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Nitrogen stopped working on update from 13.04 to 13.10

I had nitrogen handling my wallpapers in Gnome Ubuntu 13.04 nitrogen /path/to/wallpers and on system startup nitrogen --restore After updating to 13.10 nitrogen stopped working. I can start the ...
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usb keyboard stopped working in terminal window after update from 13.04 to 13.10

When I start the computer, I am logged in automatically. Using the keyboard, I type Ctrl+Alt+t, which brings up a terminal window, just like it should; however, nothing happens when I attempt to type ...
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puzzled by “no space” complaint from apt

Background: My / partition was at 93%, but I had some unallocated space so I created a new home for /usr . After the move the space usage looks like: >df -k Filesystem 1K-blocks Used ...
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Repository/Updating/Upgrading Issue

The other day I was asked to upgrade from 13.04 to 13.10, at the time I was busy and hit no. I can not upgrade/update at this point, I get (error -11) or a 404 in terminal. In the software updater I ...
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Ubuntu Gnome 13.10 not updating after remove /var/apt/list/lock and /var/cache/archives/lock

Please help me out, any distribution of Linux I have installed but still not updating.
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Restore old desktop

My Ubuntu Desktop display system has been crashed after automated updates via update manager. How can restore my old version of Ubuntu Desktop?
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How can I restore a country specific apt-get update mirror?

While configuring my new 13.10 installation, I chose to change the default update server using the "Software & Updates" GUI tool available in the System settings panel. Before this change the ...
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Does the “security” repository provides anything not found in the “updates” repository?

For the limited number of package I looked at (e.g. apache), I found that the package version in the updates repository is always newer than or equal to the version available in the security ...
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Can't add any PPA's after reinstalling Ubuntu 13.10

I can't add any PPA's at all after reinstalling Ubuntu 13.10. Here is what it says: michael@MikesKomputer:~$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:atareao/atareao Cannot add PPA: 'ppa:atareao/atareao'. Please ...
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Trouble Updating to Version 13.10 (from Version 13.04)

By trying to update to Version 13.10 (German) from Version 13.04 i'd received the following Problem-Message: W:Fehlschlag beim Holen von "http: ...
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HP 655 Notebook (Ubuntu 12.04) wireless internet disabled after running updates

Today the update-manaeger suggested that I should download some updates. So I did. After the updates were installed I had to reboot the system. After the reboot my notebook doesn't see any wireless ...
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E: Unable to fetch some archives, maybe run apt-get update or try with --fix-missing?

I am using ubuntu 13.10 on evaluation board and my internet is not working. Also i need to install softwares and apt-get install is also not working. Terminal says : E: Unable to fetch some ...
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problem with bcm43xx / b43 / b43legacy blacklisted /var/log/jockey.log

I have installed ubuntu 12.04 64bit version and I was new to drivers issues and my wireless lan won't activate from Additional drivers and I was reported that I have to check /var/log/jockey.log I ...
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ubuntu crashed during latest update [duplicate]

I was updating to latest version 13.10? And it crashed during install. This left me with virtually no OS on my PC. I have tried both a CD and USB boot install but the ubuntu box is my only reliable ...
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Intel Centrino 7260 after kernel update

After every kernel update, will I need to redo everything from the answer here? The reason I ask is because last night the kernel update but the wifi no longer works unless I load the previous ...
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Ubuntu 13.10, kernel still 3.8.0-31-generic

I updated from 13.04 to 13.10 but uname -r still says I am on 3.8.0-31-generic. How can i fix this and get 3.11 or 3.12 ?
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ubuntu 13.04, wifi not detecting after restarting PC, after a weekly software updates installation

I am pretty new to Ubuntu and been using it along with windows 7 since past few weeks. I manage to resolve all those preliminary issues with WiFi adapter(Drivers and all) after a fresh Ubuntu ...
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Errors while updating Ubuntu 13.10 [duplicate]

When I execute the updater it always throws the same error saying: Failed to download repository information. Check your internet connection. And when I run the sudo apt-get update I get these ...
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Updates don't work in Ubuntu 13.10

Hello guys I hope you're all fine. This is the problem: When I execute the updater it always throws the same error saying: Failed to download repository information. Check your internet connection. ...
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If I upgrade Ubuntu 13.04 to 13.10 will I have to reinstall all of my software? [duplicate]

I'm running Ubuntu 13.04 right now. If I upgrade to Ubuntu 13.10 will I have to reinstall all of my currently installed software? Like GIMP, Dropbox, RecordMyDesktop, etc.
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Are all “Important security updates”, updates to already installed packages?

I'm running 12.04, and I've never downloaded any drivers for the installation of any peripheral devices. Yet, I noticed a fair few "Important security updates" involving drivers/utilities for HP ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 problems in apt-get update

I recently install Ubuntu 13.10, but I had several difficulties on installing several programs from 'Ubuntu Software Center'. I tried to update the repositories but I get the follow result (the * are ...
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Unable to select Chrome updates on Ubuntu 12.04

I own two machines, both of which are running Ubuntu 12.04. I use Google Chrome on both. A Google Chrome update is available, and it appears in the Update Manager. However, I cannot select the ...
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How to skip the downloading update while the terminal is downloading?

