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Questions tagged [upgrade]

Questions about upgrading packages, systems or hardware.

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dpkg: unrecoverable fatal error, aborting: reading files list for package 'linux-headers-4.15.0-34-generic': Input/output error

I am trying to install nodejs on my Ubuntu machine - sudo apt install nodejs but I am getting following error Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information......
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Ubuntu does not upgrade from 4.15.0-23

I'm using Ubuntu Server LTS. HDD is fully encrypted and boot is from USB pen and I think that everything is working OK. Sometimes I'm asked to reboot system. On welcome screen I can see: Welcome to ...
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HP 255 G3 did not get better after upgraded RAM and SSD

I recently got HP 255 G3. The machine was never used. To make the maximum out of the laptop I upgraded RAM from 2gb to 8gb and HDD to SSD (100 gb). Tried elementary os 5 and Ubuntu 18.04. Comparing ...
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Blank Black screen appear after upgrading Ubuntu 16.04 LTS 32-bit to 18.04 LTS 32-bit bionic beaver via software updater during reboot

I was upgrading my laptop running ubuntu 16.04 LTS 32 bit version to a ubuntu 18.04 LTS 32 bit version bionic beaver via the software updater builtin the OS. After successful installation of the ...
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How to update/patch my libssh?

Running Ubuntu 16.04 - After hearing about the security issue with libssh I am trying to upgrade the package. https://www.libssh.org/2018/10/16/libssh-0-8-4-and-0-7-6-security-and-bugfix-release/ It ...
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18.04 upgrade dbus fail starting X server

I upgraded my desktop from 16.04.5 to 18.04.1 and find after booting that the start up freezes. In recovery, looking at the journalctl output I see stan-desktop dbus-daemon[3424]: [session uid=0 pid=...
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Video/audio no longer works after apt upgrade

So I did an apt update/upgrade yesterday. I noted that there was an unusual number of packages ready to update, over 250 iirc. I think I must have forgotten to update after upgrading Ubuntu to 18.04.1,...
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Errors were found while processing: linux-image-4.15.0-36-generic

Yesterday, I was updating my computer, but suddenly my internet connection failed. When I restarted it and tried to continue with the process, I had this message: gonzalocriollog@gonzalocriollog-...
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Ubuntu Software's “Restart and Update” doesn't seem to update (18.10 Beta) [on hold]

This is a new interface to me so I don't want to file a bug until I figure out if I'm just using it wrong. When package updates are available, Ubuntu Software opens with a list of the updates ...
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Purging a 3rd party PPA after upgrade to Ubuntu 18.04

I upraded to Ubuntu 18.04. The upgrader deactivated my 3rd party PPAs. In particular the one of Winehq. That was expected and is of course completely fine. However, I do not manage to install from the ...
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ftp command times out in 18.04

I recently upgraded my server from 16.04 to 18.04. I have alway's used the command ftp://backups@192.168.1.x/ in Deja Dup on my laptop (also recently upgraded to Ubuntu 18.04 from 17.10)to make ...
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Can you cancel an upgrade in progress? Upgrade from terminal hangs at same point, every time. Even on a fresh reinstall

Picture of screen: https://photos.app.goo.gl/HkKeBTEQr57G53Kq6 I'm really not sure what to do at this point.
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Black screen with mouse cursor after 18.04 upgrade

I was upgrading my laptop from 16.04 to 18.04 using the do-release-upgrade command. It downloaded everything and went about unpackaging things and installing them. I was doing this in a virtual ...
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Visibility of prompt for upgrade to next LTS in MOTD

When I have connected to my Ubuntu 16.04 LTS server via SSH, I am greeted with the welcome message and MOTD. Welcome to Ubuntu 16.04.5 LTS (GNU/Linux 4.4.0 ...) * Documentation: https://help....
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PreDepends: python3-minimal (= 3.6.3-0ubuntu2) but 3.6.3-0ubuntu3 is installed [closed]

I'm running an upgrade but here's what I got: sudo apt upgrade -y Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done You might want to run 'apt --fix-...
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Not enough free disk space - again

