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can't find library after updating Ubuntu [Ogre]

i'm working with ogre for a personnal project. Yesterday i have updated Ubuntu to the last version with "do-release-upgrade" the problem is that i was working with ogre on a project, since i have ...
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Error occured when updating system

I have a problem during updating my Ubuntu system using terminal. Recently, there was two warning message appears on my terminal which like below: W: Failed to fetch ...
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How do I check services requiring a restart (of services, not the machine) by installing updates to other packages

If I run sudo apt-get upgrade then I get shown a list of packages and if any of these are services, they may need to be restarted (which is done automatically when installing the updates). How can I ...
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I want to use Aptik for clean install fm 13.04 to 14.04

.... but 13.04 is past end-of-life and aptik will not install. Is my only option to do an update from 13.04 to 13.10 THEN install aptik so I can do a clean install to 14.04 all my settings and ...
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Moing from 12.04 to 14.04 [duplicate]

I'm currently on a system that runs only 12.04. I have downloaded the 14.04 iso file. My CD ROM isnt working so i dont have the option of installing through the CD which i followed last time when i ...
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Error occured when apt-get update run

I tried to run sudo apt-get update on Ubuntu Gnome 14.04. And here is result: Err http://ppa.launchpad.net trusty InRelease Err ...
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FFmpeg file format library update blocked

I have an Update for FFmpeg file format library and that update is blocked. I have done several searches to find out why it is blocked but come up with nothing on it. It is there listed as a Blocked ...
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Plug-in Installation Problem

when i am trying to install required plug-ins to play music,the following notice is coming: Failed to fetch ...
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Can't mount /dev/sda1, (initramfs) on boot

Today I went through the process of updating an old computer's Ubuntu from 11.04 to 14.04. In total I did 3 updates, all wen fine until the end of the very last update. When I pressed "Reboot now", ...
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Cannot update because of Missing packages (12.04 LTS)

I'm not being able to update my Ubuntu 12.04 because of missing packages, how can I solve it? Here's a link of the error I'm getting every time I want to update: Thanks in advance
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Ubuntu 13.10 won't update. apt update and apt upgrade fail

UPDATE: Ive reinstalled libreadline6 to no avail. Im still getting the undefined symbol errors gpg: symbol lookup error: /usr/local/lib/libreadline.so.6: undefined symbol: UP Any help appreciated. ...
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problem while updating 12.04 to 14.04 [duplicate]

I currently have ubuntu 12.04 and when I try to update the version 14.04 after a while appears that message: W:Failed to fetch http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/hardy/universe/source/Sources ...
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Package management fails in update-manager with gzip problems and compilation errors. U12.04LTS

Similar to but not the same as Package management system corrupted. Cannot install or remove packages. U12.04LTS (an earlier problem) with package management system. Followed all of L. D. James ...
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Is it safe to remove “proposed” from sources.list?

I just realized that one of my production machines has : deb http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ precise-proposed main restricted universe multiverse enabled inside its apt-get sources.list. ...
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cannot download software from ubuntu software centres

my system shows broken packages with the following information pls help libqt4-qt3support, scripttools and sql-Mysql installed vwesion is 4:4.8.1-0ubuntu4.5 while latest version is 4:4.8.1-0ubuntu4.8 ...
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Can the OS be the problem that makes my pc not show correctly?

Let me explain what I mean by showing incorrectly: http://m.imgur.com/xfaRNnE I run Ubuntu 14.04, I updated the software througj the automatic updater and after restarting this happened. It is ...
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Lucid update freezes firefox and chrome cannot play youtube [closed]

Strange things happening to Lucid after an update around 06/06/2014 (related to openssl or not, I won't spend more time on it). More like a hint, I guess. I had firefox, chrome misbehaving. Firefox ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 failure to update

I am trying to update my ubuntu with "sudo-apt-get update" Below is the error I am getting. Kindly help me resolve. $ sudo apt-get update Err http://security.ubuntu.com precise-security Release.gpg ...
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Latest (5 June 14) Updates t0 10.04 Causing Multiple Problems [closed]

Apologies, the questions are very short, but the bkg isn't. I rec'd a routine notification from the update mgr a few days ago (I believe, June 5th). I took a look and there was lots of linux stuff, ...
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Ubuntu gone out of order - Wont install any packages. What do I do?

Lately, I've been getting some strange behaviour from Ubuntu. First and the most important is that it wont install updates. It gives a package installation error and it simply wont work. Earlier I ...
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Why is each security update file size so large?

The 'Software Updater' just asked me to download a security update which has a filesize of 62MB. And these updates are quite frequent. My questions are: Why are they this big, if, by the frequency ...
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Update information outdated, “Failed to fetch cdrom” [duplicate]

I have a warning triangle on the top of my screen. When I click on it, it says that my update information is outdated. When I type sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get upgrade into a terminal, ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 not booting after installing updates

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 without any problems and then I gave the system update option. After all the packages were downloaded and stuff, I was asked to restart the system, but after that, it is not ...
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How can I tell which backport'ed drivers are currently installed on my Ubuntu 12.04 LTS?

I have had major problems with my wifi but currently my 12.04 kernel with some backport drivers that I had installed works. Now I may need to update the kernel (minor version change) and I don't want ...
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Why do I always get this error when using 'apt-get' commands?

I am using Ubuntu 14.04(with Unity). Just today(as of the date of this post) I did a sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get upgrade and at the end of the 'Upgrade' process I got the following ...
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Can't update my system due to GPG error Clearsigned file isn't valid, got 'NODATA'

I can't update... I have been trying to troubleshoot this problem for a while now... The only way I found is to re-install Ubuntu... sudo apt-get update -o Debug::Acquire::http=true 0% [Connecting ...
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Is it possible to set a VPN through Tor? and have functionality for Software Updates?

