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Weird log in menu after upgrading to Ubuntu 14.04.2

I am using Toshiba satellite c55I laptop and i have just upgraded to the newest version of Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 64 bit. I did this for the added security benefits of Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS, and I have ...
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“Replace the customized configuration file” dialog frozen during upgrade from 12.04LTS to 14.04LTS

About twelve hours ago, I started upgrading a laptop from Ubuntu 12.04LTS to 14.04LTS (better late than never, right?) using the ordinary, built-in graphical Distribution Upgrade tool. I stayed until ...
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Affect to Applications caused by Security Updates?

I want my Server to run "unattended-upgrades" regularly and Keep my server auto update and install only security Updates. But I have a problem, that I don't want to update the main version of few ...
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Apt-get fails to upgrade “python-samba” on Ubuntu 14.10

I've already searched on google, but I haven't found a solution that works for me yet. As I recently booted into my Ubuntu GNOME 14.10 (I have set up a dual boot with Windows 8.1 on a second ...
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Error when updating Ubuntu 13.10 to 14.10 [duplicate]

When trying to upgrade Ubuntu 13.10 to 14.04 from the software updater I get this error W:Failed to fetch http://archive.ubuntu.co m/ubuntu/dis...source/Sources 404 Not Found [IP: 91.189.91.23 80] ...
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Why did my Upgrade from 12.04 to 14.04 partially fail?

I do have an "old" 32-bit Ubuntu on an external HDD that I sometimes use for stuff. Now, I decided to upgrade it from 12.04 to 14.04 but the upgrade partially failed: I am not able to boot kernel 3.13 ...
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Package in repositories labelled “local or obsolete” after upgrade from 14.04 to 14.10

After upgrading to 14.10, the packages libcairo2 and libcairo-gobject2 are under the "Installed (local or obsolete)" even though these packages are in the utopic repositories. A large amount of ...
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version upgrade from 14.04 to 14.10 / Ubuntu tutorial for beginners

When I installed Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS, to upgrade to the latest version (14.10), I used the following terminal commands: sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get upgrade sudo apt-get dist-upgrade After ...
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apt-get upgrade dialog box for modified configuration file - how to use

Still struggling through an apt-get upgrade from the console on Ubuntu 12.04 It's now found a difference in the grub config file, but this time instead of asking what to do on the command prompt, ...
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more or less pager - how to quit

Idiotic question of the day On Ubuntu 12.04 server console, I've run an apt-get update followed by an apt-get upgrade Everything was going swimmingly; when it got to MySQL, it warned me it was about ...
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not enough space on /boot for upgrade, even after purging old kernels and clearing files

Okay, I'm a 'nix newbie, so at this point I don't really know what questions to ask, or what output would be relevant for y'all. This is also the first time I've ever posted on a forum to get help, as ...
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apt-get fails to do anything

After upgrading Ubuntu from Ubuntu-12.04-adm64 to Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS via ssh (on VDS) For most of commands apt-get returns something like this: Setting up python3-minimal (3.4.0-0ubuntu2) ... ...
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14.04 install problems

I have installed 14.04 LTS. I am having problems with the software updater and the system settings. The original install seemed to stop at a certain point. Right now, I am getting a partial upgrade ...
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What happens after 14.10 expires? Can I upgrade to 15.10 or do I have to reinstall?

I currently have 14.10 installed on my computer. What happens after 14.10 expires? Can I upgrade to 15.10 or do I have to reinstall?
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Ugrade to RAID5 with LUKS

I'm runninig Ubuntu 14.04 with a single disc (sda) and LUKS (sda1 is /boot, sda5 is /crypto_LUKS). I want now to add two additional discs (sdb and sdc) and build a RAID5 from the sda5 LUKS ...
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Errors were encountered while processing: /var/cache/apt/archives/ubuntu-release-upgrader-core_1%3a0.220.7_all.deb

Hey guys I not a ubuntu expert but Im I having a problem and I dont know how to fix it I already tried apt-get clean dpkg --configure -a and nothing I still have the same error when I launch ...
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Kernel Panic after upgrade to 14.10

