Questions about upgrading packages, systems or hardware.

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dpkg: error processing evolution-data-server

I had this error when I tried to upgrade the packages, my computer shut down in a previous upgrade before completing the process thank you for helping dpkg: error processing evolution-data-server ...
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cannot see the graphical interface in ubuntu14.1 [duplicate]

I have upgraded ubuntu 14.04 to ubuntu 14.1 but after up gradation i cannot see the GUI for login. I can see only tty1 interface. How to get the graphical interface?
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Running apt-get upgrade in crontab

Adding sudo apt-get upgrade -y into crontab as a daily. This seems like a very good idea to make sure everything is automatically kept updated, but nobodys ever mentioned it before (and recommend ...
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Can't upgrade : Old linux image issue

Upon running sudo apt-get upgrade I'm getting and after running sudo apt-get purge linux-image-extra-3.13.0-35-generic I'm getting
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stuck on login screen, with CTRL + alt +Fx not working

I tried upgrading my Ubuntu 13.10 to 14.04 through the terminal but it got to a point when my laptop froze so I had to switch it off and restart it but now when I enter my login details, nothing ...
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Ubuntu 14.10, chrome and chromiun very slow

Ubuntu 14.10, chrome and chromiun very slow my chrome and chromiun are very slow ,im not talking about internet speed, im talking about when i try to type something or try to change tabs ect any ...
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Upgrade Win7 Home to Ultimate - will dual-boot with Ubuntu still work? / Partition access question

I had Windows 7 Home Basic installed.Then I install Ubuntu and know I have dual boot. But I want to upgrade my Windows 7 to Ultimate version.Can I update my Windows 7 installation and keep my dual ...
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Unable to update Ubuntu 12.04: Connection refused

I am unable to update my current version of Ubuntu. Here is the output of sudo apt-get update: Err http://archive.canonical.com precise Release.gpg Could not connect to archive.canonical.com:80 ...
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dpkg depedencies

Got server from another person with problem with dpkg .. When I try to upgrade I got this message $ apt-get upgrade Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree... Done You might want to ...
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Upgrade 14.04 to 14.10 - Hangs at Dell BIOS screen on boot

Dell Latitude E6520 with Samsung 840 EVO SSD. I have been using 14.04 without problem on this laptop for a long time and decided to finally upgrade to 14.10. I upgraded from within 14.04, the only ...
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Segfaults and “Read-only filesystem” after a dist-upgrade

After running an apt-get dist-upgrade on my 14.04 home server, it seems like something may have gone wrong which has left the box unusable. It all started with this: Preparing to unpack ...
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Clean install 14.04, after restart error: no such device:

After having numerous problems upgrading to 14.04 from 12.04 (there is a known conflict between the drivers for my graphics card and wine), I decided to do a complete clean install with a new graphics ...
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How do I resolve “error processing archive” when trying to upgrade Ubuntu? [duplicate]

I am trying to do an upgrade on Ubuntu 14.04. I run: sudo apt-get -u dist-upgrade When I run that, I get this error: dpkg: error processing archive ...
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Software Updater not detecting all upgrades [duplicate]

This happens every so often, I run this command in Terminal (after running sudo apt-get update): sudo apt-get upgrade And I get an output such as (this is what I got today): Reading package ...
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Upgrading from 14.04 to 14.10 - phpmyadmin errors

I've been trying to upgrade from 14.04 to 14.10 and now I have this window on my screen. I tried to go through the Configuring phpmyadmin box but it seems to be going around in a circle. See no ...
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Upgrading LTS server using do-release-upgrade fails (could not download all upgrades)

I've been trying to upgrade two servers from 12.04 LTS to 14.04 LTS for a few days now using do-release-upgrade. It seems that they're both getting hung up on downloading the last of two updates. For ...
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Failed update to 14.04 - login and password module

I just updated to ubuntu 14.04 from version 12 something. Among the modules that failed to install was login and password. How do I login now when the system doesn't give me the opportunity when I ...
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how kernel gets upgraded on ubuntu 14.04 installation?

