This version of Ubuntu, code-named Saucy Salamander, was released On 17 Oct, 2013 and reaches End-of-Life July 2014. You should only use this tag when your question is hardware- or version-specific.

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Option to upgrade from 13.10 to 14.04 not present in updater

According to http://www.ubuntu.com/download/desktop/upgrade there should be an upgrade button, and it's not there. I really don't want to re-install; can't afford the time to set things up again!
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Wireless 5.0ghz not showing up in network options [closed]

I recently installed a new Comcast modem/router combo. It is a dual band router with 2.4ghz and 5.0ghz options. I can connect to 2.4ghz but the option for the 5.0 is not showing up in my wireless ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 to 14.04 upgrade: power save blacks screen for 5 minutes

I am facing a problem when logging into Ubuntu 14.04 since I upgraded it from 13.1. In details, when I log on, the screen goes off and a power save message is displayed in green color and I have to ...
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Unable to Log in GUI mode in Ubuntu [duplicate]

I am new in Linux, I am Using Ubuntu. I am not able to log in Ubuntu in Graphical Mode but I can log in through Terminal. When I enter Password, it again switch back to main log in screen Kindly ...
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How can I upgrade my OS from the terminal? Each time I try, I'm told everything is up to date [closed]

So I've been checking around on how to update my Ubuntu OS from 13.10 to 14.04 LTS, and each thing I see says to use commands in the terminal. Some of the commands I've tried are: sudo apt-get ...
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Can't upgrade from 13.10 to 14.04 using iso file

I have a 64bit ubuntu 13.10 on my laptop and want to upgrade to 14.04. I had the iso file already so decided not to download an extra 3.5 GB. I made a bootable usb flash disk and booted from that. In ...
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how to remove dual boot ubuntu 13.10 and install Ubuntu server 14

I currently have Ubuntu desktop 14.10 and 13.10 installed as dual boot. How can I remove 13.10 and install the Ubuntu server in its place?
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Wireless connects but does not work

Strange problem. Built my laptop (dual with Win7) with 64 bit 13.10 in January of this year. Added a lot packages (Chrome, LibreOffice, PipeLight w/Wine patches (for NetFlix), et al). Got ...
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About Ubuntu Touch rom [duplicate]

Is there a way to install Ubuntu Touch rom on Alcatel OT 995 ? Or is there a way to install Ubuntu Touch rom on Alcatel POP C7 ? Is there ubuntu touch rom for alcatel OT 995? Is there ubuntu touch ...
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graphic ubuntu 13.10 does not start, but terminal is available

I have Ubuntu 13.10 and I have installed ROS but now I reboot Linux and the screen is in black. If I presh Ctrl+Alt+F2 I get a terminal , and Ctrol+Alt+F7 back to te black screen instead of the ...
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Flash player malfunction after upgrade to 14.04

I am missing or have a problem with flash player after upgrade from ubuntu 13.10 to 14.04. this is reported after i try to play a you tube aplication
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Upgrade from 13.10 to 14.04 Stuck

I use Ubuntu 13.10 and I wanted to upgrade to 14.04. I used the GUI but the installation is stuck on this command for hours Setting up mono-4.0-gac (3.2.8+dfsg-4ubuntu1) ... Setting up mono-gac ...
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Mounting Macintosh Disk R/W in Ubuntu

I have a problem mounting a Macintosh HDD (I already turned off journaling). I made a mount point with mkdir ~/Yosemite and when I try to use sudo mount -t hfsplus -o force,rw /dev/sda1 ...
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Kubuntu with Unity desktop background and unlock errors after upgrade to 14.0

I have a notebook which used to have Ubuntu 14.04, Kubuntu and Xubuntu installed on it. Most of the time I was using Kubuntu. After upgrading o 14.10, two very strange behaviours showed up: When ...
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external microphone on double jack (mic/headphones)

I would like to use my microphone on my laptop. But my laptop only have a single jack, mic + headphones combined. When I plug my microphone, the system think it's an headphone. (sound is muted from ...
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Dependency problems after a partial upgrade to 14.04 LTS

I tried to upgrade from 13.10 to 14.04LTS and I had a partial upgrade. Since then I can't do any installation or upgrade because of the dependency problem. Can any one help me solve that? Here's what ...
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List of 'user software' that wasn't upgraded from 13.10 to 14.04

I recently updated from Ubuntu 13.10 to 14.04 using the ISO media (while online). At the end, it displayed a warning saying that: Some user software was not upgraded. The setup will continue, but ...
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Is there an alternative to AutoKey?

