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kernel mismatch after upgrading from 12.04 to 14.04?

I just upgraded my 12.04 to 14.04. After that I wanted to install the kernel headers (required to run vmware client). $ sudo apt-get install linux-headers-generic The command eventually fails: $ ...
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12.04 Upgrade: Sound Input Issues

I don't know how to follow these instructions. What do I have to write exactly in the terminal?
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ubuntu hanging at unpacking linux header 3.13.0-49

My Acer desktop with Ubuntu 14.04 was hanging after sudo apt-get update; sudo apt-get upgrade at the unpacking of linux header 3.13.0-49. The mouse and screen seemed frozen.
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ubuntu update from already installed

I am having ubuntu 14.04 installed machine. same time I am having another machine which is installed with ubuntu 13.10. now I am going to upgrade my second machine to 14.04 with my installation ...
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sudo apt-get upgrade problem

After upgrading to 14.04 L version, I have problems upgrading my system. I cannot figure out the problem by googling. Thank you very much for your help! Here is the error information: Reading ...
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Owncloud server upgrade to 14.04 or just upgrade php

I have a Ubuntu 12.04 server (on digital ocean) running owncloud 7. I want to upgrade Owncloud to version 8. The problem is Owncloud 8 requires php version 5.4 or higher. I am currently running php ...
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How to upgrade from Ubuntu 9.04 to Lubuntu 14.10?

I have an old laptop with 256 MB RAM, which does not boot from USB nor does it boot CD created from ISO. Only Ubuntu distribution that I managed to boot and install was an old 9.04 Ubuntu that I ...
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do-release-upgrade stalled

I am in the middle of a do-release-upgrade 10.04 to 12.04 server but it appears to have stalled while upgrading mysql Configuration file `/etc/mysql/my.cnf' ==> Modified (by you or by a script) ...
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Broken libgcrypt11 dependency

I've run a casual apt-get update && apt-get upgrade command. The process completed (with an error): You might want to run 'apt-get -f install' to correct these. The following packages have ...
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Can someone provide a real, correct and genuine sources.list for Ubuntu 15.04? [duplicate]

I have been using Ubuntu for a while now and I have been having all problems that I needed not to post a thread for to get answers, until I recently upgraded to Ubuntu Vivid. Ubuntu is great but each ...
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Trouble upgrading from 12.04 to 14.04 due to extremely broken system

I know very little about Ubuntu, but I have a friend who knows even less and still wants to use it. I set out to help this friend upgrade from 12.04 to 14.04, as he had some problems ("Could not ...
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Avogadro Upgrade Help

Ubuntu 14.04 LTS I have installed Avogadro using the software centre which gives me version 1.03. The later version is Avogadro version 1.1.1 ...
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xubuntu upgrade 10.04 -> 10.10 still running? [duplicate]

I started an upgrade of Xubuntu from 10.04 to 10.10 through the software center. During the upgrade my desktop went into safe mode and after relogging the upgrade window does not show any messages. ...
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failed update, now cannot remove, device or resource busy

Acer Chromebook C7 Trying to upgrade from Ubuntu 12.04 to 14.04. Upgrade got interrupted and failed. Now when trying to reinstall using crouton I find chroots directory is not empty. Trying to remove ...
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juju state server upgrade

I have a juju state server (the bootstrap machine) that will not start the API service that listens on port 17070. I believe this is because of bug: https://bugs.launchpad.net/juju-core/+bug/1434680 ...
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14.10 upgrade problems

So I keep running the software update routine for Ubuntu 14.10 as I do every few days. Today it says the update will be 76.1 mb. When I try to run it, I get an error message saying there is not enough ...
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No Terminal No Dashboard and No Window border in Ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

I upgraded Ubuntu 12.02 to 14.04 and upgraded all packages with command sudo get-apt -f install. I dont know what happened but I am not even able to open Terminal or any applications. I can't see ...
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Why do I get a “clone: Operation not permitted” after upgrade to 14.04

A call in some C executable tries to to clone(..., CLONE_NEWNS | CLONE_VM | SIGCHLD, ...), which apparently needs privileged access, is giving a "clone: Operation not permitted", since upgrading to ...
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Updates for Ubuntu 14.04

How I get updates for ubuntu 14.10 ( for some programs i.e. Warzone 2100) I did not get my requirements.I tried to find updates in ubuntu community, but I had failed. Help me!
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How do I translate Dmsg out put after Ubuntu 14.04 installation, as below?

