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Questions about upgrading packages, systems or hardware.

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Virtualbox broken after a dist-upgrade — cannot install virtuabox-dkms nor run modprobe vboxdrv

I am running Ubuntu 20.04 and recently did a dist-upgrade. uname -r: 5.8.0-34-generic I purged Virtualbox and associate files by: sudo apt-get purge "^virtualbox-.*" After trying to ...
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How to fix Ubuntu 20.04 upgrade 5.8.0-

I have the dell xps laptop. It was delivered with Windows 10, but I wiped that to install Ubuntu 18.04 which was fine. Last year, I did the upgrade to ubuntu 20.04. It worked pretty well except for ...
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Upgrading OpenJDK Java 8 on Ubunutu 16.04

I am having a heck of a time running an update of my Ubuntu 16.04. Everything runs smoothly until I hit openjdk-8 and associated packages. openjdk-8-jre openjdk-8-jre-headless I receive the following ...
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How do I upgrade from a rather old (17.04) version of Ubuntu to the current version? [duplicate]

I have had a old partition of Ubuntu running 17.04 that I haven't booted to in ages. I finally booted back into it the other day and wanted to know how do I upgrade? The software updater doesn't work ...
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After upgrade to linux kernel 5.8.0-34 generic, OS no longer opens full screen

I just updated the kernel on my Ubuntu 20.04 LTS to 5.8-0-34-generic. Now my Ubuntu no longer opens full screen, opening with 800 x 600 resolution rather than the 1920x975 pixels available on my ...
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Software Update slows to crawl when upgrading linux-firmware

I have a laptop which over the years I have upgraded from Ubuntu 14.04 LTS to 20.04. I tend to run Software Updater within minutes of receiving notification. Usually this process takes about 5 ...
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ksmserver chrashed after upgrade of nvidia package

I am using Kubuntu 20.04. This morning I have upgraded some packages and after their installation I was unable to logout. This, I believe, is because of the nvidia package. I also couldn't find ...
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Distribution Upgrade shows incorrect information

I am updating my Ubuntu 20.04 to 20.10 using update-manager. So far so good. But the "Distribution Upgrade" window shows incorrect information, stating: Upgrading Ubuntu to version 20.04 ...
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Cannot upgrade to 20.04.1

So I went to check for some updates using the Software Updater and it tells me that my current version (19.04) can no longer receive updates and therefore I need to upgrade to 20.04.1. So I update it, ...
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Is it safe to use `dist-upgrade` if `do-release-upgrade` broke my EC2 instance?

I help run a server which is on (or: was on, and is now being restored from snapshots back to…) Ubuntu 18.04. It cheerily told me that I should do-release-upgrade to 20.04.1 LTS but after I did so the ...
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How to install wine32 after upgrading kubuntu 16.04 to 18.04

I just upgraded my ubuntu 16.04 to 18.04 and I'm not able to install 32 bit version of wine. I did the followings: $ sudo dpkg --add-architecture i386 $ wget -qO- https://dl.winehq.org/wine-builds/...
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apt-get upgrade not possible

I'm using VERSION="20.04.1 LTS (Focal Fossa)" With the command sudo apt-get upgrade I get this output: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... ...
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failed to fetch security undermined error [IP: 91.189.91.38 80] in ubuntu 20.04

First i did sudo apt update and sudo apt-get update worked fine but after doing sudo apt upgrade and sudo apt-get upgrade getting below error sudo apt upgrade Reading package lists... Done ...
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Broken upgrade from 18.04 to 20.04

I upgraded to Ubuntu 20.04 via do-release-upgrade -d. From the terminal everything looked fine. However, when I reboot my desktop again, I found that it's a broken upgrade, icons are lost, some apps ...
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Problem during upgrade due to power off [duplicate]

I tried to upgrade Linux from 18.04 to 20.04 but unfortunately my laptop battery got over. When I tried to reopen, it got crashed. Now on starting there are only three options: Ubuntu, advanced ...
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I'm not receiving the 20.10 updates [duplicate]

