Questions about upgrading packages, systems or hardware.

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Unable to upgrade to Ubuntu 14.04 lts from 13.10

I'm currelntly on Ubuntu 13.10 and when I do $sudo do-release-upgrade I get all downloading going on a good progress and then it stops and gives me this message : Fetched 29.5 MB in 6s (1,547 kB/s) ...
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How do I contact the maintainer of an out of date mirror?

I have been using ftp://ftp.iitb.ac.in/distributions/ubuntu/ Mirror for downloading new packages and updates. After Firefox 30 released, I waited for many days for my 14.04 LTS to upgrade from Firefox ...
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Bluetooth not working after upgrade ubuntu 14.04 kernel

Bluetooth not working after i upgrade my ubuntu kernel to 3.15.1 version.. there's a message when booting like "Bluetooth patch failed".. and "over-current condition on port x x" However, my ubuntu ...
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Just upgraded to the latest kernel version and the desktop stops responding

I have just completed my system update(it downloaded about 300 MB), after a restart the desktop stopped responding, there is no wallpaper on the desktop, right click does not work(it is happening only ...
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Does unattended-upgrades work in a guest account?

I have a scenario where the only user account to be used is the guest account. There's an admin account to be used only for maintenance. I have installed unattended-upgrades; will it work as ...
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error while booting Ubuntu or Cannot create file update

cannot create /var/lib/update-notifier/update-available : read only file system cat : /var/lib/update-notifier/updates-available : no such file ordirectory run-pats : ...
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Upgrade from Tex Live from 2013 to 2014 on Ubuntu 14.04

According to the TeX Live website TeX Live 2014 was released one week ago (14 June 2014). How do I upgrade from TeX Live 2013 to TeX Live 2014 on Ubuntu 14.04 ?
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Upgrade TO new version of ubuntu 14.10 [duplicate]

I want to upgrade ubuntu 3.10 to 14 . But after running software updater it gives me only 13.10 ubuntu updates.
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Gedit crashes on opening having upgraded from 12.04 to 14.04

I upgraded from 12.04 to 14.04 So far its still pretty broken - using gnome flashback things see 'off' and I cannot quite put my finger on the problems. Lots and lots of system crashes and error ...
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Upgrade from 13.10 to 14.04 interrupted - now I click on upgrade and the window closes

I want to upgrade to 14.04 and I'm using 13.10. I tried to upgrade it before but unfortunately the internet stopped working during downloading the files and I turned of the computer. when I click on ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Running Low Graphics Mode After Upgrading Software

I'm having problem with my PC. It says "System is running in low graphics mode" I'm using nvidia gt430 graphics card. Everything was ok after installing Ubuntu 14.04 but after installing software ...
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Why am I am unable to update/upgrade/install software ? [duplicate]

Whether through update manager, or through terminal, I error out. When I try sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get upgrade: Fetched 1,024 kB in 20s (51.0 kB/s) Reading package lists... Done ...
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Will it cause harm when abort ubuntu software upgrade halfway?

Today I'm upgrading my ubuntu software, but the net connection is slow. So I abort it use Ctrl + Z. Will it do any harm to aborting the upgrade process? It's currently on this status: Get:1 ...
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Ubuntu Gnome 14.04 Classic Desktop Missing

I had recently been running Ubuntu Gnome 13.10 with the classic desktop enabled. At the login menu, it would show a few options: System Default GNOME GNOME Classic GNOME Flashback ...
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Download size: Ubuntu 14.04 ISO image vs online upgrade?

