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Upgrade R version on Linux Red Hat 6.2

I have R 2.15.2 installed on Linux Red Hat 6.2 and I want to upgrade it to the lastest version because I cannot install some packages (like 'Rcpp', 'shiny' and others). How can achieve that? Thanks! ...
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Why I can't upgrade my kernel?

I have perform the following command into ssh shell: sudo apt-get upgrade sudo apt-get update sudo reboot But I still have an old kernel version, infact: pi@raspberrypi ~ $ uname -a Linux ...
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Installing Gnome 3.12 from stable repository for OpenSUSE 13.1

I installed (upgrading) Gnome 3.12 from a stable repository for OpenSUSE 13.1, I follow this: sudo zypper ar http://download.opensuse.org/repositories/GNOME:/STABLE:/3.12/openSUSE_13.1/ GNOME sudo ...
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I upgraded Xuntubu 12.10 to 14.10 Utopic Daily build BY Mistake

I accidentally added a line of source for Utopic to sources.list. And later my system can't get into GUI. While trying to fix the problem I accidentally typed in command sudo apt-get update and sudo ...
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Unable to install linux tools in Eclipse

I am trying to install linux tools in my Eclipse (I want to use valgrind and some other tools that are inside the package). The problem is that while trying to install them I get the following error: ...
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Is it ok to install a new 64bit (K)ubuntu version over an existing 32 bit one?

My current OS is a Kubuntu 12.04, 32 bit version; since my hardware is at 64 bit, and with the next Long Term Support release approaching, I'm considering to upgrade with a 64bit over a 32 bit copy. ...
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Linux: Upgrading BIOS on HP Pavilion HPE so I can reclock my Radeon to the correct MHZ

I installed the rovclock program from the default Debian repository, and it says that the BIOS is returning an invalid reference of 0.0, and I assume that means the BIOS doesn't have that function, ...
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Ubuntu kernel upgrade after graphic card driver update

I use Ubuntu 12.04 with an ATI Radeon 5450 graphic card. I use 2 monitors, and I had to update the video driver because the default one doesn't remember its settings after reboot. I have found out ...
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How to upgrade an old Linux box with this hardware configuration?

I have an old Linux box that needs to be upgraded without touching the processor or motherboard. It contains software that was licensed specifically to this physical unit and I have no option other ...
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Linux Mint 15 won't login in user profile after apt-get upgrade

I installed an external library for Pillow (PIL fork) and got tried to install another one after that and I got an error message for broken packages. I ran apt-get update and got an error saying that ...
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Is there an easier way to install package newer than in repositories (CENTOS)

I'm on CentOS 6.4 and I want to install newest stable version of gtk+. So I got gtk+ from their website, but after running ./configure it starts crying about loads of dependencies that are installed, ...
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Debian Wheezy: installing from sources or repositories? upgrading to new software release?

a. I'm wondering for some software if it is wiser to install them from sources or from official repositories when available like: glpi inventory fusion inventory monitoring tools like nagios I ...
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How do I get the latest linux kernel, and why would I want to do that in the first place?

I'm running 3.10-3-686-pae, and I think I would like to upgrade to 3.12 just so I can learn more about how it all works. My computer runs pretty well considering how old it is. I have been learning to ...
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How to mirror Dedicated Server

I bought a dedicated server with cent os from 1&1. I want to upgrade the cent os version on dedicated server. Before that, i want to take a mirror of the server for backup. It hosts many ...
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How can I review updates before actually upgrading with apt-get in Debian

Before acutally doing #apt-get upgrade on a Debian server, I'd like to get an overview of the package names about to be updated and what the changes are in those packages. Recently my root account ...
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Upgrade to ubuntu 13.04 from 12.04 with iso image

I have ubuntu 12.04 installed on my system. I want to upgrade it to ubuntu 13.04. I want to do this upgrade using an iso image of ubuntu 13.04. I tried this Solution But it didn't work for me. ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 not seeing 13.04 update?

