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16.04.1 in different flavors and ways that wont install. ¿How can I reliably get on 16.04?

First of all, i'm returning to ubuntu, switched back to Windows many years ago mostly because World of Warcraft. Yeah, I know it can be wine'ed. So I recently put togheter a new machine and decided ...
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Why isn't the 16.04.1 Point Release available via update manager?

The point release is out but the update manager set to identify LTS releases gives no hint of 16.04.1. Also setting update manager to "any release" only gives the option for 15.10. Point release was ...
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Dual-boot Ubuntu/Windows 7 upgrade to Ubuntu 16

I have not use my ubuntu since 3 years now it was so long time i try to upgrade it from inside system but i failed and I install with the ubuntu windows and make a dual-boot in linux to let me choose ...
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Graphical Surface gone after Upgrades on 16.04 LTS WS

I run 16.04 LTS WS in a Virtual Box on top of Win 10 for a while. ( I need Win for several reasons, but email and surfing are done in UBUNTU exclusively). The entire setup is been kept actualized on a ...
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How do I upgrade from 14.04 LTS to 16.04.1 LTS?

So, today is July 21st and this page. gives me an option to download 16.04.1 LTS. However, attempting to upgrade gets me this message - $ sudo do-release-upgrade Checking for a new Ubuntu release No ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 LTS Installation [duplicate]

I do not get the link for upgrading to Ubuntu 16.04 LTS from the upgrading button in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS.
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Should i upgrade to 16.04 from 15.10.. Probably problem with amd graphics

I have AMD Mobility Radeon HD 5730 and use a external monitor instead original. I always have problem after updates with good working with this solutions. Often i must reinstall system because i have ...
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How to upgrade from 16.04 LTS to 16.04.1 LTS [duplicate]

How can I upgrade Ubuntu from 16.04 LTS to 16.04.1 LTS? For some reasons, I don't seem to be able to do it. The main reason why I would like to do the upgrade is that the Nautilus shipped with 16.04 ...
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nginx error upgrading web server from Ubuntu 15.10 to 16.04

I'm running nginx as a reverse proxy to apache. I'm upgrading ubuntu from 15.10 to 16.04 but getting this after a failed apt-get dist-upgrade and running apt-get -f install After this operation, 2,...
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remove stuck package: subprocess installed post-installation script was killed

It failed during dist-upgrade. I already removed this package PPA from sources, but if I do dist-upgrade or install -f, it still tries to execute this setup script and dies: Setting up yd-tools (1.8....
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Missing entry in grub menu after kernel upgrade on ubuntu 16.04

I just Upgraded my kernels to 4.4.0.31.33 , and the new upgrade removes the old kernels so I ended up without 4.2.0-35 , the one previously used. The problem is that grub does not see the new kernel ...
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Bq not working after upgrading to OTA 12. Ubuntu touch, phone

Bq 4.5 not working after OTA 12 After upgrading to the last OTA 12 version, bq 4.5 stepped wworking. I downloaded the upgrade and authorized the system reboot. After 1:30h, it was still stuck at the '...
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does openjdk 7 can be installed on ubuntu 10.04.1? [on hold]

I tried to install openjdk 7 on ubuntu 10.04.1, but I got this output: $ sudo apt-get install openjdk-7-jre Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... ...
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Unable to sudo apt-get dist-upgrade due to Connection failed in 16.04

I am executing dist-upgrade on ubuntu 16.04 and getting: nisarg@nisarg-OptiPlex-790:~/$ sudo apt-get dist-upgrade Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 can't find RAID

I just upgraded from Ubuntu 15.10 to 16.04, and it drops me into BusyBox with the following error: Gave up waiting on root device. Common problems: - Boot args (cat /proc/cmdline) - Check ...
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14.04 won't update [duplicate]

I haven't used this system for a while, so when I went to update it I started getting error messages such as this: E:Line 1 too long in source list /etc/apt/sources.list.d/medibuntu.list. E:The list ...
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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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How to remove kernels from previous release

See question How to remove kernels from previous release? which is marked as duplicate. I ask this again, because the question is special case and not handled in the answers for the related question. ...
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Update-Manager stuck while installing package to upgrade from 13.10 to 14.04

Update-Manager appears to be stuck. last package installed appears to be an apache module, but I didn't realize I had installed apache (possible a prerequisite for another package installed?). I ...
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My computer is not receiving the 16.04.1 update [duplicate]

I've read recently that the 16.04.1 update was made public last week. There it says that users of 16.04 should only run the usual system update to receive this upgrade. However I'm not receiving this ...
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Is there a do-release-upgrade history?

I noticed apport somehow "knows", I started out with 14.04 installation media and upgraded to 16.04 recently... Is there a complete history of all the upgrades I did? And where would I find it? /var/...
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“The software on this computer is up to date” while upgrading 12.10 to 13.04

Before you guys close this question as duplicate, I did go through How do I upgrade from 12.10 to 13.04? and nothing solves my problem there. When I try to upgrade my ubuntu 12.10 installation it ...
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lxc 2.0.0 failed to start after upgrading

i have Ubuntu 14.04 and i installed lxc then 1.0.8 was installed. But i needed 2.0.x version hence i upgraded it using following commands. sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntu-lxc/daily sudo apt-get ...
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My Ubuntu LTS cannot find Xenial's point release [duplicate]

I'm on 14.04 LTS. 16.04.1 is supposed to be out, but this is what I get in the command line: $ sudo do-release-upgrade -c Checking for a new Ubuntu release No new release found $ lsb_release -a No ...
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I upgraded to 16.04 and now php7 does not work

I upgraded PHP to version 7 before upgrading the distribution to 16.04 and now when I go to the PHP page it just shows the contents of the file. Not quite sure what to do here.
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I tried to upgrade from 14.04 to 15.10 but failed [on hold]

I tried to upgrade from 14.04 to 15.10 but failed. What can i do now ? I am new to Ubuntu and have now idea what am i doing...
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Will the boot-degraded flag remain after upgrading to 14.04?

