Questions about upgrading packages, systems or hardware.

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Error upgrading KDE-telepathy - Kubuntu 15.04

I'm trying to update and upgrade my kubuntu 15.04. After trying to install all upgrades, I got the following error message: The following extra packages will be installed: ...
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apt-get upgrade produces ERROR: The Sage installation tree has moved

Running sudo apt-get upgrade I get the following error. I am not sure how to fix this (I usually just use apt-get to install and upgrade, not sure how to fix it when it fails). primes$ sudo apt-get ...
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Can't upgrade manually installed package

Sometime ago I manually reverted to an old version of Thunderbird (31.6). I now want to upgrade to the latest stable version. Synaptic says I'm on 1.38.5, which I am not. apt-get install thunderbird ...
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apt-get upgrade error with npm on Beaglebone

I have a brand new Beablebone and OS : Linux beaglebone 3.8.13-bone79 #1 SMP Tue Oct 13 20:44:55 UTC 2015 armv7l GNU/Linux everything flushed and nothing else installed and when I do apt-get ...
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How to do firmware updates/upgrades to a Blackberry

I have several clients/friends that have Blackberry and wish to update their phone but without installing Windows. Any windows. Just doing it from Ubuntu. How can this be done. The update the mention ...
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Bluetooth package problems

When I did sudo apt-get upgrade && sudo apt-get dist-upgrade I got Setting up bluez (5.35-0ubuntu2) ... Job for bluetooth.service failed because the control process exited with error code. ...
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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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upgrade kernel 3.16.0.57 to 3.19.0.28

I am aware of the questions about upgrading the kernels here, but none of them helped me since they refer to upgrading to the generic versions. I'm using a framegrabber that only has driver for ...
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Package always returns 0 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 0 to remove and 0 not upgraded [on hold]

04 and it always returns 0 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 0 to remove and 0 not upgraded on updates and upgrades. Here's an output for upgrade.. kappa@keepo:~/Project/lisp/on$ sudo apt-get upgrade ...
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No sound after upgrading to 15.10

Situation: After seeing the EOL reminder I decided to upgrade my 15.04 to 15.10 and I did so using the terminal (sudo do-release-upgrade -d) without any problems during the upgrade. After the ...
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Upgrade 12.04 -> 14.04 : libc6

I just tried to upgrade a 12.04.5 server to 14.04.1 and got the following error message during the upgrade of the libc6-bin package: (Lese Datenbank ... 408104 Dateien und Verzeichnisse sind ...
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upgrading from vivid vervet to wiley werewolf is hanging, what next?

Here is hanging itself up the upgrade from vivid vervet to wiley werewolf ending in a pixbuf problem of gnome-libraries ? What can I do next ? The upgrade is hanging with libffi-dev of gnome ? ...
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Adding software source of “archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu Wily Main” in Trusty Tahr

I have ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS installed I would like to upgrade from evolution 3.10.4 to 3.16.5, I can install it from ppa:fta/gnome3 but I want to install the official build. for this I have added this ...
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UBUNTU Ugrade tp 15.10 now laptop won't reboot

Samsung 400B laptop Yesterday I left my laptop upgrading to 15.10 (I think it was Wily something) about half way through. When I returned the laptop was hung with nothing on the screen. Hard ...
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How to upgrade libstdc++

I have the same question as How do I get my DEB to install libstdc++.so.6.0.20?. (more or less). The developer of the binary I downloaded used a later version libstdc++ than is present on my ...
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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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Make default `python` command to use Python 3

I can access Python 3 via python3 command. But I want to make the default interpreter to use python command for Python 3. Simple typing python takes me to Python 2. How to upgrade?
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Dad tried to upgrade to 15.10, now it wont boot anymore. Can I reset it?

