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1answer
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Upgrading from 10.04 Server to 14.04

I have an Ubuntu dedicated server hosted at GoDaddy. I wish to make an upgrade from 10.04 to 14.04, however each time I login over SSH, I get the notice to be careful if I upgrade because I have ...
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ubuntu won't load up after an upgrade from 12.4 LTS to 13.10 [on hold]

I used the system updater recommended by the system it self. It finished up downloading and installing all the files and ask for a restart. I did a restart into grub and selected ubuntu, the ubuntu ...
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0answers
33 views

Ubuntu 14.04 restarts computer after running GUI

First I installed 13.04 and everything was working properly. But then after upgrading to 14.04 it won't start. Sure, it's booting. I see grub2 menu. Ubuntu loading screen appears. Then GUI shows and ...
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0answers
37 views

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 ...
0
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0answers
51 views

Failed to Install some files when upgrading from 13.10 to 14.4 [duplicate]

I commenced an upgrade from 13.10 to 14.40. the program then asked when it had Finished, if I would like to delete files that were not used, to which I answered yes. On rebooting the computer to ...
0
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1answer
70 views

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 ...
0
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0answers
20 views

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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0answers
42 views

Computer Shut Off During Ubuntu 13.10 -> 14.04 Upgrade. Please Help

So my computer was originally running windows 8 when I got it and I installed ubuntu (13.04 or 13.10 i think) along side it so I could dual boot. Tonight I did the upgrade to ubuntu 14.04 and my ...
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3answers
698 views

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 ...
0
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0answers
36 views

How to restore windows bootloader after upgrading windows?

I previously upgraded ubuntu to 14.04 and that left me with many broken packages and unmet dependencies. So I have to install the ubuntu 14.04 through bootable usb flash. I choosed the option ...
0
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1answer
26 views

Initrd regeneration on every installation

After upgrading to 14.04 and switching to lubuntu I noticed that almost any package installation entails initrd regeneration: $ aptitude reinstall udev ... update-initramfs: deferring update (trigger ...
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0answers
52 views

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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0answers
245 views

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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0answers
66 views

Ubuntu 14.04: Where did my GRUB go?

I have an Asus Q200E 64-bit laptop. I was using Ubuntu 13.10 (and the older versions earlier) along with Windows 8 and Windows 8.1 for the last 1½ years. I recently upgraded Ubuntu 13.10 to 14.04. ...
0
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0answers
64 views

Grub doesn't load Windows after Ubuntu 14.04 Upgrade

I upgraded to Ubuntu 14.04. Today I wanted to play a game on windows but if I choose Windows 7 from the grub menu, the menu disappears and nothing else happenes. So I tried several things like run ...
1
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1answer
114 views

Upgrade problems (from Ubuntu 13.10 to 14.04)

I just upgraded my PC from Ubuntu 13.10 to 14.04. I followed each any every step, but after upgrading everything I clicked on the restart button to apply the changes, found myself stuck on a blank ...
0
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1answer
68 views

Problem after upgrading Ubuntu 13.10 to 14.04 [duplicate]

I just upgraded my Ubuntu to 14.04, after I got a notification about it. All the installation went well but after restart now, when I go to the Ubuntu option from grub, it shows only a purple screen ...
0
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1answer
301 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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0answers
349 views

“error: cannot read `/dev/sda': Input/output error.” repeatedly during upgrade

I'm currently running a distribution upgrade and my terminal output looks like this: ... Generating grub.cfg ... error: cannot read `/dev/sda': Input/output error. error: cannot ...
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1answer
329 views

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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0answers
149 views

Unable to boot Ubuntu after updating from Windows 8 to 8.1 [duplicate]

I was having Windows 8 and Ubuntu 12.10 (dual-boot) on my laptop. Recently I updated Windows 8 to 8.1. From then on when starting the system I cannot see the grub (directly boots into windows). I ...
0
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0answers
918 views

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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0answers
39 views

Upgrade from 10.04 to 12.4 shutdown in the middle of installation, and now i cant even run it live

I have had ubuntu 10.04 until yesterday, when my dad got home with a disc that has 12.4 on it, i quickly put it into the laptop and started the install, and everything was going fine, but apparently ...
0
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1answer
240 views

Need to update to latest supported kernel version in Ubuntu 12.04

Right now i am using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS with kernel as 3.8.0-35-generic , while i use this kernel i face a lot of problems i) Graphics of my LCD screen connected to my laptop via VGA cable appears to be ...
0
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1answer
34 views

Is it possible to upgrade Windows without affecting Ubuntu?

I have Ubuntu 13.10 and Windows 7 installed on my computer. Even if most of the time I use Ubuntu, I would like to upgrade win7 to win8.1 (as student I have it free). I'm wondering if the ...
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2answers
545 views

How to reinstate dualboot after upgrading to Windows 8.1?

I had a dual-boot setup of Ubuntu 13.10 and Windows 8 on my Asus Vivobook. Initially the dual-boot setup asked for some tweaking as Windows 8 insisted on being UEFI started. But it worked lateron. ...
0
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1answer
48 views

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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2answers
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How to select option in “Configuration grub-pc” menu

I would like to select /dev/sda in the "Configuration grub-pc" menu that popped up in my terminal while upgrading my distro version. However, I have no idea how to select it! Every key I press either ...
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1answer
49 views

Grub failure after upgrading to 12.04

I have a computer with Windows 7 and Ubuntu 11.04. While updating from 11.04 to 12.04 an error occurred with grub. It would load but wouldn't let me launch any of the Operating Systems. I had to ...
1
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1answer
560 views

Can't boot Ubuntu anymore after attempting upgrade

I tried to upgrade to the latest Ubuntu version 'Saucy Salamander' and someone in my household logged me out at some point during the process. Now I cant' boot up. The computer goes to a GNU GRUB ...
1
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1answer
162 views

Upgrading Ubuntu from 12.04 to 12.10 broke my system, completely.