A couple days ago, without realizing it, I installed and configured Ubuntu 12.10 only to find out that 13.04 was going to be/has been released. I tried all the usual tricks to get the update, from ...
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Fedora lower vesion not allowing php upgrade

I have php 5.2.9 installed on fedora6. Now I want to upgrade php on it's latest version. But lower version of fedora not allowing I tried with yum and rpm commands. Please help me how can I upgrade ...
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Known problems with dual boot of Windows 8 and Fedora 17

Presently, I am using Windows 7 and Fedora 17 on my laptop. Both OSes work fine. I am thinking of upgrading Windows 7 to Windows 8, while keeping Fedora where it is. Keeping Fedora 17 on my system is ...
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how to prevent local user from rebooting/shutting down when i'm ssh'd in?

I am currently remotely upgrading a friend's computer with aptitude through SSH. I have bad memories of unstable systems when they are rebooted/shut down during an upgrade process, so I'd like to ...
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How to resolve Kernel Panic error after upgrading F15 to F17 using Preupgrade?

I tried to upgrade my Fedora 15 to Fedora 17 directly using Preupgrade. Everything went smooth and the updates were installed. Grub2 screen came up after the restart. When I chose to boot F17, I got a ...
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Nothing happens when trying to upgrade from Linux Mint 12 to 13

I am trying to upgrade from Linux Mint 12 to 13 using apt-get. After running the following commands, nothing seems to happen. I am fairly new to linux, what am I doing wrong? user@olympus ...
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How often should I upgrade Debian testing? [closed]

How often do you guys upgrade your Debian testing installation? Is it better to do it at short (i.e. every day) or long (i.e. every other week) intervals? Why?
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Fedora 17 keeps using fedora 16 kernel

I did run preupgrade to upgrade my Fedora 16(x64) to Fedora 17. And it seemed to work fine. So I got the new gimp 2.8, gcc 4.7.0 and so on. But the system keeps using the old kernel from fc16. Uname ...
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kernel modules missing

I'm not sure what happened, but I upgrade my ubuntu system to 12.04 and now something is hosed, I can't boot into my 3.2.0-24-generic kernel, all it does is load up to the login screen and then I ...
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How do I upgrade Sun Java (JRE) on Ubuntu 11?

On Ubuntu I've installed the Sun JRE from http://ppa.launchpad.net/ferramroberto/java/ubuntu oneiric and am at Version 6 update 26. (Outlined in the accepted answer here) I downloaded the bin file ...
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Is there an advantage to installing a new version of a Linux distro from scratch instead of simply upgrading it?

If I simply upgrade the Linux I'm using, is there anything that doesn't really upgrade until I install the OS from scratch on a new partition? Or can I unworryingly upgrade from the terminal without ...
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Unable to upgrade libc6 on Debian

I tried to update a system of mine, with which I had no problems whatsoever, and ran into problem while executing a aptitude full-upgrade. The update ran through normally till I got this error : ...
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How do I upgrade Linux Mint 8 to Linux Mint 12?

I have Linux Mint 8 on my home laptop. It dual boots Windows Vista. It's time for an upgrade. Linux Mint 12 is out and I'd like to replace 8 with it. How do I go about doing this?
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Firefox not starting after upgrading to 8.0.1 on Debian Lenny box

I upgraded to Firefox 8.0.1 on my Debian Lenny box and now Firefox won't start at all. I downloaded the installer in /var/username/Desktop, extracted it to /usr/local and created a symbolic link to ...
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Ubuntu 11.10 Faulty install, how do I rollback or troubleshoot?

So stupidly I allowed the upgrade of Oneiric before I thought better of it. I have gone through the installation and it has evidently bricked. Errors observed: Eternally stuck at loading screen ...
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Ubuntu 11.04 is not starting after update to 11.10

I am dual booting Windows and Ubuntu. I haven't started the Ubuntu for a long time and 1 hour ago I decided to get back to it. So I started Ubuntu normally, saw the "update window" pop-up and I ...
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Upgrading to 64-bit hardware underneath 32-bit operating system

I have a home file server which was previously running on an Athlon XP cpu (Socket A). The operating system on it is Ubuntu 10.04 (LTS), 32-bit, server-flavor. I believe the motherboard has died and ...
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Upgrading software packages from CLI in Linux from some online repo

I am on CentOS and have tried the following: [root@XMPP tigase]# rpm -Uvh MySQL-server-5.5.15-1.linux2.6.x86_64.rpm error: open of MySQL-server-5.5.15-1.linux2.6.x86_64.rpm failed: No such file or ...
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Upgrade Fedora 13 to 15?

