Questions about upgrading packages, systems or hardware.

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Unable to upgrade through sudo apt-get upgrade or through Software Center

I have tried upgrading the software through Software Center however the software center keeps on crashing. When i tried through the terminal I got the following message:- sudo apt-get upgrade Reading ...
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How to Upgrade from 13.04 to 13.10? [duplicate]

I have tried installing all the available updates and when I check again for updates it says the computer is up to date. How can I upgrade?
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Ho to upgrade Ubuntu 12.04 to Ubuntu 13.10? [duplicate]

I have to upgrade an Ubuntu 12.04 to the last stable Ubuntu 13.10 but I have some doubts about how do it: 1) The first doubt is related to the fact that reading online seems that is not a smart thing ...
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Can't get past splash screen on 13.10 boot

I have just updated to 13.10. The system boots and loads, and the GUI login screen appears. After logging in, however, I am left with the colorful splash screen and nothing else happens. I can use ...
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automatically upgraded to developer branch [duplicate]

Earlier I was using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. I followed the below question to upgrade my system Upgrade from 12.04 to 13.04? But it automatically upgraded to 13.10 and also some times it shows 14.04 When ...
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How to check which version of a product is available in repositories for different ubuntu versions?

My scenario is like this : I have installed redmine on my ubuntu 12.04 server, and i installed it using apt-get install redmine. So we run the latest stable version 1.3.2 (mysql) , some time after ...
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Not all updates can be installed: partial upgrade

I'm trying to update my vmware player Ubuntu vm to Saucy Salamander via the Software Updater app. Sadly while it was installing packages vmware player gave this really weird error I've never seen ...
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upgrade from 12.10 to 13.x - says “no new release found”

I'd like to upgrade from 12.10 to 13.10, even if that means upgrading to 13.04 first dell@dell:~$ lsb_release -a No LSB modules are available. Distributor ID: Ubuntu Description: Ubuntu 12.10 ...
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Upgrading MythTV from 0.25 to 0.27 fails

I'm using ubuntu 12.10. I installed MythTV from the software center which installed 0.25. That version is no longer supported so I opted to install 0.27 using the following commands: sudo ...
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Ubuntu Studio - Segmentation fault on release upgrade to 13.10

I am currently running Ubuntu 13.04 on a dual boot with Windows 8 on my Lenovo Y500, and when I try to upgrade to 13.10 I get this: Checking for a new Ubuntu release authenticate 'saucy.tar.gz' ...
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“Mode not supported” after booting

hopefully you guys can help me out with this one. I've recently installed graphics drivers on brand new graphics cards. After I rebooted I was greeted with "Mode not Supported." I am inclined to ...
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Unable to update from 13.04 to 13.10 [duplicate]

When I try to update I get the following errors and the update stops. W:Failed to fetch http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/saucy/Release.gpg Something wicked happened resolving ...
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Proxy stopped working after 13.10 upgrade

i had a perfectly working site running with 13.04. After do-release-upgrade the tomcat server is running and answering calls. But I cannot get apache2 to proxy the requests anymore. It will not proxy ...
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Failed to upgrade ubuntu 12.10 to 13.04 beacause package size mismatch

I was upgrading my ubuntu 12.10 to 13.04, using following command: sudo do-release-upgrade everything is OK until I get following error message : Could not download the upgrades The upgrade ...
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dpkg: error processing cgroup-lite (--configure)

i upgrade ubuntu 12.04 server today and i found with this error: # apt-get install -f Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree....... Reading state information... Done The following ...
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Mounting error after upgrade from 12.10 to 13.04

I have upgraded from Ubuntu 12.10 to 13.04. After rebooting my laptop Ubuntu appears and then this message is displayed: General error mounting file system . A maintenance shell will now be started ...
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ZFS: Help importing a zpool after Ubuntu upgrade from 13.04 to 13.10, device IDs have changed