He tried to upgrade from 14.04 I believe to 15.10, now after he types in his password it looks like this: http://imgur.com/AZqSWal It's an AIO desktop from asus core i5 with a nvidea 540m connected ...
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How to fix Ubuntu 14.04 LTS login screen hangs with “logging in…”

Anyone have suggestions for this: I upgraded my Ubuntu system to 14.04, and the upgrade failed miserably. I was forced to restart the system in order to get to a login. After following several ...
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rsync after upgrade to 14.04.3 lost

I am helpless. After upgrade to ubuntu 14.04.3 on my server, rsync ist not working any more. After starting rsync -av /data1/ /mnt/sdb2 (for example) there follows output sending incremental file ...
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Cannot boot after a failed update from Ubuntu 15.04 to 15.10 Update

I was running Ubuntu 15.04 on my HP EliteBook 755 and was updating to 15.10 when the update process was stuck for several hours at the same place, so I hit the power button to reboot. Now the system ...
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Synaptic error after attemtping upgrade from 12.04 to 14.04 on cdrom

sudo snaptic gives the following error: E: The value 'all' is invalid for APT::Default-Release as such a release is not available in the sources E: _cache->open() failed, please report. ...
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Kubuntu freezes during update when trying to download adobe installer

I'm updating to the latest version of Kubuntu, three times running now it's made it to the part where it goes to download the Adobe Plugin Installer and it freezes. I waited for 3 hours and saw no ...
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fsck from util-linux 2.26.2 how to fix it

i have upgraded from 15.04 to 15.10 . after that finish , i have some message in black screen "fsck from util-linux 2.26.2 /dev/sda2: clean. 362332/30236672 files, 81578087/120945920 blocks" HOW TO ...
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Kernel panic after upgrading system

I was upgrading ubuntuu to 16.04 today and left computer. When I came it was in the sleep mode. I was trying to enter the password thousands time, but it didn't work so I just turned it off. Now when ...
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Upgrading from 14.04 LTS to 16.04 LTS [duplicate]

I am highly looking forward to the new flavor of Ubuntu and it's bells and whistles to wrap the bow on top. My only concern is upgrading to it from my current system without reinstalling Ubuntu ...
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TeXmaker 4.4.1-1 function keys don't work after upgrading (14.10 - 15.04)

I was using version 4.4.1 but after upgrading from Ubuntu 14.10 to 15.04 the function keys didn't work anymore (e.g. F1 for Quick Build, F6 for PDFLaTeX, etc.). I reinstalled TeXmaker via apt-get with ...
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How can I upgrade to the latest wpa_supplicant?

I have (more precisely, my employer has) a machine running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, which comes with wpa_supplicant version 2.1. There are improvements in wpa_supplicant 2.5 which I believe may help with ...
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No GUI after ubuntu 15.04 upgrade

I tried updating to 15.04. I can't get to the GUI. At boot I get a txt message "starting version 2.19 and then a terminal log in comes up. My login works but none of the terminal solutions I have ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 doesn't boot on Dell XPS 13 2015

I wanted to upgrade from Ubuntu 14.04 LTS to the new Ubuntu 15.04 on my Dell XPS 14 2015 Developer Edition, because most issues seemed to be fixed in the live version. Therefore I wiped the hole disk ...
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scp stalls at 2112KB

After upgrading an Ubuntu server from 12.04 to 14.04, I am now unable to send (larger) files by scp. Also, bzr updates and commits to and from the server are unreliable, presumably if the total data ...
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apt-get -f install fails due to dependency issues

Attempting to upgrade from ubuntu 14.04 to ubuntu 15.10, I seem to have broken dependencies and the typical answer of sudo apt-get -f install and sudo apt-get update aren't working. I think I deleted ...
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Is there any way to roll back the most recent upgrade?

This has happened to me many times in the last 5 years: an upgrade broke my system. Each time I end up with this situation, I have to reinstall the whole system, which is really annoying. Is there ...
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Apt not working after Ubuntu 15.10 Upgrade

I did a whole system update and then a distribution upgrade from 14.04 to 15.10. After install I ran apt-get update and started to see some errors. Tried to troubleshoot the dependency issues by hand ...
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Upgraded Ubuntu 14.04 to a newer version, cannot boot: end Kernal panic - not syncing: Attempted to kill init!

