Questions about upgrading packages, systems or hardware.

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Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS Kernel

I have upgraded my system to Ubuntu 14.04.1, but the Kernel version is still 3.13.0-32-generic. Isn't it 3.13.11?
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Upgrade from 13.04 to 14.04 system crashes

Since upgrade to 14.04 system crashes when I try to do anything that requires internet. It is a wired connection. I also cannot get terminal to run or to boot from a burned dvd to override the ...
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how to download 14.04 upgrade as iso

i am using 12.04 LTS and now i want to upgrade to 14.04 I want to know , how to download the upgrade( only the upgrade files ) and upgrade process. My upgrade manager program shows 12.10 upgrade ...
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Why does do-release-upgrade on 12.04 system not find 14.04.1 upgrade?

I saw an article that 14.04.1 was released today so I went to update an LTS machine but it didn't find an update. $ sudo do-release-upgrade Checking for a new Ubuntu release No new release found $ ...
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Upgrade very old EOL version of Ubuntu to recent one without fresh install [on hold]

Anyone has tried to Upgrade all the way from Ubuntu Feisty 7.04 to Trusty 14.04? (I know the best way would be to get my data off the server and fresh install the latest release, but this is not the ...
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Failed to upgrade new hardware support for Ubuntu 12.04

Ubuntu update manager offers me new hardware support. When I try to upgrade I get the following error message. The following packages have unmet dependencies: libgl1-mesa-glx-lts-trusty: Depends: ...
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Unity freeze after a failed update [on hold]

I was updating my Ubuntu 14.04 LTS when one of my child forcefully shut down my laptop by long pressing power button. Now when I start Ubuntu, it allows me to either log in as administrator, or as ...
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I'm trying to do a sudo apt-get upgrade, but there are some packages that are no longer required. Should I remove them? [duplicate]

I'm trying to upgrade my packages and there were some packages that were automatically installed and are no longer required. What should I do? I'm asked to use 'apt-get autoremove' to remove them, but ...
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Upgrade from 11.10 to 12.04 - encrypted lvm disk

I decided to upgrade from 11.10 to 12.04, but I have to consider that I use LVM with encrypted disks. I found a question about issues during upgrade here. It seems that I would be able to solve the ...
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Ubuntu Desktop is flashing and doesn't start anymore after reinstalling ubuntu-desktop?

I need some help to fix this. Today I've decided to upgrade my Ubuntu disto from 13.04 to 14.04. I found this tutorial on the net -> ...
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Unable to upgrade from 13.04 to 14.04 [on hold]

I'm running Ubuntu 13.04, and would like to upgrade to 14.04. Entering the following commands gives me output indicating that it cannot be done. $ lsb_release -a No LSB modules are available. ...
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Upgrade MaaS from 1.5 to 1.6 on a running installation

Is it possible to upgrade an exsisting MaaS installation from 1.5 to 1.6 on 14.04? Is there a PPA for this? I'm currently running 1.5 on trusty. I've 16 nodes in the rack so far registered in MaaS, ...
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I have upgraded my system from 12.04 to 14.04 after restart when im tried to login authenication error came

I have upgraded my system from 12.04 to 14.04. After restart, when I tried to login, an authentication error came. After that, I used sudo apt-get install -f and rebooted the system. I didn't get any ...
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i need help solving upgrade problem, “fetching upgrade failed,” 12.04 to 12.10

I am using xfce4 on an Acer c70 Chromebook. I managed to successfully update my system to 14.04 about a month ago using update manager, but was left with many unresolved bugs that I could not work ...
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upgrade to 14.04 broken: python error: NameError: name 'MAGIC' is not defined

my release upgrade is broken, shows following error related to python: http://www.pasteall.org/53013 My all python versions are: python python2.7 python3.3 python3m python2 python3 ...
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Upgrade problem- insufficient room [duplicate]

I'm attempting to upgrade from 13.10 to 14.04. Upgrade aborts with message "not enough room on /boot. Empty trash and 'sudo apt-get clean'. I have done so, and still get the same message, and same ...
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Failed to download repository information check your internet connection [on hold]

