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Ubuntu 14.04LTS Restarts after Shutdown

I've had this issue after upgrading from 12.04LTS: every time I try to shotdown my laptop (hp probook 4540s, with dualboot win7/ubuntu14.04) it actually shuts down, but after few seconds (2-3 secs) it ...
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How to get password working again after upgrade? [duplicate]

Installed Ubuntu 14.04, but my password doesn't work now. This is on an HP laptop PC that accepted my password before the upgrade.
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Should I do a regular system update before a upgrading to the next distro?

Should I perform distribution upgrade only on a fully up to date system, or should it run fine if I do the distribution upgrade right away? More details: Before I perform an upgrade to the next ...
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Ubuntu 14.04/Windows 8.1 dual boot fails after distribution upgrade - no GRUB menu!

I have been successfully using both Ubuntu 14.04 and Windows 8.1 on my Toshiba Satellite Pro C50 since May 2014. After performing a "Distribution Upgrade" via the update manager GUI this morning the ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 to 14.04 LTS upgraded but crashed soon after restarting the system

In Ubuntu 12.04 the update manager offered me to upgrade it to 14.04, so i kept it for upgrading for whole night and after all the downloading, fetching and removing of packages it asked for restart. ...
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Not able to clean out old kernel files in /boot

I am trying to Update my server navin@ubuntu:~$ sudo apt-get dist-upgrade Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done You might want to run 'apt-get -f ...
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Internet not working (local network works) after upgrade to 14.04

I have an internet connection that works through a proxy that requires username & password. After online upgrade to 14.04 from 12.04, I am unable to connect to internet, pinging to popular sites ...
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Can I avoid reinstalling from scratch?

I asked for assistance about a month ago, but haven't received a single response. If I asked incorrectly or broke etiquette rules I am truly sorry. The link to my original query (in case anybody ...
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Upgrade from 12.04 LTS to 14.04 LTS fails

Output of the Bash Terminal: http://pastebin.com/wXKtLzin I used apt-get upgrade -f as well, with the same result. I only want the 14.04 LTS that works fine and I don't lose my data. In the past the ...
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“Errors while handling” kernel packages after dist-upgrade

I did an apt-get dist-upgrade, now everytime I do something using apt-get, e.g. installing something, it gives me that there are errors while handling the following packages: ...
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Just upgraded to Ubuntu 14.04 from 13.03 but system will not boot!

Just upgraded to Ubuntu 14.04 from 13.03 but system will not boot! The screen says: udevadm trigger is not permitted while udev is unconfigured. Gave up waiting for root device. Common Problems: ...
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Can't upgrade from 13.04: “An unresolvable problem occured while calculating upgrade” [on hold]

I've had a lot of fun today trying to get on skype. Skype can't connect. Skype version is too old, have to update. Try to update skype. Can't update skype because apt-get throws some kind of ...
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Distribution upgrade (12.04 -> 14.04 LTS) halted while unpacking/installing packages

As the title states...it just stopped unpacking/installing. "Preparing to unpack .../lirc_0.9.0-0ubuntu5_amd64.deb ..." then stopped in its tracks. Everything else is still running. The update ...
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Can't boot server after attempting to upgrade 12.04 to 14.04

I have a Rackspace Cloud Server (that was) running 12.04 LTS. The other day, after logging in and doing some routine maintenance, I noticed the server telling me that 14.04 LTS was available, and to ...
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Is there a way to upgrade directly from Ubuntu 12.04 to Ubuntu 14.04?

