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Upgrading Linux Kernel 3.11 to 3.13 for Ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

When I upgraded to Ubuntu 14.04, apparently my kernel was supposed to upgrade from 3.11 to 3.13. Unfortunately, the kernel upgrade did not complete. As a result, I have several files for 3.13, but am ...
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Should I upgrade Ubuntu 14.04 LTS? [duplicate]

I use Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on my PC because Windows is quite laggy on it. I want to know whether I should upgrade from 12.04 LTS to 14.04 LTS. My system specs are : Memory: 2GB Processor: Intel® Core™2 ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 to 14.04 upgrade: power save blacks screen for 5 minutes

I am facing a problem when logging into Ubuntu 14.04 since I upgraded it from 13.1. In details, when I log on, the screen goes off and a power save message is displayed in green color and I have to ...
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How can i fix E: encountered a section with no Package: header E:problem with mergelist / [duplicate]

E: Encountered a section with no Package: header E: Problem with MergeList /var/lib/apt/lists/us.archive.ubuntu.com_ubuntu_dists_trusty_main_i18n_Translation-en E: The package lists or status file ...
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Can't upgrade from 13.10 to 14.04 using iso file

I have a 64bit ubuntu 13.10 on my laptop and want to upgrade to 14.04. I had the iso file already so decided not to download an extra 3.5 GB. I made a bootable usb flash disk and booted from that. In ...
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Error message after upgrading ubuntu 12.04 to 14.04

I upgraded from ubuntu 12.04 to 14.04 but now each time I turn on my pc an error message comes like system program problem detected I tried the command rm /var/crash/* but when I put command in ...
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Error message W: GPG error

After updating my system as usual from the terminal it goes on fetching updates but at last it shows the following messages. What does it mean and how do I fix the red icon. Actually to fix the red ...
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Lost vlc after a partial upgrade - cannot reinstall due to unmet dependencies

I am using Ubuntu 14.04, and run a partial upgrade via Update Manager. This resulted in removing VLC. I've tried reinstalling using sudo apt-get install vlc but got this error: Some packages ...
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Upgrading Chrome stable aptitude reports version 39 but chrome://chrome reports 38

I am trying to upgrade google chrome to the latest stable release. I used apt-get purge google-chrome-stable to remove and then installed the lastest through the PPA /opt/google/chrome$ apt-cache ...
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update jack audio server package in ubuntustudio 14.04 from 1.9.9.5 to 1.9.10

can someone tell me how can I install jackd2 package in ubuntu studio 64bit 14.04? jack version 1.9.10 was publiced july 2014, so it was not part of ubuntu studio 14.04. I believe it is part of ...
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Fix extracted but not configured package blocker

Problems started after an unexpected power loss while executing apt-get dist-upgrade. When I now run command (as root) apt-get dist-upgrade and got the following output: Reading package lists ... ...
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When will Ubuntu release an update to work flawlessly on Surface Pro 3?

I wanted to load Ubuntu on my Surface Pro 3 but after some research have realized there are way too many issues. Such as WiFi unstable, type cover not working, Bluetooth stylus not fully functional, ...
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Power outage during upgrade but it's a combination of issues [on hold]

Edit: ended up having issues with pen drive and that was where the issue in question was coming from. But ubuntu and windows have more or less eaten each other for convoluted reasons. Thank you all ...
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How to upgrade Xampp to the newest version

This might seem like a silly question but by golly I've tried and tried for a whole week and no results. I don't know if it's something wrong with my queries, or too much "Install Xampp" clutter in my ...
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Why I see only terminal screen after upgrading ubuntu? [duplicate]

after I upgraded my ubuntu studio 13.10 to 14.04, I cann't get to login screen and I stuck on a black screen terminal-like screen
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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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Upgraded to 14.10 from 14.04 on Lenovo x201 dual-boot, freezes after login

I upgraded from 14.04 to 14.10 on my lenovo x201 laptop that is dual booted with windows and ubuntu using grub. After I type in my password, the screen hangs and all i see is the background ...
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Flash player malfunction after upgrade to 14.04

