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Black tiles on screen and freeze after upgrade to 16.04 Ubuntu LTS

After two days with Ubuntu 16.04 running flawlessly, it began to suddenly crash and won't accept any command or shutdown when I press the power button on the tower. I have to pull the power plug out ...
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After upgrading from Ubuntu 14.04 LTS to 16.04 LTS, last process left cleaning, how to perform?

While upgrading from Ubuntu 14.04 LTS to 16.04 LTS, every process got done like Getting new packages, Installing upgrades, the last process was Cleaning. Now, my PC is running fine on 16.04 but while ...
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How to perform Cleaning process which left while upgrading from 14.04 LTS to 16.04 LTS?

While upgrading from UBUNTU 14.04 LTS to 16.04 LTS, every process got done like Getting new packages, Installing upgrades, the last process LEFT that was CLEANING. Now, my pc is running fine on 16.04 ...
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Problem logging in after 15.10 upgrade

I've run distro upgrade from 14.04 to 15.10 with the release image. I have choosed complete wipe installation. No errors during installation and I`m able to login in normally. Eventually I will get ...
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Upgrading Ubuntu will require reinstalling Matlab and mtrack?

I have Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. I am considering upgrading to Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I already read a similar post about it: Is it necessary to upgrade to 14.04 LTS or can I stand in 12.04 LTS forever with no ...
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Unattened upgrades for all packages

If I have this following option set in unattended upgrades (/etc/apt/apt.conf.d/50unattended-upgrades), will it update all packages even the ones added repository in /etc/apt/sources.list.d // ...
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Unattended upgrades

There are 2 files with same configuration settings in unattended upgrades /etc/apt/apt.conf.d: 20auto-upgrades and 10periodic. APT::Periodic::Update-Package-Lists "1"; APT::Periodic::Download-...
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Kubuntu upgrade from 15.10 to 16.04 failed

Some time ago I triggered upgrade from Kubuntu 15.10 to 16.04 and it failed (I forgot why and with what message). When I issued sudo do-release-upgrade it failed with message: E: The value 'wily' is ...
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Failed to Install New Kernel (v4.2.0-41.48) from (v4.2.0-38.45)

I tried to upgrade to the new kernel today, but DPKG half-configured the packages. Here's what APT said: (Reading database ... (Reading database ... 5% (Reading database ... 10% (Reading database ......
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apt: relocation error: version GLIBCXX_3.4.21 not defined in file libstdc++.so.6 with link time reference

Since trying to upgrade to 16.04 xenial, I'm getting $ apt apt: relocation error: /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libapt-pkg.so.5.0: symbol ...
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“Software Updater” & “Software & Updates” not working on 14.04 LTS

I havent used my Ubuntu for quite long time. Today, when i boot the Ubuntu (14.04 LTS), the software updater and Software & Updates(from Settings) are not working. The software updater's window ...
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Shutting down after some time even in GRUB recovery

Hello I would like to know why does my computer shutdown after some time. Overheated ? The fan works fine plus cleaned the inside of the laptop. Drivers malfunction ? Don't know how to verify. Works ...
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upgrade to 14.04 thro' iso

I am having ubuntu 12.10. USB boot is not working. After mounting the iso I get no promt even after entering gksu sh/ cdrom/cdromupgrade. I have grub2 bootloader. Kindly help me.
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Predict network interface names before upgrading to 16.04

When I upgraded one of my servers I had to adjust network configuration (I use interfaces file) and use the new network interface name. I was lucky that the server runs in a VM and I could access it ...
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Unable to use expect_popen() after upgrading from PHP 5.5.9 to 5.6

Some PHP code I wrote requires syntax which is only available from PHP5.6 onwards. I decided to upgrade my Ubuntu 14.04 LTS server to PHP version 5.6, but unfortunately I encountered a problem doing ...
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Upgrade Linux Mint 17.1 to 17.3 from terminal [on hold]

How to upgrade Linux Mint 17.1 to 17.3 from terminal? I tried to do so but now "cinnamon just crashed: You are currently running in fallback mode". Also can not detect pendeive. System is still ...
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Hard crash when playing media

I recently upgraded to Ubuntu 16.04 from 15.10. Ever since the upgrade I am having problems playing video files in VLC and Kodi. Totem works fine. The video will start playing but fairly quickly ...
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Botched upgrade--dpkg hangs on 'Started Braille Device Support'

Screwed up an upgrade from 14.10->15.04->15.10 badly. I've been messing around in recovery mode and am confidentish that I managed to get all the broken packages/dependencies removed and reinstalled, ...
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Slept updating ubuntu

I've been using Ubuntu for quite some time now and I absolutely love it. I recently purchased a laptop (Dell Inspiron 15r 3542) which is supported by Ubuntu, and have pre-istalled ubuntu 12.04. So, it ...
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I accidentally canceled 16.04 Upgrade halfway through; dpkg status locked

I was upgrading from 15.10 to 16.04 and I got some prompts about config files having changed, e.g. /etc/xdg/autostart/at-spi-dbus-bus.desktop. So I type D to see the diff, but then accidentally hit ...
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Lost Ubuntu while upgrading

I was upgrading Ubuntu from 14.10 to 15.10. It was almost success, and upgrading came to "installing packages" status. Suddenly my screen became blank and no mouse or keyboard worked (but I could ...
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Rolling back an application upgrade

I don't think an actual rollback or system restore exists in Linux/Ubuntu, so I'm looking at other options to reverse a recent browser upgrade. I would like to revert to a slightly older version of ...
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How to keep DropBox daemon up-to-date?

