Questions about upgrading packages, systems or hardware.

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apt-get dist-upgrade problem

When i try to "apt-get dist-upgrade" i always receive the following error: The following packages have unmet dependencies: linux-virtual : Depends: linux-image-virtual (= 3.2.0.87.101) but ...
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Recent upgrade, now it says “no init found” on start up. Solutions posed in other threads not working

My hard drive is partitioned to both windows and ubuntu. Recently, while logged into ubuntu, an upgrade was suggested. After upgrading, and upon rebooting, the screen reads an error "no init found. ...
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Error upgrading from 12.04 to 15.04 and now unable to upgrade to 15.10

[picture of boot error] 1i started upgrading from 12.04 to 15.04 which appeared to go smoothly. After the upgrade and reboot i was unable to access the 15.04 and getting a acpi ppc error etc. i ...
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unable to go to desktop after upgrade from Ubuntu 12 to Ubuntu 14… Need help

I am not able to get back Desktop after upgrading to Ubuntu 12 to 14. Try best possible solution from available site, Can any one help me out to get Desktop menu in my laptop Dell. It is giving error ...
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Boot slowed down by more than 90sec on upgrade to Ubuntu 15.10

After I did my last dist-upgrade from 15.04 to 15.10 a few days ago, Ubuntu takes a very long time to boot. I did a lot of research and tried to get all the dmesg messages, but I think I lack enough ...
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STATA license with UBUNTU upgrade

I am running STATA 14.1 Special Edition on Ubuntu 15.04. I am considering updating my Ubuntu to 15.10, and I am wondering whether this also implies losing my STATA license? It's a license via my ...
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Preserve kernel version when doing do-release-upgrade

I have a 14.04 server with 3.19.0-30-generic kernel installed (which has been installed for better btrfs support). Now I would like to upgrade the system to 14.10 and eventually to newest version but ...
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How do I upgrade PHP progressively over several sites on a single server?

I have a set of PHP-based websites hosted on a single Ubuntu 12.04 server that I need to upgrade PHP for. However, as some of the sites are QA / staging and others are production, I need to do this ...
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apt-get fails to upgrade packages

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 Server: user@host:~$ lsb_release -a No LSB modules are available. Distributor ID: Ubuntu Description: Ubuntu 12.04.5 LTS Release: 12.04 Codename: precise My ...
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Ubuntu server 15.10 motd claims update

7 packages can be updated. 7 updates are security updates. but apt-get update and apt-get upgrade do not find anything. update-motd also doesn't fix this. Anyone know how to diagnose this?
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Ubuntu upgrade from 15.04 to 15.10 failed

I updated the system using apt-get dist-upgrade and then I ran sudo update-manager -d to upgrade to wily werewolf but suddenly lights went off and my computer too.Now if apt-get update it is showing ...
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Do applications need to be stopped before upgrading packages or restarted after upgrading packages?

Are there situations where applications/processes need to be closed before running apt-get dist upgrade? If so, out of curiosity what happens if you run apt-get dist upgrade anyways, without ...
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Prevent Ubuntu from shutdown before background automatic updates complete

So there is a situation were I have installed a (x)Ubuntu 14.04 on a friend's PC. Automatic updates are set "download and automatic install updates". The problem is after some months of use, it ...
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login screen doesn't show off after upgrading Ubuntu

I upgraded my Ubuntu yesterday becauce I would like to use the newest KDE Plasma 5 and this doesnt not match with Ubuntu 14.04 so I have decided to upgrade. When I start my PC and select ubuntu in ...
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Upgrading Ubuntu 15.10 error

Hi guys this morning i tryed to upgrade my system, from Ubuntu 14.04, but I can't complete the operation because I found this error, can someone help me? The upgrade has aborted. Your system could be ...
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Unable to remove pgadmin3 version 1.18 from Ubuntu 14.04

I am running Ubuntu 14.04 and have pgadmin3 version 1.18.1, PostgreSQL 9.4 installed. I am new to pgadmin3. I want to upgrade to pgadmin3 1.20.0. So I used sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install ...
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Unable to do-release-upgrade

