[SOLVED] Update manager question

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kamie
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[SOLVED] Update manager question

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I have my update manager set to refresh every 12 hours, so before installing them I always refresh to make sure I get them all.
Well yesterday and today, I started seeing a red X on the manager, so I check my internet, everything is fine, then I refresh and get this message..............
Top part that I could copy says. Check your network connection and ensure the repository address in the preferences is correct. There was more at the top but the window is so tall, I can't copy it.
Box message was this.
Repository 'http://ppa.launchpad.net/otto-kesselgulasch/gimp/ubuntu bionic InRelease' changed its 'Label' value from 'gimp' to 'gimp stable'
The message is in a box that is so tall, there is no X to click out of it, so I have to restart to get rid of it.

Please advise...............
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Re: Udate manager question.

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Sounds like the guy renamed the PPA. Unfortunately the GUI currently provides no way to handle that error (the tall error window is another bug), instead you must open a terminal window and run:

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apt update -y
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Re: Udate manager question.

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Hi kamie. You need to accept the Label change which I believe apt update -y might take care of for you.

Also, when you can't see the whole window you can hold down your Alt key and use the left mouse button to grab and move the window around.

Hope that helps.
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Re: Udate manager question.

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gm10 wrote:
Wed Oct 02, 2019 6:09 pm
Sounds like the guy renamed the PPA. Unfortunately the GUI currently provides no way to handle that error (the tall error window is another bug), instead you must open a terminal window and run:

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apt update -y
After running that, is there another step?
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Re: Udate manager question.

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kamie wrote:
Wed Oct 02, 2019 6:35 pm
After running that, is there another step?
Just click Refresh in Update Manager and the red X should be gone.
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Re: Udate manager question.

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MrEen wrote:
Wed Oct 02, 2019 6:37 pm
kamie wrote:
Wed Oct 02, 2019 6:35 pm
After running that, is there another step?
Just click Refresh in Update Manager and the red X should be gone.
Thank you, it worked, and I didn't get to test the Alt key left mouse button, but hey a win is a win.
Thanks again everyone.
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Re: SOLVED Update manager question

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You're welcome.

The Alt key thing can be handy, but is sometimes hard to remember if you almost never use it. One thing I've never seen mentioned, if the missing box is just an "OK" box, clicking on Enter should probably activate it.
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Re: SOLVED Update manager question

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MrEen wrote:
Wed Oct 02, 2019 6:52 pm
You're welcome.

The Alt key thing can be handy, but is sometimes hard to remember if you almost never use it. One thing I've never seen mentioned, if the missing box is just an "OK" box, clicking on Enter should probably activate it.
Well being me, with a short memory, I wrote them both down. Now if I can just remember where I put the paper it's on. :lol:
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Re: SOLVED Update manager question

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kamie wrote:
Wed Oct 02, 2019 7:09 pm
MrEen wrote:
Wed Oct 02, 2019 6:52 pm
You're welcome.

The Alt key thing can be handy, but is sometimes hard to remember if you almost never use it. One thing I've never seen mentioned, if the missing box is just an "OK" box, clicking on Enter should probably activate it.
Well being me, with a short memory, I wrote them both down. Now if I can just remember where I put the paper it's on. :lol:
BTDT! :wink:
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Re: SOLVED Update manager question

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kamie wrote:
Wed Oct 02, 2019 7:09 pm
Well being me, with a short memory, I wrote them both down. Now if I can just remember where I put the paper it's on. :lol:
How about the Post It note at the side of the monitor where we store passwords?
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Re: SOLVED Update manager question

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cliffcoggin wrote:
Wed Oct 02, 2019 7:24 pm
kamie wrote:
Wed Oct 02, 2019 7:09 pm
Well being me, with a short memory, I wrote them both down. Now if I can just remember where I put the paper it's on. :lol:
How about the Post It note at the side of the monitor where we store passwords?
Giggle, never used that, when it comes to passwords, my memory is 120 precent. :wink:
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