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Updating kernel question

I'm running 14.04 and installed the 4.02 kernel several months ago because it supported my hardware better (ThinkPad T450s) than the 3.13 kernel. When I run software update, however, it does not ...
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New Ubuntu Upgrade to 14.0.4.2 made some programs not running

about 2 days ago my automatic ubuntu update started to alert that there is problem with updates not being installed. So i changed my server and did it manually but it got failing to download at some ...
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How to update mod_wsgi to latest version on Ubuntu 10.04?

My Ubuntu server has this version installed: # dpkg -l | grep wsgi ii libapache2-mod-wsgi 2.8-2ubuntu1 Python WSGI adapter module for Apache How can I get the latest Version 3.3?
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software updater failed to download repository information

When I run software updater it says that it failed to download repository information and to check Internet connectivity. I have Internet connectivity. How do I fix this? editing to add content of ...
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Having problems installing Krita, unmet dependencies

sudo apt-get install krita Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Some packages could not be installed. This may mean that you have requested ...
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How can I add more disk space to /boot for update

When I perform an update, then informed me that I do not have enough disk space. I have plenty of hard drive space so I just need to increase space on the partition that is allowed for ubuntu to use ...
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How to update from Ubuntu 13.04 to Ubuntu 14.04 by ISO

I have Ubuntu 13.04 installed on my PC along with windows 8.1. I have the .iso file of Ubuntu 14.04 (32-bit). How can I install Ubuntu 14.04 to my PC without actually using any CD or pen drive? Ubuntu ...
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Apt fails to remove partially installed kernel and can't install any other packages

Apt is failing to upgrade or install new packages after a seeming partial kernel upgrade. I've tried apt-get purge -f linux-image-extra-3.19.0-22-generic which fails with a very similar error message. ...
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Cant login after updates to Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I can't log in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS after I accepted the usual Software Updater updates this morning, including codec updates and the latest Thunderbird release. Now when I enter my usual login and ...
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configuring grub-efi-amd64 problems

I have a 2015 dell xps developer edition and it keeps giving me this error when it does an update. can anyone help me with this problem?
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14.04 - GPG error, public key not available

apt-get update returns: W: GPG error: http://ppa.launchpad.net trusty Release: The following signatures couldn't be verified because the public key is not available: NO_PUBKEY D46F45428842CE5E i've ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 amd64 updates broken

I have installed Xubuntu 15.04 - 64 bit on my NUC. So far so good, but when I try to update the sys things go horribly wrong. First: apt-get update This fails for a number of repositories with error ...
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Firefox not kept up to date

I am amazed this never happened for so long but I noticed that Firefox is no longer being upgraded on my Ubuntu 14.04 LTS so I am stuck on version 36. Apparently somehow linked to the flash player ...
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Cannot update ubuntu 15.04 or install any package

Whenever I try to update or install a package this happens:( I have no idea how to fix this) anurag@anurag-desktop:~$ sudo apt-get install oracle-java7-installer oracle-java7-set-default Reading ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 won't update packages

After installing the Chrome plugin 'Chrome Remote Desktop', Ubuntu fails to update its packages. I get a pop-up with the message: Requires installation of untrusted packages When I click 'OK' ...
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W: Failed to fetch http://repo.steampowered.com/steam/dists/precise/steam/source/Sources Hash Sum mismatch [duplicate]

I am having trouble updating and upgrading my repository. I receive the following messages when I update and upgrade: W: Failed to fetch ...
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Can't open software-centre [duplicate]

I can't open software-center or even apt-get any programs. When I run the software-center via command I get this error: http://pastebin.com/wwxZe7ma Can anyone help? Also the steam thing you linked ...
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Updating popcorn time app

I have this app for watching movies, but it does not show up in Ubuntu Software Center, nor can I uninstall it or update it. I cannot tell what version I have, because I cannot find it among the ...
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Why does every installation tutorial ask me to update? [duplicate]

I've noticed while setting up my laptop with Ubuntu for the first time that virtually every guide on how to install X program asks me to sudo apt-get update Is it just good practice or is it really ...
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Upgrade problem with add repositories and ubuntu software center

I want to Update my OS, Ubuntu 14.04 and I have problems with Ubuntu Software Center and add repositories for install more apps. the command: sudo add-apt-repository ...
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Ubuntu 14.04.02 downloads lts utopic kernel

So an update just came up for me asking to install kernel stuff, and I looked into it. It turns out it was going to install the 14.10 (utopic) lts kernel (linux-image-generic-lts-utopic) along with ...
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Package list file for update in Ubuntu

If I execute update on Ubuntu: sudo apt-get update I do only updates, which are specified in some file . What is this file? (Sorry, if this topic is already duplicate) Probably I will set my ...
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Unable to start after 13.04 > 13.10 udate

At the end of the update process, clicking on the Restart button had no visible effect whatsoever. After waiting 5 to 10 minutes, I decided to reboot the computer manually. Since then, I rebooted a ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS under Parallels: Graphic Distortion after update

Hardware: - Apple MacBook Pro RETINA 13", Late 2013 SOFTWARE: - OSX 10.9.5 (13F34) - Parallels Version 10.0.2 (27712) - Distributor ID: Ubuntu ° Description: Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS ...
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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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sudo apt-get update not working in elementary os freya [closed]

when i try to write sudo apt-get update i'm getting this error: $ sudo apt-get update E: The method driver /usr/lib/apt/methods/.http could not be found. please help!
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Ubuntu 9.04 Will Not Update [closed]

