Questions about upgrading packages, systems or hardware.

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Root filesystem check fails after power failure during installation

During the "install" phase of the upgrade there was a power failure. After when starting up again the following errors are reported: init: udevtrigger main process (420) terminated with status 1 ...
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Why isnt the dist-upgrade showing up?

Ubuntu 14.04 was released on 17 April 2014, and today it is already the 18th. Why isn't the distribution showing up in my ubuntu update-manager? (I have set it so it will anounce every new version) ...
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Trusty Tahr 14.04 upgrade restart no XFCE desktop fatal IO error 11

Upgraded to Trusty today, but restart leaves me with a background graphic and no desktop. I have restarted with the alternate version and run dpkg and dpgk-reconfigure -a -u --force and still do not ...
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upgrade from 13.10 to 14.04 renders machine stuck on ubuntu screen cannot login

after upgrade from 13.10 to 14.04 boot up gets stuck on purple ubuntu screen prior to login prompt - what is the keyboard combo to force menu upon boot up - as is ctrl-alt-F1 does nothing so cannot ...
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how to upgrade from ubuntu gnome 14.04 beta 2 to 14.04 LTS final release?

Currenlty i have ubuntu gnome 14.04 beta2 release. But in details it shows as ubuntu 13.10. Please let me know how can i upgrade it 10 14.04 LTS final release(released 17th Aprill). I tried in ...
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How can i upgrade to Ubuntu 14.04 final from 14.04 Beta correctly?

I tried to upgrade to 14.04 Final release from 14.04 Beta. I executed following commands: sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get dist-upgrade My system updated packages after dist-upgrade. However after ...
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Could not determine the upgrade

do-release-upgrade (trying to upgrade from 13.10 to 14.04) fails with this message: [...] Calculating the changes Could not determine the upgrade An unresolvable problem occurred while calculating ...
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Help with 14.04 [duplicate]

I'm using 13.10 right now. And I'd like to upgrade to 14.04, but I can't seem to. I've tried update manager, and even the iso, but realized I'd need a CD for that. Is there I can upgrade to 14.04 from ...
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Failed Upgrade of [L]/X]Ubuntu 13.10 to 14.04

I just upgraded an old (Dell Celeron) desktop from X/L Ubuntu 13.10 to 14.04 today. There were errors in the upgrade, including a failed Samba upgrade. I now have a system that is unusable. I cannot ...
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I can't start the upgrade form 13.10 to 14.04

I first ran sudo apt-get update, then tried the following commands and they all failed sudo do-release-upgrade sudo do-release-upgrade -d sudo do-release-upgrade -p Each of the previous commands ...
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Will ubuntu 12.04 be automatically upgraded to 14.04? [duplicate]

Do I have to do something to upgrade to 14.04 from 12.04?
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Ubuntu 12.04 to 14.04 LTS Upgrade Crash!

I'm in a pretty bad situation right now. I ran the following terminal commands to upgrade my Laptop from 12.04 LTS to 14.04 LTS, and left my computer to let it sit to do its thing. When I came back, ...
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(URGENT) Huge problems after upgrade to 14.04 (selinixfs boot error)

So, I've ended up in a bad spot after attempting to upgrade to 14.04. I upgraded to Tahr using the terminal, and that was running smoothly until I rebooted to "Mount Failed at selinuxfs on ...
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Upgrade manager doesn't finds ubuntu 14.04

I have 13.10 installed and would like to upgrade to 14.04. How would be this possible? If i do it like the manual says then i can update only to the devel version of ubuntu which i would like not.
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TP-LINK TL-WDN3800 Dual Band Wireless N600 and 14.04

As the title says, it doesn't seem to work under 14.04. Crashes the driver on start up.
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Updating Ubuntu 13.10 to 14.04

I've updated my Ubuntu to 14.04 LTS before but now I installed Ubuntu and partitioned my hard disk about 10 times, trying to do everything but it can't be updated to 14.04 LTS again without saying ...
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Update manager doesn't offer an upgrade to the new release

So I have Ubuntu installed on my pc, and I want to upgrade to the new Ubuntu which was just released. When I check for any new updates it doesn't show any upgrades to the new release. How can I fix ...
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Can't close all programs and continue the upgrade

I have decided to upgrade to ubuntu 14.04 today as it is supposed to be the 1st official release date. I used the usual: sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get upgrade sudo apt-get autoremove sudo ...
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Upgrade from 13.10 to 14.04 stuck: 'Trying to remove non-existant caller id.'

