Tagged Questions

Questions about upgrading packages, systems or hardware.

learn more… | top users | synonyms (5)

0
votes
1answer
115 views

Replace the customized configuration file '/etc/sysctl.conf'? Ubuntu upgrade from 13.10 to 14.04

I'm upgrading ubuntu from 13.10 to 14.04, during the upgrade it is asking the following question: Replace the customized configuration file '/etc/sysctl.conf'? You will lose any changes made to this ...
0
votes
0answers
25 views

How to mount encrypted directory after upgrade

I recently upgraded my ubuntu 12.04 to 14.04. I chose the option that saves the files but only upgrades the systems files. After the upgrade the disk space still shows the percentage used, which ...
1
vote
1answer
80 views

gedit : plugin “imitation” doesn't work after upgrade to ubuntu 14.04

Unfortunately, I can't use the gedit plugins called imitation and "regex search and replace" after upgrading from 12.04 to 14.04. Anyone could help me, please? I already ran: sudo apt-get install ...
0
votes
0answers
101 views

When trying to upgrade to Ubuntu 14.04, libc6 breaks, why and how to solve this problem?

$ sudo apt-get install -f Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Correcting dependencies... Done The following packages were automatically ...
-1
votes
1answer
43 views

Lost power during my upgrade , how do i recover?

I was upgrading my 12.04 to 14.04. During the install step, I accidentally lost power to my laptop(sockets didn't work) and got shutdown.when i tried to start my ubuntu,till login password it is ...
0
votes
0answers
15 views

How to block installing grub into MBR while upgrade?

I have a problem with blocking installing GRUB into MBR. I have to block it in ubuntu and debian template to not let users "destroy" their XenServers (with GRUB in MBR they wont boot). Ubuntu ask for ...
0
votes
0answers
42 views

Cannot Login and Connect Internet Via Proxy after upgrade from 12.04.05 to 14.04.01

I got two problems after upgrade from 12.04 to 14.01, Cannot connect internet via proxy although I set it in /etc/apt/apt.conf Cannot login into lightdm, it asked password and looping. I change the ...
0
votes
1answer
50 views

Cleaning up an upgrade from 12 to 14 interrupted late in the process

I have been looking over all of the posts for interrupted updates and they are, so far, all reporting catastrophic failures. Most of them are saying they can't even boot. My situation is a bit ...
0
votes
0answers
19 views

problems after upgrading to Ubuntu 14.04

I recently upgraded to Ubuntu 14.04 and every time I restart my laptop I have an error message "System Program Problem Detected". At times my laptop just freezes and I have to switch it off and on ...
1
vote
0answers
65 views

Problems with upgrade to Ubuntu 14

Since upgrading to Ubuntu 14 a couple of weeks ago I've been unable to install or update any software using apt or the regular updates. When using apt-get I always get the error message E: ...
1
vote
0answers
30 views

Change location of /opt or /usr? Or other way to improve system portability and save SSD space

I have a 32 GB mSATA drive which I set to be the mountpoint of /. Then I have a 500 GB drive which is set to be /home. I just did a clean install of Ubuntu 14.04 (but kept my home folder) and noticed ...
0
votes
1answer
32 views

Will upgrade from 12.04 to 14.04 work with LVM encryption?

I have a laptop running 12.04 and the HD is encrypted with LVM. Will the system boot if I upgrade to 14.04?
0
votes
1answer
34 views

apache broke after upgrading

I tried to upgrade my php version with the help of this and somehow the apache version also upgraded. After this upgrade I got a lot of errors obviously and I managed to solve lots of them except this ...
0
votes
0answers
76 views

upgrade 12.10 Quantal to 14.04 TT

I am stuck in upgrade hell. I know the ideal path would be 12.10 > 13.x > 14.04 but I want to know if anyone out there has successfully upgraded to 14.04 from 12.10 ( not 12.04 - I can see stuff out ...
0
votes
0answers
17 views

Upgrade from 12.04 to 14.04 Fails And Takes Me to Memtest Screen

Upgraded from 12.04 to 14.04 seemed successful (took 3 hours) and at the end the system prompted to restart I said okay and it takes me to a blue memtest screen. I am lost please help.
0
votes
1answer
57 views

How to fix: cannot install minitube-ubuntu after full update / upgrade to 14.04?

