Questions about upgrading packages, systems or hardware.

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Errors Code: /var/cache/apt/archives/linux-image-3.8.0-19-generic_3.8.0-19.30~precise1_amd64.deb

$ sudo apt-get dist-upgrade Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Calculating upgrade... Done The following packages will be upgraded: ...
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14.04 Laptop and screen problems

I have recently upgraded from 12.04 to 14.04 (Ubuntu) and I have contracted several problems. First being my laptop's power occasionally cuts out (Like the battery has been pulled out, and I have to ...
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Repair boot after update from 13.10 to 14.04 LTS

I have an Ubuntu server that's been around for some time and has gone through several upgrades without any major problems. However, after the last upgrade - from 13.10 to 14.04 - the system simply ...
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How in the living hell can I install Wine on Ubuntu 14.04? [duplicate]

Ever since upgrading to Ubuntu 14.04, my genealogy programs stopped working; looked around, & other Windows emulator progs stopped working, as well. This is what I get when updating, then ...
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What broke Firefox? After upgrade to 14.04 Firefox plugin-container eats 179% CPU

After my recent upgrade from 13.10 to 14.04 Firefox plugin-container eats 179% CPU, even after disabling all plugins and restarting the browser. Before the upgrade I did not have this problem, though ...
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Upgrade to 14.04LTE? [duplicate]

How can I upgrade current version of ubuntu 13.10 to Ubuntu 14.04? And how do I make sure that my data on the disk is also intact?
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Ubuntu Upgrade to 14.04 LTS [closed]

If I upgrade my ubuntu 13.10 to ubuntu 14.04 LTS will all of my previous upgrades remain or not ?
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How to keep specific old kernel on my next kernel upgrade?

I just updated my Ubuntu 14.04 and got a new kernel. This new kernel is not working properly for me so I booted the previous version. Let's call this good old working version "3.13.0-24.47". Now, I ...
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PPA without upgrades

I just installed smartgithg via ppa:eugenesan/ppa. After an upgrade and restart the whole window style got broken and I can't switch to my preferred keyboard layout. May be some other errors occured ...
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Not sure which Ubuntu to install (64 or 32 bit) [duplicate]

I want to use Ubuntu. I have Win 7 Home Premium 32-bit right now... I used to have 64 on this laptop (Toshiba Satellite c650) but my disc got a ring of death. Intel Penium CPU B940 2.00GHz, 4GB RAM ...
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Ubuntu upgrade fails due to missing packages. (Forbidden)

I am trying to upgrade my 13.10 OS to the new 14.04 version. This fails due to missing packages. I tried multiple times. Is the PNL mirror borked? Failed to fetch ...
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Problem upgrading to 14.04 from 13.10. Screen turns on and off

I am in the cleaning up part of the process of upgrading from 13.10 to 14.04. The installer indicated me in a window to close open apps, after I did that window was gone, no OK button to click. The ...
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Upgrade install from 13/10 to 14.04

I had a windows 8.1 Intel based system running dual boot ubuntu 13.10. I proceeded with upgrade made available when I logged into ubuntu. Upgrade seemed to go OK, but upon reboot, Ubuntu was ...
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Data transfer from 12.04 to 14.04 using same hostname?

I've been using my 12.04 server for a year and a half. I'd like to install 14.04 on a new drive and transfer all my data over once that is complete. I have 720GB of files to to deal with. 12.04 was ...
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grub2 issues after upgrade [duplicate]

I just upgraded a cloud server to 14.04 and grub2 going to a grub rescue prompt on boot. I have attempted to follow the instructions here: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Grub2/Troubleshooting But ...
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Upgrading from 12.04 to 12.10 causes a black screen [closed]

I recently tried to upgrade my system from 12.04 to 12.10 using the update manager. The installation wasn't a failure but when I restarted after the upgrade was done the system wasn't booting up. It ...
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problem on reinstalling ubuntu software center [duplicate]

sudo apt-get install software-center Reading package lists... Error! E: Encountered a section with no Package: header E: Problem with MergeList ...
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Chrome and Firefox not working/slow

