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“Your current Hardware Enablement Stack (HWE) is going out of support”

My ubuntu system now says; Your current Hardware Enablement Stack (HWE) is going out of support on 07. aug. 2014. After this date security updates for critical parts (kernel and graphics ...
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0answers
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What is a good workflow to develop/test/release packages via apt repositories?

We are currently looking for a workflow to manage Ubuntu packages and releases within apt repositories. Until now our small team did the development in git. One occasionally used the master branch to ...
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Why was the virtualbox package removed from the 14.04 repository?

I'm having some problems trying to run my Windows XP virtual machine after upgrading to Ubuntu 14.04 today. When I tried to start it a message dialog was displayed saying that the kernel drivers ...
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1answer
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Can't fetch from old-releases.ubuntu.com

Has the package management for old unsupported systems been changed? I have my sources.list set up to fetch from old-releases.ubuntu.com but all I get when doing an apt-get is: Could not connect to ...
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Full changelog of updated packages for Ubuntu releases?

So for any given version e.g. 12.04, 12.10, 13.04,etc. a full changelog of all update packages e.g. MySQL, Apache, etc.? Note: Raring Ringtail release notes says: For a list of all packages being ...
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4answers
993 views

What is the recommended method for getting & installing updates for an Alpha or Beta release?

I am new and do not, of course, know a lot about installing and maintaining an Ubuntu release. One of the "tricks" I have learned to use is sudo apt-get update followed by sudo apt-get upgrade to ...
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1answer
100 views

Is it normal for Alpha versions to randomly uninstall packages?

I've been running Oneiric Alpha on a laptop, since the ati drivers in natty aren't new enough for the hardware. In general it's worked well; naturally there are the occasional crashes and bug reports. ...
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How do I know if apt-get is going to do a partial upgrade?

I often update my system with apt-get update && apt-get dist-upgrade. This caused me a few problems with natty and nvidia drivers. Someone on IRC told me that's because I did a partial ...