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do-release-upgrade: Failed to configure linux-image-generic (previous on backports kernel)

Because of hardware issues I was on backports-3.11-rc3-1 with Ubuntu 13.4 64bit. Now, after a while I initialized do-release-upgrade. The process stopped with the message that the configuration of ...
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After upgrading from 13.04 to to 13.10 it still says upgrade available

I've upgraded from 13.04 to 13.10 (twice!) and when I log in, it still says New release '13.10' available. Run 'do-release-upgrade' to upgrade to it. I ran do-release-upgrade (twice, now)... ...
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Cannot ssh after upgrading to 12.04

I upgraded through ssh a system from 10.04 to 12.04. After the necessary restart I cannot ssh to the system (permission denied). Nothing went wrong during the upgrade process and I don't have physical ...
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How to repair upgrade from 13.04 to 13.10

I launched an upgrade on my sister's computer like Ubuntu asked to, in order to get from 13.04 to 13.10. It seems the upgrade is blocked at the stage where it's downloading some flash-plugin thing. ...
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Probleme with battery icon in Xubuntu 13.10

After upgrading Xubuntu to 13.10 I have this issue with battery icon
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How to do-release-upgrade with automatic yes to all continue and disable reboot after upgrade completion

How do I disable reboot after do-release-upgrade? Is that even possible? How do I automatically answer y to all continue during do-release-upgrade`?
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Half done do-release-upgrade — now at grub rescue

My computer is running single boot Ubuntu 12.04 server version. I was trying to upgrade the release to 12.10 (following https://help.ubuntu.com/community/QuantalUpgrades) After executing sudo ...
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Ubuntu distribution upgrades: move all user interaction to the end?

Is there a way to move all user interaction that occurs during a release upgrade to the end of the upgrade process? As it currently stands, the Ubuntu upgrade process will be interrupted whenever ...
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Upgrading a EOL Kubuntu box with LXDE from 10.10 to 12.04

I actually joined Ask Ubuntu to answer a question that I had found an answer to but, unfortunately, I'm too new to do that... so I thought that I would post my experiences and share what I learned in ...
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apt cacher wont do-release-upgrade for saucy

My sys (raring) is proxy client of my another machine hosting apt cacher. I'm trying to do-release-upgrage and console saying 403, Sorry, not allowed to fetch that type of file: saucy.tar.gz and the ...
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error authenticating some packages while upgrade

When i try to upgrade my ubuntu 13.04 to 13.10, it gives an error; It was not possible to authenticate some packages. This may be a transient network problem. You may want to try again later. See ...
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do-release-upgrade fails with “could not calculate the upgrade”

I'm having trouble upgrading my Macbook Pro retina from 13.04 to 13.10. Any help is appreciated. /var/log/dist-upgrade/apt.log /var/log/dist-upgrade/main.log
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do-release-upgrade and TLP (and other optimizations)

So it is that time again. The time to do a release upgrade because the latest version is reaching it's EOL. This time it's a bit different though. This time I've got a laptop which I've optimized ...
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Where to file a bug report for the release upgrade utility?

How do I press upgrade now? I need to file a bug report. Edit: No, the dialog can't be vertically resized. It can't be moved outside the screen such that the bottom comes on the screen. I used tab ...
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System shutdown during Ubuntu upgrade from 12.04 to 12.10

My laptop Lenovo V570 shutdown during the upgrade from 12.04 to 12.10 On rebooting, i saw the display was messed up with a max resolution of 1024x768. Also, no network interfaces are found except ...
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What does `do-release-upgrade` really do?

We know that do-release-upgrade “does a release upgrade”. But at a little lower level what does it really do? I plan to do a more manual upgrade, for instance the Debian way: aptitude update and ...
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Safe to upgrade with encrypted disks

I am running Ubuntu 13.04 Server and I have it set up with LVM and encrypted disks. Is it safe to 'do-release-upgrade' or will the disk encryption interfere with the process?
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I'm in the current development version after doing “do-release-upgrade -d”, why?

