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Black screen and call stack trace showing after kernel update

I ran an update today which included kernel updates. I left the screen for a while and when I came back all I see now is a black screen with white text containing call stack trace information ...
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Netbeans doesn't load modules for regular users

I wanted to install the updates on Netbeans7.4 but I couldn't as a regular user so I opened netbeans with sudo and it worked. After that, I can't open netbeans as a regular user, just with sudo. That ...
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Update to 14.04 pushed on Sept 23 breaks X

This is on a Thinkpad W510. Kernel is 3.13.0-36-generic pushed on Sept.3 Today's update required a reboot, after which the system boots,but X fails, displaying console login prompt for a few seconds, ...
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Updating from 10.04 to 14.04 with minimal disruption

Our server admin has left, so I'm trying to quickly pick up the responsibilities until we figure out something long term. I am trying to figure out. We're currently on 10.04.3 LTS. If we update, do ...
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Update-manager doesn't ask password [duplicate]

A week ago update-manager doesn't asks my root password. For example now I've updated ffmpeg for chromium in my Xubuntu without root password. Is it ok? Does your _ubuntu behave the same?
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boots only in recovery mode after update ubuntu 12.04 [duplicate]

Uhm, I need help, after performing software updates, and restarting my laptop as requested, I can no longer boot normally, I am currently posting this question using recovery mode. When I try to ...
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Unable to download softwares from Ubuntu Software Center

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit version Whenever I try to download some software from ubuntu Software Center it used to show “Failed to download package files” error? So I followed this post ...
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Error while updating from terminal from ubuntu 14.04

when I type: sudo apt-get update I get error Fetched 1,845 kB in 2min 6s (14.6 kB/s) Reading package lists... Error! E: Encountered a section with no Package: header E: Problem with MergeList ...
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update problem - cannot fix no matter how hard I try

I keep getting this message: E: Encountered a section with no Package: header E: Problem with MergeList /var/lib/apt/lists/za.archive.ubuntu.com_ubuntu_dists_trusty-updates_main_i18n_Translation-en ...
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Stop Distribution Upgrade Message Globally

So I am an IT consultant and a business i do work for wanted to make the switch to Linux on about 25 machines since their software is web based and Linux is more secure. I set them up with a custom ...
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Upgraded this morning, now stuck with no X login

So... have had a fully functional Ubuntu 14.04 system installed dual-boot with Win 7 on my Lenovo T530 ThinkPad for months... 12.10, 13.04 & 13.10 before that. Some hiccups with 14.04, but overall ...
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Can't update via the terminal

Hi having problems with updating ubuntu 14.01 sudo apt-get update Gives me the following. E: Typen »!DOCTYPE« er ukendt på linje 1 i kildelisten /etc/apt/sources.list.d/playonlinux.list E: ...
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Are the source(s) of update for Ubuntu 14.04 and Ubuntu GNOME 14.04 different or the same?

I am contemplating installing Ubuntu GNOME and I am looking to educate myself more about the Ubuntu GNOME updates. I know updates regarding that of GNOME won't be found on Ubuntu 14.04, but I'm asking ...
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error while updating apps in ubuntu touch

I'm trying to update my ubuntu touch apps from both phone and phablet-shell. When I tried it from phone, here is the error shows. also tried by adding there ppa ppa:phablet-team/ppa ...
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My Updater refuses to work [duplicate]

This is the error warning that I get E:Encountered a section with no Package: header, E:Problem with MergeList ...
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No keyboard after rebooting 14.04 for updates

After rebooting my server to complete a few automatically installed updates, my USB keyboard no longer works and it won't boot past the grub screen. The keyboard still works in another PC. I'm really ...
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A problem occurred when checking for updates - Ubuntu 14.04

I face a problem recently with my Ubuntu 14.04: I cannot launch Software Updater, Ubuntu Software Center, and any update-related softwares. When I attempted to launch launch update manager via ...
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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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Can I update only one repository? [duplicate]

When I add a new repository with sudo add-apt-repository blablabla sudo apt-get update it takes a long time for me, about 1-2 minutes every time. Is there any way to update just the new ...
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NS2 Installation [on hold]

I want to install ns2 on ubuntu 12.10. how to install it? Someone suggest the following procedure to install ns2 on ubuntu 12.10: Type sudo apt-get update and hit Enter. Type your password and hit ...
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Upgrade to Ubuntu 12.04 stuck on fetching file 6

I am new to Linux , and my update to Ubuntu 14.04 got stuck on fetching file 6 , happened multiple times . I have upgraded all of the other minor updates . I have reconnected the Internet several ...
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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 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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Failure to download extra data files: flashplugin-installer

Today after finishing the update i got update information I have tried clicking on run action now, but by that nothing happens only terminal opens up and then after minute it automatically closes ...
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GPG error, signatures public key not available TRIED A LOT

apt-get update returns : W: GPG error: http://pl.archive.ubuntu.com trusty Release: The following signatures couldn't be verified because the public key is not available: NO_PUBKEY 40976EAF437D05B5 ...
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archive.ubuntu.com Repository Error?

