Questions about upgrading packages, systems or hardware.

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Kubuntu 15.04 complaining about flash-plugin installer

A few days ago I've upgraded from Kubuntu 14.10 to 15.04 (yes, I've waited a long time before doing this...). Somehow since the upgrade Kubuntu has started reminding me that there's problem ...
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Problems with upgrade from 14.04 to 15.04, wifi and unity not working

I Did an upgrade from 14.04 to 15.04 on a Dell laptop. Now it does not load unity correctly, I can see the login screen - I login in and the desktop is seen, but no icons, I cannot do anything. I ...
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dpkg: error processing package unity-tweak-tool (--configure)

when i run apt-get install, apt-get upgrade, apt-get -f install, it always return this : Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done 0 upgraded, 0 ...
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Upgrade from 14.04 to 15.04 gives error [duplicate]

Today I tried to upgrade to Ubuntu 15.04 from 14.04. I did the folowing commands: sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get upgrade sudo do-release-upgrade But during the last command, after lots of get ...
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Error During Update in ubuntu 13.04 to 13.10

when i want update ubuntu 13.04 to 13.10 , Updater stop and show me this error : Error During Update : Please look at this picture and i am using old repository . what can i do?
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Unable to upgrade a single package

I want to upgrade security patches only but when I try to upgrade any packages then also need to upgrade below packages : $ apt-get install --only-upgrade openssl The following packages will be ...
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Upgrading Apache HTTP Server 2.4.7 to 2.4.10-2 on Ubuntu 14.04

Help me to upgrade my apache , there is a security issue 2.4.7 Apache HTTP Server Request Smuggling Vulnerability via Invalid Chunk-Extension Characters, CVE-2015-3183 I tried to upgrade and ...
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Error on loading after upgrade to 14.04LTS

I have recently upgraded my system to 14.04LTS from 12.04LTS. After the kubuntu display, I received this message Error found when loading /home/username/.profile :\n\nstdin is not a tty\n\n As a ...
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Login fail on after Ubuntu 14.04 upgrade, with Fontconfig warning

I got a brand new Ubuntu laptop. It showed a upgrade to 14.04 LTS (i know its old). After upgrading, it fails on login. On login, termial shows "Fontconfig warning" similar to links below, and logs ...
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Metacity Tahrballed After Upgrade

I've just upgraded from Precise to Trusty, and now when I log in to Metacity I have no top bar or status bar, and no working keyboard shortcuts. The mouse works, but aside from a half-dozen desktop ...
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ps does not work after upgrading to 14.04 (/usr/bin/dpkgd/ps: error while loading shared libraries)

I recently upgraded from Ubuntu 12.04 to 14.04, now on starting my terminal and running ps throws the following error : /usr/bin/dpkgd/ps: error while loading shared libraries: libproc-3.2.8.so: ...
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How do I clean up my “home” drive or “/” to get some free space? [duplicate]

I need to free some space on my drive: Not enough free disk space: The upgrade has aborted. The upgrade needs a total of 2,807 M free space on disk '/'. Please free at least an additional 1,396 M of ...
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Failed to fetch message while upgrading

I typed the command sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get upgrade && sudo apt-get dist-upgrade and got the following error W: Failed to fetch ...
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How to upgrade pip to latest?

I installed pip using get-pip.py after that pip freeze throws below error Exception: Traceback (most recent call last): File "/usr/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/pip/basecommand.py", line 122, in ...
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Upgrade from 12.04 to 14.04?

I have Windows and Ubuntu 12.04 running. I wanted to upgrade to 15.04, but the upgrade manager doesn't give that option. I tried How to install software or upgrade from an old unsupported release? ...
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Upgrade to PHP 5.6 or higher [closed]

I'm trying to upgrade my php version on ubuntu 13.04 by terminal commands. I tried this: apt-get -y update add-apt-repository ppa:ondrej/php5-5.6 apt-get -y update apt-get -y install php5 php5-mhash ...
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Does upgrading Ubuntu respect my existing partitions?

