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does umake update its applications automatically?

Will the applications I install through ubuntu-make update themselves automatically? Like when I install something with apt-get or like when I add a repository.
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How can I solve the problem of an empty window for Software Updater?

My Ubuntu 16.04 only displays an empty white window for the Software Updater: I can run apt-get update without a problem: ... Fetched 94,5 kB in 5s (17,1 kB/s) Reading package ...
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sudo apt-get update command not performing all the task in Ubuntu 16.04 and finishes in 4-5 lines

I am getting this error while running sudo apt-get update please suggest what to do. Is this occurring due to the operation sudo apt-get remove --purge runit. This after the operation I performed in ...
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Stop Update Notifications

Prevent upgrade/update notifications to non-administrators. I have non-admin users on my server, and they don't need to receive desktop notifications regarding Ubuntu/App updates, nor do they have ...
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I can't seem to update ubuntu, software updater is blank

Hi I appreciate any help with this: Ubuntu Software Updater is blank when opened. It also won't update through ubuntu updates in the Ubuntu software application. Could use the terminal but then ...
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Apt-get does not complete after fetching sources [duplicate]

I upgraded to 16.04 from 15.10 today. Now I can no longer perform software updates. Running sudo apt-get update results in the following: Hit:1 http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial InRelease Get:...
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sudo apt-get update cancelled half way through, now cannot run sudo apt-get update [duplicate]

I'm a new user of ubuntu. It's been working fairly well so far. Today I've tried doing 'sudo apt-get update' and it's freezing after fetching data. This is the output: sudo apt-get update Hit:1 ...
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Wireless stopt working after update, looks like I tried everything

$ nm-tool State unknown; $ lshw -C network DISABLED; configuration.. driver.. ath9k; lsmode shows that Ubuntu recognizes ath9k driver.. iwconfig: eth0 no wireless extensions; wlan IEEE 802....
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How to get a list of all pending security updates?

I need to list (not count or install) all pending security updates on an Ubuntu 14.04 system. I've read the post How to create a list of of only security updates with apt-get? and its accepted answer ...
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How to fix/repair/remove/disable/install/uninstall 'Broken Packages' on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS?

I'm using a machine that runs on 64-bit Ubuntu 14.04 LTS I run regular 'System Updates'. On one day after performing such regular 'System Update' my system stopped detecting wireless and wired ...
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Why the wi-fi network is not being detected after system update on a machine running on Ubuntu 14.04?

I'm using a Lenovo machine running on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I regularly update the system with system updates. Today I updated some programs through regular system update. Then I restarted my system ...
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Dell Precision 3510 update failed

I have a new Precision 3510 with SSD. Loaded by DELL with UBUNTU 14.04. Once I received it, I loaded firefox and set up updates. Attempted an update. During the install of the updates it asked me ...
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upgrading Ubuntu from 14.04 to 16.04_ Update problem

After upgrading Ubuntu from 14.04 to 16.04 I got the following two problems. 1. When I do sudo apt-get update I got: W: <http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/precise-security/InRelease>: ...
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Error while updating and installing a package in ubuntu server 14.04 LTS

I am new in the world of linux . I am trying to update and install some packages in Ubuntu Server 14.04 LTS but it is showing error . I have seen lot on same question in this site but not able to ...
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Update problem with signiture key

I have just updated to Ubuntu 16.04 LTS I started setting up by installing Google-Chrome and then went to run a sudo apt-get update again before I started installing other software, and I get the ...
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Problems Downloading Packages when running Software Update in 16.04 LTS

Each time I run software update i get a message "check internet connection". It is not the connection as it informs me of updates autommatically by itself. It gives an error file containing lots of ...
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GPG error: http://archive.cronical.com trusty InRelease: Clearsigned file isn valid, got 'NoDATA'

I'm getting this error when I try to update ubuntu 14.04: GPG error: http://archive.cronical.com trusty InRelease: Clearsigned file isn't valid, got 'NODATA' (does the network require authentication?)...
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After system updates ubuntu grub no longer boots on dual-boot system [duplicate]

