Questions about upgrading packages, systems or hardware.

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Why did my Upgrade from 12.04 to 14.04 partially fail?

I do have an "old" 32-bit Ubuntu on an external HDD that I sometimes use for stuff. Now, I decided to upgrade it from 12.04 to 14.04 but the upgrade partially failed: I am not able to boot kernel 3.13 ...
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Package in repositories labelled “local or obsolete” after upgrade from 14.04 to 14.10

After upgrading to 14.10, the packages libcairo2 and libcairo-gobject2 are under the "Installed (local or obsolete)" even though these packages are in the utopic repositories. A large amount of ...
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version upgrade from 14.04 to 14.10 / Ubuntu tutorial for beginners

When I installed Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS, to upgrade to the latest version (14.10), I used the following terminal commands: sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get upgrade sudo apt-get dist-upgrade After ...
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apt-get upgrade dialog box for modified configuration file - how to use

Still struggling through an apt-get upgrade from the console on Ubuntu 12.04 It's now found a difference in the grub config file, but this time instead of asking what to do on the command prompt, ...
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more or less pager - how to quit

Idiotic question of the day On Ubuntu 12.04 server console, I've run an apt-get update followed by an apt-get upgrade Everything was going swimmingly; when it got to MySQL, it warned me it was about ...
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not enough space on /boot for upgrade, even after purging old kernels and clearing files

Okay, I'm a 'nix newbie, so at this point I don't really know what questions to ask, or what output would be relevant for y'all. This is also the first time I've ever posted on a forum to get help, as ...
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apt-get fails to do anything

After upgrading Ubuntu from Ubuntu-12.04-adm64 to Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS via ssh (on VDS) For most of commands apt-get returns something like this: Setting up python3-minimal (3.4.0-0ubuntu2) ... ...
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14.04 install problems

I have installed 14.04 LTS. I am having problems with the software updater and the system settings. The original install seemed to stop at a certain point. Right now, I am getting a partial upgrade ...
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What happens after 14.10 expires? Can I upgrade to 15.10 or do I have to reinstall?

I currently have 14.10 installed on my computer. What happens after 14.10 expires? Can I upgrade to 15.10 or do I have to reinstall?
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Ugrade to RAID5 with LUKS

I'm runninig Ubuntu 14.04 with a single disc (sda) and LUKS (sda1 is /boot, sda5 is /crypto_LUKS). I want now to add two additional discs (sdb and sdc) and build a RAID5 from the sda5 LUKS ...
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Errors were encountered while processing: /var/cache/apt/archives/ubuntu-release-upgrader-core_1%3a0.220.7_all.deb

Hey guys I not a ubuntu expert but Im I having a problem and I dont know how to fix it I already tried apt-get clean dpkg --configure -a and nothing I still have the same error when I launch ...
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Kernel Panic after upgrade to 14.10

My new kernel panics and won't boot after upgrading to 14.10. The output with a stack trace is fed to the screen, but I can't roll up, so I don't know what the problem is. I can boot if I use the ...
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dpkg: error processing evolution-data-server

I had this error when I tried to upgrade the packages, my computer shut down in a previous upgrade before completing the process thank you for helping dpkg: error processing evolution-data-server ...
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Running apt-get upgrade in crontab

Adding sudo apt-get upgrade -y into crontab as a daily. This seems like a very good idea to make sure everything is automatically kept updated, but nobodys ever mentioned it before (and recommend ...
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Can't upgrade : Old linux image issue

Upon running sudo apt-get upgrade I'm getting and after running sudo apt-get purge linux-image-extra-3.13.0-35-generic I'm getting
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stuck on login screen, with CTRL + alt +Fx not working

I tried upgrading my Ubuntu 13.10 to 14.04 through the terminal but it got to a point when my laptop froze so I had to switch it off and restart it but now when I enter my login details, nothing ...
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Upgrade Win7 Home to Ultimate - will dual-boot with Ubuntu still work? / Partition access question

