Questions about upgrading packages, systems or hardware.

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Problems with us.archive.ubuntu.com can't upgrade/update

I have this problem, i can't update/upgrade, i'm using a static Ip and through wifi and my eth0 is setted and in theory connected to the internet, but doesn't go outside my network aparently, i'm ...
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After upgrade I have NO network capability

I upgraded from 11.10 to 12.04 and now I have NO network capability, No wired, no wifi. I have looked at various solutions offered on the net to no avail. I am a NOOB and only vaguely familiar with ...
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Problems whith phpmyadmin after upgrading to 12.10

after doing a do-release-upgrade I try to access phpmyadmin. It dsiplays the login but when I try to log in it gives me an page not found error. during the upgrade it asked me whether or not to ...
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Upgrading an Ubuntu Cluster [duplicate]

I currently have a cluster of servers with 7 nodes running Ubuntu 10.04 LTS. I'm looking to upgrade to 14.04 LTS next month. I am unable to have all 7 nodes offline at the same time. Is it possible ...
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Is Bitcoin core V.0.9 not updated on PPA ppa:bitcoin/bitcoin?

Version 0.9 of Bitcoin-Qt just came out. When will ppa:bitcoin/bitcoin be updated? In the meanwhile, any steps showing how to upgrade are welcome! Equally posted on ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Unity or Gnome? [closed]

There is no problem at this time with any software, as I am simply trying to get ready for 14.04. Do I need to uninstall the gnome from 13.10 or will everything upgrade properly. I cannot find any ...
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Is there a way to upgrade from 12.04 desktop to 14.04 beta directly? [duplicate]

Is there a way to upgrade from 12.04 to 14.04 directly, maybe through terminal? If so, could you tell me? I don't want to wait till 14.04 comes out but I don't want to upgrade three times to get it. ...
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How to rollback an “apt-get install dist-upgrade”?

In order to get up-to-date with some kernel libraries, I tried to upgrade my Ubuntu 13.10 using sudo apt-get install dist-upgrade. However, after upgrading it the results were not satisfactory at all ...
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Lost all my applets last time I upgraded (to 13.10). How can I get them back?

I upgraded my system to 13.10 from 13.04 and lost all the applets in the normal view of my desktop (I see that they are active when clicking on the workspace switcher, see this image: I remember ...
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How to fix error while sudo apt-get upgrade

I am getting following error on Ubuntu 12.04 server. Everything on this machine was installed using apt-get install and tried to keep it updated as much as possible. After last update I noticed I can ...
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'apt-get upgrade' getting stuck

When trying to install updates after checking with sudo apt-get update, sudo-apt get upgrade is not installing them. username@username:~$ sudo apt-get upgrade Reading package lists... Done Building ...
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Can i Use the DE as in 13.04 on 12.04

i want to use 13.04 Desktop Environment(DE) in 12.04 is it possible without upgrade.i am using 32 bit ubuntu. Please tell me if this is possible or not. Thanks in Advance. :)
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will alpha version get upgrade to stable release when it comes out? [duplicate]

I just installed a alpha release of ubuntu gnome 14.04 will it get upgraded to the stable release when it comes out later next month? using command : sudo apt-get upgrade
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Ubuntu 13.10 - i am running in KIOSK train station public place, but this autoupdate window is annoying every day. How to remove it please? [duplicate]

I need to remove this auto update notification dialog window which is very annoying and scary for public location where people is clicking the system and breaking it down to crash every day. I tried ...
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Upgrade Fiasco, again!

In the middle of upgrade (from 13.04 to 13.10) the download stopped (for 2 hours, I was sure it was not going anywhere) and when even Firefox stopped working I was forced to reboot and, voila, my ...
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How can I get “delta” packages to optimize apt-get upgrade downloads?

I have recently installed Fedora in VirtualBox and noticed that they use Delta-RPM packages, which help dramatically reduce downloading sizes. Also I heard that Gentoo uses some delta packages. Would ...
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How to upgrade to PHP 5.3.23

I'm trying to install zendframework through composer. Using the command, php5 composer.phar install Then I get the error: Problem 1 - Installation request for zendframework/zendframework 2.3.* ...
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Why Doesn't The Full Amount of RAM appear?

