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How to install software or upgrade from old unsupported release?

Recently I have installed an older version of Ubuntu on my old machine. When ever I am trying to install any software it is giving error sudo -i apt-get install vlc The error being flagged is under ...
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1answer
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Can't upgrade from 12.04LTS to 14.04LTS

I am trying to upgrade to 14.04.1 LTS. It is showing: You have to download a total of 137 k. This download will take about 4 seconds with your connection. Installing the upgrade can take several ...
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1answer
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What command will start debian upgrade? [duplicate]

I'm looking for a command that starts verbose terminal version of what can I see after clicking Upgrade in update manager: What command(s) can do that?
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1answer
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Ubuntu 14.04 and 12.04 [duplicate]

I am new to Ubuntu and have a 12.04 operating system. I want to upgrade to 14.04. Can I do this? Also if I can will this replace the 12.04 or will both 12.04 and 14.04 be on here.
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2answers
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how do I install 12.04? [duplicate]

I'm running 10.04 and want to upgrade. I've downloaded 12.04 to my machine (not a disc) and can't get it installed. How do I get it installed?
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31answers
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Comparison of backup tools

This question exists because it has historical significance, but it is not considered a good, on-topic question for this site, so please do not use it as evidence that you can ask similar questions ...
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0answers
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upgrade to new version of ubuntu [duplicate]

I have a dual boot system, one for windows xp and other for ubuntu how can i safely update ubuntu 13.04 to latest one. is there any need of back up for my windows data ,files. which are accessible in ...
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15answers
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Can I skip over releases when upgrading?

I am currently using Ubuntu 10.04. I know there is a 10.10 release, but can I upgrade directly to 11.04? Could you walk me through the steps please?
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3answers
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Remove nVidia driver and go back to Nouveau

I've installed nVidia driver successfully but I want to go back to Nouveau driver and eliminate any xorg.conf file created by nVidia config tools. What is the proper way to do it? (not ending up with ...
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0answers
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Upgrading from Ubuntu 12.04 LTS [duplicate]

I am having troubles while trying to upgrade from ubuntu 12.04 LTS. Using "Update Manager -> New Ubuntu 12.10 can be installed. Upgrade" gives me error (translated into English myself) Download ...

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