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Questions tagged [15.10]

This non-LTS (long term support) release of Ubuntu, code-named Wily Werewolf. It is now EOL. Newer questions should be considered off-topic.

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How to upgrade Ubuntu 15.10 to 18.04? [duplicate]

I am using Ubuntu 15.10(64 bit). I want to upgrade it to 18.04. How to do that?
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Error upgrading from unsupported 15.10 [duplicate]

The following is the log of what is happening when I am trying to upgrade from 15.10. Is there any way to fix this? Ign http://security.ubuntu.com wily-security/restricted Translation-en Err ...
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File Manager showing share files but gvfs folder does not

File Manager showing share files but gvfs folder does not showing the files. below are OS details. ubuntu 15.10 It is happening for specific shares only. Issue is editors like Atom are not able to ...
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Going from Ubuntu willy 15.10 to xenial xerus failing [duplicate]

I wanted to install docker on my ubuntu 15.04 (vivid) but it seems not supported so I upgraded to 15.10 (willy) by using this sources.list: deb http://old-releases.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ wily main ...
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My created connection is not showing up on network connection manager

End goal is to create a bridge between the ethernet connection and our new interface. At bootup we create a connection new0. We then have software that usees the connection. (/etc/network/interfaces) ...
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After pressing Alt + Tab New Window appear but New Window dosen't get focus

After pressing Alt + Tab, to change focus, the new window appears but the new window doesn't get the focus. No arrow on the right of the icon in the launcher, no name of the app in the top-left corner,...
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Mount vmdk disk ubuntu? [duplicate]

I am running Ubuntu 15.10 in VMware Workstation. HOST OS -WINDOWS 10 Now my hard disk is full and i attached a new vmdk hard disk and rebooted the system but while trying to mount it using sudo /...
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Upgrade Ubuntu 15.10 to 18.04 [duplicate]

How can I upgrade Ubuntu 15.10 to an LTS version, now that 15.10 is no longer supported, without having to do a clean install and losing old data? I found an old computer that I would like to update.
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Upgrade Xubuntu from 15.04 to 16.04 - response is no differences found [duplicate]

I've been trying to upgrade from 15.04 to 16.04. I've tried using Software Upgrade window, and command lines (do-release-upgrade) but both methods say the system is up to date. Sysinfo (and lsb-...
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How to protect mysql-server when upgrading ubuntu?

Straight-forward. How do I block upgrading MySQL Server when upgrading Ubuntu from 15.10 to 16.04.3. Before starting, I held onto various MySQL-5.6 packages with apt-mark hold <pack>. Then, I ...
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`do-release-upgrade` still trying to use archives instead of old-releases

I am trying to upgrade from 15.10 to 16.04. I am aware that the archive.ubuntu.com repositories do not contain packages for the unsupported release of 15.04. I changed the sources.list files under /...
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How do I upgrade from Wily Werewolf to Artful Aardvark? [duplicate]

How do I upgrade directly from Wily Werewolf to Artful Aardvark? Or I should to upgrade to Xenial Xerus first? I've completely messed with sources.list file, I can't access any repository.
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clock is not showing and settings are not opening [closed]

I have upgraded my Ubuntu Linux from 14.04 to 15.10 and after that the clock is not showing in top unity bar and even the System Settings... is not opening as well. I have used killall unity-panel-...
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Can't upgrade from 15.10 to 16.04 LTS

When I try to upgrade to 16.04 by running... sudo do-release-upgrade ...I see a lot of messages about broken items, starting with libnss3-nssdb... Investigating (0) libnss3-nssdb [ amd64 ] < 2:...
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Mouse scrolling jumps up and down (very uneven and hard to control) in Ubuntu 15.10

I have Ubuntu 15.10. Page scrolling is very hard to control with this mouse. When attempting to scroll with the mouse wheel, the scrolling sometimes moves erratically and often jumps back in reverse. ...
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Missing Terminal, Menu Bar and other things [duplicate]