This questions was already asked here 7 months, but had no correct answer. So I would like to ask again: Is there an alternative to AutoKey, which executes text expansions, when specific abbreviations ...
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Broken packages prevent 13.10 > 14.04 upgrade, but Synaptic shows no broken packages

I tried to upgrade as described in the subject, but get the error that it can't calculate the upgrade. I ran grep Broken /var/log/dist-upgrade/apt.log and received a long list of broken packages: ...
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Not able to install gnome-shell-extensions-user-theme

I am using GNOME 3.10.4 and I was trying to install gnome-shell-extension-user-theme but it is giving this error: E: Unable to locate package gnome-shell-extensions-user-theme I can not figure ...
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Build errors with gphoto2

I'm trying to install gphoto2 on my ubuntu 13.10. I was trying to build installe the libraries using the command wget http://sourceforge.net/projects/gphoto/files/gphoto/2.4.11/gphoto2-2.4.11.tar.gz ...
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Unmet dependecies—how to fix [duplicate]

I have an Ubuntu 13.10 installation, and some I must have removed some Packages or Repositories, so there are some packages which just do not want to install. Namely that is: SKYPE sudo apt-get ...
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Upgrading Ubuntu 13.10 to 14.04.1 LTS

My desktop is currently installed with Ubuntu 13.10, I have downloaded 14.04.1 LTS software.I have 2 questions 1. Is any method to upgrade from 13.10 to 14.04 2. Is I have to do a clean install, if ...
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Remove ubuntu 13.10 alongside 14.04

I have installed ubuntu 13.10 alongside 14.04 on another hard-drive partition. Now I want to remove 13.10, how can I do it?
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Define 'Unix-like' and 'Unix-based' operating system [duplicate]

Please explain the relation between 'Unix-like' and 'Unix-based' operating system .
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GCstar Collections Manager question

Has anyone gotten GCstar Collections Manager to work with 13.10? I recently upgraded to 13.10 and I have CG Star 1.7.0 installed and it displays all of my existing content, but new movies added are ...
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Screen Mirroring issue

Every time I reboot Ubuntu I get my Ubuntu switched to projector mode, my screen automatically gets mirrored, leading to flickering and other adjustments. Right know I am always fixing it manually...
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Having Trouble Dual-Booting

Here is my situation, I am trying to dual boot Ubuntu 13.10 with Windows 8.1 on my laptop. I have managed to install Ubuntu and get the GRUB menu as the primary boot selector. However when I try to ...
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(Boot Problems) Error: attempt to read or write outside of disk hd0. grub rescue>

I normally auto-boot to windows through grub because of music software incompatibilities with Ubuntu. This message came up one day and I could never figure out what happened, but It won't let me even ...
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Problem installing any new packages in Ubuntu because of python [closed]

I am having trouble installing any new packages in Ubuntu because of python. I tried sudo apt-get install python3 python3-dev but I am getting the following output :: Reading package lists... ...
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Help Black Screen problem after ubuntu loading

I am trying to install Ubuntu and after loading my laptop monitor turns off.And the USB is still flashing. I am installing it from a SD card using UNetBooting its better then others because I don't ...
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Can't install Ubuntu 14.04 (64 bit) and 13.10 (64 bit) along-side Windows 7 and windows 8 from USB

I use laptop Acer Aspire 4738. I try many solutions: First: I have Windows 7 - 64 bit, want install Ubuntu 14.04.1 64 bit (ubuntu-14.04.1-desktop-amd64.iso, use USB creat tools: ...
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Unable to upgrade bash [duplicate]

everyone knows about bash vulnerability "CVE-2014-6271", I'm trying to update bash using below command. apt-get update && apt-get install --only-upgrade bash but i'm getting bash is already ...
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How to fix upgrade hang from saucy->trusty: “Removing ___ from Mono”

