Questions about upgrading packages, systems or hardware.

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My Ubuntu LTS cannot find Xenial's point release [duplicate]

I'm on 14.04 LTS. 16.04.1 is supposed to be out, but this is what I get in the command line: $ sudo do-release-upgrade -c Checking for a new Ubuntu release No new release found $ lsb_release -a No ...
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I tried to upgrade from 14.04 to 15.10 but failed [on hold]

I tried to upgrade from 14.04 to 15.10 but failed. What can i do now ? I am new to Ubuntu and have now idea what am i doing...
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I upgraded to 16.04 and now php7 does not work

I upgraded PHP to version 7 before upgrading the distribution to 16.04 and now when I go to the PHP page it just shows the contents of the file. Not quite sure what to do here.
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How to fix different RAM issue 16.04 LTS for sleep mode?

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS laptop i5 e205, default 2GB 1066Mhz RAM. Now Additional hardware added of 8GB 1600 Mhz. laptop working fine, Issue when laptop go in sleep mode and resume laptop again it crash. ...
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dpkg-reconfigure vs apt-get upgrade

Can someone clarify whats would be the difference between upgrading an ubuntu system with apt-get upgrade & dpkg-reconfigure --plow unattended-upgrades. We are concerned not to upgrade certain ...
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What should a 14.04.x gnome-fallback user upgrade to for 16.04.1? (desktop+gnome-session-fallback, ubuntu gnome, or other)

I am happy with ubuntu + gnome-session-fallback, nautilus etc.: no compiz, solid screen background, no window / desktop animation - as low resource consumption, low visual distraction and boring as ...
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trouble installing 16.04-system installation

When trying to install 16.04, I get a message that I have 3 broken packages that need to be fixed but when I click on Fix Broken Packages I get an error message saying I have "held packages". Point is,...
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Distribution upgrade from 14.04 to 16.04 hangs

I noticed 16.04.1 was available for download today and thought I'd try a distribution upgrade rather than my usual approach of fresh install. I issued the command sudo update-manager -d (Research ...
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Poedit, skype or kodi do not show up since upgrade or fresh install of 16.04.1

I upgraded from 14.04 to 16.04.1 via manager-update. The process went well. During the first reboot (it happened every time after upgrading), my pc took 90 seconds to show the login screen (I am on an ...
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apt-get install not working [E: Read error - read (5: Input/output error)]

I have an old problem (since a week) with apt-get which prevents me from installing and upgrading packages. I have Ubuntu 16.04. I am receiving this message on the top bar: Error: opening the cache (...
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Problem installing linux-generic on VPS to update kernel 2.6

While setting up my VPS i was stumbling over following problem. Installed is Ubuntu 14.04.4 LTS. I checked the kernel and installed is the really old version 2.6.32-042stab113.10. For getting a ...
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16.04 doesn't show on update manager

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04, and I keep it up to date through Software Updater. I want to upgrade to 16.04 and I have waited for the 16.04.1 release to do it. When I run the Software Updater GUI with ...
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software updater will not detect 16.04 [duplicate]

I am looking to upgrade to 16.04 but the updater will not detect it. Tried many mirrors, checked all the possible update icons. BTW, I am running 14.04 LTS
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Blank icons after upgrade to 16.04

I just upgraded 14.04 to 16.04 and I have a problem with some icons, they are blank. I tried unity tweak tool but it didn't solve my problem. Do you have an idea ? Blank icons:
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I can't log into Ubuntu 14.04 after upgrading from 12.04

I did everything okay and it was fine but the screen froze while me and my brother were watching a video in YouTube. I couldn't reboot or even open the terminal, so I turned it off. After I booted ...
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No GUI after upgrade in Kali linux [on hold]

I have upgraded my system yesterday using synaptic. I have continued installing even though some files were missing after download. Then after restarting, there is no GUI. The screen stops at Kali ...
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Black screen in between updating from 14.04 to 15.10?

