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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Is there an easy way to transfer a whole ubuntu os from one pc to another?

So I am a beginner with linux and have started learning quite a bit. I use MacOS and Windows mainly and I have started to fall in love with linux, ubuntu to be precise. One thing I was wondering is if ...
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How to run windows based service fabric cluster in Ubuntu?

I'm trying to run windows based service fabric cluster in Ubuntu 18.04. Since ubuntu doesn't support .exe files, is there any way to run .exe(windows based services) in Ubuntu? I have found a ...
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Dist-Upgrade to a different Distro-Flavour

I made the mistake to upgrade from Ubuntu 18.04 LTS to Ubuntu 20.04 LTS. Now I'm desperately looking for an defined migration path ongoing from Ubuntu 20.04 LTS to a system (perhaps 20.04 LTS based) ...
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Can I migrate from 19.10 to 20.10 Without re-installing? [duplicate]

I already reinstall, but i ask.My updates are not working. Now, i am backuping.
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Recreating an Ubuntu instalation to run an unknown binary

I have access to a Ubuntu 16.04 installation, that is able to run a certain binary (it is some version of LPMud compiled with unknown parameters), but I am not able to run the same binary on a ...
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Easy quick way to Migrate LAMP settings and Ubuntu Users from old Ubuntu 19.04 to new fresh copy of Ubuntu 20.4?

I have an old Ubuntu 19.04 server and I have many users and client sites here. I want to migrate everything to a fresh server install of Ubuntu 20.4. Is there an easy way to migrate the following: ...
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Migrating dual boot OS from HDD to SSD

I have a 1 tb HDD Win10+ Ubuntu 20.04 dual boot. I want to clone only the c: partition of my HDD, i.e, the partition responsible for boot to the new 240 GB SSD . Without harming my Linux grub . Is it ...
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Creating a local version of a cloud system and environments

Question: How do I make a local system that is very similar to a cloud system? For my use case, I want to be able to use locally all the same conda environments that are on the cloud. How do I copy ...
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How to migrate to larger disk with different sized partitions?

I currently run Ubuntu 20.04 on a 32GB SSD, which is starting to prove too small as I'm using this machine for more than I originally intended (used to be just an HTPC for Netflix/streaming sites but ...
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Atom text editor to migrate to app snap

Atom text editor https://atom.io is installed on Ubuntu 20.04 and used by single user. It was installed from Ubuntu classic binary package. The mission is for this machine to migrate Atom to snap app. ...
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Moving Thunderbird data from 16.04 LTS to 20.04 LTS; alternate solution (default/default-release)

I had an Ubuntu 16.04 LTS system running Thunderbird 68.10, and built an entirely new system with 20.04 LTS, which is also running Thunderbird 68.10 out of the box. In moving all mail from the old ...
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Migrating /home to a new PC

I have built a new PC and installed Kubuntu 20.04.1. I always keep the /home partition on a dedicated drive, so normally when upgrading hardware, I just migrate that drive across to the new box and ...
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Disk to use it's full space

I've recently bought an M2 SSD into my home server, running Ubuntu 20.10. The original SATA SSD was a 120GB SSD, the one I bought is a 240GB. I didn't want to install everything from the basics, so I'...
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Installed Firefox to migrate from classic installation to snap

How to migrate installed Firefox (installed once from classic package) to snap. Latter one still not installed. Aimed goal: To have Firefox in snap app as well as unchanged user experience in Firefox ...
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Migrated vm power_state is currently Paused

Migrated vm power_state is currently Paused. Tried setting vm(server) back to 'active' still can't soft or hard reboot. Any way to fix this?
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How to move Ubuntu from old Disk (upgraded from 18.04 to 20.04) to new Disk (Fresh install 20.04 LTS) -> data + apps?

Got a question, if somebody can help me with a guide or by providing a link how to proceed with such OS move? I got new SSD disk and want to move my old one (Upgraded ubuntu from 18 to 20.04) to this ...
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How to migrate from Ubuntu 19.04 to 20.10? [duplicate]

I'm trying to migrate a Ubuntu 19.04 install to the last Ubuntu version. The problem is the migration tool refuses to update to the next version: sudo do-release-upgrade Checking for a new Ubuntu ...
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Copy the entire root directory (/) for transferring OS to new computer?

Probably that's an odd question, I'm sorry. Can I copy my Ubuntu 20.04 os to another computer (completely, I would like to include everything out of the box) just copying my / directory? If I want to ...
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I am trying to migrate from Lubuntu 19.0.4 disco to 20.0.4 focal via 19.10 but keep hitting wall, xvfb & python3-psutil dependencies? [duplicate]

Here is what I get The following packages have unmet dependencies. chrome-remote-desktop : Depends: xvfb but it is not installed Depends: python3-psutil but it is not installed E: Unmet dependencies. ...
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Ubuntu 18.04: How to move to encrypted disk?

I have Ubuntu 18.04 LTS installed to 256Gb SSD. I've got 512Gb SSD and would like to move the system there with full disk encryption via LUKS e.g. (but if there is more easy solution you are welcome ...
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Moving existing file storage to ZFS including boot

I currently have a Ubuntu 18.04 LTS desktop that I use as a media server with Mythtv. I have a group of hard drives that I use as a storage area and a boot drive. The boot drive has the Mythtv ...
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How to move all my configuration to a new installation?

I've spent a long time configuring a new Ubuntu laptop. This includes: A custom keyboard layout on /usr/share/X11/kbd. Custom system configurations (ex: gnome tweaks). Changes in random system ...
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Can I Use RaspberryPi3 SD card to RaspberryPI4?

I used RaspberryPi3 that UbuntuMate 18.04. But I buy RaspberryPi4 to upgrade my software I tried to put RaspberryPi3 SD Card to RapberryPi4 but didn`t run How Can I use RaspberryPi3 SD Card(UbuntuMate ...
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Not able to apply changes for wireless driver in ubuntu 20.04

I had asked this question in stack overflow(by mistake) , later on it was migrated to stack exchange superuser community a few days back (by some user). The link is pasted below. https://superuser....
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Migrating from SSD to NVME using dd

I have a 500GB SSD: /dev/sdc2 457G 201G 234G 47% / and a 1TB nvme: /dev/nvme0n1 So I have ran the command to migrate: dd if=/dev/sdc of=/dev/nvme0n1 bs=4M status=progress conv=sync,...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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