Questions about upgrading packages, systems or hardware.

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Black screen after upgrading to 14.04 from 12.04

I clicked the 'Upgrade' button on the 'Software Manager', which I have since read was perhaps not a brilliant idea. Next I had a lapse of good sense when I was advised that my graphics adapter may ...
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Kernel broken when I was upgrading Ubuntu 12.04 to 14.04

I'm newbie here and in Linux manipulations. So..I was upgrading Ubuntu 12.04 to 14.04 by automatic processes and when was installing stage, there was interruption of power. To power on pc after ...
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Error while upgrading postgres

Ubuntu 14.04. Package manager reported that postgresql was broken. When I tried to upgrade it produced the following error: (synaptic:30668): GLib-CRITICAL **: g_child_watch_add_full: assertion 'pid ...
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after do-dist-upgrade i have some problems on my xubuntu

Hello guys some weeks ago i did an do-dist-upgrade a virtualbox machine, and now i cant login correctly without getting stuck on logs screens, worst with reboot and shutdown ever get stuck on logs ...
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Not enough disk space on / and /boot for upgrade to Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS

I am having trouble upgrading to Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS, getting a "Not enough free disk space" error. This is because I do not have enough free disk space on / (need 3618 M) and /boot (need 8397 k). I ...
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just upgraded to 14.04 and my super key doesn't work and I can't find the dash either

I have been using an old version of Ubuntu and then Skype stopped working an I was told I would need to upgrade. So now I have had the experience of upgrading to this new version 14.04 and Skype ...
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winbind not working after upgrading to 14.04 (from 12.04LTS) [duplicate]

Winbind stopped working after I upgraded to Ubuntu 14.04 (from 12.04 following the automatic upgrade prompt). This is on a home LAN with my router providing dynamic IP addresses to my machines. ...
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Grub Rescue after upgrading from 12.04 to 14.04

Current status: Cannot boot from HD at all (dualboot with win7) Cannot boot from USB either (12.04 and win7), goes to boot: prompt, do not know what to do here, wants a kernel name, same for both ...
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Upgrading Eclipse from Kepler to Luna fails in Ubuntu 14.04

Trying to use Eclipse's auto-update to go from the Kepler release to the new Luna (using Ubuntu 14.04). Got everything set, started Eclipse in admin mode, and selected Help-->Check for updates. It ...
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ubuntu 12.04 to 14.04 distribution upgrade pauses “configuring lightdm” … “Default display manager:” gdm, lightdm

Apologies if I overlooked this in the docs somewhere. Let me document something just incase it was missed. My upgrade from 12.04 to 14.04 pauses on a package configuration. The first time I did ...
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upgrading Ubuntu version on version

I have already upgraded my Ubuntu from 12.04 to 14.04 but my question is why should I do this. As an user of this wonderful OS, what could be the consequences of not to upgrading the Ubuntu version in ...
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ubuntu 14.04 upgrade kernel failed

I upgrade to ubuntu 14.04 and encounterd a wird problem. ~$ sudo apt-get dist-upgrade -u Lecture des listes de paquets... Fait Construction de l'arbre des dépendances Lecture des informations ...
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Upgrade Ubuntu to version 14.4 taking long time

while I start upgrading to Ubuntu 14.4 it stopped in one point since 12 hr. which is configuring python-gpgme and in the terminal last line is : Downloading Drop-box... 78% could any body pls help ...
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What command will start debian upgrade? [duplicate]

I'm looking for a command that starts verbose terminal version of what can I see after clicking Upgrade in update manager: What command(s) can do that?
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unfixable system crashing after replacing NVIDIA driver with xorg-server

I was offered a "hardware upgrade" in the update center of Ubuntu 12.04 and I installed it. Then, as I was automatically asked to "restart the computer to complete the installation", I did so. Now, ...
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Upgrading from Ubuntu 12.04 to 14.04.1 LTS

I would love to have help for this. I have been trying to upgrade from Ubuntu 12.04 to Ubuntu 14.04 but have been having the messages below. W:Failed to fetch ...
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Does Ubuntu advise upgrading sequentially? [duplicate]

