The process of updating system software or installed software to a later or newer version; usually adding extra features or functionality.

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Set Android to update only via WiFi? [migrated]

We own an Android phone (a Nexus 5, so it's "standard" Android) and use it with a very limited data plan. Sometimes it downloads huge updates over the mobile network, even though it's at home and ...
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Start Firefox update (nightly) without actually starting firefox [duplicate]

I'm running a nightly version of Firefox (aptly called "Nightly"), and there's a problem. Given this is a nightly release, one of the recent updates, pretty much make Firefox unusable - it'll crash ...
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Switch Server to use GCC version 4.8.1

I'm banging my head against a wall, I followed the instructions detailed here: http://superuser.com/a/677640 When I ran yum install devtoolset-2-gcc-4.8.1 devtoolset-2-gcc-c++-4.8.1 this was the ...
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Cannot update or download Chrome [closed]

I run Win 7 64 and use Chrome as my usual browser. It got out of date and impossible to update, due to inconsistent Google update group policy settings. I finally deleted it, tried to reinstall, but ...
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How to turn off notification about available updates in Modern-UI apps?

When I start any Windows 8.1 Modern-UI app, it may notify me that the app need update. Thus, to use it I have to update the app, but this is troublesome if I don't want to update the app (at that ...
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Windows Installed Updates - Remove grouping by program [duplicate]

Background In Control Panel > Programs > Programs and Features > Installed Updates one can view all updates, sorting them by date installed. However, these updates are grouped by program before being ...
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I have trouble on installing 64bit windows 8.1 on my laptop

I have a disc image of an installer for 64 bit windows 8.1. I mount it and it displays the content. I double click on the "set-up" application and it does not run. It says "This app can not run on ...
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What are the rationales behind that Java does not overwrite / remove its older updates after each update?

Can I uninstall the older updates? Regarding updates, I am referring to those Update 1, Update 2, e.g. Java 7 Update 1, Java 7 Update 2, and so on. I am speaking with respect to Java for Windows.
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Mac App Store Update issue in Yosemite

i have a big problem with updating my apps in app store, when i install an application, it doesn't appear as installed as you can see : I have all of this apps installed on my computer, and i ...
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Automatic Deployment role in sccm2012R2

I'm configuring some Automatic deployment rule in SCCM2012R2 .After specifying product updates ,the wizard noticed that just first 1000 update will deployed .So I divided updates in two rules .now I ...
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system center configuration manager SUP and DP in the same box

I 've got system center configuration manage installed and Software update point and distrbution point are in the same server . after getting Updates from Microsoft and deploying them I understood ...
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What to pick in Software Sources when installing Software using Linux Mint 17?

What to pick in Software Sources when installing Software using Linux Mint 17? For example, when I type Virtual Box, lots of results come out in long list, all having the keyword, I just find it ...
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Updating system drivers on Win 8 [closed]

I hope this isn't the wrong place to ask this, but if it is I apologize ahead and will close the thread ASAP. I have an Asus G73Jw with Windows 8.1 and I was looking into make it run faster/more ...
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Has there ever been software that has been perfect first time round? [closed]

I was debating whether or no it is best to release software and then get feedback and then do updated versions (1.1, 1.0.1 etc.) or work and work so there only has to be version 1. Then I thought, ...
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How do Microsoft hotfixes actually work?

I don't get how Microsoft hotfixes work in practice. Hypothetical example: Imagine a simple app – just one file, CoolApp.exe. Hotfix1 is released to resolve an issue. Later on, Hotfix2 is released to ...
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Updating Netbeans to 8 without losing my projects?

I downloaded the latest version of Netbeans (the 8th version), and I was wondering : How to install Netbeans 8 without losing all my Netbeans made with 7.1.2 ? Will I have any problems if I simply ...
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Software updates on low permission users

What I am looking for: Allowing my software to automatically update without administrator account and keeping it to the standard methods. The software setup The software is installed at: Program ...
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How to update Mac's system Python

I'm on Mavericks at the moment, and i want to update the Python system's version (2.7.5) to the latest (2.7.7) from http://www.python.org, because i want to install pygame. What i have to do? I would ...
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The Software Update tool shows already installed updates

The Software Update tool shows already installed updates. I already installed them a few times, clicking either the 'Update All' button or the individual 'Update' buttons. The apps are: Keynote, ...
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Ubuntu Trusty Tahr Software Center requires files to be removed before installing new software

Screenshot of issue: Here is a full bug report I filed 7 hours ago in Launchpad: https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/software-center/+bug/1327169 When I try to install any software from the ...
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Is there a way to get software out of a computer running windows 4?

