Questions about upgrading packages, systems or hardware.

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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 ...
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Create a Tool To upgrade ubuntu directly from iso image of next version

As Ubuntu installation can become complex while being in dual boot. Hence ,I thought its good to have a tool via which we can easily upgrade the ubuntu version to latest. Every time I wouldnt burn a ...
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Ubuntu won't boot after upgrading from 14.04 to 14.10

I have dualbooted with ubuntu and windows 7 but lately when i upgraded my ubuntu version from 14.04 to 14.10 i am not able to boot. When i try to go in ubuntu it starts loading normally then all this ...
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Lost Network Connection after apt-get upgrade from Ubuntu 14.04.1 to 14.04.2

I recently did sudo apt-get update and sudo apt-get upgrade on my Ubuntu Server 14.04.1 installation and it upgraded to 14.04.2. I shut down the machine for the weekend. When I started the machine ...
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Bluetooth not working after upgrading from 14.10 to 15.04

I upgraded to Ubuntu 15.04. After all the restarts, things were fine. I shut the machine down. Next morning, I restarted and my bluetooth keyboard (Logitech diNovo, about 6 years old) wasn't working. ...
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Upgrading from WUBI 12 to 14.04 LTS

If I upgrade from 12.04 to 12.10 within WUBI, will it keep the programs, program settings and program data that I installed? I have downloaded the 14.04 LTS version and I will burn it to a DVD. Can I ...
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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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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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econfguration 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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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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ubuntu 15.10 Startup screen flickering after login complete

Today I upgraded my ubuntu 14.10 to 15.04 but during installation the system hung up and I was forced into a hardware reset. Now after startup, right after I enter my password, the screen flickers. I ...
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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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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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How to upgrade from rEFIt to rEFInd

I have recently installed Ubuntu Server (12.04.3) on a MacMini1.1... The MacMini already had OSX (Leopard) on it and I wanted to keep it, so after much research, I used the gpart and fdisk within an ...
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How to upgrade from ubuntu 13.4 to 15.4? [duplicate]

i am currently using ubuntu 13.4 ,and i want to upgrade to ubuntu 15.4 ,without losing my data. i have Xamp and mysql installed on my system which i don't want to lose.
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I updated my kernel to the latest version but nothing happened. What's wrong?

I was trying to install the latest stable kernel 3.15 following the steps written on this webpage: http://ubuntuhandbook.org/index.php/2014/06/install-upgrade-linux-kernel-3-15/ I followed everything ...
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Ubuntu Gnome 14.04: stop upgrading old kernel

I recently upgraded the kernel in Ubuntu 14.04 from 3.13 to 3.16. But the Updater (or apt) keeps insisting on upgrading the 3.13 branch. How to stop this behavior? Is it safe to remove all 3.13 ...
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Can't upgrade the system, dist. update stuck

I've just bought a Dell inspirion laptop , core i3 , 4gb ram , nvidia graphics (2gb vram) and it came with Ubuntu 12.0.4 LTS which is nice cuz i need it for programming. But when i run distribution ...
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Upgraded from 14.10 to 15.04, after reboot no change

I was using Ubuntu 14.10 (Ubuntu MATE) and my Update Manager showed up that there is an upgrade possible to 15.04. So I selected ok and the upgrade started. It took a lot of time, but after that ...
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How to fix apt-get upgrade (error processing package util-linux)

I get the following error when running sudo apt-get upgrade. I have tried the commonly recommended fixes for upgrade errors (sudo dpkg --configure -a and sudo apt-get install -f) to no avail. Here is ...
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Upgrade fail from 14.04 LTS to 14.10

I am trying to upgrade from 14.04 LTS to 14.10. Using the automatic update it failed at the "Setting Up New Software Channels" step. The line in the log file in /var/log/dist-update/ showing the ...
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Pear upgrade all is not working in Ubuntu

When I try to upgrade Pear It shows message on terminal as follows Will upgrade channel://pear.php.net/xml_util Will upgrade channel://pear.php.net/pear Will upgrade ...
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boot problem after upgrade Ubuntu 14.10 to 15.04

I upgraded Ubuntu14.10 to 15.04, using software updater. After finished it , I restart. Now on a restart it fails to make it to the login prompt. The system looks to be in a cycle of failure and I see ...
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After updating ubuntu 14.04, only the mouse shows onscreen. How do I fix?

I have an eMachines T5246 running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS set up as a home media server with Plex. Everything has been running well (if slowly) up until today when I installed the updates that showed up in ...
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Is there any way to upgrade to Ubuntu 14.04 through it's ISO?

I'm currently using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and wanted to upgrade using the 14.04 LTS ISO. Any way? Thanks in advance guys :)
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apt-get won't upgrade old generic-pae

Running #apt-get upgrade I am told to run sudo apt-get -f install. I do that and see: The following extra packages will be installed: linux-generic-pae linux-headers-generic-pae ...
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12.04 to 14.04 upgrade hangs at “preparing to configure gdb”

I have a Dell Inspiron i5-3542 laptop reinstalled with Ubuntu 12.05 LTS, however when I tried to upgrade to 14.04 the system hung at preparing to configure gdb. How can I solve this issue?
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Upgrading server from 13.04 to 13.10 (eventually 14.04) [closed]

I'm trying to upgrade a production server from 13.04 to 13.10. I've run 'sudo do-release-upgrade' but I'm getting 404 errors and I don't know how to quickly fix this. Anyone have any ideas or should ...
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After upgrade to 15.04, wrong temperature readings cause fan to go crazy

Since I upgraded to 15.04, twice after I had started it from suspended state Ubuntu would right away start spinning the laptop fan like crazy since it thought that one of the temperatures was 100°C ...
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Gnome-terminal in Ubuntu Unity shrinks to minimum size

When I open a terminal in Ubuntu 15.04, it shrinks to 1 character by 1 character. I can use the corner resizer to make the window bigger, but it immediately shrinks to 1x1. There are a few x,y ...
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Upgrading from 14.04 to 14.10: Error! The dkms.conf for this module includes a BUILD_EXCLUSIVE directive which does not match this kernel/arch.

I got a Dell XPS 13 Developer Edition today that shipped with 14.04. I am trying to upgrade to 15.04 in order to solve some trackpad issues, and it seems I need to go to 14.10 and then to 15.04. When ...
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Wifi not working after upgrading from 12.04 to 13.10

I went through loads of posts looking for an answer to my WiFi problems but can't seem to fix it. I had Ubuntu 12.04 installed and WiFi worked fine with no issues whatsoever but then I upgraded to ...