Questions about upgrading packages, systems or hardware.

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Broken ubuntu-desktop after dist-upgrade 14.04.1

I made dist upgrade yesterday and it removes ubuntu-desktop and ubuntu-session as well. I installed ubuntu-gnome-desktop , but everything is different and i don't want use it. I want come back to ...
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Upgrade from 12.04 LTS to 14.04 LTS crashed, Now I have no access to my Ubuntu system

I am a Linux novice and do not understand quite what is happening. The update manager in my 12.04 installation offered me the upgrade to 14.04 which I decided to do. So I clicked on the link and all ...
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Problems upgrading from 12.04 to 14.04

I'm a complete Linux newbie using Ubuntu 12.04 on my laptop and now wanting to upgrade to 14.04. I'm having some issues and have tried googling my way out. I would really appreciate some advice but ...
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Nautilus No Window Bar After Upgrade to 14.04

After upgrading today to 14.04 from 12.04, I noticed that Nautilus has no window bar. Other programs has it. Can someone please show me what I needed to do to restore it? Screenshot:
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Custom Keyboard Shortcuts Lost After 12.04 to 14.04 Upgrade

I used to have a lot of custom shortcuts on my user session, Settings > Keyboard > Shortcuts > Custom Shortcuts. I network upgraded today from LTS 12.04 to LTS 14.04.1. I logged in to my ...
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eth0 and wlan0 not working aftre update to 14.04

I've going around lot of forums during the las few days but for the moment no solutions. After updating to 14:04 no network activity dmesg output: ADDRCONF(NETDEV_UP): wlan0: link is not ready ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 unity fails to load

I have been trying to get Unity working after 14.04 upgrade yesterday hosed my system. I followed all suggested fixes including removing and reinstalling fglx. Now I have nothing but tty1 screen on ...
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After 13.04, 13.10, 12.10 EOL, is it possible to upgrade to 14.04 from 12.10? [duplicate]

I guess, the title can describe the real problem. I know that upgrading from 12.10 to 14.04 require step by step upgrades from 12.10 to 13.04 to 13.10 to 14.04 LTS.But after the EOL of 12.10, 13.04, ...
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Problems after upgrading to 14.04 from 12.04

I have recently tried to upgrade my Ubuntu from 12.04 to 14.04 LTS. During the upgrade, no errors or warnings appeared. When I start up, a screen appears saying "Error - Diskfilter writes are not ...
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Upgrade fails. How should I interpret the apt.log?

when I run $ sudo do-release-upgrade I get an error "could not calculate the upgrade" I see from this link that I am supposed to run this command could not calculate the upgrade, what happened? ...
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Upgrade 13.04 to 13.10 - packages now unavailable [duplicate]

I'm trying to follow these instructions Ubuntu Servers (Recommended) Install update-manager-core if it is not already installed: sudo apt-get install update-manager-core Launch the upgrade ...
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14.04 installation crashed - now machine is dead

I was half way through an upgrade from 12.04 to 14.04 when my machine crashed. At this point it had been running for over an hour doing the upgrade so I have no idea what caused it. I was merrily ...
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grub-install fails after upgrading from 12.04 to 14.04 (grub-pc is broken)

I just upgraded from Ubuntu 12.04 to 14.04, but during the installation grub-install failed: I continued with the installation and hoped to fix the grub issue afterwards. However, I ran into some ...
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12.04 -> 14.04 Upgrade Problem

I tried the upgrade from 12.04 to 14.04 and it stalled on "calculating changes" so I tried it in terminal mode ... same thing. It seems I am not the first or only one. Because of the many apparent ...
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Upgraded to Ubuntu 14.04.1, can't access some websites (403 forbidden)

I upgraded my server to 14.04.1. After I restarted Apache, I discovered that some of my sites are not accessible (403 forbidden). The common denominator is that they are my Drupal sites and a group of ...
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Upgrading xubuntu desktop environment when having manually installed package

