Questions about upgrading packages, systems or hardware.

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free space in boot for upgrade to 14.04

Can not upgrade to 14.04. Not enough free space in /boot again. No obsolete kernels detectable. What gives? :~$ ls /boot/ abi-3.11.0-13-generic initrd.img-3.11.0-26-generic ...
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Option to upgrade from 13.10 to 14.04 not present in updater

According to http://www.ubuntu.com/download/desktop/upgrade there should be an upgrade button, and it's not there. I really don't want to re-install; can't afford the time to set things up again!
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Updating from Ubuntu 13.04 to 14.10 with no XP

I want to update my incredibly trustworthy Ubuntu 13.04 , I have never had a problem with it even though its unsupported. Its on 64 processor,OS type is also 64 bit. the problem is, my old XP has ...
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upgrading to ubuntu 14.04, edit grub.cfg ro to rw everywhere?

I was upgrading my ubuntu 13.10 to 14.04 and was having this exact Ubuntu 14.04 doesn' t boot after upgrade from 12.04 installed inside Windows 8.1 problem. I have been able to start my system ...
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How to recover lost data during upgrade from 12.10 to 14.04.1LTS?

I upgraded from 12.10 to 14.04.1LTS via usb this past Saturday afternoon. Prior to doing the upgrade, I backed everything up to an external HD. At least, I thought I backed everything up... Turns out ...
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Boot partition full, failed upgrade prevents cleaning

This seems to be a common problem area from all the other questions and answers but none of them seem to address my specific problem. After several upgrades my server boot partition filled up. ...
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Upgrading without loss of hardware-functionality?

I try to upgrade 12.10 LTS to 14.04 LTS and I'm wondering whether I should save some specific files which are needed to configure my hardware correctly. I know upgrading should only touch system files ...
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Do I have to install a disk drive on this Lenovo G50-30 laptop? [on hold]

If anyone can be resourceful and precise in what to do here, that would be helpful. I received my Lenovo G50-30 laptop recently and was given the impression that it holds a disk drive, including the ...
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Ubuntu 14.10 freeze at boot. After upgrade intel graphics (xorg-xserver etc)

For the last week I fully reinstall Ubuntu about 4 times. I fed up of this - so I cry for help! Whatever I tried nothing work: purge and reinstall ubuntu-desktop, nvidia-drivers, xorg-xserver and so ...
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upgrade failed, no grub! How to rescue my files?

I have upgraded my sister-in-law's Toshiba Satellite Pro L450D-12X but it failed. It only showed the wallpaper and Panel and Launcher had disappeared. I thought I use the Boot-repair-disk from ...
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How to install a specific version of openssl

I am running 12.04 but the question applies to all ubuntu versions. Is there a package for a specific (actually I am only interested in the newest) version of openssl? Although I have the latest ...
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404 Not Found [IP: 193.1.193.69 80] when running sudo apt-get dist-upgrade

Getting this error when trying to upgrade E: Failed to fetch http://ie.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/g/gtk+3.0/libgtk-3-0_3.10.8-0ubuntu1.2_i386.deb 404 Not Found [IP: 193.1.193.69 80] ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Fails after upgrade

Just yesterday, 11 DEC 2014, I installed 195MB worth of updates on a 14.04 LTS box that I have been preparing to give as gift. I first installed 14.04 a couple of months ago and all upgrades went fine ...
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/var/run/reboot-required not set after unattended kernel update

I've set up unattended-upgrade on an Ubuntu 14.04.1 server. It has installed the kernel .41 over .40 yesterday at 4:10. Automatic reboot is configured for 3:00, so it should have rebooted last night. ...
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Boot hangs after upgrade to kernel 3.13.0-43

I just upgraded from 3.13.0-40 to 3.13.0-43, and now I can't boot- my system hangs at the ubuntu splash screen with the five orange dots. My fans are all running full-tilt, and the system is ...
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How do I upgrade libraries in Ubuntu? [duplicate]

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 as a virtual machine. During installation of a previously installed library in the terminal, I found I have 274 packages not upgraded. How do I upgrade them? Do I have to ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 kernel update from 3.13.0-40 to 3.13.0-43 caused my laptop to hang

Ubuntu 14.04, just updated from kernel 3.13.0-40-generic to 3.13.0-43-generic and now I can not boot my laptop. It seemed that the new kernel came with some Navidia drivers that caused this problem. ...
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Session frozen after an update and restart?

