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Ubuntu 14.04 Server upgrade error

I can´t upgrade Ubuntu because locales do not get installed: root@ubuntuserver14:/home/administrator# aptitude install locales The following packages will be upgraded: locales 1 packages upgraded, ...
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updated ubuntu server to 14.04 email notification from cron “etc/init.d/restart.sh: 19: /etc/init.d/restart.sh: -f: not found”

After my server upgrade to ubuntu 14.04 I am getting an email notification from cron with the etc/init.d/restart.sh: 19: /etc/init.d/restart.sh: -f: not found when I do reboot from putty. Server ...
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Kubuntu 14.10 Plasma5 suspend/hibernate problems

I updated my kubuntu from 14.04 to 14.10/plasma5. I have some annoying problems (no splash screen, sometimes problems booting). But a much bigger problem is the fact that I can no longer suspend and ...
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screen turns Black when the os is booted [ only after Upgrade to 14.10 ] [duplicate]

today I upgraded my ubuntu [14.04 to 14.10]. during upgrade there are some pop-ups with error messages!!! I neglected them. And after upgrade the system rebooted and turns black!! I entered password ...
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How to fix dpkg error (1)

To be honest i'm not using Ubuntu but Debian (7.8), but as the commands are almost alike and this doesn't seem like an OS related problem to me, I figured I'd ask it on this glorious forum. I'm ...
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Upgraded Ubuntu… now only have Windows

I've had Ubuntu 12.04 for about a year now, resisted upgrading because everything works fine. Finally I gave in because I noticed many Windows applications on Wine just aren't working anymore. I ...
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Upgrade Ubuntu 11.04 [duplicate]

I've a question about upgrading my old Ubuntu 11.04 to the latest version. How can I do this without loosing my settings and data?
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Upgrading to UEFI motherboard while keeping old hard drive

I want to upgrade my motherboard+CPU, but have no desire to reinstall my Ubuntu system (Ubuntu is the sole OS in the hard drive). My current MB uses BIOS, but the new one will almost certainly use ...
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404 failed to fetch package

Okay, so I'm pretty new at this so I may not be giving you the right amount of infomation but I hope this is suffecent in helping me. I am running Ubuntu 14.10LTS (even thought my ...
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Troubleshooting Upgrade to 14.10

I tried to upgrade from Ubuntu 14.04 to 14.10, but the upgrade failed. I received the message: Calculating the changes Could not calculate the upgrade An unresolvable problem occurred while ...
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LTS what means for support provided(is it paid?) and what for developers? [duplicate]

LTS what means for support provided(is it paid?) and what for developers? If have 14.04 LTS and when came 16.04 LTS want upgrade - I must upgrade version by version... 14.10->15.04->15.10->16.04 or ...
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Git 1.7.9.5 Upgrade to current release of GIT 2.x on ubuntu 12.04 [duplicate]

I'm currently on ubuntu 12.04 and since this is an older version of ubuntu i have git 1.7.9.5 installed and i'm not sure how i can upgrade this to git 2.x. what do i type to install git 2.x (sudo ...
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I am getting the following error when I upgrade Ubuntu, from 13.10 to 14.04?

W:Failed to fetch http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/trusty/Release Unable to find expected entry 'main/binary-i38/Packages' in Release file (Wrong sources.list entry or malformed file) , E:Some ...
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Error upgrade Ubuntu 13.10 to 14.04 [closed]

I am getting following error every time I try to upgrade Ubuntu 13.10 to 14.04: W:Failed to fetch http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/trusty-security/Release Unable to find expected entry ...
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Should I upgrade when a development branch becomes stable?

I have an alpha version of Ubuntu. When the stable version is released do I have to upgrade or is it already stable from the installed updates?
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Do package versions of graphics-related software change in LTS?

I would like to ask if package versions of graphics-related software are likely to change in current LTS (14.04)? For example if software (for example ImageMagick) contains some bugs that are fixed in ...
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`dnscrypt-proxy' package freeze at update, remove or reinstall

I'm trying to upgrade packages, every time I ran sudo apt-get upgrade process freezes at setting up dnscrypt-proxy: Processing triggers for desktop-file-utils (0.22-1ubuntu1) ... Processing triggers ...
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Choice to replace utouch for multitouch in 14.04?

