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At the start of Amarok are appearing 2 question marks at the unity launcher after 16.04 upgrade

The problem appears since I upgraded from 15.10 to 16.04. This happens everytime when I start Amarok for the first time after system startup. (The picture only shows 1 question mark, because the ...
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Can't fetch upgrade files from ZW distro

W:Failed to fetch http://zw.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/natty-backports/main/source/Sources 404 Not Found [IP: 197.155.77.2 80] W:Failed to fetch ...
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do-release-upgrade -d does not offer up 16.04 on a fully updated Ubuntu 14.04 LTS system

This command has worked just fine on a couple of Lubuntu systems. But, the first time I tried it on an Ubuntu system, no joy. $ lsb_release -d Description: Ubuntu 14.04.4 LTS $ sudo ...
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How to migrate from ubuntu 14 to 16 without affecting dual boot windows in background

I have no useful data in the old ubuntu . I don't have a live Windows CD.
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Can't upgrade to 16.04 LTS from 15.10

So I'm attempting to upgrade to 16.04 LTS on my 15.10 machine and it doesn't seem to recognize that the upgrade is available. Are there any suggestions where to start investigating this issue? So far ...
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How to remove new kernel and make older default (16.04)

I upgraded my kernel to version 4.4.8 in an attempt to enable suspend/hybernate, but in turn it decreased the battery life. So i want to either a. delete je 4.4.8 and revert to 4.4.0 kernel in my ...
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Since upgrading to 16.04 it doesn't suspend correctly

Since upgrading to 16.04 it doesn't suspend correctly. when I open the lid again later it reboots. Instead of showing the login screen it goes through BIOS and GRUB etc. Power settings shows how much ...
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Is it possible to upgrade directly from 15.04 to 16.04?

I am running Ubuntu 15.04 on my laptop. Is it possible to upgrade directly to 16.04?
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Crash while upgrading to Ubuntu 16.04

I was upgrading my Ubuntu 14.04 to 16.04 LTS using the command sudo update-manager -d The process had finished downloading the packages and was in the process of installation. Some thing like 60% ...
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Trouble while upgrading from 12.04 to 14.04

I'm upgrading from 12.04 to 14.04. I opened up the update manager. There was an option: New Ubuntu release 14.04.04 LTS is available I clicked on the upgrade button next to it, and a release notes ...
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Upgrade Ubuntu within Docker from 14.04 to 16.04 using do-release-upgrade

I have just set up a Docker container with an ubuntu:latest image. This image is, according to /etc/lsb-release an Ubuntu 14.04. Now I would like to upgrade the system in my container to Ubuntu 16.04. ...
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Disabled (black) screen after upgrading to 16 LTS, system working though no view, is it driver thing ? What to do?

recently I have upgraded Ubuntu from 15.10 to 16 LTS. I used it a few days and shut down, after turning on it starting normal, it showing that screen "to press f11 for boot" etc, but after that, ...
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Can't login after update from 15.10 to 16.04

I have Acer Aspire VN7-572G-573E with Ubuntu and Windows 10 as dual boot. I upgraded to 16.04 with the automatic upgrade tool when it asked me if I wanted to do so. I upgraded, and after reboot, I ...
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Ubuntu software is not working, upgraded from 15 to 16.04 LTS

I upgraded my Ubuntu today to 16.04 LTS, everything went fine. But somehow Ubuntu software is not working. by not working I mean: The windows opens and I see the Transmission app as featured I go to ...
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upgrade from 15.04 to 16.04 directly without go 15.10 [duplicate]

Now I'm using ubuntu 15.04 LTS on my laptop.I would like to upgrade my system to 16.04.when I upgrade to 15.10 it's crashing and I can't do anything.Can I upgrade my system without going 15.10 or is ...
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Graphic Issues After Ubuntu 16.04 Upgrade

I upgraded my Ubuntu 15.10 to 16.04 last night & now have graphical issues. I have gone through as many of the 'ask Ubuntu' questions on this topic as I could find and tried those solutions, ...
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Error: Subprocess failed. Error: RPM failed: error: unpacking of archive failed on file /root/bin: cpio: chown

Error: Subprocess failed. Error: RPM failed: error: unpacking of archive failed on file /root/bin: cpio: chown while running update filesystem not updating
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IS RadeonDriver support for ubuntu 16.04

I am a Amd user of ubuntu 14.04 LTS i want to upgrade to Ubuntu 16.04 LTS but after reffering some sites i found that Ubuntu 16.04 LTS doesn't have drivers which will support RadeonDriver according to ...
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How to upgrade Ubuntu machine from another machine which is already upgraded?

