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Upgrade Apache OpenSSL to same as system OpenSSL

I'm using OpenSSL 1.0.2h 3 May 2016 in my Ubuntu 14.04.4 TLS server: # openssl version OpenSSL 1.0.2h 3 May 2016 But Apache still using an old version: AH00163: Apache/2.4.7 (Ubuntu) OpenSSL/1.0....
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terminal view under Distribution Upgrade

I was upgrading from 14.04 to 15.04, under the Distribution Upgrade window, there is a terminal view of the process; I was looking at the changes when I was asked on the terminal view to update or ...
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Trying to make bootable used in 14.04 for 16.04 but it does not boot

I was trying to make a boot-able in 14.04 for 16.04. But after completing, when I restart the system and try boot from USB it gets stuck and says grub not found. Is anyone else also found the same ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 to 16.04 upgrade install-info issue

I was upgrading Ubuntu 15.10 to 16.04, I had an error right in the middle of upgrading install-info 127 error code, But the installation continued, After an hour the error came up again and aborted ...
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Is it possible upgrade form 14.04 directly to 16.04 [duplicate]

I have read that upgrading from 14.04 to 16.04 is not possible. Is that true? Instead there is a recommendation to upgrade in steps through all releases and ultimately 16.04. I did attempt a staged ...
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Black screen on upgrade from 14.04

This appears to be a reasonably common issue, so I've managed to gain a bunch of facts, but I'm not sure what I should do next. I have a toshiba z30 ultrabook running 14.04, and I finally attempted ...
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How to install Epson L210 scanner in Ububtu 16.04? [duplicate]

Epson L210 printer and scanner was working in Ubuntu 14.04 but upgrading to 16.04 only printer is working. I have the scanner driver deb amd 64 package but I don't know how to install.
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'libpeas-1.0-0-python3loader' dependency issue after upgrade

I ran the command: sudo apt-get dist-upgrade Today and this was how it went: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Calculating upgrade... ...
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How to upgrade ubuntu in side virtual box installed using vagrant?

I have Ubuntu 14 installed to my virtual machine(Virtual Box) using vagrant. Now I want to upgrade it to Ubuntu 16. I have an ISO image of Ubuntu 16 with me. Is it possible to upgrade to latest ...
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MySQL Won't update

I'm updating my server after a year of being off, and running all the update commands to secure everything. Setting up mysql-server-5.5 (5.5.49-0ubuntu0.14.04.1) ... MySQL stop/waiting (infinite ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 upgrade from 15.10 problem

I have just upgraded my Ubuntu 15.10 64 bit computer to 16.04. I was initially prompted to do this via a message under the Unity graphical front end but got the message Could not determine the ...
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Upgrading Ubuntu 15.10 to Xenial Xerus

I currently have Ubuntu 15.10 and I want to upgrade that to Xenial Xerus ( 16.04 LTS ), I invoked this in terminal : update-manager -d but when the windows pops out and it downloads some files ...
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Upgrade to 16.04. Broken dependencies and impossibility to resolve them in usual ways [duplicate]

I upgraded the system some days ago and after that I had a problem of broken packages which affects to MySQL and several libraries. After that I can do updates but not install, upgrade, remove or ...
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Tried to upgrade my 14.04 and it has all gone horribly wrong

I have been aware of the new releases of Ubuntu for some time, but never felt a need to upgrade from 14.04 until today when I wanted to try the latest KDEnlive release but couldn't get it to update ...
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Rare Full Partition Behaviour

Yesterday, I had my main Linux partition more than 60% free. Today, I tried to upgrade the system (as usual, each day) and it tells me: There is not enough room to perform the upgrading. Please, free ...
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dpkg: unrecoverable fatal error, aborting: files list for package 'adwaita-icon-theme' is not a regular file

When I try to run " sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get upgrade" command on my Ubuntu 16.04 PC, it throws this error below: pxxxx@pxxxx:~$ sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get upgrade ...
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Trying to upgrade to 16.04 but “No new release found” [duplicate]

