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Wifi problem after upgrade 14.10 to 15.04

After upgrade from Ubuntu 14.10 to 15.04 i have some problem with my wifi. I don't see option with wireless network on menu bar. There is report from wireless-info script wirelees-info: 1) #########...
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Problem on upgrade from 11.10 to 12.4 with CD

I write the Ubuntu 12.4 .iso file to CD. reboot my PC and boot from CD and chose install Ubuntu. I don't know why the chosen "upgrade Ubuntu 11.10 to 12.04 " is disable ? is problem in my hardware? I ...
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Upgrading to Ubuntu 13.04 with live USB on dual boot system

I have dual boot Win7/Ubuntu 12.10. I have a 13.04 live USB. How can I upgrade the 12.10 install from the live USB? I read previous questions here that answer this question - they all say that the ...
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How to upgrade to a newer release of Ubuntu using the Live CD?

I've downloaded Ubuntu 13.10 daily CD and I want to upgrade all my computers using this Live CD (they all run Ubuntu 13.04 presently). How can I upgrade to Ubuntu 13.10 exploiting the packages in the ...
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How to fix GPG error/BADSIG while running apt-get update? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What is the easiest way to resolve apt-get BADSIG GPG errors? Of late, I've been getting this long list of errors every time I run apt-get update from the terminal. These ...
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Unable to upgrade to 14.04

I am trying to upgrade from Kubuntu 13.10 to 14.04. When I start the distribution upgrade, I get this message after "setting new software channels": An unresolvable problem occurred while ...
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X doesn't start after Upgrade from 11.10 to 12.04

I'm trying to upgrade from 11.10 to 12.04. I was making the upgrade over the X session of 11.10 i386. I was in the middle of the instalation when the X freezed. So i've made a reboot. When it ...
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When launching, nvidia-settings it just hangs

I've just upgraded to 11.10 and now nvidia-settings won't launch. If I run it from the command line (as me or as root) it just hangs. How can I debug this?
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Ubuntu latest LTS is now released, why can't I upgrade from previous LTS? And how can I force the upgrade? [duplicate]

Ubuntu Server 16.04 is now released. I have Ubuntu (server) 14.04.4 LTS, but when I try to do a do-release-upgrade it tells me that there are no upgrades available. Why? How can I upgrade my ...
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Ubuntu shows 'Kubuntu' on boot

I recently updated my Ubuntu 12.10 setup to 13.04 using sudo do-release-upgrade. After going through the process and rebooting, I was a little confused by the GRUB menu showing a "Kubuntu" option ...
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Will upgrading Windows 7 to 8 affect Ubuntu installation (dual-boot)?

I'm posting this question because I have the intention to update my Windows 7 (damaged installation) to Windows 8 but I don't know if this process may affect my Ubuntu 12.04 install. I have 220 GB ...
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apt-get upgrade error : E:sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (2)

I'm doing an upgrade with sudo apt-get upgrade After I press Enter: do you want to continue [y/n]? y dedconf: apt-extracttemplates failed:No such file or directory extracting templates from package:...
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Upgrade to Ubuntu 13.04 Problem - Boots into Blank Black Screen

After upgrade my desktop system (asrock z77, intel i5, geforce gtx 650, 16 GB ram) can only boot to a black screen. I mean after the GRUB interface (kernel is 3.8.8-19-generic) and purple screen. I ...
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How much data do I need to download to upgrade to a new version of Ubuntu?

I have a limited download plus upload at full band width then it drops to 68 Kb/s. What is the total size downloaded when I upgrade to a new Ubuntu version? Will I be able to do it with 8 Gig left ...
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Upgrade from Kubuntu 9.10 to Ubuntu 10.04

I'm planning to switch from KDE to gnome (Kubuntu to Ubuntu) and from 9 to 10 in one step - do you have any hints what would be the least painful way to do this ?
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Upgrade 9.10 to 10.04

We have Karmic Koala on our workstation. When we tried upgrading using Update Manager, the window froze (turned black and white) and we had to "Force Quit". We used the command-line "sudo do-release-...
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“General error mounting filesystems” after upgrade to 13.04

