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Upgrade to Kubuntu 14.04 Hangs at Stopping Cron

I just attempted to upgrade from Kubuntu 13.10 to 14.04 using the Muon Update utility, but after downloading all required files, the update process stalled with the message "Cron: Stopping..." After ...
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How do I upgrade my Ubuntu server from one LTS version to another? Is this safe?

I like to keep all my servers running only the most stable versions of any operating system, so obviously I only run the LTS versions of Ubuntu. I currently have a few servers running Ubuntu server ...
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Blank Screen after trying to upgrade 12.04 LTS to 14.04 LTS [duplicate]

So I tried upgrading my Lenovo G505 laptop from Ubuntu 12.04 to 14.04. It was working at first and I got the installation menu but when I clicked on upgrade 12.04 to 14.04, my screen went black. After ...
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Upgrade to 14.04 Serious errors were found while checking the disk drive for /

I recently upgraded to Ubuntu 14.04 LTS from 13.10. I had installed the earlier version using WUBI. I am receiving the following error on booting Ubuntu with the latest kernel 3.14 Serious error ...
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1answer
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Trusty Tahr upgrade problem

I want to upgrade from saucy to Trusty Tahr.I made a bootable DVD of Trusty.But when I boot from the DVD the installation gives me these options A dual boot win7 and ubuntu 13.10 detected. 1.Remove ...
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1answer
76 views

Is upgrading from LTS to LTS as reliable as doing a fresh install?

Having run into many snags and stability issues when upgrading (update-manager -d) from just release to release (For example: 13.04 - 13.10), I soon learned and have been told that it is always more ...
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46 views

Upgrading to new version of Ubuntu [duplicate]

i recently have installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS, then i notice that Ubuntu will release newer LTS version very soon. I have dual boot between Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and Windows 7, but what if i upgrading my ...
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1answer
111 views

What will be the difference between freshly installed OS and upgraded from previous version?

I had installed Ubuntu 13.10 when it was released. Now Ubuntu 14.04 LTS is ready to be launched. I wonder if there will be any different between a freshly installed Ubuntu and Upgraded from previous ...
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1answer
20 views

cannot upgrade Catfish file searching tool

I receive the following error messages attempting to upgrade the Catfish file searching tool: The following packages have been kept back: catfish The following packages have unmet dependencies: ...
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1answer
38 views

confguration incorrect while trying to install ubuntu

I am trying to run ubuntu 12.04LTS off of a pc I found off the side of the road pentium 4 3.00ghz 512mb ram 128mb gpu 20gb hdd Problem is when I place my cd inside and press f11 to access boot menu, ...
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1answer
61 views

Switch from Windows 7 to Ubuntu

My current PC is running on Intel Core 2 Duo processor 2.80GHz with 2GB RAM. I run Windows 7 32-bit on this configuration, but the PC shuts down sometimes due to over heating. Also, the CPU is always ...
0
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1answer
35 views

Problems when trying to upgrade from 10.04 to 12.04 [duplicate]

When I was trying to upgrade my server from ubuntu 10.04 to 12.04 I was facing problems with some packages. It was saying, sudo apt-get dist-upgrade Reading package lists... Done Building dependency ...
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1answer
442 views

How to fix upgrade, install failure loop due to disk space issue

I'm running into an upgrade / install failure loop due to disk space, but I don't see which drive is full. I've tried clean, autoclean and autoremove, but to no avail. This is Ubuntu on AWS. There are ...
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0answers
21 views

upgrading ubuntu via mounted iso [duplicate]

I want ot upgrade from 12.04 (32BIT) to latest (64BIT). I have mounted the iso because I dont have cdrom, but I cant find the runable to open the dialog. I have followed this answer and downloaded ...
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1answer
80 views

How do I upgrade from Ubuntu 10.04 LTS to the latest stable release? [duplicate]

I am using Ubuntu 10.04 LTS. I want to upgrade to the latest version of Ubuntu. Is it possible? I read on this forum that I have to do a serial upgrading. If that is the case, will all my software ...
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1answer
265 views

Installing trusty packages in saucy

the version of yate in saucy is giving me issues with pulseaudio and wanted to install a newer version, so I installed all the required debs from trusty to make yate-qt4 work. I have not run into any ...
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problem installing and dual booting ubuntu 13.10 alongside windows 8 on dell inspiron 3537