The installation process was going on. Suddenly there were some errors and it asked me to report them. While I was doing it, suddenly a black screen appeared. Now I can't do anything and the console ...
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Waiting to upgrade 14.04.4 LTS to 16.04.1 LTS

I have waited for the automatic upgrade message from the Software Updater, but no upgrade message. Some information from the terminal program follows: william@william-Inspiron-3537:~$ date Fri ...
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Upgrading 16.04 to 16.04.1

I can't find any documentation on upgrading 16.04 to 16.04.1. I'm assuming having all the package updates does it, but Details is still reporting 16.04 and there is still a 'developer options' tab in ...
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How to install Ubuntu16 into a system with console as the only display

I'm trying to install the Ubuntu16 into my embedded system. But my system only has serial console as the display output so ordinary methods seems not work. Is there a special image or a special tool ...
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How do I upgrade from 14.04 LTS to 16.04.1 LTS?

So, today is July 21st and this page. gives me an option to download 16.04.1 LTS. However, attempting to upgrade gets me this message - $ sudo do-release-upgrade Checking for a new Ubuntu release No ...
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upgrade 14.04.3 LTS to 16.04.1 LTS [duplicate]

Got 14.04.3 LTS and need to upgrade to 16.04.1 LTS but do-release-upgrade says 'No new release found'
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Python broken after 15.10 to 16.04 upgrade

After doing an upgrade from 15.10 to 16.04, my Python packages seem broken. Looks like a compilation error for python-minimal. me@me:/etc/apt/sources.list.d$ sudo apt-get -f install Reading package ...
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Upgrade to 16.04.1 [on hold]

I'm attempting to upgrade from Ubuntu 14.04LTS to Ubuntu 16.04.1LTS, but after following update steps as given, the updater hangs up every time. What's the solution?
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Upgrade Ubuntu 15.10

I want to upgrade Ubuntu 15.10 to 16.04 with a USB bootable of Ubuntu 16.04 but at "Installation type" step I cann't choose "Upgrade Ubunutu 15.10 to Ubuntu 16.4". What's wrong?
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sudo apt-get update: CD-ROM does not have a release file

I get the following error running apt-get update: W: The repository 'cdrom://Ubuntu 16.04 LTS _Xenial Xerus_ - Release amd64 (20160420.1) xenial Release' does not have a Release file. N: Data from ...
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create zip or tar for directory or files in a directory, A, then extract in the same directory A

Is there a way to extract files in a ~.tar to the location of which those files were zipped or tarred? For example, say you make test.tar to store a directory in ~/Documents/some_dir. Then you carry ...
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At Login says security update and package upgrade available but unable to install [duplicate]

When i login i see 8 packages can be updated. 7 updates are security updates. When i try apt-get update Hit:1 http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial InRelease Hit:2 http://us.archive....
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Upgrade to 15.04 didn't finish correctly: how to resolve failed issues? [on hold]

I upgraded Ubuntu from 12.04 to 15.04, and during the upgrade - I noticed that the setting of changing keyboard's language direction (from L2R to R2L) failed, along with the upgrades/installation of ...
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“Your session only lasted less thant 10 seconds” error. Cannot login [closed]

I'm using 3 boot system (win10, ubuntu 16.04 and Linux Mint mate 17.03). I decided to upgrade my linux mint, too system with dist-upgrade command (I guess it was a mistake). Anyway, I forgot to ...
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lubuntu, ESXi 5.5, screen res stuck at 800x600 after upgrade

I had a lubuntu VM that has been working fine for ages. I recently upgraded (to what I assume is the latest version, uname says 4.4.0-31) and now, whilst the monitor settings box offers me a range of ...
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how Install plex medi server on 16.04

I got a recurrent error Setting up plexmediaserver (1.0.0.2261-a17e99e) ... OK Created symlink from /etc/systemd/system/multi-user.target.wants/plexmediaserver.service to /lib/systemd/system/...
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apt-get upgrade service unavailable 503 [closed]

I try to upgrade my ubuntu, but get an error message: Failed to fetch http://fi.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/l/linux-firmware/linux-firmware_1.157.2_all.deb 503 Service Unavailable ...
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thunderbird start

after update to 16.04 it only opens with 2nd click, first time the icon is on left pane, and i have to wait till that closes, to open thunderbird. can anybody explain this, have an Asus desktop 64 bit ...
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upgrading from precise to trusty

