Questions about upgrading packages, systems or hardware.

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I can't update Ubuntu 12.04

I have been trying for the past couple of days to update and it keeps telling me that: Could not calculate the upgrade An unresolved problem occurred while calculating the upgrade This can be caused ...
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Upgraded from 14.04 to 15.04 cannot load desktop

I'm running as a Parallels VM. I recently upgraded from 14.04 -to- 14.10 -to- 15.04. Once the upgrade was complete I enter my password, I appear to authenticate, but nothing loads. No launcher bar, ...
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Sudden problem when upgrading

I am running XUbuntu 14.04 and today I issued sudo apt-get upgrade on my system and the output was Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done ...
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I tried to do an upgrade for some reason it stopped

Processing triggers for initramfs-tools ... update-initramfs: Generating /boot/initrd.img-3.2.0-83-generic-pae Warning: No support for locale: en_US.utf8 These are the lines that are showing an ...
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Declutter Other Software sources

I recently upgraded from 14.04 to 15.04 (with a brief stop in 14.10) and need some help understanding how to manage software sources in Ubuntu. When I look at the 'Other Software' tab in Software and ...
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Will Biosdevname stay disabled when I update my system?

I wanted my server, 14.04.2, to use the old style of network interface naming, e.g. eth0. I used the Biosdevname part of the answer found here, editing /etc/default/grub but not purging the ...
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How does 'upgrade packages during installation' affect point release and kernel updates?

I've recently freshly installed Ubuntu Server 14.04, allowing package updates by internet on installation. This was installed from the 14.04 disc image, downloaded before any of the 14.04.1 and ...
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Why are samba packages held back while upgrading newly installed system?

I've recently freshly installed Ubuntu 14.04 Server. I allowed updating of packages during the installation process. After initial installation, I've run: apt-get update followed by apt-get ...
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apt-get upgrade for Dokuwiki

I just installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS desktop and installed dokuwiki via apt. It's on version: 2013-12-08 That's quite old. The latest release is: 2014-09-29d How can I use apt to upgrade the ...
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How to upgrade openfire from 3.8.2 to 3.10.0?

When I try to upgrade openfire from 3.8.2 to 3.10.0 gives following error. I am using ubuntu 12.04 1. wget http://download.igniterealtime.org/openfire/openfire_3.10.0_all.deb 2. sudo dpkg -i ...
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Replace your changes in '/etc/ati/atiapfxx'

I am facing a problem since few weeks with updating my Ubuntu. Usually I receive a notice for updating my Ubuntu, I click download and install, it is be done smoothly. A few weeks back Ubuntu ...
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PPA removed and purged but still showing available upgrades

This is on Ubuntu 14.04 (SERVER, so no GUI) Ok so earlier today I was asked to upgrade GCC to GCC 4.9 (current available is GCC 4.8 for Trusty). So following these directions I installed the PPA ...
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Kubuntu 15.04 alt key problem after upgrade

After last upgrade, when I do any alt+key combination my plasma window manager freezes as if the alt key keeps pressed. So I can only move windows. I have to connect with ssh to restart display ...
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apt-get upgrade failure on libglib2.0-bin

im having problem updating my ubuntu 12.04 (64 bit) ran below command apt-get update && apt-get upgrade resulted to: Setting up libglib2.0-bin (2.32.4-0ubuntu1) ... rmdir: failed to ...
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SVN over HTTPS broken after 12.04LTS upgrade to 14.04LTS

I just upgraded from 12.04LTS to 14.04LTS. Up until the upgrade, I was running Subversion over Apache 2.2 without any issues. After the upgrade I get Access Forbidden messages when connecting from ...
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Ubuntu won't boot after upgrading from 14.04 to 14.10

I have dualbooted with ubuntu and windows 7 but lately when i upgraded my ubuntu version from 14.04 to 14.10 i am not able to boot. When i try to go in ubuntu it starts loading normally then all this ...
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Upgrading from WUBI 12 to 14.04 LTS

