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vlc won't launch after upgrade to 15.10

Every time a new Ubuntu release comes out something bad happens to vlc (at lest for me). Last upgrade vlc just wouldn't install, now it installs but when i launch it nothing happens. I would like to ...
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Upgrade to 15.10 fouled SDA5_crypt

TLDR: upgrade to 15.10 from 15.04 appears to have altered my access to sda5 encrypted system. Ubuntu recognises the password as correct, but fails to access. Ultimately, I'd like to be able to access ...
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Laptop won't boot after upgrade to 15.10: The master control interrupt lied (any kernel)

I upgraded from 15.04 to 15.10 on a Lenovo Carbon X1 (3rd gen), and now when the laptop boots it stops with the message: [drm:gen8_irq_handler [i915]] *ERROR* The master control interrupt lied (SDE)!...
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dpkg error message upgrading from ubuntu 15.04 to 15.10

I hope you can help me. I am upgrading to ubuntu 15.10 from 15.04 following the process described here http://www.ubuntu.com/download/desktop/upgrade. In the Installing the upgrades process and almost ...
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System boot problem on upgrading from 14.04 to 15.04

I had Ubuntu 14.04 installed on my Dell Latitude E5440 which I upgraded to 15.04 through the usual regular system updates that keep popping up from time to time. After the update process, system was ...
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upgrade to ubuntu 15.04 along with windows 7 without losing data

I have installed ubuntu 14.04 version on my desktop along with windows 7. But, now i want to upgrade my ubuntu to 15.04 version. How can i upgrade without losing my data on my hard drive?
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Recent dist-upgrade 15.04 volume up/down, lock screen, launch terminal not working

After dist-upgrade yesterday (Oct. 17, 2015) on my Thinkpad X1 Carbon (with adaptive function keys) the volume up/down no longer functions. As well I cannot Ctrl+Alt+L to lock or Ctrl+Alt+T to launch ...
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Linux does not work

I have upgraded ubuntu from 14.04 to 15.04 by update-manager. After that ubuntu does not work anymore. It gives just dark screen and nothing more. So I can't use anything in ubuntu . can anyone help ...
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Can't Update or Upgrade 'dpkg returned with error code (2)'

I realize that this may be a duplicate question but it seems like dpkg is returning error (2) for multiple different reasons. When trying to update and upgrade packages I am returned with: dpkg: ...
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Kubuntu 15.04 dist-upgrade failing

I've just installed Kubuntu 15.04 and added the Kubuntu CI PPA (to get Plasma 5.4) but when I type sudo apt-get dist-upgrade I get Errors were encountered while processing: /var/cache/apt/archives/...
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Cannot boot 14.04 after upgrade

I get the following error message: adevadm trigger is not permitted while udev is unconfigured. Gave up waiting for root device. Common problems: - Boot args (cat /proc/cmdline) - Check root delay= ...
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Do I need to upgrade ?

For my netbook shutdown problem with Ubuntu 14.04 , I install 14.10 . 14.10 is works well even shutdown and reboot works well. but when I upgrade 14.10 to 15.04 . It's become again shutdown problem ...
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not able to open System setting after upgrade to Ubuntu 14.04

I have upgraded my system from Ubuntu 12.04 to Ubuntu 14.04. After upgrade I am not able to open System Settings I ran the below command on terminal gnome-control-center Below is the output for ...
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0 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 0 to remove and 1 not upgraded

when i update and upgrade , i show these lines The following packages have been kept back: mysql-utilities 0 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 0 to remove and 1 not upgraded. but when i use dist-...
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Unable to upgrade due to unmet dependencies indicator-bluetooth

This is my error when I try to do a sudo apt-get dist-upgrade. Calculating upgrade... Failed The following packages have unmet dependencies: indicator-bluetooth : Depends: unity-control-center but ...
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Tried to upgrade python. Fell down the rabbit hole. Ended up breaking cinnamon. Back, but on thin ice

Where I'm at; I've just fixed Ubuntu 14.04 via fresh install and recovery. At this point, I've installed python 2.7.10 from source on Ubuntu 14.04. I set it to be the primary python program during ...
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Is it possible to upgrade kernel of 14.04 LTS to v4.1.6(stable release)?

