Questions about upgrading packages, systems or hardware.

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Could not calculate the upgrade, Upgrade 12.04 to 14.04

I get the error Could not calculate the upgrade An unresolvable problem occurred while calculating the upgrade. This can be caused by: * Upgrading to a pre-release version of Ubuntu * Running ...
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Upgrade to trusty from saucy without full upgrade

I've modified most of my Ubuntu 13.10 by removing Unity etc. Now running do-release-upgrade -d gives a huge list of upgrades that re-adds some of the packages I removed etc. I'd like to just upgrade ...
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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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How can I know before hand the amount of data downloaded when upgrading from one release to the next [duplicate]

I am about to update my Ubuntu 13.10 to 14.04 What is the total size of the files that will be downloaded for the upgrade?
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Help with updating to from 13.10 to 14.04

When I run the following command: sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get dist-upgrade I just get this error: Calculating upgrade... Failed The following packages have unmet dependencies: libcogl15 ...
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After upgrade to Ubuntu 13.10, Firefox sometimes crashes the computer

The previous Ubuntu was 12.04 when Firefox worked fine. The computer is an HP Pavilion DV4 laptop and now is upgraded to Ubuntu 13.10, Firefox v28.0,Canonical-1.0. Firefox may run for sometime then ...
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Trusty Tahr upgrade problem

I want to upgrade from saucy to Trusty Tahr.I made a bootable DVD of Trusty.But when I boot from the DVD the installation gives me these options A dual boot win7 and ubuntu 13.10 detected. 1.Remove ...
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How do I go from 11.10 to a newer version? [duplicate]

I already read the answer to this question below but do not get it. I have a computer. It's beige in colour. It uses Ubuntu 11.10. I think it should be using a supported version. Where do I go to ...
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“Could not calculate upgrade” error when trying to upgrade to 14.04 [duplicate]

I have recently tried upgrading from ubuntu 13.10 to 14.04 and I get this error: I had no problem upgrading from 12.10 to 13.10 does anyone have any ideas of what the problem could be? Or how to ...
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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 Kubuntu 13.10 to 14.04 fails at 65%

Upgrade from kubuntu 13.10 to 14.04 abort at 65%. When I restart and try to log in show this: unable to launch "gnome-session --session=cairo-dock" X session --- "gnome-session --session=cairo-dock" ...
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Updating to 14.04 and software compatibility

I am running 12.04 LTS and would like to upgrade to 14.04, however, I have KDE, mint, and gnome flavors installed as well as a package list that points to precise ppa's, what steps would I need to ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 live disk only starts up with acpi=off

I recently tried to run ubuntu 14.04 on a USB drive as I wanted to decide whether it is worth upgrading to(my netbook now has 12.04 on it). However, when I tried to start ubuntu up from the USB ...
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Upgrade from Ubuntu Gnome 13.10 to Ubuntu 14.04

I'm currently running Ubuntu Gnome 13.10 but I'd like to upgrade to Ubuntu 14.04 with Unity instead of Gnome Shell. How can I go about this?
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Which programs are often heavily affected by an upgrade and which ones are not?

I am currently upgrading from 12.10 to 13.10. However, I am in real need of using that computer for SSH connections and as a network-drive on my network at the moment. Which programs are often ...
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Upgrade available after upgrading normal release to LTS

Just after upgrading my Xubuntu 13.10 to Xubuntu 14.04, I run the command: sudo apt-get dist-upgrade and tell me that upgrade are available, and after do it again and again I get the same result after ...
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Upgrade aborted mid-process and I've lost gnome-control-center

I upgraded my Ubuntu GNOME 13.10 installation today by using: do-release-upgrade in the terminal. When I came back it was on a tty (at least I think it was a tty)! Then as I couldn't go back to the ...
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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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Upgraded to Ubuntu 14.04 LTS like a breeze. Still Google Earth 7 is not working or crashing!

My Computer : Intel i5-4440 Quad Core on Intel Motherboard DB85FL I just upgraded to Ubuntu 14.04 LTS from 13.10 through 'Software Updater'. The process was fully automatic and seamless. It is faster ...
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When attempting upgrade from 13.10 to 14.04 upgrade halted and will not allow 2nd attemp

During the upgrade process the upgrade process halted and I can not restart the updater. It seems to be related to samba. I ran sudo apt-get install -f and got the following result: Reading package ...
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Upgrading from 13.10 to 14.04 on macbook problem

I tried to upgrade to 14.04 yesterday from 13.10 via terminal. The upgrade started out fine so I left my computer after it had downloaded all the packages and started installing them to let it run on ...
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Can't boot Wubi after upgrading to 14.04 from 12.04

So I decided to upgrade to 14.04 from 12.04 on my Wubi installation, using update-manager -d, but I can no longer boot into Ubuntu. When I try to, I see the message mount:mounting..."etc, then "Target ...
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I have a running webserver in 13.10. Shall I upgrade to release 14.04? [on hold]

I've configured my webserver in Ubuntu 13.10, but today I knew about the 14.04 LTS. Shall I upgrade? Besides new software has bug fixes and more security, I'm affraid my webserver go misconfigured ...
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Upgrade 12.04 to 14.04 [duplicate]

I want to upgrade my 12.04LTS to 14.04LTS. I have tried update-manager-d , and in update manager settings I have set something like : "Notify when new LTS version...". But I don`t get message that new ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 crash mid upgrade [on hold]

I tried to upgrade to 14.04 and part way through the screen went blank with a large blinking cursor in the upper left corner. Keyboard is unresponsive so can't get a terminal to work from. Am able ...
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Does upgrading works? In practice

I upgraded 12.04 to 12.10 per instructions, on my way to 14.04. Because of the many issues I now actually think you can not upgrade. Not in any practical sense. After upgrade to 12.10 there is for ...
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Upgrade to Ubuntu 14.04

Yesterday 17/04/14 I tried an upgrade from Ubuntu 13.10 to 14.04. The process went fine without error messages. Then came the reboot and it stuck booting. All booting messages went through then it ...
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Wrong kernel after upgrade — old kernel still installed?