Chrome has stopped working and Firefox is slow, sometimes so slow that it does not work at all. I have tried installing Chromium, but the effects were the same. I uninstalled Chrome and then updated ...
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Upgrade to 14.04 now can't get past login and can't get into recovery mode

I just upgraded to 14.04 and it seems to have broken the system quite impressively. I get a login screen but if I login then I see part of my desktop background, no icons or toolbar or anything else ...
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Problem to compile project (libx11-dev libxext-dev)

I'm trying to compile a project that uses these two packages: sudo apt-get install libx11-dev libxext-dev But I'm having the following error when linking: Building ... ...
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power-failure during update and now a black screen, won't boot

My computer shut down during an update because of a power outage. After rebooting the computer, nothing but a blank, black screen is displaying with a fixed mouse in the centre of the screen. Can this ...
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I interrupted my upgrade and now APT is asking me to remove libc-bin

I have Ubuntu 13.10 and a couple of weeks ago I tried to upgrade to 14.04. However, during the process, the computer tuned off. So, the upgrade was not completed. Now I can't install anything and ...
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Upgrade from 13.10 to 14.04 froze, forced shutdown, now I boot from grub to purple screen

(First two paragraphs is for posterity sake, to determine if I'm dealing with the same problems. Skip ahead for the current problem.) Previous installations of Ubuntu had given me trouble with this, ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 brightness keys don't work anymore after dist-upgrade on Thinkpad L430

I just updated my Ubuntu system from 13.10 to 14.04. After having fixed GRUB which broke on upgrading, I run into certain other problems. One of them is that the brightness adjustment keys of my L430 ...
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Computer Shut Off During Ubuntu 13.10 -> 14.04 Upgrade. Please Help

So my computer was originally running windows 8 when I got it and I installed ubuntu (13.04 or 13.10 i think) along side it so I could dual boot. Tonight I did the upgrade to ubuntu 14.04 and my ...
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Problem with sound effects after upgrade ubuntu 12.04 to 14.04

I have an issue with sound effects on ubuntu 14.04. Before the upgrade, i set the drip.ogg sound and no problem after. But when i wanted to change that, i have only the sound by default and no more ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 how to Downgrade Networkmanager or fix my problem

yes hello i am using Lubuntu 14.04 and i am having a problem with it i cant connect to wifi unless it was already configured but if i click on an open one like ones at mc donalds or starbucks it wont ...
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please 'translate' solution to 'filesystem check or mount failed' from ubuntu to Kubuntu

During upgrade I was told to close some KDE-Dienst (it's all in German), I allowed Kubuntu to close that and the system (apparently) shot down and could never boot again. There seems to be a solution ...
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Boot takes a long time after the upgade from 12.04 to 14.04 LTS

I used the system's upgrader to get into the newer Ubuntu LTS version. Everything went fine but now my Acer Chromebook takes forever to boot. Any suggestions?
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12.04 No new release found for upgrade

when i log into my server, I see the following message Welcome to Ubuntu 12.04.4 LTS (GNU/Linux 2.6.38-15-generic x86_64) * Documentation: https://help.ubuntu.com/ 0 packages can be updated. 0 ...
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upgrade error: trying to overwrite libjpeg.so.8 [duplicate]

This why yes friends, I do not understand this problem root@k3ceb0ng:/# apt-get upgrade Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Calculating ...
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Pari GP most current version?

I see at http://pari.math.u-bordeaux.fr/download.html the most current version of Pari/GP is pari-2.7.1.tar.gz , but I am looking for the Ubuntu distro with it or would like to know when the current ...
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Help repairing a 14.04 (upgrade from 13.10) system installation?

I installed 14.04 by upgrading from 13.10. I've have a few issues, but nothing preventing me from working. Today, I started having problems with my headset - it no longer showed up in my device ...
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How do I get a version of ubuntu for pentium M?

