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Remove source from software updater

Some weeks ago I installed the owncloud client on my Ubuntu system. However, it does not seem to be safe and I want to remove it. I deleted it and apparently it is gone. Unfortunately there is still ...
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Why would System Notifications report updates available but each of sudo apt-get update, software updater and muon updater do not find updates?

I have this same scenario on 2 separate machines The plasma desktop frequently shows notifications like this: An update is available for your system. There are 3 updated packages. However, when I ...
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Error updating to Ubuntu 15.10

I had installed Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS on this laptop. Yesterday I decided to upgrade it and managed to install 15.04, without any problem. Then I continued to upgrade to 15.10 and here comes the problem. ...
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I'm a noob at ubuntu and linux need help

every time I try to update anything or install any program onto my computer like skype and simple things, I cannot find them like in the tutorials. I can see they have downloaded but I can not find ...
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No new updates in almost a month?

I have been running the software updater every week. Since the middle of December, there have been no new updates. It keeps saying that the software on my computer is up to date. Is this just because ...
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W: Failed to fetch

I was trying to add qpdfview ppa , then after added it then use sudo apt-get update the out put is : W: Failed to fetch http://archive.getdeb.net/ubuntu/dists/trusty-getdeb/InRelease W: Failed to ...
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lots of symbol lookup errors in dynamically linked libraries

I'm using Ubuntu 15.10 Problem: For some days now I have been getting Errors like this when opening some applications: /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libpoppler-qt5.so.1: undefined symbol: ...
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archived .deb file error-specified file is not found using dpkg

i think my problem may be simpler than i am making it, but i am still learning linux servers the hard way. i cannot install or update packages, and i managed to track it to an archived version of the ...
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Issue with Software Updater installing new kernel

I woul like to know if anyone could help me with a software updater/apt-upgrade issue (or not). When I run the software updater, it prompts the updates for the kernel 3.19.0-42.48, but when I click ...
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Daily update of currency rate

I'm using gnome-calculator 3.10.3 (A.K.A. gcalctool) on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. Is there any way how to force the system to update currency rates on daily basis? I have found this topics, but my version ...
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Updates for Ubuntu 15.10

My husband believes that our systems have been hacked. I tend to believe him since there is another IP Address tagged to his laptop. My Nephew said they has poisoned the DNS. I was wondering if ...
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W: Failed to fetch, 508 Loop Detected. While installing the software on linux

I uploaded all my content on web(hostinger's free hosting account) for my Linux software. So that, after adding key to system and repository to /etc/apt/sources.list file, I could install it by simply ...
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apt-get update don't work [closed]

I've been getting this error on my Ubuntu 15.04 (x32) machine. user@local~$ sudo apt-get update Err http://ppa.launchpad.net vivid InRelease Err http://mx.archive.ubuntu.com vivid InRelease ...
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Can't update Google Chrome in Iran

Google lets users in Iran to download chrome deb from google.com/chrome, however the repo dl.google.com/linux is inaccessible! So running apt-get update and upgrade results in a lot of error ...
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sudo apt-get update errors [duplicate]

I am new to the linux command line, so I just tried running sudo apt-get update However, when I do so, I receive a vast amount of errors, namely W: Failed to fetch ...
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Can't update Ubuntu - Not enough free disk [duplicate]

I can't update Ubuntu, is says: The upgrade needs a total of 66.6 M free space on disk '/boot'. Please free at least an additional 4,272 k of disk space on '/boot'. Empty your trash and remove ...
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Installing Ubuntu 15.10 on an old version (8.04)

I'm currently running on Ubuntu 8.04 but the original was 15.04. The tech guy installed the new one. Is it safe to install Ubuntu 15.10 with this? My computer has 2GB of RAM (I'll use the 32-bit ...
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how to backup before update

so I just installed ubuntu 15.10 on my Macbook 6,2 core i5 and it is running flawlessly. Now before I got it to where it is now, I had a previous install which didn't work that great. In the previous ...
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ubuntu update from 14.04 to 15.04 error 'utf-8' codec can't decode byte 0x8b in position 1: invalid start byte

Here when I want to update my ubuntu server from 14.04 to 15.04, it failed because of one error, which seems to be the encoding problem, where I have already set the system to english. I am confused ...
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while updating its throwing error like as follows : [duplicate]

Error during update: W: Failed to fetch cdrom://Ubuntu 15.10 _Wily Werewolf_ - Release amd64 (20151021)/dists/wily/main/binary-amd64/Packages Please use apt-cdrom to make this CD-ROM recognized by ...
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Network not working after updates today (HP 6560b laptop)

I installed updates this morning and it now says in the network settings "The system network services are not compatible with this version" Neither wireless nor ethernet work. Can anyone offer a ...
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I get the following terminal display when I am trying to install gparted on my system (lines at bottom)

$ sudo apt-get install gparted Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done E: Unable to locate package gparted $ sudo add-apt-repository "deb ...
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Error During Update in ubuntu 13.04 to 13.10

when i want update ubuntu 13.04 to 13.10 , Updater stop and show me this error : Error During Update : Please look at this picture and i am using old repository . what can i do?
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Internet connection failed for apt-get update

I entered sudo apt-get update but got error messages saying index failed download. I then typed gksu software-properties-gtk and had ubuntu choose the best regional server. It made sense ...
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Upgrading Apache HTTP Server 2.4.7 to 2.4.10-2 on Ubuntu 14.04

Help me to upgrade my apache , there is a security issue 2.4.7 Apache HTTP Server Request Smuggling Vulnerability via Invalid Chunk-Extension Characters, CVE-2015-3183 I tried to upgrade and ...
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Linux-firmware update fails, everytime

