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Ubuntu 12.04 to 14.04 LTS Upgrade Crash!

I'm in a pretty bad situation right now. I ran the following terminal commands to upgrade my Laptop from 12.04 LTS to 14.04 LTS, and left my computer to let it sit to do its thing. When I came back, ...
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TP-LINK TL-WDN3800 Dual Band Wireless N600 and 14.04 [on hold]

As the title says, it doesn't seem to work under 14.04. Crashes the driver on start up.
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Upgrade manager doesn't finds ubuntu 14.04

I have 13.10 installed and would like to upgrade to 14.04. How would be this possible? If i do it like the manual says then i can update only to the devel version of ubuntu which i would like not.
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Upgrade from 13.10 to 14.04 stuck: 'Trying to remove non-existant caller id.' [on hold]

I'm currently trying to upgrade from 13.10 to 14.04 using a DVD that I've burnt. The upgrade seems to have got stuck in a loop though (I'm writing this using another computer). I have the terminal ...
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I tried to use the software updater but it doesn't give the upgrade option [duplicate]

I launched the software updater to upgrade from 13.10 to 14.04 but the updater doesn't give the upgrade option. The version on the Ubuntu 14.04 shows an upgrade button on the updater.
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Ubuntu 14.04 upgrade safe for dual boot?

Is it safe to upgrade Ubuntu 13.10 to 14.04 if its setup on dual boot with windows? I recently upgraded windows 8 to 8.1 with ubuntu 13.10 on dual boot and now the performance seems degraded and ...
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Can't close all programs and continue the upgrade

I have decided to upgrade to ubuntu 14.04 today as it is supposed to be the 1st official release date. I used the usual: sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get upgrade sudo apt-get autoremove sudo ...
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How to upgrade easily from 12.04 LTS to 14.04 LTS without losing data? [duplicate]

My System Spec is: OS: ubuntu 12.04 LTS OS Type: 64-bit Disk: 488.3 GB There is no partition on my machine and I want to upgrade to 14.04 LTS. But I'm afraid to do this as I've got data in it that I ...
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How do I ensure my upgraded server remains on the LTS?

I'd like to upgrade my server from non-LTS (Saucy) to the new LTS (Trusty Tahr). In other words, once Ubuntu 14.10 will be out (next scheduled release after 14.04), I would like to remain on the LTS ...
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I'm on version 10.10 and cant seem to up upgrade to a newer version? [duplicate]

It wants to upgrade to 11.04, but then says that version is also unsupported and then 'fails to fetch'... I've also had an error when it says something about a repository couldnt be found? Any ideas ...
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How to upgrading to new release automatically or download the release iso once it's released?

All of you know that within few hours, Ubuntu 14.04 is going to be released. What can I do to upgrade my system automatically when Ubuntu 14.04 is arrived? And also What can I do to download a ...
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29 packages can be updated - How?

I see the following message when I login: 29 packages can be updated. 6 updates are security updates. How can I perform the updates? I tried apt-get upgrade and some stuff was installed ...
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How to upgrade to 14.04 from 12.04 [duplicate]

I am using now Ubuntu 12.04 LTS, and now Ubuntu 14.04 has been released with support for 5 years. How can I use 14.04 instead of 12.04.Do I have to delete 12.04 and install 14.04. Or is there any way ...
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do-release-upgrade: Failed to configure linux-image-generic (previous on backports kernel)

Because of hardware issues I was on backports-3.11-rc3-1 with Ubuntu 13.4 64bit. Now, after a while I initialized do-release-upgrade. The process stopped with the message that the configuration of ...
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do-release-upgrade: python install is corrupted

I was upgrading from 13.10 to 14.04 (dev for now, stable in a few hours) using do-release-upgrade and encountered the following problem: Can not upgrade Your python install is corrupted. Please fix ...
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Upgrading Ubuntu 13.10 to 14.04 LTS - failure [on hold]

I ran the command: sudo do-release-upgrade for upgrading Ubuntu 13.10 to 14.04 LTS/ But it gives the following output: No new release found So what should I do now?
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Dependency issues preventing update