On a recent upgrade from Ubuntu 13.10 (saucy) to 14.04.1 LTS (trusty), the process kept hanging at multiple prerm and postrm scripts for removing Mono packages. The symptom of the problem are ...
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my usb port does not work after exchange the bios cell

sudo dmesg -c outout is below [ 9977.660044] usb 2-2: new low-speed USB device number 6 using uhci_hcd [ 9977.784038] usb 2-2: device descriptor read/64, error -71 [ 9978.216042] usb 2-2: device ...
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is it possible to modify the partition size occupied by the system while the system is running?

I have Ubuntu 13.1 and I want to migrate to 14.4. My partition was badly designed because the space is not sufficient to upgrade to 14.4. I've tried to remove temp file and previous system but it is ...
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WiFi connection drops every few minutes

I'm running kubuntu 13.10/Linux 3.11.0-2. Every 10-20 minutes, my network connection completely stops, with nothing transmitted or received, but after a while it just comes back. during these drops, ...
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My Windows 7 option is not listed in GRUB

So this happened to me in July>But, Now I wan my Windows 7 back.Here's exactly what happened. 1)I had my Win7 installed on Drive C and Ubuntu on Drive E.Then I reformatted my Windows 7 and installed ...
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Installing Desktop Environment, (machine offline)

I tried updating my machine, to Ubuntu 13.10. After update, when I restarted my machine, there was no GUI (no login screen), but I could access terminal, and see my files and folders. Tried various ...
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How to set a hard drive to mount it automatically at boot time? [duplicate]

I have 2 hard drives on my machine but I need to mount them manually after the boot from nautilus by clicking on them. How can I define their settings to mount them automatically at boot time ? ...
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Replace the customized configuration file '/etc/sysctl.conf'? Ubuntu upgrade from 13.10 to 14.04

I'm upgrading ubuntu from 13.10 to 14.04, during the upgrade it is asking the following question: Replace the customized configuration file '/etc/sysctl.conf'? You will lose any changes made to this ...
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Ubuntu resolution stuck at 800x600

Everything happened after I made sudo apt-get upgrade. Since then I cannot change the resolution. Even in xrandr LVDS does not show up. I tried to install Nvidia drivers. But I get: E: Package ...
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Grub “unknown filesystem” Boot-Repair didn't find a solution

after booting my PC yesterday I encountered a Boot-Error and only the grub rescue prompt. error: unknown filesystem. After searching the Internet I booted into the Boot-Repair and tried the standard ...
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After upgrade interface is gone and terminal won't activate

I can run terminal commands by using a text file on the desktop but I can't run the terminal using a keyboard shortcut. (Make sure you are able to run as an executable) All windows open on top of ...
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How to wipe off my whole HDD using Ubuntu Live USB [closed]

so I've been getting some HDD errors , saying it may fail soon , best thing to make things better is to wipe everything off , so please lemme know how to :D
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Palm Treo 700p : not an MTP device

Palm Treo 700p : not an MTP device (syslog error) : Jpilot HotSync Timeout The phone is ancient by today's standards, but it does what I need and I like it. Two or three ubuntu os upgrades ago ...
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How long is an ARP entry cached for?

Where can I find out how long ARP table entries are cached? I'm running 13.10. Can I get this on the command line?
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How is it that the size of Ubuntu Core grew so much between 13.10 and 14.04?

I noticed that the download size of Ubuntu Core almost doubled for the amd64 version between release 13.10 38M and 14.04 63M. The untarred "minimal" rootfs file system size did grow from 119M to ...
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Unable to share desktop while using Webex

While using WebEx, I am not able to share desktop. An error message shows that "Java is not enabled", but I've installed jdk7.4. I am using Ubuntu 13.10.
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when i try to download anything from terminal i have this [duplicate]

E: Could not get lock /var/lib/dpkg/lock - open (11: Resource temporarily unavailable) E: Unable to lock the administration directory (/var/lib/dpkg/), is another process using it?