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Questions about upgrading packages, systems or hardware.

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Ubuntu Upgrade to 22.04 in Parallels Mac M1

I used the upgrade in the software updater to install Ubuntu 22.04. The install seemed to go fine until I got to the restart screen. When "Continue" is selected, the screen goes blank ...
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All USB drives give This Location Could Not Be Displayed after distro-upgrade and Aptik Restore

Yesterday, I installed a clean upgrade to 22.04 and restored my most recent backup using Aptik. Since then, whenever I try to view the contents of any connected USB drive in Nautilus, I get an error ...
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error doesn't have the component 'somerville-warcraft-intel' (component misspelt in sources.list?)

I was a total windows user, and just migrated to Ubuntu. I was updating to Ubuntu 22.04 LTS but unfortunately in the final step I press the Ctrl + C command, which I Think that stopped the update ...
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Unable to start Ubuntu in GUI mode after upgrade

I have upgraded my Ubuntu from 20.04, but when it restarted in graphical mode ...
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Refreshing Software Cache Stalls - While updating

I am getting an error when checking for updates. I need to refresh the software cache, when I do…it Freezes/Stalls. I can’t do anything but reboot. Tried this: sudo apt-get clean ; sudo apt-get remove ...
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I have bought ubuntu pro. but can't enable it

I have bought ubuntu pro as desktop version but when I go to software & update settings, there is no option for ubuntu pro. so how can I find the code to attach it like this? https://ubuntu.com/...
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After upgrade from Ubuntu from 20.04 to 22.04 GUI can not load

I've tried to reinstall ubuntu-desktop but there are many broken packages from ubuntu 20.04 and it has been impossible to me. Why is trying to install ubuntu 20.04 packages instead of 22.04? How can ...
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How to solve "permission denied" error when running "do-release-upgrade"?

I'm trying to upgrade Ubuntu 18.04 to 20.04. sudo apt update && sudo apt upgrade returns 0 upgraded. sudo do-release-upgrade returns the following log: Checking for a new Ubuntu release Get:1 ...
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Can't Upgrade from 22.04 to 22.10? [duplicate]

I'm currently trying to upgrade from 22.04 to 22.10 (just because I'd like to), and for some reason, I have 20 packages that no matter what I try, they will not update, which is holding me back from ...
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upgrading to ubuntu pro. Where is the token?

I hope this question is not too "newbie". I am running Ubuntu18.04 LTS and it will expire in 4/23. I'd like to upgrade my workstation to ubuntu Pro workstation, no support. The instructs say ...
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Service restarted at every apt upgrade

Everytime I run apt upgrade and there is an actual upgrade, a service that I have created gets restarted. Typically, I get this message ┌────┤ Daemons using outdated libraries ├─────┐ │ ...
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How do get my system to use the latest installed kernel?

I recently upgrade from Ubuntu 18.04 to 20.04 and then to 22.04. At least when going from 20.04 to 22.04 I got a prompt asking if I wanted to install the latest kernel, and I said yes (I can't ...
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Latest upgrade broke connection

So I ran sudo apt upgrade from my terminal (Ubuntu 22.04.1 LTS) and I had some hash mismatch issues with some kernel upgrades (5.15.0-58 i think). I didnt think much them, tried to solve the by ...
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Kubuntu 18.04 do-release-upgrade fails [closed]

I'm trying to upgrade my Kubuntu 18.04 distribution Here's the output of cat /etc/*-release DISTRIB_ID=neon DISTRIB_RELEASE=18.04 DISTRIB_CODENAME=bionic DISTRIB_DESCRIPTION="KDE neon User ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 upgrade error

I have Ubuntu 20.04 root on zfs. I attempted to upgrade to Ubuntu 22.04. The upgrade mostly completed then aborted due to some issue with dovecot. I was able to reboot root@mail:/# lsb_release -a No ...
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CAELinux How to Update TeXLive from 2017 to 2022? [closed]

This is my tex --version: TeX 3.14159265 (TeX Live 2017/Debian) kpathsea version 6.2.3 Copyright 2017 D.E. Knuth. There is NO warranty. Redistribution of this software is covered by the terms of both ...
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How do I install Ubuntu on a particular existing partition

Dell Vostro 2520 64-bit laptop Ubuntu 22.04.1 Windows 10 wine3 (?) This laptop dual-boots Windows and Ubuntu, and has a SATA hard disk and an optical drive. I installed a Windows *.exe file for map ...
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Can't use opencv in upgraded Python3

I upgraded my Python 3.6.9 to Python 3.9. Prior to upgrading, I was able to use opencv but somehow I can't use opencv and other libraries (matplotlib.pyplot etc.). What is problem with that ? I also ...
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Updating Ubuntu 20.04 from 18.04 error [duplicate]

I have this error message when trying to upgrade from Ubuntu 18.04 to Ubuntu 20.04. W:El objetivo Packages (main/binary-amd64/Packages) está configurado varias veces en /etc/apt/sources.list:4 y /etc/...
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How do you efficiently/correctly extract data from a tarball into a new Ubuntu distribution?