Very new to Ubuntu and not very tech savvy so bare with me. I have been using Ubuntu on a dual-boot system for a couple of months - all fine. I haven't touched windows during this time. I did some ...
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Troubles with the updating process in Ubuntu Studio 16.04 LTS [duplicate]

I'm using Ubuntu Studio 16.04 LTS and today, Monday, May, 16, 2016, I couldn't update my system (with the System Update routine) because it gave me a lot of errors. Using sudo apt-get update, the ...
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Maximum compatible kernel version

I recently installed Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. Since, I was facing the suspend bug, I installed a newer kernel as suggested here. Even although the above mentioned link recommends to install kernel v4.4.8-...
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Error on installing applications

E: dpkg was interrupted, you must manually run 'sudo dpkg --configure -a' to correct the problem. E: _cache->open() failed, please report. When I run dpkg in the terminal, I get the following ...
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Disable “A new version of Sublime Text is available, download now?” in Sublime 3 (stable channel)

I am using package manager to handle updates without manual reinstallation. I installed Sublime as recommended in How do I install Sublime Text 2/3? with: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:webupd8team/...
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sudo apt-get update error: Wrong sources.list entry or malformed file

I recently tried to install npm and nodejs and got some errors and was suggested to run sudo apt-get update. After running sudo apt-get update I get the following error: Failed to fetch http://...
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apt-get update, unlinking

I've recently moved to xenial ubuntu. After upgrading, I was no more able to run sudo apt-get update The output is the following: Get:1 http://it.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial InRelease [247 kB]...
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Can't upgrade pip for python3 [duplicate]

I have pip installed for python3: $ pip3 -V pip 1.5.4 from /usr/lib/python3/dist-packages (python 3.4) If I try to upgrade to Version 8, this is what I get: $ sudo pip3 install --upgrade pip ...
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How to list all packaged installed/upgraded from '-proposed'?

I was wondering if there is any way to list all packages which have been installed/upgraded from the <release>-proposed channel (for 16.04 this is xenial-proposed)? Preferably I would like to ...
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lost wireless internet connection following update and reboot

I'm running ubuntu 14.04 AMD64 on an ASUS laptop and ran the updates today, May 13. When I later turned the computer back on, there was no internet and no little wireless icon on the desktop. I ...
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Trying to install failed archives

When I try to install updates through software updater, it fails to download any archives/files tells me to check my internet connection. My internet connection is connected, I can serve the net. Then ...
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removed appearance settings

After I had rebooted my computer (ASUS x751ma, Ubuntu 16.04) for some updates, all the appearance settings were removed and my desktop looked like the desktop in the Guest Session. All tries to ...
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Chrome - apt-get update Failed to fetch http://dl.google.com/linux/chrome/deb/dists/stable/main/binary-amd64/Packages.bz2 Hash Sum mismatch [duplicate]

I'm running Chrome 50.0.2661.102 (64-bit) on Ubuntu 16.04 x64 and today sudo apt-get update failed with the following message: ... Err:28 http://dl.google.com/linux/chrome/deb stable/main amd64 ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 updating Google Chrome gets weak digest and hash sum mismatch messages

So for a while now whenever I run sudo apt-get update I have been getting some output regarding google-chrome similar to: W: http://dl.google.com/linux/chrome/deb/dists/stable/Release.gpg: Signature ...
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Booting problems after updating to 16.04

I recently updated to 16.04 using the software manager. Now on startup it flashes between different messages very fast. By pressing Alt + F1 I can get it to stop. When I do this, the screen is filled ...
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installing updates running for rever

I am using Ubuntu 14.04. The Software Updater notified me to install some updates. When I tried to do so, they are getting downloaded but during installation they get halted mid-way. Attaching a snap-...
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What is the correct or better server to use [duplicate]

I live in the USA and was wondering what server I should use for updates, archive.ubuntu.com or us.archive.ubuntu.com. What is the difference betweeen them? TIA, A4Skyhawk
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VNC Server Missing and UFW disabled and iptables empty after update?

