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My ubuntu 12 .04 will not update

Hi I'm having problems updating my Ubuntu 12.04, when I type sudo apt-get update I get this howie@ubuntu:~$ sudo apt-get update [sudo] password for howie: Get:1 http://dl.google.com stable ...
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Error in update and upgrade

Following are some of the errors that I am getting while using the command: sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get upgrade W: Failed to fetch ...
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1answer
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Is it possible to customize software-updater to upgrade security-update weekly instead of immediately?

By default, Ubuntu user are notified daily for security updates is there any way to change it to notify weekly ?
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After partitioning space to my ubuntu partition, nothing updates

Right now, I have Ubuntu 13.04, and using sudo-apt-get dist-upgrade does not get me the 13.10 update. Whenever I sudo-apt-update or upgrade lately, I get: 0 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 0 to remove ...
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Ubuntu Update Manager finishes checking for updates but not prompting to do pending updates/upgrade

I'm trying to upgrade Ubuntu from 13.04 to 13.10. Already I've done a partial update for current 13.04 system before upgrading it to Ubuntu 13.10. Then, I tried to upgrade it to 13.10. Meanwhile ...
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2answers
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Ubuntu 13.10 - how can i install package?

How to fix this problem? Everytime i am trying to install/update packages it fails root@nson:~# sudo apt-get install dconf-editor Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading ...
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1answer
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An unresolvable problem occurred while calculating the upgrade

An unresolvable problem occurred while calculating the upgrade. Please report this bug against the update-manager package and include the following error message: 'E:Error, ...
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How to upgrade from12.10 now that 13.04 is EOL? [duplicate]

I am trying to upgrade my Ubuntu virtual machine (currently 12.10) to 13.04 and then eventually to 13.10. I ran the update manager and it says "The software on this computer is up to date. However, ...
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101 views

How do I fix faulty Software Center and Software Updater in 13.10? (Novice Level User)

I asked this question before with older version of OS, but it is happening again with 13.10 and the same steps I took to resolve it by moving statoverride.bad last time didn't work this time. Here is ...
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373 views

cannot install anything via apt-get. problem with apt-get update

I am unable to install anything with apt-get. I think this problem is due to gpg error of some kind. I have done almost everything on the net as per my belief. this is what happens when I run apt-get ...
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1answer
294 views

Not all updates can be installed: partial upgrade

I'm trying to update my vmware player Ubuntu vm to Saucy Salamander via the Software Updater app. Sadly while it was installing packages vmware player gave this really weird error I've never seen ...
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0answers
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Ubuntu Studio - Segmentation fault on release upgrade to 13.10

I am currently running Ubuntu 13.04 on a dual boot with Windows 8 on my Lenovo Y500, and when I try to upgrade to 13.10 I get this: Checking for a new Ubuntu release authenticate 'saucy.tar.gz' ...
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1answer
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Err http://ppa.launchpad.net raring/main amd64 Packages

sudo apt-get update: Translation-en Fetched 973 kB in 33s (28,8 kB/s) W: Failed to fetch http://ppa.launchpad.net/network-manager/ppa/ubuntu/dists/raring/main/binary-amd64/Packages 404 Not Found W: ...
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Upgrading to Alpha fails due extras repositories

I try to upgrade to the latest release of Ubuntu (14.04 - Alpha). I typed this in the Terminal: $ sudo update-manager -d After some checks, a popup appeared: I clicked the Upgrade... button: ...
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Every time I try to upgrad from the old disk I installed I get an error message

Extracting the upgrade failed. There may be a problem with the network or with the server. Is what I keep seeing when I try to update. I have a very old version of Ubuntu and have no idea about how ...
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1answer
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Unable to find expected entry 'main/binary-amd64/Packages' in Release file

I run an Ubuntu Server 12.04.3 LTS. Today, I wanted to update it, but I did not managed it (yes...), however upgrading worked well. I don't want you to solve my problem but it would be greatful if you ...
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1answer
219 views

Can't update to 13.10

I tried to upgrade my Ubuntu 13.04 to 13.10, and upgrade has failed due to connection problem. After fixing this problem and restarting my laptop, I couldn't update Ubuntu. Software Updater doesn't ...
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1answer
988 views

