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Questions tagged [updates]

Questions about updates. This is a very general tag. If you have a tag that's more specific (e.g. the package name that your question is about) please use that one.

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I can't run sudo apt-get install texlive-publishers on Ubuntu 15.04 [duplicate]

I can not install texlive-publishers on my Ubuntu. I suspected that it might be due to my version (15.04) might be old. I tried to run update and upgrade but none worked. When I attempt to install ...
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Malformed line #2 in source list (/etc/apt/sources.list.d/lutris.list) [duplicate]

cneifert@cneifert-K52F:~$ sudo apt install dhelp [sudo] password for cneifert: E: Malformed line 2 in source list /etc/apt/sources.list.d/lutris.list (type) E: The list of sources could not be read. ...
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Disabling the update manager restart reminder [duplicate]

Reading through the questions and answers from here, it seems that back when the question was asked several years ago, there weren't any proper solutions to stopping this reminder from popping up. ...
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Kubuntu 18.10, Discover uninstalled dolphin and okular during update but can't reinstall through Discover or Terminal

I am fairly new to Linux/Ubuntu and might be making a naive mistake but I recently installed Kubuntu 18.10 and updated all the packages from discover. On clicking update, it asked me if it could ...
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How can I get a log of the updates I installed recently?

I want to get a log of the updates I installed in my Ubuntu 18.04 recently (say last month) using apt-get upgrade and apt-get update. Is there any way?
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Bionic Beaver Update not working [on hold]

I recently updated to Bionic Beaver thought the update manager and something went wrong. After the login screen I get the image below. No programs appear and I can't open the terminal with keystrokes. ...
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Ubuntu not turning on properly since last update

Since I updated from 18.04 to 18.10, Ubuntu behaves in a strange way, it doesn't turn on normally, when I turn it on it just goes on the boot logo forever and the keyboard doesn't work. So here's what ...
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Malformed line error fixed update/ upgrade errors: [duplicate]

I fixed the malformed line error in my sources list, and was able to run the sudo apt-get update and sudo apt-get upgrade. When I ran the update these errors came up: W: Failed to fetch http://dl....
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Ubuntu 15.04 update problem [closed]

I have a problem with Ubuntu 15.04. When I am updating it, it says "Failed to download." I swapped servers, settings over and over and I can't update it.
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E: Could not open lock file /var/lib/apt/lists/lock - open (13: Permission denied) [duplicate]

I'm completely new to Ubuntu (18.4). I want to install non Ubuntu programs like NordVPN, Foxit, etc. I follow the commands given by NordVPN but it doesn't work willem@willem-pc:~$ apt-get update ...
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What are the various 'announcements' or 'notices' for package updates?

Recently, I came across USN - Ubuntu security notices and DSA - debian security announce and found that these are the mail lists for the security updates of the packages. Is there any other announce ...
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Attempting to upgrade from Ubuntu Server 16.04 to 18.*

I have read through multiple articles giving instruction on how to go from 16.04 to 18.*. None of which appear to be working for me. When I get to do-release-upgrade I get the message Checking ...
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apt read sources.list url error [closed]

error msg 错误:6 https://mirrors.aliyun.com/ubuntu vivid Release 404 Not Found 错误:7 https://mirrors.aliyun.com/ubuntu vivid-security Release sources.list config deb https://mirrors.aliyun.com/...
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Can't update Ubuntu 18.04

I'm trying to do the last updates of Ubuntu 18.04 LTS & this window is always shown. Ubuntu is never able to update the OS. I tried: $ sudo apt-get install -f Reading package lists... Done ...
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Recovering from a failed upgrade (14.04 -> 16.04, but probably applies to all versions)

I'm in the process of upgrading my Ubuntu system from 14.04LTS to 16.04LTS. (This is a server system, and is accessible through the command line only) Anyway, I attempted to do the upgrade: sudo ...
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Software and Updates missing

I am running Ubuntu 18.04.1 and although Ubuntu Software and Software Updater both are present and working fine, Software and Updates is missing from Applications, and pressing the Settings button on ...
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malformed line 59 in source list /etc/apt/sources.list (dist parse) [duplicate]

I want to ask about the problem regard the problem which make me unable to install any updates: malformed line 59 in source list /etc/apt/sources.list (dist parse) This is my source code btw: 1 ...
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automatic update nextcloud in ubuntu 18.04 lts?

