Questions tagged [upgrade]

Questions about upgrading packages, systems or hardware.

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Can I install a multiverse package, then disable non-free sources, and still let it upgrade?

I've installed a package from multiverse and then disabled multiverse and restricted in apt sources (in all urls). I disabled them so I don't install any new non-free packages or dependencies by ...
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How to prevent Ubuntu from upgrading during boot?

Since the last OS upgrade (20.10), Ubuntu has begun to automatically perform package upgrades on boot. I hate this. When I boot up my computer, I usually need to use the system right away. I do not ...
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Root Apt Upgrade “Permission denied” on Digital Ocean

When I run the following command 'sudo apt upgrade' as root, I get the following error on Digital Ocean. What's wrong? Removing mysql-server-5.7 (5.7.33-0ubuntu0.16.04.1) ... dpkg: error processing ...
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How can I upgrade Ubuntu 16.04 to 18.04 from root shell prompt?

I can't open Ubuntu 16.04 due to an error.However I can log into root shell prompt.Normally I use wifi for internet and I don't have an ethernet cable. Can I connect to internet from root shell prompt ...
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DigiKam update not showing thumbnails after upgrade

Upgraded Ubuntu to 20.04.02 and digiKam (upgraded to 6.4.0) now shows only handful of thumbnails (out of about 12,000 in the db). db location (Settings, Configure Digikam, etc) is correct. Digikam ...
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error found when loading etc profile on login after upgrade

I upgraded Ubuntu 16.04 to 18.04. After upgrading, on the login I get the message Error found when loading /etc/profile. The error is in /usr/share/modules/init/sh file on line 43. The error reads: /...
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How to make do-release-upgrade stop at 18.04 LTS instead of going to 20.04?

we have an Ubuntu 16.04 LTS production server with application software that only supports 18.04 LTS so far, is it possible to update to that using do-release-upgrade instead of going straight to the ...
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Ubuntu 20.10 stuck at initramfs after update from 20.04

I upgraded to Ubuntu 20.10. Some messages at the end of the update were showing errors mentioning Python 3.8 (maybe it was python scripts failing), but since it suggested to reboot, I did that and now ...
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Can't login or use TTY after upgrading to Ubuntu 20.04

I upgraded my Ubuntu 18.04 to Ubuntu 20.04 and it booted normally, but when I got to the login screen it wouldn't let me move my mouse or use my keyboard. I tried getting the terminal to open pressing ...
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Ubuntu not booting after upgrade to 20.04 from 18.04 [duplicate]

I upgraded Ubuntu to 20.04 from 18.04. But after the upgrade I'm having trouble booting my system. I'm getting the following message displayed: **/lib/systemd/systemd-udevd: error while loading shared ...
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Unable to install & access & login mysql after upgrade 18.04 to 20.04

I upgraded from ubuntu 18.04 to 20.04, and now my mysql is not working. I remember there was some notice was mentioned while upgrading from mysql 5.7 to mysql 8.0 in the process; which I cannot ...
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upgrading server from 16.04.7 to 18.04 fails after Third party sources disabled

I have checked similar issues and tried them with no avail. I have changed the sources from just archive to different countries. Updating repository information To continue please press [ENTER] ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 - How can I enable HWE?

I've read around that now it should be possible to have kernel 5.8 with HWE 20.04.2. Looks like this was released last week, but my 20.04 system is still on 5.4. I've seen this answer and can clearly ...
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Could not calculate upgrade when upgrading to Ubuntu 20.04. Can't find solution that works

I finally decided to upgrade to Ubuntu 20.04 from 18.04 today after waiting to ensure there was compatibility with some programs I use my Ubuntu machine for. While running the upgrade today I got an ...
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Which PID to kill in order to move on from failed upgrade to 20.04

My upgrade to 20.04 failed and the upgrade dialogue box disappeared. When I run sudo dpkg --configure -a: could not get lock /var/lib/apt/lists/lock. It is held by process 7100 (focal) The output of ...
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What do I do with an upgrade stalled at 15%? And How do I safely recover? [duplicate]

I finally upgraded my laptop from 18.04 LTS to 20.04 LTS and it seems to have stalled at Progress: 15%. I was doing other things and periodically checking in on it, but the first few times my laptop ...
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Upgrade to 20.04 frozen at Installing the Upgrades on snap gnome-3-34-1804, processed quit and now need a partial upgrade - help

Upgrading to 20.04 on my PC which has a SSD partitioned with Ubuntu and Windows 8.1. Since I have seen it may cause issues as well, I have an NVIDIA card and use drivers from the proprietary nvidia-...
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Is it possible to restore config files overwritten by an upgrade?