Until now I used everything that's written here: Not enough free disk space when upgrading It worked either with autoremove or purging, but now I'm stuck. Output of uname -r is 4.15.0-33-generic ...
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Cannot boot after upgrade to 18.04 grub-probe: error: cannot find a GRUB drive for /dev/sdb1

I had upgraded my Ubuntu 16.04 to Ubuntu 18.04. The upgrade completed and the system tried rebooting, but after that my PC no longer boots. I get a black screen, with no disk activity. If I press the ...
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Upgrading from version 15.10 to the next one [duplicate]

I want to upgrade my old version of Ubuntu 15.10 to a new one, I just tried to write in the shell sudo apt-get upgrade, sudo apt-get clean and my errors has been represented in the pictures. I ask ...
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shim-signed : Depends: shim (= 15+1533136590.3beb971-0ubuntu1) but 13-0ubuntu2 is to be installed

On a VPS server, console-only access. A few months ago I upgraded the distribution from Ubuntu 16.04 to 18.04 and had no problem since. This morning while upgrading packages, I got the following ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 see second monitor but no actual video shows on it

After I updated from 16.04 to 18.04 my dual screen setup has stopped working. I have two monitors, one connected from hdmi and one connected from vga. Both are connected straight from the ...
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Recent update error grub-efi-amd64-signed update

I just ran sudo apt update && sudo apt upgrade here is the screen shot- Please help. Thanks
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Software Updater is not working properly

Throughout all this process connection to the Internet was working properly. Every time I turned on my computer an error message popped saying "System program problem detected". I'm certain it is ...
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apt-get not working on Ubuntu 14.04 due to lock, I killed apt upgrade process in the middle - can I kill the remaining processes?

Can I kill these below processes now or not? I don't want to update anything; my GRUB file should not be affected. This is a production server. root@ANPRCentralServer:~# apt-get install nfs* E: ...
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upgrading from 16.04 to 18.04 have left me in a login loop

pretty straight forward. whenever I enter my password correctly, it flashes to black and then return me to the login screen. I've googled this a lot and nothing have worked. when I run the command ...
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unable to start lightdm after upgrade to 18.04

I updated my ubuntu 16.04 machine a few days ago to 18.04. I had a few issues upgrading but I've delt with those. only one issue remain: no GUI. I've spent days troubleshooting and googling the issue ...
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Why is 18.04 still using nvidia 390 while current nvidia driver is 410 [duplicate]

Just curious as to why the current nvidia drivers are not the latest. Not a complaint, and not interested particularly upgrading beyond Ubuntu's current drivers. This is not a GENERAL QUESTION ...
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Stop multiple upgrades

out in the boonies on slow DSL. Often sudo apt upgrade will show two programs being upgraded simultaneously as in [firefox 37%] [freecad 28%] 15m 45s I'd like to make that only one at a time so I ...
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Big fail upgrading to LTS 18

After upgrading to LTS 18, the process finished but says erros occured concerning packages: python3-apt mailutils isc-dhcp-client libgnutls-openssl27:amd64 Rebooting, my server does not succeed ...
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18.04 for Dell Precision 3460 SFF

Just purchased a Dell Precision 3430 Small Form Factor with Ubuntu 16.04 preinstalled. I am considering upgrading to 18.04. Was wondering if there are any known issues with the latest version on this ...
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Screen shutdown after upgrading from 16.04 to 18.04

I just upgraded from 16.04 to 18.04. When the computer is booted it shows a screen with the Ubuntu logo (see screenshot), and then the monitor shuts down after 1 minute or more. I can't power it on ...
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Can I revert the 18.04 upgrade?

