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Upgrade WUBI installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS to 14.04 LTS

I installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS into Windows XP using Wubi.exe. Update Manager tells me an upgrade to 14.04 is available, and the Manager has an "Upgrade" button. If I click that, will it upgrade my ...
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Upgrade from 13.10 to 14.04 “rolled back”

I've tried to upgrade my Kubuntu from 13.10 to 14.04, through the notification popup appeared in my taskbar. The upgrade process started, it begun to download about 1800 packages, it downloaded ...
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pentium t2390 dual core 3gb ram just installed 12.04, should I change to 14.04? [duplicate]

had a 12.04 disk and installed on a vista laptop for a friend, did not realize till install that 14.04LTS was available. should I burn a disk and reinstall 14.04, upgrade or stick with 12.04?
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RAM upgrade freezes startup

I have A Toshiba Satellite m105 s 3041 that I installed latest Ubuntu. It is the only operating system on the laptop. It was running very slowly and I realized the minimum ram was 2 GB having only ...
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texlive problems after upgrade to 14.04 from 12.04

During upgrade from 12.04 to 14.04 I got lots of errors about various items related to TeX. Most of them reported 'tex-common is not configured' as at least a part of the problem. When I try to ...
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apt-get upgrade complains about authentication of packages

I am currently using Ubuntu 14.04.1 server. When issuing a: sudo apt-get upgrade apt-get says: WARNING: The following packages cannot be authenticated This is a fresh install from an ISO that ...
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12.04>14.04 Upgrade leaks timestamp bug to windows partition- how best to report this?

I am unsure how to report this bug, as I don't know what facts are needed in a dual boot situation that affects both sides- one being windows. The laptop is an Toshiba running a dual core pentium. ...
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why can't I reinstall Ubuntu 12.04 LTS?

I used Wubi to install Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on two machines. I used it for a couple of years, loved it, almost never booted into Windows. An option to upgrade to 14.04 appeared so I didn't hesitate to ...
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0answers
14 views

Migrating Eclipse from Juno to Luna

I just upgraded my Ubuntu computer from 12.04 to 14.04, and my Eclipse Juno stopped working (doesn't start). So I decided to download Eclipse Luna. Now I can open Eclipse, but all my projects, ...
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What does it mean root directory of a usb stick?

I know that a root directory is the top directory , but a Chinese machine needed to be updated , the company told me to add the files of the update to usb under the path : /udisk/ . How to add the ...
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2answers
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how to really fix ubuntu after a botched upgrade

I have done a distribution upgrade from 12.04 to 14.04. Although it finished and things are running I have some issues: system does not recover from suspend mode, I have to restart the multiscreen ...
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upgrade 13 ->14 failed, boot disk changed?

Halfway upgrading my Ubuntu 13.x to 14.04 activity stopped. After waiting 30 min or so I supposed the upgrade failed. I had no other choice than rebooting the system. Grub appeared and showed: ...
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My ubuntu is not booting after upgrading to 14.04 lts and installing cairodock?

I have upgraded my OS from 12.04 to 14.04 and installed Cairo dock.. After that when I click shutdown, the system hangs. So I shut down it by the press and holding power key. After that Ubuntu is not ...
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IDL desktop GUI (idlde) not working after upgrade to Ubuntu 14.04

I recently upgraded to Ubuntu trusty 14.04 from 12.04 I have IDL software package that i use for my research. After the upgrade i am not able to open the IDL desktop GUI version (idlde). But I can ...
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How to upgrade old 11.04 to lastest version [duplicate]

I was gifted with an IBM ThinkPad which is running Ubuntu 11.04. The device does not have a DVD portal... so how do I upgrade to Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS?
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After upgrade to ub 14.04

I want to free disk space. So I want to remove the files associated with ub 12.04 LTS and the many upgrades over the last 2 years. I have upgraded to ub 14.04 and it works extremely well. Many GBs ...
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“The system is running in low-graphics mode” & CTRL ALT Fn doesn't work

After an upgrade from 12.04 LTS to 14.04 LTS, problems didn't stop. I won't list them here. It's not the subject. Anyway. After, apt-get remove gnome* and installation of xubuntu-desktop, every time ...
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Problems after upgrading my ubuntu to Ubuntu 14.04 lts