I am updating my Ubuntu distribution from 18.04 to 22.04. I exported the Ubuntu 18.04 instance with wsl --export Ubuntu-18.04 <file.tar> to a tarball and am trying to figure out how to ...
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upgrade the existing xubuntu LTS 20.04 installation to LTS 22.04 from CD

Hi Is there a way to upgrade the existing xubuntu LTS 20.04 installation to LTS 22.04 from CD? I have multiple installations, and don't want to repeatedly download the new version.
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What's the default Python version in Ubuntu 22.04?

I am trying to upgrade from 20.04 to 22.04 During update, I get an error Your python3 install is corrupted. Please fix the ’/usr/bin/python3’ symlink. I know changing the symlink to the correct ...
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What are some aspects to consider when one needs to commit to a strategy, regarding LTS and non-LTS versions?

I use Ubuntu mostly to code, and I need performance because sometimes I play games on it. I also needed to install a lot of stuff. I'm currently on Ubuntu 22.04 LTS and I face the temptation of ...
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why I cannot apt upgrade my nvidia driver? [duplicate]

All upgradable package now is kept back even with apt full-upgrade. But I cannot find any conflict. aptitude cannot resolve the conflict either but it does not give out reason. apt list --upgradable ...
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Gnome's Software ignores apt's "kept-back" package status

Problem description The application Software (that is, Gnome Software 41.5) shows available updates, while sudo apt update && sudo apt full-upgrade finds no updates, apart from some kept-back ...
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Updater & software & updates not updating anything [duplicate]

So first I know absolutely nothing about Xubuntu or Linux whatsoever. I'm basically a laymen when it comes to computers period. Anyway, I'm running Xubuntu 20.04.1 LTS thanks to my dad. My software ...
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Mismatch between my terminal/VS code/wsl.exe Ubuntu version (18.04), and /etc/lsb-release (22.04.01) after running sudo do-release-upgrade?

I am on WSL2 and had/have Ubuntu 18.04 installed. I went through a couple of steps to upgrade versions (enabling systemd, creating a symbolic link for apt-pkg, etc.). I was finally able to run sudo do-...
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Black screen at normal boot; login loop at terminal boot - after upgrading 20.04 to 22.04:

After upgrading Ubuntu 20.04 LTS to 22.04 LTS, my workstation (which has a Nvidia RTX 3080 12gb installed) ceased being able to boot. Regular boot attempts results in the well known black screen with ...
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Stuck at `sudo apt upgrade`, and can't get over `E: Unmet dependencies. Try 'apt --fix-broken install' with no packages (or specify a solution).` [duplicate]

I use Ubuntu 22.04.1 LTS. However, after trying to sudo apt install ukui-desktop-environment the installation was not successful. Sadly, doing sudo apt upgrade doesn't work either. I get the following ...
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task bar flickering after upgrading to ubuntu 22.04

After upgrading my Ubuntu version to 22.04 I've noticed that the system monitor icon on the task bar (located in the upper right corner by default) glitches / flickers unnaturally. Doesn't seem to ...
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unable to remove old kernels after upgrading to 20.4

After updating my Ubuntu distribution from 18.04 to 20.04 I'm unable to clean up old kernels. I'm also blocked from running any update or cleanup because of that. Currently I'm running my system on ...
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Upgrade from Ubuntu 16.04 to 18.04 - improper use of do-release-upgrade

I started an upgrade from Ubuntu 16.04 to 18.04 but did not follow the proper procedure. The sequence of commands I executed are: sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get upgrade -y sudo apt-get dist-upgrade ...
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Need gcc and g++ 4.8 in Ubuntu 22.04.1

I am currently in Ubuntu 22.04.1 version, but I use a software which strictly needs gcc 4.8 (as per installation guide). How can I install it? sudo apt-get install g++-4.8 Reading package lists... ...
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Cannot edit update-manager-core even after having sudo permissions. Need it essentially in order to upgrade from Ubuntu 22.04.1 to 22.10!

