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No launch bar appears [duplicate]

After installing 800+ upgrades in ubuntu 12.04 and after restart there is no launch bar on the left side. The screen has only the background image. What to do? Many thanks!
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how upgrade jdk?

I need upgrade my jdk to the newest one. Case in that, i have downloaded new Android Studio 2.1 and get such issue if i go according to the link, i realize that my jdk version not compatible ...
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Terminator always start in a separate workspace after upgrading to 16.04

I recently upgraded ubuntu from 14.04 to 16.04. Now when I open the terminator, it always starts in a separate workspace. I need to switch to that workspace to access the terminator. It was working ...
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Upgrading Mythbuntu

I have Mythbuntu 0.27, which runs on Ubuntu 12.04LTS. I would like to upgrade to 0.28 and upgrade Ubuntu, preferably to 16.04LTS. I do not want to do a clean install. What is the best way to do ...
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Ubuntu Upgrade not finishing

I am upgrading ubuntu 14.10 to 16 LTS using a DVD and well it has been at the saving installed packages phase for more than 2 hours.What should I do? Here is a screenshot
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Extremely poor sound quality after upgrading from 15.10 to 16.04

This is a bit of an odd problem, but after upgrading to Xenial, something went wrong with my sound quality, which was working beautifully under 15.10. After the upgrade, there is a strong distortion ...
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How to reactivate personal X.509 and PGP (GPG) keys after upgrading Ubuntu?

I recently upgraded to Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (64 bits). My GPG keys are still there, but aren't working to decrypt encrypted files - it worked fine before upgrading. Same thing for my X.509 certificates. ...
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Upgrading to the new LTS: Could not install '/var/cache/apt/archives/squid3_3.5.12-1ubuntu7_all.deb'

I got the following warning during the upgrade: Could not install '/var/cache/apt/archives/squid3_3.5.12-1ubuntu7_all.deb' The upgrade will continue but the '/var/cache/apt/archives/squid3_3....
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Problem Upgrade to Ubuntu 15 - stuck in terminal window

I ran the upgrade to Ubuntu 15-10 (was running Trusty Tahr before) It completed and restarted but only goes to the terminal window. How do I get it to go back to the Ubuntu desktop? I managed to login ...
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Upgrade from Ubuntu 15.10 to 16.04 was interrupted towards the end. What can I do to fix/clean up?

The upgrade was in the "upgrading" stage, and literally got to about 98% before my computer froze, the progress bar was almost at the end (alas, I opened too many tabs in Chrome...). The last thing it ...
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Last week my system admin upgraded my domain [THOUGHT.ORG] to 16.04, but some utilities are missing, such as RCS

Toward the end of April a friend came over and upgraded my systems from 14.04 to 16.04. A bunch of my config and other files are in my RCS directories. Great. But the ci, co, and related files ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 to 16.04 Upgrade Stuck at remove conflicting operator files

Upgrading form Ubuntu 14.04 to 16.04, it is stuck at the "Removing conflicting operator system files" and does not continue. Is there a terminal command to continue install?
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Transmission crashes after adding torrent

After upgrading to Ubuntu 15.10 from 15.04 Transmission keeps crashing after adding any torrent. I've tried reinstalling, purging, removing ~/.*/*transmission*, running as root, using ppa:...
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USB mouse freezes after upgrading to Ubuntu 16.04

My USB mouse cursor got frozen after I upgraded to Ubuntu 16.04. I tried sudo apt update && sudo apt full-upgrade and reboot but to no avail. The mouse works just fine on another PC, so it's ...
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Is there something i can do to fix my distro without a fresh install? [duplicate]

Is there anything to fix my distro (ubuntu 13.10)? I dont have the money for hardware to try a fresh install. So is there anyway to fix this so i can upgrade? The main problems i have are: i dont have ...
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Problems starting VMware Workstation 11 on Ubuntu 16.04 after upgrade from 14.04

I just upgraded a 14.04 machine to 16.04 (64bit - Gnome-Shell). The upgrade worked without obvious issues. After finishing the upgrade and rebooting the machine i am not longer able to start VMware ...
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Can't login after upgrade to Ubuntu 16.04 LTS from Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I was upgrading my OS to the Ubuntu 16.04 LTS and it got stuck while upgrading over night, so I forced quit the process and rebooted. Now I'm getting a black screen to login to. There I apparently ...
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How to bypass or stop the very long run times of grub2/os-prober?

