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I installed 12.04, worked great, installed updates, everything (EVERYTHING!) broke [duplicate]

So, I just installed Ubuntu 12.04 on an old desktop. It worked great, wifi, aptitude, printing, wine, everything I like about linux basically. But then it notified me there were updates available ...
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Error untrusted packages Ubuntu Software [duplicate]

Good morning: Im new in Ubuntu and i have a problem with he ubuntu software. I've Ubuntu 11.10 whats happens is that when i try to download a program from ubuntu software, the problem (Require ...
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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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New user. Can't install updates because I don't know the pass word [duplicate]

New user trying to update software but don't know the authentication pass word
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I don't know the authentication password

I am new to Ubuntu, and I just installed it. When I update, an authentication password is asked, but I don't know what password it is that I should enter.
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just have background after install

I have just completed upgrade from 13.03 to 14.04. After logging in just have the background, no menus, no nothing, mouse travels across screen but keyboard does not appear to to work Anyone have any ...
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Dell M5030 Compatability with Ubuntu 14.04

I'm looking to do a fresh install of ubuntu 14.04 on my Dell M5030 laptop running ubuntu 10.04. Will 14.04 be compatible with all the hardware (wifi drivers/usb drivers/mouse drivers/etc)? I'd have no ...
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Every time I open the software center I get “failed to execute child process”

Every time I try to use the software center I get the following error Failed to execute child process any suggestions?
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Trusty 14.04 Software Updater “failed to download repository” info [duplicate]

It's been a week or two since I've seen an update from Ubuntu and I find it odd that so close to the official release date there's nothing. . . So after some googleage, I went through and tried sudo ...
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e17 installation and unmet dependencies

Every which way I try to correct unmet dependencies it gives me some long error. Trying to install packages I get evas-loaders : Depends: libefl (>= 201312241217) but it is not going to be ...
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Error in update and upgrade

Following are some of the errors that I am getting while using the command: sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get upgrade W: Failed to fetch ...
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Updating Software [duplicate]

I recently have been shown just how new i am to ubuntu through this issue: I am using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and i have installed Hedgehogs version 0.9.17.1 using the ubuntu software center. I haven't been ...
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can't open software-center and software & updates

This is the error i'm getting Traceback (most recent call last): File "/usr/bin/software-center", line 130, in <module> app = SoftwareCenterAppGtk3(options, args) File ...
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Trouble using “apt-get update” [duplicate]

I am trying to use the command "apt-get update", but it gives me this error. It's not the only command that gives errors like these. apt-get update E: Could not open lock file ...
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Updating ubuntu 13.10 Problem on Dell E6410

When ever I try to update, I get this message: W:Failed to fetch cdrom://Ubuntu-GNOME 13.10 _Saucy Salamander_ - Release amd64 (20131017)/dists/saucy/main/binary-amd64/Packages Please use apt-cdrom ...
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Cannot update via update manager [duplicate]

The following error message appears: An unresolvable problem occurred while initializing the package information. Please report this bug against the 'update-manager' package and include the ...
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After installing system update I can't login to my user [duplicate]

At the login screen, I type my password, then hit enter and I see a quick black screen with some text, as if something crashed, and it goes back to the login screen.. Help?
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how to Check the IP address of the Ethernet interface on the target device?

I am new in embeddedlinux ,, also I want guidelines about how to run my first application on target ?
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gedit:3457 Error: Not using units is deprecated. Assuming 'px'

I have an error with my first application which I don't understand : (gedit:3457): Gtk-WARNING **: Theme parsing error: gtk-widgets.css:1971:11: Not using units is deprecated. Assuming 'px'. ...
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Why am I unable to update from Software Updater? [duplicate]

I am unable to update through software updater. After clicking install now, it shows "requires installation from untrusted package". Then there is two options: Settings and OK. I click OK but the ...
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Ubuntu apt-get sources blocked by internet provider [duplicate]

Every time I try to upgrade ubuntu, it gives me forbidden access. Every time that happens, Ubuntu crashes. log file : Do you want to continue [Y/n]? y Get:1 http://archive.canonical.com/ubuntu/ ...
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Software Updater Not Automatically Launching Any More

I run Ubuntu 12.10 32-bit and (if this is relevant) use the Cinnamon desktop. When I first installed Ubuntu about a year and a half ago, the software updater would pop up automatically whenever ...
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errors while using 'sudo apt-get update'

W: Failed to fetch cdrom://Ubuntu 13.10 _Saucy Salamander_ - Release amd64 (20131016.1)/dists/saucy/restricted/binary-i386/Packages Please use apt-cdrom to make this CD-ROM recognized by APT. apt-get ...
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12.04 update doesn't work [duplicate]

I installed my updates/grade today for 12.4 and have been unable to make a successful reboot since. I have had to log on going back to previous upgrade points. Do I now have to wait for another ...
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“Dummy output” and no sound when update to the latest HDA drivers

My system keeps asking for an HDA drivers update, but everytime I update those drivers to the latest version, sound disappers and only "Dummy output" is available as a choice in the Audio settings ...
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My grub is gone after update to ubuntu 13. I get a grub prompt on boot how do I get back?

