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Questions tagged [15.04]

This non-LTS of Ubuntu, code-named "Vivid Vervet", was released on April 23rd, 2015 and reached End-of-Life on February 4, 2016. Newer questions should be considered off-topic.

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how install ubuntu desktop on tablet genesis gt 8220s (replace the android tablet system)

Hiii peoples, I need a very important help on Linux and android. I am very lazy in the area but would like to install linux desktop on my tablet genesis GT 8220s. I do not want emulator and yes linux ...
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Stuck with end of life ubuntu 15.04 [closed]

My old windows xp was giving me lot of problem so I thought of installing ubuntu. I searched for ubuntu and found out that latest released version required 2gb of ram but I have only 1 gb ram. So I ...
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Snappy Ubuntu Core 15.04 kernel panic (cannot open root device) after `update-grub`

I created a VMDK virtual disk from the Snappy Ubuntu Core 15.04 image got here: http://cdimage.ubuntu.com/ubuntu-snappy/vivid/stable/latest/, using it to boot a newly created VM in VMware Workstation ...
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Backup the system, upgrade the os version and restore backup.. the whole process?

I'm using Ubunutu 15.04 at the moment and I want to upgrade it to 16.04 without losing any of my data(I guess it means home directory). I found a resource like this and think of using it but, first, ...
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failed install NTP server because ibopts25 not available [closed]

i have ubuntu server 15.04 , and now i tried to install NTP server but i can't install because some packages was missing sudo apt-get install root@server:/home/technical# apt-get install ntp ...
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Down-rev kernel doesn't do anything

I am running Ubuntu-Mate 16.04 currently with kernel 4.13.0 64-bit on an Hp2510 notebook. Hibernation is much worse (slower on 64-bit and fails on the 32-bit version) on this than on 15.04 Ubuntu-...
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Could not resolve 'id.old-releases.ubuntu.com' [duplicate]

I have edited my sources.list because I couldn't do update because it throws a series of error code 404. I followed some steps on the internet so it would lead to id.old-releases.ubuntu.com, but it's ...
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Connection ssh closed after successful authentication

I have a big problem with the SSH login to my personal server. When I connect, I have this in the terminal: Your Ubuntu release is not supported anymore. For upgrade information, please visit: New ...
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What do i need to do to upgrade from 15.04 to 15.10 (and eventually to 16.04) [duplicate]

I'm stuck on Ubuntu 15.04, i followed some outdated guide on Reddit to update from 15.04 to 15.10 and screwed up my /etc/apt/sources.list, i get a bunch of the following when trying to update: W: ...
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Computer failing to start after updating from Ubuntu 15.04 to 16.04.3 LTS

I have a computer dedicated to Ubuntu and I wanted to update the operating system to a LTS version after I was having problems with programs (like Chrome) no longer working since the version of Ubuntu ...
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How to free space in a directory or folder

I often have problems with partitions being full, for example Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on udev 1.9G 0 1.9G 0% /dev tmpfs 385M 46M 340M 12% /run /dev/sda5 94G 5.7G 84G 7% / tmpfs 1.9G 4....
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Ubuntu 15.04 to 16.04 Migration (skip 15.10) [duplicate]

Regrettably now I've been working with a 15.04 build for awhile, all changes and services are working perfectly and I'd hate to start fresh and rebuild them from scratch. It appears that I can no ...
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Upgrading Ubuntu 15.04 [to 16.04] [closed]

I've been trying to update my 15.04 machine to a more recent version, considering 15.04 is no longer supported. The usual do-release-upgrade did not work. It showed that there is an update available (...
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apt-get claims 16.04 LTS does not exist [duplicate]

I am currently using Ubuntu 15.04 and wish to upgrade to 16.04 LTS. I try: sudo do-release-upgrade But I get: Checking for a new Ubuntu release No new release found How do I move forward? Is my ...
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Resize / partition at beginning of drive?

