Questions about upgrading packages, systems or hardware.

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Upgrading stuck on stage choose mysql | Ubuntu 14.04

Upgrading stuck on stage choose mysql! using sudo dpkg --configure -a did not helped. Got the same choice options for mysql in terminal but enter on OK does not continue to next. Stopping mysql ...
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What to choose when both updates: (1) New Hardware Support available and (2) New ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS are available?

A month ago, The update manager was showing a message new hardware support available --Download. Today Update manager again shows two messages: New Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS is ...
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Segmentation fault after upgrade to 14.04 (32 bit)

I encountered a serious problem after upgrading from 12.10 to 14.04 (32 bit). I am running the IBM TSM Client (Version 6.2.5-4) in order to back-up the machine and the client worked fine in 12.10. ...
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QT Creator wants me to remove many programs before I can install it via Ubuntu Software Center

I've just upgraded my Ubuntu-gnome version from 14.04 to 14.04.02 and somehow I lost my QT Creator software which I commonly use to do my coding. I decided to install it again. When I tried to ...
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How do I upgrade to a newer version of Ubuntu?

What are the different ways I can use to upgrade Ubuntu from one release to another?
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apt-get: unmet dependencies, but dependencies can't install

I'm in a spot where Ubuntu 12.04 LTS wants to do a dist-upgrade, but I can't do anything because /boot is full. ~$ df -h /dev/sda1 228M 227M 0 100% /boot I want ...
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The following packages have been kept back

I have already tried all the usual fixes to this .. no luck so far sudo apt-get dist-upgrade Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done ...
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Update Ubuntu 14.04 LTS to 14.04.2 LTS without any command

well i was wondering why on each update we have to goto run to terminal and run commands like sudo apt-get install --install-recommends xserver-xorg-lts-raring OR sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get ...
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Upgrade warning for 3D graphics not supported, but this is brand new system, Intel graphics. What's up?

Currently running 12.04LTS looking to upgrade to 14.04LTS. Received the following warning from upgrade manager before starting upgrade: Running the 'unity' desktop environment is not fully supported ...
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apt-get stuck at 0 [Connecting to us.archive.ubuntu.com]

When I do upgrade it gets stuck here: user@plato:~# sudo apt-get upgrade Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Calculating upgrade... Done ...
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libunity-scopes-json-def-desktop No such device E: Sub-process

I had a problem during launching my Ubuntu this morning (but after choosing "try to repair" during booting it's finally started). Unfortunately more problems occurred during upgrade: sudo apt-get ...
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Upgrading 12.04. un ancient mac book ('07)?

I just succeeded to install 12.04 alongside OSX 10.5.8 on an old MacBook. It was a very long & winding road. At some point, I also tried to install 12.10, without success at all., stuck at tux ...
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A huge apt log file from failed upgrade - what went wrong & how do I fix it?

When attempting to upgrade from the 12.04 to a newer LTS it seemed to hang for ages (a good day or two) on "preparing for upgrade" and then the whole system started to suffer. Eventually I rebooted ...
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Cannot use Steam after upgrade Trusty 14.04.1 to the 14.04.2 HWE

sudo apt-get install libgl1-mesa-glx:i386 Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Some packages could not be installed. This may mean that you ...
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How to find out where the “grub” is installed [duplicate]

My Ubuntu Server 12.04 LTS asking me during "apt-get dist-upgrade" where to install "GRUB" update. So how i can simply found out which partition/disc is the proper answer? I mean how to found out ...
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Wifi not getting detected after upgrading to 14.04 [D-Link N 300 DSL-2750U]

I connected the ethernet cable and waited for additional drivers to show up, did not happen. Help needed urgently. Here's the result of the wireless script: http://paste.ubuntu.com/10516365/
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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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upgrading from rails 3.2.19 to4.0.0.rc1 error

After upgrade rails project , problem occurs in project after removing country_of manufacture field it work otherwise not .how to fix it without removing field below are error Rendered ...
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How to upgrade Ubuntu release while keeping versions of already installed packages

Sometimes it's important to keep current versions of already installed packages when upgrading Ubuntu release, let's say, from 12.04 to 14.04. I don't emphasize if it's server or desktop assuming ...
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Affect to Applications caused by Security Updates?

I want my Server to run "unattended-upgrades" regularly and Keep my server auto update and install only security Updates. But I have a problem, that I don't want to update the main version of few ...
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Stuck in upgrade loop [duplicate]

When i want to "upgrade" i get this message sudo apt-get upgrade Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done You might want to run 'apt-get -f install' ...
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What to do when the upgrade froze?

I was updated my ubuntu when in the part of installations just froze and don't respond I have to turn in off and when I turned on just appear the background, what happened and what can I do to fix ...
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Upgrade 14.04 to 14.04.2 but got 14.10. how to fix?

I am running 14.04. I needed to upgrade to 14.04.2 so I issued: sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get upgrade When I check my version by cat /proc/sys/kernel/osrelease, it shows: Welcome to Ubuntu ...
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How to force apt-get to skip a package version

There is an excellent answer here on how to downgrade a package, but I would like to know how to force apt-get and Software Updater to skip a version. For example, the current release of Firefox is ...
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upgrading to ubuntu 14.04, edit grub.cfg ro to rw everywhere?

