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Dulciman
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Update Manager Problem

Postby Dulciman » Mon Mar 20, 2017 2:46 pm

Toshiba Laptop, Mint 17.3 32 bit, Cinnamon Ver. 2.8.8

Trying to use the update manager when I click on Install Updates the window changes to lite gray and then back, no prompt for password. Where do I proceed to?

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Re: Update Manager Problem

Postby richyrich » Mon Mar 20, 2017 2:49 pm

Have you tried clicking the "Refresh" button, before you click the "Update" button ?

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Re: Update Manager Problem

Postby Dulciman » Mon Mar 20, 2017 4:13 pm

Just did, it added a couple of updates but the results are the same.

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Re: Update Manager Problem

Postby richyrich » Mon Mar 20, 2017 4:52 pm

Does this terminal command give any errors ? Please copy the complete error output (if any) and paste back here.

It will ask for your password, and when you enter your password, the terminal will not show text, dots, or anything, this is normal. Just enter your password blindly, hit Enter, and the command will execute.

apt update

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Re: Update Manager Problem

Postby Dulciman » Mon Mar 20, 2017 8:07 pm

Results from terminal:

jim@Ham ~ $ apt update
[sudo] password for jim:
Ign http://packages.linuxmint.com rosa InRelease
Ign http://extra.linuxmint.com rosa InRelease
Ign http://archive.canonical.com trusty InRelease
Ign http://archive.ubuntu.com trusty InRelease
Get:1 http://security.ubuntu.com trusty-security InRelease [65.9 kB]
Hit http://packages.linuxmint.com rosa Release.gpg
Hit http://extra.linuxmint.com rosa Release.gpg
Hit http://archive.canonical.com trusty Release.gpg
Get:2 http://archive.ubuntu.com trusty-updates InRelease [65.9 kB]
Hit http://archive.canonical.com trusty Release
Hit http://packages.linuxmint.com rosa Release
Hit http://extra.linuxmint.com rosa Release
Hit http://archive.canonical.com trusty/partner i386 Packages
Hit http://archive.canonical.com trusty/partner Translation-en
Get:3 http://security.ubuntu.com trusty-security/main i386 Packages [553 kB]
Hit http://packages.linuxmint.com rosa/main i386 Packages
Hit http://extra.linuxmint.com rosa/main i386 Packages
Hit http://archive.ubuntu.com trusty Release.gpg
Hit http://packages.linuxmint.com rosa/upstream i386 Packages
Get:4 http://archive.ubuntu.com trusty-updates/main i386 Packages [924 kB]
Hit http://packages.linuxmint.com rosa/import i386 Packages
Hit http://archive.getdeb.net trusty-getdeb InRelease
Ign http://extra.linuxmint.com rosa/main Translation-en_US
Ign http://extra.linuxmint.com rosa/main Translation-en
Hit http://archive.getdeb.net trusty-getdeb/apps i386 Packages
Ign http://archive.getdeb.net trusty-getdeb/apps Translation-en_US
Ign http://archive.getdeb.net trusty-getdeb/apps Translation-en
Ign http://packages.linuxmint.com rosa/import Translation-en_US
Get:5 http://security.ubuntu.com trusty-security/restricted i386 Packages [12.6 kB]
Ign http://packages.linuxmint.com rosa/import Translation-en
Ign http://packages.linuxmint.com rosa/main Translation-en_US
Ign http://packages.linuxmint.com rosa/main Translation-en
Ign http://packages.linuxmint.com rosa/upstream Translation-en_US
Ign http://packages.linuxmint.com rosa/upstream Translation-en
Get:6 http://security.ubuntu.com trusty-security/universe i386 Packages [157 kB]
Get:7 http://archive.ubuntu.com trusty-updates/restricted i386 Packages [16.2 kB]
Get:8 http://archive.ubuntu.com trusty-updates/universe i386 Packages [403 kB]
Get:9 http://security.ubuntu.com trusty-security/multiverse i386 Packages [4,292 B]
Get:10 http://security.ubuntu.com trusty-security/main Translation-en [325 kB]
Get:11 http://archive.ubuntu.com trusty-updates/multiverse i386 Packages [14.4 kB]
Hit http://archive.ubuntu.com trusty-updates/main Translation-en
Hit http://archive.ubuntu.com trusty-updates/multiverse Translation-en
Hit http://archive.ubuntu.com trusty-updates/restricted Translation-en
Hit http://archive.ubuntu.com trusty-updates/universe Translation-en
Hit http://archive.ubuntu.com trusty Release
Hit http://archive.ubuntu.com trusty/main i386 Packages
Hit http://archive.ubuntu.com trusty/restricted i386 Packages
Hit http://archive.ubuntu.com trusty/universe i386 Packages
Hit http://archive.ubuntu.com trusty/multiverse i386 Packages
Hit http://archive.ubuntu.com trusty/main Translation-en
Hit http://archive.ubuntu.com trusty/multiverse Translation-en
Hit http://archive.ubuntu.com trusty/restricted Translation-en
Hit http://archive.ubuntu.com trusty/universe Translation-en
Get:12 http://security.ubuntu.com trusty-security/multiverse Translation-en [2,201 B]
Get:13 http://security.ubuntu.com trusty-security/restricted Translation-en [3,308 B]
Get:14 http://security.ubuntu.com trusty-security/universe Translation-en [91.0 kB]
Ign http://archive.ubuntu.com trusty/main Translation-en_US
Ign http://archive.ubuntu.com trusty/multiverse Translation-en_US
Ign http://archive.ubuntu.com trusty/restricted Translation-en_US
Ign http://archive.ubuntu.com trusty/universe Translation-en_US
Fetched 2,637 kB in 48s (54.2 kB/s)
Reading package lists... Done
jim@Ham ~ $

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Re: Update Manager Problem

Postby richyrich » Mon Mar 20, 2017 8:23 pm

That shows everything is fine under the hood. :?

Are you having any problems with opening/logging in to Synaptic Package Manager or the Software Manager ? I'm trying to determine if the problem is general, or specific to Mint Update.

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Re: Update Manager Problem

Postby Dulciman » Mon Mar 20, 2017 9:11 pm

Package manager does not load just drops back to the desktop when try to open. Software manager seems to be working ok.

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Re: Update Manager Problem

Postby Penn » Mon Mar 20, 2017 10:10 pm

Do you get any error messages when you open Synaptic with terminal in either gksudo or without? Other than the not running in root message if you do it without.

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gksudo synaptic

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Re: Update Manager Problem

Postby Dulciman » Mon Mar 20, 2017 10:26 pm

gksudo synaptic works fine in terminal.


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