I have updated Ubuntu from version 13.04 to version 13.10, only to discover that the SATA disks IDs have changed, and my ZFS pool now fails. On new Ubuntu 13.10 the disk IDs are now ata-* instead of ...
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While upgrading to ubuntu 13.10 my battery went off, now the screen is off

while I was upgrading the new Ubuntu 13.10, my battery went off, so my laptop only shows a black screen (nothing appears on it). Please some clues on how to recover previous data and so. Thank you.
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after upgrade to 13.10 gnome top panel empty and nothing can be added

I have just updated ubuntu from raring ringtale to saucy salamander. I'm using the classic desktop since many versions and it always survived the upgrade. But now my top panel is empty. It is there ...
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OpenERP Not allowing other things to be installed

I have an OpenERP server set up for testing purposes on my computer. Since the setup, whenever I try to install other applications I get an error caused by OpenERP, When trying to install packages ...
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Upgrading gtx 560 to gtx 580 in ubuntu 12.04

I am fairly new to Ubuntu, I am currently running Ubuntu 12.04. I am upgrading my current gtx 560 (current driver 304.117) to a gtx 580. My question is what should I do to get the latest drivers for ...
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My smart phone upgrade [duplicate]

I have my smartphone with Android 4.0.1 version. It is original Chinese brand TOOKY. Can my phone OS change to Ubuntu? Please explain.
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What is the simplest way for me to upgrade from Quantal to Saucy?

What is the simplest way for me to upgrade from Quantal to Saucy? What I tried: $ sudo do-release-upgrade What it returned: Checking for a new Ubuntu release Get:1 Upgrade tool signature ...
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Issues from Upgrading one version at a time?

I've been using 12.04 since it came out, never changed due to stability, but I do fear that I am missing a lot of stuff and new software in the newest versions. My idea was to upgrade to 14.04 when it ...
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Unable to boot Ubuntu Server after update/upgrade

Relatively new to Linux but have been running an Ubuntu webserver problemfree for about a year now. However, After running sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get upgrade it complained about being unable ...
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How to upgrade my Ubuntu 13.04 to 13.10 [duplicate]

How can I upgrade my Ubuntu version to 13.10. My current Ubuntu version is 13.04.
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Update interrupted, now can't update Ubuntu 12.04

I've installed Ubuntu 12.04. While I was updating it there was an internet interruption. Now I'm unable to update, upgrade and install any app/program through terminal/software center (by connecting ...
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ubuntu 13.04 rfreeze on any video

I think my computer it is really messed up: problem 1: whenever I try to watch a video it freezes and after 30 sec starts printing a lot of text and closes the the session; problem 2: when I try to ...
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Upgrade from 12.04 to 12.04.3

I have installed a new VM and the template that provider has is only for 12.04. How can I update to 12.04.3 (and be safe not to upgrade to 12.10). I have tried sudo apt-get update but it says ...
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Word doc created in previous ubuntu not usable after upgrading

It now looks like this... ÿÿÿÿ â[ W o r d D o c u m e n t ÿÿÿÿ ...
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Need to update to latest supported kernel version in Ubuntu 12.04

Right now i am using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS with kernel as 3.8.0-35-generic , while i use this kernel i face a lot of problems i) Graphics of my LCD screen connected to my laptop via VGA cable appears to be ...
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Cannot Ge 12.10 to Upgrade to 13.10 - Upgrade Not Possible with This Tool Error

I have tried using the update-manager to upgrade from 12.10 to 13.10. After it checks for updates, it shows that 13.10 is available and asks if I want to upgrade. I say yes and then it downloads two ...
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How does Linux pick which modules to load?

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04.3 LTS uname -a Linux guru 3.8.0-34-generic #49~precise1 [...] x86_64 [...] When I reboot, I see the following in syslog: Dec 29 06:30:22 guru kernel: [...] e1000e: Intel ...
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How to recover after an accidental reboot during upgrade?

