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Questions about upgrading packages, systems or hardware.

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upgrade to 14.04.1 to 12.04 by mobile internet

is there any data loss on upgrading to 14.04.1 from 12.04? how much INTERNET data will require for upgrading? can i upgrade though mobile INTERNET?
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problem upgrading 12.04 to 14.04

im getting the following error while upgrading 12.04 to 14.04 W:Failed to fetch http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/quantal/main/binary-i386/Packages 404 Not Found [IP: 91.189.91.23 80] , E:Some ...
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Cannot update google-chrome-stable with apt, even using dist-upgrade

I'm attempting to upgrade the package google-chrome-stable installed from the deb available on google's website. I originally installed the package a few months ago, then stopped using this machine ...
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Failed to load ZFS module stack

Have been using zfs on linux (zfs-native/stable) raidz on 14.04 for several months without hitch and decided to move across some more important files as considered it trustworthy or I guess "stable" ...
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Unable to Upgrade from 14.04 to 14.10 “No New Version Found”

I tried normal GUI Method, but there was no update there. So i ran the command : sudo apt-get dist-upgrade and sudo do-release-upgrade and i got an error : Checking for a new Ubuntu ...
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Kubuntu with Unity desktop background and unlock errors after upgrade to 14.0

I have a notebook which used to have Ubuntu 14.04, Kubuntu and Xubuntu installed on it. Most of the time I was using Kubuntu. After upgrading o 14.10, two very strange behaviours showed up: When ...
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Ubuntu 14.10 upgrade touchpad

After upgrading to 14.10 my touchpad has some problems, after using it for a while it freezes randomly. Before I have some output in /dev/input/mice after freezing no output at all. It seems to happen ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTE doesn't start up after upgrade from 12.04 LTE (Wubi)

I have a WUBI installation (Ubuntu within Windows) and just upgraded my current Ubuntu 12.04 LTE to 14.04 LTE on my WIN7 system. I did so using the upgrade option which was automatically offered when ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 starting issue after official upgrade from 12.04 LTS

I have a Dell Vostro 2520 model laptop which came with Ubuntu 12.04 LTS preloaded in it. I have upgraded officially to 14.04 LTS from the upgrade settings in my laptop. After the upgrade Ubuntu 14.04 ...
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Can I directly upgrade from 12.04 to 14.04?

I have Ubuntu 12.04 LTS version. Now I want to upgrade to 14.04 LTS. Can I directly upgrade to 14.04, or I have to update first to 13.04 & then 14.04?
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What to do with rogue apt-get process

While SSH'd into a server, I was running sudo apt-get upgrade and I accidentally caused the session to quit (Write failed: Broken Pipe) by doing nothing while the installation was waiting on a prompt. ...
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Very Novice - Can not login after upgraded from 12.10 to 14.04.1

So I opened the cmd prompt and have gotten as far as login to the computer's Directory, but it won't let me on to the desktop. Every time I try my password there it says it fails and to try it again. ...
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ubuntu is trying to upgade from 14.04 to 12.10

I'm currently on 14.04 and I want to upgrade to 14.10. When I changed the updates status from only LTS to any version I was asked to upgrade to 12.10. But I want to upgrade to 14.10, is there a way to ...
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Stuck at desktop background after failed update

So I upgraded from 13.04 to 13.10 first and everything was fine, then I tried to upgrade to 14.04 and the software updater seemed to get stuck in the middle. It said something along the lines of ...
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How to download and install unmet dependencies automatically

Is there any method on command line or a software that will download and upgrade/install all unmet(missing or outdated) dependencies for a package automatically. There are some packages that have ...
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Dell 3542 problem with Ubuntu upgrade 14.04 “Black screen after Ubuntu logo at the power up”

I have just bought Dell 3542 i5. I tried to upgrade and it hanged during the upgrade and now I only got a black screen after Ubuntu logo. I tried to upgrade Ubuntu version. I left the laptop ...
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Ubuntu distro upgrade - does it install new kernel?

