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power down happened during version upgrading

While upgrading from Ubuntu 13.10 to 14.04 unfortunately a power down happened and the PC got powered off. When again booted, I was neither able to upgrade version nor install any software through ...
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Xubntu 14.04 partial update hangs on boot

I did a partial update on my Xubuntu 14.04 desktop box. When I boot up, it hangs at the "checking disk drive for errors," screen. I am able to SSH into the machine, but I have no idea what to do ...
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Lost power during my upgrade , how do i recover?

I was upgrading my 12.04 to 14.04. During the install step, I accidentally lost power to my laptop(sockets didn't work) and got shutdown.when i tried to start my ubuntu,till login password it is ...
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Problem in getting GUI after updated to 14.04

I am using dual boot. My Ubuntu version was 11.10 initially, upgraded to 12.04 LTS by Upgrading Using the Alternate CD/DVD found here It was successful, after that I choose partial upgrade through ...
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The package lists or status file could not be parsed or opened(Error during installation)

I have using ubuntu for the past 6 months, I tried adding edubuntu desktop to my ubuntu and there the problem started I couldn't login to desktop again, everytime I login it will ask me to login. So I ...
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Lost files on upgrade to 14.04

I used a usb stick to upgrade from 12.04 to 14.04. Now I can't find my files - downloads, pictures etc. empty. Tried to backup but ran out of drive memory, so guess they must be still on the drive. I ...
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Problem Upgrading - Wants to do a Partial Upgrade, Is this safe for my xbmc install?

Running software update gives me this: Clicking partial upgrade gives me: It seems that it wants to remove (at least some portion of) xbmc. Is this safe to do without effecting my xmbc install? ...
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Recovering from partial upgrade precise to saucy

I'm on Ubuntu 12.04 lts and I had the bad idea to add a saucy repository (saucy main universe) to the /etc/apt/sources.list and to run sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get upgrade. At some ...
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12.04 to 12.10 upgrade is hanging (realtime) [duplicate]

I am in the middle of the upgrade process from 12.04 to 12.10 (heading to 14.10) The distribution upgrade has been hanging for a while This is a production server and I don't know where to go next ...
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When can I suspend do-release-upgrade? What's the risk?

I had to suspend a running do-release-upgrade, after it was already going on an hour or so. Doing Ctrl+z was easy, the program did stop. Understanding what that means, technically, seems to be ...
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Failed upgrade to 14.04 - /tmp not mounted properly and UUIDS missing from /etc/fstab

I have an old PC with dual boot to Windows Vista (Windows fails to boot though because of an unrepaired avgidshx.sys issue, another story), and on this PC I attempted an upgrade from Ubuntu 13.10 to ...
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libopenscenegraph80 error on ubuntu trusty partial upgrade

I have recently upgraded to Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and today it asked to do a partial upgrade which I did. It came up with and error: I tried to install the package but the problem still occurs. The ...
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I can't open the Ubuntu

I can't open the Ubuntu system after upgrading, the whole screen turn into gray once I turn on my PC and switch to Ubuntu. But I know that it's something wrong with the Ubuntu but not my PC (because ...
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Ubuntu upgrade to 14.04 doesn't show after interrupted attempt

I tried to update from Ubuntu 12.04 to 14.04 using the update-manager. But the upgrade process stopped midway due to insufficient disk space. I cleared up enough space, and tried to resume by ...
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How do I turn unity back on?

My ubuntu 14.04 upgrade didn't work. When I rebooted after it was done I had to choose between something called cinnamon and something called gnome fall back. I don't like either. I can't find ...
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What is a partial upgrade and when is it necessary?

Sometimes when I am running a development version of Ubuntu, the Software Updater will tell me that a partial upgrade is needed when I check for updates. What is a partial upgrade, and why are they ...
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Did a Partial Update for 13.10

So today, my computer asked for an update and I figured yah I got time. So I did it and then it said some packages were not installed properly and would like to do a partial update. Figured well ...
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How to recover from an interrupted distribution upgrade and broken AMD driver install?

I seem to have broken my system hard. It started with me wanting some Compiz effects. I have a Dell Inspiron 14z with a AMD Radeon HD 7570M card. The card showed up in the output of lspci but not in ...
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Failed update from 12.10 to 13.04, boots into terminal.

Something went wrong when I was upgrading from Ubuntu 12.10 to 13.04. When the screen comes up I get an option to load Ubuntu with various versions of Linux and if I select one I get nothing but ...
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Partial upgrade from 12.04 now can't boot

I went through the process of running a partial upgrade in 12.04, now when I reboot, I get stuck at a black screen with a cursor. Any help? I have reinstalled nvidia drivers by going through the ...
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owncloud client does not update in 12.04, asks for partial update

Trying to update with sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install libocsync-dev libocsync-plugin-owncloud libocsync0 I get the following: libocsync-plugin-owncloud : Depends: libocsync0 ...
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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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How do I stop Ubuntu from suggesting to upgrade to a non-LTS release?

