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How to update ClamAV virus definitions?

What should I do in order to update anti-virus definitions and GUI version for ClamAV? I tried updating all my software, but that made no difference.
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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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Updating through apt-get in terminal versus the Software Center

There have been several times in my memory that I will be prompted via the Software Center GUI to download system and application updates. It tells me the size of the total updates that will be ...
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WIreless and wired networking no longer working after update today (Jan 31) of Ubuntu 14.04

I just did an update of my Ubuntu install on my laptop and after rebooting, the wireless didn't work anymore, it doesn't even show up in iwconfig, however it does show up in lspci (Broadcom BCM43228). ...
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Problem Updating from CUDA-5.0 to 6.5

I just tried updating from CUDA-5.0 to CUDA-6.5 and seem to have broken my GUI interface. I tried to update with the following procedure: sudo dpkg -i cuda-repo-ubuntu1404_6.5-14_amd64.deb sudo ...
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How to fix unmet python3 dependencies [on hold]

I was trying to get mysql working on my computer so I tried to install the necessary packages with: sudo apt-get install libmysqlclient-dev And ran into the errors: E: Failed to fetch ...
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apt-get update not working

guys please help me unable to apt-get update the output is 20% [9 InRelease gpgv 23.4 kB] [7 Sources 76.5 kB/1,064 kB 7%] [Waiting for heaSplitting up ...
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I can not update Ubuntu 12.04

A message- backend_helper.py The package system is broken. Run the following command in a terminal: apt-get install -f I run this command. But this command does not run. Another message- Partial ...
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After latest update, laptpop can't find network devices, can't connect to wifi

using 14.04 Worked totally fine until last night, I just let the package manager do it's thing, but after restart it will not connect with wifi or ethernet. any thoughts? 04:00.0 Network Controller ...
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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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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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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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problems with apt-get upgrade

After the last update of my server i got this error message: udev (204-5ubuntu20.9) wird eingerichtet ... * udev requires hotplug support, not started ...fail! invoke-rc.d: initscript udev, ...
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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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Is Pear OS 8 Updating possible?

So I was able to get my hands on a copy of Pear OS 8. I just want to know if it can update to Ubuntu 14.04 while still having the same UI. I'm pretty sure it runs 13.04.
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How to do “SUDO UPDATE and SUDO UPGRADE” without errors (NEWBIE) [duplicate]

Just check out the file attached to this link http://1drv.ms/1yQpeTH to understand the situation
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Failed to update in Ubuntu 14.04

I installed ubuntu 14.04 LTS and ran the command: sudo apt-get update it gives the following error: Err http://in.archive.ubuntu.com trusty InRelease Err http://in.archive.ubuntu.com ...
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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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Network Failure after Update

Follow up to: this question: After uninstalling a load of packages in order to free space on /boot for upgrades etc. I loaded Ubuntu software manager and was prompted to install an update, which I ...
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I can't update ubuntu 12.04 [on hold]

I have been using Ubuntu for two years. It worked so far, but now I have not been updating Ubuntu since 21th January 2015 and I can not download any file any more using any package manager. Any ...
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Are all PHP security upgrades backported to Ubuntu 12.04 until 2017

I recently came across an extension to a popular CMS that would not install on an Ubuntu 12.04 server, because PHP version 5.3 reached end of live. I was however under the impression that all security ...
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Cannot login in Lubuntu

(Running Lubuntu on Odroid U3) Did a kernel update, apt-get update, apt-get upgrade, software update (by GUI) and restarted. When I tried to loggin in the login-screen (doesn't matter if LXDE, ...
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Ubuntu 12.04.5 LTS won't update libc6 to 2.15-0ubuntu10.10

In light of CVE-2015-0235, I set out to upgrade my Ubuntu Servers today. I have a 12.04.5 LTS server that refuses to update my libc6 package to the version that does not contain the vulnerability ...
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How to only install security updates [duplicate]

Is it possible to only install the security updates. If this is possible it needs to be done on several servers and ubuntu virtual machines (Manually in command line) . I already tried a few ...
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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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Software Update: This requires installing packages from unauthenticated sources

When trying to install packages through the software updater on Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS I get following error: It's about these packages: I have selected following settings from where to install ...
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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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Update to 14.04 Hardware

I have a Sony Vaio VGN-N11S running on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. Is the hardware of my computer good enough to update to 14.04 Trusty Thur? Is a update recommanded? I am new to Ubunutu and this Forum so ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 software update causes system failure and messed up graphics

I allowed the software updater on my Ubuntu 14.04 machine to update various software packages today (1/25/2014). A reset was requested. I reset my machine and it now comes up with messed up ...
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Can't update from 13.04 [duplicate]

My Ubuntu is version 13.04 and now I need to update it to any other version that is supported but unfortunately it doesn't and it didn't work neither from the terminal nor from the software updater. ...
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How do i download driver information for my Lexmark printer and Acer scanner?

