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Issues installing updates with disk encryption

I am quite new to linux and have just installed Kubuntu 15.04. I have been trying to install available update packages using the MUON Update Manager, however when the progress bar gets to about 25% ...
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How to install metasploit and armitage in Ubuntu?

I've a problem with Armitage and Metasploit. I tried this commands to install them sudo nano /etc/apt/sources.list Then a pasted this and saved the list deb http:// http.kali.org/kali kali main ...
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I was shown to this site after trying to update some packs from ubuntu 12.04 lucid

itshare@itshare-HP-Compaq-dc5750-Small-Form-Factor:~$ ubuntu-support-status Support status summary of 'itshare-HP-Compaq-dc5750-Small-Form-Factor': You have 3 packages (0.1%) supported until April ...
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OpenNMS installation fails with error, Apt-Get broken

I was installing OpenNMS and during the install it fails with following error Preparing to unpack .../slpd_1.2.1-9_amd64.deb ... Stopping OpenSLP server: slpd. Unpacking slpd (1.2.1-9) over (1.2.1-9) ...
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Why am I getting an error related to linux-image-3.13.0-53-generic (3.13.0-53.88)?

Every time I install or remove existing software I get the following error. isuru@isuru-Inspiron-3420:~$ sudo apt-get autoremove Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading ...
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Errors when updating apt package list

When I attempt to update the package list with: sudo apt-get update I get these errors: W: Failed to fetch "http://ppa.launchpad.net/nilarimogard/webupd8/ubuntu/dists/trusty/InRelease W: Failed ...
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Upgraded from 14.10 to 15.04, after reboot no change

I was using Ubuntu 14.10 (Ubuntu MATE) and my Update Manager showed up that there is an upgrade possible to 15.04. So I selected ok and the upgrade started. It took a lot of time, but after that ...
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How to install updates via command line?

When I log into my web server via SSH I see the information: 88 packages can be updated. 80 updates are security updates I tried apt-get update then apt-get upgrade but each time I log in I still ...
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Vivid apt-get update huge Package files in /var/lib/apt/lists/partial

# ls -Ssh /var/lib/apt/lists/partial | head total 88G 46G security.ubuntu.com_ubuntu_dists_vivid-security_main_binary-amd64_Packages.bz2 42G ...
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After updating ubuntu 14.04, only the mouse shows onscreen. How do I fix?

I have an eMachines T5246 running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS set up as a home media server with Plex. Everything has been running well (if slowly) up until today when I installed the updates that showed up in ...
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I deleted trusted software providers from authentication in software and updates

I am currently using ubuntu 14.04 LTS I was getting a 404 error whenever I used sudo apt-get update. I feel it is because of some trusted software providers which I deleted - ubuntu archive ...
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GnuTls update from 2.3.23 to 3.x.x

Im having issues updating the version of GNUTLS, currently running Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS, and my version of gnutls is 2.3.23. I started with the tutorial from ...
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disable automaic update for texmaker [duplicate]

I'm new to Ubuntu 15.04 and I experienced problems with Temaker, namely the keyboard shortcuts did not work after some time. However, manually installing the version compiled with Qt4 fixed the ...
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What is the difference in command-line “sudo apt-get update” and using Synaptic or Auto-updater?

The whole update process seems somewhat confusing to me. I can understand the need to run sudo apt-get update prior to installing another package, but, what is the difference in running update from ...
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Problems with libGl, fbConfigs, swrast through each update?

I have problems when compile SFML-project(don't see any graphic): libGL error: No matching fbConfigs or visuals found libGL error: failed to load driver: swrast This error can be solved by simple ...
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I screwed up my Ubuntu (Novice user)

I'm a new user here and I'm also a Linux newbie. So last night I tried Ubuntu for the first time (kinda), and as I was getting the hang of it I noticed an option to update my OS to version 12.04, so I ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Base update 85MB

I just installed the latest Base update (85MB) release half-hour ago (May 20, 7:30 pm PDT, USA) on my Dell. Update went thru successfully and 'restart' message came on, and I restarted. Now display is ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Server upgrade error (2)

Hey guys Ive a similar problem that the (1) questions, i leave the screnshots of my error prompts apt-cache policy locales locales: Instalados: 2.13+git20120306-12.1 Candidato: ...
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Why after fresh Ubuntu 12.04 installation update aren't being installed?

I've installed Ubuntu 12.04 on a computer. Everything is fine without update. Just after the installation, it was showing about 200 MB updates to download. Since then I'm trying to install all the ...
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“Software Updater” & “Software & Updates” not working on 14.04 LTS

I havent used my Ubuntu for quite long time. Today, when i boot the Ubuntu (14.04 LTS), the software updater and Software & Updates(from Settings) are not working. The software updater's window ...
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Does updating applications affect .desktop files?

