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upgrade from ubuntu 18 to 20 on dual disk system

I am going to install ubuntu 18.04 LTS on a second drive following the instructions in Dual Booting win 10 and Ubuntu 18.04 on two separate physical ssds including changing the UEFI partition on disk ...
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unable to upgrade to xubuntu 20.04 from 18.04 as Repositories Not Found

Have xUbuntu 18.04 (LTS) installed in a duel boot configuration. Tried to upgrade to xUbuntu 20.04 but upgrades always fail as it tells me "No internet connection". The error seems related ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 boot stuck at “Finished Update UTMP about System Runlevel Changes” [duplicate]

Please find attached screenshot related to problem i started facing during boot of Ubuntu 18.04. This occurred while i restarted after Mandatory upgrade command in order of prerequisite for Ubuntu 20....
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trouble updating and installing packages on ubuntu touch

I recently installed Ubuntu Touch on my OnePlus One. Ubuntu OnePlus bacon Ubuntu 16.04(OTA-15) I wanted to update and install a few packages and ended up with these errors and have no idea what to ...
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Bash script to backup/clone Ubuntu to another partition

Ubuntu 18.04 came out April 26, 2018 and I want to try it to upgrade my programs and convert my data but don't want to commit if there are bugs. I've shrunk Windows from 410 GB to 385 GB, rebooted ...
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Update fails 18.04 to 20.04 with no info on why

Trying to upgrade from 18.04 to 20.04 Desktop and it's failing with little info as to why. Can provide logs if required. I'm not bright enough to understand them or pick out the problem. Any help ...
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edit resolv.conf

I can't edit /etc/resolv.conf, error: permission denied I upgraded from 16.04 to 16.10 and keyboard & mouse stopped working, following ubuntu KB asks to mount chroot, chroot mounted but dns not ...
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how can I take lxc container backup

I want to take lxc container backup. We have server with 12.04 LTS ubuntu server and I have installed LXC - 1.0.0.alpha2 in it. I wanted to update our ubuntu server to 14.04 LTS. So what I want to do ...
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Upgrade Ubuntu 10.04 to 12.04 [closed]

We have an old zimbra mail server that is running on Ubuntu 10.04, I want to upgrade it, but when I run command 'sudo do-release-upgrade' I get the following message: === Command terminated with exit ...
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Black screen after rebooting following upgrade to 18.10

To upgrade from 18.04 to 18.10 I executed the following commands: "sudo apt-get dist-upgrade" and "sudo do-release-upgrade" Upgrade proceeded normally until the system reached the reboot phase. ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 is not booting on My samsung Laptop “rcu_sched detected stalls on CPUs/tasks”

Hi I updated my laptop(specs in the bottom) from ubuntu 19 to ubuntu 20.04 then I there were issues with the amd gpu which I fixed with replacing quiet splash with radeon.modeset=0 (My computer boots ...
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How to “fresh install” a many times upgraded Ubuntu , but keep most apps/settings/home?

I am currently at 20.10 The systems are upgraded both in terms of hardware and software since at least 14.04 , maybe before - not only LTE, but both .04 and .10 releases. Having upgraded to very fast ...
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apt-get upgrade returns multiple errors with Python3

I recently ran do-release-upgrade from 16.04 to 18.04. Now I get multiple errors with Python3 when trying to run 'apt-get upgrade'. Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree ...
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Barely usable after hardware upgrade (without reinstalling Ubuntu)

Today I performed a hardware upgrade (ASRock B450M Pro4, Ryzen 5 3600, 2x16GB DDR4-3200. Kept my GTX770 and SSD for now) without reinstalling Ubuntu and now even scrolling websites is lagging severely....
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Segmentation fault while upgrading on 20.04

sudo apt-get upgrade Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Calculating upgrade... Done The following packages were automatically installed and ...
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Cannot remove or purge mysql-server after upgrading to 20.04

I tried running mysql after upgrading to 20.04, but it couldnt, so I tried removing it, but everytime i try to use the package, wherever is removing or purging, i always stumble into this: lsudo apt ...
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Updating Ubuntu 16.04 to 20.04 from ISO file without internet

I have many servers Ubuntu in intranet area without internet-connection. I have to upgrade from Ubuntu 16.04 (LTS) to 20.04 (LTS). Trying to upgrade with command apt-cdrom add. After adding cdrom in /...
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How Can I Upgrade to 20.04?

