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29 packages can be updated - How? [duplicate]

I see the following message when I login: 29 packages can be updated. 6 updates are security updates. How can I perform the updates? I tried apt-get upgrade and some stuff was installed but the ...
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How do I update ubuntu packages 16.04 with Terminal? [duplicate]

I'm looking to know how to update Ubuntu through the Terminal command line. I want to update the operating systems software for when and if the people behind ubuntu launch an update for v16. This ...
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How to update already installed software via command line? [duplicate]

I'm looking for a command line to update my already installed software.I want to update all of them.
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How to update to a specific version of Ubuntu? [duplicate]

I have an old PC which I installed Ubuntu on a long time ago that I want to update but not to the newest version of Ubuntu. I'm taking a programming class that requires me to use Ubuntu 14.04 for all ...
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E: Unable to locate package update [duplicate]

When I run sudo apt-get install update && sudo apt-get install upgrade, I am getting these errors: E: Unable to locate package update E: Unable to locate package upgrade When I try to run ...
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Unable to acess universe repository [duplicate]

I'm trying to access all of the repositories but i am unable to change the settings in the software center, command line, or right from the source list. I have a hypothysis that it may be due to ...
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What does the command “sudo apt-get install upgrade-system” do? [duplicate]

I don't know what this command would actually do, or If I need the packages below? Can't find any examples of upgrade-system plutes@plutes-Lenovo-G50-30:~$ sudo apt-get install update [sudo] ...
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Can't update, can't install from SC 18.04 [duplicate]

I have no idea what is going on, what to check or even where to search for help other than here. The past 5 updates have all frozen at around 75% complete, and I'm trying to install Gnome Calculator ...
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Question about installing ubuntu [duplicate]

I have 3 questions about installing ubuntu Please help Me. How much space I have to give to swap partition? My ram is 8GB. We check two options when installing Ubuntu (one is mp3 fluendo plugin and ...
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I need help fixing my screen resolution [duplicate]

Newbie Ubuntu user here, currently running 18.04. I haven't had any issues with the kernel until now. I had to unplug and move my PC out of the room whilst cleaning, and when I plugged everything back ...
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1answer
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Trying to make sure my system is updated properly. Ubuntu20.04 [duplicate]

I ran the command sudo apt-get install update and as you can see my results below: cyberwizard34@Hogwarts:~$ sudo apt-get install update [sudo] password for cyberwizard34: Reading package lists... ...
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Ubuntu tells me I have packages to upgrade when I don't

I have a server machine that I never log into the X display on, only via ssh. Recently I logged in and it told me I had 12 packages can be updated. 6 updates are security updates. I actually ...
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Pacman's equivalent in Ubuntu [duplicate]

I use pacman in Arch Linux for installing packages. The command for installing is pacman -S, The command for a full system upgrade is pacman -Syu and The command for repository update is pacman -Syy. ...
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What's the best tool to install deb packages? [closed]

Also what's the safest way to get Ubuntu deb packages?
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18.04 hangs on boot after system software update (Linux 4.15.0-35)

after having updated my 18.04 Xubuntu it won't show up the boot up splash window (I have automatic log in activated), my machine gets stuck on exactly the same place as the picture in this post shows: ...

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