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Packages missing after upgrade to 15.04

I did a fresh install of Ubuntu 14.10 and after a couple of days i did a distro upgrade using the command. sudo do-release-upgrade Before doing that i had installed some packages, such as google ...
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problem after upgrading to ubuntu 14.04

I have upgraded my ubuntu from 12.04 to 14.04. Now, when I try to start my system after the login screen a flash of error page comes and it goes back to login page. Same problem with guest login also. ...
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Unable to connect to server from client machines after upgrade of Ubuntu 14.10 to 15.04

After accepting the upgrade notice from 14.10 to 15.04 several "program errors" have resulted in 1.File system being loaded as "read only" and dropping me on the command line. Solved that issue. Now ...
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Google chrome stable freezes

After the last update my google chrome stable browser freezes when I try to move to another page. eg If I am of Facebook and stay there it works. If I then try to move to my home page the computer ...
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Messy GRUB after upgrade to windows 10

I was a bit unconfortable with GRUB when upgrading to windows 10. First of all, before upgrading I was dual booting Ubuntu/Windows 7. For the reason everybody know, we have two lines (sda1 and sda 2) ...
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How to recover Ubuntu 14.10 from Ubuntu 15.04? [duplicate]

I have upgraded Ubuntu 15.04 from Ubuntu 14.10, but when process complete, my laptop restart and then screen stopping with line text "starting at 219"
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How to manually change Ubuntu version [on hold]

Suppose, for a moment, that I have Ubuntu 14.04 installed. After manually downloading and applying changes (new versions of components,...) between the two releases, I end up with what is effectively ...
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Upgrading from 13.04 to 15.04 Trouble [on hold]

I am having trouble with a virtual Ubuntu 13.04, my taskbar and menus have disappeared, and i have tried to move my ~/.config file to ~./config_old to try and create a new one, but it did not work. ...
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Can't Upgrade Ubuntu Enablement Stack

The ubuntu docs tell me that I can upgrade my desktop to 14.04.2 by running: sudo apt-get install --install-recommends \ linux-generic-lts-vivid \ xserver-xorg-core-lts-vivid \ xserver-xorg-lts-vivid ...
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Kernel advice and how to block unwanted downloads

Further to the question/comment “WINE FAILURE today”: The upgrade to kernel 3.13-59 was problematic. Following advice I upgraded my kernel to 3.19-25 which overcame my problem. Shortly afterwards ...
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back box errors while upgrading

I just installed back box and when I was upgrading I got the following error message: Fetching gem metadata from --......... Fetching version metadata from -- Resolving dependencies.... Using rake ...
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Upgraded to 14.10 but still 14.04.2

I wanted to upgrade my ubuntu 14.04.2 to ubuntu 15.10. I learnt I first had to upgrade to 14.10 then to 15.04 and then finally to 15.10. In terminal I entered: sudo apt-get dist-upgrade About ...
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How to manage local Ubuntu mirror?

I'm in the process of setting up an on-site mirror of the Ubuntu repositories for 14.04 using apt-mirror. I will start by creating a full current mirror, let's call it Test_Mirror. I want to create a ...
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On a dual boot computer, will it harm Ubuntu installation if I upgrade Windows 8.1 to 10?

I currently dual boot my laptop with Windows 8.1 and Ubuntu 15.04. Now I want to give Windows 10 a try, considering the positive reviews it has been garnering. But I don't want to mess my existing ...
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12.04LTS -> 14.04LTS “lost” all my files

I recently got into a problem with a package saying another copy was running even on a fresh boot (in 12.04). I recklessly decided to accept the update manager's recommendation to move to 14.04LTS. ...
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Wifi being weird after upgrade from 14.10 to 15.04 (only works for the first 5 mins)

I'm having problem with my Wifi since I upgrade from 14.10 to 15.04 two days ago. I understand that there are already lots of posts about it and I have dig through many of them, but I believe my ...
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Would there have been the same risk with Gnome 3.16 if it had been included in Ubuntu Gnome 15.04?

