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Upgrading from 13.10 to 14.04 on macbook problem

I tried to upgrade to 14.04 yesterday from 13.10 via terminal. The upgrade started out fine so I left my computer after it had downloaded all the packages and started installing them to let it run on ...
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Can't boot Wubi after upgrading to 14.04 from 12.04

So I decided to upgrade to 14.04 from 12.04 on my Wubi installation, using update-manager -d, but I can no longer boot into Ubuntu. When I try to, I see the message mount:mounting..."etc, then "Target ...
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When attempting upgrade from 13.10 to 14.04 upgrade halted and will not allow 2nd attemp

During the upgrade process the upgrade process halted and I can not restart the updater. It seems to be related to samba. I ran sudo apt-get install -f and got the following result: Reading package ...
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Upgrade available after upgrading ubuntu 13.10 to 14.04 LTS

Just after upgrading my Xubuntu 13.10 to Xubuntu 14.04, I run the command: sudo apt-get dist-upgrade and tell me that upgrade are available, and after do it again and again I get the same result after ...
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Upgrade from Ubuntu Gnome 13.10 to Ubuntu 14.04

I'm currently running Ubuntu Gnome 13.10 but I'd like to upgrade to Ubuntu 14.04 with Unity instead of Gnome Shell. How can I go about this?
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Ubuntu 14.04 crash mid upgrade

I tried to upgrade to 14.04 and part way through the screen went blank with a large blinking cursor in the upper left corner. Keyboard is unresponsive so can't get a terminal to work from. Am able ...
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Does upgrading works? In practice

I upgraded 12.04 to 12.10 per instructions, on my way to 14.04. Because of the many issues I now actually think you can not upgrade. Not in any practical sense. After upgrade to 12.10 there is for ...
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Upgraded to Ubuntu 14.04 LTS like a breeze. Still Google Earth 7 is not working or crashing!

My Computer : Intel i5-4440 Quad Core on Intel Motherboard DB85FL I just upgraded to Ubuntu 14.04 LTS from 13.10 through 'Software Updater'. The process was fully automatic and seamless. It is faster ...
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Upgrade to Ubuntu 14.04

Yesterday 17/04/14 I tried an upgrade from Ubuntu 13.10 to 14.04. The process went fine without error messages. Then came the reboot and it stuck booting. All booting messages went through then it ...
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I have a running webserver in 13.10. Shall I upgrade to release 14.04? [on hold]

I've configured my webserver in Ubuntu 13.10, but today I knew about the 14.04 LTS. Shall I upgrade? Besides new software has bug fixes and more security, I'm affraid my webserver go misconfigured ...
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14.04 upgrade not appearing on update manager

I have 12.04 lts with all software up to date and "notify me of new long term support versions" selected on settings, but there's no mention of 14.04. "There are no updates to install" is the ...
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Wrong kernel after upgrade — old kernel still installed?

I just upgraded from 13.10 to 14.04, but when I do uname -r, it says I have kernel 3.11. I want to have the default 14.04 kernel, (3.13 I believe). How can I get this?
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After upgrading from 13.10 to 14.04 LTS Intel drivers not loading only Gallium 0.4

So this morning I was informed of the 14.04 LTS release and asked if I wanted to upgrade. I performed the upgrade process and all went fine, but when I checked the video drivers after the upgrade was ...
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Upgraded from 13.10 to 14.04. Still only have 13.10 [duplicate]

Upgrade from 13.10 to 14.04 last night for 6 hours. I got sleepy and told the software "NO" to delete obsolete packages. So now after re-boot I still have 13.10. I assume that I still have those ...
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Why do I not have a Tahr wallpaper

I upgraded from 12.04 to 14.04 yesterday, and was surprised that the new included wallpapers do not contain any with a Tahr in them. I had come to think of the cartoonish animal background as a fun ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 live disk only starts up with acpi=off

I recently tried to run ubuntu 14.04 on a USB drive as I wanted to decide whether it is worth upgrading to(my netbook now has 12.04 on it). However, when I tried to start ubuntu up from the USB ...
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Can't upgrade past 11.10 - libc6 dependency errors

Since upgrading to 11.10 I can't upgrade any further (trying to get my web server to latest version.) I'm aware of How do I resolve unmet dependencies? and have tried up to the point of running this: ...
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KDE Theme broken after 13.10 → 14.04 upgrade

I just did the upgrade from 13.10 to 14.04 and the default KDE theme not looks like no theme at all: I usually use KDE with Awesome WM as the window manager, but even without Awesome WM, this looks ...
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What programs are often heavily affected by an upgrade and what ones are not?

