Questions about upgrading packages, systems or hardware.

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upgrade kernel 3.16.0.57 to 3.19.0.28

I am aware of the questions about upgrading the kernels here, but none of them helped me since they refer to upgrading to the generic versions. I'm using a framegrabber that only has driver for ...
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Package always returns 0 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 0 to remove and 0 not upgraded

04 and it always returns 0 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 0 to remove and 0 not upgraded on updates and upgrades. Here's an output for upgrade.. kappa@keepo:~/Project/lisp/on$ sudo apt-get upgrade ...
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Upgrade 12.04 -> 14.04 : libc6

I just tried to upgrade a 12.04.5 server to 14.04.1 and got the following error message during the upgrade of the libc6-bin package: (Lese Datenbank ... 408104 Dateien und Verzeichnisse sind ...
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upgrading from vivid vervet to wiley werewolf is hanging, what next?

Here is hanging itself up the upgrade from vivid vervet to wiley werewolf ending in a pixbuf problem of gnome-libraries ? What can I do next ? The upgrade is hanging with libffi-dev of gnome ? ...
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Adding software source of “archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu Wily Main” in Trusty Tahr

I have ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS installed I would like to upgrade from evolution 3.10.4 to 3.16.5, I can install it from ppa:fta/gnome3 but I want to install the official build. for this I have added this ...
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UBUNTU Ugrade tp 15.10 now laptop won't reboot

Samsung 400B laptop Yesterday I left my laptop upgrading to 15.10 (I think it was Wily something) about half way through. When I returned the laptop was hung with nothing on the screen. Hard ...
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How to upgrade libstdc++

I have the same question as How do I get my DEB to install libstdc++.so.6.0.20?. (more or less). The developer of the binary I downloaded used a later version libstdc++ than is present on my ...
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Dad tried to upgrade to 15.10, now it wont boot anymore. Can I reset it?

He tried to upgrade from 14.04 I believe to 15.10, now after he types in his password it looks like this: http://imgur.com/AZqSWal It's an AIO desktop from asus core i5 with a nvidea 540m connected ...
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apt-get upgrade produces ERROR: The Sage installation tree has moved

Running sudo apt-get upgrade I get the following error. I am not sure how to fix this (I usually just use apt-get to install and upgrade, not sure how to fix it when it fails). primes$ sudo apt-get ...
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Cannot boot after a failed update from Ubuntu 15.04 to 15.10 Update

I was running Ubuntu 15.04 on my HP EliteBook 755 and was updating to 15.10 when the update process was stuck for several hours at the same place, so I hit the power button to reboot. Now the system ...
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No sound after upgrading to 15.10

Situation: After seeing the EOL reminder I decided to upgrade my 15.04 to 15.10 and I did so using the terminal (sudo do-release-upgrade -d) without any problems during the upgrade. After the ...
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Kernel panic after upgrading system

I was upgrading ubuntuu to 16.04 today and left computer. When I came it was in the sleep mode. I was trying to enter the password thousands time, but it didn't work so I just turned it off. Now when ...
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Upgrading from 14.04 LTS to 16.04 LTS [duplicate]

I am highly looking forward to the new flavor of Ubuntu and it's bells and whistles to wrap the bow on top. My only concern is upgrading to it from my current system without reinstalling Ubuntu ...
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How can I upgrade to the latest wpa_supplicant?

I have (more precisely, my employer has) a machine running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, which comes with wpa_supplicant version 2.1. There are improvements in wpa_supplicant 2.5 which I believe may help with ...
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apt-get -f install fails due to dependency issues

Attempting to upgrade from ubuntu 14.04 to ubuntu 15.10, I seem to have broken dependencies and the typical answer of sudo apt-get -f install and sudo apt-get update aren't working. I think I deleted ...
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rsync after upgrade to 14.04.3 lost

I am helpless. After upgrade to ubuntu 14.04.3 on my server, rsync ist not working any more. After starting rsync -av /data1/ /mnt/sdb2 (for example) there follows output sending incremental file ...
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Apt not working after Ubuntu 15.10 Upgrade

I did a whole system update and then a distribution upgrade from 14.04 to 15.10. After install I ran apt-get update and started to see some errors. Tried to troubleshoot the dependency issues by hand ...
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Upgraded Ubuntu 14.04 to a newer version, cannot boot: end Kernal panic - not syncing: Attempted to kill init!

