Questions about upgrading packages, systems or hardware.

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do-release-upgrade is failing silently. First steps to troubleshoot?

When attempting to upgrade from 14.10 to 15.04 I'm running the following command. sudo do-release-upgrade The command is failing silently with no output on the command prompt. What should be my ...
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After closing the lid, no screen display and computer hangs. Have to restart everytime.(14.10)

When I lock my laptop and close the lid, and again after sometime,when I open the lid, their is a blank screen with no display and even if I press any key(s), my system does not wake up.I have to ...
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Ubuntu logs me out

I have Ubuntu 14.04 LTS installed, until now everything was going well, two hours ago, I received a notice from the Update Center and I accepted. An hour later (an hour ago), I went to turn on the hot ...
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How to “tell” Software updater, I have moved to a new kernel

I am running ubuntu 14.04 (updated from 12.04 which was preinstalled prior to the release of 14.04.02). I am an experienced non-technical desktop gnu/linux user, but relatively new to ubuntu. I ...
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Ubuntu not getting logged in after upgrading to 14.04 from 12.04

I installed Ubuntu 12.04 using Wubi installer from windows, even before that i have Ubuntu 10.10 installed in my system(not through Wubi installer - corrupted not able to login). After updating ...
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Blank screen on login after upgrading to 15.04

I recently upgraded from 14.10 to 15.04, and now I can no longer log in. lightdm works, and I get as far as putting in my password, and it appears to be logging in, but after a few seconds the screen ...
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MySQL breaks after upgrade from Ubuntu 14.04LTS to Ubuntu 15.04

I recently upgraded from Ubuntu 14.04LTS to 15.04 and during this upgrade, MySQL probably broke. After the upgrade, I ran the command(to start mysql): sudo service mysql start The result was command ...
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update-manager & update-manager-core

# apt-get dist-upgrade Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Calculating upgrade... Done 0 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 0 to remove and 0 not ...
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my pc does not shut down properly since I upgraded to Ubunti 15.04

I have a desk top pc. I recently upgraded to Ubunto 15.04. I click on the tool icon in the top right hand corner and click on Shut down. The screen goes blank after a while and an energy saver ...
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Second screen blinking after upgrading to 15.04

I have upgraded 14.04 to 14.10 then to 15.04. I'm using a Dell laptop without dedicated video card (Intel i5 integrated graphics), lid is closed, I have one monitor plugged into VGA, the other into ...
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How do I find the current stable kernel (HWE) for 14.04.2?

This question is related to this one also. So I want to understand how do I find the last stable kernel for Ubuntu 14.04.2? Because with point release 2 it still confuses me. This is my current ...
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problem updating 14.04 to latest release

Trying to update system ubuntu 14.04 to latest release. keep getting no new release found message. Have tried lots of answers from these forums with no luck. Did find out that this system has issues ...
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Can't upgrade kernal after installing Nvidia drivers

A while back I set up an installation of Ubuntu 14.04.1. Part of this process, I installed Nvidia drivers from the Ubuntu Software Center. Everything went ok and I never thought anything about it ...
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Error upgrading KDE-telepathy - Kubuntu 15.04

I'm trying to update and upgrade my kubuntu 15.04. After trying to install all upgrades, I got the following error message: The following extra packages will be installed: ...
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Unable to upgrade or remove broken virtualbox package

I'll start with some details of what led up to this: I'm using Ubuntu 14.0 (KDE on top although presumably that's irrelevant) a few days ago I let the system do an auto-upgrade. It crashed partway ...
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Problem with KDE programs after upgrading to 15.04

I experienced this problem with konversation, but while searching for a solution, I saw that many people were having this problem with many different KDE programs, so I thought I'd bring it up here ...
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Fail after seond reboot when going to Kubuntu vivid from 14.10

My wife's Eurocom Laptop was running Kubuntu 14.10 and telling her she needed to do a version upgrade. But clicking on the upgrade button in apper was failing with a error 127. We tried running a ...
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How can I upgrade from an EOL version without using an .ISO image as I cannot boot from usb or DVD?

I am trying to upgrade or update from Ubuntu 11.04. My computer (acer aspire c 2008) won't boot from usb and my cdrom usually doesn't mount. So could I partition my hard drive and put the .ISO there ...
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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 [duplicate]

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. ...