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Upgrade to Ubuntu 20.04 fails because of PPAs. How to proceed?

I'm on Ubuntu 19.10 and I'm trying to upgrade to 20.04. Unfortunately the upgrade failed with a message saying that it "possibly failed because of unofficial software packages which are not provided ...
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Upgrading Ubuntu from 16.04 to 18.04 breaks MongoDB

I am facing a problem upgrading multiple servers from Ubuntu 16.04 to 18.04. The servers are running the supported versions of Mongo, 2.6.10 on 16.04 and 3.6.3 after the upgrade. The upgrade breaks ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 Bootup issue

I upgraded my Ubuntu 18.04 lts to Ubuntu 20.04 lts following the doc below: https://www.linuxtechi.com/upgrade-ubuntu-18-04-lts-to-ubuntu-20-04-lts/ Used the non-graphical steps using do-release-...
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Stuck after updating to 20.04

Here I got stuck So I just upgraded to 20.04 today and after it finished I got stuck on thus dev/sda2:clean, 426290/9740288 files, 28151635/38941184 blocks After browsing the web for a while I found ...
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Error in fetching repositories for ubuntu upgrade from 18.04 LTS to 20.04 LTS using do-release-upgrade

I tried to update my Ubuntu 18.04 to 20.04 using the command sudo do-release-upgrade -d on my command line and it worked fine for a while, where it downloaded some repositories. After a while, it ...
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Can't login after upgrade to Ubuntu Budgie 20.04

When I get to the login screen it doesn't recognize my password which has been unchanged for years. I tried multiple answers I found on the internet, but nothing helped. For example I tried Drop to ...
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do-release-upgrade to 20.04 breaks when LVM snapshots are present

I create an LVM snapshot of my root partition (and save an image of my boot partition) before doing any big changes to my system. When running do-release-upgrade the grub config is finding my snapshot ...
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Can I install or upgrade to Ubuntu 20.04 desktop without a USB stick and having only command line and no network on 16.04 installation?

Quarantined in a rural area so I can't run out and get a USB stick. Available devices: Lenovo laptop Dvd component not working. Can only access ubuntu 16.04 from the terminal command screen. HP ...
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do-release-upgrade from 16.04 to 18.04

We have some servers still on 16.04LTS. I want to get them to 18.04LTS. But with 20.04 out, do-release-upgrade offers only that new release. We won't go to 20.04 until the .1 version comes out for ...
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set correct version of ubuntu

tl;dr my system thinks it's supposed to download packages for bionic even though I am still on xenial. I can't upgrade from xenial to bionic, because I should first upgrade all available packages. ...
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Partial upgrade to 20.04 LTS - incorrect version of libapt-pkg

I am trying to upgrade from 18.04 to 20.04: $ grep -i rel /etc/lsb-release DISTRIB_RELEASE=20.04 It looks like there is a dependency issue: $ sudo apt-get update Hit:1 http://no.archive.ubuntu....
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Upgrade to Ubuntu 20.04 - Removing ppas not possible

I want to upgrade to Ubuntu 20.04 Upgrade fails, telling me An unresolvable problem occurred while calculating the upgrade. This was likely caused by: * Unofficial software packages not ...
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I wanted to upgrade OS from 16 to 18 through CLI [duplicate]

First, I used this command Sudo apt update The result was this sudo apt update Hit:1 http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial-security InRelease ...
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How do I get pass of ubuntu busybox 1.30.1

I'm using ubuntu 19.04 but yesterday, I got a message about the release of ubuntu 20.04 from software updater l. So, today I started the process. First of all, it was okay. But at installing upgrades ...
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(SOLVD) I can't access my samba shares. Ubuntu Server 20.04

Ubuntu Server 20.04 After I upgraded (do-release-upgrade) to Server 20.04. I can't access my samba shares. when I double click on my server I get this. Please help
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“No new release found” on 16.04 when 18.04.4 is available

I just upgraded a 14.04 server to 16.04 using the standard do-release-upgrade process. Now I'm getting "No new release found" when trying to run it again to get to 18.04. Things tried: sudo apt ...
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Gnome terminal shows ASCII characters [duplicate]

