Questions about upgrading packages, systems or hardware.

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Upgrading to 14.10 causes Dota to (sometimes) crash my computer?

So I was on Ubuntu 14.04 for a while and was perfectly happy with it, except that my mic was a little bit weird about when it wanted to work or not. I asked a question about it on AskUbuntu, and then ...
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upgrading system and lts-trusty packages

I use UBuntu 14.04 LTS and I regular perform a system update: sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get dist-upgrade I found a group of packages which names look like this "package-lts-trusty" , for ...
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dist-upgrade in ubuntu 14.04 uninstalled qgis and results in unmet dependencies

I did an dist-upgrade to ubuntu 14.04 and it uninstalled QGIS and related packages. I tried to re-install it and I receive the following error about unmet dependencies. The following packages have ...
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what are linux-image-extra and linux-image-generic? [duplicate]

Every time I use sudo apt-get upgrade, I get errors with the linux-image-extra and linux-image-generic. I am new to Ubuntu so I would like to know if these "image" files are the same as in Windows? ...
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Major problem with Nvidia after a release upgrade, 12.04 to 14.04. Can't access terminal to fix it!

After upgrading from 12.04 to 14.04 I experience a complete freeze at the login. I can't use any input devices, so I can't use Ctrl+Alt+F2 to get to the command line. I can't ssh in for whatever ...
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Software Updater quits before updating software [duplicate]

I currently have 13.10 Saucy Salamander installed, and I'm following this guide in order to update: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/TrustyUpgrades I got as far as step 6, click the Check button for ...
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How to upgrade to the latest kernel [duplicate]

I'm looking at the official repo, https://github.com/torvalds/linux - how would I replace the ubuntu 15.04 kernel (3.x) with the latest, 4.x one? My current system has the x86_64 architecture.
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How can I resolve BUILD_EXCLUSIVE error in upgrade to 3.19.7 Kernel?

I ran the following commands to upgrade from 3.19.0 to 3.19.7: $ cd /tmp $ wget ...
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14.04.2, 15.04 Boot Problems

I have been attempting to install 14.04.2 on a machine that previously ran 14.04 without issues. I can go through installation, install/remove a few packages (removed all non-essential software, ...
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Black screen on boot up after upgrade process was interrupted

I was upgrading from Lubuntu 14.04 to 14.10 when it asked me to change something and these options were offered: 1. Use settings as provided by provider(not exact words) 2. Use your settings 3. ...
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my nvidia graphics card keeps crashing after i installed it after upgrading to vivid vervet

i am a recent ubuntu user after having problems for so many years with windows vista. and all has been going ok so far. but recently,I upgraded to Vivid vervet 1504, and also updated my graphics ...
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Update error W: Some index files [duplicate]

It started when I upgraded from 14.04 to 14.10 to 15.04. I could not get to the GUI, only access Grub and terminal. I tried several things and failed. I tried to delete everything from Aptitude. It ...
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Unity System Daemon crash after upgrade to 15.04

I just updated to 15.04, and I had to fix my LightDM as it wouldn't start the GUI. I uninstalled my NVIDIA drivers and installed the dependencies for it, and I can boot into Unity now. However now ...
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How do I ensure an lts upgrade from 13.10 to 14.04? [duplicate]

I am upgrading from 13.10 to 14.04 in Terminal mode. My understanding is that apt-get update updates the list of available repos, and apt-get upgrade performs the upgrade. It's true that I did ...
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upgrade 12.10 to later version [duplicate]

I followed the directions. Got terminal message that some repositories had not been downloaded. There were no on screen instructions
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Upgrading to 15.04

I want to upgrade my live server running Ubuntu 14.04 with do-release-upgrade to 15.04 and I'm a little worried about it breaking Apache or something else in my LAMP setup. Is that safe? What can I ...
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do-release-upgrade is failing silently. First steps to troubleshoot?