I am using ubuntu 14.04 (32-bit, 2GB RAM) and kernel is v3.18.3-031803-generic. Is it possible to upgrade the kernel version to latest kernel v4.1.6 without any issues?
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Python error during MAAS upgrade

I tried to upgrade my MAAS installation like it was described in here: Upgrading MAAS from 1.5.4 to 1.7.0 or latest on ubuntu 14.04 but there is an error in one of the python scripts used during the ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 apt-get dist-upgrade error on bcmwl-kernel-source

A dist-update I just did hung (froze) after printing line: DKMS: install completed. I had to close the terminal to kill process, and to carry on did sudo lsof /var/lib/dpkg/lock kill -15 THE-PID ...
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(kubuntu) Can't Remove KaliTools from system

I have problem with Kali tool it can not remove and when a type in terminal sudo apt-get upgrade it does not work It say that when I type sudo apt-get upgrade or when I type anything root@Shadow-...
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Cannot open gnome-terminal preferences window

After upgrading to Ubuntu 15.04, I can no longer access gnome-terminal preferences from edit > profile preferences. Things I have tried to no avail: Switching to another profile using terminal &...
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Boot failure after upgrading to Ubuntu 15.04

I have Sony Vaio Fit computer with a dual boot setup of Windows 8 and Ubuntu 14.10. After upgrading to 15.04, booting into Linux fails with a number of 'builtin file not found' errors. I tried ...
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dependency problem mysql-server

I upgrade my server time to time with apt-get update then apt-get upgrade and dont use anything else. but these days I have a problem with mysql-server. apt-get cannot upgrade anything else, it break ...
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Upgraded from 13.0 to 14.04.3, it stuck on ubuntu loading page

I have upgreaded to 14.04.3 and after successful install, it rebooted machine. After reboot, the machine, keep showing UBNUTU load screen(purple background with 5 dots showing that it loading ...
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Updated from Ubuntu 12 to Ubuntu 14.04 and only guest account is able to login

I upgraded my VM running Ubuntu Desktop 12.04 to Ubuntu desktop 14.04 using the update manager. This was an interactive upgrade and I did opt to keep any modified config file that existed. After the ...
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Stuck in login screen after 15.04 upgrade

I have upgraded from 14.10 to 15.04 and when I boot I get to the usual login screen but it is displayed in low resolution. When I login it briefly displays a console message then returns to the login ...
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My /www websites don't open after apt-get dist-upgrade

I did a huge mistake (it seems so) and did apt-get dist-upgrade in order to upgrade PHP version from 5.3.10 to 5.5... I am on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. Under /var/www, I have multiple websites hosted ...
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Unable to boot Ubuntu after Upgrade to 15.04 from 14.04

I recently upgraded my Ubuntu 14.04 to 15.04. At boot up I am getting a prompt initramfs _ error opening USB device 'descriptors' file which repeats without end. I can use Ctrl+D and kill the ...
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Boot in failed. Shows Fontconfig error

After an unsuccessful upgrade from 12.04 LTS to 14.04, I am not allowed to login as it shows a black screen with message beginning with Fontconfig error:"etc/fonts/conf.d/65-khmer.conf", line 14: out ...
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I cannot login to Ubuntu 14.04 LTS after upgrade from 12.X

I have just upgraded my Ubuntu to 14.04 LTS. I am using HP Pavilion DV7 Notebook. I have also windows on my notebook. Windows is working after the upgrade. But when I login to Ubuntu with my username ...
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ubuntu update failed from 14.04 lts. failed to fetch something

this is not the same case as Failed to fetch update on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr) the error is: Error during update A problem occurred during the update. This is usually some sort of ...
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Install of vlc fails after upgrade to 15.04

vlc : Depends: libgles1-mesa (>= 7.8.1) but it is not going to be installed or libgles1 VLC was "removed" during upgrade. I disabled all PPAs before upgrading (from Kubuntu 14.10 to ...
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Ubuntu Server 15.04 update error

I can't do sudo apt-get update, when i try it gives me loads of failed to fetch everything.. now I have no idea what could be wrong I searched for what the sources.list file should look like and it ...
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mySql not working after upgrading to 15.04

