Questions about upgrading packages, systems or hardware.

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When will the Aquaris E4.5 recieve the Xenial (16.04) base?

Ubuntu Xenial os out for a couple of months now. Some Ubuntu Touch devices like the M10 are already running the Xenial base. But e.g. the Aquaris E4.5 are still running Vivid (15.04) base. When will ...
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Possibility of upgrading Ubuntu on a dual boot system

My machine has both Ubuntu 15.04 and Windows 7, is it possible to upgrade Ubuntu without formatting Windows?
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problem related initramfs in ubuntu 14.04 while updating

I have typed the following command in the terminal sudo apt -f install this is what i have received some issues related to initramfs sparsh@sparsh-Inspiron-3558:~$ sudo apt -f install [sudo] ...
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Safety of Windows during DualBoot upgrade

My Laptop has both Windows 7 and Ubuntu 15.04 . I want to upgrade to Ubuntu 16.04. Will my files on Windows or Windows itself be affected by the upgrade ?
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Issues while upgrading related to third party repositories in Ubuntu 14.04

This is the image i am getting after trying to install the new upgrades. I want to go to 14.04 from 16.04, but nothing is happening after this. I am new to Ubuntu and no idea what to do next. I ...
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Not uninstalling paramiko at /usr/lib/python2.7/dist-packages, outside environment /usr

I am trying to upgrade paramiko on Ubuntu 16.04 4.4.0 with pip 8.1.1: pip install -U paramiko ... Installing collected packages: idna, setuptools, enum34, pycparser, cffi, cryptography, paramiko ...
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Issue while updating my Ubuntu 14.04

Kindly help with this issue. http://paste.ubuntu.com/18866967/ Details of the system Kernel Linux 3.19.0-33-generic (x86_64) Compiled #38~14.04.1-Ubuntu SMP Fri Nov 6 18:17:28 UTC 2015 C Library ...
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upgrading my Ubuntu

I am currently running an outdated version of Ubuntu, the 10.04 LTS-lucid linux. how do I download & install an updated version of ubuntu? My browser is firefox and also outdated. when I try to ...
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Update Ubuntu 14.04 to 15.10 - black screen

I have just bought a Dell "Inspiron 15 3552U" with Ubuntu 14.04 pre-installed. I made all the software update, and the system now proposes me to upgrade to Ubuntu 15.10. My goal is to have the last ...
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ubuntu Upgrade and odoo

Does upgrading ubuntu from 12.04 to 14.04 affect the normal functionality of the odoo 8.0 ?? I work odoo using eclipse and run the server via command ./openerp-server
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Problem installing phpmyadmin after upgrading to ubuntu 14.04

I've just upgraded from Ubuntu 12.04 to 14.04 and my phpmyadmin installation just vanished (I guess I did something wrong!). I've tried to reinstall it, but got this: Some packages could not be ...
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Problem after upgrading from 14.04 to 16.04

I run HP laptop Pavilion with processor S7 and Intel Graphic card hd 520. Just bought this laptop about 3 months ago. After upgrading from 14.04 to 16.04 and rebooting, I got flashing screen ...
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Package udev is not configured yet

Today I decided to upgrade my Ubuntu Desktop 14.04 LTS to 16.04. Unfortunately, the upgrade process crashed on the way, no idea why. When I reboot I am left only with a black screen, if I choose the ...
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Mess after do-release-upgrade from 15.10 to 16.04

After doing a do-release-upgrade on my VPS to pass from 15.10 to 16.04, I have this message after each apt-get install... (Translated from French, sorry) Reading packages list... Done Building ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 hangs when rebooting after apt-get upgrade

There are quite a few posts about Ubuntu hanging on boot, but none seem quite the same as what I have. Monthly, I run a cron job that apt-get updates/upgrades my Ubuntu 15.10 Desktop system, then ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 - unmet dependencies

I am unable to upgrade my system. When I run dist-upgrade, I get the following output. kevin@kevin:~$ sudo apt-get dist-upgrade Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading ...
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upgraded to 16.04 and now I get error mesages [duplicate]

These are the messages I get ** (appstreamcli:10138): WARNING **: No origin found for file archive.ubuntu.com_ubuntu_dists_xenial-updates_restricted_dep11_Components-amd64.yml.gz ** (appstreamcli:...
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Lyx says it's corrupted and cannot find the basic module after upgrade from 14.04 to 16.04

