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Questions tagged [upgrade]

Questions about upgrading packages, systems or hardware.

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After upgrading from 17 to 18.04 due to graphic card drivers (Guess) I only get black screen afte login.

I can not access grub menu via any key combination(shift, esc, ctl+alt+F1,F2...) grub menu shows only in one second and disappears. Is there any way to fix it? I am ready to reinstall it via liveusb ...
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Slow boot after upgrade ubuntu 16.04 to 18.04 LTS

I have recently upgraded ubuntu and booting is really slow... (i'm running dual boot with windows 10). I tried solutions posted previously : How to diagnose/fix very slow boot on Ubuntu 18.04 but it ...
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How can I get a log of the updates I installed recently?

I want to get a log of the updates I installed in my Ubuntu 18.04 recently (say last month) using apt-get upgrade and apt-get update. Is there any way?
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Gulpfile error in Visual Studio 2017

Output: could not find file Temp.NETFramework, Version=v4.6.1.AssemblyAttributes.cs How do I fix this issue please?
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Wrong lsb-release after release upgrade

Today I did a LTS upgrade from trusty to xenial using do-release-upgrade. It went through without an error. But after the upgrade I'm not sure on which version my system is now. The do-release-...
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incorrect password for sudo and on screen lock, but correct while logging in right after reboot

I've this strange issue occurring after I upgraded the os from 16 to 18. At first, it wouldn't let me in, saying that the password is incorrect even though it was right. So I rebooted with ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 no installation or update after upgrade from 16.04 [duplicate]

My laptop is a Dell Inspiron 15 3000 series, which shipped with Ubuntu 14.04 preinstalled. I can't upgrade, install or uninstall nothing in Ubuntu 18.04 after upgrade it from 16.04. When I upgrade ...
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Software Updater 14.04 LTS to 16.04.5 LTS upgrade [duplicate]

Will upgrading through Software Updater keep data, file folders, and installed software such as "Audacity?"
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What is the easiest way to update Opera browser on Ubuntu 18? [duplicate]

How can I update Opera browser on Ubuntu 18? when I do sudo apt-get upgrade opera I face with this: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done ...
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apt-get upgrade: giving 403 Forbidden error for almost all the links

I am a college student and I am getting this error almost for a month. I first thought it was a server error,but I am pretty sure now that it has nothing to do with server as I have tried every server ...
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Malformed line error fixed update/ upgrade errors: [duplicate]

I fixed the malformed line error in my sources list, and was able to run the sudo apt-get update and sudo apt-get upgrade. When I ran the update these errors came up: W: Failed to fetch http://dl....
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Ubuntu 18.04 not copying correctly?

I have 14.0xxx and tried to upgrade to 18 but coping the iso the a USB it said to "bootloader was not copied across. Can I use the USB?
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Unable to connect to file-server/NIS after upgrading a workstation from 14.04.5 to 16.04

After upgrading a workstation from 14.04 LTS to 16.04 LTS, it is unable to connect to the ypserver/NIS. Nothing eventful happened during the upgrade. Everything is correct as far as the ypbind.conf ...
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Problems upgrading software

I have been lately getting a following error e: could not get lock /var/lib/dpkg/lock-frontend - open (11: resource temporarily unavailable) e: unable to acquire the dpkg frontend lock (/var/...
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Ubuntu 18.10 - Unattended-upgrades-shutdown --wait-for-signal

I have a process as listed in htop under Command stating the following: /usr/bin/python3 /usr/share/unattended-upgrades/unattended-upgrade-shutdown --wait-for-signal Judging by the: --wait-...
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After upgrading Ubuntu 16.04 to 18.04 vim does not work… can't install it!

