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Observium Upgrade procedure on ubuntu 14.04 from Community edition to prefessional edition

I am planning to upgrade observium from community edition to professional edition. Can someone please help with the procedure. DISTRIB_ID=Ubuntu DISTRIB_RELEASE=14.04 DISTRIB_CODENAME=trusty ...
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How to upgrade to the latest Emacs?

I have Emacs 24.3.1 and I'd like to upgrade to the latest Emacs 24.4.x. All documentation that I have visited suggests building from a tarball or source. Is there a reason why there are no package ...
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Upgrading from USB Stick

I've gotten myself into a sticky situation with my Ubuntu OS. I want to upgrade Ubuntu to the latest release, because my version is about 3 years old. I don't care what info gets deleted from the ...
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Package dependencies cannot be resolved, Can't install anything

I'm having major problems when I try to install any programs from either software center or command line, here is just one example of trying to install vlc, I've read through all the related articles ...
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how do I “rebuild” or “repair” APTD?

How do I "rebuild" or "repair" aptd? I don't mean up the various utilities to rebuild and reconfigure which has not solved my problem suggesting that something more fundamental is damaged. I am ...
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Getting a new harddrive, and want to use Ubuntu. Will it work on my emachine?

My PC hard-drive blew up and I am getting a Toshiba HD to replace that one. Is this going to be way over my head? I have read up on Ubuntu, and I really like what I have seen. I was going to use my ...
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Why does apt-get upgrade give ELF file warning?

Executing sudo apt-get update and sudo apt-get upgrade: sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get upgrade gives the following message, which I think is a warning: /sbin/ldconfig.real: ...
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Error in upgrade process

I use Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS. When I perform sudo apt-get upgrade, I get the following error: dpkg: error processing package lsb-security (--configure): package is in a very bad inconsistent state; you ...
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why can't I install some packages after installing virtualbox

After I installed virtualbox, I cannot install some packages. So I removed virtualbox, then I still cannot install the packages. This is the package: And this is the error I received. After I ...
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Installation Upgrade [duplicate]

I was trying to upgrade my OS from 11.1 to 14 and after waiting for 2 hours I got this message and the progress bar is no longer moving. Mar 17 06:57:39 ubuntu NetworkManager[1697]: <warn> ...
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Risk of apt-get upgrade on Ubuntu 12.04 with manually installed Cuda 6.5

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 along with a manually installed Cuda 6.5. I'm wondering if there is a risk doing apt-get upgrade? The question is: Does apt-get upgrade install some default Ubuntu Nvidia ...
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Bumpy Upgrade and Possible Missing pakages

So I just Upgraded to Ubuntu 14.10 and It had a few hiccups on the road of no return. Idk if im missing any packages or something failed to install because I got allot of failed attempted installs. ...
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Point Release upgrade from 14.04.1 to 14.04.2?

I wanted to upgrade to 14.04.2 point release from 14.04. What I did was: sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get upgrade && sudo apt-get dist-upgrade -y Then I wanted to upgrade to ...
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14.10 Upgrade: No access to menus or sidebar

I recently upgraded from 14.04 to 14.10. Everything was fine, but when it restarted, I no longer had access to the menus, sidebar, or icons at the top of the page. My issue is very similar to the ...
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apt-get hook for post transaction

I try to accomplish the following: I have set xattr for some binaries, but everytime there is an update, the xattr get lost, because apt-get/dpkg replace the binary with the new version. Now I would ...
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E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1)

When i try to remove Java sudo apt-get remove jdk1.8.0-40. I get this: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done The following packages will be ...
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Distribution Upgrade CRASH/FREEZE

Here's my situation: just got a new computer with Ubuntu 12.04. It suggested an upgrade to 14.04. I ran the upgrade and it already crashed once, so I had to restore system to its original state. Now, ...
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required hardware upgrade for old system [duplicate]

I want to use Ubuntu 14.04.I do not wish to opt for lightweight versions so I need help in determining some reasonable hardware upgrades so I can use Ubuntu comfortably. Currently my system specs are ...
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If I upgrade Ubuntu from an EOL version to a supported version will my data will lost? [duplicate]

If I upgrade Ubuntu from an EOL version to a supported version will my data will lost?
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Graphical system broken after AMD->Nvidia upgrade. How to re-install all graphical components?

