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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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apt-get update reply me: socket permission denied

root@kali:~# apt-get update Err:1 http://http.kali.org/kali kali-rolling InRelease Temporary failure resolving 'http.kali.org' Err:2 https://mirrors.tuna.tsinghua.edu.cn/kali kali-rolling ...
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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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Why does Ubuntu come with three different software update managers preinstalled?

I just installed 18.04 (Bionic Beaver). I noticed that when I search my applications for the word "Software", there are three different software-update-manager type things preinstalled (maybe they're ...
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sudo apt get error [duplicate]

I am trying to update my ubuntu 18.04 by sudo apt get update. The update process starts and all the things go correctly. At the end I get reading package list ....done. So all things are correct ...
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Problems updating from 16.04 to 18.04

Yesterday I started Ubuntu after several weeks and got a message that a software update was available. After downloading the update it said I need to restart my computer so I did, but I got this ...
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Issues with ethernet after updates ubuntu 16.04

I was prompted by Software Updater to update my device, which I did after finishing the update and rebooting it, suddenly the Ethernet Connection seems to have stopped working. It gets stuck in the ...
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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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When Thunderbird Vulnerability Updates will be available for Version 52.9.1 in Ubuntu 16.04

I have Thunderbird version 52.9.1 (64-bit) installed in Ubuntu 16.04.4 LTS. As Thunderbird version 52.9.1 has multiple vulnerabilities (CVE 2018 5156, CVE 2018 5187, CVE 2018 12371, CVE 2018 12361, ...
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apt update showing error in Ubuntu 18.04 [on hold]

When I am running sudo apt update the following errors are being displayed. $ sudo apt update [sudo] password for milan: apt: error while loading shared libraries: libapt-pkg.so.4.12: cannot ...
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repos.codelite.org errors appearing in sudo apt update, but codelite not installed

When running sudo apt update, I always get errors such as the following: W: GPG error: http://repos.codelite.org/wx3.1.0/ubuntu artful InRelease: The following signatures couldn't be verified ...
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Applications requiring JRE not starting

When I first started my computer this morning, I started getting successive System program problem detected alerts. This is after a software update last night. Now my IDEs (Intellij, Android Studio) ...
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14.04 updates broke Java

Yesterday (8/15/2018) the regular Ubuntu updates on 14.04 LTS caused Java to stop working on two different VirtualBox machines. Netbeans 8.2, reliable until now, can no longer start up, and after a ...
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Flashing writing “Ubunu Software” appears during update

When I have tried to install an OS update on Ubuntu 16.04 I have got a flashing writing "Ubunu Software". After some time it changed to "Debconf on Ubuntu". Screenshot attached. Did anyone come ...
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Problems with grub and Boot Repair shows errors

I have problems with grub, and if I use Boot Repair it shows these errors: Gtk-warning **: 12:02:08:863:theme parsing error: gtk-main.css:73:38:Failed to import: Error opening the file /usr/share/...
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Ubuntu 18.04 software update

Recently I upgraded a laptop (dell xps 13) from 16.04 to 18.04. Now I run Software Updater, it shows me a number of packages it can upgrade, I select OK, then it says "not enough disk space on /boot"....
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Ubuntu 16.04 - Software Updater shows blank update list, total size is still shown

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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What is “packagekitd” and why do I wait for it?

I usually run the Software Updater when I switch on my desktop each morning. Very often I sit and wait while it displays this message: waiting for packagekitd to exit I've done some websearching ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 Nvidia update failed? [duplicate]

Recently I upgraded from Ubuntu 16.04 to 18.04. After the upgrade, I did the usual sudo apt-get update to be sure that I will have the latest updates. But when I tried to update my Nvidia drivers, I ...
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i have problem when i install or update Ubuntu

hi guys when i rty to install or update my ubuntu syste, i get this message : command and message : mrrobot@mrrobot-pc:~$ sudo apt-get -f install upstart Reading package lists... Done Building ...
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Ubuntu is not starting after stooping upgrading

this is what it showing while booting. I have windows 10 and Ubuntu dual booted in my laptop.T his problem starts showing after I canceled upgrading Ubuntu. Is there any solution out there?
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Kubuntu - getting 'Discover Closed Unexpectedly' when trying to update

The Icon on my taskbar at the bottom of my screen shows that I have updates available. When I click on it it shows me 1 package to update - when I choose update, it brings up a new window for a few ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 - stop Software Update Center from interrupting nightly full-screen games?

As more computer games come out with Linux support, especially those distributed through Steam, some Ubuntu behaviors that were trivial before might become more annoying. For example, I was just on ...
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How can I update the NVIDIA drivers to version 390.77?

I had the NVIDIA drivers and all related software updated to version 390.77 when I was running Ubuntu MATE 18.04.1. Recently I switched back to vanilla Ubuntu 18.04.1, but I don't seem to have the 390....
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Installing node JS: Downloading and setting up the APT repository add the PGP key to the system’s APT keychain, [duplicate]

I have problems when running this command: $ curl -sL https://deb.nodesource.com/setup_6.x | sudo -E bash - I always get these errors: E: The repository 'http://ppa.launchpad.net/vajdics/netbeans-...
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Why Desktop is flashing after latest update?