I was wandering if .desktop files are affected when an application is updated or just the /usr/bin/* files? I'm making an menu with customized categories and it's not gonna work is the categories in ...
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Error 2 : Building dependencies problem in ubntu 14.04

(synaptic:4696): GLib-CRITICAL **: g_child_watch_add_full: assertion 'pid > 0' failed Can't exec "locale": No such file or directory at /usr/share/perl5/Debconf/Encoding.pm line 16. Use of ...
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authentication problem,no knowledge of ANY PASSWORD [duplicate]

I cannot update or install new info,the tech that did the installation does not remember anything about passwords when he installed ubuntu 14.4 and he suggested admin as password since it is 5 ...
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Updating Ubuntu 14.04.iso

I have had to reinstall Ubuntu from iso and was wondering now that I have updated all the files etc, is there away that I can add these updated files to the iso so next time I have to do a reinstall ...
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apt-get update errors after installing google chrome

I have asked a question related to this problem before here How to fix Update error: Wrong sources.list entry or malformed file?. But I was told to ask a new question after it was established that my ...
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“Software Updater” & “Software & Updates” not working on 14.04 LTS

“Software Updater” and “Software & Updates” are not working any more on my Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I do not get any error message but when I click on the icons of Software updater and Software & ...
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Automatic clearance of boot folder

Hello one of my familly members, who is not so concerned with computers and Ubuntu has an Ubuntu setup with only 200MB space for the boot partition. That makes sense if you only like to install a few ...
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No icons after update on Ubuntu 15.04

I installed and configured java on my ubuntu 15.04 recently. After logging in all I get is homescreen with no icons. I tried to update and reinstall ubuntu desktop and install unity. But it didn't ...
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Ubuntu apt-get unable to fetch packages [closed]

Just installed Ubuntu 13.10 (Saucy) and anything I try to install via sudo apt-get install is failing and throwing a series of 404 erros. Example - installing tmux [jeeves@HAL] hadoop > sudo ...
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Unable to update my ubuntu server 14.04 using apt-get update

I am unable to update my ubuntu server 14.04 using apt-get update. Outcome is: W: failed to fetch http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/trusty/inrelease And another error is: ...
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update and upgrade error on ubuntu 14.04

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 and when I run the update&& upgrade command I got this error ***dpkg: dependency problems prevent configuration of ifupdown: ifupdown depends on initscripts (>= ...
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sudo cannot be executed in a terminal (14.10) [duplicate]

i want to update true terminal but when i enter sudo apt-get update i get the following respond: sudo apt-get update [sudo] password for tjarco: E: Type 'sudo' is not known on line 2 in source list ...
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Wifi does not work correctly after editing etc/default/grub

I've searches the net for hours trying to solve this, and can't find anything to help. My issue is thus: My Ubuntu 14.04LTS wasn't shutting down properly. This is the fourth time I've reinstalled ...
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Meaning of the php vesion on ubuntu and available update changes

I'm little bit confuse about the php version shown in ubuntu. When I check the php version on windows it shows as follows. PHP Version 5.4.25 In ubuntu the php version is shown as follows. PHP ...
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Problems after update Ubuntu 14.04

Today i did sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get upgrade and got a 0 kb update. After i installed it i started getting some problems. I have automatic login enabled. After i boot up, the ...
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Firefox will not update

I am running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 64-bit and the version of Firefox that comes with this version of Ubuntu. I recently went to a website and got a notification that my version of Firefox was no longer ...
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How do you update GTK+ and/or Gnome on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS?

I found a theme that I wish to run, and it says that is is meant to run on Gnome 3.12. It says "Important note: This theme is designed for Gnome 3.12. May or may not work with other versions of ...
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Does updating software on Ubuntu slow down the OS?

Most of the time I update software on Ubuntu. The software consumes a lot of space on my storage device. Is continuous updating of software one reason for Ubuntu performing slow?
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Cannot boot after updates 12.04

I've been dual-booting Windows 8 and Ubuntu 12.04. I can't remember what updates were done yesterday, but today I'm getting errors when trying to boot to both operating systems. I choose either of ...
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apt-get install -f — Error: no space left on disk

I had cache limit problems with GPG keys. A post here solved that, and now sudo apt-get update runs without any errors. Now sudo apt-get upgrade does not work. It tells me to try sudo apt-get -f ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 lags very bad at my laptop

So I recently decided to change from Windows XP to Ubuntu 12.04 on my crappy 1gb RAM & 1.6GHz laptop. The problem is that it lags A LOT. Like first 5 minutes I can use it fine but then it just ...
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Updated kernel with dpkg but old kernel still in use

I needed to update my systems kernel to the latest available version, so I executed sudo apt-get install linux-headers-3.16.0-37-generic sudo apt-get remove linux-headers-3.13.0-37* Then I ...
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Chromium automatic updating

My chromium is automaticaly updating.please tell me a solution to disable that.I had disable all updates in software updater.
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Upadating of packages after installation of new program

Is the command apt-get update necessary after every new package installation and for broken packages? Since I'm new to this OS I have to search commands for packages and every solution contains ...
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cant disable third-party repositories for upgrade

I Can't disable third-party repositories for upgrading. I've tried everything including "software and updates" [other software] checked off all. Also tried apt-get install -fas terminal suggests. ...
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Updates broke Mongo, Ubuntu 14.04

I ran the software updater and now i can't use Mongo at all. My local server says it's connecting but any query gives me 'MongoError: exception: _extentManager.init failed: InternalError ...
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update ubuntu 10.10 - 32bit on macbook [duplicate]

help, it keeps saying "failed to fetch" fetching the upgrade failed. There may be a network problem" but i am connected to the internet with lan.
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Intel Microcode in Ubuntu 15.04

I would like to apply the new Intel microcode. How can i apply the microcode updates provided by intel-microcode ? My microcode is very outdated. dmesg | grep microcode [ 0.000000] CPU0 microcode ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 will not update/remove or install any packages

I first noticed this problem when my update manager kept failing to install updates sudo apt-get update runs without returning any errors, when i run: sudo apt-get install upgrade i get the ...
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ubuntu 15.10 Startup screen flickering after login complete

Today I upgraded my ubuntu 14.10 to 15.04 but during installation the system hung up and I was forced into a hardware reset. Now after startup, right after I enter my password, the screen flickers. I ...