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I installed Ubuntu 12.04 on my Lenovo x220 then upgraded to Ubuntu 12.10 blank screen

I installed Ubuntu 12.04 on my Lenovo x220 then upgraded to Ubuntu 12.10 now I get a blank screen after I see the ubuntu logo and the four dots below it. I see my wireless indicator lit as well as my ...
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upgrade declined

Recently there was a bubble that appeared saying that the new ubuntu upgrade is available, I declined it, clicking do not remind again, I am now having trouble starting and finding the upgrade link, ...
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binary-i386/packages file not found, maybe another variation

An upgrade from lucid to precise went horribly wrong and it apparently tried to install part of an i386 arch on an amd64 machine. Too much to manually fix, so refreshed with a precise amd64 dist. ...
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What is the method to manage network interfaces in Ubuntu 12.04?

After upgrading two instances of an older Ubuntu (10.10 and 11.04) to 12.04, I notice an apparent conflict between the way my network interfaces were previously managed and the new methodology, which ...
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Upgrade manager cannot find a server

My upgrade manager went zombie a long time ago. I finally decided to do something about it. It claims that I have an invalid Internet connection when I tell him to find a best suitable server on the ...
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Upgrade from 12.10 to 13.04 - Unity not loading

I recently upgraded my Ubuntu dist to 13.04 (from 12.10), after the upgrade when i log in my desktop isn't loading unity. I can access my Terminal (through Ctrl+Alt+T) and most apps through it, i ...
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Trouble upgrading ubuntu 11.10 to 12.04 LTS after upgrading from 10.04

So first I tried to upgrade from 10.04 to 11.10 and now I don't have access to the many features of ubuntu (since the upgrade did not complete successfully) so when I try to update the system with ...
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Disk Drive / not ready yet or not available and no keyboard usb

It appears the window to upgrade from 12.10 to 13.04 and i click continue. It gave several errors and after reboot appears this: Disk Drive / not ready yet or not available But i cannot press S ...
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Wireless adaptor problem after upgrade from 12.10 to 13.04

My wireless adapter was working probably after I used these two commands: sudo apt-get install linux-firmware-nonfree sudo modprobe -r b43 && sudo modprobe b43 But when I upgrade to 13.04, ...
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Cannot edit Software Sources after upgrading from 12.10 to 13.04

I go to System Settings -> Software sources. I see there many Software sources with the comment "disabled on upgrade to raring". When I click on the check-button or select ppa name to edit/delete that ...
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problems after upgrading to 12.04 LTS

I am having some problems after upgrading to 12.04LTS. Wireless now won't connect, Wireless adapter shows as unclaimed. sudo lshw -C network shows liz@liz-N220:~$ sudo lshw -C network [sudo] ...
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boot-folder too small for upgrade from Ubuntu 12.10 to 13.04

When updating my Ubuntu from 12.10 to 13.04 I get the message 'Your boot folder is too small, make more space' although my harddrive has still plenty of place left. How can I make that boot ...
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Upgraded to 13.04, cannot boot

I just got through an upgrade to 13.04 and my machine won't reboot. After getting through the boot loader screen, I just get a completely blank display. What can I do to boot with a console instead ...
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Should I update the Ubuntu release name for PPAs?

Does it matter that I have files like webupd8team-jupiter-precise.list in my /etc/apt/sources.list.d folder if I'm using raring? Should I update the sources inside to say raring instead of precise or ...
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During installation of ubuntu 12.04, gets stuck on booting screen?, Also, unable to upgrade from ubuntu 10.10?

I tried installing Ubuntu 12.04 from DVD disk (clean install). But it gets stuck on the loading/booting screen. On pressing Esc, I get some errors as follows: pwconv failed to change the mode of ...
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Cannot upgrade from 10.04.4 lucid to next LTS using terminal or synaptic

it is my first time here in this forum. I am trying to upgrade this ubuntu system to the next LTS version and i am encountering some problems in order to upgrade. cristina@cristina:~$ sudo apt-get -f ...
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Ubuntu cannot start after upgrade 12.04 to 12.10

Yesterday I upgrade Ubuntu 12.04 to Ubuntu 12.10. After restart with Ubuntu 12.10 launcher and top menu weren't shown. So I tried to solve this problem. When I googled this problem I found a solution ...
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After updating to Xubuntu 13.04, Brasero will not work, can this be remedied?