I installed Ubuntu 9.04 from the cd that came with the book Beginning Ubuntu Linux. I wanted to upgrade to the newest version, so following the books instructions i typed in the commands sudo ...
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connection faliure occurs while updating ubuntu 14.04

I am unable to do an update operation using sudo apt-get update The connection goes to a server with IP 10.30.10.45 and it gets timed out, inspite of being connected to the internet. Please suggest ...
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A red exclamation sign also errors in update [duplicate]

There is a red exclamation sign in the notification area. When I run sudo apt-get update the state of terminal is below: Ign http: //bd.archive.ubuntu.com trusty/universe Translation-en_US Fetched ...
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updates hang on download, both from gui and apt-get command - Mac Book Pro 2009, Ubuntu Precise

I recently installed Ubuntu Precise on a 2009 Mac Book Pro. I followed the instructions from here: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/MactelSupportTeam/AppleIntelInstallation It took quite a bit of ...
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Why doesn't Canonical update Thunderbird to version 38? [duplicate]

So today I saw Canonical finally released a new version of Thunderbird. But instead of the latest version 38, it updated to 31.8.0. I thought Canonical decided to always update to the latest version ...
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Updating Tomtom GPS map (without a virtual box / wine solution)

I have a Tomtom Via 130 GPS and would like to update my map. On their website they ask to install a software, but Ubuntu is not supported (neither other linux distributions). Quite amazing for a ...
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(Windows7) Failure to configure windows updates. [closed]

Been trying to run updates for windows 7 for the last 5 months and it will always get to about 35% before saying failure to configure windows updates, reverting changes. I've ran the troubleshooter ...
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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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Too many no_pubkey errors . How to fix?

After some updates few months ago i have these outputs: W: Erro GPG: http://sft.if.usp.br trusty Release: As assinaturas a seguir não puderam ser verificadas devido à chave pública não estar ...
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Adobe Flash Plugin is vulnerable/outdated in 14.04 but there is no update in Firefox

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. When I open a site which requires flash plugin (e.g. Youtube), Firefox says This plugin is vulnerable and should be updated. However if I click Check for updates... ...
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Ubuntu software center crashes every time I try to open

SystemError: E:Encountered a section with no Package: header, E:Problem with MergeList /var/lib/apt/lists/archive.ubuntu.com_ubuntu_dists_trusty_main_i18n_Translation-en%5fIN E:The package lists or ...
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“method driver /usr/lib/apt/methods/https could not be found” update error

sudo apt-get update E: The method driver /usr/lib/apt/methods/https could not be found. michael@Ubuntu:~$ sudo apt-get clean michael@Ubuntu:~$ cd /var/lib/apt michael@Ubuntu:/var/lib/apt$ sudo mv ...
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How to update Windows 7 to 10 without affecting GRUB and Ubuntu installation?

I have 2 systems on my computer: Ubuntu and Windows 7. GRUB was configured automatically during Ubuntu installation. Microsoft now offers free update to Windows 10. I'd like to do it but is it ...
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Error running updates: GPG error: http://repository.spotify.com stable InRelease

When I update, I get this error: W: An error occurred during the signature verification. The repository is not updated and the previous index files will be used. GPG error: ...
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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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How can I remove all updates installed after a specific date?

I have allowed the update manager to install a 200 Mib of updates, and I think that these update run my graphics driver into a problem. So, I need a way to remove the updates that have been installed ...
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sound not working in my Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS and also having the update problem [closed]

sound not working in my Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS and also having the update problem i have tried this but it doesn't work for me http://itsfoss.com/fix-sound-ubuntu-1304-quick-tip/ ...
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Tried to access the Ubuntu Software Center and got quoted message

What do I do to get rid of this message, received when I tried to access the Ubuntu Software Center, and that someone also got in 2012 but then said it was gone? Failed to fetch ...
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Getting error on trying to upgrade 12.10 [closed]

I have a complicate setup here as I have a Lenovo laptop that I had to clone the HDD into a new SSD to keep the original windows. Because it was hard to have it cloned and dual booted I kept 12.10 for ...
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Could not resolve 'archives.ubuntu.com'

After performing sudo apt-get update I am getting the warnings: W: Failed to fetch http://archives.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/trusty/InRelease W: Failed to fetch ...
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How to update Flash? (version numbers don't match)

Edit: There actually seems to be an issue with Flash not correctly downloading and updating through flashplugin-installer. Don't ignore it! Check my answer. I'm apologize if the answer is extremely ...
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Can't install anything from Software center and cannot update or upgrade from terminal

Software centre shows that "untrusted repositories". Software updater doesn't show any updates. And if I try updating via terminal. It gives lot of error messages to every server it tries to access.
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Cannot update or upgrade ubuntu desktop 14.04. Stuck

****@****-Inspiron-3537:~$ sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get upgrade [sudo] password for ****: Err ://security.ubuntu.com trusty-security InRelease Err ...
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Error sudo apt-get install -f

(Reading database ... 152963 files and directories currently installed.) Preparing to unpack .../libjpeg8_8d-1+deb7u1_amd64.deb ... Unpacking libjpeg8:amd64 (8d-1+deb7u1) over (8c-2ubuntu8) ... dpkg: ...