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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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ubuntu start too slow after upgrade 13.10 to 14.04 LTS [on hold]

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. ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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Replace the customized configuration file '/etc/sysctl.conf'? Ubuntu upgrade from 13.10 to 14.04

I'm upgrading ubuntu from 13.10 to 14.04, during the upgrade it is asking the following question: Replace the customized configuration file '/etc/sysctl.conf'? You will lose any changes made to this ...
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How to mount encrypted directory after upgrade

I recently upgraded my ubuntu 12.04 to 14.04. I chose the option that saves the files but only upgrades the systems files. After the upgrade the disk space still shows the percentage used, which ...
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gedit : plugin “imitation” doesn't work after upgrade to ubuntu 14.04

Unfortunately, I can't use the gedit plugins called imitation and "regex search and replace" after upgrading from 12.04 to 14.04. Anyone could help me, please? I already ran: sudo apt-get install ...
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When trying to upgrade to Ubuntu 14.04, libc6 breaks, why and how to solve this problem?

$ sudo apt-get install -f Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Correcting dependencies... Done The following packages were automatically ...
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Lost power during my upgrade , how do i recover?

I was upgrading my 12.04 to 14.04. During the install step, I accidentally lost power to my laptop(sockets didn't work) and got shutdown.when i tried to start my ubuntu,till login password it is ...
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How to block installing grub into MBR while upgrade?

I have a problem with blocking installing GRUB into MBR. I have to block it in ubuntu and debian template to not let users "destroy" their XenServers (with GRUB in MBR they wont boot). Ubuntu ask for ...
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Cannot Login and Connect Internet Via Proxy after upgrade from 12.04.05 to 14.04.01

I got two problems after upgrade from 12.04 to 14.01, Cannot connect internet via proxy although I set it in /etc/apt/apt.conf Cannot login into lightdm, it asked password and looping. I change the ...
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Cleaning up an upgrade from 12 to 14 interrupted late in the process

I have been looking over all of the posts for interrupted updates and they are, so far, all reporting catastrophic failures. Most of them are saying they can't even boot. My situation is a bit ...
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problems after upgrading to Ubuntu 14.04

I recently upgraded to Ubuntu 14.04 and every time I restart my laptop I have an error message "System Program Problem Detected". At times my laptop just freezes and I have to switch it off and on ...
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Problems with upgrade to Ubuntu 14

Since upgrading to Ubuntu 14 a couple of weeks ago I've been unable to install or update any software using apt or the regular updates. When using apt-get I always get the error message E: ...
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Change location of /opt or /usr? Or other way to improve system portability and save SSD space

I have a 32 GB mSATA drive which I set to be the mountpoint of /. Then I have a 500 GB drive which is set to be /home. I just did a clean install of Ubuntu 14.04 (but kept my home folder) and noticed ...
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Will upgrade from 12.04 to 14.04 work with LVM encryption?

I have a laptop running 12.04 and the HD is encrypted with LVM. Will the system boot if I upgrade to 14.04?
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apache broke after upgrading

I tried to upgrade my php version with the help of this and somehow the apache version also upgraded. After this upgrade I got a lot of errors obviously and I managed to solve lots of them except this ...
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upgrade 12.10 Quantal to 14.04 TT

I am stuck in upgrade hell. I know the ideal path would be 12.10 > 13.x > 14.04 but I want to know if anyone out there has successfully upgraded to 14.04 from 12.10 ( not 12.04 - I can see stuff out ...
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Upgrade from 12.04 to 14.04 Fails And Takes Me to Memtest Screen

Upgraded from 12.04 to 14.04 seemed successful (took 3 hours) and at the end the system prompted to restart I said okay and it takes me to a blue memtest screen. I am lost please help.
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How to fix: cannot install minitube-ubuntu after full update / upgrade to 14.04?