I am new to Ubuntu and excuse me if this is a quick fix. I am having issues running apt-get update and the error message that repeatedly comes up is: Ign http://archive.ubuntu.com trusty InRelease ...
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Problems with cryptsetup during update

I'm still new to all of this. I think I was installing a bunch of updates, and after what seemed like an hour or so, I finally got this message in the Terminal window: cryptsetup: WARNING: failed to ...
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14.04 LTS constant screen flickering after updates

I've searched for a solution, but there hasn't been any. System AMD 64x2 TL-52 1.60GHz 2.00 GB Shared memory X1200 ATI(AMD) Currently running on my Windows Partition as the flicking is unbearable. ...
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Unable to unpack opensemanticsearch solr package // missing LSB information

i am trying to install opensemanticsearch Solr based .deb. This is the error i get. I have a solr-tomcat installed on AWS ubuntu 14.0.4 instance Preparing to unpack .../ubuntu/solr_14.09.06_all.deb ...
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why has a August update caused a display problem in ubuntu 14.04.1 running on Parallel Desktop 9 Hosted by Mac OS X 10.9 [closed]

why has an August update caused a display problem in ubuntu 14.04.1 running on Parallel Desktop 9 Hosted by Mac OS X 10.9....when will an update be developed to fix this problem....All was well prior ...
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Upgrade failed and Unable to Install update in Update Manager

I am unable to proceed with the upgrade or updateing via Update Manager. This is the Exception I am getting While upgrading. Please help. Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree ...
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How to downgrade all updated packages?

I use ubuntu 13.04 and that is not supported by Ubuntu so I change source.list to utopic and when run apt-get update , many packages to be updated , and I only run apt-get install cinnamon , this ...
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Why is there no updated vmware-view-client since January 2014? [closed]

Latest version in the repository is 2.2: http://archive.canonical.com/ubuntu/pool/partner/v/vmware-view-client/ Latest version released on 9/9/2014 is 3.1. VMWare's latest Release Notes for the ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 problems in apt-get update

I recently install Ubuntu 13.10, but I had several difficulties on installing several programs from 'Ubuntu Software Center'. I tried to update the repositories but I get the follow result (the * are ...
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'Update Information Is Outdated' related to failed installation of apt-fast

I recently subscribed to Linux Format, and in the Aug. 2014 issue ('Fix Ubuntu') they recommended apt-fast to install software faster: $ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:apt-fast/stable $ sudo apt-get ...
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Errors while trying `apt-get update` [closed]

I'm new to ubuntu and I have limited experience with linux in general. I have been trying to get ROS hydro to work on my Ubuntu 13.04 according to this guide ...
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Very poor performance after regular updates

Recently my install of 13.10 decided to go all wonky on me. It did some kind of system update and then I got that lovely black screen after on boot. After many efforts to fix it I did a dirty upgrade ...
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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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How to update all driver software via terminal?

THIS IS NOT A DUPLICATE!!!! I Really need to update all of my drivers and I don't know what the terminal command for it is. I've searched all over the net for it and I have found nothing. My wifi ...
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tt and tt_RU translation questions

There are many translations available for Ubuntu. For example: en is for English ru is for Russian When I apt-get update it checks for updates of tt and tt_RU packages (are they packages or what?) ...
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Dim/dark screen back after latest update [Ubuntu 12.04]

I booted a few minutes ago and everything was fine, update manager notified me about new updates so I decided to install them, and then poof, dim/dark screen is back in action. I did update grub, I ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 updater not working

This is the error I keep on getting when I try to update anything. Ign cdrom://Ubuntu 12.10 _Quantal Quetzal_ - Release amd64 (20121017.5) quantal InRelease Ign cdrom://Ubuntu 12.10 _Quantal Quetzal_ ...
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Will HWE update be pushed out automatically after Aug. 7

I've been reading up on Hardware Enablement Stack ever since I got the warning a few days ago. I was not aware of the HWE support cycle prior to this and I have various virtual machines running ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Update and can't login [on hold]

My load of Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (32 bit) was updated this morning. It reported that the update to 14.0x would not work and I could go ahead and do a partial update to 12.04 LTS which I tried. After it ...
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cant donwload nor Update on 12.10 [duplicate]

I cant change software source and I cant install any software from Ubuntu center. appears a box with message: "check Internet connection". Also cant update or do anything on Terminal
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12.04 Package System Broken apt-get autoremove -f fails

I am trying to install all of the latest updates for Ubuntu 12.04. New hardware support and linux-image-3.11.0-26-generic (New install) 57.1MB are what I have remaining. Update Manager tells me ...
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ubuntu 14.04 does not take updates [duplicate]

update shows the error: sudo apt-get update [sudo] password for ankita: E: Could not get lock /var/lib/apt/lists/lock - open (11: Resource temporarily unavailable) E: Unable to lock directory ...
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Screen Flickering Xubuntu 14.04 [closed]

I updated my Xubuntu 14.04 to the last version and now I have screen flickering every 2 or 3 seconds. I have a ATI Radeon X1200, my laptop is a Toshiba.
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Ubuntu upgrades break ethernet connection

After performing updates on my newly installed Ubuntu 14.04 on Lenovo T440p, the ethernet connection stops working. I now have no way to connect it to the internet (wi-fi never worked. I was ...
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Trying to upgrade to 14.04 from 13.10, and I keep getting the same error message

I've had no problems upgrading from one version of Ubuntu to the next until lately. Now, every time I attempt to upgrade, I get the following error message: W:Failed to fetch ...