I wrote an application that previously utilized the utouch framework in 12.04 but now it won't work due to the utouch libraries not being present in 14.04. What is the best course of action to take to ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 showing package error as - Encountered a section with no Package [duplicate]

My Ubuntu 14.04 32bit showing a error notification in the tool bar as an error occured please run the package manager.When I am trying to do check for update it is showing an error as :- Encountered a ...
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Not getting GUI after upgradig to 14.04

I upgraded from 12.04 to 14.04 and after restarting I am getting this displayed on the screen: mount: mounting /dev/loop0 on /root failed: Invalid argument mount: mounting /dev on /root/dev failed: ...
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Ubuntu goes black after upgrading (using VirtualBox)

I am running Ubuntu 14.04 within Oracle VirtualBox 4.3. I saw a notification to upgrade some package which I couldn't remember, to be honest. After upgrading process, I was asked to reboot, then ...
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what is the best way to upgrade my kernel version?

I have ubuntu 14.04 LTS and a 3.17.4 kernel. i want to know if i should purge my installed kernel and install a new one or apply a patch to it.
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Release upgrade for Ubuntu EC2 AMI launches SSH on a different port

sudo do-release-upgrade on a Ububtu EC2 AMI shows the following warning message, is it safe to continue or what would be the preferred procedure. cat /etc/lsb-release DISTRIB_ID=Ubuntu ...
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Upgrade Ubuntu (from 12.04.3) to 12.04.4 LTS (and not 12.04.5)

I have servers in a VM, with Ubuntu 12.04.3. I tried to upgrade servers to 12.04.4. Downloaded ubuntu-12.04.4-alternate-amd64.iso and ubuntu-12.04.4-amd64.iso. Mounted each at /media/cdrom (one at a ...
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Ubuntu 14.04.1LTS Live Installer Wiped my HardDrive Completely ( dual booted with windows8 ) [duplicate]

My day cannot get any worse. I was running windows 8 alongside Ubuntu 13.10. Everything was so perfect, but as usual it didn't last very long.I had to upgrade, I just had to screw up. First I try ...
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How to fix Error: malformed line line 56 in source list? (Ubuntu 14.04) [duplicate]

I am not able to see content of Ubuntu Software Center. i got an error while using sudo apt-get update E: Malformed line 56 in source list /etc/apt/sources.list (dist parse) E: The list of sources ...
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Frozen desktop after upgrading to 14.04 from 12.10

I've upgrades to 14.04 and during start up at login screen I got "System program problem detected" error. After logging in, the error would not go away and my desktop would be frozen, nothing opens up ...
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Apt-get update runs without errors but doesn't really update package list

I installed 14.10 64 bits, three weeks ago, I never got any package to update. When I do apt-get update, I won't get any error, but updating of the package list is very fast and downloaded sizes seems ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 upgrade to 14.04 does not work

I have run the upgrade through terminal and through the update manager, in both cases it run from beginning to end without errors (I guess because I ended up with the sign on screen) but it always ...
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After upgrading to 14.04 my computer won't start just after a few tries. Also after hibernating it freezes. Help!

After upgrading from 12.04 to 14.04 my computer won't start just after a few tries. It kind of freezes at that purple screen, nothing after, so I have to turn it off manually and try again. Today it ...
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How to upgrade to a later version of Remmina than is in Repository

What's the best-practice way to upgrade to a package that is later than the one that's in the repository? I continue to experience this bug in Remmina on Ubuntu 14.04. An Arch user informed me that ...
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Distribution manager freezes when upgrading from 12.04 to 14.04

The distribution manager freezes when upgrading from 12.04 to 14.04. The download goes smoothly. At one point during the install it restarts. After the restart it just freezes. Then I have to do the ...
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“sudo apt-get update” gives 404 Not found in Ubuntu 14.10 and probelm installing .deb

I've a fresh installation of Ubuntu 14.10 desktop. I downloaded it yesterday. It has been installed correctly. I've added a repository and now when I enter the following command sudo apt-get update ...
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Problem in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS [closed]