I updated my Ubuntu from 16.04 to 18.04, but I don't like the new update at all, is there anyway I can revert back to 16.04? Backup and restore maybe? I upgraded yesterday, a popup appeared told me ...
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What ways can I upgrade from 17.04 (Zesty) to 18.04 (Bionic)? [duplicate]

I've tried a few ways online (though they seem to be different ways of doing the same thing). And I always get this message: An upgrade from 'zesty' to 'bionic' is not supported with this tool. I saw ...
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Up graded to 18. on Oct 7th and my hp 8610 pro doesn't print

when I press print for my hp8610 pro within several seconds I get a pop-up hp message that printing has stopped. I installed the recommended driver to no effect. my connections are good and there is ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 does not start after upgrade from Ubuntu 16

I had just finished upgrading, and now, when I restarted the system to complete the installation process, Ubuntu does not start. The boot menu and GRUB work fine, leading me to the boot menu when I ...
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Printer stopped working after upgrade 16.04 to 18.04

After an upgrade from 16.04 to 18.04 my printer stopped working. The printer is an Epson E360-dn. After printing a test page the I get the message Printing followed by Printing Stopped with the ...
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How can I upgrade minimal install?

Just installed 18.04 using the minimal install. A great option! But then I ran sudo apt update and it showed 179 packages can be upgraded. I suspect that it will then add back all the stuff that I ...
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Is it possible to undo an upgrade?

I had a server running 16.04 all was well and I didn't really need to upgrade it. I foolishly did so and now lot sof things have broken, most importantly the Windows share functionality doesn't work ...
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Password doesn't work after upgrading Ubuntu 17.10 to 18.04

When I used Ubuntu 17.10 at first I had problems updating with sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get upgrade I had major broken dependencies errors, so I rewrote the sources.list. I also blocked ...
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Error message when typing command line $ sudo apt-get update

i get an error when updating apt using $ sudo apt-get update error is (Err:17 http://ppa.launchpad.net/colingille/freshlight/ubuntu bionic Release 404 Not Found [IP: 91.189.95.83 80]) how can i ...
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Since I upgraded to 18.04, I cannot connect to the WiFi [on hold]

I can't connect to the internet at home since the new installation. Ubuntu 16.04 was fine (well, it had its problems of a different nature). But I am really new to this. Please help! What can I do?
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Unable to upgrade. Mysterious warning: “Errors were encountered while processing”

After doing apt-get update without issue, apt-get upgrade returns the following: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Calculating upgrade... ...
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Software updates not installing all packages in Ubuntu 18.04. They still show on apt list --upgradable [duplicate]

I have a clean install of Ubuntu 18.04. If launch "Software Updates" app and click on install updates, apparently they install normally but if use "sudo apt list --upgradable" I see a list of ...
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Lenovo Yoga 510 boot problema 18.04

I just install ubuntu 18.04 and everything works ok, until the last actualization. After reboot, just blink the initial screen and never go forward. I'm thinking go back to 16.04 version, I think ...
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PhpPGAdmin stopped working after upgrade to 18.04

I've recently upgrade my development PC from Ubuntu16.04 to 18.04 and although Postgres continues to run, I get the following in my browser when trying to access phppgadmin printHeader('', null, true)...
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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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After upgrading 16.04 to 18.04.1, during startup, eth0 fails and later succeeds

I have a relatively simple Hyper-V VM that was running 16.04. It's only purpose is to run Docker containers. I performed an in-place upgrade to release 18.04.1. Everything seems to have started but ...
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OS frezzing ever time I make upgrades on Ubuntu Mate

I am desperate, I have tried all and seen all video I have found in Internet. I am trying to upgrade my Ubuntu Mate 16.04 to 18 I been using the sudo do-release-upgrade command, and everything ...
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Error with systemd-shim package after upgrading to Ubuntu 18.04

After running the installation package, the following errors appear: Shim for systemd systemd-shim Try to send a bug report installed systemd-shim package post-removal script subprocess returned ...
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“E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1)” when running apt upgrade, apt install, dpkg --configure -a, or sudo apt install -f

I get an error whenever I try to run any of the following commands sudo apt upgrade sudo apt install chrome-gnome-shell dpkg --configure -a sudo install -f (and probably some others) The error for ...
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APT-GET UPGRADE DPKG errors. Ubuntu 18.04 Server

This is my first askubuntu question! I'm on here quite a bit but usually I can figure my problem out through one of the posts, but not this time. I was performing my usual manual updates which ...