Questions about upgrading packages, systems or hardware.

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How to upgrade from 15.04 to 15.10 (next development version) from the command-line?

It is now September, and I am ready to upgrade to the next version of Ubuntu. I know that Ubuntu 15.10 has not yet been released, but I like to live on the edge. It also makes me feel good to get ...
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`/usr/lib/i386-linux-gnu/gtk-3.0/3.0.0/immodules'

salam, my problem is when i try to upgrade or install any program the lines bellow appears, dpkg: file triggers record mentions illegal package name `libgtk-3-0:i386/noawait' (for interest in file ...
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problem with ubuntu 14.04 installing, grub rescue

i tried to update ubuntu 12.04 lts to 14.04 lts. but I did an dumb mistake. My computer was not responding during update , so i foolishly shut down my laptop. but i managed to install other things ...
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Synaptic Package Manager is unable to load package indexes after update

I found it interesting that an update/upgrade broke the ability of the Synaptic Package Manager to update from the archives. I do not know what information may be helpful: Ubuntu 14.04 / AMD 64
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How to upgrade from rabbitvcs 0.15 to 0.16?

How to upgrade from rabbitvcs 0.15 to 0.16 in ubuntu 12.04 ?
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Tried to upgrade python. Fell down the rabbit hole. Ended up breaking cinnamon. Back, but on thin ice

Where I'm at; I've just fixed Ubuntu 14.04 via fresh install and recovery. At this point, I've installed python 2.7.10 from source on Ubuntu 14.04. I set it to be the primary python program during ...
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Unity looks old after upgrading to Ubuntu 14.04 from 12.04

My desktop looks really old (theme) after upgrading to 14.04 from 12.04 ! I tried resetting unity, also installed unity tweak tools, but whenever I try to run unity/unity tweak tool/reset unity, it ...
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BQ Aquaris E5 Ubuntu bricked by Ubuntu5 upgrade

Today my BQ Aquaris E5 Ubuntu informed me I had an upgrade available to Ubuntu 5. I downloaded the 160+ MB of data, and the phablet rebooted to install it. Then it went black, and I could not boot ...
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Update and upgrade - review packages?

Previously I have always run apt-get update and apt-get upgrade without thinking about it, without any problems to my knowledge. It occurred to me that this seems a bit gung-ho. How can you ...
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Ubuntu Cronjob Samba Permission and restart

Is it possible in Ubuntu to create a cronjob which does give a certain file 777 permission and restarts the Samba server.
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Icon size increased after update

I have recently upgraded my Ubuntu from 14.10 to 15.04 using the command line. Soon after the update, icons of "Open Shot Video Editor" application have increased in size as shown in the image link ...
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Errors upgrading the linux kernel on Ubuntu 15.04

I've had to upgrade the kernel on Ubuntu 15.04 to get better drivers for my laptop (xps 13 9343). I have followed the instruction from ...
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/var/lib/dpkg/available MISSING

I get the error message: /var/lib/dpkg/available missing. That is a problem, I realize, as it is not possible to download or update anything at all. Not keen on installing a new system - how is ...
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Is it safe to manually perform 'apt-get update' 's operation?

I am trying to keep one my systems up-to-date. The intended target is Not Connected to the internet. Am trying to get all the needed info from another machine with internet access. After a bit of ...
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MX4 Ubuntu Edition — notification window error

Prior to release R4, you could replyvto an sad in through notification window. Since updrade this does not seem to work anymore. Any ideas!?
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What is a clean install and how do you do it? [on hold]

I'm new to the computer stuff. I'm better at video games. So if you can help. I would do anything for you.
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Unable to do any sort of apt-get: Unmet Dependencies

I am trying to do a sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get dist-upgrade. The first command runs fine without problems but the upgrade returns with the following : Reading package lists... Done ...
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problems with screen resolution and graphics after upgrading 14.04

After upgrading ubuntu 14.04 the screen resolution of may laptop is seemed to be changed a bit. Also while using internet sometimes a thin horizontal black line is appeared on each of the photos and ...
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upgraded to 6gb of ram only 3.5 showing

k so i had 4gb of ram only 3.5 was usable i upgraded to 6 and only 3.5 are still usuable ive installed the pae kernal after i restarted it amde me reinstall it and it yet didnt recognize the ram ...
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unsuported Ubuntu 12.10 [duplicate]

I installed Ubuntu 12.10 (not realizing it was an old unsupported version). I lost access to windows 7 at boot up (it messed up the boot up drivers) have since downloaded Ubuntu 14.04.3 How do I ...
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How to upgrade from 3.19.0-23-generic to 3.19.0-25 generic

What is the recommended procedure to upgrade from 3.19.0-23-generic to 3.19.0-25 generic ?
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Repaint problems on kde plasma 5.1.1 when switching or animating

I recently upgraded from a previous 5.* plasma version to plasma 5.1.1 using omgubuntu's instructions: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:kubuntu-ppa/backports sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get ...
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How to fix my update manager [closed]

I am just getting back to playing with my Ubuntu and I was told on log in that my version is no longer supported. I have gone into the update manager to fix this problem but it won't load. It pops a ...
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apt-get update failing with several 404 errors in oneiric [duplicate]

I have found many similar questions, tried all the fixes suggested : I checked my connection, and DNS I tried a different mirror (by replacing in sources.list by us.ubuntu...) but nothing seems to ...
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How to Upgrade from 14.04.3 LTS to 15.10 Daily Builds?

I would like to know how to upgrade from Ubuntu MATE from 14.04.3 to the daily builds of 15.10. (This isn't a duplicate because its from a LTS to a Daily Build. And its not going from 15.04 to 15.10)
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Error updating mailman

Received this error message today doing apt-get upgrade Setting up mailman (1:2.1.16-2ubuntu0.1) ... Looking for enabled languages (this may take some time) ... done. Removing unmodified files from ...
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Is it possible to upgrade kernel of 14.04 LTS to v4.1.6(stable release)?

