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Can I do a release update on Ubuntu 7.10? [duplicate]

I have an older server that still has Ubuntu 7.10, is there a way that I could update this since it is no longer supported? lsb_release -a gives: Distributor ID: Ubuntu Description: Ubuntu 7.10 ...
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partition table ubuntu 12.04

Whats wrong with my partition table (see picture bellow)? I just upgraded online from ubuntu 10.04 to 12.04 and now the new system wont boot from the hard drive. I have created a startup disk from SD ...
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Upgrade to 14.04 with Cinnamon Desktop installed

I'd like to update from 13.10 to 14.04. I am running the Cinnamon desktop. I tried to upgrade to 14.04 but it failed. From reading this forum and other sources it seems that the cause is probably ...
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Airtel 4G dongle not detecting in 14.04 after upgrade?

I recently upgraded from 13.10 to 14.04 LTS. I have an Airtel 4G dongle that was working perfectly with 13.10 but after I upgraded, its not detecting it. But if I am starting ubuntu with dongle ...
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External Hard disk being mounted in a different path after upgrade to 14.04

I have upgraded my Ubuntu 12.04 to 14.04. After the upgrade I noticed that my external hard disk is being mounted in a separate path. Earlier, It used to be in /media/u10. Now I see it is ...
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Not able to install/ un-install

I am not able to upgrade/update/install/uninstall on my machine. I am getting below error when ever i try to install/ uninstall. Kindly help me to resolve this issue. I am currently using Ubuntu 12.04 ...
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When I upgraded from 12.04 to 14.04 terminal did not recognize password [closed]

When I upgraded from 12.04 to 14.04, my terminal password no longer worked.
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Will upgrading to Ubuntu 14 from Ubuntu 12.04 erase or damage my files?

I currently have Ubuntu 12.04 LTS for my workstation. I received the automatic notice to prompt me to upgrade to Ubuntu 14.04. If I do this (upgrade the OS to Ubuntu 14.04), will my files be erased or ...
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Is it safe to manualy install RoundCube 1.0?

I am running VestaCP on Ubuntu 14.04. RoundCube was installed by VestaCP but it was done by the last release version 0.9.5. Now I need a feature in 1.0 so I need to upgrade but there isn't a package ...
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Problems upgrading from Ubuntu 11.04 - “Err Upgrade tool signature” [duplicate]

I'm trying to upgrade our Ubuntu server (eventually all the way to 14.04 to patch the shellshock vulnerability), but having issues getting past 11.04. I'm trying the sudo do-release-upgrade from the ...
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Complete Upgrade Failure

Yesterday I upgraded Ubuntu OS to 14.04 "Trusty Tahr" by following the recommendation while inside Ubuntu. However, it failed miserably and the only thing I get now is a black screen with the ...
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After upgrade no GUI

I am new to Ubuntu. I recently received a 'hand me down' machine at work, and decided to upgrade to Ubuntu 14.04.1, in the hopes of solving some problems I was having. The upgrade started fine, but ...
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How do I gain access of my files again?

Hello,I know I shouldn't have, but I've interrupted the upgrade from Ubuntu 12.10 to 14.10 and now I can't go past the login screen... When I try to launch Ubuntu in recovery mode, it displays an ...
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ubuntu 14.04 WiFi Drivers for HP DV5-1104TU

Newly installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my HP Dv5-1104TU, just need to know how to install wifi drivers not able to access Internet through wifi over cable it works fine.
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I Get “gpg: no valid OpenPGP data found” error while importing google key

Everything was working but suddenly stopped. I just didn't upgrade my Ubuntu 14.04 for two months. Now when I want to upgrade I get some errors. First I run sudo apt-get update: E: GPG error: ...
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How to overclock a CPU in xubuntu

I have been wanting to overclock my CPU by about .5 ghz. The only problem is is that I don't know how to do it. A lot of people say it won't increase your framerate but I'm doing this so I can at ...
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phpmyadmin was not foundafter ubuntu upgrade from 12.04 to 14.04