I've followed the instructions here on how to upgrade from 14.04 to 16.04, but for some reason when I type sudo do-release-upgrade I get: Checking for a new Ubuntu release No new release found What ...
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Why can I not execute the upgrade command in Ubuntu 14.04? [closed]

I am running the following command: sudo apt-get upgarde In my Ubuntu 14.04 terminal, but it is outputting the following error: E: Invalid operation upgarde How should I solve this?
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large Black background display in every context menu and popup in ubuntu 14.10 LTS

Yesterday I tried to upgrade my Ubuntu from 14.10 to 16.04LTS and due to that there seems to be a Graphical error in the UI. Every context menu and popup has a large black background. Below is the ...
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Have to use -o Acquire::ForceIPv4=true to do apt-get update/upgrade

I am looking for an other workaround to my problem that apt-get upgrade/update/install wont work via IPv6. I cant use the software center neither can I use the system update center for anything. I ...
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Is it safe to upgrade to Ubuntu 14.04 with unrecognised graphics card?

I currently have ubuntu 12.04 and the settings -> Details does not detect the graphics card, however I get the graphics card info with: lspci -v | grep -i vga 00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: ...
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No operating system found on upgrade to 16.04

I've been using ubuntu on my very old 32bit dell laptop. It was working well until I upgraded to 16.04, which left my laptop with a completely black screen with no activity. It's as though it had ...
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Upgrade stalled. 14.04 to 15

Whilst upgrading from 14.04 to 15 the installation black screened. I waited for 15 minutes then rebooted. Ubuntu 15 started in terminal mode. How do I verify the installation and start the desktop? ...
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Comparing Installed Packages Across Machines

I'm following this guide to compare packages installed on one machine to another machine. Then to sync the two machines so they have (nearly) identical packages. http://www.unixtutorial.org/2014/09/...
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Why doesn't the chrome dev channel upgrade Chrome via apt-get upgrade anymore?

I was using the Chrome dev channel for a while and was used to getting updates via: apt-get update && apt-get upgrade Recently I discovered though that my dev channel remains the same and I ...
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Hdmi does't work after upgrade from 15 to 16 version

I have two monitors and both worked before i'm upgrade my ubuntu from 15 to 16.04 version. Now works only one monitor. Second monitor (who doesnt't work) plugged through hdmi and when i look in ...
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Unable to install or upgrade after an upgrade to 16.04 with gcc-doc error [duplicate]

I'm kind of new to Ubuntu. A couple of days ago, I upgraded to 16.04 from 14.04. After the upgrade, I can neither install new software nor upgrade OS. When I enter sudo apt-get upgrade I get this ...
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Does a `do-realease-upgrade` delete my files and softwares

Currently I use Vivid( Ubuntu 15.04 ) and I want to upgrade it to Xenial ( Ubuntu 16.04 ), I know I should invoke do-release-upgrade but if I invoke that will my files and softwares ( for example gcc ...
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Will erasing ubuntu and reinstalling affect both disks?

I'm planning on upgrading from ubuntu 14.04 lts to 16.04 lts. I've got 14.04 installed on my SSD, and my files are kept on HDD. My question is, will erasing and reinstalling ubuntu with liveCD erase ...
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Upgrading all packages except Gnome [duplicate]

I would like to know if there is a specific command to upgrade my whole system except Gnome with sudo apt-get update and sudo apt-get dist-upgrade. In a previous post I found the following command to ...
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upgrade error : illegal package name `doc-base/noawait' [duplicate]

I cannot download anything or upgrade my system. I get the following error message: dpkg: file triggers record mentions illegal package name `doc-base/noawait' (for interest in file `/usr/share/doc-...
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ttf-mscorefonts-installer tries to install in 16.04

I've tried to install mscorefonts in 16.04, it failed, and now each time system boots a pop up appears saying that if failed and wanted to do again, I try but again it doesn't install, so the next ...
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16.04 upgrade from 15.10 pkgs being removed instead of upgraded

Trying to upgrade twice now, but failed: An unresolvable problem occurred while calculating the upgrade. This can be caused by: * Upgrading to a pre-release version of Ubuntu * Running the current ...
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upgrade Ubuntu 16.04 without losing data [duplicate]

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I want to upgarde to Ubuntu 16.04 via the software updater application. I have lots of data in my laptop. Also I am having useful softwares related with my work. Now I ...
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apt-get keeps upgrading the same package over and over

I have created an experimental PPA which hosts a lot of different packages for Ubuntu 16.04. The builds are as recent and stable as possible. Everything works fine, except for 2 packages and I can't ...
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Will Ubuntu prompt me for consensual 14.04.x download?

