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Troubleshooting of updation during installation of ns2 in ubuntu [duplicate]

Due to install the ns2 program in ubuntu, ubuntu updation is not running successfully. Error occurs like - Err http://security.ubuntu.com quantal-security/main Sources 404 Not Found [IP: **.***.**...
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Unable to change any config in Ubuntu 14.10

I'm running Ubuntu 14.10 on a custom PC and something around 1 hour ago my PC just froze. The mouse and keyboard were unresponsive and I was unable to change to another tty, so I pressed the reset ...
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LibreOffice update to 4.4 [duplicate]

I have the LibreOffice 4.2.7.2 on ubuntu 14.04, why there is no update to 4.4? (i dont want to uninstall 4.2, and install after the 4.4, just update it) thanks
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Same error message at end of every update run

Each and every time that I run update, the last 4 lines read as follows: Reading package lists... Error! E: Encountered a section with no Package: header E: Problem with MergeList /var/lib/apt/lists/...
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Why is “Hierarchical view of the machine - plugins” always unchecked and can't be checked?

Why is the option Hierarchical view of the machine - plugins always unchecked, and can't be checked when software update alert is available? This has been happening for some time in my Ubuntu 14.04 ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 update problem

I have encountered the following error while running sudo apt-get update. What is the solution to this problem? E: Encountered a section with no Package: header E: Problem with MergeList /var/lib/apt/...
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Unable to login after upgrading to 14.10

Just updated to 14.10. It said update complete but with errors. I could go up to log in screen. But neither my user name nor guest session works. It says Failed to start session And the worst ...
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After latest update, laptpop can't find network devices, can't connect to wifi

using 14.04 Worked totally fine until last night, I just let the package manager do it's thing, but after restart it will not connect with wifi or ethernet. any thoughts? 04:00.0 Network Controller [...
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How to do “SUDO UPDATE and SUDO UPGRADE” without errors (NEWBIE) [duplicate]

Just check out the file attached to this link http://1drv.ms/1yQpeTH to understand the situation
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How to update ClamAV virus definitions?

What should I do in order to update anti-virus definitions and GUI version for ClamAV? I tried updating all my software, but that made no difference.
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Ubuntu updating stopped while processing apt-get update

Ubuntu updating stopped while processing apt-get update: ... Ign https://oss-binaries.phusionpassenger.com trusty Release<br> Ign https://private-ppa.launchpad.net trusty Release<br> 100%...
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Why installing packages without updates fails? Are original packages removed from repositories after update is available?

After a fresh 14.04.1 install I removed a few packages, disabled updates (because updating causes suspend/sleep not to work), ran apt-get update and apt-get upgrade (which of course printed 0 upgraded,...
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what type of update ubuntu 'software updater' do?

I have tried to update all the packages in my ubuntu 14.04 system with the following commands: apt-get update apt-get install apt-get upgrade It took some time, downloaded and completed the ...
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sudo apt-get update isn't working on my newly installed ChrUbuntu [duplicate]

I'm using ChrUbuntu 14.10 that I just installed and when I type sudo apt-get update into the terminal it gives me Fetched 1012 kB in 21s (46.4 kB/s) ...
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Unable to update system from terminal on Ubuntu 14.04

I am using Ubuntu 14.04. Recently my institute changed network proxy settings. After that, I am unable to update anything from my terminal. Also, new installations from terminal are not possible. I ...
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How I can fix terminal and software center on Ubuntu 14.04? [duplicate]

When type this command sudo apt-get update then showing me error and Ubuntu software center can't access via Internet, How can I fix this error ? Err http://bd.archive.ubuntu.com trusty-backports ...
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What to replace raring-backports?

I got problems when do any updating. The problem is the raring-backports is not available on http://ftp.iinet.net.au: Err http://ftp.iinet.net.au raring-backports/main amd64 Packages ...
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can't download and install updates on ubuntu 14.04.1 lts

I recently installed Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS in my laptop. I am new to this OS, I previously used windows 8.1, so I don’t know much. I am having problem with updating. I cannot install and update ...
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How can I get rid off this Error Message which cause block any update to OS [duplicate]

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04.01 Since Aug,14 in my laptop; everything has been running fine but this month Jan,15 there is update available called "Ubuntu Base" - after updating that I got this Error ...
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Red Triangle notification on top panel

I have a red triangle on the top panel that says The update information is outdated. This may be caused by network problems or by a repository that is no longer available. Please update manually by ...
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Package update error, but package seems to be installed

