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Update from 13.04 to 14.04

I have a box standing at home, which i did not use for a quite long time, but i would like to update its OS to the latest LTS version of ubuntu - as mentioned in the title. I did search on google on ...
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Grub won't boot windows after update from 11.10 to 12.04

thanks for your time and reading this, here's the deal: i upgraded from 11.10 to 12.04 and everything worked out until i rebooted, i had 11.10 sucessfully running as a dual boot with windows vista. ...
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After Ubuntu update Unable to install program from cd-rom using Wine

running Ubuntu 14.04. A few months ago I installed a windows program from a cd-rom using Wine. Program worked fine. Now I wish to update the same windows program using an updated cd-rom. Just prior ...
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How can I update the firmware on a DWM-156 HSUPA 3.75G USB adapter?

I am using DWM-156 HSUPA 3.75G USB ADAPTER.Its hardware version is A6 and Firmware version is 6.0.0WW.I have purchased the modem one month back.Using this i am not able to receive call or make call. ...
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Update all software with update manager XUbuntu 12.04.1 without updating kernel

I'm running a laptop with mobility radeon hd 4330 and I have to run kernel <= 3.2 for the proprietary legacy drivers to work. How can I update the packages on my system using the update manager ...
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Adobe Flash Plugin is vulnerable/outdated but there is no update in Firefox

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. When I open a site which requires flash plugin (e.g. Youtube), Firefox says This plugin is vulnerable and should be updated. However if I click Check for updates... ...
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Can't Install or download anything in Pear OS 8 [on hold]

I recently installed Pear OS 8 and have ran into many problems since. Essentially, I can't download or install anything. At first I was getting a "failed to download repository information" error. I ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 wants to update same package every day

I've problem with updating. Ubuntu 14.04 wants to update same packages every day. It's Boot repair (which I installed) and hostApd (which was installed by default) but I do not want them to update ...
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System wont recognize usb input after system recovery

I had the misfortune of having my system restarted during an update and it flipped out when i turn it back on. I went into recovery mode and sudo apt-get update and upgrade as well as recovered the ...
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“method driver /usr/lib/apt/methods/https could not be found” update error

sudo apt-get update E: The method driver /usr/lib/apt/methods/https could not be found. michael@Ubuntu:~$ sudo apt-get clean michael@Ubuntu:~$ cd /var/lib/apt michael@Ubuntu:/var/lib/apt$ sudo mv ...
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how do i update avconv? [closed]

I received this warning: Your copy of avconv is outdated, update avconv to version 10-0 or newer if you encounter any errors. I tried using avconv -u but that didn't work. How can I update ...
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problem in running sudo apt-get update [on hold]

am getting the following error while updating W: Failed to fetch http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/quantal/main/binary-i386/Packages 404 Not Found [IP: 91.189.92.200 80]
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How to update ubuntu 11.10 to 14.04.1 from iso file [duplicate]

I can't load the boot menu of my computer, but I can start my Ubuntu 11.10
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Failed in fetching updates/upgrade (Virtual Box)?

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 Server (guest machine) on VirtualBox having Windows 7 as host machine. I tried to get updates through sudo apt-get update command but i end-up with the following error codes ...
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how to update the apache

I am new to Ubuntu. Currently, my server (DigitalOcean) is using Ubuntu 14.04.1LTS with Apache 2.4.7. How do I update Apache to the latest version? I have try apt-get to update the system but the ...
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Latest kernel update (.43) crashes my pae system

I have been happily running a 14.04 system but the latest kernel update has frozen my system. The background; I have been using the 32 bit ubuntu distribution (I have no idea why) and booting with the ...
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Eclipse Luna update to 4.4.1 fails in Ubuntu 14 (32-bit)

With Luna running, I select the Help:Check for Updates option and am shown a list of updates, which are all checked except the one for Luna 4.4.1. I hit "Select All" and try to update. It fails with ...
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What happen if I uncheck all PPAs from 'Software & Updates'

What happen if I uncheck all items in 'Other Software' from 'Software & Updates'? No longer have new updates for packages??
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Mutilple Authenticate Windows after unlocking Ubuntu 14.10 ( using gnome metacity)

I have recently updated my Laptop ( Dell 15r ) to Ubuntu 14.10. The problem is whenever I unlock my laptop, I see this window and there are many instances of this windows. I have to click close ( or ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 Sudo apt-get update failing to fetch and unable to connect [closed]

Failed to fetch http://extras.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/precise/main/binary-i386/Packages Unable to connect to 192.168.1.5:6588: W: Failed to fetch ...
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Applications button does not function after updating kernel on Ubuntu 14.0.4 LTS (32bit)

I have been a casual user (meaning it is my primary OS, but I am not a linux expert of any sort) of Ubuntu for a few years starting with version 10. I try to stay on top of my updates so that ...
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No mounting device after update

I was updating Ubuntu on my computer, but I didn't have time to wait for it so I restarted my computer, now when I boot it, it says it doesn't have a mounting device. What can I do?
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The package information displayed by Ubuntu Software-Center is 17 days back and counting

While re-opening my Ubuntu 12.04 machine after a 2 weeks vacations, and successfully using the Update Manager to update my applications I see that The package information was last updated 17 days ...
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I'm Debian Wheezy user and I want to add wine ppa but there's some error [closed]

I want to install wine 1.7 so first I add ppa using sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntu-wine/ppa and sudo apt-get update but I can only meet ...
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How to solve W: GPG error: BADSIG

i tried to install steamcmd, wich needs ia32-libs. So cuz this wasn't found, i did the following: cd /etc/apt/sources.list.d echo "deb http://old-releases.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ raring main restricted ...
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Dependencies issues linux-image-3.13.0-43-generic

Was setting up Postfix but didn't get too far, because Ubuntu returned an dependencies error. Tried to fix this but I cant find the cause to the problem. dpkg: dependency problems prevent ...
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How to solve “Wrong sources.list entry or malformed file”?

