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Questions tagged [do-release-upgrade]

Questions pertaining to the do-release-upgrade utility.

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Upgrade 16.04 openvz to 18.04 but keep kernel to 2.6

Since OpenVZ cannot be upgraded from inside of the VM's client (which I only rent). Is it possible to upgrade to 18.04 LTS from 16.04.5 LTS? The problem lies on libc/locales This version of libc ...
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Can't access my website after server release-upgrade to 18.04 from 16.04 (droplet)

When I enter my domain i get: Internal Server Error The server encountered an internal error or misconfiguration and was unable to complete your request. Please contact the server administrator at [...
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installing kubuntu-desktop failed during 18.04 upgrade

I'm trying to upgrade from Ubuntu 16.04.5 LTS to 18.04. I ran sudo do-release-upgrade and after around 1 hour the process finished with: Processing triggers for resolvconf (1.79ubuntu10) ... Errors ...
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Unable to Upgrade to Ubuntu 18.04 From Ubuntu 17.10

I'm trying to upgrade my Ubuntu release from 17.10 to 18.04 without success. do-release-upgrade is returning the following error: Checking package manager Can not upgrade Your python3 install is ...
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Your python3 install is corrupted

I want to upgrade from Ubuntu 16.04.5 LTS to 18.04, so ran sudo do-release-upgrade. After downloading and extracting bionic.tar.gz I get: Can not upgrade Your python3 install is corrupted. Please ...
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Wrong lsb-release after release upgrade

Today I did a LTS upgrade from trusty to xenial using do-release-upgrade. It went through without an error. But after the upgrade I'm not sure on which version my system is now. The do-release-...
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Update woes: libstdc++6

I cannot seem to be able to update libstdc++6. I suspect some PPA installed it and now I cannot get ride of it. Any help? ; sudo apt upgrade gcc g++ cpp build-essential ...
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What should I do about broken packages on update?

While trying to upgrade from Ubuntu 18.04 to 18.10 I get this error: An unresolvable problem occurred while calculating the upgrade. This can be caused by: * Upgrading to a pre-release version of ...
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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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Upgrade from 18.04.1 (bionic) to 18.10 (cosmic) fails

I tried to upgrade using software updater but upgrade window silently closed after downloading the files. Then I tried upgrading with do-release-upgrade but that also failed without an obvious error ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 to 18.04 upgrade hangs at libhin1

I am on a binge upgrade of servers from Ubuntu 16.04 to 18.04. Some of the upgrades are going fine and some of the servers the upgrade hangs at this point: Preparing to unpack .../libnih1_1.0.3-...
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dist-upgrade crashed, all files are now in my home directory

I finally decided to upgrade from ubuntu 15.x to 16.x LTS on an old laptop, using the "do-release-upgrade" command. Of course things didn't went smoothly, the process has frozen somewhere near the end,...
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Recover from aborted do-release-upgrade

I executed do-release-upgrade on desktop 18.04 and then realized that this command is for servers. But it started the upgrade process anyway without any prompt, rewrote configuration files and only ...
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The upgrade process from 16.04 to 18.04 doesn't start

When I try to upgrade from ubuntu 16.04 to 18.04 (using do-release-upgrade) the upgrade process does not start. I get the following output: Checking for a new Ubuntu release Get:1 Upgrade tool ...
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18.10 won't bring up desktop; can ssh into it and run lightdm [duplicate]

I upgraded to 18.10 from 18.04 using do-release-upgrade. The upgrade was successful, but on rebooting, the system seems to freeze after the Plymouth splash screen and systemd (OK/FAIL) status output, ...
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ubuntu upgrade 14 to 16 NOT 18

Is there a simple way to do-release-upgrade from 14 -> 16 and not from 14 -> 18? The default behavior of do-release-upgrade is from 14 (trusty) to 18 (bionic) directly. This is giving me trouble and ...
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“while scanning your repository information no entry about artful” during LTS

Having trouble upgrading from 16.04 LTS to 18.04.1 LTS. Getting this error during the process "while scanning your repository information no entry about artful" Sources.list root@nc:~# cat /etc/...
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How to resume paused upgrade to 18.10?

