Questions about upgrading packages, systems or hardware.

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I got a problem upgrading packages on Ubuntu 12.04.5 LTS

root@ubuntu:~# su root@ubuntu:~# apt-get upgrade Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done The following packages have ...
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Stuck in GRUB after upgrading to 15.04

I upgraded a PC from 14.10 to 15.04 today with no errors, and rebooted. Now I'm stuck at GRUB. If I select 'Ubuntu' to boot, it reboots the machine. If I go to 'Advanced options for Ubuntu' and then ...
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Upgrade to clam tk 5.14

I upgraded today to clam tk 5.14. Now when I click on my clam tk from the classic menu it does not come on at all.
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no dash or menu after upgrading from ubuntu 14.10 to 15.04

When I boot I get to the login screen fine, and then after login I get a screen with my wallpaper and mouse cursor, but no menu, no dash, ctr + alt + T does nothing, clicking the mouse does nothing. ...
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while upgrading from ubuntu 14.04 to 14.10 the computer crashed and I had to reboot

while upgrading from Ubuntu 14.04 to 14.10 the computer crashed and I had to reboot when I entered Ubuntu I couldn't do a thing: the GUI wasn't working correctly actually when I enter my user name ...
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Failure to upgrade from 12.04 LTS to 14.04

I was trying to upgrade to 14.04, everything vent fine without errors but after reboot the system has crashed. I am getting this error message: mount: mounting /dev/loop0 on /root failed: Invalid ...
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postgresql broken after 14.04 despite succesful pg_upgrade

I'm running an Ubuntu VPS where i'm am upgrading to 14.04. everything has gone smoothly so far. Except the PostgreSQL migration from 9.1 to 9.3. The server hosts a Django 1.6 site and the traceback ...
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How to upgrade qBittorrent to the latest stable (upstream) version?

I currently have the 2.9.7 version of qBittorrent. I want to upgrade to the latest version, 3.0.8. sudo apt-get upgrade qbittorrent returns that the program is up-to-date: Reading package lists... ...
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Xorg Server refusing to start after Ubuntu 15.04 Vivid upgrade

Hellu. Yesterday evening I decided to upgrade my laptop (14.04) to the latest release, aka 15.04. I ran "do-release-upgrade" as root, said yes to everything and went to bed. This did not go as smooth ...
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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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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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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 ...
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Vivid Vervet upgrade mess - flickering

I upgraded to Ubuntu 15.04 which was just released. After reboot, I get as far as the login screen but it only appears for a second, then it goes to an infinite loop of screen flickering. How could I ...
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Unmet dependencies: not configured yet

linux-image-server depends on linux-image-3.2.0-39-generic; however: Package linux-image-3.2.0-39-generic is not installed. dpkg: error processing linux-image-server (--configure): dependency ...
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Ubuntu open to black screen with blinking cursor after upgrading from 12.10 to 13.04

I upgraded my Ubuntu OS from 12.10 to 13.04 and after the process of upgrading it via Software Updater , it requested me to restart the computer . I restarted and on boot I proceed to the Purple ...
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upgrade ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

i am thinking of upgrading my os from ubuntu 14.04 to ubuntu 14.10.Will it affect my additional installed programs and applications?Do i need to re install them when i upgrade my os?For example ,i use ...
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Anyone else have problems with Dual Boot after upgrading to Windows 8.1? Help would be appreciated

I detest Windows, so when I bought a new Toshiba Satellite laptop, the first thing I did was dual boot it with Ubuntu 14.04. Everything worked fine until I inadvertently upgraded Windows last week ...
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upgrading from ubuntu 14.04 to ubuntu 14.10

i am thinking of upgrading my os from ubuntu 14.04 to ubuntu 14.10.Will it affect my additional installed programs and applications?Do i need to re install them when i upgrade my os?For example ,i ...
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Update from 14.10 to 15.04 result to a blank screen with cursor after sddm login

I've made a long search thru all posts in the forum, and no one could help resolving my problem: The machine is a desktop with only linux and an nvidia GeForce GT 430. After the upgrade from kubuntu ...
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I want to upgrade VirtualBox 4.3.10 to the latest version 4.3.28 so i can install the extention pack to enable USB 2 support

Do I need to first remove Vbox 4.3.10 and then purge and then get the latest 4.3.28 deb from Oracle? I am running 14.04
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Error on apt-get upgrade and install runit package

I'm trying to install the git-daemon-run package, which has a dependency on the runit package. But the runit package doesn't upgrade properly. When I run apt-get upgrade to upgrade the runit ...
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sudo apt-get upgrade got frozen

I was running doing sudo apt-get upgrade, and it got frozen at the line: Setting up xorg (1:7.7+1ubuntu8.1) ... Setting up grub-pc (2.02~beta2-9ubuntu1.2) ... Installing for i386-pc platform. ...
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Sudden problem when upgrading

I am running XUbuntu 14.04 and today I issued sudo apt-get upgrade on my system and the output was Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done ...
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Failed upgrading 12.10-14.04, error with fontconfig

I'm running 12.10 on a VPS, and realizing it's not supported anymore, I tried upgrading. I followed a thread from the forum here, and did the following: Updated the sources.list file: ###### Ubuntu ...
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After upgradation Ubuntu mysql server is not started [on hold]

I have upgraded Ubuntu 14.04 to 15.04 mysql server is not working
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A Problem occurred when checking for updates: Ubuntu 15.04

I have used the command sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get upgrade
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I can't update Ubuntu 12.04

I have been trying for the past couple of days to update and it keeps telling me that: Could not calculate the upgrade An unresolved problem occurred while calculating the upgrade This can be caused ...
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Upgraded from 14.04 to 15.04 cannot load desktop

