Questions about upgrading packages, systems or hardware.

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Migrating from Windows XP

I'm not sure if this exact question was asked before but here it is. I am currently on windows xp and would like to move to a version of Linux/Ubuntu like Ubuntu itself or Lubuntu or whatever is out ...
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Issues With Making Ubuntu Operating System Instead Of Linux

Ok So Whats Happening Is When I Download Ubuntu I Cant Make It The New Operating System Because I'm Using Linux Fedora 21 Because Of Proxy Issues With Windows 7. Basically I Just Want To Make Ubuntu ...
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How do I install ubuntu with a disk on a dell with no operating system?

Our 1525 insperion says it has no operating system tonight, so I'm trying to put ubuntu on it after making a disk from a download on another computer. It says "operating system not found. Try ...
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Recent kernel upgrades broke ability to install VNC/network-related software?

I recently ran some upgrades and noticed that a kernel upgrade was being held back, which I figured was because I had VirtualBox installed with the guest additions (which changes a few things in the ...
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Upgrading Linux Kernel 3.13.0-45-generic to 3.18.4

I wonder that is it possible to upgrade from any linux kernel to any other kernel? I'm having linux kernel 3.13.0 and i want to upgrade to 3.18.4. Release notes of 3.18.4 kernel says that all users ...
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Dual boot upgrade [duplicate]

I asked: I have a dual-boot system with Windows Vista and Ubuntu 11.04. I'd like to upgrade the Ubuntu to 14.04 LTS. Can I do it? And how can I do it so that the Windows Vista partition remains ...
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Can't upgrade to 14.04 from 12.04

I got my new laptop Dell pre-installed with Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. I was getting started with my laptop by installing the updates. There I saw an upgrade link to Ubuntu 14.04. The process had 4-5 steps. ...
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Upgrade Git version on Ubuntu 14.04

Can please somebody tell me what is wrong with this? montogeek@montogeek:/$ sudo apt-get purge git; sudo apt-get autoremove; sudo apt-get install git Reading package lists... Done Building dependency ...
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held-back packages and dist-upgrade [duplicate]

I understand that apt-get dist-upgrade will cause held-back packages to be installed. But when is this a good idea and when is it not a good idea?
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How To dist-upgrade Without Upgrading Linux Kernel?

I am using Linux Kernel 3.19-RC5 with Oibaf graphics stack on Ubuntu Gnome and I am currently very happy with this setup. However, there is Linux Kernel 3.13.0-44 & few other packages available ...
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Ubuntu does not boot after upgrade to 14.10

I am using a media device that has Ubuntu installed, and tried upgrading to 14.10. After the upgrade, device asked me to reboot, which I did. Now, it will now load. It tries to boot, and takes me ...
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CVE-2015-0235 How to update eglibc to 2.15-0ubuntu10.10

I followed these instructions and found that my glibc version was 2.15-0ubuntu10.9. How do I update it to 2.15-0ubuntu10.10? It is also mentioned here that services have to be restarted after the ...
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Issue with linux-image-3.13.0-44-generic & linux-image-extra-3.13.0-44-generic

I've been using Ubuntu Server for a few months now. I'm getting the below OUTPUT after running sudo apt-get -f upgrade: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state ...
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Upgrade Jenkins 1.486 (12.04) to latest build from jenkins-ci.org

I am wondering whether it is possible to upgrade a Jenkins 1.486 installation (on Ubuntu 12.04, official repository) to the latest version offered on jenkins-ci.org. I really need to upgrade because ...
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What does it means : '/sbin/ldconfig.real: /usr/lib/libgraph.so.1 is not a symbolic link'

Whenever i use : apt-get upgrade Always at end of line it's shows this :- /sbin/ldconfig.real: /usr/lib/libgraph.so.1 is not a symbolic link EDIT:- ls -l /sbin/ldconfig.real output :- ...
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Why isn't Roundcube's Upgrade Shell Script Working?

