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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 ...
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How to upgrade Ubuntu version from guest user?

I have recently broken my Ubuntu 18.04 by installing Kali Linux tools into it (now the internet is not working) This was a dual boot along with Windows. Now when I restart it I still can access (...
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how to stop 20.04 LTS from managing moz firefox updates [duplicate]

I just upgraded a workstation from 18.04 LTS to 20.04 LTS over the web. I use Mozilla Firefox production download tar.bz2, not a .deb from an Ubuntu repository. The upgrade automatically installed ...
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apt-get upgrade: cannot remove header -> structure needs cleaning

I cannot upgrade my ubuntu server: root@ubuntu:/home/ubuntu# apt-get upgrade Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Calculating upgrade... Done ...
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Error upgrading Xubuntu 16.04 to 20.04

Following the procedure: Upgrade all installed packages of Ubuntu version 18.04 by running sudo apt update && sudo apt upgrade command. Reboot the Ubuntu Linux system by tying the sudo reboot ...
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Do I need to install Dell's latest Bios on the XPS 9300 after my upgrade to 20.04?

I just upgraded my XPS 13 9300 to Ubuntu 20.04. It shipped to me with Ubuntu 18. So far everything seems to have gone smoothly. I checked the Dell Support website and I noticed that there is a Bios ...
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Can not install apps after upgrading from 18.04 to 20.04 Grub is not showing up anymore while booting dpkg

After consecutively upgrading from 17.xx to 18.04 and the 20.04 I can not install apps from softwaremanager and grub does not show up anymore while booting so that I can not access my windows ...
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When I try to upgrade to PHP 7.4, it says I already have the newest version… but I don't

I have followed these steps... sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ondrej/php sudo apt update sudo apt install php7.4 php7.4-common php7.4-cli Output is... Reading package lists... Done Building dependency ...
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Will Uninstalled Components get (Re)Installed after Kubuntu 18.04 LTS to 20.04 LTS Update?

I have researched this and come up with several different answers, but nothing solid. I had installed Kubuntu 18.04 LTS on my laptop two years ago. Shortly afterwards, I had removed the Akonadi/...
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How to upgrade to latest version of Ubuntu software in 20.04

Can I upgrade my Ubuntu software to the latest version in 20.04? Can I upgrade it to the latest version used in 20.10?
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Should I 'Yes Upgrade Now'? [duplicate]

When I boot up 32-bit Ubuntu 18.04.5 on my i686 32-bit machine, why am I prompted to upgrade to Ubuntu 20.04.1 LTS...which, as I understand it, is a 64-bit OS? Surely the code is smart enough to tell ...
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upgrade from 20.04 to 20.10, will boot to runlevel 3, but not 5

Yesterday I updated from 18.04 to 20.04. There were some hiccups related to ld.so.conf.d. I disabled those and was able to run with desktop manager etc for hours. Then I proceeded to upgrade to 20....
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Incompatible kernel after Ubuntu update

I followed this tutorial to upgrade my hosted server from 18.04 to 20.04 over ssh. When I rebooted the server at the end of the upgrade I found I could no longer connect via ssh. My hosting provider ...
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Multiple warnings and errors when refreshing applications in snap

I have a problem with Ubuntu 20.04. For some reason, I can't update software from GUI. The error refers to the snap. I started from following commands (I was not sure when apt update should be ...
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Laptop & External Monitors become back on connecting via HDMI after upgrading to 20.04.1 LTS

After upgrading Ubuntu to version 20.04.1 LTS on my Dell Inspiron laptop (which has an Intel 965GM (CL) Graphics card), upon connecting an Acer external monitor via HDMI, both monitors become black ...
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Unable to install “Additional Drivers” after upgrade to Ubuntu 20.04 LTS

Summary: I am unable to install Additional Drivers after upgrading from Ubuntu 18.04 LTS to Ubuntu 20.04 LTS. I receive the following error message: Unable to install "Additional Drivers": ...
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Login fails after upgrade of Ubuntu 20.04 kernel and headers

After an update (evidently kernel and headers, etc.) I was unable to logon as usual (graphic login screen). Neither the one configured user (Admin, with sudo privileges) nor root can log on in the ...
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No apport report written because MaxReports has already been reached cant install packages

Hello I cant install any packages anymore. I think this is because I run sudo apt-get upgrade. If I try to install for exmaple xclip I get this output: Reading package lists... Done Building ...
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Xubuntu upgrade to 20.4.1 ERROR - E6550 is NOT 32 bit!