I've been using Ubuntu 14.04 for a few months now and thought I'd update to a later version. Therefore, I followed this query (Update Ubuntu 14.04 to 15.04) and upgraded. Oddly enough, when I checked ...
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Using APT to update all packages to specified versions

How do I use apt-get to upgrade an entire system to a predefined set of packages and package versions? I want this because I am building an app which depends on a large number of apt packages and ...
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Failed to fetch APT update (Not a duplicate)

I've already checked this, this and this answers, none of them works in my case. Here is what I'm getting when I run sudo apt-get update on my 14.04 LTS laptop: Get:10 http://us.archive.ubuntu.com ...
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scp stalls at 2112KB

After upgrading an Ubuntu server from 12.04 to 14.04, I am now unable to send (larger) files by scp. Also, bzr updates and commits to and from the server are unreliable, presumably if the total data ...
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do-release-upgrade closes with “restoring original system state” on 14.04

I'm trying to upgrade from 14.04 LTS to 15.10, but just running do-release-upgrade causes it to fail without an error description and says "restoring original system state." All of my software ...
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What's the best way to try newer versions?

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS in two computers. One is the desktop version, my alternate (and almost) everyday computer, and a second server (headless) version.Eventually the server will be a ...
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\[SOLVED] After running an upgrade i have no GUI - Wily [closed]

Resolved This might be a very case specific solution, i updated my DE (sddm) because it somehow wasn't upgraded: sudo apt-get install sddm -y I am aware i am asking a duplicate question, but ...
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Broken python after installing python and cannot run sudo apt-get upgrade

When trying to run python I get this error: $ python Could not find platform independent libraries <prefix> Could not find platform dependent libraries <exec_prefix> Consider setting ...
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Why I need to add gnome ppa to upgrade/update my Gnome Shell version, when I'm using Ubuntu Gnome?

I have Ubuntu Gnome 15.10 and I was searching to upgrade gnome shell from 3.16.4 to 3.18. Because of this nice features from OMG Ubuntu. Every place in the internet that I found said that I must to ...
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How to install new LINUX version along with LINUX FIRMWARES in Ubuntu 12.04? [duplicate]

I am facing a peculiar position after reinstalling Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. I have a separate / and /home folder. After running the command uname -r, i see that the linux running on my laptop has version ...
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Ubuntu14.04 upgrade

I've updated ubuntu 14.04 to the latest update but when it asks me for upgrading for 15.01 , I approved but there is something gone wrong when it fetches files, can anyone help ? thanks.. Here is the ...
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New to Ubuntu (Linux in General) [closed]

I'm new to Linux and left Crapdows completely due to it being closed source and me not being able to customize MY computer. I was wondering if you guys could help me with my Linux Journey and could ...
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How can i upgrade from 14.04 LTS to 15.04

i can`t upgrade my ubuntu 14.04 LTS to 15.04 it gives me message Could not calculate the upgrade An unresolvable problem occurred while calculating the upgrade. This can be caused by: * Upgrading ...
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Synaptic error after attemtping upgrade from 12.04 to 14.04 on cdrom

sudo snaptic gives the following error: E: The value 'all' is invalid for APT::Default-Release as such a release is not available in the sources E: _cache->open() failed, please report. ...
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How to upgrade GNOME to the next unstable development series?

I understand that with GNOME version numbers, you have the odd numbered releases being the unstable in-development series, and the even ones as the stable releases which the odd unstable ones become. ...
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How to fix rpm-common package is in very bad inconsistent state?

