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phpmyadmin was not foundafter ubuntu upgrade from 12.04 to 14.04

I recently upgraded my ubuntu 12.04 to ubuntu 14.04. Every thing else is working fine .I am to access my projects on local host but not able to access localhost/phpmyadmin. I am getting the error ...
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Differences between two versions of 14.04 Ubuntu

A few weeks ago the systems operator for my division at the Laboratory upgraded my workstation from 12.04 to 14.04. (I was unable to do so myself, since the upgrade manager wanted only to upgrade to ...
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upgrade from 11.04 to 14.04 in a mac partition

I have a macbook pro (4G RAM) with two partitions: one with mac os x 10.5.8, and one with ubuntu 11.04. How can I upgrade the ubuntu partition to the latest ubuntu version? Update manager gives no ...
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How to show urgent upgrades in synaptic

At times, I would like to use Synaptic to find only those upgradable packages that have high urgency upgrades available. Is there a way to define a filter that does this? Example: today I upgraded ...
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How to fix upgrade hang from saucy->trusty: “Removing ___ from Mono”

On a recent upgrade from Ubuntu 13.10 (saucy) to 14.04.1 LTS (trusty), the process kept hanging at multiple prerm and postrm scripts for removing Mono packages. The symptom of the problem are ...
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Is there some way to check before upgrade which of installed packages can be preserved?

I would like to upgrade from 12.10 to 14.04, but I would like to know which of installed packages/software could be preserved during the upgrade. Is there some way to check this?
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How to update ubuntu?

i used sudo do-release-upgrade sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get -f install showing errors: failed to fetch , some index files failed to download. they have been ignored, or old ones used ...
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why i can't upgrade and manage my packages

why when i tried to upgrade or remove something this message comes in: "E: dpkg was interrupted, you must manually run 'sudo dpkg --configure -a' to correct the problem." what should i have to do ...
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Failed to fetch Sources and Packages, getting 404

I'm trying to update my Ubuntu 12.04.5 LTS prior to doing release upgrade. Unfortunately, it's not working. APT is claiming that Sources do not exist at lv archive repo, which clearly is not true: $ ...
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two users in home directory

I have two users in my home folder: one is called "nico" (new username after release upgrade) and the other is called "nicolo" (old username). In the "nico" folder there is small home picture, is ...
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apt-get update error ubuntu 12.04 to version 14

i can't run an update from ubuntu 12.04 to 14, during the update process i got souces error. But my network seems to be ok. How can i fix it? I did the update on my laptop, but i can't do it on my ...
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Is it possible to copy a web server?

As of late my trusty old VPS (12.04LTS) has become slower and slower to the point where it's now completely unresponsive. I'm probably much at fault here as I've upgraded and installed packages ...
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Is there any possibility to upgrade from Ubuntu 13.04 to 14.04 without loosing data, applications and settings? [duplicate]

I tried to update my system and some applications and I always got error messages like: 404 Not Found [IP: 91.189.91.14 80] or the system tells me sth about untrusted packages. I found out that ...
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My bash script depends on ffmpeg which was removed when I upgraded to 14.04. What to do?

I have a bash script to capture images using the webcam and it depended on ffmpeg. I recently upgraded from 13.10 to 14.04 and noticed that ffmpeg was removed and this script wouldn't work anymore. ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 preinstalled upgrade to 14.04 very hard

i bought my computer a little over a year ago , a asus nettop computer atom processor and gma graphics with ubuntu 32 bit preinstalled from asus on amazon, it has ubuntu 12.04 and it runs good and ...
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update manager and software center won't update ( tried everthing i knew)

The Update Manager says "can't download repository" (or something). In the terminal it says: something wrong with cd-rom and cant update from cd. So here is what I've tried: sudo apt-get update ...
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How to fix tons of broken packages

I apologize in advance for the poorly formated question: I don't know much about linux so I don't know what information to include. I was really lazy about upgrading, and up until yesterday, I was ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 upgrade won't suspend

I have upgraded to Ubuntu 14.04, since then my computer won't suspend. When I click suspend from the menu it just goes to a locked screen. It is using up my battery. I have to totally close down ...
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Will the boot-degraded flag remain after upgrading to 14.04?

