Questions about upgrading packages, systems or hardware.

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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

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

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. ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 graphical errors after upgrade from 12.04

I was having a few issues that were annoying me with 12.04, so I decided to upgrade to 14.04. Everything seems to have gone well enough, except that there are graphical errors appearing in the ...
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13.10 to 14.04 upgrade aborted but then completed [duplicate]

I was upgrading from 13.10 t0 14.04 and the system said: "Could not install the upgrades The upgrade has aborted. Your system could be in an unusable state. A recovery will run now (dpkg --configure ...
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14.04 does not find my windows 8 partition

I am trying to upgrade 12.04 to 14.04 and 14.04 does not find my windows 8 partition it only finds my 12.04.
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Updating 32-bit 13.04 to 64-bit 14.04 [duplicate]

Can I update my 32-bit 13.04 system to 64-bit 14.04 from LiveCD?
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Error while upgrading kernel

I am trying to upgrade the kernel: (synaptic:22238): GLib-CRITICAL **: g_child_watch_add_full: assertion 'pid > 0' failed Väljer tidigare ej valt paket linux-image-3.13.0-30-lowlatency. (Läser ...
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LibreOffice Writer opens on top of document

Just got done upgrading to Ubuntu 14.04 LTS from 12.04 LTS on two computers. One is a System 76 the other was an Apple min mac that I completely converted to Ubuntu, I can stand OS X and or Apple. ...
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14.04 battery died during apt-get upgrade

I did my daily apt-get update and upgrade, but I forgot to plug in my laptop to a power source and battery died during upgrade. After pluging in and turning laptop on everything froze. So now ubuntu ...
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3.13.0-30 kernel issue will not log in / sign in

I did a recent update with the new kernel 3.13.0-30 seemed fine to start with booted to the desktop but after sign in just hung with only mouse inputs seeming to work and nothing else no menu our ...
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please help, cant open files/folders after upgrade, emergency

Help me please :(, I recommended to a friend to upgrade from 12.04 to 14.04, but he had no backup of his files. When the upgrade proccessfinished and he rebooted his laptop, after login, he tried t ...
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Frequent short freezes after upgrade to 14.04

A problem emerged when I upgraded Kubuntu to 14.04. In several minutes after booting up, Linux starts to freeze shortly (~1 second) and frequently (every ~5 seconds); not only graphics, but also sound ...
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HELP WITH UPGRADE [duplicate]

I have a Lenovo T500 with Ubuntu 10.10 running along side Windows XP. I need to upgrade to something newer. I have tried to download the image for 14.4, it will only go to 24% and gives up every time ...
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Workaround to Hash sum mismatch in apt-get update behind firewall

I am using Ubuntu 12.04, 64 bit virtual machine within a company network which obviously has firewalls. When I try to run sudo apt-get update or sudo apt-get update --fix-missing I get this error: ...
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Problems in downloading and installing packages

I am a newbie in Ubuntu. I have installed 12.04 LTS in my laptop and it was moreover all fine. I want to install packages like wine,VLC,Chromium Browser,etc I was getting various error messages. 1). ...
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libc6 : Depends: libc-bin (= 2.15-0ubuntu10) but 2.15-0ubuntu10.5 is installed

Problem So I having this problem after upgrading from Ubuntu server 8.04->10.04->12.04. Initial Command apt-get install -f dpkg: warning: files list file for package `tcpd' missing, assuming ...
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No space to upgrade Ubuntu 12.04 error message.

I'm trying to update and upgrade the Ubuntu Server 12.04 in order to fix the OpenSSL vulnerability (bring it to the latest version). The problem I'm having with this is that once I download the ...
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I updated my kernel to the latest version but nothing happened. What's wrong?

I was trying to install the latest stable kernel 3.15 following the steps written on this webpage: http://ubuntuhandbook.org/index.php/2014/06/install-upgrade-linux-kernel-3-15/ I followed everything ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 restarts computer after running GUI

First I installed 13.04 and everything was working properly. But then after upgrading to 14.04 it won't start. Sure, it's booting. I see grub2 menu. Ubuntu loading screen appears. Then GUI shows and ...
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Upgrading PHP_CodeSniffer from Software Center

I have installed the PHP_CodeSniffer from Ubuntu Software Center, this gives me the version 1.1.0 What I'm trying to do is update it the latest stable version. Seeing this came from Software Center, ...
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Unity broken after upgrade from 13.10 to 14.04 (another one …)

I just upgraded my notebook (Thinkpad R500 with ATI HD3470 graphics) from 13.10 to 14.04 and since then Unity seems to be broken. I can login but afterwards I only see my desktop background and the ...
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How to reinstall UBUNTU from dell BIOS revision A10

I got a Dell latitude D620 for free recently and the person who gave it to me had Ubuntu 12.04 loaded on it. While updating the update software removed "unessential" packages. Now when I try to boot ...
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Failed to fetch [duplicate]

Am getting this error when am trying to update using T command sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get upgrade Fetched 1,338 kB in 38s (34.9 kB/s) W: ...
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When will etc/issue file be modified?

