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Lost power during my upgrade , how do i recover?

I was upgrading my 12.04 to 14.04. During the install step, I accidentally lost power to my laptop(sockets didn't work) and got shutdown.when i tried to start my ubuntu,till login password it is ...
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When can I suspend do-release-upgrade? What's the risk?

I had to suspend a running do-release-upgrade, after it was already going on an hour or so. Doing Ctrl+z was easy, the program did stop. Understanding what that means, technically, seems to be ...
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1answer
391 views

Failed upgrade to 14.04 - /tmp not mounted properly and UUIDS missing from /etc/fstab

I have an old PC with dual boot to Windows Vista (Windows fails to boot though because of an unrepaired avgidshx.sys issue, another story), and on this PC I attempted an upgrade from Ubuntu 13.10 to ...
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Ubuntu upgrade to 14.04 doesn't show after interrupted attempt

I tried to update from Ubuntu 12.04 to 14.04 using the update-manager. But the upgrade process stopped midway due to insufficient disk space. I cleared up enough space, and tried to resume by ...
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1answer
63 views

How do I turn unity back on?

My ubuntu 14.04 upgrade didn't work. When I rebooted after it was done I had to choose between something called cinnamon and something called gnome fall back. I don't like either. I can't find ...
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2answers
435 views

How to resume release upgrade?

I was upgrading from 13.04 to 13.10 via ssh (didn't use screen). My ssh connection was interrupted when do-release-upgrade script was about to remove obsolete packages. Now when I reconnect and run it ...
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1answer
479 views

Problem with Partial Upgrade [closed]

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04. I'm trying to upgrade Ubuntu through "Partial Upgrade". But following error has shows up : Can't guess meta-package Your system does not contain a ubuntu-desktop, ...
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1answer
325 views

update and upgrade ubuntu 11.10 [duplicate]

I have Dell latitude E6430, system information: Ubuntu 11.10 ,OS type 64 bit. when I tried to make updates to my Ubuntu 11.10 , it gave me a message , that you can't update anything until you remove ...
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4answers
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What to do?! Upgrading from 12.10 to 13.04 failed :(

I got an update reminder to go from 12.10 to 13.04. I followed the instructions, was able to download the package, and started installing. Up to a point where my computer (seemed to) restart and there ...
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0answers
47 views

Why is my Ubuntu diplaying inconsistent version using two different methods?

I recently updated my Ubuntu from 12.10 to 13.04 using commands: sudo apt-get update and upgraded sudo apt-get upgrade After that I did do-release-upgrade -d But after sometime my system ...
2
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2answers
156 views

Will I lose Unity-2d if I upgrade to 12.10

I want to continue to use Unity-2d which I have setup on my 12.04 install...but some of the new 12.10 features I would like to use. new Disk utility with auto mount settings built in easier printer ...
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2answers
462 views

Just updated to 12.10, now it's asking for a partial upgrade

I just updated to 12.10 the other day, and after I successfully updated to 12.10, it's asking me to do a partial upgrade? I'm wary about it, because it shouldn't need a partial distribution upgrade, ...
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2answers
1k views

How do I access my previous ubuntu disk when booted to usb key

When prompted about the upgrade to 12.04 I clicked yes. All went well until during the cleanup mode an error appeared in the terminal that said something like "too many errors were encountered." A ...
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1answer
688 views

12.04 update is stuck on preconfiguring packages

For a while I have the problem mentioned in the title. Update is stuck on pre-configuring packages without any other error. I tried almost everything I've found searching Google, but it didn't solve ...
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0answers
59 views

Quantal: Broken apt-index, cant fix dependencies [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: There's an issue with an Alpha/Beta Release of Ubuntu, what should I do? I can't seem to add/remove/update packages Ubuntu software update has a notice about partial ...
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2answers
11k views

How do you recover from a failed upgrade ('apt-get -f install' and 'dpkg --configure -a' fail)?

During an upgrade from lucid (10.04) to precise (12.04), the X session froze, and I have been trying to recover the upgrade to get a stable system. I have performed the following steps: Used ssh to ...
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1answer
163 views

Distro upgrade interrupted, cant upgrade to Precise

I don't have the opportunity to upgrade by using Live USB and LIve Cd, And since the distro-upgrade was interrupted, No partial upgrade is possible. How can I fix this? I found an upgrading-tool ...
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1answer
693 views

Upgrade problem - “dependency problems prevent configuration of libnih-dbus1”

I have a problem with the upgrading.... When i write sudo dpkg --configure -a , this is what happens... : dependency problems prevent configuration of libnih-dbus1: libnih-dbus1 depends on libnih1 ...
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1answer
440 views

Video not playing after partial upgrade from 11.10 to 12.04?