Every time I try to update my system I get the message All packages are up to date. I think something goes wrong during the upgrade from 20.04 to 20.10. My process to verify updates is: sudo apt ...
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Cannot upgrade Ubuntu to 20.04 because of Adobe

I'm trying to upgrade Ubuntu 18.04 to 20.04. Upgrading stops at: Preparing to configure libgraphene-1.0-0 (amd64) while the terminal says: https://www.adobe.com/products/flashplayer/end-of-life.html?...
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Updates stopped and fix-broken install is broken

I was having an error doing normal ubuntu(18) updates related to ValueError: bad marshal data I deleted pyc files in /usr as suggested but no joy. I tried removing and reinstalling python - but hit ...
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Upgrading to Nvidia GPU from an AMD GPU

so I have recently ordered a GTX 1650 Super (To be specific, the PNY Single-fan variant) as a small upgrade from my RX 570. The 1650 Super still hasn't arrived (And shouldn't for another ~5 days after ...
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Black box appearing in top right corner at some interval and then disappers

i am using ubuntu 20.04.01. from few days i am seeing a black box appearing for some time and then disappears completly. here is the screenshot don't know what that is or how can i get rid of this..?
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Kubuntu 20.04.1 fails to boot after dist-upgrade

I've decided to install Kubuntu 20.04.1 from here. During the installation I checked: "Minimal installation"; "Download updates while installing Kubuntu"; "Install third-...
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Upgrading 18.04.5 to 20.04 LTS also upgrades postgresql?

I'm doing do-release-upgrade now, and it seems it downloaded postgresql-12 package '__') was it automatically done? because I saw there's a tutorial to upgrade manually postgresql-10 to postgresql-12 ...
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upgrade from 18.04 to 20.04 aborted using graphical package manager

Thinkpad 64bit running 18.04.5 up to date Update mamager prompted to upgrade to 20.04 lts Got an error message early on "new libre-office-common package pre-install script subprocess returned ...
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Errors during package upgrade in Ubuntu 20.04 LTS

After invoking the following commands: sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get upgrade I am getting these errors: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... ...
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How to preserve mysql 5.7 install, avoiding future upgrade to mysql 8

Ubuntu 20.04 Long story short: on a new box mysql 8 was installed, then uninstalled and purged, then mysql 5.7 was installed with a fair bit of difficulty via alternative repositories. For reference, ...
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Why am I getting no updates or anything when I do an update/upgrade?

I am running Ubuntu 20.04 on my laptop and have been for some time. There is usually at least one or two things that update/upgrade in a week but for a while now I have been running sudo aptitude ...
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Nautilus stopped working, file manager, desktop items vanished

I was running Ubuntu 18.04 and got an automatic upgrade message. I started the upgrade process but I aborted it midway. From then on wards my desktop icons became weird in appearance. Today, I ran ...
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After upgrading to 20.04.1LTS Text Editor is typing in gibberish [closed]

After upgrading to 20.04.1LTS whatever I type in Text Editor comes out in symbols, not in letters.
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I just upgraded from 18.04 to 20.04.1 LTS & now cannot connect to my vpn

Here's the error that I received: Traceback (most recent call last): File “usr/local/bin/protonvpn”, line 7, in <module> from protonvpn_cli.cli import main ModuleNotFoundError: No ...
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Need to remove colord to update from 18.04 to 20.04 but this will remove Ubuntu desktop. Is there another solution?

When I try to update from 18.04 to 20.04 via sudo do-release-upgrade I get the message: Please install all available updates for your release before upgrading. I have followed the advice here from ...
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Why am I unable to upgrade to 20.04 from 18.04? [duplicate]

I'm running Ubuntu 18.04 on a Toshiba Satellite C55-A and trying to upgrade to 20.04. Software Updater first gives a "Failed to download repository information" message but I continue on. ...
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What happens to the additional SSH daemon after Ubuntu upgrade?

I have upgraded Ubuntu 18.04 to 20.04. During the installation process I was asked: This session appears to be running under ssh. It is not recommended to perform a upgrade over ssh currently because ...
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I can't delete or start/use the pulseeffects package, any help?

octacinth@octacinth-Inspiron-14-3452:~$ sudo apt purge pulseeffects [sudo] password for octacinth: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done The ...
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Is the result of upgrade for system files different than a full clean install?

