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14.04 won't run, ubuntu, lubuntu, kubuntu all tried [on hold]

So originally when asked to upgrade I accepted and 14.04 installer ran fine but when finished and I needed to restart, it would not boot. I tried fresh install of 14.04 with lubuntu, ubuntu and ...
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Upgraded to 14.04; display no longer operable

It's a rack-mount server that was running 10.04LTS for the last four years quite happily. I decided it was time to upgrade. As usual, it didn't go smoothly. I finally have it booting into the upgraded ...
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3.13.0-30 kernel issue will not log in / sign in

I did a recent update with the new kernel 3.13.0-30 seemed fine to start with booted to the desktop but after sign in just hung with only mouse inputs seeming to work and nothing else no menu our ...
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error while booting Ubuntu or Cannot create file update

cannot create /var/lib/update-notifier/update-available : read only file system cat : /var/lib/update-notifier/updates-available : no such file ordirectory run-pats : ...
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Computer frozen after upgrade

I logged on to Ubuntu this morning as normal.There was a new upgrade notice. Like I have a couple of times a week for the past three years, I was asked if I wanted to upgrade. I said yes, the systems ...
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Reboot after upgrade (13.10 to 14.04) doesn't work

The Upgrade went fine, but after the reboot I cant start Ubuntu. I can get into recovery mode but when I select a option there, it comes to a shell and nothing happen. Could anybody help me please ...
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Repair boot after update from 13.10 to 14.04 LTS

I have an Ubuntu server that's been around for some time and has gone through several upgrades without any major problems. However, after the last upgrade - from 13.10 to 14.04 - the system simply ...
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grub2 issues after upgrade [duplicate]

I just upgraded a cloud server to 14.04 and grub2 going to a grub rescue prompt on boot. I have attempted to follow the instructions here: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Grub2/Troubleshooting But ...
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power-failure during update and now a black screen, won't boot

My computer shut down during an update because of a power outage. After rebooting the computer, nothing but a blank, black screen is displaying with a fixed mouse in the centre of the screen. Can this ...
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Upgrade from 13.10 to 14.04 froze, forced shutdown, now I boot from grub to purple screen

(First two paragraphs is for posterity sake, to determine if I'm dealing with the same problems. Skip ahead for the current problem.) Previous installations of Ubuntu had given me trouble with this, ...
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Can't Upgrade Ubuntu the System [duplicate]

The upgrade needs a total of 27.4 M free space on disk '/boot'. Please free at least an additional 9,027 k of disk space on '/boot'. Empty your trash and remove temporary packages of former ...
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laptop will not boot after attempting upgrade to 13.10

I wanted to update my OS to the new 14.04 LTS. I was running 12.04 LTS before and followed the advice that upgrades should be done in steps. I first upgraded to 12.10, which seemed to work fine, and ...
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Kernel panic after attempting to upgrade to Ubuntu 14.04

I have the following problem: I was trying to upgrade from Ubuntu 13.10 to Ubuntu 14.04 and in the middle (after the necessary packages were downloaded and beginning to be installed), I ran out of ...
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1answer
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Cannot open Ubuntu, stuck with intramfs

I'm using Ubuntu 13.10. I'm trying to upgrade to 14.04. After the upgrade Ubuntu is not opening up. I'm stuck with this black screen saying: mount: mounting /sys on /root/sys failed: No such file or ...
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Error mounting after upgrade. Can't find directory. Can't access Ubuntu

So I've just upgraded to the latest Ubuntu and now there is a problem in Grub when it loads. mount: mounting /dev/loop() on /root failed: Invalad argument mount: mounting /dev on /root/dev failed: ...
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SSH update to 14.04: The disk drive for / is not ready yet or not present

I am not able to restart my Ubuntu server after upgrade from 13 to 14.04. What can I do to make things work again? I tried to upgrade my server over ssh to ubuntu 14.04. When the installation ...
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Upgrade to ubuntu 12.10 messed up Grub

So I upgraded Ubuntu 12.04 to 12.10 but after I restarted the computer it said Error: file not found Grub rescue> I used unetbootin to upload 12.04 to a usb but when I turned on the computer ...
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Ubuntu won't boot after update

I updated and upgraded ubuntu. I also installed this files/programs to prepare to install heasoft. apt-get install libreadline6-dev apt-get install libncurses5-dev apt-get install xorg-dev ...
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Upgraded my 32 bit machine with 64 bit live image of Ubuntu 14.04 by accident!

