Questions about upgrading packages, systems or hardware.

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“Failed to start session” after interrupted upgrade to 14.04

While upgrading to 14.04 using sudo do-release-upgrade my network connection was interrupted and several packages failed to upgrade. Running do-release-upgrade again reported No new releases found ...
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No window manager after upgrading 13.10 to 14.04

Machine is a single boot Linux. After upgrading from 13.10 to 14.1 today, my son's account starts without a window manager. He has his desktop icons and can click them but no menu and no launcher. I ...
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Apache error 404 after upgrading ubuntu to 14.10 [duplicate]

I have a problem with opening a page for example test.php which is in my directory /var/www/. When I am trying to open it in my web browser typing : http://localhost/test.php the apache tells me ...
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My IBus pinyin broke with 14.04 release upgrade

I've just upgraded to 14.04 and I've got a problem with IBus pinyin input. While it is very-very nice that now I have a little floating panel on which I can switch between simplified and traditional ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 upgrade from 13.10

Hi guys I would like to ask about upgrade of 13.10 to Ubu 14.04. When I type in CL sudo update-manager after finding new version and beginning of an upgrade dialog appears saying: Free translation: ...
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12.04 LTS to 14.04 LTS Update error

Last night I updated my home server from 12.04 LTS to 14.04 LTS. After the update process, I rebooted the server and now it goes into Kernel Panic during boot. This happens even if I boot into ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 freezes on splash screen after broken upgrade from 13.10

I'm using VirtualBox to run my ubuntu VM on Mac. I've decided to make a distro upgrade which was apparently a very big mistake... During upgrading my Mac hung up and I had to make hard reset. After ...
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Remote control for distribution upgrade

I've launched distribution upgrade (from 13.10 to 14.04) in Unity. Upgrade is running, but at the moment I don't have physical access to that machine (SSH is active) How can I verify in shell status ...
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No update found in normal release for LTS

I updated ubuntu, but it updated from 12.04 to 13.10 and not to 14.04 LTS. Now the update manager and also after running update command from terminal, it says 'no new release found'. Now I can't ...
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How do I replace the release in sources.list?

Is there an easy way to replace all instances in /etc/apt/sources.list with the new release? I want to replace all instances of my current release (whatever it is) with the new release for 14.04 ...
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boot time increase after upgrading ubuntu 13.10 to 14.04

Boot time is increased after the upgrade from 13.10 to 14.04. I do not have any issue regarding nvidia driver (nvidia driver re-installed after the upgrade) and works perfect. I am using vmware and I ...
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Is there a database with all default configuration files for each release?

I would like to see each configuration file in /etc for all packages, so I can compare the default configuration of one Ubuntu release with the next one. I need this to find a solution for the ...
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Failed upgarde from 13.10 to 14.04 [on hold]

I have upgraded from 13.10 to 14.04 on my dual boot Windows 7 PC. After the upgrade when the PC rebooted I was given a screen with just initramfs & suggesting I entered Help for the commands. I ...
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How can I know before hand the amount of data downloaded when upgrading from one release to the next [duplicate]

I am about to update my Ubuntu 13.10 to 14.04 What is the total size of the files that will be downloaded for the upgrade?
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After upgrade to Ubuntu 13.10, Firefox sometimes crashes the computer

The previous Ubuntu was 12.04 when Firefox worked fine. The computer is an HP Pavilion DV4 laptop and now is upgraded to Ubuntu 13.10, Firefox v28.0,Canonical-1.0. Firefox may run for sometime then ...
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Upgrade to trusty from saucy without full upgrade

I've modified most of my Ubuntu 13.10 by removing Unity etc. Now running do-release-upgrade -d gives a huge list of upgrades that re-adds some of the packages I removed etc. I'd like to just upgrade ...
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Trusty Tahr upgrade problem

I want to upgrade from saucy to Trusty Tahr.I made a bootable DVD of Trusty.But when I boot from the DVD the installation gives me these options A dual boot win7 and ubuntu 13.10 detected. 1.Remove ...
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“Could not calculate upgrade” error when trying to upgrade to 14.04 [duplicate]

