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Not exactly a question: whoopsie problems during dist-upgrade in saucy

It's not a question but I think it can be useful ... While dist-upgrading a saucy custom DVD, I've got an error about whoopsie: invoke-rc.d: unknown initscript, /etc/init.d/whoopsie not found. ...
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How to upgrade or downgrade the Kernel in Ubuntu (to any stable or testing release)

When I report a bug I may be asked to "try out the latest upstream Kernel", how do I do that? I see a lot of version specific answers to this question here on ask ubuntu, what are the general ...
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some files just wont install- linux-image-3.5.0-42-generic

It gives the following details of the package operation failing after using the sofware updater on 12.10: installArchives() failed: perl: warning: Setting locale failed. perl: warning: Please check ...
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problem after upgrading ubuntu 12.04 to 12.10

i upgraded my ubuntu to 12.10 from 12.04 after which i restarted my computer when asked. and now all i can see is grub rescue> on a black background. I am a beginner in ubuntu. please tell me what to ...
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How to report a bug that occured during a release upgrade?

Launchpad redirects me to a FAQ page and ubuntu-bug ubuntu-release-upgrader complains the package does not exist.
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Is there a way to automate a dist-upgrade at boot time?

I run a bleeding-edge VM as bug reporting is about the only 'give back' activity that I have time to do. I am however getting sick of things (understandably) crashing, only to be told 'Nope, we ...
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How do I report a missing package dependency during an upgrade?

A friend of mine (somewhat new to linux) recently upgraded from 10.10 to 11.04 and his OS broke from the upgrade. A few minutes of troubleshooting showed that the culprit was the PAE kernel that the ...