I recently have migrated from Scientific Linux (SL), a RHEL derivative distro, to Ubuntu LTS. This was necessitated by there being no SL 8, and I have been posting to the SL list (a much more ...
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Locate all modified system config files

I recently upgraded from 18.04 to 20.04... which seems to be a "fubar" situation. It appears that I will need to do a complete fresh install of 20.04 to get my system working again, due to ...
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Partial upgrade wants to remove an application I installed - why?

Just upgraded to Ubuntu 20.10 and when I open Software Updater, it wants to remove Discord, which I previously installed manually with GDebi. Why does it want to remove Discord and can I stop that, ...
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Upgrade 18.04 to 20.04 fails in both update manager and terminal commands

When I try to update from Ubuntu 18.04 to 20.04 in the software updater it gets to "Fetching is complete," freezes, then after a couple of minutes closes. In terminal mode it does basically ...
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Why are nvda programs being held back on upgrade? [duplicate]

After installing league of legends I noticed that my GPU information disappeared from psensor. I am getting an error when I run nvtop I get Impossible to initialize nvidia nvml : Driver Not Loaded and ...
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Problem upgrading 18.04LTS to 20.04LTS. Help with kernel suggestions or reinstalling 18.04LTS

I have been running 18.04LTS on a Dell Optiplex 360. When offered the upgrade to 20.04LTS I said yes. The update seemed to be successful until the reboot. At that time the following showed on the ...
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Ubuntu hangs after login following upgrade 18.04 -> 20.04

After upgrading from 18.04 to 20.04, ubuntu now hangs following the login screen. In a fresh reboot, I get to the login screen just fine. After I enter my password, the screen transitions to a black ...
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Erratic booting behavior after Lubuntu 20.4 upgrade

Since upgrading my laptop from Lubuntu 18.4 to 20.4 I am experiencing issues during booting. The laptop almost never boots successfully on the first attempt anymore, and it takes a seemingly random ...
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Ubuntu 19.04 will not upgrade to Ubuntu 20.04 [duplicate]

when I open Ubuntu Software Updater, and click the "Upgrade..." button, the window closes and no further events take place.
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Upgrade to 20.04 - Blocked by third party software (?)

While upgrading to 20.04, I bumped into the following problem: An unresolvable problem occurred while calculating the upgrade. This was likely caused by: * Unofficial software packages not provided ...
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Upgrading / Updating repository problem related to Opera

When I try apt-get update I get the following error: W: GPG error: http://deb.opera.com/opera stable InRelease: The following signatures couldn't be verified because the public key is not available: ...
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I didn't got upgrade option while installing Ubuntu 20.10 from 20.04 by using bootable usb

Yes, I didn't got upgrade option while installing Ubuntu 20.10 from 20.04 by using bootable usb. Here is the images where it detected both the Operating System I.e Win 10 and Ubuntu 20.04 But Then ...
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Netplan is not working after upgrade to 20.04

I upgraded my server from Ubuntu 18.04 to 20.04. After the update I don't have any internet connection to the server anymore. Probably something went wrong, but still after searching the whole day, I ...
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Version management of Debian package and auto update [closed]

I have created a Debian package and now I want to release it somewhere and maintain versions and releases. Once every new release is thrown it should notify initially about the new version and auto-...
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Failed to start OpenAFS client

I recently upgraded my OS from Ubuntu 18.04 to Ubuntu 20.04. When I run the command on terminal- sudo apt-get upgrade I get the following output- Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree ...
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Upgraded to Ubuntu 20.04 and got the “Oh no, something has gone wrong” when trying to log in

First off, I'm a newbie and I started to dislike Apple's business plan so much I decided to give Linux a whirl. I've been running a brand new desktop with Ubuntu 18.04 for about a year and a half and ...
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Ubuntu 18.04: osboxes.org virtual machine release upgrade is stuck

I am in the middle of my release upgrade. I got the following message with a link, and the system is stuck. I am upgrading osboxes.org virtual machine on Ubuntu 18.04. $ sudo do-release-upgrade ...