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Questions tagged [upgrade]

Questions about upgrading packages, systems or hardware.

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How to update VS code to the latest version in Ubuntu?

I saw many solutions like wget https://vscode-update.azurewebsites.net/latest/linux-deb-x64/stable -O /tmp/code_latest_amd64.deb sudo dpkg -i /tmp/code_latest_amd64.deb Buts its not too good. I want ...
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Upgrading mongodb not working because dpkg was interrupted?

I'm trying to upgrade from mongodb 3.2.10 to 3.4.4. This is on a c9.io environment that I use for developing, and the upgrade seemed to work on the production server. It seems to have taken the list ...
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After upgrading of ubuntu 17.10 to 18.04., network login(hotspot login) showed an error

I have upgraded ubuntu 17.10 to 18.04. Upgrade went fine. But when I rebooted my machine, the network login(hotspot login) showed an error : error resolving "nmcheck.gnome.org":Name or service not ...
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Can I see what issues have been fixed to cause a apt upgrade? [duplicate]

I get upgrades to something or other almost daily. My upgrade script uses sudo apt list --upgradable (after a sudo apt update) so I can see what is going to be upgraded, but it does not show why. Is ...
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Upgrade to the latest PHP version in ubuntu 16.04

I am using NextCloud in my server and NextCloud informs me that: You are currently running PHP 7.0.32-0ubuntu0.16.04.1. Upgrade your PHP version to take advantage of performance and security ...
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What good resources exist for an inexperienced user to explain how to safely upgrade Ubuntu Mate to 18.10 from 18.04? [duplicate]

Firstly let me apologize for, what to many will be a very basic question, but I am an 81 year old newbie, who really enjoys using 18.04 MATE on my X550 ASUS laptop (12Gb RAM) without a great depth of ...
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All my upgrades crash due to unsigned kernels

The problem I have is that all Ubuntu's proposed software updates end with a fail message, which tells me that the problem are unsigned kernels, so I don't know whether any of the updates succeed or ...
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Upgrade from 16.04 to 18.04 broke apt

How I got to where I am now: I started the upgrade from Ubuntu GNOME 16.04 to 18.04. Everything went fine until I was asked to reboot. It got stuck at displaying /dev/sdb6: clean 723689/...
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Pin Ubuntu major LTS version but allow minor upgrade?

Does anyone know how I can pin my Ubuntu to accept only minor version upgrade (e.g. 16.04.x)? If I set in Software & Updates, notify me of a new Ubuntu version to "For long-term support version", ...
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Issue while installing curl [on hold]

Trying to install curl but getting below error. Any changes to be made in source.list? sudo apt-get install curl Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state ...
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Trying to upgrade from 14 to 16 (or 18) but get “Please install all available updates for your release before upgrading.”

I've run sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get upgrade sudo apt-get dist-upgrade and think ironed out all the errors from those, but now when I run sudo do-release-upgrade I still get: Checking for a ...
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Installing Ubuntu on VM [duplicate]

I was able to boot and install Ubuntu 18.10 desktop on VM workstation Pro 12. Ubuntu updated and not when booting up it is going to cmd check window, then just sits there doing nothing. Is there ...
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Black console screen after upgrading to 18.04

I have looked through past questions, but I can't seem to find the specific answer for my problem. I am a relative newbie to using the terminal. I updated from 16.04 (I think) to 18.04, and now the ...
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How to upgrade Virtualbox 5.1 to current version (Win10 Guest)?

Since I upgraded my virtual Win7 to Win10 yesterday, everything seems to work fine, but sometimes windows and menus etc. appear strange, like there is some graphic issue. First I changed the settings ...
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Upgraded Linux Kernel Not Working [closed]

Hello Ubuntu community. I use Ubuntu 19.04 prerelease edition. After update today, my PC did not restarted. When I select "advanced options" I choose lower kernel 4.15.0.21 and recognised that system ...
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Upgrade php-fpm package without restarting service

I've looked around here and the manual pages for apt-get, apt, and dpkg. I would like to upgrade the php-fpm package without triggering an immediate restart of the service. I realize of course that a ...
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Login loop after base update on Ubuntu 18.04.1

I have exactly the same problem with this answer. I don't understand why that topic is closed. I cannot login my desktop for first time after using and trusting the new Ubuntu so many months already. ...
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KDE Plasma4 desktop PPA for current LTS?

