Questions about upgrading packages, systems or hardware.

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Can't update because of “untrusted” packages? [duplicate]

So I'm trying to apply a boatload of updates and upgrades via Ubuntu's built-in update system... But it tells me the updates/upgrades can't be completed because it requires the installation of ...
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My screen has pulsing blurriness after attempting UI Scale

Did an upgrade from 13.10 to 14.04. Everything was going fine until I did a UI Scale. Now there's a pulsing blurriness on my screen. Any way I can reset that? I've uninstalled/reinstalled xorg ...
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Problem after upgrade and update: one of my OS and corresponding partition disappeared!??!!!!?? :(

My field work computer's HD has 3 partitions: First: Ubuntu 12.04 lst (~80 Gb) Second: Windows XP (~50 Gb) Third: Debian (~30 Gb) Normally during booting process I can choose between the 3 OS ...
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upgrading ubuntu via mounted iso [duplicate]

I want ot upgrade from 12.04 (32BIT) to latest (64BIT). I have mounted the iso because I dont have cdrom, but I cant find the runable to open the dialog. I have followed this answer and downloaded ...
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How to upgrade sausy (13.10) to trusty (14.04) beta? [duplicate]

How to upgrade sausy (13.10) to trusty (14.04) beta? I need to upgrade my Ubuntu 13.10 to Ubuntu 14.04 beta without any format or new installation! Like upgrade that perform on Update Manager.
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Ubuntu 12.04 LTS issue with sysv / udev: after upgrade no init script works

I am sort of refining my server's issues I have found some time ago and still persisting after more than half a year. Here are some of my previous "installments" about this issue: After last ...
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Can I manage dpkg-installed package with apt-get?

At the very beginning after I set up my Ubuntu 12.04, I installed Webmin (dpkg -s webmin reports the version to be 1.610) by first downloading the .deb file with wget and then running dpkg --install ...
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Stuck in Ubuntu 10.10 [duplicate]

I Opened my old laptop for the first time in years , and it's still on Ubuntu 10.10. Can't seem to figure out how to get it to upgrade to the most recent version. Any help would be appreciated ?
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ubuntu 13 linux-image won't upgrade

I just did software updates that included linux-headers for which there are no image files in /boot. The only image and related files in /boot are for version 3.8 /boot/abi-3.8.0-30-generic ...
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Black Screen on Resume After Upgrade to 13.10 on Dell D620

Dell d620,Intel 945GM graphics, using b43 proprietary wlan driver, all else standard. After wake from suspend a black screen is displayed with a selection cursor (white arrow). 13.04 was working fine ...
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How to opt out of Ubuntu Development Branch [duplicate]

For reasons unknown to me, my server running Ubuntu 13.10 suddenly updated to the beta version of Ubuntu 14.04. I need my server running Ubuntu 13.10. How can I downgrade back to Ubuntu 13.10 without ...
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Can't upgrade from Ubuntu 13.04 to 13.10

I do sudo do-release-upgrade, and I got an error message like this one. An unresolvable problem occurred while calculating the upgrade. This can be caused by: Upgrading to a ...
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Ubuntu distribution upgrades: move all user interaction to the end?

Is there a way to move all user interaction that occurs during a release upgrade to the end of the upgrade process? As it currently stands, the Ubuntu upgrade process will be interrupted whenever ...
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Can I upgrade 12.04 to 14.04 on a Live USB with persistent partition? [closed]

I am running Ubuntu 12.04 from a Live USB hard drive with casper-rw partition and thinking of upgrading it to 14.04. I know that I cannot (and should not) upgrade the kernel (I set apt to lock ...
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Grey Screen on upgrading Ubuntu!

You may get this after upgrading to latest version of Ubuntu. If so please logout or force restart your system if nothing works. Then select Ubuntu recovery mode. From there select repair broken ...
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I can't upgrade from 12.10 to 13.04 or 13.10. My updater does not give me an option to upgrade to 13.04

I keep getting an error message when I try to upgrade to 13.10. I have made sure that 12.10 is up-to-date and when I did all my updates, I was asked if I wanted to Upgrade to 13.10, not 13.04. When I ...
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Can i upgrade ubuntu without losing my apps and files?