I'm having trouble installing drivers for my Lexmark printer and Acer scanner. In addition,I get this message when I attempt to update my Ubuntu software. W:Failed to fetch http://security.ubun ...
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Pipelight causing internal errors! Urgent!

This problem has been persisting for a while. I tried to install Wine and Pipelight to play Netflix on my computer. Big mistake! Something happened, and when I tried to remove the thing it isn't ...
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Cannot Launch Software Center or sudo apt-get update VER 12.04

I cannot open Update Manager, Software Manager, or install a new OS or Firefox. The sudo apt-get update command in terminal results in the below error. Sorry can only post two errors: W: Failed to ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 slows down after last update

I have updated all system packages with sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get upgrade && sudo apt-get dist-upgrade After that, my laptop (LENOVO B590) goes in fits and starts. How I ...
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Nothing happens when click on upgrade [duplicate]

I want to upgrade to 14.04 from 13.10. The software Updater shows that 14.04 is available. But when I click on the "Upgrade" button, nothing happens. The software updater exits on clicking ...
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Update Lubuntu 14.04

I am using Lubuntu 14.04 and the program updater asked for the Lubuntu installation cd to install updates. I already inserted the cd but the updater keeps asking me to insert the installation cd. I ...
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Can't boot after yesterday's update(20.01.15), except advanced option (last one)

Yesterday I've applied the update that showed up on my Ubuntu 14.04, and when when I returned I got a sad surprise: Ubuntu was going into a boot loop after selecting it normally from GRUB. I tried: * ...
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cannot update unless on one network

I am recently using ubuntu12.04 LTS and as I try to update, install apps and upgrade, I get error messages unless I am on one network. This is a wifi network that is found at my work place, I think ...
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After software update, the built-in display of my laptop looks dead, running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

After software update and restart of Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, my main laptop monitor stopped working. I went back home, connected it to a second monitor and it's working... I remember that during the update ...
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Ubuntu updating stopped while processing apt-get update

Ubuntu updating stopped while processing apt-get update: ... Ign https://oss-binaries.phusionpassenger.com trusty Release<br> Ign https://private-ppa.launchpad.net trusty Release<br> ...
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Why installing packages without updates fails? Are original packages removed from repositories after update is available?

After a fresh 14.04.1 install I removed a few packages, disabled updates (because updating causes suspend/sleep not to work), ran apt-get update and apt-get upgrade (which of course printed 0 ...
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apt-get update malformed line [duplicate]

when i typed sudo apt-get update in terminal, it gave me this error: E: Malformed line 1 in source list /etc/apt/sources.list.d/gazebo-latest.list (dist) E: The list of sources could not be read. I ...
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Ubuntu 14.10 - udev refuses to update

On Ubuntu 14.10 Udev refuses to update. I executed this code: sudo apt-get upgrade Which gave this output: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state ...
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Error in apt-get update which does not solve after deleting the content of /var/lib/apt/lists/

When I do sudo apt-get update I get this error message Reading package lists... Error! E: Encountered a section with no Package: header E: Problem with MergeList ...
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How to solve “Wrong sources.list entry or malformed file”?

I'm a new user of Ubuntu 13.10 so far so I don't have too much technical expertise. I recently tried to resolve a Skype installation issue and added some ppa involving binary-1386. Every time when I ...
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problem updating user space IEEE 802.11 AP and IEEE 802.1

while updating software on Ubuntu 14.02 LTS using Software Updater, I am having problem. There is 62.6 MB of update available, but after opening the Software Updater window, it shows all updates ...
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Failed to fetch & Failed to download respoirty information [duplicate]

Just installed Ubuntu 10.10, from my previous Windows 7 build, using a pendrive. Everything launched up fine but I have to use the root account (which i unlocked and assigned a password), and cant do ...
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How to download Ubuntu 14.10 updates to a USB to install(and possibly 'bulk install' them) [duplicate]

I live in a area that has no internet and my only source of internet is my local library which has free wifi and public computers. Since I cannot bring my desktop to the library (my target computer) I ...
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what type of update ubuntu 'software updater' do?

I have tried to update all the packages in my ubuntu 14.04 system with the following commands: apt-get update apt-get install apt-get upgrade It took some time, downloaded and completed the ...
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Getting error in upgrading Ubuntu to 14.04?

The contents of my /etc/apt/sources.list are: deb http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ saucy main universe multiverse deb http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ saucy-security main universe multiverse ...