I just upgraded from 13.10 to 14.04, but when I do uname -r, it says I have kernel 3.11. I want to have the default 14.04 kernel, (3.13 I believe). How can I get this?
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14.04 upgrade not appearing on update manager [duplicate]

I have 12.04 lts with all software up to date and "notify me of new long term support versions" selected on settings, but there's no mention of 14.04. "There are no updates to install" is the ...
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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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Upgraded from 13.10 to 14.04. Still only have 13.10 [duplicate]

Upgrade from 13.10 to 14.04 last night for 6 hours. I got sleepy and told the software "NO" to delete obsolete packages. So now after re-boot I still have 13.10. I assume that I still have those ...
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Partial Upgrade on 12.04

When I was given the option to Upgrade to Ubuntu 12.10 I did try to Upgrade, but while it was upgrading the internet connection was lost and the system went through a partial upgrade. Now when I try ...
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Why do I not have a Tahr wallpaper

I upgraded from 12.04 to 14.04 yesterday, and was surprised that the new included wallpapers do not contain any with a Tahr in them. I had come to think of the cartoonish animal background as a fun ...
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Am I using beta or stable?

I have been doing so many sudo apt-get update/(dist-)upgrade since yesterday and sometimes something happend - so that I am confused now whether I am using still beta or already the stable version. ...
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Why is upgrading from an LTS to LTS more safe than doing upgrades from the Short Term Supports?

How is an LTS to LTS upgrade different than a Standard Release to Standard Release upgrade? Are fresh installs usually preferred to guarantee a stable environment?
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Can't upgrade past 11.10 - libc6 dependency errors

Since upgrading to 11.10 I can't upgrade any further (trying to get my web server to latest version.) I'm aware of How do I resolve unmet dependencies? and have tried up to the point of running this: ...
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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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KDE Theme broken after 13.10 → 14.04 upgrade

I just did the upgrade from 13.10 to 14.04 and the default KDE theme not looks like no theme at all: I usually use KDE with Awesome WM as the window manager, but even without Awesome WM, this looks ...
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Is upgrading from LTS to LTS as reliable as doing a fresh install?

Having run into many snags and stability issues when upgrading (update-manager -d) from just release to release (For example: 13.04 - 13.10), I soon learned and have been told that it is always more ...
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Unable to upgrade to 14.04

I am trying to upgrade from Kubuntu 13.10 to 14.04. When I start the distribution upgrade, I get this message after "setting new software channels": An unresolvable problem occurred while ...
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What's the risk of upgrading over SSH?

When I run sudo do-release-upgrade over ssh, I get the following message. This session appears to be running under ssh. It is not recommended to perform a upgrade over ssh currently because in ...
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What would happen if my internet connection is lost while I am upgrading from 12.04LTS to 14.04LTS?

I want to upgrade my OS from 12.04 to 14.04. I found how to get it. But I've one more question. What would happen if I gave the command to upgrade, it starts but after downloading some or many file my ...
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Could not access desktop after upgrading to 14.04

I have upgraded my system from ubuntu 13.10 to 14.04.But then i can't access my desktop, only mouse pointer is visible no unity bar . Then i restarted the computer and log in as guest. it is worked. ...
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how can i fix “disk drive is not ready yet or not present fix”

So after upgrading to ubuntu 14.04 ive been sitting at the boot screen showing ubuntu and the sentence in the title,im starting to think there is a problem its been an hour since and this usualy ...
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Upgrade/Update Intellij 12

My Intellij shows me that a minor version is available for upgrade. How do I go about upgrading the current version. Do i have to create a new folder in /usr/share and change all references to the new ...
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How to upgrade from Ubuntu GNOME 14.04 beta 2 to 14.04 LTS final release?

Currently 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 April). I tried in ...
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Dowload is trying to send me the wrong version of Ubuntu? [on hold]

computer is intel I5 8gig ram download offers AMD 64 bit software Why? What do I do? os is Mint Thanks in advance for your help! John
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Why update manager is still showing a development release?

Though Ubuntu 14.04 has been officially released, update-manager -d says that the distribution will be upgraded to a development version, still in testing. Why? How long will I have to wait to have ...
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How do I turn unity back on?

My ubuntu 14.04 upgrade didn't work. When I rebooted after it was done I had to choose between something called cinnamon and something called gnome fall back. I don't like either. I can't find ...
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Switching from 12.04LTS to 14.04LTS [duplicate]

I have 12.04LTS installed on my laptop. I want to upgrade it to 14.04LTS. I tried to find a method but didn't succeed. I read somewhere that I can directly upgrade from one LTS to other but how?