Questions about upgrading packages, systems or hardware.

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Can't upgrade to 14.04

I'm trying to upgrade a dual-boot system from Ubuntu 12.04to 14.04 following your instructions. Partitions are all in place from before. Everything works fine until I tell it to install Ubuntu to the ...
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Ubuntu Hangs after upgrading to 14.10

Hi Í'm not really a Linux geek, but old-timer +15 years as a Microsoft sysadmin. Anyway, I have become very happy with my MediaCenter as an Ubuntu Desktop, have all running fine, Java, Wine, Netflix ...
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Interrupted upgrade, now boot loop, restarts before Grub

Laptop battery ran out of power while upgrading to 14.10. I connected it and powered it up as usual, but forgot about resuming the upgrade. Then I put it to hibernate, and since then it's stuck in a ...
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problem with Gnome and how to upgrade it

I have gnome 3.10.4 installed on Ubuntu 14.04 from software center. problem: when I click on full screen for video on youtube, I get a notification about it and when I click on it, the full screen of ...
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Skype menu scrolling after upgrade to 14.04

I upgraded from Xubuntu 12.04 to 14.04. Now always when I click the skype tray icon it opens a menu, but very tiny and with scroll areas to scroll within the menu up and down. This is quite annoying, ...
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Ubuntu upgrade from 12.04 to 14.04 failed - Dell

When upgrading from ubuntu 12.04 to 14.04..system installs upgrades and hangs at one or the other place....have tried it three times....here are the issues i face update installation fails at one or ...
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Screen brightness cannot be changed after upgrade to 14.10

As the title suggests, I upgraded my Dell XPS 15 laptop to 14.10 and now the brightness is stuck at the lowest level. The fn+F4/F5 displays the brightness notifications but the brightness level of the ...
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running apt-get update / upgrdae

I'm still fairly new to linux / ubuntu and so here's my basic question. I have installed mongoDB version 2.6.5 on a 64 bit Ubuntu 14.0.4 box. From time to time, I get prompted about my system ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 starting issue after official upgrade from 12.04 LTS

I have a Dell Vostro 2520 model laptop which came with Ubuntu 12.04 LTS preloaded in it. I have upgraded officially to 14.04 LTS from the upgrade settings in my laptop. After the upgrade Ubuntu 14.04 ...
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Ubuntu 14.10 upgrade touchpad

After upgrading to 14.10 my touchpad has some problems, after using it for a while it freezes randomly. Before I have some output in /dev/input/mice after freezing no output at all. It seems to happen ...
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Firefox profile cannot be loaded after upgrade

I upgraded from 11.10 to 12.04, now when I try to run Firefox from the icon it pops up this: "Missing Profile. Your Firefox profile cannot be loaded. It may be missed or inaccessible." I already tried ...
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Should I close my open programs while installing updates?

I'm very new to Ubuntu, and Linux in general. In Windows, system updates are generally installed while the computer is shutting down, and completed on the next startup, presumably so that it can ...
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Failure to boot after a possible power failure during upgrade from Ubuntu 13.10 to 14.04

I left my machine to upgrade from 13.10 to 14.04 overnight. I think there was a power failture. When I switched it on in the morning I got these messages: scanning fr Btrfs filesystems run-init: ...
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Update Ubuntu without updating X11?

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 because the latest ABI my nvidia driver supports is 14 (my gpu is NVIDIA Tegra), and they won't update it to 15. While Ubuntu moved on to ABI 15 after Ubuntu 13.04. Is there ...
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Remote desktop doesn't works after upgrade from 13.10 to 14.04

I worked for many years with ubuntu nas server. Now last week I updated my server from 13:10 to 14:04. That in itself went well except Remote Desktop. The server is in the attic and I control it ...
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Cannot update google-chrome-stable with apt, even using dist-upgrade

I'm attempting to upgrade the package google-chrome-stable installed from the deb available on google's website. I originally installed the package a few months ago, then stopped using this machine ...
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Upgrade from 13.10 to 14.04 Stuck