I am trying to upgrade my Roundcube installation from version 1.0.4 to 1.0.5 and I cannot get the upgrade script working properly. According to Roundcube's upgrade documentation, the following command ...
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Why the PHP software is not getting updated to the latest stable released version?

I'm using LAMP on my local machine which runs Ubuntu 12.04. Currently I'm using PHP 5.5.20 on my machine. Following is the command I run from the terminal and below that is the output: ~$ php -v ...
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Wifi drops out constantly after upgrade to xUbuntu 14.10

I upgraded yesterday from xUbuntu 14.04 to 14.10, because I hoped to have better bluetooth recognition. (I didn't). Before the upgrade Wifi would drop out seemingly randomly. More often, when there ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 upgrade boot problems

After upgrading to Ubuntu 14.04 LTS from Ubuntu 12.04 LTS, I have a boot in problem. When starting the Computer, it first produces a orange rectangle (Ubuntu Colour), then a blank screen, and nothing ...
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Update Lubuntu 14.04

I am using Lubuntu 14.04 and the program updater asked for the Lubuntu installation cd to install updates. I already inserted the cd but the updater keeps asking me to insert the installation cd. I ...
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Nothing happens when click on upgrade [duplicate]

I want to upgrade to 14.04 from 13.10. The software Updater shows that 14.04 is available. But when I click on the "Upgrade" button, nothing happens. The software updater exits on clicking ...
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Whether to download Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS Or 14.10? [closed]

I saw HERE that there are 2 versions Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS & 14.10. So my question is which is better in terms of User interface , themeing , support etc.Which is newer? What would you suggest?
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Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS unresponsive after update

After attempting to install the most recent updates, my system restarted into a black screen. After entering my login information, I got the following messages: ...
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Problems after upgrading Macbook Pro to Ubuntu 14.10

So I was dual-booting Mac OS X Yosemite and Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr to begin with. Then, after upgrading Ubuntu to 14.10 Utopic Unicorn, I started having all sorts of problems. The most annoying and ...
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Failed upgrading 12.10-14.04, error with fontconfig

I'm running 12.10 on a VPS, and realizing it's not supported anymore, I tried upgrading. I followed a thread from the forum here, and did the following: Updated the sources.list file: ###### Ubuntu ...
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Graphical problems after upgrading to 14.04

I upgraded from 12.04 LTS to 14.04 LTS. After some complications (could not login with GUI), when I login with GUI I get this: Any suggestions?
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X-cursor size decreased after Linux kernel upgrade

Compositing doesn't work well in ubuntu-mate 14.04 in kernel 3.13 so I upgraded the kernel to latest 3.19-rc5 where it works awesome. However, my xcursor's size has diminished. I tried changing ...
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Not able log in to ubuntu 14.04

I have just upgraded my ubuntu 12.04 LTS to 14.04 LTS. Now I have the problem with logging in.Once I type the password and press ENTER it comes back to the old page and asks me to log in again. I've ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 can't login with GUI

Today I decided to update my ubunt. Bad decision. I had Ubuntu 12.04 LTS installed and I updated it to the newest 14.04. After the installation process was done, I rebooted and tried to login at the ...
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Failed to fetch & Failed to download respoirty information [duplicate]

Just installed Ubuntu 10.10, from my previous Windows 7 build, using a pendrive. Everything launched up fine but I have to use the root account (which i unlocked and assigned a password), and cant do ...
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Getting error in upgrading Ubuntu to 14.04?

The contents of my /etc/apt/sources.list are: deb http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ saucy main universe multiverse deb http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ saucy-security main universe multiverse ...
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Ubuntu Server upgrade 12.04 to 14.04: Didn't accept MySQL password

When I tried to upgrade my Linode server yesterday, the process asked me to choose between automatic or manual upgrade of the databases (I don't remember the exact terminology). I wanted to do ...
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Upgrade ubuntu 12.04 to 14.04

I need upgrade my notebook with Ubuntu 12.04, however the BIOS is locked. I am unsure what is possible problems can happens if I try upgrade my Ubuntu to the version 14.04 on the system with locked ...
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“sudo do-release-upgrade” or “do-release-upgrade”? [duplicate]

