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I can' t update/upgrade or install anything

please, can anybody help me. after: sudo apt-get dist-upgrade djordje@dj:~$ sudo apt-get dist-upgrade Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done You ...
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AppCenter - authentication failed?

This error I received after opened AppCenter. What could this be and how to fix? Or at least, how can I get additional details about the reason? 5.1 Hera Thanks
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“org.gnome.Platform Flatpak runtime” update fails to install

"org.gnome.Platform Flatpak runtime" has been showing for the last few days in app centre as an system update but everytime I try to update the app centre crashes. Re-opening the app centre and no ...
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The source list couldn't not be read

I'm new on linux and I don't know too much of linux. noobie My source list crash when i was installing the repository of spotify. I dont know how to explain myself. I hope one of you can help me with ...
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Popup descriptions in whole system [duplicate]

today after system upgrade mi dock and all menus shows as the attached image, anyone has the same issue? I'm running 5.1 Elementary OS. Thanks for any help.
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AppCenter can't update Flatpak packages

Since yesterday, when I try to update those two recommended items, the process fails and the updates are still showing. Sometimes, but not always, AppCenter crashes and closes. All other updates are ...
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How to update from 0.4.1 Loki to 5.1 Hera

I run in issue while trying to update my OS 0.4.1 to the latest version. I tried to do it through the AppCenter and got the following error messadge: W: The repository 'http://archive.canonical.com ...
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Unable to push latest software update in Loki

For some reason I'm unable to update this. It's only 25.3 MB(29 components). I get the message 'waiting for package manager lock', but this disappears and the updates do not happen. I've never had ...
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Elementary OS Hera updates create problems

I just really want my EOS good again. Today's update makes my EOS Hera not good / comfortable anymore. Here's the problem: 1. Minimize button is dissappear on some apps like Blender, Inkscape, and ...
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upgrade 01 january 2020

before the update I had the theme of Sierra Light Os and it worked very well but very well actually everything worked fine but after the update I have some problems with minimize buttons and the ...
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Upgrading Distro from Luna to Freya

I used the following commands to try and upgrade to Freya. "sudo apt-get update" - no problem "sudo apt-get upgrade" - no problem "sudo apt-get dist-upgrade" - what? nothing available ? From such a ...
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Black flickering login screen after update

After updating nVidia: Instead of graphic splash screen with elementary logo, system boots in a verbose text mood At the end, when XWindows starts, the screen just flickers I cannot even open a non ...
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Touchpad & keyboard (and other) problems kernel 4.13

When installing loki 0.4.1 (fresh install) everything worked fine,but after updating my laptop my touchpad (synaptics) does not respond to touch input anymore and also when holding down any key it ...
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Graphic glitch after interrupted apt upgrade?

I'm new to this forum, so sorry for any mistakes.. Today I booted my Elementary OS into this (see the screenshot). Blurred or missing texts, no text in menus... But pages and menus a rendering ...
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Package manager blocked

Since I had no answers writing in Portugese, I'll try to translate my problem to English. I am trying to update the system and some apps via AppCenter (I guessing the name of the store like ...
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AppCenter Fails to Fetch Updates, Failed to obtain authentication

The problem I'm encountering appeared identical to this one: AppCenter complains and doesn't work to install anything Unfortunately, the fix used there, i.e. removing and reinstalling the ...
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archive.ubuntu.com connection failed.. all other repositories( Elementary and other ppas) working

I am new to linux. I have been using elementary OS for about 15 days now. Everything was fine until few days ago when suddenly I could not connect to ubuntu repositories. Using the "select best ...
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Erro Update Hera

Instalei recentemente o elementary OS Hera e n'ao estou conseguindo buscar atualiza;'ao, sempre retorna com o erro abaixo E: The repository 'http://br.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu hera Release' does not ...
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language-pack-uk-base error

I got error when updating elementary juno rytsar@rytsar-laptop:~$ sudo apt upgrade Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Calculating upgrade.....
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Elementary Tweaks not working anymore in Hera?

I just updated my ElementaryOS from Juno to Hera. When I open System Settings and try to open Tweaks. This closes the entire System Settings window and does not open the Tweaks window.
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AppCenter complains and doesn't work to install anything

Error: Failed to Fetch Updates This may have been caused by external, manually added software repositories or a corrupted sources file. Details > Failed to obtain authentication I do have ...
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Update notification

AppCenter's automatic update notification doesn't work anymore for a few days caused by missing file /usr/share/applications/io.elementary.appcenter-daemon.desktop.
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Missing or invalid PGP blocking updates on Elementary OS

Seem to have broken the updates somehow. This may have happened after I tried a manual install of a package; I thought only a single package would need to be managed, but perhaps this causes the ...
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Elementary OS freya - No updates are possible!