I have Fedora 13 64bit GNOME since one year and now I want upgrade to 15. Did any one encountered issues doing this type of upgrade? Should I first upgrade to 14 and then to 15? Since I did yum ...
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Upgraded Ubuntu to Kernel 2.6.35-24, keyboard and mouse no longer function at login

More information: The Keyboards works on the grub page; The keyboards works on Windows 7 (Dual boot); I require this for working and need it to be fixed urgently. Still work on it,and find no ...
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New version of Perl

I installed Perl 5.12 on my server, but when I try to check what version is running is says 5.10. I had 5.10 installed previously, so how can I deactivate this older version and make 5.12 the default ...
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How to change the internal wlan in laptops/netbooks?

as I use mostly linux, I'm trying to customise my netbook and my wlan is my only rock in the path of a fully open source supported netbook ... Plug and play in linux Here's what I need to swap/switch ...
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Best way to have linux setup for changing distros

I am currently using Fedora and looking at switching to Linux Mint Debian Edition. What is the best way to have the machine setup, so changing distro causes the least issues? In that, I mean people ...
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updating Python from version 2.6.5 to 2.7 on Linux server without reinstalling 3rd-party modules

I have a web server that is running Debian Linux 4.3.2-1.1 and Python 2.6.5. I would like to upgrade the Python interpreter to 2.7 without having to reinstall my modules. Is there an easy way to do ...
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Upgrade motherboard and CPU without reinstall

I have a home server running Ubuntu 10.04. I want to replace the motherboard and CPU without reinstalling the OS. I read a long time ago that this would sort of work on Windows XP, but with stability ...
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Upgrading Ubuntu from 9.04 to 10.04?

I am planning to upgrade my OS to the latest version of Ubuntu. I would like to retain some of my configuration files and startup scripts. Can someone please tell me what is the best way to do this? I ...
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How to report a bug against Ubuntu's upgrade process?

I just upgraded to lucid and discovered a nasty bug. It prevents the system from booting and took me hours to resolve. Now I'd like to report it along with the workaround I found. The only problem is: ...
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From Vista to dual-boot Windows 7/Ubuntu

I currently have a laptop with Windows Vista, and I'd like to upgrade to Windows 7 and also install Ubuntu Linux as dual boot. I need to make disk partitions used by Windows smaller to make room for ...
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How can I upgrade Ubuntu from 9.10 to 10.04 on a netbook with a 4GB root partition?

I have an Asus EeePC 901, running Ubuntu 9.10. I'd like to upgrade it to 10.04. I don't want to reinstall, since I have a bunch of scripts and programs all set up. However, when I attempt to upgrade ...
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(manually configured) kernel update leaves wireless in a mess

I recently upgraded my kernel from 2.6.31-gentoo-r6 to 2.6.32-gentoo-r7. In both cases, I configured everything manually. However, since the upgrade, my wireless card appears to be on the fritz. It ...
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When should I upgrade to Ubuntu 10.04 (Lucid Lynx)? [closed]

I'm a web developer for a small non-IT firm. When 9.10 came out, I was using it with no adverse effects from about a month before release (iirc, first beta), initially as an upgrade but as a clean ...
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Forcing LinuxMint Gloria to upgrade to Ubuntu Karmic

I tried the Karmic Live CD, and it made me want the new kernel from Karmic. It solves a couple of issues I'm having with the Jaunty/Gloria kernel (particularly display driver issues). I tried to ...
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How to upgrade openSUSE 11.1 to openSUSE 11.2

openSUSE 11.2 is going to be released in less than 2 weeks. RC2 is available for testing. How can I upgrade a running openSUSE system to the next release? Is it possible without a complete reinstall? ...
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Update to Ubuntu 9.10 from Ubuntu 9.04 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to upgrade from Ubuntu 9.04 to Ubuntu 9.10 What are the steps to follow to upgrade from 9.04 to 9.10 as seamless as possible? I have just installed 9.04 and ...