When attempting to upgrade from 14.10 to 15.04 I'm running the following command. sudo do-release-upgrade The command is failing silently with no output on the command prompt. What should be my ...
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After closing the lid, no screen display and computer hangs. Have to restart everytime.(14.10)

When I lock my laptop and close the lid, and again after sometime,when I open the lid, their is a blank screen with no display and even if I press any key(s), my system does not wake up.I have to ...
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Ubuntu logs me out

I have Ubuntu 14.04 LTS installed, until now everything was going well, two hours ago, I received a notice from the Update Center and I accepted. An hour later (an hour ago), I went to turn on the hot ...
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How to “tell” Software updater, I have moved to a new kernel

I am running ubuntu 14.04 (updated from 12.04 which was preinstalled prior to the release of 14.04.02). I am an experienced non-technical desktop gnu/linux user, but relatively new to ubuntu. I ...
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Blank screen on login after upgrading to 15.04

I recently upgraded from 14.10 to 15.04, and now I can no longer log in. lightdm works, and I get as far as putting in my password, and it appears to be logging in, but after a few seconds the screen ...
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MySQL breaks after upgrade from Ubuntu 14.04LTS to Ubuntu 15.04

I recently upgraded from Ubuntu 14.04LTS to 15.04 and during this upgrade, MySQL probably broke. After the upgrade, I ran the command(to start mysql): sudo service mysql start The result was command ...
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update-manager & update-manager-core

# apt-get dist-upgrade Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Calculating upgrade... Done 0 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 0 to remove and 0 not ...
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my pc does not shut down properly since I upgraded to Ubunti 15.04

I have a desk top pc. I recently upgraded to Ubunto 15.04. I click on the tool icon in the top right hand corner and click on Shut down. The screen goes blank after a while and an energy saver ...
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Second screen blinking after upgrading to 15.04

I have upgraded 14.04 to 14.10 then to 15.04. I'm using a Dell laptop without dedicated video card (Intel i5 integrated graphics), lid is closed, I have one monitor plugged into VGA, the other into ...
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How do I find the current stable kernel (HWE) for 14.04.2?

This question is related to this one also. So I want to understand how do I find the last stable kernel for Ubuntu 14.04.2? Because with point release 2 it still confuses me. This is my current ...
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problem updating 14.04 to latest release

Trying to update system ubuntu 14.04 to latest release. keep getting no new release found message. Have tried lots of answers from these forums with no luck. Did find out that this system has issues ...
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Can't upgrade kernal after installing Nvidia drivers

A while back I set up an installation of Ubuntu 14.04.1. Part of this process, I installed Nvidia drivers from the Ubuntu Software Center. Everything went ok and I never thought anything about it ...
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Error upgrading KDE-telepathy - Kubuntu 15.04

I'm trying to update and upgrade my kubuntu 15.04. After trying to install all upgrades, I got the following error message: The following extra packages will be installed: ...
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Unable to upgrade or remove broken virtualbox package

I'll start with some details of what led up to this: I'm using Ubuntu 14.0 (KDE on top although presumably that's irrelevant) a few days ago I let the system do an auto-upgrade. It crashed partway ...
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Problem with KDE programs after upgrading to 15.04

I experienced this problem with konversation, but while searching for a solution, I saw that many people were having this problem with many different KDE programs, so I thought I'd bring it up here ...
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How can I upgrade from an EOL version without using an .ISO image as I cannot boot from usb or DVD?

I am trying to upgrade or update from Ubuntu 11.04. My computer (acer aspire c 2008) won't boot from usb and my cdrom usually doesn't mount. So could I partition my hard drive and put the .ISO there ...
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Lenovo B590 BIOS upgrade

I am currently running Ubuntu 15.04 on a Lenovo B590 notebook with BIOS version H5ET69WW (1.12). But as my current BIOS version is buggy, I need to upgrade it to version H9ET84WW (2.0). And I have ...
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Internet slowness upon upgrading to 15.04

