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This question is too broad if you want to get information of all packages. Regarding linux kernel, you can look into the kernel git and see all commits. Regarding other packages, in most cases there is a launchpad bug link in changelog. You can follow that link and see the history of that bug. Regarding packages provided by 3rd parties, like Google ...


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The following is adapted from UbuntuBackports: What are backports? Backports is feature that offers a way to provide newer versions of software for older Ubuntu releases. generally, there backports or "new versions of standalone applications" can be safely updated without breaking the rest of the system. Although this is the 'common' case, few points ...


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You might want to install the Update Manager prior to use. Run in a terminal: sudo apt-get install update-manager After a successful install, you will be able to find it in the menu also. Applications -> Settings -> Software Updater


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A couple of months ago, I tried installing Ubuntu 14.04 on my desktop machine. It ran really well until I installed a ton of recommended updates. Then, boot time was longer, and the system would hang all the time. The software center was almost unusable as well. As for a solution, I would recommend using Linux Mint (which I installed instead of Ubuntu); ...


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It looks like you have removed that virtualbox-dkms 4.3.10 package. It had problems and apport tries to report them. The easiest way to solve it is not to close this error window every time you boot, but uncheck "Send an error report" and press "Continue". After that apport should not pop up again with that error message.


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If your country's server is working fine at the moment then you should switch to that for it is effectively a mirror server to download your software packages from. As stated here this affects: spreading the load among multiple servers instead of just one generating less international network traffic which is expensive (not directly for you but for ...


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Check your Language and Region Settings and correct them if needed. This could be the possible cause for that error.


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This commmand should fix your (untrusted-package) : sudo apt-key adv --keyserver keyserver.ubuntu.com --recv-keys E084DAB9


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This is a pretty old question, but I recently ran into the same exact problem. Looking through the running processes I noticed /bin/sh /etc/init.d/lirc stop in the list. I killed that process (sudo kill <pid>) and the upgrade picked right back up.


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I've interrupted an update (sudo apt-get dist-upgrade or an update during shut-down) multiple times by using Ctrl+C, but I've never tried doing a hard shut-down during an update, so I only see 2 solutions: This is the moment to get your system backup out of the closet and restore your system. I did this just yesterday and doing the restore and re-install ...


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I don't think it will allow distro release update while your repos are still syncing. Anyway, the safest way i applied last night itself was to download that 340MB update and then go for release update (741MB). Happily enjoying Ubuntu 14.04LTS now.


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You can use sudo apt-get upgrade in terminal. It shows full list of upgraded packages and the progress in MB.


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It is likely that you have installed (for example) armhf cross tools (compiler, linker, etc.) that add armhf as foreign architecture. You can verify this by running: dpkg --print-foreign-architectures You can remove the foreign architecture by running: sudo dpkg --force-architecture --remove-architecture armhf For me, the package adding armhf as ...


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Run sudo apt-get update and try again. Your package lists are outdated. This can be seen by the version of oxideqt-codecs-extra apt is trying to install. It is 1.5.6-0ubuntu0.14.04.2 and outdated. apt-cache policy oxideqt-codecs-extra shows oxideqt-codecs-extra: Installed: 1.8.4-0ubuntu0.14.04.2 Candidate: 1.8.4-0ubuntu0.14.04.2 Version table: ...



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