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system updates not installing upon reboot

Running Horus 7.1, I just download the lastest system updates in AppCenter and then restarted when asked, but that just brought me back to my login screen without installing them. After a few minutes ...
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Why is Horus demanding to be rebooted EVERY time I do an update?

Curious what's going on here. EVERY time I do an update from the Daemon, Horus demands to be restarted. Is it channeling it's inner Windows? This seems VERY un-Linux like. Any thoughts? And why isn't ...
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unable to update packages /dependencies

I am getting this long update error: the following packages have unmet dependencies: linux-modules-nvidia-510-5.15.0-58-generic: depends:nvidia-kernel-common-510[<= 510.108.03-1] but525.125.06-...
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How can I backup and restore AppCenter apps between releases?

I'm upgrading to the next release of Elementary OS and want an easy way to restore all the applications I have installed. While there is a provision for restoring AppCenter purchases documented here, ...
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Elementary OS7 Horus, horrible colour cast

Just upgraded my miniPC from Elementary OS6 to OS7 and my screen (iiyama 27") has an awful blue/green colour cast. eos5 and eos6 ran perfectly, no problems with colour balance but eos7 is ...
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Org.freedesktop.Platform.GL.default not updating

I am unable to complete updates to my newly installed Horus system. Org.freedesktop.Platform.GL.default will simply refuse to update. Even via terminal. I am stumped.
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system update - failed to update libgranite5

latest update has failed, anybody has any idea, please?
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Flatpak runtime OS system components update - not completing

For some reason EOS is desperately trying (and failing to update) I don't think I have and definitely don't use nvidia-470-74 It's not a serious problem, but a nuisance. How do I, please, get rid of ...
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Does elementary os support nvidia geforce GT 525M

I am currently using a linux distro not supported by my legacy nvidia driver and so i will like to saitch to one that is supported i would like to know if elementary supports legacy nvidia graphics. ...
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Repository release doesn't exist anymore

I am being outputted the following code every time I try to sudo apt-get update: Err:1 http://mirrors.ubuntu.com/mirrors.txt Mirrorlist Could not connect to mirrors.ubuntu.com:80 (91.189.89.32), ...
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Juno 6.1: Old kernel versions fail to remove, "Directory not empty"

I'm running eOS Juno 6.1 on my laptop, and recently received a notification that my boot drive was full. My current kernel version is linux-image-5.13.0-35-generic. When purging out the old unused ...
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Macbook dual boot how to upgrade install 5 to 6

I have a Macbook where I have a dual boot setup with elementary OS 5 Hera and macOS. The original installation was from scratch with a new SSD where I partitioned and installed both successfully. I ...
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Failed to update "Operating System Updates"

Have been getting this issue in the last few updates. Could someone please help?
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Is there an 'Elementary for Dummies'?

I'm moving from 30 years of MacOS to Elementary. I have almost zero knowledge of the command line. Is there a 'baby steps' guide to upgrading from Elementary 5.x to 6.x
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How to resolve the "Minimal BASH-like line editing..." error after updating?

I updated ElemOS (latest version) on my elderly mother's laptop. I opened the terminal and "sudo apt update" and "sudo apt upgrade" as opposed to doing it via the AppCenter. I left ...
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Does elementaryOS have updating support? (can i update from one version to another?)

Can i update from 6.1 to 7 Without any reinstalling when it will be released?
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Issue with sound system, no sound, empty output/input

So i am super happy with how things work on ElementaryOS 6.1, but unfortunately i have no sound, already tried all google/reddit fixes but nothings helped. In settings/sound both fields output and ...
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App center problem after upgrading to Jólnir

I installed the elementary OS Jólnir as ISO in my current partition where the Odin was installed. Everything seems to be okay but there is one problem in the app center, when I want to update the ...
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Can't Update from Appcenter

This is the error shown: The following packages have unmet dependencies: linux-modules-nvidia-495-5.11.0-43-generic: Depends: nvidia-kernel-common-495 (<= 495.44-1) but 495.46-0ubuntu0.20.04.1 is ...
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Installed initramfs-tools package error during update

I got the following error message during update, what went wrong here ? "Error while installing package: installed initramfs-tools package post-installation script subprocess returned error exit ...
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Operating System Updates fail in AppCenter. Runs for 1 second, stops, and the updates are still pending. (grub related packages held back.)

sudo apt upgrade results in: "The following packages have been kept back: grub-common grub-pc grub-pc-bin grub2-common shim shim-signed": michael@elementaryOS-phy:/$ sudo apt upgrade Reading ...
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Check for Updates (ElementaryOS 6.1)

I can't update software This is error messsage E: http://mirrors.ubuntu.com/mirrors.txt Mirrorlist is not (yet) available (Could not connect to mirrors.ubuntu.com:80 (91.189.89.32), connection timed ...
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How to update from Odin to Jolnir

I only just started being comfortable with my EOS 6 Odin... and I see that 6.1 Jolnir is available. What is not clear to me: how do I update existing Odin installation to Jolnir? or do I need to "...
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Latest Operating system Updates failed to install

I was updating my system today and it keeps refusing to install the new operating system updates. I even reinstalled my operating system and it still refuses to load. Here is what the Error is: The ...
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Elementary os 6 can't sudo apt-get update or any other apt-get

It returns the following after $ sudo apt update or $ sudo apt-get update or etc... Err:12 http://ppa.launchpad.net/mpstark/elementary-tweaks-daily/ubuntu focal Release 404 Not Found [IP: 91.189....
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Will Odin 6 be updateable?