I've read Does Ubiquity respect my former partition layout with a new installation?, but this question is aimed at doing an upgrade using the built-in tools. I use Ubuntu to create backups of my ...
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Ign http://ppa.lunchpad.net raring Release ubuntu 13.04 [duplicate]

When I execute sudo apt-get update in terminal, I get: E: GPG error: http://ppa.lunchpad.net raring Release: The following signatures were invalid: NODATA 1 NODATA 2 I want update from 13.04 to ...
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Update Manager doesn't show the latest version for upgrade [duplicate]

I am currently running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and I want to upgrade it to 15.04. However, the update manager shows only 12.10. I tried changing its settings -> all new versions and disabling third party ...
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Upgrade MySQL 5.5 to 5.6 on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

I'm trying to upgrade MySQL 5.5 to version 5.6 on my Ubuntu 12.04 LTS server. I've tried the following: apt-get -y remove mysql-server apt-get -y autoremove apt-get -y install ...
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Ubuntu Server 14.04.3 update problems

using Ubuntu Server 14.04.3. apt-update & upgrade stuck on tr.archive.ubuntu.com It's responding so slow and can't download packages.
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Unable to update Node JS - keeps returning to old version [Ubuntu 15.04]

I'm unable to update nodejs, and I can't see why. If I were to make a guess, I'd say that I have two repositories listed in apt-get, that both contain a nodejs package. Here's what I've done: ...
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No network after upgrade to 14.04.3 LTS

I upgraded my server to 14.04.3 LTS by doing "sudo do-release-upgrade". It all seemed to work fine, but after rebooting I have no network at all. I can't find the computers on my LAN or anything on ...
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upgrading from 14.04 to 15.10 - cannot boot (doesn't have required /sbin/init)

I tried to upgrade my machine from 14.04 to 15.10 but now i'm getting: Target filesystem doesn't have required /sbin/init. /bin/sh: 0: can't open ro [ 2.388786] kernel panic - not syncing: ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 after restart Wi-Fi, usb ports, LAN, not working! Please help

I have a laptop Notebook HP 15-g011la here the specifications: http://www8.hp.com/mx/es/products/laptops/product-detail.html?oid=7052369#!tab=specs I do not know what happened yesterday my computer ...
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apt-get cannot be executed after 15.10 upgrade [duplicate]

No matter which program I want to execute in the terminal I get this error: $ sudo apt-get update apt-get relocation error: /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libapt-pkg.so.4.16: symbol ...
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Why Do Ubuntu Updates Still Fill Up the Boot Folder? Update On Very Old Problem [duplicate]

I am now using Ubuntu 15.10 on at least two PCs. I had problems upgrading from v 14 to v 15.04 because of the boot folder being almost full of old images - "not enough disk space". I solved this ...
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Is it recommended to do apt-get upgrade?

Should anyone running Ubuntu (or Linux Mint) as a normal user (not a server) do any of: apt-get upgrade apt-get dist-upgrade apt upgrade regularly? I am asking because I found out doing apt update ...
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Ubuntu 14 to 15 upgrade broken but now fixed, or is it

When upgrading from Ubuntu GNOME 14.04 LTS to 15.04 I ran into about 8 errors and got a broken installation that despite saying it couldn't upgrade was 15.04. The background was gone and a few things ...
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Cannot enter Unity after upgrade to 14.04 LTS (Ctrl+Alt+F1 DOES NOT OPEN TERMINAL)

I upgraded my Ubuntu 12.04 to 14.04. Cannot enter Unity. It shows black screen for a while and then it gives me login screen again. I have read already the article concerning some magic in prompt, but ...
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Unable to upgrade Ubuntu 10 to 12 because of Unauthenticated packages found [closed]

I got this long error message when I attempt to upgrade my Ubuntu 10.04.4 LTS: *ERROR Unauthenticated packages found: 'accountsservice apparmor apt apt-transport-https apt-utils apt-xapian-index ...
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Sound not working after upgrade

After a routine upgrade of Xubuntu 15.10 sound stopped working. These steps didn't help, so the question is not a duplicate. Please help. Thank you. sudo apt-get install alsa-base sudo apt-get ...
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`apt dist-upgrade` doesn't care about removing upstart and wants to install sysvinit… why?