Not much to this story: When I upgraded to 20.04 LTS, it asked me whether to keep my version of several config files. I figured it would be safer to make sure I had the latest versions of everything, ...
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Could running dpkg --configure -a cause packages to need an update?

After a server (16.04 running headless) reboot, I ran sudo apt-get update and sudo apt-get dist-upgrade to update packages. The second command printed: E: dpkg was interrupted, you must manually run '...
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Can't Update! Repository has no release [duplicate]

So, I am trying to update Ubuntu on my external HDD, but it doesn't update, and it shows this. I tried to find something on Google, but no efficient results. This is what sudo apt-get update -y ...
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Dpkg Error Installing Packages

What happened ? I was updating my Ubuntu from Software Updater then it failed and the updating process was brake. What I want ? I want to install and update packages using Terminal . What it shows ? ...
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Not able upgrade Ubuntu 18.04 to 20.04

I run apt autoremove apt upgrade apt upgrade and get: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done 0 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 0 to remove and 0 ...
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upgrading server version 18.04 to 20.04 grub boot issue, repaired, but is it now safe to use

I have a dual-boot server (two different SSDs), and followed instructions to upgrade from 18.04 to 20.04 as per this page https://linuxhandbook.com/upgrade-ubuntu-server-version/ updating 18.04 first ...
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Notable framerate improvement on Skyrim LE on 20.04.2

I have noticed, since the release of 20.04.2 a few days ago, that I am getting significant gameplay improvements in Skyrim LE [Oldrim]. I am using an old card, an HD4870 and I choose to use high ...
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Issue upgrading ubuntu 16.04 LTS to 18.04 LTS server

I have been trying to upgrading my Ubuntu server from the following : Distributor ID: Ubuntu Description: Ubuntu 16.04.7 LTS Release: 16.04 Codename: xenial to Ubuntu 18.04 LTS. I ...
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How to get back to default LTS kernel releases after manual kernel upgrade?

I ran into a hardware issue that forced me to downgrade to a lower (5.4) kernel. But after some months the issue seems fixed and the latest kernels (5.10 at this moment). My problem now is that ...
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Slow boot after upgrade to Ubuntu 20.04

After upgrading from 16.04 to 18.04 to 20.04 in one go, my boot time is very slow, at 2 mins. systemd-analyze blame shows: 38.520s snapd.service 32.312s accounts-...
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Unable to upgrade to 20.04.1 LTS

Trying to update to the newest LTS. I run do-release-upgrade. I get not enough space message. I then read about deleting old kernels so i followed the steps but it deleted nothing. I then run this ...
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Prevent apt update from outputting held packages

I put some packages on hold this way (an example with firefox package) sudo apt-mark hold firefox then when I do apt update it keeps outputting the packages I held, which I'd prefer not to happen, ...
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CPU frquency scaling broken on upgrade from Ubuntu 20.04->20.10 (Intel CPU)

On upgrading from 20.04 - 20.10 I have noticed a massive degrading of performance, my laptop has basically become unusable. After a bit of digging it turned out that all CPUs were constantly scaled to ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 upgrade failed. Stuck in login loop

The login loop issue is apparently a well known problem. But the fix has been elusive for many including me. I've upgraded several machines from Ubuntu 16.04 to 20.04 with no problems. I've delayed ...
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The package linux-headers-5.4.0-56 needs to be reinstalled, but an archive for it can't be found [duplicate]

when I ever I want to make most of the things in terminal I faced this problem ,even when I try to run sudo apt upgrade , it also appear I try to reinstall it by using sudo apt install --reinstall ...
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How to upgrade Ubuntu release 19.10 to 20.04 LTS? [duplicate]

I would like to upgrade my Ubuntu release 19.10 to 20.04 LTS. How can I do this? I tried the software update and upgrade, but that would just upgrade my packages.
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Partial Upgrade to 20.04 hangs

Help, please. Yesterday, Jan. 31 2021, I was prompted to run a partial upgrade on my Ubuntu 20.04 desktop. I proceeded and the upgrade hung over 15 hours ago building grub-common, just after "...
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How to install gnuplot 5.4 at ubuntu20.04