I'm still on KUbuntu 14.04LTS but with a considerable number of personal upgrades including Qt4, kdelibs4, kdepim4 (and plenty of other packages through my own PPAs) and the kernel (local build). I ...
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Cant connect to archive, Ubuntu Server 18.04.1?

I got a HP Proliant DL380 G6 server running Ubuntu Server 18.04.1. For some reason I cannot connect to any archive server, "cant initiate connection" apt update works just fine but not apt upgrade. ...
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Error when updating applications [duplicate]

I got these error messages when trying to update software, E: The repository "http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu CODENAME Release" does not have a Release file. W: Upgrading from this repository can ...
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These two warnings are listed during upgrades via terminal on 18.04, Should i be worried?

I have noticed them from time to time during upgrade since using 18.04. Processing triggers for hicolor-icon-theme (0.17-2) ... Setting up linux-firmware (1.173.3) ... update-initramfs: Generating /...
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Login loop for one user after Ubuntu update [closed]

Yesterday, I updated my Ubuntu instance using the Software Updater. Here's the relevant entry from /var/log/apt/history.log: Start-Date: 2019-01-16 08:05:11 Commandline: aptdaemon role='role-commit-...
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Ubuntu backup packages to use as rollback after upgrade

What is the best method to backup my current installed packages so that I can use this backup as rollback instead of an upgrade failure. Please share. Thanks, Zain
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Can apt upgrade in a chroot overwrite the 'host' kernel?

I'm using a chroot to effectively containerise my development environment. Before switching to the chroot I'm mounting /sys, /dev and /proc. I'm concerned that if I perform a apt-get update then I ...
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Does apt upgrade trigger netplan apply in 18.04?

I did apt-get update; apt upgrade on a remote server over SSH. netplan.io and some systemd packages were upgraded. I switched to a different screen window, but after just a few seconds the SSH ...
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Upgrading from SSD to M.2

I'm planning to upgrade the main drive containing root and boot stuff. Currently Ubuntu 16.04 is installed in SSD, and Ubuntu 18.04 is gonna be installed in the new M.2 drive. I've heard that when ...
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Continuous disk activity since upgrading to Ubuntu 18.04

Since I upgraded to Ubuntu 18.04 I have been experiencing continuous disk activity and the noise that goes with it (even when the machine is apparently unused). Any suggestions about how to diagnose / ...
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How to upgrade PHP 7.0 to 7.1 in Ubuntu (offline server)?

I need to upgrade PHP 7.0 to 7.1. I am using Ubuntu 16.04 in Linux server. I searched that need to use ondrej package to upgrade. But my trial failed. Is it because my server is not connected to ...
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Update Ubuntu 16.04.3 LTS to Ubuntu 16.04.5 LTS [duplicate]

I would like to know if it is possible to update from Ubuntu 16.04.3 LTS to Ubuntu 16.04.5 LTS.
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Labtec Camera stopped working after upgrade from 16.04 to 18.04

I was using labtec camera on my ubuntu 16.04. After upgrade to 18.04 it stopped working. Cheese does not display the picture from camera. However, when I tried guvcview, picture was ok. Can you ...
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Nautilus menu too small after upgrade to 18.10

I just upgraded to Ubuntu 18.10 from 18.04, and now the Nautilus menu is too small to fit all the menu items (See in the screenshot below). The menu item "显示隐藏文件" (which is simplified Chinese for "...
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Update 16.04 to 18.04 broken due to 0 bytes in /boot, not yet rebooted

So, stupidly, I neglected to clean up /boot before running update from 16.04 to 18.04. All seemed to go well until right at the end I got the warning of 0 byes in /boot. But I have not yet rebooted, ...
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What happens to Python 2.7 if I upgrade Ubuntu 16.04 to 18.04?

I do not want to have two versions of Python on my computer and the version that I want is 2.7. I (today) installed Ubuntu 16.04 so that I would have Python 2.7, but (possibly because 16.04 is older ...
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If I `sudo-apt upgrade-distro` on Ubuntu 16.04 to Ubuntu 18.04, will my nvidia drivers break?