I use Ubuntu 13.10 and I wanted to upgrade to 14.04. I used the GUI but the installation is stuck on this command for hours Setting up mono-4.0-gac (3.2.8+dfsg-4ubuntu1) ... Setting up mono-gac ...
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killed the service for login

please someone help me. I used x kill command accidentally on my desktop n after that m not able to login to my system. I can still login by a text console but it doesn't seem to help. In the text ...
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Update manager NVidia warning in Unity 3D

An attempted upgrade from 12.04 to version 14.04 generated a graphics hardware warning. After checking the warning (which was not very specific) in detail, I had my graphics card upgraded to an NVIDIA ...
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Ubuntu and installation of software foam extend [on hold]

I have two Questions. To update new package in system, Is we need to install it or we have to just extract the downloaded compressed file? And it is necessary to extract the file into "doc" file? ...
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Upgrade to 14.04.1 to 12.04 by mobile internet

How much data will be downloaded upon upgrading to 14.04.1 from 12.04? Can I upgrade using a mobile internet connection?
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How to Upgrade Ubuntu 14.04 LTS to Ubuntu 14.10 using Source iso without losing data?

I've managed to get the iso of the newest Ubuntu 14.10 flashed on USB stick. I'm asking how can I upgrade the existing 14.04 LTS to 14.10 without losing any installed data or losing any configurations ...
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Unable to Upgrade from 13.04 to 13.10

Following is what I get as error Error during update A problem occurred during the update. This is usually some sort of network problem, please check your network connection and retry. W:Failed ...
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Upgrade xubuntu from 14.04 to 14.10

I set Notify me of a new Ubuntu version to For any new version. Then I did this in terminal: sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get dist-upgrade And nothing happened. The result of cat /etc/lsb-release ...
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Problems installing mysql on Ubuntu 14.04

I hit the following error shortly on entering the mysql "root" password: An error occurred while setting the password for the MySQL administrative user. This may have happened because the account ...
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Upgraded to Ubuntu 13.04, OSX Mountain Lion broken

I upgraded from 12.04 to 13.04 and now Mountain lion just doesn't boot. I had the latest refind installed but that doesn't work any more. In grub I see OSX but they don't work. I tried starting in ...
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problem upgrading 12.04 to 14.04

im getting the following error while upgrading 12.04 to 14.04 W:Failed to fetch http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/quantal/main/binary-i386/Packages 404 Not Found [IP: 91.189.91.23 80] , E:Some ...
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How to download and install unmet dependencies automatically

Is there any method on command line or a software that will download and upgrade/install all unmet(missing or outdated) dependencies for a package automatically. There are some packages that have ...
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Failed to load ZFS module stack

Have been using zfs on linux (zfs-native/stable) raidz on 14.04 for several months without hitch and decided to move across some more important files as considered it trustworthy or I guess "stable" ...
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ubuntu is trying to upgade from 14.04 to 12.10

I'm currently on 14.04 and I want to upgrade to 14.10. When I changed the updates status from only LTS to any version I was asked to upgrade to 12.10. But I want to upgrade to 14.10, is there a way to ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTE doesn't start up after upgrade from 12.04 LTE (Wubi)

I have a WUBI installation (Ubuntu within Windows) and just upgraded my current Ubuntu 12.04 LTE to 14.04 LTE on my WIN7 system. I did so using the upgrade option which was automatically offered when ...
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Can I directly upgrade from 12.04 to 14.04?

I have Ubuntu 12.04 LTS version. Now I want to upgrade to 14.04 LTS. Can I directly upgrade to 14.04, or I have to update first to 13.04 & then 14.04?
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Unable to Upgrade from 14.04 to 14.10 “No New Version Found”

I tried normal GUI Method, but there was no update there. So i ran the command : sudo apt-get dist-upgrade and sudo do-release-upgrade and i got an error : Checking for a new Ubuntu ...
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Kubuntu with Unity desktop background and unlock errors after upgrade to 14.0

I have a notebook which used to have Ubuntu 14.04, Kubuntu and Xubuntu installed on it. Most of the time I was using Kubuntu. After upgrading o 14.10, two very strange behaviours showed up: When ...
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PHP not working in Apache2 after system upgrade