I am currently upgrading from 12.10 to 13.10 However, i am in really need of using that computer for SSH connections and as a network-drive on my network at the moment. What programs is often ...
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Unable to upgrade to 14.04

I am trying to upgrade from Kubuntu 13.10 to 14.04. When I start the distribution upgrade, I get this message after "setting new software channels": An unresolvable problem occurred while ...
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Is upgrading from LTS to LTS as reliable as doing a fresh install?

Having run into many snags and stability issues when upgrading (update-manager -d) from just release to release (For example: 13.04 - 13.10), I soon learned and have been told that it is always more ...
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Why is upgrading from an LTS to LTS more safe than doing upgrades from the Short Term Supports?

How is an LTS to LTS upgrade different than a Standard Release to Standard Release upgrade? Are fresh installs usually preferred to guarantee a stable environment?
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14.04 upgrade aborted mid-process and I've lost gnome-control-center

I upgraded my ubuntu gnome 13.10 installation today by using: do-release-upgrade in the terminal. when I came back it was on a tty (at least I think it was a tty)! Then as I couldn't go back to the ...
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Upgrade 12.04 to 14.04 [duplicate]

I want to upgrade my 12.04LTS to 14.04LTS. I have tried update-manager-d , and in update manager settings I have set something like : "Notify when new LTS version...". But I don`t get message that new ...
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Could not access desktop after upgrading to 14.04

I have upgraded my system from ubuntu 13.10 to 14.04.But then i can't access my desktop, only mouse pointer is visible no unity bar . Then i restarted the computer and log in as guest. it is worked. ...
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Am I using beta or stable?

I have been doing so many sudo apt-get update/(dist-)upgrade since yesterday and sometimes something happend - so that I am confused now whether I am using still beta or already the stable version. ...
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how can i fix “disk drive is not ready yet or not present fix”

So after upgrading to ubuntu 14.04 ive been sitting at the boot screen showing ubuntu and the sentence in the title,im starting to think there is a problem its been an hour since and this usualy ...
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What would happen if my internet connection is lost while I am upgrading from 12.04LTS to 14.04LTS?

I want to upgrade my OS from 12.04 to 14.04. I found how to get it. But I've one more question. What would happen if I gave the command to upgrade, it starts but after downloading some or many file my ...
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Why update manager is still showing a development release?

Though Ubuntu 14.04 has been officially released, update-manager -d says that the distribution will be upgraded to a development version, still in testing. Why? How long will I have to wait to have ...
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Dowload is trying to send me the wrong version of Ubuntu? [on hold]

computer is intel I5 8gig ram download offers AMD 64 bit software Why? What do I do? os is Mint Thanks in advance for your help! John
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How do I turn unity back on?

My ubuntu 14.04 upgrade didn't work. When I rebooted after it was done I had to choose between something called cinnamon and something called gnome fall back. I don't like either. I can't find ...
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Switching from 12.04LTS to 14.04LTS [duplicate]

I have 12.04LTS installed on my laptop. I want to upgrade it to 14.04LTS. I tried to find a method but didn't succeed. I read somewhere that I can directly upgrade from one LTS to other but how?
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How to transition from alpha/beta to stable apt source repository?

