Questions about upgrading packages, systems or hardware.

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upgrading to Ubuntu 13.10 from Ubuntu 13.04

I have been using Ubuntu 13.04 and want to upgrade to 13.10. Last time when I did many of my applications stopped working like Evance and I had to format my hard drive. Can anybody help me to ...
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unable to upgrade 12.10 to subsequent releases [duplicate]

I know 12.10 is no longer supported and that transition period ended in May or July 2014. I simply wanted to upgrade to 13.10, and from there on to 14.05 doing the usual sudo do-release-upgrade ...
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Upgraded to 14.04; display no longer operable

It's a rack-mount server that was running 10.04LTS for the last four years quite happily. I decided it was time to upgrade. As usual, it didn't go smoothly. I finally have it booting into the upgraded ...
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After UNB, where do I go?

I've been running Lucid NBR since forever and I love it. A recent kernel update broke some services and while a revision fixed them, the writing is on the wall, I have to update. Unity fits on my ...
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ubuntu 12.04 to 14.04 upgrade disk filter writes not supported

When I upgrade from ubuntu 12.04 to 14.04 or do a clean installation I get: Error: diskfilter writes not suported. I have looked around on previous posts and the suggested solutions have not worked ...
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Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1) after upgrade to 14.04

After upgrading 12.04 to 14.04 on my server, I get a error when trying to update my packages. sudo apt-get upgrade no talloc stackframe at ../source3/param/loadparm.c:4864, leaking memory ...
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Recovering Apache after a botched upgrade attempt

I am running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. I wanted to upgrade PHP to PHP 5.4 and followed the instructions on this page: http://www.pixelite.co.nz/article/upgrading-php-54-ubuntu-1204-lts-support-drupal-8 By ...
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My system reboots at login screen after upgrading from 13.10 to 14.04

I am having trouble installing either Ubuntu or Xubuntu 14.04 or even upgrading to Ubuntu 14.04. I get a consistent result which is that once the system gets to the login screen or, if I'm booting ...
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another software-center crash [duplicate]

While upgrading from ubuntu 12.04 to 14.04 I received several (2-3) error messages which I allowed to communicate. After completing the upgrade, I tried to run software-center from the icon with no ...
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Upgrade from 12.04lts to 14.04lts login loop

Kinda a newb but I upgraded from 12 to 14 when I did I changed my login password now when I try and login I get into a loop, if I do this I can login in "These suggested instructions apply to my case ...
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Upgrading from 13.10 to 14.04 [duplicate]

When I search how to upgrade my OS from Ubuntu 13.10 to 14.04 LTS, I see posts stating to enter the terminal and type: sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get dist-upgrade I have also seen ...
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Ubuntu server problems to upgrade from 11.04 to 11.10 [on hold]

We are having problems with our ubuntu server to upgrade. Until now it has been working fairly well with 11.04, but some days ago it started to do odd things. After a reset everything works fine for ...
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Server Upgrade an 'end-of-life' Server from ISO over SSH

I have read that it is possible to upgrade ubuntu from an ISO image, but would the same be possible from a remote location over SSH? After mounting the ISO, what command would I use to upgrade? I ask ...
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Can't upgrade ubuntu 12.04 to 14.04 (Package dependencies cannot be resolved) [duplicate]

This is what I get each time I try to upgrade: "The following packages have unmet dependencies: libgl1-mesa-glx-lts-trusty: Depends: libglapi-mesa-lts-trusty (= 10.1.3-0ubuntu0.1~precise1) but ...
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Problem cause with libxml2 after upgrade from 12.04 to 14.04

After upgrade 12.04 64bit LTS to ubuntu 14.04 64bit LTS have problems with libxml2. Can't run software center,empathy etc # software-center Traceback (most recent call last): File ...
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How to upgrade from xserver-xorg-lts-saucy to xserver-xorg-lts-trusty

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 (Precise Pangolin), and have upgraded xorg by installing xserver-xorg-lts-saucy. I'd like to upgrade now to xserver-xorg-lts-trusty, but when I try apt-get install ...
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How to manage kernel upgrades with ubuntu-zfs installed