My new kernel panics and won't boot after upgrading to 14.10. The output with a stack trace is fed to the screen, but I can't roll up, so I don't know what the problem is. I can boot if I use the ...
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dpkg: error processing evolution-data-server

I had this error when I tried to upgrade the packages, my computer shut down in a previous upgrade before completing the process thank you for helping dpkg: error processing evolution-data-server ...
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Running apt-get upgrade in crontab

Adding sudo apt-get upgrade -y into crontab as a daily. This seems like a very good idea to make sure everything is automatically kept updated, but nobodys ever mentioned it before (and recommend ...
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Can't upgrade : Old linux image issue

Upon running sudo apt-get upgrade I'm getting and after running sudo apt-get purge linux-image-extra-3.13.0-35-generic I'm getting
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stuck on login screen, with CTRL + alt +Fx not working

I tried upgrading my Ubuntu 13.10 to 14.04 through the terminal but it got to a point when my laptop froze so I had to switch it off and restart it but now when I enter my login details, nothing ...
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Upgrade Win7 Home to Ultimate - will dual-boot with Ubuntu still work? / Partition access question

I had Windows 7 Home Basic installed.Then I install Ubuntu and know I have dual boot. But I want to upgrade my Windows 7 to Ultimate version.Can I update my Windows 7 installation and keep my dual ...
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Unable to update Ubuntu 12.04: Connection refused

I am unable to update my current version of Ubuntu. Here is the output of sudo apt-get update: Err http://archive.canonical.com precise Release.gpg Could not connect to archive.canonical.com:80 ...
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dpkg depedencies

Got server from another person with problem with dpkg .. When I try to upgrade I got this message $ apt-get upgrade Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree... Done You might want to ...
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Upgrade 14.04 to 14.10 - Hangs at Dell BIOS screen on boot

Dell Latitude E6520 with Samsung 840 EVO SSD. I have been using 14.04 without problem on this laptop for a long time and decided to finally upgrade to 14.10. I upgraded from within 14.04, the only ...
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Segfaults and “Read-only filesystem” after a dist-upgrade

After running an apt-get dist-upgrade on my 14.04 home server, it seems like something may have gone wrong which has left the box unusable. It all started with this: Preparing to unpack ...
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Clean install 14.04, after restart error: no such device:

After having numerous problems upgrading to 14.04 from 12.04 (there is a known conflict between the drivers for my graphics card and wine), I decided to do a complete clean install with a new graphics ...
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How do I resolve “error processing archive” when trying to upgrade Ubuntu? [duplicate]

I am trying to do an upgrade on Ubuntu 14.04. I run: sudo apt-get -u dist-upgrade When I run that, I get this error: dpkg: error processing archive ...
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Software Updater not detecting all upgrades [duplicate]

This happens every so often, I run this command in Terminal (after running sudo apt-get update): sudo apt-get upgrade And I get an output such as (this is what I got today): Reading package ...
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Upgrading from 14.04 to 14.10 - phpmyadmin errors

I've been trying to upgrade from 14.04 to 14.10 and now I have this window on my screen. I tried to go through the Configuring phpmyadmin box but it seems to be going around in a circle. See no ...
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Upgrading LTS server using do-release-upgrade fails (could not download all upgrades)

I've been trying to upgrade two servers from 12.04 LTS to 14.04 LTS for a few days now using do-release-upgrade. It seems that they're both getting hung up on downloading the last of two updates. For ...
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Failed update to 14.04 - login and password module

I just updated to ubuntu 14.04 from version 12 something. Among the modules that failed to install was login and password. How do I login now when the system doesn't give me the opportunity when I ...
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how kernel gets upgraded on ubuntu 14.04 installation?