I just upgraded my 64 bit laptop successfully to Ubuntu 14.04 using a 64 bit live image and then upgraded my Desktop with the same 64 bit image forgetting that my desktop is a 32 bit machine. Now my ...
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1answer
368 views

Upgraded to 14.04 reboot fail

I upgraded from 13.10 to 14.04, and when I restarted the computer and selected Ubuntu, the black screen said: mount: mounting/dev/loop0 on/root failed: Invalid Argument mount: mounting/dev ...
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298 views

Can't boot in windows 8 after upgrade to 14.04

As advised I am asking here about my problem. After upgrade to ubuntu 14.04 I can't boot in windows 8.1. Right away after upgrade I noticed that few of my previous options are missing in grub. Then I ...
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Blank Screen after trying to upgrade 12.04 LTS to 14.04 LTS [duplicate]

So I tried upgrading my Lenovo G505 laptop from Ubuntu 12.04 to 14.04. It was working at first and I got the installation menu but when I clicked on upgrade 12.04 to 14.04, my screen went black. After ...
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Upgrade to 14.04 Serious errors were found while checking the disk drive for / [duplicate]

I recently upgraded to Ubuntu 14.04 LTS from 13.10. I had installed the earlier version using WUBI. I am receiving the following error on booting Ubuntu with the latest kernel 3.14 Serious error ...
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Upgrade to Ubuntu 14.04LTS from 13.10 failed and now have a black screen

I tried to upgrade from Ubuntu 13.10 to 14.04LTS. In between it asked about some configuration files whether to keep or replace them, for all I chose to replace them on each prompt but at the end ...
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340 views

boot time increase after upgrading ubuntu 13.10 to 14.04

Boot time is increased after the upgrade from 13.10 to 14.04. I do not have any issue regarding nvidia driver (nvidia driver re-installed after the upgrade) and works perfect. I am using vmware and I ...
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Can't boot Wubi after upgrading to 14.04 from 12.04

So I decided to upgrade to 14.04 from 12.04 on my Wubi installation, using update-manager -d, but I can no longer boot into Ubuntu. When I try to, I see the message mount:mounting..."etc, then "Target ...
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384 views

Upgrade to Ubuntu 14.04

Yesterday 17/04/14 I tried an upgrade from Ubuntu 13.10 to 14.04. The process went fine without error messages. Then came the reboot and it stuck booting. All booting messages went through then it ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 live disk only starts up with acpi=off

I recently tried to run ubuntu 14.04 on a USB drive as I wanted to decide whether it is worth upgrading to(my netbook now has 12.04 on it). However, when I tried to start ubuntu up from the USB ...
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Failed to Install Grub During Upgrade to 13.10

I have upgraded our Ubuntu 12.10 remote server to 13.10. During the upgrade process, I was asked which partition to install Grub2 to. I didn't know which drive was the boot drive, thus I checked all ...
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Upgrading to 13.10 [duplicate]

After upgrading to 13.10 (suggested by the system) I cannot run Ubuntu anymore so my computer is no longer usable ! The only thing I get is the root screen (background is black) where I can enter my ...
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Graphical error after upgrading from 12.04 LTS to 12.10

After updating my Ubuntu version from 12.04 to 12.10, I get a weird and very annoying error on startup. It states something about my graphics card, but it goes away too fast for me to be able to read ...
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The computer dead after upgrading ubuntu

In the middle of upgrading my Ubuntu installation to the latest version, my computer turned off (the battery ran out), and now my computer doesn't work - even when I try to run the system from boot ...
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Ubuntu wont boot and freezes at purple screen after updating build-essential