I want to know how to skip the downloading update while the terminal is downloading. I am currently updating from terminal and I want to skip a package from being downloaded because it will consume a ...
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Can't boot after update, purple/black screen

I am dual-booting Ubuntu and Windows 7. Yesterday I've installed many updates (including many system software) on Ubuntu. After the restart it couldn't boot anymore. I just get first a purple screen ...
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Boot Partition full, clean-up [duplicate]

After a while I couldn't update Ubuntu for lack of space in the boot partition. I need to clean it up. How can I do this?
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Is using Software Updater the same thing as running apt-get update and apt-get upgrade?

It seems like this should be true but I wanted to make sure. Thanks!
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PCSX2 1.0.0 installation issues

I've followed all the tutorials I can find to get this emulator to work and I'm now getting this error. Granted I've gotten a lot further than when I started. Running 13.10. Just downloaded the Linux ...
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I can't connect to the internet through wi-fi

I can't connect to the internet through wi-fi, when I try to connect it sends a message: "network disconnected" (update my version of ubuntu from 13.04 to 13.10 through wired connection)
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zoom extensions not working in chrome since upgrade to 13.10 [duplicate]

Recently made the upgrade from 13.04 to 13.10 and now some of my favorite extensions in chrome aren't working including smart zoom: ...
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Why can't I log into Lubuntu after the 13.04 update, even if I know the password?

After the 13.04 update the login screen started to appear, even though I chose to automatically login in the Lubuntu install options one week ago. Even if my password and username is correct it won't ...
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What will happen if i will terminate the update in between (from the terminal)

so i use computer for unknown time. sometimes i use it for more than 3 hr. and sometimes lesss than half hour. what will happen if i will stop the update from the terminal when the packages are being ...
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What's the difference between “software updater” and “software update”

I noticed I have two versions of "software update" one just says open source in the description and the other says its gnome apt update manager. "Software Updater" if clicked finds no current ...
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Is the update 13.10 good? [closed]

I just got a update notification saying version 13.10 of ubuntu can be updated. I wanted to see if anyone has updated and if so, is it good and is there any bugs in it? ~Steam gamer
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Updating Ubuntu touch on nexus 7

I am using ubuntu touch on my nexus 7. I installed the stable release yesterday (18/10/2013), using the command: sudo phablet-flash ubuntu-system --no-backup This successfully installed the latest ...
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Upgrade to Ubuntu 13.10 disabled track pad, brightness, sound on Lenovo Z570

I just upgraded to Ubuntu 13.10 using Ubuntu's software update. It seemed to go all right, however after the system restarted and booted up Ubuntu 13.10, it began experiencing several problems. Some ...
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Unable to start after 13.04 > 13.10 udate

At the end of the update process, clicking on the Restart button had no visible effect whatsoever. After waiting 5 to 10 minutes, I decided to reboot the computer manually. Since then, I rebooted a ...
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Newest version of a library

newbie here: how does it work, if Ubuntu currently features a certain version of a library but there is already a newer version of it at developer's site, do I have to wait for the next major release ...
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What is preferable way to upgrade system?

There are (at minimum) two ways to upgrade Ubuntu. Using Update Manager. Using apt-get upgrade (sudo apt-get update ; sudo apt-get upgrade) in a terminal. Are those two ways equal or is one of ...
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Kubuntu 13.10 no sound, missing shutdown button, network disconnected

I just updated to Kubuntu 13.10 and several things are wrong. For instance, the only output sound device is Dummy Output, network icon has a red X on it and shutdown and restart buttons are missing. ...
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Will modem manager be updated in 12.04 LTS to release 0.6.0 or above? [closed]

It is still stuck at release 0.5.2 since early last year, while release 0.6.0 does not seem to be progressed to a stable release for 12.04 LTS. Any plans for the update to occur before the end of the ...
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404 Errors in ubuntu 13.10 [duplicate]

Just installed ubuntu 13.10 I did apt-update in terminal and sow this Err http://ppa.launchpad.net /ubuntu/saucy amd64 Packages 404 Not Found Err http://ppa.launchpad.net ...
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How can I remove a malformed line from my source.list? [duplicate]

When trying to update, I end up getting, "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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Unable to update ubuntu 12.04 LTS

I have been unable to update my distro for a while now. When I attempt to do so, I get the following message bit: Failed to download repository information and then the following details, which is ...
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Hot to update Ubuntu Server packages with yum update? [closed]

After booting and logging in, the message "xx updates available, xx updates are security updates". I type yum update and I am informed that it needs to be installed? Yum is not installed as part of ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 LTS autoupdate kills system

Just installed the current updates on my HP nx6310 as suggested by the system. I hesitated for a few days, because the lst update killed all my network interfaces, wired and wireless. I decided to ...
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update the system software without internet on the same system

I apparently don't have an internet access for my PC at home and I desperately need to update my Ubuntu 12.04 Lts. I have internet access in my office. of course i can't bring my PC to office. Can I ...
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Updated stuff with Updatemanager problem [duplicate]

I thought I needed to update stuff because of my computer randomly logging me out, So I saw that there was 1,418 updates so I installed them then after that I restarted the computer and I logged in ...
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I'm getting a gpg error [duplicate]

I'm getting a gpg error: http://ppa.launchpad.net precise Release: the following signatures couldn't be verified because the public key is not available : NO_PUBKEY 5A9A06AEF9C8DB0 This came ...
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How to update my already installed Ubuntu Touch image?

I noticed today that when I opened the update manager through the system settings in Ubuntu touch running on Nexus 7, it showed no updates. But the I ran the following two commands in the terminal: ...