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Cannot update software, cannot install anything, cannot upgrade

I cannot update anything in my system. I use the terminal and this is what I get. Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done E: The package ...
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apt-get update says “Reading package lists … Done” and then ends the process

I reinstalled Ubuntu14.04 in my laptop (32 bit) since I couldn't update the system, unfortunately the problem persists. Basically when I type sudo apt-get update, the system search for the sources and ...
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Cant upgrade from 13.04 to 14.04 [duplicate]

I have 13.04 and I am trying to upgrade by cd to 14.04, because my update manager always says it cant find updates, but the option for upgrading is grey. what do I do?
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Is it better to use the UK or USA server? [duplicate]

I live in the UK, so it should be better to use the UK ones. But, the USA one is more likely to be well maintained and have the better connection speed. Which should I use - is there a testing tool, ...
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12.04 LTS will no longer download updates

The machine is a newish one using the 64 version. It has always updated OK but now I get the message: Failed to fetch ...
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Dropbox wont install/remove and update manager is now not working [duplicate]

Sorry to be so useless, this seems to be a common problem, but after trying to install dropbox on a fresh install of 12.04 I'm getting all sorts of errors when trying to install/update anything, all ...
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Error message “Failed to fetch Fetching the upgrade failed. There may be a network problem” when upgrading ubuntu 12.04 to ubuntu 12.10!

Ok. I really want ubuntu 12.10 but there is one problem. Whenever I try the upgrade, it says the error message Failed to fetch Fetching the upgrade failed. There may be a network problem What is ...
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How long for a stable installation for Ubuntu 14.04? [closed]

I know that when a new release is published it means that is tested for a long time, but during the first weeks it happened to discover some bugs, and going on the bugs are decreasing. I installed ...
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How to solve the issue “Requires installation of untrusted packages”

This seems different from this question : Requires installation of untrusted packages? When I clicked software updater, it loaded the update list first. Then, it required me to type my password. ...
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can't install software via apt-get

I can't install any software via apt-get. The following is details Err http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ trusty/universe iotop amd64 0.6-1 Could not connect to 58.247.178.239:8081 (58.247.178.239), ...
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Apt-get says up to date, errors say no update log?

I am on a relatively fresh install of Ubuntu 14.04, but I have updated and upgraded with apt-get multiple times. The Software Updater confirms that I everything is up to date. But I frequently have ...
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upgrade to 13.04 from 12.10 without quantal repo [duplicate]

I have recently been made a temporary owner of an old 12.10 Ubuntu machine so I can upgrade it to the latest(14.04). So I am trying to upgrade to the 13.04 as per ubuntu website, and from there to ...
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404 error while checking for update [duplicate]

I tried to check for updates in mu ubuntu 14.04 and getting error W: Failed to fetch http://ppa.launchpad.net/jconti/gnome3/ubuntu/dists/trusty/main/binary-i386/Packages 404 Not Found W: Failed to ...
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Why apt-get update works but upgrade gives 403 Forbidden?

I have a working Ubuntu 12.04 environment behind a proxy with all settings correct but sudo apt-get upgrade fails to work with error 403 Forbidden for every server. However, sudo apt-get update works ...
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Touchpad not working during updating [closed]

I tried to update Ubuntu from 13.04 to 13.10 (?). It was said that updates for 13.04 are not available and asked if I want to update. I pressed yes. After some time the window with something related ...
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What are the software updated when I updated through the default software updater gui?

Automatically the ubuntu asks for its users to update the latest updates, but all the time I am unaware what gets updated. How am I supposed to know what are the updates installed? how can I manage ...
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Will HWE update be pushed out automatically after Aug. 7

I've been reading up on Hardware Enablement Stack ever since I got the warning a few days ago. I was not aware of the HWE support cycle prior to this and I have various virtual machines running ...
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Using Ubuntu Past Support Cycle

Hi I am new to linux in general but after trying way too many distro's i have found the one i like is the new Ubuntu Mate-Remix is the nice looks of ubuntu but without Unity which i do not like ...
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Where is the update to 14.04.1 in update-manager?

I am not looking for a workaround or a hack. I am just confused. 14.04.1 has been released now for a week, and one of my machines which is on 12.04, and another one which is on 14.04 both don't have ...
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Update Manager authentication issues

I am a newbie to Ubuntu. I Installed Ubuntu 14.0.4 and am facing authentication issues with Update Manager. I am using the same password that I used during installation but the issue yet persists. ...
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Apache2 updated, but not installed

I started Ubuntu, and it did it's normal update. Three out of the four packages were for Apache2, which I've always been told not to run outside a VM because it can be dangerous. I was surprised ...
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Will apt-get upgrade change the major version of a software in Ubuntu LTS?