I've upgraded my AMD HD4770 with an Nvidia GTX 960. When I boot into Ubuntu, the screen is mostly black with some red artifacts at the top. I can switch with Ctrl+Alt+F1 to a terminal. I've tried ...
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Why does libapache2-mod-php5 get removed whenever I upgrade apache2?

I hope someone can help me figure out what is going on with my apache upgrades. For years, whenever I upgrade apache2, it tries to install apache2-mpm-itk even though I use the prefork module ...
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Upgraded ubuntu from 14.04 to 14.10 but can't access in windows 8.1

I have upgraded ubuntu from 14.04 to 14.10 but I cant access to the windows 8.1.I was using Easy-BCD for dual boot.Now I can't find the boot menu option.Please give your suggetions
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Apache problems after upgrade from 12.10 to 13.10/14.04

I just finished upgrading my server to Ubuntu 14.04.2. Previously I had had it configured thanks to the "Perfect server" guide for 12.10. Unfortunately, after the upgrade I cannot access any of the ...
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how to auto-answer apt-get upgrade?

When I run apt-get --yes upgrade in a script it sometimes stops and prompts for input. Today in 14.04 LTS it is prompting for what to do for grub/menu.lst. I don't know what could be asked for in a ...
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default menu theme is black text on grey after long series of upgrades

This laptop that I've got has been upgraded over an extremely long period of time from 11.04, 11.10, 12.04, 12.10, 13.10, 14.04, 14.10. I think I've got almost all of it working again, at least ...
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How I can upgrade gnome to latest(Testing or Unstable release) on ubuntu?

Now I'm using gnome shell version 3.14.3 on ubuntu 14.10 utopic.How I can upgrade gnome-shell to 3.16 or 3.15 91(on ppa:ricotz/testing repository). Currently I added following ppa repository ...
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authorization problem occurs while upgrading rails from 3.2.19 to rails 4.0.0.0.rc1

Problem occurs after upgrading from rails 3.2.19 to 4.0.0.0.rc1 when i click on single alert to show ,it shows below error.Earliar it works perfectly but now error occurs in authorization .at time of ...
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problem with upgrade - “packages have been kept back”

one package libgbm1 is not upgraded I dont know why... sudo apt-get upgrade Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Calculating upgrade... Done ...
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Help with Installing 14.04

Background: I am relatively new at using Ubuntu, so have a little problem. I bought a Lenovo G50-45 laptop yesterday. It is running an AMD A6 quad core with 8 Gigs of memory and 500 Gb hdd. I ...
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Error updating Ubuntu14.04

I am getting this error while trying to upgrade: Please help!! Reading package lists... Building dependency tree... Reading state information... The following packages have been kept back: ...
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Users disappeared after upgrade samba minor version

I use Ubuntu 11.04 and today I have upgraded samba from 2:4.1.6+dfsg-1ubuntu2.14.04.3 to 2:4.1.6+dfsg-1ubuntu2.14.04.7 with some other packages. After restart service samda-ad-dc all my users and ...
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How do I upgrade my g++, C++11 features do not work

the following code generates error std::string xyz="whatever"; int x=1; xyz+=std::to_string(x); //this is supposed to turn xyz into whatever1 from whatever Why am I using this approach? Because ...
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Loosing user permissions after upgrading Kubuntu 14.04 to 14.10

Yesterday I've upgraded my Kubuntu 14.04 to 14.10 thinking it would be safe to do so right now. The upgrade proceeded as expected but somehow my user account apparently lost admin rights. If I try to ...
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Upgrading stuck on stage choose mysql | Ubuntu 14.04

