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Questions tagged [upgrade]

Questions about upgrading packages, systems or hardware.

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Is it possible to upgrade not to LTS? 16.04.2 to 16.04.4 for example (while 16.04.5 is LTS)

I need to update to a specific point version not to LTS, is it possible? For example from: 16.04.2 to 16.04.4 (while 16.04.5 is LTS) I don't want to mark specific files or packages just to use a ...
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My Ubuntu 18.04 has dpkg gdm3 error

Every time I try to use: sudo apt-get dist-upgrade on my Ubuntu 18.04, it pops out the error like this: Will not try to make an initrd. Setting up linux-modules-extra-4.15.0-32-generic (4.15.0-32....
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upgraded to Ubuntu 17.04: no dash, cannot resize windows, black background [on hold]

I recently upgraded from ubuntu 16.10 to 17.04, and I'm now facing several issues. The system boots to a black screen, but after I press F4 or F5, it reaches either tty4 or tty5. From there, as ...
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Undo CUDA drivers update

I could run scripts in Python using OpenCL and CUDA, so everything was okay. I made the (unfortunate) decision of trying to update these drivers, so I ran this command: sudo apt-get install cuda-...
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Boot fails after upgrade to 18.04 Bionic Beaver within Virtualbox on Windows 7 host

I have a Windows 7 workstation and I use Virtualbox to run Ubuntu. This is with UI not a headless deal. I try to keep Virtualbox itself and all the Ubuntu packages up to date. I have Virtualbox 5.2....
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How to update to the 18.10 beta?

I found CD images for the 18.10 beta, but I'm wondering if there is a way to upgrade OTA. I have the bionic-proposed box checked, but there is still nothing.
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18.04.1 upgrade blues comparison

I first upgraded meridio (AMD processor, 14.04 base), it went reasonably well. In the end have a stable unit using Unity. Then upgraded ajaski (Intel processor, 12.04 base), it went south. During the ...
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Ican't update/upgrade with apt or apt-get

Whenever I try to update it gets stuck at 32% every time and fails. someone@somewhere:~/$ sudo apt update Ign:1 http://linux.dropbox.com/ubuntu wily InRelease Get:2 http://linux.dropbox.com/ubuntu ...
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Ubuntu update to 16.04 error [duplicate]

I tried to update to 16.04 and I got this error when I ran sudo do-release-upgrade : There was a problem updating. This is often due to network problems. Please check your network connection and ...
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16.4 ubuntu fails upgrade fails, [on hold]

blew up my system old Ubuntu fails, tried to upgrade, fails to load etc 404 not found ip 91.189.91.26.80 tried clean , and reinstall, and auto remove and all the helps I could find, my system was ...
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Upgrade to 18.04 frozen

I tried to upgrade to 18.04 from 16.04. After a few hours it froze. When I tried a hard restart, it got stuck in one loop. After a while, I tried be a hard restart again, and it got stuck in a ...
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Can I restore duplicity back up files following clean install of an upgrade distro?

I have recently upgraded from Ubuntu 14.04 lts to 16.04. installation was interrupted and now the only desktop environment is LXDE. Unity nor Gnome will log in. I have tried the to get updates, ...
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HP laptop, no internet connection after upgrading to Ubuntu 18.04

Since I have upgraded to Ubuntu 18.04 I have problems with the internet connection. To overcome temporarily this problem I have edited the resolv.conf file inserting the nameserver 8.8.8.8 (...
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How to remove python 3.6 from deadsnakes ppa after upgrade to Ubuntu 18.04

On Ubuntu 16.04 I installed Python 3.6 from the deadsnakes ppa. Now I upgraded to Ubuntu 18.04 which builds on top of Python 3.6 but instead of removing the old version of Python 3.6 it kept the ...
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Why does not the update work?

Install ubuntu 17.10 with usb in UEFI mode. I followed the instructions for other questions on the site that I kindly offered @karel for the installation. and as I was wrong I followed the steps that ...
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How to recover my previous (higher) resolution after upgrading to Ubuntu 18?