I am currently running Ubuntu 12.04 and have a RAID setup with the boot-degraded option. If I upgrade to 14.04 will the boot-degraded option remain? I manage this server remotely and would hate to ...
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After security upgrade on 12.04 I lost several setup.sh files in root directory

Toady, after applying an ubuntu upgrade and restarting my computer, when i first open the terminal, bash began to tell me that a setup.sh did not exist. I thought this to be strange. When I went to ...
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Need to delete packages from '/boot' directory

I'm very new to Linux so please bear with me. I attempted to upgrade to 14.04 from 12.04.02 I received the error: "The following packages have unmet dependencies" I ran apt-get -f install and ...
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Error while running apt-get upgrade

I was running apt-get upgrade on a machine with Trusty server installed on it. I seem to get the following error asdf@pqrs:/⟫ sudo apt-get upgrade Reading package ...
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14.04 Upgrade warning

I currently work on Ubuntu 12.04. When I install Updates though Update manager, it also invites me to upgrade to 14.04. When I accept it, after fetching some packages, it shows a warning! The command ...
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Nautilus slow and finally crashes

I migrated my laptop in 14.04.1 LTS (from a 12.04 partially upgraded in 13.10 for hardware support). Since then I have randomly very slow nautilus windows opening. When that happen, if a nautilus ...
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I use ubuntu with lubuntu-desktop, do I dare upgrade ubuntu?

I use ubuntu, but I had problems with Unity, so I changed to use lubuntu-desktop: sudo apt-get install lubuntu-desktop The updating manager is now saying that there is a new version of ubuntu, and ...
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How do I upgrade from 12.10 on a DigitalOcean droplet?

The recent ShellShock exploit has prompted me to upgrade my Ubuntu 12.10 server, as I cannot upgrade bash on it (I receive 404 errors on apt-get-update (somebody else with a similar issue)). I opened ...
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syslinux -s /dev/sdc1 Permission denied

I've been trying to upgrade using a USB Using a notebook running Ubuntu 12.10 Trying to go straight to 14.04.1 Having trouble with this one bit of code: xxxxx@ubuntu:~$ syslinux -s /dev/sdc1 ...
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cant login to ubuntu 14.10 after upgrading from ubuntu 14.04 [on hold]

I updated from ubuntu 14.04 lts to ubuntu 14.10. Now I can'y login to my system. I think the problem is due to partial upgrade or broken packages. What can I do now. I need the data on my hard disk. ...
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Ubuntu not serving up websites after upgrading from 12.04 to 14.04

I just updated from Ubuntu 12.04 to 14.04 and now I'm running into a few problems. The first problem I had was that I was not able to connect using the Windows remote desktop client. I managed to ...
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How to configure Ubuntu Server for headless boot

Because of the recently announced bash environment variable vulnerability, I chose this evening to upgrade my headless server from 13.10 to 14.04 - saucy to trusty. Upon running sudo shutdown -r now ...
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Upgrade to 14.04 crashed cannot login using the GUI

I just tried to upgrade from 12.04 to 14.04 and as it got to point of deleting old packages, the process got stuck, basically there was a pop up box that disappeared so I had to restart. Now I see ...
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Can't update or upgrade. [duplicate]

I've tried almost everything to upgrade and update my version of Ubuntu. Running 12.10 Trying to upgrade to 13.04 the to 14.04 Keeps coming up with E: Some index files failed to download. They ...
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Gedit crashes on “open” after ubuntu upgrade(12.04->14.04)

Gedit opens normally byt when I try to open a file and I hit "Open" gedit closes, I've started from the command line hoping to get an error messge and I got one: (gedit:10582): GLib-GIO-ERROR **: ...
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Upgrading of 12.04 to 14.04

I can't upgrade Ubuntu 12.04 to 14.04. I'm getting the error Software index is broken. I tried the option Partial upgrade, but it gave me the error Unable to get exclusive lock. How can I fix this?
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Upgrade from 12.04 to 14.04, re-activation of 3rd party sources, login doesn't show up

