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New Ubuntu Upgrade to 14.0.4.2 made some programs not running

about 2 days ago my automatic ubuntu update started to alert that there is problem with updates not being installed. So i changed my server and did it manually but it got failing to download at some ...
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After upgrading ubuntu suddenly my laptop lost power and after that after logging in my pc stop proceeding to desktop what to do

I cant enter my terminal how im gonna fix it when its not proceeding to my desktop is there is a way to recover it
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installing the newest LittleCMS library in 14.04

I use the rawtherapee package and the latest release requires the latest version LCMS2.7 . I found the code here. Shall I use it (if yes how?) or is there any other way?
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Stuck in login screen after 15.04 upgrade

I have upgraded from 14.10 to 15.04 and when I boot I get to the usual login screen but it is displayed in low resolution. When I login it briefly displays a console message then returns to the login ...
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how to upgrade from ubuntu 15.04 to 15.10? [duplicate]

i was upgrading to 15.10 with these two commands that i found on ubuntu forums: sudo sed -i 's/vivid/wily/g' /etc/apt/sources.list sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get dist-upgrade but at ...
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10.04 upgrade (to 12…) never works [duplicate]

When I attempt to upgrade from 10.04 to 12..., I get the following message(s) at the point of 'setting up files': (YadYada = www.): W:Failed to fetch YadaYada ...
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dpkg error while installing fail2ban on ubuntu 15.04

I'm trying to reinstall fail2ban after upgrading from 14.10 to 15.04. I was getting these errors so I did apt-get remove fail2ban and then apt-get install fail2ban, however I still get these error ...
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No wifi networks detected after Ubuntu 14.04 upgrade [duplicate]

Since I clean installed Ubuntu 14.04 my laptop is now no longer able to detect wifi networks. I can use a wired connection, however. It's a Realtek wifi device. I've seen lots on Broadcom issues but ...
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My /www websites don't open after apt-get dist-upgrade

I did a huge mistake (it seems so) and did apt-get dist-upgrade in order to upgrade PHP version from 5.3.10 to 5.5... I am on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. Under /var/www, I have multiple websites hosted ...
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How to upgrade bitcoind (Bitcoin Core) in Ubuntu?

I would like to know all the options that exist to upgrade bitcoind (PPA or manually). I am running a full Bitcoin node and it's important to kept the last available version.
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W: Failed to fetch http://repo.steampowered.com/steam/dists/precise/steam/source/Sources Hash Sum mismatch [duplicate]

I am having trouble updating and upgrading my repository. I receive the following messages when I update and upgrade: W: Failed to fetch ...
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E:The method driver /usr/lib/apt/methods/gpgv could not be found

Anytime I go to update and/or upgrade, apt-get returns the error below: Failed to download repository information E:The method driver /usr/lib/apt/methods/gpgv could not be found. Running: 12.04 ...
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Why my system is not showing me the updated amount of RAM?

Before my laptop was running with 2GB RAM; I've installed new 2GB RAM. But system is still showing RAM an amount of 2GB instead of 4GB.
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unable to upgrade to lts (or any supported distro) I am new no dvd

I bought a cheap laptop off gumtree. Unfortunately it does not come with dvd so I cannot install 15.1 or 14.04 on it. I do have old linux 11.2 I think but there is no way that I can see to upgrade it ...
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Unable to locate package dist-upgrade

Running Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS. sudo apt-get update succeeds. Sources file is unmodified. But: sudo apt-get install dist-upgrade [sudo] password for wade: Reading package lists... Done Building ...
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Upgrade to 14.04 LTS from 15.04 [duplicate]

On the next iteration of the 14.04 LTS (14.04.3), Will I be able to upgrade to it from 15.04 or am I stuck on the monthly track? Specifically, Can I get off the rolling release track?
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btrfs - Need help understanding it correctly

After spending hours and hours i cannot manage to understand btrfs enough to use it the way i want. In the end my goal is simple: Having a clean fail-proof solution for os upgrades. So i've exactly 3 ...
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Running 15.04 but being asked to upgrade [on hold]