I do have proper internet access and my current IP (in the UK) is 82.47.29.14 but my laptop is still linked to the German server 91.189.91.24 80. But now I am unable to do do-release-upgrade: ...
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Sound misconfiguration after kubuntu upgrade

I've got some trouble with sound configuration on Kubuntu 15.10 (since I've upgraded from 15.04) with a USB external sound card (ESI U46XL). Since 15.10 upgrade, I completely miss the lower part of ...
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VMPlayer in ubuntu 15.10 cant compile several modules into the running kernel

After the upgrade to Ubuntu 15.10 I wasn't able to start vmplayer any more. After executing this command: export LD_LIBRARY_PATH=/usr/lib/vmware/lib/libglibmm-2.4.so.1/:$LD_LIBRARY_PATH I was able ...
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Problem with sudo apt-get upgrade, Errors were encountered while processing: /var/cache/apt/archives/python-libxml2_2.9.1+dfsg1-3ubuntu4.5_amd64.deb [duplicate]

first of all I am totally new to UNIX and I do learn through do and see what gonna happen and now I have problem every time I run upgrade command. I did try to force installation, autoclean, ...
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How can I upgrade from current release to next daily build? (15.10 > 16.04 daily)

I tried for development purposes, to upgrade from 15.10 to 16.04 with this command: sudo update-manager -d It didn't upgrade. Please, how could I upgrade? Thanks in advance!
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How to upgrade rkhunter from source files? [duplicate]

Due to the fact that the maintainers of rkhunter don't want to backport important security updates in for some reason, I will need to upgrade it myself. So I need to upgrade it to this version, but as ...
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Error Updating Ubuntu 14.04 on new Install

I downloaded a new copy of Ubuntu 14.04.3 and burned the iso to a USB flash drive. I booted my computer, which was previously dual booted with Windows 10, and installed a new copy of Ubuntu over my ...
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Error message about dkms on kernel upgrade

I upgraded to 4.2.3-040203 in order to solve problem of no wifi on NUC5CPYH. I did upgrade by first downloading (from http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v4.2.3-unstable) ...
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VLC 2.2.1 using Qt dialog

When I upgraded from 15.04 to 15.10, this included a new version of VLC, as well as a newer Qt. VLC now uses the Qt file open dialog, but I want the GTK one back. I have already checked VLC themes and ...
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Memory usage between Ubuntu releases

What is the difference in memory usage between LTS Ubuntu releases. I rent a Dreamhost VPS with 300Mb that provides Ubuntu 12.04.5 LTS and I am afraid that if I upgrade I will lose ability to run ...
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Since installing 15.10 everything is pixillated

Since upgrading from 15.04 to 15.10 everything has become pixillated. Homescreen, all headings in settings when mouse hovers over them become unreadable. I have tried various resolution settings to no ...
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System not booting after upgrade from 15.04 to 15.10

hello please can somebody help me with a precise and detail solution to my problem? i upgraded from 15.04 to 15.10 on one of my partitions, it asked for a reboot to complete installtion, during the ...
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I have many problems with ubuntu

while trying to upgrade to 15.10 , i get this message unable to securely remove '/usr/src/linux-headers-3.19.0-33-generic/include/config/zeroplus/ff.h.dpkg-tmp': Read-only file system how do i ...
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Black screen after 15.10 upgrade, not even getting into tty1 anymore

I'm using Ubuntu 15.04 and upgraded to 15.10 tonight. After restarting I'm getting a black screen with a flickering message from my window manager. First I was able to get into tty1, so I ...
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Wiley 15.10 upgrade; Kernel 4.2.0-18 AMD Radeon RS880 chipset not able to enter luks passphrase to boot

Ok, so I upgraded my 14.04 LTS headless server to 15.04 using ssh and cli. Had similar problem on boot (black screen) so I had thought "foolishly" that this would have been resolved in the latest ...
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How to upgrade GrADS from Version 2.0.1 to the latest?