I have problems after upgrading my older Ubuntu version to Ubuntu 14.04 lts. I was offered this installation and after the procss and restarting of the computer there is just a black page with ...
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Ubuntu issues when upgrading from 12.04 to 14.04

I've upgraded from ubuntu 12.04 to 14.04. There were display driver issues and I could only work in a terminal. I have installed the nvidia drivers from here. During the installation there seemed to ...
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computer freezes on password prompt after upgrading to 14.04

First, I should say that I am a total beginner. When answering, please do not take for granted that I understand even the most basic step. Yesterday, I was given the option to update to ubuntu 14.04. ...
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0answers
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System went to sleep while running do-release-upgrade

I am trying to upgrade from Ubuntu 12.04 to 14.04 on a laptop. I have run sudo do-release-upgrade During the upgrade process the laptop went into sleep/locked screen mode. I have rebooted and ...
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1answer
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14.04 LTS login window is hidden until mouse pointer is moved to the right

I've upgraded from dual-booting Ubuntu 12.04 LTS / Windows 7 to dual-booting Ubuntu 14.04 LTS / Windows 7. Before the upgrade, when booting Ubuntu, the login window would appear as expected, waiting ...
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Recovering from apt-get upgrade gone wrong due to a full disk

I was performing an apt-get upgrade on an Ubuntu 12.04.5 LTS box that hadn't been updated in a little while and the upgrade failed due to 'No space left on device'. After a little while I worked out ...
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0answers
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Terminal closing itself after 14.04 upgrade

All was fine in 12.04, in this case I'm using virtualbox in Windows. The upgrading process ran ok, no errors, no warnings. After rebooting the errors started to happen. Just after booting up there ...
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0answers
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Can't upgrade my Ubuntu 12.04 to 14.04

I have Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on PC. When I'm trying to upgrade it using Software Upgrader I click "upgrade" and its "Unable to load page Problem occurred while loading the URL ...
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gnome-elf-thumbnailer error while upgrading

I was attempting an "apt-get upgrade" through terminal. It came back with this error message: "Errors were encountered while processing: gnome-elf-thumbnailer" Now with looking at the line of ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 wireless (wifi) not working, can not upgrade to 12.10, touchpad gestures not working. What to do?

I installed ubuntu 12.04 LTS 3 days ago and since then wireless feature and touchpad gestures are not working. Tried everything on internet but still unsuccessful. I cant upgrade to ubuntu 12.10. ...
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Can not upgrade from 13.10 to 14.04 with update manager

I installed 13.10 a while ago. I have been trying to install 14.04 from the update manager. I have checked and double checked the settings and no luck. It does not see the new version. Is there a ...
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1answer
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Problems with 12.04 LTS to 14.04 LTS upgrade

I decided to upgrade from 12.04 LTS to 14.04 LTS. I used do-release-upgrade. Everything worked. When I run lsb_release -a I get : Description : Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS Release : 14.04 Codename : ...
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1answer
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Why do I get these .vimrc errors in Ubuntu 14 after upgrade from Ubuntu 13?

I get errors for all these commands when I try to use vim (though vim then works): autocmd BufWritePre *.rb :%s/\s\+$//e set filetype off filetype plugin on filetype indent on syntax on " Turn on ...
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1answer
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Ubuntu 12.04 disable release notification of 14.04 in Update Manager

Both my parents are still using Ubuntu 12.04 and we don't intent to upgrade to 14.04 in the near future. Is it possible to disable the upgrade notification in Update Manager? This because it's just ...
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1answer
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Should I upgrade to “Ubuntu 14.04 'Trusty Tahr'” from “Ubuntu 12.04 LTS” and what care do I need to take if I upgrade? [duplicate]

I'm basically a Web Developer(PHP Developer) by profession. I mainly work on PHP, jQuery, AJAX, Smarty, HTML and CSS, Bootstrap front-end web development framework. I've also installed and using ...
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0answers
8 views

upgrade xubuntu 6.04 to more recent OS on ppc [duplicate]

I cant figure out how to upgrade my xubuntu installation on my imac g3 please help
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How to keep my data during upgrading?

