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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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How can I perform a dist-upgrade with held back packages

I'm currently running 13.04 with cinnamon on my thinkpad E520. I've installed an earlier version of xserver-xorg-video-intel because newer versions just don't work and to stop it being ...
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Cannot get unattended-upgrades to work

I am using Ubuntu 12.04.3 LTS and I am currently trying to get unattended-upgrades to work. So far I followed this documentation: 12.04-serverguide-automatic-updates I installed the package: apt-get ...
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Error: the update information is outdated because of network problems or old repositories

In the top right of my screen there is a red signal which is saying that there are some networks problems. I tried to update it but couldn't. How to solve this now? Update error: Err ...
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Heartbleed: dist-upgrade didn't fix it

Sorry for my bad English. I'm running Ubuntu 12.04.2 LTS (GNU/Linux 3.2.0-60-virtual x86_64). In an attempt to fix Heartbleed, I first ran apt-get update, then apt-get dist-upgrade. It went all OK, ...
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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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Why does /usr/lib/update-notifier/apt-check not agree with apt-get upgrade

I've got an up to date Ubuntu install (13.10). When I run /usr/lib/update-notifier/apt-check it returns 7:0, ie 7 updates available, none of them security. However when I then try to upgrade, I get ...
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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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Help!! Not sure how to fix [duplicate]

I'm a noob when it comes to Ubuntu. I'd love if someone could help me. I was trying to upgrade and it didnt let me, I restart and now it's messed up. As of this moment I can get to the purple screen ...
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560 views

Ubuntu 14.04 beta update compatibility [closed]

I would like to install Ubuntu 14.04 on my Notebook and I am wondering if the beta could be easily updated to later release clients? Are there any official sources that ensure update compatibility? ...
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2answers
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Why update softwares before upgrading to next version?

I am using ubuntu 13.10 now. I am willing to update my os into 14.04 after it's release. Is it needed to update my softwares before updating to 14.04. If it so, why?
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Is Bitcoin core V.0.9 not updated on PPA ppa:bitcoin/bitcoin?

Version 0.9 of Bitcoin-Qt just came out. When will ppa:bitcoin/bitcoin be updated? In the meanwhile, any steps showing how to upgrade are welcome! Equally posted on ...
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Auto update in ubuntu 13.10 desktop

My question is very basic and foolish one.I installed ubuntu 13.10 desktop 32 bit. Now I want auto updates of security. I visited this Ubuntu help page. But I waited whole day to see whether my ...
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Apt-get update throws 404s on natty-backports but it isn't in my sources.list

I'm trying to upgrade my 13.04 to 13.10 in anticipation to 14.04. However, the dist-upgrade fails as there is a 404 on a repository. That repository is the "natty-backports". It's normal, as it's very ...
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Cannot upgrade from Ubuntu 13.04 to 13.10 using GUI nor command line

I want to upgrade my Ubuntu 13.04 to the latest Ubuntu 13.10, but it seems it doesn´t want to do it so. This is what I´ve tried (after a backup): 1. Using the GUI first: Clicked on "Software ...
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Can't update because of “untrusted” packages? [duplicate]

So I'm trying to apply a boatload of updates and upgrades via Ubuntu's built-in update system... But it tells me the updates/upgrades can't be completed because it requires the installation of ...
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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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During 13.04 to 13.10 Desktop update the computer went offline, how can I restart the update process?

I would like to restart the update/upgrade for 13.10. The process was aborted by a power off situation after it had started. The updater process was working well until that point. Now the updater ...
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1answer
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Ubuntu 13.04 tells me it won't update itself anymore, wants me to upgrade to 13.10

My girlfriend was using my Ubuntu 13.04, when the software update window opened, with an alert box reading something like: Ubuntu 13.04 updates are not provided anymore, for your security you should ...
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1answer
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Can I update/upgrade my Ubuntu version?

I am currently running Ubuntu 12.04 and would like to upgrade/update it to 13.10 without losing my files. I have the Ubuntu One cloud but I have limited space. Is there any way to get a different ...
0
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2answers
157 views

Unable to correct dependencies [closed]

I have a 11.10 ubuntu server machine located on a VPS that has package problems. I think this all started with my do-release-upgrade failed part way through. In any case, I can no longer use apt-get ...
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1answer
31 views

Why do I have to download a .deb file to update some already installed programs?

For example, say I use Anki. Whenever Anki updates, I have to go to their website, download a .deb, open it in Ubuntu Software Center, and then click "upgrade." My limited understanding of ...
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1answer
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
44 views

Unable to update from 12.04 to 12.10

I'm trying to update from 12.04 to 13.04 but I firstly need to go thorugh 12.10, using Update Manager. This is the error I get. E:Error, pkgProblemResolver::Resolve generated breaks, this may be ...
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0answers
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Problems after cancelled upgrade on LTS 12.04

While playing around with my distribution 12.04 LTS, I was checking to see how the upgrade procedure goes and used the command sudo do-release-upgrade and it said no new release found. All good, ...
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0answers
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Update from 13.04 to 13.10 is not working [closed]

