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How to upgrade cockpit-dashboard now that cockpit-235 is out?

I allowed apt upgrade to replace cockpit version 233 with version 235, but now the dashboard does not work. apt -a info cockpit-dashboard Package: cockpit-dashboard Version: 233-1~ubuntu20.04.1 ...
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Stop ubuntu from automatically upgrading kernel

I am using ubuntu 20.04 and the default kernel version is 5.4.0-42 and 5.4.0-58. For some reason, I have upgraded my kernel to 5.8.0-36 several days ago with the command sudo apt install linux-image-5....
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Turn manually installed packages into automatically installed?

Many packages, e.g. php modules, come in version specific versions (a la php7.2-foobar vs. php7.4-foobar) as well as a generic version (say, php-foobar) where all the latter does is install the ...
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upgrade to 20.04LTS went bad on me these are the steps I've taken am I missing anything?

I was upgrading our lamp server from 18.04LTS to 20.04LTS and at some point it failed and started spitting out tons of errors related to a read-only file system. I manually ran fsck and then ran dpkg -...
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Ubuntu distribution became corrupted with Kali. Black Screen upon load [duplicate]

I upgraded Ubuntu and now when I type cat /etc/*release I get DISTRIB_ID = Ubuntu but PRETTY_NAME=Kali GNU/Linux. Is this normal? I had a dual boot Ubuntu 20.04 and Windows 10. I went into the Ubuntu ...
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upgrade from 18.04 to 20.04 wrought havoc

I recently ran the on-line upgrade. I got segmentation errors, ran Lenovo's full hardware check. No problems, no more segmentation errors. Now root is mounted read-only so I cannot install software. ...
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Newbie Help: Black screen after ubuntu upgrade (in a dual boot scenario)

I am having a lot of trouble getting my dual boot ubuntu 20.04 /windows 10 running again after an upgrade to ubuntu. Essentially, now when I boot I don't see the grub menu and it goes directly to try ...
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Can't upgrade Ubuntu 19.10 to 20.04.1 [duplicate]

I have Ubuntu 19.10 (GNU/Linux 5.3.0-1030-raspi2 aarch64). ubuntu@ubuntu:~$ do-release-upgrade Checking for a new Ubuntu release Your Ubuntu release is not supported anymore. For upgrade information, ...
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Can no longer install anything or upgrade on lubuntu [duplicate]

The lubuntu version I have is: $ lsb_release -a No LSB modules are available. Distributor ID: Ubuntu Description: Ubuntu 19.10 Release: 19.10 Codename: eoan When I try to install ...
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Ram (8gb) upgrade wont Upgrade

I just added 8 gigabytes of ram t my computer of whitch already had 8 gigabytes to make 16 gigabytes 8+8=16, but when i run sudo dmidecode --type memory it says 8192 mb. it is the same in BIOS/UEFI ...
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Regarding OpenSSL Upgrade in Ubuntu [duplicate]

I recently heard about some vulnerability in older versions of OpenSSL i.e. before 1.1.1i . I checked my servers and found that most have either 1.1.0l or 1.1.1f . The recommended update version was 1....
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How to complete upgrade

Nearing completion of an upgrade from 18.04 LTS to 20.04 LTS, my Dell desktop computer's screen and keyboard froze. Shortly before that, the computer asked me to close all applications in preparation ...
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Wifi stops working during upgrade attempt Ubutu 20.04

I have a Dell D630 that had been working on Lubuntu. I recently upgraded to Ubuntu 20.04 and got the Wifi card working with information I found on the web. This was several months ago. Last week AT&...
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FFmpeg broken after upgrade to 20.04

After upgrading Ubuntu from 18.04 to 20.04, ffmpeg no longer works. Running FFmpeg with any arguments (or none) prints this message: $ ffmpeg ffmpeg: error while loading shared libraries: libcdio.so....
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upgrade fail 20.04.1 LTS to 20.10

Trying to upgrade from 20.04.1 LTS to 20.10 and get the below fail message. i within Software and updates changed notify me of a new Ubuntu version to 'for any new version' and when a popup appears ...
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Ubuntu 20: 'apt upgrade' fails repeatedly with “Illegal instruction (core dumped)”

I tried to do an apt update; apt upgrade yesterday on my Ubuntu 20.04 installation. The output of the apt upgrade is attached at the end of this post. The title says it all: I get the error Illegal ...
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Why sudo apt-get upgrade and apt upgrade give two different output?