GENESIS I cannot install minitube-ubuntu on my 14.04 Ubuntu x64 machine. Was working on 12.04 for sure. I don't remember if it broke on upgrade to 14.04 or later on related packages upgrade. Older ...
0
votes
1answer
21 views

Filesytem check or mount failed on System Upgrade

I tried to do a system upgrade, and everything seemed correctly, but after restart the system didn't boot and receive this error Filesystem check or mount failed There's several answers here and ...
0
votes
0answers
54 views

ubuntu upgrade 12.04 to 14.04.1 slow unpacking packages

I have started the upgrade from 12.04 to 14.04.01. The package unpacking is going very slow. My system has been upgrading for about 9 hours. Is this normal?
0
votes
1answer
45 views

After upgrade interface is gone and terminal won't activate

I can run terminal commands by using a text file on the desktop but I can't run the terminal using a keyboard shortcut. (Make sure you are able to run as an executable) All windows open on top of ...
1
vote
0answers
234 views

Mplayer not working after upgrading to 14.04

Last night I upgraded to 14.04 from 13.10. After reboot, I can't play mp4 videos on smplayer. (and also from mplayer using terminal) I get following error. :~$ mplayer '/home/vishwaje/Desktop/A-ha - ...
0
votes
0answers
22 views

14.04 LTS dist-upgrade and missing options

Since I upgrade my Ubuntu box to 14.04 LTS, I had some issues. Apache, for example had become incompatible with his config files. Only 2 of these issues remain now and I cannot fix these myself: 1) ...
7
votes
1answer
215 views

“no public key available” while upgrading using update-manager

I decided to upgrade 12.04 to Ubuntu 14.04 latest. I followed.... sudo update-manager -d Then it's opening the update-manger GUI. After clicking the upgrade button It's return the below error list: ...
1
vote
1answer
214 views

chroot: Ubuntu 14.04 - udev upgrade Problems!

im running Ubuntu 14.04 (x86) on a OpenELEC (x64) host system. Everything worked great until a few days ago when it tried to upgrade the "udev" package after running apt-get upgrade. apt-get upgrade ...
0
votes
1answer
68 views

Which more can I remove from my /boot in order to get space?

I'm using ubuntu (3.13.0-34). I installed it, left 300M for boot, but seems that it was not enough anymore. I follow some instructions here and removed all older kernels from it. /dev/sda6 277M ...
0
votes
0answers
66 views

Upgrading process interrupted (from Ubuntu 12 to 14)

I was upgrading Ubuntu 12.04 to 14, and in the middle of the process, the power went off. Now my laptop doesn’t start and I have very important information that I need on the hard drive. This is the ...
0
votes
0answers
80 views

upgrade to 14.04 interrupted and now cant get to login screen

I was upgrading from 12.04 to 14.04.It got interrupted and now I cant get to login screen. I see the following on a black screen. could not write bytes:broken pipes: *stopping anac(h)ronistic cron ...
0
votes
0answers
73 views

Is it safe to install kernel 3.6 on ubuntu 14.04

This question might sound stupid but pardon me as i'm still new to linux..but i've been having some problems with my Railink RT3290 Wireless driver and i'm running kubuntu 14.04.i've tried so many ...
0
votes
1answer
28 views

problem upgrading to 14.04

I'm trying to upgrade to 14.04, but this message appears (below) and update manager closes... "could not initialise the package information an unresolvable problem occurred while initialising the ...
0
votes
0answers
29 views

facing problems after upgrading to Ubuntu 14.04 from Ubuntu 12.04

facing problems after upgrading to Ubuntu 14.04 from Ubuntu 12.04 keyboard problems - number lock 9 and up / left arrows are working automatically or without any touch. typing is impossible
0
votes
0answers
13 views

ubuntu 14.04 minimaal upgrade to full version

How can I upgrade my desktop unbuntu minimaal 14.04 version to full ubuntu 14.04? I am not good at using commonds but if there is instructions and the commonds, I am keen to go for. Thank you for your ...
0
votes
2answers
106 views

Unable to upgrade from 12.04 to 14.04

THis is the error message i get: An unresolvable problem occurred while initializing the package information. Please report this bug against the 'update-manager' package and include the following ...
0
votes
0answers
131 views

Not able to upgrade 12.04 to 14.04.1

I want to upgrade 12.04.5 to 14.04.1. I have already have Windows 8 and 14.04 on this computer - just wanted to upgrade the 12.04.5, too. When I try to upgrade it (using both GI and terminal) I get ...
0
votes
1answer
50 views

Clean install of 14.04 gives endless “Wrong Mac address”

I booted my laptop with a USB with Ubuntu 14.04, and verified that 14.04 is working fine, and my internal drive is intact and working. Then I hit install. The install program worked the first couple ...
0
votes
1answer
215 views

Problem upgrading Ubuntu 14.04 to 14.04.01 [duplicate]

2 months ago I installed Ubuntu 14.04., but today the Update manager showed me some recommended updates, one of these upgrade to 14.04.1 LTS. After installations the pc restarted, but cannot run ...
1
vote
1answer
151 views

What data will be lost during upgrade from Ubuntu 12.04 LTS to 14.04?

