Questions about upgrading packages, systems or hardware.

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Upgrade problem 14.04 to 14.10

I was using 14.04 LTS Until today, I decided for upgrading online to 14.10. The download worked fine, but during installation a text window containing a legal disclaimer for Microsoft software popped ...
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Unresovable broken dependencies, none of 'apt-get' commands works

Before I explain the problem, I should say that I have tried all other answers to similar questions and troubleshootings around the Internet, and none of them works. To be more specific all apt-get ...
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Kernel Panic after trying to upgrade from 14.04 to 14.10

I have a Dell XPS 13 9343 which came with ubuntu 14.04. I got a notification of an update to .10 and went for it. Once it finished it said it completed with errors. I sudo rebooted and now the OS ...
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Desktop issue after dist upgrade

I upgraded my 14.04 to 14.10 then to 15.04. after upgrade to 14.10 and reboot desktop acted strange and upgrading to 15.04 didn't fix it, see this image: Filesystem and desktop icons are working ...
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source list problem after upgrade to 15.04

I upgraded my ubuntu 14.04 to 15.04 , then after unit reboot I get my sources 14.04 back . In sources.list I get trusty sources instead of vivid sources
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Ubuntu Server 12.04 and 14.04 LTS compatibilty and reason for upgrade

I have few servers running Ubuntu 12.04.5 LTS and now I will be expanding on few more, both of my dedicated server providers offer new Ubuntu releases, why should I install version 14? I do not need ...
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After upgrading from 12.04 to 14.04, my wifi is not working

I have a HP 1000 Notebook pc with Intel i3 and 4gb of RAM. My pc came with Ubuntu 12.04. After about a year, Ubuntu sent me a message to upgrade it to 14.04 and I did. The problem is that after the ...
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System doesn't boot after upgrade [duplicate]

I have bought a new laptop which had ubuntu 12.04 lte preinstalled and decided to install the updates. After doing that the system failed to boot. After the ubuntu loading screen i get a black screeb ...
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Updating Ubuntu after installing [on hold]

Common question but I need an answer, i have use both sudo apt-get update, and sudo apt-get upgrade, and both come up with Failed to Fetch. Please help
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Remote upgrade from 12.04 to 14.04 over xrdp

I have a remote server that I very foolishly tried today to upgrade from 12.04 to 14.04 using the GUI over xrdp. I've discovered that xrdp doesn't work with 14.04 unless you install an alternative ...
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Can't upgrade from 14.04 LTS to 14.10

I was trying to upgrade from ubuntu 14.04 LTS to 14.10 LTS and when I tried to do it via the GUI and from the terminal (apt-get update, apt-get upgrade, sudo do-release-upgrade) I get: Calculating ...
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Ubuntu Server 15.04 update error

I can't do sudo apt-get update, when i try it gives me loads of failed to fetch everything.. now I have no idea what could be wrong I searched for what the sources.list file should look like and it ...
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mySql not working after upgrading to 15.04

After upgrading from 14.10 to 15.04 when i start rails server it gives this error: arslion@arslion-Lenovo-B570e:~$ rails s ...
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Kodi package problems after upgrade from 13.10 to 14.04: libsdl2 not found

After my HTPC system upgrade from Ubuntu 13.10 to 14.04 I can't seem to install Kodi. I run sudo apt-add-repository ppa:team-xbmc/ppa sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install kodi kodi-bin And ...
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How I do uninstall the apps old version after upgrading to a new version in Ubuntu Touch

I am running Ubuntu Touch in my Nexus 4 with Ubuntu 14.10 (r19). I updated several applications. Now, I have double applications: the old and the new versions in my storage. By example: System ...
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How to upgrade the kernel of Xubuntu 15.04 Live CD to latest 4.1/4.0.6 version?