I am trying to upgrade Xubuntu from 18.04.2 to 20.04.1 - I have tried several methods but I do not want to re-install from CD because that will wipe my stuff. The upgrade keeps telling me that there ...
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Should I upgrade to 20.x under these circumstances? [closed]

I currently am running my own Ubuntu server No LSB modules are available. Distributor ID: Ubuntu Description: Ubuntu 18.04.5 LTS Release: 18.04 Codename: bionic Now I made this myself, ...
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stuck ubuntu 18.04 upgrade from ubuntu 16.04, at installing the updates

The upgrade got stuck at installing snap gnome characters, I don't know what to do please help me to resolve this issue without causing any damage to the system or its data. Please refer to the image ...
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apt upgrade failing: unmet dependencies

I have an Ubuntu 20.04 server. Recently I attempted to update it. I was met with this error Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done You might ...
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Very Long booting time after upgrading to 20.04

After upgrading my Lenovo ubuntu 16.04 --> 18.04 --> 20.04, most annoying issue is the booting time almost (2 min ~ 2 min 20 sec) starting by clicking the power on, till it is fully ready to be ...
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Unfreeze upgrade on 18.04LTS (found linux image..found intrd image)

sudo apt-get update && upgrade for 18.04 LTS, after re-installing 'zlib-1.2.11.tar.gz' how to re-install zlib1g_1.2.11 from root access to recover from boot-fail likely started from shared ...
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Installing R from CRAN Ubuntu repository: No Public Key Error

any advice for the following, after being here https://stackoverflow.com/questions/10255082/installing-r-from-cran-ubuntu-repository-no-public-key-error ? sudo apt-key adv --keyserver key-server....
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How to install iriunwebcam

I tried installing iriunwebcam on Ubuntu 20.04.1 LTS. Used sudo dpkg -i '<path>/iriunwebcam.deb'. It says Errors were encountered while processing: iriunwebcam Then, used sudo apt-get install -f ...
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Dell XPS-13-7390 which are the right Dell repositories for 20.04?

I run the upgrade from pre-installed 18.04. It went trough well and everything seems to work. Nevertheless, Dell's proprietary apt repositories have been disabled during the upgrade. I was trying to ...
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Can I upgrade Kubuntu 18.04 to 20.04?

I can find upgrade instructions for gnome/gtk but there is nothing about how to accomplish using KDE. Is this possible?
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Some icons missing in Lubuntu

Recently I upgraded Lubuntu 18.04 to 20.04 in my computer and some of the icons have disappeared. Here are two screenshots: https://i.stack.imgur.com/Yb2LE.png https://i.stack.imgur.com/G01nl.png I ...
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How to upgrade from 18.04 to 20.04 on Windows dual boot?

Currently, I have Ubuntu 18.04 installed along with Windows 10. I have downloaded 20.04 ISO. I'm thinking about just burning the ISO to a USB drive then install 20.04 from the USB. Will this approach ...
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Several packages suggested to be autoremoved. Is it safe?

Over the past few weeks, I have been "accumulating" a lot of packages to the list of packages I should autoremove because they are "no longer needed". The problem is, I have a dual ...
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What's going on with package management after upgrading to 20.04LTS?

I'm just tweaking my system after upgrading to 20.04LTS and I discovered that aptthinks I'm not using clipman when I absolutely am - I get this when running apt: The following packages were ...
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Sound issues after upgrading Kubuntu to 20.10

I upgraded Kubuntu from 20.04 to 20.10. After this sound often doesn't work when booting my computer, it gets fixed if I restart the X-server with Ctrl+Alt+Backspace. I tried making a fresh OS install ...
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Upgrade from 19.10 to 20.04 failed because of (kdeaccessibility kdeadmin kdegraphics kdemultimedia kdetoys kdeutils)

