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“Package linux-image-generic is not configured yet.” Error

When I try to upgrade via terminal sudo apt-get upgrade this errors occurred: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Package ...
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Problems downloading playlist using youtube-dl

I got message that the youtube-dl have to be updated when I try to download a playlist from youtube when I try to update I have this error message: elshahen@elshahen-LAB:~$ youtube-dl -cit ...
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how to use netbeans 7.0.1. i installed from app store

i installed NetBeans ide 7 from app store and i m not able build java application. how to use NetBeans while i installed from app store. from where download NetBeans ide 8 .
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Trouble updating Ubuntu

I have an older hp g60 that I am dual booting windows and Ubuntu on. I haven't used the Ubuntu position in a while and I'm currently running 12.04. I tried upgrading and it froze when trying to ...
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GParted after upgrade Ubuntu 14.04 LTS from 12.04 LTS (WinXP on same HDD)

I have been rnning Ubuntu 12.04LTS and WinXP on one disk (grub booting), no probs. Today I upgraded to Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and since the the gparted doesn't start (via "sudo gparted"): the window opens ...
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No webcam after 14.10 beta install

I installed Ubuntu 14.10 beta on my HP DV6000 Entertainment laptop. I can no longer access my built in web cam. I reinstalled Cheese to no avail. I get a "no device found" error message. When I tried ...
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I recieved this error message [duplicate]

E:Encountered a section with no Package: header E:Problem with MergeList /var/lib/apt/lists/archive.ubuntu.com_ubuntu_dists_precise-updates_universe_binary-amd64_Packages E:The package lists or status ...
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QGIS on 14.04 packages have unmet dependencies

I have got a problem with my QGIS on a trusty 14.04.01. After upgrading my machine from precise 12.04 to trusty 14.04, QGIS was disappeared from the available software. I have autoremoved it and ...
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initramfs-tools irqbalance apt-get upgrade error

I am getting an error when I do sudo apt-get upgrade. I did a do-release-upgrade and went into a lot of issues. Finally the problem has been reduced to: sudo apt-get upgrade Reading package lists... ...
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After 12.04-14.04 upgrade, Google-talk malfunctions

I have an HP Business 64 bit desktop partitioned between Windows 7(Hp version) and Ubuntu. I upgraded from 12.04 long term to 14.04 long term. Google phone (aka Gmail Call Phone) functioned perfectly ...
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Install package intended for newer version of ubuntu

I am running Lubuntu 10.04 (I know it's 2014 and I'm way out of date...) and in the synaptic package manager for my system, it only allows me to install the latest version of a package for my 10.04 ...
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How can I fix my repos after moving to 14.04? [duplicate]

This year I bought a laptop with Ubuntu 12.04. I updated to Ubuntu 14.04 (the reasons were related to my wifi driver). Since long time I cannot download many programs using apt-get. An example is ...
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List only “security” related upgrades with apt-get upgrade

I'm interested in a shell command that can behave like apt-get dist-upgrade except only list/consider security related package upgrades. For example, limit it to packages in security.ubuntu.com or in ...
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GRUB problems after Upgrade 14.04

I upgraded to 14.04 on a server a few months back and today was the first time that I have rebooted it. When I expected it to come up normal, it seemed that GRUB was broken or just not found. I ...
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Update Gnutls in Ubuntu 14.04

I'm trying to update Gnutls to the latest version on my Ubuntu. I'm getting the following errors: /usr/bin/install: cannot remove '/usr/local/include/gnutls/x509.h': Permission denied ...
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How do i list the security update for ubuntu 12.04.? [duplicate]

How do i list the security update for ubuntu 12.04. ? Is this security update will update only what i have installed on the server or it will install everything even it was not installed before. ...
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How do I make 14.04 stable on my E machine

How do make 14.04 stable on my old machine (E machine 1624) have 13.10 currently. I have downloaded from the Ubuntu site via an image on disk, external HD all is fine until I log in then desktop ...
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How to avoid upgrade the package(s) in upgrading? [duplicate]

