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I keep receiving the following notification about new updates:

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If I then run the Software Updater, however, I don't receive any of these updates on Ubuntu 16.04.

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Does someone have the same problem?

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The extra and outdated notification messages are a bug. This has been fixed in development and the update will be released for Ubuntu 16.04 soon, probably later this month (June 2016).

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If you run the new 'Ubuntu Software' application (same icon as the old 'Ubuntu Software Centre', i.e. a capital 'A') the you will see the updates. I'm not sure why 'Software Updater' (icon is a circle with arrows) is out of sync but it is. I asked a related question here

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It is possible that there is a distro update. Try running sudo apt update && sudo apt dist-upgrade. Dist upgrades are different than the usual software upgrades so ubuntu may have a problem with it. 16.04 is still new and they changed their software store.

  • Thanks! I receive a total of 50 packages to be upgraded. Is this a safe operation? – orschiro Jun 3 '16 at 10:56
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    Yes , it will upgrade your linux headers, so basically not the softwares but the operating system itself. As 16.04 is a new distro you will get a lot of these upgrades for some time. It is good to check once in a month. They are safe, they are already tested and should not cause any problem. It will probably ask you to reboot when its done. – atayenel Jun 3 '16 at 11:03
  • See also askubuntu.com/questions/369722 – Jeremy Bicha Jun 19 '16 at 20:36

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