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“Your current Hardware Enablement Stack (HWE) is going out of support”

My ubuntu system now says; Your current Hardware Enablement Stack (HWE) is going out of support on 07. aug. 2014. After this date security updates for critical parts (kernel and graphics ...
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Many files in /var/lib/dpkg/info/ corrupted; how to recover

When I run sudo apt-get (anything), I invariably get this error: dpkg: unrecoverable fatal error, aborting: files list file for package 'thunderbird-gnome-support' is missing final newline E: ...
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Error while upgrading kernel

I am trying to upgrade the kernel: (synaptic:22238): GLib-CRITICAL **: g_child_watch_add_full: assertion 'pid > 0' failed Väljer tidigare ej valt paket linux-image-3.13.0-30-lowlatency. (Läser ...
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Can't upgrade kernel to 3.13.0-30 on 14.04

I think I broke something with apt on my system. I'm trying to update the kernel to 3.13.0-30, but when I run apt-get I'm getting the following output: Reading package lists... Done Building ...
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sudo apt-get upgrade - Failure [duplicate]

This is a first for me. I've been having trouble upgrading Ubuntu 12.04. How do I fix this? sudo apt-get upgrade: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state ...
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apt-get install was interrupted

I am new to Ubuntu. I got the following lines after an interrupted apt-get install. Running depmod. update-initramfs: deferring update (hook will be called later) Examining /etc/kernel/postinst.d. ...
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How to keep specific old kernel on my next kernel upgrade?

I just updated my Ubuntu 14.04 and got a new kernel. This new kernel is not working properly for me so I booted the previous version. Let's call this good old working version "3.13.0-24.47". Now, I ...
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apt-get autoremove “Before uninstall, this module version was ACTIVE on this kernel”

When running apt-get autoremove (or dry run with -s switch), what does the following message mean? Status: Before uninstall, this module version was ACTIVE on this kernel. And what should I do to ...
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How do I rollback Recent Updates? 50+ crash reports upon login

Am running 13.10 w/Cinnamon, but still have Unity installed. Everything was working fine until I responded to an update manager update notification. I tried rebooting into a prior kernel version, but ...
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how to trigger for some action on package upgrade?

I've got some problems. I have vga passthrough setup on my desktop. And I had to apply some patches to kernel and Nvidia driver. Now I've got custom patched kernel installed and patched nvidia driver. ...
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Creating Virtual Machines using ubuntu-vm-builder

I'm currently trying to install virtual machines on my Ubuntu Server 13.10. I followed the instructions from this guide. I was able to install and check if my machine is is supported how ever when I ...
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Error! Bad return status for module build on kernel: 3.8.0-37-generic (x86_64)

After updating some packages in my machine (using aptitude), I got the following error: Error! Bad return status for module build on kernel: 3.8.0-37-generic (x86_64) Consult ...
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unable to generate .deb file using make deb-pkg?

I am trying to build my linux source tree. I used following steps : sudo make clean sudo make localmodconfig sudo make menuconfig sudo make deb-pkg But after completion I was not able to see any ...
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dpkg opporations fail: Failed to run depmod, error processing linux-image-generic

My Laptop had lost power a couple of times recently, and now, whenever I try to do a package operation I am getting the following error code. I tried searching for a solution on the forums, but these ...
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Letting system updates know that I already have a newer kernel

I am running Elementary OS (basically Ubuntu 12.04). I had to upgrade my kernel to 3.13. I did this using dpkg. However, system updates still shows kernel 3.2 as available. Is this because apt does ...
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Error while installing kernel-headers?

I have a Linux kernel module which I am trying to compile. The module needs the installed kernel headers to install and is looking into /lib/modules/$uname -r/build folder which is not present. I ...
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problem while creating desktop shortcuts from ubuntu-tweek

I followed the below steps to create desktop shortcuts. sudo add-apt-repository ppa:tualatrix/ppa sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install ubuntu-tweak ubuntu-tweak After installation of ...
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After update to Precise, libc looks hosed and can't update?