I'm currently trying to upgrade from 13.10 to 14.04 using a DVD that I've burnt. The upgrade seems to have got stuck in a loop though (I'm writing this using another computer). I have the terminal ...
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I tried to use the software updater but it doesn't give the upgrade option

I launched the software updater to upgrade from 13.10 to 14.04 but the updater doesn't give the upgrade option. The version on the Ubuntu 14.04 shows an upgrade button on the updater.
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Ubuntu 14.04 upgrade safe for dual boot?

Is it safe to upgrade Ubuntu 13.10 to 14.04 if its setup on dual boot with windows? I recently upgraded windows 8 to 8.1 with ubuntu 13.10 on dual boot and now the performance seems degraded and ...
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How do I upgrade to a newer version of Ubuntu?

What are the different ways I can use to upgrade Ubuntu from one release to another?
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How to upgrade easily from 12.04 LTS to 14.04 LTS without losing data? [duplicate]

My System Spec is: OS: ubuntu 12.04 LTS OS Type: 64-bit Disk: 488.3 GB There is no partition on my machine and I want to upgrade to 14.04 LTS. But I'm afraid to do this as I've got data in it that I ...
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Why don't I have an option to upgrade to the latest release? [duplicate]

I understand that 14.04 has been released. Why do I not have an option to upgrade using the software updater? I have with previous versions. I have set the option to inform me of newer versions.
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How to upgrading to new release automatically or download the release iso once it's released?

All of you know that within few hours, Ubuntu 14.04 is going to be released. What can I do to upgrade my system automatically when Ubuntu 14.04 is arrived? And also What can I do to download a ...
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How do I ensure my upgraded server remains on the LTS?

I'd like to upgrade my server from non-LTS (Saucy) to the new LTS (Trusty Tahr). In other words, once Ubuntu 14.10 will be out (next scheduled release after 14.04), I would like to remain on the LTS ...
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I'm on version 10.10 and cant seem to up upgrade to a newer version? [duplicate]

It wants to upgrade to 11.04, but then says that version is also unsupported and then 'fails to fetch'... I've also had an error when it says something about a repository couldnt be found? Any ideas ...
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Upgrading Ubuntu 13.10 to 14.04 LTS - failure [on hold]

I ran the command: sudo do-release-upgrade for upgrading Ubuntu 13.10 to 14.04 LTS/ But it gives the following output: No new release found So what should I do now?
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29 packages can be updated - How?

I see the following message when I login: 29 packages can be updated. 6 updates are security updates. How can I perform the updates? I tried apt-get upgrade and some stuff was installed ...
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How to upgrade to 14.04 from 12.04 [duplicate]

I am using now Ubuntu 12.04 LTS, and now Ubuntu 14.04 has been released with support for 5 years. How can I use 14.04 instead of 12.04.Do I have to delete 12.04 and install 14.04. Or is there any way ...
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LTS to LTS Upgrade

Another question with this URL: How do I upgrade from 10.04 or 11.10 to 12.04? Has this: If you choose to upgrade before then, you can pass the -d option to the upgrade tool, running ...
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after update “the disk drive / is not ready yet or not present?”

I've been messing around and I feel like I'm just opening a can a of worms. Not sure If I'm getting closer to solution and I feel like I'm just discovering more problems and I'm not sure where to ...
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do-release-upgrade: Failed to configure linux-image-generic (previous on backports kernel)

Because of hardware issues I was on backports-3.11-rc3-1 with Ubuntu 13.4 64bit. Now, after a while I initialized do-release-upgrade. The process stopped with the message that the configuration of ...
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do-release-upgrade: python install is corrupted

I was upgrading from 13.10 to 14.04 (dev for now, stable in a few hours) using do-release-upgrade and encountered the following problem: Can not upgrade Your python install is corrupted. Please fix ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 running very slow after upgrade from 13.04 [on hold]

Ubuntu 13.04 was running perfectly on my Acer laptop with a Core i5 processor and 4GB of RAM, but after upgrading to Ubuntu 13.10 everything is very slow. When I press Ctrl+S to save a text file it ...
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How to fully convert Ubuntu to Ubuntu Gnome (not just installing Gnome)?

