Questions about upgrading packages, systems or hardware.

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Upgrade from ubuntu 15.10 to 16.04 is stuck

I have been running the upgrade from 15.10 to 16.04 for 10 hours now and it is stuck on the following screen: Also, I can not open the terminal to with the small arrow to see what is going on. Any ...
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Enable upgrade options when using installation from DVD?

I can not upgrade my system from Ubuntu Gnome 15.10 to 16.04 by Software Updater, then I trying download ISO file and burn to disc. I can boot to Ubuntu from it and install 16.04, but the option ...
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Ubuntu Upgrade problem.Upgrade option disabled

Facing problems with Ubuntu Upgradation."Upgrade from Ubuntu 15.10 to 16.04 Documents, music and other personal files will be kept. Installed software will be kept where possible" is disabled.I have a ...
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Disappearing mouse cursor, when upgrading from 15.10 to 16.04 LTS

I recently tried upgrading from Lubuntu 15.10 to 16.04 LTS on my old Toshiba laptop. Everything seemed to go all right, but whenever my system would go to sleep, my mouse cursor disappears shortly ...
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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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While Upgrading my Ubuntu version to 16.04 LTS, it entered into the Terminal screen

When I started my upgrade to 16.04, I went away for some time and saw that it had entered the terminal screen and wasn't entering the normal startup. Everything was supposed to get implemented on the ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 Cannot Install Owncloud server

I recently upgraded from 15.10 to 16.04, and it completely broke my apache/wordpress/owncloud installation. While fixing wordpress, I removed owncloud. Now, if I try to install owncloud, I get the ...
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Upgrade from Ubuntu 15.10 to 16.04 Option Greyed out/Disabled

I want to upgrade my Os from 15.10 to 16.04.But when I tried to Upgrade using the Bootable DVD/Live CD this option "Upgrade from Ubuntu 15.10 to 16.04 Documents, music and other personal files will be ...
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How to update kernel to the latest mainline version without any Distro-upgrade?

Currently I'm running Linux-3.0 and I want to update it to Linux-3.3.1 the latest stable kernel release as mentioned at http://www.kernel.org. Can I update to 3.3.1 in Ubuntu without any risk of ...
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Gnuplot will no longer make dashed lines after upgrading to Ubuntu 16

The title says it all mostly, I can no longer make dashed lines in the Postscript terminal in gnuplot. Some code follows, set terminal postscript eps enhanced color 'Times, 25' set output ...
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OS Version for 15.10 => 16.04 Upgrade Failure Recovery

So I tried upgrading from 15.10 to 16.04 this morning and somehow my laptop charger got disconnected and I'm pretty sure my laptop died during the installation. Attempting to boot normally brings me ...
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I upgraded 14.04.4 LTS. Blank screen afterwards

I upgraded from 12.04 to 14.04.4 LTS through upgrade manager (GUI). After the upgrade I can see just "lubuntu" screen and after that I get blank screen only. "Ctrl+alt+f1" is not displaying ...
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upgrade from 14.04 to 16.04 can't login to unity

I upgraded from 14.04 to 16.04 and at first I could log in to unity, but after an update and reboot I can only log in to terminal. I have googled this problem, but haven't had any success with the ...
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To suddenly log-out after upgrade Ubuntu 15.10 to 16.04 LTS

When I Upgraded my system from 15.10 to 16.04, one my drive was mounted and after restart gave a message like : /dev/sda3: clean, 236680/38944768 files, 12412333/155760896 blocks and now after and ...
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Problem upgrading unity mail - dpkg error

I was trying to update unity mail but it kept failing saying it couldn't delete packages. I got the following error when I ran sudo apt upgrade and sudo apt install unity-mail Errors were encountered ...
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Can't upgrade from 15.10 to 16.04

I am running into some trouble with this upgrade, I ran a "do-release-upgrade" and I guess that I wasn't paying attention and the system went from ubuntu 14.04 to 15.10 instead of 14.04 to 16.04. ...
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Problems after upgrading to 16.04LTS: GUI not Properly working

I've just upgraded to 16.04LTS. During installation everything froze. After an hour "frozen" I restarted the Laptop. I would get caught in an endless loop of turning on and off the screen. I went into ...
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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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upgrade declined

Recently there was a bubble that appeared saying that the new ubuntu upgrade is available, I declined it, clicking do not remind again, I am now having trouble starting and finding the upgrade link, ...
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python and package manager are broken

After upgrading Ubuntu from 15.04 to 16.04, python and package manager are broken. When running apt-get update I receive the message use apt-get -f install, but when running this command I get ...
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Suspend doesn't work after upgrading to 16.04

I've been using xubuntu 15.10 and everything was working fine. After upgrading to 16.04 several bugs appeared: Now I'm running kernel 4.4.0-21-generic. After suspending the laptop the display turns ...
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apt-get install fails because of libmagic1

my apt-get install is failing because of following error with respect to libmagic1. My Ubuntu version is 12.04 LTS. Can you please help if anyone aware of it? I need to fix this to update some ...
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boot to black screen after upgrade