After the latest automatic update (Aug 8,2018) I login as normal but the desktop comes up with the background, then flashes the icon bar/ quick launch bar and (after I open one) a terminal, then ...
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ath10k backporting issue, please help

I'm using Ubuntu 16.04 with 4.8 kernel, need to backport ath10k driver from a 4.9 kernel, I followed instruction online to download a backport stat with tag "v4.14-rc2-1" and ran Python script as ...
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Erros during update

I'm new to Ubuntu, I have 16.04 LTS. And I came across this error during the last update: AppStream system cache was updated, but problems were found: Metadata files have errors: /var/cache/app-...
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How to set proxy so that Software-updater works in 18.04?

I've tried setting env variables, proxy setting via network settings dialog but nothing worked so far. Prev Ubuntu releases were free from this problem. Also, developers please fix proxy settings for ...
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Kubuntu 18.04 - Input language changed after update

Why on earth did my last update on Kubuntu 18.04 switch the input language back to English (Generic 104 Keyboard)? And why on earth are the keyboard layouts set to English (US) and Afghani??
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Failed to lock /var/cache/apt/archives/lock [duplicate]

I was trying to upgrade from Ubuntu 16.04 to Ubuntu 18.04 and ran into the following error: Failed to lock /var/cache/apt/archives/lock I searched google/askubuntu/ubuntu subreddits for any ...
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Can't update or remove ruby-net-telnet

Running Ubuntu 16.04. All other packages update fine but attempting to update or remove ruby-net-telnet returns errors Preparing to unpack .../ruby-net-telnet_0.1.1-2_all.deb ... Unpacking ruby-net-...
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laptop overheat after update/install of 18.04 lts from 16.04 lts

I had tried to update my 16.04lts to 18.04lts successfully, but right after it requested for a reboot my laptop (Dell Inspiron N5010) simply turned off. I tried turning it on, but right after it tells ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 wont reboot after update (black/purple screen)

I have a Asus X555Q and recently I updated Ubuntu with the software updater. Once it was completed I rebooted my computer and Ubuntu stalled at the black/purple screen and then nothing is happening. ...
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I can't update in the terminal

I am running Ubuntu 18.04. I can't update in the terminal. Every time I try (by typing sudo apt-get update), I get the message: E: The repository 'http://ppa.launchpad.net/noobslab/themes/ubuntu ...
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Create offline repository with apt-mirror

I'm trying to create an offline repository for ubuntu version 16.04. I found instructions for this in multiple places, but much of it is dated, and none fully worked for me. Here is what I've done ...
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apt installation help - osmium-tool

I am trying to install osmium version 1.7.1 or 1.8 on my local machine but apt-get install wget osmium-tool -y installs a very old version of the package. Going through the webpage here it looks like ...
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18.04.1 Software Updater erratic in choosing nearest mirror

When trying to obtain a close software updater mirror in Canada, system will show mirror(s) in Vietnam, U.S.A, or any other place other than Canada. Consequently I have to choose a mirror manually. ...
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Grace Installation [duplicate]

I want to install grace plotting tool in Ubuntu 18.04.1. When I ran sudo apt-get install grace, I got the following error message. The following NEW packages will be installed: grace 0 to upgrade,...
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Should sources.list for ubuntu 16.04 contain old-releases.ubuntu.com? [duplicate]

I am currently trying to run a simple sudo apt update on my machine. I get a few errors of the following form: Err:28 http://old-releases.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial Release 404 Not Found [IP: 91....
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How to update Qt from 5.5.1 to 5.9.5 on Ubuntu 16.04

Currently, Ubuntu 16.04 has Qt up to 5.5.1 while Ubuntu 18.04 has Qt up to 5.9.5. Currently I'm forced to use Ubuntu 16.04, however, I need to use a program that needs Qt 5.9. How could I update Qt to ...
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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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Failed to update system or install any program on Ubuntu 18.04 - too many levels of symbolic links usr/bin/g++

I have some problem which I don't know how to solve. I am using Ubuntu 18.04 and when I try it to update it by typing: sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get upgrade In a second line I got: Reading ...
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Metadata and appstream Error while Updating

I am getting an error while updating as a root. After Update log below error was shown in terminal. AppStream system cache was updated, but problems were found: Metadata files have errors: /var/...
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Canonical & Dell APT repository for Ubuntu 18.04

I have recently updated from 16.04 to 18.04 and I wonder whether there will be new apt repositories for Ubuntu 18.04? Because the old apt repositories for xenial were deactivated whilst the update as ...
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Blur effect and other things not working in kde after restart

I don't know if this is the right place to ask, but because I am using Kubuntu I decided to ask here. My problem is that some applications, I have currently found two, have just stopped working after ...
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Google chrome green outline around red images in white background

I'm facing an issue which i have attached in the image below. On the left is a screen shot taken on my laptop screen and on the right is a screen shot taken on the external monitor. I'm getting this ...
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Why has a lot of software disappeared from Ubuntu Software in Ubuntu 16.04? [duplicate]

For example there is no VirtualBox, Texmaker, LyX, calibre, Redshift. I have ran sudo apt update and sudo apt full-upgrade. I have not used BleachBit. The only thing wrong in my computer seems to be ...
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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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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 ...