The .iso file that I can download from Ubuntu's website is 970MB. How much space will it be if I install through this notification that came? Does an upgrade download less data?
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Cannot reboot after upgrade to 14.04: CMOS/CPNV checksum Bad

I installed on my old desktop (which I use for my work at office) the Ubuntu 12.04. Yesterday I thought I should try upgrading to 14.04 through terminal commands which I found all around the net. ...
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Ubuntu upgrade path from 13.04 to 14.04 [duplicate]

I have an Ubuntu 13.04 laptop, which is 32-bit. I know there is no possible way for direct upgrade to Ubuntu 14.04. But how can I upgrade step by step, could you tell me how ? Also in addition I ...
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upgrade 13.04 to 14.04 in dual OS scenario [duplicate]

I have dual OS ubuntu 13.04 alongside windows 8 and I have Ubuntu grub. I want to upgrade ubuntu 13.04 to 14.04 without re-installing ubuntu through usb and I dont want to disturb the current scenario ...
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Newer Distributions versus LTS Version

I sometimes use the reposistory of a newer distribution to get very actual versions of programs e.g. the mediathek; the newest is published in the utopic distribution. The advantage is, that I ...
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Problems in Aptana 3 after upgrade from 13.10 to 14.04

I have different problems in different DEs after upgrade, in Kubuntu Aptana Studio 3 fails to open with a problem on workbench, in Ubuntu it opens but if I try to use browser preview it gives this ...
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Continue Ubuntu 14.04 LTS upgrade after stalled midway

I was tryin to upgrade my Saucy Salamander to Trusty Tahr today morning, but due to intermittent connection breaks on my network, the process failed. It was downloading the packages (about 1500 ...
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Upgrade XAMPP on Trusty using upgrade tar [duplicate]

I have XAMPP 1.7.7 installed and running fine on Trusty 14.04. I want to upgrade this to a more recent version of XAMPP so that I will update PHP. ...
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EC2: Are frequent apt-get upgrades a good idea? [closed]

In my Ubuntu Desktop, I often run: sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get upgrade && sudo apt-get autoremove To keep my machine updated. Is this a good idea in an EC2 production ...
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sudo apt-get upgrade - Failure [duplicate]

This is a first for me. I've been having trouble upgrading Ubuntu 12.04. How do I fix this? sudo apt-get upgrade: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state ...
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12.04 upgrade to 12.10

I am a newbie to Ubuntu and not a techie. I have been working on 12.04 for a while without any problems. After being prompted to upgrade to 12.10, i did but to my sorrow. 1st i had everything on my ...
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apt-get upgrade not fully installed but is ok, how to remove?

We use mariadb with galera. All works well, but every time we upgrade with sudo apt-get upgrade it thinks it fails to upgrade mariadb-server, but it does work fine. I think the issue is caused because ...
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Upgrading from 10.04 - preserving files [duplicate]

10.04, Update Manager offers me an upgrade to 12.04. If I do this will it preserve the contents of my hard drive or will it reformat and wipe everything? I have everything in one partition.
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Ubuntu 13.10 won't update. apt update and apt upgrade fail

UPDATE: Ive reinstalled libreadline6 to no avail. Im still getting the undefined symbol errors gpg: symbol lookup error: /usr/local/lib/libreadline.so.6: undefined symbol: UP Any help appreciated. ...
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Lyx is not working in newly upgraded 14.04 version

I have been using Lyx software whenever I have upgraded from 12.04 to 14.04. In upgraded 14.04 the Lyx software is working but it could not give the pdf file instead it has given a message "File does ...
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Need help to solve error during software update process [duplicate]

I have recently upgraded Ubuntu 12.04 to 14.04. Now I could not make software updating using software updater, while I'm doing that it showed a message "Package Operation failed ". How I can solve ...
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Upgrading from 12.04 to 14.04 . Will the ROS packages i've installed previously be retained ?

I have ROS Hydro installed in my ubuntu 12.04 . I'm thinking of upgrading it to Trusty Tahr. I'm worried if i will lose all my packages that i had previously installed. i dont want to take the 'backup ...
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Want to upgrade my Inspiron 7520 to Ubuntu 14.04 But Dual Video Cards is a Problem

I have Inspiron 7520. Rig is: Processor: Intel® Core™ i7-3612QM CPU @ 2.10GHz × 8, RAM: 8GB, Graphics: Intel HD 4000 (cpu), AMD Radeon 7730M (gpu) under 64bit OS. My problem here is switchable ...
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Retired XP machines - which version to install? [duplicate]

I retired several P4 3.4Ghz PCs with 2GB RAM at the office. The hardware is still working but 4-5 years old. Which version of Ubuntu can I use to make these PCs useful. Never used Ubuntu before.
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Can i do a fresh install ontop of outdated Ubuntu?