I can't install anything through a SoftwareCenter and terminal since couple of days. I use Ubuntu 12.10. This is what I get when I try to install something: Failed to download repository ...
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Upgrading from 10.04 Server to 14.04

I have an Ubuntu dedicated server hosted at GoDaddy. I wish to make an upgrade from 10.04 to 14.04, however each time I login over SSH, I get the notice to be careful if I upgrade because I have ...
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Can't upgrade Ubuntu 13.04 because of broken python [duplicate]

Because of broken python I can't do anything. apt-get got broken. When I run "do-release-upgrade" I get: root@virtman:/home# sudo do-release-upgrade Could not find platform independent libraries ...
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Window manager won't start after upgrade to Trusty

I recently upgraded my desktop from 13.04 to 14.04. I see the normal graphical login screen, and I'm able to enter my username and password. However, after entering my login information, nothing seems ...
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Upgraded server from 12.04 to 14.04 - server now rejects all connections except ping and FTP

I remotely upgraded my server from 12.04 to 14.04. After rebooting it, it responds to pings and I can ftp to it, but everything else gets rejected. Does anyone have any ideas as to what's happened? ...
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Upgrade from 12.10 to 14.04 directly from ubuntu or clean Install? [duplicate]

I am currently using ubuntu 12.10 i386. I was disappointed as it was unable to install any software , get update or upgrade. In a question in askubuntu, I was told to install ubuntu 14.04.And i am ...
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Black screen with text after upgrading ubuntu from 12.04 to 14.04 LTS

I thought that I could ask this since I haven't seen anything related to my problem. I tried to upgrade ubuntu from 12.04 to 14.04 using this method [ ...
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Samsung 500C Chromebook with Ubuntu 12.04 - cannot upgrade or install release 14 [on hold]

I have a Samsung 500C chromebook. I was able to get Ubuntu 12.04 running and it looks great. I am trying to install 14.04, but I am unable to boot from USB. Successive upgrades stopped working after ...
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Upgrading from Ubuntu 12.04 LTS [duplicate]

I am having troubles while trying to upgrade from ubuntu 12.04 LTS. Using "Update Manager -> New Ubuntu 12.10 can be installed. Upgrade" gives me error (translated into English myself) Download ...
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Unable to install new hardware support from update manager

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. For couple of week I noticed in Update manager that it is showing "New Hardware support is Available". After clicking it showed following message, "Your current Hardware ...
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Error while upgrading Ubuntu 12.10 quantul [duplicate]

i followed the instruction in link:How to install software or upgrade from old unsupported release? . previous error has cleared.but now it shows another error,it is like below: E: GPG error: ...
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How can I hold back some packages when upgrading releases?

There are a number of questions that address holding back packages with apt or dpkg to prevent upgrades when doing a normal 'apt-get upgrade'. Will any of these methods work across a release upgrade? ...
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Endless loop upgrading 13.10 to 14.04, disk now full, USB DVD drives not working

Is there any way I can copy my data somewhere else? Properties says "499,743 items, totalling 48.3 GB 0 bytes free". Says "unable to mount drive E" with 7 lines of text. Unable to access UUI. DVD ...
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Upgrading to the last version of Git from the source repositoty

I want to upgrade git using the source repository within Ubuntu. As you note, the last stable version is the 2.0.2, but I have the 1.9.4. I cloned the git repo, but I'm not sure how to continue. I ...
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14.04 did not install correctly, VMware player

I'm running Ubuntu 64-bit as a virtual machine using VMware player. I was prompted to upgrade from 13.10 to 14.04. The installation process was taking a while and I put my laptop to sleep. When I ...
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What type of RAM to upgrade with? [closed]

I have an old HP Compaq PC with 256 MB RAM and I am not sure what type of RAM to buy to give it more memory. There is a sticker on the RAM saying: Samsung KR H 0434 PC3200U-30331-Z ...
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net is connected still updater gives error net is not connected

