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How to only apt-get upgrade Certain Applications?

I only have a traffic-limited mobile broadband connection at my disposal. sudo apt-get dist-upgrade wants to get ~500MB of data which is not feasible for me right now. Hence, is it possible to only ...
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11.04 to 11.10 upgrade aborted due to power cut, now Update Manager saying No internet Connection

While upgrading to 11.10 from 11.04, because of powercut, the system got switched off abruptly(due to no back-up battery) and the upgrade got aborted in the midway. Next time when I connected to ...
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What to do when cannot install software-center?

I upgraded from 11.04 to 11.10 today. During upgrade, the system freezed when configuring/installing software center. Unfortunately I had to give it cold reboot. After that I am able to log in to new ...
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How can I repair a Ubuntu installation that is missing numerous packages?

For an unknown reason, my Ubuntu workstation decided to do a partial upgrade to Oneiric (I had originally ignored the upgrade). After several reboots and running apt-get update apt-get upgrade ...
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Unity is disturbed after a partial upgrade

I had upgraded my workstation from Maverick to Natty. I switched to unity after this upgrade and was quite happy. In the last week of May, 2011 update manager proposed a partial upgrade. After the ...
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Using Maverick how to upgrade certain packages to newer versions?

I tried Natty and was just terrible, even Gnome Classic was buggy. So I switched back to 10.10 and all is well. However, I miss the newer versions of Rhythmbox, Empathy, Gwibber, etc that are in ...
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what does this means 'error in Version string 'svn3799ppa1~maverick1' version number does not start with digit'?

'error in Version string 'svn3799ppa1~maverick1' version number does not start with digit' this message is shown each time during the package installation in gnome3 upgrade. Why this message is coming ...