I had Windows 7 Home Basic installed.Then I install Ubuntu and know I have dual boot. But I want to upgrade my Windows 7 to Ultimate version.Can I update my Windows 7 installation and keep my dual ...
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Unable to update Ubuntu 12.04: Connection refused

I am unable to update my current version of Ubuntu. Here is the output of sudo apt-get update: Err http://archive.canonical.com precise Release.gpg Could not connect to archive.canonical.com:80 ...
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dpkg depedencies

Got server from another person with problem with dpkg .. When I try to upgrade I got this message $ apt-get upgrade Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree... Done You might want to ...
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Upgrade 14.04 to 14.10 - Hangs at Dell BIOS screen on boot

Dell Latitude E6520 with Samsung 840 EVO SSD. I have been using 14.04 without problem on this laptop for a long time and decided to finally upgrade to 14.10. I upgraded from within 14.04, the only ...
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Segfaults and “Read-only filesystem” after a dist-upgrade

After running an apt-get dist-upgrade on my 14.04 home server, it seems like something may have gone wrong which has left the box unusable. It all started with this: Preparing to unpack ...
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Clean install 14.04, after restart error: no such device:

After having numerous problems upgrading to 14.04 from 12.04 (there is a known conflict between the drivers for my graphics card and wine), I decided to do a complete clean install with a new graphics ...
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How do I resolve “error processing archive” when trying to upgrade Ubuntu? [duplicate]

I am trying to do an upgrade on Ubuntu 14.04. I run: sudo apt-get -u dist-upgrade When I run that, I get this error: dpkg: error processing archive ...
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Software Updater not detecting all upgrades [duplicate]

This happens every so often, I run this command in Terminal (after running sudo apt-get update): sudo apt-get upgrade And I get an output such as (this is what I got today): Reading package ...
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Upgrading from 14.04 to 14.10 - phpmyadmin errors

I've been trying to upgrade from 14.04 to 14.10 and now I have this window on my screen. I tried to go through the Configuring phpmyadmin box but it seems to be going around in a circle. See no ...
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Upgrading LTS server using do-release-upgrade fails (could not download all upgrades)

I've been trying to upgrade two servers from 12.04 LTS to 14.04 LTS for a few days now using do-release-upgrade. It seems that they're both getting hung up on downloading the last of two updates. For ...
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Failed update to 14.04 - login and password module

I just updated to ubuntu 14.04 from version 12 something. Among the modules that failed to install was login and password. How do I login now when the system doesn't give me the opportunity when I ...
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how kernel gets upgraded on ubuntu 14.04 installation?

There are linux-generic and linux-image-generic packages, that track latest linux-image package as their dependency. Those packages could be used to update kernel automatically but they aren't ...
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Upgrade from 12.04 LTS to 14.10 [duplicate]

I have windows 7 on my laptop and dual boot of 12.04 LTS now I want to upgrade to 14.10 how to uninstall 12.04 ?
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When to apt-get upgrade

It seems that every time I install software an apt-get update is helpful but when exactly is an apt-get upgrade necessary? Or perhaps, when is it helpful?
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Software Updater & apt-get upgrade not working

So i bought a new laptop and it had Ubuntu 12.04 installed in it.Since i saw info about the new versions i decided to update to 14.04 following the procedures in the forum. After the upgrade my ...
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Chrome and Skype are broken after upgrading to 14.04

I am very newby on ubuntu so I will try to explain my problem in a silly way :) I had 12.04 untill today in my second partition and I decided to run it. Then I upgrade it to 14.04 (just finished). ...
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packages reuse when upgrading Ubuntu 12.04 to Ubuntu 14.04

I have two machines that are both with Ubuntu 12.04 64 bit. Now I've upgraded one into the Ubuntu 14.04 64 bit. And I want to upgrade the other into 14.04. Is it possible to copy directly the ...
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Migrating from Windows XP [duplicate]

I'm not sure if this exact question was asked before but here it is. I am currently on windows xp and would like to move to a version of Linux/Ubuntu like Ubuntu itself or Lubuntu or whatever is out ...
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Issues With Making Ubuntu Operating System Instead Of Linux [duplicate]