After upgrading Ubuntu, I just notice that vim is not working (actually deleting from Ubuntu) So I tried to re-installing it using this command: $ sudo apt install vim And the result is: Reading ...
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How can I roll back my Ubuntu from 18.04 to 16.04? [duplicate]

I accidentally upgraded Ubuntu from 16.04 to 18.04. Now I can't log in to the system. But through the PE system, I can see that the previous file is still on the hard disk. Is there any way to get 18....
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Can't open PDF: “Segmentation Fault (core dumped)”

I'm new user in Linux system (I'm using Lubuntu 18.04 LTS), and I'm learning english yet, sorry if i made a mistake I'm having trouble opening PDF documents. when I try to open my default reader (...
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Attempting to upgrade from Ubuntu Server 16.04 to 18.*

I have read through multiple articles giving instruction on how to go from 16.04 to 18.*. None of which appear to be working for me. When I get to do-release-upgrade I get the message Checking ...
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unattended-upgrades never works

I have installed and configured unattended-upgrades but still every time I run apt-get upgrade, I see there are new packages waiting to be installed. I've waited even 2 weeks for them to get installed ...
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unattended-upgrades result for abc: False, Package xyz has conffile prompt BUT HAS NONE

Here is some email we get all the time when I update a package and let it be rolled out automatically Unattended upgrade returned: False Packages that attempted to upgrade: //some packages Packages ...
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Upgrading Ubuntu to version 18.10 on the i386 architecture

Upgrading from 18.04 to 18.10 on the i386 architecture are not supported at this time. How soon will it be supported on the i386 architecture?
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How to fix system upgrade failure?

$ sudo apt-get upgrade Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Calculating upgrade... Done The following packages were automatically installed ...
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Upgrade from Ubuntu 16.04 to 18.04 is stuck [closed]

I'm trying to upgrade from 16.04 to 18.04 with the GUI tool. It's reached this state below and has been stuck there for hours. If I try restart, it warns me an application is restricting this action ...
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GPA is returning error after upgrade from 16.04LTS to 18.10

I've used GPA (GNU Privacy Assistant) successfully for years starting from 12.10 to 16.04LTS. Yesterday I made update to 18.04LTS and then to 18.10 and find that it cannot encrypt or decrypt any file ...
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upgraded to Ubuntu 18.04 LTS and now there is error found when loading /home/[user]/.profile

My laptop used to have Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. I upgraded it to Ubuntu 18.04 LTS. After upgrading, every time I boot it, it shows this error message: Error found when loading /home/[user]/.profile: ...
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Recovering from a failed upgrade (14.04 -> 16.04, but probably applies to all versions)

I'm in the process of upgrading my Ubuntu system from 14.04LTS to 16.04LTS. (This is a server system, and is accessible through the command line only) Anyway, I attempted to do the upgrade: sudo ...
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Distributed upgrade Ubuntu 16.04 to Ubuntu 18.04.01 hangs restarting Computer ' preparing to configure Libgusb2 (i386) '

Distribution upgrade to 18.04.01 hangs at Restarting Computer Preparing to configure Libgusb2 (i386) Intel 2 Core 1.68 2 GB
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SSH, Webmin, etc. stopped working after CPU upgrade

I upgraded the CPU in my home server: i3-3220T -> E3-1265L V2. The upgrade was succesfull, the server started proerly, however some services stopped working. I cannot use SSH now. I checked the ...
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Ubuntu 16.04.5 dependency error while upgrading or installing new software (Depends: … but it is not installed messages mostly)

I am a beginner to Ubuntu and recently I upgraded from 14 to 16. Since then I get dependency error messages while trying to do upgrades or install new software. I can not paste the whole error message ...
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Invalid desktop files after upgrade to 18.04

After the upgrade to 18.04 LTS these desktop files are invalid in MenuLibre: ~/.local/share/applications/menulibre-new-launcher.desktop : Type value is invalid /usr/share/applications/kde4/...
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Sound settings vanished after upgrade to 18.04

After upgrade to 18.04 LTS the sound settings vanished from the panel: They vanished even from the system settings: What to reinstall? BTW: I had to add the Wi-Fi item to the panel after the ...
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Why does amixer no longer work after an apt-get upgrade?

