Questions about upgrading packages, systems or hardware.

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do I have to download a full 800-900 MB setup or only a smaller specific upgrade?

When the TT 14.04 is released, on upgrading from SS 13.10, do I have to download a full 800-900 MB setup or only a smaller specific upgrade? I'm only asking this out of curiousity anyway, but ...
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How can I upgrade major Kubuntu versions by command line?

The recommended way to upgrade Kubuntu versions is using kubuntu-devel-release-upgrade, which opens up a GUI window. Is there a purely command-line method for distribution upgrades? Background When ...
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Error While Upgrading 12.04 LTS to 12.10

While upgrading Ubuntu via update manager, I'm getting this following error. After this error system is reverted back to it's original version. W:Failed to fetch ...
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Recovering OpenOffice files from corrupted OS

I tried to upgrade to Ubuntu 13.10 yesterday, and my laptop promptly froze and wouldn't respond to anything other than the power button. When I turned it back on, Ubuntu failed to work period. I can ...
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Upgrading libcurl on Ubuntu 12.04

I'm seeing recurring stacktraces as shown below, which I think is caused by 12.04 shipping with an old curl (as mentioned here). How could I upgrade to a more recent stable version? ...
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Why does /usr/lib/update-notifier/apt-check not agree with apt-get upgrade

I've got an up to date Ubuntu install (13.10). When I run /usr/lib/update-notifier/apt-check it returns 7:0, ie 7 updates available, none of them security. However when I then try to upgrade, I get ...
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Release upgrade to LTS

I know that the option "Long term support releases only" for the "Software Sources/Updates/Show new distribution releases" GUI allows an upgrade between Long Term Support releases (community docs). ...
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Nautilus fails handling the desktop After upgrading to 13.10

I upgraded to 13.10 a few days ago, since then desktop icons disappear suddenly, each time I have to run nautilus again. How can I track down cause of it? EDIT: Icons disappear even if an instance of ...
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13.10 to 12.04 easy wayi [duplicate]

How does one switch from ubuntu 13.10 to ubuntu 12.04? I bought a laptop that came with ubuntu 13.10 as the native OS. I used a friends system with 12.04 and have decided that I want it.
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How to save/reinstall Ubuntu without LiveUSB

Been using Ubuntu for years, consider myself kind of an advanced user, and I assure you I have spent the better half of the day trying things and googling around. Here's what happened: Upgraded my ...
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Is it possible to customize software-updater to upgrade security-update weekly instead of immediately?

By default, Ubuntu user are notified daily for security updates is there any way to change it to notify weekly ?
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Ubuntu upgrade from 12.04 to 12.10 crashed and now /home partition won't mount at bootup

I tried to upgrade my wife's Packard Bell netbook running Lubuntu 12.04 LTS to 12.10. It all ran smoothly until after the downloading of packages and requesting I confirm that some will be removed, ...
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How can I upgrade Ubuntu 12.04 to Ubuntu 14.04 offline?

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 on my computer and I want to upgrade to Ubuntu 14.04. I do not have internet at home, so I need to do the upgrade offline. On openSUSE there a way to make the upgrade offline ...
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Upgrade Problem in Linux Headers

I was upgrading my ubuntu, when it stop when the upgrade was config linux headers. Can I restart the PC? 2014-03-28 14:19:32 configure lightdm:amd64 1.8.5-0ubuntu1 2014-03-28 14:19:32 status unpacked ...
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confguration incorrect while trying to install ubuntu

I am trying to run ubuntu 12.04LTS off of a pc I found off the side of the road pentium 4 3.00ghz 512mb ram 128mb gpu 20gb hdd Problem is when I place my cd inside and press f11 to access boot menu, ...
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Upgrade after effects… there is no window manager at startup

I just upgraded to Ubuntu 13.10 after hours of installing apps and configuration. I got many error messages, in the end it run dpkg --configure -a and reverted installation. Luckily it booted well and ...
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How to Upgrade Bluefish Version? [closed]

