Questions tagged [updates]

This tag is used for problems with updating software in general. It may be appropriate to use other tags in addition to this one to show what program/operating system you are trying to update.

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OS-update in VMWare "Template VM" - possible to propagate to the LINK:ed VM:s?

OS-update in VMWare "Template VM" - possible to propagate to the LINK:ed VM:s? To elaborate; using VMware Workstation 15 Pro I have a Windows 10 "Template" from which I have ...
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How To Setup ostree and rpm-ostree on openEuler?

I have a task which is to test the rpm-ostree on openEuler. It seems not set up correctly, simply installing it with yum may not enable it. > rpm-ostree status error: This system was not booted via ...
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XPS 8920 Crashes after Windows 10 update - Page fault in nonpaged area

This happens after a quality update as well as a feature update to 21H2, the system won't boot and blue screens with the error (where the fault happened isn't shown on the blue screen). These are the ...
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Kali mirror sync error on laptop, desktop, bootable usb, and Raspberry Pi 4B 8gb

I have a problem with Kali Linux. I am currently running Kali on my laptop, desktop, Raspberry Pi 4B 8gb, and a bootable usb with 256gb storage. I recently tried updating, but all independent devices ...
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How can I make Firefox allow new tabs with an update pending?

I am using Ubuntu 20.04 and have the same problem as Seph Reed, where every few days to few weeks Firefox stops allowing me to open new tabs or windows because it has an update it needs to install. ...
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BitTorrent updates signaled as Potentially unwanted app found by Windows Security

Windows Security has detected file: C:\Users\username\AppData\Roaming\BitTorrent\updates\7.10.5_46211.exe as potentially unwanted app. What action should I perform for it - Allow or Quarantine or ...
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WSUS alternative

I was wondering which is the best way or software to handle windows updates for a private network. I'm managing a network that only a few devices can go to the internet so that means all the others ...
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Existing CloudReady to ChromeOS Flex, is it possible?

I have CloudReady running in my Old PC. I love new features, I am currently on dev channel. I heard about CloudReady 2.0 or Google Chrome OS Flex. I want to update to it JUST NOW! Can I update my ...
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After Windows update, normal to get prompt for Administrator password?

In my decades of using Windows, I've never gotten prompted for an administrator password when logging into a non-administrator account after a Windows update. Today, on Windows 10, I did, and the ...
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Is there a log of apps youve allowed to make changes to your device? (PC)

Specifically im wondering is there any log of recent events where a user has, when prompted, "allowed a program to make changes to this device". There was a program/file I allowed, now I ...
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Firefox mangles theme after update

Whenever Firefox restarts, it ends up looking like this: I then go to the theme settings and Disable the Dark theme: This gives me the look I want: Strangely, after this, I can Enable and Disable ...
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apt-offline Parsing Error E: Lzma_read Read Error (7) package lists or status file could not be parsed or opened

Context I have a old laptop running on Kubuntu 18.04 that I didn't use for a while and want to update using apt-offline. The Laptop cannot be connected to internet. apt-offline is already installed on ...
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Connection failed [IP: 91.189.88.142 80] only for one IP

During updates and installations i keep getting errors with connection to [IP: 91.189.88.142 80] and not any others. Does this device has some errors? Can i make so that Ubuntu never tries to use it ...
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How can I FORCE my Windows 20H2 to update to the newest update?

My Win-10 laptop WAS recently at version 21H1 (or higher?). A few days ago, I noticed that my default application for a file-type of .MKV no longer launched my 3rd-party application. Instead, it ...
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I updated UEFI firmware and now can't even boot into Windows RE from a USB

My PC came prebuilt from a vendor when I bought it 2-3 years ago with UEFI firmware version 1823 on it, and two days ago I updated the UEFI firmware version to 3122 and this is what happened: I ...
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Windows update 'You're not up to date' and 'Your device is missing important security and quality fixes' but no obvious errors

Windows Update which has been working fine until today now says: You're not up to date Last checked: Today, 20:37 Your device is missing important security and quality fixes. I have: Windows 10 Pro ...
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Where to find Microsoft AutoUpdate on Mac?

