Tagged Questions

Questions about upgrading packages, systems or hardware.

learn more… | top users | synonyms (5)

0
votes
1answer
57 views

Need to delete packages from '/boot' directory

I'm very new to Linux so please bear with me. I attempted to upgrade to 14.04 from 12.04.02 I received the error: "The following packages have unmet dependencies" I ran apt-get -f install and ...
0
votes
1answer
821 views

Error while running apt-get upgrade

I was running apt-get upgrade on a machine with Trusty server installed on it. I seem to get the following error asdf@pqrs:/⟫ sudo apt-get upgrade Reading package ...
1
vote
2answers
55 views

14.04 Upgrade warning

I currently work on Ubuntu 12.04. When I install Updates though Update manager, it also invites me to upgrade to 14.04. When I accept it, after fetching some packages, it shows a warning! The command ...
0
votes
1answer
52 views

Nautilus slow and finally crashes

I migrated my laptop in 14.04.1 LTS (from a 12.04 partially upgraded in 13.10 for hardware support). Since then I have randomly very slow nautilus windows opening. When that happen, if a nautilus ...
1
vote
1answer
57 views

I use ubuntu with lubuntu-desktop, do I dare upgrade ubuntu?

I use ubuntu, but I had problems with Unity, so I changed to use lubuntu-desktop: sudo apt-get install lubuntu-desktop The updating manager is now saying that there is a new version of ubuntu, and ...
0
votes
0answers
218 views

How do I upgrade from 12.10 on a DigitalOcean droplet?

The recent ShellShock exploit has prompted me to upgrade my Ubuntu 12.10 server, as I cannot upgrade bash on it (I receive 404 errors on apt-get-update (somebody else with a similar issue)). I opened ...
0
votes
0answers
24 views

syslinux -s /dev/sdc1 Permission denied

I've been trying to upgrade using a USB Using a notebook running Ubuntu 12.10 Trying to go straight to 14.04.1 Having trouble with this one bit of code: xxxxx@ubuntu:~$ syslinux -s /dev/sdc1 ...
1
vote
0answers
38 views

Ubuntu not serving up websites after upgrading from 12.04 to 14.04 [closed]

I just updated from Ubuntu 12.04 to 14.04 and now I'm running into a few problems. The first problem I had was that I was not able to connect using the Windows remote desktop client. I managed to ...
1
vote
0answers
67 views

How to configure Ubuntu Server for headless boot [duplicate]

Because of the recently announced bash environment variable vulnerability, I chose this evening to upgrade my headless server from 13.10 to 14.04 - saucy to trusty. Upon running sudo shutdown -r now ...
2
votes
1answer
75 views

Upgrade to 14.04 crashed cannot login using the GUI

I just tried to upgrade from 12.04 to 14.04 and as it got to point of deleting old packages, the process got stuck, basically there was a pop up box that disappeared so I had to restart. Now I see ...
0
votes
0answers
26 views

Can't update or upgrade. [duplicate]

I've tried almost everything to upgrade and update my version of Ubuntu. Running 12.10 Trying to upgrade to 13.04 the to 14.04 Keeps coming up with E: Some index files failed to download. They ...
0
votes
0answers
66 views

Gedit crashes on “open” after ubuntu upgrade(12.04->14.04)

Gedit opens normally byt when I try to open a file and I hit "Open" gedit closes, I've started from the command line hoping to get an error messge and I got one: (gedit:10582): GLib-GIO-ERROR **: ...
0
votes
0answers
34 views

Upgrading of 12.04 to 14.04

I can't upgrade Ubuntu 12.04 to 14.04. I'm getting the error Software index is broken. I tried the option Partial upgrade, but it gave me the error Unable to get exclusive lock. How can I fix this?
0
votes
0answers
51 views

Upgrade from 12.04 to 14.04, re-activation of 3rd party sources, login doesn't show up

I've just upgraded from 12.04 to 14.04. It went all fine, also the restart. Then, I re-activated some third party packages sources, and I did some updates. Afterwards, ubuntu doesn't start. The screen ...
1
vote
1answer
99 views

Getting 14.04 to run in graphics mode on thinkpad 430s (after upgrade)

I have recently upgraded my Thinkpad430s from 12.10 -> 13.10 -> 14.04. After the upgrade to 13.10 I could not boot in graphics mode and in order to start the system I had to edit the grub entry to ...
1
vote
0answers
45 views

Network, usb and unity not working after upgrade to 14.04

I had a dual boot with Ubuntu 12.04 and Windows 7. My update manager started to do weird things a while ago. It didn't get any new updates and it crashed a thousand times when I clicked on "upgrade ...
0
votes
1answer
29 views

