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Why am I unsuccessful in upgrading from 10.04 to 12.04? [duplicate]

I am still flummoxed, re my question below that starts "In April 2015". I've tried the do-upgrade-release on three different days and always get the same result, so don't think it's a network ...
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apt-get -f install fails due to dependency issues

Attempting to upgrade from ubuntu 14.04 to ubuntu 15.10, I seem to have broken dependencies and the typical answer of sudo apt-get -f install and sudo apt-get update aren't working. I think I deleted ...
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do-release-upgrade closes with “restoring original system state” on 14.04

I'm trying to upgrade from 14.04 LTS to 15.10, but just running do-release-upgrade causes it to fail without an error description and says "restoring original system state." All of my software ...
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Ubuntu14.04 upgrade

I've updated ubuntu 14.04 to the latest update but when it asks me for upgrading for 15.01 , I approved but there is something gone wrong when it fetches files, can anyone help ? thanks.. Here is the ...
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Restrictions when updating LTS to Normal

I have a server running 14.04.3 LTS. I followed these instructions to update it to a normal release. However, this failed with a message indicating the there was no suitable release available, or ...
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I am recommended to upgrade from 14.04 to 15.04 but it fails

Every time I reboot my fully updated laptop running Ubuntu 14.04 amd64 I am greeted with this dialogue window at login: When I press the "Yes, Upgrade Now" button I see this very promising ...
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WARNING:root:file 'utopic.tar.gz.gpg' missing Failed to fetch

i am using Ubuntu 14.04 now i want to upgrade my Ubuntu to the latest version so i run sudo do-release-upgrade in terminal then i getting the below error Err Upgrade tool signature 404 Not ...
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Why does `do-release-upgrade` skip a version?

I answered this question about do-release-upgrade not allowing an upgrade of 14.10 to 15.04 only to 15.10, I assumed it was due to 15.04 being end of life. A user (@xangua ) posted that it was not ...
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How to provide os version to do-release-upgrade to upgrade from ubuntu server 14.10 to Ubuntu 15.04

do-release-upgrade upgrades my Ubuntu 14.10 to 15.10 by default. Is it possible to specify the os version so that I can upgrade it to 15.04? Regards, Srinivas
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Upgrade console ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS to 15.10

How to upgrade 14.04.3 LTS to 15.10 (wily)? sudo do-release-upgrade -d offers upgrade to 16.04 (xenial), which is in beta current. (It is a server, no GUI.)
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Can't upgrade old Ubuntu, error processing package fontconfig

I'm running old Ubuntu Server 13.04 (raring), and trying to upgrade or even install any packages I'm getting the following error: root@oem-mobilidade:~# sudo apt-get upgrade -y Lendo listas de ...
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So many users on ZFS pool? Cannot kill them all :( Cannot export pool :(

Hoping someone can help me. I am trying to export my ZFS pool so I can upgrade my Ubuntu from 14.04 to 15.10. I tried doing do-release-upgrade, and lost my pool, on discovering instructions, I have ...
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Does upgrading Ubuntu respect my existing partitions?

I've read Does Ubiquity respect my former partition layout with a new installation?, but this question is aimed at doing an upgrade using the built-in tools. I use Ubuntu to create backups of my ...
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Can't upgrade 10.04 server to 12.04 [duplicate]

I've been trying to upgrade for a couple days, but I can't get it to complete. I'm not sure what it's having trouble with because all it gives is == Command terminated with exit status 1 (Sun Dec 13 ...
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Ubuntu showing less ram than before after fresh install

I had Ubuntu 15.04 installed but its support ends in January. And I don't have that much bandwidth and money to do a upgrade every 9 months so I turned back to 14.04 and upgraded it to 14.04.3. But I ...
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Preserve kernel version when doing do-release-upgrade

I have a 14.04 server with 3.19.0-30-generic kernel installed (which has been installed for better btrfs support). Now I would like to upgrade the system to 14.10 and eventually to newest version but ...
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Unable to do-release-upgrade

I do have proper internet access and my current IP (in the UK) is 82.47.29.14 but my laptop is still linked to the German server 91.189.91.24 80. But now I am unable to do do-release-upgrade: ...
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How do I get my distro update dialog back?

