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Upgrading to new version of Ubuntu [duplicate]

i recently have installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS, then i notice that Ubuntu will release newer LTS version very soon. I have dual boot between Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and Windows 7, but what if i upgrading my ...
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What will be the difference between freshly installed OS and upgraded from previous version?

I had installed Ubuntu 13.10 when it was released. Now Ubuntu 14.04 LTS is ready to be launched. I wonder if there will be any different between a freshly installed Ubuntu and Upgraded from previous ...
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cannot upgrade Catfish file searching tool

I receive the following error messages attempting to upgrade the Catfish file searching tool: The following packages have been kept back: catfish The following packages have unmet dependencies: ...
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confguration incorrect while trying to install ubuntu

I am trying to run ubuntu 12.04LTS off of a pc I found off the side of the road pentium 4 3.00ghz 512mb ram 128mb gpu 20gb hdd Problem is when I place my cd inside and press f11 to access boot menu, ...
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Switch from Windows 7 to Ubuntu

My current PC is running on Intel Core 2 Duo processor 2.80GHz with 2GB RAM. I run Windows 7 32-bit on this configuration, but the PC shuts down sometimes due to over heating. Also, the CPU is always ...
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1answer
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Problems when trying to upgrade from 10.04 to 12.04 [duplicate]

When I was trying to upgrade my server from ubuntu 10.04 to 12.04 I was facing problems with some packages. It was saying, sudo apt-get dist-upgrade Reading package lists... Done Building dependency ...
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How to fix upgrade, install failure loop due to disk space issue

I'm running into an upgrade / install failure loop due to disk space, but I don't see which drive is full. I've tried clean, autoclean and autoremove, but to no avail. This is Ubuntu on AWS. There are ...
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upgrading ubuntu via mounted iso [duplicate]

I want ot upgrade from 12.04 (32BIT) to latest (64BIT). I have mounted the iso because I dont have cdrom, but I cant find the runable to open the dialog. I have followed this answer and downloaded ...
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1answer
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How do I upgrade from Ubuntu 10.04 LTS to the latest stable release? [duplicate]

I am using Ubuntu 10.04 LTS. I want to upgrade to the latest version of Ubuntu. Is it possible? I read on this forum that I have to do a serial upgrading. If that is the case, will all my software ...
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1answer
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Installing trusty packages in saucy

the version of yate in saucy is giving me issues with pulseaudio and wanted to install a newer version, so I installed all the required debs from trusty to make yate-qt4 work. I have not run into any ...
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upgrade 12.04 to 12.10 [duplicate]

Last night upgraded my notebook from 12.04 LTS to 12.10, restarted and after that... just a blank screen. Any ideas? Rebooted several times, starts grub, the ubuntu screen loading system and then a ...
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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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How can i upgrade 32bit 12.04 LTS to 64-bit 12.04LTS ubuntu [duplicate]

I just want to upgrade my Ubuntu 12.04LTS 32-bit to 64-bit. I want to install software which woks well with 64-bitOS.I don't want to reinstall because I have done installing and uninstalling different ...
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How to instal Ubuntu on a macbook after HD upgrade?

I recently upgraded my hard drive to 1TB in my macbook (Model no A1342), after the upgrade my macbook turned on to a flashing folder with a question mark on it. I did some research online on this ...
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Upgrade from Ubuntu 12.04 to 13.10 with live USB

As the title underlines it, I do not know how to upgrade from a Ubuntu 12.04 Precise to Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy. I have made my own research, and it turns out that I have to upgrade to 12.10 Quantum, then ...
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1answer
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While upgrading to ubuntu 13.10 my battery went off, now the screen is off

while I was upgrading the new Ubuntu 13.10, my battery went off, so my laptop only shows a black screen (nothing appears on it). Please some clues on how to recover previous data and so. Thank you.
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OpenERP Not allowing other things to be installed

I have an OpenERP server set up for testing purposes on my computer. Since the setup, whenever I try to install other applications I get an error caused by OpenERP, When trying to install packages ...
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Upgrading gtx 560 to gtx 580 in ubuntu 12.04

I am fairly new to Ubuntu, I am currently running Ubuntu 12.04. I am upgrading my current gtx 560 (current driver 304.117) to a gtx 580. My question is what should I do to get the latest drivers for ...
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1answer
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Update interrupted, now can't update Ubuntu 12.04

I've installed Ubuntu 12.04. While I was updating it there was an internet interruption. Now I'm unable to update, upgrade and install any app/program through terminal/software center (by connecting ...
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MySQL - upgrade or new installation?

