Questions about upgrading packages, systems or hardware.

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Why i can't upgrade my ubuntu?

i am using Ubuntu for long time, and now i get notifications that on my version no updates are supported. i tried to upgrade my version, but it always shows "please check Internet connection" ...
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Boot issues after uograding to Ubuntu 14.10

I upgraded to 14.10 from 14.04. At the end I god a message saying that udisks2 had problems installing. The installation exited with error. I rebooted. The systed dropped me into a shell with prompt ...
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Do I need to reinstall OS if upgrading MB?

Soon I will upgrade my GA-890GPA-UD3H to either GA-990FXA-UD3 or M5A99X (still deciding which one). Would I need to reinstall my 14.10 setup or will the Kernel simply boot with a different motherboard ...
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Slow performance on Ubuntu [on hold]

I know several people, whom I introduced to Ubuntu, who are - and so am I - very (!) irritated with the perfomance of Ubuntu: It is very slow!!!!! (Like the ancient windows95). Even simple things ...
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14.04 Ubuntu loads an empty desktop after recent apt-get upgrade

I run Ubunutu 14.04 on a VirtualBox (Version 4.3.20), on a Windows 8.1 host machine, with an NVIDIA GTX-660M graphics card. I did a recent upgrade on Ubuntu and after I restarted, I could login ...
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Gray desktop after updating XFCE on Xubuntu

Lately, I've been trying to run multiple monitors on Xubuntu without having them cloned. On the internet, I found some instructions to do that which basically required me to add a PPA in order to ...
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I upgraded Ubuntu 12.04 to 14.04 and touch-pad stopped working in HP pavilion 15 r062tu

The touchpad is even not detected. But regular mouse is working fine. xinput list Virtual core pointer id=2 [master pointer (3)] ⎜ ↳ Virtual core XTEST pointer ...
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Package operation failed/WARNING: some OpenPGP programs can't handle a DSA key with this digest size ubuntu 14.04 LTS

Every time i install or uninstall using the Ubuntu Software Center I get the message: Package Operation Failed The installation or removal of the software package failed. I get this for EVERY ...
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My ssh server stop accepting public keys after an upgrade

I know this has been asked 100 times but I tried the answers in other places (including changing permission of my ~/ssh directory) and I couldn't find a method to solve the problem. Background: my ssh ...
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Dropbox 3.0.3 context menu cannot be used

I am using Kubuntu 14.10 on an AMD 64 machine. I have followed the guidelines in Dropbox Upgrade and installed Dropbox 3.0.3 using method 1. The white Dropbox icon shows up on the system tray. ...
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Help When I try the command: sudo apt-get -f install it does not work. Plus other commands do not work I am running ubuntu 14.04 lts

When I type sudo apt-get -f install all I get is alex@alex-NV55C:~$ sudo apt-get -f install [sudo] password for alex: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state ...
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Upgrade a diverted package, dpkg error

I have installed ack (replacement for grep). In debian based systems, since the package name ack already existed (something completely different), the package is called "ack-grep". The install ...
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free space in boot for upgrade to 14.04

Can not upgrade to 14.04. Not enough free space in /boot again. No obsolete kernels detectable. What gives? :~$ ls /boot/ abi-3.11.0-13-generic initrd.img-3.11.0-26-generic ...
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Option to upgrade from 13.10 to 14.04 not present in updater

According to http://www.ubuntu.com/download/desktop/upgrade there should be an upgrade button, and it's not there. I really don't want to re-install; can't afford the time to set things up again!
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Updating from Ubuntu 13.04 to 14.10 with no XP

I want to update my incredibly trustworthy Ubuntu 13.04 , I have never had a problem with it even though its unsupported. Its on 64 processor,OS type is also 64 bit. the problem is, my old XP has ...
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upgrading to ubuntu 14.04, edit grub.cfg ro to rw everywhere?

I was upgrading my ubuntu 13.10 to 14.04 and was having this exact Ubuntu 14.04 doesn' t boot after upgrade from 12.04 installed inside Windows 8.1 problem. I have been able to start my system ...
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How to recover lost data during upgrade from 12.10 to 14.04.1LTS?