I'm running as a Parallels VM. I recently upgraded from 14.04 -to- 14.10 -to- 15.04. Once the upgrade was complete I enter my password, I appear to authenticate, but nothing loads. No launcher bar, ...
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Wireless connections not visible following upgrade to 15.04

I guess there was some issue regarding the upgrade, and along with several other problems, the network menu does not list the wireless connections. On opening Network in System Settings, it says "The ...
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I tried to do an upgrade for some reason it stopped

Processing triggers for initramfs-tools ... update-initramfs: Generating /boot/initrd.img-3.2.0-83-generic-pae Warning: No support for locale: en_US.utf8 These are the lines that are showing an ...
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Declutter Other Software sources

I recently upgraded from 14.04 to 15.04 (with a brief stop in 14.10) and need some help understanding how to manage software sources in Ubuntu. When I look at the 'Other Software' tab in Software and ...
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Kubuntu 15.04 alt key problem after upgrade

After last upgrade, when I do any alt+key combination my plasma window manager freezes as if the alt key keeps pressed. So I can only move windows. I have to connect with ssh to restart display ...
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Will Biosdevname stay disabled when I update my system?

I wanted my server, 14.04.2, to use the old style of network interface naming, e.g. eth0. I used the Biosdevname part of the answer found here, editing /etc/default/grub but not purging the ...
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How can I enable silent automatic updates for Google Chrome?

Installing Google Chrome causes a third-party software source to be added from which Google Chrome upgrades can be retrieved: $ cat /etc/apt/sources.list.d/google-chrome.list ### THIS FILE IS ...
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Why are samba packages held back while upgrading newly installed system?

I've recently freshly installed Ubuntu 14.04 Server. I allowed updating of packages during the installation process. After initial installation, I've run: apt-get update followed by apt-get ...
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How does 'upgrade packages during installation' affect point release and kernel updates?

I've recently freshly installed Ubuntu Server 14.04, allowing package updates by internet on installation. This was installed from the 14.04 disc image, downloaded before any of the 14.04.1 and ...
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Can't click wifi connect button after upgrade to 15.04 from 14.10

After upgrading to 15.04 today from 14.10 the 'Connect' button for wireless network connections will always show as disabled. Therefore I cannot click or press enter to attempt to connect to a ...
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Restore Xorg core and config files ubuntu 14.04

This question is a follow up on this one. I have recently upgraded from Ubuntu 12.04 to 14.04 and xserver broke during the process. I have tried reinstalling from the command line running the ...
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apt-get upgrade for Dokuwiki

I just installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS desktop and installed dokuwiki via apt. It's on version: 2013-12-08 That's quite old. The latest release is: 2014-09-29d How can I use apt to upgrade the ...
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How to upgrade openfire from 3.8.2 to 3.10.0?

When I try to upgrade openfire from 3.8.2 to 3.10.0 gives following error. I am using ubuntu 12.04 1. wget http://download.igniterealtime.org/openfire/openfire_3.10.0_all.deb 2. sudo dpkg -i ...
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Upgraded a virtual guest system: /dev/disk/uuid… does not exit

I recently upgraded my Ubuntu 14.04 (kubuntu), running as a guest inside VirtualBox 4.3.12 hosted by Windows 7 Enterprise, 64 bit. All ran fine until yesterday - when I tried to start the new ...
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Replace your changes in '/etc/ati/atiapfxx'

I am facing a problem since few weeks with updating my Ubuntu. Usually I receive a notice for updating my Ubuntu, I click download and install, it is be done smoothly. A few weeks back Ubuntu ...
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upgrade from lucid to precise

I am running lucid, and would like to upgrade to precise. I have changed the settings in Update Manager to "Long term support releases only", but I only get the option "New Ubuntu release '10.10' is ...
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Broken 14.10 -> 15.04 upgrade — systemd problem?

I tried to upgrade a 14.10 intallation to 15.04 using the official Ubuntu software update. After reboot, selected default Ubuntu from the grub menu, system boots immediately to "emergency mode". The ...
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How to install, fglrx on (K)ubuntu 15.04 ? Starting version 219 AMD R9 290x

i have upgraded my Ubuntu 14.10 to Kubuntu 15.04 and as i thought the graphics driver would mess up. I am looking for a step-by-step tutorial how to install fglrx on Kubuntu 15.04. On 14.04 i had ...
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Deja dup crashes while restoring backup

I wanted to upgrade from 14.04 to 15.04. So first I made a backup using deja dup. After upgrading ubuntu, when I went to restore from that backup, It starts restoring then gets to restoring a chrome ...
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PPA removed and purged but still showing available upgrades

This is on Ubuntu 14.04 (SERVER, so no GUI) Ok so earlier today I was asked to upgrade GCC to GCC 4.9 (current available is GCC 4.8 for Trusty). So following these directions I installed the PPA ...
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apt-get upgrade failure on libglib2.0-bin

im having problem updating my ubuntu 12.04 (64 bit) ran below command apt-get update && apt-get upgrade resulted to: Setting up libglib2.0-bin (2.32.4-0ubuntu1) ... rmdir: failed to ...
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SVN over HTTPS broken after 12.04LTS upgrade to 14.04LTS

I just upgraded from 12.04LTS to 14.04LTS. Up until the upgrade, I was running Subversion over Apache 2.2 without any issues. After the upgrade I get Access Forbidden messages when connecting from ...
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upgrade Openssl 0.9.8 to 1.0.1 on Ubuntu 10.04.4 LTS

I have ubuntu 10.04.4 LTS and Openssl 0.9.8. I want to use TLSv1 certificate to enable http secure. will Openssl 0.9.8 support TLSv1? if not how to upgrade Openssl 0.9.8 to openssl 1.0.1. When I check ...