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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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How to reverse '-proposed' channel package upgrade?

I have an Ubuntu GNOME 16.04 with GNOME 3.18 64-bit VM, and in that VM I needed to test something in the xenial-proposed channel so I activated it in the software-properties-gtk, ran sudo apt-get ...
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How to fix corrupted package cache in ubuntu

Whenever I try to install any new package in Ubuntu 16.04 , it ends up with the following error menssage The package cache file is corrupted I've tried the commands sudo apt-get update and sudo ...
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Dell Precision 3510 update failed

I have a new Precision 3510 with SSD. Loaded by DELL with UBUNTU 14.04. Once I received it, I loaded firefox and set up updates. Attempted an update. During the install of the updates it asked me ...
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W: There is no public key available for the following key IDs: 1397BC53640DB551

I think my topic is my question. when i use sudo apt-get update in my Ubuntu(15.10). I get the below warning i am not good in Ubuntu can some one explain and give me a soution. Hit ...
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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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I got this while updating - “W: Failed to fetch … 404 Not Found”

I am new to this system and getting W: Failed to fetch http://old-releases.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/trusty-security/multiverse/binary-i386/Packages 404 Not Found these kind of errors and warnings ...
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Updating from 14.04 to 15.10 failed

I booted into 14.04 today and it asked me if I wanted to upgrade to 15.10 so I thought sure why not (I did not ask to update it asked me). The updater downloaded all the packages and started the ...
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Why is the update information outdated as of 2016-03-10 in Ubuntu 15.10?

I have an exclamation point saying "The update information is outdated" which has appeared today (2016-10-03), and when I ran the update manager I got an error message that it failed to download ...
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libccolamd2.8.0 needs to be reinstalled, but I can't find an archive for it

Help! After I update my Ubuntu 15.10 I can't even install applications using the terminal: sudo apt-get install gimmp Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state ...
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installation problrm

I am trying to update app with sudo apt-get update but getting error: dpkg: error: dpkg status database is locked by another process I restarted my system and again used sudo apt-get update ...
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Ubuntu meta install ./update

After running update in the tarball I get the error: [i386] Loading seed lists... * Checking out bzr+ssh://bazaar.launchpad.net/~ubuntu-core-dev/ubuntu-seeds/ubuntu.xenial/ ! Could not open ...
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Why is the available updates data always stale after upgrading to 14.04?

I upgraded from 12.04 to 14.04 and ever since then, when I log in over SSH, the available updates is incorrect and out of date. This never happened with 12.04. For example: Log in and no updates ...
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dropbox issue on Xenial

I installed Xubuntu 16.04 one month ago. Since about one week Dropbox asks for an updated to the last version and now it has stopped syncing. I already has the latest version installed (also checked ...
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Update notification

I updated to version 16.04 of Ubuntu from version 15.10. I now get operating system update notifications from the Ubuntu Software program. But does not update other programs I have installed, IE ...
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apt update gives errors

When I run the command sudo apt update, I get the following errors: W: GPG error: http://download.opensuse.org Release: The following signatures couldn't be verified because the public key is not ...
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sagemath-upstream-binary 7.2: install on Trusty fails because of size mismatch after download

The command, issued after sudo apt-get update, and the subsequent events are copied below. It seems to me that a 629 MB download is expected, whereas an actual 216 MB takes place, is this the cause of ...
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apt-mirror testing

I want to configure a local apt-mirror on my 16.04 Ubuntu server. In my mirror.list, I am only downloading main and restricted since I don't have enough space for all the packages. After downloading ...
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Salvaging the updates system

I am getting this error: W: There is no public key available for the following key IDs: 1397BC53640DB551 W: Failed to fetch http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/trusty/Release Unable to find ...
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I am getting a problem when I use the command: sudo apt-get update [duplicate]

Err:12 http://ppa.launchpad.net/fossfreedom/packagefixes/ubuntu xenial/main amd64 Packages 404 Not Found Err:15 http://ppa.launchpad.net/fossfreedom/packagefixes/ubuntu xenial/main i386 Packages ...
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Ubuntu doesn't login after broken update

Unfortunately, I made the foolish mistake of shutting down my computer by force while it was updating. So here's how I proceeded after (cause I did my search and nothing's working so far) : I tried ...
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Error do-release-upgrade

The following error when trying to update the version 15:10 to 16:04 version. # do-relase-upgrade Traceback (most recent call last): File "/tmp/ubuntu-release-upgrader-r8fv67ku/xenial", line 8, in ...
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Replace Zorin by Ubuntu in dual booting system 2

I have dual booted my Lenovo laptop with Zorin OS alongside Windows 10. Now I am planning to install Ubuntu 16.04 and replace Zorin. Will my Windows partition be affected? Will I be able to update ...
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Xubuntu Wifi driver not working after update

I'm running Xubuntu 14.04 LTS. I have a TP Link T4U USB wifi adapter, whic is based on the Realtek RTL8812AU chipset. It has been working flawlessly for a number of months, up until Linux kernel ...
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Installation DRAFTSIGHT [on hold]

