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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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How to fix unmet python3 dependencies

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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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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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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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 ...
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How to upgrade to the latest Kernel? [duplicate]

I would like to upgrade to the latest 3.17 Linux Kernel because it has support for the Xbox One Controller and I really want to test it out. I am running Ubuntu 14.10 64bit with the latest ...
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why numix icon theme get updates almost everyday?

Everyday I open my pc and most of these days a Numix Icons update welcomes me? I'm starting to get suspicious about these. Is that a normal update cycle?
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sudo apt-get update isn't working on my newly installed ChrUbuntu [duplicate]

I'm using ChrUbuntu 14.10 that I just installed and when I type sudo apt-get update into the terminal it gives me Fetched 1012 kB in 21s (46.4 kB/s) ...
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Corrupted Repos

I have a problem in updating my repos on 14.04. Whenever I run sudo apt-get update in terminal I get Fetched 30,4 MB in 36s (844 kB/s) W: Failed to fetch ...
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UBUNTU 14.04 problem with apt-get install [on hold]

Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1) I have tried everything on previous topics..!! I have copied new update lists by unzip the last good status files , it is doing the apt-get ...