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How to upgrade Ubuntu machine from another machine which is already upgraded?

I have two machines which run Ubuntu. I have already upgraded one machine to Ubuntu 16.04. I don't want to download the packages again because it takes hell lot of time. Can I use downloaded packages ...
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Upgrade to Ubuntu Gnome 16.04 LTS from 15.10

I face this error when try to upgrade to Ubuntu Gnome 16.04 LTS (from 15.10). I confirmed that have correct internet connection ! enter image description here
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Migrating to Mythbuntu 16.04

I am currently using Mythbuntu 14.04 and want to upgrade, but I need to change partition layout, so I need to do a clean installation. However, I want to retain the recorded programs. 14.04 is using ...
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Why “Xenial Xerus” spend twice memory than “Wily Werewolf” and make Ram memory overflow? [closed]

Why "Xenial Xerus" (Ubuntu 16.04 LTS) does not work properly and make Ram memory overflow, while "Wily Werewolf" (Ubuntu 15.10) work right? Xenial Xerus is spending to start more that twice amount of ...
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Error de escritorio de Metacity (Gnome; Unity) [closed]

El escritorio al inicio dejaba como una mancha de loque se iba ahciendo, es decir, abría la terminal, y al minimizarla, se veía en ese lugar una imagen de la terminal (pero estaba minimizada) igual ...
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Will a new 16.04 installation overwrite a failed 15.10 upgrade?

I attempted to upgrade from 15.10 to 16.04 last night - it appeared to hit a point in installation where it started to hang then froze/failed overnight. I bought the laptop originally with Windows 7 ...
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live cd koha and dspace configuration problems

How to configure live cid of dspace? It is my headach to configure and customise it? when i tried to configure dspace.config.cf and sav close ,dspace generates 502&503 erorrs? how to solve it ? ...
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Lost wifi after 16.04 LTS upgrade (from Ubuntu 15.10)

I'm an Ubuntu newbie, i have an Acer Aspire ES1-520 . Everything was working fine until some days ago when i've accepted to upgrade to 16.04 LTS (64x). Now i cannot use wifi. Is there a way to come ...
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Problem “upgrading” from Xenial to Wily

A week or so ago I decided to do the usual weekly upgrade to my Wily Werewolf 15.10, but this time it asked "would you like to upgrade to 16.04 Xenial?" Sure. Why not? Hey, finally an new LTS! It was ...
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Should I upgrade from 14.04 to 16.04, given my specs(elitebook 2540p)?

I am looking forward to upgrade from 14.04 to 16.04 ubuntu However, given my computer specs: ram 8 Gb processor i7 2.14x3 CPU L 640 graphics Intel® Ironlake Mobile and that my computer is a 2011 ...
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14.04 upgrade gone horribly wrong; cannot do a fresh install

I have an Asus X200CA running Ubuntu 12.04LTS. I thought it was time to upgrade to 14.04LTS, so I went through the recommended steps from the upgrade manager. Unfortunately: after the download, ...
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ttys no longer show release version after 16.04 Update (from 14.04.4)

On Ubuntu 14.04.4 (and previous), there was a message at the top of each tty (1-6) that said Ubuntu 14.04.4 LTS $HOST tty1 #or tty2 etc. $HOST login: I upgraded to 16.04 (with sudo ...
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How to Upgrade Ubuntu 13.04 [duplicate]

Lately I've gotten very involved with Linux Ubuntu, but I think I have a barricade in my way. Every time I try to upgrade via Software Manager, it says to check my Internet connection because it ...
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how can i upgrade and fix the ubuntu i have now?

I was given an old HP Windows7 desktop. It has NVIDIA GeForce 6150 SE graphics. I deleted the windows partition and had installed ubuntu, then upgraded to 14.04 LTS. In the current state, whenever ...
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Unsupported Linux Kernel on 14.04

While checking the support status on my Ubuntu Server, the currently used Kernel came up as unsupported: x@x:~⟫ ubuntu-support-status --show-unsupported [...] Unsupported: linux-headers-3.19.0-58 ...
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How do I reinstall shared dependencies after upgrade to 16.04?