I have an old pc on which I had installed ubuntu server (13.10) to experiment with. When I decided that an GUI would be easier, I installed the xubuntu-desktop package. On upgrading to ubuntu 14.04, ...
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Does upgrading window 8 to window 8.1 will affect ubuntu

i have a window 8.1 update to my laptop.But am afraid that after updating window 8 it will affect the grub menu and i wont able to boot into ubantu..is it safe to upgrade to window 8.1 ??
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Ubuntu 13.04 to 13.10 upgrade has made drive inaccesable

I recently upgraded to 13.10 from 13.04 , and encountered kernel panic on restarting the system. I have some uncommited code on my drive , so I planed to use live usb to take it out but unfortunately ...
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What to choose when both updates: (1) New Hardware Support available and (2) New ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS are available?

A month ago, The update manager was showing a message new hardware support available --Download. Today Update manager again shows two messages: New Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS is ...
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Typing is extremely sluggish/choppy after upgrading to 14.04

Last night I upgraded to 14.04. Since then, typing text has been almost unbearably unresponsive. Double letters often pop up, while letters are skipped at other times. The worst happens in Terminal, ...
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can't run minecraft with ubuntu or wine since update to 14.04

i have followed other available advice on minecraft, java, etc, but can't find anything that works. here is my story: for a couple years i have been successfully running a cracked windows version of ...
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How to upgrade latest linux kernel offline.

How to upgrade linux kernel offline in Ubuntu 14.04.
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Ubuntu 14.04 and 12.04 [duplicate]

I am new to Ubuntu and have a 12.04 operating system. I want to upgrade to 14.04. Can I do this? Also if I can will this replace the 12.04 or will both 12.04 and 14.04 be on here.
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xubuntu power pc low requirements iso mirror

I am trying to restore an old iMac G3 with Xubuntu and I succeeded in installing 6.04 but I could not find a download for 14.04 PPC that supported installation below 194mb of RAM. I do not wish to ...
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What is the need to upgrade Ubuntu? Can not install packages [duplicate]

I am using Ubuntu 13.04. I don't take the software updates that my system prompts me to. Is there any use to upgrade my system to the latest ubuntu. The reason I ask this is that when I do sudo ...
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sudo apt-get gives 404 error. Ubuntu 13.04 [duplicate]

Whenever I type sudo apt-get <option> in my terminal, whether it be update,upgrade, or install, it always gives 404 Not Found [IP: 91.189.91.13 80] and ends with E: Aborting Install. I use ...
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Upgrade from 12.04 to 14.04 problems

Having some problems! Every time I try perform the update from 12.04 to 14.04 I am met with the following error: kev@masterpc:~$ sudo do-release-upgrade Checking for a new Ubuntu release Err Upgrade ...
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Upgrading raring to saucy on arm [duplicate]

do-release-upgrade gets me: W:Failed to fetch http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/saucy/main/binary-armhf/Packages http://ports.ubuntu.com/dists/saucy/ has the right stuff in it. Why doesn't ...
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Are raring arm packages available someplace? [duplicate]

I neglected to update my ARM system from raring to saucy in time. Now I can't install update-manager-core; things are missing. Is there a way to manually update sources.list to point to some sort of ...
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Hardware upgrade: hardware vs software RAID

I've decided to upgrade my system disk (Ubuntu 12.04) from a 7200 RPM EIDE HDD to a SSD. But my motherboard only supports 2 SATA drives, which are already allocated to a RAID-1 array. Clearly, I ...
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Loud fan, high CPU temperature, video card issues after upgrade to 14.04

I recently upgraded to 14.04 from 13.10. The upgrade process reported some errors, apparently related to nvidia packages, but finished nevertheless. After the upgrade, the fan on my laptop has been ...
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Why is 14.04.1 not showing up as a release upgrade for 12.04 yet?

I realize this question is a bit of a duplicate, but stack exchange won't let me comment on other questions/answers until you have 50 reputation, which seems a bit silly because it means the only way ...
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Serious Problem after upgrading to ubuntu 14.04 to 13.10 while booting [duplicate]

I recently upgraded my Ubuntu partition from 13.10 to 14.04. After the upgrade I rebooted the system and got the following error message whilst booting: Serious errors were found while checking the ...
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upgrading missing packages?