GENESIS I cannot install minitube-ubuntu on my 14.04 Ubuntu x64 machine. Was working on 12.04 for sure. I don't remember if it broke on upgrade to 14.04 or later on related packages upgrade. Older ...
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Filesytem check or mount failed on System Upgrade

I tried to do a system upgrade, and everything seemed correctly, but after restart the system didn't boot and receive this error Filesystem check or mount failed There's several answers here and ...
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ubuntu upgrade 12.04 to 14.04.1 slow unpacking packages

I have started the upgrade from 12.04 to 14.04.01. The package unpacking is going very slow. My system has been upgrading for about 9 hours. Is this normal?
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After upgrade interface is gone and terminal won't activate

I can run terminal commands by using a text file on the desktop but I can't run the terminal using a keyboard shortcut. (Make sure you are able to run as an executable) All windows open on top of ...
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Mplayer not working after upgrading to 14.04

Last night I upgraded to 14.04 from 13.10. After reboot, I can't play mp4 videos on smplayer. (and also from mplayer using terminal) I get following error. :~$ mplayer '/home/vishwaje/Desktop/A-ha - ...
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14.04 LTS dist-upgrade and missing options

Since I upgrade my Ubuntu box to 14.04 LTS, I had some issues. Apache, for example had become incompatible with his config files. Only 2 of these issues remain now and I cannot fix these myself: 1) ...
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“no public key available” while upgrading using update-manager

I decided to upgrade 12.04 to Ubuntu 14.04 latest. I followed.... sudo update-manager -d Then it's opening the update-manger GUI. After clicking the upgrade button It's return the below error list: ...
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chroot: Ubuntu 14.04 - udev upgrade Problems!

im running Ubuntu 14.04 (x86) on a OpenELEC (x64) host system. Everything worked great until a few days ago when it tried to upgrade the "udev" package after running apt-get upgrade. apt-get upgrade ...
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Which more can I remove from my /boot in order to get space?

I'm using ubuntu (3.13.0-34). I installed it, left 300M for boot, but seems that it was not enough anymore. I follow some instructions here and removed all older kernels from it. /dev/sda6 277M ...
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Upgrading process interrupted (from Ubuntu 12 to 14)

I was upgrading Ubuntu 12.04 to 14, and in the middle of the process, the power went off. Now my laptop doesn’t start and I have very important information that I need on the hard drive. This is the ...
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upgrade to 14.04 interrupted and now cant get to login screen

I was upgrading from 12.04 to 14.04.It got interrupted and now I cant get to login screen. I see the following on a black screen. could not write bytes:broken pipes: *stopping anac(h)ronistic cron ...
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Is it safe to install kernel 3.6 on ubuntu 14.04

This question might sound stupid but pardon me as i'm still new to linux..but i've been having some problems with my Railink RT3290 Wireless driver and i'm running kubuntu 14.04.i've tried so many ...
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problem upgrading to 14.04

I'm trying to upgrade to 14.04, but this message appears (below) and update manager closes... "could not initialise the package information an unresolvable problem occurred while initialising the ...
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facing problems after upgrading to Ubuntu 14.04 from Ubuntu 12.04

facing problems after upgrading to Ubuntu 14.04 from Ubuntu 12.04 keyboard problems - number lock 9 and up / left arrows are working automatically or without any touch. typing is impossible
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ubuntu 14.04 minimaal upgrade to full version

How can I upgrade my desktop unbuntu minimaal 14.04 version to full ubuntu 14.04? I am not good at using commonds but if there is instructions and the commonds, I am keen to go for. Thank you for your ...
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Unable to upgrade from 12.04 to 14.04

THis is the error message i get: An unresolvable problem occurred while initializing the package information. Please report this bug against the 'update-manager' package and include the following ...
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Not able to upgrade 12.04 to 14.04.1

I want to upgrade 12.04.5 to 14.04.1. I have already have Windows 8 and 14.04 on this computer - just wanted to upgrade the 12.04.5, too. When I try to upgrade it (using both GI and terminal) I get ...
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Clean install of 14.04 gives endless “Wrong Mac address”

I booted my laptop with a USB with Ubuntu 14.04, and verified that 14.04 is working fine, and my internal drive is intact and working. Then I hit install. The install program worked the first couple ...
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Problem upgrading Ubuntu 14.04 to 14.04.01 [duplicate]

2 months ago I installed Ubuntu 14.04., but today the Update manager showed me some recommended updates, one of these upgrade to 14.04.1 LTS. After installations the pc restarted, but cannot run ...
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What data will be lost during upgrade from Ubuntu 12.04 LTS to 14.04?

Presently running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS 64 bit with lots of other software. List of other software are listed below which I use most. Oracle JDK Apache HTTP server Tomcat MySql PostgreSQL Few Cron jobs ...
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Error on update [duplicate]

I got this error message when trying to update: Could not initialize the package information An unresolvable problem occurred while initializing the package information. Please report this bug ...