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14.04 server update without upgradeing to 14.10

I have a server running ubuntu 14.04 trusty. When i ran a sudo apt-get upgrade today it reported that it will keep back linux-generic linux-headers-generic linux-headers-server linux-image-generic ...
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HELP! Stuck on Ubuntu 6.10

I love Ubuntu and have 14.04 on all my PCs. The problem is that I forced my sister to switch from iOS to Ubuntu. I inserted my boot-able USB which had 14.04 into the MAC and unlike Windows, I found ...
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Ubuntu 14.10(Utpoic Unicorn), Displays menu is Broken?

i recently upgraded to 14.10 from 14.04 from the software center , 2 days later i changed my Desktop Background from Settings-Displays , i many have updated the system with minor 3 to 10 Mb updates ...
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i have upgraded ubuntu 14.04 to 14.10 but when i log in there is blank screen

i have upgraded ubuntu 14.04 to 14.10 but when i log in there is blank screen. Then I googled it and tried fix it by following advice below apt-get install --reinstall ubuntu-desktop apt-get install ...
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14.04 upgrade login issue

I cannot login to my user or guest after upgrading to 14.04. I know there are several identical questions already, however the accepted solutions didn't work for me. Here is what I tried: Suggestions ...
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12.04LTS -> 14.04LTS; Dist-upgrade failed; postrgesql; removal blacklist

I'm trying to upgrade a server from 12.04LTS to 14.04LTS, but it consistently fails with: The package ... is in the removal blacklist. This can be caused by: * Upgrading to a pre-release version ...
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Is there a way to upgrade from a CD?

Is there a way to upgrade Ubuntu from a CD rather than across the network? As it stands now the only thing I know how to do from a CD is a clean install, which wipes everything on the partition.
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“Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1)” when i try to install skype

I'm new to linux and have been following the directions on how to get some important stuff from http://www.binarytides.com/better-elementary-os-luna/ This is what happened when i tries to install ...
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failed to upgrad from 14.04 to 14.10

I am connected to the net all the time. I am able to download several packages and than the download stops and I am getting the next message: Could not download the upgrades The upgrade has aborted. ...
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What should I do when I hit “start a new shell yo examine the situation”

I need help!! I have selected "start a new shell yo examine the situation" when upgrading from ubuntu 14.04 to 14.10 from the "Distribution Upgrade" tool. The prompt pop up because of an issue of ...
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Wired network not connecting automatically after xubuntu 14.10 upgrade

Last weekend I upgraded my 14.04 xubuntu to the latest release, 14.10 (out of curiosity). Ever since every time I login I have to manually select the wired connection to connect to. The first ...
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Problems loging in gnome-session after upgrade to 14.04

I just upgraded from ubuntu 12.02 LTS to 14.04 LTS. After a miriad of problems which i was able to solve one by one, the upgrade was successful. It was however impossible to log in the default gnome ...
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How can I fully backup my fully encrypted disk before upgrading to Trusty from Precise?

My computer is currently running Precise, and using full disk encryption. I'm nervous that if there are any complications when upgrading to Trusty, I won't be able to revert due to my disk being ...
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User stopped being sudoer after release upgrade

I've upgraded one of web server, that was running Ubuntu from 11.10 to 12.04 (No downtime since it's creation, though serving 10-40k requests/daily). sudo apt-get install update-manager-core ...
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14.10 upgrade failed now no user profiles and screen config is hosed

Completed download of 14.10 overnight. Stated that the upgrade failed. Just sat for an hour after that message and I was not able to check anything as nothing seemed to work, no keyboard, no mouse, ...
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I have a blank screen after upgrading to Ubuntu 14.10

I upgraded from Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, to Ubuntu 14.10. When I start my computer, I have a blank screen. If I plugin my laptop to my TV, at first only the TV turns on, but the login screen shows up on my ...
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Samsung cn110 very slow with ubuntu 14.04

Hi I have a Samsung NC110, my system is Memory: 2 Gib Processor Intel Atom CPU N2600 1.60 GHz8 x 4 Graphics: Gallium 0.4 on llvmpipe (LLVM 3.4, 128 bits) OS type 32-bit Disk: 312.8 GB Recently I ...
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Replace prebuilt package with self-compiled version