I have Ubuntu 11.04 natty OS. I have Bluefish 2.0.2 version, I want to upgrade this version to Bluefish 2.2.5 on same OS. I don't want to change or upgrade my OS (ubuntu 11.04). If any one has perfect ...
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Switch from Windows 7 to Ubuntu

My current PC is running on Intel Core 2 Duo processor 2.80GHz with 2GB RAM. I run Windows 7 32-bit on this configuration, but the PC shuts down sometimes due to over heating. Also, the CPU is always ...
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upgrade from 13.10 to 14.04 [duplicate]

I'm Planning to upgrade to 14.04 . so what are the precautions i need to do . and is there a way to go back if things goes bad . i would appreciate if some one tells me a check list to follow to do ...
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How to restore Data from ubuntu 12.10 localhost

after upgrading from Ubuntu 12.04 to 12.10 i have a black screen, don't see any thing I well remove this version and install a new one . but I need My all projects from local host. it's Important .
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Help!! Not sure how to fix [duplicate]

I'm a noob when it comes to Ubuntu. I'd love if someone could help me. I was trying to upgrade and it didnt let me, I restart and now it's messed up. As of this moment I can get to the purple screen ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 beta update compatibility [closed]

I would like to install Ubuntu 14.04 on my Notebook and I am wondering if the beta could be easily updated to later release clients? Are there any official sources that ensure update compatibility? ...
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Upgrade 404 not found while upgrading from 13.04 to 13.10

I am trying to upgrade my system from 13.04 to 13.10 (using the automatic upgrade) and this is what I am getting: W:Failed to fetch ...
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Software Updater fails to upgrade to 13.10 [duplicate]

I need help upgrading from 12.10 to 13.10. It's a little under a month to 14.04 but even sooner until support for 12.10 is dropped, so I decided to upgrade to 13.10 in the meantime. I used Software ...
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How to upgrade mono develop v3.0.3.2 to v4

So, i am using mono develop v3.0.3.2 but unfortunately it gives an error when i try to carry out a project on vb.net produces an error like: thus i hope upgrading might solve the problem.I am ...
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Why update softwares before upgrading to next version?

I am using ubuntu 13.10 now. I am willing to update my os into 14.04 after it's release. Is it needed to update my softwares before updating to 14.04. If it so, why?
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I just Updated and Upgraded my system then Low Graphics mode

I read the other ones about this but none explain how I can type in commands cause it just starts no command line how do I start with command line thanks .
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Upgrading Lubuntu?

I have a copy of lubuntu (the "light" distribution of ubuntu) on one of my machines. I received a message that the version that I have is no longer supported and that I must upgrade. When I pressed ...
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12.04 to 13.10 Can it remove encryption?

I installed Ubuntu 12.04 on my primary computer, and I absentmindedly selected "encypt home directory" I read a few methods to de-encrypt it, but they didn't work so well (And seemed overly ...
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VBoxManage not finding VMs after upgrading Ubuntu

For the first time ever I got an Ubuntu (12.04) "internal error " that hung up my computer and halted the VMs I run in VirtualBox. It had been a while (maybe 6 months) since I upgraded my system ...
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How to upgrade to the latest version from my current Ubuntu version 11.10 without data loss [duplicate]

How can I upgrade to the latest Ubuntu version from the present version 11.10 on my DELL Inspiron N5050 laptop without data loss. Also inform how can download the latest version.
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Problems when trying to upgrade from 10.04 to 12.04 [duplicate]

When I was trying to upgrade my server from ubuntu 10.04 to 12.04 I was facing problems with some packages. It was saying, sudo apt-get dist-upgrade Reading package lists... Done Building dependency ...
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Clock is not displayed and Consume more power

I just updated win 8 to Ubuntu 13.10 (x64) I'm new user of Ubuntu OS. I have sony vaio sve15129cns laptop. When i connected to internet ,to many updates ware installed and it block my OS's clock tab ...
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Problems with us.archive.ubuntu.com can't upgrade/update