I recently upgraded my ubuntu 12.04 to ubuntu 14.04. Every thing else is working fine .I am to access my projects on local host but not able to access localhost/phpmyadmin. I am getting the error ...
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Differences between two versions of 14.04 Ubuntu

A few weeks ago the systems operator for my division at the Laboratory upgraded my workstation from 12.04 to 14.04. (I was unable to do so myself, since the upgrade manager wanted only to upgrade to ...
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upgrade from 11.04 to 14.04 in a mac partition

I have a macbook pro (4G RAM) with two partitions: one with mac os x 10.5.8, and one with ubuntu 11.04. How can I upgrade the ubuntu partition to the latest ubuntu version? Update manager gives no ...
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How to show urgent upgrades in synaptic

At times, I would like to use Synaptic to find only those upgradable packages that have high urgency upgrades available. Is there a way to define a filter that does this? Example: today I upgraded ...
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How to fix upgrade hang from saucy->trusty: “Removing ___ from Mono”

On a recent upgrade from Ubuntu 13.10 (saucy) to 14.04.1 LTS (trusty), the process kept hanging at multiple prerm and postrm scripts for removing Mono packages. The symptom of the problem are ...
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Is there some way to check before upgrade which of installed packages can be preserved?

I would like to upgrade from 12.10 to 14.04, but I would like to know which of installed packages/software could be preserved during the upgrade. Is there some way to check this?
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How to update ubuntu?

i used sudo do-release-upgrade sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get -f install showing errors: failed to fetch , some index files failed to download. they have been ignored, or old ones used ...
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why i can't upgrade and manage my packages

why when i tried to upgrade or remove something this message comes in: "E: dpkg was interrupted, you must manually run 'sudo dpkg --configure -a' to correct the problem." what should i have to do ...
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Failed to fetch Sources and Packages, getting 404 [closed]

I'm trying to update my Ubuntu 12.04.5 LTS prior to doing release upgrade. Unfortunately, it's not working. APT is claiming that Sources do not exist at lv archive repo, which clearly is not true: $ ...
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two users in home directory

I have two users in my home folder: one is called "nico" (new username after release upgrade) and the other is called "nicolo" (old username). In the "nico" folder there is small home picture, is ...
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apt-get update error ubuntu 12.04 to version 14

i can't run an update from ubuntu 12.04 to 14, during the update process i got souces error. But my network seems to be ok. How can i fix it? I did the update on my laptop, but i can't do it on my ...
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Is it possible to copy a web server?

As of late my trusty old VPS (12.04LTS) has become slower and slower to the point where it's now completely unresponsive. I'm probably much at fault here as I've upgraded and installed packages ...
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Is there any possibility to upgrade from Ubuntu 13.04 to 14.04 without loosing data, applications and settings? [duplicate]

I tried to update my system and some applications and I always got error messages like: 404 Not Found [IP: 91.189.91.14 80] or the system tells me sth about untrusted packages. I found out that ...
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My bash script depends on ffmpeg which was removed when I upgraded to 14.04. What to do? [duplicate]

I have a bash script to capture images using the webcam and it depended on ffmpeg. I recently upgraded from 13.10 to 14.04 and noticed that ffmpeg was removed and this script wouldn't work anymore. ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 preinstalled upgrade to 14.04 very hard

i bought my computer a little over a year ago , a asus nettop computer atom processor and gma graphics with ubuntu 32 bit preinstalled from asus on amazon, it has ubuntu 12.04 and it runs good and ...
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update manager and software center won't update ( tried everthing i knew) [duplicate]

The Update Manager says "can't download repository" (or something). In the terminal it says: something wrong with cd-rom and cant update from cd. So here is what I've tried: sudo apt-get update ...
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How to fix tons of broken packages

I apologize in advance for the poorly formated question: I don't know much about linux so I don't know what information to include. I was really lazy about upgrading, and up until yesterday, I was ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 upgrade won't suspend

I have upgraded to Ubuntu 14.04, since then my computer won't suspend. When I click suspend from the menu it just goes to a locked screen. It is using up my battery. I have to totally close down ...
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Will the boot-degraded flag remain after upgrading to 14.04?