I was attempting an upgrade to the new 18.10 version of Kubuntu through Konsole. In the process, I was asked if I want the packages which are unneeded to be deleted. There were three options: Y, N, ...
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Upgrading from version 15.10 to the next one [duplicate]

I want to upgrade my old version of Ubuntu 15.10 to a new one, I just tried to write in the shell sudo apt-get upgrade, sudo apt-get clean and my errors has been represented in the pictures. I ask ...
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do-release-upgrade: list unsupported packeges

I'm doing do-release-upgrade on a 16.04 server and it says that 3 installed packages are no longer supported by Canonical. You can still get support from the community. 3 packages are going to be ...
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How do I “do-release-upgrade” again?

I'm upgrading Ubuntu from 14.04 to 18.04. I ran $ sudo do-release-upgrade It exited with errors, relating to emacs and emacs24. I removed those packages with dpkg, and I would now like to complete ...
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After upgrading 16.04 to 18.04.1, during startup, eth0 fails and later succeeds

I have a relatively simple Hyper-V VM that was running 16.04. It's only purpose is to run Docker containers. I performed an in-place upgrade to release 18.04.1. Everything seems to have started but ...
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Ubutnu 18.04 - after upgrade - Display/PKCS#7 signature error

After upgrading from 17.10 to 18.04, anytime I try and open ubuntu I am getting the following errors (which are found in my kern.log as well) Sep 28 15:06:12 aram-UX330UAK kernel: [ 15.056052] PKCS#...
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How to resume an aborted Ubuntu upgrade from 16 to 18 lts during sudo do-release-upgrade?

This is the scenario. I started upgrading from 16 to 18 with sudo do-release-upgrade. After sometime my wifi connectivity got lost. About 56% of installation was complete before the process got ...
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Unable to upgrade from 17.10 to 18.04. Package libgd3 not found [duplicate]

I tried to upgrade from 17.10 to 18.04 using both software updater and 'do-release-upgrade' command. I am getting below error message. My internet connection is working fine. How can i correctly ...
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repair a damaged package that is blocked

I've upgraded my Ubuntu (by means of sudo do-release-upgrade) to 18.04 LTS, but something went wrong. Now I'm able to login to Plasma only and not Ubuntu. When I run Synaptic, it advices me that ...
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Problems with login in Ubuntu 18.04 - Failed to start Load Kernel Modules

I upgraded my Ubuntu release from 16.04 to 18.04 using sudo do-release-upgrade and following the instructions; the system boots correctly to the login page, but when I click on my user name, it says ...
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Failed to connect to https://changelogs.ubuntu.com/meta-release-development. Check your Internet connection or proxy settings

When I want to upgrade Ubuntu from 18.04 Bionic Beaver to 18.10 to Cosmic Cuttlefish via terminal with sudo do-release-upgrade -d command it gives me warning: Failed to connect to https://changelogs....
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Retrieve and delete obsoletes packages

I just upgrade from ubuntu 16.04 to Ubuntu 18.04. Before then end of the upgrade, it asked me if I want to delete obsoletes packages and packages installed automatically no more used. I answered "no"...
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Restoring original system state Aborting

dj@dj:~$ sudo do-release-upgrade Checking for a new Ubuntu release Get:1 Upgrade tool signature [819 B] ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 LTS still not offering dist-upgrade to 18.04 LTS

I'm running Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. From what I understand, by now, sudo do-release-upgrade should offer an upgrade to 18.04 LTS, but I still get No new release found. when trying that. What else could I ...
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Lubuntu 17.10 upgraded to Ubuntu 18.04

I was trying to upgrade my Lubuntu 17.10 to Lubuntu 18.04. The first time I tried with the Gui(Software & updates) which said me that had to download ~862 MB (if I'm not wrong) but during ...
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Screen-Sharing “no network selected for sharing” problem in unity control center (18.04)

I'm using ubuntu unity desktop unity control center > sharing > screen sharing > no network selected for sharing connection is working fine / but don't show in sharing setting / please check ...
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Unable to upgrade from 16.04 to 18.04, no real error?

