Questions tagged [update-manager]

Questions about the graphical interface update-manager, as opposed to the command line apt-get.

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ubuntu update faild after extracting 'hirsute.tar.gz'

Currently, I have Ubuntu 20.10. I am trying to update my OS to 21.04 using "sudo update-manager -d". but after entering the command, update-manager crashes without any errors, my screen only ...
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Error when refreshing software cache

I have changed few settings on Software & Updates and it wanted to reload something but I got this error message saying "pk-client-error-quark: could not do untrusted question as no klass ...
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invalid: EXPKEYSIG C8CAB6595FDFF62

I am getting the following message when I type 'sudo apt update' in the terminal: W: GPG error: http://ddebs.ubuntu.com focal Release: The following signatures were invalid: EXPKEYSIG C8CAB6595FDFF622 ...
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Broken Update Manager in Ubuntu 18.04.5 LTS

My taskbar has this notification from Update Manager which says, "A problem occurred when checking for the updates". I used sudo apt-get update but the output is this: Hit:1 http://dl.winehq....
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Why do I get WARNING:root:Error loading when using sudo update-manager -d?

sudo update-manager -c, --check-dist-upgrades Check if a new distribution release is available When I do: paul@CarolineEycks:~$ sudo update-manager -c [sudo] password for paul: WARNING:root:Error ...
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Sudo-apt update giving me errors? [duplicate]

I am a new user and I am having trouble working around this issue. When I sudo-apt update, I get the error: <pre>Hit:1 http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu groovy InRelease ...
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how can I be sure my system is update with latest security updates?

am subscribed to ubuntu-security-announce list I receive some emails mentioning that 21.04 has some bugs like [USN-4929-1] Bind vulnerabilities [USN-4913-2] Underscore vulnerability however, since I ...
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Not all updates can be installed in software updater

I am new user of ubuntu 20.04 version. When I open software updater, I see "Not all updates can be installed". A screenshot is attached. What to do? I wanna know another thing. Is this ...
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“Partial update” message appears - why? [closed]

Since about two days, a pop-up message about "partial update" from Software Updater keeps appearing on my screen (Ubuntu 20.04). It says that "some updates cannot be installed" and ...
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Why are there no tested NVIDIA drivers in software & updates?

I was trying to install the driver for my NVIDIA 3080 GPU using the Software & Updates app. But I couldn't find the tested option in this app like (tested, proprietary). And it also shows This ...
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Adding arm64 multiarch causes error on fresh Ubuntu 18.04 image

Here is how to reproduce the issue: docker run -it ubuntu:18.04 bash apt-get update dpkg --add-architecture arm64 apt-get update The output of the final apt-get update is many lines of not found ...
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How to use Livepatch to keep my computer more secure between restarts?

I am using Ubuntu 20.04 version. My software updater showed me some updates and I installed that. After updating, instead of restart now, it shows like the picture below. What to do now? [I clicked ok ...
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Installing Wine.hq in Ubuntu 20.04

Hi, I'm currently installing Wine.HQ in my Ubuntu Desktop. My problem is this: $ sudo dpkg --add-architecture i386 $ wget -O - https://dl.winehq.org/wine-builds/winehq.key | sudo apt-key add - --...
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LTS 20.04.02 Software Update Question [duplicate]

Logged in to 20.04 and a screen appeared 'distribution update' which I clicked (I'm only on LTS updates so not sure why this came up). I was on 20.04 and still on 20.04 so I presume this might be a ...
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Software Updater Partial Upgrade [duplicate]

Ubunbtu 18.04 I started getting the notice that not all updates can be installed - which led me to the following post: Software Updater partial upgrade? I ran the two commands mentioned - sudo apt-get ...
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Ubuntu 20.10. Streaks across screen, video example in description

Following a software update that required a restart, my laptop has strange streaks across the screen. It is more prominent in more conditions than other as demonstrated in the video. I have been told ...
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cannot update repositories in ubuntu / [duplicate]

