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Why are both gnome-software and the update-manager installed on 16.04?

On 16.04 I have found that both gnome-software and the update-manager are installed by default, why is this so if gnome-software is able to carry out the same functionality as the update-manager ...
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Crash while upgrading to Ubuntu 16.04

I was upgrading my Ubuntu 14.04 to 16.04 LTS using the command sudo update-manager -d The process had finished downloading the packages and was in the process of installation. Some thing like 60% ...
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Has the update process changed in 16.04?

Update: This comment by Colin Watson addressed my question/concern. Thanks, Colin! apt has got rather better at producing less junk in its output than it used to, and various server-side changes ...
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Apt-get install -f and apt-get autoremove error

I've tried to install new software on Ubuntu and it told me to use that command apt-get install -f, but I get back an error message and I have no idea how to fix it. After that, I tried to use ...
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How to fix missing GPG keys?

I have just installed Ubuntu 12.04 and I added some repo and when apt-get update i got missing gpg key. Following command seems to doesn't work for me: apt-get update 2> /tmp/keymissing; for key ...
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Ubuntu fails to update

So I'm a total Linux rookie and have Ubuntu 14.1 installed, but it fails to update to the current version. Looking closely at what fails to install, I see a bunch of fails of the form: Failed to ...
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How to update xubuntu 14.04 LTS to xubuntu 16.04 LTS

How to upgrade xubuntu 14.04 LTS to xubuntu 16.04? I don't want to lose my application data.
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What updates is 'Ubuntu Software' installing?

I have recently upgraded from 15.10 to 16.04LTS. Since the upgrade, I have still been prompted occasionally to update by 'Software Updater' which had been present in 15.10. Quite a few updates to ...
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Upgrade from 14.04.4 to 16.04 [duplicate]

New release was released at 21 April, but I can't update yet. I have Ubuntu 14.04.4 LTS but do-release-upgrade Checking for a new Ubuntu release No new release found If I add -d flag it found new ...
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Update issues 16.04 - Failed to download repository information

I keep getting the old message that I experienced from previous upgrades of yonder. Changing the server and refreshing doesn't seem to work anymore. W:There is no public key available for the ...
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Can't shut down from top bar after issues with software updater

This same situation has happened to me before, and the last time it did, I had to reinstall ubuntu, and would really hope to avoid doing that again this time. I am running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and today ...
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apt-get install r-base Gives 403 Forbidden Error

I am trying to install r-base in my just installed Ubuntu 14.04 system. However, I get the following error (only last few lines of output is shown here): 0 upgraded, 70 newly installed, 0 to remove ...
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Trying to upgrade to 16.04 from 15.10, but “the required dependency 'apt (>= 1.0.10.2ubuntu2)' is not installed”?

I tried sudo apt-get update, but got E: Could not get lock /var/lib/apt/lists/lock - open (11: Resource temporarily unavailable) E: Unable to lock directory /var/lib/apt/lists/ E: Could not get lock ...
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Key uses weak digest algorithm

I'am getting this kind of message while updating my ubuntu 16.04 LTS: W: http://dl.google.com/linux/chrome/deb/dists/stable/Release.gpg: Signature by key 4CCA1EAF950CEE4AB83976DCA040830F7FAC5991 uses ...
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Multiple packages configured error while using command sudo apt-get update

I recently did a fresh install of Ubuntu 16.04 and installed some softwares and themes. After using command sudo apt-get update, I get this as result. abskpr@abskpr-PC:~$ update Hit:1 ...
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Grub won't boot windows after update from 11.10 to 12.04

thanks for your time and reading this, here's the deal: i upgraded from 11.10 to 12.04 and everything worked out until i rebooted, i had 11.10 sucessfully running as a dual boot with windows vista. ...
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W: chmod 0700 of directory /var/lib/apt/lists/partial failed - SetupAPTPartialDirectory (1: Operation not permitted)

16.4 ubuntu apt-get update W: chmod 0700 of directory /var/lib/apt/lists/partial failed - SetupAPTPartialDirectory (1: Operation not permitted) E: Could not open lock file /var/lib/apt/lists/lock - ...
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Replacing Ubuntu with Windows Free? [on hold]

I was getting tired or ubuntu as of now. I am tired of being limited to most thing due to a specific version hes not been released. I was wondering was the a way to get Windows with an USB or CD. If ...
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Apt-get update error: NO_PUBKEY

I am on Ubuntu 12.04. When I am using command sudo apt-get update then I am getting the following error: W: GPG error: http://ddebs.ubuntu.com precise-proposed Release: The following signatures ...
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apt-get gives disk space error but I have plenty of disk space [duplicate]

After a few hours of trying to install a desktop environment, I simply do not understand what I'm doing wrong. After I run sudo apt-get update and sudo apt-get upgrade, I get this error: Do you want ...
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Empty files can't be valid archives when running sudo apt update

I have just make a fresh install of ubuntu 16.04. I've never seen this error on ubuntu 15.10. When I try to run sudo apt update: Hit:1 http://fr.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial InRelease Hit:3 ...
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apt-upgrade kernel-image with custom kernel

I'm running a kernel I compiled myself (because of this) and I'm wondering what apt will do with kernel updates? The software updater currently lists (among others) these points: Conmplete Generic ...
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Cannot update software after upgrading to 16.04

I recently upgraded my System76 Gazelle Pro to Ubuntu 16.04. (More accurately, I completely wiped the SSD and performed a complete fresh install). Every time the software updater runs, it tells me ...
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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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How can I update the firmware on a DWM-156 HSUPA 3.75G USB adapter?