Can't download updates. In one answer you state that I have to change something in etc...... How do I get there? I am new to Linux, but I had some experience on Puppy Linux. Is my software a beta? I ...
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Froze during security update and now black screen

I was prompted to install security updates which. Halfway through, the screen went black and stayed that way. I let it sit that way for 30 mins until I figured that at that point it must have froze so ...
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Software-update Problem in Elementary OS 0.4.1 Loki

For 7 months I have been using Elementary os. I have been trying to take system updates. But I have been having the following error no matter what I have done to get rid of it. W: The repository '...
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How can I update elementary OS without interrupting NVIDIA driver?

I have an NVIDIA GTX 1050 TI GPU on my elementary OS. I once tried an OS update via AppCenter. Then reboot it. Then my NVIDIA driver isn't working properly. So I have to reinstall the NVIDIA driver ...
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Update size keeps increasing? What could be causing this?

I've noticed that when I close and reopen AppCenter, the size of the updates keeps on increasing, as seen in these screenshots: http://imgur.com/a/8OKlG What could be causing this to happen?
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Failed to Authenticate apt upgrade

Command run: sudo apt upgrade [sudo] password for user: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Calculating upgrade... Done The following packages ...
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Weird update error

Just saw this this afternoon. Is there a problem with an update that's coming down?
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Does anyone know how to downgrade elementary Hera back to Juno?

Hera has a lot of bugs from what I can see, so I just wanna go back to Juno. Does anyone know how to do this? Reasons to rollback: Menu bar is missing in most apps when they are in full screen mode. ...
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Can't upgrade my packages

Short version: I can't upgrade my packages (I'm using Elementary OS 0.4.1, based on Ubuntu - that's why I'm asking here). Long version: First step I try fetching package informations via sudo apt-...
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Gimp 2.10.x not in App Center

After Ubuntu, now I try Elementary OS. Looks smart! However when I install GIMP from the App Center, it seems to be an older version, not 2.10.x like with Ubuntu. So now I am a little concerned about ...
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pantheon haveing problems after upgrade

I update my system every day if there are updates. The last update was the one that changed the app center icon. There was also two drivers for intel and nvidia listed in the installed list, but they ...
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Hash sum mismatch on apt update

Get:14 http://in.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial-updates InRelease [102 kB] Err:13 http://packages.elementary.io/appcenter xenial/main amd64 ...
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After trying to install Brave Browser I can't update de system anymore

Hello I have this problem, I don't know how to solve it?
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In app centre it is showing failed to fetch updates

E: The repository 'http://ppa.launchpad.net/webupd8team/tor-browser/ubuntu bionic Release' does not have a Release file. W: Updating from such a repository can't be done securely, and is therefore ...
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Kernel version is still 4.15, after upgrading to 5.1 Hera

I've updated my system, but it didn't update the kernel. Please see the output of my commands: loathe@elementaryos ~> lsb_release --all No LSB modules are available. Distributor ID: elementary ...
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Authentication Glitch

When I go in and try and do the os update it won't let me put in my password it keeps glitching so fast that I can't enter the password to allow the update. Anyone encounter this?
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Installed libpng16-dev, now I can't install elementary-sdk and other dependencies

I did a sudo apt install libpng16-dev to upgrade filezilla. but it removed a lot of dependencies. Now I can't install elementary-sdk and plenty of other depencies, the following error occurs. Some ...
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Will elementary OS 5 Juno upgrade to 5.1 Hera automatically?

elementary OS 5.1 just launched and I have 5.0 installed. I wish to know if it will be upgraded automatically running some command or with some native software of the OS.
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Failed to fetch updates messsage

I get a failed to fetch updates message when I open the App centre. Below are the details displayed in the details dropdown. No big deal but annoying W: GPG error: http://repository.spotify.com ...
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Increased idle RAM usage with time on eos Juno

I've been using eOS Juno since feb 2019. FYI, initial RAM usage is at 20% (total RAM 8GB, 7.1GB available), at the end 45-50% (after closing all running applications.) EDIT: This is an HP laptop, ...
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elementary doesn't boot anymore (after having tryied to upgrade to Juno)

I at first had an update problem. As I had manually stopped an update (I shut down the computer because the update took too much time), after that updates were blocked by something. I therefore ...
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Adobe Flash upgrade

Have to update Adobe Flash in order to play games on line.Tried to download it from website but get a box that asks me to choose an app to open it with,but I have no idea which one I should use. I ...
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Elementary OS does not suspend

When I click at the suspend button the screen goes black, then I hear a bell ringing (probably wired network turning on) and at the end the screen returns to the login prompt (pantheon). This ...
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Network Manager update has triggered network pauses

With the ath9k driver, the recent Network Manager (1.10.14) update creates "pauses" in applications that use the network without buffering. In Terminal, using, say, ssh, one will type something and ...
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Juno AppCenter 3.2.0 deb based updates ignored

The new AppCenter package for Juno, 3.2.0, which installed additional packages for Flatpak, broke all contact with the DEB repos. Updates that work fine with apt update/upgrade do not show up in ...
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How to come back to oldder pantheon greeter on my elementaryOS Juno

i upgraded my system this morning and i found with the surprise that the pantheon-greeter oldder has been updated in the oficial Juno version for the new style for lock screen. This is awesome, but ...