Questions about upgrading packages, systems or hardware.

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Upgrade aborts half-way through with the error message there is too little space in the /boot folder [duplicate]

I have tried to run the updater to install 14.04. It aborts half-way through with the error message there is too little space in the /boot folder. It recommends emptying the trash and running apt-get ...
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How to restrict Ubuntu to only show LTS updates

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS last week. Now I dont want to update daily for all the newly available updates, I want to restrict updates to only LTS updates. So I have seleted "For long-terms ...
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No internet after upgrading from 13.10 to 14.04 [on hold]

I've just updated my Dell Inspiron 1764 from 13.10 to 14.04. I was expecting to lose wireless networking (I need a proprietary broadcom driver) but now I've lost all internet. A wired connection says ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 upgrade problem - no desktop

I recently upgraded from Ubuntu 13.10 to 14.04 (both 64-bit). Initially, I tried the upgrade that runs from 13.10 (the one that pops up on the desktop to tell you there's a new release), but it ...
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Upgrade option is disabled while trying to upgrade to 14.04 using DVD

I tried to upgrade my Ubuntu 13.10 to 14.04 using DVD. When I want to upgrade, upgrade option is disabled. It seems I have to erase 13.10, so all of programs will be deleted. What's the problem? Why ...
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Upgrading Ubuntu slows Laptop down

I've a question considering upgrading Ubuntu to the new version. I've changed from 13.04 to 14.04 the system works great. I've noticed that if you upgrade the system it always gets slower. It is like ...
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Computer turned off during Ubuntu upgrade. How do I know if this has created problems?

Got notified a week ago of a new Ubuntu upgrade. I clicked yes, it sad it'd take several hours. I thought OK and let it do it's thing. Got back to a turned off laptop due to failed gangway. typical! ...
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Why are my user accounts missing from login screen after upgrade to 14.04 from 12.04 ?

Upgraded my 12.04LTS to 14.04 LTS via DVD, choosing the "upgrade" option from the installation options prompt. Since then, in the Login screen, the older user accounts are not visible. They are ...
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Precise to Trusty Upgrade? No Notification so far

I checked the settings of my update manager (cf picture below), but I have received no notification so far for Trusty, I was wondering if this was normal, or if I would have to install it manually? ...
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Problem in Updating Ubuntu 14.04, replaced Windows 8.1

And this is happening again. Even Last time when I have updated from Ubuntu Ver 12.x to 13.x, it has replaced the Windows 8 boot file with its own. And whatever I was doing (selecting option from ...
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Cannot upgrade from Ubuntu 13.10 to Ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

Today I tried to upgrade my system to Ubuntu 14.04 but during the "Setting new software channels" process I get the following error: W:Failed to fetch ...
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php-pear is not working after upgrading to Ubuntu 14.04 [on hold]

After upgrading to Ubuntu 14.04 php-pear is failing to install any packages. sudo pear install --alldeps --force pear.phpunit.de/PHPUnit downloading PHPUnit-4.0.17.tgz ... Starting to download ...
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Why I should remove proprietary softwares and packages to upgrade my Ubuntu

I have tried to upgrade my Ubuntu twice now and haven't succeeded. The first was to upgrade from 13.04 to 13.10. Yesterday I tried to upgrade from Ubuntu 13.10 to 14.04 using upgrade manager but ...
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Detected displays wrong after upgrade to 14.04

upgrade to 14.04 - screen display finds 1 built-in monitor, however I have 2 identical "LACie photon20vision II" screens (neither Built-in) attached to a ATI Radeon card. It does not seem to be ...
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Blank desktop after upgrading lubuntu to 14.04 from 12.10

I recently have experienced the same problem twice when upgrading two computers - once when upgrading Lubuntu 12.10 to 13.10 and again today when upgrading a second computer from 12.10 to 14.04. In ...
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After upgrading to Ubuntu 14.04, my shortcuts keys and media keys no longer work

I just upgraded from 13.10 to 14.04 (GNOME interface) and none of the shortcut key combinations or Fn+F(#) controls seem to be working any more (not even the default ones, like Ctrl+Alt+T for ...
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14.04 upgrade: sysklogd disappeared without replacement!