Upgrading stuck on stage choose mysql! using sudo dpkg --configure -a did not helped. Got the same choice options for mysql in terminal but enter on OK does not continue to next. Stopping mysql ...
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Segmentation fault after upgrade to 14.04 (32 bit)

I encountered a serious problem after upgrading from 12.10 to 14.04 (32 bit). I am running the IBM TSM Client (Version 6.2.5-4) in order to back-up the machine and the client worked fine in 12.10. ...
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apt-get: unmet dependencies, but dependencies can't install

I'm in a spot where Ubuntu 12.04 LTS wants to do a dist-upgrade, but I can't do anything because /boot is full. ~$ df -h /dev/sda1 228M 227M 0 100% /boot I want ...
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Update Ubuntu 14.04 LTS to 14.04.2 LTS without any command

well i was wondering why on each update we have to goto run to terminal and run commands like sudo apt-get install --install-recommends xserver-xorg-lts-raring OR sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get ...
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The following packages have been kept back

I have already tried all the usual fixes to this .. no luck so far sudo apt-get dist-upgrade Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done ...
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Upgrade warning for 3D graphics not supported, but this is brand new system, Intel graphics. What's up?

Currently running 12.04LTS looking to upgrade to 14.04LTS. Received the following warning from upgrade manager before starting upgrade: Running the 'unity' desktop environment is not fully supported ...
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Upgrading 12.04. on ancient mac book ('07)?

I just succeeded to install 12.04 alongside OSX 10.5.8 on an old MacBook. It was a very long & winding road. At some point, I also tried to install 12.10, without success at all., stuck at tux ...
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Wifi not getting detected after upgrading to 14.04 [D-Link N 300 DSL-2750U]

I connected the ethernet cable and waited for additional drivers to show up, did not happen. Help needed urgently. Here's the result of the wireless script: http://paste.ubuntu.com/10516365/
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How to upgrade Ubuntu release while keeping versions of already installed packages

Sometimes it's important to keep current versions of already installed packages when upgrading Ubuntu release, let's say, from 12.04 to 14.04. I don't emphasize if it's server or desktop assuming ...
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What to do when the upgrade froze?

I was updated my ubuntu when in the part of installations just froze and don't respond I have to turn in off and when I turned on just appear the background, what happened and what can I do to fix ...
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How to force apt-get to skip a package version

There is an excellent answer here on how to downgrade a package, but I would like to know how to force apt-get and Software Updater to skip a version. For example, the current release of Firefox is ...
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Upgrade 14.04 to 14.04.2 but got 14.10. how to fix?

I am running 14.04. I needed to upgrade to 14.04.2 so I issued: sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get upgrade When I check my version by cat /proc/sys/kernel/osrelease, it shows: Welcome to Ubuntu ...
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QT Creator wants me to remove many programs before I can install it via Ubuntu Software Center

I've just upgraded my Ubuntu-gnome version from 14.04 to 14.04.02 and somehow I lost my QT Creator software which I commonly use to do my coding. I decided to install it again. When I tried to ...
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How do I know how much RAM can I upgrade my laptop?

I have a HP Pavilion laptop quite old (2008) which I would like to increase the RAM. Ideally I would like to have 8Gb but I have no idea how to check if hardware could support this extension. These ...
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Software Upgrade Problem on 14.04

E:The package python-problem-report needs to be reinstalled, but I can't find an archive for it. message shown when being updated.
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after apt-get upgrade monitors freeze whenever I change something in 'displays'

Steps to reproduce: open Displays change anything, from resolution, to disabling or enabling one of the monitors. click Apply monitors freeze Sometimes I can still see the mouse movements. I can ...
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'apt-get upgrade' vs 'apt-get install --only-upgrade'

To this day I thought that using 'apt-get upgrade' keeps all my installed packaged to their latest version. Toady however, I realized that my 'deluged' package version is 1.3.6, while there's a newer ...