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vmware error after upgrade to ubuntu 16.04

I just upgraded to ubuntu 16.04 and I started having problems with vmware (v 12.1.0 build-3272444). When I try to play the virtual machine I receive the following error: Could not open /dev/vmmon: No ...
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Black screen after Ubuntu Upgrade from 14.10 to 15.10

Earlier If I try to boot into Ubuntu(14.10) that shows up at top of grub menu, screen was black (it's not that black screen with blinking cursor).So I used to boot with some other kernels in recovery ...
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Has upgraded to 16.04. b43 broadcom driver does not detect BCM4328 (PCI ID b4321) adapter. That works perfectly on 4.2 kernel

Loading module just do nothing. Nothing in dmesg. except this: Broadcom 43xx driver loaded [ Features: PNL ] wl module works, but as expected, without AP mode.
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Upgrading to 16.04 failed due to unmet dependencies

Upgrading 15.10 -> 16.04 produced errors, but the upgrade went on. Now I can't install new packages, due to unmet dependencies. Libreoffice, PHP and probably other programs don't work now. Updating ...
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Laptop can't control fan speed after 16.04 upgrade

While using 15.10, the fans on my ASUS ROG G501VW-BSI7N25 operated fine at various fan speeds. However, after upgrading to 16.04 it seems that it only has two options, minimum which is used for about ...
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Upgrading from 15.10 to 16.04

it's now my second attempt at upgrading from 15.10 to 16.04. This window is now open for 30 hours and it says 'running partial upgrade'. It seems to be active. Checked green are ' preparing the ...
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Since updating to 16.04 many application are missing the file menu

I just upgraded to 16.04 and I noticed there are a number of apps where the file menu is no longer being shown. Sublime text, Filezilla, LibreOffice, MySql Workbench are just a few examples(I'm sure ...
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After 15.10 -> 16.04, desktop-file-utils can't be configured

Yesterday's x86_64 upgrade from 15.10 to 16.04 appeared to go well, but I'm left with this situation: $ sudo apt-get install --reinstall desktop-file-utils Reading package lists... Done Building ...
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Can not upgrade from 15.10 to 16,04 LTS

I understand I can not upgrade from a beta test version to an LTS if I do not install each update. I can not update my 15.10 because 15.10 does not delete the old kernel when it installs the new one. ...
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Unable to display on second screen - lagging and shuttering Nvidia Graphics after upgrade to 16.04

I'm at Ubuntu 16.04, I did upgrade from 15.10 two days ago. Please take a look in the details below. Using X.Org X server - Nouveau display drivers OS: Ubuntu 16.04 xenial Kernel: x86_64 Linux ...
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Upgrade got stuck. How can I fix this?

Since other posts suggest this, I should mention that I cannot run dpkg --configure -a, even after killing the process. In any case, the Distribution Upgrade window blacked out, and when I try to ...
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Is it possible to fix failed upgrade using Ubuntu install?

Suppose that I crashed my system during upgrade. does Ubuntu installation can detect and fix previously installed system?
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Stuck on black screen asking for login and password

So I tried to update my machine and then a power outage occurred , I googled it and searched around and it told me to hold shift, I got this special menu and clicked advanced options or something ...
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Cannot download the updates of Ubuntu 16.04

I want to upgrade my laptop from Ubuntu 15.10 to 16.04 via Software Updater and encounter the following problem. The error message are the following. Failed to fetch ...
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Need to reinstall/repair after backup from 14 to 15.10

My Ubuntu broke when I was upgrading to 15.10. I can still boot it up and login but only in console mode. startx brings up a broke desktop environment. sudo apt-get upgrade etc does not work either. ...
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Upgrade bq Aquaris M10 from 15.04 to 16.04?