I am trying to upgrade the kernel of Xubuntu 15.04 AMD64 live CD to the latest version available (4.1/4.0.6) so that I can try and install the same on hitherto unsupported hardware. I am using the ...
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I currently have PHP 5.3.2 installed with Apache in 10.04 Lucid. How can I upgrade PHP? [closed]

I currently have PHP 5.3.2 installed with Apache in 10.04 Lucid. How can I add the upgrade PHP ? have done following commands but seems its not working, what am I missing here.. Attmpt 1 ...
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Cannot upgrade to ubuntu 14.10 from ubuntu 14.04

I tried upgrading to ubuntu 14.10 using this command: sudo do-release-upgrade And this is my console it cuts off the beginning but only a little bit: http://pastebin.com/dUQ02VhK I have no ...
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15.04 stopped upgrading Error (1) Udev and Insserv errors

My 15.04 will not upgrade successfully either through apt-get or otherwise. The files will download but I receive the following errors. So far I've found no solution. Udev and insserv seem to be the ...
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Suspend during upgrade to 14.04 caused CORRUPTION

An accidental suspend when my laptop was being upgraded from 12.04 (64bit) -> 14.04 (64bit) has stopped the system from starting up. It gets to GRUB and runs through the startup procedure but stalls. ...
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Not using newer kernel version - Any real problems with it?

I have been searching for the answer of this question, but I couldn't find. I know I can upgrade the kernel version to the newer one, but it seems that a lot of people had problems after installing ...
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After upgrading to 2015.04, VirtualBox crashes at Windows VM start, nothing in log

I have many Linux and Windows virtual machines, they were fine on a Ubuntu 2014.04 host. I recently updated the host to 2015.04, and all of the Windows VMs have stopped working. All Linux VMs are ...
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Unable to upgrade 15.04

I'm currently trying to upgrade to latest version of Ubuntu, but when I run: sudo do-release-upgrade I get this error message: Could not calculate the upgrade An unresolvable problem occurred ...
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Upgrade to new version

I have the version 14.04.02 (Desktop) and want to upgrade to 14.10, but when running the command: do-release-upgrade Me warns that has no new version available, what should I do?
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Kernel upgrade lubuntu 14.04

How often does system upgrades the kernel? Should I do it manually? I have ubuntu 14.04.2 and it has kernel version 3.16, and lubuntu from minimal install 14.04.2 with kernel 3.13, so I wondered why ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 - E: Read error - read (5: Input/output error)

since last week i'm experiencing the following error: > Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree > Reading state information... Error! > E: Read error - read (5: ...
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Partial distribution upgrade 14.01 to 14.10 lost permissions to do anything

My WiFi went down as I was upgrading. Now, when I try to update software, I get an error message stating that I am not authorized to install or uninstall software. I cannot access synaptic. I searched ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 doesn't boot on Dell XPS 13 2015

I wanted to upgrade from Ubuntu 14.04 LTS to the new Ubuntu 15.04 on my Dell XPS 14 2015 Developer Edition, because most issues seemed to be fixed in the live version. Therefore I wiped the hole disk ...
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Unable to upgrade Ubuntu [duplicate]

My computer is randomly freezing up. I think it may be related to a kernal issue do to reading other threads where people had the same issue. my version of linux is quite old, but i can not upgrade to ...
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Why should I user an older version of Ubuntu? [closed]

I see so many questions by people with Ubuntu 11,12,13, etc. Why haven't these people upgraded yet? Is there any reason someone would want/need to use an older version of Ubuntu? Is upgrading ...
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How to upgrade GTK 3.10 to GTK 3.14 on Ubuntu 14.04?

How to upgrade GTK 3.10 to 3.14 on ubuntu 14.04? Most of the discussions provide an answer in which they replace the Unity desktop with the GNOME desktop. I want to do this upgrade without adding any ...
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Sick of “Not enough free disk space when upgrading” an automatic solution? [duplicate]

Sick of checking this post page every X days, I really would like to solve my problem with the disk space and the Ubuntu updates. So, there is a way to automatize this process? Not enough free disk ...
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System won't boot / black screen after upgrade to 15.04, macbook pro 11,5

I have a new macbbook pro 11,5 with retina display. I had Ubuntu 14.04 installed alongside OSX Yosemite 10.10.3, using rEFInd as the boot manager. All was fine until I upgraded to Ubuntu 15.04 today ...
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DKMS: Install Failed