I just upgraded from 13.10 to 14.04 with do-release-upgrade and I lost my syslog daemon in the proceedings. klogd and sysklogd were removed without any replacement functionality being installed. (I ...
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How do I upgrade my Ubuntu server from one LTS version to another? Is this safe?

I like to keep all my servers running only the most stable versions of any operating system, so obviously I only run the LTS versions of Ubuntu. I currently have a few servers running Ubuntu server ...
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Problem upgrading from 13.10 to 14.4- serious errors were found while checking the disk drive for /

I was using Ubuntu 13.10 and it was working very good. Yesterday I got notification about newer version of 14.4 and I tried to upgrade. Everything looks fine but when it's finish everything, now ...
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Upgrade 13.10 to 14.04 broke grub - now boots straight to Windows 8

Upgraded from a functioning dual-boot Window 8.1 and Ubuntu 13.10 to 14.04. Before today at startup I option to choose Ubuntu or Windows8.1. The default was Ubuntu, and if I waited a few seconds ...
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postgresql broken after 14.04 despite succesful pg_upgrade [SOLVED]

I'm running an Ubuntu VPS where i'm am upgrading to 14.04. everything has gone smoothly so far. Except the PostgreSQL migration from 9.1 to 9.3. The server hosts a Django 1.6 site and the traceback ...
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Problems connecting to netowrk/wireless after upgrade [duplicate]

I just upgraded to 14.04, completed the process and restarted my laptop. Now I can not connect to my wireless network, and therefore can not connect to my internet wirelessly. Ubuntu keeps trying, ...
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Blank Screen after trying to upgrade 12.04 LTS to 14.04 LTS [duplicate]

So I tried upgrading my Lenovo G505 laptop from Ubuntu 12.04 to 14.04. It was working at first and I got the installation menu but when I clicked on upgrade 12.04 to 14.04, my screen went black. After ...
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Upgrade 13.10 to 14.04 problems

Upgrade manager won't allow updates to 13.10 nor upgrade to 14.04. It thinks I still have 13.04. Have 64-bit dual-boot Win 8.1 / Ubuntu 13.10. The U-13.10 upgraded online from 13.04 in October. All ...
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Upgrade of 12.04.4 LTS to 14.04 LTS fails on Pandaboard

I'm trying to upgrade 12.04.4 LTS to 14.04 LTS on a Pandaboard. The upgrade via do-release-upgrade -dfails with Fetched 0 B in 0s (0 B/s) Hit ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 shows Packages 404 not found while updating and Hash sum mismatch

I'm getting the following error while updating: W: Failed to fetch http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/natty-backports/main/binary-i386/Packages 404 Not Found W: Failed to fetch ...
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System Running in Low Graphics Mode After Upgrade from 13.10 to 14.04 Failure: Simplest Fix for Non Tech? [duplicate]

Accepted offer to upgrade from 13.10 to 14.04, but the upgrade failed. When I turned on my machine the next day, I was thrown into 'Low Graphics Mode' which didn't offer options, probably from driver ...
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No sound on a Samsung RC512 since upgrade to 14.04

After the upgrade I can only have sound visually. It seems to work but no sound. In the beginning I installed the PulseAudio Volume Control and I was able to make the sound work, but after and update ...
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Upgrade from Ubuntu 13.10 to 14.04

Actually I want to upgrade to the newly released Ubuntu 14.04 from a saucy 13.10 version. Regarding that I never run into an upgrade process from a *nix version to an onward one, I want your kind ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 is showing error while upgrading to 14.04 [duplicate]

W:Failed to fetch gzip:/var/lib/apt/lists/partial/archive.ubuntu.com_ubuntu_dists_trusty_universe_binary-i386_Packages Hash Sum mismatch , E:Some index files failed to download. They have been ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 Kylin upgrade to 14.04 Gnome

How can I upgrade from ubuntu 13.10 Kylin to Ubuntu 14.04 Gnome? (I have a slow internet connection, so I downloaded the new version of Ubuntu Gnome & booted it via USB. However, I can't find the ...
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Upgrade to 14.04 Memory Allocation Problem

Recently did a fresh install on my laptop to 13.10 to prepare for the LTS release. I started the upgrade process when the updater prompted and read a book waiting for it. When I checked on the ...
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Trouble upgrading from 13.10 to 14.04

Completed an upgrade from 13.10 to 14.04 on a dell latitude. Traditionally I use the default Ubuntu desktop, but following the upgrade, the desktop fails to load. I can access the command line via ...
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How can I repair ubuntu 14.04 LTS broken installation?