At some point in the last few weeks I got a notice about upgrading to 15.10, and dismissed it. I figured it would come back, but it hasn't. How do I reset my notifications so that it will come back ...
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do-release-upgrade from local mirror does not work [duplicate]

I have setup a local mirror to update various PCs/Servers running behind a very slow DSL connection. I have LTS version of lucid,precise and trusty stored depending on the needs... I have update the ...
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How-to upgrade LXC container after `do-release-upgrade` to Wily?

I have just done a do-release-upgrade -m server from Linux boson 3.19.0-31-generic #36-Ubuntu SMP Wed Oct 7 15:04:02 UTC 2015 x86_64 Linux-3.19.0-31-generic-x86_64-with-Ubuntu-15.04-vivid to ...
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How to decide which certificates to trust?

When upgrading from 15.04 to 15.10, the ca-certificates-configuration askes me nicely to tick off all new certificates I am going to trust. Although it is nice to ask, it gives me no hint how to ...
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update unity after interrupted “do-release-upgrade”

I ran the do-release-upgrade command in my Ubuntu laptop in order to update to version 15.10 It asked me if I wanted to keep some configuration file and answered to view the differences. When I ...
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How to get the list of the unsupported packages mentioned during the OS upgrade?

While running sudo do-release-upgrade, I got a message saying: 16 installed packages are no longer supported by Canonical. You can still get support from the community. I know I probably ...
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Did the upgrade leave dependency problems?

I am upgrading to Wily atm and I noticed a lot of dependency problems, but removing anyway as you requested:. This doesn't sound too good, but as mentioned on this comment, I would assume that if a ...
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How to deal with upstart vs systemd warnings during update to Wily?

I am upgrading to Wily atm and I noticed a bunch of upstart warnings like this: initctl: Unable to connect to Upstart: Failed to connect to socket /com/ubuntu/upstart: Connection refused insserv: ...
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Upgrading from Ubuntu 14.04 to 15.04

I was viewing this(How to Upgrade from 14.10 to 15.04) answer on how to upgrade. what I wanted to know is there are some commands which are depreciated in the version 15.04, so if i upgrade will they ...
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Boots into Freezed tty screen on boot after upgrade to ubuntu 15.10

I upgraded from from ubuntu 15.04 to 15.10. after upgrade it prompted me to restart. But on restart the system booted to a splash screen then to a black screen where it showed "error LSB start ntp". ...
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unable to upgrade from 12.10 to newer ver. [duplicate]

im having extreme issues being unable to upgrade and force upgrade keeps telling me to check repositories, i want to install a newer ver. but unable to do much of anything. what is the proper steps ...
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Kubuntu 14.04 Upgrade button not working

I'm trying to upgrade my Kubuntu. The Upgrade button on the image below is not responsive. Kubuntu Software Updates screen From command line I get: $ sudo do-release-upgrade -d Checking for a new ...
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Why won't my Ubuntu recognize 15.04?

so i type do-release-upgrade -d and I get this: Checking for a new Ubuntu release No new release found and I've tried upgrading the software in every way, it claims my version is up to date. I feel ...
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I could not login into my user account

I can't log into my account. I also tried from a TTY using Ctrl+Alt+F1, but that gives me this error: Ubuntu 12.04.5 LTS komitla-lakdikapool tty1 komitla-lakdikapool login:komitla Password: Last ...
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“Press X to destroy or R to resurrect” during system upgrade

I am trying to do Ubuntu desktop 12 upgrade to Ubuntu 14 and it is giving me this error at the end : Command terminated with exit status 1 Then press x to destroy or r to resurrect what ...
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How to upgrade from 15.04 to 15.10 (next development version) from the command-line? [duplicate]

It is now September, and I am ready to upgrade to the next version of Ubuntu. I know that Ubuntu 15.10 has not yet been released, but I like to live on the edge. It also makes me feel good to get ...
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14.10 > 15.04 upgrade failed to install grub-efi-amd64-signed on Asus X205TA

The Short Story Asus X205TA, 32bit grub, 64bit Ubuntu 15.04, kernel 4.0.5-generic Problem: Partially installed grub-efi-amd64-signed causes error messages. Question: What should be done about that? ...
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No updates for 14.10

When I look at $ cat /etc/lsb-release DISTRIB_ID=Ubuntu DISTRIB_RELEASE=14.10 DISTRIB_CODENAME=utopic DISTRIB_DESCRIPTION="Ubuntu 14.10" But my /etc/apt/sources.list is already all vivid (15.04). ...
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Am I too late to upgrade a 14.04 to 14.10?

