Questions about upgrading packages, systems or hardware.

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Filesytem check or mount failed on System Upgrade

I tried to do a system upgrade, and everything seemed correctly, but after restart the system didn't boot and receive this error Filesystem check or mount failed There's several answers here and ...
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ubuntu upgrade 12.04 to 14.04.1 slow unpacking packages

I have started the upgrade from 12.04 to 14.04.01. The package unpacking is going very slow. My system has been upgrading for about 9 hours. Is this normal?
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After upgrade interface is gone and terminal won't activate

I can run terminal commands by using a text file on the desktop but I can't run the terminal using a keyboard shortcut. (Make sure you are able to run as an executable) All windows open on top of ...
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Mplayer not working after upgrading to 14.04

Last night I upgraded to 14.04 from 13.10. After reboot, I can't play mp4 videos on smplayer. (and also from mplayer using terminal) I get following error. :~$ mplayer '/home/vishwaje/Desktop/A-ha - ...
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14.04 LTS dist-upgrade and missing options

Since I upgrade my Ubuntu box to 14.04 LTS, I had some issues. Apache, for example had become incompatible with his config files. Only 2 of these issues remain now and I cannot fix these myself: 1) ...
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“no public key available” while upgrading using update-manager

I decided to upgrade 12.04 to Ubuntu 14.04 latest. I followed.... sudo update-manager -d Then it's opening the update-manger GUI. After clicking the upgrade button It's return the below error list: ...
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chroot: Ubuntu 14.04 - udev upgrade Problems!

im running Ubuntu 14.04 (x86) on a OpenELEC (x64) host system. Everything worked great until a few days ago when it tried to upgrade the "udev" package after running apt-get upgrade. apt-get upgrade ...
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Which more can I remove from my /boot in order to get space?

I'm using ubuntu (3.13.0-34). I installed it, left 300M for boot, but seems that it was not enough anymore. I follow some instructions here and removed all older kernels from it. /dev/sda6 277M ...
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Upgrading process interrupted (from Ubuntu 12 to 14)

I was upgrading Ubuntu 12.04 to 14, and in the middle of the process, the power went off. Now my laptop doesn’t start and I have very important information that I need on the hard drive. This is the ...
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upgrade to 14.04 interrupted and now cant get to login screen

I was upgrading from 12.04 to 14.04.It got interrupted and now I cant get to login screen. I see the following on a black screen. could not write bytes:broken pipes: *stopping anac(h)ronistic cron ...
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Is it safe to install kernel 3.6 on ubuntu 14.04

This question might sound stupid but pardon me as i'm still new to linux..but i've been having some problems with my Railink RT3290 Wireless driver and i'm running kubuntu 14.04.i've tried so many ...
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problem upgrading to 14.04

I'm trying to upgrade to 14.04, but this message appears (below) and update manager closes... "could not initialise the package information an unresolvable problem occurred while initialising the ...
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facing problems after upgrading to Ubuntu 14.04 from Ubuntu 12.04

facing problems after upgrading to Ubuntu 14.04 from Ubuntu 12.04 keyboard problems - number lock 9 and up / left arrows are working automatically or without any touch. typing is impossible
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ubuntu 14.04 minimaal upgrade to full version

How can I upgrade my desktop unbuntu minimaal 14.04 version to full ubuntu 14.04? I am not good at using commonds but if there is instructions and the commonds, I am keen to go for. Thank you for your ...
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Unable to upgrade from 12.04 to 14.04

THis is the error message i get: An unresolvable problem occurred while initializing the package information. Please report this bug against the 'update-manager' package and include the following ...
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Not able to upgrade 12.04 to 14.04.1

I want to upgrade 12.04.5 to 14.04.1. I have already have Windows 8 and 14.04 on this computer - just wanted to upgrade the 12.04.5, too. When I try to upgrade it (using both GI and terminal) I get ...
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Clean install of 14.04 gives endless “Wrong Mac address”

I booted my laptop with a USB with Ubuntu 14.04, and verified that 14.04 is working fine, and my internal drive is intact and working. Then I hit install. The install program worked the first couple ...
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Problem upgrading Ubuntu 14.04 to 14.04.01 [duplicate]

2 months ago I installed Ubuntu 14.04., but today the Update manager showed me some recommended updates, one of these upgrade to 14.04.1 LTS. After installations the pc restarted, but cannot run ...
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What data will be lost during upgrade from Ubuntu 12.04 LTS to 14.04?