How can I upgrade to the latest version version of GrADS in ubuntu?. I am using ubuntu 14.04 64 bits.
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Starting Light Display Manager after Upgrade

My problem is the same as the one in this and I've tried the fix, but after going into the virtual console, I can't log in. I keep getting "Login incorrect." I've tried fixing any packages through ...
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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: ...
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Can't open UBUNTU's user interface after upgrading to 14.04

I have upgraded to UBUNTU 14.04 from 12.04 just now. But just it started for the first time terminal opened and asked for login. I have logged in but I can't start UBUNTU's user interface . Here is ...
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Can't upgrade to 15.04

got this error while upgrading I had tried this but still got error Can't upgrade to 15.04 from 14.10 how can i fix?
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Error while upgrading to 15.04 from 14.10

I tried upgrading ubuntu to 15.04 and got this error How can i fix this?
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Dependency problem with old version of ubuntu

Can't figure this out myself, hopefully someone can help. Even though I am already on 3.13.0-68-generic, whenever I run an update I get the error message that something is wrong with ...
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upgrading from 12.10 to 14.04 LTS error

I am trying to upgrade from my ubuntu server from 12.10 to 14.04 only using putty. I dont have a desktop for my server. Please let me know how should I upgrade. When i write the command sudo ...
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upgrading Ubuntu 14.04 to 15.04 fails, now need help to reanimate the system

First of all I would like to say Thank you to anyone who tries to help me with this issue. Second - I am not *nix user at all, I really wish I had much more experience with this system, but ...
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I can't access my Documents, Music, Pictures and Videos

I have upgraded from Ubuntu 13.10 to 14.04 and now I can't access Documents, Music, Pictures and Videos folders. When I click on them I get this message: Did I choose to delete them during the ...
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Error installing mod-wsgi after upgrade to 14.04

I have a Django web app (perhaps you'd call it an intranet app on my home network), and I upgraded the host machine from Ubuntu 12.04 to 14.04. Unfortunately, mod-wsgi got broken in the process. I've ...
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upgrade to 14.04 aborted

Computer froze doing upgrade to 14.04: it sat for more than an hour showing installing the upgrades progress bar @ 60-70% Installed totem-common mouse/keyboard was dead, time not ...
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“Error: BrokenCount > 0” after upgrading packages

After just running: sudo apt-get dist-upgrade Obviously running the update one first, I got this output: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... ...
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upgrade r and rstudio on ubuntu 12.10 [closed]

I have updated the sources.list file in /etc/apt with the link deb https://cran.stat.nus.edu.sg/bin/linux/ubuntu precise/ I have changed precise with quantal, trusty also. I am staying in ...
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How can I get an Aquaris E4.5 Ubuntu Edition to use the latest version of Ubuntu Touch?

I'm very happy with my Ubuntu phone but notice that the mouse pointer is invisible in windowed mode. It may be that this problem has been addressed in newer versions (say, nightly releases) of Ubuntu ...
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How to keep with the newest software updates without upgrading a distro?

I am currently running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS in my notebook and I do not see any reason to upgrade to the latest 15.04 as I had some problems on my other system. Anyway I want to keep with the fresh ...
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LightDM & SDDM fight on greeter screen

I had installed Kubuntu 15.04 sometime ago. I upgraded to 15.10, things were going fine till I added ubuntu-desktop to use Unity DE. When booting with systemd, on startup or login, I get black or ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Kernel “linux-image-extra-3.13.0-68-generic” Produces Errors During Update

I encountered a kernel crash due to problems during an upgrade. I typed in a terminal: sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get -f dist-upgrade It returned the following output: dpkg: error processing ...
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Thinkpad Hardware problem after 14.04 regular Update

I run Ubuntu 14.04 on a T430 ThinkPad. After a automated update some of my hardware was not working any more: 1) external mouse 2) external keyboard 3) external screen 4) wireless I have run the ...