I am trying to find out how software upgrade works in Ubuntu LTS version. Let's say I am using Ubuntu LTS xx.xx. At the time of release, user can install PHP 5.3 and Python 2.6 (this is just an ...
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i'm facing an error trying to install or update any package? [duplicate]

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 and 2 or 3 months ago the system was updating but the internet went down then the system couldn't update correctly, since then I'm facing this error: Package operation ...
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LTS Auto upgrade to 14.04.1 [duplicate]

When will auto upgrade to 14.04.1 be available from the software updater? Many thanks.
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Failed to fetch everything in Parallels Desktop

my main purpose is to download some sudo apt-get packages for HepMC program in the Parallels Desktop. Yet I cannot configure it and gives a problem related to apt-get install g++. I am doing it (also ...
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Cannot install packages in Lubuntu 12.04

I've just installed lubuntu 12.04 on an Acer aspire one netbook. I've noticed that although chromium-browser is installed, it doesn't come with a flash-player. I tried to install it using sudo ...
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Understanding various update and upgrade commands

I want to know about different update and upgrade commands as follows: update upgrade dist-upgrade do-release-upgrade etc. For/As a new users of Ubuntu and using/welcoming command-line, which is ...
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Networking doesn't work after update

I recently installed updates to my ubuntu 12.04 installation notified to me via the updates manager. On completion, when I did a restart, no networking, wireless or cable, was working. Networking ...
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I am having trouble downloading Wine onto my Linux Mint 17 [duplicate]

I type in: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntu-wine/ppa I put in my password, then this comes up: You are about to add the following PPA to your system: Welcome to the Wine Team PPA. Here ...
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Is upgrading to 14.04 from 12.04, rather than just updating the kernel, going to make FG and Celestia work again?

I did the HWE update, but Flightgear and Celestia don't run--would those programs run again if I did an upgrade to 14.04 from 12.04, rather than an update? Thanks!
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From Ubuntu 14.04 to 14.04.1 [duplicate]

sorry if I didn't post right I am New to Ubuntu forums My question is how to upgrade from Ubuntu 14.04 to Ubuntu 14.04.1,this .1 version has just been released a few hours ago,and my software updates ...
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ubuntu 14.04 freezes when checking for update [duplicate]

Well , I went to details under system settings, and my everything froze. I cannot move my mouse nor get to the tty with ctrl-alt-f1. I reset my pc and tried again, and the same thing happened! ...
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How can I get available updates to show at login? [duplicate]

While playing around with Amazon EC2, I noticed that the Ubuntu images showed available updates at login (See pic) How can I get my home installation to do this? I'm running 14.04. My question is ...
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Kubuntu 12.10 Updating Issue [duplicate]

I am wondering if anyone is having issues with updates from Ubuntu with version 12.10? It was working fine up until a monthish ago, and now I never get any update notifications, and when I manually ...
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Using unattended-upgrades or cron for automatically updating packages from different sources?

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 + XBMC on a HTPC and now I want to setup automatic updates on this machine. On top of the normal Ubuntu sources, I have also 3 other sources installed, of which I want to ...
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problem after apt-get update command

Recently , i tried to install google earth from Ubuntu tweak . the programme asked me to add the repository of google earth . well,after i do the command i found that an error message that told me ...
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Can't upgrade packages [duplicate]

I'm truing to upgrade my packages because Ubuntu Software Center doesn't work. It just chashes when I'm trying to execute it. In terminal I wrote: sudo apt-get update And here is an answer: E: ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 used too much processor after latest updatest

after updating ubuntu 14.04 it uses 25-50% of my processor continuously causing my laptop turnoff automatically by overheating. i have no problem before the updates. graphic driver is not a problem, i ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 LTS stops at start

I've installed the updates, and at the end it asked me to restart the computer. After I restarted, it stops at the booting. All I see is: black screen, Ubuntu 12.04 and the four dots in the middle of ...
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Can't update my Ubuntu 13.04 [duplicate]

First I just tried to install a software: sudo apt-get install xvfb It returns: Err http://br.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ raring-updates/main xvfb amd64 2:1.13.3-0ubuntu6.2 404 Not Found [IP: ...
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Shell scripting, [duplicate]

I made a simple update script. Now My question was is it possible to run it automatically by loggin in on the Ubuntu Desktop and automatically provide my password (sudo) for this so I don't have to do ...
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Software Updater terminates unexpectedly

I am currently facing the problem that Ubuntu Software Updater offers me to install some updates, but after hitting install the process terminates. This started last week and first I thought that the ...
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Intel Graphis card not updating. Problem with ppa?

I'm trying to update my graphics card. Info: description: VGA compatible controller product: 2nd Generation Core Processor Family Integrated Graphics Controller vendor: Intel Corporation ...
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Package dependencies cannot be resolved on ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

It does this everytime I try to install something from the software center. It says the same thing on every single package except the "frogatto" thing is different which is the softwares name. Here ...
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How can I get updates to install [duplicate]

I'm running Ubuntu Ultimate 3.4 64bit, and when I try to check for updates I get the following message: E:Encountered a section with no Package: header, E:Problem with MergeList ...
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Software Updater constantly green

Using Ubuntu 14.04 Software Updater, when there are updates the icon turns green, i do all the installs that it recognises and ocasionaly I restart the computer as per request. Problem occurs that ...
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Problem upgrading to 14.04 from 13.10

I am trying to upgrade to 14.04 from 13.10, but I get the following message using the update manager: E: The method driver /usr/lib/apt/methods/htto could not be found. Interesting that there is an ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 BIOS update [duplicate]

OK. So. In my attempt to install Ubuntu 14.04 for dual booting on my Toshiba Satellite C55t somehow the install disk wiped my hard drive before I ever even gave the ok to install. So I had to just ...
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Configuration changes disappear after kernel updates

I recently upgraded to Ubuntu 14.04 and have had to make a few configuration changes. Specifically, I fixed the ro/rw issue in grub.cfg and added more swap space, both times making edits using gksudo. ...
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0 Byte update Package

for some reason, every time I open the update manager (muon in my case) it shows me that I need to update "PlayBar" (an KDE:Plasma plugin I don't use..) to the Version 0.5.1 with 0 B to download.. ...