Questions about upgrading packages, systems or hardware.

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problem with updating kubuntu 12.04

I have problems while trying to install updates, both via the update centre as via the terminal. The update centre gives me the following error: E: Internal Error, No file name for libssl1.0.0 If i ...
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How can I find out if a particular package has been updated (or not)?

I generally update everything that Ubuntu tells me needs updating so I don't keep a track of things that have not been updated. Recently I have been noticing differences in the behaviour of the cpio ...
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How do I upgrade Ubuntu? [duplicate]

I'm new to Ubuntu and Linux in general and coming from Windows I was wondering how to upgrade Ubuntu from one version to another. A new version is released each six months, right? So let's say I'm now ...
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ubuntu software center install button disbled in ubuntu 13.04

I just upgraded the ubuntu 13.04 to from 12.10 using following commaands sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get upgrade the upgrade process is completed successfully but in software center for every ...
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problems in git upgrade

when I run upgrade in my ubuntu 10.04,the result is ~$ sudo apt-get upgrade Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done The following packages have ...
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Need to recover ubuntu [duplicate]

my software is ubuntu. I was in the process of upgrading but I canceled out. Now it won't allow me to go to my desktop. in grub loading, no option for recovery mode.
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Upgrade from Lubuntu 12.10 to Ubuntu 13.04

I have downloaded "Ubuntu 13.04_Raring Ringtail_Release i386", but it comes with two files: the first is iso, the second iso.part. I use Xfburn to make the iso file in the disk, and it can't recognize ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 does not let updates or downloads from Firefox

Just installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. Internet works fine, I get erros such as the ones posted here Why after fresh Ubuntu 12.04 installation update aren't being installed? However, changing the ...
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Upgrading to Ubuntu 13.04 from Ubuntu 12.10

I got a message that upgrade for ubuntu is available. I clicked - 'upgrade now'.. during upgradation, my internet connection was lost. after that, it showed a red cross for 'fetching packages'. then I ...
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Can I install Ubuntu using Ubuntu 13.04 Live CD on Ubuntu 12.10? [duplicate]

And, will may my applications be as is? Am I going to have any compatibilty issues with applications? Is it possible even using a live cd to install the newest version of Ubuntu over the existing one. ...
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Why does Ubuntu allow me to only upgrade to Ubuntu 13.04 Alpha Release?

I have Ubuntu 12.10, and I want to upgrade to Ubuntu 13.04. But what is weird is that Ubuntu only allows me to update to 'Ubuntu 13.04 Alpha Release. I don't get it. Some people say to go to software ...
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Failure with 10.4 to 12.04 upgrade due to pkgProblemResolver

Upgrade from 10.04 LTS Lucid to 12.04.2 LTS though software manager fails. I go to, "System" -> "Administration" -> "Update Manager" to update. The process starts up and I get one dialog ...
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Errors in installation after upgrading from 11.10 to 12.04

I've recently upgraded my Ubuntu 11.10 to 12.04 . Whenever I'm trying to install some new package using apt-get I'm getting the following error messages in terminal : $ apt-get -y update && apt-get ...
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Computer boots to black screen after upgrading to 12.10

I have an issue with the reboot which finishes the upgrade from 12.04 to 12.10. I press the reboot button and then my pc reboots: I see the BIOS, then my screen turns purple and then black and my ...
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Problem with MySQL upgrade

Overnight, a script running from cron one of our servers (Ubuntu 12.04.2 LTS) applied updates to MySQL. Rather than taking a few minutes to do this, it appears to have taken over an hour and a half, ...
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Can I install this driver?

I have an ATI Xpress 200 graphics card, it doesn't have support from AMD anymore so I can't upgrade to Ubuntu 12.10, but I found this driver on their site Driver Download. I know it doesn't support my ...
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Can I Run Ubuntu 12.10 or 13.04 on an ATI XPress 200 graphics card?

I have a acer aspire t650 pc with a pentium 4 processor and a ati xpress 200 grafics card. Does anybody knows if I can update ubuntu from 12.04 to 12.10 and to 13.04 and if so which driver do I need ...
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Will Ubuntu fix my Video Card Driver issue? [closed]

Will Ubuntu work on a Dell Inspirion 1300 Netbook currently running Windows XP? I've tried install Windows 7 Ultimate and it's not working properly due to the video card driver issue. The Celeron ...
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12.10 doesn't boot after installation [duplicate]

I still need help Today I updated 12.04 to 12.10, but when my PC reboots after the installation, I get a black screen and noting happens. I have an Acer Aspire t650. I think it has something to do ...
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Start Up Disk Creator

When I try to make a bookable USB stick it will only work with the FAT format....but when I try to create it with the NTSB format it wont work....Internal HDD is in the NTSB format..Does this matter?
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Unity at Ubuntu 12.04 - missing feature after system upgrade, errors

I use Ubuntu 12.04. It was installed two days ago, but after the suggested system upgrade, Unity showed some issues. I tried to reset/reinstall it, following many posts in the forum and lots of errors ...
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Hardware not suitable for 12.04

I want to upgrade to 12.04 but the system tells me my graphics card won't run it. Is there a way of getting round this, or do I need to look for a different distribution (a hardware upgrade is not a ...
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Laptop battery not detected after upgrading to 12.04

I've an old MSI Wind Notebook(U100x,Atom processor) that I had and upgraded to 12. Some of the devices were a pain to install (camera, WiFI, English language keyboard, some stuff to run peripherals) ...
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How to upgrade/maintain Libre Office [duplicate]

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. I want to know the following How to find the latest version of Libre Office How to upgrade to the latest version
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13.04 Install Disk for installation [duplicate]

Can I purchase an Install dvd for ubuntu 13.04 so I can install it? And if so where? I have tried to upgrade from the internet and it has not worked.
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update magager gets stuck

Every time I try to Install updates it just stays stuck on applying changes "waiting" with no progress in the bar. Havent updated for months, does anyone know a solution to this?
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How can I fix “not enough free disk space in /boot” when trying to update? [duplicate]

I'm trying to update my computer, but every time I try I get this response: Not enough free disk space The upgrade needs a total of 22.3 M free space on disk '/boot'. Please free at least an ...
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Upgrading from 12.10 to 13.04 error?