I have installed nextcloud server 13 from the snap on ubuntu 18.04. Now I am wondering when nextcloud automaticaly will update? What are the conditions that ubuntu atomatic can update? Must I as user ...
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Is it possible to still get updates on Ubuntu 12.04?

Is it possible to still get updates on Ubuntu 12.04 in 2018? Cause my PC loved the Ubuntu 12.04 and I loved it. So is it possible, or not? If yes, how can I do that?
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Weird error on update [duplicate]

E:The repository 'https://dl.winehq.org/wine-builds/ubuntu cosmic Release' does not have a Release file., W:Updating from such a repository can't be done securely, and is therefore disabled by default....
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I clicked on software updater, I got package updater failed, Installation or removal of a software package failed

I clicked on the updater, there were several packages. I believe this one to be from the last one, the ubuntu base (or core) -- I don't remember the wording. Questions: Which package exactly did not ...
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python stack traces on login and after apt-get update

After my latest dist-upgrade, I'm now getting python stack traces on logging in/starting bash: Last login: Wed Nov 28 19:33:57 2018 from x.x.x.x Traceback (most recent call last): File "/usr/lib/...
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Why does Xubuntu boot splash image take longer to appear than before?

Since upgrading from Xubuntu 14.04 to 16.04 on a Lenovo S21e notebook, the screen stays black (after GRUB) for quite a while, until the first boot splash screen is shown. (Always makes me a bit ...
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sudo apt update error: “Release file is not yet valid”

I keep getting this error every time I try to sudo apt update: Hit:1 ubuntu bionic InRelease Ign:3 linux/chrome/deb stable InRelease Get:2 /ubuntu bionic-updates InRelease [88.7 kB]...
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Stuck trying to install libcurl4

I somehow got myself in a screwy situation on Ubuntu 18.04 where I have libcurl3 installed, something tried to install libcurl4, and now I'm stuck in a situation where Ubuntu can't install libcurl4 ...
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18.04 to 18.10 upgrade failure

I have a DELL laptop and I have upgraded Ubuntu on this machine without issue until now. I have tried several times to upgrade from 18.04 to 18.10 and I've tried some of the recommendations on this ...
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sudo apt-get update error. [duplicate]

Version 18.04 sudo apt-get update I am trying to "update" but am getting the following message: Err:1 http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu bionic InRelease Could not resolve 'archive.ubuntu.com' Err:2 ...
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Ubuntu 18.10 freshly updated freezes everytime at shutdown?

I’ve just updated from 18.04 to 18.10 and whenever I do Power Off, the system freezes and won’t shutdown. I have no clue to what I should do and I tried a few things which solved for the same problem ...
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What should I do about broken packages on update?

While trying to upgrade from Ubuntu 18.04 to 18.10 I get this error: An unresolvable problem occurred while calculating the upgrade. This can be caused by: * Upgrading to a pre-release version of ...
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update problems in ubuntu16.04

i tried to update using sudo apt-get update. but end up getting this errors. welcome@biki:~$ sudo apt-get update [sudo] password for welcome: Reading package lists... Done W: The repository 'http://...
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apt-get update problem because dl.google.com

When I try to update packages with apt-get update I got this error Hit:1 http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu bionic InRelease Get:2 http://archive.ubuntu....
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Error with software updater: “E:The repository 'http://ppa.launchpad.net/clipgrab-team/ppa/ubuntu cosmic Release' does not have a Release file.” [duplicate]

E:The repository 'http://ppa.launchpad.net/clipgrab-team/ppa/ubuntu cosmic Release' does not have a Release file.
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sudo apt-get update causes troubles

Hit:1 http://repo.steampowered.com/steam precise InRelease Hit:2 http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu bionic InRelease Hit:3 http://packages.microsoft.com/repos/vscode stable ...
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Machine freezes on update of secureboot-db