When I run sudo apt-get upgrade some of my installed packages also upgrading, but I don't want to upgrade them. Is there any way to avoid upgrade them. Reverse of this question
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After performing apt-get dist-upgrade Perl scripts will no longer ignore invalid SSL certificates on 14.04

Good morning all, Last week I decided to run the commands to upgrade packages on my 14.04 Server to ensure that I was patched for the recently found Bash vulnerabilties. Per the info here ...
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Can I do a release update on Ubuntu 7.10? [duplicate]

I have an older server that still has Ubuntu 7.10, is there a way that I could update this since it is no longer supported? lsb_release -a gives: Distributor ID: Ubuntu Description: Ubuntu 7.10 ...
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partition table ubuntu 12.04

Whats wrong with my partition table (see picture bellow)? I just upgraded online from ubuntu 10.04 to 12.04 and now the new system wont boot from the hard drive. I have created a startup disk from SD ...
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Upgrade to 14.04 with Cinnamon Desktop installed

I'd like to update from 13.10 to 14.04. I am running the Cinnamon desktop. I tried to upgrade to 14.04 but it failed. From reading this forum and other sources it seems that the cause is probably ...
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Airtel 4G dongle not detecting in 14.04 after upgrade?

I recently upgraded from 13.10 to 14.04 LTS. I have an Airtel 4G dongle that was working perfectly with 13.10 but after I upgraded, its not detecting it. But if I am starting ubuntu with dongle ...
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External Hard disk being mounted in a different path after upgrade to 14.04

I have upgraded my Ubuntu 12.04 to 14.04. After the upgrade I noticed that my external hard disk is being mounted in a separate path. Earlier, It used to be in /media/u10. Now I see it is ...
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Not able to install/ un-install

I am not able to upgrade/update/install/uninstall on my machine. I am getting below error when ever i try to install/ uninstall. Kindly help me to resolve this issue. I am currently using Ubuntu 12.04 ...
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When I upgraded from 12.04 to 14.04 terminal did not recognize password [closed]

When I upgraded from 12.04 to 14.04, my terminal password no longer worked.
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Will upgrading to Ubuntu 14 from Ubuntu 12.04 erase or damage my files?

I currently have Ubuntu 12.04 LTS for my workstation. I received the automatic notice to prompt me to upgrade to Ubuntu 14.04. If I do this (upgrade the OS to Ubuntu 14.04), will my files be erased or ...
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Is it safe to manualy install RoundCube 1.0?

I am running VestaCP on Ubuntu 14.04. RoundCube was installed by VestaCP but it was done by the last release version 0.9.5. Now I need a feature in 1.0 so I need to upgrade but there isn't a package ...
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Problems upgrading from Ubuntu 11.04 - “Err Upgrade tool signature” [duplicate]

I'm trying to upgrade our Ubuntu server (eventually all the way to 14.04 to patch the shellshock vulnerability), but having issues getting past 11.04. I'm trying the sudo do-release-upgrade from the ...
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Complete Upgrade Failure

Yesterday I upgraded Ubuntu OS to 14.04 "Trusty Tahr" by following the recommendation while inside Ubuntu. However, it failed miserably and the only thing I get now is a black screen with the ...
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After upgrade no GUI

I am new to Ubuntu. I recently received a 'hand me down' machine at work, and decided to upgrade to Ubuntu 14.04.1, in the hopes of solving some problems I was having. The upgrade started fine, but ...
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How do I gain access of my files again?