If I upgrade from 12.04 to 12.10 within WUBI, will it keep the programs, program settings and program data that I installed? I have downloaded the 14.04 LTS version and I will burn it to a DVD. Can I ...
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How to install, fglrx on (K)ubuntu 15.04 ? Starting version 219 AMD R9 290x

i have upgraded my Ubuntu 14.10 to Kubuntu 15.04 and as i thought the graphics driver would mess up. I am looking for a step-by-step tutorial how to install fglrx on Kubuntu 15.04. On 14.04 i had ...
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How to upgrade from ubuntu 13.4 to 15.4? [duplicate]

i am currently using ubuntu 13.4 ,and i want to upgrade to ubuntu 15.4 ,without losing my data. i have Xamp and mysql installed on my system which i don't want to lose.
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Lost Network Connection after apt-get upgrade from Ubuntu 14.04.1 to 14.04.2

I recently did sudo apt-get update and sudo apt-get upgrade on my Ubuntu Server 14.04.1 installation and it upgraded to 14.04.2. I shut down the machine for the weekend. When I started the machine ...
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Ubuntu Gnome 14.04: stop upgrading old kernel

I recently upgraded the kernel in Ubuntu 14.04 from 3.13 to 3.16. But the Updater (or apt) keeps insisting on upgrading the 3.13 branch. How to stop this behavior? Is it safe to remove all 3.13 ...
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How to fix apt-get upgrade (error processing package util-linux)

I get the following error when running sudo apt-get upgrade. I have tried the commonly recommended fixes for upgrade errors (sudo dpkg --configure -a and sudo apt-get install -f) to no avail. Here is ...
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Upgraded from 14.10 to 15.04, after reboot no change

I was using Ubuntu 14.10 (Ubuntu MATE) and my Update Manager showed up that there is an upgrade possible to 15.04. So I selected ok and the upgrade started. It took a lot of time, but after that ...
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Pear upgrade all is not working in Ubuntu

When I try to upgrade Pear It shows message on terminal as follows Will upgrade channel://pear.php.net/xml_util Will upgrade channel://pear.php.net/pear Will upgrade ...
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boot problem after upgrade Ubuntu 14.10 to 15.04

I upgraded Ubuntu14.10 to 15.04, using software updater. After finished it , I restart. Now on a restart it fails to make it to the login prompt. The system looks to be in a cycle of failure and I see ...
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12.04 to 14.04 upgrade hangs at “preparing to configure gdb”

I have a Dell Inspiron i5-3542 laptop reinstalled with Ubuntu 12.05 LTS, however when I tried to upgrade to 14.04 the system hung at preparing to configure gdb. How can I solve this issue?
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Upgrading server from 13.04 to 13.10 (eventually 14.04) [closed]

I'm trying to upgrade a production server from 13.04 to 13.10. I've run 'sudo do-release-upgrade' but I'm getting 404 errors and I don't know how to quickly fix this. Anyone have any ideas or should ...
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Can't upgrade the system, dist. update stuck

I've just bought a Dell inspirion laptop , core i3 , 4gb ram , nvidia graphics (2gb vram) and it came with Ubuntu 12.0.4 LTS which is nice cuz i need it for programming. But when i run distribution ...
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Bluetooth not working after upgrading from 14.10 to 15.04

I upgraded to Ubuntu 15.04. After all the restarts, things were fine. I shut the machine down. Next morning, I restarted and my bluetooth keyboard (Logitech diNovo, about 6 years old) wasn't working. ...
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Upgrading from 14.04 to 14.10: Error! The dkms.conf for this module includes a BUILD_EXCLUSIVE directive which does not match this kernel/arch.

I got a Dell XPS 13 Developer Edition today that shipped with 14.04. I am trying to upgrade to 15.04 in order to solve some trackpad issues, and it seems I need to go to 14.10 and then to 15.04. When ...
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Upgraded a virtual guest system: /dev/disk/uuid… does not exit

I recently upgraded my Ubuntu 14.04 (kubuntu), running as a guest inside VirtualBox 4.3.12 hosted by Windows 7 Enterprise, 64 bit. All ran fine until yesterday - when I tried to start the new ...
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Upgrade fail from 14.04 LTS to 14.10

I am trying to upgrade from 14.04 LTS to 14.10. Using the automatic update it failed at the "Setting Up New Software Channels" step. The line in the log file in /var/log/dist-update/ showing the ...
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After updating ubuntu 14.04, only the mouse shows onscreen. How do I fix?

