Questions about upgrading packages, systems or hardware.

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29 packages can be updated - How?

I see the following message when I login: 29 packages can be updated. 6 updates are security updates. How can I perform the updates? I tried apt-get upgrade and some stuff was installed ...
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How to upgrade to 14.04 from 12.04 [duplicate]

I am using now Ubuntu 12.04 LTS, and now Ubuntu 14.04 has been released with support for 5 years. How can I use 14.04 instead of 12.04.Do I have to delete 12.04 and install 14.04. Or is there any way ...
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How do I upgrade to a newer version of Ubuntu?

What are the different ways I can use to upgrade Ubuntu from one release to another?
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LTS to LTS Upgrade

Another question with this URL: How do I upgrade from 10.04 or 11.10 to 12.04? Has this: If you choose to upgrade before then, you can pass the -d option to the upgrade tool, running ...
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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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do-release-upgrade: Failed to configure linux-image-generic (previous on backports kernel)

Because of hardware issues I was on backports-3.11-rc3-1 with Ubuntu 13.4 64bit. Now, after a while I initialized do-release-upgrade. The process stopped with the message that the configuration of ...
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do-release-upgrade: python install is corrupted

I was upgrading from 13.10 to 14.04 (dev for now, stable in a few hours) using do-release-upgrade and encountered the following problem: Can not upgrade Your python install is corrupted. Please fix ...
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Upgrading Ubuntu 13.10 to 14.04 LTS - failure [on hold]

I ran the command: sudo do-release-upgrade for upgrading Ubuntu 13.10 to 14.04 LTS/ But it gives the following output: No new release found So what should I do now?
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Ubuntu 13.10 running very slow after upgrade from 13.04 [on hold]

Ubuntu 13.04 was running perfectly on my Acer laptop with a Core i5 processor and 4GB of RAM, but after upgrading to Ubuntu 13.10 everything is very slow. When I press Ctrl+S to save a text file it ...
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How to fully convert Ubuntu to Ubuntu Gnome (not just installing Gnome)?

I've been using Ubuntu since 7.10 on a number of different computers. I'm currently using 13.10 on my home computer and 13.04 on my work computer. I prefer the Gnome 3 desktop experience and it's ...
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Dependency issues preventing update

I'm trying to do routine software upgrades but made the mistake a while back of installing acestream:i386, which broke a fair amount of stuff. When I run apt-get upgrade, I get the following: E: ...
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Upgrade (files AND applications) from Ubuntu to Debian [on hold]

I can't give further explanation to my question: is it possible to backup EVERYTHING from Ubuntu to Debian? In case you need to know the versions of Ubuntu and Debian, I am at some point confused ...
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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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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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My ubuntu 12 .04 will not update

Hi I'm having problems updating my Ubuntu 12.04, when I type sudo apt-get update I get this howie@ubuntu:~$ sudo apt-get update [sudo] password for howie: Get:1 http://dl.google.com stable ...
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How can I perform a dist-upgrade with held back packages

I'm currently running 13.04 with cinnamon on my thinkpad E520. I've installed an earlier version of xserver-xorg-video-intel because newer versions just don't work and to stop it being ...
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Broken upgrade repair

Yesterday I prepared to upgrade from Ubuntu 12.10 to 13.10, but something went wrong during the upgrade and my computer got restarted in the middle of the process (at the point of installing ...
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I don't know how to upgrade 12.10 to 13.04 or 13.10

I try to use upgrade app to upgrade, but the app tell me I can upgrade 13.10 directly. But, if I press upgrade button, then the error message occured like... An upgrade from 'quantal' to 'saucy' is ...
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Problems upgrading Ubuntu 12.10 to 13.04

I'm trying to upgrade my Ubuntu release from 12.10 to 13.04, having successfully upgraded to 12.10 yesterday. With the intention of then moving to 13.10. I am up to date with other software updates. ...
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How to update maven 3.0.4 - 3.1.1

First of all am new to Ubuntu as well as Maven. Does anyone know how to update maven. My current version of maven is 3.0.4. I would like to update it to 3.1.1 which is the latest version. I tried ...
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Settings pages doesn't display properly after dist-upgrade

I added the main Gnome PPA to get latest "Nautilus" version. Because Ubuntu repository has old one. After dist-upgrade mouse cursor disappeared I already fix it. Also settings page do not display ...
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12.04 - After upgrades “enable wireless” causes crash

(I am sorry but I am a ubuntu noob, so hopefully any solution will not be too technical) I have a Thinkpad Edge430. I had been using ubuntu 12.04 for many months without a problem. Last week, I ...
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Libreoffice 4.1 stable upgrade Ubuntu 12.04

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS, and I'm a little confused with all the info on how to update, upgrade to LibreOffice 4.1. I want to "replace" my preinstalled LibreOffice 3 with LibreOffice 4.1 but I want ...
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error in ubuntu software-center [duplicate]

E:Encountered a section with no Package: header, E:Problem with MergeList /var/lib/apt/lists/in.archive.ubuntu.com_ubuntu_dists_saucy-backports_multiverse_i18n_Translation-en%5fIN, E:The package ...
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Heartbleed: dist-upgrade didn't fix it

Sorry for my bad English. I'm running Ubuntu 12.04.2 LTS (GNU/Linux 3.2.0-60-virtual x86_64). In an attempt to fix Heartbleed, I first ran apt-get update, then apt-get dist-upgrade. It went all OK, ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 doesn't let Citrix (icaclient) run

For years, on Ubuntu 10.04, 11.10, 12.04, 12.10, and 13.04, I have been able to access my workplace using Citrix (icaclient). After the OS upgrade: If I use Firefox, everything that I try to do ...
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Cannot get unattended-upgrades to work