I've been using Ubuntu since 7.10 on a number of different computers. I'm currently using 13.10 on my home computer and 13.04 on my work computer. I prefer the Gnome 3 desktop experience and it's ...
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Dependency issues preventing update

I'm trying to do routine software upgrades but made the mistake a while back of installing acestream:i386, which broke a fair amount of stuff. When I run apt-get upgrade, I get the following: E: ...
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Upgrade (files AND applications) from Ubuntu to Debian [on hold]

I can't give further explanation to my question: is it possible to backup EVERYTHING from Ubuntu to Debian? In case you need to know the versions of Ubuntu and Debian, I am at some point confused ...
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Wifi not working after upgrading from 12.04 to 13.10

I went through loads of posts looking for an answer to my WiFi problems but can't seem to fix it. I had Ubuntu 12.04 installed and WiFi worked fine with no issues whatsoever but then I upgraded to ...
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My ubuntu 12 .04 will not update

Hi I'm having problems updating my Ubuntu 12.04, when I type sudo apt-get update I get this howie@ubuntu:~$ sudo apt-get update [sudo] password for howie: Get:1 http://dl.google.com stable ...
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How can I perform a dist-upgrade with held back packages

I'm currently running 13.04 with cinnamon on my thinkpad E520. I've installed an earlier version of xserver-xorg-video-intel because newer versions just don't work and to stop it being ...
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Broken upgrade repair

Yesterday I prepared to upgrade from Ubuntu 12.10 to 13.10, but something went wrong during the upgrade and my computer got restarted in the middle of the process (at the point of installing ...
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I don't know how to upgrade 12.10 to 13.04 or 13.10

I try to use upgrade app to upgrade, but the app tell me I can upgrade 13.10 directly. But, if I press upgrade button, then the error message occured like... An upgrade from 'quantal' to 'saucy' is ...
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Problems upgrading Ubuntu 12.10 to 13.04

I'm trying to upgrade my Ubuntu release from 12.10 to 13.04, having successfully upgraded to 12.10 yesterday. With the intention of then moving to 13.10. I am up to date with other software updates. ...
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How to update maven 3.0.4 - 3.1.1

First of all am new to Ubuntu as well as Maven. Does anyone know how to update maven. My current version of maven is 3.0.4. I would like to update it to 3.1.1 which is the latest version. I tried ...
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Settings pages doesn't display properly after dist-upgrade

I added the main Gnome PPA to get latest "Nautilus" version. Because Ubuntu repository has old one. After dist-upgrade mouse cursor disappeared I already fix it. Also settings page do not display ...
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12.04 - After upgrades “enable wireless” causes crash

(I am sorry but I am a ubuntu noob, so hopefully any solution will not be too technical) I have a Thinkpad Edge430. I had been using ubuntu 12.04 for many months without a problem. Last week, I ...
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Libreoffice 4.1 stable upgrade Ubuntu 12.04

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS, and I'm a little confused with all the info on how to update, upgrade to LibreOffice 4.1. I want to "replace" my preinstalled LibreOffice 3 with LibreOffice 4.1 but I want ...
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error in ubuntu software-center [duplicate]

E:Encountered a section with no Package: header, E:Problem with MergeList /var/lib/apt/lists/in.archive.ubuntu.com_ubuntu_dists_saucy-backports_multiverse_i18n_Translation-en%5fIN, E:The package ...
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Heartbleed: dist-upgrade didn't fix it

Sorry for my bad English. I'm running Ubuntu 12.04.2 LTS (GNU/Linux 3.2.0-60-virtual x86_64). In an attempt to fix Heartbleed, I first ran apt-get update, then apt-get dist-upgrade. It went all OK, ...