I have an outdated version of Ubuntu. Can I back up my files, download the latest version to a disk & do a complete fresh install of the latest version? Or do I need to uninstall the outdated ...
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How do I prevent software packages from being downloaded until I know it's safe?

Recently, an update that caused a problem with Gnome session caused me to lose a day's work. The solution was to rollback some packages to a previous version. The update manager is now telling me ...
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apt-get upgrade E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1)

When I typed apt-get install upgrade, I got error: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done 0 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 0 to remove and 0 not ...
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Kubuntu 13.10 to 14.04 upgrade via iso [duplicate]

I can't upgrade through do-release-upgrade due to a slow internet connection, so I downloaded the iso file, and mounted it: sudo mount -o ro ~/kubuntu-14.04-desktop-amd64.iso /media/emcdrom It's ...
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Cannot upgrade from Ubuntu 13.04 to 13.10

I know it seems like a duplicate question, but I in fact couldn't find any topics, where people have the exact problem as me. I am desperately trying to upgrade my Ubuntu, but many searches and trials ...
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Can't connect to WIFI after sleep Ubuntu 14.04

After an upgrade over a previous version to Ubuntu 14.04 I have problems with connecting to WiFi. After suspending it won't reconnect to any existing network unless I restart the laptop. sudo lshw -C ...
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how to go back to saucy from trusty without loosing data [duplicate]

I have many many problems with trusty and its hard to find solution to them because i don´t always find help here, so how can I go back to saucy without loosing my data ?
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Ubuntu 14.04 upgrade succeeded partially - I would like to use a different mirror; how can I do that? [duplicate]

When I wanted to upgrade from Ubuntu 13.10 to 14.04 the update manager told me that there was an unresolvable problem with calculating the upgrade. In order to see more details I performed the ...
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How to know that my ubuntu upgrade process worked out perfectly!

I wanted to upgrade my Ubuntu 13.10 VPS to 14.04, but during the upgrade process I faced an issue in my command line and it seemed to me that the upgrade process didn't terminate normally. And I ...
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Upgrading from Ubuntu 12.04 to 14.04 for better WIFI connection - Any problems to be expected?

Since upgrading from Ubuntu 10.04 to 12.04 on my ACER Aspire One D270 I have problems with WIFI-connectivity. I was planning now to upgrade to Ubuntu 14.04 hoping to solve this problem. On reading the ...
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Display won't stay on after Ubuntu 14.04 upgrade

After upgrading from 13.10, I cannot seem to get my display to stay on. On start up, I can see the desktop and I am prompted for my keychain password. After entering the password, the display goes ...
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INSTALL 14.04 and hold my data [duplicate]

I want to upgrade from 13.10 to 14.04. But there is error occured. I want to install new Ubuntu from USB . But i don't know how about in this case my data and /var/www folder. Can I hold them or are ...
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System powers off when trying to upgrade from 11.10 or install packages

So, I recently installed Ubuntu 11.10 on an old laptop and I was going to upgrade to 12.04, but for some reason, whenever I try to, the computer itself just literally powers off without any kind of ...
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Computer frozen after upgrade

I logged on to Ubuntu this morning as normal.There was a new upgrade notice. Like I have a couple of times a week for the past three years, I was asked if I wanted to upgrade. I said yes, the systems ...
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What steps are required to complete upgrade? [duplicate]

i am attempting to upgrade from 10.04 lts to 12.04.4 . The download appears in download window,i would like direction on what to do next to finish the download / upgrade.
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system crash after attempted upgrade to 12.10 from 12.04

I have a lenovo 3000 J series that was running Ubuntu 12.04. I wanted to upgrade to the most recent supported version of Ubuntu, but read that I need to do so one step at a time and that the first ...
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Upgraded from 13.04 software properties-gtk Need APT line for 14.04 LTS repository

I upgraded from 13.04 to 14.04 with downloaded updates no CD. It looks like I now need the APT line for update repositories for 14.04 LTS. This is what is says when I try to update/reload information ...