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Running on low-graphics mode on upgrade to 19.10

I had upgraded my system from Ubuntu 19.04 to 19.10. Due to power failure, there was partial upgrade. Now when I turn on my system, it shows me an error message saying- "Your system is running in low-...
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Login loop on Ubuntu 19.10

While upgrading my system from 19.04 to 19.10, there was power failure. Due to partial upgrade,my system after login shows me black screen for a while and then shows white screen with text on it- "Oh ...
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cant do partial upgrade

Your system does not contain a ubuntu-desktop, kubuntu-desktop, xubuntu-core, xubuntu-desktop, ubuntustudio-desktop, mythbuntu-desktop, kubuntu-netbook, lubuntu-desktop, ubuntu-gnome-desktop, ubuntu-...
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19.04 distribution upgrade hang

I'm doing a partial upgrade from Ubuntu 18.04.2 LTS to 19.04 using the Do-partial-upgrade tool on a Dell XPS 15. The installation froze while configuring Linux: Is it safe to cancel the installation ...
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Problem regarding ubuntu 16.04 to 18.04 upgradation

After I started the upgradation, The steps like downloading the new packages, installing the new packages went well without any error. After that step, My software update app got freezed and it ...
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Problem regarding upgrading ubuntu 16.04 to 18.04

After I started the upgradation, The steps like downloading the new packages, installing the new packages went well without any error. After that step, My software update app got freezed and it ...
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After doing the partial upgrade everything have got changed

The upgrade manager asked me to do a partial upgrade on Ubuntu 18.04. i did it via the graphical software updater tool. After that, once the system was rebooted, it shows Debian v10 with debian logo ...
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Another upgrade error Systemd-shim

For me, this problem is persisting on both Laptop & Desktop upgrades to 18.04. I've tried the above (and other) remedies but get this: : /usr/share/dbus-1/system-services/org.freedesktop.systemd1....
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Ubuntu 18.04 - GUI does not start

I have some trouble while starting Ubuntu 18.04; while booting, it seems that some kind of error occurs (sorry for the bad quality of the photos, I had no other option than using my phone). The ...
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Problem occurred during upgrade in Ubuntu due to sudden power failure

I was just upgrading my system form 16.04 to 18.04 and due to sudden power fail strange problem has occurred. After restarting blank screen appeared. And after that I run dpkg followed by resume ...
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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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How do I avoid a partial upgrade? [duplicate]

I remember back in 2012, when I tried to upgrade to Oneric using Software Updater, I got something called a partial upgrade and it was a mess to deal with. Is there any way to avoid that from ...
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How to remove partially downloaded upgrade? [duplicate]

I am currently using Ubuntu 16.04 and was trying to upgrading to 18.04. But changed my mind and can't able to remove updates notifications as well as download some apps. always showing :- ...
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Upgrading from Ubuntu 17.10 to 18.04

I tried to upgrade from Ubuntu 17.10 to 18.04, and when I first tried according to the release notes, only a part of the installation was completed and it was cancelled. Now if I try to repeat the ...
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install php7.0 module with specific old version without upgrading php

My production environnement has php7.0.18-0ubuntu0.16.04.1, I'm trying to install a new module (php7.0-bcmath) but can't find a way to install it on the same version I already have for php $ apt-...
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How to get rid of “Partial upgrade” after crash while installing updates

The other day I was installing updates while suddenly my laptop crashed (battery unplugged..) Now I receive the following dialog whilst opening the update manager: So far I've tried the following ...
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Update manager keeps asking for partial upgrade

I'm on Ubuntu 16.04 GNOME, and for a few weeks, whenever I'm running the Software Updater, I'm getting the Not all updates can be installed error: After going for the Partial Upgrade option, pending ...
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Too many errors and unmet dependencies, not able to update or upgrade

sudo apt-get install -f Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Correcting dependencies... Done The following packages were automatically ...
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Hand me down computer What to do about no password for virgin?

I just got this computer and it has Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on it. I don't know the first thing about this system. I've always wanted to move over to Linux just never had the time. I can only log in as ...
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dpkg-divert: error: rename involves overwriting error after upgrading from 16.04 to 16.10

I got a strange error after upgrading Ubuntu 16.04 to 16.10. The Software Updater suggests a partial update: Could not install 'systemd-shim' The upgrade will continue but the 'systemd-shim' ...
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How do I install Ubuntu 16.04

I am a senior and I only use Ubuntu on an older computer that had Vista. It's just occasional use and when I got a message asking if I wanted to upgrade, I should have said NO. It was upgrading to ...
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upgrading from 12.04LTS to 14.04LTS and stalled halfway through

I was doing a distribution upgrade through the update manager, after doing all the updates on Ubuntu 12.04LTS. After getting the new packages, the installing of the upgrades made it half way and ...
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system locked while upgrading from 14.04 to 15.10

I started the process of upgrading from 14.04 to 15.10. after about an hour of the update doing its thing, a window came up that asked if I wanted to replace a gnome file. my intent was to agree, but ...
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Software Updater partial upgrade?

I just have a question about this pop up. Should I select a partial upgrade?, will this take me out from 14.04 and upgrade me to another version of ubuntu? I mean, is this like a Distro Upgrade?. or ...
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Cannot open/run TERMINAL and software-center after PARTIAL UPGRADE prompted by Ubuntu

I cannot open terminal or software-center after installing the partial-upgrade prompted by Ubuntu. In UXTERM, when I type gnome-terminal, I get the output as: (process:10308): Gtk-WARNING **: Locale ...
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Ubuntu not loading after login screen after an incomplete upgrade of 15.10

Recently, I tried to upgrade the ubuntu version 15.04 to 15.10. I think I couldn't complete the installation completely. Now the problem is I'm not able to login from my login screen which showing as ...
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Precise Pangolin (12.04) trying to install Trusty Tahr (14.04) updates?