I have ubuntu-zfs installed. Periodically my system downloads minor kernel updates, but does not rebuild the ZFS module. On the next reboot, none of the ZFS filesystems can be mounted. In the past ...
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hwe-support-status does not tell me how to upgrade to 12.04.5

According to 1204_HWE-EOL, there should be an option to upgrade to 12.04.5 HWE, however, I do not receive any such instructions from hwe-support-status. # uname -r 3.11.0-24-generic # ...
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Ubuntu freezes on boot after upgrade to 14.04

Upgraded from 12.04 through the other releases to 14.04. Got message that everything was fine. Restarted machine. Took a long time. Finally came up. Cursor was frozen. After a minute, the screen ...
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GTK: Warning cannot display

I just upgraded from 13.10 to 14.04 and I am experiencing problems with my dependencies as follows sudo apt-get install gives You might want to run apt-get -f install to correct these. The ...
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Upgrade lost all added word to spell checker dictionary all applications

Upgrade from 12.04 LTS to 14.04 LTS on two computer running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. One is a System 76 the other is an Apple min mac. Problem: In all application that have spell check turned on, ...
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12.04 to 14.04 upgraded signin problems

I just upgraded from Ubuntu 12.04 LTS to 14.04 32bit desktop via the terminal command. sudo do-release-upgrade -d. After completion i rebooted and tried to login but as soon as I enter the password ...
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Software update error: Package operation failed

Whenever I'm prompted to install software updates, I get the error: The installation or removal of a software package failed. When I run sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get upgrade this ...
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Upgrade to 14.04, is there 32 bit version [on hold]

I am thinking of upgrading to Ubuntu 13.04 or even 14.04 but my os is apparently 32 bit. I have an Intel dual-core 1.8GHx x 2 processor and 2 Gb of RAM and plenty of HD. Will it cope and how do I find ...
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Problem upgrading from Kubuntu 12.04.4 to 14.04

Good morning, I have Kubuntu 12.04.4 LTS and would like to upgrade to 14.04 LTS. I tried to follow the instructions at https://help.ubuntu.com/community/TrustyUpgrades/Kubuntu/12.04LTS but after ...
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From 12.04 to 14.04

I am have been using 12.04 and I was thinking of upgrading to 14.04. My question to you all is that once I upgrade to the above mentioned version, I will I be able to use the third party packages ...
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Audio and Settings stop working after lastest updates on Ubuntu 14.04

Yesterday (2014-07-05) I upgrade my Ubuntu (upgrade/dist-upgrade) and then audio and settings stop working. Obs.: I use an USB Headphone and HDMI: both doesn't work anymore. I tried everything today, ...
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Question about compiling from ruby source and upgrade

I have three questions about compiling ruby (and other softwares) from source. Ruby is avaliable to install using apt-get, but I want to learn more about Linux and I want to compile from source. I am ...
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Can I upgrade from Windows 7 to Windows 8.1 with ubuntu 13.10 already installed? [duplicate]

The title is self-explanatory. I have Windows and ubuntu installed on separate partitions. Currently using the Grub bootloader to switch between OS. If there's any other information I need to provide ...
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[K]ubuntu in flux, upgrade would suppress kmail, konqueror and other packages?

I got a notification of available updates today (20140703), and as usual I checked the contents with apt-get -s upgrade (not as root as a double security): NOTE: This is only a simulation! ...
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ubuntu won't load up after an upgrade from 12.4 LTS to 13.10 [on hold]

I used the system updater recommended by the system it self. It finished up downloading and installing all the files and ask for a restart. I did a restart into grub and selected ubuntu, the ubuntu ...
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Apt Upgrade AND Downgrade all packages to Current Release

I recently upgraded from Ubuntu 12.04 to 14.04. While using 12.04, I installed several packages via PPA's. Now that I've upgraded to 14.04, I've discovered that some of the PPA packages from 12.04 are ...
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Unity on 14.10 - Desktop issue after dist upgrade [closed]

I just upgraded the distribution from 13.04 to 14.04 and than to 14.10 in hope of some fixes but I got instead a big one that reminds me of very much of ... windows lags. I hope is not a feature. ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 graphical errors after upgrade from 12.04

