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Bind9 won't work after Virtualbox import

I made an update from Ubuntu 13.04 to 14.04 for my host computer and before updating I copied all the Virtualbox contents - I had an 12.04 LTS server and a client. After updating I imported them again ...
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Unable to apt-get update, Synaptic for apt and muon does not start, no way even using a terminal

I am pretty new using Linux and use to mess up my system testing and trying. So, synaptic does not start as all I have to get packets and updates. Here is error's message I had (English isn't my ...
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Update LibreOffice 4.2.4 in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Trusty [duplicate]

LibreOffice have update into minor release 4.2.4. How to update them? I have seen the package list in Launchpad at LibreOffice PPA, but it's still not available until now (still 4.2.3 rc3).
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Packages 404 not found [duplicate]

I know there are many questions like this but this is not the same details. When I use sudo apt-get upgrade or sudo apt-get update command in terminal, this is what I get: W: Failed to fetch ...
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Installed 14.04 beta on a non-PAE (Pentium-M), but now I can't update

Here is what I'm looking at. This isn't my computer. I repair PC's and I had an end user with this low powered laptop running XP so I decided to let him try out lubuntu. The install went smoothly with ...
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How to update Adobe Flash Player in Kubuntu latest update

I've been having problems with updating Adobe Flash Player. I downloaded the tar.gz but to be honest I'm completely lost from there.
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Update Manager Error - Invalid Package Name

I get the following error when trying to perform an update in Ubuntu 12.04 64bit: installArchives() failed: Preconfiguring packages ... Preconfiguring packages ... Preconfiguring packages ... ...
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How to remove dummy packages?

I have searched and I believe there is no a question like this one. Whenever my laptop finds updates the Software Updater application comes up as usual however it is always showing the package ...
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Update the system from terminal [duplicate]

I want to update my Ubuntu 14.04 system from the terminal and I know that sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get upgrade are the commands but when I check the update manager kernel updates are ...
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Trusty Software Updater does not propose updates from trusty-updates

I have since one week upgraded several PC to Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr. I got several updates via the Software Updater, but I don't get updates from trusty-updates, although this repository is ...
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Lubuntu updating via the command line

To update Ubuntu, I periodically use apt-get update and apt-get dist-upgrade. Is this or is this not advisable for Lubuntu on a low-spec machine (single core 2.66 GHz, 1GB memory)? Will use of it ...
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I can't edit, update, remove or install my broken packages [closed]

I have an elementary OS based on Ubuntu 12.04. When i open synaptic package manager and I want to fix broken package, i get the following result and I can't update, remove or install any package: ...
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Is the download live dvd image of ubuntu up to date?

Is the live dvd image of ubuntu on official site of Ubuntu up to date? Because I couldnot install ubutnu 14.04 from live cd because of blackscreen.
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Integrated webcam not detected after update to 14.04

Yesterday I updated my Thinkpad T530 from Ubuntu 13.10 to 14.04 (both x64). Since then the integrated webcam is not working anymore. I tried to use it with Skype and Google Hangouts, but it says that ...
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Unable to update my ubuntu server 14.04 using apt-get update

I am unable to update my ubuntu server 14.04 using apt-get update. Outcome is: W: failed to fetch http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/trusty/inrelease And another error is: ...
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Error message when updating ubuntu 12.10

I am using ubuntu 12.10. When I was trying to update the software, i got a message: The upgrade needs a total of 25.5 M free space on disk '/boot'. Please free at least anadditional 25.5 M of disk ...
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what if i never update to minor updates

in Vista, I have turned updates totally off; I update when I feel like it; and I will be to blame if I don't update when there has already been a cyber world war (which is sarcastic for "I update when ...
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Firefox is lagging after update to the 29 version

Today's update of Firefox to the 29 version makes browsing very slow. For example Firefox incredibly lagging when I am zooming or moving on google maps. Does anyone the same problem? How can I speed ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Wireless LAN issues

I just updated from Ubuntu 12.04LTS to 14.04LTS. Every time I boot into Ubuntu, the wireless LAN is both hard blocked and soft blocked. I need to press Fn then F3 to hard unblock wireless. After that, ...
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How do I check for updates for my AMD Radeon 5870 Graphics card?

I am new to the whole Linux OS and the differences when it comes to updating software on the laptop I have. So, without further ado, my question! I followed this link here to get the driver for my ...
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Update problem idle for hours

During updating ubuntu 12.04 lts, it reports an error, and i click on report problem after which the computer turn completely idle, for 4 hours now, i can't do anything to deblock it.
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Package dependencies cannot be resolved in ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

currently I am using ubuntu 14.04 LTS. Whenever I am trying to install any package form ubuntu software center I am getting the following message "Package dependencies cannot be resolved". And also ...
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problems upgrading&installing packages [duplicate]

For some reason I find it hard to update packages and install new ones on Ubuntu 13.10. For example, when I try to apt-get update, I get this error: W: Failed to fetch ...
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Update 12.04.4 LTS without uninstall CUDA 6

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04.4 and, in my academic projects, i need that OS have CUDA 6 installed. In this moment, Ubuntu 12.04.4 LTS and CUDA 6 work fine together. But on last days, when i try to update ...
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How can i use firefox-29.0.tar.bz2 [duplicate]

I have downloaded "firefox-29.0.tar.bz2" to update my firefox now I have query how to use this to update firefox ?
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windows arrangement after disconnecting and external display

I have a Toshiba Portege Z830 64bit with Ubuntu 12.04LTS (3.2.0-58-generic). I have several workspaces as I like to have different workspaces for different tasks. When at the office or at home I ...
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How can I upgrade Ubuntu to newer release manually (without using update manager)?