I just tried updating to 13.04 from 12.10. When I restarted, it went to Grub even though there's no other OS on the computer. I clicked on Ubuntu to finish booting and I got a terminal with the error ...
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Login loop in 15.04 after upgrading to kernel 3.19.0-26-generic

Today I've updated the kernel from 3.19.0.25-generic to 3.19.0.26-generic, and now I get a login loop. After I input the (correct) password, the login screen keeps reappearing over and over. If in the ...
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apt-get upgrade stuck at the same package

Current status I've started to suspect this is not an Ubuntu issue, but related to the internet connection here at my work. Until I'm sure, Im leaving my question below: Original question I'm stuck,...
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LTS to LTS Upgrade

Another question with this URL: How do I upgrade from 10.04 or 11.10 to 12.04? Has this: If you choose to upgrade before then, you can pass the -d option to the upgrade tool, running do-...
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Why doesn't the command do-release-upgrade doesn't require sudo?

I was wondering why the command do-release-upgrade doesn't require sudo? I mean, it does significantly change your system, so I would have guessed it requires sudo. This is from ubuntu self, but it ...
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Black tty 1-6 screens

After installing Ubuntu 10.04 I had some flickering issues, so I tried upgrading drivers and such, then I installed the fglrx driver and the flickering have gone away but when trying to access the TTY ...
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I don't know how to upgrade 12.10 to 13.04 or 13.10

I try to use upgrade app to upgrade, but the app tell me I can upgrade 13.10 directly. But, if I press upgrade button, then the error message occured like... An upgrade from 'quantal' to 'saucy' is ...
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How to upgrade Ubuntu 13.10 (end of life) to Ubuntu 14.04? [duplicate]

I've EOL release of Ubuntu 13.10. Now I want to upgrade to next release. For this I read many sites. So herein I would like to clarify & confirm ways for the same. 1) This site of ubuntu mentions ...
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Should I upgrade to ubuntu 14.10 Utopic Unicorn? [closed]

Ubuntu 14.10 Utopic Unicorn released yesterday. I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 since it released. I want to know what are the new features in 14.10 . Is it really effective to upgrade to 14.10 or 14.04 is ...
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Upgrade from Caixa Mágica 22LTS (based on Ubuntu 14.04) to Ubuntu 14.04 or 15.04?

I have Caixa Mágica 22LTS (based on Ubuntu 14.04) installed on my laptop. I want to know if is possible to convert it to Ubuntu 14.04 or 15.04 (in Portuguese). If yes, then I need to install the HP ...
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Is it necessary to upgrade to 14.04 LTS or can I stand in 12.04 LTS forever with no problem?

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS, and although I would like to upgrade to 14.04 LTS, I don't want to have any troubles after upgrading. For example, I don't know if I can no longer use some of my software ...
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ubuntu 12.04 kernel upgrade to 3.10

After reviewing many guides about kernel upgrades - and even following a tip from: http://syntaxionist.rogerhub.com/ubuntu-on-the-lenovo-thinkpad-x230.html to upgrade the kernel of Ubuntu 12.04 to 3.4,...
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How do I upgrade Nautilus in Ubuntu 14.04 Unity and Ubuntu based distros?

I am currently running Ubuntu Unity 14.04.x and Zorin OS 9 (14.04.x based distro). Both OSs are running Nautilus 3.10.1. Recently, Nautilus 3.18.1 was released. This new version is not in the ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 upgrade from 13.10: Using unofficial software packages not provided by ubuntu

I am having an issues upgrading to 14.04 (Trusty Tahr) from 13.10 (Saucy Salamander), where I get a message Could not calculate the upgrade, and I believe it is due to my unofficial software packages. ...
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How to verify whether I have updated from beta to stable? [duplicate]

I has been using Ubuntu 11 Beta, I want to verify I have the stable version. I read that I should use update manager to update, and read that the was supposed to be an "upgrade platform" or similar ...
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I cannot upgrade to 12.10 because of graphic-card, Radeon HD 3450

I wonder what has happened. I have Ubuntu 12.04 and Ati Radeon HD 3450 and that has supported 3D, now suddenly it does not accept my graphic-card. I really would like to know what to do? Should I ...
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problems in fetching upgrades

presently using ubuntu 10.04 and I would like to upgrade to the latest ubuntu release but while trying to ugrade I have this errors . Can anybody help me how to solve this and proceed..just a beginner ...
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Apt Upgrade AND Downgrade all packages to Current Release

I recently upgraded from Ubuntu 12.04 to 14.04. While using 12.04, I installed several packages via PPA's. Now that I've upgraded to 14.04, I've discovered that some of the PPA packages from 12.04 are ...
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Does upgrading Ubuntu respect my existing partitions?