I have: amixer set Master 1%+ bound to a key (and one for 1%- to turn it down) in XFCE. This has been working great. Then, after an apt-get upgrade, it stopped working. No reboot. I see now that ...
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Lxd preventing 18.04-18,10 upgrade in WSL

Because lxs is now only installed from the snap store, and I have some problem with the snap store, my do-release-upgrade won't complete. How do I tell apt to stop trying to install lxd so it can ...
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Upgrade to 18.04 using Ubuntu wiki

I would like to try MythTV but first it seems that I ought to upgrade from 16.04 to 18.04. Using Ubuntu wiki BionicBeaver/ReleaseNotes". The first step says that I should open the "Software & ...
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18.04 to 18.10 upgrade failure

I have a DELL laptop and I have upgraded Ubuntu on this machine without issue until now. I have tried several times to upgrade from 18.04 to 18.10 and I've tried some of the recommendations on this ...
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How do you upgrade to 18.10 from disk?

So I have this Kubuntu VM installed ... unfortunately, I never bothered to install updates. That wasn't an issue until recently, when I needed to get some new packages and just couldn't. So I went ...
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What should I do about broken packages on update?

While trying to upgrade from Ubuntu 18.04 to 18.10 I get this error: An unresolvable problem occurred while calculating the upgrade. This can be caused by: * Upgrading to a pre-release version of ...
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ubuntu 18.04 upgrade checking for installed snaps stopped and become very lag and slow

I was upgrading to Ubuntu 18.04 from 16.04, the upgrade process stopped at "checking for installed snaps". The window became gray and not responding, I waited for roughly one hour or two, and nothing ...
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How do I fix my trackpad? (Went missing during 18.04 upgrade, but works on gdm3)

I have a Dell Precision M6800. It has a trackpad, finger joystick, and two sets of three clicky buttons. Some time during or soon after the 18.04 upgrade, the trackpad and bottom row of clicky ...
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Skip a package when upgrading with APT [duplicate]

To upgrade all packages on my Ubuntu 18.04 Server, I'm using sudo apt -y upgrade and it works fine as expected. I'd like to automate upgrading using cron, but one specific package, onlyoffice-...
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Issues after update 16.04 - 18.04 LTS

Apologies in advance for the long introduction but I figured it would be better to give as much background as possible. I recently tried upgrading my HP Z420 workstation from 16.04 to 18.04 LTS. While ...
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apt-get get stuck 0% [Connecting to za.archive.ubuntu.com (197.155.77.2)]

When I do update or install it gets stuck here: 0% [Connecting to za.archive.ubuntu.com (197.155.77.2)] This is not IPV6 problem as indicated by other links: link1 link2 197.155.77.2 is IPV4. Note ...
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Sudo apt upgrade causing dpkg errors [duplicate]

What happened here and how do I solve it? > sudo apt upgrade [sudo] password for gaj: Reading package > lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state > information... ...
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Upgrade to 18.10 now I need recovery mode to boot

After upgrading from 18.04 to 18.10 everything went well and booted on first boot. On subsequent boots it will hang on the ubuntu splash (no movement of circles). If I hit escape and select recovery ...
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Managed to upgrade from 14.04 to 16.04 as suggested so as to get a more up to date Kdenlive

enter image description hereI have finally managed to upgrade from Ubuntu 14.04 to 16.04 - however I have the following image of Software & Updates which does not look right:
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Installed with 18.04 USB, Update to 18.10 Can't get past “release notes”

I can't upgrade to 18.10 from 18.04 for some reason. I can get to the phase where it pops up the release notes window, but when I go to click upgrade from here it freezes the window. It doesn't make ...
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How do I change from Ubuntu 18.04 to Lubuntu 18.04?

How can one change from Ubuntu 18.04 to Lubuntu 18.04 through the terminal? what is the code?
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Upgrade 18.04 on armhf

As I understand it, if I was running the normal 64-bit desktop version of Ubuntu 18.04 and wanted 18.10, I could enter the command sudo do-release-upgrade and it would happen. However, armhf does not ...
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“Simple Backup” package fails after Ubuntu upgrade

I was happily using Simple Backup (sbackup package) for several years without problems under 32-bit Ubuntu 12.04 LTS in ext3 format (backing up to an ext3 partition in an external drive). Then about a ...