I have Ubuntu 14.04 LTS installed on my laptop (upgraded from 13.10). When I tried to upgrade my Ubuntu 13.10, in the middle of upgrade proccess, my system crashed and I had to restart my laptop. ...
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Upgrade to 14.04 Serious errors were found while checking the disk drive for /

I recently upgraded to Ubuntu 14.04 LTS from 13.10. I had installed the earlier version using WUBI. I am receiving the following error on booting Ubuntu with the latest kernel 3.14 Serious error ...
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Unity gnome, xubuntu will not load

I neglected to back up before trying to upgrade. Now I can't load any desktop environment trying old ways. It says Unity does not exist and I can't install it using sudo apt-get install because it has ...
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Upgrade from 13.10 to 14.04 gone wrong

Today, a message appeared that I could upgrade to 14.04. After upgrading, I was asked to restart and so I did. However, I could not reboot at all. After restarting again, different boot options were ...
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Distribution upgrade problem

I'm trying to upgrade Ubuntu 13.04 to 13.10. I have executed the terminal command : sudo apt-get dist-upgrade I've got the following error : dpkg: error processing ...
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I can not upgrade to ubuntu 14.04

friends. I can not upgrade my ubuntu salamander to ubuntu 14.04, every time a have got an error in the middle of the upgrading(. The system is answering that something wrong with my internet ...
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Ubuntu upgrade from 13.10 to 14.04 hangs with libjack [on hold]

I'm trying to upgrade from 13.10 to 14.04 on my System 76 laptop. I'm using the Distribution Upgrade. It has Prepared to upgrade Set new software channels Got new packages and has been stuck ...
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VMware error after upgrade to ubuntu 14.4

i had installed "VMware-Player-6.0.1-1379776.x86_64.bundle" in my Ubuntu 13.10. Today i Upgrade to Ubuntu 14.4 LTS. Now when i try to launch vmware it shows a messagebox "Before you can run vmware ...
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upgrade freezes, leaves system un-bootable

After the previous upgrades (from 12.10 via 13.04 to 13.10) went without problems, I tried to upgrade from 13.10 to 14.04. After downloading it stopped and asked for stopping xscreensaver, I did. ...
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Aborts in the middle of installation, but somehow works fine

Last night I've tried upgrading my system to v14.04. The system aborted the upgrade about three hours in, saying that there were some files unable to be installed, and it said something along the ...
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How do I upgrade from 12.04 to 14.04? [duplicate]

These seem to get marked as duplicate... but there is an easily available piece of information that I had to do quite a bit of perusing to find that I think most users asking would like to see: Per ...
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Ubuntu dist-upgrade failure from 13.10 to 14.04 LTS

I have tried to upgrade Ubuntu in graphical mode from 13.10 to 14.04 but I've got this error: "Could not calculate the upgrade" What should I do next?
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upgrading not finished: How to correct issues or even finish the upgrade?

I upgraded over night my computer. But this morning, not knowing that the life expectancy of my computer without energy cable plugged in is about 20 minutes :p, someone unplugged it and it shut down. ...
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Upgrade to 14.04 with dual boot Win8. I broke grub

So I'm new at this. It's the second time I messed up the bootloader. I upgraded from ubuntu 13 to 14 and when I boot the PC it shows: error: symbol 'grub_term_highlight_color' not found grub ...
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How to configure PPA to automatically point to use my current release code-name?

I know I can get my current release code-name using lsb_release -cs but is there a way through which I can edit my PPA URLs to use this command to point to the current release automatically ? My ...
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Upgrade to Ubuntu 14.04LTS from 13.10 failed and now have a black screen

I tried to upgrade from Ubuntu 13.10 to 14.04LTS. In between it asked about some configuration files whether to keep or replace them, for all I chose to replace them on each prompt but at the end ...
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“Failed to start session” after interrupted upgrade to 14.04

While upgrading to 14.04 using sudo do-release-upgrade my network connection was interrupted and several packages failed to upgrade. Running do-release-upgrade again reported No new releases found ...