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It does look like you need to stop / kill the MySQL database first, then update: [FAIL] Stopping MySQL database server: mysqld failed! invoke-rc.d: initscript mysql, action "stop" failed. I'm not sure what the executable is called, but if it's got "sql" in it's name somewhere then running this should find it's pid (maybe among others): ps aux | grep -i ...


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Try to reinstall ceilometer: sudo apt-get purge ceilometer-api ceilometer-collector ceilometer-agent-central ceilometer-agent-notification ceilometer-alarm-evaluator ceilometer-alarm-notifier python-ceilometerclient sudo apt-get --purge autoremove sudo apt-get autoclean sudo rm -rf /var/lib/ceilometer/ /var/log/ceilometer sudo deluser ceilometer sudo ...


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dont b so fast to remove something, it may totally damage your system rather wait until the current installing or uninstalling program finishes its task and after that you will get access for the lock. if you think that there is nothing installing or uninstalling currently, then just reboot your system with the command sudo reboot


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I had the same problem upgrading Ubuntu from 12.04 to 14.04.1: The kernel stayed at 3.2. Only at second glance I noticed that the upgrade did not create any boot menu entry for 14.04 - the latest entry was for 12.04 with a 3.2 kernel (the splash screen during boot did nevertheless show "14.04" which is why it took me some time to stumble upon this). The ...


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You have version 10.5.0~git20141122.3d9c1a9d-0ubuntu0ricotz~trusty of the libglapi-mesa (amd64) package installed. Because Skype is distributed as an i386 program, and by the rules of multiarch, you need to have the same version of the i386 version of the package installed. However, http://deb.tuxedocomputers.com/ubuntu/ (the place you got the newer package ...


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As a sudo apt-get install linux-generic gives an enormous amount of errors, I would do the following: Take a full data back-up (/home, /usr, /var) Take a full system backup (Clone) OR Insert an additional hard drive Insert the Server CD, reboot from CD and reinstall (on the new hard drive) Re-install all applications Mount the old partitions Copy/restore ...


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You don't need to add the architecture to install the Skype package itself, but you do need it to install all the dependencies. Also note that you don't need GDebi - the Software Centre is perfectly capable of handling deb files.


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Execute the following commands one by one, in a terminal window ( Ctrl+Alt+T ) : sudo apt-get upgrade && sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get dist-upgrade sudo apt-get autoremove sudo apt-get autoclean and then run, sudo apt-get install wine to install Wine on your Ubuntu.


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So, dpkg is trying to overwrite /lib/i386-linux-gnu/libply.so.2.1.0, which is already there and brought by the package libplymouth2:i386. My suggestion is to uninstall libplymouth2:i386 first, then run sudo apt-get remove -f and afterwords again install the package you jsut uninstalled. Hopefully that will help.



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