Questions about upgrading packages, systems or hardware.

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How does Ubutu control plug ins [duplicate]

blocking adobe flash plug in, will not run items on various web pages. have searched for solutions does Adobe Flash support?
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Upgrading from ubuntu 11.04 to the latest version [duplicate]

I'm trying to fix an old laptop. The CD-ROM drive can only read CDs and I have only Ubuntu server 11.04 on a CD. I wasn't able to boot from USB. So I installed Ubuntu server 11.04 on the machine and ...
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Locked black screen after upgrading from 14.04 to 14.10 [duplicate]

I have just done the upgrade from 14.04 to 14.10. After restarting i get a black screen, with the cursor blanking, but i cant type anything on the screen. I am using Think-pad T400. How should i ...
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Upgrade Ubuntu 14.04 to Ubuntu 15.04

I've just upgraded Ubuntu 14.04 to Ubuntu 15.04. Problem is that some programs as NetBeans IDE 8.0.2, Blender, Gimp, ... dissapeared from main menu. Is there a way to resolve this without reinstalling ...
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Apt-get is not installing jdk properly

Any time I try use apt-get install (I'm logged into the root account) It doesnt work properly this is what it comes up with (This is after trying to use it to install java jdk) Reading package ...
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ubuntu update failed from 14.04 lts. failed to fetch something

this is not the same case as Failed to fetch update on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr) the error is: Error during update A problem occurred during the update. This is usually some sort of ...
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Closed terminal by mistake while installing new kernel

How do I reinstall it? I was using sudo apt-get upgrade and closed terminal before it finished. Now I get this error trying to install anything E: The package linux-image-3.19.0-22-generic needs to ...
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My /boot is too small for upgrade: Increase /boot size? Temporarily empty /boot? [duplicate]

I'm using a no-longer-supported Ubuntu 13.10 and want to upgrade it to 14.04. However, possibly because my predecessor set the boot partition with too small a size, when running do-release-upgrade I ...
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Install of vlc fails after upgrade to 15.04

vlc : Depends: libgles1-mesa (>= 7.8.1) but it is not going to be installed or libgles1 VLC was "removed" during upgrade. I disabled all PPAs before upgrading (from Kubuntu 14.10 to ...
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Upgrade script cannot find newer release

One of my servers is unable to upgrade from Ubuntu 12.10 (Quantal Quetzal) to newer versions: $ cat /etc/lsb-release DISTRIB_ID=Ubuntu DISTRIB_RELEASE=12.10 DISTRIB_CODENAME=quantal ...
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Fix broken packages after upgrade

after upgrading os from terminal i get not configured yet error and i can not fix that. Setting up libgl1-mesa-glx:i386 (10.1.3-0ubuntu0.4) ... update-alternatives: warning: forcing reinstallation of ...
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Updates can't be completed due to problems encountered [duplicate]

E: Encountered a section with no Package: header E: Problem with MergeList /var/lib/apt/lists/za.archive.ubuntu.com_ubuntu_dists_trusty_universe_i18n_Translation-en%5fZA E: The package lists or status ...
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When purging old kernels should I also purge `linux-image-extra`?

I've read some questions on here about purging old kernels to make room in /boot. The recommendation is to run something like this: sudo apt-get purge linux-image-x.x.x-{xx,xx,xx}-generic but there is ...
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How much RAM I can upgrade my netbook? [closed]

I have a old netbook acer aspire one ZG5 which has 512MB DDR2 fixed on the mother board and one slot for second device of RAM which I suppose the max amount of ram added is 1GB! Can I upgrade this ...
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My ubuntu system won't start after upgrade…any help on removing or re-installing with USB?