I need to update my Point Cloud Library (PCL) that I installed via official instructions with my own version that I just compiled according to this manual. The reason is I need to fix a bug in PCL ...
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Psi doesn't work after upgrading to ubuntu 14.10

After upgrading my ubuntu to 14.10 I've encounter problem with psi (same case in psi+). Psi displays warning: Unable to bind to port 8010 for Data Transfer. This may mean you are already running ...
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After Upgrade From 14.04 to 14.10, Themes and Icon's Missing

Was wondering if anyone has had a problem when upgrading from 14.04 to 14.10 that there themes and icons are missing? I am unable to change my theme via appearance app and most of the icons while ...
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How to upgrade from Ubuntu 12.04 to 12.10 instead of 14.04 [on hold]

I am using an HP Pavilion dv9000 with an AMD Turion and the 32-bit version of Ubuntu 12.04. Update Manager wants to upgrade to 14.04, but this laptop will not run 13.04 or newer (yes, I've already ...
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Unsuccessful upgrade from Tex Live from 2013 to 2014 on Ubuntu 14.04

I followed the answer to this question to upgrade my TexLive from 2013 to 2014. tex --version now reports: TeX 3.14159265 (TeX Live 2014) tlmgr --version reports: tlmgr revision 34227 (2014-05-23 ...
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Upgrading to 14.10 from iso

I have 14.04.1 on harddisk. Is it possible to upgrade system to 14.10 from iso file/dvd/usb?
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I can't upgrade kernel on Ubuntu Server 14.04.1

today I made a mistake and now I don't know how can I fix it. I updated the kernel using dist-upgrade and I installed Linux 3.13.0-39-generic on my server. I had Linux 3.13.0-37-generic. The thing ...
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Upgrade to 14.10 fails with UnicodeDecodeError: 'utf-8' codec can't decode byte

Here is the problem, when running sudo do-release-upgrade and trying to upgrade from 14.04 I receive the following error: UnicodeDecodeError: 'utf-8' codec can't decode byte 0x92 in position 826: ...
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After Ubuntu update, ZPanel don't work anymore

I recentlydid an Ubuntu update with Zpanel running a full webserver and now after the update,Zpanel don't work anymore even after opted to keep the old configs.. Any way to fix this without ...
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No user input after upgrading to ubuntu 14.10 with linux kernel 3.16

After upgrading from Ubuntu 14.04 to 14.10, I am no longer able to use my keyboard and mouse to do anything. I can't even get to a tty terminal. All I can do is stare at the login screen, or do a hard ...
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Error while upgrading Kubuntu 14.04 to 14.10

I don't know what to do. The computer doesn't change this screen and I don't understand anything. I achieved to repair it. But now it seems that I don't have Kubuntu: $ cat /etc/lsb-release ...
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Applications unresponsive after Upgrade from 12.04 to 14.04

I recently upgraded from 12.04 to 14.04. i386 running as 32-bit even though it is 64-bit in windows 7 (problem?). The Upgrade 14.04 auto update dumped grub loader. I remedied that. Once loaded and ...
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Key '1' not working after upgrade to 14.04

I have a strange problem. After upgrading to 14.04 the button '1' on my keyboard has stopped working in the following way: It does not matter if I use the built-in keyboard or an external keyboard. ...
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Upgrade from 14.04 to 14.10 aborted due to low space on boot [duplicate]

I have tried upgrading from Ubuntu 14.04 to 14.10 but got the message The upgrade has aborted. The upgrade needs a total of 90,6 M free space on disk '/boot'. Please free at least an additional ...
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How to upgrade SAMBA to latest version?

