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Invalid DNS Reply when Updating ClamAV

I am trying to update ClamAV, but I get an invalid DNS reply. How can I overcome this? Wed Mar 25 02:08:09 2020 -> ClamAV update process started at Wed M Wed Mar 25 02:08:09 2020 -> ^Can't ...
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sudo pacman -Syu fails with “error: failed to commit transaction (invalid or corrupted package)”

I am trying to update an arch Linux installation: sudo pacman -Syu It goes on for a while and then starts to write error messages such as (691/691) checking keys in keyring ...
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Which way is the correct way to update software on ubuntu?

Hi there:) How do software updates differ based on the way I download software using ubuntu? For example when I download it manually using the apt-package manager, or when I add some repository to /...
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Drivers completely messed up after the last Ubuntu update [closed]

Ma laptop (Dell Vostro 7590 with a i7 9th gen) was working completely fine with Ubuntu but the last update from Ubuntu completely messed my drivers. After the reboot I had no sound. I fixed this ...
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How to disable downloading packages from the internet in Debian, and instead let it ask me to insert DVDs?

Here is my problem. I have downloaded all the 14 DVD images and burned them to disks, because I like it that way. I don't want updates. And I don't want the latest packages. I want packages from the ...
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fwupdate - Held back

Currently on Ubuntu 18.04.4 LTS My apt-get update/upgrade came back with fwupdate and fwupdate-signed as held back The current installed version is 12-3bionic2. Do I use apt-get --with-new-pkgs ...
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Cannot run apt update in a Debian docker container [duplicate]

I've got the error in the docker container php:7.2.20-cli E: Release file for http://deb.debian.org/debian/dists/buster-updates/InRelease is not valid yet (invalid for another 9h 1min 57s). Updates ...
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How do I provide autoupdate functionality for my package in an idiomatic way?

First, some background. I am working on a new version of a product that will be adding a Linux version, consisting essentially of a daemon. The version of this product for other platforms will support ...
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Black screen with cursor after attempting updates RHEL 7.0

I am a building automation software engineer and have been tasked with testing one of our programming tools on a Linux installation. After reading documentation, the program will only run on Red Hat 7....
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Cannot obtain lock in Kubuntu while updating

When ever I connect with the Wi-Fi, it asks wallet password. Is that holding the lock resource? Or should I update from the terminal? The actual error is shown at the bottom of the picture. https://...
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Comfortable way to keep Debian Buster up to date?

So far I have only used Debian (and other Linux distributions based on Debian) for testing purposes and on non-productive systems. On these systems, I occasionally carried out updates manually via the ...
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How do I update tor in Devuan

Well, I was trying to enter some onion sites but I wasn't able to, so I checked my tor version and it was Tor version 0.2.9.16 (git-9ef571339967c1e5)., do you guys know how to update on the console?
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How do I keep the tools that were not installed via Synaptic Package Manager up-to-date?

Example: I use tldr tool and realised that I can't recall the last time I saw it in Update Manager. Turns out I had to run tldr --update command to update it. Made me realise how much software I must ...
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updating firefox on debian

About a month ago I installed Firefox on Debian. I did that, because I wanted a better functionality and Firefox ESR in Debian repo was outdated. I followed tutorial from Debian wiki (section From ...
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Can I update Debian through grub? [closed]

After an update of Debian 9 ('Stretch'), I can't open any program. Is there anything I can do on grub? Can't even open a terminal.
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How to Update rename Command

My current rename command version is 0.20 $ rename -V /usr/bin/rename using File::Rename version 0.20 I want to update it to 1.10 or higher. How can I do that?
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“apt-get upgrade sqlmap” is upgrading all packages instead of just sqlmap. Is this expected behavior?

I issued the following commands, combined with a double-ampersand, i.e "&&". apt-get update && apt-get upgrade sqlmap Apparently all the installed packages are being upgrading. This ...
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Linux automated updated with snapshots (and possibly boot environments)

My use case: rarely used, but internet-facing SSH Linux server that I'm in full control of (it's actually running on Proxmox at home). It would be best for me if it could completely automatically ...
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Unit test for OS patching process in RHEL

As a part of my automation framework, I am using ansible to perform the OS patching to my host machines. Before executing this proccess in production, I need to write a unit test to verifiy that, the ...
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Automatic updates only for major tools' version increases?

When I have to automatically update my Linux system, I would like to update only the tools which have a significant version number increase, and not for each minor update. This is both to save network ...
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apt full-upgrade using much more space than warned on live usb

I have a 32G live USB running ParrotSec 4.7, with a 25G encrypted partition. I went to upgrade the system using the following. sudo apt update sudo apt full-upgrade -y When I run full-upgrade, the ...
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Cannot open access to console, the root account is locked after upgrade linux mint kernel

According to pervious question: Halt in Linux mint logo after update and upgrade After changing the GRUB file to: linux /boot/.... ro quiet text When I suspend the OS, I am going to loging page: ...
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How to configure the specified repository for only one package?

I want to change the repository for libavcodec in opensuse from tumbleweed to pacman аnd remain all other packages on the official repo after adding pacman. Please explain how to do this? It looks ...
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Python Pip is broken

I just did a system update on Manjaro and my python pip is now broken. I was trying to install some stuff for some school projects. It seems to rely on a module called 'six'. Here is the error: ...
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How to list the packages from 90-updates-available?

The script /etc/update-motd.d/90-updates-available provides a summary of system updates, for example: /etc/update-motd.d/90-updates-available 281 packages can be updated. 209 updates are security ...
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sudo apt-get update errors: how do I clean up my MariaDB installation?

