Questions about upgrading packages, systems or hardware.

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12.04 LTS to 14.01.1 LTS

I hate asking questions on these forums simply because I know it has been asked and answered somewhere else, but after hours of looking I cannot find an acceptable solution to my question. I am ...
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On upgrade from 13 to 14, wifi no longer works

I had Ubuntu 13 and wifi worked great. I just upgraded to 14.04. The wifi no longer works. Wired networking works great. I have put the output of wireless_script in ...
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Error message “Failed to fetch Fetching the upgrade failed. There may be a network problem” when upgrading ubuntu 12.04 to ubuntu 12.10!

Ok. I really want ubuntu 12.10 but there is one problem. Whenever I try the upgrade, it says the error message Failed to fetch Fetching the upgrade failed. There may be a network problem What is ...
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Unable to update from 12.04 to 14.04 using update manager

When I type hwe-support-status --verbose I get "Forcefully disabled hwe-support-status via file /var/lib/update-notifier/disable-hwe-eol-messages. When I try to update via Update Manager I get a ...
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upgrade to new version of ubuntu [duplicate]

I have a dual boot system, one for windows xp and other for ubuntu how can i safely update ubuntu 13.04 to latest one. is there any need of back up for my windows data ,files. which are accessible in ...
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new skype will not install in lucid due to dependency on libqt4-network 4:4.8.0

today I was not able to log into skype in lucid as the newest version of skype is now required. Running the deb package gives a dependency error that libqt4-network 4:4.8.0 is required. Lucid ...
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IS it possible to upgrade from 12.10 to 14.04 LTS version

is it possible to upgrade from ubuntu 12.10 version to 14.04 LTS version, Please tell me the steps Thanks in Advance!!!!
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upgrade to 13.04 from 12.10 without quantal repo [duplicate]

I have recently been made a temporary owner of an old 12.10 Ubuntu machine so I can upgrade it to the latest(14.04). So I am trying to upgrade to the 13.04 as per ubuntu website, and from there to ...
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Hardware upgrade renders grub 2 inoperable

I downloaded Ubuntu Type 12.04 LTS when Windows XP became extinct & in order to boot back into Windows used Grub 2 on a disk but following what was described as a hardware update from Ubuntu ...
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Sun Grid Engine Qmon not working on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

Hello to Sun Grid Engine, UI, and package experts, After installing Sun Grid Engine and trying to run the qmon graphic user interface, the system shows the following errors: Warning: Cannot convert ...
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Upgraded from 12.04 to 14.04 - problems in Firefox/IcedTea/Java

I just upgraded from 12.04 to 14.04. On 12.04 I was using the IcedTea plugin in FireFox to run certain Java applets. Now on 14.04, I get the missing plugin screen in FireFox: When I click on the ...
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Upgrade Ubuntu to Edubuntu without connection and without DVD reader

I have an old notebook ACER travelmate 200 series mod 1903 with Windows millenium. It reads only CD, not DVD and can't boot from USB. It cannot connect to the internet, it is located in a little town ...
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Alsa driver update in client machine without make [duplicate]

I have a linux system and updated alsa from 1.0.23 to 1.0.25, It works as expected. Steps which I performed to compile: ./configure make make install Now , I have 100's of client machines in which ...
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Can't upgrade from Ubuntu 10.10 to latest version

I'm using Ubuntu 10.10. I want to upgrade it to the latest version but I'm just unable to do so. When I press Alt+F2 and write upgrade-manager-c-d and run it, it says Error stating file ...
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Upgrading from 12.04.3 LTS to 14.04.1 LTS failure

This has probably been asked millions of times already, but I'm struggling to update my Ubuntu system from LTS to LTS, now that the upgrade to 14.04.1 is out. My system keeps notifying me to upgrade ...
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Where is the update to 14.04.1 in update-manager?