Gday, I have been trying to do a software update on Trusty both on terminal and software update app but that hasnt been successful, apparently my ISP has a broken transparent proxy. ...
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14.04 LTS, 32-bit, Software Updater error “Failed to download repository information: Check your internet connection” [duplicate]

There isn't much to say about this one: when I run Software Updater, I get the above error message. That can't be good. Interestingly, when I click on "Settings..." and then close the settings ...
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Does Ubuntu uninstall unnecessary updates?

Ubuntu checks and installs updates automatically which takes up a lot of space in the system. Is there a something similar we can do to uninstall deprecated or unused services or libraries so that ...
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How to update software using terminal [duplicate]

I use youtube-dl command for downloading the videos from youtube. But now it is not working. So i thought it need to be update. I used "youtube-dl -U" to update, but they show the following message ...
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Sudo apt-get update problem 12.04

Please Guys help me to fix this issues with update my Ubuntu 12.04 desktop: Get:38 http://us.archive.ubuntu.com precise/universe Translation-en [3,341 kB] Fetched 24.5 MB in 7min 9s (57.1 kB/s) ...
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Unable to run 'sudo apt-get dist-upgrade' due to authentication issues (Plesk repository)

I've just attempted to run sudo apt-get dist-upgrade on my Ubuntu box, but am getting the following error... WARNING: The following packages cannot be authenticated! librdbmspp php5-ioncube-loader ...
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Getting an error when trying to update [duplicate]

I suspect my bad internet connection quitting during an update may have something to do with it, but I'm not sure. The error message: E:Encountered a section with no Package: header, E:Problem with ...
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Issue updating the server, or connecting to the internet although SSH remote access is working

I am able to SSH into my box running Ubuntu 14.04 but I am not able to update nor can I ping any out side sites such as ping cnn.com Any ideas what could be wrong here
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Ubuntu 12.04 LTS updating [duplicate]

OK, so I haven't upgraded to 14.04 yet. The update service has said nothing about a new LTS and I'm confused ... Updates keep coming. Some things are working just a little different. I'm trying to ...
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apt-get abort after I type Y to continue

After I use sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get upgrade to check for updates via terminal, there's a little problem but weird. After I answer to Y, it must be running to downloading updates ...
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Software Update Center not starting / Reading package list… Error! [duplicate]

My Software Update Center does not open anymore. What happened before is the following: I tried to install Eclipse via Ubuntu Software Update Center. I found it and confirmed the installation by ...
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11.04 update to latest version [duplicate]

I have tried unsuccessfully to upgrade to the most recent version of ubuntu. While the download goes fine, I am unable to launch the installation, I get an error message saying that the archive ...
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No desktop icons after update to 14.04

Updated Ubuntu from 12.04 to 14.04 LTS. All seemed to go smoothly. After re-boot, the desktop displays the wallpaper and my user name appears with a password prompt. Ubuntu 14.04 LTS appears in the ...
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Ubuntu 14.04: VMWare fusion 6.0.3 Share is getting removed after newest update and reboot

I have a mac book pro, and run VMWare fusion 6 on it to run ubuntu at the same time as OSx. When I first attemped to do this, I couldn't get the share to work after initial sudo apt-get update for ...
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Xubuntu + Steam != CounterStrike:Source

I recently bought this computer from a used equipment auction. I installed Xubuntu [Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (32 bit)] and decided to try if I can play CounterStrike:Source using Steam here. After ...
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E:Problem with MergeList [duplicate]

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 with all updates installed (... until this problem occurred this morning...) However, when I tried to to update using the Update-Manager I got the following error message: ...
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tzdata-java / tzdata package update error ubuntu precise 12.04

I had an unexpected error while updating the tzdata-java package (through daily updates). The following packages have unmet dependencies: tzdata-java : Depends: tzdata (= 2014c-0ubuntu0.12.04) but ...
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Ignore non-tuxonice kernel upgrades

I have the TuxOnIce kernel installed in Kubuntu 14.04. When there is a kernel update in the main Ubuntu, it first appears as a "vanilla" kernel, and usually a few days later a -tuxonice update ...
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I delete duplicate packages but Canonical keeps reinstalling them, Ubuntu 14.04

files at /var/lib/apt/lists W: Duplicate sources.list entry http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ trusty/multiverse amd64 Packages ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and Python 3.4.1

Is it possible update default Python 3.4 to 3.4.1? How?
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Problems accessing my Ubuntu system

I have a problem accessing to my Ubuntu 13.04 system. Recently I updated from 12 to 13 and after some hard work I am able to input my password and user name, but I can't get any further, because the ...
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Updated kernel - still on old version

So I'm trying to update my kernel. uname -r shows 3.4.0, and I've noticed we're up to 3.14 these days, with 3.13 seeming to be the current norm. I've ran the software updater, and it's downloaded and ...
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apt-get update error 'E: Malformed line 1 in source list /etc/apt/sources.list.d/google.list (dist parse) E: the list of sources could not be read' [duplicate]

i am using ubuntu 14.04 and in terminal when i run: sudo apt-get update my terminal gives me an error of: E: Malformed line 1 in source list /etc/apt/sources.list.d/google.list (dist parse) E: The ...
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Cannot run 14.04 after update - system program problem detected

I just installed fresh updates and this is what happend after that: http://youtu.be/VCfj3iw04dU