I just upgraded to 16.04. When I tried to launch Emacs from the command line, I get the following error emacs/src/emacs: error while loading shared libraries: libgif.so.4: cannot open shared ...
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Samba does not launch after upgrading to 16.04

I have upgraded smoothly to 16.04, everything seems ok except samba not starting: $ sudo /etc/init.d/smbd status ● smbd.service - LSB: start Samba SMB/CIFS daemon (smbd) Loaded: loaded ...
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how to preview the effects of applying critical updates? how to determine what will they break?

Critical updates are important, mostly for security reasons. But... to deal with things that may break requires time, energy and patience... What may break? plugins (like in ...
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Upgrade from 15.10 to 16.04 hangs

I am currently upgrading from 15.10 to 16.04 and the upgrader hangs in a situation you can see in the screenshot The text in the lower window means "gconf2" could not be installed. The Upgrade will ...
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16.04 Upgrading process doubt

I'm using Ubuntu Studio 15.10 and I want to upgrade to the last 16.04 version, but... I have a doubt: The integrated upgrading gnome of the system tells me that this version is available, yes it is. ...
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Problems after upgrading from ubuntu 15.10 to 16.04 LTS

ok I was just upgrading ubuntu online nothing seemed to go wrong.... I was just watching a video on firefox while it downloaded everything etc and then when it asked me to restart now I chose not to ...
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Is there any way to upgrade snap apps without typing the app's name?

The only way I know to upgrade the snap app is to type sudo snap refresh APP_NAME. Can I do it without typing the app's name just like how apt does?
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Suddenly log-off after upgrade Ubuntu 15.10 to 16.04 LTS

When I Upgraded my system from 15.10 to 16.04, one my drive was mounted and after restart gave a message like : /dev/sda3: clean, 236680/38944768 files, 12412333/155760896 blocks and now after and ...
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hid-generic messages during boot since upgrade from 15.10

since i upgraded to 16.04 from 15.10 my boot screen displays a full screen of lines of: hid-generic 0003:0B505:17FD.0008: unknown main item tag 0x0 each line preceded by a a string of digits like ...
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Has upgrade to 16.04 LTS caused any issues? [closed]

As Ubuntu 16.04 is out, I'm considering upgrading but cannot risk my system becoming unusable / unstable. Has anyone experienced difficulties doing the upgrade?
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16.04 Upgrade: Failed to fetch Empty files can't be valid archives

After upgrading from 15.10 to 16.04, I am receiving the following error on apt-get update: Reading package lists... Done E: Failed to fetch ...
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Upgrade from 15.10 to 16.04 - any major bugs reported? [on hold]

As the title says, I am planning to upgrade from Ubuntu 15.10 to 16.04. And it's my production machine. I have not faced any issues updating from 14.10 to 15.10. So I guess the upgrade process have ...
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Upgrade Ubuntu 14.04 to 16.04 using a bootable USB stick

I use Ubuntu 14.04 and I want to upgrade my version of Ubuntu to the latest 16.04 LTS release. One way to do that is using the update-manager. Is there any other way to do it ? Like using a bootable ...
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Ubuntu Gnome 16.04 broken after upgrade

When my desktop rebooted after upgrading Ubuntu Gnome 15.10 to 16.04, startup gets stuck in a state where it constantly switches between a terminal and graphics mode, as if it tries to start graphics ...
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How can I resolve these 'cryptsetup: WARNING' messages following Ubuntu server upgrade?

After recently upgrading the packages on my Ubuntu 12.04 server I received a couple of warnings in relation to cryptsetup. My update steps were: sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get upgrade Both ...
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After upgrade to Ubuntu 16.04 from 14.04 can't get grub to boot

The upgrade went especially well [infinitely better and less problematic than 12.04 to 14.04 [which was a multi-WEEK hell]. However, after it completed and I rebooted...nothing! but a black terminal ...
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My function keys are not working after upgrading to Ubuntu 16.04

I'm using a Lenovo 450. Recently I upgraded my OS to Ubuntu 16.04LTS. Now my function keys are not working. Fn+F1 does not work. Please help me in this regard. Thanks in advance.
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vmware error after upgrade to ubuntu 16.04

