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Ubuntu 14.04 upgrade to 16.04 failed on KVM VPS - can not reboot

I followed a tutorial to upgrade 14.04 to 16.04: https://www.linuxbabe.com/linux-server/upgrade-ubuntu-14-04-ubuntu-16-04-server The upgrade was successful on my two OpenVZ VPS.However,It always ...
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Reason why I am unable to login to ubuntu every time I upgrade the kernel

I am using xubuntu 16.04. Whenever any new kernel is available I upgrade my system using the command: apt upgrade But then when I reboot the system always shows authentication error after I type ...
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Issues while upgrading from ubuntu 14.04 LTS to 16.04

My computer crashed during the upgrade from 14.04 to 16.04 and since then I receive this message when I get to the command line.This is the command I used for the upgrade sudo update-manager -d How ...
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Error while updating my system 16.04 LTS

When I am using following command to update my system, I got an error from dpkg,how to rectify that, sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get upgrade sudo apt-get dist-upgrade linux-signed-image-generic ...
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Media keys not passing after upgrade to 16.04

All works bench after upgrade from Ubuntu GNOME 15.10 to 16.04 using do-release-upgrade. shell settings, steam games, coding IDEs, databases, vboxes, nodejs/nginx servers and others... But media keys ...
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When will Software Updater notify of 16.04 Xenial Xerus availability? [duplicate]

I am currently using Ubuntu 14.04.04 LTS Trusty Tahr. Ubuntu 16.04 LTS Xenia Xerus has been released but Software Updater so far has not notified me as it has other people, e.g.: Note that I am ...
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desktop guest account won't work

Please can anyone tell me how to get my Guest user account to work now I have updated to Ubuntu 15.10 Wily Werewolf (desktop 32-bit version)? I can still log in as myself with a password but to try ...
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apt-get update not Working due to unmet dependencies

Whenever I try installing using apt-get install command I am getting errors like these Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done You might want ...
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Selective sudo apt-get dist-upgrade [duplicate]

If I run: sudo apt-get dist-upgrade It upgrades all the packages on my system, including LibreOffice, Chrome & Firefox, which for me is undesirable. How can I tell Ubuntu to only install ...
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maven not updating on ubuntu 14.0.4

I have currently version 3.0.5 of maven, when I run mvn -version I get Java HotSpot(TM) 64-Bit Server VM warning: ignoring option MaxPermSize=1024m; support was removed in 8.0 Apache Maven 3.0....
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Distribution Upgrade window not showing

I started upgrading from Ubuntu 15.10 to 16.04 LTS. I proceeded a few steps, started downloading some packages, but then the Distribution Upgrade window disappeared. I can still see its icon on the ...
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Cannot login after upgrading to Ubuntu-15.10 [closed]

I recently upgraded to Ubuntu 15.10. when my computer restarted, it went to a screen and stayed there and it also wont let me go to the login screen. Can anyone help? And tell me how to fix it
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Why does upgrading the Linux Kernel often cause one to have to run 'apt-get autoremove' twice?

I have noticed that after installing a kernel update through the standard means of sudo apt-get dist-upgrade that sometimes (very rarely) when I run sudo apt-get autoremove afterwards it says that ...
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Why is unattended-upgrades activated by default?

I just migrated from CentOS to Ubuntu Server 16.04 LTS. I chose "no" when it asked me to do automatic updates during the setup. However, I just realized that by default unattended-upgrades is ...
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Jekyll broken after upgrading Ubuntu/Ruby

I use Jekyll on my Ubuntu laptop. It worked with 15.10. I've upgraded to 16.04 and I got this error message : $ jekyll -v bash: /usr/local/bin/jekyll : /usr/bin/ruby2.1 : bad interpreter: no file or ...
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Ubuntu Software Doesn't Open Even After The Fix Release

I know there are couple of questions for this asked here but all of them lead me to this bug on launchpad. The page says the problem is fixed and the fix is released. However, I still see the issue. ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 LTS - Upgrade to a specific version of previously available GCC version