Presently running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS 64 bit with lots of other software. List of other software are listed below which I use most. Oracle JDK Apache HTTP server Tomcat MySql PostgreSQL Few Cron jobs ...
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Error on update [duplicate]

I got this error message when trying to update: Could not initialize the package information An unresolvable problem occurred while initializing the package information. Please report this bug ...
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restoring 12.04 backup on 14.04 fresh installation

I have a dedicated server running 12.04. The hardware configuration is not strong enough and I want to upgrade to better hardware. Unfortunately the new dedicated server is only compatible with 14.04. ...
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Reinstalling X11 drivers in Ubuntu 14.04

I've recently upgraded from Ubuntu 12.04 to 14.04. Now, I am unable to launch xserver. The following error is shown: (EE) module ABI major version (6) doesn't match the server's version (8) xinit: ...
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I can't upgrade ubuntu 12.04 to 14.04 because of a dropbox upgrading problem

I tried to upgrade dropbox after having received a pop-up message in desktop from dropbox asking me to do it. I followed the instructions on the dropbox official downloading page. Dropbox can now only ...
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After upgrade to latest dropbox, it stopped syncing

I run ubuntu 12.04 LTS Few days ago Dropbox started notifying that I have old version installed and that I should upgrade. I did that, first uninstalled old one, than installed latest dropbox by ...
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How do I discover my socket type?

I want to upgrade my CPU, but Ubuntu's "About This Computer" window only gives me "Intel® Core™ i3 CPU 530 @ 2.93GHz × 4", so no information on the connector/socket type. So far, I've tried the ...
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Stuck at splash-screen after upgrading to ubuntu 14.04

I upgraded from 12.04 to 14.04. Everything went well until the reboot, and I'm currently stuck at splash-screen without having access to the login screen. I own a asus 1015pn. If I press esc during ...
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ubuntu application update or ubuntu upgrade?

i just typed in terminal: sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get upgrade python so i was waiting to get python but i think it's upgrading the whole OS why is this happening and i'm new so please explain ...
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avconv recording with built in camera stopped working when i upgraded from ubuntu 12 lts to ubuntu 14

I used following command to capture video from my built in camera avconv -f alsa -i pulse -f video4linux2 -r 25 -s 1280x720 -i /dev/video0 -vcodec libx264 -pre:0 ultrafast dud.mkv -loglevel quiet ...
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Upgrading to a no longer supported version [duplicate]

As per my previous question the issue I hoped would be resolved persist. Issue is that by upgrade I get the option to upgrade to 13.10. However 12.10, which I'm currently running, ended in May of 2014 ...
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Upgrade 12.10 sources.list [closed]

I have used deb http://old-releases.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ quantal main restricted and the like in my sources.list. I want to try an upgrade but not sure how to fix my sources.list file. This is my ...
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Can not connect to internet after upgrade to UBUNTU 14.04

I checked other answers but are not sure.Hereby some output ~$ ping google.com ping: unknown host google.com ~$ route -n Kernel IP routing table Destination Gateway Genmask ...
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How to recover from a bad upgrade

I have 3 computers, 2 running Ubuntu under VMWare Fusion, 1 under Parallels. The 2 VMWare computers upgraded to 14.04.01 fine, but the Parallels one complains that it cannot set the display ...
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Upgrade from precise -> trusty stalls with glib critical error

Mid way through an upgrade from precise to trusty I get the following Glib-critical error: http://imgur.com/HFUJSFq,UAhiAa6#0 What's the best way of recovering from this?
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What is the safest way to stay current on 12.04 or 14.04, on dual boot with Windows 8?

