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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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No sound after update on Ubuntu 12.04

As the title says, my sound has gone missing after an update with update-manager. I have found the solution before, but then had to reinstall Ubuntu. It can't even detect my audio card. Here is a ...
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Package ubuntu-release-upgrader does not exist

I get this error when i tried to upgrade Ubuntu 12.04 to 12.10 from update manager. Package ubuntu-release-upgrader does not exist Does anything can be done to fix this?
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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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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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Trouble with “ waiting for headers ”

It seems duplicate but really it's not, I'm really tired of testing all solutions and reaching no success. even I'm thinking about going back to windows because I had several problems with ubuntu ...
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Unable to select Chrome updates on Ubuntu 12.04

I own two machines, both of which are running Ubuntu 12.04. I use Google Chrome on both. A Google Chrome update is available, and it appears in the Update Manager. However, I cannot select the ...
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apt-get update is not working

Hello Ubuntu Community, I have been working with Linux for 5 years, and with those five years, I have never had a problem with the Ubuntu apt program. It usually works like a charm and is an instant ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 does not boot after update

as a complete newbie to Linux, I just installed a brand new Lenovo ThinkPad X230 with Ubuntu 13.04 from USB stick. Downloaded the installer from ubuntu.com and put it on a stick. No issues. Next day ...
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Amarok doesn't start after qt4-related ubuntu updates (from raring-updates)

Last Monday I updated my Ubuntu 13.04 and there were a bunch of qt4 related updates. (I don't know how to have a list of the updated packages which isn't taking a screenshot of Ubuntu Software Center ...
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Error while updating via terminal from Ubuntu 12.10 to Ubuntu 13.04

I get this error multiple times (and these codes underneath still run for some reason) This likely means that your installation is broken. Try running the command: gdk-pixbuf-query-loaders > ...
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Option to connect to WiFi disappeared after upgrading

I installed Lubuntu on to my Presario V5000 today off my old 12.04 disk. I installed all the updates then upgraded to 12.10 I was hooked up to an Ethernet cable to update it and before I saw firmware ...
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Not able to update ubuntu 12.10

While updating my ubuntu 12.10 am getting the following error. Could anyone help! W:Failed to fetch http://dl.google.com/linux/chrome/deb/dists/stable/main/binary-i386/Packages 403 Forbidden [IP: ...
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Why GRUB is missing after update?

I am running an alternate install of Ubuntu 11.10. I just ran the latest update which required a re-boot. When I rebooted, my desktop stops at the POST (Power on self test). My computer is set up ...
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Cannot automount any usb external device under quantal

I recently upgrade to quantal and I have to mount all my devices (usb key, extrernal hard drive and even data cd) manually. I get the following error message in a pop-up window when I insert any ...
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Can I update my USB stick to a new version without filling it up and ruining the persistent space?

I have a 4GB stick with Lubuntu on it, and 3GB is assigned to persistence. Would I be able to update 12.10 without filling it up and making it useless until I fix it?
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Software update failed

I tried to update my Ubuntu software and Java through update manager. However, after all about few hours, it does not have any progress also. The errors message shown Software updates correct ...
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AMD Driver not working on Ubuntu 12.04

I've just updated Ubuntu to latest version using Update Manager. It upgraded my kernel to 3.2.0-30. As always after installing new kernel I've reinstalled GPU drivers but with no success. AMD Driver ...
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Trouble installing package and updating

I almost nothing about Ubuntu. When I try to run the command to install of a package, I am said that 'unable to locate package' When I try to run sudo apt-get update, the system seems being blocked! ...
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12.04 can't connect to wired network/ crashes

I've tried the server and desktop version of 12.04 and I get the same issues: Entire system crashes while trying to install updates Loses ability to connect to network (usually after a crash) I ...
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How do I configure Wordpress to update automatically?

I installed apache2, mysql, php5 and phpmyadmin Now i moved my old Wordpress installtion from my htdocs Folder under Windows in my /var/www/ Folder under Ubuntu. Now, when i want to update some of ...
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Fixing sources.list on arm archirecture

I have Linaro Ubuntu installed on ARM device (Zynq Mini-ITX development board). Here is my # lsb_release -a output: Distributor ID: Ubuntu Description: Ubuntu 12.04.5 LTS Release: ...
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UnicodeDecodeError crashes update-manager and gnome-language-selector

I tried to update one day and update-manager crashed with: Traceback (most recent call last): File "/usr/bin/update-manager", line 114, in <module> app = UpdateManager(data_dir, options) ...
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can't get back into ubuntu 14.04 LTS/xfce4 after x.org update - known conflict x.org & xbmc

i'm sorry to report, i'm afraid i have inadvertently bork'd my ubuntu install up, pretty good this time. i cannot even get back in to alter or delete anything that might be causing the problem - it ...
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Is there a way to suppress reboot prompts after system updates?

I have an xubuntu server with a GUI that I need to keep running at all times. After xubuntu prompts me install system updates, it sometimes prompts me to reboot the computer. I am using Ksplice ...
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The package information displayed by Ubuntu Software-Center is 17 days back and counting

While re-opening my Ubuntu 12.04 machine after a 2 weeks vacations, and successfully using the Update Manager to update my applications I see that The package information was last updated 17 days ...
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Samsung Galaxy S2 I 9100 Ubuntu development

several users of great phone S2 are asking when will ubuntu be stable to flash on our devices.So im asking is there someone that will soon fix all necessery issues to make ubuntu live on our phone.We ...
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How can a regular user be notified of a required reboot?

