Questions tagged [migration]

Questions about how to switch from one setup to another. For example, this could be about how to move data from one program or OS to another, or how one can ease the transition between different desktop environments. This is a broad topic and more specific tags should be used alongside this one.

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I can't install PhpMyadmin after upgrade from Ubuntu 19.04 to 20.04 via 19.10

For the life of me, I can't figure out what the problem is even after trawling the Internet for possible solutions for hours. No obvious solution has worked. So there goes. On Ubuntu 19.04 I installed ...
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migrate encrypted home to another partition ecryptfs

I have an ecryptfs encrypted home directory. Now I got another NAND and I want to move the home directory to the new partition. How to do that best? (I can save entire home on an external directory,...
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Best way to migrate old Ubuntu Server?

I need to get Ubuntu 8.04 Server(running on XenServer by hosting service) to Hyper-V(Onpremise, hosted by us) this weekend. I was planning to follow this guide. But should I first install Ubuntu 8.04 ...
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“Following packages have unmet dependencies” after migration from 16.04 to 18.04

Migration from 16.04 to 18.04 gave this error : Les paquets suivants contiennent des dépendances non satisfaites : libglib2.0-bin : Dépend: libglib2.0-0 (= 2.56.4-0ubuntu0.18.04.4) mais 2.48.2-...
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Migrate from Mac to Ubuntu

My Mac has failed, and I need a new machine. I have a full Time Machine backup. I'd like to switch to Ubuntu (or some other Linux distro) rather than buying another Mac. If I do so, will I be able ...
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How to replace the default environment on a new install with an environment Ive transferred over from an old install?

I am currently using Ubuntu 18.04 within WSL 2 (windows sub system) and what I am essentially trying to accomplish is transferring over my ubuntu 18.04 install on another VM into the new one. I've ...
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Recover network after moving HDD to another HW

I was running an Ubuntu 18.04 server edition on a laptop which died. The hard drive is working fine. I was able to move it to another computer which boots up but there is no network connection. Is it ...
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Want to move from 16.04 LTS to a new machine with 18.04 LTS (Server)

Gurus, Ubuntu is still like a black box to me. I'm running 16.04 LTS with 2, 2 Tb hard drives as a home media server. It's on a 32 bit machine and I want to migrate to a 64 bit machine and upgrade ...
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Transferring from Windows 10 to Ubuntu, 3 disks with NTFS filesystem and a new SSD with Ubuntu installed [duplicate]

On Windows 10 I had this setup. On the main disk I had the OS, on the second disk I had all my personal files mounted with first drive (so if the OS breaks down I have my files safe), and on the ...
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Problem after mounting a new SSD in a machine with Ubuntu 16.04

I am new to Ubuntu. I have a standalone machine with ubuntu 16.04 LTS. I installed tensorflow for studying Deep learning programming and everything was working fine. Recently, I wanna expand the ...
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Can't install Ubuntu on Bay Trail, it keep freezing on first minute [duplicate]

Currently, I'm using Windows 7 as my Operating System. But I want migrate from Windows to Ubuntu totally. So, I want to fresh Install an Ubuntu OS. My laptop (ASUS X453MA), has a Bay Trail proccesor. ...
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migrating FDE LUKS LVM

What is the best way to clone/migrate a Full Disk Encrypted Ubuntu 18.04.3 with LUKS and LVM to another Server? I dread having to go through resizing of the HDDs as i have never done this before.
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Windows-to-Linux-migration [duplicate]

I am new to Linux, I have been using Windows since I was 9, I have heard things about Linux and I truly enjoy what I have seen so far, although, I came from a Windows OS and I don't want to buy new ...
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Trouble migrating ubuntu installation from an old PC into a less old Notebook - boot volume not detected

I've had Ubuntu running on an old PC for a while (Core2Duo and Asus P5Q Pro motherboard). The PCs power supply is dead and I wanted to migrate the system to an unused HP EliteBook 8570p laptop. When ...
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Migrating Ubuntu 18.04.03 from HDD to SSD [duplicate]

Currently, I am running Ubuntu 18.04.03 on a 1TB hard drive and I would like to move Ubuntu to my 256 GB SSD for booting. I would like to put some files on the SSD and keep some on the HDD as well. ...
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Migrate linux to AWS error grub

I'm trying to migrate ubuntu 18.04 hosted on AZURE to AWS using Server Migration Server. In step 4, creating the AMI, the following error appears. ClientError: Multiple different grub/menu.lst files ...
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How do I move Both Ubuntu 19.04 and Windows 10 from one hard disk to another?