After upgrading from 14.04 to 16.04 Lyx has trouble opening documents I created or creating new documents from templates like dinbrief where it says that some files are corrupted, the basic module ...
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I can't do a complete upgrade in 14.04 due to LXC 2.0.3 related packages

The following packages are held back when I try to upgrade my system [using GUI or command line "sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get upgrade"]: liblxc1 lxc lxc-common lxc-templates lxc1 ...
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do-release-upgrade fails on BeagleBone Black runnig Ubuntu 14.04 with encoding error

# do-release-upgrade Checking for a new Ubuntu release Get:1 Upgrade tool signature [198 B] Get:2 Upgrade tool [1230 kB] ...
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Unity gone in 14.04, unable to bring it back

I tried a few discussions before deciding it would be wise to ask here. I don't know when I lost Unity desktop. I had to bank on Gnome and Cinnamon I had alongside Unity. I was using one of these ...
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PHP upgrade from PHP 7.0.4 to PHP 7.0.8 Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

I have to upgrade PHP version PHP 7.0.4 to PHP 7.0.8 in order to install third party software which only supported on PHP version 7.0.6 or later. root@A# php -v PHP 7.0.4-7ubuntu2.1 (cli) ( NTS ) ...
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usb mouse not working after upgrade from 15.10 to 16.04

I recently upgraded from 15.10 to 16.04 LTS. Problem is my USB logitech RX250 optical mouse doesn't work anymore. USB Keyboard works just fine. The mouse is recognized so it seems. Tried the suggested ...
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Unmet dependencies. Try 'apt-get -f install' with no packages

I tried to install Google chrome on my Ubuntu 12.04 machine. I just followed the manual installation procedure mentioned in this link and finally when I was about to install the .deb package of google-...
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Last error added: Commit error - QApt Batch Installer? An error occurred while applying changes:

A previous question never solved and one more added: Last error added: Commit error - QApt Batch Installer? An error occurred while applying changes: Previous error never solved: 1. First bug I ...
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RAM upgrade Dell Inspiron 1525

Currently I am using my Dell Inspiron 1525 for Android development with Android Studio. My laptop has 2 Gb RAM and is running 64-bit Ubuntu 14.04. When I only use Android Studio the performance is ...
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Upgrading Tex Live from 2015 to 2016 on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

Recently I upgraded Ubuntu from 14.04 LTS to 16.04 LTS. Now I want to upgrade Tex Live from 2015 to 2016. I had a mess when I upgraded Tex Live from 2013 to 2015. I would highly appreciate if someone ...
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How do I recover from a failure to boot Ubuntu 16.04 after upgrading from 14.04?

I recently upgraded my venerable 12.04 Ubuntu Desktop (which was itself upgraded from 8.04 and 10.04) to 14.04, which worked fine (I spent five days checking hundreds of files and settings). I never ...
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upgrading from 12.04LTS to 14.04LTS and stalled halfway through

I was doing a distribution upgrade through the update manager, after doing all the updates on Ubuntu 12.04LTS. After getting the new packages, the installing of the upgrades made it half way and ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 to 16.04 upgrade not completed

I upgrade from 14.04 to 16.04. It was taking long time. I did know whether it completed the installation or not but my system was powered off. I assume my system over-heated and switched off has it ...
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Will upgrading to a later release improve laptop hardware support?

I'm currently running 14.04 on my dual boot ASUS ROG 752 VL laptop. To my disappointment, I haven't been able to find drivers for the trackpad; the laptop doesn't sleep when I'd expect it to; hotkey ...
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Ubuntu upgrade from 14.04 to 15.04 [which is not the latest release]

Is it possible to upgrade to version 15.04, This is not the latest released version. Current version being one of 16x. I want to do this since patch for AMD Radeon is not available yet. I do not ...
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16.04 LTS: Drives not recognised when moved from older MoBo/CPU

After updating my old build, some drives are not recognised, not by bios, not by Ubuntu. If recognised by bios, a drive is also seen by Ubuntu. Drives are: Sony multi BD/DVD/CD. Worked perfectly in my ...
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Dell XPS 13 DE won't restart after failed update to Ubuntu 16.04 from 14.04