I have done the updates proposed by Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and the software updater then proposed to restart. So I did and after I typed the password for my user it never shows my desktop. It looks like ...
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sa-compile compilation error

I have a problem with the latest update for sa-compile (package 3.4.0-1ubuntu2 ) on ubuntu 14.04. When I install the package, I get the following error: .sa-compile (3.4.0-1ubuntu2) wird eingerichtet ...
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How can I install upgrades from a local place?

I have not been able to upgrade my software in my 12.04 ubuntu (in VB), I always get a timeout trying to fetch items from repos. Err http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ precise-updates/main ...
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Unable to run g++ after upgrading to Ubuntu 14.10

I did the update from Ubuntu 14.04 to Ubuntu 14.10 yesterday. Today I tried to run g++-4.8 as I normally do, but I have the following error: make: g++-4.8: Command not found I have the same error ...
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Wifi connection dropping and/or slow after upgrading to 14.10

I just recently upgraded from 14.04 to 14.10 and immediately started having issues with the wifi on my Dell XPS 13 laptop. It'll work fine for a while (something like 30 min to an hour?) but then the ...
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graphics error upgrade from 12.04 to 14.04

im having same message also, would it be easy to install a new graphic software after upgrading it from 12.04 to 14.04? or should i remove the unity 3d first then upgrade it to 14.04? Unity3D Warning ...
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Do I stick with 12.04 lts or upgrade to 12.10 or higher?

I recently bought a laptop with ubuntu 12.04 LTS. I have only used windows so far, so I admit I'm a noob at ubuntu. Since I only need it for reading, writing papers, entertainment and communication, ...
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Im stuck at Firefox 20.0 [closed]

I have read many threads about how to upgrade, no one works. I have read about how to download and install a new version, that doesn't work either. Uppgrade. in my browser I go to help/about ...
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How can I recover my Ubuntu OS after a failed upgrade?

Well, I was upgrading my Ubuntu 12.04 to 14.04 and suddenly the power went off. I was in the installation stage and only a bit of it was done. Now when I boot into Ubuntu, it shows a command line ...
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After upgrading from ubuntu 12.04 to 14.04 not able to install any new package

I have upgraded from ubuntu 12.04 to 14.04 LTS but after upgrading error is comming after installing any software. I tried to install icedtea-netx. Generally following error comes Setting up ...
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how do I resume the terminal, pressed d for details?

I am upgrading my ubuntu 12.10, a question came something like do you want to keep your current version? press n for default, d for details. I pressed d and now I have a screen as follows- --- ...
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bus error when i run sudo apt-get upgrade

I get bus error when I run sudo apt-get upgrade. my computer is a fresh install of ubuntu 14.04. How do I fix this so I can upgrade my computer?
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After upgrade from 12.04 to 14.04 log in loop

*display description: VGAcompatible controller product: RS780M [MobilityRadeonHD 3200] vendor: Hynix Semiconductor Hyundai Electronics physical ID: 5 bus info: pci@0000:01:05:0 version: 00 width: ...
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Cannot connect to network after upgrade to Ubuntu 14.10

Hi guys please I am new to ubuntu, I recently upgraded my laptop to Ubuntu 14.10 from 14.04. Before this upgrade things were working perfectly fine. Currently, It looks like my graphics drivers are ...
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Why do dist-upgrade and upgrade give different held packages?

sudo apt-get upgrade gives: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Calculating upgrade... Done The following packages have been kept back: ...
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Ubuntu Can't locate packages [closed]

I have installed 13.04 on my HDD and 12.10 on Vmware and both are having the same issue sudo apt-get upgrade doesn't install anything. the same goes with sudo apt-get install . for example: sudo ...
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Slow distro upgrade

I've been upgrading from 12.04 to 14.04. I thought it was going quite normal. However it has been "installing the upgrades" for over 70 hours. Yes, over three days. My system is almost frozen and it ...
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nouveau update via release-upgrade?

