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Elementary OS Upgrade error

I have Elementary OS Freya (Ubuntu 14.04) and I want to upgrade to wily (Ubuntu 15.10). It says that an upgrade is available: Then I get this window: and I click Upgrade. And then this error (...
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centos upgrade openssl - CVE-2016-0800 - drown attack

Because of recent vulnerabilities discovered in old openssl versions I have to upgrade it. But there is no current Version in the Centos Repositories... Is there a trustworthy repository out there ...
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Dell 1545 running Windows 7 home premium 64bit

I'm using Windows update to download and install Windows 10. After completely downloading and beginning to install, it failed with error code 80070490. I looked up code did as instructed - ...
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Microsoft update (MSU) does not find updates for other Microsoft products (e.g. Office) after MSU update

This post relates to an earlier thread of mine to fix a problem with Microsoft Update (MSU) during which I had to re-install MSU under Windows 7, 64bit, SP1. I installed this Microsoft update to fix ...
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Attempting to Install MSU hotfixes results in “Searching for updates on this computer…” to last forever

I am attempting to install two hotfixes manually from Microsoft - one addresses the svchost.exe extreme memory usage problem, and the other addresses the slow Windows Update problem. This system is a ...
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Do I have to update Windows 7 if all I use it for is Steam? [closed]

I am mostly an Ubuntu user, I have a Windows 7 Home partition for nothing except: Steam and GOG games Updating the BIOS (if I have to and cannot do so from Ubuntu) Presumably I do not need to keep ...
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Can I install all Adobe updates and just reboot at the end?

I found a post detailing how to upgrade Adobe Acrobat Pro 8.0.0 to 8.3.1. It involves downloading 13 different patches, and it says you have to reboot after installing each patch. I imagine that ...
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Two Win10 computers, both up to date, run different builds

I have two computers, one laptop and one desktop. I upgraded my laptop to Windows 10 (from Win7 OEM) a few months ago using the Media Creation Tool. I have now just done an in-place upgrade upgrade on ...
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SonarQube Server end of an update process

during a CI process,after a SonarQube Scanner analisys, we must produce some reports using fresh analisys result data. SonarQube stores analisys results data asynchronously but we have to know if a ...
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Is there an easy way to update all (most) extensions at once?

So I didn't use Visual Studio for a while and noticed there are quite a few updated components/extensions: While updating one or two extensions is rather quick, this feels very tedious with ...
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Error creating mklink on SoftwareDistribution folder

I'm trying to create mklink for Windows 10 updates to be stored in my HDD instead of SSD where Windows are installed. I use net stop wuauserv command to stop the service and mklink /j C:\Windows\...
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update bios for Dell 6230 is not happening

I wanted to upgrade to A15 BIOS on my Dell Latitude E6230 and downloaded the installer from the Dell Website. The installer launches correctly and displays the current version, the update versions ...
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VirtualBox Win7 Windows Update unusably slow

Problem: 190 Important windows updates take ~10hours to install, then fail, then take ~10 hours to roll back. Tried 3x. Now I'm doing 10 updates at a time, about 2.5hours each set. Environment: Win7 ...
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Java 8.60 - 8.71 Update can install a Helper Tool - how to uninstall this tool?

Java's 8.71 updater prompts to install a "Helper Tool". I mistakenly allowed the "Helper Tool" to install, thinking it was necessary for Java's install. I'm not sure what it is, but rumor has it it'...
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Windows 7 Home Premium 64 Bit Windows updates stuck on pending

I have a issue where several updates, 13 at last count, are stuck at pending and haven't successfully installed. This problem started on 18th December and the last pending update was 19th January. ...
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Why Message Windows could not finish installing updates?

when I boot my windows 10.1 computer a side message briefly appears that says Windows could not finish installing updates. However when I click on it for more information windows update states it is ...
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updating Windows 7 without activation [closed]

I wonder either it is really impossible to update Windows (Win 7 in my case) without having activated it (i.e. with no product key available) or if the activation is just recommended for doing this ...
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How do I do live display of a log file from FTP server? [closed]

I have a device that logs movement with a sensor and (via PHP) sends the log file to the FTP server every 10 seconds. The device essentially POSTs a message to a PHP script which then modifies the ...
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Windows update error 80072EE2 connecting to WSUS

We have a new HP Elitebook 8440p with Windows 7 Pro 64-bit we are deploying on our network. It can run Windows Updates just fine across the Internet; however, when I point it to get Windows Update via ...
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How to get Windows 7 updates from new DVD to your old Windows

After installing Windows 7 Ultimate it seems hard to get updates online because of internet speed issues. I've got new DVD of Windows with new updates. Can I extract these updates from DVD to my old ...
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Windows Update does not display update notifications (Windows 7)

After performing a significant amount of research and reading posts on other sites, I have concluded that many Windows 7 systems are not displaying Windows Update notifications when updates become ...
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Windows 10 forced into safe mode

This morning, I got a message for an update in Windows 10, and scheduled it for later. After it updated, I came back home to see that it was only displaying on one monitor and the resolution was low. ...
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No windows 7 updates after installing SP1 [duplicate]

I have several machines that I am restoring for friends but I'm having a problem with windows 7 updates. I can receive and install updates all the way up to and including SP1 but as soon as SP1 is ...
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Need Information about “Package Update Process”

When i issue the command "yum update" as root under CentOS, all updates will be installed. But what exactly happens during the update process. I am asking myself how a package gets updated. For ...
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How can I update Skype for desktop to the latest version?