After updating to Xubuntu 13.04, Brasero will not work, does anyone else have this problem and can it be solved?
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Broadband dongle is not working after upgrade

I upgraded 12.10 to 13.04 and my USB dongle is not recognized by network-manager. I using Huawei E367. Modem is properly recognized by the system. lsusb Bus 001 Device 002: ID 8087:0024 Intel Corp. ...
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Ubuntu 12.04.2 upgrade issue

Before the upgrade (Ubuntu web server) was run, I had run apt-get auto-remove. Upgrade went forward and failed. Currently not able to connect to it. sudo networkmanager says: command not found ...
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Sound card problem after upgrading to 13.04

I upgraded Ubuntu 12.10 to 13.04 and the sound card isn't working anymore any help ?
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Ubuntu 13.04 64 bit won't boot, freezes on black screen

don't know much about Ubuntu but will try to be as specific as possible. After updating from 12.10 it auto-restarted, the screen went to black and froze there. I restarted it manually and got to the ...
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Can't boot up my laptop after upgrade to (K)ubuntu 13.04

Yesterday I did a 'do-release-upgrade' from my laptop (HP DV-6) running flawlessly Kubuntu 12.10, to 13.04. Upgrade process ended up with no errors. But now, when laptop boots normally, hangs during ...
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No new version found. Upgrading 12.10 to 13.04

I have been trying to upgrade to 13.04 since the last two days. As advised on many other questions, I have removed the PPA and checked the repositories. As soon as I run update-manager, it searches ...
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Unity frozen during upgrade from 12.10 to 13.04

I started the upgrade process, and sometime around the "installing" step, Unity froze. The hard drive light is on, so I don't want to reboot it, but I also can't do anything at the moment. Is this ...
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How do I install ubuntu over earlier ubuntu?

My upgrade manager is broken on 10.04. I have been stuck on 10.04. My upgrade manager won't fetch something that it needs to and fails to upgrade. I have put the install iso on a thumb drive and ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 boots to purple screen after upgrading from 12.04?

I'm new to the whole linux world. I had Windows7, so in order to not to lose it I made a new partition for Ubuntu 12.04. After the installation everything was good except a huge problem, my lapto has ...
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Upgrade to Ubuntu 12.10

When trying to upgrade from Ubuntu 12.04 to 12.10 through the Update Manager, it says there are no updates to install.
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Ubuntu 12.10 flickering with AMD Radeon HD 6625M

I let my the software update update the kernel. but when it restarted, it started to flicker and flash the screen. I can only hear the login screen sound. I can restore this by selecting the old ...
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Skip a real time update

I ran the following command to upgrade: sudo apt-get install upgrade. For some reason, the upgrade of the package google-chrome-stable is not going as expected - it downloads the 40MB package but it ...
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Problem upgrading from 12.04 to 12.10

I just tried to update Ubuntu from Precise to Quantal from the Update Manager, and after it finished, I can get to the Grub screen just fine, and select Ubuntu, but no dice on the load. When 12.10 ...
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LXDE is not starting after upgrading to 3.5.0-26-generic kernel

I've upgraded my Lubuntu distribution to the 3.5.0-26-generic kernel and after rebooting, LXDE is not starting up anymore. I had to revert to 3.5.0-25-generic, which still works. Any suggestions on ...
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qbittorrent error libtorrent-rasterbar.so.6 on Ubuntu 12.10

I recently installed qbittorrent from the Ubuntu Software Center and when I try to run it I get the error: qbittorrent: error while loading shared libraries: libtorrent-rasterbar.so.6: cannot open ...
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Ubuntu upgrade to 12.10 in system which have RAID 5

My system has one HDD (where Ubuntu is) and 4 1½ TB SATA drives in software RAID 5 configuration. I just upgraded Ubuntu from 12.04 to 12.10. In the upgrade process it said some thing about ...
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Cant upgrade or get package manager to refresh