I just upgraded by Gateway DX300x PC running Ubuntu 13.10 with a full 4GB of RAM. The specs say it should be able to handle this but when I check the System Settings it only shows 3.2GB of RAM. Is ...
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Upgrading from 12.04 to 13.10 ( Unanswered questions ) [closed]

I want to upgrade to 13.10 mainly because I want my computer to recognize my Samsung GS4. I am pretty happy with Ubuntu as it's faster then windows and way more everything, tough it's hard sometimes ...
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upgrading drdb tools on ubuntu [duplicate]

i am doing a clustering according to this tutorial, but in the drdb section when installing the service when i want to use this command, sudo drbdadm create-md it says i should upgrading the ...
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Upgrading from Ubuntu 10.10 [duplicate]

I haven't upgraded Ubuntu in a while and am stuck with Ubuntu 10.10. When I click on upgrade all it says..your version is no longer supported. How do I upgrade then?
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Where to get the latest GCC (GNU C Compiler)

Currently my version is 4.8.4 but Ive found that some sites offer a 4.9 version. like this http://gcc.igor.onlinedirect.bg/snapshots But where do they get the source from? I want to know so I can be ...
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ubuntu update crashes desktop

as i tried to fix the problem without knowing what it is. these conclusions ive discovered conclusions: 1- problem with gnome 2- problem with cairo-dock 3- problem with gdm 4- problem with ...
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RAID Controller Hardware compatability?

I might be out of my element here, I am new to Ubuntu Server, and I am a intermediate Linux/Unix user, but zero experience with admin of such. I am trying to build a server to play with for media ...
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Auto update in ubuntu 13.10 desktop

My question is very basic and foolish one.I installed ubuntu 13.10 desktop 32 bit. Now I want auto updates of security. I visited this Ubuntu help page. But I waited whole day to see whether my ...
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gnome crashes while updating ubuntu

tried to update Ubuntu and its seems some package's has been block by the isp provider. my problem now a lot of things had crashed one of them is window toolbar and minimize and maximize icons and ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 running very slow after upgrade from 13.04 [on hold]

Ubuntu 13.04 was running perfectly on my Acer laptop with a Core i5 processor and 4GB of RAM, but after upgrading to Ubuntu 13.10 everything is very slow. When I press Ctrl+S to save a text file it ...
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After partitioning space to my ubuntu partition, nothing updates

Right now, I have Ubuntu 13.04, and using sudo-apt-get dist-upgrade does not get me the 13.10 update. Whenever I sudo-apt-update or upgrade lately, I get: 0 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 0 to remove ...
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Upgrade or Re-install on External Hard drive? [duplicate]

I have ubuntu version (12 something I forgot) installed in my external hard disk long ago and I did not use it for quite some time. Recently I wish to use it and it says that an upgrade is needed. So ...
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Every time I try to upgrade from Ubuntu 13.04 to 13.10, it fails [duplicate]

How do I add space to my /boot directory? Every time I try to upgrade I am told that I need 20MB more space (for a total of about 80MB), and I have already run commands to free up all unused kernels ...
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How to do-release-upgrade with automatic yes to all continue and disable reboot after upgrade completion

How do I disable reboot after do-release-upgrade? Is that even possible? How do I automatically answer y to all continue during do-release-upgrade`?
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How to serve .deb files compiled for amd64 without receiving errors that i386 .deb files are not available?

I have a repository on a ubuntu 12.04 server that is serving .deb files for only 64 bit architectures. When I run apt-get update I get the following W: Failed to fetch ...
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Getting git error on juju charm-upgrade [closed]

I'm playing with the upgrade-charm command to better understand how it works and what happens during it. I'm using Ubuntu 14.04. According to the log JUJU tries to use the git client for a charm ...
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How to fix upgrade, install failure loop due to disk space issue

I'm running into an upgrade / install failure loop due to disk space, but I don't see which drive is full. I've tried clean, autoclean and autoremove, but to no avail. This is Ubuntu on AWS. There are ...
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After upgrade I cannot type in any windows