I am currently running Ubuntu Gnome 15.04, with Gnome 3.14, and I am contemplating upgrading to Gnome 3.16, in the article here I read that: The stable release of GNOME 3.16 arrived in March. ...
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Upgrade default python3 version in Ubuntu 14.04 from 3.4.0 to 3.4.2

Ubuntu has a default python3 version of 3.4.0. How do I upgrade this to 3.4.2? Do I get the tar.gz package from the python website?
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Upgrade 10.04 to 10.10 or latest [closed]

I'm totally newbie with this OS, my friend suggest me to use this OS but I can't use it. I have installed version 10.04 and want to upgrade this OS to 10.10 or above but I always found trouble to ...
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New Ubuntu Upgrade to 14.0.4.2 made some programs not running

about 2 days ago my automatic ubuntu update started to alert that there is problem with updates not being installed. So i changed my server and did it manually but it got failing to download at some ...
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After upgrading ubuntu suddenly my laptop lost power and after that after logging in my pc stop proceeding to desktop what to do

I cant enter my terminal how im gonna fix it when its not proceeding to my desktop is there is a way to recover it
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installing the newest LittleCMS library in 14.04

I use the rawtherapee package and the latest release requires the latest version LCMS2.7 . I found the code here. Shall I use it (if yes how?) or is there any other way?
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Stuck in login screen after 15.04 upgrade

I have upgraded from 14.10 to 15.04 and when I boot I get to the usual login screen but it is displayed in low resolution. When I login it briefly displays a console message then returns to the login ...
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how to upgrade from ubuntu 15.04 to 15.10? [duplicate]

i was upgrading to 15.10 with these two commands that i found on ubuntu forums: sudo sed -i 's/vivid/wily/g' /etc/apt/sources.list sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get dist-upgrade but at ...
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10.04 upgrade (to 12…) never works [duplicate]

When I attempt to upgrade from 10.04 to 12..., I get the following message(s) at the point of 'setting up files': (YadYada = www.): W:Failed to fetch YadaYada ...
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dpkg error while installing fail2ban on ubuntu 15.04

I'm trying to reinstall fail2ban after upgrading from 14.10 to 15.04. I was getting these errors so I did apt-get remove fail2ban and then apt-get install fail2ban, however I still get these error ...
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No wifi networks detected after Ubuntu 14.04 upgrade [duplicate]

Since I clean installed Ubuntu 14.04 my laptop is now no longer able to detect wifi networks. I can use a wired connection, however. It's a Realtek wifi device. I've seen lots on Broadcom issues but ...
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My /www websites don't open after apt-get dist-upgrade

I did a huge mistake (it seems so) and did apt-get dist-upgrade in order to upgrade PHP version from 5.3.10 to 5.5... I am on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. Under /var/www, I have multiple websites hosted ...
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How to upgrade bitcoind (Bitcoin Core) in Ubuntu?

I would like to know all the options that exist to upgrade bitcoind (PPA or manually). I am running a full Bitcoin node and it's important to kept the last available version.
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W: Failed to fetch http://repo.steampowered.com/steam/dists/precise/steam/source/Sources Hash Sum mismatch [duplicate]

I am having trouble updating and upgrading my repository. I receive the following messages when I update and upgrade: W: Failed to fetch ...
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E:The method driver /usr/lib/apt/methods/gpgv could not be found

Anytime I go to update and/or upgrade, apt-get returns the error below: Failed to download repository information E:The method driver /usr/lib/apt/methods/gpgv could not be found. Running: 12.04 ...
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Why my system is not showing me the updated amount of RAM?