I am using Ubuntu 14.04. When I try to upgrage packages using sudo apt-get upgrade, I get the following output Err http://in.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ trusty-updates/main libcompizconfig0 amd64 ...
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Creating an apt trigger

I want to execute a script when a package is upgraded using apt automatically. i.e. When Chromium is upgraded, A script launches and edits the resources.pak file. How can I do this?
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How should i upgrade python 2.7.6 ucs2 to ucs4 in ubuntu 14.04?

In my machine, I have installed python 2.7.6 with ucs2. But as of now, one of my application depends on ucs4. Is there any chance to upgrade from ucs2 to ucs4 OR else should i need to install Python ...
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Depending on postgresql-plpython for every installed version of postgresql

I'm working on a project which gets installed as an Ubuntu package. This is part of the code for generating the database (modified): CREATE EXTENSION plpythonu; CREATE FUNCTION foo (str text) ...
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Unable to do su or sudo after upgrade from 13 to 14

I have upgraded from 13 to 14, and in the upgrade process a lot of errors occurred. Now I can't access root(via su command) or execute something like sudo apt-get install something. NOTE: This is ...
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how to create a debian package using “equivs-build” which can be “upgraded” if already installed?

I have created a .deb package using equivs-build command and providing necessary control, preinst, postinst, etc. I noticed that version can also be mentioned in control file. Now I want to create a ...
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Update manager not showing 14.04 LTS

I am using ubuntu 12.04.5 . Whenever I am trying to upgrade to 12.04 LTS to 14.04 LTS, update manager not showing any upgrade. I think 14.04.1 is already relesed over 10 days. But still why I am not ...
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Can I install Ubuntu 14.04 on a laptop with builtin camera and mic?

I bought a laptop with Ubuntu 12.10 installed, but I lost the installation CD. Now I want to upgrade to Ubuntu 14.04. Can I do this without the CD? My laptop has a microphone and webcam. Will these ...
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14.04 upgrade installed to wrong disk

Computer set up with two HDs. GRUB and Debian installed on sda and Ubuntu 12.04 on sdb. After some issues with drivers for my Nvidia video card, I decided to upgrade to 14.04. (I stick with the LTS ...
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Upgrade with ISO - User Name, password, computer name

Try a update from 12.04.4 to 14.04.1 by using the ISO (USB) as I had a live session with 14.04.1 to test if it runs on my computer Upgrade process detected 12.04 version but later in the install ask ...
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12.04.5 installed without my knowledge

I went right from 12.04.4 to 12.04.5 today, which is alright, but unexpected. Could someone please explain how this happened, and why?
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How can I remove this proble in Ubuntu 12.10 [duplicate]

GPG error: http://glug.nith.ac.in quantal Release: The following signatures were invalid: NODATA 1 NODATA 2
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12.10: unable to upgrade/install softwares [duplicate]

i have changed new release with old release in order to update also unchecked ppa. please help me out.im getting a getting a error message: W: Failed to fetch ...
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openafs-client fails to upgrade on newest kernel 3.13.0-32 (ubuntu 12.04)

This morning my Ubuntu told me to do some updates, then in the end I had a msg that I should also do some HW support updates. And so I did. During the upgrade I saw there was some problems with the ...
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Upgrade Ubuntu next to windows

On my Pc are two systems, Win 7 and Ubuntu 13.10 Now I want to upgrade Ubuntu on Version 14.04, now I wonder if it's totally ok, if I pick the installation option "upgrade Ubuntu 13.10 to Ubuntu ...
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Command line upgrade after current version no longer supported [duplicate]

I was trying to install some php5 modules on my Virtual Private Server and they weren't found. The server runs Ubuntu 13.04. So I ran sudo apt-get update and noticed that many of the sites were not ...
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Has anybody gotten the update notification for 12.04 to 14.04.1?

I cannot find any real information on this. Some people keep saying to run the do-release upgrade with -d option, but my understanding is this should be automatically prompted. Can anybody out there ...