Questions about upgrading packages, systems or hardware.

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upgrading glibc from 2.19 to 2.20

I need to upgrade glibc (libc6) from 2.19 to 2.20 (at least), but i don't know how, i installed the amd64 version, but it also installed the 2.19 version. i need it at version 2.20 (or above) so AMD ...
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Cannot login to ubuntu 14.04.02 after upgrading from 14.04.01

I have a problem like that. I also tried to follow instructions from these links: Can't login to Ubuntu 14.04 after upgrade and Unable to mount home-directory for user after fresh install 14.04 ...
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Error when sudo apt-get upgrade

I run Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. When I type sudo apt-get upgrade into the terminal I get this error message. The following packages have unmet dependencies. cups : Depends: libc-bin (>= 2.13) E: Unmet ...
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How to update kernel to 3.19 on 14.04 with i915 Intel graphics?

On 14.04.2 LTS (amd64), I need to update the Linux kernel to 3.19+ (because it adds support for some hardware I have). The computer uses EFI and has an integrated Intel Graphics controller. lspci ...
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Problem in updating

Whenever I try to update my system I get these error messages: W: Failed to fetch http://dl.hhvm.com/ubuntu/dists/trusty/InRelease Unable to find expected entry 'main/source/Sources' in Release file ...
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Installing Ubuntu onto an external hard drive

I want to install Ubuntu onto an external hard drive so I can boot my laptop which currently run Windows 8.1. What external hard drive would I need and how would I do this?
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Can not download or install anything

When updating ubuntu I gotan error and system crashed. Everything has updated after reload but I seem to have lost permissions and keep getting a system error. I've tried updating but; This is what I ...
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Can't Access Terminal, Menus or Sidebar

I posted a while ago with this problem: 14.10 Upgrade: No access to menus or sidebar, which I cannot find a workaround, especially as I can't access the Terminal via Ctrl Alt T, and none of the ...
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Grub kernel upgrade (two different systems)

My system is partitioned this way: hdda 500 giga (/dev/sda) ssd 20 giga (/dev/sdb) /dev/sda /boot(300 mega) /home(remaining space) (/dev/sdb) / (14 giga main system with ubuntu 14.04 x64) / (7 ...
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Upgrade from 12 to 14 failed with missing python package, now what?

do-release-upgrade aborted deep in the process. The main log file ends with the following. How do I recover this system? (The apt.log file seems boring). 2015-03-28 08:30:32,930 INFO Using config ...
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How to upgrade Ubuntu 14.04 LTS to Ubuntu 15.04? [duplicate]

Is there a way I can upgrade my Ubuntu 14.04 to 15.04 online without using a bootable device?
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Apache from 2.4.7 to 2.4.10

I am running Ubunto 14.04 LTS that runs Apache 2.4.7. I know that Apache 2.4.12 is out but only want to upgrade to Apache 2.4.10. How can I do this without breaking WordPress 4? Thanks
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Continuous humming kind of sound comes off the speaker in Ubuntu 14.10

I just upgraded my Ubuntu to 14.10. I noticed that the speaker plays some kind of continuous humming sound. When I mute the computer, the sound stops but when I unmute it,the sound plays again. Please ...
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apt-get upgrade: why is lxc-docker being kept back?

Why is lxc-docker being held back? I also notice that my web app, running on Docker, is quite slow. Any suggestions? [lucas@production]/home/lucas$ sudo apt-get dist-upgrade Reading package lists... ...
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No hard disks detected after server upgrade from 12.04 to 14.04

I upgraded a 12.04 server to 14.04. Upgrade went without errors, but after booting initrd throws "gave up waiting for root device", and I am stuck in a busybox shell. After searching for a long time ...
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Why does xubuntu 14.04 request a reboot on every start?

