. I've tried both ...
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“Could not write byte: broken pipe” [duplicate]

I have read several articles on this issue, but they did not help. What I did: I go into the mode "Recovery Mode" run the "Enable networking" then "Drop to root shell prompt". Often found this ...
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Unable to upgrade bash [duplicate]

everyone knows about bash vulnerability "CVE-2014-6271", I'm trying to update bash using below command. apt-get update && apt-get install --only-upgrade bash but i'm getting bash is already ...
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Just Loaded Trusty tahr where is the update manager

I have just loaded Trusty Tahr but the update manager link in the far right dropdown menu (my previous version of Ubuntu (12.04) at least shows 'Software Up to Date' and looking in the dash screen it ...
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Ubuntu update from 12.02 to 14.04 stuck and now problem with apt-get update

I'm experiencing the following problem. I was asked from the system to update to 14.04 version of Ubuntu and I confirmed it. While it was working, the installation was giving few errors and ...
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sudo apt-get update fails after running add-apt-repository -y ppa:git-core/ppa

I have a freshly installed Ubuntu 14.04. I have an issue trying to run sudo apt-get update on it after running add-apt-repository commands. For example, before running add-apt-repository -y ...
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apt-get update error ubuntu 12.04 to version 14

i can't run an update from ubuntu 12.04 to 14, during the update process i got souces error. But my network seems to be ok. How can i fix it? I did the update on my laptop, but i can't do it on my ...
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Why do most of my drivers not load after updating kernel to 3.13.0-36?

I recently upgraded my system with a new motherboard, and reinstalled Trusty to have an AMD64 system (old motherboard was 32-bit). Reinstallation (side-by-side), with 14.04.01 LTS went fine and new ...
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apt-get update not working

guys please help me unable to apt-get update the output is 20% [9 InRelease gpgv 23.4 kB] [7 Sources 76.5 kB/1,064 kB 7%] [Waiting for heaSplitting up ...
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problem while update [duplicate]

Failed to fetch cdrom://Ubuntu 14.04 LTS _Trusty Tahr_ - Release amd64 (20140417)/dists/trusty/main/binary-amd64/Packages Please use apt-cdrom to make this CD-ROM recognized by APT. apt-get update ...
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No longer see Bash warning messages for Shellshock after update

I just updated Ubuntu from an Update pop-up. I am aware of Shellshock, so I quickly went ahead with the install. Now, when I try running env x='() { :;}; echo vulnerable' bash -c 'echo hello' I ...
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Cannot Update 14.04 Server

The update fails with the following error messages: bob@Proliant-Server:~$ sudo apt-get dist-upgrade Reading package lists... Error! E: Encountered a section with no Package: header E: Problem with ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS under Parallels: Graphic Distortion after update

Hardware: - Apple MacBook Pro RETINA 13", Late 2013 SOFTWARE: - OSX 10.9.5 (13F34) - Parallels Version 10.0.2 (27712) - Distributor ID: Ubuntu ° Description: Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS ...
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On Kubuntu 14.04, Muon doesn't work after update and upgrade via terminal [duplicate]

I ran: sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get upgrade on my terminal. After that, neither the "muon update manager" nor the "muon software center" work, when run, they both give an error: ...
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Switching to local update server has slowed down my update process

I have Ubuntu 14.04. I have just changed the server settings to the server in my country. Since then, my Ubuntu updates have become very slow. Why is this? And how can I speed it up?
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apt-get update error : W: Failed to fetch ftp://ftp.videolan.org/pub/debian/stable/./Release.gpg Could not resolve 'ftp.videolan.org'

I was trying to download some media codecs a while back but I couldn't because my laptop ran out of battery(or something, don't remeber what really happened). I tried to run sudo apt-get update and ...
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How to selectively update my local ubuntu mirror

Initially we have created a local ubuntu mirror and we update it manually as an when required. Now I need to selectively pick packages to be fetched from ubuntu mirror to our local mirror. Is there a ...
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Refreshing package list fails with “public key is not available” [duplicate]

This error comes when I try to run sudo apt-get update W: GPG error: http://ppa.launchpad.net trusty Release: The following signatures couldn't be verified because the public key is not available: ...
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Update to 14.04 pushed on Sept 23 breaks X

This is on a Thinkpad W510. Kernel is 3.13.0-36-generic pushed on Sept.3 Today's update required a reboot, after which the system boots,but X fails, displaying console login prompt for a few seconds, ...
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Black screen and call stack trace showing after kernel update

I ran an update today which included kernel updates. I left the screen for a while and when I came back all I see now is a black screen with white text containing call stack trace information ...
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Updating from 10.04 to 14.04 with minimal disruption [closed]

Our server admin has left, so I'm trying to quickly pick up the responsibilities until we figure out something long term. I am trying to figure out. We're currently on 10.04.3 LTS. If we update, do ...
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Unable to download softwares from Ubuntu Software Center [duplicate]

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit version Whenever I try to download some software from ubuntu Software Center it used to show “Failed to download package files” error? So I followed this post ...
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Stop Distribution Upgrade Message Globally

So I am an IT consultant and a business i do work for wanted to make the switch to Linux on about 25 machines since their software is web based and Linux is more secure. I set them up with a custom ...
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Upgraded this morning, now stuck with no X login

So... have had a fully functional Ubuntu 14.04 system installed dual-boot with Win 7 on my Lenovo T530 ThinkPad for months... 12.10, 13.04 & 13.10 before that. Some hiccups with 14.04, but overall ...