Questions about upgrading packages, systems or hardware.

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Is any offline upgrade from 13.10 to 14.04 possible?

I typically upgrade downloading the relevant ISO (not necessarily the alternate one), going offline and then running: sudo mount -o loop ubuntu-11.04-alternate-amd64.iso /media/cdrom gksu ...
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Upgrade to 14.04 Serious errors were found while checking the disk drive for /

I recently upgraded to Ubuntu 14.04 LTS from 13.10. I had installed the earlier version using WUBI. I am receiving the following error on booting Ubuntu with the latest kernel 3.14 Serious error ...
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Integrating Pidgin with Online Accounts

After upgrading from 12.04 LTS to 12.10, Pidgin does not show in the message icon anymore in the tray. I found that the upgrade enabled Empathy with a very old bunch of accounts. I would like to ...
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While Upgrading to ubuntu 14.04 i personally edited the source list and corrupted it, Need suggestion to resolve and upgrade!

I'm new to ubuntu, while upgrading from ubuntu 13.10 to 14.04 i was getting some errors in the source list. While trying to make it right i used a source list of another pc and replaced it with mine, ...
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Ubuntu upgrade to 14.04 doesn't show after interrupted attempt

I tried to update from Ubuntu 12.04 to 14.04 using the update-manager. But the upgrade process stopped midway due to insufficient disk space. I cleared up enough space, and tried to resume by ...
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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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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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AMD 280X install after I had 7950

I had a system with AMD 7950 video card installed, than I upgraded the video card to R9 280X and reinstalled the driver to the latest version AMD Catalyst™ 14.1 Beta Driver I did this for reinstall ...
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Trouble with `nvidia-prime` on ASUS N550JV

I have recently upgraded my ASUS N550JV notebook from raring to saucy and in the beginning, simply installing nvidia-319 together with nvidia-prime worked fanstastically (as described here). Shortly ...
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Will upgrading 13.10 to 14.04 affect my full-disk encryption?

Will upgrading 13.10 to 14.04 affect my full-disk encryption? I just recently installed 64-bit 13.10 with full disk encryption. Will the next LTS release in April affect and/or clash with my ...
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How does Linux pick which modules to load?

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04.3 LTS uname -a Linux guru 3.8.0-34-generic #49~precise1 [...] x86_64 [...] When I reboot, I see the following in syslog: Dec 29 06:30:22 guru kernel: [...] e1000e: Intel ...
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After Upgrade from 13.04 to 13.10 missing user in login screen

I have upgraded to 13.10 from 13.04 now after booting (even after updates and rebooting) my user id is not listed. It has a uid higher than the minimum in lightdm.conf. I have the user light display ...
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13.10 start up into low-graphics mode

I am running Ubuntu alongside Windows 8 on an Acer Aspire E1-571G. I was using Ubuntu 13.04 and today upgraded via the CLI to 13.10 Now Ubuntu doesn't take me to the log in screen to type in my ...
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Upgrade from Ubuntu 13.04 to 13.10 stuck at Restoring Previously Installed Packages

As the title says, I have tried to upgrade to Ubuntu 13.10 by LiveUSB and the install has frozen at 'Restoring Previously Installed Packages'. Has been stuck at this point for almost 2 hours.. When I ...
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How to install a newer version of the GTK libraries?

I want to install a newer version of the GTK libraries so I can mess around with the new GtkHeaderBar (I want to try to make applications). I have Xubuntu 13.04 and currently have version 3.6 of ...
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Upgraded from 8.04 to 10.04, cannot boot

I upgraded an old, handed down web server with a heavily customized wordpress website from 8.04 Server LTS to 10.04 Server LTS using a guide I found on Ubuntu. This seemed to go fine. There were a few ...
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gcc does no come up with new upgraded Kernel