Is there a preferred method of transitioning from development to stable apt repositories? I've used apt pinning in the past on debian with mixed success with the development repo's priorities at ...
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Upgrading to 14.04 - Stuck at setting up acpid

Upgrading from a Ubuntu 13.10 which can't shutdown properly, downloading was fine, but stuck at setting up acpid. It said setting up acpid... What should I do?
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How do you update to a new version if you're years behind? [duplicate]

I'm a new user of Ubuntu, and my computer is several years old. It has a very old version of Ubuntu(I'm not sure which, but it's from at least three years ago) on it, and I want to upgrade to the ...
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How does one upgrade ubuntu (any version to latest version) using an ISO image?

If one have the slow internet connection or a limited data plan or sometime no connectivity; Then how one can upgrade ubuntu from any older version to latest version of ubuntu using only iso image of ...
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Could not calculate the upgrade, Upgrade 12.04 to 14.04

I get the error Could not calculate the upgrade An unresolvable problem occurred while calculating the upgrade. This can be caused by: * Upgrading to a pre-release version of Ubuntu * Running ...
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Why isn't the dist-upgrade showing up in update-manager?

Ubuntu 14.04 was released on 17 April 2014, and today it is already the 18th. Why isn't the distribution showing up in my ubuntu update-manager? (I have set it so it will anounce every new version) ...
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upgrade from 13.10 to 14.04 renders machine stuck on ubuntu screen cannot login

after upgrade from 13.10 to 14.04 boot up gets stuck on purple ubuntu screen prior to login prompt - what is the keyboard combo to force menu upon boot up - as is ctrl-alt-F1 does nothing so cannot ...
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How to upgrade from Ubuntu GNOME 14.04 beta 2 to 14.04 LTS final release?

Currently I have Ubuntu GNOME 14.04 beta2 release. But in details it shows as Ubuntu 13.10. Please let me know how can I upgrade it 10 14.04 LTS final release(released 17th April). I tried in ...
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How can i upgrade to Ubuntu 14.04 final from 14.04 Beta correctly? [duplicate]

I tried to upgrade to 14.04 Final release from 14.04 Beta. I executed following commands: sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get dist-upgrade My system updated packages after dist-upgrade. However after ...
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Trusty Tahr 14.04 upgrade restart no XFCE desktop fatal IO error 11

Upgraded to Trusty today, but restart leaves me with a background graphic and no desktop. I have restarted with the alternate version and run dpkg and dpgk-reconfigure -a -u --force and still do not ...
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I can't start the upgrade form 13.10 to 14.04 [duplicate]

I first ran sudo apt-get update, then tried the following commands and they all failed sudo do-release-upgrade sudo do-release-upgrade -d sudo do-release-upgrade -p Each of the previous commands ...
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Help with 14.04 [duplicate]

I'm using 13.10 right now. And I'd like to upgrade to 14.04, but I can't seem to. I've tried update manager, and even the iso, but realized I'd need a CD for that. Is there I can upgrade to 14.04 from ...
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Failed Upgrade of [L]/X]Ubuntu 13.10 to 14.04

I just upgraded an old (Dell Celeron) desktop from X/L Ubuntu 13.10 to 14.04 today. There were errors in the upgrade, including a failed Samba upgrade. I now have a system that is unusable. I cannot ...
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Will ubuntu 12.04 be automatically upgraded to 14.04? [duplicate]

Do I have to do something to upgrade to 14.04 from 12.04?
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(URGENT) Huge problems after upgrade to 14.04 (selinixfs boot error)

So, I've ended up in a bad spot after attempting to upgrade to 14.04. I upgraded to Tahr using the terminal, and that was running smoothly until I rebooted to "Mount Failed at selinuxfs on ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 to 14.04 LTS Upgrade Crash!

I'm in a pretty bad situation right now. I ran the following terminal commands to upgrade my Laptop from 12.04 LTS to 14.04 LTS, and left my computer to let it sit to do its thing. When I came back, ...
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TP-LINK TL-WDN3800 Dual Band Wireless N600 and 14.04 [on hold]

As the title says, it doesn't seem to work under 14.04. Crashes the driver on start up.
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Upgrade manager doesn't finds ubuntu 14.04

I have 13.10 installed and would like to upgrade to 14.04. How would be this possible? If i do it like the manual says then i can update only to the devel version of ubuntu which i would like not.