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Unable to upgrade from 14.10 to 15.04

After issuing: update-manager And then clicking "Upgrade..." in Software Updater the terminal displays "Checking for a new Ubuntu release" but does not show the dialog to proceed. Which means I am ...
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broken upgrade from 14.04 to 14.10

I'm trying to upgrade to 15.04 and have hit a snag in the intermediate step going from 14.04->14.10. After what I thought was a successful update, things are not entirely right: 1. I'm running ...
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dpkg broken after 15.04 upgrade fail

I began the ubuntu upgrade before leaving for work and returned to something broken. After some efforts to get more information to fix this problem I've done the following: >sudo apt-get ...
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zfs broken after upgrading package spl

Just now I did an apt-get upgrade, which upgraded package spl to 0.6.4.1. After rebooting, my zfs-formatted disk failed to mount. How should I regain zfs functionality? All zfs commands are now ...
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no dash or menu after upgrading from ubuntu 14.10 to 15.04

When I boot I get to the login screen fine, and then after login I get a screen with my wallpaper and mouse cursor, but no menu, no dash, ctr + alt + T does nothing, clicking the mouse does nothing. ...
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Multiple problems when upgrading from 12.04 to 14.04

I initially experienced problems in attempting to upgrade from 14.04 to 14.10, and gave up attempting this. As a result of these failures, I had to return to factory settings, namely 12.04. Now, ...
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Upgrade 14.04 to 15.04 xorg blank screen

How to debug x server, or reinstall it from scratch? I used ubuntu-gnome.
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All day upgrading from 14.10 to 15.04?

It seems really strange. I have started my upgrade process in the morning, after more than 12 hours it is still installing the upgrades? Is it normal or something went wrong?
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Deja dup crashes while restoring backup

I wanted to upgrade from 14.04 to 15.04. So first I made a backup using deja dup. After upgrading ubuntu, when I went to restore from that backup, It starts restoring then gets to restoring a chrome ...
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Can't click wifi connect button after upgrade to 15.04 from 14.10

After upgrading to 15.04 today from 14.10 the 'Connect' button for wireless network connections will always show as disabled. Therefore I cannot click or press enter to attempt to connect to a ...
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Failed upgrade from Ubuntu 14.04LTS to 14.10, how to fix?

I was upgrading from 14.04LTS to 14.1, I had everything downloaded, and it was half way through installing, then my laptop turn off from overheating. Now when I load Ubuntu, I have to log in, which I ...
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Huge mishap: Upgrade from 14.10 to 15.4 froze, now I cant get passed the login-screen

I tried to make an update from Kubuntu 14.10 to 15.4 via the Muon Updater. During installation (while installing cups to be precise), the muon window froze. I imagine it might have been because of ...
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Noob question about upgrade from 14.10 to 15.04 [duplicate]

Is it possible to upgrade from 14.10 to 15.04 without doing a fresh install? I have done sudo do-release-upgrade and it says no new release found. Should I just make and use a disk? Most importantly ...
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How to upgrade dualboot Ubuntu 11.04 & Win7 to LTS? [on hold]

Please help...I have dual boot windows 7 and Ubuntu natty 11.04. I wish to upgrade to dual boot windows 7 and 14.04 LTS?
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Problem with upgrade from Ubuntu 14.04 to 15.04 [on hold]

i want to upgrade from ubuntu14.04 to 15.04.the updater is stopping after sometime.i changed the
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kubuntu 15.04 upgrade: many problems

I'll just toss here a list of problems I have with the recent upgrade to kubuntu 15.04 I'll accept that all my settings are gone because of the change of framework 4 to 5 (it would have been nice to ...
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Since 15.04 Upgrade, Lost my Terminal/Shell

Since I've upgraded to 15.04 I've lost my terminal. I cannot fall back to using xterm because xterm is simply not as good as the basic Ubuntu terminal! How do I get it back? When I click the ...
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when installing 15.04 kernel 3.19.6 will it override version 4.0 kernel [on hold]