I don't know how, but I was upgrading from ubuntu 11.10 using: sudo do-release-upgrade -d Then after the upgrade and a reboot, I did: sudo lsb_release -a and got: No LSB modules are available. ...
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Upgrading Ubuntu from LTS to newer version, in steps or simply release upgrade?

I am working with Ubuntu servers since some month, so not too long. I never upgraded an ubuntu version. So right now I am running 12.04 and what I need is 13.04. I once hear that I should first ...
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What is the simplest way for me to upgrade from Quantal to Saucy?

What is the simplest way for me to upgrade from Quantal to Saucy? What I tried: $ sudo do-release-upgrade What it returned: Checking for a new Ubuntu release Get:1 Upgrade tool signature ...
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upgrade old ubuntu release to newer one, apt-get sourcelist error [duplicate]

We have more than 100 servers using ubuntu as our OS, many of those are old ubuntu release mostely version 10, which when we do apt-get update it wont work or do-release-upgrade wont work as well, ...
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How to resume release upgrade?

I was upgrading from 13.04 to 13.10 via ssh (didn't use screen). My ssh connection was interrupted when do-release-upgrade script was about to remove obsolete packages. Now when I reconnect and run it ...
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No new release found for Ubuntu 13.04

I tried to upgrade ubuntu with do-release-upgrade command. It started downloading for hours and some errors occured at the end. I tried again another day ,it started downloading more files but no ...
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Upgrade from ubuntu server 12.10 to 13.04 [duplicate]

What commands would I use to upgrade from Ubuntu server 12.10 to 13.04?
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Programs “Auto-Locking” to launcher

I upgraded from 12.04 LTS to 13.10, with do-release-upgrade, and ever since then, I have had issues with programs staying in the launcher without locking them there. Is this intended? If so, how do I ...
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Using do-release-upgrade with different arch [duplicate]

Is it possible to run do-release-upgrade except upgrading it to 64 bit, instead of the current 32 bit setup?
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What's the best way to upgrade Ubuntu?

I know this question is subjective, but I'll ask: I've read about various fails during upgrading to the newest version of Ubuntu. (i.e. from Raring to Saucy) That's why I want to know: What is the ...
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how to downgrade whole system

I have broken and partial upgraded system, it was attempted to upgrade from 12.04 to 12.10 some how things did not went fine, and in next consecutive months I kept using this system. Later on when ...
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update from 13.04 to 13.10

First of all I installed in my external USB UBUNTU 13.04, then (thanks to Google) I installed KDE (by adding KUBUNTU package), so at last I got KUBUNTU 13.04. Was happy until KDE show me that I can ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 upgrade error. Dropping to low graphics mode

I was updating from the terminal and it was complete. It asked me if I would like to reboot now. I accidentally pressed 't' instead of 'y' and then it just asked me to reboot manually. Then I rebooted ...
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kernel: imklog Error return from sys_sycall: 1

After an Ubuntu 64 virtual server update from 10.04 to 12.04, I get the log message in var/log/syslog: kernel: imklog Error return from sys_sycall: 1 It's writing constantly to the log file. ...
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After distr upgrade trying to install firefox or any other program

after distr upgrade from ubuntu server 10.10 to 12.10 i get error messages tryind to install firefox or any other program and when in terminal i am runnning: apt-get install firefox My output is: ...
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Install Ubuntu 13 on top of existing 12 version

I have Ubuntu 12.10 installation on my hard drive. I have broken python while trying to update it, so some critical applications does not function anymore. One of them is do-release-upgrade. So I ...
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Problems upgrading from 11.10 to 12.04

I am trying to do a long overdue upgrade of a Ubuntu server from 11.10 (through do-release-upgrade). The 11.10 is updated. Version, architecture and kernel: $ lsb_release -a Distributor ID: Ubuntu ...
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Blank Screen after updating from 12.04 to 12.10