I have a box I use for pro linux audio only. For work, I use arch linux, but for the audio box, I want and need a stable system where I can focus on the audio and not the system, and also doesn't ...
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Elementary os 6 Odin not updating due to unmet dependency

A "Failed to update “Operating System Updates”" message is displayed in a pop up and, if I click "Details", it shows the following: The following packages have unmet dependencies: ...
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How can I fix unmet dependencies update error

How can I fix unmet dependencies update error? The following packages have unmet dependencies: linux-modules-nvidia-470-5.11.0-38-generic: Depends: nvidia-kernel-common-470 (<= 470.74-1) but 470....
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Failed update-what to do about it?

I have tried to update latest update today (9.11.2011 or 11.9.2011 if you are American...) and got the error message shown above. What should I do to solve this issue, please? using EOS 6 Odin
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Apt update fails with Error 401 Unauthorized

Issue: $ sudo apt upgrade -y Err:1 https://pkg.surfacelinux.com/debian release/main amd64 libwacom-surface amd64 1.12-2 401 Unauthorized [IP: 185.199.110.133 443] Err:2 https://pkg.surfacelinux....
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AppCenter is working regularly with all other updates except 4:

AppCenter is working regularly with all other updates except 4: 4 components with updates: • shim boot loader to chain-load signed boot loaders under Secure Boot Version: 15.4-0ubuntu9 • grub-common ...
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Date warnings, cannot use web or update software

I’m getting date warnings from different parts of the OS: Multiple websites give warnings about SSLs being out of date Cannot use the App update system as the error says there’s an SSL error The ...
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How to skip an Elementary update? Conflicts with same name app

I installed the loki app which is the best minimalist viewer today (it can display gif/jpg and webm files, no other viewer can). [https://lowkeyviewer.com/ if you want to ckeck it out] However now ...
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Elementary OS keeps saying "Updates available" every time i turn on my computer

Everytime i boot up my laptop the AppCenter would show me a notification that updates are available even though i already updated those components already.
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I can't update anymore with the AppCenter

when ever I try to install any application in AppCenter the following error occurred
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How to update from Elementary OS 5.1.7 to Elementary 6

have a device of configuration: i3, 4GB RAM, 1TB HDD, Dual Booted to Windows 10 and Elementary 5.1.7 with 125 GB for Elementary OS. The sole reason to have Dual Boot on such weak and old device was ...
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Upgrade latest Hera to Odin

The problem is as follows: I have Elementary OS 5.1.7. Hera and consider upgrading to OS6. However, so far I have only found information that a direct in-place upgrade is not possible, only a complete ...
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Need an upgrade guide to go from 5.1 to 6.0

I wish somebody smarter than me would publish a guide on how to upgrade to elementary OS 6. I know it's save data and install. Here's what I'd like to accomplish: I have multiple user accounts per ...
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can not update from 5.1 to 6.0

i have a medion akoya e3223, i am running elementary os 5.1 on it just bought elementary os 6.0 but i can not install it, because i can not enter boot menu if i press f2 as per manufactures manual, ...
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How to Upgrade From Elementary OS 5 to Elementary OS 6

I'm using Elementary OS 5 as main OS is there any way I can upgrade it to Elementary OS 6 without losing all of my data and configurations etc etc
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In Elementary OS 6.0 upgrade

In the newer version of Elementary OS can you do: do-release upgrade from the terminal like in Ubuntu or some similiar command to upgrade to a newer version of Elementary OS?
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How to upgrade from elementary OS 5 to 6?

I want to use elementary OS 6 but I am using elementary OS 5 in my VM on Windows. What terminal commands do I need to type?
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How to get the new ISO (from source code?)?

6.0-rc1 was just released. I couldn't find the iso there, only 2 assets (2 files in archive formats). How to create an ISO (if that's the assets are for)?
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OS not updating anything

Elementary has stopped updating anything, giving the error message: E: Encountered a section with no Package: header E: Problem with MergeList /var/lib/apt/lists/security.ubuntu....
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Should I wait for version 6.0 or can I install elementaryOs right now?

The reason I am asking is I want to switch from Windows to elementaryOs on my laptop before I go on a trip and I want to know if I will be able to update elementary from 5.x to 6.0 when the full ...
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New kernel boot option not showing up in grub

I'm having some troubles with installing a new kernel on my Elementary OS installation. I've installed the 5.11 kernel, and it's installed successfully, but the option to boot into the new kernel isn'...
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Minimize button

The OS is perfect, today I installed Elementary OS to test it, the system is very practical and beautiful, but it would be better with the minimize button.
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AppCenter Updates

Is there a way to configure the AppCenter to check for updates at an interval of my choosing? Also, is there a way to configure it to notify me that updates are available without first downloading ...
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Can't update repos due to a malformed sources.list file. How can I fix it?

Unfortunately (and quite stupidly), I had .txt files set to open with Libreoffice Writer by default, and when I clicked on my sources.list file to add something, it opened up there. I suspect this is ...
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Elementary OS major upgrade purchases

I just purchased elementary os so I can try it out and I see that it is getting ready for a major upgrade this year. Do you pay for each major upgrade or do you receive the upgrade automatically when ...
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