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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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failed upgrade 11.04 to 12.04

I did an upgrade from 11.10 to 12.04 but it didn't go as expected and Ubuntu asked me to do a partial upgrade. As far as I know,everything went perfect and now I have 12.04. But whenever I check for ...
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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 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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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 ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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how to fix the installation of new linux kernel?

I have installed Ubuntu 12.04 on my acer 5740. Internal HDD of my lappy got damaged therefore I have installed it on usb hdd. when I was upgrading to latest upgrades the new Linux kernel was also ...
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Distro upgrade interrupted, cant upgrade to Precise

I don't have the opportunity to upgrade by using Live USB and LIve Cd, And since the distro-upgrade was interrupted, No partial upgrade is possible. How can I fix this? I found an upgrading-tool ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...