Questions about upgrading packages, systems or hardware.

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display services with problems after upgrade from 12.04 to 14.04

I did an upgrade from ubuntu 12.04 to 14.04, now I have problems with my video card and other services, I would like to ask you: is there any way to isolate or display the services that are with ...
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Upgrading Kernel Breaks Several Features

I've recently made the switch from Windows to Ubuntu 14.04. I'm sure you can imagine my excitement when I started the OS, and found it to be almost completely ready to go out of the box! After a few ...
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Broken packages prevent 13.10 > 14.04 upgrade, but Synaptic shows no broken packages

I tried to upgrade as described in the subject, but get the error that it can't calculate the upgrade. I ran grep Broken /var/log/dist-upgrade/apt.log and received a long list of broken packages: ...
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Terminal doesn't close with “exit” command after upgrade to 14.10

Upgrading from Ubuntu 14.04LTS to Ubuntu 14.10, the upgrade seems to work OK but using "exit" in gnome terminal just prints exit on the next line and comes back with the command line prompt. This ...
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Why does Ubuntu 14.10 want to remove Grive tools on upgrade from 14.04?

When running the upgrade tool (I'm currently on Ubuntu 14.04), I see "grive" as "no longer needed" and "grive-tools" listed for removal. Why does Ubuntu have to do this? Will I have to reinstall ...
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After upgrade from 12.04 to 14.04 automount cd/dvd not working with error

I had Ubuntu 12.04 386 for years in my virtualbox working fine. Yesterday I did the upgrade to 14.04. Everything is working fine except now the automount of CD/DVD is not working, ending up with this ...
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Python Error when opening software-center

My software center suddenly not working. When i tried to open it from the launcher, its only loading but showing nothing. I tried to run it from terminal, and got this error : Traceback (most recent ...
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There's a way ubuntu's kernel supports my video card?

Well my problem is my old gaming laptop is not compatible with the ubuntu kernel, (as far as i read) that happened since i upgraded to ubuntu 13.10, my video card is an ATI Radeon HD 3650 and each ...
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Virtualbox Guest OS unexpectely resets in Ubuntu 14.10

Problem with VirtualBox After upgrading from Ubuntu 14.04 to 14.10 I have a problem with starting a VirtualBox virtual machine. I'm running VirtualBox on a 64-bit host using two virtual machines, ...
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Can you forcepae whilst upgrading from within Xubuntu 12.04.4

I have installed Xubuntu 12.04.4 on a ACER TravelMate 2350 laptop and want to upgrade it to the latest version. Is there a way to forcepae from within Xubuntu whilst upgrading or do I need to do a ...
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custom iso, error rebuilding initrd (mkinitramfs)

I'm creating a custom ISO (starting with ubuntu-14.04.1-server-amd64.iso) and wanting to upgrade it's kernel to latest (for me that's 3.13.0-38-generic). I'm following the instructions in ...
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skype fails to start or crashes in 14.04

I have tried uninstalling and re-installing using different methods on Stack Exchange but the result is always the same, Skype fails to start at all or, very occasionally crashes with an error "skype ...
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11.04 upgrade to 14.10 fails [duplicate]

I tried to upgrade with the manager but guess what? My version is 11.04 and the manager try to upgrade to 11.04. What can I do and is it possible to upgrade through all those End-of-Life versions, ...
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Does dist-upgrade will upgrade my Ubuntu from 14.04 LTS to 14.10?

First, sorry for the silly question. I did some googling, but still not quite sure the answer. I dont want to upgrade my ubuntu to 14.10 because its not LTS. However, i want to do some upgrades other ...
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Upgrade from 12.04 to 14.04. Kernel not upgraded

I had upgraded a VPS server from 12.04 to 14.04, but recently noticed that that the kernel is 2.6.32. I am not an expert Linux user but unfortunately, it is my responsibility. I have checked how to ...
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“Software Updater” & “Software & Updates” not working on 14.04 LTS

I havent used my Ubuntu for quite long time. Today, when i boot the Ubuntu (14.04 LTS), the software updater and Software & Updates(from Settings) are not working. The software updater's window ...
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After upgrade to 14.10 and Gnome 3.14.1 keyboard layout is not switching