I have an Ubuntu 12.04 computer in the other room that I remote into using Remmina Remote Desktop Client and VNC on another Ubuntu 12.04 desktop. It worked about 1 month ago. Now Remmina hangs at "...
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Upgrade from Ubuntu 15.10 to 16.04 was interrupted towards the end. What can I do to fix/clean up?

The upgrade was in the "upgrading" stage, and literally got to about 98% before my computer froze, the progress bar was almost at the end (alas, I opened too many tabs in Chrome...). The last thing it ...
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After Ubuntu update from 15 to 16.04, error in keyboard-configuration package

So I just started the automatic upgrade of my Ubuntu distribution this morning, from 15.xx to the new 16.04, everything went smoothly except for an error I got at the end: something prevented the full ...
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My laptop won't boot with the latest version of the kernel

I have a Samsung Series 9 ultrabook and after installing the latest version of the Linux kernel I'm greeted with a blank screen after the Grub menu. However if I choose the kernel version 3.13.0.24 ...
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Hash Sum Mismatch that won't go away

I am not a very advanced user of Ubuntu. So the question may sound a bit naive. I recently got a new laptop: HP Probook G3 440. I have tried installing many previous versions of Ubuntu. They run ...
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In 16.04, why do updates show up in 3 seperate locations?

For me, software updates show up in 3 seperate places: Under the 'About This Computer' Overview, via the 'Software Updater,' and in 'Ubuntu Software.' I also get an OSD message telling me updates are ...
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Lost internet after update

I am having a ptoblem with losr internet connectivity afert an update. I am getting the sysrem network service are not compatible with this version. I have done the research and foumd the fix of ...
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Why Software Updater does not show updates [duplicate]

I have Ubuntu 16.04. Why GUI Software Updater (alias Update Manager) does not show updates? When I execute commands sudo apt upgrade or sudo apt dist-upgrade so apt offers me 5 updates. Nevertheless ...
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Error Using “sudo apt-get update”

I got the following error while using the sudo apt-get update command. :~$sudo apt-get update /etc/sudoers.d/90-cloudimg-ubuntu: syntax error near line 1 <<< sudo: parse error in /etc/...
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can't upgrade from google chrome 45 to 50. Says, Unable to find expected entry

i have looked at some of the solutions here, but nothing worked: Unable to find expected entry 'main/binary-i386/Packages - Chrome and No more updates for Google Chrome | apt-get update error. i'...
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Updating 14.04 to 16.04. Can I do it without impacting LVM?

I'm not a Linux whiz by any means. A few years ago I struggled through learning how to set up my 3 drives as one large drive using LVM. I'd just as soon not have to re-learn or risk the data that's ...
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How can I keep gstreamer up to date?

So there's GStreamer-0.10 and there's GStreamer-1.0 and they turn out to be different. And there are many packages (like -plugins-bad, -plugins-good and so...). It's very confusing. And Ubuntu 14.04 ...
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Is this prompt a problem please excuse my ignorance [duplicate]

W: http://dl.google.com/linux/chrome/deb/dists/stable/Release.gpg: Signature by key 3B068FB4789ABE4AEFA3BB491397BC53640DB551 uses weak digest algorithm (SHA1) W: There is no public key available ...
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Ubuntu Phone BQ E5: File manager broken, Unable to install Dekko

yesterday I've acquired an Ubuntu phone and after several hours of blunder with it, I've got the following problems: I can't open the file manager: After clicking the "open button" it instantly ...
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Software updater can't load in MATE 16.04

I applied some theme just after installing Ubuntu MATE 16.04. Now the software updater doesn't show up when called from the menu. This is what it say in the terminal : (update-manager:5977): Gtk-...
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Bleachbit error messages

When I run Bleachbit Root through the terminal there is a message telling me that I do not have Administrative privileges, although I installed Bleachbit Root as Administrator. It does work and I can ...