Questions about upgrading packages, systems or hardware.

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sudo apt-get upgrade problem

After upgrading to 14.04 L version, I have problems upgrading my system. I cannot figure out the problem by googling. Thank you very much for your help! Here is the error information: Reading ...
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Issue with libgbm1 being held back in 14.04.02

Sorry if this is long , but I wanted to get all the details I could in. I did a fresh install of Ubuntu 14.04.2 . I updated the video drivers from Noveau to xorg-edgers Nvidia 304.125 . Xorg-edgers ...
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Should I upgrade to the “mainline” kernels?

Newer "mainline" versions of the kernel are available from the Ubuntu kernel team, e.g. 3.4 and 3.5, while Ubuntu 12.04 is on 3.2. What are the mainline kernels? Are they better than my existing ...
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Owncloud server upgrade to 14.04 or just upgrade php

I have a Ubuntu 12.04 server (on digital ocean) running owncloud 7. I want to upgrade Owncloud to version 8. The problem is Owncloud 8 requires php version 5.4 or higher. I am currently running php ...
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do-release-upgrade stalled

I am in the middle of a do-release-upgrade 10.04 to 12.04 server but it appears to have stalled while upgrading mysql Configuration file `/etc/mysql/my.cnf' ==> Modified (by you or by a script) ...
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How to upgrade from Ubuntu 9.04 to Lubuntu 14.10?

I have an old laptop with 256 MB RAM, which does not boot from USB nor does it boot CD created from ISO. Only Ubuntu distribution that I managed to boot and install was an old 9.04 Ubuntu that I ...
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Ubuntu Software Center Crashing

I recently installed an upgrade for Ubuntu, however due to a mis-click, I accidentally aborted the update installation in between. Since then my software center has stopped working. It just keeps on ...
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Broken libgcrypt11 dependency

I've run a casual apt-get update && apt-get upgrade command. The process completed (with an error): You might want to run 'apt-get -f install' to correct these. The following packages have ...
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Problems installing mysql on Ubuntu 14.04

I hit the following error shortly on entering the mysql "root" password: An error occurred while setting the password for the MySQL administrative user. This may have happened because the account ...
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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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Disable Ubuntu Update Manager's new version warning

How to disallow Ubuntu to upgrade from like 11.10 to 12.04? I know that its your wish if you want to upgrade, but I don't want the message in update manager that says a new release is available to ...
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apt-get stuck at 0 [Connecting to us.archive.ubuntu.com]

When I do upgrade it gets stuck here: user@plato:~# sudo apt-get upgrade Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Calculating upgrade... Done ...
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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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Trouble upgrading from 12.04 to 14.04 due to extremely broken system

I know very little about Ubuntu, but I have a friend who knows even less and still wants to use it. I set out to help this friend upgrade from 12.04 to 14.04, as he had some problems ("Could not ...
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Ubuntu failing to download files! [on hold]

I am getting broken file error while trying to install Kivy. I red a previous thread nearly like this error. The solutions provided there is not working for me. I changed my software source (server) ...
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Avogadro Upgrade Help

Ubuntu 14.04 LTS I have installed Avogadro using the software centre which gives me version 1.03. The later version is Avogadro version 1.1.1 ...
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juju state server upgrade

I have a juju state server (the bootstrap machine) that will not start the API service that listens on port 17070. I believe this is because of bug: https://bugs.launchpad.net/juju-core/+bug/1434680 ...
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xubuntu upgrade 10.04 -> 10.10 still running? [duplicate]

I started an upgrade of Xubuntu from 10.04 to 10.10 through the software center. During the upgrade my desktop went into safe mode and after relogging the upgrade window does not show any messages. ...
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failed update, now cannot remove, device or resource busy

Acer Chromebook C7 Trying to upgrade from Ubuntu 12.04 to 14.04. Upgrade got interrupted and failed. Now when trying to reinstall using crouton I find chroots directory is not empty. Trying to remove ...
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Menu bar has disappeared 14.10 - nvidia

I had some issues on upgrade 14.04->14.10 that others have reported with nvidia drivers failing to update, but it was working fine. I just rebooted and the menu bar is missing, there are desktop ...
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No Terminal No Dashboard and No Window border in Ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

I upgraded Ubuntu 12.02 to 14.04 and upgraded all packages with command sudo get-apt -f install. I dont know what happened but I am not even able to open Terminal or any applications. I can't see ...
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AWS Ubuntu14.04 Instance mktemp fails on upgrade

Have run into an issue with an upgrade using Ubuntu14 on AWS. This seems different to such probs as full /boot and the like. How do I rectify this? Setting up initramfs-tools (0.103ubuntu4.2) ... ...
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14.10 upgrade problems

So I keep running the software update routine for Ubuntu 14.10 as I do every few days. Today it says the update will be 76.1 mb. When I try to run it, I get an error message saying there is not enough ...
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Udev error while upgrading

I update and upgrade my ubuntu 14.04 server. Update is successfull but i get this error while upgrading : apt-get upgrade Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state ...
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Why do I get a “clone: Operation not permitted” after upgrade to 14.04

A call in some C executable tries to to clone(..., CLONE_NEWNS | CLONE_VM | SIGCHLD, ...), which apparently needs privileged access, is giving a "clone: Operation not permitted", since upgrading to ...
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Updates for Ubuntu 14.04

How I get updates for ubuntu 14.10 ( for some programs i.e. Warzone 2100) I did not get my requirements.I tried to find updates in ubuntu community, but I had failed. Help me!
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How do I translate Dmsg out put after Ubuntu 14.04 installation, as below?

