Questions about upgrading packages, systems or hardware.

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Is it recommanded to install fresh ubuntu (desktop) instead of upgrade?

Is upgrade from Ubuntu old version to latest (LTS) version takes long time and risky if power failure or connection fail? Many users facing problem after upgrading Ubuntu. So, if upgrade takes long ...
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How to get back to my user account?

I was running Ubuntu 13.10 and I got a window indicating I could upgrade to 14.04. I accepted the upgrade, and after the upgrade was finished I was left with an empty Unity background and a mouse ...
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Upgrade to Ubuntu 14.04 failed

I did an upgrade in place from 12.04. After the system reboots, I get a login screen. After I login, I get a dialogue box saying "system program problem detected do you want to report the problem ...
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Why are no OCR engines working in Gscan2pdf after upgrading to 14.04?

I recently upgraded to Ubuntu 14.04, but the OCR in gscan2pdf stopped working. I am using the latest gscan2pdf (1.2.4) with both Tesseract and Cuneiform available. When loading pdf documents in ...
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Unity will not boot/load after upgrade from 13.10 to 14.04

There are many similar post on ask ubuntu and I have gone through them with little success. I upgraded from 13.04 to 13.10 to 14.04 back to back. The upgrade from 13.03 to 13.10 worked fine. After ...
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Help! Upgraded to 14.04 but system no longer starts up!

I recently upgraded my system from 13.10 to 14.04 and since then my system no longer starts up. The pc will turn on and the system will start but it won't get to the password login screen. I haven't ...
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I get low disk space warning after my last upgrade [on hold]

I am using Linux mint 16 cinnamon. After my last upgrade free disk space dropped from 4.2GB to around 344MB. Don't know what happened. This is the output of dh-h Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% ...
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Issue upgrading to 14.04 [duplicate]

Currently, my machine is running 12.04, despite the system being up-to-date, the update manager does not show 14.04 as a new upgrade that I can use (In the software sources window, I have checked the ...
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14.04 not compatible with Vaio Z (VPCZ1)

Well, I've just upgraded my instalation of ubuntu on Vaio Z, and a couple of minutes after upgrading the system hangs (no apparent reason). I've rebooted and came up to the same scenario. Thought it ...
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failed to calculate upgrade

so I tried to update my ubuntu(saucy) to the new LTS release, but it gave me the error that the package manager could not calculate the upgrade. at which point I ran this in console and got this ...
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Can't login to Ubuntu 14.04 after upgrade

thanks for the help, i have a problem that i never seen before I upgraded my Ubuntu 12.04 64bit to 14.04 using the following command: $ sudo update-manager -d After that i can't login to my user ...
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upgrading to 14.04 with 64 bit

i tried upgrading ubuntu from 13.05 to 13.10(32 bit),but the upgrade failed, and pc is not booting,so now i am planning to go for fresh install of 14.04 64 bit. my question is 1)i had sevaral data ...
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upgrade is not complete xubuntu 13.10

i had xubuntu 13.10 then i was upgrading to 14.04 xubuntu in the middle of installing , the upgrading got stuck , so i had to close it then it says the update is finished but with erors so not all ...
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Problem after upgrading Ubuntu 13.10 to 14.04

I just upgraded my Ubuntu to 14.04, after I got a notification about it. All the installation went well but after restart now, when I go to the Ubuntu option from grub, it shows only a purple screen ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 to 14.04 upgrade: Filesystem check or mount failed

I had a power failure while upgrading from 13.10 to 14.04 and and ended up with a couple of problems. First I ended up the "system is running in low-graphics mode" error described here and managed to ...
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Cannot connect to home wireless after upgrading to 14.04 from 13.10, still able to connect to my phone hotspot though?