I see to upgrade Ubuntu to a new release version that I have to do do-release-upgrade which checks for the new version and allows me to upgrade. But would it not be better to do sudo ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Display resolution degraded after updating from kernel 3.11.0 to linux-3.18.2

Today i tried upgrading my ubuntu 12.04 LTS from Kernel V3.11.0-15 to V3.18.2 and was successfull with my mission. However, while attempting to boot from the linux-3.18.2 version, i am noticing a poor ...
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UBUNTU 14.04 problem with apt-get install [on hold]

Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1) I have tried everything on previous topics..!! I have copied new update lists by unzip the last good status files , it is doing the apt-get ...
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Computer do not suspend after upgrading to Ubuntu 14.10

My system is not suspending after I upgraded to Ubuntu 14.10. When click Suspend, the screen goes black, but do not suspend. My notebook led shows that they are still awakening. Also, I have ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 slows down after last update

I have updated all system packages with sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get upgrade && sudo apt-get dist-upgrade After that, my laptop (LENOVO B590) goes in fits and starts. How I ...
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Upgrade to 14.04 broken

I recently upgraded from ubuntu 13.10 to 14.04 and the screen is blank and unable to login. When CTRL-ALT-F1 to a console and performing the following recommendations here didnt solve my ...
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Upgrading to 3.18 kernel causes wireless not to work

So I got the 3.18 kernel working on my system (I can boot into Unity now: hooray!). Unfortunately, this seems to have broken my wifi. Wired ethernet is still working, but Network Manager isnt ...
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What happens to a .deb installed package with a Ubuntu version update that includes the same package?

When you install a package manually via a .deb it doesn't get updated by apt (see also this question), but what happens when you install a package that isn't available from the repositories for the ...
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Upgrading from kernel 3.13 to 3.18 causes Unity not to load, wireless not to work (System specs included)

SYSTEM SPECS: Macbook Pro (64 bit), Ubuntu 14.04, kernel version: 3.13, graphics drivers: nvidia-331 Recently I've been experiencing wi-fi problems on a regular basis in 14.04 with kernel ...
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apt-get stuck at 0 [Connecting to us.archive.ubuntu.com]

When I do upgrade it gets stuck here: user@plato:~# sudo apt-get upgrade Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Calculating upgrade... Done ...
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Ubuntu 14.10 - udev refuses to update

On Ubuntu 14.10 Udev refuses to update. I executed this code: sudo apt-get upgrade Which gave this output: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state ...
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Ubuntu doesn't show that it is updated

I was using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and I just updated to 14.10 but when I open About This Computer it shows that ubuntu is still 14.04!! How I installed updates: Went to Software & Updates. Clicked ...
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Getting a dpkg error when using apt-get upgrade

I am getting this dpkg error when using apt-get upgrade: dpkg: error processing package bash (--configure): package is in a very bad inconsistent state; you should reinstall it before attempting ...
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12.04 to 14.04.1 update , space problem , boot to busybox results

I had Windows Vista 32 bit living on my hard drive, total partitions = 1 I downloaded a small program from the internet in 2012 and using this program in Windows Vista I installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS ...
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Upgrading packages through Terminal and knowing when a restart is then needed [duplicate]

When I run the application Software Updater and I install some updates which need a restart of my computer, it tells me that I need to restart. But when running this command in Terminal: sudo ...
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unmet dependencies after apt-get dist-upgrade 12.04 to 14.04.1

I can't fix the problem that happened when I have upgraded from Ubuntu 12.04 to 14.04.1 (apt-get dist-upgrade). I'm becoming crazy. Copy from log: >Start-Date: 2014-12-17 18:39:01 ...
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Cannot boot Ubuntu after Windows8.1 upgrade [duplicate]

Problem: I had functional dual boot system between Windows 8 and Ubuntu 14.04 on Toshiba Satellite laptop. After upgrade to Windows 8.1 the Grub screen was not displayed and the laptop booted ...