I have recently purchased the Aquaris m10 FHD, and want to upgrade to 16.04. How do I do that?
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Can't start ubuntu normally after upgrading to 16.04 from 14.04

Now I am already in Ubuntu 16.04 but my machine start only with Upstart option in boot menu. If I use normal boot, the screen is blank with this error: [Failed] Failed to start Load/Save Screen ...
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Several upgrade issues with 15.10 --> 16.04

I've upgraded my 15.10 server to 16.04 fine, but my 'desktop' install on my laptop keeps hitting problems. Firstly it was Kismet complaining it didn't want to be 'root', eventually hitting enter MANY ...
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Problems with Zonminder and MySQL after upgrading to 16.04

Upgrading to 16.04 is a nightmare... it has broken everything on my server that has been running for 10 years. I am slowly trying to get my server working again ... as of now I'm dealing with ...
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Can't log in Ubuntu 16.04 using Nvidia proprietary driver

I've recently upgraded from ubuntu 15.10 to 16.04. Here him my laptop details: Acer Inspire V nitro 17 Nvidia GeForce 860M RAM 6Gb As I was using nvidia driver on 15.10, after the upgrade I ...
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Software restore after upgrade faliure from 15.10 to 16.04

I tried to upgrade My machine from 15.10 to 16.04 but it failed. Exact Details of Faliure: I couldn't get anything other than my Desktop and File Browser, while my files were visible and in working ...
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Can't upgrade to 16.04 / autoremove having issues

Alright, so for a while now, 15.10 has kept me from updating. It would say there is too much things in my boot folder, so I would use sudo apt-get autoremove in the terminal to get rid of them. Today, ...
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problem trying release upgrade Ubuntu 15.10 to 16.04

When I was updating to have the new version I had many problems, I did the update but in the process the computer turn off and reboot and gave me problems like: stopped getty on tty1 or a ...
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Upgraded to Ubuntu 16.04LTS - but no new Software Center

Well, I successfully upgraded to Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. I loved it- but one problem. I heard that there is new Software Center or Gnome software center in Ubuntu 16.04 LTS, but I still have Ubuntu Software ...
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New “Software store” in 16.04

I upgraded Ubuntu 15.04 to 16.04 . I am checking the features of it. But I didn't find the new Software Store yet. I upload the Ubuntu software application yet in the updated Ubuntu 16.04 which is ...
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If I upgrade my system to 16.04 lts now, will it automatically upgrade to the first point release after three months?

If I upgrade my system to 16.04 lts now, will it automatically upgrade to the first point release after three months? Or I must upgrade once more then?
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After updating Ubuntu got stuck in login loop

Today I upgraded to ubuntu 16.04 from 15.10. The upgrade went smooth however after upgrade I'm not able to login. The login screen keeps reappearing no matter how many times I reepeat. I tried to ...
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Upgraded to 16.04 and now getting error message

After successfully upgraded to 16.04, I am now getting this message whilst booting lvmetad not active yet, using direct access
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Not able to upgrade 16.04 LTS from 15.10

I was have an Ubuntu 15.10 image so I installed it today and but now I want to upgrade it to Ubuntu 16.04 LTS, I follow these steps: sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get upgrade sudo apt-get dist-upgrade ...
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How to install Ubuntu 16.04 on a dual boot system?

I'm currently running Ubuntu Studio 14.04 and Windows 7 on my machine, but I'd like to delete both OSes and just install Ubuntu Studio 16.04. How can I do that?
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New software centre won't run after 16.04 upgrade

The new "software centre" won't run after my upgrade to 16.04 last night. Trying it from the unity bar - nothing happens. I read that it should be running gnome's software manager. Trying from the ...
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Upgrade to 16.04. php7 not working in browser

I just upgraded from 14.10 to 16.04 and am not sure how to configure PHP 7 in apache. I did modify the php7.0.conf file to uncomment that last lines, restarted apache2 and no change. Do I need to ...
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Infinite login loop after upgrading from 15.10 to 16.04

I got infinite login loop after upgraded from 15.10 to 16.04. I have a dell 8700 desktop with Nvidia GTX 960 video card. I have tried nvidia-361 or nvidia-364, both have the same problem. I have to ...
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14.04 hangs, suspicious broken dependency with libefl