Im running ubuntu 15.04 but i am being asked to 'upgrade' to 14.10 which makes no sense. Does anybody have any ideas? update: $ cat /etc/lsb-release DISTRIB_ID=Deepin DISTRIB_RELEASE=2014.3 ...
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Unable to boot Ubuntu after Upgrade to 15.04 from 14.04

I recently upgraded my Ubuntu 14.04 to 15.04. At boot up I am getting a prompt initramfs _ error opening USB device 'descriptors' file which repeats without end. I can use Ctrl+D and kill the ...
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Boot failure after attempting to upgrade from 14.10 to 15.04, what to do next?

My system was stable running 14.10 but every time I booted up I was prompted to upgrade to 15.04. I finally gave in and attempted the upgrade. It gave several errors during the process, reported at ...
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Boot in failed. Shows Fontconfig error

After an unsuccessful upgrade from 12.04 LTS to 14.04, I am not allowed to login as it shows a black screen with message beginning with Fontconfig error:"etc/fonts/conf.d/65-khmer.conf", line 14: out ...
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Getting error on trying to upgrade 12.10 [closed]

I have a complicate setup here as I have a Lenovo laptop that I had to clone the HDD into a new SSD to keep the original windows. Because it was hard to have it cloned and dual booted I kept 12.10 for ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 logout delays long time

I've just upgraded Ubuntu 14.04 to 15.04 but now it has a problem when I logout. My computer delays (or freezes I don't know how to say) about one minute or more then logout. In the first shutdown or ...
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Can't install anything from Software center and cannot update or upgrade from terminal

Software centre shows that "untrusted repositories". Software updater doesn't show any updates. And if I try updating via terminal. It gives lot of error messages to every server it tries to access.
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I cannot login to Ubuntu 14.04 LTS after upgrade from 12.X

I have just upgraded my Ubuntu to 14.04 LTS. I am using HP Pavilion DV7 Notebook. I have also windows on my notebook. Windows is working after the upgrade. But when I login to Ubuntu with my username ...
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15.04 upgrade problem

When I try to upgrade, the system asks for authentication. I put in my password, which I am sure is right, but the system rejects it. I have tried start with a cap, no cap, two variations, no ...
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Cannot upgrade Ubuntu 14.04.02 due to kernel package problem

I am experiencing a problem with 3.13.0.57 kernel. After the upgrade the system was not able to boot anymore. I booted it with the previous kernel image and tried to remove the broken kernel packages, ...
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How can I let the kernel be updated automatically?

I have Xubuntu 14.04 on my computer. The new stable kernel ver 3.16 have been released for a long time. But, the updater cannot install the new kernel automatically. So I had to install it myself. I ...
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Upgrading from 12.10 to 14.04 Failed to Fetch with software updater [duplicate]

I have tried almost everything listed and I cant get my laptop to upgrade. I downloaded the 14.04 file to a usb and tried running it with wubi.exe and it says archive error. So I am now trying to ...
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How does ubuntu update to debian? [closed]

When ubuntu update to debian, Which packages to update, From where to know what updated and what main package updated. And also like to know what strongly not move to debian.
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I hit control-c in a do-release-upgrade subprocess. How do I recover?

In the process of upgrading from Utopic Unicorn to Vivid Vervet, do-release-upgrade asked me which version of a configuration file to keep. I chose the option to run a (root) shell, noticed there were ...
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FLASH PLAYER won't upgrade [duplicate]

Adobe's page says it now has a secure flash player to upgrade to but I get the msg that Ubuntu won't support it. HOW CAN I WATCH VIDEOS? Is there another player?
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Can't upgrade from 14.10 to 15.04 - libjson0 unauthenticated

Trying to do upgrade from 14.10 to vivid (15.04) using do-release-upgrade command-line tool it fails with the following message: Error authenticating some packages It was not ...
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Unable to Upgrade the glibc in Ubuntu 12.04

I am unable to Upgrade the glibc in Ubuntu 12.04.While executing the below commands it doesn't upgrade the glibc version. apt-get clean apt-get update apt-get dist-upgrade Even I am pretty ...
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How to reconfigure libtool after upgrading gcc

