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Overall system perfomance very slow after upgrading to ubuntu 15

A month before I was using Ubuntu 12.04 alongside Windows 7 and everything was going well.But then I decided to upgrade to a new version and tried to upgrade using the update manager but I found this ...
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upgrading glibc to a version at least 2.17 or higher in ubuntu 12.04 LTS?

I need a newer version of glibc in my ubuntu version (precise, 12.04), but I don't seem to be able to go beyond version 2.15 using apt-get. I tried to compile it by myself but I almost destroyed my ...
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15.04 vivid vervet intermittent selective network outages

I recently upgraded from 14.10 to 15.04 and immediately after the upgrade was finished, I began having network problems. At first I thought the errors were related to my squid3 cache, but I have ruled ...
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What is the best way to do a clean install of UBUNTU 14.10?

I recently upgraded from Ubuntu 14.10 to 15.04 and regret doing so. I have lost Internet connection stability and access to certain programs that were of great use to me (e.g. KOrganiser, KAddressbook ...
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Can't upgrade to 14.04 from 12.04 - broken packages

I'm trying to upgrade from Ubuntu 12.04 to 14.04, but attempting to upgrade causes an unresolved problem to occur. I've spent several hours reading answers on forums but none of the suggested ...
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Unable to upgrade pip

Apologies for such a basic question... but am new to linux/ubuntu and haven't been able to find answer to this... Was trying to upgrade pip but ran into this... spelee@iggy:~/python$ sudo pip ...
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Best way to cope with kernel upgrade and vmware-tools recompilation race condition

I am automatically creating vmware images based on Ubuntu 14.04 using packer.io. I would like to run apt-get upgrade each time I create a new vmware base box. Yet, upgrading the kernel frequently ...
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source list problem after upgrade to 15.04

I upgraded my ubuntu 14.04 to 15.04 , then after unit reboot I get my sources 14.04 back . In sources.list I get trusty sources instead of vivid sources
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Upgrading to 14.10 causes Dota to (sometimes) crash my computer?

So I was on Ubuntu 14.04 for a while and was perfectly happy with it, except that my mic was a little bit weird about when it wanted to work or not. I asked a question about it on AskUbuntu, and then ...
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Flash doesn't work in firefox after upgrade Kubuntu to 14.10

I upgraded Kubuntu 14.04-x64 to 14.10. Now flash does not work in Firefox. Now flash is an empty area which sometimes is black when cursor is under it. But flash still works in Chromium.
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Unresovable broken dependencies, none of 'apt-get' commands works

Before I explain the problem, I should say that I have tried all other answers to similar questions and troubleshootings around the Internet, and none of them works. To be more specific all apt-get ...
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/var/www folder files missing all gone after upgrading to 15.04 from 14.04, any way to get files back?

Mistakenly installed new 15.04 version rather than upgrading from old version, all development files under /var/www gone, does ubuntu backup these folders before a new installation?
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Upgrade problem 14.04 to 14.10

I was using 14.04 LTS Until today, I decided for upgrading online to 14.10. The download worked fine, but during installation a text window containing a legal disclaimer for Microsoft software popped ...
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Kernel Panic after trying to upgrade from 14.04 to 14.10

I have a Dell XPS 13 9343 which came with ubuntu 14.04. I got a notification of an update to .10 and went for it. Once it finished it said it completed with errors. I sudo rebooted and now the OS ...
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Desktop issue after dist upgrade

I upgraded my 14.04 to 14.10 then to 15.04. after upgrade to 14.10 and reboot desktop acted strange and upgrading to 15.04 didn't fix it, see this image: Filesystem and desktop icons are working ...
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Kernel Panic - not syncing: VFS: Unable to mount root fs on unknown-block(0,0)

Upon trying to upgrade from 10.10 to 11.04 all seemed to go well until the restart. This error message is what comes up: Kernel Panic - not syncing: VFS: Unable to mount root fs on unknown-block(0,0) ...
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Network problem after upgrading to Kubuntu 15.04

This problem started to occur after I upgraded to 15.04. I connect to wifi, after some time it disconnects, and after I try to re-connect it shows following: * Blured area are wifi names.
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DKMS: Install Failed

Every time I upgrade the system and there is an update to the kernel I see the following error in the APT logs: run-parts: executing /etc/kernel/postinst.d/dkms 3.13.0-55-generic ...
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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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Upgrade Git version on Ubuntu 14.04

Can please somebody tell me what is wrong with this? I run $ sudo apt-get purge git; sudo apt-get autoremove; sudo apt-get install git Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading ...
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Ubuntu Server 12.04 and 14.04 LTS compatibilty and reason for upgrade

I have few servers running Ubuntu 12.04.5 LTS and now I will be expanding on few more, both of my dedicated server providers offer new Ubuntu releases, why should I install version 14? I do not need ...
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How to fix PostgreSQL installation

I upgraded from Maverick to Natty recently and everything went fine except during the dist-upgrade something went wrong with PostgreSQL. I've since tried reinstalling, removing, and even purging it ...
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Unity will not boot/load after upgrade from 13.10 to 14.04

There are many similar post on ask ubuntu and I have gone through them with little success. I upgraded from 13.04 to 13.10 to 14.04 back to back. The upgrade from 13.03 to 13.10 worked fine. After ...
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After upgrading from 12.04 to 14.04, my wifi is not working