Ubuntu's got a broken package dependency and I tried to fix it, but now it won't reboot. I have to admit I haven't been paying as much attention to my Ubuntu server as I should recently even though ...
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Upgrading to new ubuntu version while using own local apt-mirror

i have a fresh installation of ubuntu server 15.10. When upgraded manully to 16.04 i want to install apt-mirror and replace all archive.ubuntu.com with the local ip of my server. Is this right and ...
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Screen went black during Wily update

I was upgrading from 14.04 to 15.x (Wily?) and the screen went black. I know that all of the packages had been installed and the machine may have restarted, but I'm afraid to reboot and go to a live ...
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PHP rendered as text after Ubuntu 16.04 upgrade

Apache is rendering PHP files as text after Ubuntu 16.04 upgrade. Apache is installed and running. PHP7 is running. When I execute the following command I get the correct output: php -r 'echo ...
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Update bios from 16.04 LTS?

They said this is going to be an option. Anyone care to provide the way of updating BIOS? Using Lenovo Z51-70. Need it to enable hybernate and suspend options, since sudo pm-hibernate or suspend ...
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16.04 upgrade broke mysql-server

My overall upgrade went well, but I am left with a critically lingering issue of mysql-server not being able to install itself, and nothing I am trying gets it to work. This is the error I see when ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 to 16.04 Upgrade failed

Today I wanted to upgrade from LTS to LTS. I performed update-manager -d and started the upgrade. However, after having downloaded all files and running the installation, the upgrade failed, or at ...
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How should I upgrade to 16.04 now?

My download from the distribution upgrade failed because of problem from internet.Then I tried sudo apt-get dist upgrade.But still, it shows 15.10.I also tried sudo apt-get install wajig.But, no ...
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Is Ubuntu 16.04's Snap format secure?

A recent leak claims that Ubuntu's new Snap Format is not secure - http://news.softpedia.com/news/developer-claims-that-canonical-s-new-snap-format-isn-t-secure-on-ubuntu-desktop-503287.shtml. Since ...
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When an upgrade from 14.04 LTS is convenient or necessary?

I am on a perfectly configured and functioning Ubuntu 14.04 LTS machine. LTS versions of Ubuntu are supported for 5 years, so in theory there should be no need to upgrade the whole system before the ...
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I can't login in ubuntu 16.04

I upgraded Ubuntu gnome to version 16.04 from 15.10 using the update manager. I think I selected new (probably wrong) parameters with loging in, because when I boot, I see: The loading sign then ...
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Software does not work properly after upgrade to 16.04

The title says already everything. I upgraded without problems from 15.10 to 16.04 LTS, the icon for Ubuntu Software remained the same, if i open it i get the new GNOME version, but when i search for ...
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Force Ubuntu 16.04 to reconfigure/reinstall Xenial packages

While upgrading from 14.04, my session was killed after I've locked my session near the very end of the upgrade, which caused my installation to be in some sort of half migrated state (some features ...
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After 16.04 upgrade install systemd-sysv failed, how can I check that I fixed it?

I updated to 16.04LTS from 15.10. It has been reported as a bug that the message 'not installed systemd-sysv' appears, which it also did on my machine and the installation aborted with the suggestion ...
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Broken Ubuntu 16.04 installation after upgrade (corrupt kernel?)

So I chose to manually upgrade our Sony VAIO Tap 20 from Ubuntu 14.04 LTS to Ubuntu 16.04 LTS and everything was going just fine, until mid-way through actually installing the upgrade, the screen went ...
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How to upgrade from 14.04 LTS or 15.10 to 16.04 from terminal [duplicate]

How to upgrade from 14.04 LTS or 15.10 to 16.04 from terminal.
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How to upgrade from Ubuntu 14.04 LTS(Trusty Tahr) 64-bit OS to 16.04 LTS(Xenial Xerus) 64-bit OS on my system?

I'm using Ubuntu Linux 14.04 LTS(Trusty Tahr) 64-bit OS on my machine. I come to know that Ubuntu Linux 16.04 LTS(Xenial Xerus) 64-bit OS has been released on 21st April, 2016 So, I want to upgrade ...