I was just wondering since i have the 12.04 lts ubuntu edition if it's possible to upgrade it to 13.04 or even 14.04 after it gets released without losing any of my files and installed apps? That's ...
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Does this seem to be an error or something else? - Upgrading Ubuntu 13.04 to 13.10 [duplicate]

I did try the upgrade through Terminal using the below given command: sudo do-release-upgrade Then it started downloading the required files. In between I could see the below lines also (mostly): ...
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Software updates through proxy server? [duplicate]

We are using squid proxy server to access internet when we are opening browser it ask to specify username and password to enter it to it then how can we able to update the system by this proxy ...
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How do I upgrade from Ubuntu 10.04 LTS to the latest stable release? [duplicate]

I am using Ubuntu 10.04 LTS. I want to upgrade to the latest version of Ubuntu. Is it possible? I read on this forum that I have to do a serial upgrading. If that is the case, will all my software ...
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What upgrade options for non-PAE machine?

The last time I upgraded this machine it failed because I have a non-PAE processor. I was forced to reinstall the last, old version of Xubuntu. Now I fear I'm stuck with a discontinued distribution. ...
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Memory error when attempting upgrade

I get a error when Ubuntu tries to update. The error says I don't have enough memory to update but my harddrive is full of space.
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Ubuntu Update Manager finishes checking for updates but not prompting to do pending updates/upgrade

I'm trying to upgrade Ubuntu from 13.04 to 13.10. Already I've done a partial update for current 13.04 system before upgrading it to Ubuntu 13.10. Then, I tried to upgrade it to 13.10. Meanwhile ...
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Why cannot Ubuntu resolve the proxy hostname while upgrading to 12.10?

I'm on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (Precise). I can not upgrade to 12.10 using the Update manager. Each time I try, it shows that 12.10 is available to upgrade: However, when I click on "Upgrade", I get the ...
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Installing 3.13 kernel on Saucy (13.10) - possible? [duplicate]

I wanted to install 3.13.5 kernel from http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.13.5-trusty/ . I know that the folders are called trusty but can I install them on 13.10 ? After tying dpkg -i ...
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Server upgrade fails, boot partition too small

The upgrade from Ubuntu 12.10 to 13.10 aborts right after starting, due to the /boot partition having only 54MB size. The server has 2 hard disks with 2 partitions each, being connected via RAID1. ...
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Upgrading to 13.10 [duplicate]

After upgrading to 13.10 (suggested by the system) I cannot run Ubuntu anymore so my computer is no longer usable ! The only thing I get is the root screen (background is black) where I can enter my ...
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Is 13.10 the latest version of Xubuntu? [duplicate]

And when does the next version of it come out? And will I get a notice of all future versions and the ability to upgrade?
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Ubuntu 13.10 - how can i install package?

How to fix this problem? Everytime i am trying to install/update packages it fails root@nson:~# sudo apt-get install dconf-editor Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading ...
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Problems after upgrading to 13.10 from 12.10

It's my first question and I am pretty much desperate by now. So please look upon any errors likely to occur in my question. So, I had Ubuntu 12.10 running alongside Windows 7 (which is the default ...
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Upgrading a EOL Kubuntu box with LXDE from 10.10 to 12.04

I actually joined Ask Ubuntu to answer a question that I had found an answer to but, unfortunately, I'm too new to do that... so I thought that I would post my experiences and share what I learned in ...
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Can't upgrade to 13.10 [duplicate]

My problems, which seem to be related, are as follows. I'm using a Toshiba Satellite C660D laptop and I can't upgrade from Ubuntu 13.04 to 13.10. I can no longer even start Ubuntu Software Centre! ...
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An unresolvable problem occurred while calculating the upgrade

An unresolvable problem occurred while calculating the upgrade. Please report this bug against the update-manager package and include the following error message: 'E:Error, ...
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During 13.04 to 13.10 Desktop update the computer went offline, how can I restart the update process? [duplicate]

