Questions about upgrading packages, systems or hardware.

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Wifi only works for the first 5 minutes after upgrade from 14.10 to 15.04

I'm having problem with my Wifi since I upgrade from 14.10 to 15.04 two days ago. I understand that there are already lots of posts about it and I have dig through many of them, but I believe my ...
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No free space on root, cant uninstall software nor update. How do I make space to resize the root partition?

As the title says my root part is full and I cannot uninstall some software to free space and maybe extend the partition with gparted. I'm a little bit confused. No command seems to work for there is ...
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Recommended OS and kernel upgrade from Ubuntu 12.04.4 LTS

We have a few servers running on Ubuntu 12.04.4 LTS, Linux 3.11.0-15-generic x86_64. I would like to know what is the recommended OS and kernel upgrade for that particular version. And how can I do it ...
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How do I change changing the default program when plugging in removeable media?

I have updated to ubuntu 11.10. The problem is when I plug in my external harddisk,all the files are trying to get opened with movie player. Also when I click the icon of external harddisk which shows ...
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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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Packages missing after upgrade to 15.04

I did a fresh install of Ubuntu 14.10 and after a couple of days i did a distro upgrade using the command. sudo do-release-upgrade Before doing that i had installed some packages, such as google ...
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problem after upgrading to ubuntu 14.04

I have upgraded my ubuntu from 12.04 to 14.04. Now, when I try to start my system after the login screen a flash of error page comes and it goes back to login page. Same problem with guest login also. ...
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Unable to connect to server from client machines after upgrade of Ubuntu 14.10 to 15.04

After accepting the upgrade notice from 14.10 to 15.04 several "program errors" have resulted in 1.File system being loaded as "read only" and dropping me on the command line. Solved that issue. Now ...
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Google chrome stable freezes

After the last update my google chrome stable browser freezes when I try to move to another page. eg If I am of Facebook and stay there it works. If I then try to move to my home page the computer ...
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Messy GRUB after upgrade to windows 10 [on hold]

I was a bit unconfortable with GRUB when upgrading to windows 10. First of all, before upgrading I was dual booting Ubuntu/Windows 7. For the reason everybody know, we have two lines (sda1 and sda 2) ...
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SSH refusing connections after upgrade to 13.04

After upgrading my Ubuntu Server from release 13.04 to 13.10 (do-release-upgrade), I can not connect to the server anymore, SSH closing connections immediately (after sending SSH2_MSG_KEXINIT). It ...
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14.10 to 15.04 upgrade, now I can't poweroff or reboot!

I was previously running 14.10 without any problems on an Intel NUC Bay trail but then after upgrading it to 15.04 my PC won't poweroff or reboot anymore. At the shutdown messages it says umounting ...
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How to recover Ubuntu 14.10 from Ubuntu 15.04? [duplicate]

I have upgraded Ubuntu 15.04 from Ubuntu 14.10, but when process complete, my laptop restart and then screen stopping with line text "starting at 219"
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Connection to HP ENVY 4500 wireless printer failed after upgrade 14.10 -> 15.04

Tried first the following: Hardware > Printers says Printer service not available. Start the service... However, Start Service - button is greyed, only Connect - button usable, "Not connected" on ...
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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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How to upgrade Ubuntu 14.04 LTS to Ubuntu 15.04? [duplicate]

Is there a way I can upgrade my Ubuntu 14.04 to 15.04 online without using a bootable device?
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How to manually change Ubuntu version [on hold]

Suppose, for a moment, that I have Ubuntu 14.04 installed. After manually downloading and applying changes (new versions of components,...) between the two releases, I end up with what is effectively ...
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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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Upgrading from 13.04 to 15.04 Trouble [on hold]

I am having trouble with a virtual Ubuntu 13.04, my taskbar and menus have disappeared, and i have tried to move my ~/.config file to ~./config_old to try and create a new one, but it did not work. ...
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Can't Upgrade Ubuntu Enablement Stack

The ubuntu docs tell me that I can upgrade my desktop to 14.04.2 by running: sudo apt-get install --install-recommends \ linux-generic-lts-vivid \ xserver-xorg-core-lts-vivid \ xserver-xorg-lts-vivid ...
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Kernel advice and how to block unwanted downloads

Further to the question/comment “WINE FAILURE today”: The upgrade to kernel 3.13-59 was problematic. Following advice I upgraded my kernel to 3.19-25 which overcame my problem. Shortly afterwards ...
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Upgraded to 14.10 but still 14.04.2

I wanted to upgrade my ubuntu 14.04.2 to ubuntu 15.10. I learnt I first had to upgrade to 14.10 then to 15.04 and then finally to 15.10. In terminal I entered: sudo apt-get dist-upgrade About ...
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How to manage local Ubuntu mirror?

I'm in the process of setting up an on-site mirror of the Ubuntu repositories for 14.04 using apt-mirror. I will start by creating a full current mirror, let's call it Test_Mirror. I want to create a ...
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back box errors while upgrading

I just installed back box and when I was upgrading I got the following error message: Fetching gem metadata from --......... Fetching version metadata from -- Resolving dependencies.... Using rake ...
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Upgrading to the last version of Git from the source repository or PPA

I want to upgrade git using the source repository within Ubuntu. As you note, the last stable version is 2.0.2, but I have 1.9.4. I cloned the git repository, but I'm not sure how to continue. I ...
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On a dual boot computer, will it harm Ubuntu installation if I upgrade Windows 8.1 to 10?

