Blog Posts - Update Manager



Cinnamon on LMDE

Recently the Linux Mint team released 1199 updates for LMDE. Well one of these updates was the upstream release of Gnome 3.2. I really did not care for it at all and I can see why a lot of users don't. If it were a tablet only desktop I might have a...
by TechBits on Apr 22, 2012

Ubuntu update error with Firefox

Problem: Recently when Ubuntu Update Manager ran on my Ubuntu 11.04 for the latest update it generated following error: E: /var/cache/apt/archives/ubufox_0.9.1-0ubuntu0.10.04.1~mfn3_all.deb: trying to overwrite ‘/etc/xul-ext/ubufox.js’, w...
by Computer And You on Jul 8, 2011

AVG Internet Security 9.0.837 Build 2944

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Update The Linux Kernel

One of the cool features of Linux is how the updates work. I'm going to talk about updates with Ubuntu but the same is true, methods might differ, for about all distros. I have the Update Manager set to notify when updates are available. The other ni...
by TechBits on Mar 14, 2010

Update The Linux Kernel

One of the cool features of Linux is how the updates work. I'm going to talk about updates with Ubuntu but the same is true, methods might differ, for about all distros. I have the Update Manager set to notify when updates are available. The other ni...
by TechBits on Mar 14, 2010

Ubuntu Update Gone Bad?

Ubuntu, like most other distros, prompts you to install system updates. You can control the schedule using the Update Manager and set it for daily, every two days, per week or every two weeks. I prefer the weekly updates. There are other options as w...
by TechBits on Mar 5, 2010

Ubuntu Update Gone Bad?

Ubuntu, like most other distros, prompts you to install system updates. You can control the schedule using the Update Manager and set it for daily, every two days, per week or every two weeks. I prefer the weekly updates. There are other options as w...
by TechBits on Mar 5, 2010

Karmic Koala Installed For Two Weeks

I have now had Karmic Koala installed for about two weeks. I first did the install via 9.04's Update Manager and it was not a very pleasant experience. Perhaps the Ubuntu servers were still being hit hard but the install lasted for more than 7 hours.
by TechBits on Nov 11, 2009

Karmic Koala Installed For Two Weeks

I have now had Karmic Koala installed for about two weeks. I first did the install via 9.04's Update Manager and it was not a very pleasant experience. Perhaps the Ubuntu servers were still being hit hard but the install lasted for more than 7 hours.
by TechBits on Nov 11, 2009

Inline Upgrade To 9.10 Painfully Slow

Yesterday evening I started the upgrade process from Update Manager. What a mistake. It took over seven hours to finish. I let it go not knowing if anything would break if I canceled it. It was the downloading that took so long to complete. I think t...
by TechBits on Nov 1, 2009

Inline Upgrade To 9.10 Painfully Slow

Yesterday evening I started the upgrade process from Update Manager. What a mistake. It took over seven hours to finish. I let it go not knowing if anything would break if I canceled it. It was the downloading that took so long to complete. I think t...
by TechBits on Nov 1, 2009


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