Upgrading from 12.04 to 13.10 and having problems

I was unaware there was an up date was planning on asking about my up dating problems but I'm kind of lazy that. Way anyway I have red triangle with an Exclamation mark in side of it and if I click on ...
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1answer
422 views

i can't upgrade from 13.04 to 13.10

I want to upgrade from 13.04 to 13.10 but i just can't. What i do is From Dash -> Software Update -> Then it shows 13.10 is available Upgrade -> Authentication But after that there is no progress. ...
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1answer
411 views

Update-manager does not show all updates

Ever since I upgraded to 13.10, the software updater does not show all the available updates. Some will appear and can be installed just fine, but once it claims that all software is up to date, using ...
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0answers
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||| New to Ubuntu + Need Help | Quantal . Dualboot . built in linux . toolbar …

i have installed Ubuntu quantal 12 along with Windows it worked fine at start and now the toolbar and most features in Ubuntu (including updates) are not working and i am only able to use a different ...
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Unable to Upgrade from 13.04 to 13.10

Following is what I get as error Error during update A problem occurred during the update. This is usually some sort of network problem, please check your network connection and retry. W:Failed ...
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0answers
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Rythmbox,Shutdown stopped working after 13.10 upgradation

I was upgrading 13.04 to 13.10 and after a while it hanged. I had to forcefully shutdown(the upgradation was not complete) But now its saying that I have upgraded to 13.10 But I have the following ...
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Problem upgrading from 13.04 to 13.10 [duplicate]

Part way through upgrading from 13.04 to 13.10 the process ground to a halt with an error message. Now on retrying by going to 'Check for updates' I get the following: Failed to load the package list ...
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1answer
888 views

upgrade:upgradation failed,13.10 issue

I was upgrading 13.04 to 13.10.And suddenly it hanged and upper part of the screen went black. So I stopped the upgradation and unfortunately I forcefully shutdown.But its already upgraded to 13.10(I ...
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1answer
44 views

A way to upgrade

5 along side win 7. I have really bad internet, connected to a router and the connection dose not stay on for a decent 2 hours without resetting. Is their a way to upgrade without having the updater ...
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2answers
60 views

What is the upgrade manager?

What exactly is the role of the upgrade manager? I've noticed that the last few releases of ubuntu downloads an upgrade manager once you press the upgrade button. I thought the upgrade was merely ...
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0answers
44 views

sudo apt-get update stuck at 100% [Waiting for headers]? [duplicate]

Here is the sample Hit http://security.ubuntu.com raring-security/main Translation-en Hit http://security.ubuntu.com raring-security/multiverse Translation-en Hit ...
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1answer
239 views

Software Updater crash and “You stopped the check for updates”

I have recently upgraded to 13.04 from 12.04 and am in the stage of fixing issues that cropped up (I lost power during the upgrade). While I think I have all the packages sorted out, Software Updater ...
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0answers
16 views

PGP public key reinstall Ubuntu 12:04 [duplicate]

I was installing the update Ubuntu 12.04 by terminal alert by following command: sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get upgrade && sudo apt-get dist-upgrade when in the process had a ...
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3answers
456 views

Ubuntu Software Center not responding

Whenever I try to open Ubuntu Software Center, it closes automatically within a few seconds. When I try to run an update from the command prompt this happens: anujsharma@anuj-sharma:~$ sudo apt-get ...
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0answers
331 views

Failure with 10.4 to 12.04 upgrade due to pkgProblemResolver

Upgrade from 10.04 LTS Lucid to 12.04.2 LTS though software manager fails. I go to, "System" -> "Administration" -> "Update Manager" to update. The process starts up and I get one dialog ...
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1answer
289 views

Can't get repository information in order to upgrade 10.10 to 11.04 [duplicate]

After delaying for quite a while, I'm trying to upgrade from 10.10 through to the current version. When I hit the "check" button in Update Manager, I get the following error: Failed to Download ...
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Discrepancy between `apt-get upgrade` and update manager [duplicate]

I use Ubuntu 12.04.2 and I've just finished running apt-get update. According to apt-get upgrade, there are 5 packages to be upgraded, in a total of 1533 kB; while the update manager indicates there ...
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1answer
277 views

Ubuntu 12.04 upgrade to ubuntu 13.04 stalled

My update manager and error report programs were broken in Ubuntu 12.04, so i decided to remove 12.04 altogether and upgrade to 13.04. The error I am Getting is: (process:8276): GLib_CRITICAL ...
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1answer
313 views

Is there a way to make Software Updater use apt-fast as a backend?

