Questions about upgrading packages, systems or hardware.

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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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?
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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 ...
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Restore Xorg core and config files ubuntu 14.04

This question is a follow up on this one. I have recently upgraded from Ubuntu 12.04 to 14.04 and xserver broke during the process. I have tried reinstalling from the command line running the ...
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RomPager HTTP server is affected by a cross-site scripting vulnerability

After auditing my ubuntu 14.04 machine with Nessus scanner I received the following message: RomPager HTTP Referer Header XSS Description The remote RomPager HTTP server is affected by a ...
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can't upgrade to 14.04 resolve generate blanks [duplicate]

I have spent hours trying to upgrade, reading the forum, trying solutions but unable to get really anywhere. It is my sons computer and all he does on it is play minecraft. Please help and sorry if ...
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HP Mini upgrade from 12.04 to 13.?? failed [closed]

I have an HP Mini 1030NR that was on 12.04 for about a year with no problems. A couple of days ago I checked for updates and version 13 was available to upgrade so I selected update. After it ...
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update ubuntu on partition 2 from downloaded packages in partition 1

I have two partitions. On partition 1 I have installed ubuntu 14.04. On partition 2 I have installed a back up copy of ubuntu 14. 04. I upgrade ubuntu regularly on partition 1. Is it possible to ...
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“Depends: ___ but ___-saucy is to be installed” type broken dependencies after Trusty upgrade

The installer threw an error near the end of the 14.04 Trusty upgrade. unity-control-center is not installed and upon trying to install it I now have a chain of broken dependencies which, after going ...
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How do I fix this error? dkms.conf: Error! No 'BUILT_MODULE_NAME' directive specified for record #0 Error! Bad conf file

I am using Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS Does anyone know how to fix this Dkms.conf error? dkms.conf: Error! No 'BUILT_MODULE_NAME' directive specified for record #0. Error! Bad conf file. File: does not ...
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How to prepare Ubuntu 12.04 LTS to upgrade 14.04

I want to upgrade my Ubuntu 12.04 to 14.04 but I always fear losing my data. I never upgrade an Linux`s distro before, actually, this is about one year I am using it. So I don't know how actually ...
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Can't login after failed upgrade to 14.04

I ran an upgrade from 12.04 to 14.04 and while upgrading the power went off. I used this post: Ubuntu 13.04 to 13.10: Filesystem check or mount failed. Now I can get to the login page, but when I ...
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Problem installing gcc compiler [on hold]

I tried to install gcc compiler because I want to learn programming I have an old computer 1gb ram so I installed an older version of Ubuntu (10.04) and its working faster than before but when I try ...
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upgrade 14.04 with errors and shows red sign on top

I upgraded to Ubuntu 14.04 but it shows a red symbol on the top and gives error message in function update E:unknown error:<type exceptions.type error> upgrade manager or any other file is not ...
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Upgrade WUBI installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS to 14.04 LTS [duplicate]

I installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS into Windows XP using Wubi.exe. Update Manager tells me an upgrade to 14.04 is available, and the Manager has an "Upgrade" button. If I click that, will it upgrade my ...
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Upgrade from 13.10 to 14.04 “rolled back”

I've tried to upgrade my Kubuntu from 13.10 to 14.04, through the notification popup appeared in my taskbar. The upgrade process started, it begun to download about 1800 packages, it downloaded ...
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pentium t2390 dual core 3gb ram just installed 12.04, should I change to 14.04? [duplicate]

had a 12.04 disk and installed on a vista laptop for a friend, did not realize till install that 14.04LTS was available. should I burn a disk and reinstall 14.04, upgrade or stick with 12.04?
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texlive problems after upgrade to 14.04 from 12.04

During upgrade from 12.04 to 14.04 I got lots of errors about various items related to TeX. Most of them reported 'tex-common is not configured' as at least a part of the problem. When I try to ...
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apt-get upgrade complains about authentication of packages

I am currently using Ubuntu 14.04.1 server. When issuing a: sudo apt-get upgrade apt-get says: WARNING: The following packages cannot be authenticated This is a fresh install from an ISO that ...
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why can't I reinstall Ubuntu 12.04 LTS?

I used Wubi to install Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on two machines. I used it for a couple of years, loved it, almost never booted into Windows. An option to upgrade to 14.04 appeared so I didn't hesitate to ...
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Migrating Eclipse from Juno to Luna

I just upgraded my Ubuntu computer from 12.04 to 14.04, and my Eclipse Juno stopped working (doesn't start). So I decided to download Eclipse Luna. Now I can open Eclipse, but all my projects, ...
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What does it mean root directory of a usb stick?

I know that a root directory is the top directory , but a Chinese machine needed to be updated , the company told me to add the files of the update to usb under the path : /udisk/ . How to add the ...
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how to really fix ubuntu after a botched upgrade

I have done a distribution upgrade from 12.04 to 14.04. Although it finished and things are running I have some issues: system does not recover from suspend mode, I have to restart the multiscreen ...
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My ubuntu is not booting after upgrading to 14.04 lts and installing cairodock?