I am running Ubuntu Mate 16 Desktop on an Acer laptop (Aspire ES 17). Note that Secure Boot is disabled in the BIOS. Running “sudo apt-get dist-upgrade” crashed on the following step: “Setting up ...
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apt-get update failed because certificate verification failed because handshake failed on nodesource

Running sudo apt-get update on my AWS EC2 Ubuntu 18.04.01 LTS instance fails because my Certificate verification failed: The certificate is NOT trusted. The certificate issuer is unknown when trying ...
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ubuntu 16 lenovo y520 blue opening screen

i am having some issues with Ubuntu 16.04 on my lenovo (i am also running windows 10). First, wi-fi wasnt working at all, so i managed to connect to the internet via ethernet cable. After that, i ...
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apt-get get stuck 0% [Connecting to za.archive.ubuntu.com (197.155.77.2)]

When I do update or install it gets stuck here: 0% [Connecting to za.archive.ubuntu.com (197.155.77.2)] This is not IPV6 problem as indicated by other links: link1 link2 197.155.77.2 is IPV4. Note ...
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Does Xubuntu 18.04 have support only 3 years while Ubuntu 18.04 has 10 years? [duplicate]

I just saw that Xubuntu 18.04 will have LTS support only until 2021 while the standard Ubuntu 18.04 will have LTS support until 2028. Is this correct? Aren't the updates for Xubuntu and Ubuntu coming ...
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Large delay between release of package update and availability in update manager

On my Ubuntu 16.04 Desktop, I regularly (usually multiple times per week) check for updates via the update manager GUI and install all updates that are shown as available. Today, and this was ...
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How do I change from Ubuntu 18.04 to Lubuntu 18.04?

How can one change from Ubuntu 18.04 to Lubuntu 18.04 through the terminal? what is the code?
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On terminal apt shows upgradable while Software Updater says “The software on this computer is up to date.” [duplicate]

I ran Software Updater it showed "The software on this computer is up to date" then on terminal I ran sudo apt list --upgradable which shows eight up-gradable packages. So I ran sudo apt upgrade and ...
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What is the process for updating from one LTS to the next LTS?

I just installed Kubuntu 18.04 LTS. I have been receiving and installing maintenance updates. When a new LTS release becomes available down the road - say for example - 20.xx LTS, what is the ...
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Ubuntu Mate 16.04 After running the updates the system would not log in except in recovery mode

I have a HP Omen laptop running Ubuntu Mate 16.04 After running the updates the system would not log in except in recovery mode from which neither the keyboard brightness control nor suspend would ...
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Problems opening ubuntu atfer updating to 18.04

I updated Ubuntu to 18.04 because i had Ubuntu 16.04 and on my Chromebook terminal and it would boot just fine. Now when i type this command sudo startunity it would try to start up but gives a black ...
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How to switch APT mirror from the commandline?

Let's assume that we are using Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver). I know GUI ways to switch currently used APT mirror. User should open Software & Updates (software-properties-gtk or software-...
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How to enable or disable -updates, -security, -backports, -proposed repositories from commandline?

Let's assume that we are using Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver). I know GUI ways to enable or disable the following repositories: Important security updates (bionic-security) Recommended updates (...
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opengl development packages are 404 on ubuntu 18? driving me insane

Initial problem: I need to compile an OpenGL program... which returns the error: gl.c:5:10: fatal error: GL/glut.h: No such file or directory #include ^~~~~~~~~~~ compilation terminated. ...
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Updates install error [closed]

When attempting to install any updates via Update Manager, I received this error message: E: dpkg was interrupted, you must manually run 'dpkg --configure -a' to correct the problem. E: _cache->...
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Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS freezes after changing keyboard layout two times and black screen after pressing CAPSLOCK

Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS w/ 11 november 18 updates freezes after changing keyboard layout two times (super + space) and black screen after pressing CAPSLOCK two times. System can be shutdown only by ...
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Hash Sum mismatch when trying to run “sudo apt update” in Ubuntu 18.04 [duplicate]

I am using Ubuntu 18.04. I got this error when trying to run sudo apt update Err:18 http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu bionic/universe amd64 Packages Hash Sum mismatch Hashes of expected ...