Strangest problem upon upgrading to Ubuntu 15.04—The internet will work fine for a few seconds and then get extremely, noticably slow. Then it will come back after two minutes or so for a few seconds ...
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Bluetooth not working after upgrade to 15.04

After upgrading from 14.04 to 15.04, my Bluetooth is not working anymore. I don't have the icon in the taskbar. When I go to Bluetooth in System Settings, it says Bluetooth disabled. Does anyone have ...
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Manual Recovery

I installed ubuntu 14.04.02 on my netbook. So now I've got 2 os on my netbook, windows 8 and ubuntu. When I boot my netbook and choose to open on ubuntu, it says serious errors were found while ...
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15.04 vivid vervet intermittent selective network outages

I recently upgraded from 14.10 to 15.04 and immediately after the upgrade was finished, I began having network problems. At first I thought the errors were related to my squid3 cache, but I have ruled ...
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Graphical mode only in rescue mode after upgrade to 15.4 Kubuntu

I upgradded to 15.4, now my GUI is blank when booting regular. But iam able to boot the GUI while selecting rescue mode. apt-get update && apt-get-upgrade Says ecerything is up 2 date I ...
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Upgrade to Ubuntu 14.04 in ASUS X200CA [duplicate]

I have an noteboook ASUS X200CA with Ubuntu 12.04 factory preinstalled. I would like to update the operating system but I'm afraid it is not working properly, consume more resources than my computer ...
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Why is “No new release found”?

When I log in via SSH to my VPS (OpenVZ), I see: Welcome to Ubuntu 15.04 (GNU/Linux 2.6.32-042stab106.4 x86_64) * Documentation: https://help.ubuntu.com/ System information as (...) New ...
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Black screen after upgrading from 14.04 to 14.10

I have spent a few hours on my tablet trying to get help reading answers to similar problems but I'm still stuck. I upgraded from Ubuntu 14.04 to 14.10. I did it by following the steps on the Ubuntu ...
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GnuCash won't launch after upgrading to 15.4 from 14.10 [closed]

The program begins to load but gets to the "Finance ;; Quote" then quits.
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14.10 to 15.04 upgrade, now I can't poweroff or reboot!

I was previously running 14.10 without any problems on an Intel NUC Bay trail but then after upgrading it to 15.04 my PC won't poweroff or reboot anymore. At the shutdown messages it says umounting ...
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Building Pulseaudio and Bluez from source messes up the System Settings

I need to upgrade BlueZ and Pulseaudio to their latest versions, and currently the only way to do that is to build them from source. For this to work I need to first apt-get remove their old versions ...
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gpg-agent not handling ssh after ubuntu upgrade

My ubuntu 14.10 setup had gpg-agent handle ssh logins as per the instructions here: http://www.bootc.net/archives/2013/06/09/my-perfect-gnupg-ssh-agent-setup/ It stopped working after I upgraded ...
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Starting version 219 after upgrading to 15.04

I upgraded to 15.04 just before the official release, and have since then been met with this message at boot : device descriptor read/64, error -32 and then : Starting version 219 I could ...
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15.04 upgrade and Installation problem

I have a Asus K52J computer that i have been running Ubuntu 14 on and it has worked fine. Then i was asked to upgrade to 15.04. I did that but then i restarted the computer I just got the Ubuntu ...
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Double lock screen when resuming after upgrade to 15.04

After the upgrade to 15.04 I now get a double lock screen when I wake up from resume. First there will be a centered GTK grey panel which looks a bit like the old switch user login, after I enter that ...
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How to disable release upgrade notification at terminal/TTY login (not the GUI pop-up)?

I have Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on one of my old laptop. Each time I login through TTY or SSH it says: Welcome to Ubuntu 12.04.5 LTS (GNU/Linux 3.4.0-030400-generic i686) * Documentation: ...
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Black screen on upgrading to 15.04

Recently I upgraded from Ubuntu 14.04 to 15.04, and I get a black screen after the grub screen on selecting Ubuntu. I read a post that suggested I close the lid and open it again, and this actually ...