I am using ubuntu 14.04 (32-bit, 2GB RAM) and kernel is v3.18.3-031803-generic. Is it possible to upgrade the kernel version to latest kernel v4.1.6 without any issues?
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Python error during MAAS upgrade

I tried to upgrade my MAAS installation like it was described in here: Upgrading MAAS from 1.5.4 to 1.7.0 or latest on ubuntu 14.04 but there is an error in one of the python scripts used during the ...
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LibreOffice 5.0 - Fatal Error

After the last upgrade from libreoffice I get a serious error that I'm not able to solve. I already tried reinstalling libreoffice with the debs but it dind't resolve it. The first couple of days ...
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W: Failed to fetch http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/trusty/Release

I just installed Ubuntu 14.04 and I'm trying to run the command: sudo apt-get update and I'm getting the error: W: Failed to fetch http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/trusty/Release W: Some ...
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I'm dual booting windows 7 and Ubuntu 14.04 and I want to upgrade windows 7 to version 10

Has anyone done this yet? I think Microsoft finally got it right with windows and I'm ready to upgrade my windows OS to 10. The only issue is that I do not want to lose my Ubuntu partition. Is there ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 apt-get dist-upgrade error on bcmwl-kernel-source

A dist-update I just did hung (froze) after printing line: DKMS: install completed. I had to close the terminal to kill process, and to carry on did sudo lsof /var/lib/dpkg/lock kill -15 THE-PID ...
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System lock on update

I'm not a skilled Ubuntu user, but I clicked on 'update system' last night, and left the update running. When I got to it later, the screen showed a blurred unreadable set of graphics. I rebooted, and ...
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Reinstallation ubuntu is not possible

I do not know how much of that will be useful to describe my problem, but I feel I have to describe step by step. I have used Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. Yesterday, I wanted to watch a film using VLC Media ...
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Forcepae upgrading?

I have a pc, I still hvae ubuntu 12.04, I am trying to upgrade to 14.04 but it keeps telling me that I do not have pae, how would I forcepae my upgrade from the terminal? I just need the command for ...
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please help me with this output summary from terminal regarding sound issues in system

I am using ubuntu 12.04 lts and after updating all softwares,the sound system has stopped working. after following one of the post from ubuntu forum; i found this summary as result. please help... ...
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Migrate applications from Ubuntu 14.04 to 15.04

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my Dell Inspiron laptop. But recently it has been crashed. Now i want to install Ubuntu 15.04. but i have already several software installed in Ubuntu 14.04. Is it ...
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System updates are broken

I'm not exactly sure what the problem is, but I can't update Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I also have this error showing up: (it's transparent because I screenshotted just before the drop-down closed) When I ...
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(kubuntu) Can't Remove KaliTools from system

I have problem with Kali tool it can not remove and when a type in terminal sudo apt-get upgrade it does not work It say that when I type sudo apt-get upgrade or when I type anything ...
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Run apt-get dist-upgrade from cronjob

I'm using a 64 bit Ubuntu 14.04 headless server & I thought I had configured cronjob to automatically download updates by editing the /etc/crontab file & adding this. 0 23 * * 3 root ...
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How can I upgrade to Windows 10 and still dual boot?

I currently have Windows 8.1 and Ubuntu 14.04. I want to upgrade windows from 8 to 10. But I am afraid that it will break the Ubuntu dual-boot configuration. Please guide me how to upgrade to ...
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I can not start my Ubuntu 15.04 pc after the update from yesterday the 18th off August to kernel 3.19.0-26

at logon the system asks my password and wenn I give it the login screen is returning after a moment to ask it again. Yes the password is the right one. I reported the error message to launchpad but ...
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Cannot open gnome-terminal preferences window

After upgrading to Ubuntu 15.04, I can no longer access gnome-terminal preferences from edit > profile preferences. Things I have tried to no avail: Switching to another profile using terminal ...
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Update Question > 14.04 to 15.04

I just got an Ubuntu laptop from an eBay seller. Currently running 14.04, I ran the software updater twice, was expecting to be "automatically" upgraded/updated to 15.04, but this did not happen. So ...
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Login loop in 15.04 after upgrading to kernel 3.19.0-26-generic

Today I've updated the kernel from 3.19.0.25-generic to 3.19.0.26-generic, and now I get a login loop. After I input the (correct) password, the login screen keeps reappearing over and over. If in the ...
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How do I upgrade to Apache 2.4.16 on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS?

Ubuntu 14.04 currently ships with Apache 2.4.7. How do I upgrade to version 2.4.16?
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APT totally broken

i am on Ubuntu 14.04 and my apt is totally broken. The problem started with grub-pc package and now continues , along with that package, with libuuid1:amd64 package. intsallation of libuuid1:amd64 ...
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How to keep the pen functions on 14.04 LTS or 15.04

I have a Lenovo ThinkPad x61 convertible laptop. On 12.04 LTS, everything I want working does. The pen is especially important. I did an upgrade to 14.04 LTS and on a separate occasion, an upgrade to ...
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Boot failure after upgrading to Ubuntu 15.04

I have Sony Vaio Fit computer with a dual boot setup of Windows 8 and Ubuntu 14.10. After upgrading to 15.04, booting into Linux fails with a number of 'builtin file not found' errors. I tried ...
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Not getting logged in after upgrade to Ubuntu 14.04

Just after I upgraded my laptop (Ubuntu) Now it was getting console on booting. I used shift to select previous version of kernel. And its going to login screen ,but still after valid password its ...