I have recently tried upgrading from ubuntu 13.10 to 14.04 and I get this error: I had no problem upgrading from 12.10 to 13.10 does anyone have any ideas of what the problem could be? Or how to ...
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How do I go from 11.10 to a newer version? [duplicate]

I already read the answer to this question below but do not get it. I have a computer. It's beige in colour. It uses Ubuntu 11.10. I think it should be using a supported version. Where do I go to ...
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Upgrade from Kubuntu 13.10 to 14.04 fails at 65%

Upgrade from kubuntu 13.10 to 14.04 abort at 65%. When I restart and try to log in show this: unable to launch "gnome-session --session=cairo-dock" X session --- "gnome-session --session=cairo-dock" ...
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Upgrading from 13.10 to 14.04 on macbook problem

I tried to upgrade to 14.04 yesterday from 13.10 via terminal. The upgrade started out fine so I left my computer after it had downloaded all the packages and started installing them to let it run on ...
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Can't boot Wubi after upgrading to 14.04 from 12.04

So I decided to upgrade to 14.04 from 12.04 on my Wubi installation, using update-manager -d, but I can no longer boot into Ubuntu. When I try to, I see the message mount:mounting..."etc, then "Target ...
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When attempting upgrade from 13.10 to 14.04 upgrade halted and will not allow 2nd attemp

During the upgrade process the upgrade process halted and I can not restart the updater. It seems to be related to samba. I ran sudo apt-get install -f and got the following result: Reading package ...
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Upgrade available after upgrading normal release to LTS

Just after upgrading my Xubuntu 13.10 to Xubuntu 14.04, I run the command: sudo apt-get dist-upgrade and tell me that upgrade are available, and after do it again and again I get the same result after ...
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Upgrade from Ubuntu Gnome 13.10 to Ubuntu 14.04

I'm currently running Ubuntu Gnome 13.10 but I'd like to upgrade to Ubuntu 14.04 with Unity instead of Gnome Shell. How can I go about this?
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Ubuntu 14.04 crash mid upgrade [closed]

I tried to upgrade to 14.04 and part way through the screen went blank with a large blinking cursor in the upper left corner. Keyboard is unresponsive so can't get a terminal to work from. Am able ...
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Does upgrading works? In practice [on hold]

I upgraded 12.04 to 12.10 per instructions, on my way to 14.04. Because of the many issues I now actually think you can not upgrade. Not in any practical sense. After upgrade to 12.10 there is for ...
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Google Earth 7 is not working or crashing on 14.04 LTS. [on hold]

My Computer : Intel i5-4440 Quad Core on Intel Motherboard DB85FL I just upgraded to Ubuntu 14.04 LTS from 13.10 through 'Software Updater'. The process was fully automatic and seamless. It is faster ...
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Upgrade to Ubuntu 14.04

Yesterday 17/04/14 I tried an upgrade from Ubuntu 13.10 to 14.04. The process went fine without error messages. Then came the reboot and it stuck booting. All booting messages went through then it ...
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I have a running webserver in 13.10. Shall I upgrade to release 14.04? [closed]

I've configured my webserver in Ubuntu 13.10, but today I knew about the 14.04 LTS. Shall I upgrade? Besides new software has bug fixes and more security, I'm affraid my webserver go misconfigured ...
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14.04 upgrade not appearing on update manager [duplicate]

I have 12.04 lts with all software up to date and "notify me of new long term support versions" selected on settings, but there's no mention of 14.04. "There are no updates to install" is the ...
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Wrong kernel after upgrade — old kernel still installed?

