Questions about upgrading packages, systems or hardware.

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My installation doesn't work updated from 12.04 to 14.04 through online

I was using Ubuntu 12.04. I tried to upgrade it to 14.04 online. Everything was completed successfully. After completion of the installation process, there were one pop-up window come for Reboot Now ...
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upgrading from 14.04 to 14.10 stuck at “installing upgrades” preparing to configure updated notifiier i386 [duplicate]

upgrading from 14.04 to 14.10 the system got stuck at "installing upgrades" preparing to configure updated notifier i386 The Terminal first showed a text regarding TrueType fonts being Microsoft ...
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How to upgrade PHP version to the latest stable released version? Let's say how to upgrade from PHP 5.5.19 to PHP 5.5.20?

I'm using a system running on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS 64-bit OS. I'm currently using following PHP version on this machine: Command used to get the below info at terminal : php -v Details I got are as ...
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performance go down after upgrading to ubuntu 14.10 from ubuntu 14,04

Merry Christmas everybody, here is my problem : Some week ago, I upgraded my Ubuntu 14.04 to Ubuntu 14.10. After that my computer performance has decreased. What is the problem?How do I solve it? ...
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Problem after upgrading to 14.04

I've recently updated my ubuntu 13.10 to 14.04. When it's restarted, I typed my password but nothing happened after that. It's still on the login screen. On the login screen, it says ubuntu 13.10 but ...
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Can't get skype to run

I can't figure this out, under Ubuntu 14.04.1 I've had absolutly no problems. My Printer was fine and my Skype too. Now after I bought a newer PC with UBUNTU 14.04 on I'm just having hassles. Can ...
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14.10 upgrade left me with an unbootable system

I have been running 14.04 on a Lenovo Thinkpad T440p for some time. Today I did a 14.10 upgrade. The upgrade proceeded without any complaints. (I've done many upgrades before, dating back to some ...
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Upgrade install from 12.04 to 14.04 was interrupted

My computer was in the process of upgrading from version 12.04 to 14.04. The computer was turned it off in the middle of installation, now I can't use my computer. I don't know what to do now. My ...
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How to recover a completely messed up ubuntu system

I have a system about 3000km away, so I have no access to it. The machine is running ubuntu 13.04 (yes, it's EOL passed long ago), and the python module is completely messed up. when I tried to use ...
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Crouton install

I run Ubuntu 12.04 which is recently updated. What media programs can I install? I have tried VLC but .deb files mostly tell me "corrupt". I run on a HP Chromebook 14.
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Ubuntu 14.04: Problem performing software upgrades (and installing any further packages)

I've just booted up an old Toshiba A100 laptop running 14.04, however I cannot complete the software updates or install any further packages. The error message is: dpkg: unrecoverable fatal error, ...
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Unknown media type in type 'uri/mms'

While updating from Ubuntu 14.04 to ubuntu 14.10, I got this message: Unknown media type in type 'uri/mms' Unknown media type in type 'uri/mmst' Unknown media type in type 'uri/mmsu' Unknown media ...
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How do I upgrade to the latest version [duplicate]

I'm a neophyte user trying to set my system up to program in PhP via Ubuntu. I have a cd with version 12.10 and would like to know how to upgrade after install and install packages for PHP... I'm ...
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Why i can't upgrade my ubuntu? [on hold]

i am using Ubuntu for long time, and now i get notifications that on my version no updates are supported. i tried to upgrade my version, but it always shows "please check Internet connection" ...
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Boot issues after uograding to Ubuntu 14.10

I upgraded to 14.10 from 14.04. At the end I god a message saying that udisks2 had problems installing. The installation exited with error. I rebooted. The systed dropped me into a shell with prompt ...
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Do I need to reinstall OS if changing motherboard? [duplicate]

Soon I will upgrade my GA-890GPA-UD3H to either GA-990FXA-UD3 or M5A99X (still deciding which one). Would I need to reinstall my 14.10 setup or will the kernel simply boot with a different ...
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Slow performance on Ubuntu [closed]