Dmsg.txt: [ 676.628722] WARNING: CPU: 0 PID: 1267 at /build/buildd/linux-3.13.0/drivers/gpu/drm/i915/intel_display.c:4195 intel_modeset_check_state+0x73c/0x750 [i915]() [ 676.628726] wrong ...
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Looks like my window manager is not starting after upgrade [duplicate]

I upgraded to 14.10 just the other day, and the upgrade appeared to work fine. I get the login screen just fine, but when I log in, all I get is the wallpaper and the "Ubuntu 14.10" in the lower left ...
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How to upgrade a single package using apt-get?

How do I update a single package? As far as man apt-get says apt-get upgrade doesn't take a package/list of packages as parameter: upgrade upgrade is used to install the newest versions of ...
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no space in disk; sudo apt-get clean not working

I have been trying to update my xubuntu version but it keep saying there's no enough space on disk. The window says me to execute "sudo apt-get clean" but I have no answer. It just don't do anything. ...
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Upgrade from 10.04 to 14.04 ubuntu desktop

I am running 10.04 ubuntu version and since it's out dated now, I want to switch to 14.04. Can I upgrade to 14.04 from 10.04 or do I have to re-install the distribution. Also my ubuntu 10.04 is a 32 ...
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Upgraded to Ubuntu 14.04 no wireless

I just upgraded and lost the wireless connection. Here some basic information which might be helpful: Dell Inspiron i3-3217U Dual-Core CPU @ 1.8GHz 64-bit Chip ID: BCM43143 PCI-ID: 14e4:4365 Kernel ...
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How to upgrade from Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Desktop to Ubuntu 14.10 Server

I have Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Desktop successfully installed on a dedicated PC but now wish to install Ubuntu 14.10 Server instead as I want to setup my own cloud server and also an Open VPN server. Is it ...
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My-Weather-Indicator Widget Blank

My weather indicator was working fine when i was on Ubuntu LTS 14.04. I then upgraded to 14.10 and it stopped working as in the widget appears blank and just creates a black box. Not sure what is the ...
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how to upgrade gnupg 1.4.19 classic to gnupg-2.0.27.tar.bz2 on ubuntu?

how to upgrade gnupg 1.4.19 classic to gnupg-2.0.27.tar.bz2 on Ubuntu? i am using gnupg for email encryption on Thunderbird, so I want to retain my existing key pair and have full compatibility with ...
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Fix unmet dependencies libc-bin

I am trying to install some programs, but I met with unmet dependencies. For example, sudo apt-get upgrade yields Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... ...
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Numpad behaves like arrow keys since upgrading to 13.10

On my Samsung NP305E5A-A05US laptop, the numpad, except for the 5 key, has started acting like the arrow keys(6 moves the cursor right, 8 moves the cursor up, etc). However, holding the Fn key makes ...
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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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How to fix unbootable server after upgrade to 14.04

I had a pretty vanilla install of 12.04 running on a headless server with a software RAID1 array. I ran do-release-upgrade to upgrade to 14.04, and it seemed to run without issue. The only mistake I ...
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No more sound output in Ubuntu 14.04

On Dell Latitude E5440 I run Ubuntu 14.04.1 64-bit LTS. As far as I am concerned after getting some upgrades I am getting no sound output in Ubuntu although it works in Windows on the same machine. ...
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how do I “rebuild” or “repair” APTD?

How do I "rebuild" or "repair" aptd? I don't mean up the various utilities to rebuild and reconfigure which has not solved my problem suggesting that something more fundamental is damaged. I am ...
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Point Release upgrade from 14.04.1 to 14.04.2?

I wanted to upgrade to 14.04.2 point release from 14.04. What I did was: sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get upgrade && sudo apt-get dist-upgrade -y Then I wanted to upgrade to ...
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A huge apt log file from failed upgrade - what went wrong & how do I fix it?

When attempting to upgrade from the 12.04 to a newer LTS it seemed to hang for ages (a good day or two) on "preparing for upgrade" and then the whole system started to suffer. Eventually I rebooted ...
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How to update programs in Ubuntu in Terminal? - Understanding the basics [closed]

I will ask 4 questions that I think will help anyone to acquire basic knowledge of how to update on their own through Terminal. What is the basic command structure for updating any progam and which ...
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14.1 does not boot after upgrading from 14.04

I successfully installed 14.04 along with my pre-installed Win8.1. Ubuntu 14.04 was working fine, but after I restarted to complete the upgraded to 14.10 the screen is just blank/black with a ...
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apt-get upgrade error: Unmet dependencies

I am getting the following error when I do sudo apt-get upgrade: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done You might want to run 'apt-get -f ...
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How to upgrade the kernel correctly?

Running uname -r in a terminal gives an output saying 3.13.0-37-generic, but I am trying to upgrade the kernel to 3.16, and indeed I have ran sudo aptitude safe-upgrade which installed ...
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Problem cloning root and home before doing an upgrade from Trusty to Utopic

I'm trying to copy root and home to other partitions on my notebook internal drive and then boot from them (root2 and home2). Once it works, it can be an (almost) live backup or I could upgrade from ...
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Doubts regarding the 15.04 upgrade (is it inevitable and unavoidable?)

I recently (on the first week of November 2014) upgraded from 14.04 to 14.10 and encountered some problems after it was all done. Now that 2015 is just around the corner, will it be in any way ...
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Unable to update Ubuntu 10.10 [duplicate]

I am using Ubuntu 10.10 ,when I use apt-get install I am getting error as Some index files failed to download, they have been ignored, or old ones used instead.