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Current version of `mitmproxy` for 14.04

I need to tap into some https traffic for development purpose. I use charles and mitmproxy for that, the later being much more convenient. I do have some issues though, there appears to be a problem ...
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Is the final beta good enough for setting up a production server?

There is a new server, which would benefit from a lot of the newer packages coming with 16.04 as well as the newer kernel. As it will be taking over most tasks from the old one by the end of the ...
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Apps from Ubuntu Software Center don't update [duplicate]

Last year I installed FileZilla using Ubuntu Software Center (14.04). I noticed it hadn't upgraded in a while, and so I checked the Center, and sure enough, USC says Canonical does not provide ...
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How to Upgrade Ubuntu core from 15.04 to 16.04

I have Ubuntu core running on a Raspberry Pi 2 stuck on Linux Porzellangardine 4.2.0-1024-raspi2 #31-Ubuntu SMP Tue Feb 9 11:44:25 UTC 2016 armv7l armv7l armv7l GNU/Linux No LSB modules are available. ...
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phpinfo shows old mysql version after mysql upgrade (Ubuntu 14.04)

I've upgraded MySql Server from version 5.5 to 5.7 on my Ubuntu 14.04 64bit version and everything is working fine, BUT: phpinfo() shows old mysql version 5.5.47, but "mysql --version" is showing ...
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12.04 LTS -> 14.04 LTS: An error occurred while restoring previously-installed applications

I'm attempting to upgrade an existing installation of Ubuntu 12.04.5 LTS to 14.04.4 LTS in a 5.0.10 VirtualBox VM. After several hours of attempting to get do-release-upgrade to find any new releases ...
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When upgrading PostgreSQL servers, do I have to upgrade the client software on the client machines?

So I have an architecture that looks familiar to anyone who has used AWS before: RDS(PostgreSQL 9.4) PHP clients(laravel 4.2) Nods.js clients The question I have is when I upgrade the RDS do I ...
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How do I upgrade to the release version of 16.04 if I am running Beta? [duplicate]

OS: Ubuntu Xenial Xerus (development branch) (GNU/Linux 4.4.0-18-generic x86_64) Hi I've installed and configured the final beta of 16.04 and I see it says (development branch). When the official ...
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sudo apt-get update error

W: An error occurred during the signature verification. The repository is not updated and the previous index files will be used. GPG error: http://extras.ubuntu.com trusty Release: The ...
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How to upgrade minimmal version Ubuntu 14.04 server to full version? [closed]

I have VPS with minimal version Ubuntu 14.04 64 bits. How do I upgrade it to full version of Trusty Tahr using ssh. command output sudo aptitude install update-manager-core No packages will be ...
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login to ubuntu 15.1 help

Linux newbie here. I have been using Zorin 9 for awhile, and overnight had my system upgrade to Ubuntu 15.1. I let it load, and this morning it is asking for a login and password, which I did not ...
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How To Update Xubuntu 15.10 on External HDD?

I have Xubuntu 15.10 installed on my external HDD (Grub is also there). How can I update/upgrade it to 16.04 LTS? Directly on external HDD? I mean just press the button upgrade (and Grub will again ...
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You want to run apt-get update to correct these problem

Hi I tried to upgrade Ubuntu using command: sudo apt-get upgrade following bu command: sudo apt-get dist-upgrade While running the second command, the graphics crashed and even on the graphic ...
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i have forgotten my authentication for upgrade

how to reset my authentication password ( not log in password)? because without it i am unable to upgrade. I don't know what to try.thanks.
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apt-get dist-upgrade hangs

I just ran an update of 14.04 followed by a dist-upgrade and the the upgrade hangs while trying to set up google chrome. The following indicates as far as I was able to get. Setting up ...
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How to upgrade java compiler - different problem

After the most recent automatic software update, java 7 on 14.04 no longer works. The initial problem is the same as that described at "How to upgrade Java compiler". Here's the message we got: ...
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Transfer program data to Ubuntu 16.04 after re-installing the OS