Im trying to resize up my root linux partition as im running out of space on it, however im not sure how i would do so with the partition being at the beginning of the drive. Disk Partitions EDIT: ...
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Unable to install postgresql 9.6 on Ubuntu 15.04

To install postgresql 9.6 on Ubuntu 15.04, I have followed steps from here and here I am getting this error while installing. Preparing to unpack .../postgresql-contrib_9.6+180.pgdg16.04+1_all.deb ....
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Mesa Drivers AMD ubuntu 16.04

I am using the ATI Mobility Radeo HD 5145 gpu on a Satellite l650. wanting to move from Ubuntu 15.04 to 16.04. Do the Mesa drivers have any known issues on this platform?
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How can I get quake2 running on ubuntu without cd? [closed]

When I launch quake 2 on my Ubuntu 15.04 I get the following error: Missing data; see /usr/share/doc/quake2/README.DEBIAN How do I fix this?
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How switch the grub from 15.04 to 14.04 in a system which has installed both [duplicate]

I have installed ubuntu 15.04 and 14.04. First i had installed 14.04 after that i installed 15.04 and the grub boot menu changed to 15.04. Now i want to revert it, that means i want to change the ...
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No wifi icon is showing after my ubuntu 15.04 installation [closed]

I installed ubuntu 15.04 to my lenovo G450 laptop. But after installation there is no wifi option available, only ethernet option is available. The output for lspci -nnk | grep 0280 -A2 is: 04:00.0 ...
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How long before Ubuntu version no longer works? [duplicate]

I am currently at 15.04. I want to upgrade to a stable version soon, but after I finish some projects I am working on every day. I assume these projects will take another 6-8 weeks, but my system is ...
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Error while enabling monitor mode

Interface Chipset Driver wlan0 Broadcom wl - [phy0]mon0: ERROR while getting interface flags: No such device (monitor mode enabled on mon0) What does this error means is ...
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Can't upgrade from 14.04 LTS to 15.04 LTS to 16.04 LTS with official upgrade instructions

The official instructions are found here: https://www.ubuntu.com/download/desktop/upgrade and here: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/VividUpgrades I followed the instructions at an earlier date, and ...
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Upgrade problem from Ubuntu 14.04 to 15.04 [closed]

I tried to upgrade from Ubuntu 14.04 to 15.04, but I got error: @ubuntu14:/etc/apt$ sudo apt-get upgrade Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done You ...
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Ubuntu won't boot after install

I have a Windows 10 computer. Whenever I install Ubuntu – tried all methods of installation – after installation Windows 10 boots but Ubuntu won't. I haven't even seen the Select OS menu screen.
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Forward all traffic from ethernet via SSH tunnel

I have an Ubuntu laptop that has access to the Internet over Wifi (Machine A). I have another Ubuntu machine that doesn't have a Wifi card (Machine B). I connect machine A to machine B with an ...
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Remove pidgin from notification / indicator applet

For some reason I want to stick with Empathy rather than Pidgin and hence removed Pidgin from Ubuntu completely. Now, I still see pidgin internet messenger under the mail indicator applet icon: ...
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How to completely uninstall a click package? [closed]

I'm trying to uninstall the BBC news scope (among others) on my Nexus 4 running Ubuntu Touch, but failing to do so completely. The package name for the BBC scope is com.canonical.scopes.bbc, so I've ...
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BQ Aquaris E5 Ubuntu edition - Wifi doesn't connect

Just bought a used BQ Aquaris Ubuntu edition. Data had been factory reset. Has Ubuntu 15.04 OTA-12. Finds Wifi networks in range okay but nothing happens when trying connect. There is a related ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 - Grub purple screen not showing and stuck at mouse pointer with black screen

I have Ubuntu 15.04 installed alongside windows 7 and I am using EasyBCD for booting with GRUB. Suddenly, The purple screen (GRUB) did not show after selecting Ubuntu from the boot menu, and It stuck ...
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Autoupdater stops on safeboot/uefi prompt (15.04 -> 16.04)

I used Software updater to upgrade 15.04 -> 16.04. The installation process stopped when i was prompted about safe boot and uefi options in terminal in autoupdater gui. I cannot use that terminal to ...
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Calendar error - double dates

The calendar on my Meizu Pro5 (not so) smart phone, running 15.04 OTA-13 has the 6th of November listed twice, Sunday and Monday, on the pull down calendar. Hence every day/date after that is wrong ...
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How to install intermediate version if install cannot be done in one step?