I have two machines which run Ubuntu. I have already upgraded one machine to Ubuntu 16.04. I don't want to download the packages again because it takes hell lot of time. Can I use downloaded packages ...
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Upgrade to Ubuntu Gnome 16.04 LTS from 15.10

I face this error when try to upgrade to Ubuntu Gnome 16.04 LTS (from 15.10). I confirmed that have correct internet connection ! enter image description here
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Migrating to Mythbuntu 16.04

I am currently using Mythbuntu 14.04 and want to upgrade, but I need to change partition layout, so I need to do a clean installation. However, I want to retain the recorded programs. 14.04 is using ...
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Why “Xenial Xerus” spend twice memory than “Wily Werewolf” and make Ram memory overflow? [on hold]

Why "Xenial Xerus" (Ubuntu 16.04 LTS) does not work properly and make Ram memory overflow, while "Wily Werewolf" (Ubuntu 15.10 LTS) work right? Xenial Xerus is spending to start more that twice ...
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Error de escritorio de Metacity (Gnome; Unity) [on hold]

El escritorio al inicio dejaba como una mancha de loque se iba ahciendo, es decir, abría la terminal, y al minimizarla, se veía en ese lugar una imagen de la terminal (pero estaba minimizada) igual ...
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Will a new 16.04 installation overwrite a failed 15.10 upgrade?

I attempted to upgrade from 15.10 to 16.04 last night - it appeared to hit a point in installation where it started to hang then froze/failed overnight. I bought the laptop originally with Windows 7 ...
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live cd koha and dspace configuration problems

How to configure live cid of dspace? It is my headach to configure and customise it? when i tried to configure dspace.config.cf and sav close ,dspace generates 502&503 erorrs? how to solve it ? ...
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Lost wifi after 16.04 LTS upgrade (from Ubuntu 15.10)

I'm an Ubuntu newbie, i have an Acer Aspire ES1-520 . Everything was working fine until some days ago when i've accepted to upgrade to 16.04 LTS (64x). Now i cannot use wifi. Is there a way to come ...
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Problem “upgrading” from Xenial to Wily

A week or so ago I decided to do the usual weekly upgrade to my Wily Werewolf 15.10, but this time it asked "would you like to upgrade to 16.04 Xenial?" Sure. Why not? Hey, finally an new LTS! It was ...
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Should I upgrade from 14.04 to 16.04, given my specs(elitebook 2540p)?

I am looking forward to upgrade from 14.04 to 16.04 ubuntu However, given my computer specs: ram 8 Gb processor i7 2.14x3 CPU L 640 graphics Intel® Ironlake Mobile and that my computer is a 2011 ...
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14.04 upgrade gone horribly wrong; cannot do a fresh install

I have an Asus X200CA running Ubuntu 12.04LTS. I thought it was time to upgrade to 14.04LTS, so I went through the recommended steps from the upgrade manager. Unfortunately: after the download, ...
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ttys no longer show release version after 16.04 Update (from 14.04.4)

On Ubuntu 14.04.4 (and previous), there was a message at the top of each tty (1-6) that said Ubuntu 14.04.4 LTS $HOST tty1 #or tty2 etc. $HOST login: I upgraded to 16.04 (with sudo ...
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How to Upgrade Ubuntu 13.04 [duplicate]

Lately I've gotten very involved with Linux Ubuntu, but I think I have a barricade in my way. Every time I try to upgrade via Software Manager, it says to check my Internet connection because it ...
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how can i upgrade and fix the ubuntu i have now?

I was given an old HP Windows7 desktop. It has NVIDIA GeForce 6150 SE graphics. I deleted the windows partition and had installed ubuntu, then upgraded to 14.04 LTS. In the current state, whenever ...
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Unsupported Linux Kernel on 14.04

While checking the support status on my Ubuntu Server, the currently used Kernel came up as unsupported: x@x:~⟫ ubuntu-support-status --show-unsupported [...] Unsupported: linux-headers-3.19.0-58 ...
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How do I reinstall shared dependencies after upgrade to 16.04?