I tried to upgrade my ubuntu version from 13.04 to 13.10 yesterday, but due to power cut, it was not complete (I turned off my laptop before downloading the update files) But today when I am trying to ...
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2answers
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upgrade from 12.10 to 13.x - says “no new release found”

I'd like to upgrade from 12.10 to 13.10, even if that means upgrading to 13.04 first dell@dell:~$ lsb_release -a No LSB modules are available. Distributor ID: Ubuntu Description: Ubuntu 12.10 ...
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1answer
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Unable to boot Ubuntu Server after update/upgrade

Relatively new to Linux but have been running an Ubuntu webserver problemfree for about a year now. However, After running sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get upgrade it complained about being unable ...
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1answer
59 views

Update interrupted, now can't update Ubuntu 12.04

I've installed Ubuntu 12.04. While I was updating it there was an internet interruption. Now I'm unable to update, upgrade and install any app/program through terminal/software center (by connecting ...
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Upgrade from 12.04 to 12.04.3

I have installed a new VM and the template that provider has is only for 12.04. How can I update to 12.04.3 (and be safe not to upgrade to 12.10). I have tried sudo apt-get update but it says ...
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1answer
191 views

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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1answer
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apt-get update leads to obsolete packages

The university where I study hosts an Ubuntu package mirror server, which I normally use to update my repository. However, right now, I am not in the university and update packages instead from the ...
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0answers
21 views

Why do I always get an error while upgrading from 12.04 to 14.04 ? [duplicate]

I am having trouble trying to upgrade the distribution using the following command : update-manager-d I get the option to update to 14.04 (Trusty Tahr) and I do get exclusive lock, but it always ...
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1answer
36 views

Upgrade to Ubuntu 12.04 LTS server

I have Ubuntu 11.10 server , I want to upgrade it to 12.04LTS but the update manager show that the new release is 12.04.03LTS, how can I get 12.04LTS ?
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forcing upgrade or how to upgrade packages after update failed

How do I continue upgrade or fix upgrade as upgrading in 13.04 to 13.10 failed. I'm currently running terminal in restore mode. I get the error unmet dependencies, but tried to install apt-get -f ...
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2answers
79 views

is it possible to upgrade to a new version via terminal? [duplicate]

I've noticed on a acer travelmate 5720, that runs Ubuntu 13.04, it doesn't show or pickup the latest 13.10 version. I did check die update settings and it is set pickup/show the latest updates. But ...
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Error message during update from 13.04 to 13.10

The following was reported after I attempted to report the problem back to Ubuntu: The problem cannot be reported: You have some obsolete package versions installed. Please upgrade the ...
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1answer
990 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
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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Problem with upgrading a package

I've added some PPAs then i did sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get upgrade after that there was some packages wasn't installed so I did sudo apt-get dist-upgrade after that I had a problem ...
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0answers
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How i can fix “ E: Internal Error, No file name for libc6 ”

Hello all please i need your help to fix this problem i have 2 broken packages system and i can't reinstall them or make any other option : update , upgrade , install & remove app .... Ubuntu ...
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1answer
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Upgrade and update Ubuntu server

There is a ubuntu server 12.04 LTS; and I want to be up to date and updated with security updates and have the most up to date version of packages installed. but i do not want the server to change ...
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0answers
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Why 12.04.2 to 12.04.3 didn't upgrade kernel (3.5->3.8) and/or xorg [duplicate]

I have Ubuntu 12.04.3 installed and the kernel is still 3.5 I managed to install 3.8 installing it with source-kernel-lts-raring but I wonder why it didn't install automatically from Update-Manager.
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1answer
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Why ubuntu 13.10 always show “access prompt” when start?

After my Ubuntu PC update from 13.04 to 13.10, when start up, an access prompt always show and ask me password for "my_email@gmail.com". I was input password for email or another services, which ...
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1answer
104 views

Repository/Updating/Upgrading Issue

The other day I was asked to upgrade from 13.04 to 13.10, at the time I was busy and hit no. I can not upgrade/update at this point, I get (error -11) or a 404 in terminal. In the software updater I ...
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1answer
186 views

If I upgrade Ubuntu 13.04 to 13.10 will I have to reinstall all of my software? [duplicate]

I'm running Ubuntu 13.04 right now. If I upgrade to Ubuntu 13.10 will I have to reinstall all of my currently installed software? Like GIMP, Dropbox, RecordMyDesktop, etc.
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2answers
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When I enter the command 'sudo do-release-upgrade' into terminal, the response is: 'No new release found' [duplicate]

I have ubuntu 12.04 on my computer. I found a command line that would update my software, but it did not work. When I entered: sudo do-release-upgrade into terminal, it asked me for my password, it ...
1
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1answer
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What is the Linux 3.8.0-XX all about?

So to keep it simple, my hardware wasn't working on 13.04 so I advanced booted with Linux 3.8.0-19 rather than 3.8.0-31 and like magic it all worked. So why is this? Can I always boot with this Linux ...
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0answers
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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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4answers
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I am currently running 12.04, my system has just shown me that I can upgrade to 12.10, I am aware that there is a version 13. Should I upgrade? [duplicate]

Am a little unsure what I should be doing here. Is it best for me to keep upgrading as new versions emerge or should I just stick with what I have? I am relatively computer literate but feel a bit ...