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Unable to connect to wifi on 16.04

About a week ago, I upgraded to 16.04 and ever since then, my computer doesn't seem to connect to wifi. I have Windows 10 on another partition, and that connects just fine. LAN connects fine too. ...
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ifup cannot bring up eth0 after upgrading to 16.04

I've upgraded my server from 14.04 to 16.04. I can see following error on syslog: ifup[478]: Internet Systems Consortium DHCP Client 4.2.4 ifup[478]: Copyright 2004-2012 Internet Systems Consortium. ...
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Kernel update gets stuck (Ubuntu 16.04, Kernel 4.4.0-22)

The software updater displayed a message that new update are available. I chose install update. Apparently, the updates were supposed to install Kernel version 4.4.0-22. But, the installation process ...
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How to reverse '-proposed' channel package upgrade?

I have an Ubuntu GNOME 16.04 with GNOME 3.18 64-bit VM, and in that VM I needed to test something in the xenial-proposed channel so I activated it in the software-properties-gtk, ran sudo apt-get ...
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Possible MySQL error occurred during system upgrade

Run on terminal the command sudo apt-get upgrade. After a few seconds appears this: Errors occurred while processing: /var/cache/apt/archives/mysql-server-5.5_5.5.49-0+deb8u1_amd64.deb E: Sub-process ...
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no free space for upgrade to ubuntu 15.0 [duplicate]

i'm trying to upgrade to ubuntu 15.0 and when i do the update it says "not enough free space. the upgrade has been aborted, the upgrade needs at least total of 60.9 m free space on disk '/boot', ...
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upgrade from14.04 to 15.04

I'm having a problem with upgrading from 14.04 to 15.05.The system collects all the files but during installation, approximately two thirds of the way through installation, the screen closes and there ...
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failed upgrade from 14.04 to 16.04

I'm running Kubuntu 14.04 32bit. trying to upgrade I used kubuntu-devel-release-upgrade, it started work fine, but while it was downloading it was interrupted several times but starting from the ...
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MAAS Upgrade from 2.0.0 beta 3 to 2.0.0 beta 4

UBUNTU 16.04 How can I Upgrade MAAS from 2.0.0 beta 3 to 2.0.0 beta 4?
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Is it possible to upgrade using an ISO file directly? [duplicate]

I have Ubuntu 15.10 on my Dell Inspiron 3542. I have an ISO image of Ubuntu 16.04 on my computer desktop. Can I upgrade to Ubuntu 16.04 without burning the ISO to a CD or USB? Or without making a ...
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Updated to VBox 5.0.20, now cant install guest additions [closed]

I cloned a fresh copy of kali2, did apt-get update. apt-get dist-upgrade(installed fine). Tried with and without installing dkms. (dkms is installed on host(ubuntu) before virtualbox upgrade). Then ...
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Can't launch graphical apps from terminal after updating to 15.10

After updating to 15.10 it's impossible to run graphical apps from terminal: xxx@xxx:~$ gksudo wireshark Invalid MIT-MAGIC-COOKIE-1 key (gksudo:5532): Gtk-WARNING **: cannot open display: :0 xxx@xxx:~...
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Problem with installing 16.04. Tried upgrading from 14.04

I am using 14.04 for a long time. Now today morning I tried upgrading to 16.04. All the packages were downloaded and installed. But after a few moments ( when I didn't pay attention to my laptop) it ...
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Unable to upgrade from 14.04 LTS to 16.04 LTS [duplicate]

I have been looking to upgrade from Ubuntu release 14.04 to 16.04. For some reason, I am unable to do this whatever I try. I first did sudo apt-get update followed by sudo apt-get upgrade and then ...
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Ubuntu Upgrade problem.Upgrade option disabled

Facing problems with Ubuntu Upgradation."Upgrade from Ubuntu 15.10 to 16.04 Documents, music and other personal files will be kept. Installed software will be kept where possible" is disabled.I have a ...
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Enable upgrade options when using installation from DVD?