I am using Ubuntu 12.04.3 LTS and I am currently trying to get unattended-upgrades to work. So far I followed this documentation: 12.04-serverguide-automatic-updates I installed the package: apt-get ...
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Heartbleed: Why won't my Ubuntu 13.04 server not upgrade openssl [duplicate]

So my server is running affected version kimse@kashyyyk:~$ sudo apt-cache policy openssl [sudo] password for kimse: openssl: Installed: 1.0.1c-4ubuntu8.2 Candidate: 1.0.1c-4ubuntu8.2 Version ...
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Unable to upgrade from Ubuntu 13.04 to Ubuntu 13.10

I am new to Ubuntu and I am loving it! I am using Ubuntu 13.04, and I want to upgrade to the latest Ubuntu 13.10, but I can't. Here is what I am doing: Open Software Updater. It checks for the list ...
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Raid 0 gone after upgrade to 14.04 [on hold]

I have recently upgraded from 13.10 to 14.04. All went smoothly until I restarted the system here I met the error: "symbol 'grub_term_highlight_color' not found" (Bug #1289977). I followed ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 LTS initramfs-tools dependency issue

I know this has been asked several times, but each issue and resolution seems different. I've tried almost everything I could think of, but I can't fix this. I have a VM (VMware I think) running ...
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Upgrading 12.04 to 14.04 beta

I was trying to upgrade from 12.04 LT to 14.04 beta using update manager and using this command. sudo do-release-upgrade --check-dist-upgrade-only --devel-release But it is showing Checking for ...
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Upgrading to new version of Ubuntu [duplicate]

i recently have installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS, then i notice that Ubuntu will release newer LTS version very soon. I have dual boot between Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and Windows 7, but what if i upgrading my ...
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Upgrade from 13.04 to 13.10 broke remote SSH access? [on hold]

I can no longer connect via SSH to my Ubuntu instance after upgrading from 13.04 to 13.10 with: # do-release-upgrade Connecting with $ ssh -vvv [ip here] gives me: OpenSSH_6.3, OpenSSL 1.0.1e 11 ...
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Update from 13.04 to 13.10 is not working [closed]

I tried to upgrade my ubuntu version from 13.04 to 13.10 yesterday, but due to power cut, it was not complete (I turned off my laptop before downloading the update files) But today when I am trying to ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 speed problem [closed]

Ubuntu 12.04 was fast Ubuntu 1310 is slower than 13.04 Will 14.04 be faster? 2 Gig of mem. Pentinum 4 CPU 3.2 Gig 32 bit
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ubuntu 14.04 update into release version [duplicate]

now I installed ubuntu 14.04 beta 2. can it update into release version on 17th april 2014? I don't want download and reinstall again. can it?
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upgrading ubuntu 13.04 to 13.10 [duplicate]

I ran the command do-release-upgrade but it tells that no new release is found i want to upgrade ubuntu 13.04 to 13.10 is there any way to upgrade ubuntu 13.04 directly to ubuntu 14.04?
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When to upgrade/install Ubuntu 14.04 LTS [duplicate]

I am using Ubuntu 13.10, and looking forward for the launch of Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. Please suggest me how should I upgrade to 14.04 LTS?
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Will Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr Update? [duplicate]

Will Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr request me to update when the actual LST gets released or will I have to manually download another image file and install on virtualbox?
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Wifi connects but no internet after upgrading to 13.10

I upgraded my Ubuntu-studio 13.10 yesterday (via do-release-upgrade) from 12.04. Now my wireless doesn't work properly: I can see the wireless networks and the PC can connect, but internet just won't ...
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Login loop after upgrade to 13.10

Ubuntu has upgraded to 13.10, but when I reboot I can't login, even when I try with the guest session. I am brought back to the login screen. I press Ctrl+Alt+F1 and login. Then I remove the file ...
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Error: the update information is outdated because of network problems or old repositories

In the top right of my screen there is a red signal which is saying that there are some networks problems. I tried to update it but couldn't. How to solve this now? Update error: Err ...
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battery icon / power indicator not shown in menu bar after upgrade to 12.04

Since the upgrade from 11.10 to 12.04 the battery icon / power indicator is not shown any more in the menu bar. I went to 'system settings'-->'power' and tried to set 'show battery status in menu ...
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Black Screen on Resume After Upgrade to 13.10 on Dell D620

Dell d620,Intel 945GM graphics, using b43 proprietary wlan driver, all else standard. After wake from suspend a black screen is displayed with a selection cursor (white arrow). 13.04 was working fine ...
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How do I upgrade openssl? [duplicate]

I am running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and would like to upgrade openssl to the latest version. openssl version -a reports "1.0.1 14 Mar 2012" I ran apt-get update / upgrade / dist-upgrade but it says "0 ...
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What will be the difference between freshly installed OS and upgraded from previous version?

I had installed Ubuntu 13.10 when it was released. Now Ubuntu 14.04 LTS is ready to be launched. I wonder if there will be any different between a freshly installed Ubuntu and Upgraded from previous ...
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Why unattended-upgrades does not fix heartbleed bug?

I've followed the instruction to install unattended-upgrades to install automatic security updates on my server (ubuntu server 13.10). https://help.ubuntu.com/community/AutomaticSecurityUpdates Can ...
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Cannot deploy local charms after Juju upgrade [closed]

I keep getting ERROR only charm store charm references are supported, with cs: schema when I try to deploy charms from a local repository. My commands look like juju deploy -v ...
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My /boot partition hit 100% and now I can't upgrade. Can't remove old kernels to make room

My first issue was when i tried to apt-get update/upgrade. On upgrade I get the following error: You might want to run 'apt-get -f install' to correct these. The following packages have unmet ...