Questions about upgrading packages, systems or hardware.

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Does upgrade affect Ubuntu or Kernel version?

Does upgrade lead to running the latest Ubuntu version ? Or does it only upgrade the kernel ? Is not upgrading the kernel the same thing as upgrading the operating system itself to a newer version ? ...
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pdflatex can't compile after 14.04 upgrade

I recently upgraded from 12.04 to 14.04, and now I'm in the process of fixing some broken applications :( My latest problem is with pdflatex (used through Lyx), after upgrading I don't seem to be ...
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Cannot Update the system : E:Malformed line 1 in source list /etc/apt/sources.list (dist parse) [duplicate]

This is my problem I was changing ubuntu 12.04 to 12.10. All the downloads and installations were OK. Then after the restart, my touchpad and my wireless card were unable to use. I could solve the ...
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Serious errors were found while checking the disk drive for / [duplicate]

Upgraded from 13.10 to 14.04. All seemed to go ok, but following reboot I get this message: Serious errors were found while checking the disk drive for /. If I ignore that one, I get a further ...
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Upgrade 14.04 from 12.04

I use Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. I tried to upgrade it to 14.04 by booting from a usb stick. In the menu there were just two options - one was to install 14.04 by erasing 12.04 and another was to install 14.04 ...
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Ubuntu 14 upgrade fatal error

When I tried to upgrade to Ubuntu 14 from 13, I received a fatal error. It was opening and installing the files, but said gnome had a problem and something about a directory couldn't be found or ...
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Update failed because of power failure, and I cannot open further

I have tried to upgrade ubuntu 13.10 saucy to 14.04 Trusty Tahr, and somehow my laptop power failed, I failed to note where it stopped. What are the things I can do, to debug it, and to fix it. What ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 from 13.10 (Using ISO) - What about Existing Applications working in 13.10

In my system I am running Ubuntu 13.10 and have downloaded the Ubuntu 14.04 i386 ISO image. If I install 14.04 by creating bootable pen drive, will all the applications existing in my system (13.10) ...
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Nautilus crashes after upgrade (12.04LTS->14.04LTS)

i've upgraded my 12.04LTS Ubuntu to 14.04LTS. Everything installed fine, however my 'Nautilus' is behaving weird. It crashes every time i try to open a folder.. My whole desktop is blank. When i ...
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Failed install of 14.04 computer shut down during install but after download [closed]

I accidentally shut off my computer during an upgrade from a previous version (I think it was 12.10). It was after the download was complete, but only about 15% through the install process. I have ...
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Upgrading from Edubuntu 13.10 to 14.04 using iso

I have Edubuntu 13.10 and Windows 7 running in my computer. I have Edubuntu 14.04 iso and I want to upgrade to edubuntu 14.04 using USB stick. Will upgrade keep all my files and settings ?
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Upgrade restart fail

Upgrading from v13.04 to 13.10, all went well until "restart to complete"--screen did not come up for restart (Nvidia GeforceGTX650). I tried various suggestions, but now cannot get even Grub menu on ...
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How do I upgrade from 12.04 to 14.04 [duplicate]

What steps do I take to upgrade from LTS 12.04 to LTS 14.04 with the least amount of trouble and loosing the fewest amount of data.
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Forward slash (/) is not working after upgraded to 14.04

I'm using Lenovo G580, and I have recently upgraded to 14.04 from 13.10, after this upgrade forward slash (/) is not working and long press of backspace is also not working. Thank you in advance.
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How to uprade from 12.04 to 14.04 LTS without internet connection ? [duplicate]

I just installed Ubuntu 12.04 and want to update to Ubuntu 14.04 LTS but do not have an internet connection or another Ubuntu PC. I don't have an internet connection as the network modem drivers only ...
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Eclipse Java perspective not showing after upgrade to 13.10

I upgraded my ubuntu from 13.04 to 13.10, eclipse was working like a charm, but after the upgrade, the java perspective is not visible any more, moreover, I cannot create a java project. Any idea why ...
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How can I upgrade from Ubuntu 12.04 to 14.04? [duplicate]

I want to Upgrade my Ubuntu 12.04 to 14.04.
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Thinkpad with Optimus in low graphics mode after upgrade to 14.04

I upgraded my TP W520 with Optimus from 13.10 to 14.04 Under 13.10 optimus worked will. Setup with the following: ...
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Backup during Ubuntu upgrade

I want to upgrade my ubuntu from 13.10 to 14.04. Is it possible and safe to backup my HOME folder in different disk partition in the same system and restore it later, after upgrading my os?
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upgrade from 12.04 to 14.04 via CD/USB image [duplicate]

I have Ubuntu 12.04 installed and have 14.04 iso file. Is there any way to enable upgrading using this image file and not have to download lots of files? It's because, the Internet is a bit of a ...
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how can I take lxc container backup

I want to take lxc container backup. We have server with 12.04 LTS ubuntu server and I have installed LXC - 1.0.0.alpha2 in it. I wanted to update our ubuntu server to 14.04 LTS. So what I want to do ...
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SSH update to 14.04: The disk drive for / is not ready yet or not present

I am not able to restart my Ubuntu server after upgrade from 13 to 14.04. What can I do to make things work again? I tried to upgrade my server over ssh to ubuntu 14.04. When the installation ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 upgrade from 13.10: Using unofficial software packages not provided by ubuntu

I am having an issues upgrading to 14.04 (Trusty Tahr) from 13.10 (Saucy Salamander), where I get a message Could not calculate the upgrade, and I believe it is due to my unofficial software packages. ...
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How can I upgrade Ubuntu to newer release manually (without using update manager)?

