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Problems in updating ubuntu 12.04 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Ubuntu Software Center not working - “Check Your Internet Connection” Installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. I got this problem: No install option in any software in software centre ...
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Software update failed

I tried to update my Ubuntu software and Java through update manager. However, after all about few hours, it does not have any progress also. The errors message shown Software updates correct ...
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A TLS packet with unexpected length was received

What kind of errors is this ? I am getting this error while doing the update of my cache with sudo apt-get update Error : Err https://private-ppa.launchpad.net precise/main i386 Packages ...
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Ubuntu Sluggish and Graphics Problem after Nvidia Driver Update

I just recently started using Ubuntu (12.04) since a few weeks ago and noticed that the interface is very slow and sluggish: On Dash, I have to type the entire app name and wait a few seconds before ...
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canonicals skype repository disturbes updates (apt-get)

Following situation: I tried to install skype wie the USC, but uninstalled it again since it was an old version and did not work correctly. So I installed Skype from skypes website. But it seems like ...
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Nginx and automatic updates

I'm on Ubuntu 12.04.1 with unattended-upgrades configured for automatic security updates, and I installed Nginx by first adding deb http://nginx.org/packages/ubuntu/ lucid nginx deb-src http://nginx....
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Which types of updates will I continue to get in 12.04 LTS?

I've decided to keep using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. Besides the updates from the manually added PPA's, which other updates will I get? In particular, I'm curious about: Security updates Kernel updates ...
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Apt BADSIG error (Ubuntu Archive Automatic Signing Key) while updating

I'm trying to update package's repository but APT gives me this error: W: Errore GPG: http://it.archive.ubuntu.com precise Release: Le seguenti firme non erano valide: BADSIG XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX Ubuntu ...
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Update Manager cannot find update from 12.04 to 12.10 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: No facility exists in Update Manager (12.04) to upgrade to 12.10. Why? I have Ubuntu 12.04. The update manager cant find the update to 12.10.
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How to setup local Ubuntu server that provides security updates to ubuntu desktop systems?

I want to setup loacal Ubuntu server that download and provide security updates from internet as per requirement of ubuntu desktop systems connected in local area network. How can I setup such server ?...
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Ubuntu 12.10 AMD64, can't update

I am getting this error message when trying to update. W:Failed to fetch http://archive.canonical.com/commercial-ppa-uploaders/skype/ubuntu/dists/quantal/main/binary-amd64/Packages 404 Not Found [...
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Failed to download repository information? [duplicate]

I tried to update and im keep on getting this error, Failed to download repository information and this is in details: W:Failed to fetch http://ppa.launchpad.net/mefrio-g/plymouthmanager/ubuntu/dists/...
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Ubuntu destop not working and Libreoffice menu text missing after ubuntu update

I was using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS smoothly and started forgetting MS-Windows. But recently I notice a upgrade notification of Ubuntu 12.10 in update Manager. I started upgrading. It took lot of time and ...
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Software Update Presuming to Upgrade My System to Ubuntu 12.10

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS, which I'm perfectly happy with. The past week, Software Update has been pushing me (without my intervention) to upgrade to 12.10. Rather than presenting me with the "...
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Ubuntu 12.10 Update failed [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I fix a 404 Error using a PPA? Failed to download repository information Check your Internet connection. W:Failed to fetch http://ppa.launchpad.net/ubuntu-x-...
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How will updates be applied to the Nexus 7 Ubuntu release? Will refreshing the device be necessary?

Updating Android is usually a hassle and requires flashing an update via ROM Manager or the like. I'm fantasizing about the beauty of being able to take daily Ubuntu patches and updated kernels via ...
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When trying to install Wine on 12.10, 'Sudo' command will not let me type in a password

As the title explains, I have been attempting to install Wine on my laptop which is running 12.10. When I access the command terminal and entered sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntu-wine/ppa I was ...
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Cannot install Tivion from PPA

The message I get is: Check your Internet connection. Failed to fetch http://ppa.launchpad.net/shakaran/ppa/ubuntu/dists/quantal/main/source/Sources 404 Not Found Failed to fetch http://ppa....
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Ubuntu 12.10 Not Updating Softwares [duplicate]

I upgraded my Ubuntu 12.04 to 12.10. Since then I am not able to download the updates from the Software Updater. The error says "No Network Connection" but my Internet is working fine. So I checked ...
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Why is “http://my.archive.ubuntu.com” very slow?

I am currently updating my freshly installed Ubuntu 12.10 and it's taking a very long time. Most of the time i get a download speed of 222B/s. The highest has been 1kB/s. Can anyone fix this problem? ...
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How to fix this where it can not ping any DNS names but only IP, as a result apt-get update is failing

I am trying to install packages but it can not reach any DNS but manually when i add DNS to IP it works but still the last DNS record is failing. # cat /etc/hosts 127.0.0.1 localhost 127.0.1.1 ...
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WiFi problem after Ubuntu 12.10 update

I just updated my Ubuntu 12.10 today and it went fine and I was told to restart system and after I restart my WiFi stopped working. Mine is Broadcom BCM4312 card . It was working fine just before the ...
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How can I disable update checking on boot?