I have just previously upgraded my Ubuntu from 14.04TLS to 14.10.... everything was looking good during the installation [mainly] but than after the downloading and then booting i get this: Starting ...
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Imagemagick won't run after upgrade to 15.04

Imagemagick file conversion program won't run since upgrading to 15.04. I removed and reinstalled the program, but it still won't run.
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torque update on 12.04.5 LTS

I am having a problem to update torque pbs. The current version on our cluster is 2.5.1 but on the official site: http://www.adaptivecomputing.com/support/download-center/torque-download/ the version ...
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Upgrade from 14.10 to 15.04 broke wifi on Sony Vaio

I upgraded from 14.04 to 15.04 via apt-get update && apt-get upgrade. Wi-Fi doesn't work. Could you help me? I have laptop Sony Vaio VPCSE2F1E. barwnikk@barwnikk-VPCSE2F1E:~$ sudo iwconfig ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 Bug? [closed]

sudo apt-get update but it cant, it show me W: Failed to fetch http://ppa.launchpad.net/tiheum/equinox/ubuntu/dists/wily/main/binary-amd64/Packages 404 Not Found W: Failed to fetch ...
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No desktop on 14.04

I have upgraded from 12.04 to 14.04 and I am unable to go to the desktop. I get stuck at tty. sudo apt-get install ubuntu-desktop results in: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree ...
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upgrading glibc to a version at least 2.17 or higher in ubuntu 12.04 LTS?

I need a newer version of glibc in my ubuntu version (precise, 12.04), but I don't seem to be able to go beyond version 2.15 using apt-get. I tried to compile it by myself but I almost destroyed my ...
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What is the best way to do a clean install of UBUNTU 14.10?

I recently upgraded from Ubuntu 14.10 to 15.04 and regret doing so. I have lost Internet connection stability and access to certain programs that were of great use to me (e.g. KOrganiser, KAddressbook ...
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Unable to upgrade pip

Apologies for such a basic question... but am new to linux/ubuntu and haven't been able to find answer to this... Was trying to upgrade pip but ran into this... spelee@iggy:~/python$ sudo pip ...
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Can't upgrade to 14.04 from 12.04 - broken packages

I'm trying to upgrade from Ubuntu 12.04 to 14.04, but attempting to upgrade causes an unresolved problem to occur. I've spent several hours reading answers on forums but none of the suggested ...
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Best way to cope with kernel upgrade and vmware-tools recompilation race condition

I am automatically creating vmware images based on Ubuntu 14.04 using packer.io. I would like to run apt-get upgrade each time I create a new vmware base box. Yet, upgrading the kernel frequently ...
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/var/www folder files missing all gone after upgrading to 15.04 from 14.04, any way to get files back?

Mistakenly installed new 15.04 version rather than upgrading from old version, all development files under /var/www gone, does ubuntu backup these folders before a new installation?
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Upgrade problem 14.04 to 14.10

I was using 14.04 LTS Until today, I decided for upgrading online to 14.10. The download worked fine, but during installation a text window containing a legal disclaimer for Microsoft software popped ...
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Kernel Panic after trying to upgrade from 14.04 to 14.10

I have a Dell XPS 13 9343 which came with ubuntu 14.04. I got a notification of an update to .10 and went for it. Once it finished it said it completed with errors. I sudo rebooted and now the OS ...
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Desktop issue after dist upgrade

I upgraded my 14.04 to 14.10 then to 15.04. after upgrade to 14.10 and reboot desktop acted strange and upgrading to 15.04 didn't fix it, see this image: Filesystem and desktop icons are working ...
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source list problem after upgrade to 15.04

I upgraded my ubuntu 14.04 to 15.04 , then after unit reboot I get my sources 14.04 back . In sources.list I get trusty sources instead of vivid sources
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Ubuntu Server 12.04 and 14.04 LTS compatibilty and reason for upgrade

I have few servers running Ubuntu 12.04.5 LTS and now I will be expanding on few more, both of my dedicated server providers offer new Ubuntu releases, why should I install version 14? I do not need ...
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After upgrading from 12.04 to 14.04, my wifi is not working

I have a HP 1000 Notebook pc with Intel i3 and 4gb of RAM. My pc came with Ubuntu 12.04. After about a year, Ubuntu sent me a message to upgrade it to 14.04 and I did. The problem is that after the ...
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System doesn't boot after upgrade [duplicate]

I have bought a new laptop which had ubuntu 12.04 lte preinstalled and decided to install the updates. After doing that the system failed to boot. After the ubuntu loading screen i get a black screeb ...
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Remote upgrade from 12.04 to 14.04 over xrdp

