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There's an issue with an Alpha/Beta Release of Ubuntu, what should I do?

I've been running Alpha releases of Ubuntu for some time now. I keep running into issues - how can I get these resolved? What should I do when I encounter these problems? And where can I find other ...
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31answers
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Comparison of backup tools [closed]

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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9answers
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What are PPAs and how do I use them?

I keep reading about Personal Package Archives ('PPAs') and people answer questions with a link to a PPA. What's the best way to use these? There are multiple valid answers for this question ...
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1answer
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How can I import data from one Ubuntu version (say 11.04 ) to 12.04.?

I want to import some bookmarks, browser history, and contents of my home directory. I have both 11.04 and 12.04 installed on my system. Is there any way to import my data from older version?
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9answers
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How to make a disk image and restore from it later?

I'm a new Linux user. I've reinstalled my Wubi from scratch at least ten times the last few weeks because while getting the system up and running (drivers, resolution, etc.) I've broken something (X, ...
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0answers
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How to safely upgrade from an older Ubuntu version to a newer one? [duplicate]

How can I safely upgrade an Ubuntu installation from one release to another? What should I do before upgrading to ensure it goes smoothly, and is there any clean-up I need to do afterwards? In ...
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2answers
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“The software on this computer is up to date” while upgrading 12.10 to 13.04

Before you guys close this question as duplicate, I did go through How do I upgrade from 12.10 to 13.04? and nothing solves my problem there. When I try to upgrade my ubuntu 12.10 installation it ...
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1answer
364 views

How to upgrade ubuntu from 12.10 to 13.4 without lossing anything? [duplicate]

well title says all most everything. I am using ubuntu 12.10. Installed using windows installer. Is there anyway to upgrade it? Any how much data i will lose? I have installed some softwares and there ...
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6answers
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How to verify that the ISO I downloaded is bootable before I burn it?

How can I check to make sure that the iso I downloaded is bootable, before I burn it?
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1answer
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Upgrade Ubuntu to 13.04 from 12.10 on dual-boot laptop [duplicate]

Is there a possibility to upgrade from 12.10 to 13.04 ? I booted from the 13.04 installation CD but I couldn't do the upgrade (no upgrade option was displayed). I have a laptop with a Windows 7 ...
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1answer
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Upgrading from 12.04 LTS to 13.04 [duplicate]

I am thinking of installing 12.04 LTS on a partition on my hard drive. When 13.04 matures will it be possible to upgrade to 13.04 from within 12.04 without dragging out the DVD, wiping 12.04 and ...
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1answer
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It wont let me upgrade to ubuntu 13.04 [duplicate]

I want to upgrade from Ubuntu 12.10 to Ubuntu 13.04 but I cant. I downloaded the iso of Ubuntu 13.04 but it's only allowing a clean install. The "software updater" (update manager as it was called ...
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0answers
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is it possible to upgrade ubuntu 12.10 to 13.04 from a live disk on a dual booted pc with windows7? [duplicate]

all the networking features in the system settings in my ubuntu 12.10 have stopped working and cannot access the internet. I would like to upgrade the ubuntu 12.10 to 13.04. The ubuntu is dual booted ...
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0answers
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update manager isn't showing upgrade option [duplicate]

I am trying to upgrade from 12.10 to 13.04. In in instructions it lists that I need update manager but when i searched my system there was no such application... Please tell me where I can get Update ...

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