So, I know it is kind of early to ask about this, but Ubuntu 16.04 is around the corner, and I use this program which requires a product key. The thing is that it has 3 system installs for a product ...
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I have a netbook I can't format (for legal reasons) and cannot upgrade from the terminal to Ubuntu 14.04 from 10.04

I have a netbook that we're given during high school for educational purposes, which has a Linux, and now that I'm in college I want to start using it. It has Ubuntu 10.~ and when I use the sudo ...
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I turned my PC off during reinstallation

I wanted to upgrade my Ubuntu 14.10 to 15.10 (I think, not sure now). I clicked the "upgrade button" and wrote the password as usual. For few moments I saw that the computed was doing something, but ...
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With plan to upgrade to 16.04, 15.10 is better or 14.04 or the 16.04 beta? [closed]

I understand that 16.04 is coming soon. I want to install a version that has easiest transition to 16.04. Should I install 15.10 or 14.04 LTS or 16.04 beta?
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Upgrade from Ubuntu 14.04 to 16.04

As I understand it, in order to upgrade from 14.04 to 16.04 one must upgrade to 14.10. At this time it appears 14.10 is not supported. From the command line "do-release-upgrade -d" produces - ...
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Can not upgrade to 15.10 from 14.04

I was trying to upgrade my ubuntu 14.04 machine to 15.10, but the computer froze in the middle of the operation. luckily, I took a picture of the incident, so I can provide the last lines of terminal ...
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Error while upgrading from 15.04 to 15.10

while running the upgrade a pop-up window appeared with the message "The upgrade has aborted. Your system could be in an unusable state. A recovery will run now (dpkg --configure -a)." After ...
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Secure boot screen pops up. How do I get past it? [closed]

Hi what do I need to do to get past the secure boot screen? It says to press ok but the screen just keeps popping up. Anyone help please???!!
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Upgrade Meizu MX4 ubuntu edition to OTA-10 fails

Yesterday an upgrade to OTA-10 was available on my Meizu MX4 Ubuntu Edition. I downloaded the upgrade, and clicked the "install" button. Confirmed that the device was allowed to restart, and saw the ...
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Upgrading from 10.04 to 16.04 [duplicate]

I have Ubuntu 10.04 and I want to install 16.04. I have created a USB using a lot of programs, even the one came with the distro; when I try to install 16.04 the monitor shows all it is supposed to ...
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using android x86 to recover files on Ubuntu

I recently attempted an upgrade to Ubuntu 15.10 wily werewolf, and unfortunately it was unsuccessful as my hardware is just a bit out-dated. i installed a non-partitioned dual boot of Ubuntu 14.04 and ...
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Can I install the VirtualBox Extension Pack from the Ubuntu repositories?

I have VirtualBox running on several server installations, always without any GUI, administering using the vboxmanage commands. I used to install from the Oracle PPA, but since the end of the two ...
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How do I update an application manually?

Two cases: I have installed an application directly using the .deb file. Now there is a new version (i.e. new .deb file). How do I update the current version (and not install the new version in ...
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Clean Install to “upgrade” from 14.04 to 16.04 on Acer (AMD), and going back?

I wish to perform a clean install of 16.04 on my Acer Aspire laptop, which is currently running 14.04 LTS 64-bit. How do I go about this? Also, can I go back to Trusty Tahr if I don't like Xenial ...
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Ubuntu touch requirements [duplicate]

I have a pengpod and would like to know if this version of Linux would be best to run as the sole operating system. It currently runs android, and a version of Linux on a sd card what version would be ...
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How to recover from a incomplete upgrade from 12 to 14.04.1

I tried to upgrade from 12 to 14.04.1 as my computer froze. So the upgrade is incomplete. Can I recover the uprade process by reinstalling 14.04.1 from a USB-Stick without loosing files from my ubuntu ...
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How to fix screen problems in lubuntu 14.04

When I browse or open application on computer the screen turns black for a few seconds and comes back on but has horzontal lines/glitches. Msi AE 1900 6638 no touch screen for some reason bought the ...
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Why has apt-get update failed? [duplicate]

