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Problem with Python version and Update Manager

I am sort of new with Linux, so forgive me if I mixed up or misuse concepts here. I have Ubuntu 20.04.4 LTS and recently I created a new user in Linux for a project I am doing. From my main user (...
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MendeleyDesktop removed on update [duplicate]

I've found an odd quirk and am curious if there's a reason or a workaround. I'm running Ubuntu 20.04, and I've installed the Mendeley desktop deb file, downloaded from the Mendeley site. However, ...
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sudo do-release-upgrade -d error

I am trying to update Ubuntu 20.04 to 22.04 LTS and I wrote this code: sudo do-release-upgrade -d and this error came: Can someone help out here?
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Does Ubuntu Update across Versions?

I am depending on running the following script (as an cronjob every week) for all my update of ubuntu focal fossa. # To make the script exit upon error set -e # Now carry on with the update and ...
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Post upgrade to Ubuntu Studio 22.04, I am now denied access to "Software and Updates"

I have two computers running Ubuntu Studio 22.04, which were each just recently upgraded from 21.10. We'll call them, simply, my "gaming PC" and my [non-gaming] "laptop". And I've ...
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Ubuntu Updater icon says 3 updates, but can't find any

Muon finds no updates. sudo apt-get dist-upgrade finds no updates. sudo apt-get install -f doesn't do anything. The Ubuntu Updater icon says there are 3 updates, but when it searches for them, it ...
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How do I report this error to the "update manager"

How do I solve this error "E:can not open /var/lib/apt/lists/archive.ubuntu.com_ubuntu_dists_jammy-security_InRelease - fopen (13: Permission denied), E:The package lists or status file could ...
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How can I fix "Unable to locate package libvtk5-qt4-dev" on Ubuntu 20.04

I had a similar issue with qt so did this and it worked: https://askubuntu.com/a/1274166/806813 But for this one, I could only find: http://neuro.debian.net/install_pkg.html?p=libvtk5-qt4-dev I get ...
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apt-get update failed a new install of Ubuntu (file has unexpected size, mirror sync in progress)

OS: macOS Monterey 12.3.1 Hypervisor: Oracle VirtualBox 6.1.34 I have installed latest Ubuntu, however whenever I type in "apt update" this is what happens. The issue is still present since ...
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Running Software Updater got libpython3.7 umet dependencies error

Ubuntu 20.04.4 LTS I was trying to run Software Updater but got the following errors: libpython3.7: Depends: libpython3.7-stdlib (= 3.7.13-1+focal3) but it is not installed Depends: ...
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Ubuntu keys are stored in /etc/apt/trusted.gpg and I don't know how to link tham to /usr/share/keyrings

When I update the repositories (apt update) I get the following message: diego@diego-ubuntu:~$ sudo apt update Hit:1 http://br.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu jammy InRelease Hit:2 http://br....
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ubuntu 20.04 user , when they will get 22.04 update [duplicate]

can anyone tell me why I am not getting Ubuntu 22.04 LTS update? I am new to Linux and read somewhere fresh boot is better than updating the old Ubuntu. thanks in advance
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Disable update notifier

I'm trying to disable the update notifier completely. Unfortunately the GUI options does not allow this. I found this hint: $ sudo apt purge update-notifier update-notifier-common but it asks for the ...
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i am doing cross compilation between that i try to update and i got this error and i can't able to cross compile arm64 on my ubantu [duplicate]

so i run sudo apt-get update and it gives me ..... Can not add an empty (zero-length) key to the cache Reading package lists... Done E: Failed to fetch http://in.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/focal/...
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Unable to access http sites

Until recently I could access http sites, then about two weeks ago http sites stopped working and now I can only use https. I would be grateful for help in getting http working again. I have tried ...
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Cant upgrade from 20.04 to 22.04

Hi i have a vm with Ubuntu 20.04 updated till today ( 12/04/2022), but following the instruction to upgrade it doesnt work. I followed this tutorial: https://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2022/04/how-to-upgrade-...
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"The repository is not signed" error when running sudo apt-get update [duplicate]