We have a very heterogeneous farm, with old and new machines, that get updated each month or so based on official repos. My answer is, How can i trust in the information given by 'cat /etc/issue'? ...
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Unable to upgrade to Ubuntu 14.04 lts from 13.10

I'm currelntly on Ubuntu 13.10 and when I do $sudo do-release-upgrade I get all downloading going on a good progress and then it stops and gives me this message : Fetched 29.5 MB in 6s (1,547 kB/s) ...
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How do I contact the maintainer of an out of date mirror?

I have been using ftp://ftp.iitb.ac.in/distributions/ubuntu/ Mirror for downloading new packages and updates. After Firefox 30 released, I waited for many days for my 14.04 LTS to upgrade from Firefox ...
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Bluetooth not working after upgrade ubuntu 14.04 kernel

Bluetooth not working after i upgrade my ubuntu kernel to 3.15.1 version.. there's a message when booting like "Bluetooth patch failed".. and "over-current condition on port x x" However, my ubuntu ...
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Just upgraded to the latest kernel version and the desktop stops responding

I have just completed my system update(it downloaded about 300 MB), after a restart the desktop stopped responding, there is no wallpaper on the desktop, right click does not work(it is happening only ...
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Does unattended-upgrades work in a guest account?

I have a scenario where the only user account to be used is the guest account. There's an admin account to be used only for maintenance. I have installed unattended-upgrades; will it work as ...
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error while booting Ubuntu or Cannot create file update

cannot create /var/lib/update-notifier/update-available : read only file system cat : /var/lib/update-notifier/updates-available : no such file ordirectory run-pats : ...
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Upgrade from Tex Live from 2013 to 2014 on Ubuntu 14.04

According to the TeX Live website TeX Live 2014 was released one week ago (14 June 2014). How do I upgrade from TeX Live 2013 to TeX Live 2014 on Ubuntu 14.04 ?
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Upgrade TO new version of ubuntu 14.10 [duplicate]

I want to upgrade ubuntu 3.10 to 14 . But after running software updater it gives me only 13.10 ubuntu updates.
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Gedit crashes on opening having upgraded from 12.04 to 14.04

I upgraded from 12.04 to 14.04 So far its still pretty broken - using gnome flashback things see 'off' and I cannot quite put my finger on the problems. Lots and lots of system crashes and error ...
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Upgrade from 13.10 to 14.04 interrupted - now I click on upgrade and the window closes

I want to upgrade to 14.04 and I'm using 13.10. I tried to upgrade it before but unfortunately the internet stopped working during downloading the files and I turned of the computer. when I click on ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Running Low Graphics Mode After Upgrading Software

I'm having problem with my PC. It says "System is running in low graphics mode" I'm using nvidia gt430 graphics card. Everything was ok after installing Ubuntu 14.04 but after installing software ...
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Why am I am unable to update/upgrade/install software ? [duplicate]

Whether through update manager, or through terminal, I error out. When I try sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get upgrade: Fetched 1,024 kB in 20s (51.0 kB/s) Reading package lists... Done ...
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Will it cause harm when abort ubuntu software upgrade halfway?

Today I'm upgrading my ubuntu software, but the net connection is slow. So I abort it use Ctrl + Z. Will it do any harm to aborting the upgrade process? It's currently on this status: Get:1 ...
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Ubuntu Gnome 14.04 Classic Desktop Missing

I had recently been running Ubuntu Gnome 13.10 with the classic desktop enabled. At the login menu, it would show a few options: System Default GNOME GNOME Classic GNOME Flashback ...
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Download size: Ubuntu 14.04 ISO image vs online upgrade?

The .iso file that I can download from Ubuntu's website is 970MB. How much space will it be if I install through this notification that came? Does an upgrade download less data?
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Cannot reboot after upgrade to 14.04: CMOS/CPNV checksum Bad

I installed on my old desktop (which I use for my work at office) the Ubuntu 12.04. Yesterday I thought I should try upgrading to 14.04 through terminal commands which I found all around the net. ...