Our lab uses a computer that runs windows 4 (ancient I know) to run specialized equipment. The software we want is rsview32, it runs a program that controls our specialized equipment. We would like to ...
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How can updating the Java Runtime fix page freezes in IE on a website that has NO Java Applets in it?

We have a product written as an ASP.NET website deployed at over 70 sites. Recently, one site reported an issues where IE8/9 browsers would hang at certain post-back points, and would require the ...
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Why is OS X 10.9.2 update from Mac App Store smaller than the one from Apple website?

I currently use OS X 10.9.1. The size of the OS X 10.9.2 update from App Store is ~460MB, while it is ~869MB (delta or combo) from the site. It matters to me because I have to install it on various ...
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How to get Windows Update to also update installed MS programs and not only the operating system?

I have installed Visual Studio 2012 and Microsoft SQL Server 2012 on my Windows 7 system. How can I set Windows Update to update these applications (and all installed Microsoft programs) as well as ...
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Problems That Could Arise From Using “Pirated” Windows (any version) Mounted/Burned, Gotten From Bittorrents? [closed]

Not to say that I would do such a thing, but let's say someone decided to use bittorrents to download a free copy of Windows operating system (any one of them at all). What are, if any, some common ...
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Why does Apple Software Update think that I have iTunes installed, even though I don't?

I have a Windows PC. Somehow, Apple Software Update thinks that I have iTunes installed and offers me updates for it. However, I have never installed iTunes on this PC. I have a couple questions: ...
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Is it possible to install XCode 5 on Mac mini?

I have a Mac mini with OS version 10.7.5. Software Update says there are no updates available. But to install XCode 5 version 10.8.4 is needed. Is it possible to still install XCode 5 on Mac?
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Bluetooth Paired But Not Connected

I was trying to connect my bluetooth headset to my laptop so that I can play music from the build-in speaker and play skype chat from the headset and it won't interfere each other. However, I wasn't ...
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Preventing Apple from writting files to USB drives [duplicate]

When I stick a USB drve in a Mac they write all these dot files to it. Is there a way to prevent this? Why does apple do this.
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Global Windows Software Updater

Is there a way like in Linux how you update ALL your software a way to also update ALL your Windows software at the same time? Or just to check and see which applications are outdated and need to be ...
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Gentoo Upgrading

I have times were my PC catches dust (i.e. for months it sits in the corner, unplugged). Traditionally I have a gentoo installed and I like it very much in general. The only problem is, that once I do ...
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Automatic updates of Firefox (stable and beta) don't work on OS X

I do use Firefox stable, beta, aurora and nightlies on OS X 10.7.*. While automatic updates work as expected with aurora and nightly builds they don't work, and never have, with stable and beta ...
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freebsd-update patches custom /boot/kernel/kernel which breaks remote access

I am running freebsd-update from time to time on my FreeBSD 9.0 system. I have a custom kernel installed and running and, according to a tip from the FreeBSD documentation (Freebsd Update (section ...
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How to see what changed in Windows Store apps?

Is there any way to see "change logs" of my Windows Store applications when they come up as available for updates? I can't seem to get any information about what actually changed in several of my ...
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How to resume download of ipad firmware update [closed]

I have an iPad 2, and I would like to update to iOS 6. But every time I pause the download in iTunes, the download gets reset to zero kB. I don't have a stable internet connection, so it's impossible ...
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CentOS : Dependency Resolution Errors

I had been using Ubuntu for quite sometime and recently installed CentOS and getting the below error when I update using yum. How do I resolve such errors? Dependency Resolution Errors: Package: ...
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Advice on in place upgrade of Windows 7 to Windows 8

I have two machines running Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit, one workstation and one laptop. Both about two years old but fairly powerful and with SSD disks. (But not with UEFI BIOS) I am considering ...
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iTunes not installing: Partially downloaded

I can't update iTunes and I'm stuck now. When I run software update, it says that there's an update about iTunes: 10.6.3 (176.9MB) And it says "iTunes: Partially downloaded (0%)" at the bottom of the ...
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How do I cancel software updates that are downloading on Mountain Lion

I have installed Mountain Lion. Software Update has now been integrated in to the App Store application. I clicked the Update button to start downloading software updates for the OS, but now I see ...
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How can I stop Skype updating itself automatically?

I don't want Skype to update itself whenever it wants. I did some research and found that some people went back to SkypeSetupFull 4.2.0.187 and reported that this version doesn't update itself. I ...
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Software store/market for Windows with freeware? [closed]

Phone software store/markets not only offers new apps, but also manage updates. I know there are many software downloaders like Ninite that has some of these features, but I haven't seen any way of ...