Am I too late to upgrade from 14.04 to 14.10 now? (2015/08/29) When I the command to do the upgrade, it tells me that it cannot find any new releases: ubuntu$ do-release-upgrade -c Checking for a ...
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Laptop bricked after upgrade

I have a Sony VAIO laptop, a VPCEH15EN model. I've been using Ubuntu 14.04 for a year. I wanted to upgrade it, so I searched on the Web for the instructions to upgrade through terminal,and got this :- ...
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How to get updates with no internet? [duplicate]

Does anyone know how I can install the Ubuntu updates (equivalent of sudo apt-get updateand sudo apt-get upgrade) without an internet connection at that machine? I've got internet at home, but not at ...
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Upgraded to Ubuntu 15.04 from 14.10; computer freezes each time

I have upgraded to Ubuntu yesterday. I used the terminal with the command sudo do-release-upgrade -d in order to upgrade ,since update manager does not give me the option to upgrade to Ubuntu ...
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can't install apache2-prefork-dev

After upgrade of ubuntu 12.04 to 14.04 with do-release-upgrade i can't install apache2-prefork-dev (it was installed before) apt-get install apache2-prefork-dev produces apt-get install ...
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How to resume the interrupted upgrade from 14.10 to 15.04?

Previous the upgrade, my bashrc file was modified in order to add some Path configuration. While executing do-release-upgrade everything was fine until a message prompted about the status of the ...
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I hit control-c in a do-release-upgrade subprocess. How do I recover?

In the process of upgrading from Utopic Unicorn to Vivid Vervet, do-release-upgrade asked me which version of a configuration file to keep. I chose the option to run a (root) shell, noticed there were ...
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Upgraded to 14.04 - machine didn't come back online

I had a VM with Ubuntu 12.04 installed on it. I ran sudo do-release-upgrade on it and went through the options, 5-10 minutes later it said the upgarde ran successfully and the system went down for a ...
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Upgrade script cannot find newer release

One of my servers is unable to upgrade from Ubuntu 12.10 (Quantal Quetzal) to newer versions: $ cat /etc/lsb-release DISTRIB_ID=Ubuntu DISTRIB_RELEASE=12.10 DISTRIB_CODENAME=quantal ...
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Cannot upgrade to ubuntu 14.10 from ubuntu 14.04

I tried upgrading to ubuntu 14.10 using this command: sudo do-release-upgrade And this is my console it cuts off the beginning but only a little bit: http://pastebin.com/dUQ02VhK I have no ...
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Upgrade to new version

I have the version 14.04.02 (Desktop) and want to upgrade to 14.10, but when running the command: do-release-upgrade Me warns that has no new version available, what should I do?
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Impossible to upgrade 14.10 to 15.04

I end up with a problem on my machine installed in Ubuntu 14.10 64bit. Every time I start the machine, the system offers me to do upgrade to Ubuntu 15.04, but towards the end, Ubuntu cancels the shift ...
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Should I do-release-upgrade?

I have an oldish net book running 12.04.5 LTS. It works well enough, and I am happy with it. However, 14.02.2 LTS is out (for a while now), as I am reminded often by the suggestion to ...
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ssh daemon mysteriously uninstalled after `do-release-upgrade` 12.04 -> 14.04

(EDIT: Title edited from: "ssh daemon not starting after do-release-upgrade 12.04 -> 14.04", as part of the question was resolved) I performed an LTS upgrade from Ubuntu 12.04. The upgrade went ...
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How do I get out of file comparison and back to the upgrade

I'm currently upgrading my system over SSH And it asked me to upgrade to a new version of ports.conf, I choose the option to compare the two differences.. How do I get back out of this without ...