I ran a $ flatpak uninstall --unused and got this response
ID Branch Op
1. [-] com.hamrick.VueScan.Locale stable r
2. [-] org.gnome.Cheese.Locale stable r
3. [-] org.gnome.Platform.Locale 3.34 r
4. [-] org.kde.Platform 5.14 r
I'm experiencing exactly the same problem on an Alienware 17 R5.
For what it's worth, the deadly update contained the following packages:
2020-07-25 16:14:21 install linux-modules-5.4.0-42-generic:amd64 <none> 5.4.0-42.46~18.04.1
2020-07-25 16:14:22 install linux-image-5.4.0-42-generic:amd64 <none> 5.4.0-42.46~18.04.1
2020-07-25 16:14:22 install ...
AppCenter does not upgrade any packages without you asking it to.
When you boot, appcenter perform an "update" of the package cache in the background. This is the equivalent of sudo apt update. This doesn't modify any packages, it simply contacts the software repositories to see if any newer packages are available and you will get a notification if ...