Today the Upadate Manager has begun to ask me to install these ("Important Security") updates: Generic Linux kernel headers linux-headers-generic-lts-trusty (Size: 3 kB) Generic Linux kernel image ...
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How to resume the interrupted upgrade from 14.10 to 15.04?

Previous the upgrade, my bashrc file was modified in order to add some Path configuration. While executing do-release-upgrade everything was fine until a message prompted about the status of the ...
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Unable to run “software updater”, Ubuntu software center on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I'm unable to update my system Ubuntu 14.04 as software updater isn't running. Also I'm unable to run Ubuntu software center. All these problems arose after I tried to do partial upgrade of my system. ...
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Can't do a partial upgrade

My last update failed, so I need to do a partial upgrade, but every time I try, an alert comes up saying cannot update precise to oneiric The only option is close, and then the update is cancelled. ...
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How do I prevent kernel from updating beyond ATI GPU

Current ATI driver can't handle kernels newer than, perhaps, 3.16x What's the best way to prevent kernel upgrades from removing proprietary ATI driver? Open driver is not an option, that kills 1/3 ...
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Huge mishap: Upgrade from 14.10 to 15.4 froze, now I cant get passed the login-screen

I tried to make an update from Kubuntu 14.10 to 15.4 via the Muon Updater. During installation (while installing cups to be precise), the muon window froze. I imagine it might have been because of ...
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Partial upgrade to 15.04 followed by failing to start

I have a Lenovo B590, I wanted to upgrade from Ubuntu 14.04LTS to Ubuntu 15.04. Two times upgrading stopped (last time stayed 2 hours without showing any evolution in the terminal). I forced the shut ...
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apt-get install problem with MySQL Ubuntu 12.04 [duplicate]

I have a working system with Ubuntu 12.04 and LAMP For some reason i am unable to install any new software on system. Every time I try to use apt-get install i get the following error: Example: apt-...
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Can't boot up ubuntu 14.04 after upgraded from 12.04 [duplicate]

I have first installed Windows 7 ultimate, then I installed Ubuntu 12.04 through WUBI. Then after few days I have upgraded it to 14.04 and the whole upgradate process finished smoothly without any ...
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Problem upgrading from 12.04 to 14.04

I just bought a new laptop which came with Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. I had read a little about Ubuntu in school and was excited to try it out, but I soon found that my previous knowledge was highly wanting. ...
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Xubuntu 14.04 partial update hangs on boot

I did a partial update on my Xubuntu 14.04 desktop box. When I boot up, it hangs at the "checking disk drive for errors," screen. I am able to SSH into the machine, but I have no idea what to do ...
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Lost power during my upgrade , how do i recover?

I was upgrading my 12.04 to 14.04. During the install step, I accidentally lost power to my laptop(sockets didn't work) and got shutdown.when i tried to start my ubuntu,till login password it is ...
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Lost files on upgrade to 14.04

I used a usb stick to upgrade from 12.04 to 14.04. Now I can't find my files - downloads, pictures etc. empty. Tried to backup but ran out of drive memory, so guess they must be still on the drive. I ...
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Problem Upgrading - Wants to do a Partial Upgrade, Is this safe for my xbmc install?

Running software update gives me this: Clicking partial upgrade gives me: It seems that it wants to remove (at least some portion of) xbmc. Is this safe to do without effecting my xmbc install? I'm ...
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Recovering from partial upgrade precise to saucy

I'm on Ubuntu 12.04 lts and I had the bad idea to add a saucy repository (saucy main universe) to the /etc/apt/sources.list and to run sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get upgrade. At some ...
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When can I suspend do-release-upgrade? What's the risk? [duplicate]

I had to suspend a running do-release-upgrade, after it was already going on an hour or so. Doing Ctrl+z was easy, the program did stop. Understanding what that means, technically, seems to be ...
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Failed upgrade to 14.04 - /tmp not mounted properly and UUIDS missing from /etc/fstab

I have an old PC with dual boot to Windows Vista (Windows fails to boot though because of an unrepaired avgidshx.sys issue, another story), and on this PC I attempted an upgrade from Ubuntu 13.10 to ...
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libopenscenegraph80 error on ubuntu trusty partial upgrade

I have recently upgraded to Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and today it asked to do a partial upgrade which I did. It came up with and error: I tried to install the package but the problem still occurs. The output ...
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Ubuntu upgrade to 14.04 doesn't show after interrupted attempt

I tried to update from Ubuntu 12.04 to 14.04 using the update-manager. But the upgrade process stopped midway due to insufficient disk space. I cleared up enough space, and tried to resume by ...
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How do I turn unity back on?

My ubuntu 14.04 upgrade didn't work. When I rebooted after it was done I had to choose between something called cinnamon and something called gnome fall back. I don't like either. I can't find ...
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What is a partial upgrade and when is it necessary?

Sometimes when I am running a development version of Ubuntu, the Software Updater will tell me that a partial upgrade is needed when I check for updates. What is a partial upgrade, and why are they ...
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Did a Partial Update for 13.10

So today, my computer asked for an update and I figured yah I got time. So I did it and then it said some packages were not installed properly and would like to do a partial update. Figured well ...
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Failed update from 12.10 to 13.04, boots into terminal.

Something went wrong when I was upgrading from Ubuntu 12.10 to 13.04. When the screen comes up I get an option to load Ubuntu with various versions of Linux and if I select one I get nothing but ...
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Partial upgrade from 12.04 now can't boot

I went through the process of running a partial upgrade in 12.04, now when I reboot, I get stuck at a black screen with a cursor. Any help? I have reinstalled nvidia drivers by going through the ...