After upgrade to 14.10 and Gnome 3.14.1 I've an issue with switching keyboard layout from English to Russian, it's in the list of the languages' indicator, indicator language is OK switching but input ...
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Why can't my udev rules rename kernel device nodes after upgrading from 12.04 to 14.04

In Ubuntu 12.04 I wrote the following udev rules to fix the /dev name of a USB RF remote control. These were: KERNEL=="event[0-9]*", ATTRS{name}=="BTC USB Multimedia Cordless Keyboard", ...
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Multitude of strange problems after sudo apt-get upgrade

Ugh, I knew I shouldn't have done a "sudo apt-get upgrade", I've gone from having a working (if a bit behind) laptop to a buggy as hell frustration machine. Multitude of strange behaviours and ...
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Loss of touch pad function on laptop after upgrade

No touch pad function after upgrade. (as of 04/11/14) Using HP-255-G1 Notebook PC which came with Ubuntu 12.04 installed and have today upgraded to 14.04. Now I have to use a mouse on a laptop! ...
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Menu bar has disappeared 14.10 - nvidia

I had some issues on upgrade 14.04->14.10 that others have reported with nvidia drivers failing to update, but it was working fine. I just rebooted and the menu bar is missing, there are desktop ...
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How to resume release upgrade after network interruption?

When upgrading from Ubuntu 14.04 to Ubuntu 14.10 via wifi (this is not a mistake, some modern computers come only with wifi), the connection was interrupted and reconnected within 1 second after ...
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Touchpad not working and boot screen says 'Ubuntu Kylin' after upgrading to 14.04

tl;dr: I upgraded from 12.04 to 14.04. And now on boot up there's a wolf on the screen and says 'Ubuntu Kylin' and my touchpad doesn't work. How do I fix these issues? I upgraded from 12.04 to 14.04 ...
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Laptop discharged while upgrading to 14.10

I was upgrading to 14.10 from 14.04 today, and I was halfway through the process. It was on the "adding packages" stage. I left my laptop, but soon the battery discharged and when I later booted it, ...
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Where to find out if a upgrade is a security upgrade or feature upgrade?

I've checked the official Ubuntu site, but I can't find anywhere it says if a release is a security update or just a feature update. For example, if there's a vulnerability in 13.10 that requires an ...
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Unable to upgrade my dell vostro from ubuntu 12.04 to 14.04

I have tried using Upgrade manager to upgrade from 12.04LTS to 14.04LTS. I get the following: Third party disabled. Some third party entries in your sources.list were disabled. You can re-enable them ...
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upgrade from 14.04LTS to 14.10 error

i just upgraded from 14.04LTS to 14.10 and it looked like it went ok.. Then i ran apt-get-upgrade to see if there was any lingering upgrades and i got message saying there was 1386 upgrades available ...
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ubuntu 14.10 shows kernel panic error on startup after upgrade from 14.04

i upgraded from 14.04 to 14.10, when prompted by the system update utility during the upgrade some packages did not install properly / gave errors (i cant remember which packages) after restart it ...
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Should I replace the customized configuration file '/etc/gnome/defaults.list'?

While upgrading from 14.04 to 14.10 I was prompted with a difficult decision: Difference between the files --- /etc/gnome/defaults.list 2014-10-13 05:52:59.320350092 +0300 +++ ...
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No grub after upgrading from 14.04 to 14.10 [duplicate]

After the ubuntu upgrade from 14.04 to 14.10,system goes to black screen without any grub on booting(even the right shift key didnt bring up the grub).However if i choose BIOS and exit without any ...
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Help. Ubuntu upgrade to 14.04 from 12.04 stuck

Currently I am upgrading my Ubuntu from 12.04 to 14.04 . I have already tried upgrading it twice, with the result that my system crashed and had to do a factory reset. So this is my third attempt . ...
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Failed update 14.04 server version 3.13.0-39

I tried to upgrade my 14.04 server using dist-upgrade. Unfortunately the update failed and after some manual tinkering myself with broken packages I am kind of out of ideas. I already tried to ...
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Upgrating from 12.10 to 14.10 failed

