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why i can't upgrade and manage my packages

why when i tried to upgrade or remove something this message comes in: "E: dpkg was interrupted, you must manually run 'sudo dpkg --configure -a' to correct the problem." what should i have to do ...
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After security upgrade on 12.04 I lost several setup.sh files in root directory

Toady, after applying an ubuntu upgrade and restarting my computer, when i first open the terminal, bash began to tell me that a setup.sh did not exist. I thought this to be strange. When I went to ...
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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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What command will start debian upgrade? [duplicate]

I'm looking for a command that starts verbose terminal version of what can I see after clicking Upgrade in update manager: What command(s) can do that?
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Understanding various update and upgrade commands

I want to know about different update and upgrade commands as follows: update upgrade dist-upgrade do-release-upgrade etc. For/As a new users of Ubuntu and using/welcoming command-line, which is ...
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Cannot reboot after upgrade to 14.04: CMOS/CPNV checksum Bad

I installed on my old desktop (which I use for my work at office) the Ubuntu 12.04. Yesterday I thought I should try upgrading to 14.04 through terminal commands which I found all around the net. ...
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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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How do I upgrade releases from a Live USB with the command line?

If I create a Live CD/USB and boot from that, is there any way that an existing system on the hard drive can be upgraded by use of the command line, and not the Ubiquity installer?
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Upgrade problem. Can I switch to a window from command line ?

Here is what's happening. I started updating my laptop from 12.04 to the next one (command line) and was surfing the web. At some point everything vanished from the screen except the Firefox window ...
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Update to 13.10 without GUI access

After upgrading 13.04 with the latest patches, I'm getting some really weird problems -- namely, logging in at the GUI just dumps me back at the GUI login screen. I can, however, get command line ...
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1answer
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How to upgrade ubuntu server 11.04 [duplicate]

I want to upgrade my ubuntu server 64bit 11.04 to ubuntu 12.04. I tried to do it with the command: $ do-release-upgrade but the output is: Checking for a new Ubuntu release No new release found ...
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Problem updating to new version in terminal

I am unable to use my desktop for two weeks now since an automatic upgrade left me unable to login due a ICEauthority error. I've tried a few solutions, as detailed in a previous question: Cannot ...
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12.04 boots to command line

I'm running 12.04 LTS, and as usual when the package manager prompts me to update I do it. I updated last night (Sept. 27) and now the system boots only into command line mode. Before doing so I see ...
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1answer
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How to upgrade using terminal [duplicate]

How can i upgrade my existing ubuntu 12.04 to 13.04 using terminal... please help me with the procedure. I am having problem regarding upgrade.
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Errors while running Upgrade from the terminal. Can anyone help me analyse it?

Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done 0 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 0 to remove and 0 not upgraded. 3 not fully installed or removed. After ...
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1answer
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Using previously downloaded debian packages for upgrading to Ubuntu 13.04

Before upgrading to Ubuntu 13.04 I downloaded most of required .deb packages separately. Now I have a folder with a lot of .deb packages needed for upgrade. How can I upgrade to Ubuntu 13.04 using ...
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1answer
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Ho do I update to 13.04 from the beta? [duplicate]

I usually use: sudo apt-get update;sudo apt-get upgrade;sudo apt-get dist-upgrade;sudo apt-get autoremove To update my system which is the 13.04 beta, is there anything special I need to do to get ...
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Are these terminal commands safe for installing Evolution 3.8.0?

I run 12.04 and want to update my Evolution to 3.8.0. I found a solution and would appreciate help knowing, whether it is correct and safe. Any better solutions are welcome. I have never compiled from ...
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1answer
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No shell prompt in gnome terminal

I was a bit behind and spent yesterday and a lot of bandwidth with three upgrades from 10.10 to 12.04. Most things seem to work but when, I launch the terminal, a get a new window but there isn't a ...
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Can I specify packages to be upgraded?

