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Upgrade to 14.04 Memory Allocation Problem

Recently did a fresh install on my laptop to 13.10 to prepare for the LTS release. I started the upgrade process when the updater prompted and read a book waiting for it. When I checked on the ...
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Distribution upgrade problem

I'm trying to upgrade Ubuntu 13.04 to 13.10. I have executed the terminal command : sudo apt-get dist-upgrade I've got the following error : dpkg: error processing ...
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Ubuntu dist-upgrade failure from 13.10 to 14.04 LTS

I have tried to upgrade Ubuntu in graphical mode from 13.10 to 14.04 but I've got this error: "Could not calculate the upgrade" What should I do next?
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Upgrade from 13.10 to 14.04 gone wrong

Today, a message appeared that I could upgrade to 14.04. After upgrading, I was asked to restart and so I did. However, I could not reboot at all. After restarting again, different boot options were ...
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Trouble upgrading from 13.10 to 14.04

Completed an upgrade from 13.10 to 14.04 on a dell latitude. Traditionally I use the default Ubuntu desktop, but following the upgrade, the desktop fails to load. I can access the command line via ...
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How can I repair ubuntu 14.04 LTS broken installation?

I have Ubuntu 14.04 LTS installed on my laptop (upgraded from 13.10). When I tried to upgrade my Ubuntu 13.10, in the middle of upgrade proccess, my system crashed and I had to restart my laptop. ...
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upgrade freezes, leaves system un-bootable

After the previous upgrades (from 12.10 via 13.04 to 13.10) went without problems, I tried to upgrade from 13.10 to 14.04. After downloading it stopped and asked for stopping xscreensaver, I did. ...
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Upgrade to 14.04 with dual boot Win8. I broke grub

So I'm new at this. It's the second time I messed up the bootloader. I upgraded from ubuntu 13 to 14 and when I boot the PC it shows: error: symbol 'grub_term_highlight_color' not found grub ...
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Upgrade to 14.04 Serious errors were found while checking the disk drive for /

I recently upgraded to Ubuntu 14.04 LTS from 13.10. I had installed the earlier version using WUBI. I am receiving the following error on booting Ubuntu with the latest kernel 3.14 Serious error ...
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How do I go from 11.10 to a newer version? [duplicate]

I already read the answer to this question below but do not get it. I have a computer. It's beige in colour. It uses Ubuntu 11.10. I think it should be using a supported version. Where do I go to ...
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Unity gnome, xubuntu will not load

I neglected to back up before trying to upgrade. Now I can't load any desktop environment trying old ways. It says Unity does not exist and I can't install it using sudo apt-get install because it has ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 doesn't let Citrix (icaclient) run

For years, on Ubuntu 10.04, 11.10, 12.04, 12.10, and 13.04, I have been able to access my workplace using Citrix (icaclient). After the OS upgrade: If I use Firefox, everything that I try to do ...
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After upgrade, lost wireless

Lost the wireless applet (nm-applet?) on my Xubuntu box after upgrading from 13.10 to 14.04 over the wire, so I could not join new WAPs. Tried reinstalling it but Synaptic and apt-get could not find ...
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No update found in normal release for LTS

I updated ubuntu, but it updated from 12.04 to 13.10 and not to 14.04 LTS. Now the update manager and also after running update command from terminal, it says 'no new release found'. Now I can't ...
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Am I using beta or stable?

I have been doing so many sudo apt-get update/(dist-)upgrade since yesterday and something happend - so that I am confused now whether I am using still beta or the stable version. How do I figure ...
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Aborts in the middle of installation, but somehow works fine

Last night I've tried upgrading my system to v14.04. The system aborted the upgrade about three hours in, saying that there were some files unable to be installed, and it said something along the ...
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Ubuntu upgrade from 13.10 to 14.04 hangs with libjack

I'm trying to upgrade from 13.10 to 14.04 on my System 76 laptop. I'm using the Distribution Upgrade. It has Prepared to upgrade Set new software channels Got new packages and has been stuck ...
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My IBus pinyin broke with 14.04 release upgrade

I've just upgraded to 14.04 and I've got a problem with IBus pinyin input. While it is very-very nice that now I have a little floating panel on which I can switch between simplified and traditional ...
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Upgrade to Ubuntu 14.04

Yesterday 17/04/14 I tried an upgrade from Ubuntu 13.10 to 14.04. The process went fine without error messages. Then came the reboot and it stuck booting. All booting messages went through then it ...
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Best way to undo a release-upgrade?