After I figuerd out my ubuntu 12.10 amd64 with 3.5.X Kernel does not fill some queuing, and they've fixed that in kernel 3.8.x, I upgraded the kernel of my Ubuntu to v3.10-saucy with installing deb ...
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Ive just upgraded to Ubuntu 13.04 same issue: no Menu, No launcher, but no Unity checkbox in ccsm

Using my Toshiba Satellite L350D I just upgraded to Ubuntu 13.04 and now dont have access to Launcher or top Menu bar. Ive tried following the solutions both here: Unity doesn't load, no Launcher, ...
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Could not download upgrades

i'm trying to upgrade from 12.10 to 13.04 and for about an hour it's been trying to download files and it stops at 1444/1447 and says (Could not download upgrades) any help ?
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No networking on boot after upgrading Kubuntu to 13.04

I upgraded Kubuntu to 13.04 today. I'm using an ethernet connection. On every boot, networking service is running and everything is configured properly, but it can't establish a connection. I have to ...
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“Authentication failed” when downloading the release upgrade tool

When I try to update my ubuntu, a window opens which shows downloading the release upgrade tool and then gives an error "authentication failed". Please help.
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Cannot automount any usb external device under quantal

I recently upgrade to quantal and I have to mount all my devices (usb key, extrernal hard drive and even data cd) manually. I get the following error message in a pop-up window when I insert any ...
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Volume keys not working after upgrade to Quantal, but work from MC Remote

All keys worked perfectly in Precise. After upgrading to Quantal, multimedia keys on my USB keyboard no longer work (volume keys, play, next, prev). Weird thing is that I've also got a cheap MC ...
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Windows 7 when starting ubuntu black & blue striped screen after upgrade

I got a message saying that my version of ubuntu was obsolete so I clicked to update. I have Windows 7 and run ubuntu in a Virtual Box vm. When ubuntu tries to startup I get a screen with black ...
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Package ubuntu-release-upgrader does not exist

I get this error when i tried to upgrade Ubuntu 12.04 to 12.10 from update manager. Package ubuntu-release-upgrader does not exist Does anything can be done to fix this?
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grub-pc update failing

During the upgrade from 12.04 to 12.10, grub-pc failed to update. dpkg: error processing grub-pc (--configure): subprocess installed post-installation script returned error exit status 1 Errors were ...
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How do i access previously installed software after update

After upgrade I can't find my games & gnucash. Software center says they're installed but can't open them from there. Documents and Downloads are alright.
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Ubuntu upgrade 12.04 the disk drive for / is not ready or not present

When upgrading Ubuntu to 12.04, I get the message the disk drive for / is not ready or not present. I tried mount -n -o remount,rw /` and `dpkg --configure -a which gives me this error: ...
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The disk drive for / is not ready yet or not present

Unfortunately I experienced a power failure during an update from Ubuntu Server 10.04 LTS to 12.04 LTS (it was a power failure of more then 40 minutes so batteries charge of the UPS weren't enough). ...
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12.04 upgrade hosed my system

I wish I could be more specific. I installed the upgrade from the update manager and after the computer rebooted, I found I could not run a lot of programs. I tried running them from the command ...
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Upgrading from 10.04 to 12.04.1 stuck at downloading python-qt4

I am a Java programmer and I consider myself a Linux newbie. So I could use a little help here. I am trying to update my Ubuntu from version 10.04 to 12.04.1 (LTS). The downloading start and runs at ...
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Cannot See Desktop After 12.04 to 12.04.1 Upgrade

After upgrading Ubuntu 12.04 LTS to 12.04.1 LTS through the Update Manager, I can no longer see my desktop or access any other features of OS. Not sure if my video card a/o driver is not compatible ...
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python-minimal dependency jam in LTS upgrade from lucid to precise

Relatively far along in the LTS upgrade with a call to "apt-get distupgrade" there appeared: E: could not perform immediate configuration on python-minimal I tried installing python2.7-minimal. ...
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Problems after upgrading from 10.04 to 12.04