I was updating my Ubuntu 13.04 to 13.10 and during the work of the update program there was an electricity blackout in my house. When i tried to open the system the recovery console + some lines ...
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Upgrading lxc version

Trying to upgrade the lxc version from 0.7.5 to 0.8.0. Executed following command : apt-get install lxc But it didnt work the package is still 0.7.5. apt-get install lxc=0.8.0 Gives error saying ...
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LTS or Normal Release for 2014

There was a time not long ago when this question would (and should!) of been marked as a duplicate of this question or many others... But the landscape of Ubuntu has changed since 12.04, and it will ...
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Libreoffice 4.1 stable upgrade Ubuntu 12.04

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS, and I'm a little confused with all the info on how to update, upgrade to LibreOffice 4.1. I want to "replace" my preinstalled LibreOffice 3 with LibreOffice 4.1 but I want ...
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Unable to play DVD movies

Since upgrading from Ubuntu 10.10 to 12 and then to 13, I've got a problem with playing movies form DVD's. When I was using 10.10 version everything was fine, and I didn't have any problems with this ...
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Upgrade from 12.04 to 12.1 boots to power saver mode and everything is dark

I upgraded from 12.04 to 12.10 with no issues, however, when the system was rebooted, it immediately came up in power saver mode, the screen is black and I'm unable to do anything, especially get it ...
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Will upgrading to 13.10 delete my files, apps, or settings?

I am planning to upgrade from 13.04 to 13.10? Does upgrading delete my files, documents and third party apps. Or does it keep my files and documents but deletes third party apps??
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Upgrade Ubuntu option not availiable when installing from USB stick!

I want to upgrade my current O.S. Ubuntu 13.04 to Ubuntu 13.10. For that purpose I created bootable usb stick using unetbootin. When the laptop boots, it boots from the usb. Now after a few steps ...
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Problem While Upgrading Modem Manager Ubuntu 12.04

I am having a problem with Mobile broadband, it frequently disconnects about every 2-3 seconds. There was not any updates available in the synaptic package manager. I downloaded the source from this ...
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Updating from 13.04 to 13.10 problem

I had an exclamation point inscribed in a triangle come up on the top right of the screen. I look around for what it could be. I ran command sudo apt-get update I got the following error multiple ...
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kubuntu System GUI radically changed after upgrade

Yesterday I did a full system upgrade, and now the GUI has changed in a way that makes the system very difficult to operate. On the top bar of the windows there are no longer the close, expand, ...
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Just updated from 8.04 to 10.4 to 12.04 and no internet and don't understand 12.4… should I revert back?

Computer: Dell Inspiron 1420 Intel Core 2 Duo T5550 (3GB, DDR2, 667mHz) Running Dual Boot with Windows Vista and now Ubuntu 12.04 Firstly, I'm not very Linux/Ubuntu savvy -- once things work I get ...
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Ubuntu won't boot after upgrading to 12.10

I have an ASUS s200e I had Ubuntu 12.04 installed (not dual boot) I upgraded to 12.10 and immediately after the upgrade and on first booting up the purple Ubuntu logo drops into a blank screen with ...
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Upgraded nvidia driver, now when I boot my screen is black [duplicate]

I am a new user to ubuntu, I have the linux ubuntu 13.10 version on my dual boot computer. I booted up my ubuntu os this morning and logged in and the screen resolution was all big, so I thought it ...
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Not able to upgrade to 13.10 [duplicate]

My system not showing the upgrade button in the software updater window.h\How can I upgrade to newer version?
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trying to upgrade firefox in 11.04 [closed]

I've switched on an old laptop running 11.04 and Firefox 4! Mozilla suggested upgrading to Firefox26. It appears in my downloads folder. I've tried to extract and open but I can't get Firefox 26 ...
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Err http://ppa.launchpad.net raring/main amd64 Packages

sudo apt-get update: Translation-en Fetched 973 kB in 33s (28,8 kB/s) W: Failed to fetch http://ppa.launchpad.net/network-manager/ppa/ubuntu/dists/raring/main/binary-amd64/Packages 404 Not Found W: ...