Presently running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS 64 bit with lots of other software. List of other software are listed below which I use most. Oracle JDK Apache HTTP server Tomcat MySql PostgreSQL Few Cron jobs ...
0
votes
1answer
16 views

Error on update [duplicate]

I got this error message when trying to update: Could not initialize the package information An unresolvable problem occurred while initializing the package information. Please report this bug ...
0
votes
0answers
59 views

restoring 12.04 backup on 14.04 fresh installation

I have a dedicated server running 12.04. The hardware configuration is not strong enough and I want to upgrade to better hardware. Unfortunately the new dedicated server is only compatible with 14.04. ...
0
votes
0answers
83 views

Reinstalling X11 drivers in Ubuntu 14.04

I've recently upgraded from Ubuntu 12.04 to 14.04. Now, I am unable to launch xserver. The following error is shown: (EE) module ABI major version (6) doesn't match the server's version (8) xinit: ...
0
votes
1answer
111 views

I can't upgrade ubuntu 12.04 to 14.04 because of a dropbox upgrading problem

I tried to upgrade dropbox after having received a pop-up message in desktop from dropbox asking me to do it. I followed the instructions on the dropbox official downloading page. Dropbox can now only ...
1
vote
0answers
89 views

After upgrade to latest dropbox, it stopped syncing

I run ubuntu 12.04 LTS Few days ago Dropbox started notifying that I have old version installed and that I should upgrade. I did that, first uninstalled old one, than installed latest dropbox by ...
1
vote
1answer
217 views

How do I discover my socket type?

I want to upgrade my CPU, but Ubuntu's "About This Computer" window only gives me "Intel® Core™ i3 CPU 530 @ 2.93GHz × 4", so no information on the connector/socket type. So far, I've tried the ...
1
vote
0answers
331 views

Stuck at splash-screen after upgrading to ubuntu 14.04

I upgraded from 12.04 to 14.04. Everything went well until the reboot, and I'm currently stuck at splash-screen without having access to the login screen. I own a asus 1015pn. If I press esc during ...
0
votes
0answers
25 views

ubuntu application update or ubuntu upgrade?

i just typed in terminal: sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get upgrade python so i was waiting to get python but i think it's upgrading the whole OS why is this happening and i'm new so please explain ...
0
votes
0answers
15 views

avconv recording with built in camera stopped working when i upgraded from ubuntu 12 lts to ubuntu 14

I used following command to capture video from my built in camera avconv -f alsa -i pulse -f video4linux2 -r 25 -s 1280x720 -i /dev/video0 -vcodec libx264 -pre:0 ultrafast dud.mkv -loglevel quiet ...
0
votes
2answers
89 views

Upgrading to a no longer supported version [duplicate]

As per my previous question the issue I hoped would be resolved persist. Issue is that by upgrade I get the option to upgrade to 13.10. However 12.10, which I'm currently running, ended in May of 2014 ...
1
vote
1answer
1k views

Upgrade 12.10 sources.list [closed]

I have used deb http://old-releases.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ quantal main restricted and the like in my sources.list. I want to try an upgrade but not sure how to fix my sources.list file. This is my ...
0
votes
1answer
36 views

Can not connect to internet after upgrade to UBUNTU 14.04

I checked other answers but are not sure.Hereby some output ~$ ping google.com ping: unknown host google.com ~$ route -n Kernel IP routing table Destination Gateway Genmask ...
3
votes
0answers
89 views

How to recover from a bad upgrade

I have 3 computers, 2 running Ubuntu under VMWare Fusion, 1 under Parallels. The 2 VMWare computers upgraded to 14.04.01 fine, but the Parallels one complains that it cannot set the display ...
0
votes
1answer
46 views

Upgrade from precise -> trusty stalls with glib critical error

Mid way through an upgrade from precise to trusty I get the following Glib-critical error: http://imgur.com/HFUJSFq,UAhiAa6#0 What's the best way of recovering from this?
1
vote
0answers
30 views

What is the safest way to stay current on 12.04 or 14.04, on dual boot with Windows 8?

I am using 12.04 LTS, 64bit For a while now, Update Manager has been telling me that New Hardware Support is available. When that first happened, I of course tried to install it, but encountered ...