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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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Errors with apt-get update command [duplicate]

When I run a sudo apt-get update command I get these errors at last row: Reading package lists... Error! E: Problem syncing the file - sync (5: Input/output error) E: The package lists or status file ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 - how can i install package?

How to fix this problem? Everytime i am trying to install/update packages it fails root@nson:~# sudo apt-get install dconf-editor Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading ...
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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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How to prevent a kiosk running Ubuntu 13.10 showing the update dialog popup window?

In my KIOSK i have Ubuntu 13.10. How to remove/suspend/blacklist/hide/disable completely from the Ubuntu 13.10 this following popup via command line? (even with GUI when i click settings and insert ...
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Cannot update because of webfilter set in the router

We use iBoss web-filter. When ever I try to install a program or update the system it fails. I believe the problem is our web-filter I have tried to list it in the allow websites (sites that are ...
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Computer continously boots after Kernel Version 3.13.5 installed on Ubuntu 13.10

there is some strange thing that happened after I installed Kernel 3.13.5 on Ubuntu 13.10. After restart I selected new installed Kernel in GRUB. After that Ubuntu starts up like usually and I can ...
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During 13.04 to 13.10 Desktop update the computer went offline, how can I restart the update process? [duplicate]

I would like to restart the update/upgrade for 13.10. The process was aborted by a power off situation after it had started. The updater process was working well until that point. Now the updater ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 tells me it won't update itself anymore, wants me to upgrade to 13.10

My girlfriend was using my Ubuntu 13.04, when the software update window opened, with an alert box reading something like: Ubuntu 13.04 updates are not provided anymore, for your security you should ...
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unable to synchronize mmap error on update

ubuntu updation took more time then normal and after updation finished when try to view updates gave the below mentioned error E:Unable to synchronize mmap - msync (5: Input/output error), E:The ...
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Update Information Outdated (conflicting message?)

I get this alert and it says that: The update information is outdated. This may be caused by network problems or py a repository that is no longer available. Please update manually by clicking on ...
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Network not working after installing updates

Last night I installed some updates on my Ubuntu 12.04, namely these which, in my opinion, might be responsible: libqt4-network libproxy1-plugin-networkmanager After rebooting the wireless isn't ...
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Any way to permanently skip the updates in Ubuntu 13.04? [closed]

In the software updater, I've came across several packages like Firefox and LibreOffice.I don't use either of them. So every time, I had to check it out during update. Is there any way to permanently ...
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not enough space to update on 12.04

When I try to update, I get this message... The upgrade needs a total of 399 M free space on disk '/'. Please free at least an additional 29.8 M of disk space on '/'. Empty your trash and remove ...
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After installing update, two-finger scroll no longer working

I am on a Samsung series 5 and it was working gorgeously until yesterday when I let the update manager do its thing. Though it is checked, two-finger scroll is just not working at all! Is this a ...
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After installing 13.10 getting error with sudo apt-get update [duplicate]

My Ubuntu version is 13.10. Which command should I use? These Happens when I write following command... jinal@ubuntu:~$ sudo apt-get update [sudo] password for jinal: Reading package lists... Done ...
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Can I update/upgrade my Ubuntu version? [duplicate]

I am currently running Ubuntu 12.04 and would like to upgrade/update it to 13.10 without losing my files. I have the Ubuntu One cloud but I have limited space. Is there any way to get a different ...
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New to the Linux. How to update firefox and install flash player add-on? [duplicate]

I am new to the Linux System. I was able to download the update to Firefox (I think), but do not know for sure how to update it. I think my system is missing something, but being new to this operating ...
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Update Ubuntu Server 12.04

I have an issue to update a ubuntu server 12.04 virtual machine, in the site i can't connect the virtual machine to the web, then, i have to download the updates and upload locally to the server but i ...
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I have 2 Different versions of nautilus installed somehow, How can I put the 3.6.3 version in the menu in GNOME Fallback?

I'm Using Ubuntu 12.10, I used the standard Gnome 3 ppa to update all the GNOME apps in 12.10 to version 3.6 including Nautilus. Then I realized that It didn't update Rhythmbox to version 2.98, so I ...
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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 install, remove, and update ubuntu 12.04.