I am administrating multiple machines on which I am admin and the users have not admin-rights. The machines are configured to pull and install updates automatically. A new kernel will require a ...
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Today's update (8/15/2014) for 14.04 disabled my touchpad on Acer c720 laptop

As the title says, Today I updated Ubuntu 14.04 on my laptop which is Acer c720 and then the touch pad stopped working after restart. Does anybody know what steps I should take to resolve this? Thanks ...
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Ubuntu Tweak compatible with 14.04?

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 and cannot update due to full root despite running autoremove and autoclean. I installed Ubuntu Tweak but clicking on the icon does nothing.
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apt-get install stuck at “Unpacking wine…”

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and using an ordinary apt-get install playonlinux command to have it installed. However, it is always getting stuck at (i.e. doesn't do anything further): Preparing to ...
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How are security updates classified into low/med/high?

When an update becomes available for a particular piece of software, if I run aptitude changelog <name> I will see urgency as either low, medium or high. How is it decided which ...
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Why apt-get update works but upgrade gives 403 Forbidden?

I have a working Ubuntu 12.04 environment behind a proxy with all settings correct but sudo apt-get upgrade fails to work with error 403 Forbidden for every server. However, sudo apt-get update works ...
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Failed to fetch everything in Parallels Desktop

my main purpose is to download some sudo apt-get packages for HepMC program in the Parallels Desktop. Yet I cannot configure it and gives a problem related to apt-get install g++. I am doing it (also ...
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Getting an error message for updates

I am getting an error message E:Type' -2014-07-10' is not known on line 1 in source list/etc/apt/sources.list d/playonlinux.list. Any suggestions on how to fix this? It won't let me report this ...
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I can`t update ubuntu

this is what happens when I try to update, update manager (Requires installation of untrusted packages) how can I fix this please
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How do I update a single PPA instead of all of them?

For example, I have ppa:skunk/pepper-flash and only want to update it instead of the whole apt-get update. Is there something like for example apt-get update ppa:skunk/pepper-flash that I can use?
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cannot download software from ubuntu software centres

my system shows broken packages with the following information pls help libqt4-qt3support, scripttools and sql-Mysql installed vwesion is 4:4.8.1-0ubuntu4.5 while latest version is 4:4.8.1-0ubuntu4.8 ...
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Is it possible to set a VPN through Tor? and have functionality for Software Updates?

Gday, I have been trying to do a software update on Trusty both on terminal and software update app but that hasnt been successful, apparently my ISP has a broken transparent proxy. ...
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Ubuntu 14.04: VMWare fusion 6.0.3 Share is getting removed after newest update and reboot

I have a mac book pro, and run VMWare fusion 6 on it to run ubuntu at the same time as OSx. When I first attemped to do this, I couldn't get the share to work after initial sudo apt-get update for ...
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I delete duplicate packages but Canonical keeps reinstalling them, Ubuntu 14.04

files at /var/lib/apt/lists W: Duplicate sources.list entry http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ trusty/multiverse amd64 Packages ...
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After update on 12.04, right speaker is not working on Asus?

My speakers were working fine until recent update on Ubuntu 12.04. My right speaker stopped working after update now only left speaker works. Does anyone know how to fix this? p.s speakers work on ...
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size mismatch error while updating

I've been getting the following error: E: Failed to fetch http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/d/dpkg/dpkg_1.17.5ubuntu5.2_amd64.deb Size mismatch E: Failed to fetch ...
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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 do i create a ppa for a package made by someone else but not managed anymore

Okay , 1st of all, though ive used PPAs for all these years, i never went into the details of how they are created and managed and stuff... so, i am a noob at being on the "creator" or " manager" ...
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How do I rollback Recent Updates? 50+ crash reports upon login

Am running 13.10 w/Cinnamon, but still have Unity installed. Everything was working fine until I responded to an update manager update notification. I tried rebooting into a prior kernel version, but ...
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Booting problems after update

Yesterday I updated my laptop (Lenovo ThinkPad T440p) to Ubuntu 14.04. Afterwards I restarted the laptop, but the operating system wouldn't start. I can''t get into the booting menu to choose Ubuntu ...
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Updated from 12.04 to 13.10, now wireless won't work and freezes my laptop

I'm using a Toshiba Satellite with dual boot (Ubuntu and Windows 7). I just updated from 12.04 to 13.10, and everything seemed to be working fine. Wireless did connect right after the first reboot, ...
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Unable to get updated package information apt-get update Xubuntu 12.04

Hello I'm having a problem with updating my system. I'm running precise 12.04 When I run apt-get update, I get the following error at the end of the apt-get update. Failed to fetch ...
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Update not working, nothing is installing in ubuntu 12.04

I am very much new to Linux. I'm using Ubuntu 12.04. The problem is that I'm unable to install anything on it. Initially when I installed it, it was fine. But I was having some dependency problem with ...