I have upgrade ubuntu from 19.10 to 20.04 and after upgrade my gnome-terminal display weird characters as shown in attached image.
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Failure to do-release-upgrade from 16.04 LTS to 18.04 LTS (32bit)

I just tried to use do-release-upgrade to upgrade from (32bit) 16.04 LTS to 18.04 LTS and it failed with: The following packages have unmet dependencies: libglib2.0-bin : Depends: libglib2.0-0 (= 2....
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Why is do-release-upgrade not seeing the latest release? [duplicate]

I'm trying to upgrade from Ubuntu 19.10 to 20.04. I have my Software & Updates set to Notify me of a new Ubuntu version: For any new version, but I didn't see a notification. I then ran the ...
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do-release-upgrade (19.10) python errors

I am on Ubuntu 19.10 and am up to date with that version's updates. I would like to upgrade to 20.04. As Root I entered the following command - 'do-release-upgrade -d' and I am receiving multiple ...
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Failed attempt to upgrade from 18.04 to 20.04 directly, now sources.list points to Eoan

Today I tried to upgrade to Focal Fossa from Bionic Beaver, and I must have made a mistake. First I switched to "For any new version" in the Software & Updates UI. After that things get messy. ...
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Is it safe to force upgrade with do-release-upgrade -d?

I'm waiting for over a week now for getting a pop-up for upgrading my system from 19.10 to 20.04. Is it safe to force upgrading with the -d parameter in do-release-upgrade? I'm getting the following ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 development branch looks exactly like 19.10? [duplicate]

So I updated my ubuntu 19.10 to development release 20.04 and it looks exactly like 19.10. There are no changes in the GUI. I have been trying to update it to the LTS version 20.04 but I am unable to ...
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Can't upgrade ubuntu due to low space on '/'

I was trying to upgrade from ubuntu 18.04 to 20.04. While trying to upgrade I encountered the following error. the upgrade has aborted. the upgrade needs a total of free space on disk '/' I found a ...
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Why is do-release-upgrade failing (18.04 to 19.10)

After running apt update, apt upgrade and apt autoremove I tried running do-release-upgrade. It failed with the message: Could not calculate the upgrade An unresolvable problem occurred while ...
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Why does the upgrade to 20.04 remove Atom?

I am upgrading from 19 to 20 (do-release-upgrade) and it is going to remove Atom, among other things, and I do not want it to. Is there a way to stop that. I realize that I can reinstall it, but the ...
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Upgrade 18.04 to 20.04 proceeded to mostly empty Ubuntu purple screen

During my upgrade the installation proceeded to this screen. I had been continuing through y/n prompts to install manufacturers versions of files. Can I safely select log out or power off at this ...
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Can't upgrade Ubuntu 18.04 to 20.04 because of “Please install all available updates for your release before upgrading” error

I've been trying to upgrade my version of Ubuntu 18.04 to 20.04. I've run all the steps from updating and upgrading both apt and apt-get, changing the settings in update manager and all of the steps ...
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20.04 LTS upgrade options - nothing works

Summary: I'm on 18.04.4 LTS, reading instructions from here, I can't get any of the desktop update instructions to work. Option 1 Using Alt+F2 and typing update-manager -c -d this bring up an ...
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How to get the official, non-development version of Focal Fossa 20.04

I followed these instructions to upgrade from 19.10 to 20.04: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/FocalFossa/ReleaseNotes I understand the final release was 2 days ago. However, when I run the following as ...
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Internet requirement while upgrading

I want to upgrade my Ubuntu from 18.04 to 20.04. I am going to do that by using sudo update-manager -d. When I download whole update, does my internet connection has to be uninterrupted? I have mobile ...
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Does the beta build automatically coverts to stable build? [duplicate]

I been using 20.04 beta and like to know weather the build which i am using will be automatically converted to release build.
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Problem to upgrade from Ubuntu 19.10 to 20.04

I get this problem when i am trying to upgrade my Ubuntu 19.10 to 20.04. [tor apr 23 18:45:46] Jonathan@Whats next?:~$ sudo apt install update-manager-core Reading package lists... Done Building ...
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Error upgrading from 19.04 to 19.10 Upgrade Tool error