I have struggled a bit to upgrade from 19.04 to 19.10. After that, I struggled a bit to keep my system stable. But I tried to use do-release-upgrade command, but go Checking for a new Ubuntu release ...
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Ubuntu USB keyboard and mouse driver fail after upgrade

Since Ubuntu 19.04 is eol, I struggled a bit to upgrade from 19.04 to 19.10. It finally worked, but I was unable to upgrade to 20.04. Then I tried to reboot my computer. After reboot, the mouse and ...
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How to upgrade Kubuntu from 19.04 to 20.04 [duplicate]

I am having issue upgrading my Kubuntu from 19.04 to 20.04. I have tried to find a solution, but nothing seems to be working for me. W test@test:~/Document$ [sudo] password for name: Checking for a ...
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Change repository on an offline server

I want to do apt upgrade my offline server (Ubuntu 18.04.4). As the current repository link are broken, so i have to change it. So after removing the /etc/apt/* path and apt clean, i added repository ...
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SQLSTATE[HY000] [2002] No such file or directory mysql After Ubuntu Server Upgrade

I recently have been trying to update my server from ubuntu 16.x to 20.04. I have run into a bunch of issue sbut slowly been gettign through it. When I try to run my website right now I get this error:...
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MySQL fail after Ubuntu 20.04 upgrade

I used Ubuntu 18.04 with LAMP, Python, Dockers, etc. Once, I received a message, that my laptop ready to upgrade, I accepted and the updating process starts. On the 50% of process, I received a ...
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upgrade kubuntu 1804 zfs on root to kubuntu 20.04

I have tried a suggested recommendation that claims to have worked fine: "sudo do-release-upgrade -d; zpool upgrade -a; zpool set autotrim=on rpool18041" I have done previously "apt ...
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Please install all available updates for your release before upgrading. Can't upgrade to 20.10 from 20.04.1

In order, i've attempted: sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get upgrade sudo apt-get dist-upgrade sudo do-release-upgrade After running the last step, it resulted in Please install all available updates ...
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how to stop updates for a software [duplicate]

I really like that in the new Ubuntu 20.04LTS the repositories are always updated to the latest. When a new version of a software comes, I dont have to do it manually. But, this at times is ...
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Software Updater says 20.04.1 is available but won't upgrade

Last time I used Software Updater it updated packages and after finishing, displayed "However, Ubuntu 20.04.1 LTS is now available (you have 18.04)." I clicked the [Upgrade ...] button but ...
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do-release-upgrade with held packages

When trying to do-release-upgrade I get the "Please install all available updates for your release before upgrading". The thing is that I deliberately held some packages (with apt-mark hold ....
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Upgrade to ubuntu 18.04 from 14.04 [duplicate]

I would like to upgrade to ubuntu 16.04 having 14.04 installed currently. However I would like to have all the packages included with a regular installation of 16.04 (not just what I have now in 14.04 ...
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Ubuntu 16.04.7 server latest package updates/upgrades now cause xpdf segmentation fault

Having problems opening PDF with xpdf after the latest Ubuntu Server 16.04.7 package upgrades. me@server:~$ xpdf mobo.pdf Segmentation fault (core dumped) me@server:~$ dpkg -l | grep xpdf ii xpdf ...
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during upgrade (14.04 - 18.04) reboot fails in a loop

I tried to upgrade from 14.04 to 18.04 on an ASUS G73 (14.04 had been running for years). I performed the following actions: install update-manager-core and software-properties-common if not already ...
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Did a apt-get upgrade after the dialog came for Partial Upgrade from 18.04 to 20.04

It all started with an upgrade for 20.04: I started the upgrade. Then in the initial steps, it came that no application should run when you do an upgrade. I was about to confirm the dialog box when my ...
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nginx.conf and php issues after Upgrade to

I just upgraded my ubunut server on AWS to Ubuntu 20.04.1 LT from Ubuntu 16.x I had some issues upgrading at first, but I was able to move past those. Once I upgraded though I could not get nginx to ...
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System shut down while upgrading 18 to 20

While upgrading Ubuntu 18 to 20 the system crashed with the message: Oh no! Something went wrong. Get in contact with a system administrator. After turning off and on again it is now unable to mount ...

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