I wanted to install some software on Ubuntu, but first I wanted to update packages, and I received this : sudo apt-get update Ign:1 http://ro.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu eoan InRelease Ign:2 http://ro....
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19.10 Update to Latest Fails [duplicate]

I've read all the postings here including the one that said it was already answered and elsewhere for this apparently common problem but so far I have not been able to resolve it. The other answers ...
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how to download NordVPN over a filtered internet on ubuntu 20.04

I'm trying to install nordvpn on my ubuntu 20.04 based on the official tutorials. I downloaded the .deb file and installed it using sudo apt-get install ./nordvpn-release_1.0.0_all.deb. I checked sudo ...
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Software Updater crashes on Xfce only

TL;DR: The only clue I could find in the logs is that on a working system /var/log/syslog reports AptDaemon's transactions like this: queuing - simulating - processing - finished. On my system it ...
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Software updater crashing repeatedly in 20.04

I get Send error report every time I try to look for Software Updates through Software and updates. Currently, I clicked on it and nothing happens. I tried to update using sudo apt-get update. In ...
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I am unable to update my Ubuntu 18.04

I am kindly requesting for some help. I use Ubuntu 18.04 and recently I don't know exactly what I did to my computer and I can no longer update it. When I try to update it using the the command sudo ...
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20.04 software updater won't upgrade the HWE kernel

In the graphical software updater the kernel packages are shown but are not selectable. linux-generic-hwe-20.04 linux-headers-generic-hwe-20.04 linux-image-generic-hwe-20.04 apt upgrade is ok
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Not able to sudo apt-get update [duplicate]

I am not able to sudo apt-get update after trying to get lynis. Is there a way to undo this? (error 10) W: GPG error: https://packages.cisofy.com/community/lynis/deb stable InRelease: The following ...
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Software Updater not showing what it wants to update

After a regular update it wanted to update again. 4.5mb but its completely blank about what is going to be updated. dmesg said: type=1400 audit(1616008197.506:135): apparmor="DENIED" ...
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Ubuntu software updater failing to download repo information [duplicate]

Whenever I open Software Updater, it tries to download the repository information for updates and then it fails and shows Failed to download repository information, check your internet connection, ...
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can't boot into system with problem “bluetooth: hci0: command 0xfc09 tx timeout”

Ubuntu 20.04 LTS alongside with Windows 10 are installed in my laptop, and all Ubuntu packages are up-to-date. I can't boot into Ubuntu after recent update software update center, boot locked during ...
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software updater GUI is empty

The software updater is able to successfully check for updates--when I open it, it provides me with a list of items to be updated (~600mb). Then when I click "install now", it just becomes ...
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Is it possible to start other software manager than Discover in Kubuntu when clicking the update button in the panel?

Discover software manager has greatly improved, but I still prefer the snappy and simple application Apper. The command apper --updates opens Apper, searches for updates and displays them. Could I ...
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Error after update [duplicate]

Hello I have Ubuntu 20.04 and I installed grub-customizer this 2 commands First:- sudo add-apt-repository ppa:danielrichter2007/grub-customizer and Second:- sudo apt install grub-customizer and after ...
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How secure are official updates by UBUNTU's Update Management?

Untill now I receive my updates on a regular basis through UBUNTU's official Update Management, as provided in the package. Being aware of threats of malware of any kind I wonder if malificent people ...
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Does siftware updater update only the current version of Ubuntu on the machine?

I have two versions of Ubuntu on my machine. 16.04 and 20.04. They reside on separate discs. I can chose which version I want at startup by changing the boot sequence. I booted to the 16.04 version ...
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Is it possible to install MongoDB 3.4 or 3.2 on Ubuntu 20.04?