Corrupted font after Ubuntu upgrade

I updated Ubuntu this morning and had a LibreOffice document open at the time. During the upgrade all the a's in the document were replaced with dots. This seems to have taken place with the ...
0
votes
1answer
64 views

How to upgrade from 12.10 to 14.04

I happen to be running Ubuntu 12.10 on my machine and I noticed that it is no longer supported since there are no quantal repositories left and I can't update or install any software any more. I ...
0
votes
1answer
35 views

Stop Distribution Upgrade Message Globally

So I am an IT consultant and a business i do work for wanted to make the switch to Linux on about 25 machines since their software is web based and Linux is more secure. I set them up with a custom ...
0
votes
1answer
112 views

Upgraded from 12.04 to 14.04, cannot log in

I recently did the automatic upgrade from 12.04 to 14.04, but I can't log in to my Ubuntu boot anymore. I get a dark blue/black screen after the Ubuntu loading screen. If I move the mouse, I can see ...
1
vote
0answers
40 views

avconv gives error when trying to split a file in since 14.04 upgrade

I use the following command to split a file, but since an upgrade from 12.04 to 14.04 it gives an error. The resulting file only contains audio, no video. avconv -i cam.mp4 -ss 00:14:00 -t 00:28:00 ...
0
votes
0answers
18 views

Upgrade to Ubuntu 12.04 stuck on fetching file 6

I am new to Linux , and my update to Ubuntu 14.04 got stuck on fetching file 6 , happened multiple times . I have upgraded all of the other minor updates . I have reconnected the Internet several ...
0
votes
1answer
44 views

apt-get upgrade does not consider manually built and installed packages

I tried the following, since I apply custom patches to some packages: When apt-get upgrade shows packages to upgrade, I download the sources using apt-get source, apply my patches, rebuild, install ...
0
votes
0answers
21 views

Error in smartGit software after apt-upgrade

Im using smartGit, before it works perfectly, but after an apt-get update then apt-get upgrade it won't open anymore! I get this error message: The crashed program seems to use third-party or ...
0
votes
0answers
16 views

My Wine software fails to launch since I upgraded to Ubuntu 14.04

When I was using Ubuntu 12.04 Wine would work well. Since upgrading to Ubuntu 14.04, none of the programs will run that use Wine. I have three icons in my application software panel. One is 'C: Drive' ...
0
votes
0answers
63 views

AWS Ubuntu14.04 Instance mktemp fails on upgrade

Have run into an issue with an upgrade using Ubuntu14 on AWS. This seems different to such probs as full /boot and the like. How do I rectify this? Setting up initramfs-tools (0.103ubuntu4.2) ... ...
0
votes
1answer
56 views

Updated to 14.04.1 can't launch desktop, black screen with cross cursor

Updated my HP Proliant N54L from 13.04 to 14.04.1, everything went smoothly until the reboot, as it started to load up the desktop it displayed this screen - http://i.stack.imgur.com/xVgDT.png I can ...
0
votes
1answer
135 views

Upgrading ubuntu 13.10 to 14.10 without closing a running server on that system [closed]

I have apache server running on Ubuntu 13.10. I want this system to be upgraded to Ubuntu 14.10 without closing the apache server. Is there any possibility of doing so?
0
votes
0answers
44 views

Can not Upgrade to Ubuntu 14.04 (which packages?)

> An unresolvable problem occurred while calculating the upgrade. > > This can be caused by: > * Upgrading to a pre-release version of Ubuntu > * Running the current pre-release ...
0
votes
2answers
487 views

How to update ClamAV engine from 0.98.1 to 0.98.4

ClamAV update process started at Mon Sep 22 04:59:22 2014 WARNING: Your ClamAV installation is OUTDATED! WARNING: Local version: 0.98.1 Recommended version: 0.98.4 DON'T PANIC! Read ...
0
votes
1answer
46 views

Upgrade failed and Unable to Install update in Update Manager

I am unable to proceed with the upgrade or updateing via Update Manager. This is the Exception I am getting While upgrading. Please help. Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree ...
0
votes
0answers
36 views

12.04 to 14.04 Upgrade Disasterous

Installed 14.04 to new box - everything worked perfectly. Removed 14.04 and installed - Elastix PBX - everything worked perfectly. Using "same" DVD, attempted to reinstall 14.04 - random DVD activity ...
0
votes
3answers
27 views

Compare two repos - a table of all all package versions?