Ok So Whats Happening Is When I Download Ubuntu I Cant Make It The New Operating System Because I'm Using Linux Fedora 21 Because Of Proxy Issues With Windows 7. Basically I Just Want To Make Ubuntu ...
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How do I install ubuntu with a disk on a dell with no operating system? [duplicate]

Our 1525 insperion says it has no operating system tonight, so I'm trying to put ubuntu on it after making a disk from a download on another computer. It says "operating system not found. Try ...
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Upgrading Linux Kernel 3.13.0-45-generic to 3.18.4 [duplicate]

I wonder that is it possible to upgrade from any linux kernel to any other kernel? I'm having linux kernel 3.13.0 and i want to upgrade to 3.18.4. Release notes of 3.18.4 kernel says that all users ...
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Dual boot upgrade [duplicate]

I asked: I have a dual-boot system with Windows Vista and Ubuntu 11.04. I'd like to upgrade the Ubuntu to 14.04 LTS. Can I do it? And how can I do it so that the Windows Vista partition remains ...
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Can't upgrade to 14.04 from 12.04

I got my new laptop Dell pre-installed with Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. I was getting started with my laptop by installing the updates. There I saw an upgrade link to Ubuntu 14.04. The process had 4-5 steps. ...
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Upgrade Git version on Ubuntu 14.04

Can please somebody tell me what is wrong with this? montogeek@montogeek:/$ sudo apt-get purge git; sudo apt-get autoremove; sudo apt-get install git Reading package lists... Done Building dependency ...
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held-back packages and dist-upgrade [duplicate]

I understand that apt-get dist-upgrade will cause held-back packages to be installed. But when is this a good idea and when is it not a good idea?
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How To dist-upgrade Without Upgrading Linux Kernel?

I am using Linux Kernel 3.19-RC5 with Oibaf graphics stack on Ubuntu Gnome and I am currently very happy with this setup. However, there is Linux Kernel 3.13.0-44 & few other packages available ...
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Ubuntu does not boot after upgrade to 14.10

I am using a media device that has Ubuntu installed, and tried upgrading to 14.10. After the upgrade, device asked me to reboot, which I did. Now, it will now load. It tries to boot, and takes me ...
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CVE-2015-0235 How to update eglibc to 2.15-0ubuntu10.10

I followed these instructions and found that my glibc version was 2.15-0ubuntu10.9. How do I update it to 2.15-0ubuntu10.10? It is also mentioned here that services have to be restarted after the ...
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Issue with linux-image-3.13.0-44-generic & linux-image-extra-3.13.0-44-generic [duplicate]

I've been using Ubuntu Server for a few months now. I'm getting the below OUTPUT after running sudo apt-get -f upgrade: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state ...
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Upgrade Jenkins 1.486 (12.04) to latest build from jenkins-ci.org

I am wondering whether it is possible to upgrade a Jenkins 1.486 installation (on Ubuntu 12.04, official repository) to the latest version offered on jenkins-ci.org. I really need to upgrade because ...
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Why isn't Roundcube's Upgrade Shell Script Working?

I am trying to upgrade my Roundcube installation from version 1.0.4 to 1.0.5 and I cannot get the upgrade script working properly. According to Roundcube's upgrade documentation, the following command ...
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Why the PHP software is not getting updated to the latest stable released version?

I'm using LAMP on my local machine which runs Ubuntu 12.04. Currently I'm using PHP 5.5.20 on my machine. Following is the command I run from the terminal and below that is the output: ~$ php -v ...
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Wifi drops out constantly after upgrade to xUbuntu 14.10

I upgraded yesterday from xUbuntu 14.04 to 14.10, because I hoped to have better bluetooth recognition. (I didn't). Before the upgrade Wifi would drop out seemingly randomly. More often, when there ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 upgrade boot problems

After upgrading to Ubuntu 14.04 LTS from Ubuntu 12.04 LTS, I have a boot in problem. When starting the Computer, it first produces a orange rectangle (Ubuntu Colour), then a blank screen, and nothing ...