I am running MySQL 5.5.32 on an Ubuntu-Server 12.04.3 LTS. I want to have the newest version of MySQL on my Machine, which at the moment seems to be 5.7.3. All instructions I have seen say, that I ...
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can't login after upgrading from Ubuntu 10.04 to 12.04 [duplicate]

I cannot get the login screen after upgrading .I get error system is running in low graphics mode.then I pressed ok.then run in low session mode for 1 time then nothing appears not even login screen ...
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i've tried to install ubuntu 12.04 & 12.10 & 13.04 in my hcl laptop but unable to finish installation

I'm using hcl laptop with processor: Intel(R)Pentium(R)CPU 2330 @ 1.60 GHz. I've started using Ubuntu from Ubuntu 8.04 LTS (Hardy Heron) to till Ubuntu 10.04 LTS (Lucid Lynx) and after that i stick to ...
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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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Do I really have to do a fresh install every 6/9 months? Updating causes problems

Perhaps the only thing that still tethers me to Mac OSX and Windows 7, aside from specific program suites, is the fact that I am not required to upgrade every few months. Windows and OSX silently (if ...
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How do I install 13.10 beside 13.04 without using removable media?

How do I install 13.10 beside 13.04 without using removable media? I have two partitions. One has 13.04 and the other is empty. I'd like to install 13.10 on the empty partition, but I don't have any ...
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Download the upgrade to hard drive? [duplicate]

I have Ubuntu 8.10 on my laptop. Is it possible to download and install the latest upgrade direct to the HD, or just install direct from the web? All the upgrade info I found seems to assume I'm ...
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Upgrading Ubuntu 13.04 to 13.10 stuck during “Installing the upgrades” — what to do?

I am running Ubuntu 13.04 and the upgrade manager asked if I wanted to upgrade so I said yes and the upgrade is running now. The upgrade seems to have frozen at "Installing the upgrades". If I expand ...
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Upgrading Ubuntu from 10.10 to 12.04 with live USB

I've been running Ubuntu 10.10 Netbook Remix for many years and didn't really understand that I had to update it to keep it running well. Now everything is extremely out of date and I'm having a hard ...
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2answers
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Retaining packages while upgrading

How can I retain installed package from a previous version of Ubuntu after upgrading that only the packages are retained and I don't have to download and install them again? or can I make a installer ...
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I can't upgrade for installation : E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1) [duplicate]

I try to install flight gear, and I can't upgrade. I try sudo apt-get upgrade after run uptade, but not works ! andrei@andrei-H61M-DS2:~$ sudo apt-get upgrade [sudo] password for andrei: Reading ...
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What is difference between LTS and Non LTS [duplicate]

I want to switch from Windows to Ubuntu completely. I am in a dilemma which version to choose. Here it is showing 12.04 (LTS) and 13.10 (Non LTS). Which is the best one to choose. I want full ...
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some files just wont install- linux-image-3.5.0-42-generic

It gives the following details of the package operation failing after using the sofware updater on 12.10: installArchives() failed: perl: warning: Setting locale failed. perl: warning: Please check ...
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problem after upgrading ubuntu 12.04 to 12.10

i upgraded my ubuntu to 12.10 from 12.04 after which i restarted my computer when asked. and now all i can see is grub rescue> on a black background. I am a beginner in ubuntu. please tell me what to ...
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Error when trying to install/remove programs after upgrade to Ubuntu 13.10

I have a problem with PolicyKit, when I try to install programs in Ubuntu software-center (similar messages in synaptic or muon): The problem started after upgrade from 13.04 to 13.10. When I try to ...
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Ubuntu broken after upgrade in UEFI dual boot setup. Howto reinstall

On my Asus N56VZ notebook I have a UEFI multi boot setup with Win7, Ubuntu 12.04 and Mint 13. This configuration has been working fine, so far. However, a few days ago I decided to upgrade Ubuntu ...
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Why do PPAs get errors after an upgrade?