I had just updated 12.10, so I can upgrade to 13.04. It was going fine and I was looking at the terminal to see all those complicated things it's doing. Then a window called Debconf on MyComputerName ...
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Can't get repository information in order to upgrade 10.10 to 11.04 [duplicate]

After delaying for quite a while, I'm trying to upgrade from 10.10 through to the current version. When I hit the "check" button in Update Manager, I get the following error: Failed to Download ...
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VLC Player updating

I have an old version of vlc player I want to update it to new version do I need to remove it first then install the new one or it will automatically will be removed after I install the new version?
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If I upgrade from Ubuntu 12.10 to 13.04, and then to 13.10 and so… Will I have any problem?

If I upgrade from Ubuntu 12.10 to 13.04, and then to 13.10 and so... Will I have any problem? Greetings from Argentina.
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evolution won't retrieve gmail

Since I upgraded to 12.04, evolution doesn't retrieve mail from my gmail address. Mail is not automatically retrieved anymore and when I hit the send/receive button, it gets stuck on updating. How ...
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Upgrading from ubuntu 12.04 to 13.10 [duplicate]

How do I upgrade from Ubuntu 12.04 to Ubuntu 13.10. I have tried the one I this link I gives option to upgrade to 12.10 not 13.10 I want to directly upgrade to 13.10 from 12.04
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Upgrade and new software installation fails

Errors were encountered while processing: linux-image-extra-3.8.0-19-generic E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1) The output of uname -a is: Linux balu-System-Product-Name ...
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How to Update 12.04LTS to 13.04?

I want to upgrade my OS from 12.04LTS to 13.04,but the update manager only shows me 12.10 as an upgrade option available. What do i do now?? Please suggest me a safe and legal way.
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Packages gone in upgrade?

I did an upgrade from 11.10 to 12.04 and all my packages have gone it only showed 1 error that the upgrade was unable to restore packages I am new to Ubuntu so any help is good. if any other questions ...
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lubuntu 13.04 upgrade problem [duplicate]

i have lubuntu 13.04 installed but i can't upgrade or update it ! it always bring up this response Reading package lists... Error! E: Unable to parse package file ...
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Upgrade Ubuntu to 13.04 from 12.10 on dual-boot laptop [duplicate]

Is there a possibility to upgrade from 12.10 to 13.04 ? I booted from the 13.04 installation CD but I couldn't do the upgrade (no upgrade option was displayed). I have a laptop with a Windows 7 ...
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Upgrade 9.04 to laest version [duplicate]

Currently I'm using ubuntu 9.04. I need to update this to a recent version 12.04, 12.10 or 13.04? Is this possible? Can someone point me to a instruction page to do this?
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Make default `python` command to use Python 3

I can access Python 3 via python3 command. But I want to make the default interpreter to use python command for Python 3. Simple typing python takes me to Python 2. How to upgrade?
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Apache PHP not working after Update

Im using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. There was an Ubuntu-Update yesterday and after starting the pc today my apache php isnt working anymore. I get the download of the php-files instead of the website. I ...
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how to upgrade ubuntu 10.04 LTS to ubuntu 13.04 without internet?

No internet,NO cd/dvd rom, only USB. I have no idea how to upgrade the system. Any one can tell?
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Installing updates [duplicate]

We just installed the abuntu disc 9.04 and are wanting to update. Is there a place you can buy discs to do this or should it be done online. We are new to this and a little bit confused about what to ...
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After upgrading from 12.10 to 13.04, VirtualBox VM's are unstable

I had a very stable install of VirtualBox on Ubuntu 12.10. I recently upgraded to 13.04 and all of my VM's do not work any more. They boot, but after a few minutes they crash completely. I am at a ...
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Installing Updates selectively from command line

I have gone through forums and could not find a definitive answer for a requirement that I have. Any help would be much appreciated. I have a server machine running Ubuntu 11.10 server. When I log ...
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Will apt-get dist-upgrade blow away my PostgreSQL server setup?

I'm about to upgrade my webserver, my site relies heavily on PostgreSQL database and settings. I started apt-get dist-upgrade, and it says it wants to upgrade Postgres. I cancelled, but will it wipe ...
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Have Ubuntu 12.04 want to instal 13.04

I have 12.04 installed, want to instal 13.04, will it just overwrite 12.04 or do I need to uninstal 12.04. Will my files, and other downloads still be accessable?
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php version in apt - does it correspond to version on php.net and if not how to upgrade to latest release [duplicate]

So I'm setting up a lamp web server based on ubuntu 13.04 raring. I've installed all required software and run apt-get update and upgrade. When I run php info it reports php version 5.4.9-4ubuntu or ...
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I can't upgrade from Ubuntu11.10 to 12.04 [duplicate]

when I try to upgrade the system ,it always failed. W:无法下载 http://cn.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/precise-updates/main/binary-i386/Packages 404 Not Found , W:无法下载 ...
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from 12.04 to 12.10

I have laptop installed with 12.04 and one day when I powered it up, it showed the option of booting from ubuntu and advanced etc. On selecting boot from ubuntu, it showed the blank screen. i tried ...