I have an eMachines T5246 running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS set up as a home media server with Plex. Everything has been running well (if slowly) up until today when I installed the updates that showed up in ...
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Error 2 : Building dependencies problem in ubntu 14.04

(synaptic:4696): GLib-CRITICAL **: g_child_watch_add_full: assertion 'pid > 0' failed Can't exec "locale": No such file or directory at /usr/share/perl5/Debconf/Encoding.pm line 16. Use of ...
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Why is 15.04 showing a DualPoint Stick that doesn't exist on my laptop?

I have had a terrible time since upgrading to 15.04... One huge problem has been that my touchpad enables itself even though I have disabled it using the system notifier. After trying many things I ...
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How can I make umet dependencies correct? in ubuntu 14.04 while update and upgrade with sudo commands

dhanesh@HP2000-Notebook:~$ sudo apt-get upgrade Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done You might want to run 'apt-get -f install' to correct ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Upgrade: Touchpad not detected

I did and upgrade to 14.04 from 12.04 and I have issues with my touchpad. Tried this: But not working Synaptic touchpad on laptop not working Output of xinput list as below ⎡ Virtual core pointer ...
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Upgrade to 14.04 LTS from Windows 7 and 12.10 dual boot

I have a dual boot of windows 7 and ubuntu 12.10LTS on my laptop. I want to upgrade to 14.04LTS ( Or any other newer LTS version). My question are: Do I have to backup my data in windows 7? (I ...
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typing, audio, and video - problems after upgrading to 15.04

When I attempt to type using any application - gedit or chromium for example - typing is incredibly difficult. There are noticeable lags in the typing - sometimes letters appear normally but every few ...
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Access ubuntu terminal/sudo after pressing ctrl c and restaring while upgrading system

I tried to upgrade my system from 14.10 to 15.04 and while I was installing it asked me if I want to replace config file. I tried to compare, then didn't know how to exit Ipressed ctrl c and then I ...
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“Software Updater” & “Software & Updates” not working on 14.04 LTS [duplicate]

“Software Updater” and “Software & Updates” are not working any more on my Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I do not get any error message but when I click on the icons of Software updater and Software & ...
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update and upgrade error on ubuntu 14.04

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 and when I run the update&& upgrade command I got this error ***dpkg: dependency problems prevent configuration of ifupdown: ifupdown depends on initscripts (>= ...
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Point Release upgrade: Unable to update Ubuntu 14.04.1 to 14.04.2

Very trivial question, but current version of Ubuntu installed on desktop is Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS as verified by sanchit@sanchit-Home:~$ lsb_release -a No LSB modules are available. Distributor ID: ...
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Is it possible to bring terminal (invoked from GUI) to the CLI terminal?

Due to graphics driver failure after dist-upgrading my "AMD powered" system I am unable to login to my account. The login screen is just bouncing back and not showing me the result of that upgrade ...
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FS mounted as RO on boot after upgrade to 15.04

Just upgraded from 14.10 to 15.04. Couldn't get the system to boot ok. I could boot using (upstart) option - not using default systemd. When in default mode the lightdm terminal was stuck before login ...
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Upgrade from 14.04 to 15.04 fails

I recently got an XPS 13 DE that comes with Ubuntu 14.04 and kernel 3.13. There are some issues with the touchpad and some other components that can be resolved by upgrading your kernel and moving to ...
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Ubuntu 15.04(?) segfault on login

I recently installed Ubuntu 14.10 and decided to do the upgrade within Ubuntu (not sure if that could contribute to my problem or not). I installed last night and was able to log in without issue and ...
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Being dropped to emergency mode after upgrading to 15.04 with encrypted hard drive

I had installed ubuntu 14.10 with encrypted lvm and uefi mode on my hard drive. There are two hard drives which are encrypted. The first contains the root file system and the second contains a sharing ...
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How do I prevent kernel from updating beyond ATI GPU

Current ATI driver can't handle kernels newer than, perhaps, 3.16x What's the best way to prevent kernel upgrades from removing proprietary ATI driver? Open driver is not an option, that kills 1/3 ...
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cant disable third-party repositories for upgrade

I Can't disable third-party repositories for upgrading. I've tried everything including "software and updates" [other software] checked off all. Also tried apt-get install -fas terminal suggests. ...