I've been reading about the difference between the two commands sudo apt-get upgrade and sudo apt upgrade here : https://itsfoss.com/apt-vs-apt-get-difference/ and I came to the conclusion that they ...
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Ubuntu 20.10 freezes regularly after updating from 20.04

My Lenovo L480 had a 20.04 installed with few problems. After upgrading to 20.10, it freezes regularly. Means mouse pointer is frozen and no keyboard input produces any result. The only chance to ...
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I'm gatting “Set the RESUME variable to override this.” Error when i try to sudo apt upgrade [duplicate]

I don't know why this error coming. and this one is normal? os : 5.8.0-38-generic #43~20.04.1-Ubuntu my Terminal Output: kaushal@kaushal:~$ sudo apt upgrade Reading package lists... Done Building ...
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Upgrade old laptop [closed]

I have this old laptop... HP Probook 450 G0 - I want to buy a new SSD. This output: Output SATA New SSD all go at 6 GB/s, so how that works with my laptop? Or does the new SSD I buy has to be ...
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do-release-upgrade command took up all my 1TB disk space

I am new to Linux. I have installed kubuntu using a USB boot on my new PC yesterday, and today I installed gnome as well. I was trying to set up my system and did some research. For some reason, I ran ...
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How to install a wifi driver located on a usb stick to Ubuntu 20.04LTS - explicit procedure /steps

So I have an old Dell Latitude E6420 with a Centrino Advanced-N 6205 Taylor Pate wifi adaptor. I installed Linux Mint/Cinamon - and found that the wifi was unstable - worked somtimes, didn't work ...
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upgrading to a LTS version

I have to install another Ubuntu OS version maybe 18.04 or any other long-term release. not able to work properly with the current version 19.10. The problem is I have created some VMs which are very ...
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how to upgrade unsupported release when `apt-get update` fails [duplicate]

I need to upgrade my OS because Kubuntu 19.10 is apparently "end of life" and no longer allows updates. The update instructions I find say apt-get update && apt-get dist-upgrade. ...
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Cannot have both WiFi and full resolution, after upgrade/Nvidia

Update: If in Grub I boot to 5.4.0-60 (recovery mode), I select network, and then I continue rebooting, I get both WiFi and full res. I guess this helps learning how to fix the problem. OP: It ...
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Migrating from Intel CPU to AMD one

My OS is currently Ubuntu 20.04 LTS. My current CPU is: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-6700K CPU I'm going to upgrade my Motherboard, CPU, Memory, to AMD Family with an AMD Ryzen 9 5950x. Will my OS seamlessly ...
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Released Package With Bug In 'prerm' Script

I have a package that has already been released. I have a new version of the package that I'd like to release but I've learned that there is a bug in my original 'prerm' script that will cause some ...
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Kubuntu upgrade from 20.04 to 20.10 failed

I didnt get error list so I cant give information about it.The upgrader said it failed. I followed this article: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/GroovyUpgrades/Kubuntu sudo apt-get update && ...
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Ubuntu kernel 5.8.0-36-generic full of problems latest nvidia upgrades brake older kernels 5.4.0-60/58-generic [closed]

There are hard problems with the new updates on 20.04.1-LTS: Kernel 5.8.0-36-generic lacks lots of drivers (mostly network (ethernet/wifi)). New NVIDIA drivers brake old kernels (5.4.0) and even in ...
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Distrubution Upgrade (18.04 -> 20.04) stuck

I installed Ubuntu 18.04 off a DVD last night. I added a few basics like gcc, make, build-essential, manpages-dev, dkms, git, a wifi driver (using dkms), curl, gnupg, brave-browser, and Steam. Then ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 upgrade broke my home network

I have a small office network consisting of a few PCs and one Ubuntu server that we use for file sharing as well as a minidlna server for our music. Everything was working just fine until I upgraded ...
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How to update additional packages?

