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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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1answer
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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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0answers
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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 ...
0
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1answer
367 views

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 ...
2
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3answers
105 views

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 ...
1
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1answer
437 views

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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1answer
337 views

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 ...
0
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1answer
78 views

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. ...
0
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2answers
73 views

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 ...
0
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1answer
158 views

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 ...
2
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2answers
155 views

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 ...
2
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1answer
261 views

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 ...
2
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3answers
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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 ...
0
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2answers
442 views

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 ...
4
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2answers
923 views

How do I access my previous ubuntu disk when booted to usb key

When prompted about the upgrade to 12.04 I clicked yes. All went well until during the cleanup mode an error appeared in the terminal that said something like "too many errors were encountered." A ...
1
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1answer
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Unable to re-install VLC after a partial upgrade (12.04) due to broken packages

I did a partial upgrade early this morning and followed all the steps trustingly because it usually doesn't cause problems after until now. VLC was unexpectedly removed without my knowing. I tried to ...
7
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2answers
9k views

How do you recover from a failed upgrade ('apt-get -f install' and 'dpkg --configure -a' fail)?

During an upgrade from lucid (10.04) to precise (12.04), the X session froze, and I have been trying to recover the upgrade to get a stable system. I have performed the following steps: Used ssh to ...
0
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3answers
477 views

Ubuntu update 11.10 to 12.04 crashed

I was recently trying to update my laptop running on 11.10 to 12.04 in update manager and in the middle of the update, my update froze. So I waited for an hour before I decided to restart my computer. ...
0
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1answer
327 views

the update from 11.10 to 12.04 froze my computer. 11.10 no longer boots from Grub (but windows 7 will) [on hold]

thanks in advance. My system asked me to upgrade from Ubuntu 11.10 to 12.04. The update stopped midway through and I was forced to quit it .As a result my computer froze. I manually cut the power to ...
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2answers
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Replacing Ubuntu 10.04 LTS with 12.04 on dual boot?

I have Ubuntu 10.04 LTS on my laptop installed with the option to boot windows vista when I want to. How can I install Ubuntu 12.04 LTS exaclty where I have Ubuntu 10.04 LTS now without ...
0
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1answer
438 views

Video not playing after partial upgrade from 11.10 to 12.04?

![in the middle of my upgraded from 11.10 - 12.04 it was interupted with an electrical outage, when the power is back and as i resume my upgrade i was asked for "partial install". and after the ...
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1answer
1k views

Continuously asking for partial upgrade [closed]

I just upgraded my Ubuntu 11.10 to 12.04 after the announcement of the final release of Ubuntu 12.04. The upgrade process went fine. But now when I run the update manager it asks for a partial ...