In my Ubuntu 14.04 LTS system, multibooted with Windows 10, the update of Linux-firmware and Linux images always fails. I get an alert for the available updates, updates are downloaded to 100% and ...
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Problem with determining “security updates”

My test machine is running Ubuntu 14.04.1. /usr/lib/update-notifier/apt-check --human-readable says that 157 packages can be updated and 81 are security updates. apt-get -s dist-upgrade | grep ...
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Newly installed Firefox 43 crashes when videos are played

Both my wife and I have 12.04LTS on our desktop PCs. Last Saturday a routine apt-get upgrade upgraded us from Firefox 42.0 to Firefox 43.0. The new version crashes consistently if you try to play and ...
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Failed to fetch message while upgrading

I typed the command sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get upgrade && sudo apt-get dist-upgrade and got the following error W: Failed to fetch ...
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Ign http://ppa.lunchpad.net raring Release ubuntu 13.04 [duplicate]

When I execute sudo apt-get update in terminal, I get: E: GPG error: http://ppa.lunchpad.net raring Release: The following signatures were invalid: NODATA 1 NODATA 2 I want update from 13.04 to ...
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Update Manager doesn't show the latest version for upgrade [duplicate]

I am currently running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and I want to upgrade it to 15.04. However, the update manager shows only 12.10. I tried changing its settings -> all new versions and disabling third party ...
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Ubuntu 14.04.3LTS 64-bit - apt-get update error , Hash Sum mismatch

apt-get update error. The following links result in a Hash Sum mismatch. Scared of following any other answers because all of them seem to be unique for every person's chosen mirror. Are these ...
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Ubuntu Server 14.04.3 update problems

using Ubuntu Server 14.04.3. apt-update & upgrade stuck on tr.archive.ubuntu.com It's responding so slow and can't download packages.
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apt-get fails behind corporate firewall - Does the network require authentication

I am trying update and install additional packages to my new Ubuntu Server 14.04 - This is installed on a VM environment inside a corporate firewall. However I cannot get apt-get to work. Here is what ...
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After the latest update, WiFi is not working

Bluetooth is working and ethernet as well. That's the output of the log file. dimos@dimos-SVF1521V1EW:/var/lib/dkms/bcmwl/6.30.223.248+bdcom/build$ more make.log DKMS make.log for ...
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Linux distro with no kernel update [closed]

What are the Linux distributions which give no kernel updates? I know 2. Linux Mint and Manjaro. Which other Linux distributions (deb preferable)give no Linux kernel update after installation?
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Ubuntu 15.10 after restart Wi-Fi, usb ports, LAN, not working! Please help

I have a laptop Notebook HP 15-g011la here the specifications: http://www8.hp.com/mx/es/products/laptops/product-detail.html?oid=7052369#!tab=specs I do not know what happened yesterday my computer ...
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cant install updates because /boot doesnt have enough space [duplicate]

I am trying to install updates but get following message: "Update requires total of 79,8M free space on /boot. Free at least 14,3M on /boot. Empty recycle bin, and delete temporary packages of ...
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Is it recommended to do apt-get upgrade? [closed]

Should anyone running Ubuntu as a normal user (not a server) do any of: apt-get upgrade apt-get dist-upgrade apt upgrade regularly? I am asking because I found out doing apt update && apt ...
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ubuntu 15.10 software update stuck

I was doing a regular software update as prompted by the updater. However, the updater stuck in the middle of the process. Looking the the details shows that it seems to stuck at run-parts (See ...
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How is the authenticity of Ubuntu updates verified?

I couldn't find much info on the security of Ubuntu (and Linux in general) update verification/security. The connection appears to be plain ftp. but the packages are signed using a private key and ...
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apt-get error with MergeList [duplicate]

I got this problem: sudo apt-get upgrade Reading package lists... Error! E: Encountered a section with no Package: header E: Problem with MergeList ...
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Can't fix GPG Error NO_PUB_KEY

As the title, I have the so common "GPG Error...NO_PUB_KEY" error, but I'm not able to fix it at all. I tried both Y PPA Manager and the command line sudo apt-key adv --keyserver keyserver.ubuntu.com ...
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Software Updater turns inactive (grey in color) while configuring grub-pc

I use Ubuntu 15.10. I updated the available updates today. Almost after an hour the software updater stays idle "Configuring grub-pc". I can browser without problem. Is it ok to kill job or restart. ...
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Missing Archive Repositories Lead to Lock-Out

I am running a Dell GX520 computer. I am only operating Ubuntu. I haven't been able to install updates for a couple weeks. While trying to upgrade from 14.04 to 15.1, my efforts to fix broken packages ...
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unable to complete updating process after first install

after installing ubuntu 14.04 software center downloaded 540MB. when restarted to apply changes it is taking too long. i've waited for more than two hours process is going on like in the image. it is ...
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libcgmanager0 is not verified by authors

I am using Kubuntu 14.04 and I use the software center for updates, which usually works fine, but now there was an error message as in the title. I am not really sure what to do about this, so I ...
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Something wrong with apt-get in Ubuntu 15.10

When I try to run apt update I get a such problem: Ign archive.ubuntu.com wily InRelease Ign archive.ubuntu.com wily-updates InRelease Ign archive.ubuntu.com wily-backports ...
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Internet problem in ubuntu 14.04

Just now i installed ubuntu 14.04. while installing it asked for internet connection, though i connected LAN, it did not recognize. after installation also the new softwares are not getting installed. ...
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Failed to fetch http://ppa.launchpad.net/ferramroberto/sopcast/ubuntu/dists/trusty/main/binary-amd64/Packages [duplicate]

I don't know why I keep receiving the following error messages, when running apt-get update: W: Failed to fetch ...