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I was doing upgrade from 11.10 to 12.04, It showed some error. Then I restarted the system. Now it's not booting. It's showing the following error when it starts and reboot by itself.

sed: /lib/x86-64-linux-gnu/libc.so.6:version 'GLIBC_2.14' not found (required by /lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libselinux.so.1)

please please reply back with some solutions. I am kind of stuck not able to use the system. I need it so badly.

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I had this problem and solved it.

Here is the link to my answer on another same question:

http://askubuntu.com/a/126542/56649

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Hey thanks a lot. your solution worked as it seems. :) –  Vipul Gupta Apr 27 '12 at 23:29

You can try the answer that Andrew gave here : http://askubuntu.com/a/126282/56942. You will need the live cd or live usb.

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Hey I tried but still I am getting the same error almost. but with different required directory sudo: /lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libc.so.6: version 'GLIBC_2.14' not found (required by /lib/x86_64-linux-gnu//libpam.so.0 Please help with this issue if you can.. I am kind of stuck... I am kind of naive to ubuntu. –  Vipul Gupta Apr 27 '12 at 21:31
    
if you type in a terminal uname -a can you paste the output? I think you have the wrong version maybe have a 32 bit version and trying to install the 64 bit –  Brett Apr 27 '12 at 22:15
    
I am installing the right version. I have 64-bit and I am installing 64-bit only. –  Vipul Gupta Apr 27 '12 at 22:48
    
pzanoni has given a detailed solution of it and it worked as it seems right now. askubuntu.com/a/126542/56649 –  Vipul Gupta Apr 27 '12 at 23:52

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