Hello,I know I shouldn't have, but I've interrupted the upgrade from Ubuntu 12.10 to 14.10 and now I can't go past the login screen... When I try to launch Ubuntu in recovery mode, it displays an ...
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ubuntu 14.04 WiFi Drivers for HP DV5-1104TU

Newly installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my HP Dv5-1104TU, just need to know how to install wifi drivers not able to access Internet through wifi over cable it works fine.
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I Get “gpg: no valid OpenPGP data found” error while importing google key

Everything was working but suddenly stopped. I just didn't upgrade my Ubuntu 14.04 for two months. Now when I want to upgrade I get some errors. First I run sudo apt-get update: E: GPG error: ...
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How to overclock a CPU in xubuntu

I have been wanting to overclock my CPU by about .5 ghz. The only problem is is that I don't know how to do it. A lot of people say it won't increase your framerate but I'm doing this so I can at ...
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phpmyadmin was not foundafter ubuntu upgrade from 12.04 to 14.04

I recently upgraded my ubuntu 12.04 to ubuntu 14.04. Every thing else is working fine .I am to access my projects on local host but not able to access localhost/phpmyadmin. I am getting the error ...
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Differences between two versions of 14.04 Ubuntu

A few weeks ago the systems operator for my division at the Laboratory upgraded my workstation from 12.04 to 14.04. (I was unable to do so myself, since the upgrade manager wanted only to upgrade to ...
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upgrade from 11.04 to 14.04 in a mac partition

I have a macbook pro (4G RAM) with two partitions: one with mac os x 10.5.8, and one with ubuntu 11.04. How can I upgrade the ubuntu partition to the latest ubuntu version? Update manager gives no ...
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How to show urgent upgrades in synaptic

At times, I would like to use Synaptic to find only those upgradable packages that have high urgency upgrades available. Is there a way to define a filter that does this? Example: today I upgraded ...
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How to fix upgrade hang from saucy->trusty: “Removing ___ from Mono”

On a recent upgrade from Ubuntu 13.10 (saucy) to 14.04.1 LTS (trusty), the process kept hanging at multiple prerm and postrm scripts for removing Mono packages. The symptom of the problem are ...
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Is there some way to check before upgrade which of installed packages can be preserved?

I would like to upgrade from 12.10 to 14.04, but I would like to know which of installed packages/software could be preserved during the upgrade. Is there some way to check this?
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How to update ubuntu?

i used sudo do-release-upgrade sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get -f install showing errors: failed to fetch , some index files failed to download. they have been ignored, or old ones used ...
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why i can't upgrade and manage my packages

why when i tried to upgrade or remove something this message comes in: "E: dpkg was interrupted, you must manually run 'sudo dpkg --configure -a' to correct the problem." what should i have to do ...
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Failed to fetch Sources and Packages, getting 404 [closed]

I'm trying to update my Ubuntu 12.04.5 LTS prior to doing release upgrade. Unfortunately, it's not working. APT is claiming that Sources do not exist at lv archive repo, which clearly is not true: $ ...
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two users in home directory

I have two users in my home folder: one is called "nico" (new username after release upgrade) and the other is called "nicolo" (old username). In the "nico" folder there is small home picture, is ...
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apt-get update error ubuntu 12.04 to version 14

i can't run an update from ubuntu 12.04 to 14, during the update process i got souces error. But my network seems to be ok. How can i fix it? I did the update on my laptop, but i can't do it on my ...
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Is it possible to copy a web server?

As of late my trusty old VPS (12.04LTS) has become slower and slower to the point where it's now completely unresponsive. I'm probably much at fault here as I've upgraded and installed packages ...
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Is there any possibility to upgrade from Ubuntu 13.04 to 14.04 without loosing data, applications and settings? [duplicate]

I tried to update my system and some applications and I always got error messages like: 404 Not Found [IP: 91.189.91.14 80] or the system tells me sth about untrusted packages. I found out that ...
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My bash script depends on ffmpeg which was removed when I upgraded to 14.04. What to do? [duplicate]

I have a bash script to capture images using the webcam and it depended on ffmpeg. I recently upgraded from 13.10 to 14.04 and noticed that ffmpeg was removed and this script wouldn't work anymore. ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 preinstalled upgrade to 14.04 very hard

i bought my computer a little over a year ago , a asus nettop computer atom processor and gma graphics with ubuntu 32 bit preinstalled from asus on amazon, it has ubuntu 12.04 and it runs good and ...