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sudo apt-get update is run automatically in the back ground regularly. Auto-updater is the same as sudo apt-get upgrade. In fact it (and Synaptic) runs the apt-get command it self, it's just a pretty gui for users to use. If you ask it to show you the details you'll notice they are just a slightly massaged version of the console output of apt-get.


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I assume that the following steps will not solve the problem. Both packages, wireshark-common and libwireshark-data try to create the same file. Please contact Thomas Dreibholz. Let us still try. It is possible that aptitude proposes different versions for conflict resolution. Look at all the proposals and choose the best. I can not foresee the problems. ...


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As out of my comments the solution that worked for you is to disable ppas that you have added before an upgrade to newer version. As stated if you're trying to upgrade to 14.04 some of the packages and ppas can be no longer available in 14.04 they have been stopped in developing or replaced with others that 14.04 requires. The best is to disable all those ...


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In my experience, most updates don't ask for a password. The system is able to update the necessary files without extra permissions. When it does ask for your password, it's to send to sudo, which lets you run a command with root permissions. There are some files that can't be modified except with root permissions, such as the kernel. When one of these has ...


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The autoremoval of kernels in Ubuntu are controlled by the /etc/kernel/postinst.d/apt-auto-removal file. If the package is not marked for hold, than it should keep the last two versions and the newer ones. This means that you have to run the lastest version to can remove the older ones. After you rebooted the latest kernel, issue the command: sudo apt-get ...


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Directly upgrade to Ubuntu 15.04 from 14.04 not possibly, but this not mean that you can't do this. No usb sticks, etc needed. I do that update via ssh from remote PC :) Before upgrade you need install upgrade helpers: sudo apt-get install update-manager update-manager-core After, go to /etc/update-manager/release-upgrades file and change Prompt=lts to ...


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Open Software Sources from ubuntu dash and go to Other Software tab and unlick the links that were failed (i.e the ones that starts with): http://ppa.launchpad.net/lestcape/cinnamon/ubuntu/dists/vivid...


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I have almost exactly the same problem as @Blaze Tama and the answer proposed by @Bruce and @edward torvalds did not fix it. I do not get any error message but when I click on the icons of Software updater and Software & Updates, nothing happens. And Software updater does not prompt me for updates any more. I am not completely sure that it is the same ...



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