I tried to update packages using the apt-get update command, which failed with the following error message: W: Failed to fetch cdrom://Kubuntu 15.10 _Wily Werewolf_ - Release amd64 ...
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I can't update ubuntu 10.04 to 12.04 / 14.04

I'm trying to update an old server that runs Ubuntu 10.04 but I can't. I'm trying from terminal because update center tells me that "my Ubuntu release is not supported anymore" and I can't do anything ...
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Upgrade from Linux 14 to linux 15 [duplicate]

Read the previous thread from last year, Feb, about upgrading from Linux 14 to linux 15. After my old Linux 14 went bonkers had to reload to 14 because all I had was a 10.10 disk. Having done all ...
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ubuntu upgrade process

I've been running ubuntu 14.04 desktop for about a year and am very happy with it. I'd like to upgrade so using brasero, I burned bootable DVDs for 14.10 and 15.10. I have backed up my work but I'd ...
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Wifi not showing up as option in network manager

I have a dell vostro 1000, given to me by a friend. He had a non genuine copy of Windows 7 on it so I decided to put Ubuntu on it. After installation of lubuntu 15.10, wifi would not work. Only ...
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Problems with internet access via modem . Ubuntu 15.10

I already connect to the internet using a modem SmartFren CE628 but I have not been able to access the internet. For example ping 8.8.8.8:
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Stuck Upgrading from Ubuntu 14.04 to 15.10

I was trying to upgrade my 14.04 installation to 15.10 so I could then upgrade to 16.04 afterwards. I followed the instructions and it seemed to install right but now when I boot into my hard drive it ...
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Upgrade R on Kubuntu 14.4 LTS

How can I upgrade my R installation on Kubuntu 14.4 LTS from 3.0.2 to the current 3.2.4? Something like sudo su echo "deb http://www.stats.bris.ac.uk/R/bin/linux/ubuntu trusty/" >> ...
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Upgrading to 14.0.4 LTS Chrooted Chromebook

I may be a little out of my depth here, but here it goes. In order to start learning some python coding I decided to start the process along by installing crouton on my Toshiba Chromebook 2 and ...
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Errors when updating avidemux with apt-get. Package conflict? Removal needed?

Not sure what to make of these errors that occurred while performing an update/upgrade with apt-get. I am still fairly new at this, so I can't quite parse everything, but it sounds like I should ...
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Ubuntu 14.04.4 LTS to 15.10 normal - 1 change and 1 command?

A lot of confusing and outdated info on the web and even this site. Is it correct that to console upgrade from Ubuntu server 14.04.4 LTS to 15.10 normal/release, all I need to do is change ...
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Upgrade EOL release 15.04 [duplicate]

How can I update ubuntu from 15.04 to 15.10 today? http://old-releases.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/vivid not found. The topic isn't useful for me, because my release has not yet been placed in ...
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Error On Upgrade Server Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

gconf2 (3.2.6-0ubuntu2) ... (gconftool-2:16418): GConf-WARNING **: Client failed to connect to the D-BUS daemon: Unable to autolaunch a dbus-daemon without a $DISPLAY for X11 Setting up ...
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apt-get is broken (error processing package)

I can't do anything with apt-get. As root, I ran "apt-get clean" (finished quickly and silently). Then "apt-get update"- which, since I am running an old version (13.?) can't find the repositories ...
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Error on Upgrade Server Ubuntu 14.04

When I apply apt-get upgrade. terminal shows return below error. Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Correcting dependencies... failed. The ...
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Cant use apt-get upgrade after force quitting software updater

I was updating the apps and ubuntu via the software updater in my ubuntu 14.04 . But the updater froze and i had to forc quit it . Now i cant update or uninstall any apps or use apt-get upgrade or ...
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Can I download ubuntu 64bit on my windows 7 32bit?

As the topic says I'm pretty sure that I want to replace my windows 7 with ubuntu but I need to know if I can upgrade my OS to 64bit from 32bit windows 7. Thanks