I'm no longer able to connect to my home wireless since upgrading to 14.04, though my other devices still connect to it fine. The problem computer can still see all the available wireless SSID's, and ...
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Is it possible to upgrade from 13.10 to 14.04 over FTP

How do I upgrade from 13.10 to 14.10 using ftp. http goes through a proxy and we a limited to 500M per week. FTP is not limited.
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ubuntu 14.04 / 64 bit stucks while using it

newbie here!!! so guys I’m running Ubuntu 14.04 and everything was perfect before i begun to get stuck while using it, several times, the systems just stop and nothing is working!every time i need to ...
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Revert Erlang OTP Version

I have upgraded my ubuntu to latest version. This automatically updated my erlang version from 5.10.2 to 5.10.4 i.e OTP 16R01 to OTP 16R03 $ erl +V Erlang (SMP,ASYNC_THREADS) (BEAM) emulator version ...
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Upgrade from 12.04 failing

I have a server built a few days ago with 12.04.4 LTS. I am trying to upgrade it to the latest version. What am I doing wrong? root@Ubuntu-server:~# lsb_release -a No LSB modules are available. ...
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After upgrading from 12.04 to 14.04 samba has big issues

The server has been running very stable with 12.04 LTS for years but after upgrading to 14.04 LTS a encountered huge samba issues. Directly after upgrade the mapping from Windows was toggling but ...
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How to understand apt.log?

First, a little context: I have a machine with Ubuntu 13.10 64bit with Unity, that i use for development. As such, i updated several packages manually, and even installed/compiled some from sources ...
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Upgraded to 14.04 reboot fail

I upgraded from 13.10 to 14.04, and when I restarted the computer and selected Ubuntu, the black screen said: mount: mounting/dev/loop0 on/root failed: Invalid Argument mount: mounting/dev ...
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How to upgrade Ubuntu 12.04 to 14.04 if I have dual boot with windows 7?

I have dual boot with Ubuntu 12.04 and Windows 7, and I would like to upgrade Ubuntu to 14.04 but still retain my windows 7, help! I have a DVD with the ubuntu 14.04 ISO
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After upgrade to 14.04 I cannot boot Ubuntu or even get Grub menu

Once I upgraded to Ubuntu 14.04 on my Windows 8.1/Ubuntu dualboot, when trying to boot I just get a black screen rather than the familiar GRUB menu. As usual when I get any issue with booting up, I ...
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Do I need to reinstall everything to upgrade from 13.10 to 14.10?

The title almost explains it all. If I update from 13.10 to 14.10, do I need to reinstall software such as Apache, PHP, Filezilla and everything I've already installed? I've recently moved to Ubuntu ...
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How do I upgrade wine in Ubuntu 12.04

I am trying to run windows office 2007 enterprise on Ubuntu 12.04. I have been able to launch and write something on it. But it crashes when I try to save anything. Since Office 2007 has got a good ...
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Upgrading 13.10 to 14.04 alongside a windows 7 installation

I have dual boot on my laptop: - Windows 7 with Ubuntu 13.10 installed alongside. How do I upgrade my ubuntu installation to 14.04 without affecting the Windows installation?
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i'm constantly losing internet connection since i upgraded to 14.04

I recently upgraded to ubuntu 14.04, since that update my chrome freezes and i seem to lose internet connection at random moments, sometimes it goes just fine for several hours other times i lose it ...
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different interface Ubuntu 14.04 [on hold]

have upgraded Ubuntu from ver. 9 to 14.04 on one computer, on another one Installed a fresh copy from scratch after downloading the image from internet. I see that the interface looks the same but ...
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Upgrade from 13.10 to 14.04: “No new release found”

I am trying to upgrade from lubuntu 13.10 to 14.04 using apt-get update apt-get dist-upgrade do-release-upgrade However the last command returns No new release found I also tried ...
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Help! Online upgrade from 12.04 to 14.04 stuck

I was trying to upgrade my Lenovo T500 laptop from Kubuntu 12.04 LTS to Kubuntu 14.04 LTS. Fired up the upgrade process, and finally after downloading a zillion packages the upgrade got going, only ...
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Is there an upgrade procedure from 12.04 LTS to 14.04 LTS

I have tried the standard: apt get install update-manager-core do-release-upgrade but this does not seem to get it to 14.04 LTS. Are there other steps that I am missing?
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Why do-release-upgrade does not show 14.04 even if it was officially released? [duplicate]

I do have 12.04 LTS and hearing that 14.04 LTS was released I (wrongly) assumed that I will be able to upgrade machines using the standard distribution upgrade path. Still it seems that 'sudo ...
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Is it posible to upgrade to Ubuntu 14.04 from Ubuntu 10.04?