I can not upgrade my system from Ubuntu Gnome 15.10 to 16.04 by Software Updater, then I trying download ISO file and burn to disc. I can boot to Ubuntu from it and install 16.04, but the option "...
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While Upgrading my Ubuntu version to 16.04 LTS, it entered into the Terminal screen

When I started my upgrade to 16.04, I went away for some time and saw that it had entered the terminal screen and wasn't entering the normal startup. Everything was supposed to get implemented on the ...
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Upgrade from ubuntu 15.10 to 16.04 is stuck

I have been running the upgrade from 15.10 to 16.04 for 10 hours now and it is stuck on the following screen: Also, I can not open the terminal to with the small arrow to see what is going on. Any ...
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Upgrade from Ubuntu 15.10 to 16.04 Option Greyed out/Disabled

I want to upgrade my Os from 15.10 to 16.04.But when I tried to Upgrade using the Bootable DVD/Live CD this option "Upgrade from Ubuntu 15.10 to 16.04 Documents, music and other personal files will be ...
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Gnuplot will no longer make dashed lines after upgrading to Ubuntu 16

The title says it all mostly, I can no longer make dashed lines in the Postscript terminal in gnuplot. The script still works if I use gnuplot 4 instead of gnuplot 5. Code follows, set terminal ...
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OS Version for 15.10 => 16.04 Upgrade Failure Recovery

So I tried upgrading from 15.10 to 16.04 this morning and somehow my laptop charger got disconnected and I'm pretty sure my laptop died during the installation. Attempting to boot normally brings me ...
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I upgraded 14.04.4 LTS. Blank screen afterwards

I upgraded from 12.04 to 14.04.4 LTS through upgrade manager (GUI). After the upgrade I can see just "lubuntu" screen and after that I get blank screen only. "Ctrl+alt+f1" is not displaying ...
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Upgraded from 14.04 to 16.04 now can't login to Unity

I upgraded from 14.04 to 16.04 and at first, I could log in to Unity but after an update and reboot, I can only log in to terminal. I have googled this problem but haven't had any success with the ...
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Problem upgrading unity mail - dpkg error

I was trying to update unity mail but it kept failing saying it couldn't delete packages. I got the following error when I ran sudo apt upgrade and sudo apt install unity-mail Errors were encountered ...
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Problems after upgrading to 16.04LTS: GUI not Properly working

I've just upgraded to 16.04LTS. During installation everything froze. After an hour "frozen" I restarted the Laptop. I would get caught in an endless loop of turning on and off the screen. I went into ...
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python and package manager are broken

After upgrading Ubuntu from 15.04 to 16.04, python and package manager are broken. When running apt-get update I receive the message use apt-get -f install, but when running this command I get ...
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Suspend doesn't work after upgrading to 16.04

I've been using xubuntu 15.10 and everything was working fine. After upgrading to 16.04 several bugs appeared: Now I'm running kernel 4.4.0-21-generic. After suspending the laptop the display turns ...
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apt-get install fails because of libmagic1

my apt-get install is failing because of following error with respect to libmagic1. My Ubuntu version is 12.04 LTS. Can you please help if anyone aware of it? I need to fix this to update some ...
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Interrupted upgrade from 15.10 to 16.04, Ubuntu boots into black screen

What happened I was working on my laptop while it upgraded from 15.10 to 16.04 (which I admit was a mistake) when suddenly the Unity overlay disappeared and the only thing on screen was the Firefox ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 Cannot Install Owncloud server

I recently upgraded from 15.10 to 16.04, and it completely broke my apache/wordpress/owncloud installation. While fixing wordpress, I removed owncloud. Now, if I try to install owncloud, I get the ...
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Disappearing mouse cursor, when upgrading from 15.10 to 16.04 LTS

I recently tried upgrading from Lubuntu 15.10 to 16.04 LTS on my old Toshiba laptop. Everything seemed to go all right, but whenever my system would go to sleep, my mouse cursor disappears shortly ...
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16.04 update : several issues

I recently upgraded from ubuntu 15.10 to ubuntu 16.04 (and at the same time from gnome 3.16 to gnome 3.18 I think) and it all went pretty bad. The x server didn't want to start anymore. After some ...
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Lots of minor errors after interrupted upgrade to 16.04