I use DropBox to sync some files with an online backup I have, all has been going well except for recently I realised that DropBox regularly release updates and my installation does not alert me about ...
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hibernate *sometimes* fails on 14.04 [duplicate]

EDIT: This is not a duplicate. The other question describes a consistent failure. My system can hibernate and resume sometimes, indicating that the basic config (kernel command line, etc) is correct. ...
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How do I recover 14.04 from “no root file system is defined” while upgrading to 16.04?

This is a problem. I tried to upgrade from 14.04.03 LTS to 16.04 LTS without backing up. (Sorry, my backup drive was full and I didn't know how to restore it.) I used a DVD to upgrade it, and ...
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Installation Ubuntu with along Windows [duplicate]

How can I install Ubuntu OS along windows operating system. Please give me instructions.
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trying to upgrade from 15.10 to 16.04 but I got error

I tried to do it but I got these massages which are and also
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Trying to upgrade to 16.04 from 15.10, but “the required dependency 'apt (>= 1.0.10.2ubuntu2)' is not installed”?

I tried sudo apt-get update, but got E: Could not get lock /var/lib/apt/lists/lock - open (11: Resource temporarily unavailable) E: Unable to lock directory /var/lib/apt/lists/ E: Could not get lock ...
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bluetooth problem after upgrade from ubuntu 14 to 16.04

after upgrade to ubuntu 16.04 i can't turn on bluetooth on my laptop . try reinstall bluez and other bluetooth application same as blueman and bluetooth but don't solve problem service bluetooth ...
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How to install, fglrx on (K)ubuntu 15.04 ? Starting version 219 AMD R9 290x

i have upgraded my Ubuntu 14.10 to Kubuntu 15.04 and as i thought the graphics driver would mess up. I am looking for a step-by-step tutorial how to install fglrx on Kubuntu 15.04. On 14.04 i had ...
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can I upgrade from 14.4 to 16 from usb

unable to connect to internet since upgrade to 14.4 may 2015 can I download 16 to a usb stick and upgrade the non functioning 14.4
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Upgrade to 16.04 LTS from ubuntu server 14.04 LTS with ubuntu-zfs

I have a storage server running Ubuntu Server 14.04 LTS. I have ubuntu-zfs installed on it and I already use ZFS as my files system for the stored data. I am trying to look into what issues i might ...
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How to fix Ubuntu 14.04 LTS login screen hangs with “logging in…”

Anyone have suggestions for this: I upgraded my Ubuntu system to 14.04, and the upgrade failed miserably. I was forced to restart the system in order to get to a login. After following several ...
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IS RadeonDriver support for ubuntu 16.04 [duplicate]

I am a Amd user of Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I want to upgrade to Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. After referring some sites, I found that Ubuntu 16.04 LTS doesn't have drivers which will support RadeonDriver. According ...
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upgrade process stuck for too long while Preparing to unpack …/mysql-server-5.7_5.7.12-0ubuntu1.1_amd64.deb

I tried to do upgrade and its been unpacking for too long (20 minutes) is it normal?, not responding to ctrl+C too.What to do next? shubhendu@shubhendu-HP-Pavilion-g6-Notebook-PC:/opt$ sudo apt-get ...
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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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Doesn't start up properly after upgrade

I cannot enter my desktop after an update last night. I realize that they was add another release version(lines) in the GRUB. How can I fix the problem? should I run update again using recovery mode? ...
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Unable to connect to WiFi after the upgrade to Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I was previously running Ubuntu 12.04.5 LTS and have just upgraded to Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, and after the upgrade my WiFi driver is no longer working. I know that is vague, so for further insight what I ...
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Problem occurs During installing ubuntu 16.04 apps using terminal and software center

recently I installed ubuntu 16.04,when i'm trying to install any application (eg: synaptic ) using sudo apt-get install synaptic this problem occurs: when i tried to install synaptic from : https://...
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setuptools must be installed to install from a source distribution

I am trying to install pywavelets lib I gave a command pip install pywavelets It gave me a error setuptools must be installed to install from a source distribution. Checking with this error I saw ...
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How to upgrade Xampp to the newest version

This might seem like a silly question but by golly I've tried and tried for a whole week and no results. I don't know if it's something wrong with my queries, or too much "Install Xampp" clutter in my ...
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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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How to fix upgrade (error processing package util-linux)

aakash@aakash-desktop:~$ sudo apt-get upgrade Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done You might want to run 'apt-get -f install' to correct ...
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Unable to install or upgrade after an upgrade to 16.04 with gcc-doc error [duplicate]

I'm kind of new to Ubuntu. A couple of days ago, I upgraded to 16.04 from 14.04. After the upgrade, I can neither install new software nor upgrade OS. When I enter sudo apt-get upgrade I get this ...
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Can I install the latest version of Ubuntu [duplicate]

Processor: Intel(R) Pentium(R) M processor 1.70GHz 1.70GHz 32 bit operating system 36.3 free of 55.7 GB Windows 7 HP Home Edition HP pavallon dv1000. ( can i get the latest ...
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What to do when mandb fails to update index cache during update?

I ran a dist-upgrade today and this was the output: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Calculating upgrade... Done The following packages ...
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dpkg: error processing package initramfs-tools

Error while updating the system. I try: sudo apt-get upgrade and sudo apt-get install -f Output: Setting up initramfs-tools (0.122ubuntu8.1) ... update-initramfs: deferring update (trigger ...
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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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sudo apt-get upgrade not upgrading some packages [duplicate]

sudo apt-get upgrade is not upgrading packages hp@hp-HP-15-Notebook-PC:~$ sudo apt-get upgrade Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done ...
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Will upgrading to a newer version delete my files, apps, or settings? [duplicate]

I am planning to upgrade from 13.04 to 13.10? Does upgrading delete my files, documents and third party apps. Or does it keep my files and documents but deletes third party apps??