I am not looking for a workaround or a hack. I am just confused. 14.04.1 has been released now for a week, and one of my machines which is on 12.04, and another one which is on 14.04 both don't have ...
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upgrade to xubuntu 14.04 broke the perlbrew

I upgraded my xubuntu 13.10 (x86_54) to 14.04. The resulting 14.04 has the following problems: The $PATH variable now contains only these two entries: /home/myuid/perl5/bin ...
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Is the home directory modifed at all during an upgrade of Xubuntu?

I have a number of encrypted home directories on Xubuntu 13.10 (x86_64). I plan to upgrade to Xubuntu 14.04; I will be doing that from the admin's home directory. Will the upgrade affect the home ...
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No menu bar and unity launch after upgrading to 14.04; ccsm cannot start

Yesterday I upgraded from 12.10 to 14.04 by do-release-upgrade. Things were Ok after the upgrading. However today when I logged into my account, no menu bar, no unity launch. I tried ctrl+alt+F1 to ...
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Updating from 8.10 intrepid [duplicate]

Hello everybody ~ I am fresh off the newbie tree and waving good bye to Windows through the rear view mirror. I just started up an old machine that has a fresh install of 8.10 on it and has never ...
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Unable to upgrade [duplicate]

When I tried to upgrade, Getting the following error: Your current Hardware Enablement Stack (HWE) is going out of support on 2014-08-07. After this date security updates for critical parts (kernel ...
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Upgrade dedicated VPS 12.10 Quantal Instance from Terminal

I'm having a tough time upgrading my dedicated VPS 12.10 instance to the newest version 14.04. What I've done: lsb_release -a which verifies I'm on 12.10 Quantal. I then tried do-release-upgrade ...
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upgrade to 14.04 interrupted, back to 13, dash broken

need to get the dash back and running so I can upgrade to 14.04 What to do? Can't get to root, synaptic nor software updater.
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upgrade 14.04 with errors

I upgrade from 13.10 to 14.04. I got computer not stable and upgrade aborted and recover to old version, but I let it continue to complete. It says upgrade complete with errors. It did not process ...
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14.04 Doesnt boot after upgrading from 12.04

I had installed Ubuntu 12.04 with Windows 8.1. It was perfectly working, until I upgraded to 14.04, the process was quite slow, and it doesn't boot anymore. It says, mount: mounting/dev/loop0 ...
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Can not upgrade from 12.04 using update manager

Is there a special method to upgrade from 12.04 to 14.04? When I try to upgrade from 12.04 using update-manager -d I receive the following error message: fetching upgrade failed. There may be a ...
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Upgraded to 14.04 - can't see system files in Nautilus

I just upgraded from 12.04 LTS to 14.04 LTS. Upgrade went smoothly. But some things have changed. I run bare bones Gnome (MetaCity?) and now in Nautilus, I cannot navigate to the file system - can't ...
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Will apt-get upgrade change the major version of a software in Ubuntu LTS?

I am trying to find out how software upgrade works in Ubuntu LTS version. Let's say I am using Ubuntu LTS xx.xx. At the time of release, user can install PHP 5.3 and Python 2.6 (this is just an ...
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update from 13.10 to 14.04 Apache configuration [duplicate]

I just click on update when 13.10 asks me to update the current version. I got update abort message and it did not finish all process and update says that it reverse the update, I waited until it ...
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Stuck with 12.04 for now

I was hoping to upgrade our 12-year old desktop to 14.04 (from 12.04) yet when I forced a distribution upgrade in the terminal & started to run the wizard, I got a series of errors in the terminal ...
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upgrading the core of a distro [closed]

If we have a distro (A) based on a distro (B), and the distro (B) get un upgrade (it becames B.01) can we have un upgrade to the (A) distro to make it based on (B.01)
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Ubuntu 14.04 cannot start after upgrade

I have just upgraded from Ubuntu 12.04 to Ubuntu 14.04, but now I can not start up the system. I have tried to go to advanced options and newest recovery mode - root - and command fsck -A - as ...
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7-22-14 update broke my 12.04LTS

