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VLC does not Install - Ubuntu 15.04

after upgrade to 15.04 VLC is not installed anymore and i can not install it. The following packages have unmet dependencies. vlc : Depends: vlc-nox (= 2.2.0-1) but 2.2.0+ppa3.2 is to be ...
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Upgrade from Caixa Mágica 22LTS (based on ubuntu 14.04) to Ubuntu 14.04 or 15.04? [on hold]

I have Caixa Mágica 22LTS (based on Ubuntu 14.04) installed on my laptop. I want to know if is possible to convert it to Ubuntu 14.04 or 15.04 (in Portuguese). If yes, then I need to install the HP ...
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12.04 Upgrade: Sound Input Issues

I don't know how to follow these instructions. What do I have to write exactly in the terminal?
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Ubuntu 15.04, pm-utils do not look into /etc/pm/power.d/ anymore, what instead?

Since upgrade from 14.10 to 15.04 my custom script which I used to setup proper thermal profile mode for my laptop ceased to work, which I believe is because pm-utils do not respond to AC/BAT ...
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Cannot boot to SteamOS after upgrade to 15.04

A quick overview of my system: I have Ubuntu, Windows 8.1, and a Debian-based OS (specifically SteamOS) all installed. All of them booted just fine before yesterday. Yesterday, I upgraded to Vivid ...
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Software updater can't upgrade from 14.10 to 15.04

I want to upgrade my distro from version 14.10 to 15.04, for this I've used software updater utility to perform this upgrade. One or two days ago software updater could download some new packages but ...
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wireless doesn't work after upgrading to 15.04

I know this was already answered by Evan T received Unable to connect to wireless network following upgrade to 15.04 , however I am having some troubles doing all the indicated steps: after "sudo ...
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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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Upgrading from 14.10 to 15.04 has stucked

I am upgrading from 14.10 to 15.04 but something goes wrong. The process has stopped. I guess I must accept something or agree with something but I am not able to see what exactly. I try pressing ...
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The screen freezes and cannot do anything after that . how can I fix that problem?

I recorded that video to show you my problem . The screen freezes and cannot do anything after that . how can I fix that problem? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FrLBkb415SM my pc pecs CPU:E8400 ...
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Vivid Vervet upgrade mess

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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Unable to upgrade/install Skype 4.3 - it automatically reverts to 4.2

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and I am trying to upgrade from Skype 4.2 to 4.3. Downloading the deb file doesn't seam to upgrade and same goes for Ubuntu repository. I tried every single solution ...
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Getting an “Enter Passphrase” box at boot

I have upgraded from 14.10 to 15.04 today. On 14.10, I did have my home folder encrypted. I have never had to enter a passphrase before (except the initial setting of it). Right after upgrading to ...
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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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Stuck on “Removing conflicting operating system files” while upgrading from 14.04 to 15.04

I'm trying to update to Ubuntu 15.04 from 14.04. I created a live usb, booted to it, and chose to upgrade to 15.04 in the install menu. It's been stuck on "Removing conflicting operating system files" ...
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Partial upgrade to 15.04 followed by failing to start

I have a Lenovo B590, I wanted to upgrade from Ubuntu 14.04LTS to Ubuntu 15.04. Two times upgrading stopped (last time stayed 2 hours without showing any evolution in the terminal). I forced the shut ...
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What benefits would I see upgrading from 14.04 to 15.04 and what are some caveats?

What benefits would I see upgrading from 14.04 to 15.04 and what are some caveats? My system is pretty solid running on a dual core i5, 8gb, 512ssd, hd3000. I'm a newer Linux user and I don't do a lot ...
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15.04 “Software Updater” claims there are updates, then realizes there are none

I've recently updated my 14.10 installation to 15.04 (it went even smoother than I expected). After installation, running the Software Updater showed this: Pressing "Partial Upgrade" asks for my ...
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Message on each startup of Java after upgrade to 15.04

I just upgraded to 15.04 and noticed that on any Java program launched, the message Picked up JAVA_TOOL_OPTIONS: -javaagent:/usr/share/java/jayatanaag.jar is printed to the console (which did not ...
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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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DNS not working after upgrade from 12.04 to 14.04

I've recently upgraded my desktop from 12.04 to 14.04 and now my internet connection isn't working. I can access my router. I can go to Google by entering its IP address. My resolv.conf file: ...
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computer is locked after upgrade to 15.04

I recently upgraded from the 14.xx version to the latest 15.04, and when I tried to wake up my computer after entering the sleep mode during install, it was not accepting my password. After a few ...
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Failed upgrade from 14.10 to 15.04, linux-image-extra needs to be reinstalled

I tried to update Ubuntu to 15.04 and got this error: SystemError: E:The package linux-image-extra-3.16.0-34-generic needs to be reinstalled, but I can't find an archive for it.
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Ubuntu 14.10 won't upgrade to 15.04

Hello I am running ubuntu 14.10 on a Toshiba Portege R930 with core i3 intel, 8GB of RAM and a 320GB HDD. I also use Gnome flashback Metacity. My problem is when I try to upgrade to 15.04 from the ...
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Upgrading problem

How to upgrade ubuntu 11.04 to other newer ver without cd. I cant find the solution help me. I cant install softwares from ubuntu softwares it shows untrusted application access is denied like that ...
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Upgraded from Ubuntu 14.04 to 14.10 and now it won't boot