I'd like to see and compare versions of all packages in two different repos. Something like: libfoo | 1.2 | 1.3 libbar | 2.4 | 3.0 libbaz | ... | ... Is there some such web? Or a way to obtain list ...
0
votes
0answers
150 views

Boot-tasks are being executed twice after upgrade to 14.04

after a distribution upgrade from 12.04 LTS to 14.04 LTS I noted that the boot-process took longer than it should. I took a look at boot.log and saw that some boot-tasks have been executed twice. ...
0
votes
1answer
98 views

File permissions on NFS mount show up as 'nobody' after upgrading to 14.04

I have an Ubuntu 12.04 server that exports a couple of filesystems over NFS. server$ cat /etc/exports /home 192.168.42.0/255.255.255.0(rw,anonuid=65534,anongid=65534,async,no_subtree_check) /stuff ...
-1
votes
1answer
81 views

Filesystem check or mount failed

I had ubuntu 12.04, so try to upgrade it, after the upgrading, i got a black screen, and when restarting the following errors are reported: Filesystem check or mount failed. A maintenance shell will ...
0
votes
1answer
145 views

How to make sure that grub is properly configured?

On a production server, I just did a dist-upgrade from ubuntu 14.04 to 14.04.01. During the upgrade, I encountered a serious problem with configuring grub. I finally traced back the source of the ...
0
votes
1answer
47 views

ubuntu desktops lost while updating

I've had Ubuntu 12.03 w/Unity desktop installed on my computer along with Gnome 2 and XBMC desktops which I used occasionally. In attempting to upgrade Gnome 2 to Gnome 3, I inadvertently wiped out ...
1
vote
0answers
72 views

How to check and set Refresh Rate with Nvidia Graphics Card

When I tried to update from Ubuntu 12 to Ubuntu 14 I got a warning message against updating stating that your machine does not have 3D support for running the unity desktop environment. My graphics ...
0
votes
1answer
634 views

Ubuntu 14.04 LTS sources.list contents

This question is a followup for this [one].1 I've identified the problem as being related to different xorg driver versions. My /etc/apt/sources.list file on the upgraded system is as follows: # deb ...
0
votes
0answers
43 views

ubuntu start too slow after upgrade 13.10 to 14.04 LTS [closed]

After upgrading from 13.10 to 14.04, Ubuntu takes a long time to show desktop after login I would like to know what can I do to improve this time or what are the possible reasons for this issue. ...
1
vote
0answers
36 views

Update from 12.04 to 14.04 broke my grub and I couldn't recover it

I am new Ubuntu user. I had to reinstall one older computer so I decided to put Ubuntu 12.04 on it. After installation I've tried to upgrade it to 14.04 and upgrade failed. I've even tried with DVD ...
0
votes
0answers
73 views

Solved - Failure to upgrade from 12.04 LTS to 14.04

I was trying to upgrade to 14.04, everything vent fine without errors but after reboot the system has crashed. I am getting this error message: mount: mounting /dev/loop0 on /root failed: Invalid ...
1
vote
0answers
95 views

Upgrade to gcc-4.9 broke clang++

Recently I have upgraded to gcc-4.9 but it totally broke my clang++ and I am unable to compile anything. Error I am getting: In file included from src/tester.cpp:11: In file included from ...
0
votes
0answers
12 views

how to free disk space on disk '/boot [duplicate]

Error reads: the upgrade needs a total space of 81.5 M,free space on disk'/boot'. Please free at least an additional 66.5 M of disk space on '/boot'. Empty trash and remove temporary packages of ...
0
votes
0answers
49 views

Intel Centrino Wirelsess-N 1030 not getting connected on generic mode in ubuntu 14.04

I really need your help guys. I am very new to ubuntu. I am facing the weird problem in ubuntu. I tried upgrading ubuntu from 12.04 to 14.04 which I think I made a big mistake in my life. I have ...
0
votes
1answer
144 views

Unity3D Warning Updating from Ubuntu 12 to 14

When I try to update from Ubuntu 12 to 14 I get the following warning: Running the 'unity' desktop environment is not fully supported by your graphics hardware. You will maybe end up in a very slow ...
0
votes
1answer
58 views

Trying to upgrade to 14.04 from 13.10, and I keep getting the same error message

I've had no problems upgrading from one version of Ubuntu to the next until lately. Now, every time I attempt to upgrade, I get the following error message: W:Failed to fetch ...
1
vote
2answers
54 views

kill Ubuntu 13.10 then install 14.04 fresh [duplicate]

I am fed up trying to upgrade to 14.04 I have tried everything I can find from Ask and nothing is helping. Can I just kill it and install 14.04? Or uninstall completely than boot up with a 14.04 ...
0
votes
0answers
48 views

Second Monitor (extended desktop) flicks after upgrade to 14.04 LTS Desktop

I always connect the BenQ 22" monitor to my Samsung RV511 laptop when using Ubuntu 13.10 Desktop version and its previous ones. The monitor is connected directly to my laptop's video port, and works ...