Whenever I upgrade Ubuntu 16.04 and there is a kernel upgrade, the update process takes a very long time when running (os-prober) and also generates the grub configuration multiple times. And for ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 is horribly slow after upgrade. What can I try?

From Googling around this seems like a common problem. There are several questions of this sort on AskUbuntu as well but I thought I'd add myself to the chorus since none that I could find have ...
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apt-get upgrade always hangs at same percentage

I am currently trying to ugprade my server system using apt-get update && apt-get upgrade -y. However, the upgrade process always starts to hang at exactly 31%. First, I suspected a problem ...
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Differences between Upgrading from 15.10 to 16.04 and a full new installation of 16.04

I upgraded an Ubuntu Studio 15.10 to a 16.04 and it works so fine, with a lot of "old" software I often used and still use. I formatted another PC (same hardware) and I installed Ubuntu Studio 16.04 "...
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How to upgrade from mysql 5.6 to 5.7 on 14.04 LTS

I'm using mysql 5.6.30 now I want to upgrade mysql 5.7. What should I do? What are the steps? This is my current version root@xxxx:~# mysql --version mysql Ver 14.14 Distrib 5.6.30, for debian-...
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do-release-upgrade from 12.04 to 14.04 instead of 16.04

I've got a live webserver running 12.04 which is in desperate need of an update. I cannot upgrade to 16.04 as the new version of PHP is not compatible with the hosted site as well as a few other ...
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Why does do-release-upgrade try to upgrade my system to 15.10, and how to I make it upgrade to 16.04?

I'm currently using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, and I decided it was a good time to update to the latest version. However, if I run sudo do-release-upgrade The program starts downloading Wily Werewolf (15.10)...
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How to Upgrade from Ubuntu 14.04 gnome to Ubuntu 16.04 gnome [duplicate]

I dont want to mess any thing ,hence asking the question for clarification . Thanks
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Do I need to upgrade to Kernel 4.2 on Ubuntu 14.04.4 LTS?

I am using Ubuntu 14.04.4 LTS on my Dell Inspiron 5548 with i5 and ATI Graphics AMD Radeon R7 M265 2GB DDR3. (First I installed Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS then got automatically upgraded to 14.04.4 LTS but ...
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can't upgrade from google chrome 45 to 50. Says, Unable to find expected entry

i have looked at some of the solutions here, but nothing worked: Unable to find expected entry 'main/binary-i386/Packages - Chrome and No more updates for Google Chrome | apt-get update error. i'...
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Graphics are broken after upgrading to Ubuntu 16. Any ideas on a fix?

After updating, all windows and icons remain drawn after being moved or closed. Graphics card: Intel Ironlake Mobile x86 I already tried updating the graphics drivers. Thanks for your help!
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How to tell if current version was upgraded or a fresh install

I have a number of installation of ubuntu 16.04. Some of them were upgraded from a previous version. Some of them were fresh installs. Some of my installations have problems that that I don't ...
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also unable to upgrade from 15.10>16.04 because of apt

I cannot get past " apt-1.0.10.2ubuntu2 not installed". Been reading for 2 days, tried everything I can find including all this upgrading from 15.10 to 16.04 apt not installed, downloaded apt_1.0.10....
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Upgrade dependencies while upgrading a package not included in a distribution

I am using a machine with Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and don't want to upgrade the OS. However I wish to upgrade a specific package to the latest version. The package in point is spyder: The version ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 doesn't detect 16.04 upgrade [duplicate]

I'm on Ubuntu 14.04 and my system doesn't detect the availability of 16.04. Here are my updater settings: Also, when I change the version type to "any new version", I get a notification for 15.10 ...
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Upgrading Ubuntu versions, keep files but remove programs

I'm trying to upgrade from version 15.10 to 16.04 LTS of Ubuntu. I don't have an external hard drive to back up my files to (it's a gaming laptop), so I would have to place my files somewhere else on ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 upgrade issue issue

I'm was running Ubuntu 15.10 on vsphere ESXi. I upgraded to 16.04 and now it gets stuck once I try to log in or nothing happens (can't get to desktop). Its weird cause all the services work I can log ...
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Unable to connect to wifi on 16.04