Looks like libc is hosed and ldconfig is segfaulting left and right causing issues... Output when I try to run apt-get install --reinstall libc6 to reinstall libc(and hopefully ldconfig...): dpkg: ...
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How to install perf on a custom build kernel?

I want to use profiling tools in linux. I see some information say Oprofile is not support in Ubuntu 12.04 and the alternate is perf. So I try to install perf. I installed linux-tools-common, ...
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Ubuntu roll back to previous kernel: linux-image-3.11.0-11

I had too many kernel updates and the only ones that worked for me were "pushed away". Any suggestions on how can I reinstall kernel version "linux-image-3.11.0-11"?
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How to make linux-{image,header}-3.11.x satisfy linux-generic dependencies?

What is the difference from apt's perspective between Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (Precise) kernel packages: linux-image-3.2.0-57-generic linux-image-3.11.0-14-generic Such that the former satisfies ...
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apt-get does not find suggested package (perf tool)

I am using performance counters (https://perf.wiki.kernel.org/index.php/Main_Page) on Ubuntu 13.10 x86_64. If I type perf I get: perf not found for kernel 3.11.0-031100 You may need to install ...
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Unable to install ZFS (Ubuntu 13.10) [closed]

I'm fairly new to Ubuntu and wanted to setup a server running ZFS/XBMC - The XBMC install went fine, however I ran into trouble getting ZFS working. Configuration : Ubuntu 13.10 (GNU/Linux ...
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I got an error upgrading 13.04 to 13.10 now after DKMS install completed

I had an issue when I upgraded from 13.04 to 13.10 during the upgrade it hung up at the DKMS complete screen, I managed to recover the system with out loosing any of my program however when I try to ...
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puzzled by “no space” complaint from apt

Background: My / partition was at 93%, but I had some unallocated space so I created a new home for /usr . After the move the space usage looks like: >df -k Filesystem 1K-blocks Used ...
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Deleted old version of kernel to free up space - now getting nonstop errors

My /boot partition was full, so I deleted an old version of the kernel to free up space, so I deleted the following files in /boot: abi-3.8.0-25-generic config-3.8.0-25-generic ...
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How do I pin the lowlatency kernels so apt doesn't update with a newer generic kernel?

I'm on Kubuntu 12.04 with lts-raring HWE stack. I'm running kernel 3.8.0.30.18 low latency. A recent update replaced my low latency kernel with a slightly newer (3.8.0.31) generic kernel. I wish to ...
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Can`t update Ubuntu 12.04LTS headless server via terminal

I previously tried to update to 3.2.0.36-linux-generic but this was broken for some reason so every time I restart my server I have to boot 3.2.0.35-linux-generic. When I try sudo apt-get upgrade I ...
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Boot is full can't get apt-get to upgrade [duplicate]

I've followed most instructions an clearing boot found on the interwebs, I'm a bit n00bish on linux inwards I use it mostly for web dev testing, but am pretty good at following command instructions ;) ...
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1answer
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Can't uninstall old kernel [duplicate]

I can't install a new kernel because by boot partition is full. However I also can't remove an old kernel: sudo apt-get purge -f linux-image-3.2.0-29-generic-pae [.. reading package lists etc, ...
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Can't install apps or updates…help? [closed]

I have an Ubuntu based distro (ElementaryOS)12.04 and I'm having an issue where I can't update the system nor can install any apps. Basically I can't do anything with it! Before this I simply got an ...
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How to download and use any other kernel than the one which is installed by default

Supposing I am using Ubuntu 12.04(LTS), and it uses the 3.5.0-37 kernel. If i wanted to use the 3.9.6 kernel, how could i use it? I dont want to upgrade to 13.04 Would I have to manually download ...
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what is the right way to downgrade kernel

I decide to downgrade kernel version due to unsolvable problem with wifi. Ubuntu version is 12.10, kernel version is 3.5. In http://packages.ubuntu.com/precise/kernel/ I found the previous kernel ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 LTS null pointer crash

Ok, I think I'm in a Bad Place(TM). I'd gotten too trusting--the Ubuntu kernel updates have been solid for a very long time. I downloaded the latest 3.2.0-51-generic-pae kernel, ran it for a week or ...
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Apt-get dist-upgrade wants to destroy my Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