I'm an amateur at Ubuntu, so my doubts may be silly, but i need some help. After installing Ubuntu 12.04, i upgraded to 12.10. When the computer restarted, i selected the Ubuntu OS, then the screen ...
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“/var/run/utmp: No such file or directory” when using do-release-upgrade

Linux newbie here. I recently ordered my first (unmanaged) VPS running Ubuntu 10.04. I successfully managed to upgrade to 12.04 via SSH connection (PuTTY) but have some trouble going to 12.10 release ...
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do-release-upgrade to 13.04 crashed

I did a do-release-upgrade to upgrade from my 12.10 to 13.04 Ubuntu. The download for 680 MB files were completed successfully. After 10-15 minutes of running, I noticed that the desktop windows got ...
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Is the meta-release upgrade (do-release-upgrade) secure?

I am trying to understand the do-release-upgrade process i.e. the way that Ubuntu prompts me to upgrade to the next spring or autumn Ubuntu release. After reading the sources for ...
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do-release-upgrade fails on Ubuntu 11.10

I'm running Ubuntu 11.10 on a virtual host. I've tried upgrading to a newer version by running do-release-upgrade but the process fails with the following error(s). Err http://ppa.launchpad.net ...
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ubunu 10.10 unable to upgrade to any latest version [duplicate]

Since Ubuntu 10.10 is now sent to stone age , i tried upgrading it to 11.04 but sudo do-release-upgrade gives Hash Sum mismatch , E:Some index files failed to download, they have been ...
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Upgraded server to 13.04, still prompting me to do-release-upgrade [duplicate]

I completed an upgrade of my Ubuntu Server installation to 13.04 yesterday. However, upon login I am still being prompted to upgrade to 13.04: Welcome to Ubuntu 13.04 (GNU/Linux 3.8.0-21-generic ...
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DistUpgradeFetcherCore errors while upgrading 12.10 to 13.04

When I try to upgrade my 12.10 install to 13.04 via do-release-upgrade, I get the error: File "/usr/bin/do-release-upgrade", line 145, in <module> fetcher.run_options += ["--mode=%s" % ...
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I am trying to upgrade from 12.10 to 13.04 [duplicate]

I am getting the following error while upgrading W: A error occurred during the signature verification. The repository is not updated and the previous index files will be used. GPG error: ...
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How do I suppress the “New release '13.04' available” message? [duplicate]

I have updated to 13.04 from 12.10 using 'do-release-upgrade' command without any impact (good work ubuntu team). At logon am still being advised there is a new release. Anyone have a solution to ...
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Update available message after installing update

I have just updated my HTPC to 13.04 (using do-release-upgrade) and when logging in I get the "new release available" message, while there isn't as I've just upgraded and running that version. ...
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What is a devel-release?

There are a lot of people that have problems upgrading to 13.04... now every time they are told to put this in the Terminal: sudo do-release-upgrade -d. Now I've been wondering what the -d stands for. ...
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do-release-upgrade reinstalling unwanted packages

I just wanted to update my installation of 12.04 LTS (Server, no WM) to 12.10. After calling 'do-release-upgrade' it suggests to download 754M of files, among those libreoffice etc... This ...
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Upgrade to 13.04 fails with a “AttributeError: type object 'DistUpgradeFetcherCore' has no attribute 'run_options'” [closed]

When I try to upgrade from 12.10 to 13.04 I get this error: Checking for a new Ubuntu release Traceback (most recent call last): File "/usr/bin/do-release-upgrade", line 145, in <module> ...
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Unable to upgrade to 13.04 from 12.10

When I open sortware update application I am not seeing any notification about a new release. So I tried to manually upgrade by running sudo apt-get update sudo do-release-upgrade and I am getting ...
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Upgrade Ubuntu 12.10 >>> Ubuntu 13.04 Black Screen Boot Failed with Nvidia Geforce Gt630 WHY?

1) I downloaded the iso of ubuntu desktop 64bit. 2) I burned the iso. 3) I tried to start the installation of ubuntu 13.04 from DVD Black screen Black screen Black screen 4) ...