I just upgraded Ubuntu to 18.04 from 16.04. My screen resolution is now stuck at 1280 x 1024, and xrandr shows: Screen 0: minimum 320 x 200, current 1280 x 1024, maximum 8192 x 8192 VGA-1 connected ...
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Upgrading to Ubuntu 18.04 LTS fails on Hash Sum mismatch from 16.04 LTS [duplicate]

Two packages are failing Hash Sum checks: Failed to fetch http://au.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/p/python-systemd/python3-systemd_234-1build1_amd64.deb Hash Sum mismatch Failed to fetch http://...
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ubuntu 18.04 upgrade : only option is kodi. please provide steps to install desktop.

upgraded to Ubuntu 18.04 LTS from 16.04 LTS today. But on login screen only option for Kodi is available on the gear icon. a). Appreciate Any suggestions/steps available to install desktop on it. b)...
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Lubuntu — multi computer upgrades [duplicate]

I have 4 computers running slight varients of Lubuntu (lts), is there any way to upgrade all of them without using 4 gig of data ( 1 g for each) Ie can I download 1 upgrades worth of data and then ...
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Cannot calculate upgrade when upgrading from Ubuntu 16.04 to Ubuntu 18.04

I've tried it several times, but the upgrade process always aborts at the same step with the error cannot calculate upgrade with three possible reasons, none of which apply to my case. So I checked ...
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Systematically upgrading Ubuntu at login session

Right after my login session, I would like Ubuntu to execute sudo apt-get update & apt-get dist-upgrade , systematically / automatically. The terminal must be opened so that I can see the output ...
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Upgrading from 16.10 (yakkety) to 18.04 (bionic) - Can't upgrade directly? [duplicate]

I've been locked out of my Desktop computer for a while and could only get hold of an old installation CD with yakkety on it. $ do-release-upgrade Checking for a new Ubuntu release Your Ubuntu ...
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Won't boot after upgrade from 16.04 to 18.04 (xubuntu)

Towards the end of the boot process, amongst the actions that are OK is one that's not, i.e. Failed to start MDM.service Am I correct in thinking that MDM is the Mate Desktop Manager? If so why in a ...
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Upgrade from 16.04 LTS to 18.04 LTS is unstable with failures

I upgraded through the Software prompt from 16.04 LTS to 18.04 LTS. Everything went well until near the end when there were a bunch of lib* failures. It said the update failed and the system could be ...
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Upgrade to 18.04 is a disaster

I was using Ubuntu 16.04 on a dual-boot computer, fortunately. I attempted to upgrade from 16.04 to 18.04. Now my computer freezes during the boot-up procedure. There screen fills up with lines of ...
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Ubuntu intermittently slow after upgrade from 16.04 to 18.04 [on hold]

I upgraded from Ubuntu 16.04 LTS to 18.04 LTS yesterday and since then the computer has been plagued with intermittent slowness at random intervals. It has become almost unusable at times. I've ...
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Upgrade to 18.04 from 16.04 32 bits

I used Ubuntu 16.04 LTS 32 bits. I have been notified that i can upgrade to 18.04. My question is that one: Which version of Ubuntu 18.04 will be installed, 32 bits or 64 bits?
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Why there are 2 versions of Linux after I upgrade the Ubuntu?

I just upgraded my Ubuntu 14.06 to 18.04. At the boot screen, I press ESC and choose the Advanced options for Ubuntu. And I see 2 items: Ubuntu, with Linux 4.15.0-33-generic Ubuntu, with Linux 4.8.0-...
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Upgrade from Server 16 to 18.04 LTS breaks Samba shares from XP machines

I have had Samba working for years with Server version 16. This morning, I upgraded to 18.04 LTS, and Windows XP now gets System error 1326 has occurred. Logon failure: unknown user name or bad ...
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Can't install language

Tried to add language through the normal interface but it doesnt work. When I"m swiching to it, it still writes in English. Found this way to do it aptitude -y install check-language-support -l ru ...
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Upgraded 16.04 to 18.04, won't let me log in

I just upgraded from Ubuntu 16.04 LTS to 18.04. After rebooting, I get my normal login screen, which still says "Ubuntu 16.04". I click my name and enter my password, and so far get one of the three ...
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Hard disk failure after dual boot

I'm using a 500 GB HDD and upgraded from Ubuntu 16.04 to 18.04. Today I installed Windows 10 and Ubuntu 18.04 on USB easily, but all of a sudden after USB bootup my 500GB HDD has vanished. I tried ...
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Flashing writing “Ubunu Software” appears during update

