Questions about upgrading packages, systems or hardware.

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Upgrade 13.10 to 14.04 broke grub - now boots straight to Windows 8

Upgraded from a functioning dual-boot Window 8.1 and Ubuntu 13.10 to 14.04. Before today at startup I option to choose Ubuntu or Windows8.1. The default was Ubuntu, and if I waited a few seconds ...
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postgresql broken after 14.04 despite succesful pg_upgrade

I'm running an Ubuntu VPS where i'm am upgrading to 14.04. everything has gone smoothly so far. Except the PostgreSQL migration from 9.1 to 9.3. The server hosts a Django 1.6 site and the traceback ...
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Problems connecting to netowrk/wireless after upgrade

I just upgraded to 14.04, completed the process and restarted my laptop. Now I can not connect to my wireless network, and therefore can not connect to my internet wirelessly. Ubuntu keeps trying, ...
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Blank Screen after trying to upgrade 12.04 LTS to 14.04 LTS [duplicate]

So I tried upgrading my Lenovo G505 laptop from Ubuntu 12.04 to 14.04. It was working at first and I got the installation menu but when I clicked on upgrade 12.04 to 14.04, my screen went black. After ...
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Upgrade 13.10 to 14.04 problems

Upgrade manager won't allow updates to 13.10 nor upgrade to 14.04. It thinks I still have 13.04. Have 64-bit dual-boot Win 8.1 / Ubuntu 13.10. The U-13.10 upgraded online from 13.04 in October. All ...
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Upgrade of 12.04.4 LTS to 14.04 LTS fails on Pandaboard

I'm trying to upgrade 12.04.4 LTS to 14.04 LTS on a Pandaboard. The upgrade via do-release-upgrade -dfails with Fetched 0 B in 0s (0 B/s) Hit ...
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ubuntu 12.04 not updating

I'm getting the following error while updating...... W: Failed to fetch http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/natty-backports/main/binary-i386/Packages 404 Not Found W: Failed to fetch ...
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System Running in Low Graphics Mode After Upgrade from 13.10 to 14.04 Failure: Simplest Fix for Non Tech?

Accepted offer to upgrade from 13:10 to 14:04. Upgrade failed. When I turned on machine next day, thrown into 'Low Graphics Mode' which didn't offer options, probably from driver problems it couldn't ...
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No sound on a Samsung RC512 since upgrade to 14.04

After the upgrade I can only have sound visually. It seems to work but no sound. In the beginning I installed the PulseAudio Volume Control and I was able to make the sound work, but after and update ...
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Upgrade from Ubuntu 13.10 to 14.04

Actually I want to upgrade to the newly released Ubuntu 14.04 from a saucy 13.10 version. Regarding that I never run into an upgrade process from a *nix version to an onward one, I want your kind ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 is showing error while upgrading to 14.04 [duplicate]

W:Failed to fetch gzip:/var/lib/apt/lists/partial/archive.ubuntu.com_ubuntu_dists_trusty_universe_binary-i386_Packages Hash Sum mismatch , E:Some index files failed to download. They have been ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 kylin upgrade to 14.04 gnome

How can I upgrade from ubuntu 13.10 kylin to ubuntu 14.04 gnome?(I have slow internet connection,so i downloaded the new version of gnome & boot it with the help of usb .But i can n't find ...
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Upgrade to 14.04 Memory Allocation Problem

Recently did a fresh install on my laptop to 13.10 to prepare for the LTS release. I started the upgrade process when the updater prompted and read a book waiting for it. When I checked on the ...
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Trouble upgrading from 13.10 to 14.04

Completed an upgrade from 13.10 to 14.04 on a dell latitude. Traditionally I use the default Ubuntu desktop, but following the upgrade, the desktop fails to load. I can access the command line via ...
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How can I repair ubuntu 14.04 LTS broken installation?