I have uninstalled python 3.4 and python 3.5 by mistakenly. After Reboot, I have faced that problem. I didn't reach anything like terminal, menu or another bar. Only I can open a folder and reach to ...
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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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how to fix this Error ?Oracle JDK 8 is NOT installed [duplicate]

download failed Oracle JDK 8 is NOT installed. dpkg: error processing package oracle-java8-installer (--configure): subprocess installed post-installation script returned error exit status 1 dpkg: ...
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Unable to use http://localhost after upgrading from Ubuntu 15.10 -> 16.04

I installed lamp on my 15.10. It was working. Yesterday I have updated my ubuntu Computer 15.10 to 16.04. I tried to access localhost without success. I have tried service apache2 restart and ...
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How do I get Ubuntu 16.04 from Ubuntu 15.10?

I was following the instructions on here https://www.digitalocean.com/community/tutorials/how-to-upgrade-to-ubuntu-16-04-lts but every time I do sudo apt-get update, I run into a message that ends ...
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Remove old-release files after upgrade

I recently upgraded from Ubuntu 15.10 to 16.04. Since I did not do a fresh install, i suspect that there are some system files/packages/repositories related to 15.10 still present in new release. ...
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Ubuntu update from 15.10 to 16.04 LTS keeps old kernel 2.6.x [duplicate]

I had update my v-host machine from an Ubuntu 15.10 to 16.04 LTS. After the update the the command lsb_release -a shows: Description: Ubuntu 16.04.2 LTS When I run the uname -a command I get ...
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Ralink Technology, Corp. MT7601U Wireless Adapter, ubuntu 15.10, installation problem [closed]

I am new to ubuntu. I have read several solutions including the one mentioned at this link: Ralink MT7601U (148f:7601) Wi-Fi adapter installation I have tried several solutions but I think that they ...
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How to solve apache2 error that keeps coming during start up

I'm facing this error that keeps coming at the start up and through out the on time of my machine. I'm running Ubuntu 15.10 dual boot. enter image description here Is there any solution to this ...
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Error when trying to install mysql server

I recently tried to install MySQL server, but I am stuck with this error: E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1) This is what I tried to do to install MySQL server: sudo apt-get ...
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CM-14.1 compilation error on Ubuntu 32 bit

I'm attempting to rebuild Cyanogenmod 14.1 with Realtek drivers support on Ubuntu. I have managed to download the entire CM source code as well proprietary specific files for my phone which is a ...
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Multiple Python Versions on Ubuntu 15.10 Causing Problems [duplicate]

I have a hosted server running Ubuntu 15.10, as I use Python 3.6 on my development machine I installed that (wget URL, configure, make, make install etc), this is the point I realised that Ubuntu ...
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problem - upgrade 15.10 to 16.04 , 404 not found

It is my first question on this website. I am newbie, I am using dual boot on my dell laptop with windows 10 and ubuntu 15.10. I want my Ubuntu 15.10 upgraded to 16.04. Currently, I can do sudo apt-...
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Wireless not detected in Ubuntu 15.10 [closed]

I tried to install Bluetooth on Ubuntu 15.10, but could not get it working. However, during this, I also found that my install does not display wireless devices or wireless networks. The device itself ...
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Module cifs not found on NanoPi M3 Ubuntu Core 15.10 although cifs-utils installs correctly

I'm trying to connect a smb-share of a FritzBox to my NanoPi M3 currently operating Ubuntu Core 15.10 (downloaded as sd image by manufacturer). The network share is publicly accessable and up and ...
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Install php7.0 in ubuntu 15.10 Wily [closed]

How can I install php7.0 on this Ubuntu 15.10? I'm trying to run: apt-get update -y apt-get install -y software-properties-common LC_ALL=C.UTF-8 add-apt-repository -y ppa:ondrej/php apt-get update -...
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How to make portrait mode display permanent on 15.10 [closed]

I tried several methods from several forums but nothing worked for me. I want my display to come in portrait mode after boot. After login if I manually rotate screen from terminal by command xrandr -...
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Intel Graphic Driver installed but not working on Ubuntu 15.10 [closed]

I have recently installed Ubuntu 15.10 with windows 7. I have followed information given here to install my intel graphics driver. When checking with lspci | grep VGA this is the output: 00:02.0 ...
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I installed Ubuntu and it hides my other Windows' partitions!

