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Remote desktop doesn't works after upgrade from 13.10 to 14.04

I worked for many years with ubuntu nas server. Now last week I updated my server from 13:10 to 14:04. That in itself went well except Remote Desktop. The server is in the attic and I control it ...
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Upgrade from 13.04 to 14.04

I have Kubuntu 13.04 (unsupported release), and want to upgrade it to 14.04. When I'm trying to run do-release-upgrade I got this error: Traceback (most recent call last): File ...
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I have a lot of 404 error when I try to do `do-release-upgrade`

I am trying to upgrade my version of ubuntu. I have Ubuntu 13.04 and when I do sudo do-release-upgrade I have this trace : sudo do-release-upgrade Recherche d'une nouvelle version d'Ubuntu Votre ...
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Ubuntu Upgrade 13.10 to 14.04 - Why isnt X Using My 3D Hardware Anymore?

I just upgraded from Ubuntu 13.10 to 14.04, but now I cant login and see my desktop. I get all the way to the login screen and enter my password, but after pressing enter I get left with the 14.04 LTS ...
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Can't install Ubuntu!

Used UnetBootin to create it on the flash drive. Tells me to reboot, after rebooting, I press DEL key to enter the BIOS. I set the boot priority to my USB. I press F10 and it saves it and reboots. ...
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Lubuntu 13.10 does not ugrade to 14.04

I'm trying to upgrade to the newest version of Lubuntu, but after I open the software updater, clicking on upgrade, and enter my authentication. The updater just closes and nothing happens. Whenever I ...
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Unable to mount/access phone after upgrade to Ubuntu 14.04

A Nokia Lumia 920 will not mount in 14.04. When I was running 13.10 this wasn't an issue. What should I try? Or will I have to revert to 13.10? What mtp-detect shows: kjhg@kjhg-LIFEBOOK-AH530-HD6:~$ ...
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Upgrade problems (from Ubuntu 13.10 to 14.04)

I just upgraded my PC from Ubuntu 13.10 to 14.04. I followed each any every step, but after upgrading everything I clicked on the restart button to apply the changes, found myself stuck on a blank ...
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Unable to login to 14.04 after successful installation [duplicate]

After a successful upgrade to 14.04, now when I am trying to login using administrator id, It loops back to login page and doesn't load my session. Even guest is not working. When I enter wrong ...
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upgrade ubuntu server from 12.04 LTS to 14.04 LTS

Right now I have ubuntu server 12.04 LTS. This server is important for our production, so I need to update server to 14.04 LTS carefully. I did setup LXC containers and each container have their own ...
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Should I change my Python code if I upgrade my Ubuntu?

I have a software that I have been developing in Python 3 for years. Until today, I have been using Ubuntu Desktop 11.04 but now I want to move to a higher version of Ubuntu. Must I stay on Ubuntu ...
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After updating the system to 14.04, an application fails due to lack of libpng15. How do i obtain it?

After updating my Kubuntu to 14.04, one of applications (the "King Arthur's Gold" indie game) would fail due to lack of libpng15 in the system. The error message is: [13:47:13] PNG warning: ...
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How to upgrade from apache2.2 to apache 2.4 in ubuntu? [closed]

I have Apache2.2 server and i need to upgrade to apache 2.4 version. how can i do it ? thank you.
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How to get back to my user account?

I was running Ubuntu 13.10 and I got a window indicating I could upgrade to 14.04. I accepted the upgrade, and after the upgrade was finished I was left with an empty Unity background and a mouse ...
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Why are no OCR engines working in Gscan2pdf after upgrading to 14.04?

I recently upgraded to Ubuntu 14.04, but the OCR in gscan2pdf stopped working. I am using the latest gscan2pdf (1.2.4) with both Tesseract and Cuneiform available. When loading pdf documents in ...
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Unity will not boot/load after upgrade from 13.10 to 14.04

There are many similar post on ask ubuntu and I have gone through them with little success. I upgraded from 13.04 to 13.10 to 14.04 back to back. The upgrade from 13.03 to 13.10 worked fine. After ...
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failed to calculate upgrade [duplicate]

so I tried to update my ubuntu(saucy) to the new LTS release, but it gave me the error that the package manager could not calculate the upgrade. at which point I ran this in console and got this ...
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Can I keep /home and /opt when reinstalling 64-bit over 32-bit?