Once i loved ubuntu for its release-upgrade-ability. I always thought, that the drivers - in this case especially the nouveau-xorg-package - where upgraded too. So i had a 12.04-system with ...
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zpool will not mount after upgrade to 14.4

After upgrading my Ubuntu to 14.04 my server wouldn't complete boot. Hooking it up to a monitor I see that it failed to export my zfs and that by pressing the "s" key, I could bypass that. Doing so, ...
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How to keep an app not to upgrade while others still be upgraded normally? [duplicate]

My platform: U 14,04 LTS. A problem with the modemmanger 1.0, that impossible to execute a connection via mobile broadband. Now I have to downgrade the modemmanager by version 0.5.2. Every perform ...
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Can't upgrade in Xubuntu 12.10 [duplicate]

I can't upgrade anything at all. I can't even open the software updater or the software center. And if I try to upgrade through the terminal I only get messages about error and failing. I want to ...
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No Skype after reinstall of Ubuntu 14.10 [duplicate]

Depends: libc6:i386 (>= 2.7) but it is not going to be installed Depends: libgcc1:i386 (>= 1:4.1.1) but it is not going to be installed Depends: ...
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Plesk doesn't see PHP install [duplicate]

After upgrading ubuntu from 12.04 to 14.04 my plesk doesn't see my php install. It says php is not installed.
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Upgrade from 12.10 reiserfs to 14.04.1 LTS - No root file system defined [on hold]

My problem is the following: I have Ubuntu 12.10 with reiserfs file system. It certainly has root mount and home mounter on other partition. The problem is when I try to upgrade to 14.04 the disk ...
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While doing upgrade, Wifi get disconnected. Suggest other ways please

When i tried to Upgrade my Ubuntu version 10.4 to 12.04, in the install package section after the fetching of 1445 files of 1787 its not downloading further. What should I do? and i couldn't able to ...
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Messed up while installing octave in Ubuntu 14.04. Having trouble doing apt-get upgrade & apt-get -f install now

Output of apt-get upgrade: Reading package lists... Building dependency tree... Reading state information... 0 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 0 to remove and 0 not upgraded. 1 not fully installed or ...
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Upgrading Linux Kernel 3.11 to 3.13 for Ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

When I upgraded to Ubuntu 14.04, apparently my kernel was supposed to upgrade from 3.11 to 3.13. Unfortunately, the kernel upgrade did not complete. As a result, I have several files for 3.13, but am ...
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Should I upgrade Ubuntu 14.04 LTS? [duplicate]

I use Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on my PC because Windows is quite laggy on it. I want to know whether I should upgrade from 12.04 LTS to 14.04 LTS. My system specs are : Memory: 2GB Processor: Intel® Core™2 ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 to 14.04 upgrade: power save blacks screen for 5 minutes

I am facing a problem when logging into Ubuntu 14.04 since I upgraded it from 13.1. In details, when I log on, the screen goes off and a power save message is displayed in green color and I have to ...
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How can i fix E: encountered a section with no Package: header E:problem with mergelist / [duplicate]

E: Encountered a section with no Package: header E: Problem with MergeList /var/lib/apt/lists/us.archive.ubuntu.com_ubuntu_dists_trusty_main_i18n_Translation-en E: The package lists or status file ...
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Can't upgrade from 13.10 to 14.04 using iso file

I have a 64bit ubuntu 13.10 on my laptop and want to upgrade to 14.04. I had the iso file already so decided not to download an extra 3.5 GB. I made a bootable usb flash disk and booted from that. In ...
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Error message after upgrading ubuntu 12.04 to 14.04

I upgraded from ubuntu 12.04 to 14.04 but now each time I turn on my pc an error message comes like system program problem detected I tried the command rm /var/crash/* but when I put command in ...
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Error message W: GPG error

After updating my system as usual from the terminal it goes on fetching updates but at last it shows the following messages. What does it mean and how do I fix the red icon. Actually to fix the red ...