I've just upgraded from 12.04 to 14.04. It went all fine, also the restart. Then, I re-activated some third party packages sources, and I did some updates. Afterwards, ubuntu doesn't start. The screen ...
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Getting 14.04 to run in graphics mode on thinkpad 430s (after upgrade)

I have recently upgraded my Thinkpad430s from 12.10 -> 13.10 -> 14.04. After the upgrade to 13.10 I could not boot in graphics mode and in order to start the system I had to edit the grub entry to ...
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Network, usb and unity not working after upgrade to 14.04

I had a dual boot with Ubuntu 12.04 and Windows 7. My update manager started to do weird things a while ago. It didn't get any new updates and it crashed a thousand times when I clicked on "upgrade ...
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Corrupted font after Ubuntu upgrade

I updated Ubuntu this morning and had a LibreOffice document open at the time. During the upgrade all the a's in the document were replaced with dots. This seems to have taken place with the ...
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How to upgrade from 12.10 to 14.04

I happen to be running Ubuntu 12.10 on my machine and I noticed that it is no longer supported since there are no quantal repositories left and I can't update or install any software any more. I ...
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Stop Distribution Upgrade Message Globally

So I am an IT consultant and a business i do work for wanted to make the switch to Linux on about 25 machines since their software is web based and Linux is more secure. I set them up with a custom ...
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Upgraded from 12.04 to 14.04, cannot log in

I recently did the automatic upgrade from 12.04 to 14.04, but I can't log in to my Ubuntu boot anymore. I get a dark blue/black screen after the Ubuntu loading screen. If I move the mouse, I can see ...
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avconv gives error when trying to split a file in since 14.04 upgrade

I use the following command to split a file, but since an upgrade from 12.04 to 14.04 it gives an error. The resulting file only contains audio, no video. avconv -i cam.mp4 -ss 00:14:00 -t 00:28:00 ...
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12.04 to 14.04 Server Upgrade: apache blindly overwrites index.html?

So I just upgraded my server from 12.04 to 14.04 and so far it's been one of the worst experiences with an Ubuntu upgrade I've ever had. Apache has been especially painful. Seems like a lot of ...
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Upgrade to Ubuntu 12.04 stuck on fetching file 6

I am new to Linux , and my update to Ubuntu 14.04 got stuck on fetching file 6 , happened multiple times . I have upgraded all of the other minor updates . I have reconnected the Internet several ...
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apt-get upgrade does not consider manually built and installed packages

I tried the following, since I apply custom patches to some packages: When apt-get upgrade shows packages to upgrade, I download the sources using apt-get source, apply my patches, rebuild, install ...
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Error in smartGit software after apt-upgrade

Im using smartGit, before it works perfectly, but after an apt-get update then apt-get upgrade it won't open anymore! I get this error message: The crashed program seems to use third-party or ...
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HDMI Sound lost after upgrade 12.04 to 14.04

had Ubuntu 12.04 connected over HDMI with my TV. everything worked fine. but now i upgraded to 14.04 and the option for HDMI Output in Audiosettings is not longer there. my vga card is a Geforce 210 ...
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My Wine software fails to launch since I upgraded to Ubuntu 14.04

When I was using Ubuntu 12.04 Wine would work well. Since upgrading to Ubuntu 14.04, none of the programs will run that use Wine. I have three icons in my application software panel. One is 'C: Drive' ...
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AWS Ubuntu14.04 Instance mktemp fails on upgrade

Have run into an issue with an upgrade using Ubuntu14 on AWS. This seems different to such probs as full /boot and the like. How do I rectify this? Setting up initramfs-tools (0.103ubuntu4.2) ... ...
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Updated to 14.04.1 can't launch desktop, black screen with cross cursor

Updated my HP Proliant N54L from 13.04 to 14.04.1, everything went smoothly until the reboot, as it started to load up the desktop it displayed this screen - http://i.stack.imgur.com/xVgDT.png I can ...