I tried upgrading Ubuntu from 13.04 to 13.10 (32-bit), but the upgrade failed, and the PC is not booting, so now I am planning to go for fresh install of 14.04 64-bit. I had sevaral data partitions ...
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Problem after upgrading Ubuntu 13.10 to 14.04 [duplicate]

I just upgraded my Ubuntu to 14.04, after I got a notification about it. All the installation went well but after restart now, when I go to the Ubuntu option from grub, it shows only a purple screen ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 to 14.04 upgrade: Filesystem check or mount failed

I had a power failure while upgrading from 13.10 to 14.04 and and ended up with a couple of problems. First I ended up the "system is running in low-graphics mode" error described here and managed to ...
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Cannot connect to home wireless after upgrading to 14.04 from 13.10, still able to connect to my phone hotspot though?

I'm no longer able to connect to my home wireless since upgrading to 14.04, though my other devices still connect to it fine. The problem computer can still see all the available wireless SSID's, and ...
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Is it possible to upgrade from 13.10 to 14.04 over FTP

How do I upgrade from 13.10 to 14.10 using ftp. http goes through a proxy and we a limited to 500M per week. FTP is not limited.
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ubuntu 14.04 / 64 bit stucks while using it [duplicate]

newbie here!!! so guys I’m running Ubuntu 14.04 and everything was perfect before i begun to get stuck while using it, several times, the systems just stop and nothing is working!every time i need to ...
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Revert Erlang OTP Version

I have upgraded my ubuntu to latest version. This automatically updated my erlang version from 5.10.2 to 5.10.4 i.e OTP 16R01 to OTP 16R03 $ erl +V Erlang (SMP,ASYNC_THREADS) (BEAM) emulator version ...
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After upgrading from 12.04 to 14.04 samba has big issues

The server has been running very stable with 12.04 LTS for years but after upgrading to 14.04 LTS a encountered huge samba issues. Directly after upgrade the mapping from Windows was toggling but ...
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How to understand apt.log?

First, a little context: I have a machine with Ubuntu 13.10 64bit with Unity, that i use for development. As such, i updated several packages manually, and even installed/compiled some from sources ...
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Upgraded to 14.04 reboot fail

I upgraded from 13.10 to 14.04, and when I restarted the computer and selected Ubuntu, the black screen said: mount: mounting/dev/loop0 on/root failed: Invalid Argument mount: mounting/dev ...
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How to upgrade Ubuntu 12.04 to 14.04 if I have dual boot with windows 7?

I have dual boot with Ubuntu 12.04 and Windows 7, and I would like to upgrade Ubuntu to 14.04 but still retain my windows 7, help! I have a DVD with the ubuntu 14.04 ISO
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Do I need to reinstall everything to upgrade from 13.10 to 14.10?

The title almost explains it all. If I update from 13.10 to 14.10, do I need to reinstall software such as Apache, PHP, Filezilla and everything I've already installed? I've recently moved to Ubuntu ...
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How do I upgrade wine in Ubuntu 12.04

I am trying to run windows office 2007 enterprise on Ubuntu 12.04. I have been able to launch and write something on it. But it crashes when I try to save anything. Since Office 2007 has got a good ...
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Upgrading 13.10 to 14.04 alongside a windows 7 installation [duplicate]

I have dual boot on my laptop: - Windows 7 with Ubuntu 13.10 installed alongside. How do I upgrade my ubuntu installation to 14.04 without affecting the Windows installation?
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Upgrade from 13.10 to 14.04: “No new release found”

I am trying to upgrade from lubuntu 13.10 to 14.04 using apt-get update apt-get dist-upgrade do-release-upgrade However the last command returns No new release found I also tried ...
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Help! Online upgrade from 12.04 to 14.04 stuck

I was trying to upgrade my Lenovo T500 laptop from Kubuntu 12.04 LTS to Kubuntu 14.04 LTS. Fired up the upgrade process, and finally after downloading a zillion packages the upgrade got going, only ...
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Is there an upgrade procedure from 12.04 LTS to 14.04 LTS

I have tried the standard: apt get install update-manager-core do-release-upgrade but this does not seem to get it to 14.04 LTS. Are there other steps that I am missing?
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Why do-release-upgrade does not show 14.04 even if it was officially released? [duplicate]

I do have 12.04 LTS and hearing that 14.04 LTS was released I (wrongly) assumed that I will be able to upgrade machines using the standard distribution upgrade path. Still it seems that 'sudo ...
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Is it posible to upgrade to Ubuntu 14.04 from Ubuntu 10.04?