Here is the result when I use the command sudo apt-get update: Hit:1 http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu focal InRelease Get:2 http://dl.openfoam.org/ubuntu focal InRelease [6353 B] Get:3 http://archive....
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E: Failed to fetch http://ports.ubuntu.com/ubuntu-ports/dists/xenial/main/binary-amd64/Packages 404 Not Found [duplicate]

I have been trying to upgrade from Ubuntu 16.04 to Ubuntu 18.04 but the sudo do-release-upgrade is failing with "Please install all available updates for your release before upgrading." ...
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I have just downloaded Ubuntu 20.04.4 LTS but its failing with error messages when I run sudo apt update

I downloaded using WindowStore. I searched for Ubuntu 20.04.4 LTS and used that to get and install. I have just downloaded Ubuntu 20.04.4 LTS but its failing with error messages when I run sudo apt ...
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Ubuntu Software Updater > Settings & Livepatch (Software & Updates) not working

Hey Guys, I have following problem for several months and I don't know how to solve it. Every time I start the Software Updater, the button Settings & Livepatch does not do anything. If I search ...
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Auto Updater Causes Vbox error

I ran auto updater today and all of a sudden my Vbox is not working and I am getting the following error: I need help here urgently.
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sudo apt update Err:1 http://ph.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu

I have researched this issue, but cannot find an answer. My virtual machine was working fine last night, but now I can no longer run apt update. I get this when I try: me@me-VirtualBox:~/Desktop$ sudo ...
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I can't update nor install themes , everytime I do , it displays this error [duplicate]

N: Updating from such a repository can't be done securely, and is therefore disabled by default. N: See apt-secure(8) manpage for repository creation and user configuration details. . literally for ...
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Several applications don't run

After doing a software update, many of my applications (e.g., Spotify, PyCharm, Zoom, Ubuntu Software) no longer work. When I try to run them, nothing happens. Running form the terminal gives such ...
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I'm new to Ubuntu and I got this error when trying installing dspace [duplicate]

Err:1 http://in.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu focal InRelease Temporary failure resolving 'in.archive.ubuntu.com' Err:2 http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu focal-security InRelease ...
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Auto install security updates on managed devices

So the situation is we have around 50 computers we manage through a service called JumpCloud running Ubuntu. I want to make sure they have automatic installation for security updates enabled in the ...
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Is it possible to update flatpaks with the "Software Updater"?

Currently, when I want to update my flatpaks I have to open the gnome software center and look for updates there. My other software (apt, snaps) are updated by the "Software Updater", aka ...
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Error when I'm updating [duplicate]

I have some errors when I'm running sudo apt update This is what it says: Hit:2 http://my.mirrors.thegigabit.com/ubuntu focal-updates InRelease Hit:3 https://dl.winehq.org/wine-builds/ubuntu ...
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Is adding a PPA safe? [duplicate]

Are all PPAs safe? From where do I know which PPA refers to which packages? Can adding a PPA cause any harm? Or is it that the package when downloaded will cause harm? In particular is it safe to add ...
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Virtualbox guest additions build fails on kernel upgrade from 5.11.0-46-generic to 5.13.0-30-generic on Ubuntu 20.04

I'm running Linux vbubuntu 5.11.0-46-generic #51~20.04.1-Ubuntu in a virtualbox v6.1.18 hosted on Win10 After the Ubuntu software update the shared mounts with the host are no longer accessible and ...
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How to update python in the correct way?

I have ever updated my python version without problem but I did note that for an unknown reason my OS is not working well when I do change my python version using `sudo update-alternatives --config ...
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The installation of the package failed initramfs-tool

When I am updating my Kubuntu 20.04 via Discover I am getting the message The installation of the package failed Error while installing package: initramfs-tools package post-installation script ...
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Software & Updates and Software Updater doesn't open in Ubuntu 20.04

I don't know exactly what did happen to parts of my system that broke; I suspect that it's related to my python upgrade but I'm not sure. Some parts I have already fixed, but it still not opening the ...
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Downloading from repositories with no Release files - Wacom [duplicate]