I am getting a SSD to replace my WD Blue HDD, but I want to move all my OS and files there. How do I do that?
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Need to migrate server from old version to latest version [duplicate]

I need to migrate ubuntu server from 10.04 to 19.04 . Please help me with the procedure. It was a Virtual server in Vcenter.
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How to find package equivalents of 14.04 (trusty) in 18.04 (bionic)

I am migrating our software from Trusty to Bionic. On trusty, there were many dependencies which were manually installed, but many of those were removed/renamed in Xenial itself and not available on ...
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How to move home folder to another drive (keeping the files in the drive) [duplicate]

Just erased Windows from my C drive and replaced with Ubuntu. All my documents and files are in a separate drive, D. Ubuntu installation placed my new home folder in C, but I want to move it to D and ...
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How can I migrate my OS Ubuntu 18.01 to an other computer, keeping all my configurations and installed programs? [duplicate]

I have to change my computer but I want to preserve my OS as it is now. Which is the best solution to migrate my entire OS to the new computer? I can use TimeShift, but which compatibility problems or ...
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Copied Ubuntu 18 to new partition, but it does not start

As written in tens of tutorials, I have created new partition (btrfs), copied over all files from original parition (ext4), using cp, rsync.. Tried various methods, copied filesystem seems to be OK. ...
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Given database, how to launch a website using Ubuntu 18.04

I need some help with this site that I'm currently working on. So I have multiple database given to me and my task is to migrate it to a host name that I'm given. Ubuntu 18.04 PHPMYADMIN MySql ...
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What happens if I migrate Ubuntu to a another different computer?

I'll get a new computer and I'm curious about what happens if I migrate the old computer's Ubuntu to a new one. Does it crash due to device driver issue or not? If it is, how can I backup my Ubuntu ...
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Migration between the different linux distributions?

I am interested in installing Ubuntu as I have become familiar with it, and then in the future I would like to switch to Debian. The issue is that I, personally, I like to configure the applications ...
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I have Ubuntu with moodle server installed and I want to migrate to AZURE

The thing is taht on Ubuntu server I have the root and home partitions on different disk root on /sda1 and home on /sdc In order for me to be able to migrate to Azure I have to find a way to merge ...
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How to migrate from transmission to vuze?

Googling for "migrate from transmission to vuze" gives me such gems as: Migrate from Vuze to Transmission Is vuze so unloved that no one stays with it? Currently using both, would like to click a ...
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Server migration to all new hardware

I have a ubuntu server on an old i5-650 machine and I'm building a new ryzen 2600 server. I've got ubuntu 18.04 working on the old machine now. My question is can I just take an image of the old ...
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Migrating ubuntu; fetch manally installed packages to feed apt-get install [duplicate]

Description: This is somehow simple; I am migrating to an other computer. I am going to take the opportunity to switch to the new 18.04 LTS from the 16.04 (on the old computer). On the 16.04 I ...
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Cloning Dual boot Ubuntu / Win 10 to new ssd

My machine currently has one 256GB SSD with Windows 10 installed and 1TB HDD with Ubuntu 18.04 installed along with windows partition. My plan is to replace this 1TB HDD with the newly bought 1TB SSD. ...
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Migration of files from Win 10 to Ubuntu [duplicate]

I thought Ubuntu asked for files to import from the along-side operating system on installation. But it didn't, so how can I move them over to Ubuntu after installation? The files I wanted to import ...
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How do I move windows onto a flash drive and then Ubuntu onto my laptop

I just bought an XPS 13 (9370) and didn't realize that you could purchase it with Ubuntu installed already. Now, I've never used Ubuntu before but would like to use it given that it is just all ...
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Migrating from 16.04 to 18.04 : Why is the “For long-term support versions” option not yet activated? [duplicate]

