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Recent 14.04 updates break GPU folding

Just installed the latest updates (on 2014-12-11) for Ubuntu 14.04. My "Folding at Home" client no longer uses my GPU, a GForce GTX 680; the FAHControl GUI just shows "Paused: waiting for idle", ...
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Update Manager seems to have disappeared

After I installed my last bunch of updates, I received a notification (pop-up window) that there was a "problem". The red ball with a minus sign then appeared at the top of my desktop. The problem ...
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My mouse jumps randomly after updateing

Hello i have got a new acer asper es1-311p1d5. I am using a mouse pad from the laptop. I could not try a usb mouse yet but i have to use the mouse pad anyway. I installed Ubuntu some days ago and ...
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Warnings during Ubuntu Update 14.10

For some days I got the red circle in the notification bar. After not being able to run software-updater, I tried using apt-get update. This is what I got: W: An error occurred during the signature ...
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Can't install clamav dependencies?

Turns out I can't install anything using aptitude and I also seem to be missing a few dependencies. When I try to install a program: mom@mom-Inspiron-1720:~$ sudo apt-get install ...
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E: problem with mergeList /var/lib/apt/lists/us.archive.ubuntu.com_ubuntu_dists_trusrt-updates_main_i18n_Translation-en [duplicate]

ubuntu 64-bit version 14. When trying to update ubuntu server for the first time I get this error: Encountered a section with no package:header E: problem with mergeList ...
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How do I update Ubuntu in a UEFI-based Windows 8 dual boot

I got Windows 8 and Ubuntu 14.04 dual booted on my system, and I want to update Ubuntu in the future (not now). How do I do it on UEFI hardware? I got a Gateway SX2110G-UW318 PC. Help? :\
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kernel is outdated

I have troubles with updating my kernel. I'm running Kubuntu 14.04. uname -r output: 3.13.0-32-generic I clearly see newer versions in repos with sudo dpkg --list 'linux-image*': ... ...
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How can i fix E: encountered a section with no Package: header E:problem with mergelist / [duplicate]

E: Encountered a section with no Package: header E: Problem with MergeList /var/lib/apt/lists/us.archive.ubuntu.com_ubuntu_dists_trusty_main_i18n_Translation-en E: The package lists or status file ...
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How can I upgrade my OS from the terminal? Each time I try, I'm told everything is up to date [closed]

So I've been checking around on how to update my Ubuntu OS from 13.10 to 14.04 LTS, and each thing I see says to use commands in the terminal. Some of the commands I've tried are: sudo apt-get ...
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Unable to update [duplicate]

when i go into terminal and type in sudo apt-get update, the response is: E: Malformed line 64 in source list /etc/apt/sources.list (dist parse) E: Type ‘ can this be fixed?
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What does “The update information is outdated…” mean and how can I solve it?

I am new on linux platform. I have given these codes while installing adobe reader sudo add-apt-repository "deb http://archive.canonical.com/ precise partner" sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get ...
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Admin account won't load after update

I'm only asking this question because any other answer I found online to this problem didn't help me resolve it. Basically I updated my Ubuntu 14.04 system last night and it asked me to restart my ...
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Unable to update [duplicate]

When I put in sudo apt-get update into the Command Line, I get the following: E: Type 'new' is not known on line 67 in source list /etc/apt/sources.list E: The list of sources could not be read. ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LST - update failed - No solutions

"please dont mark my thread to duplicate if you dont read the content" Its difference. I setup new ubuntu box on my vps. After that i try to update but no lucky : W: Failed to fetch ...
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Ubuntu precise mirror not found

I have a precise that it's not able to connect to the repositories. The truth is that the server has been working with no maintenance for long time, but everything else seems fine. This is my ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LST - update failed with 404 Not found - No solutions can help me in this case [duplicate]

I setup new ubuntu box on my vps. After that i try to update but no lucky : W: Failed to fetch http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/trusty-security/universe/binary-amd64/Packages 404 Not Found ...
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Software Updater—what is “Files”?

In the Software Updater, there's an entry called "Files". There's no explanation of what this is or what purpose it serves. Does anyone know what this is?
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After updating 12.04 in the next reboot the cursor just blinks

I just updated my ubuntu 12.04. Now I am stuck with a blinking cursor during start up. It's now like this for past 15 minutes. Is there any solution to over come this issue? Any guidance would be ...
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Error message W: GPG error [duplicate]

After updating my system as usual from the terminal it goes on fetching updates but at last it shows the following messages. What does it mean and how do I fix the red icon. Actually to fix the red ...
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How to prevent unnecessary updates

Update manager keeps wanting to install updates for LP-PPA-libreoffice / office productivity suite language packages Afrikaans Assamese Bengali Breton ............. Zulu I deactivate each language ...
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ubuntu software update problem in 14.04 [duplicate]

when i click ok to software update it shows 'This requires installing packages from unauthenticated sources' please help me how to get out from this problem
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How to create a list of of only security updates with apt-get?