I'm working on my final year project and the NS2.34 simulator only works on Ubuntu. What happens is, when I'm installing Ns2.34 I need to update build-essential with other libraries. I think xgraph ...
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Can't get pass the GRUB menu on 12.04

I can't boot to ubunto 12.04 LTS;I get a blinking curso and my caps key led keeps flashing. I've tried recovery mode and it gives thesame error.I've tried loading previous version from the grub menu ...
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System no longer boots after 12.04 to 12.10 upgrade

I recently upgraded my system from 12.04LTS to 12.10, and now it no longer boots. I got the following messages over and over again: error: font file format error: 1st section must be FILE error: no ...
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Ubuntu Server 12.04: Boot hangs with error "udevd[538] inotify_add_watch(…) failed: invalid argument

I'm currently faced with the following situation: when rebooting a Ubuntu 12.04 LTS server after updating (it ran perfectly for a year or so, I updated it around two months ago and rebooted with no ...
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What happens after upgrading 13.10 to 14.04

I'm planning to update to Ubuntu 14.04 Alpha builds using the in-place upgrade method. However, when installing Ubuntu 13.10 I set the grub installation to Ubuntu partition so that my PC originally ...
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unlock keyring popup after upgrade

Ever since I upgraded to Ubuntu 13.10, I get a dialog box asking me for my password to unlock my login keyring, every time I boot up. This never happened before the upgrade. Is this bug? Is there a ...
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Can't get past splash screen on 13.10 boot

I have just updated to 13.10. The system boots and loads, and the GUI login screen appears. After logging in, however, I am left with the colorful splash screen and nothing else happens. I can use ...
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Ubuntu Upgrade 13.04 to 13.10 black screen

Yesterday I updated my ubuntu 13.04 to 13.10. After the restart I saw the purple screen and then it was black again, switching to the login screen as usually. But the screen keeps black. I can hear ...
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Unable to boot Ubuntu Server after update/upgrade

Relatively new to Linux but have been running an Ubuntu webserver problemfree for about a year now. However, After running sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get upgrade it complained about being unable ...
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Ubuntu won't boot after upgrading to 12.10

I have an ASUS s200e I had Ubuntu 12.04 installed (not dual boot) I upgraded to 12.10 and immediately after the upgrade and on first booting up the purple Ubuntu logo drops into a blank screen with ...
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How to boot from a different partition

I have Ubuntu 10.04 installed and tried to upgrade to 12.04. This failed partially because of low diskspace. 12.04 is installed and does boot, but apt-get gives strange errors and complains that ...
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1answer
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Ubuntu will not boot after upgrade

I upgraded from 10.04 to the next version and now I see the Ubuntu logo briefly and the screen goes blank. I can get to the recovery mode. How can I fix this problem without losing the existing data?
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“Serious errors were found while checking the disk drive for /.” error while booting after Upgrade from 12.04 LTS

I installed Ubuntu 12.04 64bit on my Laptop. After manually upgrading the Laptop won't boot any more and I get the this error message :"Serious errors were found while checking the disk drive for /.". ...
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Computer won´t run after upgrading to13.10

I just upgraded from 13.04 to 13.10, and after the upgrade was done and the computer started rebooting it just didn´t. It freezes after the BIOS screen. I have tried with "super grub disk" and "boot ...
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Boot Problem after upgrade to 12.4.3

I've Ubuntu 12.4.2 installed on my machine. Few days ago there was a long list of updates one of which is an update for the display card (Geforce 540M). after the update the system will only boot into ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 takes about 5min to boot

Since I upgraded from 13.04 to 13.10, it takes about 5 minutes to boot, if I press Alt+Strg+F1 I get a black screen and after about 5min the first line appears ([ 308.657400] see below). I have a ...
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Upgrade to Ubuntu 13.10 interupted, now pc won't boot

Started the update for Ubuntu 13.04 to 13.10, but the laptop shutdown due to a known hardware problem where the system shuts off if the laptop has pressure on a certain location. When the laptop is ...
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374 views

Upgraded to 13.10, now will not boot

Please help, I updated to 13.10 something last night, now it will not boot. I ran the boot repair disk and the repair failed. This is the link to the file it created for help. ...