The Software Updater prompted me that there were updates available for install. After installing, however, I keep receiving crash report prompts, especially after rebooting. My system appears to be ...
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Ubuntu Xenial 16.04LTS Kernel panic - not syncing [closed]

I upgraded my Ubuntu to the development version of 16.04. But due to inconsistent network, while upgrading some packages may have been broken. Now I get this kernel panic error saying can't open ...
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“Sorry Ubuntu * 15.10 has experienced an internal error” /usr/bin/signon-ui [closed]

I think this happened after using sudo-apt-get update or sudo-apt-get upgrade, ever since that whenever I restart my Ubuntu, I always get this error message. Anybody have experience this before? ...
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Unknown package for hard reset

I am currently trying too fix my Mom's old computer. I have figured out how to change the admin password from lurking on here. The system hasn't been updated in two years so I'm being asked to go ...
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pip upgrade not working

I am trying to upgrade pip from version 7.1.2 to 8.0.2 But I am not able to upgrade it due to some errors. I ran the following command. user@ubuntu:~/devstack$ pip install --upgrade pip I am ...
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Confusing determination of ubuntu version? [duplicate]

I upgraded (using this tutorial: How can I update my gnome to gnome 3.18?) my GNOME at version 3.18.2 (because of the google drive option integrated) using Ubuntu GNOME version 15.10. When i type on ...
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LTS pre-release or 2-year old LTS than upgrade? Which has less headaches historically? [closed]

Opinion requested for your Ubuntu LTS experts! So in the next couple of weeks I really, really need a new AWS instance that runs Ubuntu LTS. The current one of course in 14.04, but I'd rather have ...
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Error when i try to update Ubuntu touch to OTA 9

First of all, sorry for my awful english, (I'm Italian). I have an Acquaris E5 Ubuntu Edition and it telled me that device upgrade are ready and I downloaded it and installed. When my phone was ...
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Update Manager like WSUS

Does anyone know how to manage updates in Ubuntu Server, like WSUS does it? For example I want to force Firfox upgrade on all computers (with Ubuntu), which are connected to my corporate network? I ...
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Updating and Upgrading - no space left on /boot

I run an Ubuntu 14.04 Server. After attempting to update and upgrade, I ran into the problems of the /boot being full. After some googling (and looking on here), I ran into this blog post that ...
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How to get alerted when the dependency of a program is updated and the program needs to restart?

It just occurred to me that often when I upgrade software (through the usually repository apt-get means) I am upgrading software which another program has as one of its dependencies, and though I can ...
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Restrictions when updating LTS to Normal

I have a server running 14.04.3 LTS. I followed these instructions to update it to a normal release. However, this failed with a message indicating the there was no suitable release available, or ...
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Wifi not detected in ubuntu 14.04 after upgrading(incomplete upgrade) Lenovo z5070

I use Lenovo Z5070 , I was upgrading Ubuntu 14.04 using sudo apt-get upgrade . While i was upgrading, suddenly an error occurred and my wifi is not detected. I cant see any WiFi networks. even on ...
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After upgrading to Ubuntu 14.04, home folder remains encrypted, and the password doesn't work

Last weekend I upgraded Ubuntu from 12.04 to 14.04. After the upgrade I logged-in using my old user and password, and I noticed that my home folder is empty, except encrypted files (I logged-in using ...
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Updated kernel to mainline (4.3.3), but apt-get upgrade keeps downloading headers & image for 4.2

I have a Surface Pro 2 running ubuntu, and prior to kernel 4.x it's been quite problematic (wifi/trackpad/screen etc). I've been updating my kernel to mainline, first 4.0, then 4.2 and more recently ...
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RhythmBox , VLC , ubuntu's default video player Crashing [on hold]

I recently upgraded my Ubuntu 14.04 . After upgrading I am facing following problems : RhythmBox crashes when trying to play songs. When trying to play videos via VLC, I am getting No suitable ...
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I am recommended to upgrade from 14.04 to 15.04 but it fails

Every time I reboot my fully updated laptop running Ubuntu 14.04 amd64 I am greeted with this dialogue window at login: When I press the "Yes, Upgrade Now" button I see this very promising ...
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Why am I getting gdm and a bunch of packages in the list of apt-get autoremove?

Of late, I've done a lot of configuration changes on my Trusty laptop (14.04 LTS). Firstly, I installed gnome-shell, did all updates and migrated to the LTS enablement stack. After that, I added the ...