I was having a few issues that were annoying me with 12.04, so I decided to upgrade to 14.04. Everything seems to have gone well enough, except that there are graphical errors appearing in the ...
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13.10 to 14.04 upgrade aborted but then completed [duplicate]

I was upgrading from 13.10 t0 14.04 and the system said: "Could not install the upgrades The upgrade has aborted. Your system could be in an unusable state. A recovery will run now (dpkg --configure ...
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14.04 does not find my windows 8 partition

I am trying to upgrade 12.04 to 14.04 and 14.04 does not find my windows 8 partition it only finds my 12.04.
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Updating 32-bit 13.04 to 64-bit 14.04 [duplicate]

Can I update my 32-bit 13.04 system to 64-bit 14.04 from LiveCD?
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Error while upgrading kernel

I am trying to upgrade the kernel: (synaptic:22238): GLib-CRITICAL **: g_child_watch_add_full: assertion 'pid > 0' failed Väljer tidigare ej valt paket linux-image-3.13.0-30-lowlatency. (Läser ...
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LibreOffice Writer opens on top of document

Just got done upgrading to Ubuntu 14.04 LTS from 12.04 LTS on two computers. One is a System 76 the other was an Apple min mac that I completely converted to Ubuntu, I can stand OS X and or Apple. ...
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14.04 battery died during apt-get upgrade

I did my daily apt-get update and upgrade, but I forgot to plug in my laptop to a power source and battery died during upgrade. After pluging in and turning laptop on everything froze. So now ubuntu ...
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3.13.0-30 kernel issue will not log in / sign in

I did a recent update with the new kernel 3.13.0-30 seemed fine to start with booted to the desktop but after sign in just hung with only mouse inputs seeming to work and nothing else no menu our ...
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please help, cant open files/folders after upgrade, emergency

Help me please :(, I recommended to a friend to upgrade from 12.04 to 14.04, but he had no backup of his files. When the upgrade proccessfinished and he rebooted his laptop, after login, he tried t ...
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Frequent short freezes after upgrade to 14.04

A problem emerged when I upgraded Kubuntu to 14.04. In several minutes after booting up, Linux starts to freeze shortly (~1 second) and frequently (every ~5 seconds); not only graphics, but also sound ...
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HELP WITH UPGRADE [duplicate]

I have a Lenovo T500 with Ubuntu 10.10 running along side Windows XP. I need to upgrade to something newer. I have tried to download the image for 14.4, it will only go to 24% and gives up every time ...
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Workaround to Hash sum mismatch in apt-get update behind firewall

I am using Ubuntu 12.04, 64 bit virtual machine within a company network which obviously has firewalls. When I try to run sudo apt-get update or sudo apt-get update --fix-missing I get this error: ...
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Problems in downloading and installing packages

I am a newbie in Ubuntu. I have installed 12.04 LTS in my laptop and it was moreover all fine. I want to install packages like wine,VLC,Chromium Browser,etc I was getting various error messages. 1). ...
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libc6 : Depends: libc-bin (= 2.15-0ubuntu10) but 2.15-0ubuntu10.5 is installed

Problem So I having this problem after upgrading from Ubuntu server 8.04->10.04->12.04. Initial Command apt-get install -f dpkg: warning: files list file for package `tcpd' missing, assuming ...
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No space to upgrade Ubuntu 12.04 error message.

I'm trying to update and upgrade the Ubuntu Server 12.04 in order to fix the OpenSSL vulnerability (bring it to the latest version). The problem I'm having with this is that once I download the ...
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I updated my kernel to the latest version but nothing happened. What's wrong?

I was trying to install the latest stable kernel 3.15 following the steps written on this webpage: http://ubuntuhandbook.org/index.php/2014/06/install-upgrade-linux-kernel-3-15/ I followed everything ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 restarts computer after running GUI

First I installed 13.04 and everything was working properly. But then after upgrading to 14.04 it won't start. Sure, it's booting. I see grub2 menu. Ubuntu loading screen appears. Then GUI shows and ...