I would like to restart the update/upgrade for 13.10. The process was aborted by a power off situation after it had started. The updater process was working well until that point. Now the updater ...
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TuxGuitar sound inconsistent after upgrading to Ubuntu 13.10 [closed]

In TuxGuitar (http://tuxguitar.herac.com.ar/), I have been using the FluidSynth plug-in to output the MIDI conversion using various soundfonts. This has worked well enough since Ubuntu 10.04. After ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 + Steam

I just recently upgraded to 13.04 from 13.10 on x64. Since the upgrade, downloads on steam have been incredibly slow and slow down all other processes. It's not my network connection as other ...
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Why does apt-get want to remove gcc-4.8 and g++-4.8 when I try to upgrade?

I am trying to upgrade gcc-4.8.1 and g++-4.8.1 to 4.8.2. I added the PPA containing g++-4.8.2, ran apt-get update and then when I try: martin@martin-Studio-1537:~$ sudo apt-get upgrade [sudo] ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 tells me it won't update itself anymore, wants me to upgrade to 13.10

My girlfriend was using my Ubuntu 13.04, when the software update window opened, with an alert box reading something like: Ubuntu 13.04 updates are not provided anymore, for your security you should ...
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How do I free up space to install software updates? [duplicate]

The upgrade needs a total of 87.5 M free space on disk '/boot'. Please free at least an additional 32.8 M of disk space on '/boot'. Empty your trash and remove temporary packages of former ...
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black screen after upgrading to ubuntu 13.10 with gnome 3.10

I upgraded my ubuntu from 13.04 to 13.10 and my gnome from 3.8 to 3.10. When I rebooted I chose ubuntu in the grub, then it showed the gnome logo for some seconds. After that the screen went black and ...
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12.04 to 13.1 upgrade

I tried upgrading from 12.04 to 13.1 and wasn't able to get anywhere. Then I tried a fresh install of 13.1 which was even worse. From a usb stick, I got a purple screen with the red and white dots and ...
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Reparing ubuntu installation using usb drive

I upgraded from ubuntu13.04 to ubuntu 13.10 and the process went very bad. Many packages were broken because my internet connection failed and now, when I turn my computer on, it is very slow and many ...
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Erase partition and install Ubuntu on entire disk [duplicate]

I have 2 partitions (Windows and Ubuntu 13.04) and I am asked which one to boot each time I turn on my computer. I want to install Ubuntu 13.10 to the entire disk. I do not mind if all previous ...
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Linux Headers not upgrading. It says “no space” when I have lots

Problems with my linux-headers in a Ubuntu 13.10 upgrade. It says: E: / var/cache/apt/archives/linux-headers-3.11.0-15_3.11.0-15.25_all.deb: unable to create `/ ...
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SSH refusing connections after upgrade to 13.04

After upgrading my Ubuntu Server from release 13.04 to 13.10 (do-release-upgrade), I can not connect to the server anymore, SSH closing connections immediately (after sending SSH2_MSG_KEXINIT). It ...
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LOst all my files [closed]

Following routine Ubuntu upgrade request on Jan 19, when reopened Ubuntu could not find any of my Document files or images. Suspect they may be hiding somewhere, but whereCould not access my own ...
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12.04 Kernel Upgrade, Graphics problem. Can not access system [duplicate]

I have a desktop machine with an MSI motherboard running Ubuntu 12.04. I installed a GT520 graphics card a few weeks ago and it has been working fine. This morning I let the system upgrade run ...
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Can't upgrade using a liveUSB, through the newer version is recognized [duplicate]

I run a 13.04 on one of my laptops, now someone brought me the 13.10 iso image (I work in rural Africa), yet upgrading to 13.10 didn't work: I created a liveUSB I rebooted from it Chose "Install ...
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Why is it not advised to change sources.list to point to a newer version when upgrading?

I just wanted to know why precisely it is not advised to just change the sources.list file to point to a newer Version I want to upgrade to? I used that method some time with success. What problems ...
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Can I update/upgrade my Ubuntu version? [duplicate]

I am currently running Ubuntu 12.04 and would like to upgrade/update it to 13.10 without losing my files. I have the Ubuntu One cloud but I have limited space. Is there any way to get a different ...