I have this problem, i can't update/upgrade, i'm using a static Ip and through wifi and my eth0 is setted and in theory connected to the internet, but doesn't go outside my network aparently, i'm ...
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After upgrade I have NO network capability

I upgraded from 11.10 to 12.04 and now I have NO network capability, No wired, no wifi. I have looked at various solutions offered on the net to no avail. I am a NOOB and only vaguely familiar with ...
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Problems whith phpmyadmin after upgrading to 12.10

after doing a do-release-upgrade I try to access phpmyadmin. It dsiplays the login but when I try to log in it gives me an page not found error. during the upgrade it asked me whether or not to ...
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Upgrading an Ubuntu Cluster [duplicate]

I currently have a cluster of servers with 7 nodes running Ubuntu 10.04 LTS. I'm looking to upgrade to 14.04 LTS next month. I am unable to have all 7 nodes offline at the same time. Is it possible ...
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Is Bitcoin core V.0.9 not updated on PPA ppa:bitcoin/bitcoin?

Version 0.9 of Bitcoin-Qt just came out. When will ppa:bitcoin/bitcoin be updated? In the meanwhile, any steps showing how to upgrade are welcome! Equally posted on ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Unity or Gnome? [closed]

There is no problem at this time with any software, as I am simply trying to get ready for 14.04. Do I need to uninstall the gnome from 13.10 or will everything upgrade properly. I cannot find any ...
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Is there a way to upgrade from 12.04 desktop to 14.04 beta directly? [duplicate]

Is there a way to upgrade from 12.04 to 14.04 directly, maybe through terminal? If so, could you tell me? I don't want to wait till 14.04 comes out but I don't want to upgrade three times to get it. ...
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How to rollback an “apt-get install dist-upgrade”?

In order to get up-to-date with some kernel libraries, I tried to upgrade my Ubuntu 13.10 using sudo apt-get install dist-upgrade. However, after upgrading it the results were not satisfactory at all ...
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Lost all my applets last time I upgraded (to 13.10). How can I get them back?

I upgraded my system to 13.10 from 13.04 and lost all the applets in the normal view of my desktop (I see that they are active when clicking on the workspace switcher, see this image: I remember ...
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How to fix error while sudo apt-get upgrade

I am getting following error on Ubuntu 12.04 server. Everything on this machine was installed using apt-get install and tried to keep it updated as much as possible. After last update I noticed I can ...
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'apt-get upgrade' getting stuck

When trying to install updates after checking with sudo apt-get update, sudo-apt get upgrade is not installing them. username@username:~$ sudo apt-get upgrade Reading package lists... Done Building ...
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Can i Use the DE as in 13.04 on 12.04

i want to use 13.04 Desktop Environment(DE) in 12.04 is it possible without upgrade.i am using 32 bit ubuntu. Please tell me if this is possible or not. Thanks in Advance. :)
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Ubuntu 13.10 - i am running in KIOSK train station public place, but this autoupdate window is annoying every day. How to remove it please? [duplicate]

I need to remove this auto update notification dialog window which is very annoying and scary for public location where people is clicking the system and breaking it down to crash every day. I tried ...
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Upgrade Fiasco, again!

In the middle of upgrade (from 13.04 to 13.10) the download stopped (for 2 hours, I was sure it was not going anywhere) and when even Firefox stopped working I was forced to reboot and, voila, my ...
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How can I get “delta” packages to optimize apt-get upgrade downloads?

I have recently installed Fedora in VirtualBox and noticed that they use Delta-RPM packages, which help dramatically reduce downloading sizes. Also I heard that Gentoo uses some delta packages. Would ...
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How to upgrade to PHP 5.3.23

I'm trying to install zendframework through composer. Using the command, php5 composer.phar install Then I get the error: Problem 1 - Installation request for zendframework/zendframework 2.3.* ...
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Why Doesn't The Full Amount of RAM appear?

I just upgraded by Gateway DX300x PC running Ubuntu 13.10 with a full 4GB of RAM. The specs say it should be able to handle this but when I check the System Settings it only shows 3.2GB of RAM. Is ...