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Questions tagged [update-manager]

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

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Issue in updating after installing clipgrab

I Installed clipgrap using the following three commands: sudo apt-add-repository ppa:clipgrab-team/ppa sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install clipgrab After that, the following issue is occuring ...
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Blank Black screen appear after upgrading Ubuntu 16.04 LTS 32-bit to 18.04 LTS 32-bit bionic beaver via software updater during reboot

I was upgrading my laptop running ubuntu 16.04 LTS 32 bit version to a ubuntu 18.04 LTS 32 bit version bionic beaver via the software updater builtin the OS. After successful installation of the ...
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How can I ban Software Updater from checking for updates at certain times of day or certain days of week?

I would like to find some way to stop Software Updater for checking for updates except during time periods I specify. The problem with it is that it hogs system resources and if I am watching video ...
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“Hash sum mismatch” error when doing apt-get update

Specific files are causing this error, like Err:7 http://in.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu bionic/main i386 Packages Err:4 http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu bionic-security/main amd64 Packages I have ...
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How can I solve this error related to gnome-terminal & software updater?

Due to this error, my terminal is neither opening from shortcut key (CTRL+ALT+T] nor from launcher. It only opens from "Open Terminal" option by right clicking on desktop. prateek@Home-Alone:~$ sudo ...
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Software Updater is not working properly

Throughout all this process connection to the Internet was working properly. Every time I turned on my computer an error message popped saying "System program problem detected". I'm certain it is ...
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What are the common checks to make sure everything with your OS is ok? [closed]

I had some weird partial upgrade updates in a software update; it installed couple of things and removed 176 Some BIOS update in the software app... I clicked to install it and nothing happened but ...
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Suspicious software update [duplicate]

Using 18.04 LTS. Update this morning shows a 10.2 Mb file to be downloaded but there are no details of the update nor any technical description. Seems suspicious to me, is it?
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'Failed to fetch' error while installing Sirius on Ubuntu 14.04

Please help. I receive the following errors in the first steps when attempting to install Sirius, how do I correct them? I ensured my Ubuntu 14.04 LTS is up to date then I follow the following ...
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update-manager crashes when I upgrade to 18.04

running update-manager results in a crash with this error: ** (do-release-upgrade:11138): WARNING **: Failed to load shared library 'libwebkit2gtk-4.0.so.37' referenced by the typelib: /usr/lib/...
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Software Updater doesn't show packages Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS [duplicate]

Yet, apt-get update/upgrade shows perfectly.
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Last update broke program, how to revert?

Yesterday the "software update app" suggested me a list of updates and I decided to apply them. Today I start my computer to find that a program I use every day is not working properly. The program is ...
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Update notice with no details [duplicate]

Have been receiving update notices periodically for a couple of weeks, but there are no details about the update provided. Haven't installed/applied it, so it continues to come up. 18.04.1LTS. ...
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Failed to fetch http://ppa.launchpad.net/webupd8team/java/ubuntu/dists/xenial/main/i18n/Translation-en

I am getting below error on sudo apt-get update. sudo apt-get update Hit:1 http://ppa.launchpad.net/qbittorrent-team/qbittorrent-stable/ubuntu xenial InRelease Hit:2 https://repo....
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What is the proper way to update packages? Software Updater isn't updating all of my software [duplicate]

I am running Ubuntu MATE 18.04.1 x64 and noticed this today. Ran Software Updater, it updated just one package. Then I opened up a terminal and ran sudo apt update and saw that updates to three ...
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How to tell the version of Firefox in Software Updater [duplicate]

I am currently using Firefox 52esr (52.9.0). I want to keep using 52esr (I am aware of the issues in doing so and not asking about that here). As of yesterday "Firefox Web Browser" is listed as an ...
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Missing icons in Software Updater Ubuntu 18.04 LTS

See image for a one-look explanation: Software Updater with missing icons As the image shows, I'm missing the 'cardboard box' icons from the Software Updater. I know that they are supposed to be ...
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Software Updater error

I am having serious trouble with setting up the ethernet connection in Ubuntu 16.04, so I thought of doing a software update and did so. It stopped halfway through with this black screen: https://i....
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Ubuntu software upgrade

Not having used Ubuntu for some time, when I started it today it suggested that I install upgrades. However, some packages including Ubuntu software center, Kile, Idle give me an error message e.g. ...
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usr/bin/test not found after apt-get update

When running sudo apt-get update I get this at the end: sh: 1: /usr/bin/test: not found. I have already tried doing sudo apt install --reinstall coreutils, but to no avail. If somebody can help me, ...
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18.04 Software Updater returns Package operation failed

Trying to use the Software Updater in 18.04 the usual error returned is PACKAGE OPERATION FAILED The installation or removal of a software package failed. I have entered this post several times to ...
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Package Updater could not get list of distribution upgrade

Opening Package Updater saying a message All packages are up to date. Behind that a error message saying Could not get list of distribution upgrades Failed to process request in more details I ...
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Ubuntu Software is not working properly on 18.04

The Ubuntu Software is not at all working properly on Ubuntu 18.04.I don't know what's wrong with that but whenever I try to update any apps it shows some error(attached pic).Even the main page which ...
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where should i report a possible updatemanager lookandfeel error? [duplicate]

I think "Disk encryption support - shared library" should be on it's own line, not under the amazon "topic". this might be a one of error with todays (15-9-2018) update, but it might also be ...
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WiFi not working after software update

Yesterday i installed ubuntu 18.04 in my laptop. During installation, I didnt't installed third-party software for graphics and networking hardware. After the installation, wifi connection was working....
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Processor fan always on in Lenovo x220 core i5 11ghz