Before my laptop was running with 2GB RAM; I've installed new 2GB RAM. But system is still showing RAM an amount of 2GB instead of 4GB.
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unable to upgrade to lts (or any supported distro) I am new no dvd

I bought a cheap laptop off gumtree. Unfortunately it does not come with dvd so I cannot install 15.1 or 14.04 on it. I do have old linux 11.2 I think but there is no way that I can see to upgrade it ...
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Unable to locate package dist-upgrade

Running Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS. sudo apt-get update succeeds. Sources file is unmodified. But: sudo apt-get install dist-upgrade [sudo] password for wade: Reading package lists... Done Building ...
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Upgrade to 14.04 LTS from 15.04 [duplicate]

On the next iteration of the 14.04 LTS (14.04.3), Will I be able to upgrade to it from 15.04 or am I stuck on the monthly track? Specifically, Can I get off the rolling release track?
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btrfs - Need help understanding it correctly

After spending hours and hours i cannot manage to understand btrfs enough to use it the way i want. In the end my goal is simple: Having a clean fail-proof solution for os upgrades. So i've exactly 3 ...
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Unable to boot Ubuntu after Upgrade to 15.04 from 14.04

I recently upgraded my Ubuntu 14.04 to 15.04. At boot up I am getting a prompt initramfs _ error opening USB device 'descriptors' file which repeats without end. I can use Ctrl+D and kill the ...
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Boot failure after attempting to upgrade from 14.10 to 15.04, what to do next?

My system was stable running 14.10 but every time I booted up I was prompted to upgrade to 15.04. I finally gave in and attempted the upgrade. It gave several errors during the process, reported at ...
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Boot in failed. Shows Fontconfig error

After an unsuccessful upgrade from 12.04 LTS to 14.04, I am not allowed to login as it shows a black screen with message beginning with Fontconfig error:"etc/fonts/conf.d/65-khmer.conf", line 14: out ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 logout delays long time

I've just upgraded Ubuntu 14.04 to 15.04 but now it has a problem when I logout. My computer delays (or freezes I don't know how to say) about one minute or more then logout. In the first shutdown or ...
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Can't install anything from Software center and cannot update or upgrade from terminal

Software centre shows that "untrusted repositories". Software updater doesn't show any updates. And if I try updating via terminal. It gives lot of error messages to every server it tries to access.
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I cannot login to Ubuntu 14.04 LTS after upgrade from 12.X

I have just upgraded my Ubuntu to 14.04 LTS. I am using HP Pavilion DV7 Notebook. I have also windows on my notebook. Windows is working after the upgrade. But when I login to Ubuntu with my username ...
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15.04 upgrade problem

When I try to upgrade, the system asks for authentication. I put in my password, which I am sure is right, but the system rejects it. I have tried start with a cap, no cap, two variations, no ...
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Cannot upgrade Ubuntu 14.04.02 due to kernel package problem

I am experiencing a problem with 3.13.0.57 kernel. After the upgrade the system was not able to boot anymore. I booted it with the previous kernel image and tried to remove the broken kernel packages, ...
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How can I let the kernel be updated automatically?

I have Xubuntu 14.04 on my computer. The new stable kernel ver 3.16 have been released for a long time. But, the updater cannot install the new kernel automatically. So I had to install it myself. I ...
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Upgrading from 12.10 to 14.04 Failed to Fetch with software updater [duplicate]

I have tried almost everything listed and I cant get my laptop to upgrade. I downloaded the 14.04 file to a usb and tried running it with wubi.exe and it says archive error. So I am now trying to ...
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How does ubuntu update to debian? [closed]

When ubuntu update to debian, Which packages to update, From where to know what updated and what main package updated. And also like to know what strongly not move to debian.
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I hit control-c in a do-release-upgrade subprocess. How do I recover?

In the process of upgrading from Utopic Unicorn to Vivid Vervet, do-release-upgrade asked me which version of a configuration file to keep. I chose the option to run a (root) shell, noticed there were ...
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FLASH PLAYER won't upgrade [duplicate]

Adobe's page says it now has a secure flash player to upgrade to but I get the msg that Ubuntu won't support it. HOW CAN I WATCH VIDEOS? Is there another player?
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Can't upgrade from 14.10 to 15.04 - libjson0 unauthenticated

Trying to do upgrade from 14.10 to vivid (15.04) using do-release-upgrade command-line tool it fails with the following message: Error authenticating some packages It was not ...