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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 ...
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Upgrade is interrupted and my Ubuntu system is somewhere between 11 and 12

My upgrade have been interrupted with the following terminal warning. I tried to re-upgrade my system for many times, but the same thing kept occurring. the last 4 lines in terminal (during upgrade): ...
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Installing 12.04 through Update Manager on a XP/ubuntu dual-boot

I currently have a dual-boot system running XP Pro SP3 with Ubuntu 10.04 LTS. I decided to upgrade to 12.04 using the Update Manager from the network and NOT using ISO CD version. Now that I am in ...
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Can't upgrade 11.04: flashplugin-nonfree: Package is in very bad, inconsistent state

I can't upgrade from 11.04. I've disabled all apt sources, but still I get: The only option I am capable doing is to format and reinstall whole system, which I don't prefer as I have tuned a lot of ...
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Unable to upgrade 11.04 to 11.10

I have Ubuntu 11.04 installed in my laptop and tried to upgrade it by opening the update manager and and making the necessary settings in settings - updates - release upgrade - normal releases and ...
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'Input not supported' error and no Grub after upgrading from 10.10 to 11.04

Running Windows Vista and Ubuntu 11.04 on an Acer tower. Was running 10.10 with kernel 2.6.35.32, running great. Upgraded to 11.04 from Update Manager, re-boot results in Input Not Supported error, ...
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Partial Upgrade 11.10 to 12.04 stuck

Help! Stuck within upgrade from 11.10 to 12.04.. It is now running a partial upgrade and just hangs... USB access and internet access (via USB wireless) appears to have dropped out, though I managed ...
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Attempt to Upgrade is failing due to unstable mfc6490cwlpr:i386

I am attempting to upgrade to the most recent Ubuntu OS but i am being stopped with warning that mfc6490cwlpr:i386 is in a very bad inconsistent state. the warning suggests that I should reinstall ...
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How to fix an aborted 12.04 upgrade?

I was upgrading to 12.04 when my computer froze up then crashed. It was about two thirds of the way done installing when the crash occurred, and the wireless network wont work and the track pad on my ...
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How do i upgrade to Ubuntu 12.04 LTS or greater?

When I press upgrade button on upgrade center it starts downloading and suddenly stops and shows message stating authentication failed and advises to check network connection even if it is connected. ...
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Upgrade Ubuntu CD

Hello guys from Ask Ubuntu, I have a cd of Ubuntu 11.04 and I started it the Live CD, but it asks to upgrade to Ubuntu 11.10, I wonder if it will update my CD for ubuntu live CD without installing ...