I was upgrading my ubuntu 13.10 to 14.04 and was having this exact Ubuntu 14.04 doesn' t boot after upgrade from 12.04 installed inside Windows 8.1 problem. I have been able to start my system ...
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14.04 Ubuntu loads an empty desktop after recent apt-get upgrade

I run Ubunutu 14.04 on a VirtualBox (Version 4.3.20), on a Windows 8.1 host machine, with an NVIDIA GTX-660M graphics card. I did a recent upgrade on Ubuntu and after I restarted, I could login ...
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Apt-get fails to upgrade “python-samba” on Ubuntu 14.10

I've already searched on google, but I haven't found a solution that works for me yet. As I recently booted into my Ubuntu GNOME 14.10 (I have set up a dual boot with Windows 8.1 on a second ...
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How do I know how much RAM can I upgrade my laptop?

I have a HP Pavilion laptop quite old (2008) which I would like to increase the RAM. Ideally I would like to have 8Gb but I have no idea how to check if hardware could support this extension. These ...
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after apt-get upgrade monitors freeze whenever I change something in 'displays'

Steps to reproduce: open Displays change anything, from resolution, to disabling or enabling one of the monitors. click Apply monitors freeze Sometimes I can still see the mouse movements. I can ...
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Software Upgrade Problem on 14.04

E:The package python-problem-report needs to be reinstalled, but I can't find an archive for it. message shown when being updated.
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Upgrade a diverted package, dpkg error

I have installed ack (replacement for grep). In debian based systems, since the package name ack already existed (something completely different), the package is called "ack-grep". The install ...
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'apt-get upgrade' vs 'apt-get install --only-upgrade'

To this day I thought that using 'apt-get upgrade' keeps all my installed packaged to their latest version. Toady however, I realized that my 'deluged' package version is 1.3.6, while there's a newer ...
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ubuntu 12.04 to 14.04 upgrade disk filter writes not supported

When I upgrade from ubuntu 12.04 to 14.04 or do a clean installation I get: Error: diskfilter writes not suported. I have looked around on previous posts and the suggested solutions have not worked ...
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texlive problems after upgrade to 14.04 from 12.04

During upgrade from 12.04 to 14.04 I got lots of errors about various items related to TeX. Most of them reported 'tex-common is not configured' as at least a part of the problem. When I try to ...
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Why is my kernel not upgraded to the latest version? [duplicate]

My server runs Ubuntu 12.04.5 LTS. I try to keep it up to date as possible by doing sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get upgrade regularly. So far I was assuming that this would update the ...
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14.04 to 14.04.2 Upgrade GUI disappears [on hold]

In a nutshell, I had been successfully using 14.04 LTS on a Dell laptop with nvidia drivers. Everything worked perfectly. And then the "partial upgrade" today that took the OS from v.14.04 to ...
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Weird log in menu after upgrading to Ubuntu 14.04.2

I am using Toshiba satellite c55I laptop and i have just upgraded to the newest version of Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 64 bit. I did this for the added security benefits of Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS, and I have ...
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Why my kernel is not the latest for 14.04?

My kernel is currently Linux scv 3.13.0-34-generic #60-Ubuntu SMP Wed Aug 13 15:45:27 UTC 2014 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux But I know it should be 3.13.0-45-generic #74 Why is it not updated by ...
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upgrade dekstop from 12.04LTS to 14.04 failed

I get the following error after trying to run upgrade: Could not install the updates The upgrade has aborted. Your system could be in an unusable state. A recovery will run now (dpkg -configure -a). ...
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After upgrade ubuntu 14.04.1 to 14.04.2 unity won't start

After upgrade my system using Command dist-upgrade and restart system, I log in to my account but unity wont start I See background for a few seconds and then only black screen and cursor. So I try ...
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Unable to boot ubuntu after applying upgrades

Yesterday, I was updating my laptop which was running 11.04 (I think from memory) and there was a battery problem, so then I kicked of the off again. All seemed OK and then when done, it showed Ubuntu ...
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apt-get upgrade segfault!

I installed ubuntu server 10.04 and booted as normal. Some time later, I booted the server and tried to install a new package/upgrade the existing packages using: sudo apt-get upgrade sudo aptitude ...
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Problems opening frescobaldi on Ubuntu 14.10

I had frescobaldi installed on my machine running Ubuntu 14,10. I wanted to upgrade to the currrent version of that program and attempted to do so using the source code on their website. Now when I ...
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I upgrade lubuntu 14.04 after upgrade I get ubuntu and fail system

i working with linux long time, but this situation is for me big surprise. Actually running on Lubuntu 14.04 LTS. After writes this command: sudo apt-get upgrade, in terminal all worked right. But ...
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USB GRUB boot HDD -or- The Upgrade parachute

I have a question... I'm upgrading my laptop's HDD to an SSD. Starting basically from scratch (just backing up and partially transfering /home and stuff), but there's software I have installed (such ...
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Ubuntu 14.10 upgraded from 14.04 won't start [duplicate]

I received on my 14.04 version that I can upgrade IT to 14.10. I accepted everything. The updater did download & install files that it needed and asked me to restart the laptop to complete the ...
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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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Problem with sudo via ssh

I'm using the following script to execute a update script on a certain number of servers in my network. Here is the part, which I think that is relevant. ### Actual Work ### if [[ $manual == 1 ]]; ...
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How to properly use latest Nvidia drivers on Ubuntu 14.04

As a newer Ubuntu user switching from Windows a few months ago (and couldn't be happier), I have to seek help with the proprietary Nvidia drivers. I've only been able to get the nvidia-331-updates ...
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How to fix unmet dependencies when upgrading? [duplicate]

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04.2. After installing some programs this weekend --and perhaps having been too incautious with ppa's and/or the apt-get autoremove option-- I seem to have unmet dependencies ...