Stack Exchange Network

Stack Exchange network consists of 174 Q&A communities including Stack Overflow, the largest, most trusted online community for developers to learn, share their knowledge, and build their careers.

Visit Stack Exchange

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.

0
votes
1answer
19 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
27 views

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. ...
0
votes
0answers
91 views

How to migrate Ubuntu from EFI to BIOS?

I have some problems with booting my current version of Ubuntu alongside Windows. Because of this (somehow people decided that if you use testing then nobody should be bothered, thought I explained ...
0
votes
0answers
17 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
85 views

Migrating RAID to Ubuntu 18.04

I have a RAID 1 array with two disks, running on Ubuntu 14.04. I am planning on installing Ubuntu 18.04 onto the system partition (sda1), and once the new OS is installed, i need to reassemble or ...
0
votes
0answers
40 views

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 ...
6
votes
3answers
1k views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
33 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
80 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
33 views

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 ...
0
votes
2answers
90 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
42 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
38 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
58 views

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 ?
1
vote
1answer
68 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
22 views

I want to move my HDD to a mostly brand new computer [duplicate]

Can I just unplug the HDDs from the old computer and plug them in the new computer and expect it to boot? I'm running Ubuntu 16.04 LTS.
1
vote
0answers
30 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
30 views

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 ...
7
votes
2answers
1k views

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 !
0
votes
0answers
48 views

turn japanese pc into unbutu 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 ...
0
votes
1answer
147 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
31 views

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 (...
68
votes
13answers
10k views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
49 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
52 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
86 views

What went wrong with my Mysql to MairiaDB migration fail ubuntu 16.04

This is on a 16.04 Mythbuntu (upgrade from 14.04, 12.04, 10.04) backend ( I have five systems already running MariaDB) with guidance from MariaDB Foundation (interactive) Downloads Setting up MariaDB ...
0
votes
1answer
180 views

KVM-QEMU Migration Code

My lab setup is: 3 HP Servers each of 4 GB RAM. Server 1 and Server 2: installed with Virtualization using KVM on Redhat 6.5 System. On top of this I am using libvirtd for managing virtual machines. ...
0
votes
2answers
448 views

How to transfer files from remote ubuntu server to remote ubuntu server?

I have tried TeamViewer, AnyDesk, NitroShare and by torrents to transfer my files to a new server. TeamViewer did not connect, NitroShare is for local computers and by torrents does not work because ...
0
votes
2answers
388 views

Migrate Ubuntu 16.04 between laptops (same model)

I would like to learn on how I can make a copy of system to be moved to another machine. My laptop started to fail at few things, most likely hardware issue, and I must send it to manufacturer's ...
0
votes
0answers
33 views

Advice on moving HDD to SSD [duplicate]

I have a 250 gb HDD running Ubuntu 16.04 and I want to migrate its contents over to a new 250 gb SSD. I found this page, which gives pretty detailed instructions for doing do. First I wanted to ask ...
0
votes
1answer
349 views

How to import multiple postgres databases using single file in another ubuntu installation

Is there a way to move all databases from Pgadmin 3 one ubuntu installation to another. I have created a big dump (a single file to export all database from one system). Now I want to import that big ...
1
vote
0answers
223 views

Import Network Profiles from windows into Ubuntu

I'm new here, just decided to switch to Ubuntu, but before I go into the installation, I want to make sure that I will be able to import Previously connected Network Profiles, I have already exported ...
0
votes
3answers
113 views

Inserting a HDD from Windows 8.1 to Ubuntu 16.04 not accessing the Windows partition data

I was using Windows 8.1 for Android Development from 2 HDDs, one for OS and other for SDK and code. But last week I migrated to Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. I formatted the main HDD (having Windows) and ...
0
votes
1answer
223 views

Migration from Exchange 2003 to Post Fix

I need to know if there is an easy way or a program that will migrate old mailboxes on exchange 2003 sbs, into a new postfix mailbox? What is the easiest way of doing this? The exchange 2003 mailboxes ...
1
vote
2answers
2k views

Migrating from kmail to thunderbird

I like the kmail interface, but I've had problems with it for years and in the last few days it has become unusable: it keeps locking up or crashing and there's no solution on the 'net. I won't go ...
1
vote
0answers
122 views