I just upgraded to ubuntu 16.04 and I started having problems with vmware (v 12.1.0 build-3272444). When I try to play the virtual machine I receive the following error: Could not open /dev/vmmon: No ...
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Black screen after Ubuntu Upgrade from 14.10 to 15.10

Earlier If I try to boot into Ubuntu(14.10) that shows up at top of grub menu, screen was black (it's not that black screen with blinking cursor).So I used to boot with some other kernels in recovery ...
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Has upgraded to 16.04. b43 broadcom driver does not detect BCM4328 (PCI ID b4321) adapter. That works perfectly on 4.2 kernel

Loading module just do nothing. Nothing in dmesg. except this: Broadcom 43xx driver loaded [ Features: PNL ] wl module works, but as expected, without AP mode.
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Upgrading to 16.04 failed due to unmet dependencies

Upgrading 15.10 -> 16.04 produced errors, but the upgrade went on. Now I can't install new packages, due to unmet dependencies. Libreoffice, PHP and probably other programs don't work now. Updating ...
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Laptop can't control fan speed after 16.04 upgrade

While using 15.10, the fans on my ASUS ROG G501VW-BSI7N25 operated fine at various fan speeds. However, after upgrading to 16.04 it seems that it only has two options, minimum which is used for about ...
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Upgrading from 15.10 to 16.04

it's now my second attempt at upgrading from 15.10 to 16.04. This window is now open for 30 hours and it says 'running partial upgrade'. It seems to be active. Checked green are ' preparing the ...
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Since updating to 16.04 many application are missing the file menu

I just upgraded to 16.04 and I noticed there are a number of apps where the file menu is no longer being shown. Sublime text, Filezilla, LibreOffice, MySql Workbench are just a few examples(I'm sure ...
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After 15.10 -> 16.04, desktop-file-utils can't be configured

Yesterday's x86_64 upgrade from 15.10 to 16.04 appeared to go well, but I'm left with this situation: $ sudo apt-get install --reinstall desktop-file-utils Reading package lists... Done Building ...
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Can not upgrade from 15.10 to 16,04 LTS

I understand I can not upgrade from a beta test version to an LTS if I do not install each update. I can not update my 15.10 because 15.10 does not delete the old kernel when it installs the new one. ...
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Unable to display on second screen - lagging and shuttering Nvidia Graphics after upgrade to 16.04

I'm at Ubuntu 16.04, I did upgrade from 15.10 two days ago. Please take a look in the details below. Using X.Org X server - Nouveau display drivers OS: Ubuntu 16.04 xenial Kernel: x86_64 Linux ...
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Upgrade got stuck. How can I fix this?

Since other posts suggest this, I should mention that I cannot run dpkg --configure -a, even after killing the process. In any case, the Distribution Upgrade window blacked out, and when I try to ...
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Is it possible to fix failed upgrade using Ubuntu install?

Suppose that I crashed my system during upgrade. does Ubuntu installation can detect and fix previously installed system?
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Just upgraded from Ubuntu mate 14 to 16 and Xorg is chewing up my CPU… [closed]

Older Emachine that ran Ubuntu Mate 14 quite well. Upgraded to 16 and Xorg is making my system performance impossible. Any help is appreciated.....?
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Stuck on black screen asking for login and password

So I tried to update my machine and then a power outage occurred , I googled it and searched around and it told me to hold shift, I got this special menu and clicked advanced options or something ...
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Cannot download the updates of Ubuntu 16.04

I want to upgrade my laptop from Ubuntu 15.10 to 16.04 via Software Updater and encounter the following problem. The error message are the following. Failed to fetch ...
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Need to reinstall/repair after backup from 14 to 15.10

My Ubuntu broke when I was upgrading to 15.10. I can still boot it up and login but only in console mode. startx brings up a broke desktop environment. sudo apt-get upgrade etc does not work either. ...
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Upgrade bq Aquaris M10 from 15.04 to 16.04?

I have recently purchased the Aquaris m10 FHD, and want to upgrade to 16.04. How do I do that?
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Can't start ubuntu normally after upgrading to 16.04 from 14.04

Now I am already in Ubuntu 16.04 but my machine start only with Upstart option in boot menu. If I use normal boot, the screen is blank with this error: [Failed] Failed to start Load/Save Screen ...