/etc/update-manager/release-upgrades I have to upgrade Ubuntu 22.04.1 to 22.10. I'm following steps to do that from this website. Step-4 of the procedure to be followed asks to edit update-manager-...
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Ubuntu network sharing can't share with mobile phone

After upgrading my ubuntu to 22.04 the hotspot can't connect to my phone I try to solve but connect to other laptop and not phone
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What is the meaning of the term "archives" in apt? Why would apt download "archives"?

Why would apt try to download archives from archive.ubuntu.com? $ sudo apt upgrade Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree... Done Reading state information... Done Calculating upgrade....
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Stuck on upgrading from Ubuntu 20.04 to 22.04 LTS

I just upgraded today from 18.04 to 20.04, I am not sure if there was a mistake made in the upgrade. I am not able to upgrade a lib and do-release-upgrade to the newer version due to this lib. I have ...
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How do I repair a botched upgrade attempt from Kubuntu 20.04 to Kubuntu 22.04?

EDIT 1: While kubuntu 22.04 dropped in April of 2022, many of us didn't have access to it via apt upgrade until only very recently. While even more recent versions have since dropped, it's the 22.04 ...
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Files no longer works properly after installing Jammy Jelly

I've just upgraded to Ubuntu 22.04.1 LTS and my files manager is impaired. It automatically closes itself when not active and reverts to the default window. Previously I was able to open several tabs ...
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''The following updates have been kept back'' & ''19 were not upgraded'' [duplicate]

I'm creating this thread because I've just installed Ubuntu 22.04 LTS on my laptop. Everything went according to plan except for one thing. When I wanted to perform an update and upgrade in my ...
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After upgrade, computer won't boot

I went through the upgrade from Ubuntu 20.04LTS to 22.04LTS the other day. The process went without a hitch until restart, when all I have is a black screen. This black screen occurs after the Login ...
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How to install KDE Gear 22.12 in Kubuntu 22.10?

"Selection mode" is supposed to be a new feature in KDE Gear 22.12 and I want that in 22.10. Another new feature is Selection Mode. Hit the spacebar (or tap the hamburger menu and check the ...
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Connection to the Snap Store failed while trying to upgrade Ubuntu from 18.04 to 20.04

I'm trying to upgrade Ubuntu from 18.04 to 20.04. While running sudo do-release-upgrade my system is unable to reach the Snap Store.
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Is it possible to Upgrade Ubuntu 10.04 today? [duplicate]

I have an Ubuntu Server 10.04 LTS and my internet searches haven't provided a clear answer about whether it is possible for me to upgrade this webserver that is still in production on an intranet. My ...
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Upgraded from 20.04 to 22.04 on Dell machine and Dell repo no longer has a public key in update [duplicate]

I recently upgraded from 20.04 to 22.04 on a Dell Inspiron. When I ran apt-get update after the upgrade I got the following error: Get:1 http://dell.archive.canonical.com jammy InRelease [197 kB] Err:...
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Can't launch apps from sidebar icons or right click menu after upgrade to Ubuntu 22.04.1 LTS

I upgraded my ubuntu install to 22.04.1 LTS a while ago. I think my upgrade was somewhat botched and I've noticed a few issues. Mainly, there are problems with launching apps through the Desktop GUI. ...
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systemd-resolved jammed after kubuntu upgrade to 22.04.01 LTS

After upgrading Kubuntu 20.04.03 LTS to 22.04.01 LTS, I must bring up DNS manually in a Konsole. :~$ resolvectl status Failed to get global data: Failed to activate service 'org.freedesktop.resolve1': ...
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dual boot Win 10 upgrade

Have Windows 7 & Ubuntu dual boot on my desktop. Will upgrading to Win 10 mess up the dual boot, or will I still be able to choose Windows/Ubuntu from the splash screen?
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unattended-upgrades.service using an outdated library in Ubuntu 22.04

Whenever I execute an apt-get upgrade, I am confronted with a popup telling me that two of my daemons are using outdated libraries, and I am asked whether or not I wish to restart those services. One ...
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How do you keep your Ubuntu Desktop machine updated with the last stable upgrades? (OS version, kernel, packages) [duplicate]

Following my previous post: How do i make my Intel GPU (9a78 rev 01) compatible I decided to create a different post since it got a different plot twist. It started with my machine not knowing about ...
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