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prtial upgrade from 18.04 to 20.04 errored

Yesterday i wanted to update my ubuntu from 18.04 to 20.04 but my power gone down in the middle of the upgrade. after that the power came up and i tried to upgrade again and it shows a do partial ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 unable to run a partial upgrade [duplicate]

I was trying to run a partial upgrade my Ubuntu 18.04.6 LTS. But I am getting the following error /etc/kernel/postinst.d/zz-update-grub: Sourcing file `/etc/default/grub' Generating grub configuration ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 wants to do "partial upgrade" for newest kernel upgrade

today the software updater in Ubuntu 20.04 prompted me to do the "partial upgrade" for newest kernel upgrade. My current kernel is 5.13.0-39-generic. The partial upgrade wants to install the ...
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Failure to upgrade Ubuntu due to package removal failure of 'systemd-shim'

Every time a 'partial upgrade' or 'normal upgrade' of the Ubuntu OS, it is failing every time because of the failure of the systemd-shim package. Even after I manually execute the following command (...
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Ubuntu Incorrectly Believes 100% of "/" Used, All Old Kernels & Large FilesRemoved, Won't Complete Upgrade Or Boot

During an upgrade I received an error message stating that I had less 1 GB left on root partition... unfortunately I had to shutdown my machine before I could investigate. Now, I received this error ...
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Need to update openssh-server to latest version in 20.04?

How do I update this version to a later version of openssh-server? They are up to openssh-8.8p1 On Ubuntu 20.04.3 LTS
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Partial Upgrade from Ubuntu 18.04 to 20.04 LTS

I have upgraded from Ubuntu 18.04 to 20.04 LTS from the update manager. After upgrade it was not successful and on reboot I found the system having partial upgrade(some icons are from Ubuntu 20.04). ...
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Stuck on black screen with blinking cursor and mouse pointer after I force closed during upgrade

I ran sudo apt upgrade. The process got stuck at 49% and my laptop hanged. I couldn't do anything at all to make it work, so I force closed like I used to do in Windows. Now when I boot it up, it ...
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Ubuntu 20.04: Stuck at partial upgrade

I have upgraded the Ubuntu from the version 18 to 20.04. After upgrading I have tried to update the software's but it was asking me to do a partial update so I have started it but its almost 8 hours ...
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User account not appearing in setting or login screen

After a partial upgrade, I was presented with gnome initial setup where I was forced to create a new user. With this new user I noticed the my old user was not gone, it was just not appearing on the ...
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Unfreeze upgrade on 18.04LTS (found linux image..found intrd image)

sudo apt-get update && upgrade for 18.04 LTS, after re-installing 'zlib-1.2.11.tar.gz' how to re-install zlib1g_1.2.11 from root access to recover from boot-fail likely started from shared ...
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Partial upgrade from 20.04 LTS to 20.10

I recently upgraded my Ubuntu 20.04 LTS to Ubuntu 20.10 but due to Partial Upgrade my screen is showing "Oh no! Something has gone wrong. A problem has occured and the system can't recover" ...
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Partial upgrade broke my system

I'm on 18.04 right now and was about to upgrade to 20.04. My package manager offered me both a partial upgrade and a dist upgrade as options. I figured it was best to run the partial upgrade first and ...
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Blank screen and blinking underscore after update to ubuntu 20.04 from 18.04 from [duplicate]

I was updating from Ubuntu 18.04 to 20.04, when the update GUI showed a certain package from python3 could not be installed and the update failed. The message then showed restart required. After ...
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grub doesn't show up in a dual boot system after partially upgrading from 18.04 to 20.04

Boot Repair log I have a dual boot system which has Windows 10 and Ubuntu 18.04 which is partially upgraded to 20.04, but during the partial upgrade I selected something without reading which made ...
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Stuck in login loop after partial upgrading [duplicate]

I'm on Ubuntu 20.04. The Software Updater prompted to do a partial upgrade and I proceeded. Then after the reboot I'm stuck on a login loop. Edit: Update and Upgrade don't work either in the command ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 freezing

When restart Ubuntu 20.04,it becomes freeze, doesn't work touchpad and keyboard. Nvidia GeForce GTX1650 graphics installed in my machine.
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Kept back upgrade of fwupd

What's wrong now with fwupd? It was OK since May 1st, 2020 on newly installed Ubuntu 20.04 The following packages have been kept back: fwupd 0 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 0 to remove and 1 not ...
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Major problems after 20.04 Upgrade - libapt-pkg.so.5.0 [duplicate]

I tried to upgrade my 18.04 system to 20.04 and it has resulted in a lot of problems. Near the end of the upgrade process, the update-manager informed me that it would be a partial upgrade. My log ...
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Why do I get "101: Network is unreachable" when trying to upgrade to Ubuntu 20.04? [duplicate]

I am facing these errors while I am trying to upgrade to Ubuntu 20.04: E: Failed to fetch http://ubuntu.mirror.digitalpacific.com.au/archive/pool/main/x/xdg-desktop- portal-gtk/xdg-desktop-portal-...
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Restore Manually Downgraded Packages

How do I upgrade (restore) the manually downgraded downgrade packages in Ubuntu? I was trying to install open-cv on a Jetson TX2(OS-Ubuntu 18.04.4 LTS), and there were some dependencies' version ...
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`sudo apt upgrade` shows broken packages

I have a 32-bit Asus laptop with an i386 processor. I had installed Ubuntu 16.04 LTS then I upgraded/updated it to Ubuntu 18.04 LTS. After updating it to Ubuntu 18.04 LTS the desktop was not showing ...
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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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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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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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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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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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