Hello to all that read this. I want to delete the MAU application on my Mac. I’ve followed the various guides and deleted files. But the location given for the MAU application on my Mac is empty. It’s ...
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update package from older version to latest version in cygwin

I am new to the Cygwin environment. Now I need to update the package version from the older version to the newer version. I have installed the Cygwin and also installed the package from the Cygwin. ...
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How to prevent a chrome extension from auto updating on Windows?

I realize there's a similar question posted here, however, the solutions no longer seems to apply. At least I'm not even able to find the directory they are referencing any more. (e.g. the "...
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Windows 10 updates always fail

It's been at least one year since my Windows 10 computer always goes on error while manually trying to download new Windows Updates: Trying again ("Riprova") doesn't work. I searched the ...
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Problem updating Kali linux

When I run apt update on my kali terminal, I get this error - E: The repository 'https://http.kali.org/kali sana Release' does not have a Release file.
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Why last package version (tmux) with yum isn't shown?

I use NAME="Oracle Linux Server" VERSION="7.9" with yum --version 3.4.3 Installed: rpm-4.11.3-45.el7.x86_64 at 2021-01-14 07:37 Built : None at 2020-10-01 06:03 Committed: ...
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After kernel update that begins with 5.14.15 (5.14.16 too) computer not booting (Fedora 35)

But my notebook after the same update is working. What to do? Maybe I should report an error in kernel, but I don't know where it is to do. My hardware: Motherboard – ASROCK A320M-HDV R4.0 CPU – AMD ...
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updating linux. Acer chromebook spin 13

Hi all wonder if you can help. im trying to update my linux in my chromebook terminal with this command sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get dist-upgrade I get this error . Any help much ...
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How to update Windows 11

I just installed Windows 11 on my ThinkPad X13 gen 2 (released in April 2021). After I installed the update, I get this error message every time I try it again: We couldn't install updates because ...
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"Some settings are managed by your organization" - No solution works

I'm running Windows 10 Pro and trying to update to Windows 11, but I can't get rid of this pesky message: "Some settings are managed by your organization". I've tried essentially all the ...
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Windows 10 Pro upgrade from home on laptop is no longer working?

I bought a new laptop, saw that it came with Windows 10 home, and upgraded it to Windows 10 pro using a legit genuine expensive key. Out of nowhere, it says "Activate Windows" and only gives ...
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Will the user get notified when a Chrome extension changed its permission requirement in an update?

I always have concern about my online privacy and this question is about Chrome extension. When you install an extension, it asks for some permissions. If in later updates it updates its permission ...
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Is there really any performance benefit from updating graphics drivers?

Title, do video games in general ever benefit from updated drivers, or are they just cosmetic? Nvidia for example only mentions one or two games every driver update, if a game falls outside those two, ...
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How do I get out of this repetitive BIOS update issue?

I did an update to the BIOS in September 2021, bringing it from F.21 to F.22, and I didn't run into any problems until now. I have an HP Notebook 15-dy1751ms, currently on Windows 11. On the day of ...
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Windows 10 update error: BITS Service "The requested service has already been started"

Running windows 10 pro 64 bit. Keep getting this error all of a sudden: There were problems downloading some updates, but we'll try again later. If you keep seeing this, try searching the web or ...
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Unable to apply ubuntu security update

I ssh into my ubuntu server and see the following info: 215 updates can be installed immediately. 38 of these updates are security updates. To see these additional updates run: apt list --upgradable ...
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How to make Chorme not to offer Pasword Update or Save only on a particular website?

