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Kubuntu Xenial upgrade - X11 error - “all shell packages missing”

I recently upgraded to Kubuntu 16.04 from 15.10. After the upgrade X windows doesn't start and I get dumped to a console window. When I log in I can execute a 'startx' but I get the KDE error "All ...
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After upgrade, LibreOffice uses wrong colors

After upgrading from 14.04 to 16.04, I have a number of issues with LibreOffice. See this screenshot: Regarding the circled numbers on the screenshot: Some interface elements, such as these tabs, ...
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Update issues 16.04 - Failed to download repository information

I keep getting the old message that I experienced from previous upgrades of yonder. Changing the server and refreshing doesn't seem to work anymore. W:There is no public key available for the ...
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Can't connect to WPA Enterprise wifi after upgrading from 15.10 to 16.04

After upgrading from 15.10 to 16.04, I can't connect to my university's wifi (eduroam), which uses WPA2 Enterprise security. I'm certain the passwords and settings are all correct, and I had no ...
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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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Kubuntu 16.04 failed upgrade (problem with xserver-xorg-video-all?)

I'm trying to upgrade my Kubuntu Wily 15.10 computer but it fails. I'm doing this: $ sudo do-release-upgrade -m desktop This is what I get: Calculating the changes Could not calculate the ...
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How can I resolve BUILD_EXCLUSIVE error in upgrade to 3.19.7 Kernel?

I ran the following commands to upgrade from 3.19.0 to 3.19.7: $ cd /tmp $ wget ...
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16.04 upgrade broke mysql-server

My overall upgrade went well, but I am left with a critically lingering issue of mysql-server not being able to install itself, and nothing I am trying gets it to work. This is the error I see when ...
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Mouse pointer is not moving after upgrading to 16.04

Since I upgraded to Ubuntu 16.04 (coming from 15.10) I experience several issues (System errors after logging in). One of the most annoying of them is that sometimes after system start the mouse ...
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Dell XPS13 9333 - Big trouble updating Ubuntu to 15.10

a few days ago I had the unfortunate idea to upgrade my well-working Ubuntu 14.04 to 15.10 simply running the software update manager. Result: the installation went worng and now my Dell XPS13 9333 is ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 failed upgrade

I have been using ubuntu 15.10. Yesterday i decided to upgrade to 16.04. The software manager aborted saying upgrade failed because of too many errors. Then i made the mistake of rebooting without ...
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MongoDB 3.0.2 won't start after upgrading to Ubuntu 16.04

I recently upgraded to Ubuntu 16.04 after which MongoDB 3.0.2 is not starting. $ sudo service mongod start which would throw error: Failed to start mongod.service: Unit mongod.service failed to ...
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Freeze during distro upgrade

Long and short of it: I have 14.04, am trying to go to 15.10 (admittedly that's quite a leap but is apparently possible), and my computer just froze on me. As in, black screen freeze. No display, no ...
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Upgrading to python 2.7.5 on Ubuntu 12.04

Ubuntu 12.04 comes with python v 2.7.3 by default. I want to upgrade it to v 2.7.5. I tried the instructions given in this question, sudo apt-get install build-essential sudo apt-get install ...
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Why “Xenial Xerus” spend twice memory than “Wily Werewolf” and make Ram memory overflow? [on hold]

Why "Xenial Xerus" (Ubuntu 16.04 LTS) does not work properly and make Ram memory overflow, while "Wily Werewolf" (Ubuntu 15.10) work right? Xenial Xerus is spending to start more that twice amount of ...
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public key is not available http://mirror.ppa.trinitydesktop.org

Getting the "because the public key is not available: NO_PUBKEY 96C95152F5CFC95C" for mirror.ppa.trinitydesktop.org Tried several suggestion but they did NOT work. How do I install a public key for ...
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User account stopped working

I can still login to my user account, and can open files that are on the desktop, but nothing else works. I cannot open a terminal (ctrl+shift+t does not work), the super key doesn't work, there is no ...
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At the start of Amarok are appearing 2 question marks at the unity launcher after 16.04 upgrade

The problem appears since I upgraded from 15.10 to 16.04. This happens everytime when I start Amarok for the first time after system startup. (The picture only shows 1 question mark, because the ...
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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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Ubuntu latest LTS is now released, why can't I upgrade from previous LTS? And how can I force the upgrade? [duplicate]

Ubuntu Server 16.04 is now released. I have Ubuntu (server) 14.04.4 LTS, but when I try to do a do-release-upgrade it tells me that there are no upgrades available. Why? How can I upgrade my ...
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do-release-upgrade -d does not offer up 16.04 on a fully updated Ubuntu 14.04 LTS system

This command has worked just fine on a couple of Lubuntu systems. But, the first time I tried it on an Ubuntu system, no joy. $ lsb_release -d Description: Ubuntu 14.04.4 LTS $ sudo ...
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Can't fetch upgrade files from ZW distro

W:Failed to fetch http://zw.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/natty-backports/main/source/Sources 404 Not Found [IP: 197.155.77.2 80] W:Failed to fetch ...
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Can't upgrade to 16.04 LTS from 15.10

So I'm attempting to upgrade to 16.04 LTS on my 15.10 machine and it doesn't seem to recognize that the upgrade is available. Are there any suggestions where to start investigating this issue? So far ...
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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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How to remove new kernel and make older default (16.04)

I upgraded my kernel to version 4.4.8 in an attempt to enable suspend/hybernate, but in turn it decreased the battery life. So i want to either a. delete je 4.4.8 and revert to 4.4.0 kernel in my ...
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Since upgrading to 16.04 it doesn't suspend correctly

Since upgrading to 16.04 it doesn't suspend correctly. when I open the lid again later it reboots. Instead of showing the login screen it goes through BIOS and GRUB etc. Power settings shows how much ...
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Is it possible to upgrade directly from 15.04 to 16.04?