I used Ubuntu a long time ago and was ok with it. I went away from it because I needed a Windows computer to do work. Now that I have a second computer I back on it but now I'm relearning everything ...
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Upgrade Ubuntu server 11.04 to 11.10 fails

I'm trying to upgrade our ubuntu server 11.04 to 11.10. I did an apt-get update and apt-get dist-upgrade. Now, im trying to execute do-release upgrade. This is the error i get: Err ...
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Unsupported monitor resolution after upgrade from 10.04 LTS to 12.04 LTS

Upgraded my server from Ubuntu 10.04 LTS to Ubuntu 12.04 LTS as per update manager suggestion. I was running 1920 X 1080 under 10.04. Now the video card is set outside the capabilities of the ...
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Upgrade shows many errors (mount command missing)

I have had a Windows 7 PC that dual boots to Ubuntu since a couple of years ago but have not used it lately. Today I decided to upgrade to the latest version. It downloaded +1800 files and Ubuntu ...
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12.10 won't boot on EFI

I had 12.04 LTS 32 bit alongside Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit. Windows uses EFI. When I noticed that I had Ubuntu in 32 bit I decided to install 12.10 64 bit. I wanted to install an upgrade to keep ...
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Will upgrading Ubuntu affect (data in) my local Subversion repositories?

I have a Ubuntu 11.04 installation and I use it for a local Subversion repository. Since 11.04 is no longer supported, I am going to upgrade to a supported release soon, and if possible to the latest ...
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Having a Problem After Installing Mac-osx Theme and setting it up With Cairo dock

When i write sudo apt-get upgrade This message Shows Up:"dpkg: error: cannot scan updates directory `/var/lib/dpkg/updates/': No such file or directory E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error ...
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grub boot order problems after update

My grub menu went through rather extensive changes after the last update. It started booting to my old 12.04 entry by default. Where this gets confusing is that there is no longer a 12.10 entry in ...
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How to upgrade back to xorg 1.13 after downgrade to 1.12 in ubuntu 12.10?

I had to downgrade Xorg from 1.13 to 1.12 in order to use the fglrx-legacy but it (fglrx-legacy) didn't work for me neither fglrx. So, is it possible to upgrade Xorg back to 1.13? and how?
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Ubuntu 12.10 Unity Performance - Dragging a GLXGEARS through the Desktop

I've been using the 12.10 since It was launched. I have a I7 with a Geforce GT520 running 304.43 driver version. With 12.04, using a lot of Compiz animation, I could drag a window running glxgears ...
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Desktop content no longer visible after upgrade to 12.10

After I upgraded from Ubuntu 12.04 to 12.10 contents of my desktop directory are no longer displayed on desktop. How do I fix that?
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Mount problem on 12.10

I've just done an online upgrade from 12.04 to 12.10 - seemed to have gone well, but now I cannot access other drives (partitions) on my PC, also flash drives. I get the following error: Unable to ...
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Upgrade 12.04 to 12.10 not showing up with update manager

We have a local ubuntu repo at our insti. Let us suppose that I have an 12.04 machine with the repo settings as follows: deb http://<server-name>/ubuntu precise main restricted unverse ...
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Power failure during upgrade from 12.04 to 12.10 resulting to desktop not working

While upgrading Ubuntu 12.04 to 12.10 due to power failure, the desktop environment is not working. It shows 12.04 but no icons are there. If I went through Ctrl+Alt+F1 it went into terminal in which ...
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I cannot boot into Ubuntu 12.10 after upgrade from 12.04.

I'm using Ubuntu alongside Windows 7. The upgrade went fine but after reboot I'm getting grub prompt that says grub> How can I get Ubuntu back without losing Windows 7?
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Bug report whilte upgrading from 12.04, is this a real problem?

Could not install /var/cache/apt/archives/libdrm2_2.4.39-0ubuntu1_amd64.deb The upgrade will continue but the /var/cache/apt/archives/libdrm2_2.4.39-0ubuntu1_amd64.deb package may not be in a working ...