I have Ubuntu 14.04 LTS installed on my laptop (upgraded from 13.10). When I tried to upgrade my Ubuntu 13.10, in the middle of upgrade proccess, my system crashed and I had to restart my laptop. ...
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Upgrade to 14.04 Serious errors were found while checking the disk drive for /

I recently upgraded to Ubuntu 14.04 LTS from 13.10. I had installed the earlier version using WUBI. I am receiving the following error on booting Ubuntu with the latest kernel 3.14 Serious error ...
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Unity gnome, xubuntu will not load

I neglected to back up before trying to upgrade. Now I can't load any desktop environment trying old ways. It says Unity does not exist and I can't install it using sudo apt-get install because it has ...
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Upgrade from 13.10 to 14.04 gone wrong

Today, a message appeared that I could upgrade to 14.04. After upgrading, I was asked to restart and so I did. However, I could not reboot at all. After restarting again, different boot options were ...
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Distribution upgrade problem

I'm trying to upgrade Ubuntu 13.04 to 13.10. I have executed the terminal command : sudo apt-get dist-upgrade I've got the following error : dpkg: error processing ...
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I can not upgrade to ubuntu 14.04

friends. I can not upgrade my ubuntu salamander to ubuntu 14.04, every time a have got an error in the middle of the upgrading(. The system is answering that something wrong with my internet ...
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Ubuntu upgrade from 13.10 to 14.04 hangs with libjack [on hold]

I'm trying to upgrade from 13.10 to 14.04 on my System 76 laptop. I'm using the Distribution Upgrade. It has Prepared to upgrade Set new software channels Got new packages and has been stuck ...
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After upgrade, lost wireless

Lost the wireless applet (nm-applet?) on my Xubuntu box after upgrading from 13.10 to 14.04 over the wire, so I could not join new WAPs. Tried reinstalling it but Synaptic and apt-get could not find ...
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VMware error after upgrade to ubuntu 14.4

i had installed "VMware-Player-6.0.1-1379776.x86_64.bundle" in my Ubuntu 13.10. Today i Upgrade to Ubuntu 14.4 LTS. Now when i try to launch vmware it shows a messagebox "Before you can run vmware ...
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upgrade freezes, leaves system un-bootable

After the previous upgrades (from 12.10 via 13.04 to 13.10) went without problems, I tried to upgrade from 13.10 to 14.04. After downloading it stopped and asked for stopping xscreensaver, I did. ...
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Aborts in the middle of installation, but somehow works fine

Last night I've tried upgrading my system to v14.04. The system aborted the upgrade about three hours in, saying that there were some files unable to be installed, and it said something along the ...
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How do I upgrade from 12.04 to 14.04? [duplicate]

These seem to get marked as duplicate... but there is an easily available piece of information that I had to do quite a bit of perusing to find that I think most users asking would like to see: Per ...
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Ubuntu dist-upgrade failure from 13.10 to 14.04 LTS

I have tried to upgrade Ubuntu in graphical mode from 13.10 to 14.04 but I've got this error: "Could not calculate the upgrade" What should I do next?
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upgrading not finished: How to correct issues or even finish the upgrade?

I upgraded over night my computer. But this morning, not knowing that the life expectancy of my computer without energy cable plugged in is about 20 minutes :p, someone unplugged it and it shut down. ...
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Upgrade to 14.04 with dual boot Win8. I broke grub

So I'm new at this. It's the second time I messed up the bootloader. I upgraded from ubuntu 13 to 14 and when I boot the PC it shows: error: symbol 'grub_term_highlight_color' not found grub ...
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How to configure PPA to automatically point to use my current release code-name?

I know I can get my current release code-name using lsb_release -cs but is there a way through which I can edit my PPA URLs to use this command to point to the current release automatically ? My ...
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Upgrade to Ubuntu 14.04LTS from 13.10 failed and now have a black screen

I tried to upgrade from Ubuntu 13.10 to 14.04LTS. In between it asked about some configuration files whether to keep or replace them, for all I chose to replace them on each prompt but at the end ...
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“Failed to start session” after interrupted upgrade to 14.04

While upgrading to 14.04 using sudo do-release-upgrade my network connection was interrupted and several packages failed to upgrade. Running do-release-upgrade again reported No new releases found ...
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No window manager after upgrading 13.10 to 14.04