Is it possible to install MongoDB 3.4 or 3.2 on Ubuntu 20.04? if so, how? because it doesn't work. the minimum early version that turned out to be installed is 3.6, but it does not fit. (with the ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa) Ubuntu base software update didn't complete

I am new to Linux and Ubuntu and I recently installed a fresh copy of Ubuntu 20.04 LTS on virtualbox, it did a few updates during the OS installation. After the install, I restarted and checked for ...
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How to update BIOS of Dell XPS 13 9310 on Ubuntu?

I tried this: https://www.dell.com/support/kbdoc/pt-br/000131486/atualizar-o-bios-da-dell-em-um-ambiente-linux-ou-ubuntu on my Dell XPS 13 9310. I formatted the usb drive as FAT32 and copied the .exe ...
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Is it safe to remove source code PPA? [duplicate]

Hello I am using Ubuntu 20.04 and I am new to it. See the image below: I can see here a main PPA and an additional main PPA (Source Code). What's the difference between them? Are both required? Thank ...
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Software & Updates permission failed

OS: Ubuntu 18.04.5 LTS x86_64 Kernel: 4.15.0-135-generic DE: MATE When i run Software & Updates i get the following error: You are not allowed to perform this action You don't have the required ...
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What does this message from the Software Updater mean?

32-bit 18.04 system. The computer hardware is 32-bit only. There is no prospect of ever installing 64-bit software on this computer. Today I ran the Software Updater for the first time in a long time ...
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Dpkg Error Installing Packages

What happened ? I was updating my Ubuntu from Software Updater then it failed and the updating process was brake. What I want ? I want to install and update packages using Terminal . What it shows ? ...
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“ubuntu software” cannot search for software or updates - spinning wheel forever

The Ubuntu Software update app has stopped working again. Same thing happened in 20.04 and now in 20.10. For example, when I click on the Updates tab, the spinning wheel with "Looking for new ...
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How can I get ubuntu or apt to automatically install all updates without the Software Updater popup? [duplicate]

If updates are available when I boot up, software updater will prompt me saying "Updated software is available for this computer. Do you want to install it now?". Its a mild inconvenience ...
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“Software & Updates”, and/or “Software Updater”

Ubuntu 20.04.1 LTS Gnome 3.36.8 On my application launcher (grid of white dots on the dock), I have “Software & Updates”, and “Software Updater”. Software & Updates has auto-updates enabled. I ...
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Why does “Software Updater” prevent resume from suspend?

I think I have found out the cause of this really annoying failure to resume from suspend on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS. Every time the Asus K52F fails to resume from suspend (no screen activity, no disk ...
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Software Updater - The package system is Broken

In the course of trying to install VirtualBox, I managed to break the Software Updater package system. I did follow this how to fix post in the course of doing that but I'm not sure what I did along ...
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Update-manager doesn't keep all packages up to date. What is the logic?

I've noticed with my current Groovy, that if I rely solely on the graphical Update Manager, some packages aren't kept up to date. Currently, 18 packages are concerned : gnome-shell-common gnome-shell-...
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Ubuntu 20.04 prompts for software updates but doesn't update

For the past few weeks, my OS prompts me for available software updates but does nothing. What should I do to resolve this?
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Pin control bar in ubuntu teams app

I have installed Microsoft Teams Version 1.3.00.30857 (64-bit) through Software app in Ubuntu. But I find this bar not pinned at top as I saw in windows. I want this position of control bar in teams ...
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Software Updater claims updates but yields empty set of changes

Ubuntu 20.04 I recently did an update using Software Updater and it seemed to go well. I reran the SU just to see it say that the software was up to date. Instead it said there were updates, but blank,...
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How to approach debug and fix of graphics system failure after update (nvidia340 driver, 20.04)

Last night I allowed one of my laptops to do a reboot after an update, and the graphics system failed such that I never get a graphical login screen. Login still worked on the text consoles, however, ...
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Ubuntu 20.10 Software Updater dialog box offset

Ubuntu 20.10 I think this started after a recent Software Update. When the Software Updater runs, it displays a dialog box that shows the status of the updates. Mine looks like this: As you can see, ...

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