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Lenovo B590 BIOS upgrade

I am currently running Ubuntu 15.04 on a Lenovo B590 notebook with BIOS version H5ET69WW (1.12). But as my current BIOS version is buggy, I need to upgrade it to version H9ET84WW (2.0). And I have ...
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Internet slowness upon upgrading to 15.04

Strangest problem upon upgrading to Ubuntu 15.04—The internet will work fine for a few seconds and then get extremely, noticably slow. Then it will come back after two minutes or so for a few seconds ...
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Bluetooth not working after upgrade to 15.04

After upgrading from 14.04 to 15.04, my Bluetooth is not working anymore. I don't have the icon in the taskbar. When I go to Bluetooth in System Settings, it says Bluetooth disabled. Does anyone have ...
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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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15.04 vivid vervet intermittent selective network outages

I recently upgraded from 14.10 to 15.04 and immediately after the upgrade was finished, I began having network problems. At first I thought the errors were related to my squid3 cache, but I have ruled ...
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Graphical mode only in rescue mode after upgrade to 15.4 Kubuntu

I upgradded to 15.4, now my GUI is blank when booting regular. But iam able to boot the GUI while selecting rescue mode. apt-get update && apt-get-upgrade Says ecerything is up 2 date I ...
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Upgrade to Ubuntu 14.04 in ASUS X200CA

I have an noteboook ASUS X200CA with Ubuntu 12.04 factory preinstalled. I would like to update the operating system but I'm afraid it is not working properly, consume more resources than my computer ...
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Why is “No new release found”?

When I log in via SSH to my VPS (OpenVZ), I see: Welcome to Ubuntu 15.04 (GNU/Linux 2.6.32-042stab106.4 x86_64) * Documentation: https://help.ubuntu.com/ System information as (...) New ...
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Black screen after upgrading from 14.04 to 14.10

I have spent a few hours on my tablet trying to get help reading answers to similar problems but I'm still stuck. I upgraded from Ubuntu 14.04 to 14.10. I did it by following the steps on the Ubuntu ...
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GnuCash won't launch after upgrading to 15.4 from 14.10 [on hold]

The program begins to load but gets to the "Finance ;; Quote" then quits.
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14.10 to 15.04 upgrade, now I can't poweroff or reboot!

I was previously running 14.10 without any problems on an Intel NUC Bay trail but then after upgrading it to 15.04 my PC won't poweroff or reboot anymore. At the shutdown messages it says umounting ...
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Building Pulseaudio and Bluez from source messes up the System Settings

I need to upgrade BlueZ and Pulseaudio to their latest versions, and currently the only way to do that is to build them from source. For this to work I need to first apt-get remove their old versions ...
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gpg-agent not handling ssh after ubuntu upgrade

My ubuntu 14.10 setup had gpg-agent handle ssh logins as per the instructions here: http://www.bootc.net/archives/2013/06/09/my-perfect-gnupg-ssh-agent-setup/ It stopped working after I upgraded ...
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Fedora 21 problems after upgrade of Ubuntu to 15.04 [on hold]

I had Ubuntu 14.04 and Fedora 21 dual boot. After upgrading Ubuntu to 15.04 several problems occured. First GRUB didn't recognized Fedora anymore, so I needed to mount partition and then update GRUB. ...
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Starting version 219 after upgrading to 15.04

I upgraded to 15.04 just before the official release, and have since then been met with this message at boot : device descriptor read/64, error -32 and then : Starting version 219 I could ...
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15.04 upgrade and Installation problem

I have a Asus K52J computer that i have been running Ubuntu 14 on and it has worked fine. Then i was asked to upgrade to 15.04. I did that but then i restarted the computer I just got the Ubuntu ...
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Double lock screen when resuming after upgrade to 15.04

After the upgrade to 15.04 I now get a double lock screen when I wake up from resume. First there will be a centered GTK grey panel which looks a bit like the old switch user login, after I enter that ...
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How to disable release upgrade notification at terminal/TTY login (not the GUI pop-up)?

I have Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on one of my old laptop. Each time I login through TTY or SSH it says: Welcome to Ubuntu 12.04.5 LTS (GNU/Linux 3.4.0-030400-generic i686) * Documentation: ...
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Black screen on upgrading to 15.04

Recently I upgraded from Ubuntu 14.04 to 15.04, and I get a black screen after the grub screen on selecting Ubuntu. I read a post that suggested I close the lid and open it again, and this actually ...
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Connection to HP ENVY 4500 wireless printer failed after upgrade 14.10 -> 15.04

Tried first the following: Hardware > Printers says Printer service not available. Start the service... However, Start Service - button is greyed, only Connect - button usable, "Not connected" on ...
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Gnome-terminal in Ubuntu Unity shrinks to minimum size

When I open a terminal in Ubuntu 15.04, it shrinks to 1 character by 1 character. I can use the corner resizer to make the window bigger, but it immediately shrinks to 1x1. There are a few x,y ...
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How to Upgrade to 15.04 without upgrading to 14.10? [duplicate]

I would like to upgrade to Ubuntu 15.04 from Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS. I went in the terminal, edited the /etc/update-manager/release-upgrades file, and set the prompt to normal. I went back into the ...
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update to 14.10 from 14.04 without upgrading to 15.04

How can I update from 14.04 to 14.10? Update manager and do-release-upgrade appear like they will update to 15.04 rather than 14.10. As an additional question all my settings and icons will stay ...
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Update from 14.10 to 15.04 result to a blank screen with cursor after sddm login

I've made a long search thru all posts in the forum, and no one could help resolving my problem: The machine is a desktop with only linux and an nvidia GeForce GT 430. After the upgrade from kubuntu ...
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Not enough free disk space [duplicate]