Every time I update my system I get the following error. I use Ubuntu 12.04 There is no updates, if I run the Update Manager again. So I assume that the updates are installed. The complete error ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 updates manager - “Not all updates can be installed. Run a partial upgrade” [duplicate]

The message is for certain updates under the heading of (Other updates (LP-PPA-kubuntu-ppa-backports)). When I tried sudo apt-get update, i got the message: W: GPG error: http ://dell.archive....
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Brother HL-2270DW Printer uninstalling after software update

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 and have a Brother HL-2270DW printer that I am trying to connect to my computer via USB. I followed the instructions here to install the printer, and in general, it works fine. ...
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login hang after password

I'm new to Ubuntu and was running updates from 12.04 to 14.04 when some system error showed up and I restarted. But now after typing the password it refuses to log in and just hangs. What should I ...
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Where can I find when new version become available for Ubuntu?

For a number of packages that I use in Ubuntu Trusty Tahr I need a newer version than I can get via the default repositories. I often wonder when these new package versions get updated in the ...
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ubuntu 14.10 update error [duplicate]

I can't update, i have this error when running apt-get update command! W: Failed to fetch http://ppa.launchpad.net/cooperjona/nitrotasks/ubuntu/dists/utopic/main/binary-amd64/Packages 404 Not Found ...
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update manager is not working

Something happened, and I'm no longer able to access my update manager. I'm getting the red ball with white minus sign at the top of my desktop, and when I click on it, it tells me that my daemon has ...
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New To Ubuntu; Have Reboot issues after Updates

I am new to Linux. I wiped my ASUS laptop and installed Ubuntu. I tried to search for my issue, but I hadn't come across what I needed. Things work well and I am enjoying using Linux. However, when I ...
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Update from 13.04 to 14.04 [duplicate]

I have a box standing at home, which i did not use for a quite long time, but i would like to update its OS to the latest LTS version of ubuntu - as mentioned in the title. I did search on google on ...
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Eclipse Luna update to 4.4.1 fails in Ubuntu 14 (32-bit)

With Luna running, I select the Help:Check for Updates option and am shown a list of updates, which are all checked except the one for Luna 4.4.1. I hit "Select All" and try to update. It fails with ...
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Getting BADSIG error during `apt-get update` on Ubuntu

I'm getting the following error while updating (sudo apt-get update) Ubuntu 14.10. W: An error occurred during the signature verification. The repository is not updated and the previous index files ...
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Can't use sudo apt-get update: Xubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

When I run sudo apt-get update I get the following errors. Err http: //ppa.launchpad.net trusty/main amd64 Packages 404 Not Found Err http: //ppa.launchpad.net trusty/main ...
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update for the terminal package always fail

I'm trying to update my Ubuntu 14.10 but for the last few weeks the package terminal always fail while the rest works fine , this is the log from the sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get ...
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What is GPG error?

When my update is complete I am getting an GPG error but I don't know what is GPG.Can someone explain me what is this error and why it has occurred? I know how to fix it but I want to know what is ...
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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*': ... linux-headers-...
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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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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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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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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 http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/l/linux/linux-libc-dev_3.13.0-27....
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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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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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Failed to install untrusted sources and failed to download update information

I changed my server from fastest available to main server, while trying to fix the issue with software manager (untrusted sources failing to install FYI) and I got an error. Here's an error I get: W:...
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Internet Connection Error with updating Ubuntu

Failed to download repository information, "check your Internet connection" After using this on wifi and then directly plugging the laptop into wire-cable for faster, guaranteed Internet, nothing is ...
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14.04 Software updater problem

Running 14.04 and the Software updater keeps giving this message: Package operation failed. The installation or removal of a software package failed. I tried updating via the terminal and received ...
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Sound not working 12.04 after update

my sound was working perfectly fine while suddenly it stopped after an update... I tried reinstalling alsamixer and stuff - did not work. When I start alsamixer, here is what i get: Also in the ...
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Losing NVIDIA-driver after updating system

Why this happening every time i try to update via update manager (so, updates coming every day)? So, I need to reinstall NVIDIA-drivers every system update. It's getting REALLY annoying. P.S. The ...
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how to fix update error? [duplicate]

W: Failed to fetch http://ppa.launchpad.net/mc3man/trusty-media/ubuntu/dists/utopic/main/binary-i386/Packages 404 Not Found