I run Ubuntu 13.10 on a 64 bits machine. Last Friday I had an automatic update. After that I cannot type in any window, terminal, Gedit, Firefox... but I can navigate my files in File Explorer using ...
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USB/Keyboard/Mouse not recognized after update to 13.10 from 12.10

I just updated to 13.10 from 12.10. On restarting, I was completely unable to use my keyboard or mouse through USB. I have no PS/2 devices to use. Also, it said that I had been disconnected from my ...
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Apt-get update throws 404s on natty-backports but it isn't in my sources.list

I'm trying to upgrade my 13.04 to 13.10 in anticipation to 14.04. However, the dist-upgrade fails as there is a 404 on a repository. That repository is the "natty-backports". It's normal, as it's very ...
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How to upgrade from Ubuntu amd 64bit to intel 64bit?

I've been using Ubuntu 12.10 for about a year and half now on my laptop with an intel processor. When I installed it I was dumb enough to commit the mistake of downloading a amd 64bit version of the ...
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“error: cannot read `/dev/sda': Input/output error.” repeatedly during upgrade

I'm currently running a distribution upgrade and my terminal output looks like this: ... Generating grub.cfg ... error: cannot read `/dev/sda': Input/output error. error: cannot ...
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Failed to Install Grub During Upgrade to 13.10

I have upgraded our Ubuntu 12.10 remote server to 13.10. During the upgrade process, I was asked which partition to install Grub2 to. I didn't know which drive was the boot drive, thus I checked all ...
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Troubles with modules after upgrade to kernel 3.2.0-60

Everything worked fine until kernel 3.2.0-58. Then the update manager proposed an update to 3.2.0-59, I did it but the update didn't finished successfully (I was able to boot but windows with error ...
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Help with upgrade to 12.10 from 12.04 lts

Okay so on my computer (samsung rv510) I was running ubuntu 12.04 lts with no problem. I wanted to Upgrade to 12.10. The upgrade was easy and everything went okay. I restarted my computer, got grub, ...
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unable to stat `./mnt' (which I was about to install): Transport endpoint is not connected

When running: apt-get update && apt-get upgrade on 12.04.3 LTS, kernel 3.2.0-35-virtual I get: Preparing to replace base-files 6.5ubuntu6.6 (using .../base-files_6.5ubuntu6.7_amd64.deb) ...
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Cannot upgrade from Ubuntu 13.04 to 13.10 using GUI nor command line

I want to upgrade my Ubuntu 13.04 to the latest Ubuntu 13.10, but it seems it doesn´t want to do it so. This is what I´ve tried (after a backup): 1. Using the GUI first: Clicked on "Software ...
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Xfreerdp Upgrade to version 1.1 to support Multi Monitor

i was trying to use freerdp with support for multiple monitor using ubuntu 13.10 x64 i get error : root@rdp-client:~# xfreerdp /multimon /f /u:a /p:1 /v:192.168.0.140:3389 transport_connect: ...
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Can't update because of “untrusted” packages? [duplicate]

So I'm trying to apply a boatload of updates and upgrades via Ubuntu's built-in update system... But it tells me the updates/upgrades can't be completed because it requires the installation of ...
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My screen has pulsing blurriness after attempting UI Scale

Did an upgrade from 13.10 to 14.04. Everything was going fine until I did a UI Scale. Now there's a pulsing blurriness on my screen. Any way I can reset that? I've uninstalled/reinstalled xorg ...
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Problem after upgrade and update: one of my OS and corresponding partition disappeared!??!!!!?? :(

My field work computer's HD has 3 partitions: First: Ubuntu 12.04 lst (~80 Gb) Second: Windows XP (~50 Gb) Third: Debian (~30 Gb) Normally during booting process I can choose between the 3 OS ...
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upgrading ubuntu via mounted iso [duplicate]

I want ot upgrade from 12.04 (32BIT) to latest (64BIT). I have mounted the iso because I dont have cdrom, but I cant find the runable to open the dialog. I have followed this answer and downloaded ...
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Unattended upgrade shuts down the host instead of rebooting it

I have set the flag for automatic reboot of the host when required after an upgrade. Unfortunately the host is apparently shut down and not restarted. I didn't check the scripts yet, but I checked ...