I performed a distro upgrade via apt-get and upgrade-tool from saucy 13.10 to trusty 14.04. It seemed to go OK and the "about" now tells me I am running 14.04, however uname -a says I am running ...
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Upgrade from ubuntu 12.04 to 14.04, freezing login

After I upgraded my ubuntu 12.04 to 14.04, everytime I login, my screen freezes and I have no control through keyboard or mouse. I entered in recovery mode and could see that it still was ubuntu ...
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Why are Ubuntu upgrades so large (compared to Android)?

Upgrading Ubuntu to a new distribution entails a download of about 2GB each time while Android upgrades require a download of a few hundred MB's. Android is of course a smaller operating system but ...
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Problems installing mysql on Ubuntu 14.04

I hit the following error shortly on entering the mysql "root" password: An error occurred while setting the password for the MySQL administrative user. This may have happened because the account ...
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How to upgrade 13.04 [closed]

I've wanted to get away from Windows for quite some time now and have just bought a laptop with Ubuntu 13.04 pre-installed. Unfortunately, I've discovered that that Raring has reached EOL and Update ...
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Problem while upgrading (dependency problems)

When i try to upgrade with apt-get upgrade on Ubuntu Server 14.04 LTS, i get this log: Click here for the log It says that there are some problem with the dependencies of these packages: udev ...
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Desktop icons rearrange on each login after Xubuntu 14.10 upgrade [closed]

Ever since I upgraded to Xubuntu 14.10 I noticed a strange behavior (which didn't happen before) with my desktop icons. Even though I arrange them in the order I'm comfortable with, after each login ...
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Doubts regarding the 15.04 upgrade (is it inevitable and unavoidable?)

I recently (on the first week of November 2014) upgraded from 14.04 to 14.10 and encountered some problems after it was all done. Now that 2015 is just around the corner, will it be in any way ...
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Display PPA from which package will be downloaded during upgrade

I have many PPAs installed on my Trusty system. However, I feel that they might try to sneak packages into my system other than those which I include them in the first place. Technically, after adding ...
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Upgrade from 12.04 to 14.xx [closed]

I downloaded 12.04 as an ISO into Windows 8.1. Using WRAR the ISO appears as a DVD drive and I run and install. It creates a folder in W8.1 and runs from the start up screen with no problem I actually ...
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Dependency problems after a partial upgrade to 14.04 LTS

I tried to upgrade from 13.10 to 14.04LTS and I had a partial upgrade. Since then I can't do any installation or upgrade because of the dependency problem. Can any one help me solve that? Here's what ...
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xubuntu: color problem after upgrading to 14.10

I just upgraded from 14.04 to 14.10. The process went smoothly, no event. But afterwards, no matter which theme I choose, dark colors (black, etc) becomes shades of purple, as if some kind of palette ...
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auto remove and uninstallation

Recently, I un-installed some packages and now in my command line I get a message like this when I tried to update and upgrade my system. The message is the following: X@Y-LT:~$ sudo apt-get upgrade ...
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System settings showing different Ubuntu version

I have just updated my 14.04 to 14.10 but I don't know why the version show in lsb_release -a is different from the details in system settings the lsb_release -a shows that I'm already at 14.10 ...
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Upgrade from Ubuntu 14.04 to 14.10 [duplicate]

i am new to ubuntu.. I had ubuntu 14.04 installed and today i want to upgrade it to ubuntu 14.10. Is it safe to upgrade? P.S. I have faced many problems during past days on ubuntu upgrades :(
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Upgraded to 14.04 - hangs after login

I just upgraded to 14.04. The login screen appears, but after logging in, I always get the same "System Program error detected" -message. No matter whether I click "report" or "cancel", nothing ...
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NS2 supported on Ubuntu 14.04?