I ran a regular apt-get upgrade followed by apt-get dist-upgrade. After I clicked on the 'Yes' as usual, the dist-upgrade started removing a lot of important packages and when I scrolled up in the ...
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How can I install Ubuntu 12.04 from a USB [duplicate]

I want to find out how one can install Ubuntu on a webbook using a usb. I tried to use an external CD drive, but its not detected by my webbook. I want to upgrade my Ubuntu to 12.04.
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Need to expand the size of /boot

I want to upgrade to the newest version of Ubuntu, but I keep getting the error "Not enough free disk space". The upgrade needs a total of 90.6M of free space. My problem is that boot presently uses ...
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apt-get error with MergeList [duplicate]

I got this problem: sudo apt-get upgrade Reading package lists... Error! E: Encountered a section with no Package: header E: Problem with MergeList ...
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15.04 to 15.10 upgrade no USB, Ethernet, Wireless

Did do.release unattended. Worked perfectly. 2. Attempted apt-get update and it requested that I do dpkg --configure -a which worked. 3. Then it said it would take effect after reboot so I rebooted. ...
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Windows 10 upgrade vanished my Ubuntu

Recently I upgraded my HP Stream 200-010 Mini Desktop from windows 8.1 to windows 10. Before the upgrade I installed Ubuntu 14.04 on an 80GB external hard drive connected with usb. For log in I always ...
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Ubuntu clean install after fail upgrade from 14.04 to 15.10

I tried to upgrade... no success. pic: http://imgur.com/cWrRfaL.jpg I have backup off all my things, now i dont care i just wanna reinstall new version 15.10. I made a USB with ...
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3 Broken Package that will not be removed; so that I can update Ubuntu 14.04

I have done sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get upgrade. After that it gives me the following error message You might want to run 'apt-get -f install' to correct these. The following ...
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Problem Upgrading to ubuntu 15, cant access files

So I had Ubuntu v14 installed (not sure of the exact) . A message popped up asking if I wanted to upgrade to v15. I agreed and the installation began. I checked on my computer a while later and the ...
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What are some alternatives to upgrading without using the standard upgrade system…?

What are some alternatives to upgrading without using the standard upgrade system? Suppose for example that I wanted to upgrade an Ubuntu installation on a machine with a poor Internet connection. ...
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Can't upgrade 10.04 server to 12.04 [duplicate]

I've been trying to upgrade for a couple days, but I can't get it to complete. I'm not sure what it's having trouble with because all it gives is == Command terminated with exit status 1 (Sun Dec 13 ...
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hardware upgrade but keeping old OS installed [duplicate]

I'm considering upgrading my hardware (need a faster machine), but wish to keep my UBUNTU operating system and all the applications intact. What I would like to know is is it possible to simply ...
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Can i remove Unity and Ubuntu-Desktop and still get release updates/upgrades?

I am running Ubuntu 15.10 but using the Gnome 3 environment. I am unable to use Unity because it appears that the Gnome shell breaks Unity and it no longer displays if I start an Ubuntu session. So, ...
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dpkg-deb: error: subprocess paste was killed by signal (Broken pipe) after installing Ubuntu 15.10

After upgrading to Ubuntu 15.10, I used sudo apt-get upgrade But the I get the following: Errors were encountered while processing: ...
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Updating an offline Ubuntu Server (Terminal Only)

I have two offline Ubuntu servers that are in need of updates/upgrades (12.04.5 LTS). Unfortunately, I do not have the luxury of rebuilding to 14.04 and reinstalling the software this server uses. I ...
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How can I get my icons, wallpapers and network-manager back on XUBUNTU 14.04 after accidentally upgrading?

so I was trying to install Flask last night and I accidentally typed in 'sudo apt-get upgrade I woke up this morning and all I had was gone. No seriously, everything with an icon on my desktop has an ...
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libc6:armhf issue when running dist-upgrade [closed]

I am running raspbian and when trying to run sudo apt-get dist-upgrade I am getting the following output: http://pastebin.com/QZsR8MjB I think that the relevant part is debconf: DbDriver "config": ...
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Upgrading btrfs-progs

I am running Ubuntu Server 14.04 LTS and have setup a btrfs RAID 10 volume with 6 member drives for storing data. I've additionally set it up so that btrfs scrub runs every week using cron so that the ...