I am about to to upgrade from 14.10 to 15.04 and will it override the 4.0 kernel
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Error upgrading: Problem with libplasma

Tried to upgrade, but got this error result: Reading package lists... Done Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done You might want to run ...
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GRUB 0.97 menu after upgrade to 14.04 LTS on cloud VPS

After upgrade to 14.04 my VPS server shows only one menu item in GRUB - BOOT. If I select it i get Error 15. If I edit the line i get this: GNU GRUB version 0.97 (631K lower / 1571824K upper memory ...
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No “chat” option in Ubuntu GNOME 15.04 for facebook account

How can I make Online Accounts display the "Chat" option for Facebook so I could enable it for Empathy again? After upgrade from 14.10 to 15.04 there's only "Photos" option for Facebook in Settings ...
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Network problem after upgrading to Kubuntu 15.04

This problem started to occur after I upgraded to 15.04. I connect to wifi, after some time it disconnects, and after I try to re-connect it shows following: * Blured area are wifi names.
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After upgrade to 15.04 from 14.10 get 'sysfs write failed /no_turbo' error from OSSEC HIDS

I have got OSSEC HIDS (2.8.1) and I have enabled email notifications. I recently upgraded from Ubuntu 14.10 to Ubuntu 15.04, and am now very regularly receiving this error alert from OSSEC HIDS: ...
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I try to up grade from 11.04 to 11.10 so that I can get to 12.10-14.04 [duplicate]

the problem is that thru terminal I get a didnot download Thier may be a problem with network connection, I am using WIFI?
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Lubuntu 15.04 Missing Libnl1

Been trying to install Libnl1, airodump-ng calls for it. A program I use often. I'e tried the standard "apt-get install libnl1" but it is not found in the updated repositories
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Computer not detecting headphones after upgrading from ubuntu 14.10 to ubuntu 15.04.

After upgrading my pc from ubuntu 14.10 to ubuntu 15.04 my pc can no longer detect headphones and can only play through the speakers. how can i fix this?
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Login screen and resume after sleep problems after upgrading to Kubuntu 15.04

After upgrading to 15.04, when I type password on login screen, all texts get bold. And also, when resuming after sleep, screen gets black-white-gray fuzzy geometric figures. After few searches, it ...
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How do I install Ubuntu 14.04? [duplicate]

I have downloaded the Ubuntu 14.04 ISO through Firefox, do I have to save it to a disk? Or how do I get it to just run? I have changed the repositories to [...]old-release[...] but I still can't get ...
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How to upgrade from 12.x to 14.x? [duplicate]

I have installed Ubuntu 12.10 from a CD in a book I just bought, but it, of course, is out of date. There should be an executable or an archive that I can pull to my hard drive, and open with the ...
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Update Lubuntu 14.04 to 14.10 [duplicate]

I installed Lubuntu 14.04 LTS from a disc. How do I get 14.10? Will installing updates effectively provide this?
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Can't boot after upgrading from 14.10 to 15.04

I just upgraded an installation of 14.10 x64 that was installed from scratch not long ago. I upgraded from the update manager because it suggested to do so. It finished successfully and I rebooted. ...
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upgrade from 14.10 to 15.04 stuck

When I got the daily popup from the Software Updater that said new updates are available, I reviewed the updates (nothing major), said okay, and it installed a few things. At the end it said that ...
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Upgrade from Caixa Mágica 22LTS (based on Ubuntu 14.04) to Ubuntu 14.04 or 15.04?