I just upgraded to 16.04. When I tried to launch Emacs from the command line, I get the following error emacs/src/emacs: error while loading shared libraries: libgif.so.4: cannot open shared ...
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Samba does not launch after upgrading to 16.04

I have upgraded smoothly to 16.04, everything seems ok except samba not starting: $ sudo /etc/init.d/smbd status ● smbd.service - LSB: start Samba SMB/CIFS daemon (smbd) Loaded: loaded ...
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how to preview the effects of applying critical updates? how to determine what will they break?

Critical updates are important, mostly for security reasons. But... to deal with things that may break requires time, energy and patience... What may break? plugins (like in ...
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Upgrade from 15.10 to 16.04 hangs

I am currently upgrading from 15.10 to 16.04 and the upgrader hangs in a situation you can see in the screenshot The text in the lower window means "gconf2" could not be installed. The Upgrade will ...
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16.04 Upgrading process doubt

I'm using Ubuntu Studio 15.10 and I want to upgrade to the last 16.04 version, but... I have a doubt: The integrated upgrading gnome of the system tells me that this version is available, yes it is. ...
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Problems after upgrading from ubuntu 15.10 to 16.04 LTS

ok I was just upgrading ubuntu online nothing seemed to go wrong.... I was just watching a video on firefox while it downloaded everything etc and then when it asked me to restart now I chose not to ...
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Is there any way to upgrade snap apps without typing the app's name?

The only way I know to upgrade the snap app is to type sudo snap refresh APP_NAME. Can I do it without typing the app's name just like how apt does?
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Suddenly log-off after upgrade Ubuntu 15.10 to 16.04 LTS

When I Upgraded my system from 15.10 to 16.04, one my drive was mounted and after restart gave a message like : /dev/sda3: clean, 236680/38944768 files, 12412333/155760896 blocks and now after and ...
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hid-generic messages during boot since upgrade from 15.10

since i upgraded to 16.04 from 15.10 my boot screen displays a full screen of lines of: hid-generic 0003:0B505:17FD.0008: unknown main item tag 0x0 each line preceded by a a string of digits like ...
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Has upgrade to 16.04 LTS caused any issues? [on hold]

As Ubuntu 16.04 is out, I'm considering upgrading but cannot risk my system becoming unusable / unstable. Has anyone experienced difficulties doing the upgrade?
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16.04 Upgrade: Failed to fetch Empty files can't be valid archives

After upgrading from 15.10 to 16.04, I am receiving the following error on apt-get update: Reading package lists... Done E: Failed to fetch ...
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Upgrade from 15.10 to 16.04 - any major bugs reported?

As the title says, I am planning to upgrade from Ubuntu 15.10 to 16.04. And it's my production machine. I have not faced any issues updating from 14.10 to 15.10. So I guess the upgrade process have ...
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Upgrade Ubuntu 14.04 to 16.04 using a bootable USB stick

I use Ubuntu 14.04 and I want to upgrade my version of Ubuntu to the latest 16.04 LTS release. One way to do that is using the update-manager. Is there any other way to do it ? Like using a bootable ...
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Ubuntu Gnome 16.04 broken after upgrade

When my desktop rebooted after upgrading Ubuntu Gnome 15.10 to 16.04, startup gets stuck in a state where it constantly switches between a terminal and graphics mode, as if it tries to start graphics ...
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How can I resolve these 'cryptsetup: WARNING' messages following Ubuntu server upgrade?

After recently upgrading the packages on my Ubuntu 12.04 server I received a couple of warnings in relation to cryptsetup. My update steps were: sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get upgrade Both ...
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After upgrade to Ubuntu 16.04 from 14.04 can't get grub to boot

The upgrade went especially well [infinitely better and less problematic than 12.04 to 14.04 [which was a multi-WEEK hell]. However, after it completed and I rebooted...nothing! but a black terminal ...
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My function keys are not working after upgrading to Ubuntu 16.04

I'm using a Lenovo 450. Recently I upgraded my OS to Ubuntu 16.04LTS. Now my function keys are not working. Fn+F1 does not work. Please help me in this regard. Thanks in advance.