Questions about upgrading packages, systems or hardware.

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problem with upgrade - “packages have been kept back”

one package libgbm1 is not upgraded I dont know why... sudo apt-get upgrade Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Calculating upgrade... Done ...
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Help with Installing 14.04

Background: I am relatively new at using Ubuntu, so have a little problem. I bought a Lenovo G50-45 laptop yesterday. It is running an AMD A6 quad core with 8 Gigs of memory and 500 Gb hdd. I ...
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Error updating Ubuntu14.04

I am getting this error while trying to upgrade: Please help!! Reading package lists... Building dependency tree... Reading state information... The following packages have been kept back: ...
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Users disappeared after upgrade samba minor version

I use Ubuntu 11.04 and today I have upgraded samba from 2:4.1.6+dfsg-1ubuntu2.14.04.3 to 2:4.1.6+dfsg-1ubuntu2.14.04.7 with some other packages. After restart service samda-ad-dc all my users and ...
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How do I upgrade my g++, C++11 features do not work

the following code generates error std::string xyz="whatever"; int x=1; xyz+=std::to_string(x); //this is supposed to turn xyz into whatever1 from whatever Why am I using this approach? Because ...
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Loosing user permissions after upgrading Kubuntu 14.04 to 14.10

Yesterday I've upgraded my Kubuntu 14.04 to 14.10 thinking it would be safe to do so right now. The upgrade proceeded as expected but somehow my user account apparently lost admin rights. If I try to ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Upgrading 12.04. on 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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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'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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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cannot upgrade Kubuntu 14.10

I have Kubuntu 14.10 with Linux desktop001 3.16.0-30-generic #40-Ubuntu SMP Mon Jan 12 22:06:37 UTC 2015 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux kernel and when I issue command for system upgrade: clear ...
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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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Upgrading Ubuntu 11.04 on Alienware computer [duplicate]

I have an old Alienware computer that I found in storage. It has Ubuntu 11.04 installed on it and I really would like to update to the most recent Ubuntu. I am not Computer savvy when it comes to ...
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Cannot Ubuntu desktop edition perform as Ubuntu Server Edition? [duplicate]

I found two separate OS Ubuntu Desktop Edition (like Ubuntu 14.04 LTS which I am using ) and Ubuntu Server Edition OS available. Server Edition is used to do the performance for hosting a Ubuntu ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 upgrading Hardware Enablement Stack (HWE) shows unmet dependencies

When upgrading from to the new Hardware Enablement Stack manually using this command: sudo apt-get install --install-recommends linux-generic-lts-utopic xserver-xorg-lts-utopic ...
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Update audio and video players

I installed ubuntu first time, audio and video files are not opening. How to install a new(vlc player, kmp player, etc...) ? How to update the existing software in system?
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How to upgrade rkhunter

When running the command: sudo rkhunter --versioncheck I get the following output: [ Rootkit Hunter version 1.4.0 ] Checking rkhunter version... This version : 1.4.0 Latest version: 1.4.2 ...
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Cannot upgrade kernel 3.16 from 14.04 to 14.04.2

anyony knows what may cause this error? sudo apt-get install --install-recommends linux-generic-lts-utopic xserver-xorg-lts-utopic libgl1-mesa-glx-lts-utopic libegl1-mesa-drivers-lts-utopic Reading ...
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Upgrade from 14.10 to 15.04 [closed]

I'm looking for a way to upgrade 14.10 to 15.04 without using external media. Any thoughts? I've already tried apt-get dist-upgrade.
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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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“Replace the customized configuration file” dialog frozen during upgrade from 12.04LTS to 14.04LTS

About twelve hours ago, I started upgrading a laptop from Ubuntu 12.04LTS to 14.04LTS (better late than never, right?) using the ordinary, built-in graphical Distribution Upgrade tool. I stayed until ...