I found instructions for the upgrade on https://wiki.ubuntu.com/FocalFossa/ReleaseNotes, but when I follow them, they don't work. Here is my step-by-step: You can upgrade to Ubuntu 20.04 LTS from ...
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Update Error from Ubuntu 18.04 LTS to 20.04 LTS :- Please install all available updates for your release before upgrading

I want to Upgrade From Ubuntu 18.04 LTS to Ubuntu 20.04 LTS So i ran The Following Command's sudo do-release-upgrade -d -f DistUpgradeViewGtk3 Checking for a new Ubuntu release Please install all ...
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How to fix: Can't connect to local MySQL server through socket '/var/run/mysqld/mysqld.sock' after upgrading to 20.04

After I upgraded from Ubuntu Server 18.04 to 20.04 I cant log in into phpMyAdmin and cant start MySQL and the status shows me its activating, but when I try to sudo service mysql start it shows me &...
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How to use ubuntu-20.04.2.0-desktop-amd64.iso as a live CD

I am planning the upgrades of my MythTV box and laptop from 16.04 to 20.04 via 18.04. I have downloaded the .iso images for both releases, burnt them to a DVD, and tried them on the laptop prior to ...
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proFTPd issues to update WordPress Plugins, etc after upgrade from Ubuntu 18.04 to 20.04

I have a proFTPd issues to update WordPress Plugins, etc after upgrade from Ubuntu 18.04 to 20.04. 2021-02-20 18:30:17,270 alm.i4ware.fi proftpd[5595] template.cs1local (localhost[::1]): mod_sql/4.3: ...
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Canon MX330, Ubuntu 20.04 (after upgrade from 18.04) - Printing not working - Scanning Does Work

Recently upgraded from 18.04 to 20.04 and found that I can no longer print. Printer is Cannon MX330 via USB. Scanning via Document Scanning tool works fine. Found a post - Canon MX490 Ubuntu 20.04 : ...
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What is the best LTS ubuntu version to upgrade to, when the presently installed one has only 2 months left? [closed]

I am running Ubuntu 16.04, which I upgraded originally from Ubuntu 14.04. Presently (February 2021), Ubuntu 16.04 will run out of support in less than two months. I could now upgrade to 18.04 or 20.04....
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Ubuntu Server 18.04.3 update fail

I’m using Ubuntu Server 18.04.3 LTS (GNU/Linux 4.15.0-58-generic x86_64) to run a headless server for our home network. During a recent maintenance session I noticed that I could upgrade to a 20.04 ...
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No internet connection since upgrading from LTS 18.04 to LTS 20.04

Initial question was asked here No internet connection upon upgrading from ubuntu 18.04 to 20.04 This was temporarily repaired, but once I updated and upgraded the system via the terminal and rebooted ...
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Can not connect to access point after upgrading to Ubuntu 20.4

I am using a acer veriton z4660g all-in-one computer and a Trendent tew-821dap/uk v2 Access Point to connect internet. Previously I used Ubuntu 18 and connected to internet via trendent AP without any ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 broken updates libc6

in my WSL1, I update Ubuntu 18.04 to Ubuntu 20.04 from Microsoft Store. So I run the command sudo do-release-upgrade and it says to change /etc/update-manager/release-upgrades from Prompt=LTS to ...
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How can I upgrade pip to the latest version?

I installed pip using get-pip.py, but the following error happened after pip freeze gets executed: Exception: Traceback (most recent call last): File "/usr/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/...
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Updating an old version of Ubuntu on an armhf port to a more modern version

I'm currently messing with a orangepi R1 - it's an arm hf board that the developer has supplied an image for. It's allegedly Ubuntu server but 15.04 (I have my doubts that it's an actual Ubuntu server ...
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unable to install updates : cannot perform following tasks [closed]

After upgrading hirsute-hippo. I tried so many commands and ways to solve this error but i cannot figure it out help me to clear this out.
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/var/cache/apt/archives/pop-gnome-initial-setup_3.36.1~1612193315~20.04~4 367c76_amd64.deb [duplicate]

I am running Ubuntu 20.04. I'm getting this error while trying to upgrade to Pop!_OS. After this operation, 399 MB of additional disk space will be used. Do you want to continue? [Y/n] y Extracting ...
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Ubuntu upgrade from to 18.04.1 LTS stuck

As said in the title, I started an upgrade of my system to Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS. The update has been stuck to this step for hours now : https://imgur.com/a/1n67MgV It's worth noting that I had this ...
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do-release-upgrade command failing

I'm getting an error in upgrading my ubuntu from 14.04 to newer versions, I probably deleted something while clearing up the space for new installation, hence i'm getting the following error: sudo do-...
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How to find out what version of Ubuntu was originally installed?