There are linux-generic and linux-image-generic packages, that track latest linux-image package as their dependency. Those packages could be used to update kernel automatically but they aren't ...
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Upgrade from 12.04 LTS to 14.10 [duplicate]

I have windows 7 on my laptop and dual boot of 12.04 LTS now I want to upgrade to 14.10 how to uninstall 12.04 ?
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When to apt-get upgrade

It seems that every time I install software an apt-get update is helpful but when exactly is an apt-get upgrade necessary? Or perhaps, when is it helpful?
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Software Updater & apt-get upgrade not working

So i bought a new laptop and it had Ubuntu 12.04 installed in it.Since i saw info about the new versions i decided to update to 14.04 following the procedures in the forum. After the upgrade my ...
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Chrome and Skype are broken after upgrading to 14.04

I am very newby on ubuntu so I will try to explain my problem in a silly way :) I had 12.04 untill today in my second partition and I decided to run it. Then I upgrade it to 14.04 (just finished). ...
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packages reuse when upgrading Ubuntu 12.04 to Ubuntu 14.04

I have two machines that are both with Ubuntu 12.04 64 bit. Now I've upgraded one into the Ubuntu 14.04 64 bit. And I want to upgrade the other into 14.04. Is it possible to copy directly the ...
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Migrating from Windows XP [duplicate]

I'm not sure if this exact question was asked before but here it is. I am currently on windows xp and would like to move to a version of Linux/Ubuntu like Ubuntu itself or Lubuntu or whatever is out ...
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Issues With Making Ubuntu Operating System Instead Of Linux [duplicate]

Ok So Whats Happening Is When I Download Ubuntu I Cant Make It The New Operating System Because I'm Using Linux Fedora 21 Because Of Proxy Issues With Windows 7. Basically I Just Want To Make Ubuntu ...
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How do I install ubuntu with a disk on a dell with no operating system? [duplicate]

Our 1525 insperion says it has no operating system tonight, so I'm trying to put ubuntu on it after making a disk from a download on another computer. It says "operating system not found. Try ...
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Upgrading Linux Kernel 3.13.0-45-generic to 3.18.4 [duplicate]

I wonder that is it possible to upgrade from any linux kernel to any other kernel? I'm having linux kernel 3.13.0 and i want to upgrade to 3.18.4. Release notes of 3.18.4 kernel says that all users ...
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Dual boot upgrade [duplicate]

I asked: I have a dual-boot system with Windows Vista and Ubuntu 11.04. I'd like to upgrade the Ubuntu to 14.04 LTS. Can I do it? And how can I do it so that the Windows Vista partition remains ...
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Can't upgrade to 14.04 from 12.04

I got my new laptop Dell pre-installed with Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. I was getting started with my laptop by installing the updates. There I saw an upgrade link to Ubuntu 14.04. The process had 4-5 steps. ...
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Upgrade Git version on Ubuntu 14.04

Can please somebody tell me what is wrong with this? montogeek@montogeek:/$ sudo apt-get purge git; sudo apt-get autoremove; sudo apt-get install git Reading package lists... Done Building dependency ...
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held-back packages and dist-upgrade [duplicate]

I understand that apt-get dist-upgrade will cause held-back packages to be installed. But when is this a good idea and when is it not a good idea?
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How To dist-upgrade Without Upgrading Linux Kernel?