I am running Ubuntu 12.04, and it will not allow me to upgrade but just keeps on giving me more updates. Is there a way to upgrade directly from Ubuntu 12.04 to Ubuntu 14.04? i got Third party sources ...
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HELP upgrade from 12 to 14 can't log in PLEASE HELP

I have been running 12.whatever for a while, no problems. Today, I tried the upgrade to 14.04. The upgrade seemed to go fine. However, when I got to the log in screen, when I logged in it said "Error. ...
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“unresolvable problem” error when upgrading from 12.04 to 14.04

So I have solved this issue, but now I have another problem: An unresolvable problem occurred while calculating the upgrade. This can be caused by: * Upgrading to a pre-release version of Ubuntu ...
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How do I install Ubuntu linux? [duplicate]

I currently have recently fixed my 8 year old laptop and I'm planning to upgrade its OS from Windows XP to Ubuntu. It only has 1 GB of ram. I need to get the 32 bit Ubuntu. How do I install it? ...
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Mumble-Django doesn't render correctly after 12.04 to 14.04 server upgrade

I recently ran the upgrade on my server to go from 12.04 to 14.04. I had a couple problems but have gotten almost all of them sorted. One thing that's still hanging me up is the rendering of the ...
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Trouble upgrading from 12.04 to 14.04.1 lts

After running these commands from the command line: sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get dist-upgrade sudo do-release-upgrade -d I get the following error message: W:Failed to fetch ...
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Can I upgrade my ubuntu version and change to be primary OS after originally installing with Wibu?

I have recently installed Ubuntu 12.04 using Wubi 12.04 and I now wish to upgrade to a full installation of Ubuntu 14.04, Before attempting to upgrade through the update center I did some research on ...
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Cannot upgrade from 12.04LTS to 14.04

I have been trying to upgrade to 14.04 for several days now, but every time I get this error message: W:Failed to fetch ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 doesn't load after upgrade

I upgraded my Ubuntu from 12.04 to 14.04 and now it keep loading and never boots. sometimes the login page appears and after entering the correct password the page simply splashes and nothing ...
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The operating system I use is Ubuntu version 13.04. How do we upgrade it to Ubuntu version 13.10? [duplicate]

The operating system I use is Ubuntu version 13.04. How do we upgrade it to Ubuntu version 13.10 ?
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unable to install/recover jenkins after upgrading from ubuntu 12.04 to 14.04

I did an upgrade of Ubuntu from 12.04 to 14.04 and was surprised to discover that my earlier installed and configured jenkins is broken. To add to the misery, if I do an apt-get install jenkins or ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 kernel upgrades not changing default

So i have 3.13.0-34 & 3.13.0-33 & 3.13.0-24 all installed but the system constantly sticks with 3.13.0-24. update-grub does not seem to change this. grub configuration says boot entry 0. I'm ...
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Upgraded 12.04 LTS to 14.04 LTS Now Wireless Networking is Disabled

I have just upgraded from 12.04 to 14.04. The upgrade process went off smoothly, only asked if I wanted to keep some old configs (which I did) and I restarted the computer when finished. The computer ...
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after upgrade to 14.04 kernel remains 3.2.0

I upgraded from 12.04 to 14.04.1 using the update-manager. During the upgrade there was an error about emacsen-common and I do not overwrite the file menu.lst. After the upgrade lsb_release -a gives ...
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How to upgrade from Ubuntu 13.04 to 13.10 or 14.04? [duplicate]

I have my staging server that is running on Ubuntu 13.04 and my local machine which is running on 13.10. Every time I try to do either sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install (anything) it works ...
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Is Ubuntu 14.04 slower on low-end graphics cards than 12.04 LTS?

I started upgrading to Ubuntu 14.04 (from 12.04) when it said that if I installed it, it might make me have a "slow environment" because of my graphics card. I cancelled the upgrade because of my ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 upgrade problem

Yesterday I decided to do the upgrade. Little did I know, I got a black out, the upgrade was interrupted and the rest is history. Now I am facing the following issues: 1) No GUI when I open up the pc ...
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After upgrading to 14.04 arrow down doesn't work / action seems to be wrongly assigned on Xserver

after upgrading to 14.04 (from 12.04) the down arrow is not working properly anymore on graphical system. On console the key works fine, but not on terminal (within X). Unfortunately I didn't found ...
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Can't upgrade from 12.04LTS to 14.04LTS

I am trying to upgrade to 14.04.1 LTS. It is showing: You have to download a total of 137 k. This download will take about 4 seconds with your connection. Installing the upgrade can take several ...
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Stuck at unresponsive ubuntu logo screen after upgrading to 14.04