I have 2 PCs (works as a LAMP servers) with 10.04.4 LTS 12.04.2 LTS And I want to upgrade to the last LTS (14.04). I don't want to lose my data (unfortunately I don't have space to copy the ...
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Problems in Upgrading 12.04 to 14.04 which is 64bit wubi application

I'm on 12.04 currently I want to upgrade to trusty. I'm using wubi 64bit application and people said that there might be problems for 64 bit regarding grub menu. Is there a chance that I might lose ...
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Upgrading to ubuntu 14.04 from ubuntu 13.10

how to upgrade ubuntu 13.10 to ubuntu 14.04 ? It gives an error that "third party sources are disabled couldn't get software list"
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Problem with upgrade from 12.04 to 14.04 [on hold]

Upgrading from 12.04 to 14.04 last night and everthing was chugging along nicely until I tried to open a browser. The screen went to black for a few seconds and then came back to the user login screen ...
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How to upgrade from Ubuntu 12.10 to 14.04 [duplicate]

I was under the impression that upgrading to Ubuntu 14.04 was supported from all version between and including the previous LTS release (12.04). Why is it then, that update-manager (with and without ...
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(update to 14.04) unity is not loading after I login to the admin profile after upgrade

After upgrading to 14.04 and after the final reboot, I logged in the admin account but unity won't start, I have only the 14.04 background. No shortcuts work. I can login and use the guest and other ...
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Chromium display is remanent since 14.04 upgrade with gpu acceleration enabled

Since I updated ubuntu to 14.04, I have some issue with chromium, the display is remanent when switching virtual desktop or appear when the application is minimized. I found that the issue is ...
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Unable to Upgrade Ubuntu from 13.10 to 14.04

Everything is working fine, Until: Failed to fetch http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/l/linux/linux-headers-3.13.0-24_3.13.0-24.46_all.deb Connection failed [IP: 91.189.91.14 80] But with ...
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Is any offline upgrade from 13.10 to 14.04 possible?

I typically upgrade downloading the relevant ISO (not necessarily the alternate one), going offline and then running: sudo mount -o loop ubuntu-11.04-alternate-amd64.iso /media/cdrom gksu ...
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Error installing OCI8 on Ubuntu 14.04

I've just upgraded my VM to Ubuntu 14.04, and my OCI8 PHP driver has stopped working. I've tried to install/upgrade it, but it doesn't work. That's the error messages I get: ...
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Missing header files when installing

I am trying to install Mysql-5.5 directly through Terminal but I get an header files is missingerror and it fails to install. The problem stays when I run sudo apt-get update/upgrade Is ther any way ...
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Cannot access Internet after 14.04 upgrade

I upgraded from 13.10 to 14.04 a couple of days ago via internet using "sudo apt-get upgrade". After the upgrade, both my wired connection and wireless connection stopped talking to the internet when ...
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Upgrade to Kubuntu 14.04 Hangs at Stopping Cron

I just attempted to upgrade from Kubuntu 13.10 to 14.04 using the Muon Update utility, but after downloading all required files, the update process stalled with the message "Cron: Stopping..." After ...
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Now that I've upgraded from 13.10 to 14.04 my keyboard setting, US international with dead keys, doesn't have dead keys. How do I get them back?

The apostrophe key used to be the dead key. Now when I press it all I get is apostrophe and no option for accents. How can I restore my dead keys?
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Upgrading from 12.04 LTS causes reboot failure

I don't get what I am doing wrong. I installed 12.04 just fine. No obvious issues. Then I reboot my computer, and it does so just fine. I think the computer has hardware RAID. The following is the ...
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No dash or menus, can't login after upgrade from 12.04 to 12.10

I am a newbie who recently installed 12.04 LTS on an Acer TravelMate 2301XC notebook (Intel Celeron M320 processor 1.3GHz with 1 GB RAM) and also the XFCE desktop environment. Most apps were running ...