Linux Mint 18.3 (based on Ubuntu Xenial). I have looked at the other questions here, but I still don't know where to start about cleaning up my package lists and specifically MariaDB. Any links to ...
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Firefox v.s. security updates on Debian 10 Desktop

A new version of Debian, a new set of "quirks". Since a previous version broke security updates, I make sure to be very suspicious of this in particular... I installed "Debian Standard" from the Live ...
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Are there any rules of thumb about installing and upgrading applications?

OS: Linux Mint 18.3 I'd describe myself as a low intermediate Linux user. I just spent about 4 hours working out how to upgrade my version of NodeJS. In the end I had to tweak a build script that ...
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Permission denied as root [closed]

new clean Debian 10 install. Software manager does not work. Have to add where to look for updates. update does not work because the wrong repository was entered during installation. Right-click does ...
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how remove sid (unstable) repositories

While setting up Debian, allowed sid repositories to install some stuff, but forget disable it after. So latter executed apt update & upgrade. That added more than 500 mb of insecure repos. How ...
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/boot running out of space when updating. What now?

I just ran into a serious problem I need to update offline CentOS boxes with fix partition sizes. When updating the process terminates with an error that /boot need 32mb more in order to update. It ...
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R packages keep asking for update

The following R packages keep asking for updates, each and everyday, even after I update everything! r-cran-kernsmooth r-cran-mgcv r-cran-nnet r-cran-spatial Here they are on the list of OS Updates (...
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LibreOffice won't automatically update on Debian 9?

Debian 9 comes with LibreOffice (my LibreOffice is 5.2.7.2). LibreOffice, however, is already on version 6.3.0. Why doesn't it update automatically, since they're two of the biggest open source ...
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apt-get update Failing

I am getting the following message when trying to run sudo apt-get update on my Kali virtual machine. What could be the cause? root@kali:~# sudo apt-get update Get:1 http://http.kali.org/kali kali-...
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OpenJDK 8 support period in Debian Stretch 9

According to the Debian releases page Stretch 9 has support until ~2022. What does this mean for the OpenJDK 8 package? How long will security updates be available for OpenJDK 8?
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What's the differences between yum list updates and yum list obsoletes?

The document states: yum list obsoletes List the packages installed on the system that are obsoleted by packages in any yum repository listed in the config file. yum list updates ...
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Why do kernel updates on Manjaro change my network MAC address?

I've configured NAS access based on client IP address. It's now the third time that I've updated the kernel on my Manjaro installation, and each time I get booted off the NAS. Why? Because my ...
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Hide the Update Manager tray icon after applying security updates?

The Update Manager icon will show up in the system tray if you have any updates available, but sometimes I just like to install security updates and ignore the software updates: Is there to make the ...
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Debian testing - upgrade “Buster” to “Bullseye” version, no server for security.debian.org

I tried to upgrade my Debian System using apt, the repository is set to "testing" so I expected it to change to the next version "Bullseye" from "Buster" automatically but since "Buster" moved on I ...
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How to use more than 1 mirror on update?

I want to upgrade from Fedora 28 to Fedora 30 but I always reach the next error during the upgrade command execution (dnf system-upgrade download --releasever=30): [MIRROR] source-highlight-3.1.8-24....
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Getting a rolling release just right and then freezing it: a good idea?

I really like how rolling releases offer the latest versions of everything, because sometimes that is important. However, once I have things working well, I am not that anxious to keep updating to the ...
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Update ntp to 4.2.8p13 on CentOS

I have NTP 4.2.6p5 installed on my CentOS 7.5. Due to "Network Time Protocol Multiple Security Vulnerabilities" vulnerability I have to upgrade it to latest NTP 4.2.8p13 version. Now the problem is, ...
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How to copy Linux distribution to different machines?

I want to be able to install a linux distribution on my home PC but also on my Laptop. Since I already setup my home PC is there any possibility I can move the OS to my Laptop without reinstalling ...
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Linux mint 19.1 cinnamon randomly didn't boot after update - just once however

After running some updates on linux mint 19.1 cinnamon, i shut down my PC. When i went to boot it up again, the screen stayed black, however the fans of my PC were running. After doing a force shut-...
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I've installed Manjaro linux, a derivative of Arch linux, and run into software updates circular dependency problem, suggested workaround?

I've hit a wall with the software updates for Manjaro linux on the desktop. I would like to perform system updates, I go to the update app, or the updates app notifies me of my many outstanding ...
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How to list all flatpak apps that use a specific runtime?

Background I got these messages when updating: Info: org.gnome.Platform is end-of-life, with reason: GNOME 3.24 runtime is no longer supported as of 11th January 2019. Please ask your application ...
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apt update has two failed index files and I can't find anything on the web about what to do

I'm updating one of my systems and I get an error which I don't know how to fix or what the problem is. Here is the error: E: Failed to fetch http://the.earth.li/debian/dists/stretch-updates/main/...
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How to update a local mirror from a public server?

I already have a mirror of the entire slackware64-current/ directory tree using wget -r -np -R "index.html*" https://mirror.slackbuilds.org/slackware/slackware64-current/ and that's fine. But it's ...
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By enabling automatic security updates on CentOS/RHEL 7 how can I control the rest?

If I enable automatic security updates via "update_cmd = security" in "/etc/yum/yum-cron.conf" how am I able to control the "default" behavior of the other packages?
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Mainline Linux kernels make updates impossible?

Using Ubuntu Kernel Update Utility (UKUU) I installed a mainline Linux kernel (4.16.18). I soon discovered that when starting the Update Manager it requires the new kernel to be uninstalled. The same ...