Machine is a single boot Linux. After upgrading from 13.10 to 14.1 today, my son's account starts without a window manager. He has his desktop icons and can click them but no menu and no launcher. I ...
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Apache error 404 after upgrading ubuntu to 14.10 [duplicate]

I have a problem with opening a page for example test.php which is in my directory /var/www/. When I am trying to open it in my web browser typing : http://localhost/test.php the apache tells me ...
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My IBus pinyin broke with 14.04 release upgrade

I've just upgraded to 14.04 and I've got a problem with IBus pinyin input. While it is very-very nice that now I have a little floating panel on which I can switch between simplified and traditional ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 upgrade from 13.10

Hi guys I would like to ask about upgrade of 13.10 to Ubu 14.04. When I type in CL sudo update-manager after finding new version and beginning of an upgrade dialog appears saying: Free translation: ...
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12.04 LTS to 14.04 LTS Update error

Last night I updated my home server from 12.04 LTS to 14.04 LTS. After the update process, I rebooted the server and now it goes into Kernel Panic during boot. This happens even if I boot into ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 freezes on splash screen after broken upgrade from 13.10

I'm using VirtualBox to run my ubuntu VM on Mac. I've decided to make a distro upgrade which was apparently a very big mistake... During upgrading my Mac hung up and I had to make hard reset. After ...
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Remote control for distribution upgrade

I've launched distribution upgrade (from 13.10 to 14.04) in Unity. Upgrade is running, but at the moment I don't have physical access to that machine (SSH is active) How can I verify in shell status ...
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No update found in normal release for LTS

I updated ubuntu, but it updated from 12.04 to 13.10 and not to 14.04 LTS. Now the update manager and also after running update command from terminal, it says 'no new release found'. Now I can't ...
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How do I replace the release in sources.list?

Is there an easy way to replace all instances in /etc/apt/sources.list with the new release? I want to replace all instances of my current release (whatever it is) with the new release for 14.04 ...
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boot time increase after upgrading ubuntu 13.10 to 14.04

Boot time is increased after the upgrade from 13.10 to 14.04. I do not have any issue regarding nvidia driver (nvidia driver re-installed after the upgrade) and works perfect. I am using vmware and I ...
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Is there a database with all default configuration files for each release?

I would like to see each configuration file in /etc for all packages, so I can compare the default configuration of one Ubuntu release with the next one. I need this to find a solution for the ...
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Failed upgarde from 13.10 to 14.04 [on hold]

I have upgraded from 13.10 to 14.04 on my dual boot Windows 7 PC. After the upgrade when the PC rebooted I was given a screen with just initramfs & suggesting I entered Help for the commands. I ...
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How can I know before hand the amount of data downloaded when upgrading from one release to the next [duplicate]

I am about to update my Ubuntu 13.10 to 14.04 What is the total size of the files that will be downloaded for the upgrade?
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After upgrade to Ubuntu 13.10, Firefox sometimes crashes the computer

The previous Ubuntu was 12.04 when Firefox worked fine. The computer is an HP Pavilion DV4 laptop and now is upgraded to Ubuntu 13.10, Firefox v28.0,Canonical-1.0. Firefox may run for sometime then ...
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Best way to undo a release-upgrade?

Welcome to Ubuntu 13.10 (GNU/Linux 3.11.0-19-generic x86_64) [...] 0 packages can be updated. 0 updates are security updates. New release '14.04' available. Run 'do-release-upgrade' to ...
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Upgrade to trusty from saucy without full upgrade

I've modified most of my Ubuntu 13.10 by removing Unity etc. Now running do-release-upgrade -d gives a huge list of upgrades that re-adds some of the packages I removed etc. I'd like to just upgrade ...
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Trusty Tahr upgrade problem

I want to upgrade from saucy to Trusty Tahr.I made a bootable DVD of Trusty.But when I boot from the DVD the installation gives me these options A dual boot win7 and ubuntu 13.10 detected. 1.Remove ...
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“Could not calculate upgrade” error when trying to upgrade to 14.04 [duplicate]

I have recently tried upgrading from ubuntu 13.10 to 14.04 and I get this error: I had no problem upgrading from 12.10 to 13.10 does anyone have any ideas of what the problem could be? Or how to ...