I just upgraded from 13.10 to 14.04, but when I do uname -r, it says I have kernel 3.11. I want to have the default 14.04 kernel, (3.13 I believe). How can I get this?
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Upgraded from 13.10 to 14.04. Still only have 13.10 [duplicate]

Upgrade from 13.10 to 14.04 last night for 6 hours. I got sleepy and told the software "NO" to delete obsolete packages. So now after re-boot I still have 13.10. I assume that I still have those ...
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Why do I not have a Tahr wallpaper

I upgraded from 12.04 to 14.04 yesterday, and was surprised that the new included wallpapers do not contain any with a Tahr in them. I had come to think of the cartoonish animal background as a fun ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 live disk only starts up with acpi=off

I recently tried to run ubuntu 14.04 on a USB drive as I wanted to decide whether it is worth upgrading to(my netbook now has 12.04 on it). However, when I tried to start ubuntu up from the USB ...
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Help with updating to from 13.10 to 14.04

When I run the following command: sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get dist-upgrade I just get this error: Calculating upgrade... Failed The following packages have unmet dependencies: libcogl15 ...
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Can't upgrade past 11.10 - libc6 dependency errors

Since upgrading to 11.10 I can't upgrade any further (trying to get my web server to latest version.) I'm aware of How do I resolve unmet dependencies? and have tried up to the point of running this: ...
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KDE Theme broken after 13.10 → 14.04 upgrade

I just did the upgrade from 13.10 to 14.04 and the default KDE theme not looks like no theme at all: I usually use KDE with Awesome WM as the window manager, but even without Awesome WM, this looks ...
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Which programs are often heavily affected by an upgrade and which ones are not?

I am currently upgrading from 12.10 to 13.10. However, I am in real need of using that computer for SSH connections and as a network-drive on my network at the moment. Which programs are often ...
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Unable to upgrade to 14.04

I am trying to upgrade from Kubuntu 13.10 to 14.04. When I start the distribution upgrade, I get this message after "setting new software channels": An unresolvable problem occurred while ...
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Is upgrading from LTS to LTS as reliable as doing a fresh install?

Having run into many snags and stability issues when upgrading (update-manager -d) from just release to release (For example: 13.04 - 13.10), I soon learned and have been told that it is always more ...
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Why is upgrading from an LTS to LTS more safe than doing upgrades from the Short Term Supports?

How is an LTS to LTS upgrade different than a Standard Release to Standard Release upgrade? Are fresh installs usually preferred to guarantee a stable environment?
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Upgrade aborted mid-process and I've lost gnome-control-center

I upgraded my Ubuntu GNOME 13.10 installation today by using: do-release-upgrade in the terminal. When I came back it was on a tty (at least I think it was a tty)! Then as I couldn't go back to the ...
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Upgrade 12.04 to 14.04 [duplicate]

I want to upgrade my 12.04LTS to 14.04LTS. I have tried update-manager-d , and in update manager settings I have set something like : "Notify when new LTS version...". But I don`t get message that new ...
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Could not access desktop after upgrading to 14.04

I have upgraded my system from ubuntu 13.10 to 14.04.But then i can't access my desktop, only mouse pointer is visible no unity bar . Then i restarted the computer and log in as guest. it is worked. ...
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Am I using beta or stable?

I have been doing so many sudo apt-get update/(dist-)upgrade since yesterday and something happend - so that I am confused now whether I am using still beta or the stable version. How do I figure ...
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What would happen if my internet connection is lost while I am upgrading from 12.04LTS to 14.04LTS?

I want to upgrade my OS from 12.04 to 14.04. I found how to get it. But I've one more question. What would happen if I gave the command to upgrade, it starts but after downloading some or many file my ...
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Why update manager is still showing a development release?

Though Ubuntu 14.04 has been officially released, update-manager -d says that the distribution will be upgraded to a development version, still in testing. Why? How long will I have to wait to have ...
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Dowload is trying to send me the wrong version of Ubuntu? [closed]

computer is intel I5 8gig ram download offers AMD 64 bit software Why? What do I do? os is Mint Thanks in advance for your help! John
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How do I turn unity back on?

My ubuntu 14.04 upgrade didn't work. When I rebooted after it was done I had to choose between something called cinnamon and something called gnome fall back. I don't like either. I can't find ...