Dmsg.txt: [ 676.628722] WARNING: CPU: 0 PID: 1267 at /build/buildd/linux-3.13.0/drivers/gpu/drm/i915/intel_display.c:4195 intel_modeset_check_state+0x73c/0x750 [i915]() [ 676.628726] wrong ...
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Looks like my window manager is not starting after upgrade [duplicate]

I upgraded to 14.10 just the other day, and the upgrade appeared to work fine. I get the login screen just fine, but when I log in, all I get is the wallpaper and the "Ubuntu 14.10" in the lower left ...
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Upgrade from 10.04 to 14.04 ubuntu desktop

I am running 10.04 ubuntu version and since it's out dated now, I want to switch to 14.04. Can I upgrade to 14.04 from 10.04 or do I have to re-install the distribution. Also my ubuntu 10.04 is a 32 ...
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How to upgrade from Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Desktop to Ubuntu 14.10 Server

I have Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Desktop successfully installed on a dedicated PC but now wish to install Ubuntu 14.10 Server instead as I want to setup my own cloud server and also an Open VPN server. Is it ...
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Fix unmet dependencies libc-bin

I am trying to install some programs, but I met with unmet dependencies. For example, sudo apt-get upgrade yields Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... ...
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My-Weather-Indicator Widget Blank

My weather indicator was working fine when i was on Ubuntu LTS 14.04. I then upgraded to 14.10 and it stopped working as in the widget appears blank and just creates a black box. Not sure what is the ...
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Upgraded to Ubuntu 14.04 no wireless

I just upgraded and lost the wireless connection. Here some basic information which might be helpful: Dell Inspiron i3-3217U Dual-Core CPU @ 1.8GHz 64-bit Chip ID: BCM43143 PCI-ID: 14e4:4365 Kernel ...
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How to fix unbootable server after upgrade to 14.04

I had a pretty vanilla install of 12.04 running on a headless server with a software RAID1 array. I ran do-release-upgrade to upgrade to 14.04, and it seemed to run without issue. The only mistake I ...
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how to upgrade gnupg 1.4.19 classic to gnupg-2.0.27.tar.bz2 on ubuntu?

how to upgrade gnupg 1.4.19 classic to gnupg-2.0.27.tar.bz2 on Ubuntu? i am using gnupg for email encryption on Thunderbird, so I want to retain my existing key pair and have full compatibility with ...
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How to update programs in Ubuntu in Terminal? - Understanding the basics [closed]

I will ask 4 questions that I think will help anyone to acquire basic knowledge of how to update on their own through Terminal. What is the basic command structure for updating any progam and which ...
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14.1 does not boot after upgrading from 14.04

I successfully installed 14.04 along with my pre-installed Win8.1. Ubuntu 14.04 was working fine, but after I restarted to complete the upgraded to 14.10 the screen is just blank/black with a ...
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No more sound output in Ubuntu 14.04

On Dell Latitude E5440 I run Ubuntu 14.04.1 64-bit LTS. As far as I am concerned after getting some upgrades I am getting no sound output in Ubuntu although it works in Windows on the same machine. ...
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How to upgrade the kernel correctly?

Running uname -r in a terminal gives an output saying 3.13.0-37-generic, but I am trying to upgrade the kernel to 3.16, and indeed I have ran sudo aptitude safe-upgrade which installed ...
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Upgrade to 15.04: is it automatic? Is it safe to reinstall alongside windows?