I've added the ppa:ubuntu-toolchain-r/test repo for getting the latest GCC-5 version but I had the unfortunate surprise that the available version for 12.04 LTS changed a few days ago from 5.3 to 5.4. ...
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How can I upgrade to ubuntu 16.04 64 bit from ubuntu 14.04 32 bit? [duplicate]

I am currently using ubuntu version 14.04, but I want to upgrade to 16.04 without reinstalling ubuntu. So can anyone help me out.
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Ubuntu 14.04 to 15.5 upgrade corrupted my superblock

Whilst doing the automatic upgrade to Wiley Werewolf, my 32-bit Toshiba laptop (which has been running 14.10 for quite some time) corrupted the file system superblock. Now the kernel panics at bootup ...
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How do I upgrade vim 7.4.52 to a higher version like 7.4.314 on Ubuntu 14.04? [duplicate]

I'd like to use YouCompleteMe in Vim and I have to upgrade to a version higher than 7.4.314. apt-get install vim gives me Vim 7.4.52. Is there a command line method?
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distribution upgrade 14.04 to 15.04 halted due to multiple errors

During distribution upgrade 14.04 to 15.04, process halts due to many dpkg errors, here are a few of them. dpkg: too many errors, stopping Errors were encountered while processing: udev gnome-...
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Upgrade Apache OpenSSL to same as system OpenSSL

I'm using OpenSSL 1.0.2h 3 May 2016 in my Ubuntu 14.04.4 TLS server: # openssl version OpenSSL 1.0.2h 3 May 2016 But Apache still using an old version: AH00163: Apache/2.4.7 (Ubuntu) OpenSSL/1.0....
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terminal view under Distribution Upgrade

I was upgrading from 14.04 to 15.04, under the Distribution Upgrade window, there is a terminal view of the process; I was looking at the changes when I was asked on the terminal view to update or ...
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Trying to make bootable used in 14.04 for 16.04 but it does not boot

I was trying to make a boot-able in 14.04 for 16.04. But after completing, when I restart the system and try boot from USB it gets stuck and says grub not found. Is anyone else also found the same ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 to 16.04 upgrade install-info issue

I was upgrading Ubuntu 15.10 to 16.04, I had an error right in the middle of upgrading install-info 127 error code, But the installation continued, After an hour the error came up again and aborted ...
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Is it possible upgrade form 14.04 directly to 16.04 [duplicate]

I have read that upgrading from 14.04 to 16.04 is not possible. Is that true? Instead there is a recommendation to upgrade in steps through all releases and ultimately 16.04. I did attempt a staged ...
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Black screen on upgrade from 14.04

This appears to be a reasonably common issue, so I've managed to gain a bunch of facts, but I'm not sure what I should do next. I have a toshiba z30 ultrabook running 14.04, and I finally attempted ...
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How to install Epson L210 scanner in Ububtu 16.04? [duplicate]

Epson L210 printer and scanner was working in Ubuntu 14.04 but upgrading to 16.04 only printer is working. I have the scanner driver deb amd 64 package but I don't know how to install.
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'libpeas-1.0-0-python3loader' dependency issue after upgrade

I ran the command: sudo apt-get dist-upgrade Today and this was how it went: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Calculating upgrade... ...
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How to upgrade ubuntu in side virtual box installed using vagrant?

I have Ubuntu 14 installed to my virtual machine(Virtual Box) using vagrant. Now I want to upgrade it to Ubuntu 16. I have an ISO image of Ubuntu 16 with me. Is it possible to upgrade to latest ...
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MySQL Won't update

I'm updating my server after a year of being off, and running all the update commands to secure everything. Setting up mysql-server-5.5 (5.5.49-0ubuntu0.14.04.1) ... MySQL stop/waiting (infinite ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 upgrade from 15.10 problem

I have just upgraded my Ubuntu 15.10 64 bit computer to 16.04. I was initially prompted to do this via a message under the Unity graphical front end but got the message Could not determine the ...
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Upgrading Ubuntu 15.10 to Xenial Xerus

I currently have Ubuntu 15.10 and I want to upgrade that to Xenial Xerus ( 16.04 LTS ), I invoked this in terminal : update-manager -d but when the windows pops out and it downloads some files ...
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Upgrade to 16.04. Broken dependencies and impossibility to resolve them in usual ways [duplicate]