I am on Ubuntu 12.04 64bit. As of recently I started getting message that I need to upgrade the system in order to install new kernel. Look at the image. However, during this upgrade they will ...
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What will happen if i will terminate the update in between (from the terminal)

so i use computer for unknown time. sometimes i use it for more than 3 hr. and sometimes lesss than half hour. what will happen if i will stop the update from the terminal when the packages are being ...
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Problem with Partial Upgrade [closed]

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04. I'm trying to upgrade Ubuntu through "Partial Upgrade". But following error has shows up : Can't guess meta-package Your system does not contain a ubuntu-desktop, ...
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update and upgrade ubuntu 11.10 [duplicate]

I have Dell latitude E6430, system information: Ubuntu 11.10 ,OS type 64 bit. when I tried to make updates to my Ubuntu 11.10 , it gave me a message , that you can't update anything until you remove ...
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Partial upgrade required, but Ubuntu wants to delete packages I use

Every time I have updates, Ubuntu 12.04 demands a partial upgrade - but the partial upgrade insists on removing QGIS and GRASS, two GIS packages that I use. I don't want to loose these packages ...
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What does “Partial Upgrade” when installing OwnCloud client from third party repository? [duplicate]

I have installed owncloud-client from Ubuntu repositories. But it opens a popup on every startup, which informs about a new version. Therefor I decided to get the update from a 3rd party repository ...
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Is this partial upgrade safe to do?

I recently installed nemo to replace nautilus as my file manager (as detailed here) in Ubuntu 13.04. Ever since that, the update manager keeps saying I should run a "partial upgrade". (The answer here ...
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Package Broken, Software only partially updates

I have an issue I can't download anything, it says the package is broken but when I deleted the packages, It now only partially upgrades things, and even then it doesn't work!!! This is what it says: ...
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No desktop after ubuntu 13.04 partial updgrade [duplicate]

I don't know what happened but, I am not having launcher, minimize maximize close buttons. Please help me. Sometimes, am not able to type. Very difficulty working from terminal.
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12.04 continuously offering partial upgrade

I have Ubuntu 12.04 with Unity (to be precise I've upgraded a year ago) and for the last 3 months or so it's been offering me a partial upgrade. The only things that cannot be upgraded are the kernel ...
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What to do?! Upgrading from 12.10 to 13.04 failed :(

I got an update reminder to go from 12.10 to 13.04. I followed the instructions, was able to download the package, and started installing. Up to a point where my computer (seemed to) restart and there ...
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upgrade manager malfunction

My upgrade manager won't upgrade anymore. Even the partial upgrade isn't working due to an unresolvable problem. I was thinking I would upgrade to the next version but I am unsure how to go about it. ...
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tried to update from lucid lynx, now computer won't boot

I don't know much about my computer, I have been trying to get an old custom computer updated. it was running on lucid lynx, I tried to update from the terminal with some 'copy and pasted' 'sudo ...
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Why is my Ubuntu diplaying inconsistent version using two different methods?

I recently updated my Ubuntu from 12.10 to 13.04 using commands: sudo apt-get update and upgraded sudo apt-get upgrade After that I did do-release-upgrade -d But after sometime my system ...
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Ubuntu update gone wrong [duplicate]

I tried to update to 12.10, but in the mist of installing, the entire computer froze, and not knowing about REISUB I forced quit my computer Ever since, every time I updated, I was given a message ...
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After LibreOffice updated it won't start!

I read Seth's post here: How do I install LibreOffice 4?. I wanted to upgrade, so I ran the commands as provided by Mik to upgrade using stable ppa. For some reason now when I try to run LibreOffice ...
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Install a single specific package from future distribution

I'm currently using precise. I need to upgrade a certain package (namely bind9 and it's dependencies) to a newer version, which is currently found in raring (alfa at the time of writing this). How to ...
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Will I lose Unity-2d if I upgrade to 12.10

I want to continue to use Unity-2d which I have setup on my 12.04 install...but some of the new 12.10 features I would like to use. new Disk utility with auto mount settings built in easier printer ...
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Why am I getting this error when updating after a partial upgrade?

I was prompted for a partial upgrade and I completed it. During this, VLC was removed. When I try to reinstall it I get this: isuru@isuru-desktop:~$ sudo apt-get install vlc Reading package ...
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ubuntugis demands a partial upgrade? Is this safe?

I would like to do some GIS in ubuntu. When I use the repo: sudo apt-add-repository ppa:ubuntugis/ubuntugis-unstable Update manager asks me to do a partial upgrade. The packages it wants to ...
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12.04 LTS, update-manager behaves contradictory?

I have installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS two weeks ago by downloading the iso image, creating a startup usb stick from this image, booting the live system and finally installing. I have been working ...
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Partial Upgrade from 10.4 hangs

So I've been putting off doing updates and upgrades for AGES, and plus because I don't want unity and like having the window list not grouped at the bottom and having the character palette at the top ...
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Update Manager problems

I'm running Lucid and whenever I open Update Manager, it says I should run a partial upgrade. I think this may have happened when I was trying to update and my computer shut off. So I click Partial ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 won't start up now

I was upgrading from 12.04 to 12.10 when the battery went out on my laptop. Once I plugged it back in and booted back up it goes to the Ubuntu logo with the loading dots, but never moves past that ...
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Just updated to 12.10, now it's asking for a partial upgrade

I just updated to 12.10 the other day, and after I successfully updated to 12.10, it's asking me to do a partial upgrade? I'm wary about it, because it shouldn't need a partial distribution upgrade, ...
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Partial Upgrade on 12.04.1, On what version i will be upgraded to?

I am using 12.04.1 x86_64 on my system. This is fresh clean install. Every time I check for updates using "Updates Available" menu-item I get the partial upgrade option. What does this mean? Just ...
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Do I have to completely reinstall Ubuntu now that it won't boot?

I just tried installing software called Teamviewer. It said there was some kind of error with unresolved dependancies. Then I realized I was trying to install the 32 bit version, but I needed to ...
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Update Manager offers 900+ updates under partial upgrade mode

Today I checked for updates and got an error message telling me I must do a partial upgrade. I was shocked to see how many updates there were available. 900+ Updates! By using synaptic I found out ...