I am using Linux Kernel 3.19-RC5 with Oibaf graphics stack on Ubuntu Gnome and I am currently very happy with this setup. However, there is Linux Kernel 3.13.0-44 & few other packages available ...
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Ubuntu does not boot after upgrade to 14.10

I am using a media device that has Ubuntu installed, and tried upgrading to 14.10. After the upgrade, device asked me to reboot, which I did. Now, it will now load. It tries to boot, and takes me ...
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CVE-2015-0235 How to update eglibc to 2.15-0ubuntu10.10

I followed these instructions and found that my glibc version was 2.15-0ubuntu10.9. How do I update it to 2.15-0ubuntu10.10? It is also mentioned here that services have to be restarted after the ...
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Issue with linux-image-3.13.0-44-generic & linux-image-extra-3.13.0-44-generic [duplicate]

I've been using Ubuntu Server for a few months now. I'm getting the below OUTPUT after running sudo apt-get -f upgrade: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state ...
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Upgrade Jenkins 1.486 (12.04) to latest build from jenkins-ci.org

I am wondering whether it is possible to upgrade a Jenkins 1.486 installation (on Ubuntu 12.04, official repository) to the latest version offered on jenkins-ci.org. I really need to upgrade because ...
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Why isn't Roundcube's Upgrade Shell Script Working?

I am trying to upgrade my Roundcube installation from version 1.0.4 to 1.0.5 and I cannot get the upgrade script working properly. According to Roundcube's upgrade documentation, the following command ...
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Why the PHP software is not getting updated to the latest stable released version?

I'm using LAMP on my local machine which runs Ubuntu 12.04. Currently I'm using PHP 5.5.20 on my machine. Following is the command I run from the terminal and below that is the output: ~$ php -v ...
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Wifi drops out constantly after upgrade to xUbuntu 14.10

I upgraded yesterday from xUbuntu 14.04 to 14.10, because I hoped to have better bluetooth recognition. (I didn't). Before the upgrade Wifi would drop out seemingly randomly. More often, when there ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 upgrade boot problems

After upgrading to Ubuntu 14.04 LTS from Ubuntu 12.04 LTS, I have a boot in problem. When starting the Computer, it first produces a orange rectangle (Ubuntu Colour), then a blank screen, and nothing ...
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Update Lubuntu 14.04

I am using Lubuntu 14.04 and the program updater asked for the Lubuntu installation cd to install updates. I already inserted the cd but the updater keeps asking me to insert the installation cd. I ...
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Nothing happens when click on upgrade [duplicate]

I want to upgrade to 14.04 from 13.10. The software Updater shows that 14.04 is available. But when I click on the "Upgrade" button, nothing happens. The software updater exits on clicking ...
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Whether to download Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS Or 14.10? [closed]

I saw HERE that there are 2 versions Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS & 14.10. So my question is which is better in terms of User interface , themeing , support etc.Which is newer? What would you suggest?
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Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS unresponsive after update

After attempting to install the most recent updates, my system restarted into a black screen. After entering my login information, I got the following messages: ...
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Problems after upgrading Macbook Pro to Ubuntu 14.10

So I was dual-booting Mac OS X Yosemite and Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr to begin with. Then, after upgrading Ubuntu to 14.10 Utopic Unicorn, I started having all sorts of problems. The most annoying and ...
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Failed upgrading 12.10-14.04, error with fontconfig

I'm running 12.10 on a VPS, and realizing it's not supported anymore, I tried upgrading. I followed a thread from the forum here, and did the following: Updated the sources.list file: ###### Ubuntu ...
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Graphical problems after upgrading to 14.04

I upgraded from 12.04 LTS to 14.04 LTS. After some complications (could not login with GUI), when I login with GUI I get this: Any suggestions?
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X-cursor size decreased after Linux kernel upgrade

Compositing doesn't work well in ubuntu-mate 14.04 in kernel 3.13 so I upgraded the kernel to latest 3.19-rc5 where it works awesome. However, my xcursor's size has diminished. I tried changing ...
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Not able log in to ubuntu 14.04

I have just upgraded my ubuntu 12.04 LTS to 14.04 LTS. Now I have the problem with logging in.Once I type the password and press ENTER it comes back to the old page and asks me to log in again. I've ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 can't login with GUI

Today I decided to update my ubunt. Bad decision. I had Ubuntu 12.04 LTS installed and I updated it to the newest 14.04. After the installation process was done, I rebooted and tried to login at the ...