Edit : Note that it is not yet possible to migrate from 16.04.05 LTS to 18.04.1 LTS. Today is Tuesday, August 7.... The release of 18.04.1 LTS took place on July 26... They must have simply forgotten ...
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Migrate harddisk with Ubuntu

A few years ago I got a laptop, this had a internal disk with windows 10. When I got it I inserted a second harddrive. And I made a dual boot and installed Ubuntu only on that second disk. Now I got ...
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Move Ubuntu from one drive with dual boot to a new drive with single boot

I have a drive (1TB) with dual boot, Windows and Ubuntu. I just bought a new drive (SSD NVME, 500GB) and would like to move my exact same Ubuntu there, and get rid of Windows. Here's the output of ...
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how to backup of all linux configuration files at once [duplicate]

how to take backup of all linux configuration files at once using any tools either commands? i am in need for this while migrating linux server in another host at same DC. my server is in production ...
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Is grub needed when copying Ubuntu to a new drive

I have a machine with one drive, and 2 OSs installed in 2 partitions, one windows and one Ubuntu 16.04. Grub is installed. I just got a new physical drive. After I assemble it in the machine, I would ...
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Migrating git repositories to a new server

I want to mirgrate my repositories from: RedHat 6.9 (Santiago) with apache 2.2 and php 5.3 to: Ubuntu 16.04.4 LTS with apache 2.4 and php 7.0 I'm using the "gitweb/git-http-backend" to server the ...
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Migrating OS drive and fresh installation

I used Linux a while ago, but unfortunately I had to go back to Windows because of the need to use some proprietary software. However, since my laptop has 4GB ram, a 320GB HDD and a 32GB SSD, I am ...
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Reinstalling Ubuntu and transfer data from OpenSuse

I want to use Ubuntu again,but at this moment my OS is OpenSuse. What would be the best way to install Ubuntu and transfer all data from OpenSuse to my new installation ?
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Migrating from Windows 10 to Ubuntu 16.04 LTS without loosing data in “D:” drive [duplicate]

I have two partitions on my hard drive. One with Windows 10 installed and the other with my personal data, "C:" and "D:" respectively. I want to remove windows from that machine and install Ubuntu on ...
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migrating to new kubunto server and migrate printers

Afternoon, i'm new(ish) to Linux and I've tried google I have a Linux print server running kubuntu, we are changing to a newly built server but i don't want to have to recreate all of the printers on ...
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migrate windows based kiosk host to ubuntu, OTA [closed]

I consult with a company that has thousands of locations with a windows kiosk based application. Were looking to migrate the app to be linux hosted but it's prohibitive to visit each location to ...
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Lubuntu & LAMP server? [duplicate]

I'm a webmaster working with Joomla CMS and my question is simple: Can I totally replace Windows7 + WAMP Server with Lubuntu + LAMP Server? Thank to you all !
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turn japanese pc into Ubuntu desktop

Have Sony VGC-LA70B with xp sp3. it's Japanese version of all. Can I download from your's software without care about Japanese firmware or anything else that might not be compatible ? I have backups ...
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psqlodbca.so: Unable to open shared object file: File or directory not found

I can not migrate the PostegreSql database to mysql because of this error: psqlodbca.so: Unable to open shared object file: File or directory not found I'm using ubuntu 64 Postgresql 9x and 6.6 ...
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Moving hard discs between Linux PC hardware (emergency swap-outs)

Two week Linux novice, lifetime with Windows. Installing Linux 16.4 LTS server in small office and co. policy is to have two backup same-hardware boxes (HP desktops) 'in reserve' with cloned HDs (...
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How would a local government make the switch from Windows to Ubuntu?

I work in a municipal government where Windows is used throughout our institution. People use computers in our institution mainly for browsing the internet and using MS Excel or Word. I was thinking ...
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Move OS backup to another machine

I have installed Ubuntu 17.04 as my primary OS on PC. Now I have to install Windows as primary OS due to several reasons. I want to backup now my Ubuntu and after installing windows on this PC I want ...
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Migrating only selected accounts to new machine

I am working on upgrading the hardware used for our mail/ftp server from an old 32 bit platform to a much newer 64 bit platform. Both are running Ubuntu 16.04.03. Getting all of the appropriate ...