Every time I upgrade the system and there is an update to the kernel I see the following error in the APT logs: run-parts: executing /etc/kernel/postinst.d/dkms 3.13.0-55-generic ...
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Unity fails after upgrade 14.04 -> 15.05 and installing nvidia drivers

So, I was running Ubuntu 14 LTS more or less happily (nvidia drivers were working fine with unity and all). Then the upgrade manager asked if I wanted to upgrade to 14.10. I did the upgrade and ...
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Upgrade to specific distribution with do-release-upgrade? [duplicate]

I have Ubuntu precise running on a VPS (server). I am connected with SSH and would like to upgrade to Ubuntu trusty. I do not want the newest release. Changing /etc/update-manager/release-upgrades to ...
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How to hide/disable “packages have been kept back” list

I'm on Ubuntu Server 14.04.2, and when I run sudo apt-get upgrade I get: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Calculating upgrade... Done The ...
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How do you upgrade a Dell XPS 13 Developer Edition from Ubuntu 14.04 to 15.04?

I just got a Dell XPS 13 (2015) that came with Ubuntu 14.04 installed, I'd like to upgrade to 15.04, but it doesn't work for me.
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Upgrade Ubuntu 12.04 to 14.04 without deleting Mac OS X

I used Universal USB Installer to push 14.04 LTS. I booted into Linux from USB from EFI boot screen, and followed the prompts. I got to the part that asks, "Installation type". Herein it states, ...
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How to upgrade slapd to 2.4.40?

I just found out, that connecting via the LDAP API like this sudo ldapsearch -Q -LLL -Y EXTERNAL -H ldapi:/// -b cn=config dn has a bug on Ubuntu 15.04 vivid/openldap-2.4.31. But fortunately, on ...
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accidentally deleted /usr/*

# apt-get install bind9 Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done bind9 is already the newest version. 0 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 0 to remove and 14 ...
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Lightdm won't start after upgrade from 14.10 to 15.04

After upgrading from 14.10 to 15.04, lightdm won't start. Failed to start lightdm.service: Unit lightdm.service failed to load: No such file or directory. I have a HP Spectre x360 with Intel Core ...
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How to stop automatic freshclam execution

I have the latest version of freshclam and clamav installed, and in the past (when I had Ubuntu 14.10) it has only run freshclam automatically a few times a day, but has not been running all the time. ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 Japanese sources.list [duplicate]

My source.list file is out of date, but many of the sources have a ja. prefix. The thread below gives the basic source items, but I want to know if there are Japanese specific links I should use. ...
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I'd like to upgrade from ubuntu 13.10 to 14.04.2 LTS, Can i do so without losing files?

I am currently running Ubuntu 13.10, I would like to upgrade to 14.04.2, Can i do so without losing all of my files ? I have downloaded the 14.04.2 image using the torrent file on it's website
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Upgrading from 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr) to 15.04 (Vivid Vervet)

How long does it take to upgrade from 14.10 LTS to 15.04 ? The procedure of Saving installed packages is going on for last 18 hrs on my system. I have chosen the option of keeping all my personal ...
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Upgrading from Ubuntu 13.10 to 15.04 [duplicate]

I have dual boot Windows 7 and Ubuntu 13.10. I want to upgrade the version of Ubuntu to 15.04. Will that affect my data? And is that possible? If yes, how can I do that?
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Bought HP 455 G2 preinstalled with Ubuntu 12.04 and upgraded and it no longer works

So I bought this system HP 455 G2, and noticed that it came with Ubuntu 12.04, which I thought was strange, so I upgraded to ubuntu 14.04 and the cursor disappeared, I looked everywhere for a solution ...
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Messed up system by uninstalling Python3 - Help!

I have limited Ubuntu experience and seem to have messed up my system pretty good. I am running Ubuntu 14.04. I wanted to upgrade Python3 to the latest version - 3.4.0 was installed and I wanted to ...
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“Preparing gcc-4.8-base” freezes for 14.04 update

I'm trying to update to the 14.04 update, but every time I try to do so, during the "Installing the upgrades" phase, it freezes almost immediately. Under the load bar, it states, "Preparing ...