Can I choose which packages I want to upgrade with apt? Using apt-get upgrade upgrades all packages, not just some of them. Using apt-get install package doesn't upgrade some by me required packages ...
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Ubuntu is booting into terminal instead of GUI Interface [duplicate]

I recently upgraded my computer to Ubuntu 12.04 from 10.04 and it started messing up, as in, freezing up on certain programs and then randomly logging out and going to the log-in screen. I've done ...
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Can not login after removing broken packages

I just updated my ubuntu to the latest version. After updating, everytime I try to remove or add anything, I get this error: errors were encountered while processing: E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg ...
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Please help continue upgrade in terminal [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: There's an issue with an Alpha/Beta Release of Ubuntu, what should I do? I started upgrading to 12.10 in terminal and was asked what to do about a change in ...
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1answer
493 views

I cannot close terminal after updating my pc

I am a complete novice with Ubuntu. I have installed 12.04 and just run update from terminal. Now cannot exit terminal which appears every time I open my USer Account. I can use exit and Ctrl+D to ...
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Is there a way to run an update and upgrade in one command?

So, is it possible to update and upgrade without running: sudo aptitude update && sudo aptitude upgrade Meaning, is there one command that can do both?
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What is the equivalent terminal command of Update Manager?

I have always been running the following command to update via terminal my machines: sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get upgrade -y But the other day, right after having finished installing ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 Terminal and dual display issue [duplicate]

After upgrading to 12.04 I had a lot of issues with the dual desktop environment. The unity bar is appended to both sides, so when I'm dragging windows from one monitor to the other it hangs on the ...
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How to restart Ubuntu upgrade from command line?

I am trying to upgrade from 11.10 to 12.04. After numerous hours, the upgrade finally hung on the replacing packages stage. It was showing 'replacing network adaptor' for more than half an hour. There ...
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Any advantage or disadvantage to using the command line vs the graphical update process using update manager?

11.10 to 12.04 Upgrade: My natural inclination is to go for the command line update method using: do-release-upgrade Any advantage or disadvantage to using the command line vs the graphical update ...
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2answers
641 views

Partially Dist-upgrade from CLI?

Sometimes a sudo aptitude upgrade fails and sudo aptitude upgrade --full-resolver then wants to remove about 100 Packages, because of "dependecy conflicts". Often I can then start update-manager and ...
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1answer
675 views

Problem with ./configure while installing from tar

I am trying to install a more recent version of a program than what is available via Synaptic, but I am running into a few problems. And I have one question beyond those problems. This is what I've ...
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2answers
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How Can I Upgrade to 11.10 from the Command Line?

I am trying to upgrade my 11.04 Ubuntu operating system to 11.10, as the current system is not the most recent. However, I cannot use the GUI to upgrade - as from past experience I have learned this ...
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1answer
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Upgrading from 9.04 to 11.10, unmet dependancies

So I have been trying to read around about how to upgrade from the terminal. I am actually SSHing through putty to do all this. Anyways.. I first tried sudo apt-get update but since Jaunty is expired ...
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1answer
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Administrator user session only shows a terminal

Weird problem: After upgrading to 11.10 (and I am sure that I worked with it for couple of days). We had a power failure, and now, when open the computer, what I get is a screen, with a scrollable ...
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When launching, nvidia-settings it just hangs

I've just upgraded to 11.10 and now nvidia-settings won't launch. If I run it from the command line (as me or as root) it just hangs. How can I debug this?
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How do I upgrade from 10.04 to 10.10 in one command by using the terminal? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Upgrading from the command line? Hi, I dont want to use the update manager I just want to type one command in a terminal do you understand? I am at 10.04 and want to ...
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How do I upgrade to the development release without graphics? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I upgrade to the development release (aka. Ubuntu+1)? There was a question How do I upgrade to the development release (aka. Ubuntu+1)? The solution is to use ...
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Mistaken dist-upgrade, is this bad?

I was looking for Update Manager on Ubuntu 10.10 Netbook Edition and couldn't find it, so in Terminal I did: sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get upgrade I got a message saying some packages were "held ...
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Upgrading from the command line? [duplicate]

I would like to know how to upgrade from my current version of Ubuntu to the next stable from the Command line interface?