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Unsupported Linux Kernel on 14.04

While checking the support status on my Ubuntu Server, the currently used Kernel came up as unsupported: x@x:~⟫ ubuntu-support-status --show-unsupported [...] Unsupported: linux-headers-3.19.0-58 ...
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How do I reinstall shared dependencies after upgrade to 16.04?

I just upgraded to 16.04. When I tried to launch Emacs from the command line, I get the following error emacs/src/emacs: error while loading shared libraries: libgif.so.4: cannot open shared ...
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Samba does not launch after upgrading to 16.04

I have upgraded smoothly to 16.04, everything seems ok except samba not starting: $ sudo /etc/init.d/smbd status ● smbd.service - LSB: start Samba SMB/CIFS daemon (smbd) Loaded: loaded ...
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Upgrade from 15.10 to 16.04 hangs

I am currently upgrading from 15.10 to 16.04 and the upgrader hangs in a situation you can see in the screenshot The text in the lower window means "gconf2" could not be installed. The Upgrade will ...
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16.04 Upgrading process doubt

I'm using Ubuntu Studio 15.10 and I want to upgrade to the last 16.04 version, but... I have a doubt: The integrated upgrading gnome of the system tells me that this version is available, yes it is. ...
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Problems after upgrading from ubuntu 15.10 to 16.04 LTS

ok I was just upgrading ubuntu online nothing seemed to go wrong.... I was just watching a video on firefox while it downloaded everything etc and then when it asked me to restart now I chose not to ...
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Is there any way to upgrade snap apps without typing the app's name? [duplicate]

The only way I know to upgrade the snap app is to type sudo snap refresh APP_NAME. Can I do it without typing the app's name just like how apt does?
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To suddenly log-out after upgrade Ubuntu 15.10 to 16.04 LTS

When I Upgraded my system from 15.10 to 16.04, one my drive was mounted and after restart gave a message like : /dev/sda3: clean, 236680/38944768 files, 12412333/155760896 blocks and now after and ...
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hid-generic messages during boot since upgrade from 15.10

since i upgraded to 16.04 from 15.10 my boot screen displays a full screen of lines of: hid-generic 0003:0B505:17FD.0008: unknown main item tag 0x0 each line preceded by a a string of digits like ...
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16.04 Upgrade: Failed to fetch Empty files can't be valid archives

After upgrading from 15.10 to 16.04, I am receiving the following error on apt-get update: Reading package lists... Done E: Failed to fetch ...
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Upgrade Ubuntu 14.04 to 16.04 using a bootable USB stick

I use Ubuntu 14.04 and I want to upgrade my version of Ubuntu to the latest 16.04 LTS release. One way to do that is using the update-manager. Is there any other way to do it ? Like using a bootable ...
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Ubuntu Gnome 16.04 broken after upgrade

When my desktop rebooted after upgrading Ubuntu Gnome 15.10 to 16.04, startup gets stuck in a state where it constantly switches between a terminal and graphics mode, as if it tries to start graphics ...
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How can I resolve these 'cryptsetup: WARNING' messages following Ubuntu server upgrade?

After recently upgrading the packages on my Ubuntu 12.04 server I received a couple of warnings in relation to cryptsetup. My update steps were: sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get upgrade Both ...
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After upgrade to Ubuntu 16.04 from 14.04 can't get grub to boot

The upgrade went especially well [infinitely better and less problematic than 12.04 to 14.04 [which was a multi-WEEK hell]. However, after it completed and I rebooted...nothing! but a black terminal ...
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My function keys are not working after upgrading to Ubuntu 16.04

I'm using a Lenovo 450. Recently I upgraded my OS to Ubuntu 16.04LTS. Now my function keys are not working. Fn+F1 does not work. Please help me in this regard. Thanks in advance.
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vmware error after upgrade to ubuntu 16.04

I just upgraded to ubuntu 16.04 and I started having problems with vmware (v 12.1.0 build-3272444). When I try to play the virtual machine I receive the following error: Could not open /dev/vmmon: No ...
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Black screen after Ubuntu Upgrade from 14.10 to 15.10