I have 2 PCs (works as a LAMP servers) with 10.04.4 LTS 12.04.2 LTS And I want to upgrade to the last LTS (14.04). I don't want to lose my data (unfortunately I don't have space to copy the ...
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Problems in Upgrading 12.04 to 14.04 which is 64bit wubi application?

I'm on 12.04 currently I want to upgrade to trusty. I'm using wubi 64bit application and people said that there might be problems for 64 bit regarding grub menu. Is there a chance that I might lose ...
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Upgrading to ubuntu 14.04 from ubuntu 13.10

how to upgrade ubuntu 13.10 to ubuntu 14.04 ? It gives an error that "third party sources are disabled couldn't get software list"
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Problem with upgrade from 12.04 to 14.04 [closed]

Upgrading from 12.04 to 14.04 last night and everthing was chugging along nicely until I tried to open a browser. The screen went to black for a few seconds and then came back to the user login screen ...
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How to upgrade from Ubuntu 12.10 to 14.04 [duplicate]

I was under the impression that upgrading to Ubuntu 14.04 was supported from all version between and including the previous LTS release (12.04). Why is it then, that update-manager (with and without ...
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(update to 14.04) unity is not loading after I login to the admin profile after upgrade [duplicate]

After upgrading to 14.04 and after the final reboot, I logged in the admin account but unity won't start, I have only the 14.04 background. No shortcuts work. I can login and use the guest and other ...
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Chromium display is remanent since 14.04 upgrade with gpu acceleration enabled

Since I updated ubuntu to 14.04, I have some issue with chromium, the display is remanent when switching virtual desktop or appear when the application is minimized. I found that the issue is ...
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Is any offline upgrade from 13.10 to 14.04 possible? [duplicate]

I typically upgrade downloading the relevant ISO (not necessarily the alternate one), going offline and then running: sudo mount -o loop ubuntu-11.04-alternate-amd64.iso /media/cdrom gksu ...
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Error installing OCI8 on Ubuntu 14.04

I've just upgraded my VM to Ubuntu 14.04, and my OCI8 PHP driver has stopped working. I've tried to install/upgrade it, but it doesn't work. That's the error messages I get: ...
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Missing header files when installing

I am trying to install Mysql-5.5 directly through Terminal but I get an header files is missingerror and it fails to install. The problem stays when I run sudo apt-get update/upgrade Is ther any way ...
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Cannot access Internet after 14.04 upgrade

I upgraded from 13.10 to 14.04 a couple of days ago via internet using "sudo apt-get upgrade". After the upgrade, both my wired connection and wireless connection stopped talking to the internet when ...
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Upgrade to Kubuntu 14.04 Hangs at Stopping Cron

I just attempted to upgrade from Kubuntu 13.10 to 14.04 using the Muon Update utility, but after downloading all required files, the update process stalled with the message "Cron: Stopping..." After ...
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Now that I've upgraded from 13.10 to 14.04 my keyboard setting, US international with dead keys, doesn't have dead keys. How do I get them back?

The apostrophe key used to be the dead key. Now when I press it all I get is apostrophe and no option for accents. How can I restore my dead keys?
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Lubuntu 14.04 Software Updater behaviour

Will the Lubuntu Software Updater install Ubuntu on my PC? I am wanting to upgrade to 14.04, but I am not sure if it will install Unity or Ubuntu-default packages. I am running 64Bit 13.10 Lubuntu. ...
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While Upgrading to ubuntu 14.04 i personally edited the source list and corrupted it, Need suggestion to resolve and upgrade! [duplicate]

I'm new to ubuntu, while upgrading from ubuntu 13.10 to 14.04 i was getting some errors in the source list. While trying to make it right i used a source list of another pc and replaced it with mine, ...