Does Ubuntu advise upgrading sequentially? Version 12.10 is no longer supported making it impossible for me to move sequentially from 12.04 through 12.10 and beyond. What should I do?
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fstab won't mount SMB/CIFS share in Ubuntu 14.04 (after upgrade from 12.04 LTS)

I have a NAS network file server which under Ubuntu 12.04LTS I used to automatically mount using the following entry in my fstab file: //nas-A0-B9-AF/public /opt/Z cifs ...
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Logitech DiNovo Edge USB Bluetooth keyboard quit working after 12.04lts to 14.04lts upgrade

I noticed this after upgrading my desktop (commodity PC parts) from 12.04lts to 14.04 lts. Upgrade done with updater after bieng notified yesterday that there was a new release available. I've been ...
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Are there multiple LTS distributions available?

My distributed network consists of atleast 10 servers, all of which are running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. This was a design decision, so that we would have a more consistent back-end, as far as the Operating ...
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Touchpad failure after upgrading Ubuntu

I have just bought an HP laptop pre-loaded with ubuntu. I was expecting it to be 14.04 but it was not and this was available as a downloadable upgrade. Suffice to say the upgrade crashed my touchpad ...
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What are the old-release alternatives for http://archive.canonical.com/ubuntu?

I'm trying to upgrade my system from Ubuntu 11.04 to the latest supported version. As usually when dealing with linux, I'm having a lot of fun. I have found a answer that suggests to re-map the ...
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No applications in dash, including terminal after upgrade 12.04 to 14.04

Newbie running 14.04, heavily reliant on dash and unity atm whilst learning commands. An upgrade to 14.04 has had multiple issues. The main issue is that there are no applications in dash and I have ...
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Can't fetch the latest ubuntu upgrade on ubuntu 11.04 [duplicate]

I just started up an old laptop with an old version of ubuntu (11.04). It won't let me download applications (it throws some Untrusted sources error), so I'm trying to update to a new version. In ...
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Upgrading Ubuntu 12.04 LTS to 14.04 LTS: legacy PPA upgrade

I'd like to upgrade my server from Ubuntu 12.04 LTS to 14.04 LTS. However I have a small number of 3rd party applications, looking at their PPA list I foresee I could have trouble. So I am here to ...
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14.04 upgrade stuck with blank screen

13.10 version was fully updated before attempting 14.04 upgrade; all steps went thru OK. At 'Restart' Ubuntu screen comes once and vanishes with just leaving a curser. Then I get messages "Nouvou Xorg ...
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printer configuration failures and upgrade failures

This has become more and more of a problem. I was using 4.8 Kubuntu and could not configure remote printers under system setting printer configuration. I updated to 4.134. I then downloaded print ...
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Updating to 14.04.1 LTS broke netatalk mounts

This morning I updated my Ubuntu Server installation from 14.04 to 14.04.1, using do-release-upgrade. Before the update, I was able to mount the shares on this server from my Mac, as well as use a ...
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Upgrade to 14.04 tells me, “Download Failed - Check your internet connection”

I have a dell e6410 that I put a new hard drive into and installed Ubuntu 12.04 on it. It works great except for some plugins and it will not allow me to upgrade to the latest Ubuntu. It keeps ...
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Broken ubuntu-desktop after dist-upgrade 14.04.1

I made dist upgrade yesterday and it removes ubuntu-desktop and ubuntu-session as well. I installed ubuntu-gnome-desktop , but everything is different and i don't want use it. I want come back to ...
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Upgrade from 12.04 LTS to 14.04 LTS crashed, Now I have no access to my Ubuntu system

I am a Linux novice and do not understand quite what is happening. The update manager in my 12.04 installation offered me the upgrade to 14.04 which I decided to do. So I clicked on the link and all ...
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Problems upgrading from 12.04 to 14.04

I'm a complete Linux newbie using Ubuntu 12.04 on my laptop and now wanting to upgrade to 14.04. I'm having some issues and have tried googling my way out. I would really appreciate some advice but ...
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Nautilus No Window Bar After Upgrade to 14.04

After upgrading today to 14.04 from 12.04, I noticed that Nautilus has no window bar. Other programs has it. Can someone please show me what I needed to do to restore it? Screenshot:
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Custom Keyboard Shortcuts Lost After 12.04 to 14.04 Upgrade