I received the notice that there's an update for my desktop install, but I'm unable to do so. There's no real error messages that I can see. I've run sudo apt autoremove, sudo apt upgrade, and sudo ...
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Error Updating to Ubuntu 18.04 from 16.04 'Failed to lock /var/cache/apt/archives/lock'

My system said that the upgrade is ready. Did anyone find a solution to this? I have tried using the update manager. But dist-upgrade does not even attempt to upgrade and finally I also tried ...
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do-release-upgrade from 14.04 LTS to 16.04 LTS failed

I did an inline upgrade on my Ubuntu 14.04 LTS server to 16.04 LTS. During the upgrade process the command line "halted" on "setting up bsdutils" and stopped. I were thrown back to the command prompt....
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Ubuntu single sign-on hangs during upgrade from 17.10 to 18.04

I get this hang after logging in the first time after a reboot after upgrading from 17.10 to 18.04: The Cancel button was unresponsive. I had to resort to using xkill to kill it. My internet ...
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Upgrade from 16.04 to 18.04.01 : August 6 - still “No new release found.” [duplicate]

This is not a duplicate, because previously such question was asked at July 27. The answer was "only several hours passed, you should just wait". Now this answer does not fit. The question is ...
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What happens upon do-release-upgrade if the package is not available in the new release?

If I have package(s) installed that are not available in the new Ubuntu release, what will happen if I upgrade to that release via do-release-upgrade?
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Still can't upgrade? Is there a new delay? [duplicate]

As of 8/2 I'm still unable to upgrade from 16.04 to 18.04 using the do-release-upgrade command. Still "No new release found." I don't remember it ever taking this long before. And I'd rather not use -...
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Cannot upgrade from Ubuntu 16.10 to 18.04 LTS

I am trying to upgrade from Ubuntu 16.10 to Ubuntu 18.04 and getting this error everytime: An upgrade from 'yakkety' to 'bionic' is not supported with this tool. How do I resolve this?
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16.04 LTS to 18.04.1 LTS upgrade: No new release found [duplicate]

I can't get the 16.04 LTS to 18.04.1 LTS upgrade to work, I'm running server. My current version: lsb_release -a No LSB modules are available. Distributor ID: Ubuntu Description: Ubuntu 16.04.5 ...
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Upgrade from 14.04 specifically to 16.04.3, not 16.04.4

I see that do-release-upgrade tells me that it will upgrade to 16.04.4. ubuntu@ubuntu:~$ sudo do-release-upgrade -c sudo: unable to resolve host ubuntu Checking for a new Ubuntu release New ...
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do-release-upgrade checking incorrect address - how do I change where it is looking?

I was running ubuntu 12.04; I ran do-release-upgrade (without any options), and for reasons which remain unclear, it decided to upgrade to 12.10 (even though I did NOT pass it the -d option) rather ...
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Unable to upgrade from 17.04 to 18.04 [duplicate]

I am still using ubuntu 17.04 (Because some features were not working in 17.10). Now I want to upgrade to 18.04. But update manager is showing that "Upgrade from zesty to bionic is not supported with ...
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Trouble upgrading from 16.04 (network problem?)

This is the current version I have lsb_release -a No LSB modules are available. Distributor ID: Ubuntu Description: Ubuntu 16.04.5 LTS Release: 16.04 Codename: xenial When I try sudo do-...
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Upgrade Ubuntu 16.10 to Ubuntu 17.04/18.04 after end of support [duplicate]

I have an unused computer which has Ubuntu 16.10 installed. Now I want to upgrade the system OS. Ubuntu 16.10 is unsupported now so I switch to old-repository and system packages are up to date now. ...
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Why does Ubuntu updater want to install apache2-bin when updating to 18.04?

I have Ubuntu 16.04.4 LTS. I've tried to run do-release-upgrade --devel and suddenly have found that it wants to install apache2-bin among other new packages in order to upgrade to 18.04. I can't ...
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Upgrade to 18.04 fails

Whn running do-release-upgrade I get the following Checking package manager Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Calculating the ...
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Cannot login during do-release-upgrade

I've initiated do-relese-upgrade over ssh (of course) and it appears to have timed out my connection, at one point, due to some decision step. I'm trying to ssh back in, to continue the process, but ...