Questions about upgrading packages, systems or hardware.

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14.04 did not install correctly, VMware player

I'm running Ubuntu 64-bit as a virtual machine using VMware player. I was prompted to upgrade from 13.10 to 14.04. The installation process was taking a while and I put my laptop to sleep. When I ...
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What type of RAM to upgrade with? [closed]

I have an old HP Compaq PC with 256 MB RAM and I am not sure what type of RAM to buy to give it more memory. There is a sticker on the RAM saying: Samsung KR H 0434 PC3200U-30331-Z ...
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net is connected still updater gives error net is not connected

I want to upgrade Ubuntu 13.04. net is also connected but still software updater gives error "failed to download your repository information. check your Internet connection." why??
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Remove optional ubuntu packages for speeding up release-upgrade [duplicate]

I have to update ubuntu 13 to ubuntu 14. When I issued release-upgrade it is showing that about 700 MB data is to be downloaded from internet. I have slow internet connection now. So it will take ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 update and upgrade issues [duplicate]

I am having a terrible time upgrading from 13.04 to 13.10, which I need to do in order to upgrade to Saucy. I cannot do a software update on 13.04, which is required before upgrading to 13.10. I get ...
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Upgrade to ubuntu 12.04 failures [duplicate]

I upgraded my ubuntu to 12.04 through software center and it did not go well. The problem is I'm using this machine after a long time that I don't remember the previous version no (definitely greater ...
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14.04 won't run, ubuntu, lubuntu, kubuntu all tried [on hold]

So originally when asked to upgrade I accepted and 14.04 installer ran fine but when finished and I needed to restart, it would not boot. I tried fresh install of 14.04 with lubuntu, ubuntu and ...
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do-release-upgrade - Could not determine the upgrade [duplicate]

Edit: Answer at bottom, I'm leaving the question untouch to keep all elements that might match someone else's search. So, I've read about the issue (here, here, here and here) but could not find the ...
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Boot and/or screen problems after each upgrade

After each upgrade my system does not come back. After today's upgrade I face the same problem again. Some cmos battery message and when it goes to the point that it should start loading the os it ...
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Ubuntu hardware requirements nd best version

PC Processor Intel Celeron D Ram 780 mb Had disk 500gb updated sata Lg cd/DVD writer I don't know software programming can install a cd, so make it simple. Please do help I don't want to put ...
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13.10 to 14.04 upgrade “Failed to fetch…”

When i tried to upgrade, the following msg appears and the upgradation stopes. Please help. // Failed to fetch ...
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How do I upgrade to Lubuntu SaucySalamder? [duplicate]

I am using Lubuntu on a virtual machine and have many files on here. Months ago, I kept getting pop-ups which asked me to update to Lubuntu 13.10 (I believe it was 13.10) Saucy Salamander but I kept ...
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do-release-upgrade results in no release found [duplicate]

I am trying to get my 12.04.4 server up to 14.04 to be up to date but I can't get it to work. I have tried do-release-upgrade as well as do-release-upgrade -d and all I get is no release found. What ...
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Interfaces not created after upgrade 13.04 to 14.04

I just upgraded my server used for KVM from 13.04 to 14.04 (with 13.10 in between). Afterwards, the various sub interfaces and bridge interfaces are missing. The configuration is still present in ...
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Can minor points be added to the instructions for upgrading? [closed]

Could someone please add the information about waiting for the first point release to the instructions for upgrading from one LTS to the next LTS? I am neither entitled nor competent to do this ...
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Is there a problem to upgrade a system if you get “System restart required” upon logging in?

I know there's a lot of questions similar to this one but I need clarifications (and since I don't have 50 reputation to comment, let's ask another question!) I have this system someone upgraded not ...
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Can't upgrade from 13.10 to 14.04

I keep trying to upgrade to 14.04 from 13.10, but it comes up with the same error no matter what I disable. I spoke to a friend who is quite handy with Ubuntu and he said it might be an issue with the ...
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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. ...