I am missing or have a problem with flash player after upgrade from ubuntu 13.10 to 14.04. this is reported after i try to play a you tube aplication
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Problems after upgrading from ubuntu 14.04 to 14.10

Hi after upgrading from ubuntu 14.04 to 14.10. When I start up my system it is asking to restart nautilus, but the box is not highlighted so I can't restart nautilus. Secondly, the cursor is not ...
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Can't upgrade to 14.04

I'm trying to upgrade a dual-boot system from Ubuntu 12.04to 14.04 following your instructions. Partitions are all in place from before. Everything works fine until I tell it to install Ubuntu to the ...
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Ubuntu Hangs after upgrading to 14.10

Hi Í'm not really a Linux geek, but old-timer +15 years as a Microsoft sysadmin. Anyway, I have become very happy with my MediaCenter as an Ubuntu Desktop, have all running fine, Java, Wine, Netflix ...
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problem with Gnome and how to upgrade it

I have gnome 3.10.4 installed on Ubuntu 14.04 from software center. problem: when I click on full screen for video on youtube, I get a notification about it and when I click on it, the full screen of ...
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Skype menu scrolling after upgrade to 14.04

I upgraded from Xubuntu 12.04 to 14.04. Now always when I click the skype tray icon it opens a menu, but very tiny and with scroll areas to scroll within the menu up and down. This is quite annoying, ...
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Interrupted upgrade, now boot loop, restarts before Grub

Laptop battery of my Lenovo Ideapad S205 ran out of power while upgrading to 14.10. I connected it and powered it up as usual, but forgot about resuming the upgrade. Then I put it to hibernate, and ...
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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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running apt-get update / upgrdae

I'm still fairly new to linux / ubuntu and so here's my basic question. I have installed mongoDB version 2.6.5 on a 64 bit Ubuntu 14.0.4 box. From time to time, I get prompted about my system ...
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Should I close my open programs while installing updates?

I'm very new to Ubuntu, and Linux in general. In Windows, system updates are generally installed while the computer is shutting down, and completed on the next startup, presumably so that it can ...
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Update Ubuntu without updating X11?

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 because the latest ABI my nvidia driver supports is 14 (my gpu is NVIDIA Tegra), and they won't update it to 15. While Ubuntu moved on to ABI 15 after Ubuntu 13.04. Is there ...
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Upgrade from 13.10 to 14.04 Stuck

I use Ubuntu 13.10 and I wanted to upgrade to 14.04. I used the GUI but the installation is stuck on this command for hours Setting up mono-4.0-gac (3.2.8+dfsg-4ubuntu1) ... Setting up mono-gac ...
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Failure to boot after a possible power failure during upgrade from Ubuntu 13.10 to 14.04

I left my machine to upgrade from 13.10 to 14.04 overnight. I think there was a power failture. When I switched it on in the morning I got these messages: scanning fr Btrfs filesystems run-init: ...
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How to Upgrade Ubuntu 14.04 LTS to Ubuntu 14.10 using Source iso without losing data?

I've managed to get the iso of the newest Ubuntu 14.10 flashed on USB stick. I'm asking how can I upgrade the existing 14.04 LTS to 14.10 without losing any installed data or losing any configurations ...
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Update manager NVidia warning in Unity 3D

An attempted upgrade from 12.04 to version 14.04 generated a graphics hardware warning. After checking the warning (which was not very specific) in detail, I had my graphics card upgraded to an NVIDIA ...
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Upgrade to 14.04.1 to 12.04 by mobile internet

How much data will be downloaded upon upgrading to 14.04.1 from 12.04? Can I upgrade using a mobile internet connection?
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problem upgrading 12.04 to 14.04

im getting the following error while upgrading 12.04 to 14.04 W:Failed to fetch http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/quantal/main/binary-i386/Packages 404 Not Found [IP: 91.189.91.23 80] , E:Some ...
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Cannot update google-chrome-stable with apt, even using dist-upgrade