I'm a new user of Ubuntu 13.10 so far so I don't have too much technical expertise. I recently tried to resolve a Skype installation issue and added some ppa involving binary-1386. Every time when I ...
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Ubuntu 14.10 lower screen resolution and unable to use desktop

System is Ubuntu 14.10 desktop 64-bit with Unity. After reboot resolution changed to some lower one and I have black frame around the picture which is centered. When I type password on login screen ...
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How to fix: screen saver greys out but does not turn off the screen after update?

Currently my settings are: grey off the screen to save power checked, turn off the screen after 3 mins. It worked fine until I did a mass update. It looks like turn off setting is not applied - ...
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free space in boot for upgrade to 14.04

Can not upgrade to 14.04. Not enough free space in /boot again. No obsolete kernels detectable. What gives? :~$ ls /boot/ abi-3.11.0-13-generic initrd.img-3.11.0-26-generic ...
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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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Ubuntu 14.10 Lifespan

Ubuntu 14.10 will be supported for 9 months for Ubuntu Desktop. So what will happen after 9months? It will not be updated and supported anymore? Can someone explain more in detail ?
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Why does ubuntu not connect to update server?

all. My ubuntu installation recently 'crashed' after attempting an update on 16.12.2014. The installation became unusable and I had to format and re-install. I've successfully installed 14.04 but ...
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Need to free space in /boot to update. don't see duplicate kernels… HELP!

Here is the ls /boot/: @HAL-9000:~$ ls /boot/ abi-3.11.0-13-generic initrd.img-3.8.0-33-generic abi-3.11.0-14-generic lost+found abi-3.11.0-15-generic memtest86+.bin ...
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Ubuntu doesn't update, says I've got insufficient space [duplicate]

So, almost everyday I got that pop up to update Ubuntu and it just works normally. But from some days ago I just started to receive this message saying that I have insufficient space to install the ...
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Update information is outdated - error in updating a package

sudo apt-get update gives me the following error: W: Failed to fetch http://ppa.launchpad.net/scitools/ppa/ubuntu/dists/trusty/main/binary-amd64/Packages 404 Not Found W: Failed to fetch ...
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Getting BADSIG error during `apt-get update` on Ubuntu

I'm getting the following error while updating (sudo apt-get update) Ubuntu 14.10. W: An error occurred during the signature verification. The repository is not updated and the previous index files ...
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cannot install anything via apt-get. problem with apt-get update [duplicate]

I am unable to install anything with apt-get. I think this problem is due to gpg error of some kind. I have done almost everything on the net as per my belief. this is what happens when I run apt-get ...
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Whlie up updating in ubutu 14.10 it is showing following error after updating [duplicate]

W:Failed to fetch http://repo.mate-desktop.org/archive/1.8/ubuntu/dists/trusty/main/binary-amd64/Packages 404 Not Found W:Failed to fetch ...
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Nautilus is very slow

One month ago I updated (no fresh install) to 12.04. Since then nautilus got extremely slow. When I open a folder that contains many subfolders I sometimes have to wait 4 seconds until everything is ...
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Can't use sudo apt-get update: Xubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

When I run sudo apt-get update I get the following errors. Err http: //ppa.launchpad.net trusty/main amd64 Packages 404 Not Found Err http: //ppa.launchpad.net trusty/main ...
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problem when update [duplicate]

When I try to update sudo apt-get update I get this W: Duplicate sources.list entry http://download.videolan.org/pub/debian/stable/ Packages ...
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How to update Mozilla Firefox web browser on 64-bit Ubuntu 12.04 LTS in a safe, secure, reliable, efficient and easiest way?

I'm using 64-bit Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on my machine. Currently, I'm using Mozilla Firefox 33.0(Mozilla Firefox for Ubuntu canonical - 1.0) I'm not getting update option in menu Hrml->About Firefox but ...
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grub rescue after update [duplicate]

So I decided to accept an update for Ubuntu and surprise, surprise everything has gone pear shaped. I did have a dual boot system set up with Windows 8 and Ubuntu, but after installing the update ...
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What do I select for “GRUB install devices” after an update on a VM?

This is almost exactly the same as What do I select for “GRUB install devices” after an update? - or perhaps it isn't, hence asking, as I'm running Ubuntu on a Virtualbox machine via Vagrant. I was ...
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update for the terminal package always fail

I'm trying to update my Ubuntu 14.10 but for the last few weeks the package terminal always fail while the rest works fine , this is the log from the sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get ...
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What is GPG error?

When my update is complete I am getting an GPG error but I don't know what is GPG.Can someone explain me what is this error and why it has occurred? I know how to fix it but I want to know what is ...
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Ubuntu unable to update and upgrade to 14.04: GPG Error [duplicate]

I have been looking around the net for solutions but I just cannot get rid of this error. sudo apt-get update Ign http://archive.canonical.com saucy InRelease Ign ...
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Unable to update my desktop apps on Ubuntu Software Center

I'm a registered Ubuntu developer for desktop apps and it's about a year now that i'm unable to update my apps.. It stays on pending forever.. Any help on this? Service has been discontinued? Thank ...
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Processor running hot after today's update

It seems that after today's update my processor started to run hotter than usual when on casual load. It seems to go to around 50 C when playing a youtube video/browsing files/etc and on almost idle ...