I've Ubuntu 12.04 LTS precise pangolin on acer aspire E1-422. Anybody can help me please to solve my problem; there are three old kernel that I cannot remove, it always gives me this error when I ...
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Unable to update system due to 'Package dependencies cannot be resolved'

I am getting the following error: This error could be caused by required additional software packages which are missing or not installable. Furthermore there could be a conflict between ...
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cache failed ubuntu 13.10

I just installed ubuntu 13.10 and I tried to update via terminal sudo apt-get update Everything seemed to be running normally and is still running I just cant get anything from the software center ...
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Install autoconf 2.69 on Ubuntu 12.04

The default version of autoconf in 12.04 is version 2.8. How can I upgrade to autoconf 2.9?
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Lubuntu 12.04, need updates while roaming [duplicate]

I installed Lubuntu 12.04 while I am roaming on old Dell Inspiron Pentium 4 with 1GB ram and integrated Ati graphics because I read that this distro handles 720p and more videos. Well, it looks like I ...
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Internet issues with Ubuntu in oracle virtual box

I have ubuntu 12.04 LTS installed in as a VM in Oracle virtual box. I am able to browse from firefox but trying to connect from command prompt to update is failing. I also tried to change software ...
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Remove/downgrade kernels of a point release

Currently building a 12.04.4 (3.11.x) LTS LAMP Server and have a 12.04.3 (3.8.x) one in production. How can I remove the 3.11 kernels and headers with the lts-raring generic packages and install ...
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Kernel oops when updating grub.cfg (mktemp)

I tried to update my kernel today, and I got a kernel oops. Since it aborted the installation via apt-get, I can now reproduce it using sudo dpkg --configure -a, see http://pastebin.com/fvES9PtW The ...
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Muon Package Manager and Update Manager problems

I am running Kubuntu 13.10, both the Muon Package Manager and Update Managers tell me they can't download the packages, they both do this when I click on Check For Updates. They have done this ...
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Install older kernel in a server and made it the default boot option in grub

I need to install an older kernel version (3.2.0-24-generic) on an existing Ubuntu 12.04.3 (3.8.0-34-generic) LAMP server and a new install Ubuntu 12.04.4 (3.11). After the installation I will need to ...
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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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xubuntu: weird boot screen and errors after reboot

I have installed Xubuntu and tried to install playonlinux to be able to install iTunes (for the iTunes store mostly). And to be able to play C&C Tiberian Dawn (cncnet.org) When I boot, the only ...
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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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Hash sum mismatch when running updates

First of all, please DO NOT label as a duplicate, because out of all of the previous questions with this title, none of the listed fixes worked! I am having this problem with two fresh installs of ...
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Window resize area, Firefox automaximizes and Giant Ubuntu Bar

everybody Yesterday (Feb 07, 2014) I updated my Ubuntu 12.04 and now I'm feeling I'm going postal! The ubuntu bar changed its size for the comfortable 24px I had set to 20457px or something ...
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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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Laptop fan runs continously after ATI fglrx driver update

I have a Dell Studio 1555, I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and it was working flawlessly until the latest update. The fan is running at unreasonably high speeds while only 5-6% of the CPU is used. I made ...
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Do I need to run grub update after cloing my Ubuntu partition to my new ssd?

I am relatively new to Ubuntu, been using 12.04 LTS for a few months. I have it installed on a 160GB Seagate rotating media drive dual booting with Windows Vista and all has been going well. I ...
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How to share/transfer Ubuntu 13.10 downloaded packages

I have 25 system which are working on Windows 7 OS and now am installing Ubuntu 13.10 in all. After installing Ubuntu in one of my systems I found there are several updates to be downloaded, due to ...
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MAAS Internal Server Error after update

I'm trying to deploy OpenStack Havana over Ubuntu Precise using juju. This is what I do exactly: Install Ubuntu server with maas following the official guide. sudo maas createsuperuser sudo apt-get ...
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Why am I unable to update 12.04? [duplicate]

I'm unable to update my ubuntu 12.04. When I run $ sudo apt-get update I'm getting the following output. naveen@naveen-Inspiron-3521:~$ sudo apt-get update E: Malformed line 10 in source list ...
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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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Share Os Updates with other machines [duplicate]

I have switched my Operating System recently from windows to Ubuntu. Now I had installed the updates through update manager, Now I want to do the same updation to an another system loaded with ...
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'E:Malformed line 60 in source list /etc/apt/sources.list (dist parse)' [duplicate]

I've gone through all of the other reports of this but when ever i follow the instructions and it opens my sources.list there are no numbers lines and there is barely anything in it. i saved my ...
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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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no internet connection wired/wifi with Ubuntu 13.10

I have the a problem ever since I made an update from 13.04 to 13.10. I can see the wifi networks but connection is not possible. Same with wired network too. I have atheros 9285 adapter in laptop. ...