I'm trying to do routine software upgrades but made the mistake a while back of installing acestream:i386, which broke a fair amount of stuff. When I run apt-get upgrade, I get the following: E: ...
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Upgrade (files AND applications) from Ubuntu to Debian [on hold]

I can't give further explanation to my question: is it possible to backup EVERYTHING from Ubuntu to Debian? In case you need to know the versions of Ubuntu and Debian, I am at some point confused ...
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Updating Ubuntu 13.10 to 14.04

I've updated my Ubuntu to 14.04 LTS before but now I installed Ubuntu and partitioned my hard disk about 10 times, trying to do everything but it can't be updated to 14.04 LTS again without saying ...
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My ubuntu 12 .04 will not update

Hi I'm having problems updating my Ubuntu 12.04, when I type sudo apt-get update I get this howie@ubuntu:~$ sudo apt-get update [sudo] password for howie: Get:1 http://dl.google.com stable ...
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How to fully convert Ubuntu to Ubuntu Gnome (not just installing Gnome)?

I've been using Ubuntu since 7.10 on a number of different computers. I'm currently using 13.10 on my home computer and 13.04 on my work computer. I prefer the Gnome 3 desktop experience and it's ...
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How can I perform a dist-upgrade with held back packages

I'm currently running 13.04 with cinnamon on my thinkpad E520. I've installed an earlier version of xserver-xorg-video-intel because newer versions just don't work and to stop it being ...
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Broken upgrade repair

Yesterday I prepared to upgrade from Ubuntu 12.10 to 13.10, but something went wrong during the upgrade and my computer got restarted in the middle of the process (at the point of installing ...
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Settings pages doesn't display properly after dist-upgrade

I added the main Gnome PPA to get latest "Nautilus" version. Because Ubuntu repository has old one. After dist-upgrade mouse cursor disappeared I already fix it. Also settings page do not display ...
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12.04 - After upgrades “enable wireless” causes crash

(I am sorry but I am a ubuntu noob, so hopefully any solution will not be too technical) I have a Thinkpad Edge430. I had been using ubuntu 12.04 for many months without a problem. Last week, I ...
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error in ubuntu software-center [duplicate]

E:Encountered a section with no Package: header, E:Problem with MergeList /var/lib/apt/lists/in.archive.ubuntu.com_ubuntu_dists_saucy-backports_multiverse_i18n_Translation-en%5fIN, E:The package ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 doesn't let Citrix (icaclient) run

For years, on Ubuntu 10.04, 11.10, 12.04, 12.10, and 13.04, I have been able to access my workplace using Citrix (icaclient). After the OS upgrade: If I use Firefox, everything that I try to do ...
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Upgrading to new version of Ubuntu [duplicate]

i recently have installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS, then i notice that Ubuntu will release newer LTS version very soon. I have dual boot between Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and Windows 7, but what if i upgrading my ...
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Raid 0 gone after upgrade to 14.04 [closed]

I have recently upgraded from 13.10 to 14.04. All went smoothly until I restarted the system here I met the error: "symbol 'grub_term_highlight_color' not found" (Bug #1289977). I followed ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 speed problem [closed]

Ubuntu 12.04 was fast Ubuntu 1310 is slower than 13.04 Will 14.04 be faster? 2 Gig of mem. Pentinum 4 CPU 3.2 Gig 32 bit
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upgrading ubuntu 13.04 to 13.10 [duplicate]

I ran the command do-release-upgrade but it tells that no new release is found i want to upgrade ubuntu 13.04 to 13.10 is there any way to upgrade ubuntu 13.04 directly to ubuntu 14.04?
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Wifi connects but no internet after upgrading to 13.10

I upgraded my Ubuntu-studio 13.10 yesterday (via do-release-upgrade) from 12.04. Now my wireless doesn't work properly: I can see the wireless networks and the PC can connect, but internet just won't ...
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ubuntu 14.04 update into release version [duplicate]

now I installed ubuntu 14.04 beta 2. can it update into release version on 17th april 2014? I don't want download and reinstall again. can it?
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Error: the update information is outdated because of network problems or old repositories