I have a question?? After Upgrading to a newer version of ubuntu every time for some time I have problems with getting software from launchpad. So I have a question why does that happens why does ...
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I had an older version of ubuntu (possibly 12.04 or newer) but the 13.10 upgrade Crashed!

After all the files were downloaded and the install about 1/2 way, I noted error messages and then finally the install froze. I tried rebooting but my OS is damaged. I downloaded the ISO for ...
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Problems during upgrading to 13.10 from 13.04

I am a novice ubuntu user and 13.04 was my first experience with linux, now when i was upgrading from 13.04 to 13.10 using update manager, after fetching the data when it was installing updates, it ...
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Upgrading Ubuntu 11.10 [duplicate]

It is necessary to update my Ubuntu 11.10 even though I'm happy. But now it tells me that my system will be no longer protected according to what I want to do.
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Fixing failed upgrade to 13.10 [duplicate]

When I start Ubuntu after it froze during an upgrade to 13.10, it says: Filesystem check or mount failed. A maintenance shell will now be started. CONTROL-D will terminate this shell and continue ...
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fix a broken ubuntu installation from pendrive

Something went wrong in the upgrade of my Ubuntu 13.04 to 13.10 The upgrade basically crashed halfway through. On booting I was thrown into a maintainence screen. I found some online instructions ...
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Upgrade from 12.04 to 12.10 Problem

I dual boot with windows 7 and used to have ubuntu 13.10 but had some errors so I uninstalled ubuntu deleted the ubuntu system and wiped the logical drive I had ubuntu on. But I still wanted ubuntu ...
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1answer
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If I upgrade Ubuntu 13.04 to 13.10 will I have to reinstall all of my software? [duplicate]

I'm running Ubuntu 13.04 right now. If I upgrade to Ubuntu 13.10 will I have to reinstall all of my currently installed software? Like GIMP, Dropbox, RecordMyDesktop, etc.
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1answer
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google-chrome install/upgrading failed in ubuntu 13.04 [duplicate]

if i try to install, this shows up: sudo apt-get install google-chrome-stable Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Some packages could not ...
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Lost power during ubuntu 13.10 upgrade but everything works

I've been upgrading my ubuntu to 13.10 and forgot to plug it into a power resource. Just the second I entered the room to check on the upgrade I saw an unfinished installation and the moment it shut ...
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upgrade from Lubuntu 13.04 to 13.10 failed and system doesn,t boot

I tried to upgrade lubuntu 13.04 to 13.10 using Software Update Manager and received several errors during upgrade process. I received massage thant upgrade failed and the systen sent a bug report. ...
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13.04 to 13.10 upgrade stalled at flashplugin-installer

13.04 to 13.10 upgrade stalled at flashplugin-installer some 5+ hours unsure how to proceed? is there any way to skip this and move to the next step .. and deal with the flashpugin later?
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Is there anyway to Upgrade from Ubuntu 13.04 to 13.10 without deleting any files?

I am thinking like in the android phone way, you upgrade your OS but no files are gone. Is there anyway to do that??
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getting list of installed programs and installing them again on another drive

I will be switching hard drives and upgrading to an ssd drive. The questions I have are: 1) How can I get a list of programs currently installed on my Ubuntu 13.04 machine. 2) how can install those ...
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How to upgrade to a newer release of Ubuntu using the Live CD?

I've downloaded Ubuntu 13.10 daily CD and I want to upgrade all my computers using this Live CD (they all run Ubuntu 13.04 presently). How can I upgrade to Ubuntu 13.10 exploiting the packages in the ...