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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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What's the best way to make a program update from a new PPA (when an old one is no longer maintained)?

Let's say I'd like my FreeFileSync to update from 6.9 (the last version available in the official PPA) to 6.15 (the last version available on the official site). There's a proper Vivid package ...
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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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How does 'upgrade packages during installation' affect point release and kernel updates?

I've recently freshly installed Ubuntu Server 14.04, allowing package updates by internet on installation. This was installed from the 14.04 disc image, downloaded before any of the 14.04.1 and ...
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How to Update or Re-Install new version ADB?

I have an android based phone and I need ADB for installing new versions. However, untill today ADB was working perfectly but today I got an error, it says "you need 1.0.32 or newer version." Yes, ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 update problem

I have encountered the following error while running sudo apt-get update. What is the solution to this problem? E: Encountered a section with no Package: header E: Problem with MergeList ...
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How to install Tomcat 7.0.42 on Ubuntu 12.04.3 LTS?

The sysadmin gave me a virtual machine which I access through terminal. I have root access and it got Ubuntu 12.04.3 LTS. The command apt-cache policy tomcat7 informs: tomcat7: Installed: (none) ...
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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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Can not Update and install package Kubuntu 14.04

Now i can not Update and install everything. What is the problem? ปัญหา http://th.archive.ubuntu.com utopic InRelease ปัญหา http://th.archive.ubuntu.com ...
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How to resolve “dpkg: error processing /var/cache/apt/archives/python-apport_2.0.1-0ubuntu9_all.deb”?

Update Manager will not update even though I have over 100 updates to install. I get a error message like this: installArchives() failed: Extracting templates from packages: 29%% Extracting ...
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unable to install mysql server on ubuntu

the error I encountered while updating in ubuntu 11.10. since I found that ubuntu 11.10 supports much better than 12.04 for matlab, I have rebooted my OS to ubuntu 11.10. And even here, I face same ...
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How can I see which packages will be updated from apt?

I see on my server at the login, that a few updates are available. How can I see which packages will be updated on my server without starting the update?
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How to launch Tor?

I'm trying to use Tor but the problem is when I click on the tor browser it says it needs an update. I grant permission (Allow executing file as program) to start-tor-browser and i downloaded the ...
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I can't update using apt-get update in the terminal [duplicate]

i want to update ubuntu using sudo apt-get update but when i do i get this: sudo apt-get update E: Type 'sudo' is not known on line 2 in source list /etc/apt/sources.list.d/mono-xamarin.list E: The ...
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How to update PHP to the newest version(5.5) on LAMPP Ubuntu 12.10 [on hold]

I have installed LAMPP about a year ago, I remember that it was very easy because I just had to download a tar.gz file and extracted it to the /opt/ folder it always worked great. Now I want to ...
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Proxy authentication ubuntu 13.04 [duplicate]

I newly installed the Ubuntu 13.04. then connected to the network, through wire, wireless, and mobile broad band. I can browse in Firefox, I cant update software and I cant download new software. ...
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Ubuntu apt-get update error

When executing sudo apt-get update I get the following error Err http://ppa.launchpad.net trusty/main amd64 Packages 404 Not Found Err http://ppa.launchpad.net trusty/main ...
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What do I need to do to keep Ubuntu healthy?

I know there are some things that are needed - updating regularly, being careful with sudo but what else should I watch out for?
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How to fix or re-install the broken packages resulting from updates installation?

I recently installed Kubuntu 14.04 and I installed available updates. Then, I got a black screen with mouse pointer visible. I lost my desktop. However I got to terminal with Ctrl+Alt+F1. Then I ran ...
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sudo apt-get update error duplicate sources.list

When I run the sudo apt-get update command I get the following error. How could I solve it? W: Duplicate sources.list entry http://dl.google.com/linux/chrome/deb/ stable/main amd64 Packages ...
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updating package catch failed error while using intel graphics installer

I tried everything but this error persist continuously in Intel graphics installer for Linux error occurred while updating the package cache. error : W:GPG error: https://download.01.org saucy ...
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Updating ubuntu 13.10 Problem on Dell E6410

When ever I try to update, I get this message: W:Failed to fetch cdrom://Ubuntu-GNOME 13.10 _Saucy Salamander_ - Release amd64 (20131017)/dists/saucy/main/binary-amd64/Packages Please use apt-cdrom ...
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software center not working neither ubuntu is updating

i just installed ubuntu 13.10 both on my pc as well as on my laptop. on my pc the os is workig properly but on my laptop it's hard to understand what is going wrong.The software center is not working, ...
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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 ...
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e17 installation and unmet dependencies

Every which way I try to correct unmet dependencies it gives me some long error. Trying to install packages I get evas-loaders : Depends: libefl (>= 201312241217) but it is not going to be ...
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How do I access my software updater if it doesn't display anywhere?

I'm really struggling to update my ubuntu os... I've got three different versions of it on my pc namely Blackbox, twm & Kde/ kubuntu. However I can't access my software updater from any of them ...
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Unable to update Ubuntu [duplicate]

I've got Linux 3.11.0-15-generic x86_64, and I get this error 404 Not Found [IP: 2001:67c:1562::17 80] Err http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ saucy-security/main smbclient amd64 ...
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Unable to update or install packages from terminal

I am unable to update my Ubuntu 14.04. I tried these two methods: 1) Using the update manager : It starts downloading but after downloading some files/packages it says failed to download updates ... ...
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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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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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Errors when updating apt package list [duplicate]

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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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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“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 ...