I am using DWM-156 HSUPA 3.75G USB ADAPTER.Its hardware version is A6 and Firmware version is 6.0.0WW.I have purchased the modem one month back.Using this i am not able to receive call or make call. ...
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Updated 16.04 does not work after login - how can I recover?

16.04 (now updated from 15.10, under Win7/VirtualBox 5.0.18 as a guest) starts, login appears, then nothing can be seen but the bare desktop background picture only. Can I recover somehow, or return ...
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help on cleaning up

This morning I received a message saying that 16.04 was only partially installed. I did a partial install but it worried me. Then I clicked the update software icon to get a message that it couldn't ...
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Unable to find expected entry 'main/binary-i386/Packages - Chrome [duplicate]

I recently noticed while installing some packages and using the command apt-get update that I ran into the following error: Failed to fetch http://dl.google.com/linux/chrome/deb/dists/stable/Release ...
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Does manual kernel update affect the next regular automatic update?

I installed the kernel 4.4.8 manually from http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v4.4.8-wily/ to circumvent a bug. Now I wonder what will happen when this kernel gets officially distributed by ...
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Update led to black screen/cant log in to Ubuntu

I got a message asking to update Ubuntu and started the update. Things were going fine but suddenly I got a blankscreen and, after a long wait and the laptop going quiet besides the fan, I had to ...
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appstreamcli: Detected colliding ids: XY.desktop was already added with the same priority

I have recently found that when running sudo apt-get update on Ubuntu GNOME 16.04 (though it is the same on all flavours) that this is the output: Get:1 http://gb.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial ...
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Software Updater Hanging installing “Auto configuration for MySQL APT Repo”

My Software updater is failing to install the package "Auto configuration for MySQL APT Repo". It always starts and during Post Install it starts consuming all my CPU and stays like that forever. I ...
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Package error when updating

The package linux-image-4.2.0-35-generic needs to be reinstalled, but I can't find an archive for it. how do i fix this error? i tried to update, it did not finish and gave me this error.
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Updates problem caused by unauthenticated package gir1.2-webkit-3.0

Whanever I try to install updates I can only ever do a Partial Install. The install stops with the error: It was not possible to authenticate some packages. This may be a transient network problem. ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 mysql-client-5.7 dependencies issue on update: Permanent solution?

When I run sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get upgrade my package system gets broken because of mysql packages. I have tried to unistall the client and all the other packages, then to install ...
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apt-get update not working via college proxy [duplicate]

I am getting endless ign and err while updating the apt-get, i even used proxychains by the command : proxychains apt-get update But still the ign and err are same. I want to install tor browser but ...
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Upgrade from Ubuntu 14.04 to 16.04

As I understand it, in order to upgrade from 14.04 to 16.04 one must upgrade to 14.10. At this time it appears 14.10 is not supported. From the command line "do-release-upgrade -d" produces - ...
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Is there any reason why i wouldnt be asked to update to new 16.04? [duplicate]

i could just do it via usb but why the hassle if you dont have too, any reason why it wouldnt just be offering the update??? http://i.stack.imgur.com/xdReB.png
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run sudo apt-get update and get error

Error message: Err:7 http://archive.canocical.com xenial InRelease Clearsigned file isn't valid, got 'NOSPLIT' (does the network require authentication?) Fetched 14,7 kB in 1s (12,3 kB/s) Err:7 ...
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Update 16.04 didn't work for me [closed]

I was updating my desktop to 16.04 and it crashed on the update and now it won't boot up. How can I fix this?
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Failed update 14.04

When I tried to update my system, a message appeared Get:1 http://security.ubuntu.com trusty-security InRelease [65.9 kB] Ign http://ubuntu.retrosnub.co.uk trusty InRelease ...
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How to fix error W: Target Packages (main/binary-amd64/Packages) is configured multiple times in my sources.list file?

I have Kubntu 16.04 Xenial Xerus and when I want to run commmand sudo apt-get update or sudo apt-get autoclean or sudo apt-get install (package name) or sudo apt-get install -f says me this : Citire ...
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Software Updator Error Message

I'm using the latest ubuntu and got this message when trying to update: "There seems to be a programming error in aptdaemon, the software that allows you to install/remove software and to perform ...
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How to fix apt: Signature by key uses weak digest algorithm (SHA1) after installing Chrome?

I have just updated to Ubuntu 16.04 LTS I started setting up by installing Google-Chrome and then went to run a sudo apt-get update again before I started installing other software, and I get the ...
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No update to 16.04 shown

I want to update my 14.04.4 to 16.04, however I cannot do that. Software updater is telling me my system is up-to-date, however new version 15.10 is available. When running update-manager -d, it says ...
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Just did an update in 16.04 and suddenly instead of Cinnamon, I have Gnome!

This is the weirdest thing I've ever seen. I just installed the new 16.04 and then installed Cinnamon, which was working perfectly as far as I could tell. Today I did a "partial update" and when I ...
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synaptic manager showing error

Synaptic manager showing this error: W: http://dl.google.com/linux/chrome/deb/dists/stable/Release.gpg: Signature by key 4CCA1EAF950CEE4AB83976DCA040830F7FAC5991 uses weak digest algorithm (SHA1)
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Stuck on black screen asking for login and password

So I tried to update my machine and then a power outage occurred , I googled it and searched around and it told me to hold shift, I got this special menu and clicked advanced options or something ...
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Have checked updates, 16.04 will not install

Is there a reason 16.04 will not install? Am I missing a process? Running 15.10. Thank you.
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problem while updating or upgrading

When I try to run sudo apt-get upgrade I get the following error: :urphoton@nur-pc:~$ sudo apt-get upgrade Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... ...