When i upgraded to 14.04 and restarted the computer to finish the upgrade, ubuntu started to freez at the ubuntu logo with 5 orange dots screen. it didn't respond to Esc or alt+F1 or F2. However it ...
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Can't access my computer or log in

I am a complete newbie to Ubuntu. A man that fixed my computer said he thought it would work well for me, so I just went for it. That, on top of not understanding computers that well, I'm pretty lost. ...
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Trying to upgrade from 12.10 to 14.04 and not having any luck…404 error occurs [duplicate]

This is a long winded question so bear with me! I am trying to upgrade my 12.10 Quental Ubuntu to the 14.04 version. This has led to a problem within my system not being able to update. For ...
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ZFS pool broken after upgrading to 14.04 LTS

Well, I have been putting off upgrading to 14.04 for fear that I would break something. Actually for fear that it would break zfs (or I would break it). I am bascially slightly better than novice ...
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Is it necessary to upgrade to 14.04 LTS or can I stand in 12.04 LTS forever with no problem?

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS, and although I would like to upgrade to 14.04 LTS, I don't want to have any troubles after upgrading. For example, I don't know if I can no longer use some of my software ...
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Installer stopped while upgrading from 12.04 to 14.04

I'm upgrading from 12.04 to 14.04 on an Optiplex 745 (dual-boot with Windows XP) and it's frozen at this line: installing new version of config file /etc/kernal/posttrm.d/zz-update-grub... Can I get ...
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/sbin/init missing after upgrade to newest version

After latest Ubuntu upgrade unable to boot into ubuntu which gives message as /sbin/init missing. I use a dual boot system.
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Ubuntu 12.04 update nightmare and grub tiny problem

I had some problems with the updates lately. It started with the update manager refusing to update because it requires installation of untrusted packages. I used : sudo apt-get update && sudo ...
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Black screen after upgrading to 14.04 from 12.04

I clicked the 'Upgrade' button on the 'Software Manager', which I have since read was perhaps not a brilliant idea. Next I had a lapse of good sense when I was advised that my graphics adapter may ...
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Kernel broken when I was upgrading Ubuntu 12.04 to 14.04

I'm newbie here and in Linux manipulations. So..I was upgrading Ubuntu 12.04 to 14.04 by automatic processes and when was installing stage, there was interruption of power. To power on pc after ...
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Error while upgrading postgres

Ubuntu 14.04. Package manager reported that postgresql was broken. When I tried to upgrade it produced the following error: (synaptic:30668): GLib-CRITICAL **: g_child_watch_add_full: assertion 'pid ...
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after do-dist-upgrade i have some problems on my xubuntu

Hello guys some weeks ago i did an do-dist-upgrade a virtualbox machine, and now i cant login correctly without getting stuck on logs screens, worst with reboot and shutdown ever get stuck on logs ...
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Not enough disk space on / and /boot for upgrade to Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS

I am having trouble upgrading to Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS, getting a "Not enough free disk space" error. This is because I do not have enough free disk space on / (need 3618 M) and /boot (need 8397 k). I ...
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just upgraded to 14.04 and my super key doesn't work and I can't find the dash either

I have been using an old version of Ubuntu and then Skype stopped working an I was told I would need to upgrade. So now I have had the experience of upgrading to this new version 14.04 and Skype ...
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winbind not working after upgrading to 14.04 (from 12.04LTS) [duplicate]

Winbind stopped working after I upgraded to Ubuntu 14.04 (from 12.04 following the automatic upgrade prompt). This is on a home LAN with my router providing dynamic IP addresses to my machines. ...
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Grub Rescue after upgrading from 12.04 to 14.04

Current status: Cannot boot from HD at all (dualboot with win7) Cannot boot from USB either (12.04 and win7), goes to boot: prompt, do not know what to do here, wants a kernel name, same for both ...
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Upgrading Eclipse from Kepler to Luna fails in Ubuntu 14.04

Trying to use Eclipse's auto-update to go from the Kepler release to the new Luna (using Ubuntu 14.04). Got everything set, started Eclipse in admin mode, and selected Help-->Check for updates. It ...