I upgraded the system some days ago and after that I had a problem of broken packages which affects to MySQL and several libraries. After that I can do updates but not install, upgrade, remove or ...
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Tried to upgrade my 14.04 and it has all gone horribly wrong

I have been aware of the new releases of Ubuntu for some time, but never felt a need to upgrade from 14.04 until today when I wanted to try the latest KDEnlive release but couldn't get it to update ...
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Rare Full Partition Behaviour

Yesterday, I had my main Linux partition more than 60% free. Today, I tried to upgrade the system (as usual, each day) and it tells me: There is not enough room to perform the upgrading. Please, free ...
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dpkg: unrecoverable fatal error, aborting: files list for package 'adwaita-icon-theme' is not a regular file

When I try to run " sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get upgrade" command on my Ubuntu 16.04 PC, it throws this error below: pxxxx@pxxxx:~$ sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get upgrade ...
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Trying to upgrade to 16.04 but “No new release found” [duplicate]

I've followed the instructions here on how to upgrade from 14.04 to 16.04, but for some reason when I type sudo do-release-upgrade I get: Checking for a new Ubuntu release No new release found What ...
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Why can I not execute the upgrade command in Ubuntu 14.04? [closed]

I am running the following command: sudo apt-get upgarde In my Ubuntu 14.04 terminal, but it is outputting the following error: E: Invalid operation upgarde How should I solve this?
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large Black background display in every context menu and popup in ubuntu 14.10 LTS

Yesterday I tried to upgrade my Ubuntu from 14.10 to 16.04LTS and due to that there seems to be a Graphical error in the UI. Every context menu and popup has a large black background. Below is the ...
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Have to use -o Acquire::ForceIPv4=true to do apt-get update/upgrade

I am looking for an other workaround to my problem that apt-get upgrade/update/install wont work via IPv6. I cant use the software center neither can I use the system update center for anything. I ...
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Is it safe to upgrade to Ubuntu 14.04 with unrecognised graphics card?

I currently have ubuntu 12.04 and the settings -> Details does not detect the graphics card, however I get the graphics card info with: lspci -v | grep -i vga 00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: ...
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facing error when i try to upgrade from 15.10 to 16.04

i want to be sure about Ubuntu 16.04 if it is stable i am currently work in 15.10 as you can see below but when i try to upgrade to 16.04 from last month i facing a lot of error and can't logged in ...
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No operating system found on upgrade to 16.04

I've been using ubuntu on my very old 32bit dell laptop. It was working well until I upgraded to 16.04, which left my laptop with a completely black screen with no activity. It's as though it had ...
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Upgrade stalled. 14.04 to 15

Whilst upgrading from 14.04 to 15 the installation black screened. I waited for 15 minutes then rebooted. Ubuntu 15 started in terminal mode. How do I verify the installation and start the desktop? ...
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Comparing Installed Packages Across Machines

I'm following this guide to compare packages installed on one machine to another machine. Then to sync the two machines so they have (nearly) identical packages. http://www.unixtutorial.org/2014/09/...
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Why doesn't the chrome dev channel upgrade Chrome via apt-get upgrade anymore?

I was using the Chrome dev channel for a while and was used to getting updates via: apt-get update && apt-get upgrade Recently I discovered though that my dev channel remains the same and I ...
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Hdmi does't work after upgrade from 15 to 16 version

I have two monitors and both worked before i'm upgrade my ubuntu from 15 to 16.04 version. Now works only one monitor. Second monitor (who doesnt't work) plugged through hdmi and when i look in ...
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Unable to install or upgrade after an upgrade to 16.04 with gcc-doc error [duplicate]

I'm kind of new to Ubuntu. A couple of days ago, I upgraded to 16.04 from 14.04. After the upgrade, I can neither install new software nor upgrade OS. When I enter sudo apt-get upgrade I get this ...
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Does a `do-realease-upgrade` delete my files and softwares

Currently I use Vivid( Ubuntu 15.04 ) and I want to upgrade it to Xenial ( Ubuntu 16.04 ), I know I should invoke do-release-upgrade but if I invoke that will my files and softwares ( for example gcc ...