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Dell XPS 13 DE won't restart after failed update to Ubuntu 16.04 from 14.04

I tried updating my Dell XPS13 DE (9343) to Ubuntu 16.04 by using the below commands : sudo update-manager -d Basically followed this blog post : http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2016/04/how-to-upgrade-...
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16.04 LTS: Drives not recognised when moved from older MoBo/CPU

After updating my old build, some drives are not recognised, not by bios, not by Ubuntu. Drives are: Sony multi BD/DVD/CD. Worked perfectly in my old build. OCZ Agility 240 GB system drive. No earlier ...
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How can I get my Airport Extreme network printer working after upgrading to (K)ubuntu 13.10?

When using (K)ubuntu 13.04, my network printer worked fine. After upgrading to (K)ubuntu 13.10 today, I can no longer print. I get the error "The printer is not responding." I've tried to add the ...
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how to undo unsuccessful package upgrade

I regularly update my system with "sudo apt update && sudo apt upgrade". It usually works fine. But once upon a time I got a buggy update to Network Manager. I could not connect to network, ...
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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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Controlling apt-get headers

I have multiple machines out in the field and want to have unattended upgrades, which seems supported by apt-get. However, I want to update different hosts to different versions, e.g. return different ...
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Can't upgrade because of kernel dependencies

I get the following error when trying to upgrade: The following packages have unmet dependencies : linux-image -extra- 3.16.0-73 -generic : Depends : linux-image- 3.16.0-73 -generic but it is not ...
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Help me about Kubuntu 16.04! [on hold]

I want to ask a question: "What do I do after my laptop has finished installing Kubuntu 16.04?" Thanks!
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14.04 Dpkg Found kernel: /memtest86+.bin issue (freeze during update-grub)

Hopefully I'm not violating any rules by opening new topic for the issue I've encountered. Trust me, I've tried browsing all over askubuntu and bunch of other sites, but none of offered solutions have ...
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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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Ubuntu 16.04 firefox 48 Old bug solved returns over and over again

First bug I started with: ̈́Firefox is already running, but is not responding.' Solved with: ps aux kill PId When I restart I have to use safe mode, then I lose all security and the scams , ads, ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 freezes all the time

Dell Inspiron 5551 8Gb RAM ddr3 I had previously (from manufacturer) installed Ubuntu 14.04 and it worked perfectly. A few days ago I installed the 16.04 version and I noticed that my new Ubuntu ...
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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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Is APT trying to downgrade a package?

Since last month (or two) I am observing this kind of error when running apt-get upgrade: Preparing to unpack .../nginx-common_1.9.3-1ubuntu1.2_all.deb ... Unpacking nginx-common (1.9.3-1ubuntu1.2) ...
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Upgrade from 14 to 16.10 failed [on hold]

I started the upgrade process, but now the computer will not boot up Ubuntu.
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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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dpkg: error processing package initramfs-tools

Error while updating the system. I try: sudo apt-get upgrade sudo apt-get install -f sudo apt-get autoremove sudo apt-get purge Output: Setting up initramfs-tools (0.122ubuntu8.1) ... update-...
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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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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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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. ...