I am running Ubuntu 15.04 on my laptop. Is it possible to upgrade directly to 16.04?
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Crash while upgrading to Ubuntu 16.04

I was upgrading my Ubuntu 14.04 to 16.04 LTS using the command sudo update-manager -d The process had finished downloading the packages and was in the process of installation. Some thing like 60% ...
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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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how can i upgrade and fix the ubuntu i have now?

I was given an old HP Windows7 desktop. It has NVIDIA GeForce 6150 SE graphics. I deleted the windows partition and had installed ubuntu, then upgraded to 14.04 LTS. In the current state, whenever ...
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Trouble while upgrading from 12.04 to 14.04

I'm upgrading from 12.04 to 14.04. I opened up the update manager. There was an option: New Ubuntu release 14.04.04 LTS is available I clicked on the upgrade button next to it, and a release notes ...
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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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Upgrade Ubuntu within Docker from 14.04 to 16.04 using do-release-upgrade

I have just set up a Docker container with an ubuntu:latest image. This image is, according to /etc/lsb-release an Ubuntu 14.04. Now I would like to upgrade the system in my container to Ubuntu 16.04. ...
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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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Disabled (black) screen after upgrading to 16 LTS, system working though no view, is it driver thing ? What to do?

recently I have upgraded Ubuntu from 15.10 to 16 LTS. I used it a few days and shut down, after turning on it starting normal, it showing that screen "to press f11 for boot" etc, but after that, ...
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Can't login after update from 15.10 to 16.04

I have Acer Aspire VN7-572G-573E with Ubuntu and Windows 10 as dual boot. I upgraded to 16.04 with the automatic upgrade tool when it asked me if I wanted to do so. I upgraded, and after reboot, I ...
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Ubuntu software is not working, upgraded from 15 to 16.04 LTS

I upgraded my Ubuntu today to 16.04 LTS, everything went fine. But somehow Ubuntu software is not working. by not working I mean: The windows opens and I see the Transmission app as featured I go to ...
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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 15.04 to 16.04 directly without go 15.10 [duplicate]

Now I'm using ubuntu 15.04 LTS on my laptop.I would like to upgrade my system to 16.04.when I upgrade to 15.10 it's crashing and I can't do anything.Can I upgrade my system without going 15.10 or is ...
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Graphic Issues After Ubuntu 16.04 Upgrade

I upgraded my Ubuntu 15.10 to 16.04 last night & now have graphical issues. I have gone through as many of the 'ask Ubuntu' questions on this topic as I could find and tried those solutions, ...
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Error: Subprocess failed. Error: RPM failed: error: unpacking of archive failed on file /root/bin: cpio: chown

Error: Subprocess failed. Error: RPM failed: error: unpacking of archive failed on file /root/bin: cpio: chown while running update filesystem not updating
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IS RadeonDriver support for ubuntu 16.04

I am a Amd user of ubuntu 14.04 LTS i want to upgrade to Ubuntu 16.04 LTS but after reffering some sites i found that Ubuntu 16.04 LTS doesn't have drivers which will support RadeonDriver according to ...
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Upgrade to Ubuntu Gnome 16.04 LTS from 15.10

I face this error when try to upgrade to Ubuntu Gnome 16.04 LTS (from 15.10). I confirmed that have correct internet connection ! enter image description here
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How to upgrade Ubuntu machine from another machine which is already upgraded?

I have two machines which run Ubuntu. I have already upgraded one machine to Ubuntu 16.04. I don't want to download the packages again because it takes hell lot of time. Can I use downloaded packages ...
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Lost wifi after 16.04 LTS upgrade (from Ubuntu 15.10)

I'm an Ubuntu newbie, i have an Acer Aspire ES1-520 . Everything was working fine until some days ago when i've accepted to upgrade to 16.04 LTS (64x). Now i cannot use wifi. Is there a way to come ...
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ttys no longer show release version after 16.04 Update (from 14.04.4)

On Ubuntu 14.04.4 (and previous), there was a message at the top of each tty (1-6) that said Ubuntu 14.04.4 LTS $HOST tty1 #or tty2 etc. $HOST login: I upgraded to 16.04 (with sudo ...
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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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Migrating to Mythbuntu 16.04

I am currently using Mythbuntu 14.04 and want to upgrade, but I need to change partition layout, so I need to do a clean installation. However, I want to retain the recorded programs. 14.04 is using ...
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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 ...