I currently dual boot my laptop with Windows 8.1 and Ubuntu 15.04. Now I want to give Windows 10 a try, considering the positive reviews it has been garnering. But I don't want to mess my existing ...
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12.04LTS -> 14.04LTS “lost” all my files

I recently got into a problem with a package saying another copy was running even on a fresh boot (in 12.04). I recklessly decided to accept the update manager's recommendation to move to 14.04LTS. ...
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New Ubuntu Upgrade to 14.0.4.2 made some programs not running

about 2 days ago my automatic ubuntu update started to alert that there is problem with updates not being installed. So i changed my server and did it manually but it got failing to download at some ...
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Would there have been the same risk with Gnome 3.16 if it had been included in Ubuntu Gnome 15.04?

I am currently running Ubuntu Gnome 15.04, with Gnome 3.14, and I am contemplating upgrading to Gnome 3.16, in the article here I read that: The stable release of GNOME 3.16 arrived in March. ...
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Upgrade default python3 version in Ubuntu 14.04 from 3.4.0 to 3.4.2

Ubuntu has a default python3 version of 3.4.0. How do I upgrade this to 3.4.2? Do I get the tar.gz package from the python website?
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Upgrade 10.04 to 10.10 or latest [closed]

I'm totally newbie with this OS, my friend suggest me to use this OS but I can't use it. I have installed version 10.04 and want to upgrade this OS to 10.10 or above but I always found trouble to ...
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Upgrade from Ubuntu 12.04 to 12.10 with the iso on USB flash drive

How do I do an upgrade to 12.10 using the iso downloaded from the ubuntu web site? I do not want to do a clean install as I do not want to loose my settings. I am afraid that clicking "UPGRADE TO ...
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installing the newest LittleCMS library in 14.04

I use the rawtherapee package and the latest release requires the latest version LCMS2.7 . I found the code here. Shall I use it (if yes how?) or is there any other way?
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After upgrading ubuntu suddenly my laptop lost power and after that after logging in my pc stop proceeding to desktop what to do

I cant enter my terminal how im gonna fix it when its not proceeding to my desktop is there is a way to recover it
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How I do uninstall the apps old version after upgrading to a new version in Ubuntu Touch

I am running Ubuntu Touch in my Nexus 4 with Ubuntu 14.10 (r19). I updated several applications. Now, I have double applications: the old and the new versions in my storage. By example: System ...
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Stuck in login screen after 15.04 upgrade

I have upgraded from 14.10 to 15.04 and when I boot I get to the usual login screen but it is displayed in low resolution. When I login it briefly displays a console message then returns to the login ...
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how to upgrade from ubuntu 15.04 to 15.10? [duplicate]

i was upgrading to 15.10 with these two commands that i found on ubuntu forums: sudo sed -i 's/vivid/wily/g' /etc/apt/sources.list sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get dist-upgrade but at ...
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Grub Rescue after upgrading from 12.04 to 14.04

Current status: Cannot boot from HD at all (dualboot with win7) Cannot boot from USB either (12.04 and win7), goes to boot: prompt, do not know what to do here, wants a kernel name, same for both ...
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No wifi networks detected after Ubuntu 14.04 upgrade [duplicate]

Since I clean installed Ubuntu 14.04 my laptop is now no longer able to detect wifi networks. I can use a wired connection, however. It's a Realtek wifi device. I've seen lots on Broadcom issues but ...
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10.04 upgrade (to 12…) never works [duplicate]

When I attempt to upgrade from 10.04 to 12..., I get the following message(s) at the point of 'setting up files': (YadYada = www.): W:Failed to fetch YadaYada ...
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dpkg error while installing fail2ban on ubuntu 15.04

I'm trying to reinstall fail2ban after upgrading from 14.10 to 15.04. I was getting these errors so I did apt-get remove fail2ban and then apt-get install fail2ban, however I still get these error ...
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How to upgrade from rEFIt to rEFInd

I have recently installed Ubuntu Server (12.04.3) on a MacMini1.1... The MacMini already had OSX (Leopard) on it and I wanted to keep it, so after much research, I used the gpart and fdisk within an ...
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Failed to get D-BUS connection (systemctl, pulse) after upgrade to 15.04

I upgraded to 15.04 and I seem to have issue with permissions talking to D-BUS. Pulseaudio is completely broken (no sound, no volume controls), and systemctl (and also sudo systemctl) reports: $ ...
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Boot failure after upgrade /dev/mapper/isw…Volume01 does not exist

I upgraded to 12.04 and now my system won't boot. It complains about /dev/mapper/isw...Volume01 does not exist and drops me to busybox. cat /proc/cmdline tells me it is indeed trying Volume01. ...
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How to fix apt-get upgrade (error processing package util-linux)

I get the following error when running sudo apt-get upgrade. I have tried the commonly recommended fixes for upgrade errors (sudo dpkg --configure -a and sudo apt-get install -f) to no avail. Here is ...
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Imagemagick won't run after upgrade to 15.04

Imagemagick file conversion program won't run since upgrading to 15.04. I removed and reinstalled the program, but it still won't run.
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Unable to upgrade from Ubuntu 13.04 to Ubuntu 13.10

I am new to Ubuntu and I am loving it! I am using Ubuntu 13.04, and I want to upgrade to the latest Ubuntu 13.10, but I can't. Here is what I am doing: Open Software Updater. It checks for the list ...
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My /www websites don't open after apt-get dist-upgrade

I did a huge mistake (it seems so) and did apt-get dist-upgrade in order to upgrade PHP version from 5.3.10 to 5.5... I am on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. Under /var/www, I have multiple websites hosted ...
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E:The method driver /usr/lib/apt/methods/gpgv could not be found

Anytime I go to update and/or upgrade, apt-get returns the error below: Failed to download repository information E:The method driver /usr/lib/apt/methods/gpgv could not be found. Running: 12.04 ...
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How to upgrade bitcoind (Bitcoin Core) in Ubuntu?

I would like to know all the options that exist to upgrade bitcoind (PPA or manually). I am running a full Bitcoin node and it's important to kept the last available version.