This morning I have issued a command I use fairly often: apt-get dist-upgrade Usually it finds little to do, some times it will replace the kernel and headers. With my great surprise today it ...
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12.04 LTSEnablementStack - keep seeing 3.2 updates despite upgrading to 3.5

I upgraded the kernel to 3.5.0-36-generic by running the following from the LTSEnablementStack guide: sudo apt-get install --install-recommends linux-generic-lts-quantal xserver-xorg-lts-quantal ...
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1answer
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Cant purge with apt-get, because of dependencies

My /boot/ sadly is full, so I cant use apt-get upgrade anymore, or similar things. If I try to purge one of the kernels, with: apt-get purge linux-image-3.2.0-29-generic I get: Reading package ...
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how to install linux-headers-3.5.0-32-generic [duplicate]

When i try to install some apps i get a message: linux-headers-generic-lts-quantal : Depend: linux-headers-3.5.0-32-generic but it is not installable uname -a Linux ubuntus 3.5.0-27-generic ...
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I cant upgrade anything

I will give a bit of a back story to how I got this issue, The first issue I has was I have a full /boot disk and could not do anything. I moved some of the unused config files to another disk and ...
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dpkg error when installing linux

After running: sudo apt-get -f install or sudo apt-get install linux this error appears: dpkg: error processing linux-generic (--configure): dependency problems - leaving unconfigured dpkg: ...
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Why the installation fails for this package? it says linux-headers not found but it is there

This package is failing to get installed, but the linux-headers are installed. root@sun-Alienware-X51:/var/tmp# uname -a Linux sun-Alienware-X51 3.5.0-28-generic #48~precise1-Ubuntu SMP Wed Apr 24 ...
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12.04-server update failure after full /boot, apt not working, unmet dependencies to non exiting linux-image kernel

Unattended upgrade failed after full /boot partition. Creating disk-space by deleting old kernels with the recommended command sudo apt-get purge linux-image-x.x.x-x-generic does not work and gives ...
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Unmet dependencies when I tried to free up unused kernels

I am running 12.04. I read this http://askubuntu.com/a/90219/18876 as reference. I checked all the one I have. yeukhon@fubini:~$ aptitude search ~ilinux-image i linux-image-3.2.0-29-generic-pae ...
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1answer
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WiFi not working on MacBook Pro running 12.10

I've seen many other posts like this and found one other where the problem was resolved, but the terminal commands given were for a different pcid than mine. I ran several commands including: sudo ...
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1answer
575 views

upgrade has a problem

when I use: sudo dpkg --configure -a I get this: Setting up rsyslog (5.8.6-1ubuntu9.1) ... dpkg: error processing rsyslog (--configure): subprocess installed post-installation script returned ...
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1answer
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Can't install VMWare Player on Ubuntu 12.10?

I was attempting to install VMware Player through the terminal using these codes: sudo apt-get install build-essential linux-headers-uname -r mkdir ~/VMware && cd ~/VMware wget ...
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1answer
132 views

apt-get has a error [duplicate]

when I use: sudo apt-get upgrade I get this Error: E: Could not open file /var/lib/dpkg/status - open (2: No such file or directory) E: The package lists or status file could not be parsed or ...
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1answer
656 views

apt-get -f install — Vicious Circle — Please Help!

It has been a long time since I've asked for help, but I'm in dire need now. Some time ago, I set up a friend's computer with 10.04. He's still running it but somewhere along the way, he started ...
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Failed Kernel install results in apt and dpkg failure due to dependencies and configuration issues

I have seen some similar questions but none that I have seen have resolved my issue. An error occured durring a kernel upgrade on Ubuntu 12.04 from linux-image-3.2.0-36-generic to ...
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Safe to remove /usr/src/linux-headers after purging older linux images?

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04, and two active linux images 3.2.0-37 and 3.2.0-36. In the /usr/src/ directory i find: linux-headers-3.2.0-23 linux-headers-3.2.0-23-generic linux-headers-3.2.0-26 ...