I am currently running Ubuntu 12.04 and have a RAID setup with the boot-degraded option. If I upgrade to 14.04 will the boot-degraded option remain? I manage this server remotely and would hate to ...
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How to fix different RAM issue 16.04 LTS for sleep mode?

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS laptop i5 e205, default 2GB 1066Mhz RAM. Now Additional hardware added of 8GB 1600 Mhz. laptop working fine, Issue when laptop go in sleep mode and resume laptop again it crash. ...
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dpkg-reconfigure vs apt-get upgrade

Can someone clarify whats would be the difference between upgrading an ubuntu system with apt-get upgrade & dpkg-reconfigure --plow unattended-upgrades. We are concerned not to upgrade certain ...
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What should a 14.04.x gnome-fallback user upgrade to for 16.04.1? (desktop+gnome-session-fallback, ubuntu gnome, or other)

I am happy with ubuntu + gnome-session-fallback, nautilus etc.: no compiz, solid screen background, no window / desktop animation - as low resource consumption, low visual distraction and boring as ...
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Is there a way to make Software Updater use apt-fast as a backend?

I've been using apt-fast in the command line for some time now and have enjoyed how it speeds upgrades by downloading packages in parallel. It would be great if Software Updater could also gain the ...
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How to upgrade Xampp to the newest version

This might seem like a silly question but by golly I've tried and tried for a whole week and no results. I don't know if it's something wrong with my queries, or too much "Install Xampp" clutter in my ...
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trouble installing 16.04-system installation

When trying to install 16.04, I get a message that I have 3 broken packages that need to be fixed but when I click on Fix Broken Packages I get an error message saying I have "held packages". Point is,...
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Extremely poor sound quality after upgrading from 15.10 to 16.04

This is a bit of an odd problem, but after upgrading to Xenial, something went wrong with my sound quality, which was working beautifully under 15.10. After the upgrade, there is a strong distortion ...
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Distribution upgrade from 14.04 to 16.04 hangs

I noticed 16.04.1 was available for download today and thought I'd try a distribution upgrade rather than my usual approach of fresh install. I issued the command sudo update-manager -d (Research ...
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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. ...
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Upgrading from the command line? [duplicate]

I would like to know how to upgrade from my current version of Ubuntu to the next stable from the Command line interface?
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Poedit, skype or kodi do not show up since upgrade or fresh install of 16.04.1

I upgraded from 14.04 to 16.04.1 via manager-update. The process went well. During the first reboot (it happened every time after upgrading), my pc took 90 seconds to show the login screen (I am on an ...
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apt-get install not working [E: Read error - read (5: Input/output error)]

I have an old problem (since a week) with apt-get which prevents me from installing and upgrading packages. I have Ubuntu 16.04. I am receiving this message on the top bar: Error: opening the cache (...
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Problem installing linux-generic on VPS to update kernel 2.6

While setting up my VPS i was stumbling over following problem. Installed is Ubuntu 14.04.4 LTS. I checked the kernel and installed is the really old version 2.6.32-042stab113.10. For getting a ...
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16.04 doesn't show on update manager

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04, and I keep it up to date through Software Updater. I want to upgrade to 16.04 and I have waited for the 16.04.1 release to do it. When I run the Software Updater GUI with ...
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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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software updater will not detect 16.04 [duplicate]

I am looking to upgrade to 16.04 but the updater will not detect it. Tried many mirrors, checked all the possible update icons. BTW, I am running 14.04 LTS
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VLC won't launch after upgrade to 15.10

Every time a new Ubuntu release comes out something bad happens to VLC (at lest for me). Last upgrade VLC just wouldn't install, now it installs but when I launch it nothing happens. I would like to ...
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Blank icons after upgrade to 16.04

I just upgraded 14.04 to 16.04 and I have a problem with some icons, they are blank. I tried unity tweak tool but it didn't solve my problem. Do you have an idea ? Blank icons:
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Black screen on upgrading to 15.04

Recently I upgraded from Ubuntu 14.04 to 15.04, and I get a black screen after the grub screen on selecting Ubuntu. I read a post that suggested I close the lid and open it again, and this actually ...
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I can't log into Ubuntu 14.04 after upgrading from 12.04

I did everything okay and it was fine but the screen froze while me and my brother were watching a video in YouTube. I couldn't reboot or even open the terminal, so I turned it off. After I booted ...
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No GUI after upgrade in Kali linux [closed]

I have upgraded my system yesterday using synaptic. I have continued installing even though some files were missing after download. Then after restarting, there is no GUI. The screen stops at Kali ...
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Black screen in between updating from 14.04 to 15.10?

The installation process was going on. Suddenly there were some errors and it asked me to report them. While I was doing it, suddenly a black screen appeared. Now I can't do anything and the console ...
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upgrade 14.04.3 LTS to 16.04.1 LTS [duplicate]

Got 14.04.3 LTS and need to upgrade to 16.04.1 LTS but do-release-upgrade says 'No new release found'