I've been trying to install the following: https://github.com/linuxwacom/xf86-input-wacom/wiki/Building-The-Driver in my 20.04.1 Ubuntu device. This concerns Wacom tablet drivers. I've managed to ...
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RAM consumption is too high after upgrading

I got a security update recently from ubuntu. After installing, RAM consumption is high. I could work with firefox and VS code together by opening 4 or 5 tabs in my system, but now I can't open any ...
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Error while installing node js and npm lts version (UBUNTU 20.04 LTS Desktop) [duplicate]

I am getting an error whenever I am running this command- curl -fsSL https://deb.nodesource.com/setup_lts.x | sudo -E bash - And here is the full error log:-- ## Installing the NodeSource Node.js 16....
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Release upgrade from 18.04 LTS to 20.04 - takes too long (almost 6 hrs and still in progress), any pointers?

Folks, I started a release upgrade via the software updater from 18.04 to 20.04. It went through the Preparing to upgrade → Setting new software channels → Getting new packages fine. And then its been ...
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Ubuntu Studio now with Pop!_OS? [duplicate]

I hadn't been using my install of Ubuntu Studio 20.04 much for a few weeks, so I logged in and performed some updates. When restarting I noticed that the GRUB menu looked different and contained the ...
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sudo apt-get update fails with File has unexpected size (14696 != 14700)

Doing sudo apt-get update gives sudo: unable to resolve host ML: No address associated with hostname Hit:1 http://il.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu focal InRelease Get:2 http://il.archive.ubuntu.com/...
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When I try to update my system it keeps telling me [duplicate]

E: The repository 'http://ppa.launchpad.net/deadsnakes/ppa/ubuntu impish Release' does not have a Release file. E: The repository 'http://ppa.launchpad.net/micahflee/ppa/ubuntu impish Release' does ...
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Software Updater Popup – How Keep on Top?

How does one keep the Software Updater Progress Pop-Up on top in Ubuntu (18.04 and 20.04 GNOME)? The first one telling me I have updates to run is fine – magically appears on the Desktop. The ...
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package error while trying to update Ubuntu [duplicate]

I uninstalled Microsoft Edge Beta after getting errors. Used the software center to remove the file. It was removed successfully. When using the command "sudo apt update" getting the ...
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Can't open software-properties-gtk in Ubuntu 20.04

I can't open software-properties-gtk in Ubuntu 20.04. This the error I get: software-properties-gtk Traceback (most recent call last): File "/usr/lib/python3/dist-packages/dbus/bus.py", ...
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How to kill Software Updater popup forever?

I know this subject has been discussed many times. I have applied almost every fix that I can find on the internet, but every time my Ubuntu18.04 systems starts I get a Software Updater popup. I have ...
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Hash sum mismatch error while upgrading 18.04 LTS to 20.04 LTS from 18.04 LTS version from software update GUI [duplicate]

I am receiving the below error during the process of fetching new packages while upgrading to 20.04 LTS from the software updater GUI Failed to fetch http://in.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/g/...
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Software Updater stuck at "Running post-installation trigger dpkg-exec"

I am using 18.04.5 LTS. When I try to install updates using the Software Updater, it shows the "Installing updates..." box and the progress bar makes it almost halfway, but it gets stuck at &...
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Error showing when I entered command "apt update" [duplicate]

Hit:1 http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu focal-security InRelease Hit:2 https://dl.google.com/linux/chrome/deb stable InRelease Err:3 http://in.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu focal ...
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How do I install drivers for Veikk Tablet (A15)?

I was able to get Ubuntu Software working from my previous question, but now I can't install the driver for my Veikk tablet (A15). I downloaded the official version, but Ubuntu Software doesn't show ...
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Software Updater no longer shows addresses when searching updates

Does this mean there is something wrong with my computer, or is "loading software list" same as going through all those addresses? Im using Focal Fossa 20.04.3. (This started about week ago ...
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Two software manager?

Upon upgrading to 20.04, there are apparently two different Software managers. One of them doesn't even have a proper icon One is called Software, the other Ubuntu Software. I guess this is not what ...
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