I'm currently using Ubuntu 14.10, together with Windows 8 as a dual-boot. I installed Ubuntu first, then Windows, so Ubuntu is my "main OS". When on 23 April 15.04 will be released, will my current ...
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Unable to update Ubuntu 10.10 [duplicate]

I am using Ubuntu 10.10 ,when I use apt-get install I am getting error as Some index files failed to download, they have been ignored, or old ones used instead.
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Unmet dependencies on Ubuntu 14.04 when trying to upgrade to Hardware Enablement Stack (HWE) pack

When I try to follow the instructions here for 14.04: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Kernel/LTSEnablementStack I get the following error: The following packages have unmet dependencies: ...
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apt-get upgrade error: Unmet dependencies

I am getting the following error when I do sudo apt-get upgrade: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done You might want to run 'apt-get -f ...
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Problem cloning root and home before doing an upgrade from Trusty to Utopic

I'm trying to copy root and home to other partitions on my notebook internal drive and then boot from them (root2 and home2). Once it works, it can be an (almost) live backup or I could upgrade from ...
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Xubuntu silent boot - how to prevent scrolling messages

I'm getting scrolling messages over 4 booting dots ( . . . . ), usually some warnings or start-up messages. Is there any way how to generally switch off all the messages? Clean installation of ...
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Unable to upgrade or install anything! (error code 1)

Basically I am unable to upgrade/install anything and there is a 'no-entry' sign on my taskbar. I believe the culprit is /var/cache/apt/archives/click_0.4.38.5-0~457~ubuntu14.10.1_amd64.deb I ...
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14.04 trusty: 'apt-get install' silently refuses upgrade package with unsatisfied dependencies

This is more or less replication of this question. I hope AskUbuntu is more suitable place for it. Short description: apt can't upgrade a package if some dependencies are missing (it's OK), but ...
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can not update 12.10 to 13.04 [duplicate]

Trying to get to 14 version by updating 12.40 to 13.04 but get failed fetch error. Have tried upgrade through Software updater and get all the way through to the update prompt "you should update to ...
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Black screen after upgrading to Ubuntu 14.04

I upgraded from Ubuntu 12 to 14.04 from the updater, and the installation seemed to go fine. When my HP Pavilion boots up, it gets to the login screen and everything looks normal. It allows me to ...
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No matter what i do, upgrade keeps being offered

I am very happily running 12.04.5 LTS Several months ago, it began popping up a dialog box EVERY COUPLE OF MINUTES that says "Welcome to Ubuntu 14.04 'Trusty tahr'" -- there are three choices Don't ...
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How can I upgrade gnome-terminal on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS?

I would like to upgrade gnome-terminal to the latest version. Is that possible on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS? I am using version 3.6.2 of gnome-terminal. I have tried: sudo apt-get install --only-upgrade ...
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The difference between the different APT upgrade commands

I have seen and used all of these commands to upgrade packages on my system, but why are there different commands for this? Do they all not do the same thing? And if not, then in which situations ...
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Unable to upgrade kernel on Ubuntu 14.10

I'm trying to upgrade my kernel from the current one (3.13.0-36-generic) to 3.18.5, but my system doesn't get updated after rebooting. I have tried with other kernel versions, but none seems to work ...
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From terminal how can I upgrade a particular software only [duplicate]

Using Xubunutu 140.04 LTS I want to upgrade a particular software only without upgrading the rest of the system. How can this be done from terminal, To update entire system I understand that I need ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 seems to have failed to upgrade from 12.04

I recently attempted to update to Ubuntu 14.04 from Ubuntu 12.04. Everything seemed to work without error until it restarted. When the computer fired back up, I was greeted with the following message ...
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How to upgrade python in ubuntu 14.04 LTS?

I'm using python Please take a look at this SCREENSHOT. But it is old version. So, I've downloaded a new version of source code for Python. But it's giving an error while compilation. Please help me ...
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How can I get the shutdown option back after the upgrade to 14.04 LTS?

I had this now on 2 computers: did an update with update-manager from Ubuntu 12.04 LTS to 14.04 LTS. (Last time I did a reinstall after searching for a solution, but none found, now still nothing ...