I just installed Ubuntu 15.10. After installing Ubuntu, I am able to access my Windows 7 OS again. But it hides all the files. I have tried to view it through Ubuntu and have also tried to enable ...
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Wily old release repositories [duplicate]

I was following this guide on updating an EOL distribution. I want to upgrade from 15.10 (wily). I am using apt-get rather than aptitude that is used in the guide. I added the .list sources file in ...
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Upgrade from 15.10 to 16.04 - “no new release found” [duplicate]

I have Ubuntu 15.10 installed. I want to upgrade to 16.04. The option to do this does not show up in software updater. When I ran do-release-upgrade -cd it returns No new release found. So I ...
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where do I find an image of 15.10 to install on my desktop. [duplicate]

until I get 15.10 on the machine, I cannot perform a network upgrade to 16.10. The DVD with 16.10 on it fails on the reboot to to use the S/W
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Screen crash in Lubuntu and Xubuntu both but works fine with Windows Xp

Windows XP works fine on my desktop of almost 8 years old having 512 mb ram and intel 2.6 ghz processor. I switched into Lubuntu but the screen crashes if I open it's software centre or browse the ...
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404 Not Found for do-release-upgrade in Ubuntu [duplicate]

I'm using Ubuntu 15, and I'm trying to get Ubuntu 16. I was getting some 404 errors with sudo apt-get update, so I already looked into threads such as these 404 failed to fetch package https://...
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How do I uninstall a version of Java from Ubuntu 15.10? [closed]

Several month ago I installed a version of java on my machine. Unfortunately, I don't remember how. :( Now every time I run sudo apt-get upgrade or update or autoremove I get the following messages: ...
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How to Change Monitor Resfresh Rate (Radeon Fury X) in Ubuntu 15.10? [duplicate]

I'm running Ubuntu 15.10 with GNOME shell (not 16.XX because Steam is having a hard time on that release right now) and I'm looking for a way to change my monitors refresh rates. My GPU is an AMD ...
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How can I install libjpeg on ubuntu 15.10? [closed]

I need of libjpeg on Dlin c++ , can any one help me to install the libjpeg on ubuntu 15.10?
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Wifi and software install/update/upgrade problems in 15.10 [closed]

(Preface: most likely everything started with a big mistake done by a family member while I was away... probably something like chown -R / to his own username. Big mistake. Lost root access to a bunch ...
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Will I lose the installed software on Ubuntu 15.10 if I upgrade to 16.04

I am currently using Ubuntu 15.10 I will be upgrading to ubuntu 16.04, Since I have a lot of software installed, after upgrading will I lose all of them? If so is there a way to backup all these ...
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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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apt-get finds nothing to upgrade after 1 month? (Willy 15.10) [closed]

That's something I can't believe: 1 month after the last apt-get upgrade, I log back on that server of mine, running Ubuntu 15.10. Of course, I sudo apt-get update... Everything is fine, all repos ...
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Failed to create a new virtual machine: VERR_INVALID_PARAMETER

I want to set up a VirtualBox VM with Windows, but I get this message when I try to allocate disk space for virtual storage. How can I fix it? Failed to create the hard disk storage /home/user/...
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Ubuntu 15.10 & later hard hang during boot from install media

I have a Shuttle XPC SX58H7 with an Intel Core i7 940 (2.93GHz) processor on which I'm currently running Ubuntu 15.04. In the past I've attempted to upgrade to 15.10, but this failed with a hard hang ...
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Wiping a System 76 laptop

Its been a while since I've wiped a laptop with and wanted to make sure there was no reason why this should be an issue. Picked up a used system 76 laptop that has ubuntu 15 preinstalled. Planning ...