Earlier If I try to boot into Ubuntu(14.10) that shows up at top of grub menu, screen was black (it's not that black screen with blinking cursor).So I used to boot with some other kernels in recovery ...
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Has upgraded to 16.04. b43 broadcom driver does not detect BCM4328 (PCI ID b4321) adapter. That works perfectly on 4.2 kernel

Loading module just do nothing. Nothing in dmesg. except this: Broadcom 43xx driver loaded [ Features: PNL ] wl module works, but as expected, without AP mode.
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Upgrading to 16.04 failed due to unmet dependencies

Upgrading 15.10 -> 16.04 produced errors, but the upgrade went on. Now I can't install new packages, due to unmet dependencies. Libreoffice, PHP and probably other programs don't work now. Updating ...
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Laptop can't control fan speed after 16.04 upgrade

While using 15.10, the fans on my ASUS ROG G501VW-BSI7N25 operated fine at various fan speeds. However, after upgrading to 16.04 it seems that it only has two options, minimum which is used for about ...
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Upgrading from 15.10 to 16.04

it's now my second attempt at upgrading from 15.10 to 16.04. This window is now open for 30 hours and it says 'running partial upgrade'. It seems to be active. Checked green are ' preparing the ...
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Since updating to 16.04 many application are missing the file menu

I just upgraded to 16.04 and I noticed there are a number of apps where the file menu is no longer being shown. Sublime text, Filezilla, LibreOffice, MySql Workbench are just a few examples(I'm sure ...
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After 15.10 -> 16.04, desktop-file-utils can't be configured

Yesterday's x86_64 upgrade from 15.10 to 16.04 appeared to go well, but I'm left with this situation: $ sudo apt-get install --reinstall desktop-file-utils Reading package lists... Done Building ...
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Can not upgrade from 15.10 to 16,04 LTS

I understand I can not upgrade from a beta test version to an LTS if I do not install each update. I can not update my 15.10 because 15.10 does not delete the old kernel when it installs the new one. ...
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Unable to display on second screen - lagging and shuttering Nvidia Graphics after upgrade to 16.04

I'm at Ubuntu 16.04, I did upgrade from 15.10 two days ago. Please take a look in the details below. Using X.Org X server - Nouveau display drivers OS: Ubuntu 16.04 xenial Kernel: x86_64 Linux ...
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Upgrade got stuck. How can I fix this?

Since other posts suggest this, I should mention that I cannot run dpkg --configure -a, even after killing the process. In any case, the Distribution Upgrade window blacked out, and when I try to ...
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Is it possible to fix failed upgrade using Ubuntu install?

Suppose that I crashed my system during upgrade. does Ubuntu installation can detect and fix previously installed system?
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Stuck on black screen asking for login and password

So I tried to update my machine and then a power outage occurred , I googled it and searched around and it told me to hold shift, I got this special menu and clicked advanced options or something ...
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Cannot download the updates of Ubuntu 16.04

I want to upgrade my laptop from Ubuntu 15.10 to 16.04 via Software Updater and encounter the following problem. The error message are the following. Failed to fetch ...
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Need to reinstall/repair after backup from 14 to 15.10

My Ubuntu broke when I was upgrading to 15.10. I can still boot it up and login but only in console mode. startx brings up a broke desktop environment. sudo apt-get upgrade etc does not work either. ...
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Upgrade bq Aquaris M10 from 15.04 to 16.04?

I have recently purchased the Aquaris m10 FHD, and want to upgrade to 16.04. How do I do that?
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Can't start ubuntu normally after upgrading to 16.04 from 14.04

Now I am already in Ubuntu 16.04 but my machine start only with Upstart option in boot menu. If I use normal boot, the screen is blank with this error: [Failed] Failed to start Load/Save Screen ...
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Several upgrade issues with 15.10 --> 16.04

I've upgraded my 15.10 server to 16.04 fine, but my 'desktop' install on my laptop keeps hitting problems. Firstly it was Kismet complaining it didn't want to be 'root', eventually hitting enter MANY ...
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Problems with Zonminder and MySQL after upgrading to 16.04