I've been using apt-fast in the command line for some time now and have enjoyed how it speeds upgrades by downloading packages in parallel. It would be great if Software Updater could also gain the ...
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1answer
36 views

Distribution upgrade at a chosen moment [duplicate]

When the window poped up that told me that 13.04 was released, I clicked on "Install later". Right now, I have got the time to upgrade but I can't find a button where to do it. It used to be in the ...
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0answers
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Software Center / Update Manager / software sources not working [duplicate]

I am unable to upgrade to Uubuntu 13.04 When I run Update Manager, this message appears E:Encountered a section with no Package: header, E:Problem with MergeList ...
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1answer
299 views

Where is update manager?

Software center dosent give me the option to upgrade my distribution, just programs, and I cant find update manager anywhere
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How to install Ubuntu 13.04 to an already installed ubuntu? [duplicate]

I have 12.04 and i can't find in the update manager like when i had 11.04 and it's indicated that 12.04 is available and i can install it. Is there any way to upgrade to 13.04from an older?
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1answer
99 views

Do I need to fully update 12.10 before upgrading to 13.04? (Non-internet USB upgrade)

I'm wondering if I need to install all updates on 12.10 before I upgrade to 13.04. I'm not using the update manager to upgrade, but I'm using a USB stick instead. I've always liked the way that way of ...
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0answers
27 views

Another problem with updating Ubuntu [duplicate]

I am trying to update my OS and I get the following message error: W:GPG error: http://ppa.launchpad.net precise Release: The following signatures couldn't be verified because the public key is ...
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4answers
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Update Manager not showing option to upgrade to 13.04 [duplicate]

I am currently running 12.10. I went to the Update Manager and made sure everything was updated. I then reopened it hoping to see the option to upgrade to 13.04. But there was no option. How can I get ...
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1answer
40 views

How do I install ubuntu over earlier ubuntu?

My upgrade manager is broken on 10.04. I have been stuck on 10.04. My upgrade manager won't fetch something that it needs to and fails to upgrade. I have put the install iso on a thumb drive and ...
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1answer
126 views

apt-get has a error [duplicate]

when I use: sudo apt-get upgrade I get this Error: E: Could not open file /var/lib/dpkg/status - open (2: No such file or directory) E: The package lists or status file could not be parsed or ...
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0answers
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Upgrade 12.04.2 LTS to 12.10 do-release-upgrade fails - No new release found [duplicate]

I have just updated to 12.04.2 LTS got stuck in a loop for the grub menu so didn't get a clean finish to the upgrade. After reboot everything is running fine Welcome to Ubuntu 12.04.2 LTS (GNU/Linux ...
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1answer
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Not all updates can be installed, partial upgrade proposed

When I am opening Update manager, it writes, that "Not all updates can be installed" and partial upgrade proposed. What does this mean? Am I correct thinking that "upgrade" means changing Ubuntu ...
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1answer
1k views

Can't Update Ubuntu [duplicate]

On the Ubuntu website, it says that if I want to update Ubuntu from 12.04 LTS to 12.10, I have to go into Update Manager and click 'Check', which won't work. It pops up saying, "There are no updates ...
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1answer
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Why can't I upgrade to Ubuntu 13.04 using Update Manager?

I'm aware of the How do I upgrade to the development release (aka. Ubuntu+1)? question and this is NOT a duplicate. On my laptop running Ubuntu 12.10, when running sudo update-manager -d, I'm getting ...
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1answer
7k views

after update “the disk drive / is not ready yet or not present?”

I've been messing around and I feel like I'm just opening a can a of worms. Not sure If I'm getting closer to solution and I feel like I'm just discovering more problems and I'm not sure where to ...