After upgrading from 16.04 to 18.04 my processor fan is always on resulting in the battery draining rapidly as compared to when I was using the 16.04, is there something I need to do the make the ...
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“Failed to download repository information” after updating Ubuntu [duplicate]

I used the Software Updater and at the end it said Failed to download repository information Check your Internet connection I saw an article said use sudo apt-get update I tried and it said ...
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sudo apt-get upgrade error 404 [duplicate]

I'm getting this error on running command $ sudo apt-get update Ign:1 http://ppa.launchpad.net/lubuntu-desktop/ppa/ubuntu bionic InRelease Hit:2 http://in.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu bionic ...
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How do I avoid a partial upgrade? [duplicate]

I remember back in 2012, when I tried to upgrade to Oneric using Software Updater, I got something called a partial upgrade and it was a mess to deal with. Is there any way to avoid that from ...
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Disable all services in Ubuntu 16.04 (and later) causing any internet connection

Given that an IOT device running Ubuntu 16.04, I would like to restrict network or internet consumption. Thus, I am looking for two things here. Identify (& Stop) all ubuntu services causing ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 freezes within 5 seconds of booting

I dual boot Windows 10 and Ubuntu. I updated Ubuntu 16.04 to 18.04 through the software updater. After installation, everything would boot normally, but every single time (within 5 seconds of getting ...
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Where Do I Get New Apps a Updates? [duplicate]

My "Ubuntu Software" app appears to have fewer and fewer apps available for installation. There used to be dozens, if not hundreds of apps available for installation. Most of those apps no longer ...
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Signed kernel image generic

I'm running Lubuntu 16.04.5 Today, when the automatic updater ran, it found the updates and I noticed a new one that I hadn't seen before - "Signed kernel image generic". I've been looking at the ...
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Failed to download nae-team repositories

When i ran sudo apt-get update it shows the following output, can't update my repositories... I am newbie to Ubuntu - please help me.
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The following signatures couldn't be verified because the public key is not available: NO_PUBKEY 40976EAF437D05B5 NO_PUBKEY 3B4FE6ACC0B21F32 [duplicate]

I was installing Cloudera Manager in my Ubuntu Xenial machine. When the agents are installing I got the following problem BEGIN apt-get update Hit:1 http://archive.cloudera.com/cm5/ubuntu/xenial/...
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Not able to download any thing in my ubuntu 14.04

i am unable to download or install/update anything in my ubuntu 14.04. looks like its asking download access from my college server. i tried to set the settings from software and update but still not ...
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Unable to Install Cockpit on Bionic

I am trying to install cockpitvby using apt-get install cockpit but getting following error. The following packages have unmet dependencies: cockpit : Depends: cockpit-system (= 172-1~ubuntu18.04.1) ...
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HDD not detected anymore after ubuntu update and restart

I have a asus laptop with a 3to seagate hdd (st3000dm001) 3.5" 7200 rpm Yesterday, I had an update from ubuntu which I installed as habits. My laptop crash as the battery was low, turned it on, if i'...
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Ubuntu 16.04 - Software Updater shows blank update list, total size is still shown [duplicate]

Firing up the Software Updater gives a blank list of updates, though their total size is still visible. Updates are successful as well, only the list of items on confirmation screen is blank white. ...
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Can I upgrade to a newer version of Ubuntu without problems using Software Updater? [duplicate]

I'm new to Ubuntu. Can I use this window for upgrading but without any problems? Does the update process delete or change other applications I'm using?
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Ubuntu 16.04 Terminal/ Server problems and more

I've been having this really frustrating problem with Ubuntu lately. I am not at all an experienced Linux user. I've been trying to use Ubuntu Terminal to install some packages and applications but ...
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Fresh install, packages from universe fail with a redirect loop

For example, after adding the universe and multiverse repos, trying to install "gdebi" results in output: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... ...
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E: The package linux-headers-4.4.0-51 needs to be reinstalled, but I can't find an archive for it [duplicate]

I am trying to upgrade to 18.04LTS from 16.04LTS. However, I am unable to run Software Updater. The red circle with the white dash is showing. When I try to update from the terminal, I get the ...
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Invisible software updates list in Software Updater app

I've got the updates by launching the Software Updater in Ubuntu 16.04 and they aren't visible (see image). Rebooting Ubuntu and relaunching the Software Updater still causes the invisible software ...
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Software update not possible because of mono roslyn package [duplicate]

When opening ubuntu software center or software updater, the following happens: 1) "New software cannot be installed, because there is a problem with the software currently installed. Do you want to ...
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“Failed to load package list” errors when trying to add update sources. sudo apt-get update no longer works either [duplicate]

This happened after trying to install MinGW64 (I'm trying to get DXVK up and running with Lutris) lukerb52@D-3B1:~$ sudo apt-get update [sudo] password for lukerb52: E: Malformed entry 54 in list ...
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Wifi stops working after an update on ubuntu 16.04 - on Lenovo B590

When I try this command sudo lshw -class network it show something like *-network UNCLAIMED Edit after running diagnosis ########## wireless info START ########## Report from: 28 Jul 2018 ...
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Unable to upgrade from 17.04 to 18.04 [duplicate]

I am still using ubuntu 17.04 (Because some features were not working in 17.10). Now I want to upgrade to 18.04. But update manager is showing that "Upgrade from zesty to bionic is not supported with ...
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Used update manager and now can't boot up

I started my machine after a few weeks of not using it. Update manager wanted to perform a load of updates so I said OK. it was huge, took an hour to download.it Now I can't boot up! I get to the log ...
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Can't upgrade/update ubuntu 18.04 as apt/dpkg error is showing up

I have been using ubuntu 18.04 for quite a while now and it was working fine until this morning when I turned my pc on and used terminal for updates. This is the output of sudo apt upgrade Reading ...