Migrating system to new machine [closed]

I have been trying to follow the instructions of the top answer here: link but there are a number of things I don't understand. (Both machines are Ubuntu 15.10 64bit) Use scp or rsync or even a ...
2
votes
2answers
88 views

Changing dual-boot system to pure Ubuntu [closed]

I am currently running dual-boot Windows 7 / Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on a 32-bit processor (1.66GHz dual, 2GB memory). I want to go pure Ubuntu. Which, if any, of the following options makes the most sense ...
1
vote
3answers
1k views

Migrating server configuration to new machine

I have a VServer (Ubuntu 14.04) with some problems, where reinstalling the OS was suggested here and also by the hoster. I was planing to clone all the configuration, installed packages etc. except ...
0
votes
1answer
42 views

Move my personal data & apps to another computer with SSD & HDD

On my old laptop I have Ubuntu 16.04, i'd like to migrate all my installed apps & personal data (docs) to the new one which have a huge HDD and a small SSD (20 GB), so when installing fresh ubuntu ...
0
votes
0answers
17 views

Ubuntu migrate to same computer after GPT partitioning

Currently my hard-drive is set to MBR and I want to change it to GPT which will naturally entail wiping of the hard-drive. I want to keep my Ubuntu install for which I plan to follow Official Ubuntu /...
0
votes
1answer
178 views

Owncloud 7 Migration from Ubuntu 12.04 to 16.04

folks, I have a Ubuntu 12.04. Server with Owncloud 7.0.4.2 on it. I want to migrate to a 16.04 machine and then upgrade to oc 9. Updating the old owncloud 7 before migration does not work on ubuntu ...
0
votes
1answer
54 views

Migrate from software-RAID & EXT3 to RAID-Z on new hardware?

I have an existing, live, Ubuntu server... supporting many services, that is working fine - but is installed on ageing hardware. I'd like to retain an (almost) identical configuration - on new ...
1
vote
1answer
315 views

MongoDB, How can I migrate database to new cluster with higher version without an outage [closed]

We are having our mongodb cluster at AWS and our production DB mongo is very old - we are still using version 2.6 then latest version at the moment is 3.2.7. We need to upgrade mongodb binaries to the ...
0
votes
1answer
850 views

Will my motherboard support Ubuntu 14.04?

Greetings I recently upgraded my system to a new motherboarda and a new processor, (well I guess new everything) except my hard drives, which contain my operating system which is Ubuntu 14.04 64 bit. ...
3
votes
2answers
532 views

Why is my system intermittently becoming read only at ~8:00 am every sunday?

Ever since following this tutorial to migrate my sistem from my HDD to my SSD I have been getting an intermittent error where running any command I get something like this: sudo: unable to open /var/...
0
votes
2answers
272 views

Keyboard shortcut equivalent for OSX Super+Backtick

In OSX you can hit Super+` (backtick) and it switches between multiple windows in the same application. Is there an Ubuntu equivalent (currently I'm running stock 16.04)? And yes, I'm aware I can hit ...
1
vote
1answer
154 views

Migrate owncloud data+db to Ubuntu Snappy?

I'm about to get my hands on a Pioneer Raspberry Pi drive running Owncloud 9 on Ubuntu Snappy 16.04. I want to move my old owncloud instance to this new device, I just don't know how. Currently I'm ...
0
votes
1answer
575 views

How to migrate ubuntu 15.10 to an other disk

I am using ubuntu 15.10 and run it out of my usb3 stick (which has 2 partitions one / and one swap) I want to migrate my ubuntu installation (not only the programs I installed but all the settings ...
0
votes
2answers
765 views

how do i copy my ssh public key to a new user ubuntu 14.04

Sorry if this question has been asked before, but i cannot find it anywhere here or on google. I set up public/private keys, imbedded into my VPS server successfully, it fully works using putty and ...
0
votes
1answer
10k views

Clone/Migrating internal HDD to SSD

I have a internal 500GB HDD but with only 6GB used. I want to migrate/clone this to a 240GB SSD that will be connected to my laptop through a HD dock. What is the easiest way?