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How do I disable automatic check for updates in Fedora 32?

I have Fedora 32 installed on a laptop which is relatively slow, and which sometimes has Internet connectivity only by tethering to my cell phone. I would like to turn off the automatic check for ...
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How to disable updates in Ubuntu 20.04? [migrated]

The notorious updates keep showing up in Ubuntu 20.04. Is there any way to disable them?
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How to disable ubuntu 20.04.1 software updates for ever?

Ubuntu might be great and frequent software updates might be very helpful in keeping the system up-to-date and secure. But my problem is, the software updater is causing my system to freeze and I ...
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Difference Between RPM And YUM command

Explain Difference Between "yum" And "Rpm" Command ? how they internally works? is yum is dependent on rpm, if yes then how?
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801 packages not upgraded kali

I had kali 2019, i ran update then upgraded and then things are messed up. How can i resolve this plz? Tried apt dist-upgrade no luck. Whats wrong ? 801 packages not upgraded
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how can I fix a not working software updater on ubuntu 18.4?

When I select the software updater , the icon for the application appears and then disappears. when I try to run it via terminal, I am getting this error: sudo update-manager -C Traceback (most ...
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The software update tool used for large environments

The company where I work has many divisions. Some divisions update their Linux environments via method X, other divisions via method Y. Now, we want to move to a standarized method for each team to ...
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Can't get updates to Kali with updated source.list: “does not have a Release file”

My question is similar to other question ask in the past but it's different, my source.file is correct based on Kali and I still have issue with update. My source.list file: deb http://http.kali.org/...
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Cannot install xcb package

I tried sudo -f remove and even autoclean but my new packages and updates aren't getting downloaded. admin@pop-os:~$ sudo apt-get -f install Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree ...
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is there a consistent patch timeline with RHEL, like first of month?

With the mindset of a work environment and linux servers need to be patched regularly for security reasons does RHEL (for version 7) have any kind of patch frequency or timeline? Such that people more ...
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Ubuntu Installation Stuck at “update-grub”

I have gone through all the similar questions asked about this problem and tried the workarounds mentioned over there but nothing works. Like the " ps | grep 'dmsetup create' " workaround ...
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How to update Manjaro to the latest version available?

I recently started using Linux, and Manjaro seemed to be the best 64-bit option available at the time for my new Raspberry Pi 4. I'm using the KDE Plasma version, and loving every bit of it. I have ...
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How to update apt repository pakage list in debian offline

I need to update my system repository package lists (in a simpler phrase :doing apt update or apt-get update) but I can't connect my machine to the internet . how can I update package lists offline?
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What will happen to any manually installed drivers(specially network drivers) after updating to a newer version of linux OS?

I am having a kubuntu OS with rtl8188fu wifi adapter. The adapter only works with the driver on github of kelebek333, that too worked somehow after several attempts and I dont know how it worked. If ...
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ClamAV - getcvd: Verification: Can't verify database integrity error message when running freshclam

When I was running freshclam using ClamAV on Zorin Linux OS, it gave me the following errors as shown below. I am new to Linux, so I might need some hand-holding on solving this (step-by-step), if ...
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Unattended upgrades vs cronjob including apt update && apt full-upgrade

Is it useful or necessary to run unattended upgrades if you already have a daily root cron that runs sudo apt update && sudo apt full-upgrade -y?
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Is there a way to reset updates on Debian (with apt)?

I want to update my software with apt on my debian platform. I'ts a webserver with PHP/MySQL. I am scared, that after the updates, something could not work. Is there a way, to reset the versions to ...
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Dependency issues while updating through Discover app in kali linux kde

Whenever I try to update my existing system files and software using the Discover app in my kali linux kde, I get some certain dependency resolution errors, which halts the whole update process. And ...
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Why won't Yum install the latest version of Perl?

Why won't Yum install the latest version of Perl? I see that Perl is at 5.32.0 https://www.perl.org/get.html. My Perl is 5.10.1. # perl -v This is perl, v5.10.1 When I try to update, it doesn't do ...
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I think my Kali is broken. “sh: 1: debtags: not found” and can't upgrade

After i do apt autoremove i get this error(i think my dpkg is broken and my apt [?]): new python3-sqlalchemy package pre-removal script subprocess returned error exi t status 127 /var/lib/dpkg/info/...
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PHP security updates in Debian after PHP version EOL

I got a quite stupid question I am afraid but I am kind of in need of written confirmation of my suspicion. Consider a Debian 9 with PHP from the official repositories. The PHP version shipped by ...
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Unsure if alias to combine apt-get update and apt-get upgrade is working correctly

Here are the aliases in question: alias update='sudo apt-get update' alias upgrade='sudo apt-get upgrade' alias upgrate='sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get upgrade' Here's the output when I ...
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How do users receive update warnings in Thunderbird?

Thunderbird 78 rises the following warning on Gentoo Linux and likely on other distributions too. I can not remember that I changed anything on my system until the message came up. I suppose that ...
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apt complains about change of Suite from testing to stable

I'm trying to apt-get update my Debian or Devuan distribution, but am getting an error: Get:14 http://deb.devuan.org//merged beowulf InRelease [25.6 kB] ...
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snap-store or basically any snap app cannot be run: user-dirs.dirs: Permission denied

I was running several apps that were installed with Snap Store. I was not using the system for some time and blindly run sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get upgrade sudo snap refresh after reboot ...
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Software Manager error, cannot update repo 'nux-desktop'

This is the error that I encounter in my Software Manager (linebreaks added for readability): failed to refresh cache: cannot update repo 'nux-dextop': cannot download repomd.xml: cannot ...
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VirtualBox Win 7 Update Failed with Processor not Supported

It's a freshly created win 7 pro 32-bit vm on a VirtualBox. However the windows update only worked before the latest two. It gets "the processor is not supported together with the Windows version that ...
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Why do things tend to break when one doesn't restart after kernel update?

I know that it's strongly recommended to restart after updating kernel (well, anything important) so that the changes can apply and can propagate. I also know about the option to livepatch kernel. ...
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How to update TeX Live

On Linux Mint, I've spent all day chasing error messages and trying to get TeX Live to update so I can install a package. I downloaded and did a full install of TeX Live 2020. I thought I updated ...
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System does not boot after kernel update

I have Kali Linux 2020.2 install on my laptop. Today I updated kernel and tried rebooting system, but now it's not booting up, not even in older versions on kernel. It's showing some error but I ...
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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 ...