I recently bought a windows 8 pre-installed dell laptop. I created a boot-able USB using LiLi bootable USB creator with 13.04 iso file for 64-bit (amd64) downloaded from ubuntu official site and ...
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23 views

upgrade 12.04 to 12.10 [duplicate]

Last night upgraded my notebook from 12.04 LTS to 12.10, restarted and after that... just a blank screen. Any ideas? Rebooted several times, starts grub, the ubuntu screen loading system and then a ...
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What happens after upgrading 13.10 to 14.04

I'm planning to update to Ubuntu 14.04 Alpha builds using the in-place upgrade method. However, when installing Ubuntu 13.10 I set the grub installation to Ubuntu partition so that my PC originally ...
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0answers
15 views

How can i upgrade 32bit 12.04 LTS to 64-bit 12.04LTS ubuntu [duplicate]

I just want to upgrade my Ubuntu 12.04LTS 32-bit to 64-bit. I want to install software which woks well with 64-bitOS.I don't want to reinstall because I have done installing and uninstalling different ...
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Upgrade from 10.04 to 12.4 shutdown in the middle of installation, and now i cant even run it live

I have had ubuntu 10.04 until yesterday, when my dad got home with a disc that has 12.4 on it, i quickly put it into the laptop and started the install, and everything was going fine, but apparently ...
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1answer
31 views

How to instal Ubuntu on a macbook after HD upgrade?

I recently upgraded my hard drive to 1TB in my macbook (Model no A1342), after the upgrade my macbook turned on to a flashing folder with a question mark on it. I did some research online on this ...
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0answers
120 views

Upgrade from Ubuntu 12.04 to 13.10 with live USB

As the title underlines it, I do not know how to upgrade from a Ubuntu 12.04 Precise to Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy. I have made my own research, and it turns out that I have to upgrade to 12.10 Quantum, then ...
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1answer
25 views

While upgrading to ubuntu 13.10 my battery went off, now the screen is off

while I was upgrading the new Ubuntu 13.10, my battery went off, so my laptop only shows a black screen (nothing appears on it). Please some clues on how to recover previous data and so. Thank you.
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102 views

OpenERP Not allowing other things to be installed

I have an OpenERP server set up for testing purposes on my computer. Since the setup, whenever I try to install other applications I get an error caused by OpenERP, When trying to install packages ...
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0answers
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Upgrading gtx 560 to gtx 580 in ubuntu 12.04

I am fairly new to Ubuntu, I am currently running Ubuntu 12.04. I am upgrading my current gtx 560 (current driver 304.117) to a gtx 580. My question is what should I do to get the latest drivers for ...
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1answer
61 views

Update interrupted, now can't update Ubuntu 12.04

I've installed Ubuntu 12.04. While I was updating it there was an internet interruption. Now I'm unable to update, upgrade and install any app/program through terminal/software center (by connecting ...
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138 views

MySQL - upgrade or new installation?

I am running MySQL 5.5.32 on an Ubuntu-Server 12.04.3 LTS. I want to have the newest version of MySQL on my Machine, which at the moment seems to be 5.7.3. All instructions I have seen say, that I ...
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0answers
13 views

can't login after upgrading from Ubuntu 10.04 to 12.04 [duplicate]

I cannot get the login screen after upgrading .I get error system is running in low graphics mode.then I pressed ok.then run in low session mode for 1 time then nothing appears not even login screen ...
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i've tried to install ubuntu 12.04 & 12.10 & 13.04 in my hcl laptop but unable to finish installation

I'm using hcl laptop with processor: Intel(R)Pentium(R)CPU 2330 @ 1.60 GHz. I've started using Ubuntu from Ubuntu 8.04 LTS (Hardy Heron) to till Ubuntu 10.04 LTS (Lucid Lynx) and after that i stick to ...
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696 views

“Serious errors were found while checking the disk drive for /.” error while booting after Upgrade from 12.04 LTS

I installed Ubuntu 12.04 64bit on my Laptop. After manually upgrading the Laptop won't boot any more and I get the this error message :"Serious errors were found while checking the disk drive for /.". ...
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2answers
72 views

Do I really have to do a fresh install every 6/9 months? Updating causes problems

Perhaps the only thing that still tethers me to Mac OSX and Windows 7, aside from specific program suites, is the fact that I am not required to upgrade every few months. Windows and OSX silently (if ...
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2answers
41 views

How do I install 13.10 beside 13.04 without using removable media?