I have found different posts here that deal with similar issues, but I am unable to get any of these to work. Here is what happened to me: I had an ubuntu-12 installation, on which I ran update and ...
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I am getting an error that says “a problem occered when checking for updates” [duplicate]

It has a red circle with a white line that goes through it, what do i do its very annoying and need it to be gone. I can't open ubuntu software center wich is a problem!
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apt-get update command gives an error! [duplicate]

I am new at Ubuntu in the terminal i can not run sudo apt-get update, the following error is. E: Malformed line 1 in source list /etc/apt/source.list.d/virtual box. List (list parse) E: The list of ...
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Failed to get complete update in my Ubuntu 12.04 [duplicate]

This has happened quite recently. I'm new with Ubuntu, and I'm not using dual boot so my PC only running on Ubuntu. I don't really notice what caused this. First I can't get complete update, it says ...
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Apt-get update always stuck at getting Release.gpg

While I run apt-get update on Ubuntu 12.04, I got the following output (partially): Get:1985 http://archive.ubuntu.com precise Release.gpg [28.9 kB] ... My sources.list file is not modified and I ...
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unable to update ubuntu …while updating it shows as below [duplicate]

gnu@gnu-Lenovo-G560:~$ sudo apt-get update Ign cdrom://Ubuntu 11.04 _Natty Narwhal_ - Release amd64 (20110427.1) natty Release.gpg Ign cdrom://Ubuntu 11.04 _Natty Narwhal_ - Release amd64 ...
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Why cant i update my repository updates in 12.04?

I Tried to install updates via the update manager, so then i used terminal an got dpkg: error: parsing file '/var/lib/dpkg/available' near line 0: field name ...
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duplicate file exists,while on updation shows on ubuntu 12.04 LTS

updation error continuously shows , after sudo apt-get update, after hit 56, stooped and error shows like 'duplicate file exists and 'sudo apt-get update' to correct these problem ! but after doing ...
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Loss of Security (Update Manager doesn't ask for a password) [duplicate]

Ubuntu is being updated, usually with UBUNTU BASE on a weekly basis, and has been for some time. When the INSTALL button is pressed, the software goes thru the update process. PROBLEM: Ubuntu does ...
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how to run runSheduledTask.php file in cli

when i am running runSheduledTasks.php from terminal, an error occured like "couldn't open input file:runSheduledTasks.php" please give suggestion to remove this error.
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Unable to correct dependencies [closed]

I have a 11.10 ubuntu server machine located on a VPS that has package problems. I think this all started with my do-release-upgrade failed part way through. In any case, I can no longer use apt-get ...
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“sudo apt-get update” command won't work [duplicate]

I am trying to install azenis icons and it won't work. whenever I type "sudo apt-get update" this is what I get: E: Could not get lock /var/lib/apt/lists/lock - open (11: Resource ...
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What purpose does this ppa file in sources.d serve and why did they create errors on apt-get update?

Earlier, I was getting the following error when execuing apt-get update: Failed to fetch http://ppa.launchpad.net/deb/dists/http/ppa/ubuntu/main/binary-i386/Packages 404 Not Found I found the ...
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dual boot reinstall problems

My Ubuntu installation crashed during updating and will now not boot fully. I have tried reinstalling as from a previous answer on here suggested but the option to wipe my original Ubuntu installation ...
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Best software for Android Device On Ubuntu? [duplicate]

I have HTC Android Device and I am Using Ubuntu 13.10, I need a No the Best But If it's Best That OK A software For Sync and Update Device. Urgent Suggest Need here>
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Software Updater Ignores request to update

I have updated to ubuntu 12.10. Daily I receive notice from the software updater that files are available for updating. When I click on the "Install Now" button, the clock icon briefly shows, then ...
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Unable to update from 12.04 to 12.10

I'm trying to update from 12.04 to 13.04 but I firstly need to go thorugh 12.10, using Update Manager. This is the error I get. E:Error, pkgProblemResolver::Resolve generated breaks, this may be ...