I am using 12.04 LTS, 64bit For a while now, Update Manager has been telling me that New Hardware Support is available. When that first happened, I of course tried to install it, but encountered ...
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Restore Xorg core and config files ubuntu 14.04

This question is a follow up on this one. I have recently upgraded from Ubuntu 12.04 to 14.04 and xserver broke during the process. I have tried reinstalling from the command line running the ...
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RomPager HTTP server is affected by a cross-site scripting vulnerability

After auditing my ubuntu 14.04 machine with Nessus scanner I received the following message: RomPager HTTP Referer Header XSS Description The remote RomPager HTTP server is affected by a ...
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can't upgrade to 14.04 resolve generate blanks [duplicate]

I have spent hours trying to upgrade, reading the forum, trying solutions but unable to get really anywhere. It is my sons computer and all he does on it is play minecraft. Please help and sorry if ...
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HP Mini upgrade from 12.04 to 13.?? failed [closed]

I have an HP Mini 1030NR that was on 12.04 for about a year with no problems. A couple of days ago I checked for updates and version 13 was available to upgrade so I selected update. After it ...
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update ubuntu on partition 2 from downloaded packages in partition 1

I have two partitions. On partition 1 I have installed ubuntu 14.04. On partition 2 I have installed a back up copy of ubuntu 14. 04. I upgrade ubuntu regularly on partition 1. Is it possible to ...
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“Depends: ___ but ___-saucy is to be installed” type broken dependencies after Trusty upgrade

The installer threw an error near the end of the 14.04 Trusty upgrade. unity-control-center is not installed and upon trying to install it I now have a chain of broken dependencies which, after going ...
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How do I fix this error? dkms.conf: Error! No 'BUILT_MODULE_NAME' directive specified for record #0 Error! Bad conf file

I am using Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS Does anyone know how to fix this Dkms.conf error? dkms.conf: Error! No 'BUILT_MODULE_NAME' directive specified for record #0. Error! Bad conf file. File: does not ...
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How to prepare Ubuntu 12.04 LTS to upgrade 14.04

I want to upgrade my Ubuntu 12.04 to 14.04 but I always fear losing my data. I never upgrade an Linux`s distro before, actually, this is about one year I am using it. So I don't know how actually ...
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Can't login after failed upgrade to 14.04

I ran an upgrade from 12.04 to 14.04 and while upgrading the power went off. I used this post: Ubuntu 13.04 to 13.10: Filesystem check or mount failed. Now I can get to the login page, but when I ...
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Problem installing gcc compiler [on hold]

I tried to install gcc compiler because I want to learn programming I have an old computer 1gb ram so I installed an older version of Ubuntu (10.04) and its working faster than before but when I try ...
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upgrade 14.04 with errors and shows red sign on top

I upgraded to Ubuntu 14.04 but it shows a red symbol on the top and gives error message in function update E:unknown error:<type exceptions.type error> upgrade manager or any other file is not ...
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Upgrade WUBI installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS to 14.04 LTS [duplicate]

I installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS into Windows XP using Wubi.exe. Update Manager tells me an upgrade to 14.04 is available, and the Manager has an "Upgrade" button. If I click that, will it upgrade my ...
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Upgrade from 13.10 to 14.04 “rolled back”

I've tried to upgrade my Kubuntu from 13.10 to 14.04, through the notification popup appeared in my taskbar. The upgrade process started, it begun to download about 1800 packages, it downloaded ...
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pentium t2390 dual core 3gb ram just installed 12.04, should I change to 14.04? [duplicate]

had a 12.04 disk and installed on a vista laptop for a friend, did not realize till install that 14.04LTS was available. should I burn a disk and reinstall 14.04, upgrade or stick with 12.04?
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texlive problems after upgrade to 14.04 from 12.04

During upgrade from 12.04 to 14.04 I got lots of errors about various items related to TeX. Most of them reported 'tex-common is not configured' as at least a part of the problem. When I try to ...
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apt-get upgrade complains about authentication of packages

I am currently using Ubuntu 14.04.1 server. When issuing a: sudo apt-get upgrade apt-get says: WARNING: The following packages cannot be authenticated This is a fresh install from an ISO that ...