Recently upgraded my system from Karmic to Lucid. This involved Apache and PHP being updated I believe. Now my server is unable to handle PHP files, any navigation to them is triggering downloading ...
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Flash doesn't work in firefox after upgrade Kubuntu to 14.10

I upgraded Kubuntu 14.04-x64 to 14.10. Now flash does not work in Firefox. Now flash is an empty area which sometimes is black when cursor is under it. But flash still works in Chromium.
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Can not print after upgrading from 12.x to 14.04

After upgrading from V12.04 to V14.04 I am not able to print. I am using an HP LaserJet 400 M451dn. The printer troubleshooter told me that there is no solution to the problem. This is the output of ...
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What to do with rogue apt-get process

While SSH'd into a server, I was running sudo apt-get upgrade and I accidentally caused the session to quit (Write failed: Broken Pipe) by doing nothing while the installation was waiting on a prompt. ...
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custom iso, error rebuilding initrd (mkinitramfs)

I'm creating a custom ISO (starting with ubuntu-14.04.1-server-amd64.iso) and wanting to upgrade it's kernel to latest (for me that's 3.13.0-38-generic). I'm following the instructions in ...
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Very Novice - Can not login after upgraded from 12.10 to 14.04.1

So I opened the cmd prompt and have gotten as far as login to the computer's Directory, but it won't let me on to the desktop. Every time I try my password there it says it fails and to try it again. ...
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Stuck at desktop background after failed update

So I upgraded from 13.04 to 13.10 first and everything was fine, then I tried to upgrade to 14.04 and the software updater seemed to get stuck in the middle. It said something along the lines of ...
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Dell 3542 problem with Ubuntu upgrade 14.04 “Black screen after Ubuntu logo at the power up”

I have just bought Dell 3542 i5. I tried to upgrade and it hanged during the upgrade and now I only got a black screen after Ubuntu logo. I tried to upgrade Ubuntu version. I left the laptop ...
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Unable to upgrade from Ubuntu 13.04 to Ubuntu 13.10

I am new to Ubuntu and I am loving it! I am using Ubuntu 13.04, and I want to upgrade to the latest Ubuntu 13.10, but I can't. Here is what I am doing: Open Software Updater. It checks for the list ...
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Ubuntu distro upgrade - does it install new kernel?

I performed a distro upgrade via apt-get and upgrade-tool from saucy 13.10 to trusty 14.04. It seemed to go OK and the "about" now tells me I am running 14.04, however uname -a says I am running ...
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Upgrade from ubuntu 12.04 to 14.04, freezing login

After I upgraded my ubuntu 12.04 to 14.04, everytime I login, my screen freezes and I have no control through keyboard or mouse. I entered in recovery mode and could see that it still was ubuntu ...
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Blank display after upgrading to Ubuntu 14.04

I am trying to upgrade my system from Ubuntu 12.04 to 14.04. Everything installs well but the desktop appears blank. I have enabled Ubuntu Unity program after going into CCSM, rebooted the system but ...
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Why are Ubuntu upgrades so large (compared to Android)?

Upgrading Ubuntu to a new distribution entails a download of about 2GB each time while Android upgrades require a download of a few hundred MB's. Android is of course a smaller operating system but ...
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Unable to mount/access phone after upgrade to Ubuntu 14.04

A Nokia Lumia 920 will not mount in 14.04. When I was running 13.10 this wasn't an issue. What should I try? Or will I have to revert to 13.10? What mtp-detect shows: kjhg@kjhg-LIFEBOOK-AH530-HD6:~$ ...
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Menu bar has disappeared 14.10 - nvidia

I had some issues on upgrade 14.04->14.10 that others have reported with nvidia drivers failing to update, but it was working fine. I just rebooted and the menu bar is missing, there are desktop ...
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System completely unusable after upgrading to 14.10

I can't use my PC anymore after upgrading from 14.04 to 14.10. The download and upgrade process was good but now when I turn the PC on, I get a black screen with error: system program problem ...