I know several people, whom I introduced to Ubuntu, who are - and so am I - very (!) irritated with the perfomance of Ubuntu: It is very slow!!!!! (Like the ancient windows95). Even simple things ...
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14.04 Ubuntu loads an empty desktop after recent apt-get upgrade

I run Ubunutu 14.04 on a VirtualBox (Version 4.3.20), on a Windows 8.1 host machine, with an NVIDIA GTX-660M graphics card. I did a recent upgrade on Ubuntu and after I restarted, I could login ...
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Gray desktop after updating XFCE on Xubuntu

Lately, I've been trying to run multiple monitors on Xubuntu without having them cloned. On the internet, I found some instructions to do that which basically required me to add a PPA in order to ...
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I upgraded Ubuntu 12.04 to 14.04 and touch-pad stopped working in HP pavilion 15 r062tu

The touchpad is even not detected. But regular mouse is working fine. xinput list Virtual core pointer id=2 [master pointer (3)] ⎜ ↳ Virtual core XTEST pointer ...
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Package operation failed/WARNING: some OpenPGP programs can't handle a DSA key with this digest size ubuntu 14.04 LTS

Every time i install or uninstall using the Ubuntu Software Center I get the message: Package Operation Failed The installation or removal of the software package failed. I get this for EVERY ...
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My ssh server stop accepting public keys after an upgrade

I know this has been asked 100 times but I tried the answers in other places (including changing permission of my ~/ssh directory) and I couldn't find a method to solve the problem. Background: my ssh ...
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Dropbox 3.0.3 context menu cannot be used

I am using Kubuntu 14.10 on an AMD 64 machine. I have followed the guidelines in Dropbox Upgrade and installed Dropbox 3.0.3 using method 1. The white Dropbox icon shows up on the system tray. ...
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Help When I try the command: sudo apt-get -f install it does not work. Plus other commands do not work I am running ubuntu 14.04 lts

When I type sudo apt-get -f install all I get is alex@alex-NV55C:~$ sudo apt-get -f install [sudo] password for alex: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state ...
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Upgrade a diverted package, dpkg error

I have installed ack (replacement for grep). In debian based systems, since the package name ack already existed (something completely different), the package is called "ack-grep". The install ...
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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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Option to upgrade from 13.10 to 14.04 not present in updater

According to http://www.ubuntu.com/download/desktop/upgrade there should be an upgrade button, and it's not there. I really don't want to re-install; can't afford the time to set things up again!
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Updating from Ubuntu 13.04 to 14.10 with no XP

I want to update my incredibly trustworthy Ubuntu 13.04 , I have never had a problem with it even though its unsupported. Its on 64 processor,OS type is also 64 bit. the problem is, my old XP has ...
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upgrading to ubuntu 14.04, edit grub.cfg ro to rw everywhere?

I was upgrading my ubuntu 13.10 to 14.04 and was having this exact Ubuntu 14.04 doesn' t boot after upgrade from 12.04 installed inside Windows 8.1 problem. I have been able to start my system ...
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How to recover lost data during upgrade from 12.10 to 14.04.1LTS?

I upgraded from 12.10 to 14.04.1LTS via usb this past Saturday afternoon. Prior to doing the upgrade, I backed everything up to an external HD. At least, I thought I backed everything up... Turns out ...
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Boot partition full, failed upgrade prevents cleaning

This seems to be a common problem area from all the other questions and answers but none of them seem to address my specific problem. After several upgrades my server boot partition filled up. ...
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Upgrading without loss of hardware-functionality?

I try to upgrade 12.10 LTS to 14.04 LTS and I'm wondering whether I should save some specific files which are needed to configure my hardware correctly. I know upgrading should only touch system files ...
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Ubuntu 14.10 freeze at boot. After upgrade intel graphics (xorg-xserver etc)

For the last week I fully reinstall Ubuntu about 4 times. I fed up of this - so I cry for help! Whatever I tried nothing work: purge and reinstall ubuntu-desktop, nvidia-drivers, xorg-xserver and so ...
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upgrade failed, no grub! How to rescue my files?

