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security.ubuntu.com repository doesn't have a release file

Output of sudo apt update in Ubuntu 20.04: Ign:1 http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu focal-security InRelease Hit:2 http://np.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu focal InRelease Hit:3 http://np....
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Bizarre behavior Ubuntu 18.0.4.4 & 20.04 LTS

So one of my headless servers was updated to 18.04.4 and suddenly the nic went down. Okay, figured that maybe it was the update fubar'd the network configuration. Pull the server and throw it on my ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 update error: 403 Sorry, not allowed to fetch that type of file

I have an Ubuntu 18.04 server running apt-cacher (Version: 1.7.16) for our environment which is a mix of Ubuntu 16, 18 and 20 hosts. Our Ubuntu 20.04 hosts are having trouble patching when using our ...
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Error after rebooting on Ubuntu Desktop 20.04: Everytime I reboot the laptop I have to create a new user!

I updated from Ubuntu 19.04 to 20.4 using the terminal. After the update, when restarting the laptop, the SO do not go to the users login window but go to the new user creation windows and do not let ...
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How to update specific packages only in a local Ubuntu mirror?

I built my own local Ubuntu mirror (bionic desktop 18.04.3 LTS) using debmirror following the instructions on this page. Now, I want to update only specific packages (and its dependencies) to specific ...
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Unable to open /var/lib/apt/lists/in.archive.ubuntu.com_ubuntu_dists_eoan_InRelease - fopen (13: Permission denied) [duplicate]

This type of question has been asked, But the error that person got was also different. I don't want to take no chances with my computer so asking it here again. I was working on my stuff when this ...
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Microphone is not working on Ubuntu 20.04

The microphone is not getting detected after updating to Ubuntu 20.04 Focal Fossa from 18.04 LTS and it's generating too much noise while doing a Hangout video call using browser. My laptop is a Dell ...
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Linux updates classes/versions

Googled, but did not find a solid answer and clarification on hoe Ubuntu updates are working: How Ubuntu updates/OS patches are classified? i.e. Windows has "critical", "security", etc. https://...
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E: The repository 'http://ppa.launchpad.net/webupd8team/atom/ubuntu focal Release' does not have a Release file [duplicate]

When I typed sudo apt-get update && upgrade it is showing me this - Err:10 http://ppa.launchpad.net/webupd8team/atom/ubuntu focal Release 404 Not Found [IP: 91.189.95.83 80] Reading ...
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Ubuntu gives error when trying to update

When I try to update using apt-get update I get the following errors (which are incresing in amount while I'm following some tutos found here). W: GPG error: http://download.opensuse.org/...
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“Chromium didn't shut down correctly” message after almost every snap update since Ubuntu 19.10, 20.04

Almost every time my Chromium browser on Ubuntu 20.04 gets an update, next time I start Chromium I will get this annoying message "Chromium didn't shut down correctly" and the option to restore tabs. ...
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Malformed entry 1 in list file /etc/apt/sources.list.d/brave-browser-release.list (Component)

This is what i got after trying to install brave browser on my ubuntu 20.04, sudo apt install apt-transport-https curl then I executed second command curl -s https://brave-browser-apt-release.s3....
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How do I set up a script to run automatically, whenever my system connects to the internet?

I would like to auto update my system & store apps whenever I am connecting to the internet for the the first time in the login session. How do I do that? The flow would be: User 'X' logged ...
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python-pip package is not found [closed]

So, today i ran into this problem after i wanted to install a python 2.7 GUI designer. (Pygubu) I needed the Tkinter package, so therefore i tried running pip install tkinter. It didnt work as ...
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Ubuntu Server don't boot anymore

I have an ubuntu server, that runs since a few month, and today, it tells me that i could run a command to update ubuntu. I did And since, my server refuse to boot anymore. Here is the screen i have ...
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Apt update error: An error occurred during the signature verification [closed]

When updating I got the following message: W: An error occurred during the signature verification. The repository is not updated and the previous index files will be used. GPG error: http://mirrors....
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Error in fetching repositories for ubuntu upgrade from 18.04 LTS to 20.04 LTS using do-release-upgrade