I have an old laptop running ubuntu 12.04 precise and i wanted to upgrade it to ubuntu 14.04 trusty. I have seen many methods such as do-dist-upgrade etc. But I wanted to ask if it is enough to just ...
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ubuntu 15.10 freezes after latest updates

I have ubuntu 15.10 and lately installed few updates. Unfortunately after this ubuntu freezes from time to time. Until now it always happened when browsing Internet in Firefox. I can still move cursor ...
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How can I install/view the grub file that a recent upgrade was providing but I accidentally ignored?

A recent apt upgrade wanted to overwrite my systems' grub file that I had manually modified, but I accidentally kept my own modified version. How can I view the version that was going to overwrite my ...
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Starting UPGRADE after intruption

i'm using dual OS..windows and Ubuntu.Yesterday i started upgrade from 15.04 to 15.10,but due to power failure i interrupted it to shut the system.But when i start Ubuntu it showed a message saying a ...
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I messed up bad on upgrading my OS, need help!

I'm a Linux noobie who has been using Linux for almost a year now and I have encountered many problems I can't resolve on my own but none of that matters now as I have messed up so bad I think Linux ...
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How i can fix this error in source.list [duplicate]

when i try to run "sudo apt-get update" the next message is launched while its running. W: No existe ninguna clave pública disponible para los siguientes identificadores de clave (doesn't existe any ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 “upgrade” wiped out existing 15.10 installation

I've had some big problems with my Ubuntu upgrading from 14.04 (got stuck for some reason on a failed 15.10). To solve, I made an Ubuntu 16.04 live USB to reinstall. When I booted to the USB and ...
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Upgrade from 14.04 “Started Update UTMP about System Runlevel Changes”

I've a System76 laptop designed for Linux. I had it on Ubuntu 14.04, and wanted to upgrade to 16.04. I updated everything with apt-get upgrade then told it in the software updater tool to notify me ...
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Failed upgrade to 16.04 because it failed upgrading a package

The upgrade is stuck for more than 24 hours. I got the following message: What can I do? I tried to purge and reinstall libc6 2.23-0ubuntu3 and got this: @pc:~$ sudo apt-get purge sudo apt-get ...
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Kubuntu acting weird after upgrading to plasma 5.6.5

Dolphin multiple selection style has changed. Single click to open doesn't work anymore even my settings under input devices is set to single click to open! My personalised system font settings are ...
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Black Screen After upgrade from Ubuntu 14.04 to 15.10

I am new to Ubuntu and recently upgraded from Ubuntu 14.04 to 15.10 via the Software updater, I started the upgrading process and went to sleep, the next morning I found that the Welcome screen was ...
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Failure to upgrade or update [duplicate]

Could someone help me know what is wrong with my laptop? I failed to update or upgrade with my terminal or update manager. The system in terminal returns an error of unable to fetch some archives ...
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How to update from 14.04.4 LTS to 16.04 LTS? [duplicate]

Currently I am running ubuntu 14.04.4 LTS and want to upgrade to 16.04 LTS. How can I upgrade? Or if upgrade isn't possible, then how can I keep my old files and softwares intact and fresh install? ...
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Is it possible to upgrade to a specific LTS version?

I have an Ubuntu server running 14.04.1 LTS and I need to upgrade it to 14.04.3 LTS. Is this even possible? I tried running: sudo do-release-upgrade -d But it failed with the following error: ...
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Degraded performance when upgrading from 10.04 to 12.04 and 14.04 [closed]

Our issue is the difference in performance observed when upgrading from Ubuntu 10.04 to 12.04 and 14.04. We've done some simple reproducible tests that show that even Vanilla Ubuntu 10.04 instances ...
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Errors were encountered while processing: lightdm vnstat

HP-Notebook:~$ sudo apt upgrade Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Calculating upgrade... Done 0 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 0 to remove ...