Bonjour, je viens de télécharger Draftsight mais je n'ai pas réussi à l'installer ni via Qapt ni via Gdebi. Maintenant lorsque j'essaie de faire mes mises à jour, j'obtiens ce message d'erreur sudo ...
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Upgrade to 16.04 failed. System says unstable repositories. Getting duplicate packages messages during updates

When I attempted to upgrade to 16.04, it told me there were "unstable packages" on my system that I needed to repair. Whenever I run an update, I get the following: W: Target Packages ...
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Incredible problem Ubuntu Server 14.10 before needed update restart

This morning my website doesn't load. So i checked my DNS and all was ok. So i try to connect with SSH to my dedicated server (kimsufi) and all still ok. I have seen there was a obligatory reboot ...
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Software Center vs Update Manager

After installing 16.04(Ubuntu Gnome) I realized that software center has an update manager on its own. When I have updates I get notifications from both Update Manager and software center. Sometimes ...
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How to automatically update Atom editor?

Automatic update of Atom feature is not yet supported for Ubuntu. From their Github: Currently only a 64-bit version is available. Download atom-amd64.deb from the Atom releases page. Run ...
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14.04 --> 16.04 failed; apt (>= 1.0.1ubuntu2.13)' is not installed

(This question was not resolved. Due to time constraints Computer was restored to factory settings.) I was attempting to upgrade from 14.04 to 16.04, but apt threw this error: The required ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 update wants to remove ubuntu-mate-desktop?

I've seen Apt wants to remove ubuntu-mate-desktop, but this is different. I use MATE desktop, and my Ubuntu is: $ uname -a Linux MYPC 4.2.0-36-generic #42~14.04.1-Ubuntu SMP Fri May 13 17:27:22 UTC ...
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Error while using the Software Updater [duplicate]

I upgraded to 16.04 the day it was released; the process went smoothly. Last couple of days though I've been receiving the error message below when doing a software update, whether via the update ...
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Unable to update with 'apt-get': errors

Can't run sudo apt-get update , I get errors like: E: Type '--2016-05-25' is not known on line 1 in source list /etc/apt/sources.list.d/playonlinux.list E: The list of sources could not be read.
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Cannot update Ubuntu 16.04 repository [on hold]

labasse@traore:~$ sudo apt-get update [sudo] password for labasse: 0% [Connecting to ae.archive.ubuntu.com (91.189.88.161)] [Connecting to ppa.lau
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Disable “A new version of Sublime Text is available, download now?” in Sublime 3 (stable channel)

I am using package manager to handle updates without manual reinstallation. I installed Sublime as recommended in How do I install Sublime Text 2/3? with: sudo add-apt-repository ...
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Important updates always available?

Every day I turn on my computer and I get this message Even though I do a sudo apt-get dist-upgrade, I keep getting this message day after day. What am I missing?
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Update information outdated. Apt-get update shows no errors. No automatic updates

Every 8 days i get a red triangle on the menu bar telling me that the update information is outdated. I don't have any errors when i do a apt-get update or when i try to update using the software ...
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learning and understanding ubuntu and the language [closed]

Is there a book on Ubuntu for seniors or beginners,also a dictionary on computer words and abbreviations? Need help understanding the language.
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“E: Error, pkgProblemResolver::Resolve generated breaks, this may be caused by held packages” after long time without using ubuntu

After months of not using ubuntu, I turned on my PC and when I typed the usual apt-get update then upgrade, a red icon showed on my panel and when I clicked to upgrade packages, the Software Updater ...
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How to prevent updating of a specific package?

Because of bug #693758 I'd like to prevent apt-get upgrade and Update Manager from updating the "libgtk2.0-0" package. How can this be achieved?
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Update R version 3.0.2 to 3.3.0

I am using R version 3.0.2 in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I want to update latest version of R. Can anyone help me to do update?
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Problem with sudo apt get update

every time when try update(using sudo apt-get update) my Ubuntu i get this problem: W: The repository 'cdrom://Ubuntu 16.04 LTS _Xenial Xerus_ - Release amd64 (20160420.1) xenial Release' does not ...
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Cant install apps using terminal or appstore or anything on Ubuntu 16.04

I am trying to install gksu on my Ubuntu but am getting the following error $ sudo apt install gksu Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done E: ...
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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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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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Ubuntu software system upgrades in 16.04

The "ubuntu software" in this version shows system upgrades, Is it the same as the classic "Software updates" if I upgrade from there? Thanks.
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Update Error in Ubuntu

sudo apt-get update leads me to: http://ppa.launchpad.net trusty InRelease: The following signatures couldn't be verified because the public key is not available: NO_PUBKEY ...
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Getting 404 errors and more with sudo apt-get update

I'm completely new to Linux. Running Ubuntu 16.04. When executing sudo apt-get update I get 404 errors and Failed to fetch ... along with a whole lot more. I do not know what this is nor how to fix ...
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Network links disappeared in Select Destination or Filename windows

Not very long ago, the links to my network drive disappeared in the pop up destination windows on all of my Ubuntu 14.04 PC's. Networking still works fine, Nautilus still sees the net drives and it's ...
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after update from 15.10 to 16.04 Update-manager / Software manager apt-get dpkg is not working anymore

System DELL XPS 17,3..... Starting Update by pressing the button Update now from the Update manager this was not finishing. no Error message nothing! Restart runs always into System 16.04 even when i ...