Questions about upgrading packages, systems or hardware.

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Upgrade (files AND applications) from Ubuntu to Debian [closed]

I can't give further explanation to my question: is it possible to backup EVERYTHING from Ubuntu to Debian? In case you need to know the versions of Ubuntu and Debian, I am at some point confused ...
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Updating Ubuntu 13.10 to 14.04

I've updated my Ubuntu to 14.04 LTS before but now I installed Ubuntu and partitioned my hard disk about 10 times, trying to do everything but it can't be updated to 14.04 LTS again without saying ...
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My ubuntu 12 .04 will not update

Hi I'm having problems updating my Ubuntu 12.04, when I type sudo apt-get update I get this howie@ubuntu:~$ sudo apt-get update [sudo] password for howie: Get:1 http://dl.google.com stable ...
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How to fully convert Ubuntu to Ubuntu Gnome (not just installing Gnome)?

I've been using Ubuntu since 7.10 on a number of different computers. I'm currently using 13.10 on my home computer and 13.04 on my work computer. I prefer the Gnome 3 desktop experience and it's ...
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How can I perform a dist-upgrade with held back packages

I'm currently running 13.04 with cinnamon on my thinkpad E520. I've installed an earlier version of xserver-xorg-video-intel because newer versions just don't work and to stop it being ...
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Broken upgrade repair

Yesterday I prepared to upgrade from Ubuntu 12.10 to 13.10, but something went wrong during the upgrade and my computer got restarted in the middle of the process (at the point of installing ...
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Settings pages doesn't display properly after dist-upgrade

I added the main Gnome PPA to get latest "Nautilus" version. Because Ubuntu repository has old one. After dist-upgrade mouse cursor disappeared I already fix it. Also settings page do not display ...
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12.04 - After upgrades “enable wireless” causes crash

(I am sorry but I am a ubuntu noob, so hopefully any solution will not be too technical) I have a Thinkpad Edge430. I had been using ubuntu 12.04 for many months without a problem. Last week, I ...
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error in ubuntu software-center [duplicate]

E:Encountered a section with no Package: header, E:Problem with MergeList /var/lib/apt/lists/in.archive.ubuntu.com_ubuntu_dists_saucy-backports_multiverse_i18n_Translation-en%5fIN, E:The package ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 doesn't let Citrix (icaclient) run

For years, on Ubuntu 10.04, 11.10, 12.04, 12.10, and 13.04, I have been able to access my workplace using Citrix (icaclient). After the OS upgrade: If I use Firefox, everything that I try to do ...
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Upgrading to new version of Ubuntu [duplicate]

i recently have installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS, then i notice that Ubuntu will release newer LTS version very soon. I have dual boot between Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and Windows 7, but what if i upgrading my ...
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upgrading ubuntu 13.04 to 13.10 [duplicate]

I ran the command do-release-upgrade but it tells that no new release is found i want to upgrade ubuntu 13.04 to 13.10 is there any way to upgrade ubuntu 13.04 directly to ubuntu 14.04?
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Wifi connects but no internet after upgrading to 13.10

I upgraded my Ubuntu-studio 13.10 yesterday (via do-release-upgrade) from 12.04. Now my wireless doesn't work properly: I can see the wireless networks and the PC can connect, but internet just won't ...
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ubuntu 14.04 update into release version [duplicate]

now I installed ubuntu 14.04 beta 2. can it update into release version on 17th april 2014? I don't want download and reinstall again. can it?
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Error: the update information is outdated because of network problems or old repositories

In the top right of my screen there is a red signal which is saying that there are some networks problems. I tried to update it but couldn't. How to solve this now? Update error: Err ...
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Heartbleed: dist-upgrade didn't fix it

Sorry for my bad English. I'm running Ubuntu 12.04.2 LTS (GNU/Linux 3.2.0-60-virtual x86_64). In an attempt to fix Heartbleed, I first ran apt-get update, then apt-get dist-upgrade. It went all OK, ...
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How do I upgrade openssl? [duplicate]

I am running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and would like to upgrade openssl to the latest version. openssl version -a reports "1.0.1 14 Mar 2012" I ran apt-get update / upgrade / dist-upgrade but it says "0 ...
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When to upgrade/install Ubuntu 14.04 LTS [duplicate]

I am using Ubuntu 13.10, and looking forward for the launch of Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. Please suggest me how should I upgrade to 14.04 LTS?
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What will be the difference between freshly installed OS and upgraded from previous version?

I had installed Ubuntu 13.10 when it was released. Now Ubuntu 14.04 LTS is ready to be launched. I wonder if there will be any different between a freshly installed Ubuntu and Upgraded from previous ...
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Will Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr Update? [duplicate]

Will Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr request me to update when the actual LST gets released or will I have to manually download another image file and install on virtualbox?
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Cannot deploy local charms after Juju upgrade [closed]

I keep getting ERROR only charm store charm references are supported, with cs: schema when I try to deploy charms from a local repository. My commands look like juju deploy -v ...
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Why unattended-upgrades does not fix heartbleed bug?

I've followed the instruction to install unattended-upgrades to install automatic security updates on my server (ubuntu server 13.10). https://help.ubuntu.com/community/AutomaticSecurityUpdates Can ...
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Cant access 12.10 after upgrade [duplicate]

I upgraded from 12.04 to 12.10. After rebooting, i just had a black screen. Spending hours looking through the web and trying to update through recovery mode i eventually added repositories ...
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Avoid Upgrade to Software Beta Versions

Today my Update Manager in Ubuntu 12.04. updated R to the latest version called "R version 3.1.0 beta (2014-03-28 r65330) -- "Spring Dance"" I had a lot of trouble after the upgrade and I needed to ...
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How to repair upgrade from 13.04 to 13.10

I launched an upgrade on my sister's computer like Ubuntu asked to, in order to get from 13.04 to 13.10. It seems the upgrade is blocked at the stage where it's downloading some flash-plugin thing. ...
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Networking doesn't start after upgrade with new upstart system

I have upgraded to the stable version of ubuntu server and my network doesn't start. There should be some problem with the new upstart service, because the network seems to try to load a dhcp, but i ...
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Error in update and upgrade

Following are some of the errors that I am getting while using the command: sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get upgrade W: Failed to fetch ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 AMD/ATI Radeon RESOLUTION PROBLEM after upgrade from 13.04

I have a problem with my screen resolution after I upgraded from Ubuntu 13.04 to Ubuntu 13.10. My computer: HP ProBook 4720s :: Intel® Core™ i7 CPU M 640 @ 2.80GHz × 4 :: 64-bit In System settings ...
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no internet and black screen after upgrade [duplicate]

I decided to upgrade from 12.04 to 12.10 today,everything went fine and rebooted when asked,but after ubuntu logo screen it goes black. And instead of a recovery mode in grub there is () at the endof ...
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Can't wait for 14.04 official release, can I get the beta and just get the updates on the 17th? [duplicate]

Quick question. I want to download the currently available version of 14.04 rather than waiting until the 17th for the official release. Should I be waiting on the final release or can I count on ...
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Upgrading 12.04 to 14.04 beta

I was trying to upgrade from 12.04 LT to 14.04 beta using update manager and using this command. sudo do-release-upgrade --check-dist-upgrade-only --devel-release But it is showing Checking for ...
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cannot upgrade Catfish file searching tool

I receive the following error messages attempting to upgrade the Catfish file searching tool: The following packages have been kept back: catfish The following packages have unmet dependencies: ...
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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 ...