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What are the old-release alternatives for http://archive.canonical.com/ubuntu?

I'm trying to upgrade my system from Ubuntu 11.04 to the latest supported version. As usually when dealing with linux, I'm having a lot of fun. I have found a answer that suggests to re-map the ...
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Upgrade Ubuntu Server 11.04 signature error [duplicate]

Hope somebody can point me in the right direction. When i do a do-release-upgrade i get an error about signature. sudo do-release-upgrade Checking for a new ubuntu release Your Ubuntu release is not ...
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1answer
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I can't start the upgrade form 13.10 to 14.04 [duplicate]

I first ran sudo apt-get update, then tried the following commands and they all failed sudo do-release-upgrade sudo do-release-upgrade -d sudo do-release-upgrade -p Each of the previous commands ...
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1answer
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How do I ensure my upgraded server remains on the LTS?

I'd like to upgrade my server from non-LTS (Saucy) to the new LTS (Trusty Tahr). In other words, once Ubuntu 14.10 will be out (next scheduled release after 14.04), I would like to remain on the LTS ...
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1answer
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Will Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr Update? [duplicate]

Will Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr request me to update when the actual LST gets released or will I have to manually download another image file and install on virtualbox?
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2answers
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Ubuntu 14.04 beta update compatibility [closed]

I would like to install Ubuntu 14.04 on my Notebook and I am wondering if the beta could be easily updated to later release clients? Are there any official sources that ensure update compatibility? ...
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1answer
157 views

How to do-release-upgrade with automatic yes to all continue and disable reboot after upgrade completion

How do I disable reboot after do-release-upgrade? Is that even possible? How do I automatically answer y to all continue during do-release-upgrade`?
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1answer
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Where can I find a complete list of all Ubuntu releases and life terms? [duplicate]

I am running Lubuntu and it does not have LTS releases, so I want to know if my version is EOL or not and what versions are. I know of the Releases page on the wiki, but that only covers Ubuntu, not ...
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What Happens When I Upgrade Ubuntu?

I just need some advice on upgrading from 12.10 to 13.04. What happens when I upgrade? Do my files, settings, and internet bookmarks stay intact? I can't find any resources to help me with this.
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What determines PPA updates after new Ubuntu releases?

Before upgrading to Saucy, I had several PPAs installed. As usual, the upgrade process disabled the PPAs. Afterwards, I re-enabled the PPAs in Software Sources (making sure that the release was set to ...
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2answers
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How do I change my repositories to saucy from raring after upgrade?

During the Saucy update it said that it would disable some packages, and it did. In Software & Updates under Other Software a lot of my repositories are either "disabled on upgrade to saucy" or ...
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2answers
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How do I upgrade from 12.04 to 12.04.3?

I have so many bugs in my Ubuntu 12.04 LTS that I have lost count and the energy to fix them. The system won't upgrade properly or even update packages any more. When I log in I get a black screen ...
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1answer
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Changing the repository to upgrade

For upgrading a release (e.g. from Quantal to Raring), apt-get dist-upgrade does work. I wonder what happens if simply changing the repository (e.g. from Quantal to Raring) then utilizing normal ...
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1answer
137 views

Unable to find new release ( after interuppting a release upgrade)

i am on 12.10 and had to interrupt a 'do-release-upgrade' to 13.10 Now, later, when i run 'do-release-upgrade;, it reports back as 'unable to find new release' Can someone help out ?
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0answers
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How to convert daily build to a stable release? [duplicate]

Say, for example, I installed 13.04 daily build today. In 10+ days from today, 13.04 will be officially released (as stable). After the release, do I need to do some sort of distribution upgrade? Or ...
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Ubuntu Server 12.04 -> 12.10 Can't do do-release-upgrade [duplicate]

When I log into my Ubuntu 12.04 server, it says: New release '12.10' available. Run do-release-upgrade to upgrade to it. When I run do-release-upgrade I get the following: ...
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0answers
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Ubuntu 12.10 not available in update list [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: No facility exists in Update Manager (12.04) to upgrade to 12.10. Why? Ubuntu 12.10 does not show up in my software updates list. Do i have to install all the updates ...
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0answers
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problems updating system: update manager says newest update is 11.10 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to install software or upgrade from old unsupported release? When I open my update manager I get a window saying: Your Ubuntu release is not supported anymore. You ...
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0answers
297 views

Is Ubuntu 12.10 really released today? [closed]

I don't see any mention in the home page ubuntu.com. I found the cd image at http://releases.ubuntu.com . Is this the final one? Can I proceed downloading. Update manager too doesn't show up new ...
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2answers
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“do-release-upgrade -d” doesn't prompt for update

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 server and I would like to place that PC for testing purposes so moving to 12.10 server but I am unable to do that. I am doing this in a VM, so I can't copy/paste the text ...
2
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1answer
137 views

Does changing in `lsb-release` file affects upgrades?