I've been using Ubuntu 14.04 for a few months now and thought I'd update to a later version. Therefore, I followed this query (Update Ubuntu 14.04 to 15.04) and upgraded. Oddly enough, when I checked ...
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Failed to fetch APT update (Not a duplicate)

I've already checked this, this and this answers, none of them works in my case. Here is what I'm getting when I run sudo apt-get update on my 14.04 LTS laptop: Get:10 http://us.archive.ubuntu.com ...
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Using APT to update all packages to specified versions

How do I use apt-get to upgrade an entire system to a predefined set of packages and package versions? I want this because I am building an app which depends on a large number of apt packages and ...
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Restarted computer during update; “the system network service is not compatible with this version”

Yesterday I upgraded my Ubuntu by SSH but before I finished it, I restarted my computer. I know that was not very smart. Anyway now I don't have internet connection, the WiFi or Ethernet is not ...
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\[SOLVED] After running an upgrade i have no GUI - Wily [closed]

Resolved This might be a very case specific solution, i updated my DE (sddm) because it somehow wasn't upgraded: sudo apt-get install sddm -y I am aware i am asking a duplicate question, but ...
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do-release-upgrade closes with “restoring original system state” on 14.04

I'm trying to upgrade from 14.04 LTS to 15.10, but just running do-release-upgrade causes it to fail without an error description and says "restoring original system state." All of my software ...
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How to Upgrade Kernel Version?

My question is how to upgrade kernel versions for Ubuntu 12.04? My computer specifications are: Ubuntu 12.04 Kernel Version Linux 3.2.0-40-generic AMD Processor 64 bit processor. I have ...
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Broken python after installing python and cannot run sudo apt-get upgrade

When trying to run python I get this error: $ python Could not find platform independent libraries <prefix> Could not find platform dependent libraries <exec_prefix> Consider setting ...
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What's the best way to try newer versions?

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS in two computers. One is the desktop version, my alternate (and almost) everyday computer, and a second server (headless) version.Eventually the server will be a ...
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Why I need to add gnome ppa to upgrade/update my Gnome Shell version, when I'm using Ubuntu Gnome?

I have Ubuntu Gnome 15.10 and I was searching to upgrade gnome shell from 3.16.4 to 3.18. Because of this nice features from OMG Ubuntu. Every place in the internet that I found said that I must to ...
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How to install new LINUX version along with LINUX FIRMWARES in Ubuntu 12.04? [duplicate]

I am facing a peculiar position after reinstalling Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. I have a separate / and /home folder. After running the command uname -r, i see that the linux running on my laptop has version ...
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New to Ubuntu (Linux in General) [closed]

I'm new to Linux and left Crapdows completely due to it being closed source and me not being able to customize MY computer. I was wondering if you guys could help me with my Linux Journey and could ...
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Ubuntu14.04 upgrade

I've updated ubuntu 14.04 to the latest update but when it asks me for upgrading for 15.01 , I approved but there is something gone wrong when it fetches files, can anyone help ? thanks.. Here is the ...
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How can i upgrade from 14.04 LTS to 15.04

i can`t upgrade my ubuntu 14.04 LTS to 15.04 it gives me message Could not calculate the upgrade An unresolvable problem occurred while calculating the upgrade. This can be caused by: * Upgrading ...
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upgrade from 15.04 to 15.10 getting compiz segfault

After upgrade from ubuntu 15.04 to 15.10 getting massive screen flicker - system is unusable. Using the console (ctrl-alt-F1) I noticed dmesg says compiz is abending [ 150.423110] compiz[2676]: ...
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How to fix rpm-common package is in very bad inconsistent state?

The Software Updater prompted me that there were updates available for install. After installing, however, I keep receiving crash report prompts, especially after rebooting. My system appears to be ...