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Problem with upgrade [duplicate]

After running apt-get upgrade I got an error. Next I tried apt-get install -f However, it still gives me an error and I do not have a clue how to solve this. Especially because a kernel is ...
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Does ubuntu installed with 'all erase the old and install new ubuntu' setting has separate partition for system and storage?

Does Linux installed with 'all erase the old things' setting has separate partition for system and storage like C: and D: that of windows? If not, what can I do to save my folders and files (like we ...
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Can't boot up ubuntu 14.04 after upgraded from 12.04 [duplicate]

I have first installed Windows 7 ultimate, then I installed Ubuntu 12.04 through WUBI. Then after few days I have upgraded it to 14.04 and the whole upgradate process finished smoothly without any ...
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Problem upgrading from 12.04 to 14.04

I just bought a new laptop which came with Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. I had read a little about Ubuntu in school and was excited to try it out, but I soon found that my previous knowledge was highly wanting. ...
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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 ...