I need this for 3 purposes: For some reason, Ubuntu 13.04 on my home computer did not want to upgrade to 13.10. It said "No new releases found". And some Ubuntu derivatives (such as Mint) do not use ...
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13.10->14.04 upgrade hangs on mdadm configure

I have a Ubuntu 13.10 Server installation. I'm trying to get it to 14.04 using do-release-upgrade It hangs when it tries to configure mdadm, I see this in the terminal: Setting up mdadm ...
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How can I install ubuntu one after upgrading to ubuntu 14.04? [duplicate]

I upgraded from 13.10 to 14.04 without realizing that the ubuntu one package was going to be removed (my fault). I know the ubuntu one service is being discontinued but I'd like to keep on using it at ...
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12.04lts to 14.04lts: No menu-bar/launcher after logout/login

The solution here works for me to fix the desktop after log-in: http://askubuntu.com/a/292997/227118 , but I am back to square one after logging out. How to solve this issue permanently ?
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Failed to upgrade 13.10 to 14.04

i ran the command sudo apt-get install & sudo apt-get dist-upgrade -d it gives the following output nitesh@nitesh:~$ sudo apt-get upgrade [sudo] password for nitesh: Reading package lists... ...
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Thinkpad x220 not waking from suspend after upgrading to xUbuntu 14.04 from 13.10

I upgraded my xUbuntu 13.10 install to 14.04 yesterday, everything seems to be working fine or eve better than before except suspend. When I shut the laptop lid xUbuntu suspends as it should. Then ...
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Ubuntu doesn't boot after upgrading to 14.04

I have been using Ubuntu since December, 2013. As of now I am doing good with this OS and getting acquainted with and slowly learning in-depth file structure, etc. However yesterday there was an ...
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Upgrade from 13.10 to 14.04 stalled - how to salvage?

System: Lenovo ThinkPad x121e (intel), LVM based setup with separate root, var, and home filesystem. var getting somewhat tight due to the packages downloaded and kept for the upgrade. During the ...
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Broken unity after upgrading

This questions is closely related with previous questions asked here. But there are some differences. I was trying to upgrade from 12.04 to 14.04LS. While download the packages, the system hanged ...
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The upgrade has aborted. Your system could be in an unusable state [closed]

When the stable version of Ubuntu 14.04 was released I tried to to upgrade without any results, so i did: sudo update-manager -d But when I was upgrading the files I went off without electricity ...
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Upgrade from Ubuntu 11.10 to 14.04

I'm still running Ubuntu 11.10. Can I upgrade to 14.04 directly from 11.10, or is there a certain upgrade-path one needs to follow? Also, is 14.04 stable enough, or is it better to stick to an ...
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Ubuntu packages search for trusty-updates ($CURRENTVERSION-updates)

I find the website http://packages.ubuntu.com/ quite useful when I am looking for information on packages (changelog, dependencies...). I do my upgrades at the command line and yesterday I was ...
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Can not Upgrade to Ubuntu 14.04

When I try to upgrade from Ubuntu Gnome 13.10 to Ubuntu 14.04, the upgrade application fails with the following message: Could not calculate the upgrade. An unresolvable problem occurred while ...
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Update-Manager stuck while installing package to upgrade from 13.10 to 14.04

Update-Manager appears to be stuck. last package installed appears to be an apache module, but I didn't realize I had installed apache (possible a prerequisite for another package installed?). I ...
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Switching to lubuntu dows not work

I just upgraded my older laptop to Ubuntu 14.04 and I want to try something more lightweight. So, I installed lubuntu-desktop as recommended in how to replace ubuntu with lubuntu and it made no ...
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Aptana Studio 3 doesn't work after upgrade from Ubuntu 12.04 to 14.04?

When I upgraded from Ubuntu 12.04 to 14.04 Aptana Studio 3 doesn't work any more. When I try to open it after a few minutes it just closes, but when I open it in the terminal I got this error massage. ...
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Networking and the card reader stopped working when I upgraded to Ubuntu 14.04

I just upgraded my lgz35 to Ubuntu 14.04. All the networking and the card reader stopped working. Is there any way to fix it since, I want internet back on my laptop.
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Upgraded my 32 bit machine with 64 bit live image of Ubuntu 14.04 by accident!

I just upgraded my 64 bit laptop successfully to Ubuntu 14.04 using a 64 bit live image and then upgraded my Desktop with the same 64 bit image forgetting that my desktop is a 32 bit machine. Now my ...
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Upgrade from Ubuntu with KDE Desktop to Kubuntu

Two years ago, when the last LTS came, I decided to install KDE (desktop or full, not sure which) on top of my personal installation after the Ubuntu upgrade to 12.04 from 10.04. So, now that 14.04 ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 to 14.04 Upgrade Failure

I recently tried to upgrade from Ubuntu 13.10 to 14.04. When I ran the upgrade, it ran into a problem upgrading one of the modules, and wouldn't let me continue. However, when it stopped, it doesn't ...
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14.04 Dpkg Found kernel: /memtest86+.bin issue

Hopefully I'm not violating any rules by opening new topic for the issue I've encountered. Trust me, I've tried browsing all over askubuntu and bunch of other sites, but none of offered solutions have ...
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Is there a way to restore everything I had before I corrupt the upgrade to Ubuntu 14.04?

When I was upgrading to Ubuntu 14.04, I mistakenly terminated the installation window and lost everything and I corrupted the system. So, is there a way to restored the Programs (including the ...
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What is the difference between Gnome Compiz Flashback and Gnome Metacity Flashback?

I upgrade ubuntu 13.10 from development branch (alpha version or beta version) and after that at login user only two options are available.here i attach image of gnome metacity Gnome compiz ...
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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 ...