Welcome to Ubuntu 13.10 (GNU/Linux 3.11.0-19-generic x86_64) [...] 0 packages can be updated. 0 updates are security updates. New release '14.04' available. Run 'do-release-upgrade' to ...
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I can not upgrade to ubuntu 14.04

friends. I can not upgrade my ubuntu salamander to ubuntu 14.04, every time a have got an error in the middle of the upgrading(. The system is answering that something wrong with my internet ...
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VMware error after upgrade to ubuntu 14.4

i had installed "VMware-Player-6.0.1-1379776.x86_64.bundle" in my Ubuntu 13.10. Today i Upgrade to Ubuntu 14.4 LTS. Now when i try to launch vmware it shows a messagebox "Before you can run vmware ...
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Google Earth 7 is not working or crashing on 14.04 LTS. [on hold]

My Computer : Intel i5-4440 Quad Core on Intel Motherboard DB85FL I just upgraded to Ubuntu 14.04 LTS from 13.10 through 'Software Updater'. The process was fully automatic and seamless. It is faster ...
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How do I upgrade from 12.04 to 14.04? [duplicate]

These seem to get marked as duplicate... but there is an easily available piece of information that I had to do quite a bit of perusing to find that I think most users asking would like to see: Per ...
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How do I ensure my upgraded server remains on the LTS?

I'd like to upgrade my server from non-LTS (Saucy) to the new LTS (Trusty Tahr). In other words, once Ubuntu 14.10 will be out (next scheduled release after 14.04), I would like to remain on the LTS ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 upgrade from 13.10

Hi guys I would like to ask about upgrade of 13.10 to Ubu 14.04. When I type in CL sudo update-manager after finding new version and beginning of an upgrade dialog appears saying: Free translation: ...
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“Failed to start session” after interrupted upgrade to 14.04

While upgrading to 14.04 using sudo do-release-upgrade my network connection was interrupted and several packages failed to upgrade. Running do-release-upgrade again reported No new releases found ...
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New instalation with invalid signatures: NODATA 1 NODATA 2 error

I am installing 13.04 into a VirtualBox machine. After installing, I receive this error after sudo apt-get update: Ign http://archive.ubuntu.com raring Release E: Erro GPG: http://archive.ubuntu.com ...
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KDE Theme broken after 13.10 → 14.04 upgrade

I just did the upgrade from 13.10 to 14.04 and the default KDE theme not looks like no theme at all: I usually use KDE with Awesome WM as the window manager, but even without Awesome WM, this looks ...
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upgrading not finished: How to correct issues or even finish the upgrade?

I upgraded over night my computer. But this morning, not knowing that the life expectancy of my computer without energy cable plugged in is about 20 minutes :p, someone unplugged it and it shut down. ...
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How to configure PPA to automatically point to use my current release code-name?

I know I can get my current release code-name using lsb_release -cs but is there a way through which I can edit my PPA URLs to use this command to point to the current release automatically ? My ...
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Upgrade to Ubuntu 14.04LTS from 13.10 failed and now have a black screen

I tried to upgrade from Ubuntu 13.10 to 14.04LTS. In between it asked about some configuration files whether to keep or replace them, for all I chose to replace them on each prompt but at the end ...
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Failed Upgrade of [L]/X]Ubuntu 13.10 to 14.04

I just upgraded an old (Dell Celeron) desktop from X/L Ubuntu 13.10 to 14.04 today. There were errors in the upgrade, including a failed Samba upgrade. I now have a system that is unusable. I cannot ...
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No window manager after upgrading 13.10 to 14.04