Since installing xubuntu 14.4, I have often found that the update manager insists a reboot is required even if no upgrades were performed. This seems to be because /var/run/reboot-required and ...
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upgrading from 14.04 to 14.10 issue

during the distro-upgrade 14.10 in the unpacking I saw error in the terminal but said do this to fix " gdk-pixbuf-query-loaders > /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/gdk-pixbuf-2.0/2.10.0/loaders.cache " ...
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Why does updating and upgrading Ubuntu results in reverting the numpy version to 1.8.2

I am using Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS on a 64-bit machine. I noticed that whenever I update and upgrade Ubuntu using sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get upgrade the numpy version in Python reverts ...
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why am i asked for a cdrom to perform upgrades?

I recently downloaded an iso image for ubuntu to install on a friend's laptop and now my installation is asking me to insert a cdrom in order to perform an upgrade. How can I get rid of this and get ...
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What Version should I upgrade to? [duplicate]

Using a Lenovo ThinkCentre that originally ran XP. Using Lubuntu was fun for awhile, but I'd like to go to Ubuntu. Would a AMD Sempron LE-1150 Processor (1800.00MHz) with 1936MB of usable RAM be able ...
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Google Chrome PPA upgrade invalid signature

When running: sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get dist-upgrade I got this output: Ign http://security.ubuntu.com utopic-security InRelease Ign http://gb.archive.ubuntu.com utopic InRelease ...
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Observium Upgrade procedure on ubuntu 14.04 from Community edition to prefessional edition

I am planning to upgrade observium from community edition to professional edition. Can someone please help with the procedure. DISTRIB_ID=Ubuntu DISTRIB_RELEASE=14.04 DISTRIB_CODENAME=trusty ...
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How to upgrade to the latest Emacs?

I have Emacs 24.3.1 and I'd like to upgrade to the latest Emacs 24.4.x. All documentation that I have visited suggests building from a tarball or source. Is there a reason why there are no package ...
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Upgrading from USB Stick

I've gotten myself into a sticky situation with my Ubuntu OS. I want to upgrade Ubuntu to the latest release, because my version is about 3 years old. I don't care what info gets deleted from the ...
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Package dependencies cannot be resolved, Can't install anything

I'm having major problems when I try to install any programs from either software center or command line, here is just one example of trying to install vlc, I've read through all the related articles ...
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how do I “rebuild” or “repair” APTD?

How do I "rebuild" or "repair" aptd? I don't mean up the various utilities to rebuild and reconfigure which has not solved my problem suggesting that something more fundamental is damaged. I am ...
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Getting a new harddrive, and want to use Ubuntu. Will it work on my emachine?

My PC hard-drive blew up and I am getting a Toshiba HD to replace that one. Is this going to be way over my head? I have read up on Ubuntu, and I really like what I have seen. I was going to use my ...
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Why does apt-get upgrade give ELF file warning?

Executing sudo apt-get update and sudo apt-get upgrade: sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get upgrade gives the following message, which I think is a warning: /sbin/ldconfig.real: ...
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Error in upgrade process

I use Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS. When I perform sudo apt-get upgrade, I get the following error: dpkg: error processing package lsb-security (--configure): package is in a very bad inconsistent state; you ...
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why can't I install some packages after installing virtualbox

After I installed virtualbox, I cannot install some packages. So I removed virtualbox, then I still cannot install the packages. This is the package: And this is the error I received. After I ...
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Installation Upgrade [duplicate]

I was trying to upgrade my OS from 11.1 to 14 and after waiting for 2 hours I got this message and the progress bar is no longer moving. Mar 17 06:57:39 ubuntu NetworkManager[1697]: <warn> ...
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Risk of apt-get upgrade on Ubuntu 12.04 with manually installed Cuda 6.5

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 along with a manually installed Cuda 6.5. I'm wondering if there is a risk doing apt-get upgrade? The question is: Does apt-get upgrade install some default Ubuntu Nvidia ...
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Bumpy Upgrade and Possible Missing pakages

So I just Upgraded to Ubuntu 14.10 and It had a few hiccups on the road of no return. Idk if im missing any packages or something failed to install because I got allot of failed attempted installs. ...
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Point Release upgrade from 14.04.1 to 14.04.2?