I currently got Skype 7.7 installed on my Windows 10 machine, and I want to update to the most recent version, which is currently 7.18.0.103 according to SUMo. however, no matter what I do, I always ...
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Should I install drivers from my motherboard manufacturer or from the producers of the individual products (Intel, Nvidia, Realtek, etc…)? [closed]

Is there a risk in installing driver updates not provided by the manufacturer of the MOBO? Will it decrease system stability or the compatibility of certain components? The drivers ASUS has on their ...
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How to install Windows RT updates offline and silently?

I have a bunch of Surface tablets, that are outdated. Short question: How do I download all the updates, and install the updates on all tablets. Right now, can't find an easy way to download all the ...
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Update font rendering software

I don't understand how all these softwares fit together to render font. There's x server, freetype, fontconfig, cairo. Or how I can update them and point the existing software to the new components. ...
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How to install updates in Kali Linux

I am new to Linux. I am using the apt-get update command to update Kali Linux, but it is returning the following errors: rookie@kali:~$ apt-get update E: Could not open lock file /var/lib/apt/lists/...
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What are files and folders affected by windows update process

I have been researching about this for a while but couldn't find much of what I am looking for. Can anybody shed some lights on any link or documentation explaining the windows update process in ...
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Firefox 32bit vs 64bit Manual Update

So, as we know Firefox is available in 64bit version as well. I was wondering how manual update would work now (.mar file method). Is there a way determine progmatically or flag set by Firefox to ...
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How to fix System, Control panel etc. after November update of Windows 10 and prevent Explorer.exe crashes?

I have been plagued by Microsoft Windows 10 November update like many of you. First, my UI language was reverted to Croatian, with which I can't use windows normally(even though it is my native). This ...
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“This operation requires an interactive window station” - Update/Driver install error

I have recently been getting errors when windows update tries to install/update drivers. Windows update simply says that there was an error while installing updates and asks to try again, to no avail. ...
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Why windows 10 won't install?

I just got an notification that win10 is available and downloaded it. Everything went fine and at last when probably at 48%, (installing drivers and features), it just rebooted and told that restoring ...
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Firefox Version not update after MAR file update in Control Panel

I am using the follow steps to update Firefox using mar file. https://wiki.mozilla.org/Software_Update:Manually_Installing_a_MAR_file It's updating Firefox as expected. Help > About Firefox also ...
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Firefox MAR file location changed?

I have been using MAR files to automatically patch Firefox following the steps at https://wiki.mozilla.org/Software_Update:Manually_Installing_a_MAR_file. However, the directory http://releases....
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Google dictionary broken after chrome update

I just accepted a google update, guessing it was a chrome update (to v47)--I didn't pay it much attention. Now I notice my "dictionary (by google)" extension gets stuck on searching... What's the ...
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How to tell which ISO version you need?

It is looking like I will have to try running the Windows Fall update from USB as I have 2 machines here that are failing & rolling back when using the Windows Update version. I have access to ...
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Update Windows 10 Enterprise PC to 1511 per DVD

For any reason one of my Windows 10 Enterprise PC don't offer the update 1511. I suppose that the update failed. I can download the new ISO Image from my MSDN account. Is this the correct way to ...
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How do I prevent programs from restarting after forced reboot?

I can live with the computer rebooting after windows updates are installed. But after it restarts, if I forgot to log out the night before, it tries to restart all of my programs. For one thing, few ...
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Why every update of most Applications means just redownloading the entire program [duplicate]

Why even the most popular applications are asking its users to just redownload the entire program for just performing the updates. For example consider FireFox. They are pushing updates with no major ...
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Updating to latest Windows 10 Insider Preview build does nothing, it restarts as normal

For the past two insider previews I've had to burn the ISO to a disk, and clean install to get it to install, otherwise it just boots up normally after the windows update 'restart' is pressed, or when ...
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Mio Spirit V735 TV maps

I have Mio Spirit V735 TV. I need to update my maps. Is there any way, how to do it? I have installed MioMore Desktop 2 and tried to find maps for my device but it looks like no maps are available for ...
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How to install all updates without Internet? [duplicate]

I have Windows 7 Home Premium without internet access. Is there a way I can download and install all of the updates that I would normally have gotten through Windows Update? I can download from ...
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Ways to manage & automate Chromium updates?

Here I am specifically asking about Chromium and not Google Chrome. What are the differences between Google Chrome and Chromium (especially with respect to privacy)? Google Chrome {closed source} ...
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windows 7 does not update

Today I clean-installed windows-7 64bit. Everything is fine, but Windows Update does not run well. It told me that update for Windows Update should be installed first. So I pressed Install update but ...
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windows 10 updates - install on shutdown instead of immediately

Windows 10 Pro installs updates whenever the system feels like it. Sometimes this is extremely inconvenient, like installing updates while on a presentation or working on some important files. On ...
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Linux 14.04 upgrade errors

Whenever I run an update on my ubuntu 14.04 I get the following warnings: dpkg: warning: files list file for package 'node-normalize-package-data' missing ; assuming package has no files currently ...
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Updating MS SQL Server from 10.50.1600 to 10.50.1617

How do I update my MS SQL Server from the version 10.50.1600 to 10.50.1617? I have downloaded the KB from here https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=26304 but i am still not ...
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ntpdate gets date from future

I have a custom built board with A20 core and it doesn't have a battery. Every time I boot the device I have to sync time with the server. So, I wrote a script on boot up as: until ping -nq -c3 8.8.8....