How to make Chorme not to offer Pasword Update or Save only on a particular website? I like autocomplete passwords option, but on some sites where there are 2-step verification this works uncorrect. I ...
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Windows 10 Audio Issues Since Recent Update - My Headset Doesn't work with Skype or Zoom

I have a Scarlett Focusrite headset that used to work fine with all applications. Recently It's stopped working with Skype and Zoom, and the only change I can think of is a windows update (I think I'm ...
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Windows 10 home updates fail with error 0x80070057 [duplicate]

I am a regular computer user and i am using lenovo Z51-70 laptop which runs on windows 10 home. Recently i saw i stopped getting new updates for my OS and i am getting an error message like the one ...
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Kali - atftpd kali-linux-headless kali-linux-default isn't configure yet

When I try to upgrade my Kali, I received this error: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree... Done Reading state information... Done Calculating upgrade... Done The following ...
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Ubuntu hosts: testing package upgrades and delay

I'm managing eleven ubuntu hosts and want to introduce regular updates (mainly for security). One of them is my developing and testing host. Is the following good practice? run sudo apt update -y on ...
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Failed Update with Bitlocker enabled

My laptop failed to update and I have BitLocker enabled. Now my winloader.efi is corrupted and I cannot fix it without the recovery key. The problem is that I accidentally flashed the drive with the ...
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Issue with Chrome download - bug/hack ??? got version 86 instead of 93

I am confused by a recent Chrome update. Chrome warned me that it could not update itself and said I should do it manually. So I thought I should do what it said and update Chrome.. so I clicked the ...
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As end-user, how do I get my Win 10 to use versions higher than Java 8

I want to run an updated version of a program that says only Java 11 and up work with this software, but I have the most updated version of Java the program allows which is only 8. How do I get my ...
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How can I make Windows download updates

My internet connection is my phone - my laptop connects via its hotspot. I have allowed Windows to download updates over metered connections and updates are not paused. It says "Updates are ...
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Prevent Firefox from updating, for real this time

I don't want Firefox to silently download and install updates. Their documentation is useless in this regard, as the process outlined there is impossible due to the lack of the buttons and other UI ...
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Method or application for updating files and/or applications on many remote computers?

I have several Windows 10 and Windows 7 machines that are operating remotely. Sometimes, certain files or executables need to be updated. This would involve the following. Close running program. ...
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Can't install updates using update manager in Linux Mint

since I've installed Linux Mint Cinnamon, I can't install any update using the update manager. I can only download them but then the installation fails as you can see in the screenshot : Here is a ...
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How to roll-out bug workarounds in small organisations

Microsoft, as of writing this question, has published a workaround for the HiveNightmare bug CVE-2021-36934. The work-around consists of some commands which are to be run from privileged and non-...
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Kali new install and doing an update and it says i am missing firmware and its frozen on 4 different processing triggers

W: Possible missing firmware /lib/firmware/amdgpu/arcturus_gpu_info.bin for module amdgpu W: Possible missing firmware /lib/firmware/amdgpu/navy_flounder_ta.bin for module amdgpu W: Possible missing ...
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Firefox 90: page actions button(s) missing: pin tab, copy link, etc

After updating to Firefox 90 in Linux (Kubuntu 20.04) the "copy link" and "pin tab" buttons are missing. The 3-dot button under which all the other buttons could be added or hidden ...
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Why are these Windows updates listed as "superseded" in the Windows Update Catalog but are still installable? [duplicate]

Consider the following KB updates according to the Windows Update Catalog for Windows 7 (x64): KB2574819 KB2732059 KB2834140 KB2919469 KB2970228 KB3006137 KB3102429 These updates, among others, are ...
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Where can I find information on exactly what Windows KB supersedes another?

I'm going through and updating scripts which I have that will update a Windows 7 Professional installation up to the latest available version with hotfixes. The issue I'm encountering is when I go ...
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Windows 11 in beta channel of insider program

I am currently running on the beta channel of the windows insider program. The description of it says that Windows 11 will be installed, but when I click on windows update, it just says "you're ...
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