I'm running off of a thumb drive with very average read/write speeds and automatic update checks makes the bootup far less pleasant. Since I manually update via apt there's truly no need to notify me ...
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How to setup an apt server [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to set up an APT repository? At my place of work we have some commercial applications that we want to deploy to ubuntu machines internally and keep them up to date. We ...
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Ragnarok Online crashes in Ubuntu 12.10 (evolution-calendar-factory crashed) [closed]

I just recently updated my operating system from 12.04 to 12.10 and when I try to run Ragnarok Online through Wine as I usually do, though it goes well for a while, after a few minutes my computer ...
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Cannot update 12.04 due to “Failed to fetch” warning

I can't update my ubuntu 12.04. I tried it from terminal, update manager and also from the synaptic package manager. The error is W: Failed to fetch http://in.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/precise-...
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Package ubuntu-release-upgrader does not exist

I get this error when i tried to upgrade Ubuntu 12.04 to 12.10 from update manager. Package ubuntu-release-upgrader does not exist Does anything can be done to fix this?
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Software Updater crashes in 12.10 beta2 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to resolve “Failed to download repository information”? I try to update from Ubuntu 12.10 beta2 to 12.10, using the Software Updater, but it tells me every time, I try ...
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Stop Ubuntu from upgrading with specific updates [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to prevent Thunderbird from updating automatically? I have PPA installed on my Ubuntu 12.04 system and it keeps prompting me with an update for a certain application; ...
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Can I Update a Live USB?

I made a persistent Live USB with the usb-creator, and I was wondering if I can just update as one normally would, or if there are special procedures I need to take.
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Ubuntu 12.04, October 2012 update, black login screen [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: My computer boots to a black screen, what options do I have to fix it? My Ubuntu 12.04 was working just fine until the last update, after that everytime I login the display ...
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Saving Virtualbox state during dist-upgrade?

I am wondering if I am going to do any harm to my virtual system if I save it's state and close the VM while it is in the middle of a dist-upgrade? Afaik saving the state allows you to resume it with ...
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apt-get update: 503 Service Unavailable

I do get the following error message(s) when running apt-get update: Err http://nl.archive.ubuntu.com precise-backports/multiverse i386 Packages 503 Service Unavailable The server is not ...
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Can I update Ubuntu from a point release CD?

I have Ubuntu 12.04 installed and I am using a mobile broadband connection, so bandwidth is precious. What I would like to do is to enable only security updates. Then when version 12.04.1 is ...
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How do I stop 12.04 and 12.10 update to PAE during fresh install [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: I get two kernel updates, one for Generic and one for Generic-PAE How do I stop being offered updates for PAE kernels? The default kernel is PAE version, but when I plus ...
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Ubuntu 12.04.1 Update Manager and synaptic Package Manager not working [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I fix a “Problem with MergeList” error when trying to do an update? Recently installed Ubuntu 12.04.1, 64bit on Intel Quad core system. There is a Red Circle with a ...
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When I update my software it gives an error of the following nature. [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I fix a “Problem with MergeList” error when trying to do an update? When I click Update Software in Ubuntu 12.04 it gives me the following error, I am unable to ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 Windows Snap Feature

When I first installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS 32.bit from a Live-CD without internet connection and any updates the snapping feature worked fine for windows of all applications. However, after some updates ...
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Solving the Ubuntu 12.04 Update Error: (-5 - No address associated with hostname)

Problem Description: Each time i try to download the updates for my operating system (Ubuntu 12.04) i get the following list of error messages: W:Failed to fetch http://extras.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/...
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nvidia driver stops working after kernel update [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I update my nvidia modules after updating my kernel? At work I have a desktop with an nvidia card. 01:00.0 VGA compatible controller [0300]: NVIDIA Corporation ...
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How can I fix white characters on menus and the Launcher not disappearing?

On 12.04 LTS, I was trying to install some packages for dependencies of the allegro game development library. One of the packages was libwxgtk2.8-0. After installing, a red cross appeared near my user ...
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Even after i have uninstalled Rhythmbox and Transmission, Software center keeps showing updates for them?

As mentioned, i removed a lot of the stuff that i didnt need from the default install, and mostly there hasnt been any problem. However, Software center keeps showing updates for rhythmbox and ...
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Crash During Update Deleted ALL panels; can't open terminal; can't see icons [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Recover the package manager after crash during update So I was upgrading Ubuntu from 11.10 to 12.04 in the terminal after recovering my system from a previous crash, and ...
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Ubuntu system updates [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I upgrade to the development release (aka. Ubuntu+1)? I am currently running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS but I am wondering how can you update from 12.04 to 12.10? Do you need ...
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Can't update Nvidia driver and having error near the end of the installation

I had just got Ubuntu (first timer to Ubuntu so be very descriptive). I think there a problem with my Nvida update it won't let me update it. This is the name of the update in update manager NVIDIA ...
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How to install updates via command line?

When I log into my web server via SSH I see the information: 88 packages can be updated. 80 updates are security updates I tried apt-get update then apt-get upgrade but each time I log in I still ...
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getting this message when i try to update from a terminal [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I fix a 404 Error using a PPA? W: Failed to fetch http://ppa.launchpad.net/jsevi83/unity/ubuntu/dists/precise/main/source/Sources 404 Not Found W: Failed to fetch ...
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After an update in 12.04, network icon is no longer visible [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Network manager indicator missing I ran an update yesterday, and shut down at the end of the day. When I started up last night the network icon was missing from the upper-...
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Unable to install software updates in Ubuntu 12.04 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I deal with “unauthenticated sources” errors in the Software Center? I'm trying to install software updates but I always get this error. Requires ...
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Error 404 in Ubuntu [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I fix a 404 Error using a PPA? How is fix this problem? W: Failed to fetch http://archive.canonical.com/dists/[distro]/partner/source/Sources 404 Not Found W: ...