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Although you have removed the scitools package, you haven't removed the PPA. To remove the scitools PPA - sudo add-apt-repository --remove ppa:scitools/ppa


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After 9 months, Canonical expects you will have upgraded to 15.04 and they will not be making new patches or security updates. For the long term support (for those who don't want to upgrade every 6 months) try Ubuntu 14.04.


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i've done some research at mozilla and adobe and tests with both recent LTS-versions (14.04 and 12.04) and i'm pretty sure it is just a numbering problem of the flash-plugin! to make a long story short: if you open in firefox "tools" - "add-ons" - "plugins" respectively look at the mozilla check and you've got version 11,2,202,425 (notice the commas!), you ...


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Each time you upgrade the kernel, the older versions are kept, just in case something goes wrong with the new one, and these accumulate over time, that's why you eventually ran out of space. You can check out which versions are installed by running: dpkg -l linux-image-\* | grep ^ii. And then remove them using: sudo apt-get remove --purge .... Just remember ...


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i currently can't reproduce your error, but this should solve your problem: open a terminal and insert sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install adobe-flashplugin, type your root-password (no characters will be displayed), confirm the dialog and thats it! well... maybe you have to restart your browser!


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I had the same problem and did the following: Boot in recovery mode, kernel 3.13.0-40 sudo apt-get clean; sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install fglrx (I'm using AMD graphics, so you might not have to do this) and then I was able to boot again (now in .43) :) Hope this works for you


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you'll not get update notifications from those PPAs.


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By disabling your PPAs, you will no longer be able to get updates through those PPAs. For example, if you were using the NGINX Stable PPAs on your system, and I issue an update to update a security fix and it ONLY exists in that PPA (since those versions are newer than Ubuntu), you would not get those updates. ONLY disable all your PPAs and items in "Other ...


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TL;DR: sudo apt-get remove --purge nvidia* sudo reboot Then enable Unity Plugin in CompizConfig Settings Manager (must be installed of course). ======== Managed to bring back desktop. Followed tips from here (for nvidia users) with little modification: http://itsfoss.com/fix-unity-freezes-after-login-ubuntu-14-04/ sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get ...



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