Recently I upgraded Ubuntu from 13.04 to 13.10 and then to 14.04. Now I'm getting some weird problems: When I boot my machine from the grub menu using the normal "Ubuntu" option, my Caps Lock key ...
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Upgrade from 14.04 to 14.10, Blank screen with mouse pointer

I recently upgraded to 14.10 and now Ubuntu doesn't show the login screen any more. The .xsession-errors file has some details (See below screenshot) How should I proceed?
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My installation doesn't work updated from 12.04 to 14.04 through online

I was using Ubuntu 12.04. I tried to upgrade it to 14.04 online. Everything was completed successfully. After completion of the installation process, there were one pop-up window come for Reboot Now ...
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upgrading from 14.04 to 14.10 stuck at “installing upgrades” preparing to configure updated notifiier i386 [duplicate]

upgrading from 14.04 to 14.10 the system got stuck at "installing upgrades" preparing to configure updated notifier i386 The Terminal first showed a text regarding TrueType fonts being Microsoft ...
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How to upgrade PHP version to the latest stable released version? Let's say how to upgrade from PHP 5.5.19 to PHP 5.5.20?

I'm using a system running on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS 64-bit OS. I'm currently using following PHP version on this machine: Command used to get the below info at terminal : php -v Details I got are as ...
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performance go down after upgrading to ubuntu 14.10 from ubuntu 14,04

Merry Christmas everybody, here is my problem : Some week ago, I upgraded my Ubuntu 14.04 to Ubuntu 14.10. After that my computer performance has decreased. What is the problem?How do I solve it? ...
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Problem after upgrading to 14.04

I've recently updated my ubuntu 13.10 to 14.04. When it's restarted, I typed my password but nothing happened after that. It's still on the login screen. On the login screen, it says ubuntu 13.10 but ...
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Can't get skype to run

I can't figure this out, under Ubuntu 14.04.1 I've had absolutly no problems. My Printer was fine and my Skype too. Now after I bought a newer PC with UBUNTU 14.04 on I'm just having hassles. Can ...
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14.10 upgrade left me with an unbootable system

I have been running 14.04 on a Lenovo Thinkpad T440p for some time. Today I did a 14.10 upgrade. The upgrade proceeded without any complaints. (I've done many upgrades before, dating back to some ...
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Upgrade install from 12.04 to 14.04 was interrupted

My computer was in the process of upgrading from version 12.04 to 14.04. The computer was turned it off in the middle of installation, now I can't use my computer. I don't know what to do now. My ...
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How to recover a completely messed up ubuntu system

I have a system about 3000km away, so I have no access to it. The machine is running ubuntu 13.04 (yes, it's EOL passed long ago), and the python module is completely messed up. when I tried to use ...
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Crouton install

I run Ubuntu 12.04 which is recently updated. What media programs can I install? I have tried VLC but .deb files mostly tell me "corrupt". I run on a HP Chromebook 14.
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Ubuntu 14.04: Problem performing software upgrades (and installing any further packages)

I've just booted up an old Toshiba A100 laptop running 14.04, however I cannot complete the software updates or install any further packages. The error message is: dpkg: unrecoverable fatal error, ...
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Unknown media type in type 'uri/mms'

While updating from Ubuntu 14.04 to ubuntu 14.10, I got this message: Unknown media type in type 'uri/mms' Unknown media type in type 'uri/mmst' Unknown media type in type 'uri/mmsu' Unknown media ...
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How do I upgrade to the latest version [duplicate]

I'm a neophyte user trying to set my system up to program in PhP via Ubuntu. I have a cd with version 12.10 and would like to know how to upgrade after install and install packages for PHP... I'm ...
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Do I need to reinstall OS if changing motherboard? [duplicate]

Soon I will upgrade my GA-890GPA-UD3H to either GA-990FXA-UD3 or M5A99X (still deciding which one). Would I need to reinstall my 14.10 setup or will the kernel simply boot with a different ...
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14.04 Ubuntu loads an empty desktop after recent apt-get upgrade

I run Ubunutu 14.04 on a VirtualBox (Version 4.3.20), on a Windows 8.1 host machine, with an NVIDIA GTX-660M graphics card. I did a recent upgrade on Ubuntu and after I restarted, I could login ...