I've just upgraded from 15.10 to 16.04 using do-release-upgrade. The process failed part way through due to an interrupted internet connection and has to be restarted. It appeared to complete ...
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14.04 to 16.04 upgrade ignores NetworkManager.conf

The machine in question was a straight from dvd install of 14.04 (upgraded to date before upgrade to 16.04 on 27-APR-16), with static ip, bind9 and registered domain. /etc/NetworkManager/system-...
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Upgrading kubuntu: error trying to overwrite package

I am trying to pgrade my kubuntu to the latest version. When running sudo apt-get dist-upgrade, I get: (Reading database ... 558588 files and directories currently installed.) Preparing to unpack ....
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14.04 to 16.04 *KILLED* mysql

Definition: trust - Something that the Ubuntu LTS packagers have lost from me. I scrupulously maintained my 14.04 LTS web server machine. It only had four primary functions (ssh, ftp, http, and ...
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How do I fix a lot of broken packages?

I'm currently running on Ubuntu 15.10, but I want to update to 16.04. But the updater says I have broken packages. But, in my opninion, I have way too much broken packages and I have no idea why they ...
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I cant install or update anything

I have tried following previous questions but to no avail while running sudo apt-get upgrade i get the following message After this operation, 48.5 MB of additional disk space will be ...
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FILEZILLA not working after upgrade from ubuntu 15.10 to ubuntu 16.04

I have upgraded to Ubuntu 16.04 from 15.10 (x64 version) and now I am unable to run FileZilla. There is some hard drive activity and then nothing. When I open a terminal and type "Filezilla" I get ...
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Black screen when upgrading to 16.04 from 14.04

I have a custom pc with an nvidia gpu that I wanted to update from 14.04 to 16.04 but I ran into a problem. I started the update with sudo update manager -d and it downloaded everything alright. When ...
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14.04 to 16.04 upgrade hung

My server upgrade was going fine until it seems to have hung. I logged on to another terminal and I see the following message repeating every few seconds in /var/log/syslog: May 2 13:17:56 www ...
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How to make an backup in order to reinstall the system?

I have upgraded my Ubuntu 15.10 to 16.04. But I want 15.10 back, because the Intel Graphics drivers are not supported in 15.10 and I need them. I did "tar -cvf home-backup.tar.bz2 /home/" on my ...
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I cant login after update ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I have some trouble when updating with dist-upgrade on Ubuntu 14.04. Actually I just want update my 14.04 into the newest one but after updating, this error message appears cant start Ubuntu session. ...
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Can't upgrade from 15.10 to 16.04

I am running into some trouble with this upgrade, I ran a "do-release-upgrade" and I guess that I wasn't paying attention and the system went from ubuntu 14.04 to 15.10 instead of 14.04 to 16.04. ...
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fakeraid, don't startup after upgrade

I made up my workstation from 15.10 to 16.04, telling my colleagues I have never had any problems during my updates. The system is installed on a raid0 Intel software. Except that reboot, I just get ...
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Servers Hardware Certification of kernel upgrades

I am trying to figure out the HW certification policy for older HW (my interest is servers). When a new point-release or HWE is available, it usually includes a Linux kernel update. Is there a ...
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I can't get sound to work in Ubuntu 15. Could upgrading to 16 fix it?

I'm pretty sure the hardware works, since I was able to hear sound when I had CentOS on the same computer earlier, and also in an earlier edition of Ubuntu before that (again, on the same hardware).
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Latex problems upgrading from 15.10 to 16.04

Here's what I get when I run apt-get dist-upgrade, and running -f doesn't do anything: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done You might want ...
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Reinstalling wine after upgrading 14.04 to XOrg lts-wily

I upgraded a KUbuntu 14.04 LTS install to xorg-core-lts-wily and all its dependencies, in order to be able to run on a 6th gen i3 with a HD520 graphics. That meant I lost wine, and I cannot seem to ...
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boot to black screen after upgrade

I upgarted from 14.04 to 16.04. after boot the terminal tty1 opens, and a message is repeated: brcmsmac bcma0:1: brcmsmac: brcms_ops_bss_info_changed: disassociated brcmsmac bcma0:1: ...