I've read Does Ubiquity respect my former partition layout with a new installation?, but this question is aimed at doing an upgrade using the built-in tools. I use Ubuntu to create backups of my ...
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Upgrading Ubuntu from 12.04 to 12.10 broke my system, completely.

First, I hope that this is not a duplicate, because I found my question quite strange and unique, and I don't have any idea with it. These days I heard of the new Ubuntu release, version 13.10 and I ...
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error processing linux-generic-lts-quantal, dependency problems - leaving unconfigured

This happened during this mornings dist-upgrade along with apport failure. :~$ sudo apt-get dist-upgrade Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... ...
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Upgrade directly from 14.04.3 to 15.04

I already have Ubuntu 14.04.3 and I want to go to 15.04. Do I need to fully install the new version or can I upgrade it from the existing version?
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Upgrade from ubuntu 14.04 to 15.10 [duplicate]

How can be performed upgrade from 14.04 to 15.10? Is it enough to replace "trusty" as "wily" in sources.list and then run sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get dist-upgrade?
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Booting into text mode - how can I fix it?

I upgrade my Ubuntu to 11.10. I restarted and it worked perfectly until now when I restarted again and it is now in text mode after I login. Can somebody please provided some suggestions on what I ...
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When trying to upgrade Kerberos development libraries, why do I get an “unmet dependencies” error?

When I'm upgrading, get this error and can't install anything else You might want to run 'apt-get -f install' to correct these. The following packages have unmet dependencies: krb5-multidev : ...
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How to upgrade the kernel of Xubuntu 15.04 Live CD to latest 4.1/4.0.6 version?

I am trying to upgrade the kernel of Xubuntu 15.04 AMD64 live CD to the latest version available (4.1/4.0.6) so that I can try and install the same on hitherto unsupported hardware. I am using the ...
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16.04 Upgrade: Failed to fetch Empty files can't be valid archives

After upgrading from 15.10 to 16.04, I am receiving the following error on apt-get update: Reading package lists... Done E: Failed to fetch http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/xenial-security/...
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Blank screen on boot after upgrade from 9.04 to 10.04 with a toshiba tecra a2. Fix?

I can boot into recovery via grub and the low graphics mode option works but I don't really know what to do from there to fix it so I can use a proper graphics mode. It is usuable now though some ...
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Ubuntu Customization Kit vs. Ubuntu Mate 15.10

I got some stops from using UCK creating a Mate 15.10 image. I have: uck 2.4.7-0ubuntu2 LSB Version: core-2.0-amd64:core-2.0-noarch:core-3.0-amd64:core-3.0-noarch:core-3.1-amd64:core-3.1-noarch:...
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Can't install gcc 4.8, dependency issues

I tried downoading 4.8 for 12.04 from https://launchpad.net/~ubuntu-toolchain-r/+archive/test/+packages (I did not find for 13.04 as is mentioned here: How to install gcc-4.8 in Ubuntu 12.04 from the ...
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Update GCC compiler in Ubuntu 14.04 to 4.9 [duplicate]

Can I upgrade my GCC compiler now in Ubuntu 14.04? Has the final usable version (4.9) been released?
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Error trying to upgrade from 10.04.4 to 12.04

Today i wanted to upgrade to 12.04 and I checked my update manager. But it it not showing the upgrade option. How can i upgrade? im using 10.04.4
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Upgrading Python

According to the official Python website, the current version of Python 2 is 2.7.10. On my computer, I have 2.7.6: $ python Python 2.7.6 (default, Jun 22 2015, 18:00:18) [GCC 4.8.2] on linux2 Type "...
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A huge apt log file from failed upgrade - what went wrong & how do I fix it?

When attempting to upgrade from the 12.04 to a newer LTS it seemed to hang for ages (a good day or two) on "preparing for upgrade" and then the whole system started to suffer. Eventually I rebooted ...