How do I install 13.10 beside 13.04 without using removable media? I have two partitions. One has 13.04 and the other is empty. I'd like to install 13.10 on the empty partition, but I don't have any ...
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0answers
16 views

Download the upgrade to hard drive? [duplicate]

I have Ubuntu 8.10 on my laptop. Is it possible to download and install the latest upgrade direct to the HD, or just install direct from the web? All the upgrade info I found seems to assume I'm ...
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0answers
101 views

Upgrading Ubuntu 13.04 to 13.10 stuck during “Installing the upgrades” — what to do?

I am running Ubuntu 13.04 and the upgrade manager asked if I wanted to upgrade so I said yes and the upgrade is running now. The upgrade seems to have frozen at "Installing the upgrades". If I expand ...
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1answer
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Upgrading Ubuntu from 10.10 to 12.04 with live USB

I've been running Ubuntu 10.10 Netbook Remix for many years and didn't really understand that I had to update it to keep it running well. Now everything is extremely out of date and I'm having a hard ...
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2answers
26 views

Retaining packages while upgrading

How can I retain installed package from a previous version of Ubuntu after upgrading that only the packages are retained and I don't have to download and install them again? or can I make a installer ...
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0answers
43 views

I can't upgrade for installation : E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1) [duplicate]

I try to install flight gear, and I can't upgrade. I try sudo apt-get upgrade after run uptade, but not works ! andrei@andrei-H61M-DS2:~$ sudo apt-get upgrade [sudo] password for andrei: Reading ...
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0answers
36 views

What is difference between LTS and Non LTS [duplicate]

I want to switch from Windows to Ubuntu completely. I am in a dilemma which version to choose. Here it is showing 12.04 (LTS) and 13.10 (Non LTS). Which is the best one to choose. I want full ...
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0answers
313 views

upgrading to ubuntu 13.10 failed/crashed

I have a acer travelmate 5720 laptop that had Ubuntu 13.04 on, but during a update process, it runs Ubuntu 13.10. But for some reason it encountered errors during upgrading. It reboots fine to where ...
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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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2answers
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Error when trying to install/remove programs after upgrade to Ubuntu 13.10

I have a problem with PolicyKit, when I try to install programs in Ubuntu software-center (similar messages in synaptic or muon): The problem started after upgrade from 13.04 to 13.10. When I try to ...
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Ubuntu broken after upgrade in UEFI dual boot setup. Howto reinstall

On my Asus N56VZ notebook I have a UEFI multi boot setup with Win7, Ubuntu 12.04 and Mint 13. This configuration has been working fine, so far. However, a few days ago I decided to upgrade Ubuntu ...
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Why do PPAs get errors after an upgrade?

I have a question?? After Upgrading to a newer version of ubuntu every time for some time I have problems with getting software from launchpad. So I have a question why does that happens why does ...
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379 views

Ubuntu live CD upgrade option grayed out (13.10)

I currently have windows 7 and ubuntu 13.04 on the same HD. I would like to upgrade ubuntu 13.04 to 13.10 without using the internet. So I inserted the USB drive and it detects my windows 7 and my ...
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I had an older version of ubuntu (possibly 12.04 or newer) but the 13.10 upgrade Crashed!

After all the files were downloaded and the install about 1/2 way, I noted error messages and then finally the install froze. I tried rebooting but my OS is damaged. I downloaded the ISO for ...
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99 views

Problems during upgrading to 13.10 from 13.04

I am a novice ubuntu user and 13.04 was my first experience with linux, now when i was upgrading from 13.04 to 13.10 using update manager, after fetching the data when it was installing updates, it ...
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Upgrading Ubuntu 11.10 [duplicate]

It is necessary to update my Ubuntu 11.10 even though I'm happy. But now it tells me that my system will be no longer protected according to what I want to do.
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2answers
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Fixing failed upgrade to 13.10 [duplicate]

When I start Ubuntu after it froze during an upgrade to 13.10, it says: Filesystem check or mount failed. A maintenance shell will now be started. CONTROL-D will terminate this shell and continue ...