First, I hope that this is not a duplicate, because I found my question quite strange and unique, and I don't have any idea with it. These days I heard of the new Ubuntu release, version 13.10 and I ...
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1answer
277 views

Grub problem after upgrading Ubuntu

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 along Win7. I have tried to upgrade Ubuntu via Synaptic. After upgrade, Grub screen does not have Ubuntu in its List. You can see shot in below : Please tell me what am i ...
0
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1answer
38 views

Configuring grub-pc for Upgrade

I was upgrading my Ubuntu and the upgrade stopped with the following message. The GRUB boot loader was previously installed to a disk that is no longer present, or whose unique identifier has ...
1
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1answer
235 views

Can I uninstall specific version of kernel? [closed]

I upgraded from LinuxMint 14 to 15. After the upgrade the normal boot pointed to "Linux Mint 15 MATE 64-bit, 3.8.0-27-generic" in the grub file. The normal boot fails, it freezes on an error - "Kernel ...
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1answer
365 views

kernel did not upgrade between 12.04->12.10->13.04

Last week I did a dist-upgrade from ubuntu 12.04 to 12.10 and after that from 12.10 to 13.04. Almost everything worked quite ok, but i noticed that the kernel was still 3.2.0.52 and not a 3.8 kernel. ...
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1answer
428 views

after update (13.04) ended up with a grub.cfg that grub says has invalid commands

Installed ubuntu 12.10 on a Asus vivobook (X202E, but many similar models around) by resizing the original windows8 partition, disabled safeboot, and installed in EFI mode. this is my Partition table ...
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1answer
444 views

Re-installing newer Ubuntu- does “Erase Ubuntu… and reinstall” delete grub?

I have Windows 7 and Ubuntu 12.04 with grub providing dual boot. I would like to upgrade the Ubuntu via a re-installation and keep my grub so I can dual boot. I am at the point in the installation ...
0
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1answer
54 views

What to do if I upgarde to the latest version and the only available kernel does not work?

So I have a 2005 one-core Acer, was great at the time but old now. Ubuntu has kept this thing moving forward working very well, however the latest two versions have been heavy on it. Most importantly ...
3
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1answer
3k views

How to reinstall newest Linux Kernel?

Hello I upgraded all packages on my Ubuntu 13.04, and kernel also. But in upgrading process kernel upgrade failed, and I must always after grub load select older kernel. It is a terminal command to ...
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1answer
1k views

Ubuntu 13.04 Stuck During Boot After Grub

I just upgraded Ubuntu from 12.10 to 13.04 today. Everything went smooth until after reboot,and now at the grub menu. If I picked the first option (which says Ubuntu) it goes to a blank screen with a ...
0
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2answers
498 views

Ubuntu 13.04 hangs at grab after upgrading

I met with a problem or two every single time I upgraded Ubuntu to a newer version. And this time, when I upgraded Ubunutu from 12.10 to 13.04 the new problem was that, the booting hangs at GRUB. ...
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6answers
23k views

Upgrade to Ubuntu 13.04 Problem - Boots into Blank Black Screen

After upgrade my desktop system (asrock z77, intel i5, geforce gtx 650, 16 GB ram) can only boot to a black screen. I mean after the GRUB interface (kernel is 3.8.8-19-generic) and purple screen. I ...
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2answers
599 views

Ubuntu not booting after upgrade failed [from quantal to raring]

I am having a big time getting my laptop to boot again. I have launch the upgrade process yesterday before going to sleep and today upon waking up, I saw that the upgrade somehow failed to complete ...
0
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2answers
374 views

Upgrade from 12.10 to 13.04 affecting other systems

I'm quite new to using Ubuntu. I have a dual-booted computer, running Windows 7 & Ubuntu 12.10. I'm planning to get an upgrade to 13.04. In terminal, I know the command is "do-release-upgrade". ...
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3answers
2k views

Ubuntu became Kubuntu after upgrading to 13.04!

I recently updated my Ubuntu 12.10 setup to 13.04 using sudo do-release-upgrade. After going through the process and rebooting, I was a little confused by the GRUB menu showing a "Kubuntu" option ...
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2answers
263 views

How do I upgrade the kernel?

I have to upgrade to the new 3.7 kernel from 3.5 on Ubuntu 12.10 (3.5.0-24-generic kernel default) while also leaving the previously installed kernels and allow their optional selection during the ...
1
vote
1answer
154 views

Messed up partitions after 11.04 upgrade

I wanted to upgrade my old 10.10 to 12.04 using alternate CD, and had to upgrade to 11.04 first. Unfortunately I ran into the following error after upgrading and rebooting to ubuntu : the disk ...
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0answers
162 views

Should I install GRUB while upgrading Ubuntu from 10.04 to 12.04 on a VPS?

I just purchased a VPS running Ubuntu 10.04. During the installation, it asked if I would like to install GRUB. I actually don't know if I want to install GRUB or not. I'm afraid that I may mess ...
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1answer
854 views

Ubuntu all screwy after dist-upgrade. How do I revert the damage? [closed]

After last night's kernel upgrade I'm getting the following symptoms: After restarting computer several times. One of my screens (always the same one) is split down the middle. Not always in the ...
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1answer
2k views

How do I fix “mdadm: /dev/sdc1 not large enough to join array” for three identical discs?

After uppgrading to Ubuntu 12.04 LTS in my server grub started to complain and give errors about my raid array, everything still seems to be working but it is a bit unnerving to have grub giving ...