I am running Ubuntu 12.04 and was hit by this gcc bug. In order to fix this I installed a more recent version of gcc (following this procedure). Now gcc -v and g++ -v both work, but packages that use ...
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How does Ubutu control plug ins [duplicate]

blocking adobe flash plug in, will not run items on various web pages. have searched for solutions does Adobe Flash support?
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Upgrading from ubuntu 11.04 to the latest version [duplicate]

I'm trying to fix an old laptop. The CD-ROM drive can only read CDs and I have only Ubuntu server 11.04 on a CD. I wasn't able to boot from USB. So I installed Ubuntu server 11.04 on the machine and ...
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Locked black screen after upgrading from 14.04 to 14.10 [duplicate]

I have just done the upgrade from 14.04 to 14.10. After restarting i get a black screen, with the cursor blanking, but i cant type anything on the screen. I am using Think-pad T400. How should i ...
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Upgrade Ubuntu 14.04 to Ubuntu 15.04

I've just upgraded Ubuntu 14.04 to Ubuntu 15.04. Problem is that some programs as NetBeans IDE 8.0.2, Blender, Gimp, ... dissapeared from main menu. Is there a way to resolve this without reinstalling ...
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Apt-get is not installing jdk properly

Any time I try use apt-get install (I'm logged into the root account) It doesnt work properly this is what it comes up with (This is after trying to use it to install java jdk) Reading package ...
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ubuntu update failed from 14.04 lts. failed to fetch something

this is not the same case as Failed to fetch update on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr) the error is: Error during update A problem occurred during the update. This is usually some sort of ...
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Closed terminal by mistake while installing new kernel

How do I reinstall it? I was using sudo apt-get upgrade and closed terminal before it finished. Now I get this error trying to install anything E: The package linux-image-3.19.0-22-generic needs to ...
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My /boot is too small for upgrade: Increase /boot size? Temporarily empty /boot? [duplicate]

I'm using a no-longer-supported Ubuntu 13.10 and want to upgrade it to 14.04. However, possibly because my predecessor set the boot partition with too small a size, when running do-release-upgrade I ...
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Install of vlc fails after upgrade to 15.04

vlc : Depends: libgles1-mesa (>= 7.8.1) but it is not going to be installed or libgles1 VLC was "removed" during upgrade. I disabled all PPAs before upgrading (from Kubuntu 14.10 to ...
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Upgrade script cannot find newer release

One of my servers is unable to upgrade from Ubuntu 12.10 (Quantal Quetzal) to newer versions: $ cat /etc/lsb-release DISTRIB_ID=Ubuntu DISTRIB_RELEASE=12.10 DISTRIB_CODENAME=quantal ...
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Fix broken packages after upgrade

after upgrading os from terminal i get not configured yet error and i can not fix that. Setting up libgl1-mesa-glx:i386 (10.1.3-0ubuntu0.4) ... update-alternatives: warning: forcing reinstallation of ...
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Updates can't be completed due to problems encountered [duplicate]

E: Encountered a section with no Package: header E: Problem with MergeList /var/lib/apt/lists/za.archive.ubuntu.com_ubuntu_dists_trusty_universe_i18n_Translation-en%5fZA E: The package lists or status ...
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When purging old kernels should I also purge `linux-image-extra`?

I've read some questions on here about purging old kernels to make room in /boot. The recommendation is to run something like this: sudo apt-get purge linux-image-x.x.x-{xx,xx,xx}-generic but there is ...
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How much RAM I can upgrade my netbook? [closed]

I have a old netbook acer aspire one ZG5 which has 512MB DDR2 fixed on the mother board and one slot for second device of RAM which I suppose the max amount of ram added is 1GB! Can I upgrade this ...
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My ubuntu system won't start after upgrade…any help on removing or re-installing with USB?

I have just previously upgraded my Ubuntu from 14.04TLS to 14.10.... everything was looking good during the installation [mainly] but than after the downloading and then booting i get this: Starting ...