There are linux-generic and linux-image-generic packages, that track latest linux-image package as their dependency. Those packages could be used to update kernel automatically but they aren't ...
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Upgrade from 12.04 LTS to 14.10 [duplicate]

I have windows 7 on my laptop and dual boot of 12.04 LTS now I want to upgrade to 14.10 how to uninstall 12.04 ?
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When to apt-get upgrade

It seems that every time I install software an apt-get update is helpful but when exactly is an apt-get upgrade necessary? Or perhaps, when is it helpful?
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Software Updater & apt-get upgrade not working

So i bought a new laptop and it had Ubuntu 12.04 installed in it.Since i saw info about the new versions i decided to update to 14.04 following the procedures in the forum. After the upgrade my ...
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Chrome and Skype are broken after upgrading to 14.04

I am very newby on ubuntu so I will try to explain my problem in a silly way :) I had 12.04 untill today in my second partition and I decided to run it. Then I upgrade it to 14.04 (just finished). ...
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packages reuse when upgrading Ubuntu 12.04 to Ubuntu 14.04

I have two machines that are both with Ubuntu 12.04 64 bit. Now I've upgraded one into the Ubuntu 14.04 64 bit. And I want to upgrade the other into 14.04. Is it possible to copy directly the ...
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Migrating from Windows XP [duplicate]

I'm not sure if this exact question was asked before but here it is. I am currently on windows xp and would like to move to a version of Linux/Ubuntu like Ubuntu itself or Lubuntu or whatever is out ...
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Issues With Making Ubuntu Operating System Instead Of Linux [duplicate]

Ok So Whats Happening Is When I Download Ubuntu I Cant Make It The New Operating System Because I'm Using Linux Fedora 21 Because Of Proxy Issues With Windows 7. Basically I Just Want To Make Ubuntu ...
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How do I install ubuntu with a disk on a dell with no operating system? [duplicate]

Our 1525 insperion says it has no operating system tonight, so I'm trying to put ubuntu on it after making a disk from a download on another computer. It says "operating system not found. Try ...
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Upgrading Linux Kernel 3.13.0-45-generic to 3.18.4 [duplicate]

I wonder that is it possible to upgrade from any linux kernel to any other kernel? I'm having linux kernel 3.13.0 and i want to upgrade to 3.18.4. Release notes of 3.18.4 kernel says that all users ...
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Dual boot upgrade [duplicate]

I asked: I have a dual-boot system with Windows Vista and Ubuntu 11.04. I'd like to upgrade the Ubuntu to 14.04 LTS. Can I do it? And how can I do it so that the Windows Vista partition remains ...
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Can't upgrade to 14.04 from 12.04

I got my new laptop Dell pre-installed with Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. I was getting started with my laptop by installing the updates. There I saw an upgrade link to Ubuntu 14.04. The process had 4-5 steps. ...
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Upgrade Git version on Ubuntu 14.04

Can please somebody tell me what is wrong with this? montogeek@montogeek:/$ sudo apt-get purge git; sudo apt-get autoremove; sudo apt-get install git Reading package lists... Done Building dependency ...
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held-back packages and dist-upgrade [duplicate]

I understand that apt-get dist-upgrade will cause held-back packages to be installed. But when is this a good idea and when is it not a good idea?
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How To dist-upgrade Without Upgrading Linux Kernel?

I am using Linux Kernel 3.19-RC5 with Oibaf graphics stack on Ubuntu Gnome and I am currently very happy with this setup. However, there is Linux Kernel 3.13.0-44 & few other packages available ...
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Ubuntu does not boot after upgrade to 14.10

I am using a media device that has Ubuntu installed, and tried upgrading to 14.10. After the upgrade, device asked me to reboot, which I did. Now, it will now load. It tries to boot, and takes me ...
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CVE-2015-0235 How to update eglibc to 2.15-0ubuntu10.10

I followed these instructions and found that my glibc version was 2.15-0ubuntu10.9. How do I update it to 2.15-0ubuntu10.10? It is also mentioned here that services have to be restarted after the ...
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Issue with linux-image-3.13.0-44-generic & linux-image-extra-3.13.0-44-generic [duplicate]

I've been using Ubuntu Server for a few months now. I'm getting the below OUTPUT after running sudo apt-get -f upgrade: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state ...