I have upgraded my sister-in-law's Toshiba Satellite Pro L450D-12X but it failed. It only showed the wallpaper and Panel and Launcher had disappeared. I thought I use the Boot-repair-disk from ...
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How to install a specific version of openssl

I am running 12.04 but the question applies to all ubuntu versions. Is there a package for a specific (actually I am only interested in the newest) version of openssl? Although I have the latest ...
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404 Not Found [IP: 193.1.193.69 80] when running sudo apt-get dist-upgrade

Getting this error when trying to upgrade E: Failed to fetch http://ie.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/g/gtk+3.0/libgtk-3-0_3.10.8-0ubuntu1.2_i386.deb 404 Not Found [IP: 193.1.193.69 80] ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Fails after upgrade

Just yesterday, 11 DEC 2014, I installed 195MB worth of updates on a 14.04 LTS box that I have been preparing to give as gift. I first installed 14.04 a couple of months ago and all upgrades went fine ...
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/var/run/reboot-required not set after unattended kernel update

I've set up unattended-upgrade on an Ubuntu 14.04.1 server. It has installed the kernel .41 over .40 yesterday at 4:10. Automatic reboot is configured for 3:00, so it should have rebooted last night. ...
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Boot hangs after upgrade to kernel 3.13.0-43

I just upgraded from 3.13.0-40 to 3.13.0-43, and now I can't boot- my system hangs at the ubuntu splash screen with the five orange dots. My fans are all running full-tilt, and the system is ...
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How do I upgrade libraries in Ubuntu? [duplicate]

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 as a virtual machine. During installation of a previously installed library in the terminal, I found I have 274 packages not upgraded. How do I upgrade them? Do I have to ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 kernel update from 3.13.0-40 to 3.13.0-43 caused my laptop to hang

Ubuntu 14.04, just updated from kernel 3.13.0-40-generic to 3.13.0-43-generic and now I can not boot my laptop. It seemed that the new kernel came with some Navidia drivers that caused this problem. ...
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Session frozen after an update and restart?

I have done the updates proposed by Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and the software updater then proposed to restart. So I did and after I typed the password for my user it never shows my desktop. It looks like ...
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sa-compile compilation error

I have a problem with the latest update for sa-compile (package 3.4.0-1ubuntu2 ) on ubuntu 14.04. When I install the package, I get the following error: .sa-compile (3.4.0-1ubuntu2) wird eingerichtet ...
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How can I install upgrades from a local place?

I have not been able to upgrade my software in my 12.04 ubuntu (in VB), I always get a timeout trying to fetch items from repos. Err http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ precise-updates/main ...
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Unable to run g++ after upgrading to Ubuntu 14.10

I did the update from Ubuntu 14.04 to Ubuntu 14.10 yesterday. Today I tried to run g++-4.8 as I normally do, but I have the following error: make: g++-4.8: Command not found I have the same error ...
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Wifi connection dropping and/or slow after upgrading to 14.10

I just recently upgraded from 14.04 to 14.10 and immediately started having issues with the wifi on my Dell XPS 13 laptop. It'll work fine for a while (something like 30 min to an hour?) but then the ...
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graphics error upgrade from 12.04 to 14.04

im having same message also, would it be easy to install a new graphic software after upgrading it from 12.04 to 14.04? or should i remove the unity 3d first then upgrade it to 14.04? Unity3D Warning ...
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Do I stick with 12.04 lts or upgrade to 12.10 or higher?

I recently bought a laptop with ubuntu 12.04 LTS. I have only used windows so far, so I admit I'm a noob at ubuntu. Since I only need it for reading, writing papers, entertainment and communication, ...
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How can I recover my Ubuntu OS after a failed upgrade?

Well, I was upgrading my Ubuntu 12.04 to 14.04 and suddenly the power went off. I was in the installation stage and only a bit of it was done. Now when I boot into Ubuntu, it shows a command line ...
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After upgrading from ubuntu 12.04 to 14.04 not able to install any new package

I have upgraded from ubuntu 12.04 to 14.04 LTS but after upgrading error is comming after installing any software. I tried to install icedtea-netx. Generally following error comes Setting up ...