I just upgraded from Ubuntu 14.04 to 14.10 with the intention of further upgrading to 15.04. Now, when I try to boot up, the Ubuntu loading screen appears for a few seconds, then lots of white text on ...
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Not enough space for upgrade error ( even though space is available)(14.10)

I have recently installed Ubuntu 14.10 (64 bit) alongside windows 7 (In a different partition). The partition ubuntu is installed is 60 GB in size. When I tried to upgrade to 15.04 version, I had an ...
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Upgrade ubuntu 14.10 to 15.04 offline [duplicate]

I'm having the ubuntu 15.04 iso image file. Can anybody tell me how can I upgrade my ubuntu 14.10 to 15.04. Thanks in advance...
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14.04 to 15.04 Upgrade Problem

So now that Ubuntu 15.04 is out, I tried to update my system. I opened the software update center and it gave a small security update from a few days ago, but no mention of a new version of Ubuntu. ...
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15.04 hung while configuring xsane

After trying a bunch of things, killed the dpkg process thinking it was just updating xsane but it killed the entire upgrade process after 2/3 of it was completed. System no longer boots. I am ...
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Black boxes after upgrade from Kubuntu 14.10 to 15.04

Hello after upgrading my Kubuntu 14.10 to 15.04 there seems to be some packages missing. Some graphics (like wallpaper, menu-backgrounds, buttons are not shown correctly. THey are simply staying ...
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Udev problem after updating to ubuntu 15.04

After upgrading to Ubuntu 15.04 I got a weird error with udev. -> sudo apt-get dist-upgrade Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done ...
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Is it possible to find all the config file replacements done during apt-get?

When you perform a do-release-upgrade, or just a dist-upgrade, if a package contains a new config file for a program, you get prompted what to do. Now, you can pick whether you want to accept ...
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I can't upgrade Kubuntu 14.04 to 14.10

I have issues upgrading Kubuntu 14.04 to 14.10, I looked up all the previous questions concerning this issue, but nothing helped. The problem I get is the same, either I try to update using command ...
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Trouble with pip on 14.04

I am trying to install a few different things and having issues. I thought pip could have been the issue on one of the packages I was trying to install. So I decided to try to upgrade pip, following ...
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What is virtuoso-nepomuk and how much harm could I do by uninstalling it?

I am trying to solve what might be an unsolvable broken system. Apparently virtuoso-nepomuk is tripping up something in the upgrade process and causing an unable to migrate to dependancy based boot ...
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Error during an upgrade

Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Calculating upgrade... Done The following package was automatically installed and is no longer required: ...
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Upgrading from ubuntu 12.04 LTS to lubuntu 14.04 lts

I have Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and would like to upgrade to Lubuntu 14.04 LTS. A person I know has a Lubuntu 14.04 DVD. Can I upgrade core system/libraries using that then upgrade rest of the packages via ...
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How to upgrade to the latest BlueZ version on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS?

Ubuntu 12.04 LTS is using BlueZ ver4.98 which is not the latest version. I would like to upgrade to the latest BlueZ version. How can this be done?
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How do I upgrade juju from a development version to a release?

$ juju version 1.22.1-trusty-amd64 juju status shows all my agents are running version 1.21.3. The help for juju upgrade-juju tells me this is a development version. Is this a supported upgrade ...
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Why does Software & Updates affects do-release-upgrade command in terminal?

I have a curious for me question referring to Update Manager and terminal command do-release-upgrade as a user I've noticed lots of people ask questions when they run: do-release-upgrade -d and it ...
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14.04 trusty: 'apt-get install' silently refuses upgrade package with unsatisfied dependencies

This is more or less replication of this question. I hope AskUbuntu is more suitable place for it. Short description: apt can't upgrade a package if some dependencies are missing (it's OK), but ...
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Error while updating Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS [duplicate]

I receive the following error message when updating Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS: W: Failed to fetch cdrom://Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS _Trusty Tahr_ - Release i386 (20150218.1)/dists/trusty/main/binary-i386/Packages ...
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Screen resolution stuck at 640x480 after upgrade

I just installed the updates (sudo aptitude upgrade, not dist-upgrade!) on a computer that is usually not connected to the internet. It uses Xubuntu 14.04.2 LTS (trusty) with an ATI Radeon HD 6550D ...
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All Networking disabled after RAM upgrade [virtual]

After running a rather large script file from the terminal I got a Java memory heap error. So I decided to try increasing the RAM to resolve the problem... However, after upgrading the RAM from 2048 ...
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kernel mismatch after upgrading from 12.04 to 14.04?

I just upgraded my 12.04 to 14.04. After that I wanted to install the kernel headers (required to run vmware client). $ sudo apt-get install linux-headers-generic The command eventually fails: $ ...
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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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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 ...
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ubuntu hanging at unpacking linux header 3.13.0-49

My Acer desktop with Ubuntu 14.04 was hanging after sudo apt-get update; sudo apt-get upgrade at the unpacking of linux header 3.13.0-49. The mouse and screen seemed frozen.
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`dnscrypt-proxy' package freeze at update, remove or reinstall

I'm trying to upgrade packages, every time I ran sudo apt-get upgrade process freezes at setting up dnscrypt-proxy: Processing triggers for desktop-file-utils (0.22-1ubuntu1) ... Processing triggers ...