I upgraded to 12.04.1 from 10.04 recently and am running the Gnome Classic (no effects) desktop. I spent a couple of days tweaking the appearance and behaviour but there are two issues that I can't ...
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Installing binutils-2.22 on Ubuntu 10.04

I am trying to install binutils-2.22 on Ubuntu 10.04. I have downloaded the source code of binutils-2.22, configured it with a custom prefix (to not conflict with the system binutils) and built it. ...
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Can't upgrade from 11.10 to 12.04

In case you're wondering, I've already been through a few questions on the same topic here, and a bunch of threads on forums here and there. No solution seems to apply to my case. I have 11.10 ...
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No_SWT InputMethods Eclipse/Ubuntu 12.04

After i've upgraded to ubuntu 12.04, eclipse doesn't show fonts properly and there are some problems with Auto Complete. New entry in the right click menu "No_SWT InputMethods (no resource bundle)". ...
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Is it good practice to backport source packages from newer Ubuntu releases?

My plan is like this: Say I'm running 12.04 LTS, life is good, but its packages guadually become old. Then 12.10 is out, I add a deb-src line in my sources.list, and backport (download source, build, ...
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Konica Minolta 4750EN unable to print following 12.04 upgrade

Printer used to work fine in 11.04 and 11.10 and still does from an 11.10 installed laptop on the network. This is a fresh 12.04 install + apt-get update and upgrade as the upgrade from oneiric via ...
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Boot failure after shutdown during upgrade from 11.10 to 12.04

During the upgrade process Xubuntu downloaded all of the necessary files then it said I needed to disable the screensaver before continuing. I couldn't get to the screensaver settings, So I shutdown ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 to 14.04 upgrade: Filesystem check or mount failed

I had a power failure while upgrading from 13.10 to 14.04 and and ended up with a couple of problems. First I ended up the "system is running in low-graphics mode" error described here and managed to ...
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Is it posible to upgrade to Ubuntu 14.04 from Ubuntu 10.04?

I have 2 PCs (works as a LAMP servers) with 10.04.4 LTS 12.04.2 LTS And I want to upgrade to the last LTS (14.04). I don't want to lose my data (unfortunately I don't have space to copy the ...
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Problem with upgrade from 12.04 to 14.04

Upgrading from 12.04 to 14.04 last night and everthing was chugging along nicely until I tried to open a browser. The screen went to black for a few seconds and then came back to the user login screen ...
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System won't suspend after upgrading to 14.04

Few days ago I upgraded my Linux machine to Ubuntu 14.04. After that, I notice that Ubuntu won't suspend anymore. Suspend works fine in 13.10. When I execute "Suspend" either from menu or from ...
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kworker taking 100% of one core

I updated from ubuntu 13.10 to 14.04. I have a quad core, and one core is pegged at 100% usage because of kworker. I know that kworker generally is doing things on behalf of the kernel, but I don't ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 upgrade problem - no desktop

I recently upgraded from Ubuntu 13.10 to 14.04 (both 64-bit). Initially, I tried the upgrade that runs from 13.10 (the one that pops up on the desktop to tell you there's a new release), but it ...
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14.04 upgrade: sysklogd disappeared without replacement!

I just upgraded from 13.10 to 14.04 with do-release-upgrade and I lost my syslog daemon in the proceedings. klogd and sysklogd were removed without any replacement functionality being installed. (I ...
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How do I upgrade my Ubuntu server from one LTS version to another? Is this safe?

I like to keep all my servers running only the most stable versions of any operating system, so obviously I only run the LTS versions of Ubuntu. I currently have a few servers running Ubuntu server ...
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Trouble upgrading from 13.10 to 14.04

Completed an upgrade from 13.10 to 14.04 on a dell latitude. Traditionally I use the default Ubuntu desktop, but following the upgrade, the desktop fails to load. I can access the command line via ...
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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 ...