About a week ago, I upgraded to 16.04 and ever since then, my computer doesn't seem to connect to wifi. I have Windows 10 on another partition, and that connects just fine. LAN connects fine too. ...
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ifup cannot bring up eth0 after upgrading to 16.04

I've upgraded my server from 14.04 to 16.04. I can see following error on syslog: ifup[478]: Internet Systems Consortium DHCP Client 4.2.4 ifup[478]: Copyright 2004-2012 Internet Systems Consortium. ...
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Kernel update gets stuck (Ubuntu 16.04, Kernel 4.4.0-22)

The software updater displayed a message that new update are available. I chose install update. Apparently, the updates were supposed to install Kernel version 4.4.0-22. But, the installation process ...
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How to reverse '-proposed' channel package upgrade?

I have an Ubuntu GNOME 16.04 with GNOME 3.18 64-bit VM, and in that VM I needed to test something in the xenial-proposed channel so I activated it in the software-properties-gtk, ran sudo apt-get ...
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Possible MySQL error occurred during system upgrade

Run on terminal the command sudo apt-get upgrade. After a few seconds appears this: Errors occurred while processing: /var/cache/apt/archives/mysql-server-5.5_5.5.49-0+deb8u1_amd64.deb E: Sub-process ...
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no free space for upgrade to ubuntu 15.0 [duplicate]

i'm trying to upgrade to ubuntu 15.0 and when i do the update it says "not enough free space. the upgrade has been aborted, the upgrade needs at least total of 60.9 m free space on disk '/boot', ...
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upgrade from14.04 to 15.04

I'm having a problem with upgrading from 14.04 to 15.05.The system collects all the files but during installation, approximately two thirds of the way through installation, the screen closes and there ...
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failed upgrade from 14.04 to 16.04

I'm running Kubuntu 14.04 32bit. trying to upgrade I used kubuntu-devel-release-upgrade, it started work fine, but while it was downloading it was interrupted several times but starting from the ...
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MAAS Upgrade from 2.0.0 beta 3 to 2.0.0 beta 4

UBUNTU 16.04 How can I Upgrade MAAS from 2.0.0 beta 3 to 2.0.0 beta 4?
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Is it possible to upgrade using an ISO file directly? [duplicate]

I have Ubuntu 15.10 on my Dell Inspiron 3542. I have an ISO image of Ubuntu 16.04 on my computer desktop. Can I upgrade to Ubuntu 16.04 without burning the ISO to a CD or USB? Or without making a ...
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Updated to VBox 5.0.20, now cant install guest additions [closed]

I cloned a fresh copy of kali2, did apt-get update. apt-get dist-upgrade(installed fine). Tried with and without installing dkms. (dkms is installed on host(ubuntu) before virtualbox upgrade). Then ...
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Can't launch graphical apps from terminal after updating to 15.10

After updating to 15.10 it's impossible to run graphical apps from terminal: xxx@xxx:~$ gksudo wireshark Invalid MIT-MAGIC-COOKIE-1 key (gksudo:5532): Gtk-WARNING **: cannot open display: :0 xxx@xxx:~...
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Problem with installing 16.04. Tried upgrading from 14.04

I am using 14.04 for a long time. Now today morning I tried upgrading to 16.04. All the packages were downloaded and installed. But after a few moments ( when I didn't pay attention to my laptop) it ...
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Unable to upgrade from 14.04 LTS to 16.04 LTS [duplicate]

I have been looking to upgrade from Ubuntu release 14.04 to 16.04. For some reason, I am unable to do this whatever I try. I first did sudo apt-get update followed by sudo apt-get upgrade and then ...
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Ubuntu Upgrade problem.Upgrade option disabled

Facing problems with Ubuntu Upgradation."Upgrade from Ubuntu 15.10 to 16.04 Documents, music and other personal files will be kept. Installed software will be kept where possible" is disabled.I have a ...
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Enable upgrade options when using installation from DVD?

I can not upgrade my system from Ubuntu Gnome 15.10 to 16.04 by Software Updater, then I trying download ISO file and burn to disc. I can boot to Ubuntu from it and install 16.04, but the option "...