I'm attempting to upgrade the package google-chrome-stable installed from the deb available on google's website. I originally installed the package a few months ago, then stopped using this machine ...
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Failed to load ZFS module stack

Have been using zfs on linux (zfs-native/stable) raidz on 14.04 for several months without hitch and decided to move across some more important files as considered it trustworthy or I guess "stable" ...
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Unable to Upgrade from 14.04 to 14.10 “No New Version Found”

I tried normal GUI Method, but there was no update there. So i ran the command : sudo apt-get dist-upgrade and sudo do-release-upgrade and i got an error : Checking for a new Ubuntu ...
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Kubuntu with Unity desktop background and unlock errors after upgrade to 14.0

I have a notebook which used to have Ubuntu 14.04, Kubuntu and Xubuntu installed on it. Most of the time I was using Kubuntu. After upgrading o 14.10, two very strange behaviours showed up: When ...
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Ubuntu 14.10 upgrade touchpad

After upgrading to 14.10 my touchpad has some problems, after using it for a while it freezes randomly. Before I have some output in /dev/input/mice after freezing no output at all. It seems to happen ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTE doesn't start up after upgrade from 12.04 LTE (Wubi)

I have a WUBI installation (Ubuntu within Windows) and just upgraded my current Ubuntu 12.04 LTE to 14.04 LTE on my WIN7 system. I did so using the upgrade option which was automatically offered when ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 starting issue after official upgrade from 12.04 LTS

I have a Dell Vostro 2520 model laptop which came with Ubuntu 12.04 LTS preloaded in it. I have upgraded officially to 14.04 LTS from the upgrade settings in my laptop. After the upgrade Ubuntu 14.04 ...
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Can I directly upgrade from 12.04 to 14.04?

I have Ubuntu 12.04 LTS version. Now I want to upgrade to 14.04 LTS. Can I directly upgrade to 14.04, or I have to update first to 13.04 & then 14.04?
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What to do with rogue apt-get process

While SSH'd into a server, I was running sudo apt-get upgrade and I accidentally caused the session to quit (Write failed: Broken Pipe) by doing nothing while the installation was waiting on a prompt. ...
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Very Novice - Can not login after upgraded from 12.10 to 14.04.1

So I opened the cmd prompt and have gotten as far as login to the computer's Directory, but it won't let me on to the desktop. Every time I try my password there it says it fails and to try it again. ...
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ubuntu is trying to upgade from 14.04 to 12.10

I'm currently on 14.04 and I want to upgrade to 14.10. When I changed the updates status from only LTS to any version I was asked to upgrade to 12.10. But I want to upgrade to 14.10, is there a way to ...
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Stuck at desktop background after failed update

So I upgraded from 13.04 to 13.10 first and everything was fine, then I tried to upgrade to 14.04 and the software updater seemed to get stuck in the middle. It said something along the lines of ...
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How to download and install unmet dependencies automatically

Is there any method on command line or a software that will download and upgrade/install all unmet(missing or outdated) dependencies for a package automatically. There are some packages that have ...
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Dell 3542 problem with Ubuntu upgrade 14.04 “Black screen after Ubuntu logo at the power up”

I have just bought Dell 3542 i5. I tried to upgrade and it hanged during the upgrade and now I only got a black screen after Ubuntu logo. I tried to upgrade Ubuntu version. I left the laptop ...
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Ubuntu distro upgrade - does it install new kernel?

I performed a distro upgrade via apt-get and upgrade-tool from saucy 13.10 to trusty 14.04. It seemed to go OK and the "about" now tells me I am running 14.04, however uname -a says I am running ...
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Upgrade from ubuntu 12.04 to 14.04, freezing login

After I upgraded my ubuntu 12.04 to 14.04, everytime I login, my screen freezes and I have no control through keyboard or mouse. I entered in recovery mode and could see that it still was ubuntu ...