I am currently running Ubuntu 12.04 and have a RAID setup with the boot-degraded option. If I upgrade to 14.04 will the boot-degraded option remain? I manage this server remotely and would hate to ...
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After security upgrade on 12.04 I lost several setup.sh files in root directory

Toady, after applying an ubuntu upgrade and restarting my computer, when i first open the terminal, bash began to tell me that a setup.sh did not exist. I thought this to be strange. When I went to ...
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Need to delete packages from '/boot' directory

I'm very new to Linux so please bear with me. I attempted to upgrade to 14.04 from 12.04.02 I received the error: "The following packages have unmet dependencies" I ran apt-get -f install and ...
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Error while running apt-get upgrade

I was running apt-get upgrade on a machine with Trusty server installed on it. I seem to get the following error asdf@pqrs:/⟫ sudo apt-get upgrade Reading package ...
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14.04 Upgrade warning

I currently work on Ubuntu 12.04. When I install Updates though Update manager, it also invites me to upgrade to 14.04. When I accept it, after fetching some packages, it shows a warning! The command ...
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Nautilus slow and finally crashes

I migrated my laptop in 14.04.1 LTS (from a 12.04 partially upgraded in 13.10 for hardware support). Since then I have randomly very slow nautilus windows opening. When that happen, if a nautilus ...
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I use ubuntu with lubuntu-desktop, do I dare upgrade ubuntu?

I use ubuntu, but I had problems with Unity, so I changed to use lubuntu-desktop: sudo apt-get install lubuntu-desktop The updating manager is now saying that there is a new version of ubuntu, and ...
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How do I upgrade from 12.10 on a DigitalOcean droplet?

The recent ShellShock exploit has prompted me to upgrade my Ubuntu 12.10 server, as I cannot upgrade bash on it (I receive 404 errors on apt-get-update (somebody else with a similar issue)). I opened ...
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syslinux -s /dev/sdc1 Permission denied

I've been trying to upgrade using a USB Using a notebook running Ubuntu 12.10 Trying to go straight to 14.04.1 Having trouble with this one bit of code: xxxxx@ubuntu:~$ syslinux -s /dev/sdc1 ...
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Ubuntu not serving up websites after upgrading from 12.04 to 14.04 [closed]

I just updated from Ubuntu 12.04 to 14.04 and now I'm running into a few problems. The first problem I had was that I was not able to connect using the Windows remote desktop client. I managed to ...
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How to configure Ubuntu Server for headless boot [duplicate]

Because of the recently announced bash environment variable vulnerability, I chose this evening to upgrade my headless server from 13.10 to 14.04 - saucy to trusty. Upon running sudo shutdown -r now ...
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Upgrade to 14.04 crashed cannot login using the GUI

I just tried to upgrade from 12.04 to 14.04 and as it got to point of deleting old packages, the process got stuck, basically there was a pop up box that disappeared so I had to restart. Now I see ...
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Can't update or upgrade. [duplicate]

I've tried almost everything to upgrade and update my version of Ubuntu. Running 12.10 Trying to upgrade to 13.04 the to 14.04 Keeps coming up with E: Some index files failed to download. They ...
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Gedit crashes on “open” after ubuntu upgrade(12.04->14.04)

Gedit opens normally byt when I try to open a file and I hit "Open" gedit closes, I've started from the command line hoping to get an error messge and I got one: (gedit:10582): GLib-GIO-ERROR **: ...
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Upgrading of 12.04 to 14.04

I can't upgrade Ubuntu 12.04 to 14.04. I'm getting the error Software index is broken. I tried the option Partial upgrade, but it gave me the error Unable to get exclusive lock. How can I fix this?
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Upgrade from 12.04 to 14.04, re-activation of 3rd party sources, login doesn't show up

I've just upgraded from 12.04 to 14.04. It went all fine, also the restart. Then, I re-activated some third party packages sources, and I did some updates. Afterwards, ubuntu doesn't start. The screen ...