I tried to update my Ubuntu 18.04 to 20.04 using the command sudo do-release-upgrade -d on my command line and it worked fine for a while, where it downloaded some repositories. After a while, it ...
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Change Huawei E5573 firmware with Ubuntu

I have downloaded firmware here: https://routerunlock.com/download-huawei-e5573s-320-firmware-21-180-17-00-00-normal/ How to replace that firmware to Huawei E5573 with Ubuntu?
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sudo apt-get update display message connecting for infinite time

sudo apt-get update display message connecting for a long time and later time-out error is thrown. I have also tired cleaned up /var/lib/apt/lists/* and I have tried all the help from google but no ...
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I am getting 'The repository focal-security Release' no longer has a Release file for Ubuntu 20.04

Today I am getting this error on my system. When I was working on my system a red notification came up on the top bar and I tried to see where it went wrong. In terminal I tried to use below command:...
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Does apt-get upgrade also update all the programs? [duplicate]

I always write sudo apt-get upgrade sudo apt-get update to upgrade as well as keep all the software up to date. I wish to know if the second statement is redundant or not. That is, if the upgrade ...
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In the package logs, what are the kernel updates listed as?

I have been running into some issues which I suspect might be because of kernel update. I want to check when the kernel was updated to see if the timeline matches. There are a variety of methods to ...
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20.04LTS Update - Cannot Install [duplicate]

I am running 18.04LTS but I cannot upgrade to 20.04LTS using either the updater or the command line.
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Update not working in Ubuntu 20.04 [duplicate]

So I updated my laptop from Ubuntu 18.04 to 20.10 and since then I've been having trouble executing the command sudo apt-get update Please help me out! Thanking you.Error showed while updating Some ...
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error use sudo apt update and sudo apt upgrade

* dkms: running auto installation service for kernel 5.4.0-31-generic Kernel preparation unnecessary for this kernel. Skipping... Building module: cleaning build area... make -j4 KERNELRELEASE=5.4....
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Does the LTS hardware-enablement stack (HWE) contain all regular kernel updates?

The official sources explain the HWE-kernel just as backporting support for newer hardware devices to older LTS releases. But do the HWE-kernels only contain driver/module updates or also all other ...
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apt-get update not not working [duplicate]

when I try to update my system it doesnt work I try many ways but it didnot work this is the result W: GPG error: http://ppa.launchpad.net/linuxuprising/java/ubuntu focal InRelease: The following ...
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hey i am noob can you help me getting these error and also as i was not able to mention more than 8 links so i remove https: from some [duplicate]

Ign:7 //ppa.launchpad.net/deadsnakes/ppa/ubuntu eoan InRelease Hit:8 //in.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu eoan-backports InRelease Ign:9 //ppa.launchpad.net/leaeasy/dde/ubuntu eoan ...
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Failed to fetch - Installation errors

I am trying to make updates and installations and I keep getting errors like: Err:1 http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu bionic-security/universe amd64 cpp-8 amd64 8.3.0-6ubuntu1~18.04.1 What do I need ...
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Wine install error [duplicate]

I used the command apt-get install wine-stable to install wine. But i am getting errors as follows: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done ...
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Errors were encountered while processing: snapd

ubuntu@RHC-395:~$ sudo apt-get install snap Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done You might want to run 'apt-get -f install' to correct these: The ...
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404 error Software Update issue - error message

I am struggling to fully update my software which I believe is causing secondary issues with programmes I am trying to us. Bare with me as I am a complete beginner. System info Ubuntu 16.04 LTS ...
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can't perfrom apt update

Hi I get this error when I run 'apt update' - Err:1 http://ph.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu focal InRelease Could not connect to ph.archive.ubuntu.com:80 (2001:d18:0:23::172). - connect (111: ...
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PPA without release file [duplicate]

I am trying to install a tool called Stacer, to clean junk files from my PC (Ubuntu 20.04 LTS). The app is installed but everytime is use sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get upgrade, I get ...
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How to handle “invalid signature” in apt-get