I wanted to upgrade my current xenial distro to bionic. I have my Nvidia drivers installed in xenial, and I wonder what a distro upgrade from the CLI would do to my nvidia drivers. I've broken them ...
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Which single command can I have for Ubuntu maintenance?

I see we have apt update and apt upgrade, but then we should do apt autoremove and/or apt autoclean, etc. Is there a single command for full Ubuntu maintenance?
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Unable to boot Ubuntu 14.04 after upgrading

I successfully upgraded from Ubuntu 12.04 to 14.04 with sudo do-release-upgrade, and after that with lsb_release -a I received this message: No LSB modules are available. Distributor ID: Ubuntu ...
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upgraded to Cosmic, have no audio [duplicate]

I upgraded to Cosmic through tonight, and now I have no audio: neither my laptop speakers nor the ehadphone jack seem to do anything. The audio settings menu shows only a "dummy audio" option. Below ...
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Upgrad Ubuntu-14-04 LTS to Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

I understand that Ubuntu allows of upgrading 14.04 to 16. I run software updater it indicates that there is a new version, I click upgrade a couple of steps work then I get an error dialog box with ...
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Screen blinking after upgrading form 16.04 to 18.04

Yesterday I lauched the upgrade process with "Software & Updates" Setting in System Settings. During the process i was surfing the web, suddenly the scrren goes black and my laptop start to ...
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Trouble with graphic after Upgrade to Ubuntu 18.04: it changes grub entries - Bug?

Why isn't Ubuntu able to recognize that my graphics (Kaveri Radeon R7) does not support nomodeset? Is there no chance to check this? For me this seems to be a bug I would want to report. I'm right, ...
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upgarde Ubuntu 16.04 to 18.04 error

$ sudo do-release-upgrade Checking for a new Ubuntu release Get:1 Upgrade tool signature [819 B] Get:2 Upgrade tool [1,263 kB] ...
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Upgrade from KUbuntu-16.04 to Ubuntu-18.04

Currently I'm running KUbuntu-16.04 with KDE, however, I would like to upgrade to the default Ubuntu-18.04, with the default Ubuntu. My pc is a efi duaboot with windows 10 and KUbuntu. I would like ...
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Wifi became KO on Ubuntu 18.10

My WiFi stopped working after apt upgrade. No WiFi section appears in the network properties panel. Here is the result of sudo lspci -v for my WiFi: 03:00.0 Network controller: Realtek Semiconductor ...
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How to upgrade sed to 4.5 on Ubuntu Server 18.04?

I want to try the newest sed utility on Ubuntu Server 18.04. I've tried below command but still not able to upgrade it. How can I do that? root@u1804:~# apt update Hit:1 http://archive.ubuntu.com/...
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Can't boot after upgrading from 16.04 to 18.04

I tried to upgrade from Ubuntu 16.04 to Ubuntu 18.04 this morning. Everything went alright, except when the system finished upgrading and tried to reboot it could not enter the desktop environment and ...
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“Started bpfilter” while booting after upgrading to Ubuntu 18.10

I upgraded my ubuntu 18.04 to 18.10 and after restarting the laptop, it stuck on "Started bpfilter" and doesn't display the login screen. I followed the steps in this solution, I tried uncommenting #...
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Python script for Nostromo/ Razer Tartarus fails after upgrade to 18.04

TL;DR This python-based key remapping software ceased working after upgrade to 18.04 from 16.04 and I would like it or the supposed Python3 compliant version to work. Help! Detailed description: I ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS ending April 2019 then what next one needs to do and how on dual boot win7 [duplicate]

Ubuntu 14.04 LTS ending April 2019 then what next one needs to do and how. I would also like to know if we can directly jump to the higher release or upgrade step by step? If step by step then how to ...
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Not able to upgrade from Ubuntu Server 16.04.5 LTS to 18.04.1 LTS

I am trying to upgrade my ubuntu server 16.04.5 LTS to 18.04.1 LTS. But it fails identify the newer release. I tried all the options, which are explained in other Q&A. $ sudo do-release-upgrade ...
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Error upgrading from unsupported 15.10 [duplicate]

The following is the log of what is happening when I am trying to upgrade from 15.10. Is there any way to fix this? Ign http://security.ubuntu.com wily-security/restricted Translation-en Err ...