I want to upgrade Ubuntu 13.04. net is also connected but still software updater gives error "failed to download your repository information. check your Internet connection." why??
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Remove optional ubuntu packages for speeding up release-upgrade [duplicate]

I have to update ubuntu 13 to ubuntu 14. When I issued release-upgrade it is showing that about 700 MB data is to be downloaded from internet. I have slow internet connection now. So it will take ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 update and upgrade issues [duplicate]

I am having a terrible time upgrading from 13.04 to 13.10, which I need to do in order to upgrade to Saucy. I cannot do a software update on 13.04, which is required before upgrading to 13.10. I get ...
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Upgrade to ubuntu 12.04 failures [duplicate]

I upgraded my ubuntu to 12.04 through software center and it did not go well. The problem is I'm using this machine after a long time that I don't remember the previous version no (definitely greater ...
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14.04 won't run, ubuntu, lubuntu, kubuntu all tried [on hold]

So originally when asked to upgrade I accepted and 14.04 installer ran fine but when finished and I needed to restart, it would not boot. I tried fresh install of 14.04 with lubuntu, ubuntu and ...
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do-release-upgrade - Could not determine the upgrade [duplicate]

Edit: Answer at bottom, I'm leaving the question untouch to keep all elements that might match someone else's search. So, I've read about the issue (here, here, here and here) but could not find the ...
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Boot and/or screen problems after each upgrade

After each upgrade my system does not come back. After today's upgrade I face the same problem again. Some cmos battery message and when it goes to the point that it should start loading the os it ...
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Ubuntu hardware requirements nd best version

PC Processor Intel Celeron D Ram 780 mb Had disk 500gb updated sata Lg cd/DVD writer I don't know software programming can install a cd, so make it simple. Please do help I don't want to put ...
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13.10 to 14.04 upgrade “Failed to fetch…”

When i tried to upgrade, the following msg appears and the upgradation stopes. Please help. // Failed to fetch ...
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How do I upgrade to Lubuntu SaucySalamder? [duplicate]

I am using Lubuntu on a virtual machine and have many files on here. Months ago, I kept getting pop-ups which asked me to update to Lubuntu 13.10 (I believe it was 13.10) Saucy Salamander but I kept ...
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do-release-upgrade results in no release found [duplicate]

I am trying to get my 12.04.4 server up to 14.04 to be up to date but I can't get it to work. I have tried do-release-upgrade as well as do-release-upgrade -d and all I get is no release found. What ...
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Interfaces not created after upgrade 13.04 to 14.04

I just upgraded my server used for KVM from 13.04 to 14.04 (with 13.10 in between). Afterwards, the various sub interfaces and bridge interfaces are missing. The configuration is still present in ...
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Can minor points be added to the instructions for upgrading? [closed]

Could someone please add the information about waiting for the first point release to the instructions for upgrading from one LTS to the next LTS? I am neither entitled nor competent to do this ...
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Is there a problem to upgrade a system if you get “System restart required” upon logging in?

I know there's a lot of questions similar to this one but I need clarifications (and since I don't have 50 reputation to comment, let's ask another question!) I have this system someone upgraded not ...
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Can't upgrade from 13.10 to 14.04

I keep trying to upgrade to 14.04 from 13.10, but it comes up with the same error no matter what I disable. I spoke to a friend who is quite handy with Ubuntu and he said it might be an issue with the ...
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upgrading to Ubuntu 13.10 from Ubuntu 13.04

I have been using Ubuntu 13.04 and want to upgrade to 13.10. Last time when I did many of my applications stopped working like Evance and I had to format my hard drive. Can anybody help me to ...
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unable to upgrade 12.10 to subsequent releases [duplicate]

I know 12.10 is no longer supported and that transition period ended in May or July 2014. I simply wanted to upgrade to 13.10, and from there on to 14.05 doing the usual sudo do-release-upgrade ...
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Upgraded to 14.04; display no longer operable

It's a rack-mount server that was running 10.04LTS for the last four years quite happily. I decided it was time to upgrade. As usual, it didn't go smoothly. I finally have it booting into the upgraded ...