I'm trying to create a list of only the security updates available to an Ubuntu system using apt-get. I'm very aware of this post How do I check only security updates from the command-line? but that ...
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problem updating user space IEEE 802.11 AP and IEEE 802.1

while updating software on Ubuntu 14.02 LTS using Software Updater, I am having problem. There is 62.6 MB of update available, but after opening the Software Updater window, it shows all updates ...
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HELP i cant install anything [duplicate]

i tried editing /etc/apt/sources.list and hono of the ULRs below appear in it. thanks in advance btw im running 12.04 root@p:~# apt-get update && apt-get upgrade Hit http:// ...
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Kubuntu 14.10, updates gives GPG error

I'm running Kubuntu 14.10. About a week or so ago, I noticed that doing a 'sudo apt-get update' gives me the following error at the end. Fetched 16.0 MB in 24s (650kB/s) ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 won't update packages

After installing the Chrome plugin 'Chrome Remote Desktop', Ubuntu fails to update its packages. I get a pop-up with the message: Requires installation of untrusted packages When I click 'OK' ...
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apt-get update error in ubuntu utopic 14.10 [duplicate]

help!!I installed Ubuntu 14.04 and then upgraded to 14.10 but when I perform sudo apt-get update in the terminal this error occurs. how to fix this kind of error? I already changed the default URI ...
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Luarocks: 404 Not Found

I'm fairly new to Linux and am having some problems installing luarocks. I keep getting the error E: Failed to fetch ...
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Cannot sudo apt-get -f install because of jdk problem

I am completely stumped. The problem is as follows. user@mycomputer:~$ sudo apt-get -f install Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done ...
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i was upgraded from ubuntu 13.10 to 14.04 when i called sudo apt get update im getting this ? what should i do

W: Failed to fetch http://in.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/trusty-updates/universe/binary-i386/Packages gnutls_handshake() warning: The server name sent was not recognized W: Failed to fetch ...
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security updates

I am using ubuntu14 in aws amazon to run my project on browser. But there is a major problem that I am facing. Every time when I login to the server using putty, I get security updates & upgrades ...
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How can I update ubuntu from 32bit to 64bit? [duplicate]

I am a android developer, I recently installed ubuntu in my another desktop that is 32 bit. I installed ubuntu 14.04 LTS When I am going to make a virtual android device through eclipse+android sdk, ...
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Limit apt repo to a certain arch?

I have several repositories that don't have armhf (for RPi cross-compiler) binaries, so it always gives me a carp ton of 404 errors on updating package lists. it also prevents me from running ...
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Failed to fetch update on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr) [duplicate]

While running the update at Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr). The following error is being encountered: W: Failed to fetch ...
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Failed to download repository information updates for 14.10

I looked through previous posts on this topic but I don't see anything which looks promising. I am getting sources which are not familiar to me. What is utopic? Here is what I get: W:Failed to fetch ...
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Should I close my open programs while installing updates?

I'm very new to Ubuntu, and Linux in general. In Windows, system updates are generally installed while the computer is shutting down, and completed on the next startup, presumably so that it can ...
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updates failing

I go to update but I get this error W:GPG error: http://download.opensuse.org Release: The following signatures couldn't be verified because the public key is not available: NO_PUBKEY ...
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Update Ubuntu without updating X11?

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 because the latest ABI my nvidia driver supports is 14 (my gpu is NVIDIA Tegra), and they won't update it to 15. While Ubuntu moved on to ABI 15 after Ubuntu 13.04. Is there ...
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How to update 0ad?

I have a game called 0ad installed through apt-get, its listed in the software center too. My game version is Alpha 16, but the latest is Alpha 17. Their website doesn't show how to update the game. ...
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Can't install updates

I'm pretty new to ubuntu, I started using it about a month ago, and ever since I installed it I haven't been able to install updates. When I go to System Settings>details>install updates, it shows me ...
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Latest update 13 *** 40 not working

Latest update for my desktop having 250x2 = 500 mb of RAM , is not working. My PC power just turns off at the time of booting. I recovered from my last update 13 **** 39. I think it is due to low RAM ...
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How to fix seemingly autogenerated duplicates in sources.list in 14.04 LTS?

So I went through the question How to fix Duplicate sources.list entry? and most of it's answer but this problem doesn't seem to get fixed. The error I am getting is: Fetched 30.0 MB in 51s (577 ...
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Are webapps working in Ubuntu 14.10?

At the moment I am still using 14.04 the LTS version. Anybody using 14.10, has there been a fix on webapps ? Do they work or still get a blank screen?
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Cannot update google-chrome-stable with apt, even using dist-upgrade

I'm attempting to upgrade the package google-chrome-stable installed from the deb available on google's website. I originally installed the package a few months ago, then stopped using this machine ...
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I keep getting the GPG error, I've tried almost all the solutions but none are working in my case [duplicate]

W: GPG error: http://ubuntu.ntc.net.np utopic Release: The following signatures couldn't be verified because the public key is not available: NO_PUBKEY 40976EAF437D05B5 NO_PUBKEY 3B4FE6ACC0B21F32 W: ...
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Could not start synaptic and Software download center

I got the following error when I tried to install a software using synaptic, "E: Encountered a section with no Package: header E: Problem with MergeList ...
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Unable to Upgrade from 14.04 to 14.10 “No New Version Found”

I tried normal GUI Method, but there was no update there. So i ran the command : sudo apt-get dist-upgrade and sudo do-release-upgrade and i got an error : Checking for a new Ubuntu ...
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Stopping an update in 12.04

Is there any way to stop an update once it has started? There appears to be a cancel button but whenever I have updated ubuntu thus far it has always been greyed out. Today I accidentally agreed to an ...
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Ubuntu update disables trackpoint config

Since Ubuntu doesn't interpret my clickpad and trackpoint on my lenovo e540 properly I found this script here online that solves everything. It creates all necessary files in /etc/X11/xorg.conf.d ...