I need this for 3 purposes: For some reason, Ubuntu 13.04 on my home computer did not want to upgrade to 13.10. It said "No new releases found". And some Ubuntu derivatives (such as Mint) do not use ...
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Ubuntu won't boot after update

I updated and upgraded ubuntu. I also installed this files/programs to prepare to install heasoft. apt-get install libreadline6-dev apt-get install libncurses5-dev apt-get install xorg-dev ...
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How to know if there are updates available?

I am running a 12.04 LTS ubuntu server. And I think it would be nice if I could be informed when updates are available. But I can't find how to know... I have tried looking at apt-get man page. From ...
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update on ubuntu 14.04 “E: Some index files failed to download. They have been ignored, or old ones used instead.” [duplicate]

I called sudo apt-get update, i got something like this Err http: //ppa.launchpad.net trusty/main i386 Packages 404 Not Found this Err http: //ppa.launchpad.net trusty/main i386 Packages 404 ...
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Troubles with ubuntu updating from 12.04 to 14.04: grub rescue

i have a big problem. I have a Sony Vaio laptop UEFI with Windows 7 and Ubuntu. I had the version 12.04, then i update it using the update manager and now when i turn on the pc instead of let me ...
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Where is new firefox [duplicate]

How do you update Firefox? I tried doing it in the "about Firefox" menu but it isn't there like in windows. I also tried using synaptic but the highest available version there was 28 not 29 that i ...
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When will Flash Player 11.2.202.356 security update will be available

Adobe Systems released emergency security updates for Flash Player in order to fix a vulnerability that has been exploited in attacks against users since earlier this month. Software center provides ...
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difference between sources.list and sources.list.distUpgrade

On ubuntu, in the /etc/apt/, there are two files: sources.list and sources.list.distUpgrade. But I only know they are used to update system. However, what are the the difference between them? by the ...
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Couldn't install make [duplicate]

I try to install make on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Server apt-get install make But I observe error: Temporary failure resolving 'de.archive.ubuntu.com Failed to fetch ...
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Computer Turned off during Ubuntu 14.04 Update

My computer just turned off during an update from 12.04 to 14.04 it was in the middle of installing all the new software and packages. When I tried to turn it back on it would not boot up at all. Gave ...
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Ubuntu packages search for trusty-updates ($CURRENTVERSION-updates)

I find the website http://packages.ubuntu.com/ quite useful when I am looking for information on packages (changelog, dependencies...). I do my upgrades at the command line and yesterday I was ...
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how do i create a ppa for a package made by someone else but not managed anymore

Okay , 1st of all, though ive used PPAs for all these years, i never went into the details of how they are created and managed and stuff... so, i am a noob at being on the "creator" or " manager" ...
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“Some updates cannot be installed”

The thing is I tried to upgrade my distro from 12.04 to 12.10 and after that my pc went crazy. What is the best way to proceed? If I try to do a partial upgrade, it says it's not possible. I installed ...
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Help with my ubuntu updates and flash player 11.3.300 download

I have been trying to download Flash Player 11.3.300 but I cannot seem to do so. Every time I try to click into the Software Center it just shuts straight down. I then tried to update my Dell studio ...
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Set apt-get to use gzip bz2, gzip or uncompressed file?

The ubuntu repositories dists folder contains both Packages, Packages.gz and Packages.bz2 files. Out of these, apt-get uses one of them during an update. Where can I configure apt to choose a ...
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Is this normal? Ubuntu 14.04 Gnome 3.9.90?

I just finished installing Ubuntu 14.04 and Gnome Shell sudo apt-get install gnome-shell ubuntu-gnome-desktop, however when I checked what version has been installed I read 3.9.90: is this correct? ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Software Updater crashes

I have a fresh install of ubuntu 14.04 and I tried to update it because I could not mount my SD-card while my external HDD worked But when I tried to open my software updater it crashed immediately. ...
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Grub doesn't load Windows after Ubuntu 14.04 Upgrade

I upgraded to Ubuntu 14.04. Today I wanted to play a game on windows but if I choose Windows 7 from the grub menu, the menu disappears and nothing else happenes. So I tried several things like run ...
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update manger on Ubuntu 12.04 [duplicate]

Requires installation of untrusted packages this state appear when do update http://i.imgur.com/SFT0EFi.png
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Probleme with PPA and Ubuntu distro

I use Ubuntu 14.04 64bit. I'd like to install the following applications: Final Term Ledger But I can't, because, after having installed the corresponding PPA for Ledger and Final Term, I do sudo ...
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How do I rollback Recent Updates? 50+ crash reports upon login

Am running 13.10 w/Cinnamon, but still have Unity installed. Everything was working fine until I responded to an update manager update notification. I tried rebooting into a prior kernel version, but ...
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Google Chorme update is always 48MB [closed]

Google chrome ships update almost every week, the size is mostly 48MB. Questions Is it the full updated chorme every week? Cannt Google ship patches to updated like it does for Windows?
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2 linux partitions, how to force one's grub menu to win?

I have 2 Ubuntu partitions Ubuntu 14.04 that is my desktop system Kubuntu 14.04 that is my development enviroment Each time Ubuntu 14.04 updates the kernel, writes his own grub menu, and each time ...
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Trouble with updates [duplicate]

When I attempt to do any updates, I receive the following error message: E:Encountered a section with no Package: header, E:Problem with MergeList ...