My Ubuntu is 14.04 LTS 64 bit. My Samba version is 4.1.6. Latest Samba version is 4.1.13. How can I upgrade to this version?
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Upgrade 10.04 LTS to 12.04 LTS fails

I have a test mail server that I tried to upgrade from 10.04 LTS to 12.04 LTS that failed at update-initramfs. It left the test system totally broken. Initial kernel version: 2.6.32-52 x64 1 - ...
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Ubuntu updgrade hung after completed fetching

My Ubuntu version is 11.10 and I tried to upgrade it to 12.04 using Update Manager GUI. In the Distribution Update, it completed the first two steps. Then in the third step, after fetching all the ...
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Is chrubuntu the same as ubuntu and can I update it

When you get chrubuntu you get ubuntu 12.04. Now that you have 12.04 can u update to 14.04 lts or what and is chrubuntu a special version of ubuntu or is it just normal ubuntu and are you getting ...
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Ubuntu 14.10 upgrade stopped halfway

I had lots of problems trying to upgrade than it started. Now it has just stopped in Unpacking update-notifier-common (amd64). The system stills working well, some programs are having little problems ...
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Upgrade from 14.04 to 14.10 Failed really bad

I got a popup saying i had updates, and a new release. I clicked on to do the upgrade. Things went ok for a bit, then i started getting popups talking about problems .. like 10 or so, saying i should ...
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Upgraded Ubuntu 12.10 to 14.04.1 LTS and loging password won't work

I just upgraded my ubuntu version from 12.10 to 14.04.1 LTS via the use of a bootable DVD. In the install menu I selected the upgrade option so that my personal files from the old version would be ...
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Ubuntu upgrade from 12.04 to 14.04 failed - Dell

When upgrading from ubuntu 12.04 to 14.04..system installs upgrades and hangs at one or the other place....have tried it three times....here are the issues i face update installation fails at one or ...
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My trackpad stopped working (not detected) after update, how do I fix this?

I updated my laptop (Dell 'XPS 13 Developer Edition', aka 'Sputnik', the one that comes preinstalled with Ubuntu) to 14.10. Upon reboot my trackpad didn't work. Keyboard, touchscreen and everything ...
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Upgrading from 14.04.1 to 14.10

I can't upgrade from 14.04.1 to 14.10 because when I go into software updater, there is no "upgrade button" available. It just tells me the software is up to date and I click okay to close the window ...
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E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1)while processing: getdeb-repository UBUNTU 14.04

whenever I try to intall any packages the following bug comes up (OS in ubuntu 14.04). anil@anil-HP-15-Notebook-PC:~$ sudo apt-get upgrade [sudo] password for anil: Reading package lists... ...
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Upgrading Ubuntu 13.10 to 14.04.1 LTS

My desktop is currently installed with Ubuntu 13.10, I have downloaded 14.04.1 LTS software.I have 2 questions 1. Is any method to upgrade from 13.10 to 14.04 2. Is I have to do a clean install, if ...
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System completely unusable after upgrading to 14.10

I can't use my PC anymore after upgrading from 14.04 to 14.10. The download and upgrade process was good but now when I turn the PC on, I get a black screen with error: system program problem ...
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Several crashes after upgrading to 14.10 from 14.04

I upgraded my system today from Ubuntu 14.04 to 14.10. There were issues because I was using Gnome 3.12 from "ppa:gnome3-team/gnome3-staging". I was able to fix the issues (unmet dependencies, broken ...
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can I upgrade Ubuntu 14.04 LTS to 14.10 by sudo do-release-upgrade?

I'm looking for answers to any Ubuntu version can upgrade with no errors, problems. I'm using 14.04 LTS x64 desktop edition with all repos (included 3rd party) up to date. I just enter a command $ ...
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How to run with “root” privilaged administrative control on 12.04

The dpkg --configure -a is asked by the system when a previous update/upgrade process have not completely performed good, and it must run with root privileged administrative user. Using the sudo ...
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Upgrade xubuntu from 14.04 to 14.10

I set Notify me of a new Ubuntu version to For any new version. Then I did this in terminal: sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get dist-upgrade And nothing happened. The result of cat /etc/lsb-release ...
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Upgrading to Ubuntu desktop 14.10 from 14.04 failed because of loop between services

While upgrading most of it seemed smooth till it abruptly stalled and refused to continue . Video driver fell back to framebuffer and neither nouveau or nividia modules were loading and display was ...
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Failed installation of 14.04.01 LTS on upgrade from 12.04.01 LTS running on partition of Acer laptop with Windows Vista on separate partition

I've successfully run Ubuntu 12.04.01 on a partition on an older Acer laptop with Vista as the original OS, which still was accessible, until I, against my better judgment, acceded to the continual ...