On the original install, I recall assigning the entire disk for installation and booting files. I wish to extend the upgrade and booting space to become unrestricted. I get this message: Not enough ...
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After upgrading to Ubuntu 15.04 system freezes and compiz usage 100% CPU

After upgrading to Ubuntu 15.04 system freezes than I run something in fullscreen (Kodi.tv, Steam in Big Picture mode). In htop I'm seeing 99%-102% cpu usage from compiz. sudo lshw -C video ...
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Unable to upgrade from 14.10 to 15.04

After issuing: update-manager And then clicking "Upgrade..." in Software Updater the terminal displays "Checking for a new Ubuntu release" but does not show the dialog to proceed. Which means I am ...
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broken upgrade from 14.04 to 14.10

I'm trying to upgrade to 15.04 and have hit a snag in the intermediate step going from 14.04->14.10. After what I thought was a successful update, things are not entirely right: 1. I'm running ...
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dpkg broken after 15.04 upgrade fail

I began the ubuntu upgrade before leaving for work and returned to something broken. After some efforts to get more information to fix this problem I've done the following: >sudo apt-get ...
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zfs broken after upgrading package spl

Just now I did an apt-get upgrade, which upgraded package spl to 0.6.4.1. After rebooting, my zfs-formatted disk failed to mount. How should I regain zfs functionality? All zfs commands are now ...
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no dash or menu after upgrading from ubuntu 14.10 to 15.04

When I boot I get to the login screen fine, and then after login I get a screen with my wallpaper and mouse cursor, but no menu, no dash, ctr + alt + T does nothing, clicking the mouse does nothing. ...
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Multiple problems when upgrading from 12.04 to 14.04

I initially experienced problems in attempting to upgrade from 14.04 to 14.10, and gave up attempting this. As a result of these failures, I had to return to factory settings, namely 12.04. Now, ...
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Upgrade 14.04 to 15.04 xorg blank screen [on hold]

How to debug x server, or reinstall it from scratch? I used ubuntu-gnome.
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All day upgrading from 14.10 to 15.04?

It seems really strange. I have started my upgrade process in the morning, after more than 12 hours it is still installing the upgrades? Is it normal or something went wrong?
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Deja dup crashes while restoring backup

I wanted to upgrade from 14.04 to 15.04. So first I made a backup using deja dup. After upgrading ubuntu, when I went to restore from that backup, It starts restoring then gets to restoring a chrome ...
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Can't click wifi connect button after upgrade to 15.04 from 14.10

After upgrading to 15.04 today from 14.10 the 'Connect' button for wireless network connections will always show as disabled. Therefore I cannot click or press enter to attempt to connect to a ...
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Failed upgrade from Ubuntu 14.04LTS to 14.10, how to fix?

I was upgrading from 14.04LTS to 14.1, I had everything downloaded, and it was half way through installing, then my laptop turn off from overheating. Now when I load Ubuntu, I have to log in, which I ...
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Huge mishap: Upgrade from 14.10 to 15.4 froze, now I cant get passed the login-screen

I tried to make an update from Kubuntu 14.10 to 15.4 via the Muon Updater. During installation (while installing cups to be precise), the muon window froze. I imagine it might have been because of ...
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Noob question about upgrade from 14.10 to 15.04 [duplicate]

Is it possible to upgrade from 14.10 to 15.04 without doing a fresh install? I have done sudo do-release-upgrade and it says no new release found. Should I just make and use a disk? Most importantly ...
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How to upgrade dualboot Ubuntu 11.04 & Win7 to LTS? [closed]

Please help...I have dual boot windows 7 and Ubuntu natty 11.04. I wish to upgrade to dual boot windows 7 and 14.04 LTS?
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Problem with upgrade from Ubuntu 14.04 to 15.04 [closed]

i want to upgrade from ubuntu14.04 to 15.04.the updater is stopping after sometime.i changed the
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kubuntu 15.04 upgrade: many problems

I'll just toss here a list of problems I have with the recent upgrade to kubuntu 15.04 I'll accept that all my settings are gone because of the change of framework 4 to 5 (it would have been nice to ...
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Since 15.04 Upgrade, Lost my Terminal/Shell

Since I've upgraded to 15.04 I've lost my terminal. I cannot fall back to using xterm because xterm is simply not as good as the basic Ubuntu terminal! How do I get it back? When I click the ...
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when installing 15.04 kernel 3.19.6 will it override version 4.0 kernel [closed]

I am about to to upgrade from 14.10 to 15.04 and will it override the 4.0 kernel
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Error upgrading: Problem with libplasma

Tried to upgrade, but got this error result: Reading package lists... Done Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done You might want to run ...
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GRUB 0.97 menu after upgrade to 14.04 LTS on cloud VPS

After upgrade to 14.04 my VPS server shows only one menu item in GRUB - BOOT. If I select it i get Error 15. If I edit the line i get this: GNU GRUB version 0.97 (631K lower / 1571824K upper memory ...
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No “chat” option in Ubuntu GNOME 15.04 for facebook account

How can I make Online Accounts display the "Chat" option for Facebook so I could enable it for Empathy again? After upgrade from 14.10 to 15.04 there's only "Photos" option for Facebook in Settings ...
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Network problem after upgrading to Kubuntu 15.04

This problem started to occur after I upgraded to 15.04. I connect to wifi, after some time it disconnects, and after I try to re-connect it shows following: * Blured area are wifi names.
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After upgrade to 15.04 from 14.10 get 'sysfs write failed /no_turbo' error from OSSEC HIDS

I have got OSSEC HIDS (2.8.1) and I have enabled email notifications. I recently upgraded from Ubuntu 14.10 to Ubuntu 15.04, and am now very regularly receiving this error alert from OSSEC HIDS: ...