If I upgrade Ubuntu 12.04 to 14.04, will NS2 still be supported? I am currently using NS2 on Ubuntu 12.04.
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Desktop Wallpaper completely fuzzy when upgrading to Lubuntu 14.10

I upgraded from Lubuntu 14.04 to 14.10. Lubuntu 14.04 was working great, for the most part. The upgrade, not so much. One of the probems I have is that the Desktop wallpaper, no matter which one I ...
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Software updater shows updates but not apt-get

This popped up: When I run apt-get in a terminal, however, I get: sudo apt-get dist-upgrade Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done ...
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Upgrade 12.04 to 14.04: all installation folders in home/personal folder

I just updated my 12.04 to 14.04 and since that moment, all the installation folders are put in my home folder/personal folder (don know what itś called in English). I like to keep the folder ...
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List of 'user software' that wasn't upgraded from 13.10 to 14.04

I recently updated from Ubuntu 13.10 to 14.04 using the ISO media (while online). At the end, it displayed a warning saying that: Some user software was not upgraded. The setup will continue, but ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 upgrade causes matplotlib error

Since upgrading to 14.04 any python code I run that uses matplotlib returns an error. Here is what my ipython console returns In [1]: import matplotlib.pyplot as plt ...
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display services with problems after upgrade from 12.04 to 14.04

I did an upgrade from ubuntu 12.04 to 14.04, now I have problems with my video card and other services, I would like to ask you: is there any way to isolate or display the services that are with ...
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Upgrading Kernel Breaks Several Features

I've recently made the switch from Windows to Ubuntu 14.04. I'm sure you can imagine my excitement when I started the OS, and found it to be almost completely ready to go out of the box! After a few ...
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Broken packages prevent 13.10 > 14.04 upgrade, but Synaptic shows no broken packages

I tried to upgrade as described in the subject, but get the error that it can't calculate the upgrade. I ran grep Broken /var/log/dist-upgrade/apt.log and received a long list of broken packages: ...
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Terminal doesn't close with “exit” command after upgrade to 14.10

Upgrading from Ubuntu 14.04LTS to Ubuntu 14.10, the upgrade seems to work OK but using "exit" in gnome terminal just prints exit on the next line and comes back with the command line prompt. This ...
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Why does Ubuntu 14.10 want to remove Grive tools on upgrade from 14.04?

When running the upgrade tool (I'm currently on Ubuntu 14.04), I see "grive" as "no longer needed" and "grive-tools" listed for removal. Why does Ubuntu have to do this? Will I have to reinstall ...
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After upgrade from 12.04 to 14.04 automount cd/dvd not working with error

I had Ubuntu 12.04 386 for years in my virtualbox working fine. Yesterday I did the upgrade to 14.04. Everything is working fine except now the automount of CD/DVD is not working, ending up with this ...
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Python Error when opening software-center

My software center suddenly not working. When i tried to open it from the launcher, its only loading but showing nothing. I tried to run it from terminal, and got this error : Traceback (most recent ...
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There's a way ubuntu's kernel supports my video card?

Well my problem is my old gaming laptop is not compatible with the ubuntu kernel, (as far as i read) that happened since i upgraded to ubuntu 13.10, my video card is an ATI Radeon HD 3650 and each ...
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Virtualbox Guest OS unexpectely resets in Ubuntu 14.10

Problem with VirtualBox After upgrading from Ubuntu 14.04 to 14.10 I have a problem with starting a VirtualBox virtual machine. I'm running VirtualBox on a 64-bit host using two virtual machines, ...
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Can you forcepae whilst upgrading from within Xubuntu 12.04.4

I have installed Xubuntu 12.04.4 on a ACER TravelMate 2350 laptop and want to upgrade it to the latest version. Is there a way to forcepae from within Xubuntu whilst upgrading or do I need to do a ...
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custom iso, error rebuilding initrd (mkinitramfs)

I'm creating a custom ISO (starting with ubuntu-14.04.1-server-amd64.iso) and wanting to upgrade it's kernel to latest (for me that's 3.13.0-38-generic). I'm following the instructions in ...
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skype fails to start or crashes in 14.04

I have tried uninstalling and re-installing using different methods on Stack Exchange but the result is always the same, Skype fails to start at all or, very occasionally crashes with an error "skype ...