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Ubuntu won't boot after update from 14.04 to 15.10

My ubuntu won't boot after the update to wily wolf. All i get is a blank screen, from which I can switch to tty, can login on those and am able to ping ie google. I've tried looking up this problem ...
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update to latest version of usb_modeswitch

How can I update to the latest ( currently version 2.2.5) of usb_modeswitch. the version I now have on ubuntu is 2.1.1 I am on Ubuntu 14 and does not wish to upgrade to 15 Thanks
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Update LAMP stack

I have installed a LAMP stack using sudo apt-get install lamp-server^. I would like to update its components versions to the latest. In particular PHP's version. Is it possible to do via the default ...
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No init found. Try passing init= bootarg. After update Ubuntu 14.04

I have this problem after update ubuntu 14.04
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Unable to Update or Install new apps (Bug #993407)

My issues started earlier today when I ran the Software Updater on my computer which is running the 64-bit version of Ubuntu 14.04. The update failed and redirected me to the bug tracker for Bug ...
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cant get updates in 12.04, W: Failed to fetch

I have tried many fixes from this site, and stack overflow, nothing seems to work. I have edited and/or replaced /etc/apt/sources.list many times, often adding "old releases" where appropriate to the ...
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Cannot update ClamAV via freshclam after installing apparmor

I searched but didn't find an exact answer ... here is my problem: Until now updating freshclam virus definitions for clamav was fine, but after installing apparmor, freshclam does not update. I get ...
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Prophecy 14 how to install Ubuntu 32bit?

How to install Rethink IVR with Voxeo Prophecy in Ubuntu 32bit? Iwant check my vxml is working? Thanks..
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screen turns blank after pluging HDMI cable

am having a problem with ubuntu 12.04LTS .it seems like there is a serious bug in ubuntu because after pluging my HDMI cable my laptop screen turns completely blank even the tv gives " no signal" ...
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Need help with Mesa3D and updating OpenGl, Noob here

The issue here is that Ive been trying to update my OpenGl trough Mesa3d, I recently installed Mesa 10.6.7 successfully trough a package from Mesa3d official page (It was a pain to build the whole ...
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Synaptic Package Manager is unable to load package indexes after update

I found it interesting that an update/upgrade broke the ability of the Synaptic Package Manager to update from the archives. I do not know what information may be helpful: Ubuntu 14.04 / AMD 64
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Access Ubuntu GUI through Putty

I have a Putty connection from my Windows machine to my Ubuntu machine. Everything works so far, I was wondering,if I can show the GUI of the Ubuntu machine inside putty.
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unable to update to the latest kernel

I had troubles with kernels and asked a question on how to remove them Can I delete my most recent kernels With the help I received I did manage to delete the offending kernels. After that I ...
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update from 32bits to 64bits ubuntu mate 15.04

Has anyone know how to upgrade from 32bits to 64bits ubuntu mate without reinstalling again?? I try to find anywhere on google search and cant find any solution. I have 32bits Ubuntu mate 15.04 and ...
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no suitable module for running kernel found after update

after some update of 12.04 at start up, black screen shows up with things written on it and there's an error. a red star and then "no suitable module for running kernel found". I have only one option ...
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Cannot update ubuntu 15.04 or install any package

Whenever I try to update or install a package this happens:( I have no idea how to fix this) anurag@anurag-desktop:~$ sudo apt-get install oracle-java7-installer oracle-java7-set-default Reading ...
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Cannot update or upgrade ubuntu desktop 14.04. Stuck

****@****-Inspiron-3537:~$ sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get upgrade [sudo] password for ****: Err ://security.ubuntu.com trusty-security InRelease Err ...
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Characteres not appear after sudo apt -get update

I was installing an application and ended up giving sudo apt-get update, I restarted the computer and now Ubuntu is "disappearing" with some letters. Can anyone help me fix this? **I try ...
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Wrong sources.list entry or malformed file

I'm kinda new to this website so I don't know the policies, but I really need some help with an ongoing issue that has become quite annoying. I moved from Ubuntu 14.04 to Linux Mint 17.2 Rafaela (I ...
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How do I hold package regardless of revision change?

Only yesterday, I realized that apt-get forces a package, even if it is only a repackage of the same content with revision change. Many package-maintainers do this for newer release versions. I have ...
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How to revert to previous version after bad update

I've had both ubuntu 14.04 and windows 7 running on my machine for a few months now and everything was running fine. I recently installed some updates in ubuntu, but had waited a while and so many ...
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Problem with umnet dependencies

I did a fresh installation of ubuntu 14.04, did updates and upgrades, when i tried installing softwares smplayer, synaptic package manager, ubuntu-restricted-extras, gdebi, etc.. getting a umnet ...
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updated from 14.04 to 14.10 internet is not working

I tried updating for the second time, worked but can't connect to my network and it can't connect to Ethernet either. When I tried opening a steam game, it have me an error. OpenGL GLX context is ...
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enabling proposed repos in 15.04 server fails to update packages

i am trying to use the proposed repo of vivid on ubuntu 15.04 server system. user@controller:~$ cat /etc/lsb-release DISTRIB_ID=Ubuntu DISTRIB_RELEASE=15.04 DISTRIB_CODENAME=vivid ...
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Issues installing updates with disk encryption

I am quite new to linux and have just installed Kubuntu 15.04. I have been trying to install available update packages using the MUON Update Manager, however when the progress bar gets to about 25% ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Base update 85MB