I upgraded from 12.10 to 14.04.1LTS via usb this past Saturday afternoon. Prior to doing the upgrade, I backed everything up to an external HD. At least, I thought I backed everything up... Turns out ...
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Boot partition full, failed upgrade prevents cleaning

This seems to be a common problem area from all the other questions and answers but none of them seem to address my specific problem. After several upgrades my server boot partition filled up. ...
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Upgrading without loss of hardware-functionality?

I try to upgrade 12.10 LTS to 14.04 LTS and I'm wondering whether I should save some specific files which are needed to configure my hardware correctly. I know upgrading should only touch system files ...
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Do I have to install a disk drive on this Lenovo G50-30 laptop? [closed]

If anyone can be resourceful and precise in what to do here, that would be helpful. I received my Lenovo G50-30 laptop recently and was given the impression that it holds a disk drive, including the ...
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Ubuntu 14.10 freeze at boot. After upgrade intel graphics (xorg-xserver etc)

For the last week I fully reinstall Ubuntu about 4 times. I fed up of this - so I cry for help! Whatever I tried nothing work: purge and reinstall ubuntu-desktop, nvidia-drivers, xorg-xserver and so ...
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upgrade failed, no grub! How to rescue my files?

I have upgraded my sister-in-law's Toshiba Satellite Pro L450D-12X but it failed. It only showed the wallpaper and Panel and Launcher had disappeared. I thought I use the Boot-repair-disk from ...
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How to install a specific version of openssl

I am running 12.04 but the question applies to all ubuntu versions. Is there a package for a specific (actually I am only interested in the newest) version of openssl? Although I have the latest ...
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404 Not Found [IP: 193.1.193.69 80] when running sudo apt-get dist-upgrade

Getting this error when trying to upgrade E: Failed to fetch http://ie.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/g/gtk+3.0/libgtk-3-0_3.10.8-0ubuntu1.2_i386.deb 404 Not Found [IP: 193.1.193.69 80] ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Fails after upgrade

Just yesterday, 11 DEC 2014, I installed 195MB worth of updates on a 14.04 LTS box that I have been preparing to give as gift. I first installed 14.04 a couple of months ago and all upgrades went fine ...
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/var/run/reboot-required not set after unattended kernel update

I've set up unattended-upgrade on an Ubuntu 14.04.1 server. It has installed the kernel .41 over .40 yesterday at 4:10. Automatic reboot is configured for 3:00, so it should have rebooted last night. ...
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Boot hangs after upgrade to kernel 3.13.0-43

I just upgraded from 3.13.0-40 to 3.13.0-43, and now I can't boot- my system hangs at the ubuntu splash screen with the five orange dots. My fans are all running full-tilt, and the system is ...
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How do I upgrade libraries in Ubuntu? [duplicate]

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 as a virtual machine. During installation of a previously installed library in the terminal, I found I have 274 packages not upgraded. How do I upgrade them? Do I have to ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 kernel update from 3.13.0-40 to 3.13.0-43 caused my laptop to hang

Ubuntu 14.04, just updated from kernel 3.13.0-40-generic to 3.13.0-43-generic and now I can not boot my laptop. It seemed that the new kernel came with some Navidia drivers that caused this problem. ...
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Session frozen after an update and restart?

I have done the updates proposed by Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and the software updater then proposed to restart. So I did and after I typed the password for my user it never shows my desktop. It looks like ...
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sa-compile compilation error

I have a problem with the latest update for sa-compile (package 3.4.0-1ubuntu2 ) on ubuntu 14.04. When I install the package, I get the following error: .sa-compile (3.4.0-1ubuntu2) wird eingerichtet ...
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How can I install upgrades from a local place?