After upgrading from 14.10 to 15.04 when i start rails server it gives this error: arslion@arslion-Lenovo-B570e:~$ rails s /home/arslion/.rvm/gems/ruby-2.0.0-p481/gems/mysql2-0.3.18/lib/mysql2.rb:31:...
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Lightdm won't start after upgrade from 14.10 to 15.04

After upgrading from 14.10 to 15.04, lightdm won't start. Failed to start lightdm.service: Unit lightdm.service failed to load: No such file or directory. I have a HP Spectre x360 with Intel Core ...
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I got a problem upgrading packages on Ubuntu 12.04.5 LTS

root@ubuntu:~# su root@ubuntu:~# apt-get upgrade Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done The following packages have ...
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Stuck in GRUB after upgrading to 15.04

I upgraded a PC from 14.10 to 15.04 today with no errors, and rebooted. Now I'm stuck at GRUB. If I select 'Ubuntu' to boot, it reboots the machine. If I go to 'Advanced options for Ubuntu' and then ...
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I can't update Ubuntu 12.04

I have been trying for the past couple of days to update and it keeps telling me that: Could not calculate the upgrade An unresolved problem occurred while calculating the upgrade This can be caused ...
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How to upgrade openfire from 3.8.2 to 3.10.0?

When I try to upgrade openfire from 3.8.2 to 3.10.0 gives following error. I am using ubuntu 12.04 1. wget http://download.igniterealtime.org/openfire/openfire_3.10.0_all.deb 2. sudo dpkg -i ...
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apt-get upgrade failure on libglib2.0-bin

im having problem updating my ubuntu 12.04 (64 bit) ran below command apt-get update && apt-get upgrade resulted to: Setting up libglib2.0-bin (2.32.4-0ubuntu1) ... rmdir: failed to ...
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Lost Network Connection after apt-get upgrade from Ubuntu 14.04.1 to 14.04.2

I recently did sudo apt-get update and sudo apt-get upgrade on my Ubuntu Server 14.04.1 installation and it upgraded to 14.04.2. I shut down the machine for the weekend. When I started the machine ...
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Ubuntu Gnome 14.04: stop upgrading old kernel

I recently upgraded the kernel in Ubuntu 14.04 from 3.13 to 3.16. But the Updater (or apt) keeps insisting on upgrading the 3.13 branch. How to stop this behavior? Is it safe to remove all 3.13 ...
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How to fix apt-get upgrade (error processing package util-linux)

I get the following error when running sudo apt-get upgrade. I have tried the commonly recommended fixes for upgrade errors (sudo dpkg --configure -a and sudo apt-get install -f) to no avail. Here is ...
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Can't upgrade the system, dist. update stuck

I've just bought a Dell inspirion laptop , core i3 , 4gb ram , nvidia graphics (2gb vram) and it came with Ubuntu 12.0.4 LTS which is nice cuz i need it for programming. But when i run distribution ...
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Upgrade to 14.04 LTS from Windows 7 and 12.10 dual boot

I have a dual boot of windows 7 and Ubuntu 12.10 on my laptop. I want to upgrade to 14.04 LTS (or any other newer LTS version). My questions are: Do I have to backup my data in Windows 7? (I ...
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update and upgrade error on ubuntu 14.04

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 and when I run the update&& upgrade command I got this error ***dpkg: dependency problems prevent configuration of ifupdown: ifupdown depends on initscripts (>= ...
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FS mounted as RO on boot after upgrade to 15.04

Just upgraded from 14.10 to 15.04. Couldn't get the system to boot ok. I could boot using (upstart) option - not using default systemd. When in default mode the lightdm terminal was stuck before login ...
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upgrading system and lts-trusty packages

I use UBuntu 14.04 LTS and I regular perform a system update: sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get dist-upgrade I found a group of packages which names look like this "package-lts-trusty" , for example:...
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Bluetooth not working after upgrade to 15.04

After upgrading from 14.04 to 15.04, my Bluetooth is not working anymore. I don't have the icon in the taskbar. When I go to Bluetooth in System Settings, it says Bluetooth disabled. Does anyone have ...
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Starting version 219 after upgrading to 15.04

I upgraded to 15.04 just before the official release, and have since then been met with this message at boot : device descriptor read/64, error -32 and then : Starting version 219 I could ...