I have upgraded my OS from 12.04 to 14.04 and installed Cairo dock.. After that when I click shutdown, the system hangs. So I shut down it by the press and holding power key. After that Ubuntu is not ...
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After upgrade to ub 14.04

I want to free disk space. So I want to remove the files associated with ub 12.04 LTS and the many upgrades over the last 2 years. I have upgraded to ub 14.04 and it works extremely well. Many GBs ...
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“The system is running in low-graphics mode” & CTRL ALT Fn doesn't work

After an upgrade from 12.04 LTS to 14.04 LTS, problems didn't stop. I won't list them here. It's not the subject. Anyway. After, apt-get remove gnome* and installation of xubuntu-desktop, every time ...
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Problems after upgrading my ubuntu to Ubuntu 14.04 lts

I have problems after upgrading my older Ubuntu version to Ubuntu 14.04 lts. I was offered this installation and after the procss and restarting of the computer there is just a black page with ...
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Ubuntu issues when upgrading from 12.04 to 14.04

I've upgraded from ubuntu 12.04 to 14.04. There were display driver issues and I could only work in a terminal. I have installed the nvidia drivers from here. During the installation there seemed to ...
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computer freezes on password prompt after upgrading to 14.04

First, I should say that I am a total beginner. When answering, please do not take for granted that I understand even the most basic step. Yesterday, I was given the option to update to ubuntu 14.04. ...
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14.04 LTS login window is hidden until mouse pointer is moved to the right

I've upgraded from dual-booting Ubuntu 12.04 LTS / Windows 7 to dual-booting Ubuntu 14.04 LTS / Windows 7. Before the upgrade, when booting Ubuntu, the login window would appear as expected, waiting ...
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Recovering from apt-get upgrade gone wrong due to a full disk

I was performing an apt-get upgrade on an Ubuntu 12.04.5 LTS box that hadn't been updated in a little while and the upgrade failed due to 'No space left on device'. After a little while I worked out ...
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Terminal closing itself after 14.04 upgrade

All was fine in 12.04, in this case I'm using virtualbox in Windows. The upgrading process ran ok, no errors, no warnings. After rebooting the errors started to happen. Just after booting up there ...
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Can't upgrade my Ubuntu 12.04 to 14.04

I have Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on PC. When I'm trying to upgrade it using Software Upgrader I click "upgrade" and its "Unable to load page Problem occurred while loading the URL ...
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gnome-elf-thumbnailer error while upgrading

I was attempting an "apt-get upgrade" through terminal. It came back with this error message: "Errors were encountered while processing: gnome-elf-thumbnailer" Now with looking at the line of ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 wireless (wifi) not working, can not upgrade to 12.10, touchpad gestures not working. What to do?

I installed ubuntu 12.04 LTS 3 days ago and since then wireless feature and touchpad gestures are not working. Tried everything on internet but still unsuccessful. I cant upgrade to ubuntu 12.10. ...
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Can not upgrade from 13.10 to 14.04 with update manager

I installed 13.10 a while ago. I have been trying to install 14.04 from the update manager. I have checked and double checked the settings and no luck. It does not see the new version. Is there a ...
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Problems with 12.04 LTS to 14.04 LTS upgrade

I decided to upgrade from 12.04 LTS to 14.04 LTS. I used do-release-upgrade. Everything worked. When I run lsb_release -a I get : Description : Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS Release : 14.04 Codename : ...
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Why do I get these .vimrc errors in Ubuntu 14 after upgrade from Ubuntu 13?

I get errors for all these commands when I try to use vim (though vim then works): autocmd BufWritePre *.rb :%s/\s\+$//e set filetype off filetype plugin on filetype indent on syntax on " Turn on ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 disable release notification of 14.04 in Update Manager

Both my parents are still using Ubuntu 12.04 and we don't intent to upgrade to 14.04 in the near future. Is it possible to disable the upgrade notification in Update Manager? This because it's just ...
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Should I upgrade to “Ubuntu 14.04 'Trusty Tahr'” from “Ubuntu 12.04 LTS” and what care do I need to take if I upgrade? [duplicate]

I'm basically a Web Developer(PHP Developer) by profession. I mainly work on PHP, jQuery, AJAX, Smarty, HTML and CSS, Bootstrap front-end web development framework. I've also installed and using ...
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upgrade xubuntu 6.04 to more recent OS on ppc [duplicate]

I cant figure out how to upgrade my xubuntu installation on my imac g3 please help
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How to keep my data during upgrading?

I'm currently still on Ubuntu 8.10 and now wish to upgrade the latest version (14.04 at the time of writing). First of all is it safe to update from such an old version? What problems should I expect ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 upgrade

Ubuntu 14.04 has destroyed my PC when I upgraded. I now have a no entry sign on the top right of my screen, I am receiving a no talloc stackframe at ../source3/param/loadparm.c:4864, leaking memory ...
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How much time to wait to upgrade to a non LTS release?

For LTS upgrades the recomendation is wait 3 months or first point release to is where the major bugs are fixed and the release is "stable" for production. What is the recommended amount of time to ...
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Flash plugin in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

After upgrading to Ubuntu 14.04 LTS from Ubuntu 13.10 32-bit, my Firefox browser is asking to upgrade flash player 11.2 or greater. Default Firefox plugin installer utility is not being able to search ...
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14.04 upgrade invitation problems

Can anyone make something out of this? After getting the invitation for upgrading from 12.04 to 14.04, I click on the 'Yes, Upgrade Now' button and I get a little window saying 'Authentication ...
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unresolvable broken packages [duplicate]

I have been desperate to resolve this problem as I am not being able to install certain programs. my computer says that I have broken packages: The following packages have unmet dependencies: ...
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Does upgrading to new version deletes my current package?

I want to upgrade to ubuntu 14.04 from 12.*. But i dont want to loose my currently installed packages. Does upgrading to new version deletes my current package?