I have not been able to upgrade my software in my 12.04 ubuntu (in VB), I always get a timeout trying to fetch items from repos. Err http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ precise-updates/main ...
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Unable to run g++ after upgrading to Ubuntu 14.10

I did the update from Ubuntu 14.04 to Ubuntu 14.10 yesterday. Today I tried to run g++-4.8 as I normally do, but I have the following error: make: g++-4.8: Command not found I have the same error ...
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Wifi connection dropping and/or slow after upgrading to 14.10

I just recently upgraded from 14.04 to 14.10 and immediately started having issues with the wifi on my Dell XPS 13 laptop. It'll work fine for a while (something like 30 min to an hour?) but then the ...
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graphics error upgrade from 12.04 to 14.04

im having same message also, would it be easy to install a new graphic software after upgrading it from 12.04 to 14.04? or should i remove the unity 3d first then upgrade it to 14.04? Unity3D Warning ...
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Do I stick with 12.04 lts or upgrade to 12.10 or higher?

I recently bought a laptop with ubuntu 12.04 LTS. I have only used windows so far, so I admit I'm a noob at ubuntu. Since I only need it for reading, writing papers, entertainment and communication, ...
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How can I recover my Ubuntu OS after a failed upgrade?

Well, I was upgrading my Ubuntu 12.04 to 14.04 and suddenly the power went off. I was in the installation stage and only a bit of it was done. Now when I boot into Ubuntu, it shows a command line ...
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After upgrading from ubuntu 12.04 to 14.04 not able to install any new package

I have upgraded from ubuntu 12.04 to 14.04 LTS but after upgrading error is comming after installing any software. I tried to install icedtea-netx. Generally following error comes Setting up ...
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how do I resume the terminal, pressed d for details?

I am upgrading my ubuntu 12.10, a question came something like do you want to keep your current version? press n for default, d for details. I pressed d and now I have a screen as follows- --- ...
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bus error when i run sudo apt-get upgrade

I get bus error when I run sudo apt-get upgrade. my computer is a fresh install of ubuntu 14.04. How do I fix this so I can upgrade my computer?
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After upgrade from 12.04 to 14.04 log in loop

*display description: VGAcompatible controller product: RS780M [MobilityRadeonHD 3200] vendor: Hynix Semiconductor Hyundai Electronics physical ID: 5 bus info: pci@0000:01:05:0 version: 00 width: ...
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Cannot connect to network after upgrade to Ubuntu 14.10

Hi guys please I am new to ubuntu, I recently upgraded my laptop to Ubuntu 14.10 from 14.04. Before this upgrade things were working perfectly fine. Currently, It looks like my graphics drivers are ...
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Why do dist-upgrade and upgrade give different held packages?

sudo apt-get upgrade gives: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Calculating upgrade... Done The following packages have been kept back: ...
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Slow distro upgrade

I've been upgrading from 12.04 to 14.04. I thought it was going quite normal. However it has been "installing the upgrades" for over 70 hours. Yes, over three days. My system is almost frozen and it ...
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nouveau update via release-upgrade?

Once i loved ubuntu for its release-upgrade-ability. I always thought, that the drivers - in this case especially the nouveau-xorg-package - where upgraded too. So i had a 12.04-system with ...
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zpool will not mount after upgrade to 14.4

After upgrading my Ubuntu to 14.04 my server wouldn't complete boot. Hooking it up to a monitor I see that it failed to export my zfs and that by pressing the "s" key, I could bypass that. Doing so, ...
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How to keep an app not to upgrade while others still be upgraded normally? [duplicate]

My platform: U 14,04 LTS. A problem with the modemmanger 1.0, that impossible to execute a connection via mobile broadband. Now I have to downgrade the modemmanager by version 0.5.2. Every perform ...
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Can't upgrade in Xubuntu 12.10 [duplicate]

I can't upgrade anything at all. I can't even open the software updater or the software center. And if I try to upgrade through the terminal I only get messages about error and failing. I want to ...
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No Skype after reinstall of Ubuntu 14.10 [duplicate]

Depends: libc6:i386 (>= 2.7) but it is not going to be installed Depends: libgcc1:i386 (>= 1:4.1.1) but it is not going to be installed Depends: ...
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Plesk doesn't see PHP install [duplicate]

After upgrading ubuntu from 12.04 to 14.04 my plesk doesn't see my php install. It says php is not installed.