Following an update to Focal, I had to revisit /etc/apt/sources* to update my third party repositories. One of the reposities is for the Yorba PPA at: https://launchpad.net/~yorba/+archive/ubuntu/ppa ...
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Error opening the cache(E:flAbspath on /var/lib/dpkg/status failed - realpath (13:permission denied) )

So I upgraded to Ubuntu 20.04 LTS, and then I started getting this error on the top bar of my desktop: Error opening the cache(E:flAbspath on /var/lib/dpkg/status failed - realpath (13:permission ...
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Broken apt update can not find missing file/s for Bionic 18.04

Just read this question: Apt-get update trouble upon missing/broken files Just had this BUG? come up on me today (16-04-2020) and I tried the solution proposed and all I got was the errors: uname -a ...
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Trying to upgrade to a new release version, having trouble with /etc/apt/sources.list [duplicate]

I am trying to upgrade to a new release version following the instructions of the accepted answer here. Someone mentioned in the comments section of the OP's question that you should change http://...
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Unable to use Proton after latest update

My Proton was functional before updates... Now I get errors with game Limbo (Steam release) Vertex shader error: memory:17:8: error: syntax error, unexpected KW_TEXTURE or Zlib inflate failed ...
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Is it safe to upgrade libc++1 and libomp-dev so I can run do-release-upgrade?

I'm trying to upgrade my Ubuntu Budgie 19.10 installation to 20.04. When I run sudo do-release-upgrade, it tells me that I need to update all of my packages first. All of my packages are up to date, ...
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apt-get update / install do not work

Ubuntu 19.04 This has been happening for a little while. Whenever I run apt-get update or install nothing will work. sudo apt-get update Err:1 http://ca.old-releases.ubuntu.com/ubuntu disco ...
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After upgrading from Ubuntu 18.04 LTS to Ubuntu 20.04 LTS I cannot find settings anywhere,how can I bring it back?

I tried the Gnome Command Center and also install command but I am getting this error as shown in the picture. ~$ sudo apt-get install --reinstall gnome-control-center Reading package lists... Done ...
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Metasploit Install Error [duplicate]

The command to install the Metasploit framework on Ubuntu. curl https://raw.githubusercontent.com/rapid7/metasploit-omnibus/master/config/templates/metasploit-framework-wrappers/msfupdate.erb ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 upgrade failed

I am facing below errors while I am trying to upgrade to ubuntu 20.04 E: Failed to fetch http://ubuntu.mirror.digitalpacific.com.au/archive/pool/main/x/xdg-desktop-portal-gtk/xdg-desktop-portal-gtk_1....
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Unable to install previous versions from Ubuntu updates repository in 18.04 LTS

I have a requirement where I get current Ubuntu packages with security updates available and store them in the file with format =. For Eg : some days back, I got a security update in package named "...
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new to ubuntu…need help to set it up for good… please help [duplicate]

i have installed ubuntu 20.04 on my laptop and its working decent. However there are certain issues which i do not understand at all.Can someone guide me through these. i am a novice whe it comes to ...
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Unable to update installed applications on Ubuntu 20 LTE through software center

I recently upgraded Ubuntu 18.04 to ubuntu 20.04 and after that, the software center is not working correctly:
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18.04 LTS boot fail after attempted upgrade to 20.04

I tried to upgrade my Lenovo Carbon X1 6th Generation laptop from 18.04 LTS to 20.04, but I encountered an error and it failed to upgrade. When I tried to boot after I had shut it down, it failed to ...
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'Software & Updates' is installed but don't start

I installed ubuntu 20.04 two weeks ago from 19.10 using command line. Now 'discover', 'Show applications' and 'application finder' show that it's installed but can't start anywhere and it don't inform ...
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wifi connections not showing in Ubuntu 20.04 LTS

Recently I updated my Ubuntu, my wifi connections were not showing up. Then I used a command sudo apt-get autoremove to set it right. This worked for me until today. I am getting no connections.

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