I have a HP 1000 Notebook pc with Intel i3 and 4gb of RAM. My pc came with Ubuntu 12.04. After about a year, Ubuntu sent me a message to upgrade it to 14.04 and I did. The problem is that after the ...
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System doesn't boot after upgrade [duplicate]

I have bought a new laptop which had ubuntu 12.04 lte preinstalled and decided to install the updates. After doing that the system failed to boot. After the ubuntu loading screen i get a black screeb ...
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Updating Ubuntu after installing [closed]

Common question but I need an answer, i have use both sudo apt-get update, and sudo apt-get upgrade, and both come up with Failed to Fetch. Please help
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Remote upgrade from 12.04 to 14.04 over xrdp

I have a remote server that I very foolishly tried today to upgrade from 12.04 to 14.04 using the GUI over xrdp. I've discovered that xrdp doesn't work with 14.04 unless you install an alternative ...
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Can't upgrade from 14.04 LTS to 14.10

I was trying to upgrade from ubuntu 14.04 LTS to 14.10 LTS and when I tried to do it via the GUI and from the terminal (apt-get update, apt-get upgrade, sudo do-release-upgrade) I get: Calculating ...
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Kodi package problems after upgrade from 13.10 to 14.04: libsdl2 not found

After my HTPC system upgrade from Ubuntu 13.10 to 14.04 I can't seem to install Kodi. I run sudo apt-add-repository ppa:team-xbmc/ppa sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install kodi kodi-bin And ...
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mySql not working after upgrading to 15.04

After upgrading from 14.10 to 15.04 when i start rails server it gives this error: arslion@arslion-Lenovo-B570e:~$ rails s ...
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My IBus pinyin broke with 14.04 release upgrade

I've just upgraded to 14.04 and I've got a problem with IBus pinyin input. While it is very-very nice that now I have a little floating panel on which I can switch between simplified and traditional ...
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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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Ubuntu Server 15.04 update error

I can't do sudo apt-get update, when i try it gives me loads of failed to fetch everything.. now I have no idea what could be wrong I searched for what the sources.list file should look like and it ...
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Sick of “Not enough free disk space when upgrading” an automatic solution? [duplicate]

Sick of checking this post page every X days, I really would like to solve my problem with the disk space and the Ubuntu updates. So, there is a way to automatize this process? Not enough free disk ...
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Not enough free disk space when upgrading

I'm getting an error in software updater when I try and do my daily updates. it says: The upgrade needs a total of 25.3 M free space on disk `/boot`. Please free at least an additional 25.3 M of disk ...
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How I do uninstall the apps old version after upgrading to a new version in Ubuntu Touch

I am running Ubuntu Touch in my Nexus 4 with Ubuntu 14.10 (r19). I updated several applications. Now, I have double applications: the old and the new versions in my storage. By example: System ...
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How to upgrade the kernel of Xubuntu 15.04 Live CD to latest 4.1/4.0.6 version?

I am trying to upgrade the kernel of Xubuntu 15.04 AMD64 live CD to the latest version available (4.1/4.0.6) so that I can try and install the same on hitherto unsupported hardware. I am using the ...
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After upgrading to Ubuntu 14.04, my shortcuts keys and media keys no longer work

I just upgraded from 13.10 to 14.04 (GNOME interface) and none of the shortcut key combinations or Fn+F(#) controls seem to be working any more (not even the default ones, like Ctrl+Alt+T for ...
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Cannot upgrade to ubuntu 14.10 from ubuntu 14.04

I tried upgrading to ubuntu 14.10 using this command: sudo do-release-upgrade And this is my console it cuts off the beginning but only a little bit: http://pastebin.com/dUQ02VhK I have no ...
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15.04 stopped upgrading Error (1) Udev and Insserv errors

My 15.04 will not upgrade successfully either through apt-get or otherwise. The files will download but I receive the following errors. So far I've found no solution. Udev and insserv seem to be the ...
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Can't upgrade my Ubuntu 12.04 to 14.04

I have Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on PC. When I'm trying to upgrade it using Software Upgrader I click "upgrade" and its "Unable to load page Problem occurred while loading the URL ...
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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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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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Not using newer kernel version - Any real problems with it?

I have been searching for the answer of this question, but I couldn't find. I know I can upgrade the kernel version to the newer one, but it seems that a lot of people had problems after installing ...
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Suspend during upgrade to 14.04 caused CORRUPTION

An accidental suspend when my laptop was being upgraded from 12.04 (64bit) -> 14.04 (64bit) has stopped the system from starting up. It gets to GRUB and runs through the startup procedure but stalls. ...
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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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After upgrading to 2015.04, VirtualBox crashes at Windows VM start, nothing in log

I have many Linux and Windows virtual machines, they were fine on a Ubuntu 2014.04 host. I recently updated the host to 2015.04, and all of the Windows VMs have stopped working. All Linux VMs are ...
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Unable to upgrade 15.04

I'm currently trying to upgrade to latest version of Ubuntu, but when I run: sudo do-release-upgrade I get this error message: Could not calculate the upgrade An unresolvable problem occurred ...
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Partial distribution upgrade 14.01 to 14.10 lost permissions to do anything

My WiFi went down as I was upgrading. Now, when I try to update software, I get an error message stating that I am not authorized to install or uninstall software. I cannot access synaptic. I searched ...
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14.04 Dpkg Found kernel: /memtest86+.bin issue

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 ...