When I have tried to install an OS update on Ubuntu 16.04 I have got a flashing writing "Ubunu Software". After some time it changed to "Debconf on Ubuntu". Screenshot attached. Did anyone come ...
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LTS upgrade to 18.04.1 stuck

My LTS upgrade to 18.04.1 has been on "Installing the upgrades" for the last 6 hours on an Intel Core i3 machine. Nothing seems to be happening except regeneration of kworker threads. What's the ...
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Upgrade Ubuntu from 16.04 to 18.04 causing unable to use gnome and other problems 08/14/2018 [on hold]

On 08/14/2018, my ubuntu recommended me to upgrade from 16.04 to 18.04. The upgrade went on horribly wrong. In the middle of the installation, it tells me it encounters failure and your ubuntu will ...
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apt-get wants an older GNUTLS version to be defined

Just upgraded to 18.04, and when I run sudo apt update, it complains: /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/gio/modules/libgiognutls.so: symbol gnutls_pkcs11_privkey_init version GNUTLS_3_4 not defined in file ...
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upgrade from ubuntu 16.04 to 18.04 fails at boot in virtualbox

Upgrading from ubuntu 16.04 to 18.04 (upgrade manager) hang at boot (black screen) with cursor in virtualbox 5.2.16. Worked fine from 14.04 to 16.04.at reboot (vbox command) i got the grub launcher. ...
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How to safely switch to python3 as default after upgrade to Ubuntu 18.04

Since python3 is the default python version in Ubuntu 18.04 and python2 won't be shipped by default on a fresh Ubuntu 18.04 installation, how can I make python3 default after an upgrade to Ubuntu 18....
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sddm does not propose desktop selection after upgrade to 18.04

The system was initially installed as Kubuntu 16.04 and upgraded to 18.04 using do-release-upgrade. After upgrade, sddm allows to log in only to Gnome session without providing alternatives. kde-...
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Upgrade to 18.04.01 from 16.04 LTS… Login but no Gnome Gui

Wondering if others are having issues getting 18.04.01 from 16.04 LTS up and running. I just upgraded via the terminal. I am able to login to my machine, but it hangs at the wallpaper/splash screen. ...
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Can I upgrade to a newer version of Ubuntu without problems using Software Updater? [duplicate]

I'm new to Ubuntu. Can I use this window for upgrading but without any problems? Does the update process delete or change other applications I'm using?
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Error Updating to Ubuntu 18.04 from 16.04 'Failed to lock /var/cache/apt/archives/lock'

My system said that the upgrade is ready. Did anyone find a solution to this? I have tried using the update manager. But dist-upgrade does not even attempt to upgrade and finally I also tried ...
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apt update fails after upgrade to 18.04 [on hold]

After upgrading from 16.04 to 18.04 I get errors when I run apt-update. Here's the output: Get:2 http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu bionic-security InRelease [83.2 kB] Get:3 http://archive.ubuntu.com/...
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Boot End trace error after upgrade to 18.04

I've encountered a rather unpleasant error after the upgrade (unfortunately I don't know from which version I upgraded) to 18.04. The error occurs every time I try to boot... As far as I've understood ...
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Hi after upgrading to 18.04 I can not change favorit settings [on hold]

after upgrading to 18.04 I can not change favorit settings. all changes are reverted If I remove an icon, it will be added again I can not add new favorits. They do not persist Looks like ...
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Boot Disk Full: Server boots and works fine however i cannot uprade or remove old kernels

Greetings and salutations Question: I'm new to Linux and want to clean up my first ubuntu server which currently hosting a wordpress website, however have encounter error as I didn't clean up as I ...
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How do software versions are ported (or not) in a LTS version?

I run 18.04 on my main server and I have a hard time to exactly understand what "LTS" means: does "Long Time Support" mean that whatever software is installed on day one, at that "version", will be ...
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18.04 screen sharing option not working

I can not set a password in sharing option can not choose this option Why? Thanks T
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Upgrade to 18.04 LTS from 16.04 on i386

I saw that 18.04 LTS only supports amd64. However I can upgrade to it from my 16.04 via the software updater. I have i386 though. Should I do it or stick with 16.04 LTS to avoid any problems with the ...
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i have problem when i install or update Ubuntu

hi guys when i rty to install or update my ubuntu syste, i get this message : command and message : mrrobot@mrrobot-pc:~$ sudo apt-get -f install upstart Reading package lists... Done Building ...