I have Caixa Mágica 22LTS (based on Ubuntu 14.04) installed on my laptop. I want to know if is possible to convert it to Ubuntu 14.04 or 15.04 (in Portuguese). If yes, then I need to install the HP ...
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Cannot boot to SteamOS after upgrade to 15.04

A quick overview of my system: I have Ubuntu, Windows 8.1, and a Debian-based OS (specifically SteamOS) all installed. All of them booted just fine before yesterday. Yesterday, I upgraded to Vivid ...
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Upgrading from 14.10 to 15.04 has stucked

I am upgrading from 14.10 to 15.04 but something goes wrong. The process has stopped. I guess I must accept something or agree with something but I am not able to see what exactly. I try pressing ...
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VLC does not Install - Ubuntu 15.04

after upgrade to 15.04 VLC is not installed anymore and i can not install it. The following packages have unmet dependencies. vlc : Depends: vlc-nox (= 2.2.0-1) but 2.2.0+ppa3.2 is to be ...
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Software updater can't upgrade from 14.10 to 15.04

I want to upgrade my distro from version 14.10 to 15.04, for this I've used software updater utility to perform this upgrade. One or two days ago software updater could download some new packages but ...
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The screen freezes and cannot do anything after that . how can I fix that problem? [on hold]

I recorded that video to show you my problem . The screen freezes and cannot do anything after that . how can I fix that problem? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FrLBkb415SM my pc pecs CPU:E8400 ...
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Ubuntu 15.04, pm-utils do not look into /etc/pm/power.d/ anymore, what instead?

Since upgrade from 14.10 to 15.04 my custom script which I used to setup proper thermal profile mode for my laptop ceased to work, which I believe is because pm-utils do not respond to AC/BAT ...
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wireless doesn't work after upgrading to 15.04

I know this was already answered by Evan T at Unable to connect to wireless network following upgrade to 15.04, however, I am having some trouble doing all the indicated steps: after sudo gedit ...
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Getting an “Enter Passphrase” box at boot

I have upgraded from 14.10 to 15.04 today. On 14.10, I did have my home folder encrypted. I have never had to enter a passphrase before (except the initial setting of it). Right after upgrading to ...
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Stuck on “Removing conflicting operating system files” while upgrading from 14.04 to 15.04

I'm trying to update to Ubuntu 15.04 from 14.04. I created a live usb, booted to it, and chose to upgrade to 15.04 in the install menu. It's been stuck on "Removing conflicting operating system files" ...
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Unable to upgrade/install Skype 4.3 - it automatically reverts to 4.2

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and I am trying to upgrade from Skype 4.2 to 4.3. Downloading the deb file doesn't seam to upgrade and same goes for Ubuntu repository. I tried every single solution ...
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Vivid Vervet upgrade mess - flickering

I upgraded to Ubuntu 15.04 which was just released. After reboot, I get as far as the login screen but it only appears for a second, then it goes to an infinite loop of screen flickering. How could I ...
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What benefits would I see upgrading from 14.04 to 15.04 and what are some caveats?

What benefits would I see upgrading from 14.04 to 15.04 and what are some caveats? My system is pretty solid running on a dual core i5, 8gb, 512ssd, hd3000. I'm a newer Linux user and I don't do a lot ...
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Message on each startup of Java after upgrade to 15.04

I just upgraded to 15.04 and noticed that on any Java program launched, the message Picked up JAVA_TOOL_OPTIONS: -javaagent:/usr/share/java/jayatanaag.jar is printed to the console (which did not ...
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After upgrade to 15.04, wrong temperature readings cause fan to go crazy

Since I upgraded to 15.04, twice after I had started it from suspended state Ubuntu would right away start spinning the laptop fan like crazy since it thought that one of the temperatures was 100°C ...
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Partial upgrade to 15.04 followed by failing to start

I have a Lenovo B590, I wanted to upgrade from Ubuntu 14.04LTS to Ubuntu 15.04. Two times upgrading stopped (last time stayed 2 hours without showing any evolution in the terminal). I forced the shut ...
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computer is locked after upgrade to 15.04

I recently upgraded from the 14.xx version to the latest 15.04, and when I tried to wake up my computer after entering the sleep mode during install, it was not accepting my password. After a few ...