Questions about upgrading packages, systems or hardware.

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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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apt-get is broken (Ubuntu 10.04 Server)

I cannot install any package in the server, as I am newbie with server. In the morning I found that some, I am not able to install any package from command line in the server. Now every package is now ...
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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 ...
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battery icon / power indicator not shown in menu bar after upgrade to 12.04

Since the upgrade from 11.10 to 12.04 the battery icon / power indicator is not shown any more in the menu bar. I went to 'system settings'-->'power' and tried to set 'show battery status in menu ...
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Problem after upgrading from 11.10 to 12.04

I had installed Ubuntu 11.04 through CD alongside windows. I got a problem here in upgradation when I upgraded my Ubuntu 11.10 version to 12.04.There were many errors too while installing upgrades.. ...
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my error in 12.04 update; won't boot now

I ran the update and the prompt said it was complete and to restart. I have a kvm switch and it was set to the other computer during the update. The updated machine did not recognize the mouse or ...
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Does a upgrade from 11.10 to 12.04 updates a (manual) GRUB installation to GRUB2?

I have a Lenovo Ideapad S205, which has difficulties with GRUB2. Therefore I did a manual installation of GRUB 0.97. Will a upgrade from 11.10 to 12.04 destroy my old GRUB or will it respect the ...
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upgrade to 12.04 causes inactive desktop

I recently upgraded my ubuntu 11.10 to 12.04. The upgrade happened successfully. Now, on login screen, i cant do any thing except entering password. Mouse pointer doesnt move and i cant select any ...
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I can not update or upgrade from 11.10. How can I troubleshoot this?

When I try to update or upgrade my Ubuntu 11.10 installation through either update manager or the terminal I get a connection error. How can I troubleshoot this? Err us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu ...
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Stuck while upgrading from ubuntu 11.10 to 12.04

i have ubuntu 11.10 installed within windows vista. i am trying to upgrade it to 12.04. but the update manager seems to be stuck at "Installing the upgrades" while configuring manpages. i did a ...
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system crashed during update from 11.10 to 12.4 64bits

system crashed during update from 11.10 to 12.4 64 bits i had to hard reset due to inactivity during the update, after rebooting, ubuntu started, but it doesn't let me to enter Terminal, it only ...
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How does a complete computer idiot like me upgrade

I have just clicked and run Ubuntu in preference to the Windows side of the HD, but it appears that I am running an old version and that I need to upgrade, but I believe that I can't go straight from ...
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Problem while upgrding from 11.10 to 12.04

I am upgrading from 11.10 to 12.04 using the Update Manager. With about 35 minutes left in the "installing" phase of the upgrade, the screen went black, mouse and keyboard dead. Do I need to make a ...
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Upgraded to 12.04 before updating 11.10

I believe I'm the only person that did that. I've read that I must update my 11.10 before upgrading. Then the next morning I just opened the update-manager and upgraded to 12.04. I forgot all about ...
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Distro upgrade interrupted, cant upgrade to Precise

I don't have the opportunity to upgrade by using Live USB and LIve Cd, And since the distro-upgrade was interrupted, No partial upgrade is possible. How can I fix this? I found an upgrading-tool ...
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File explorer not opening after upgrade to 12.04 and other issues

Recently I upgraded Ubuntu 11.10 to 12.04 via Update manager. But I face many problems. 1. The File Explorer is not at all opening. 2. All my files that were in Desktop are missing. And couldn't open ...
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kubuntu 11.10 muon not recognizing 12.04 exists!

I am in kubuntu...went to muon-update...performed updates system restarted now no updates available. System does not even recognize that 12.04 is out and available. No updates available for install as ...
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Please assist to recover data after unsuccessfull upgrade to 12.04

Now my ubuntu shows the loading screen and doesn't load any further. I made a live cd and booted from it but I can't explore the needed files. I read that the partition with the installation has to be ...
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Update is not working for me ( i am on 11.10 )

it's been one week i am trying everything nothing is working. I tryed to upgrade ubuntu from 11.10 to 12.10. I tried the update manager but no sucess . I also tried update-manager -d Not working i ...
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unable to upgrade ubuntu 11.04 to ubuntu 11.10

When I tried to upgrade my ubuntu 11.04 to ubuntu 11.10 through update manager's upgrade option, after entering password It didn't do aanything after downloading 2 upgrade files. I tried it several ...
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Video not playing after partial upgrade from 11.10 to 12.04?

![in the middle of my upgraded from 11.10 - 12.04 it was interupted with an electrical outage, when the power is back and as i resume my upgrade i was asked for "partial install". and after the ...
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11.10 is not Upgrading

My Ubuntu 11.10 is not getting upgraded through Update Manager. It's not able to connect to the servers also. While checking for updates it will try for sometime and pop-up message as check your ...
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can previous installation partition be made bootable

OK, ranting and raving won't get me anywhere. I installed 12.04 and all my previous stuff was there and worked. I was trying to tweak it and followed some bad advice and screwed it up. I then ...
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upgrade to 11.04 completed with errors = no computor

Attempting to Upgrade from 10.10 to 11.04. Download completed asking questions re Samba and CUPS, defaults selected. Download completed with errors. Bug report re Samaba. Would no move forward to ...
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Which Ubuntu-list for feedback on 11.10 to 12.04 upgrade issues?

I upgraded to Ubuntu 12.04 beta2 via sudo do-release-upgrade -d and have identified a few... glitches and issues in the process/script, mostly from an end-user's perspective. There seems to more than ...
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Distribution upgrade Error

When I go to System Settings and click on Software Sources nothing happens. When I try sudo apt-get dist-upgrade Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state ...
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Ubuntu 10.10 stop working at login screen after power loss during upgrade

I have ubuntu 10.10 and I was upgrading it when suddenly my computer turned off due to fluctuation of power. Now when i am booting my ubuntu then it stops working at login screen. nothings happen at ...
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Problem while upgrading (dependency problems)

When i try to upgrade with apt-get upgrade on Ubuntu Server 14.04 LTS, i get this log: Click here for the log It says that there are some problem with the dependencies of these packages: udev ...
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There's a way ubuntu's kernel supports my video card?

Well my problem is my old gaming laptop is not compatible with the ubuntu kernel, (as far as i read) that happened since i upgraded to ubuntu 13.10, my video card is an ATI Radeon HD 3650 and each ...