I'm using Ubuntu 20.04, I work with Gnuplot 5.2.8, but only some features are at the version most recent. My question-specific question is. How to upgrade Gnuplot 5.4.0 at ubuntu 20.04?. Thanks ...
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Error with systemd-sysv libnss-systemd:amd64 libpulsedsp:amd64 network-manager gdm3 network-manager-gnome

I upgraded Ubuntu to 20.04 via bootable USB, now I have graphic problems, such as: blue desktop only some programs are accessible and when I try to install the Nvidia driver I am prompted to use ...
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eth0 not enabled after upgrade to 16.04

I've upgraded my ubuntu 14 VM a few days ago (was about time) to 16.04 but now I ran into some trouble. Every time the VM reboots the eth0 link can't be enabled (from log): Jan 31 16:50:11 hostname ...
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How to prevent/ Ubuntu from ever upgrading the “Ubuntu Version”

I want to run PetaLinux. It only supports specific Ubuntu Versions like 18.04.4. So I guess if I ever upgrade to 18.04.5 or higher it wont work anymore? What's the best way to prevent Ubuntu from ...
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NordVPN Constantly Connects then Disconnects after upgrade to Ubuntu 20.04

Upgraded from 18.04 to Ubuntu 20.04 focal a couple of months ago. Everything works great except when running Nordvpn my internet connection connects and disconnects every 3 or 4 minutes continuously. ...
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Ubuntu 20.04.01 and Ubuntu 20.04.02 on my desktop?

It seems to me I miss something. lsb_release, /etc/issue File, /etc/os-release, hostnamectl and in the Ubuntu interface Settings > About, I return - Ubuntu 20.04.02 LTS - as Ubuntu long version But,...
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E: Unmet dependencies. Try 'apt --fix-broken install' with no packages (or specify a solution). libpng12-0 is missing on Ubuntu 20.04

I am trying to upgrade the apt but I get the following error. How should I fix it? mona@goku:~$ sudo apt update Hit:1 http://dl.google.com/linux/chrome/deb stable InRelease Hit:2 http://us.archive....
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Problem after upgraiding from 16.04 to 18.04

After the upgrade finished terminal display a message that the upgrade is finished but there was some problems with some package or something like that Then I pressed [ENTRE], then i restarted my PC ...
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Upgrade OS version (dual boot) [duplicate]

I have windows 10 + Ubuntu 18.04.4 LTS Dual boot setup I want to upgrade to Ubuntu 20.04.1 LTS from Ubuntu 18.04.4 LTS. I am not sure how to upgrade it. Using a dual-boot, do I need to do any ...
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Sudo apt install doesn't work.My packages is broken

I'm currently using Ubuntu 20.04 LTS. I'm having way too many issues with my computer right now, but I will start with trying to fix my WiFi. So I tried to install net-tools, but then this happened. ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 update , upgradenot working [duplicate]

I have upgraded my Ubuntu from 18.04 LTS to 20.04, but I'm facing this error when running sudo apt update: Also Mozilla is not accessing network Wi-Fi. Could you please help me solve this issue?
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Upgrade sudo to 1.9.5p2 version due to CVE-2021–3156 vulnerability [duplicate]

How do I upgrade sudo to version 1.9.5p2? I use Ubuntu 20.04. I have already tried: sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get upgrade But I am still on version 1.8.31.
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Why my 20.04.1 offers me Pop!_OS 20.10 upgrade? [duplicate]

One day I logged into my system and it started offering me "Pop!_OS 20.10 is available." popup. The system is "Ubuntu 20.04.1 LTS" and was upgraded from 18.04 TLS release via ...
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Upgrade Error: Ubuntu Server 19.10 to 20.04 - Raspberry

trying to upgrade from Ubuntu Server 19.10 (on raspberry) to 20.04 - at the end I get the following error: Error during update A problem occurred during the update. This is usually some sort of ...
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Upgrade to 20.04 throws dhcpcd error

I recently upgraded from 18.04 to 20.04 and on reboots I receive the following internal error. Everything continues to work normally, so I just dismiss it, but I was hoping to understand the root ...
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GPG error on updates?

I was having a problem updating apt due to the sources.list files being sourced and commented incorrectly (refer to why do i have three apt sources.list files?). We were able to resolve the problem ...