I'm currently still on Ubuntu 8.10 and now wish to upgrade the latest version (14.04 at the time of writing). First of all is it safe to update from such an old version? What problems should I expect ...
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0answers
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Ubuntu 14.04 upgrade

Ubuntu 14.04 has destroyed my PC when I upgraded. I now have a no entry sign on the top right of my screen, I am receiving a no talloc stackframe at ../source3/param/loadparm.c:4864, leaking memory ...
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i am trying to upgrade my Xubuntu 14.04 to 14.10 but it gives an error

Can not import unity GI cannot import name Dbusmenu, introspection typelib not found in the terminal and this error is shown: W:Failed to fetch ...
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How much time to wait to upgrade to a non LTS release?

For LTS upgrades the recomendation is wait 3 months or first point release to is where the major bugs are fixed and the release is "stable" for production. What is the recommended amount of time to ...
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Flash plugin in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

After upgrading to Ubuntu 14.04 LTS from Ubuntu 13.10 32-bit, my Firefox browser is asking to upgrade flash player 11.2 or greater. Default Firefox plugin installer utility is not being able to search ...
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14.04 upgrade invitation problems

Can anyone make something out of this? After getting the invitation for upgrading from 12.04 to 14.04, I click on the 'Yes, Upgrade Now' button and I get a little window saying 'Authentication ...
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1answer
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unresolvable broken packages

I have been desperate to resolve this problem as I am not being able to install certain programs. my computer says that I have broken packages: The following packages have unmet dependencies: ...
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1answer
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Does upgrading to new version deletes my current package?

I want to upgrade to ubuntu 14.04 from 12.*. But i dont want to loose my currently installed packages. Does upgrading to new version deletes my current package?
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Problems with dependencies don't allow configuration of postgresql-9.3 [duplicate]

I have a problem with do-release-upgrade: Configurazione di postgresql-client-9.3 (9.3.5-0ubuntu0.14.04.1)... update-alternatives: errore: l'alternativa pg_basebackup.1.gz non può essere slave di ...
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1answer
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Just upgraded to Ubuntu 14…won't start up

Hi I have a pretty nice computer that I just built and it has been on Ubuntu 13.10 for a while but today when I tried to upgrade it to 14.04, everything went fine until the system rebooted. Now my ...
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Search capability does not work since upgrade to 14.04

When I do a search (Ctrl+f) in LibreOffice Writer only one letter is accepted, like in some sort of overwrite mode. The same happens e.g. in gedit. However a Ctrl+f search from the browser does work. ...
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1answer
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How to change preferred release type for a server to LTS?

One of our servers in running 12.04.4 LTS. On login, it states: New release '12.10' available. Run 'do-release-upgrade' to upgrade to it. I know it's possible to change a setting to only ...
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0answers
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Ubuntu 12.04 LTS to 14.04 LTS failed to load session [solved] [duplicate]

I just upgraded from 12.04 LTS to 14.04 LTS. After the reboot I see the same user I had with 12.04 but the previous password does not work. I wonder whether this behaviour is normal and I have to ...
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Can't upgrade to 14.04 due to update-manager-kde being in the removal blacklist

Trying to upgrade to new LTS Get error ... cannot calculate upgrade... and the upgrade stops. In /var/log/dist-upgrade/main.log : 2014-08-22 03:42:25,357 ERROR Dist-upgrade failed: 'The package ...
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Upgraded to 14.04, and no wifi device [on hold]

I recently upgraded from 12.04 to 14.04 and now I apparently have no wifi device. I believe its an RT73-based chipset, and I do seem to have rt73.bin in /lib/firmware. The system insists that I have ...
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0answers
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Re-joining an Active Directory needs permission?

I was using ubuntu 12.04 and my computer was set up to login to the organization's active directory server (where my home folder was also located). As I upgraded my ubuntu 12.04 to 14.04, my ...
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1answer
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Problem in Installing Gnome 3.12

I tried to install Gnome 3.12 on my Ubuntu Gnome 14.04 (Gnome shell: 3.10) I did the following steps (from this tutorial): $ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:gnome3-team/gnome3 $ sudo add-apt-repository ...