Questions about upgrading packages, systems or hardware.

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“Preparing gcc-4.8-base” freezes for 14.04 update

I'm trying to update to the 14.04 update, but every time I try to do so, during the "Installing the upgrades" phase, it freezes almost immediately. Under the load bar, it states, "Preparing ...
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change flavours from Ubuntu 15.04 (Vivid Vervet) to MATE 15.04

Is there a way to change flavours from Ubuntu 15.04 (Vivid Vervet) to MATE 15.04 without downgrading back to 14.10 first?
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Broken links after kernel upgrade

After running: sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get dist-upgrade And upgrading my kernel as well as some other stuff and then running this twice with a reboot after each running: sudo ...
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Ubuntu Won't Boot After Upgrade From 14.04 To 14.10; Not Even in Safe Mode

I've tried endlessly to find a solution to my problem, but nothing works. I guess my situation is a bit different. When I boot, it gives me the normal Ubuntu startup screen with the different boot ...
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How can I delete Ubuntu temp files which are created during software installation or upgrade?

I make a very big mistake with my Ubuntu. I was try to install Ubuntu touch but disk disk has no space. My mistake is I not read/ neg-late need of primary requirement of space for installation of ...
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Upgrade dual boot windows [closed]

I currently have a dual boot of Windows 7 32 bit and Ubuntu 14.04 I'd like to upgrade windows to 64 bit. Is there any simple way to do that? Should I remove Windows completely from my computer and ...
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How long do HWE kernels maintain/support in Ubuntu?

I tried 3.19.x.x.lts-vivid kernel and it doesn't seem to work with my hardware as I cannot build a module for my Nvidia graphic card and there are also similar bug reports submitted and confirmed to ...
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Can't Connect to Internet After Upgrading from 12.04 to 14.04

I recently upgraded from 12.04 to 14.04, and unfortunately afterwards I couldn't connect to the internet, either via ethernet or wifi. It could detect the cable and wifi networks, but it just couldn't ...
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Abiword opens a blank template on startup after upgrade

A quick and annoying problem has come my way. After I upgraded my Ubuntu from 14.10 to 15.04 I get a blank Abiword template/Abi document opened on login. This open Abiword doc also applies to my ...
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ubuntu touch dual boot, cannot upgrade android

My nexus 4, android/ ubuntu-touch dual boot, is running normally. An update via OTA notification appeared. I followed steps to have upgrades as the How can I do an Android upgrade with dual boot ...
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LyX disables all menus after upgrade to 15.04

After upgrading to Ubuntu 15.04, I have a bug that drives my furious. LyX - the document processor - disables all menu items in the top panel. I already removed the .lyx directory in ~ and ...
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Ubuntu 14.10 upgrade not working

I upgraded my ubuntu 14.04 to 14.10 today. Upgrade process worked perfectly. But on restarting it won't show the login screen. Instead a black screen with a blinking cursor. I have Intel graphics ...
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Update to 3.13.0-53-generic failed Help!

So, Ubuntu 14.04 LTS reported some updates when I logged in today. One of the upgrades was for 3.13.0-53. Ever since trying to upgrade, I can no longer login to the GUI and it appears as if my video ...
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I got a problem upgrading packages on Ubuntu 12.04.5 LTS

root@ubuntu:~# su root@ubuntu:~# apt-get upgrade Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done The following packages have ...
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Stuck in GRUB after upgrading to 15.04

I upgraded a PC from 14.10 to 15.04 today with no errors, and rebooted. Now I'm stuck at GRUB. If I select 'Ubuntu' to boot, it reboots the machine. If I go to 'Advanced options for Ubuntu' and then ...
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Upgrade to clam tk 5.14

I upgraded today to clam tk 5.14. Now when I click on my clam tk from the classic menu it does not come on at all.
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Xorg Server refusing to start after Ubuntu 15.04 Vivid upgrade

Hellu. Yesterday evening I decided to upgrade my laptop (14.04) to the latest release, aka 15.04. I ran "do-release-upgrade" as root, said yes to everything and went to bed. This did not go as smooth ...
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Anyone else have problems with Dual Boot after upgrading to Windows 8.1? Help would be appreciated

I detest Windows, so when I bought a new Toshiba Satellite laptop, the first thing I did was dual boot it with Ubuntu 14.04. Everything worked fine until I inadvertently upgraded Windows last week ...
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upgrading from ubuntu 14.04 to ubuntu 14.10

i am thinking of upgrading my os from ubuntu 14.04 to ubuntu 14.10.Will it affect my additional installed programs and applications?Do i need to re install them when i upgrade my os?For example ,i ...
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I want to upgrade VirtualBox 4.3.10 to the latest version 4.3.28 so i can install the extention pack to enable USB 2 support

Do I need to first remove Vbox 4.3.10 and then purge and then get the latest 4.3.28 deb from Oracle? I am running 14.04
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Error on apt-get upgrade and install runit package

I'm trying to install the git-daemon-run package, which has a dependency on the runit package. But the runit package doesn't upgrade properly. When I run apt-get upgrade to upgrade the runit ...
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A Problem occurred when checking for updates: Ubuntu 15.04

I have used the command sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get upgrade
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I can't update Ubuntu 12.04

I have been trying for the past couple of days to update and it keeps telling me that: Could not calculate the upgrade An unresolved problem occurred while calculating the upgrade This can be caused ...
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Upgraded from 14.04 to 15.04 cannot load desktop

I'm running as a Parallels VM. I recently upgraded from 14.04 -to- 14.10 -to- 15.04. Once the upgrade was complete I enter my password, I appear to authenticate, but nothing loads. No launcher bar, ...
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Sudden problem when upgrading

I am running XUbuntu 14.04 and today I issued sudo apt-get upgrade on my system and the output was Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done ...
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I tried to do an upgrade for some reason it stopped

Processing triggers for initramfs-tools ... update-initramfs: Generating /boot/initrd.img-3.2.0-83-generic-pae Warning: No support for locale: en_US.utf8 These are the lines that are showing an ...
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Declutter Other Software sources

I recently upgraded from 14.04 to 15.04 (with a brief stop in 14.10) and need some help understanding how to manage software sources in Ubuntu. When I look at the 'Other Software' tab in Software and ...
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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...