Upgrading to 16.04 is a nightmare... it has broken everything on my server that has been running for 10 years. I am slowly trying to get my server working again ... as of now I'm dealing with ...
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Can't log in Ubuntu 16.04 using Nvidia proprietary driver

I've recently upgraded from ubuntu 15.10 to 16.04. Here him my laptop details: Acer Inspire V nitro 17 Nvidia GeForce 860M RAM 6Gb As I was using nvidia driver on 15.10, after the upgrade I ...
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Software restore after upgrade faliure from 15.10 to 16.04

I tried to upgrade My machine from 15.10 to 16.04 but it failed. Exact Details of Faliure: I couldn't get anything other than my Desktop and File Browser, while my files were visible and in working ...
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Can't upgrade to 16.04 / autoremove having issues

Alright, so for a while now, 15.10 has kept me from updating. It would say there is too much things in my boot folder, so I would use sudo apt-get autoremove in the terminal to get rid of them. Today, ...
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problem trying release upgrade Ubuntu 15.10 to 16.04

When I was updating to have the new version I had many problems, I did the update but in the process the computer turn off and reboot and gave me problems like: stopped getty on tty1 or a ...
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Upgraded to Ubuntu 16.04LTS - but no new Software Center

Well, I successfully upgraded to Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. I loved it- but one problem. I heard that there is new Software Center or Gnome software center in Ubuntu 16.04 LTS, but I still have Ubuntu Software ...
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New “Software store” in 16.04

I upgraded Ubuntu 15.04 to 16.04 . I am checking the features of it. But I didn't find the new Software Store yet. I upload the Ubuntu software application yet in the updated Ubuntu 16.04 which is ...
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If I upgrade my system to 16.04 lts now, will it automatically upgrade to the first point release after three months?

If I upgrade my system to 16.04 lts now, will it automatically upgrade to the first point release after three months? Or I must upgrade once more then?
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After updating Ubuntu got stuck in login loop

Today I upgraded to ubuntu 16.04 from 15.10. The upgrade went smooth however after upgrade I'm not able to login. The login screen keeps reappearing no matter how many times I reepeat. I tried to ...
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Upgraded to 16.04 and now getting error message

After successfully upgraded to 16.04, I am now getting this message whilst booting lvmetad not active yet, using direct access
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Not able to upgrade 16.04 LTS from 15.10

I was have an Ubuntu 15.10 image so I installed it today and but now I want to upgrade it to Ubuntu 16.04 LTS, I follow these steps: sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get upgrade sudo apt-get dist-upgrade ...
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How to install Ubuntu 16.04 on a dual boot system?

I'm currently running Ubuntu Studio 14.04 and Windows 7 on my machine, but I'd like to delete both OSes and just install Ubuntu Studio 16.04. How can I do that?
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New software centre won't run after 16.04 upgrade

The new "software centre" won't run after my upgrade to 16.04 last night. Trying it from the unity bar - nothing happens. I read that it should be running gnome's software manager. Trying from the ...
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Upgrade to 16.04. php7 not working in browser

I just upgraded from 14.10 to 16.04 and am not sure how to configure PHP 7 in apache. I did modify the php7.0.conf file to uncomment that last lines, restarted apache2 and no change. Do I need to ...
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Infinite login loop after upgrading from 15.10 to 16.04

I got infinite login loop after upgraded from 15.10 to 16.04. I have a dell 8700 desktop with Nvidia GTX 960 video card. I have tried nvidia-361 or nvidia-364, both have the same problem. I have to ...
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14.04 hangs, suspicious broken dependency with libefl

Ubuntu's got a broken package dependency and I tried to fix it, but now it won't reboot. I have to admit I haven't been paying as much attention to my Ubuntu server as I should recently even though ...
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Upgrading to new ubuntu version while using own local apt-mirror

i have a fresh installation of ubuntu server 15.10. When upgraded manully to 16.04 i want to install apt-mirror and replace all archive.ubuntu.com with the local ip of my server. Is this right and ...