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I had similar problems at one time and solved it by selecting settings in the update manager and clicking Select Best Server. A series of tests are run to find the most responsive server for your situation.
Raring (13.04, not 14.04) is not available anymore, as it's not an LTS release and it's too old. Change your sources to a newer version in /etc/apt/sources.list, then it should work again. if you already got 14.04 sources in your sources.list, simply delete the raring entries.
You should try to remove the old kernels, i.e. the packages named linux-image-xxxxx-generic, where xxxxx is any old version that you are not using. In order to see which version you're using you can run: uname -a
If you still have firefox installed, and haven't uninstalled it, then you'll still receive updates. To start, open a terminal with CTRL + ALT + T. Your prompt should look something like this (names probably won't match: user@desktop:~$ Then, you should run the commands below in order. When it asks for a password, enter YOUR password. Nothing will appear ...
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