Machine is a single boot Linux. After upgrading from 13.10 to 14.1 today, my son's account starts without a window manager. He has his desktop icons and can click them but no menu and no launcher. I ...
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Apache error 404 after upgrading ubuntu to 14.10 [duplicate]

I have a problem with opening a page for example test.php which is in my directory /var/www/. When I am trying to open it in my web browser typing : http://localhost/test.php the apache tells me ...
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12.04 LTS to 14.04 LTS Update error

Last night I updated my home server from 12.04 LTS to 14.04 LTS. After the update process, I rebooted the server and now it goes into Kernel Panic during boot. This happens even if I boot into ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 freezes on splash screen after broken upgrade from 13.10

I'm using VirtualBox to run my ubuntu VM on Mac. I've decided to make a distro upgrade which was apparently a very big mistake... During upgrading my Mac hung up and I had to make hard reset. After ...
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Why isn't the dist-upgrade showing up in update-manager?

Ubuntu 14.04 was released on 17 April 2014, and today it is already the 18th. Why isn't the distribution showing up in my ubuntu update-manager? (I have set it so it will anounce every new version) ...
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Failed upgarde from 13.10 to 14.04 [on hold]

I have upgraded from 13.10 to 14.04 on my dual boot Windows 7 PC. After the upgrade when the PC rebooted I was given a screen with just initramfs & suggesting I entered Help for the commands. I ...
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Remote control for distribution upgrade

I've launched distribution upgrade (from 13.10 to 14.04) in Unity. Upgrade is running, but at the moment I don't have physical access to that machine (SSH is active) How can I verify in shell status ...
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Could not access desktop after upgrading to 14.04

I have upgraded my system from ubuntu 13.10 to 14.04.But then i can't access my desktop, only mouse pointer is visible no unity bar . Then i restarted the computer and log in as guest. it is worked. ...
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boot time increase after upgrading ubuntu 13.10 to 14.04

Boot time is increased after the upgrade from 13.10 to 14.04. I do not have any issue regarding nvidia driver (nvidia driver re-installed after the upgrade) and works perfect. I am using vmware and I ...
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How do I replace the release in sources.list?

Is there an easy way to replace all instances in /etc/apt/sources.list with the new release? I want to replace all instances of my current release (whatever it is) with the new release for 14.04 ...
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Upgrade available after upgrading normal release to LTS

Just after upgrading my Xubuntu 13.10 to Xubuntu 14.04, I run the command: sudo apt-get dist-upgrade and tell me that upgrade are available, and after do it again and again I get the same result after ...
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Is there a database with all default configuration files for each release?

I would like to see each configuration file in /etc for all packages, so I can compare the default configuration of one Ubuntu release with the next one. I need this to find a solution for the ...
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Could not calculate the upgrade, Upgrade 12.04 to 14.04

I get the error Could not calculate the upgrade An unresolvable problem occurred while calculating the upgrade. This can be caused by: * Upgrading to a pre-release version of Ubuntu * Running ...
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Upgrade to trusty from saucy without full upgrade

I've modified most of my Ubuntu 13.10 by removing Unity etc. Now running do-release-upgrade -d gives a huge list of upgrades that re-adds some of the packages I removed etc. I'd like to just upgrade ...
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after update “the disk drive / is not ready yet or not present?”

I've been messing around and I feel like I'm just opening a can a of worms. Not sure If I'm getting closer to solution and I feel like I'm just discovering more problems and I'm not sure where to ...
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How can I know before hand the amount of data downloaded when upgrading from one release to the next [duplicate]

I am about to update my Ubuntu 13.10 to 14.04 What is the total size of the files that will be downloaded for the upgrade?
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Help with updating to from 13.10 to 14.04

When I run the following command: sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get dist-upgrade I just get this error: Calculating upgrade... Failed The following packages have unmet dependencies: libcogl15 ...