I got this error while upgrading from 12.10 to 14.10: W:Failed to fetch http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/raring-security/main/source/Sources 404 Not Found [IP: 91.189.91.15 80] W:Failed to ...
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Unity/Gnome flashplugin dialog freezes session

Upgraded from 14.04 to 14.10 and now when I launch Unity or Gnome sessions the session draws the desktop, hangs, and then offers this dialog: Data files for some packages could not be downloaded. ...
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I am facing an ubuntu upgrade issue [duplicate]

I am facing error in ubuntu when I upgrade to apt-get command and I am also facing a problem when I want to install a new program. this error appears: najeeb@najeeb:~$ sudo apt-get upgrade [sudo] ...
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do-release-upgrade, interrupt, then no upgrade found

I started a do-release upgrade from 14.04 to 14.10. It found a release and started downloading some files. Before it got to do anything besides downloading, I realized on was on battery, didn't have ...
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14.04 server update without upgradeing to 14.10

I have a server running ubuntu 14.04 trusty. When i ran a sudo apt-get upgrade today it reported that it will keep back linux-generic linux-headers-generic linux-headers-server linux-image-generic ...
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HELP! Stuck on Ubuntu 6.10

I love Ubuntu and have 14.04 on all my PCs. The problem is that I forced my sister to switch from iOS to Ubuntu. I inserted my boot-able USB which had 14.04 into the MAC and unlike Windows, I found ...
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Ubuntu 14.10(Utopic Unicorn), Displays menu is Broken?

I recently upgraded to 14.10 from 14.04 from the software center, 2 days later I changed my Desktop Background from Settings-Displays , I may have updated the system with minor 3 to 10 MB updates from ...
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i have upgraded ubuntu 14.04 to 14.10 but when i log in there is blank screen

i have upgraded ubuntu 14.04 to 14.10 but when i log in there is blank screen. Then I googled it and tried fix it by following advice below apt-get install --reinstall ubuntu-desktop apt-get install ...
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14.04 upgrade login issue

I cannot login to my user or guest after upgrading to 14.04. I know there are several identical questions already, however the accepted solutions didn't work for me. Here is what I tried: Suggestions ...
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12.04LTS -> 14.04LTS; Dist-upgrade failed; postrgesql; removal blacklist

I'm trying to upgrade a server from 12.04LTS to 14.04LTS, but it consistently fails with: The package ... is in the removal blacklist. This can be caused by: * Upgrading to a pre-release version ...
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Is there a way to upgrade from a CD?

Is there a way to upgrade Ubuntu from a CD rather than across the network? As it stands now the only thing I know how to do from a CD is a clean install, which wipes everything on the partition.
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failed to upgrad from 14.04 to 14.10

I am connected to the net all the time. I am able to download several packages and than the download stops and I am getting the next message: Could not download the upgrades The upgrade has aborted. ...
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What should I do when I hit “start a new shell yo examine the situation”

I need help!! I have selected "start a new shell yo examine the situation" when upgrading from ubuntu 14.04 to 14.10 from the "Distribution Upgrade" tool. The prompt pop up because of an issue of ...
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Wired network not connecting automatically after xubuntu 14.10 upgrade

Last weekend I upgraded my 14.04 xubuntu to the latest release, 14.10 (out of curiosity). Ever since every time I login I have to manually select the wired connection to connect to. The first ...
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Problems loging in gnome-session after upgrade to 14.04

I just upgraded from ubuntu 12.02 LTS to 14.04 LTS. After a miriad of problems which i was able to solve one by one, the upgrade was successful. It was however impossible to log in the default gnome ...
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How can I fully backup my fully encrypted disk before upgrading to Trusty from Precise?

My computer is currently running Precise, and using full disk encryption. I'm nervous that if there are any complications when upgrading to Trusty, I won't be able to revert due to my disk being ...
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User stopped being sudoer after release upgrade

I've upgraded one of web server, that was running Ubuntu from 11.10 to 12.04 (No downtime since it's creation, though serving 10-40k requests/daily). sudo apt-get install update-manager-core ...
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14.10 upgrade failed now no user profiles and screen config is hosed

Completed download of 14.10 overnight. Stated that the upgrade failed. Just sat for an hour after that message and I was not able to check anything as nothing seemed to work, no keyboard, no mouse, ...