I just installed the latest Base update (85MB) release half-hour ago (May 20, 7:30 pm PDT, USA) on my Dell. Update went thru successfully and 'restart' message came on, and I restarted. Now display is ...
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Cache updating error

I am unable to download many software from Ubuntu Software Center. It shows an error saying- "Package dependencies cannot be resolved" As I am a new user so I searched the solution which said that ...
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Dell M3800 14.04 to 14.10 messed up

I just restored to a fresh copy of 14.04. Setup the computer installed all my plug-ins and essentials updated everything and cleaned up then when I tried to update to 14.10 everything went fairly ...
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Manual Recovery

I installed ubuntu 14.04.02 on my netbook. So now I've got 2 os on my netbook, windows 8 and ubuntu. When I boot my netbook and choose to open on ubuntu, it says serious errors were found while ...
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Cannot update Ubuntu Touch 15.04 R2 apps on a Nexus 7 (2013)

I'm afraid usual updating process does not work anymore even deleting the user settings for Ubuntu One and adding them again (as suggested somewhere)... There are several updates and it starts to ...
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What's new in the next phone update?

Last week, there was an OTA software update for Ubuntu phone (https://insights.ubuntu.com/2015/04/16/phone-updates-april/). Now I have just read ...
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The following signatures couldn't be verified because the public key is not available: NO_PUBKEY

When I look for my error key number 0429ACCAF7AA50B3, it is not in the database, thus I cannot receive or generate anything even none of this did not work: ...
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apt-get update Unable to connect to and fetch error

I can't seem to be capable of updating or install the packages on my uBuntu 14.04 LTS Minimal VPS server. Every time i run apt-get update i get the following long message: root@cryptogates:~# ...
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Error 404 when trying to install the package linux-image-extra

I am trying to install the package below on ubuntu/trusty64 apt-get install -y linux-image-extra-`uname -r` and getting the following error Err http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ ...
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Cannot login in Lubuntu

(Running Lubuntu on Odroid U3) Did a kernel update, apt-get update, apt-get upgrade, software update (by GUI) and restarted. When I tried to loggin in the login-screen (doesn't matter if LXDE, ...
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Errors in update checking script (cause: repositories not available)

I have a scripts that tests if updates on my 14.04 server are available, and send me a text message if that happens. The bash script begins with: IFS=';' read updates security_updates < ...
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Can't upgrade linux-firmware package due to conflicting AthrBT firmware

I have been using Ubuntu for the past one month or so. I get this message whenever I tried to download updates. What do I do? Please help to resolve. I am using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS which came with the ...
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Nvidia drivers do not work after update on 14.04

I have Ubuntu 14.04 and an Nvidia GT540M. I had also installed CUDA and it was working fine. Last week I installed some updates and I experienced some problems and I had to remove the Nvidia drivers ...
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UnicodeDecodeError crashes update-manager and gnome-language-selector

I tried to update one day and update-manager crashed with: Traceback (most recent call last): File "/usr/bin/update-manager", line 114, in <module> app = UpdateManager(data_dir, options) ...
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Running Ubuntu 14.04 Can't install updates from Software updater

I'm a new Ubuntu user, and I have a fair amount of knowledge about how things are supposed to work, but I'm having a serious issue with my software updater. I don't know what else to do. I've tried ...
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Is there a way to suppress reboot prompts after system updates?

I have an xubuntu server with a GUI that I need to keep running at all times. After xubuntu prompts me install system updates, it sometimes prompts me to reboot the computer. I am using Ksplice ...
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sudo apt-get update fails after running add-apt-repository -y ppa:git-core/ppa

I have a freshly installed Ubuntu 14.04. I have an issue trying to run sudo apt-get update on it after running add-apt-repository commands. For example, before running add-apt-repository -y ...
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Samsung Galaxy S2 I 9100 Ubuntu development

several users of great phone S2 are asking when will ubuntu be stable to flash on our devices.So im asking is there someone that will soon fix all necessery issues to make ubuntu live on our phone.We ...
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problem with libc.so.6 while executin apt-get

when I try to update in terminal, sudo apt-get update I am getting response as, apt-get: /lib/i386-linux-gnu/libc.so.6: version 'GLIBC_2.18' not found (required by ...
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How can a regular user be notified of a required reboot?

I am administrating multiple machines on which I am admin and the users have not admin-rights. The machines are configured to pull and install updates automatically. A new kernel will require a ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 update nightmare and grub tiny problem

I had some problems with the updates lately. It started with the update manager refusing to update because it requires installation of untrusted packages. I used : sudo apt-get update && sudo ...
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Ubuntu Tweak compatible with 14.04?

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 and cannot update due to full root despite running autoremove and autoclean. I installed Ubuntu Tweak but clicking on the icon does nothing.
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How are security updates classified into low/med/high?

When an update becomes available for a particular piece of software, if I run aptitude changelog <name> I will see urgency as either low, medium or high. How is it decided which ...
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Why apt-get update works but upgrade gives 403 Forbidden?

I have a working Ubuntu 12.04 environment behind a proxy with all settings correct but sudo apt-get upgrade fails to work with error 403 Forbidden for every server. However, sudo apt-get update works ...
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Getting an error message for updates

I am getting an error message E:Type' -2014-07-10' is not known on line 1 in source list/etc/apt/sources.list d/playonlinux.list. Any suggestions on how to fix this? It won't let me report this ...