I upgarted from 14.04 to 16.04. after boot the terminal tty1 opens, and a message is repeated: brcmsmac bcma0:1: brcmsmac: brcms_ops_bss_info_changed: disassociated brcmsmac bcma0:1: ...
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Interrupted upgrade from 15.10 to 16.04, Ubuntu boots into black screen

What happened I was working on my laptop while it upgraded from 15.10 to 16.04 (which I admit was a mistake) when suddenly the Unity overlay disappeared and the only thing on screen was the Firefox ...
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16.04 update : several issues

I recently upgraded from ubuntu 15.10 to ubuntu 16.04 (and at the same time from gnome 3.16 to gnome 3.18 I think) and it all went pretty bad. The x server didn't want to start anymore. After some ...
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Lots of minor errors after interrupted upgrade to 16.04

I've just upgraded from 15.10 to 16.04 using do-release-upgrade. The process failed part way through due to an interrupted internet connection and has to be restarted. It appeared to complete ...
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14.04 to 16.04 *KILLED* mysql

Definition: trust - Something that the Ubuntu LTS packagers have lost from me. I scrupulously maintained my 14.04 LTS web server machine. It only had four primary functions (ssh, ftp, http, and ...
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14.04 to 16.04 upgrade ignores NetworkManager.conf

The machine in question was a straight from dvd install of 14.04 (upgraded to date before upgrade to 16.04 on 27-APR-16), with static ip, bind9 and registered domain. ...
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no wired connection after upgrade to 16.04

After upgrading from 15.10 to 16.04 (64bit both), I can no longer establish a wired connection to the internet. I am using a desktop PC without wireless card, so I am relying on ethernet. The cable ...
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Upgrading kubuntu: error trying to overwrite package

I am trying to pgrade my kubuntu to the latest version. When running sudo apt-get dist-upgrade, I get: (Reading database ... 558588 files and directories currently installed.) Preparing to unpack ...
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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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Black screen when upgrading to 16.04 from 14.04

I have a custom pc with an nvidia gpu that I wanted to update from 14.04 to 16.04 but I ran into a problem. I started the update with sudo update manager -d and it downloaded everything alright. When ...
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Help i can not download updates via the the terminal or software updater

Hello I recently installed Ubuntu 16.04 from 15.10 and ever since I am unable to download apps from the Ubuntu store or updates.I have tried looking through the forums but I can not find an answer ...
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How do I fix a lot of broken packages?

I'm currently running on Ubuntu 15.10, but I want to update to 16.04. But the updater says I have broken packages. But, in my opninion, I have way too much broken packages and I have no idea why they ...
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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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I cant install or update anything

I have tried following previous questions but to no avail while running sudo apt-get upgrade i get the following message After this operation, 48.5 MB of additional disk space will be ...
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FILEZILLA not working after upgrade from ubuntu 15.10 to ubuntu 16.04

I have upgraded to Ubuntu 16.04 from 15.10 (x64 version) and now I am unable to run FileZilla. There is some hard drive activity and then nothing. When I open a terminal and type "Filezilla" I get ...
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Upgraded to Ubuntu 16.04LTS - but no new Software Center

Well, I successfully upgraded to Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. I loved it- but one problem. I heard that there is new Software Center or Gnome software center in Ubuntu 16.04 LTS, but I still have Ubuntu Software ...
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How long does a distribution upgrade normally take?

As the title says, how long does a distribution upgrade (e.g. from 11.04 to 11.10) usually take, discounting the download phase? I've been upgrading from Natty to Oneiric, the download only takes ...
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Upgrade bq Aquaris M10 from 15.04 to 16.04?

I have recently purchased the Aquaris m10 FHD, and want to upgrade to 16.04. How do I do that?
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14.04 to 16.04 upgrade hung

My server upgrade was going fine until it seems to have hung. I logged on to another terminal and I see the following message repeating every few seconds in /var/log/syslog: May 2 13:17:56 www ...
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How to make an backup in order to reinstall the system?

I have upgraded my Ubuntu 15.10 to 16.04. But I want 15.10 back, because the Intel Graphics drivers are not supported in 15.10 and I need them. I did "tar -cvf home-backup.tar.bz2 /home/" on my ...
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I cant login after update ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I have some trouble when updating with dist-upgrade on Ubuntu 14.04. Actually I just want update my 14.04 into the newest one but after updating, this error message appears cant start Ubuntu session. ...
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fakeraid, don't startup after upgrade

I made up my workstation from 15.10 to 16.04, telling my colleagues I have never had any problems during my updates. The system is installed on a raid0 Intel software. Except that reboot, I just get ...
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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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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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Servers Hardware Certification of kernel upgrades

I am trying to figure out the HW certification policy for older HW (my interest is servers). When a new point-release or HWE is available, it usually includes a Linux kernel update. Is there a ...
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Upgrading to new ubuntu version while using own local apt-mirror

i have a fresh installation of ubuntu server 15.10. When upgraded manully to 16.04 i want to install apt-mirror and replace all archive.ubuntu.com with the local ip of my server. Is this right and ...
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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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Latex problems upgrading from 15.10 to 16.04

Here's what I get when I run apt-get dist-upgrade, and running -f doesn't do anything: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done You might want ...