I wanted to upgrade to 14.04.2 point release from 14.04. What I did was: sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get upgrade && sudo apt-get dist-upgrade -y Then I wanted to upgrade to ...
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14.10 Upgrade: No access to menus or sidebar

I recently upgraded from 14.04 to 14.10. Everything was fine, but when it restarted, I no longer had access to the menus, sidebar, or icons at the top of the page. My issue is very similar to the ...
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apt-get hook for post transaction

I try to accomplish the following: I have set xattr for some binaries, but everytime there is an update, the xattr get lost, because apt-get/dpkg replace the binary with the new version. Now I would ...
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E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1)

When i try to remove Java sudo apt-get remove jdk1.8.0-40. I get this: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done The following packages will be ...
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Distribution Upgrade CRASH/FREEZE

Here's my situation: just got a new computer with Ubuntu 12.04. It suggested an upgrade to 14.04. I ran the upgrade and it already crashed once, so I had to restore system to its original state. Now, ...
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required hardware upgrade for old system

I want to use Ubuntu 14.04.I do not wish to opt for lightweight versions so I need help in determining some reasonable hardware upgrades so I can use Ubuntu comfortably. Currently my system specs are ...
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If I upgrade Ubuntu from an EOL version to a supported version will my data will lost? [duplicate]

If I upgrade Ubuntu from an EOL version to a supported version will my data will lost?
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Graphical system broken after AMD->Nvidia upgrade. How to re-install all graphical components?

I've upgraded my AMD HD4770 with an Nvidia GTX 960. When I boot into Ubuntu, the screen is mostly black with some red artifacts at the top. I can switch with Ctrl+Alt+F1 to a terminal. I've tried ...
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Why does libapache2-mod-php5 get removed whenever I upgrade apache2?

I hope someone can help me figure out what is going on with my apache upgrades. For years, whenever I upgrade apache2, it tries to install apache2-mpm-itk even though I use the prefork module ...
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Upgraded ubuntu from 14.04 to 14.10 but can't access in windows 8.1

I have upgraded ubuntu from 14.04 to 14.10 but I cant access to the windows 8.1.I was using Easy-BCD for dual boot.Now I can't find the boot menu option.Please give your suggetions
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Apache problems after upgrade from 12.10 to 13.10/14.04

I just finished upgrading my server to Ubuntu 14.04.2. Previously I had had it configured thanks to the "Perfect server" guide for 12.10. Unfortunately, after the upgrade I cannot access any of the ...
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PC-Dummy Lost Internet

Same old problem that others have... I recently upgraded from 12.04 to 14.10 on a few laptops and notebooks at home (including my wife's notebook). Of course, after installing the upgrade -- ...
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how to auto-answer apt-get upgrade?

When I run apt-get --yes upgrade in a script it sometimes stops and prompts for input. Today in 14.04 LTS it is prompting for what to do for grub/menu.lst. I don't know what could be asked for in a ...
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default menu theme is black text on grey after long series of upgrades

This laptop that I've got has been upgraded over an extremely long period of time from 11.04, 11.10, 12.04, 12.10, 13.10, 14.04, 14.10. I think I've got almost all of it working again, at least ...
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How I can upgrade gnome to latest(Testing or Unstable release) on ubuntu?

Now I'm using gnome shell version 3.14.3 on ubuntu 14.10 utopic.How I can upgrade gnome-shell to 3.16 or 3.15 91(on ppa:ricotz/testing repository). Currently I added following ppa repository ...
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authorization problem occurs while upgrading rails from 3.2.19 to rails 4.0.0.0.rc1

Problem occurs after upgrading from rails 3.2.19 to 4.0.0.0.rc1 when i click on single alert to show ,it shows below error.Earliar it works perfectly but now error occurs in authorization .at time of ...
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problem with upgrade - “packages have been kept back”

one package libgbm1 is not upgraded I dont know why... sudo apt-get upgrade Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Calculating upgrade... Done ...