Hello Ubuntu community. I was slow to update my desktop from 19.04 to 19.10 and now that the 19.04 repository have been dropped, combined with having a release upgrade error, I'm facing difficulty ...
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Update Ubuntu 19.04 to latest 19.10 via apt dist-upgrade, but get 404 errors [duplicate]

I'm trying to upgrade my 19.04 to 19.10 to prepare for 20.04 LTS. Or can I go from 19.04 to 20.04 LTS? When I am doing "apt dist-upgrade" I get a bunch of 404 errors, most likely due to the end of ...
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Update ubuntu 18.10 to newest version [duplicate]

Any chance to do update at this time ? When I try update my system I get message "Failed to download package files".
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Python dist-packages UnicodeDecodeError when upgrading from 19.04 to 19.10

I tried to run the do-release-upgrade to upgrade from ubuntu 19.04 to 19.10. Unfortunately i get an error traceback pointing to python dist-packages. I replaced the dist_info.py like described in ...
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dipendence problem after do-release-upgrade

After do-release-upgrade (I try to upgrade from 16.04 to 18 next release) I get some error on spamassassin so I remove it, thinking to install it forward. but after upgrade I receive: leonardo@server:...
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sudo apt upgrade fails after “dpkg-statoverride: warning: no override present”

I recently updated from ubuntu 16.04 to 18.04 using the terminal (do-upgrade-release). After the installation is complete, when I try sudo apt upgrade, I get the following warnings which eventually ...
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After installing kde-plasma-desktop and removing GNOME desktop, what will an upgrade do exactly?

If I install plasma (apt-get install kde-plasma-desktop) in my Ubuntu desktop version and completely remove GNOME desktop from it, what will happen when upgrading? Will GNOME be reinstalled? Will my ...
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Upgrade from 19.04 to 19.10 failing under WSL

I have a 19.04 installation running under Windows Subsystem for Linux. When I try to upgrade to 19.10, the following happens: $ sudo do-release-upgrade Checking for a new Ubuntu release Your Ubuntu ...
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apt-get install --reinstall failed

I just upgraded ubuntu from 14.04 to 16.04. But then I realized iptables-persistent was missing. So I decided to reinstall it, using this command : sudo apt-get install iptables-persistent --...
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Upgrade Ubuntu 14.04 to 16.04 keep failing [duplicate]

I try to upgrade Ubuntu 14.04 to 16.04, but I have an issue. I tried to follow this article : https://www.digitalocean.com/community/tutorials/how-to-upgrade-to-ubuntu-16-04-lts after running this ...
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Lubuntu 19.04 lack of support [duplicate]

I am using Lubuntu 19.04 and am very pleased with the speed and performance however support has now ceased for this iteration. The question is should I go back to Lubuntu 18, as suggested, or switch ...
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How can I upgrade from Ubuntu 18.10 to 19.10? [duplicate]

Every time I try to upgrade to 19.10, I get a message saying “An upgrade from ‘cosmic’ to ‘eoan’ is not supported with this tool”. How can I upgrade?
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do-release-upgrade failing on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS - says: No new release found [duplicate]

-- Our Situation -- We haven't been able to get do-release-upgrade to run on our Ubuntu 16.04 LTS systems in the past few weeks. We have 100+ machines to upgrade. Have read the other solutions and ...
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Black Screen after Disk Encryption (after updating to 19.10)

I just updated from Ubuntu 18.04 to 19.04 (which has seemed to work, at least I rebooted a couple of times without any issues) to 19.10. Now the Bios splash screen is shown, as well as the screen to ...
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resume do-release-upgrade after screen terminated

I was just viewing a diff of configs changed by me and the maintainer's version when I did something wrong with my keyboard because following error occured: Configuration file '/etc/bind/named.conf....
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What happens on a Release Upgrade when a package is not supported in the Ubuntu repositories anymore?

I have asked a similar question a couple of years ago, but it wasn't related to a system upgrade and more focused on potentially malicious software or licensing issues. Since I am considering ...
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Should I do anything about unsupported packages after `do-release-upgrade`?

I just upgraded my WSL installation from 16.04 to 18.04, but don't know what to do about the following line in the upgrade prompt: 4 installed packages are no longer supported by Canonical. You can ...

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