I have a remote server that I very foolishly tried today to upgrade from 12.04 to 14.04 using the GUI over xrdp. I've discovered that xrdp doesn't work with 14.04 unless you install an alternative ...
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Can't upgrade from 14.04 LTS to 14.10

I was trying to upgrade from ubuntu 14.04 LTS to 14.10 LTS and when I tried to do it via the GUI and from the terminal (apt-get update, apt-get upgrade, sudo do-release-upgrade) I get: Calculating ...
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Ubuntu Server 15.04 update error

I can't do sudo apt-get update, when i try it gives me loads of failed to fetch everything.. now I have no idea what could be wrong I searched for what the sources.list file should look like and it ...
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mySql not working after upgrading to 15.04

After upgrading from 14.10 to 15.04 when i start rails server it gives this error: arslion@arslion-Lenovo-B570e:~$ rails s ...
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Kodi package problems after upgrade from 13.10 to 14.04: libsdl2 not found

After my HTPC system upgrade from Ubuntu 13.10 to 14.04 I can't seem to install Kodi. I run sudo apt-add-repository ppa:team-xbmc/ppa sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install kodi kodi-bin And ...
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How I do uninstall the apps old version after upgrading to a new version in Ubuntu Touch

I am running Ubuntu Touch in my Nexus 4 with Ubuntu 14.10 (r19). I updated several applications. Now, I have double applications: the old and the new versions in my storage. By example: System ...
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How to upgrade the kernel of Xubuntu 15.04 Live CD to latest 4.1/4.0.6 version?

I am trying to upgrade the kernel of Xubuntu 15.04 AMD64 live CD to the latest version available (4.1/4.0.6) so that I can try and install the same on hitherto unsupported hardware. I am using the ...
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Cannot upgrade to ubuntu 14.10 from ubuntu 14.04

I tried upgrading to ubuntu 14.10 using this command: sudo do-release-upgrade And this is my console it cuts off the beginning but only a little bit: http://pastebin.com/dUQ02VhK I have no ...
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15.04 stopped upgrading Error (1) Udev and Insserv errors

My 15.04 will not upgrade successfully either through apt-get or otherwise. The files will download but I receive the following errors. So far I've found no solution. Udev and insserv seem to be the ...
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Suspend during upgrade to 14.04 caused CORRUPTION

An accidental suspend when my laptop was being upgraded from 12.04 (64bit) -> 14.04 (64bit) has stopped the system from starting up. It gets to GRUB and runs through the startup procedure but stalls. ...
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Not using newer kernel version - Any real problems with it?

I have been searching for the answer of this question, but I couldn't find. I know I can upgrade the kernel version to the newer one, but it seems that a lot of people had problems after installing ...
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After upgrading to 2015.04, VirtualBox crashes at Windows VM start, nothing in log

I have many Linux and Windows virtual machines, they were fine on a Ubuntu 2014.04 host. I recently updated the host to 2015.04, and all of the Windows VMs have stopped working. All Linux VMs are ...
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Upgrade to new version

I have the version 14.04.02 (Desktop) and want to upgrade to 14.10, but when running the command: do-release-upgrade Me warns that has no new version available, what should I do?
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Kernel upgrade lubuntu 14.04

How often does system upgrades the kernel? Should I do it manually? I have ubuntu 14.04.2 and it has kernel version 3.16, and lubuntu from minimal install 14.04.2 with kernel 3.13, so I wondered why ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 - E: Read error - read (5: Input/output error)

since last week i'm experiencing the following error: > Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree > Reading state information... Error! > E: Read error - read (5: ...
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Partial distribution upgrade 14.01 to 14.10 lost permissions to do anything

My WiFi went down as I was upgrading. Now, when I try to update software, I get an error message stating that I am not authorized to install or uninstall software. I cannot access synaptic. I searched ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 doesn't boot on Dell XPS 13 2015

I wanted to upgrade from Ubuntu 14.04 LTS to the new Ubuntu 15.04 on my Dell XPS 14 2015 Developer Edition, because most issues seemed to be fixed in the live version. Therefore I wiped the hole disk ...