In the top right of my screen there is a red signal which is saying that there are some networks problems. I tried to update it but couldn't. How to solve this now? Update error: Err ...
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Heartbleed: dist-upgrade didn't fix it

Sorry for my bad English. I'm running Ubuntu 12.04.2 LTS (GNU/Linux 3.2.0-60-virtual x86_64). In an attempt to fix Heartbleed, I first ran apt-get update, then apt-get dist-upgrade. It went all OK, ...
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How do I upgrade openssl? [duplicate]

I am running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and would like to upgrade openssl to the latest version. openssl version -a reports "1.0.1 14 Mar 2012" I ran apt-get update / upgrade / dist-upgrade but it says "0 ...
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When to upgrade/install Ubuntu 14.04 LTS [duplicate]

I am using Ubuntu 13.10, and looking forward for the launch of Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. Please suggest me how should I upgrade to 14.04 LTS?
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What will be the difference between freshly installed OS and upgraded from previous version?

I had installed Ubuntu 13.10 when it was released. Now Ubuntu 14.04 LTS is ready to be launched. I wonder if there will be any different between a freshly installed Ubuntu and Upgraded from previous ...
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Will Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr Update? [duplicate]

Will Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr request me to update when the actual LST gets released or will I have to manually download another image file and install on virtualbox?
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Cannot deploy local charms after Juju upgrade [closed]

I keep getting ERROR only charm store charm references are supported, with cs: schema when I try to deploy charms from a local repository. My commands look like juju deploy -v ...
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Why unattended-upgrades does not fix heartbleed bug?

I've followed the instruction to install unattended-upgrades to install automatic security updates on my server (ubuntu server 13.10). https://help.ubuntu.com/community/AutomaticSecurityUpdates Can ...
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Cant access 12.10 after upgrade [duplicate]

I upgraded from 12.04 to 12.10. After rebooting, i just had a black screen. Spending hours looking through the web and trying to update through recovery mode i eventually added repositories ...
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Avoid Upgrade to Software Beta Versions

Today my Update Manager in Ubuntu 12.04. updated R to the latest version called "R version 3.1.0 beta (2014-03-28 r65330) -- "Spring Dance"" I had a lot of trouble after the upgrade and I needed to ...
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How to repair upgrade from 13.04 to 13.10

I launched an upgrade on my sister's computer like Ubuntu asked to, in order to get from 13.04 to 13.10. It seems the upgrade is blocked at the stage where it's downloading some flash-plugin thing. ...
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Networking doesn't start after upgrade with new upstart system

I have upgraded to the stable version of ubuntu server and my network doesn't start. There should be some problem with the new upstart service, because the network seems to try to load a dhcp, but i ...
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Error in update and upgrade

Following are some of the errors that I am getting while using the command: sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get upgrade W: Failed to fetch ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 AMD/ATI Radeon RESOLUTION PROBLEM after upgrade from 13.04

I have a problem with my screen resolution after I upgraded from Ubuntu 13.04 to Ubuntu 13.10. My computer: HP ProBook 4720s :: Intel® Core™ i7 CPU M 640 @ 2.80GHz × 4 :: 64-bit In System settings ...
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no internet and black screen after upgrade [duplicate]

I decided to upgrade from 12.04 to 12.10 today,everything went fine and rebooted when asked,but after ubuntu logo screen it goes black. And instead of a recovery mode in grub there is () at the endof ...
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Can't wait for 14.04 official release, can I get the beta and just get the updates on the 17th? [duplicate]

Quick question. I want to download the currently available version of 14.04 rather than waiting until the 17th for the official release. Should I be waiting on the final release or can I count on ...
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Upgrading 12.04 to 14.04 beta

I was trying to upgrade from 12.04 LT to 14.04 beta using update manager and using this command. sudo do-release-upgrade --check-dist-upgrade-only --devel-release But it is showing Checking for ...