![in the middle of my upgraded from 11.10 - 12.04 it was interupted with an electrical outage, when the power is back and as i resume my upgrade i was asked for "partial install". and after the ...
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1answer
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How to upgrade flash player on usb-live Ubuntu?

A website requires an upgrade of flash player(while running firefox). My current configuration is: live-usb of 11.10 Ubuntu notebook with no internal hdd one external usb hdd Internet access Can ...
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2answers
817 views

GLIBC_2.8 not found

As a newbie I seem to have messed up my upgrade leaving my system in a very unstable state. I attempted an upgrade from 8.04LTS which ended in an error about libc and kernel upgrades. I tried to ...
0
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1answer
295 views

How to upgrade to beta from alpha or to beta 2 from beta 1? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: I upgraded from an alpha or beta - am I up to date if I keep upgrading? How to upgrade to 12.04 beta 1 from 12.04 alpha 2?
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2answers
645 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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2answers
4k views

How to only apt-get upgrade Certain Applications?

I only have a traffic-limited mobile broadband connection at my disposal. sudo apt-get dist-upgrade wants to get ~500MB of data which is not feasible for me right now. Hence, is it possible to only ...
3
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2answers
1k views

Why am I unable to install,remove or upgrade packages?

When I wanna do anything with Synaptic or apt-get or stop,start,restart postgresql I receive following error Setting up postgresql-common (114) ... * Starting PostgreSQL 8.4 database server ...
4
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1answer
484 views

What to do when cannot install software-center?

I upgraded from 11.04 to 11.10 today. During upgrade, the system freezed when configuring/installing software center. Unfortunately I had to give it cold reboot. After that I am able to log in to new ...
0
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2answers
1k views

How can I repair a Ubuntu installation that is missing numerous packages?

For an unknown reason, my Ubuntu workstation decided to do a partial upgrade to Oneiric (I had originally ignored the upgrade). After several reboots and running apt-get update apt-get upgrade ...
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1answer
639 views

Multitouch mess-up--Should I do a partial upgrade?

I was trying to get multitouch working on my 11.10 installation. Some googling led me to believe that I should install: xserver-xorg-input-multitouch to do that. This seems to be incorrect and ...
4
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2answers
1k views

How do I recover from this broken upgrade(?)?

I tried to upgrade to Ubuntu 11.10 through the upgrade wizard. I had about 30 minutes left on my install, and had to leave. When I came back, my computer was frozen, so I had to do a hard reset. When ...
2
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2answers
651 views

Upgrade Failed, can I reinstall over current installation?

I was running the distribution upgrade on my System76 Serval Professional, and the upgrade failed while configuring samba. This installed some of the OS, but even though I can log in (graphically) to ...
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1answer
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Partial Upgrade [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Upgrade manager wants me to do a partial upgrade I recently attempted to upgrade my 11.04 to 11.10, but the upgrade failed. Now whenever I open the update-manager it ...
5
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1answer
1k views

How can I repair a new kernel version and omit the “Previous Linux versions” from GRUB?

A few days ago, I upgraded to a new kernel. Unfortunately, before the installation was finished, the computer froze and I had to restart it forcefully. Now, in GRUB, it shows the new kernel and below ...
0
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2answers
384 views

Unity is disturbed after a partial upgrade

I had upgraded my workstation from Maverick to Natty. I switched to unity after this upgrade and was quite happy. In the last week of May, 2011 update manager proposed a partial upgrade. After the ...
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1answer
129 views

Using Maverick how to upgrade certain packages to newer versions?

I tried Natty and was just terrible, even Gnome Classic was buggy. So I switched back to 10.10 and all is well. However, I miss the newer versions of Rhythmbox, Empathy, Gwibber, etc that are in ...
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1answer
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what does this means 'error in Version string 'svn3799ppa1~maverick1' version number does not start with digit'?

'error in Version string 'svn3799ppa1~maverick1' version number does not start with digit' this message is shown each time during the package installation in gnome3 upgrade. Why this message is coming ...