I used to have a lot of custom shortcuts on my user session, Settings > Keyboard > Shortcuts > Custom Shortcuts. I network upgraded today from LTS 12.04 to LTS 14.04.1. I logged in to my ...
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eth0 and wlan0 not working aftre update to 14.04

I've going around lot of forums during the las few days but for the moment no solutions. After updating to 14:04 no network activity dmesg output: ADDRCONF(NETDEV_UP): wlan0: link is not ready ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 unity fails to load

I have been trying to get Unity working after 14.04 upgrade yesterday hosed my system. I followed all suggested fixes including removing and reinstalling fglx. Now I have nothing but tty1 screen on ...
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After 13.04, 13.10, 12.10 EOL, is it possible to upgrade to 14.04 from 12.10? [duplicate]

I guess, the title can describe the real problem. I know that upgrading from 12.10 to 14.04 require step by step upgrades from 12.10 to 13.04 to 13.10 to 14.04 LTS.But after the EOL of 12.10, 13.04, ...
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Problems after upgrading to 14.04 from 12.04

I have recently tried to upgrade my Ubuntu from 12.04 to 14.04 LTS. During the upgrade, no errors or warnings appeared. When I start up, a screen appears saying "Error - Diskfilter writes are not ...
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Upgrade fails. How should I interpret the apt.log?

when I run $ sudo do-release-upgrade I get an error "could not calculate the upgrade" I see from this link that I am supposed to run this command could not calculate the upgrade, what happened? ...
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Upgrade 13.04 to 13.10 - packages now unavailable [duplicate]

I'm trying to follow these instructions Ubuntu Servers (Recommended) Install update-manager-core if it is not already installed: sudo apt-get install update-manager-core Launch the upgrade ...
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14.04 installation crashed - now machine is dead

I was half way through an upgrade from 12.04 to 14.04 when my machine crashed. At this point it had been running for over an hour doing the upgrade so I have no idea what caused it. I was merrily ...
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grub-install fails after upgrading from 12.04 to 14.04 (grub-pc is broken)

I just upgraded from Ubuntu 12.04 to 14.04, but during the installation grub-install failed: I continued with the installation and hoped to fix the grub issue afterwards. However, I ran into some ...
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12.04 -> 14.04 Upgrade Problem

I tried the upgrade from 12.04 to 14.04 and it stalled on "calculating changes" so I tried it in terminal mode ... same thing. It seems I am not the first or only one. Because of the many apparent ...
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Upgraded to Ubuntu 14.04.1, can't access some websites (403 forbidden)

I upgraded my server to 14.04.1. After I restarted Apache, I discovered that some of my sites are not accessible (403 forbidden). The common denominator is that they are my Drupal sites and a group of ...
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Upgrading xubuntu desktop environment when having manually installed package

I have an old pc on which I had installed ubuntu server (13.10) to experiment with. When I decided that an GUI would be easier, I installed the xubuntu-desktop package. On upgrading to ubuntu 14.04, ...
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Does upgrading window 8 to window 8.1 will affect ubuntu

i have a window 8.1 update to my laptop.But am afraid that after updating window 8 it will affect the grub menu and i wont able to boot into ubantu..is it safe to upgrade to window 8.1 ??
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Ubuntu 13.04 to 13.10 upgrade has made drive inaccesable

I recently upgraded to 13.10 from 13.04 , and encountered kernel panic on restarting the system. I have some uncommited code on my drive , so I planed to use live usb to take it out but unfortunately ...
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What to choose when both updates: (1) New Hardware Support available and (2) New ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS are available?

A month ago, The update manager was showing a message new hardware support available --Download. Today Update manager again shows two messages: New Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS is ...
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Typing is extremely sluggish/choppy after upgrading to 14.04

Last night I upgraded to 14.04. Since then, typing text has been almost unbearably unresponsive. Double letters often pop up, while letters are skipped at other times. The worst happens in Terminal, ...
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can't run minecraft with ubuntu or wine since update to 14.04

i have followed other available advice on minecraft, java, etc, but can't find anything that works. here is my story: for a couple years i have been successfully running a cracked windows version of ...