I tried updating my Dell XPS13 DE (9343) to Ubuntu 16.04 by using the below commands : sudo update-manager -d Basically followed this blog post : http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2016/04/how-to-upgrade-...
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how to undo unsuccessful package upgrade

I regularly update my system with "sudo apt update && sudo apt upgrade". It usually works fine. But once upon a time I got a buggy update to Network Manager. I could not connect to network, ...
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Controlling apt-get headers

I have multiple machines out in the field and want to have unattended upgrades, which seems supported by apt-get. However, I want to update different hosts to different versions, e.g. return different ...
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Can't upgrade because of kernel dependencies

I get the following error when trying to upgrade: The following packages have unmet dependencies : linux-image -extra- 3.16.0-73 -generic : Depends : linux-image- 3.16.0-73 -generic but it is not ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 firefox 48 Old bug solved returns over and over again

First bug I started with: ̈́Firefox is already running, but is not responding.' Solved with: ps aux kill PId When I restart I have to use safe mode, then I lose all security and the scams , ads, ...
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Is APT trying to downgrade a package?

Since last month (or two) I am observing this kind of error when running apt-get upgrade: Preparing to unpack .../nginx-common_1.9.3-1ubuntu1.2_all.deb ... Unpacking nginx-common (1.9.3-1ubuntu1.2) ...
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How to perform Cleaning process which left while upgrading from 14.04 LTS to 16.04 LTS? [duplicate]

While upgrading from UBUNTU 14.04 LTS to 16.04 LTS, every process got done like Getting new packages, Installing upgrades, the last process LEFT that was CLEANING. Now, my pc is running fine on 16.04 ...
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After upgrading from Ubuntu 14.04 LTS to 16.04 LTS, last process left cleaning, how to perform?

While upgrading from Ubuntu 14.04 LTS to 16.04 LTS, every process got done like Getting new packages, Installing upgrades, the last process was Cleaning. Now, my PC is running fine on 16.04 but while ...
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Unattened upgrades for all packages

If I have this following option set in unattended upgrades (/etc/apt/apt.conf.d/50unattended-upgrades), will it update all packages even the ones added repository in /etc/apt/sources.list.d // ...
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Unattended upgrades

There are 2 files with same configuration settings in unattended upgrades /etc/apt/apt.conf.d: 20auto-upgrades and 10periodic. APT::Periodic::Update-Package-Lists "1"; APT::Periodic::Download-...
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Black tiles on screen and freeze after upgrade to 16.04 Ubuntu LTS

After two days with Ubuntu 16.04 running flawlessly, it began to suddenly crash and won't accept any command or shutdown when I press the power button on the tower. I have to pull the power plug out ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 freezes all the time

Dell Inspiron 5551 8Gb RAM ddr3 I had previously (from manufacturer) installed Ubuntu 14.04 and it worked perfectly. A few days ago I installed the 16.04 version and I noticed that my new Ubuntu ...
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Failed to Install New Kernel (v4.2.0-41.48) from (v4.2.0-38.45)

I tried to upgrade to the new kernel today, but DPKG half-configured the packages. Here's what APT said: (Reading database ... (Reading database ... 5% (Reading database ... 10% (Reading database ......
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Shutting down after some time even in GRUB recovery

Hello I would like to know why does my computer shutdown after some time. Overheated ? The fan works fine plus cleaned the inside of the laptop. Drivers malfunction ? Don't know how to verify. Works ...
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upgrade to 14.04 thro' iso

I am having ubuntu 12.10. USB boot is not working. After mounting the iso I get no promt even after entering gksu sh/ cdrom/cdromupgrade. I have grub2 bootloader. Kindly help me.
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Predict network interface names before upgrading to 16.04

When I upgraded one of my servers I had to adjust network configuration (I use interfaces file) and use the new network interface name. I was lucky that the server runs in a VM and I could access it ...
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Unable to use expect_popen() after upgrading from PHP 5.5.9 to 5.6

Some PHP code I wrote requires syntax which is only available from PHP5.6 onwards. I decided to upgrade my Ubuntu 14.04 LTS server to PHP version 5.6, but unfortunately I encountered a problem doing ...