I have an Asus notebook which I am trying to run ubuntu on. It has a Pentium M processor running in it. So when I try to install Ubuntu 13.10 it asks me to install an appropriate kernel for this old ...
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Crashed upgrade form 13.10 to 14.04

Today, I turned on my computer and upgrade Ubuntu to 14.04, since it is so long, so I went to have dinner. When I'm back, the screen freeze(I tried to move my mouse, but the mouse icon moved a few ...
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Install Ubuntu 14.04 over 11.10 from CD OR USB [duplicate]

In my laptop I have first installed Windows 7. Then, installed Ubuntu 11.10. Now my laptop contains two Operating Systems. I don't have internet connectivity in home. But I have Ubuntu 14.04 ISO with ...
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possible DNS problem unable to connect to us.archive.ubuntu.com

I just upgraded my ubuntu server via command line to version 12.04. I was on 11.10, so when I upgraded I have to switch the sources in source.list to the old-releases.ubuntu.com source. Everything ...
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Can't Upgrade Ubuntu the System [duplicate]

The upgrade needs a total of 27.4 M free space on disk '/boot'. Please free at least an additional 9,027 k of disk space on '/boot'. Empty your trash and remove temporary packages of former ...
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Upgrade to 14.04 failed: segmentation fault on su

I just upgraded my 64 bit AMD desktop xubuntu to 14.04 after easy, successful upgrades of 2 other machines to lubuntu. There were numerous errors during the upgrade and now it seem to be in an almost ...
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Will my data be erased when I upgrade from saucy salamander to Trusty Tahr?

I want to upgrade but I´m afraid that all my data will be erased, and I cant make a data backup because I don´t have the needed hardware.
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13.10 to 14.04 Cannot calculate the upgrade

I tried to upgrade 64 bit UBUNTU 13.10 to 14.04. I have an AMD Phenom II X4 810 Processor x 4, 7GB memory, GeForce 9800 GTX+/PCIe/SSE2 graphics, 960 GB hd (3.4 % full.) I didn't have just one ...
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No panels or menus after upgrading to 14.04

I just upgraded my System to 14.04. After restarting when the update was finished I did not see any menu bars or panels. Right clicking and opening a terminal via ctrl+alt+t is not possible. ...
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Will an upgrade of Ubuntu to a new LTS change SSH host key

I have recently upgraded my computer from ubuntu 12.04 to 14.04 LTS (in one step). After the upgrade, however, I got well-known warnings like ...
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Which is the more tested repository: backports or proposed?

I've read in at least three places that the "backports" repository is more tested (and hence stable) than the "proposed" repository. However, the official Ubuntu webpages state: "Unsupported ...
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What to do if upgrade fails

I am about to upgrade from 13.10 to 14.04, but was concerned that the upgrade may overwrite some settings I have added to files ,when I say I what I mean is a friend, as I'm not good with this stuff ...
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System freezes on the splash screen after 14.04 update

Today I decided to upgrade to 14.04, right after the system reboot I noticed that when the splash screen came up, all the loading dots below the logo were orange (instead of white, then change to ...
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Can't Upgrade Xubuntu 13.10 to 14.04

Every time I run the upgrade tool, first I get this Third party sources disabled Some third party entries in your sources.list were disabled. You can re-enable them after the upgrade with the ...
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Upgrading from 13.10 to 14.04 without losing all files? [closed]

I want to upgrade Ubuntu and keep my existing files and apps. Is there a way to upgrade from Ubuntu 13.10 to Ubuntu 14.04 without having to download an ISO, put it on a USB and then install it and ...
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Changing Ubuntu version

So, my friend lent me his Ubuntu 12.10 boot CD, and it's the 64-bit version, but my processor is 32-bit. So, after installing, I was wondering if there's a way to install 14.04 32-bit from inside the ...
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Failed installation 14.04 LTS due to computer hanging

While I was upgrading my OS from 13.10 to 14.04 LTS, the computer hung for an hour, so I was forced to shut down. When I restarted the computer I had a black screen with several error message saying: ...