On 7-22-14 my 12.04LTS update manager did a bunch of updates. It then came back and said something (don't remember) was at end of life support and did I want to update? I said yes and it updated a ...
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System failed to boot after upgradng EOL Ubuntu 13.10 to 14.04

Today I upgraded my EOL (end of life) system Ubuntu 13.10 to 14.04. It downloaded 738 MB. Then while upgrading or installing, it messaged something like this: "finishing the installation (& ...
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LTS Auto upgrade to 14.04.1 [duplicate]

When will auto upgrade to 14.04.1 be available from the software updater? Many thanks.
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Upgrading from Ubuntu 14.04 to 14.04.1 [duplicate]

Will I be given an option to upgrade to Ubuntu 14.04.1 from 14.04 when I bootup from a cd or usb drive? Or do I need to do a complete new install? Thank you.
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I only get black wallpaper after upgrading to 14.04

I recently upgraded from 12.04 to 14.04 and after boot, my desktop will not display wallpaper. This is not a complete black screen - just the lack of wallpaper. Everything else is working fine (menu ...
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I have an error in ubuntu 14.04

Emm... I'm Mexican, my English isn't good, but I need help, the problem is: I can't see my apps, when I try it, I see this: Another thing: When I try to use sudo apt-get update or sudo apt-get ...
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How to reinstall 14.04 after broken upgrade [closed]

If I have a broken upgrade, is there a way to re-run the upgrade again? Background: I had 12.04 LTS installed in a dual boot setup. I wanted to upgrade to 14.04 LTS (primarily in the hope of ...
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Unable to upgrade Ubuntu 12.04.4 LTS to Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS

I am unable to upgrade from Ubuntu 12.04.4 LTS to Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS. The only options from the boot CD are options 2 and 3, to erase all data or the partitions. Option 1 is grayed out, which is what ...
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Deja-Dup: Upgrading to 14.04

I'm still running 12.04, waiting for the automatic upgrade to show up in the update manager. I have a Data partition different from my Ubuntu home, where I keep mainly all my work and important ...
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Understand various update and upgrade commands

I want to know about different update and upgrade commands as follows: update upgrade dist-upgrade do-release-upgrade etc. For/As a new users of Ubuntu and using/welcoming command-line, which is ...
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dpkg: error processing file in archives

When I want to upgrade the backtrack linux to ubuntu 14.04 the following errror occurs: (Reading database ... 218798 files and directories currently installed.) Preparing to replace hostname ...
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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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Ubuntu 12.04.4 LTS to 14.04.1 LTS upgrade: “no new release found”

According to Trusty Tahr Release Schedule, Ubuntu LTS 14.04.1 (first .1 version) was released two days ago. Unfortunately when trying to upgrade using the do-release-upgrade command I get the message ...
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Do I need to upgrade my kernel?

my first post here, so be kind, lol, I know you will be. I run a dual boot between Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit and Ubuntu 12.04 LTS, and the Linux is a whole new learning curve for me. I bought an ...
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Upgrade from 13.10 to 14.04 failed

I ran 12.04 LTS forever without a hitch. Realized I was falling behind, so I took the plunge. First problem was that I had to take a phased approach; couldn't upgrade directly to 14. But packages ...
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Is upgrading to 14.04 from 12.04, rather than just updating the kernel, going to make FG and Celestia work again?

I did the HWE update, but Flightgear and Celestia don't run--would those programs run again if I did an upgrade to 14.04 from 12.04, rather than an update? Thanks!
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Upgrading from 12.10 now that it's end of lifed? [duplicate]

I'm trying to upgrade my 12.10 system, but I can't even run the Software Updater because it dies when trying to find the now non-existent quantal packages. Similarly with command line level apt-get ...
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Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS Kernel

I have upgraded my system to Ubuntu 14.04.1, but the Kernel version is still 3.13.0-32-generic. Isn't it 3.13.11?