I just did fresh install of Ubuntu 14.04.1 on my desktop. Naturally, there are many updates available in Software Updater for me to download, but it's very important for my WiFi chipset that I update ...
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Need fix an unusual window behavior Ubuntu 16.04

I've upgraded from Ubuntu Utopic to the 16.04 and when I go to my file explorer I got the problem in the picture. How can I fix it?
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Can't login to Ubuntu 15.10/16.04 after update from 14.04

So I had a problem with Ubuntu 14.04 (I made a question about it), and to solve it, I just upgraded my ubuntu version to 16.04 using partitions; I saved my /home file and erased the rest. The problem ...
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dkms problem with VirtualBox kernel registration after 15.10 to 16.04 upgrade [duplicate]

After upgrading an Ubuntu GNOME 15.10 machine to 16.04 I have encountered some problems with my VirtualBox and dkms installation. It seems that during the upgrade dkms had some problems registering ...
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Black screen after upgrading to Ubuntu 16

I performed the Ubuntu 16 upgrade on my Dell Inspiron N5110 running Ubuntu 15.10 the other day, and I was greeted with a black screen. I got the noise it makes when the login screen comes up, but ...
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How to remove kernels from previous release

See question How to remove kernels from previous release? which is marked as duplicate. I ask this again, because the question is special case and not handled in the answers for the related question. ...
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Can't upgrade from 15.04 to 15.10

I am trying to upgrade from 15.04 to 15.10 and getting the following error-message: W:Failed to fetch http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/wily/universe/source/Sources Hash Sum mismatch , E:Some ...
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Desktop is blinking

I recently upgraded from to 15.10 to 16.04 (backed up /home, repartitioned, and reinstalled). Now, everytime I log in, the Unity launcher at the left does not appear, and everything is blinking (...
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Can't boot after upgrade from 14.04 LTS to 16.04 LTS

I have a Dell Inspiron 15 7559, which comes with ubuntu 14.04 LTS pre-installed. After updating, the software update application gave an error indicating something wrong with my laptop with two ...
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Networking disabled after upgrade from 15.04 to 15.10, only loopback present

After upgrading to Ubuntu 15.10 on a Thinkpad X220 laptop, ethernet and wifi are no longer working. ifconfig shows only the loopback interface. ifconfig -a shows the loopback, eth0, and wlan0. I ...
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Error do-release-upgrade

The following error when trying to update the version 15:10 to 16:04 version. # do-relase-upgrade Traceback (most recent call last): File "/tmp/ubuntu-release-upgrader-r8fv67ku/xenial", line 8, in &...
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Can't log in: Upgraded to Ubuntu 16.04 invalidated my public ssh-keys, changed to PasswordAuthentication no and now I can't get back in

I upgraded my remote server to Ubuntu 16.04 (from 14.10). Then I reconfigured it to only use keys and not passwords. Did that by editing the /etc/ssh/sshd_config file where I changed to the following:...
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Newbie: problem with building dependencies

I am trying to read video file in Octave(previously in Windows I am running the same program in Matlab with some inbuilt functionalities and works fine),but in Octave it is not able to read the video ...
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Upgrade to 16.04 failed. System says unstable repositories. Getting duplicate packages messages during updates

When I attempted to upgrade to 16.04, it told me there were "unstable packages" on my system that I needed to repair. Whenever I run an update, I get the following: W: Target Packages (multiverse/...
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Dependency issue: gcc-4.9-base being kept back

I'm unable to upgrade my system because of broken packages. I've been unable to solve this problem for some months now, and frankly, I'm on the verge of doing a complete reinstall of ubuntu. This ...