I have Ubuntu and Edubuntu installed on my laptop. But both shows as "Ubuntu ..." in the grub menu. To workaround this, I can change the variable DISTRIB_ID and DISTRIB_DESCRIPTION to have values ...
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0answers
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How can I upgrade from 11.04 to 12.04? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Update manager doesn't offer an upgrade from 11.10 to 12.04 I am very exited about the releases and i do want to try to install it , but I can't see it , when I do ...
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7answers
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Update manager doesn't offer an upgrade to the new release

So I have Ubuntu installed on my pc, and I want to upgrade to the new Ubuntu which was just released. When I check for any new updates it doesn't show any upgrades to the new release. How can I fix ...
0
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2answers
47 views

Upgrades from previous versions

I have couple of questions about upgrades: Why is Ubuntu still including the release name in the sources.list? The package manager could get this information from /etc/lsb-release. And it's really ...
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3answers
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Is it possible to skip an LTS upgrade?

If you want to upgrade from 10.10 to 12.04, then you'll need to follow the upgrade path; 10.10 > 11.04 > 11.10 > 12.04. However, with LTS versions, you can upgrade directly, so that you can upgrade ...
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11answers
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How do I upgrade to a newer version of Ubuntu?

What are the different ways I can use to upgrade Ubuntu from one release to another?
2
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2answers
139 views

What can I do to make my Ubuntu upgrade go as smoothly as possible?

In the past, I've upgraded Ubuntu 10.10 to Ubuntu 11.04 using the auto-upgrade function. Unfortunately, the upgrade didn't go very well, and I ended up with a broken 11.04. Because of that, I had to ...
2
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1answer
164 views

Will an upgrade install all main ubuntu desktop package?

I installed Ubuntu and removed some default Ubuntu packages such as unity and scroll overlay. Will this packages be installed again if I upgrade to the next release of Ubuntu?
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0answers
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How do I upgrade from 11.04 to 11.10? [duplicate]

I am ready to try Ubuntu 11.10, how do I upgrade to it from 11.04?
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3answers
152 views

Make a complete new installation, or upgrade continuously to new releases?

I have an Ubuntu system, which has been upgraded to the actual release since 9.04. Now I am wondering if upgrading during such a long time has any disadvantages. Can I relay on the upgrading process ...
6
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1answer
101 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. ...
3
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1answer
830 views

How to perform a distribution upgrade using apt-fast?

My distribution upgrade from natty to ocelot has been running on and off for quite some time. The speeds at which it downloads is really slow, and I was wondering if there was a way to use the ...
2
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3answers
317 views

Does auto updating work across major versions?

I'm using Ubuntu 11.04, and installing regular automatic updates. Since 11.10 is out, I expected it will be auto upgraded, but no, I'm still: $ cat /etc/issue Ubuntu 11.04 Now I want for example ...
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2answers
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Upgrade Jaunty Jackalope

I've an outdated jaunty installation on one of my server boxes... trying to do a do-release-upgrade returns a An upgrade from 'jaunty' to 'lucid' is not supported with this tool. Is there any ...
6
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1answer
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Will removed default apps come back after an upgrade to a new release?

I long removed Firefox, Evolution, Brasero and other apps that originally came with Maverick. Will the upgrade bring them back? If so is there a way to prevent this? Also, will other 3rd party apps ...
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5answers
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How does the Ubuntu upgrade process work?

How does Ubuntu upgrade seamlessly to a newer distribution, while the operating system is still running? I'm upgrading from 10.10 to 11.04, and I've upgraded several times before, and it's as simple ...
4
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0answers
312 views

If I install a beta or alpha will I have to reinstall when it is finally released? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: I upgraded from a beta - am I now running the official (non development) version? So with beta 1 just around the corner, I was wondering: will I have to reinstall Ubuntu ...
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5answers
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How to upgrade from Ubuntu 10.10 to 11.04? [duplicate]

I want to upgrade from ubuntu 10.10 to ubuntu 11.04.
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5answers
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How do I upgrade to the development release (aka. Ubuntu+1)?

How do I upgrade to the unreleased version of Ubuntu for testing?
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4answers
967 views

How to update from 10.04 to 10.10?

What is the simplest method to completely upgrade your existing 10.04 install to get the updates and packages from the 10.10 distribution? Disregarding the fact that you get the latest packages, I ...
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3answers
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Upgrading from the command line? [duplicate]

I would like to know how to upgrade from my current version of Ubuntu to the next stable from the Command line interface?
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2answers
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I installed an alpha or beta, am I up to date with the final release if I keep upgrading?

I installed an Ubuntu alpha or beta and have been keeping it up to date. So, Should I presume that my system has automatically updated to the next alpha or beta, and will be running the official ...