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What Happens When I Upgrade Ubuntu?

I just need some advice on upgrading from 12.10 to 13.04. What happens when I upgrade? Do my files, settings, and internet bookmarks stay intact? I can't find any resources to help me with this.
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How to make the Wacom Bamboo Splash Pen CTL-471 work on Lucid Lynx 10.04?

I've tried many sites and none of them have worked thus far. When I plug my Wacom Bamboo Splash Pen (CTL-471), the tablet lights up and it responses to the pen, but nothing is working. No response ...
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apt-get upgrade has no errors but no effect [duplicate]

I'm trying to upgrade to the latest version of ubuntu, it isn't working and I'm also not seeing any error messages... so I'm not really sure what the issue is or where to start looking... Any help ...
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upgrade from 12.04 LTS to 14.04 LTS

i want to upgrade my (german) desktop from 12.04 LTS to 14.04 LTS but get no chance. My software updater says my 12.04 is actual and that's it.
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Updating 10.10 to the latest version through a firewall [duplicate]

I've had Ubuntu 10.10 on my server since I bought it several years back. I've tried to upgrade in the past but I'm always thwarted by my company's firewall. I receive messages like these: W:Failed to ...
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Dell PowerEdge T110 ii Video Sluggish on Ubuntu 12.4LTS [closed]

I installed Ubuntu Desktop 12.4 LTS on Dell PowerEdge T110 ii and it works fine except very sluggish mouse movements and inability to use Teamviewer. I feel there is an issue with the graphic cars ...
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The message “Software Index is Broken” appears when I install the flash plugin. What does this mean?

I am fairly a novice; I can't even get it to upgrade to the 12.04 version from 10.1. I get this message every time when trying to install the flash plugin: "Software Index is Broken" This is a major ...
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Install ubuntu Linux directly onto hard drive via a bridge

the windows XP 32-bit on my laptop recently died and I want to install linux now. The problem is the laptop has no cd or floppy drive anymore and is not able to boot from USB. I borrowed a "bridge" ...
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Can I upgrade Ubuntu by installing latest version over the older?

I have Ubuntu 11.04 on my laptop , and I want to upgrade it to Ubuntu 12.04. I have tried to upgrade from upgrade manager but based on my home internet speed , it estimated around 48 hrs so I quit it ...
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Ubuntu live CD upgrade option grayed out (13.10)

I currently have windows 7 and ubuntu 13.04 on the same HD. I would like to upgrade ubuntu 13.04 to 13.10 without using the internet. So I inserted the USB drive and it detects my windows 7 and my ...
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Upgrade to 12.04 LTS from 11.10

I initiated an upgrade to 12.04 from 11.10. The upgrade manager had completed package download and installation but was killed before the cleanup phase started. Ubuntu 12.04 is now loaded but ...
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Upgrading Ubuntu 11.04 to 12.04 while having Windows 7 [closed]

I have Ubuntu 11.04 & Windows 7 dual-booting on my laptop and I want to upgrade to Ubuntu 12.04. I'd like to know whether this upgrade will damage my Windows partition. Is it safe to do so and ...
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How do I upgrade from Ubuntu 10.04 LTS to the latest stable release? [duplicate]

I am using Ubuntu 10.04 LTS. I want to upgrade to the latest version of Ubuntu. Is it possible? I read on this forum that I have to do a serial upgrading. If that is the case, will all my software ...
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Upgrading from 13.10 to 14.04 without losing all files? [closed]

I want to upgrade Ubuntu and keep my existing files and apps. Is there a way to upgrade from Ubuntu 13.10 to Ubuntu 14.04 without having to download an ISO, put it on a USB and then install it and ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 upgrade safe for dual boot?

Is it safe to upgrade Ubuntu 13.10 to 14.04 if its setup on dual boot with windows? I recently upgraded windows 8 to 8.1 with ubuntu 13.10 on dual boot and now the performance seems degraded and ...

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