There are similar questions and answers, but none quite solves my problem. I have Ubuntu 15.04 and neglected to update. Now 15.04 is EOL. I think know how to edit etc/apt/sources.list to point at the ...
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Mounting IOS 10.1 on Ubuntu 15.04 to retrieve photos [closed]

I am trying to mount an iPhone 6, running iOS 10.1 on Ubuntu 15.04 in order to retrieve picture data from the phone. I have already tried techniques that worked on other Ubuntu versions/iOS versions ...
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HardDisk Space 500 GB but displays as 311.9 GB

This is my 1st-time experience with Ubuntu which was installed by a friend on my computer. When I clicked on "About this computer", it displayed my 500 GB Disk as q 311.9 GB Disk: So my questions are:...
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How to perform do-release-upgrade from 15.04 to 16.04 or later verions? [duplicate]

I have vivid 15.04. I tries the comments how to update and upgrade from the EOL versions such as vivid. I still get 404 error for repositories. I deactivatd PPAs , still the same problem. I get "fail ...
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Upgrading 15.04 to latest release 16.04 [duplicate]

Trying to upgrade to 16.04. Tried following How to install software or upgrade from an old unsupported release? as best as I can, but soon ran into trouble by getting lots of 404 errors when I tried ...
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upgrade from 15.04 problems

I know there are similar questions, but the reasons are always different, so...I am trying to upgrade my system just the usual way, that is sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get upgrade sudo apt-get ...
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how to manually upgrade from 15.04 to 15.10 so I can upgrade fully

Getting the error an upgrade from vivid to xenial is not supported. I need to know how to manually upgrade from v 15.04 to 15.10 so I can then upgrade to 16.whatevs as per usual. I have tried sudo ...
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How to upgrade my Ubuntu 15.04 to Ubuntu 16.04 [duplicate]

I currently have dual boot with Windows and Ubuntu 15.04 When I try to upgrade using Software Updater, it shows that your software is up to date. I do not want to do it directly using external cd/...
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Nexus 4 sync contacts

I am trying to sync my contacts between a Nexus 4 Ubuntu phone (15.04 OTA 12) and an Android phone. I can import a vcf file from the android, but end up with duplicate contacts and there seems to be ...
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ChatZilla connection refused

I am new to ChatZilla and IRC. I am trying to connect to Moznet and I am getting this error: [INFO] Attempting to connect to “moznet”. Use /cancel to abort. [INFO] Connecting to irc://moznet/ (...
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Problem in sudo apt-get update [closed]

Problem in sudo apt-get update Hit archive.ubuntu.com vivid InRelease Hit archive.ubuntu.com vivid/universe amd64 Packages Hit archive.ubuntu.com vivid/universe i386 Packages Hit archive.ubuntu....
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Ubuntu 15.04 failed to boot, stuck at purple screen after trying to upgrade to 16.04

There are many threads related to this, but I am not able to find a solution specific to my problem. Booting stuck at purple screen. What exactly happened? I was trying to update from 15.04 to 16.04 ...
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Where did the Kubuntu 15.04 iso images go? [closed]

It seems that the 15.04 Kubuntu iso images have "disappeared". They are not available on any of the mirrors and archives. Neither cdimage: http://cdimage.ubuntu.com/kubuntu/releases/ Or Old releases:...
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No wakeup after suspending [closed]

I've been getting some weird crashes after suspending. When I try to wake up, the keyboard light turns on BUT the monitor doesn't turn on and I don't think the system really recovers from suspend. ...
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how to block ips from text file with iptables?

i have text file that have some black listed ips like this 105.159.179.241 109.128.60.28 109.193.162.27 i have difficult time to block the ips one by one. i want to block all ips in this text ...
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Retrieve list of packages from unbootable Ubuntu 15.04 installation

How can I get a list of packages installed (excluding dependencies) on an Ubuntu installation that I cannot boot into? Something like this answer aptitude search '~i!~M' but reading packages from an ...
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Install a new Ubuntu version over the frozen old version

My Ubuntu 15.04 has an issue of login loop and I can't fix the problem. however, this's not what I'm asking for. I decided to install a new version 16.04. All what I need from my old frozen ...
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i have massive attack on port in my server

i have Ubuntu 15.4 server i open a port with number 20000 i got massive ddos attack on this port i typed in terminal netstat -ntu | awk '{print $5}' | cut -d: -f1 | sort | uniq -c | sort -n to ...
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