Given a machine that may or may not have been through a number of release upgrades, how can I find out the version of Ubuntu that was originally installed? Assuming that logging configuration has not ...
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apt-get update i386 Packages 404 Not Found [duplicate]

Info: Distributor ID: Ubuntu Description: Ubuntu 20.04.2 LTS Release: 20.04 Codename: focal I am trying to install a server for Valheim steam game, and I need i386 packages. I added ...
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18.04 → 20.04 Upgrade fails: 'E:Unable to correct problems, you have held broken packages.'

I am trying to update Ubuntu to 20.04 but it aborts every time I execute $ sudo do-release-upgrade The output is: $ sudo do-release-upgrade Checking for a new Ubuntu release Get:1 Upgrade tool ...
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RTL8822BE fails to connect after upgrade to 19.10

After upgrading from 19.04 to 19.10 I haven't been able to connect to either of my wireless networks. I believe the former 8822BE driver has been rolled into rtw88 on this release, perhaps that is ...
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Web Server Upgrade from 14.04 to 20.04 ( can't load web page error: Unable to load Database Driver: mysqli)

I badly need help, I just want to say first that I am a newbie with web server. My boss was asking to me to upgrade our web server to the latest version Ubuntu 20.04 LTS as the old was running with 14....
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Unable to upgrade Ubuntu 16.04.5 LTS to later version

Ubuntu 16.04.5 LTS I want to upgrade to newer Ubuntu and newer OpenSSH, but it is failing. Any ideas how to get past this? do-release-upgrade Traceback (most recent call last): File "/usr/bin/...
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Problems upgrading kernel in ubuntu 14.04

I'm having issues with updating my kernel running Ubuntu 14.04 on kernel 4.4.0-45-generic. When I run apt-get update followed by apt-get upgrade, my /boot drive runs out of space. I go look at /boot ...
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Upgrading from Ubuntu 12.04 [duplicate]

I am looking to upgrade from Ubuntu 12.04 to a newer supported version. I have an old PC that I dusted off and would like to start playing again with Ubuntu again. I loaded the latest Ubuntu 20 ISO ...
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After upgrade, LibreOffice uses wrong colors

After upgrading from 14.04 to 16.04, I have a number of issues with LibreOffice. See this screenshot: Regarding the circled numbers on the screenshot: Some interface elements, such as these tabs, ...
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How to upgrade to a later version of Remmina than is in Repository

What's the best-practice way to upgrade to a package that is later than the one that's in the repository? I continue to experience this bug in Remmina on Ubuntu 14.04. An Arch user informed me that ...
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No internet connection upon upgrading from ubuntu 18.04 to 20.04 [duplicate]

I was wondering if anyone has had the same problem: I upgraded from LTS 18.04 to LTS 20.04 with no problems. Once I restarted this morning, I no longer had access to the internet. It shows that I'm ...
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Installing Tableau in Ubuntu

I have been trying to install Tableau Public in Ubuntu 20.04. I installed Wine following the steps as mentioned in https://wiki.winehq.org/Ubuntu. I installed Play on Linux with sudo apt install ...
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“Your python3 install is corrupted”

I want to upgrade from Ubuntu 16.04.5 LTS to 18.04, so ran sudo do-release-upgrade. After downloading and extracting bionic.tar.gz I get: Can not upgrade Your python3 install is corrupted. Please ...
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How to upgrade ubuntu if i get 'Authenticating the upgrade failed'?

I want to upgrade my ubuntu 14.04 distribution to the 16.04. I'm working in a domain buy I have sudo permissions, the repositories point to our private repositories I try to upgrade with the command ...
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Upgrade 20.04 to 20.10 fails, missing updates

When trying to upgrade 20.04 to 20.10 using update-manager button Upgrade, I get a message that I must first install all updates. I did sudo apt update + upgrade and I installed all updates suggested ...
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Cannot have both WiFi and full resolution, after upgrade/Nvidia

Update: If in Grub I boot to 5.4.0-60 (recovery mode), I select network, and then I continue rebooting, I get both WiFi and full res. I guess this helps learning how to fix the problem. OP: It ...

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