Questions about upgrading packages, systems or hardware.

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update from 13.10 to 14.04 Apache configuration [duplicate]

I just click on update when 13.10 asks me to update the current version. I got update abort message and it did not finish all process and update says that it reverse the update, I waited until it ...
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Stuck with 12.04 for now

I was hoping to upgrade our 12-year old desktop to 14.04 (from 12.04) yet when I forced a distribution upgrade in the terminal & started to run the wizard, I got a series of errors in the terminal ...
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upgrading the core of a distro

If we have a distro (A) based on a distro (B), and the distro (B) get un upgrade (it becames B.01) can we have un upgrade to the (A) distro to make it based on (B.01)
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Ubuntu 14.04 cannot start after upgrade

I have just upgraded from Ubuntu 12.04 to Ubuntu 14.04, but now I can not start up the system. I have tried to go to advanced options and newest recovery mode - root - and command fsck -A - as ...
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7-22-14 update broke my 12.04LTS

On 7-22-14 my 12.04LTS update manager did a bunch of updates. It then came back and said something (don't remember) was at end of life support and did I want to update? I said yes and it updated a ...
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System faled to boot after upgradng EOL Ubuntu 13.10 to 14.04

Today I upgraded my EOL (end of life) system Ubuntu 13.10 to 14.04. It downloaded 738 MB. Then while upgrading or installing, it messaged something like this: "finishing the installation (& ...
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LTS Auto upgrade to 14.04.1 [duplicate]

When will auto upgrade to 14.04.1 be available from the software updater? Many thanks.
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Upgrading from Ubuntu 14.04 to 14.04.1 [duplicate]

Will I be given an option to upgrade to Ubuntu 14.04.1 from 14.04 when I bootup from a cd or usb drive? Or do I need to do a complete new install? Thank you.
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I only get black wallpaper after upgrading to 14.04

I recently upgraded from 12.04 to 14.04 and after boot, my desktop will not display wallpaper. This is not a complete black screen - just the lack of wallpaper. Everything else is working fine (menu ...
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I have an error in ubuntu 14.04

Emm... I'm Mexican, my English isn't good, but I need help, the problem is: I can't see my apps, when I try it, I see this: Another thing: When I try to use sudo apt-get update or sudo apt-get ...
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How to reinstall 14.04 after broken upgrade [on hold]

If I have a broken upgrade, is there a way to re-run the upgrade again? Background: I had 12.04 LTS installed in a dual boot setup. I wanted to upgrade to 14.04 LTS (primarily in the hope of ...
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Unable to upgrade Ubuntu 12.04.4 LTS to Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS

I am unable to upgrade from Ubuntu 12.04.4 LTS to Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS. The only options from the boot CD are options 2 and 3, to erase all data or the partitions. Option 1 is grayed out, which is what ...
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Deja-Dup: Upgrading to 14.04

I'm still running 12.04, waiting for the automatic upgrade to show up in the update manager. I have a Data partition different from my Ubuntu home, where I keep mainly all my work and important ...
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Understand various update and upgrade commands

I want to know about different update and upgrade commands as follows: update upgrade dist-upgrade do-release-upgrade etc. For/As a new users of Ubuntu and using/welcoming command-line, which is ...
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dpkg: error processing file in archives

When I want to upgrade the backtrack linux to ubuntu 14.04 the following errror occurs: (Reading database ... 218798 files and directories currently installed.) Preparing to replace hostname ...
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How to upgrade Ubuntu 13.10 (end of life) to Ubuntu 14.04? [duplicate]

I've EOL release of Ubuntu 13.10. Now I want to upgrade to next release. For this I read many sites. So herein I would like to clarify & confirm ways for the same. 1) This site of ubuntu mentions ...
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Ubuntu 12.04.4 LTS to 14.04.1 LTS upgrade: “no new release found”

According to Trusty Tahr Release Schedule, Ubuntu LTS 14.04.1 (first .1 version) was released two days ago. Unfortunately when trying to upgrade using the do-release-upgrade command I get the message ...
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Do I need to upgrade my kernel?

my first post here, so be kind, lol, I know you will be. I run a dual boot between Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit and Ubuntu 12.04 LTS, and the Linux is a whole new learning curve for me. I bought an ...
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Upgrade from 13.10 to 14.04 failed

I ran 12.04 LTS forever without a hitch. Realized I was falling behind, so I took the plunge. First problem was that I had to take a phased approach; couldn't upgrade directly to 14. But packages ...
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Is upgrading to 14.04 from 12.04, rather than just updating the kernel, going to make FG and Celestia work again?

I did the HWE update, but Flightgear and Celestia don't run--would those programs run again if I did an upgrade to 14.04 from 12.04, rather than an update? Thanks!
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Upgrading from 12.10 now that it's end of lifed? [duplicate]

I'm trying to upgrade my 12.10 system, but I can't even run the Software Updater because it dies when trying to find the now non-existent quantal packages. Similarly with command line level apt-get ...
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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 [closed]

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 ...