After login, I get: 3 software packages can be updated 0 of these updates are security updates. To see these additional updates run: apt list --upgradable New release '20.04.1 LTS' available. Run 'do-...
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How to fix issues occured after recent Ubuntu software upgrade

I have Ubuntu 20.04 LTS. Few days back, I installed software update/upgrade as recommended by Ubuntu. Which gave me some warning to install some package but completed. So I didn't notice which package ...
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Using Unattended-Upgrades to update security packages without user interaction

Using unattended-upgrades to install security packages. Which runs daily. However I've noticed for the last week or so that security packages haven't been installed. After some investigation I found ...
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Is it Recommended to Encryp (Home) directory on Ubuntu 20, because each upgrade afterwards leads to Issue? [closed]

I installed recently Ubuntu 20 and encrypted home directry. but after doing upgrade Ubuntu boot up with the error "Cryptsetup: Wating for encrypted source device /swapfile" and do not allow ...
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Incorrect new kernel version installed after apt-get upgrade, how do I downgrade it?

On January 10, 2021, I performed an apt-get upgrade, then rebooted. This broke all of my sound devices. After some research, it seems that the version of ubuntu I'm running (Ubuntu 20.04.1 LTS) is ...
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How to update linux-image (kernel) on ubuntu

I have following Installed package on my ubuntu: linux-image-5.3.0-1023-aws_5.3.0-1023.25~18.04.1 I want to upgrage it to package : linux-image-5.3.0-1033-aws_5.3.0-1033.35 What is easiest way to ...
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Software Updater claims updates but yields empty set of changes

Ubuntu 20.04 I recently did an update using Software Updater and it seemed to go well. I reran the SU just to see it say that the software was up to date. Instead it said there were updates, but blank,...
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sudo apt-get upgrade turned RPI4 off

I just ran: sudo apt-get upgrade On my RPI4 and it turned off. The green activity light is blinking. Does anyone know what is up? Also: I saw that it was stuck for quite a while on updating a package ...
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Find all modified configuration files before upgrade?

Especially during a do_release_upgrade, I am used to encounter a large number of prompts Modified (by you or by a script) since installation which I usually answer with N to keep my modifications, ...
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What do I backup prior to upgrading 16.04 to 18.04? [duplicate]

I have deja-dup, and it is currently set by default to backup only my HOME directory. I'm about to upgrade my OS from 16.04 to 18.04 and am advised to 'take a backup'. I'm dubious that just backing up ...
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Wi fi is not working after update

I'm using Ubuntu 20.04.1 LTS version After Updated my machine I can't connect to Wi-Fi. Even if not shown in the bar or setting. For this reason, I Completely format and reinstall the ubuntu 20.04 ...
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Running Threadripper 3960x and Ubuntu upgraded kernel to 5.8 - have had to revert back to 5.4

My Ubuntu kept crashing after upgrading to Kernel 5.8. I submitted the crash reports each time. Sometimes it was in relation to the nvidia driver also upgrading to the latest version, other times it ...
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xserver packages held back

I'm trying to update Ubuntu from 18.04 but five xserver packages are being held back from upgrading. How do I fix this? (xenial)kia7269@localhost:~$ apt list --upgradable Listing... Done xserver-xorg-...
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Unable to install, update, or upgrade any packages on ubuntu 20.04 aws ec2 instance [duplicate]

I am trying to install net-tools using sudo apt install net-tools but I get Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done E: Unable to locate package ...
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Applications fail to launch in Ubuntu 20.04 Desktop

I'm using Ubuntu Desktop 20.04.1 LTS. The desktop GUI (GNOME Shell I believe) was working fine this morning. After updating and installing some new hardware the desktop GUI became unresponsive when ...
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Ansible: dpkg-reconfigure -plow unattended-upgrades stopped while running

Here we are trying to start auto updating packages in Ubuntu through Ansible playbook. dpkg-reconfigure -plow unattended-upgrades When we run this command manually, it shows the following prompt, ...
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No audio after “apt upgrade --with-new-pkgs” (Ubuntu 20.04 LTS)

After yesterday upgrade with command sudo apt-get -y --with-new-pkgs upgrade i have Dummy Output in Output Device and now i hear no sound, either through speaker or audio jack. i have new kernel 5.8....
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Error When Trying to Upgrade [duplicate]

I am getting this error when running sudo apt-get upgrade: Fetched 322 MB in 1min 57s (2,741 kB/s) Extracting templates from packages: 100%rade Preconfiguring ...
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Problems with extra keyboards in ubuntu after upgrade

After upgrade from ubuntu mate 16.04 I have troubles with adding extra keyboard layouts in my ubuntu mate 20.04 I have 2 partitions: /home and / /home is living with my installations since ubuntu 10....

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