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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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Old hard disk does not load OS

I have this old computer but upgraded the motherboard and the processor just recently. Everything was already used except for the motherboard, processor and RAM. The rest, was already used, the hard ...
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apt-get upgrade openssl won't bring Ubuntu 12.04 to latest version

I've tried the following, but I can't get a build date later than: Tue, Aug 21 05:18:46 UTC 2012 I have done the following: apt-get dist-upgrade apt-get update apt-get upgrade openssl and ...
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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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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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“Operating system not found” after upgrading Ubuntu 13.04 to 13.10

I own a Thinkpad X121e and I upgraded its Ubuntu from 13.04 64bit to 13.10 64bit using the Update Manager. When the upgrade process suggested to restart the system, I restarted the computer and now it ...
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Failed to symbolic-link /boot/initrd.img-3.8.0-19-generic to initrd.img:File exists

I'm running xubuntu off of a USB and I'm trying to run the command sudo apt-get upgrade but I keep getting this error Failed to symbolic-link /boot/initrd.img-3.8.0-19-generic to initrd.img:File ...
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Changing processor and motherboard but keeping same Operating System setup,etc [duplicate]

I want to upgrade my Processor and Motherboard but I want to keep the OS setup(dual boot for Ubuntu and Windows7) intact. Is it possible? What are the problems faced, if any?
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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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Check Ubuntu for Installation Issues/Errors

I upgraded from Ubuntu 12.10 to 13.04. I have got an error massage before the upgrade was finished and now i have the feeling that Ubuntu 13.04 was not installed correctly. How can i check/scan the OS ...
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shutdown when upgraded ubuntu from 11.10 to 12.04

I shutdown my system when it was upgrading. Now I can only login in low graphics mode (only have a terminal) and cannot connect to the Internet. How do I fix it?
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Upgrading RAM on Ubuntu 12.04 caused major hardware failure

This is first time I am trying to upgrade the RAM on my Toshiba Satellite L650 Laptop running Ubuntu 12.04 64 Bit version. After a little research about upgrading RAM I ordered a Kingston DDR3 module ...
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Ubuntu Server - RAM Upgrade

I'm running an apache server and minecraft server out of one dell desktop computer with Ubuntu server installed and a quick look at free -m tells me that I'm using 1172 MB RAM and have 828 free (with ...
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Will custom kernel module persist through kernel upgrades?

I was wondering if custom kernel modules that I compile and install via a package will persist through a kernel upgrade. I am trying to install ZFS as kernel module in Ubuntu but the problem is ...
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Ubuntu on H77 chipset motherboard

I have used Ubuntu for 1 - 2 years. I am now running Ubuntu 11.04 (32 bit) on a 2007 system with "core-2-due" CPU, Intel P35 chipset motherboard with 2GB memory and nVidia GeForce 8500GT display card. ...
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Repair Ubuntu after unsuccesful upgrading

I was upgrading Ubuntu 11.10 to Ubuntu 12.04 and during this process I was using Google Chrome and some Nautilus windows and suddenly something came wrong (compiz or other package was updating...) X ...
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Broken packages after upgrading Xubuntu from 11.10 to 12.04 LTS

I upgraded my Xubuntu from 11.10 to 12.04 LTS. After this, I noted that ssh is no more installed. I tried install it and got this error: we@nemesis:~$ sudo apt-get install openssh-client Reading ...
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455 views

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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Is it possible to upgrade Ubuntu 12.04 Beta 2 to Final without reinstalling?

If I install Ubuntu 12.04 Beta 2 now, is it possible to upgrade to Ubuntu 12.04 Final when it is released without reinstalling everything from a disc?
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Is there any way to determine whether a new Ubuntu release is available from the command line?

Normally in Ubuntu if a new release is available the GUI will tell you. However, if you're running Ubuntu on the server, there is no GUI. You can run lsb_release -a, which will at least tell you ...
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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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How can I update gcc to the latest version in Ubuntu 10.04?

I have Ubuntu 10.04 32-bit with gcc 4.4.3 currently installed on it. I want to upgrade it to gcc 4.6.1. How to update using Ubuntu Package Manager: apt-get upgrade/install As a second option I ...
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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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Upgrading Ubuntu alongside windows 7

I've recently had a dual boot with Windows 7 alongside Ubuntu 11.04 (Natty Narwhall). Ubuntu has this trend that in every 6 months a new version would be out, so my concern is if I upgrade to Ubuntu ...
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How do I upgrade Emacs to the current version on Ubuntu

I'm an Ubuntu Linux user looking to upgrade my Emacs from version 23.1.1 to the current version (23.3 I think). I have tried all of the suggested methods of upgrading on this thread, but none of them ...
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Why won't ubuntu install Firefox 4?

I'm using Ubuntu 10 at work, and Firefox. Even though I just did a sudo apt-get update and upgrade, I still have firefox 3.6.16. How come ? Are there steps to do in order to install the lastest ...
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Should I upgrade to Grub2?

Right now I'm running Ubuntu 10.10 with Grub Legacy. Everything runs fine and I've heard the old adage "if it ain't broke, don't fix it," but I'm truly interested if Grub2 brings anything new the ...
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Audio problem on Ubuntu after upgrade

Today after I upgraded my Ubuntu 8.0.4 I noticed that audio didn't work anymore. I mean this: $ sudo aplay -l aplay: device_list:205: no soundcards found $ find /lib/modules/`uname -r` | grep snd $ ...
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Ubuntu in failed state after upgrade from 10.04 to 10.10 - How to recover?

I was running Ubuntu 10.04 and attempted to upgrade to 10.10. I have a really slow connection (DSL 128kbits/sec) and copying the upgrade files took about 26 hours. I of course let it run unattended. ...
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Can I upgrade the CPU without reinstalling my Xen/Ubuntu system?

I built myself a computer a couple of years ago and run it now with Ubuntu 9.04 under Xen 3.0. I'm not a hardware expert by any means, but I managed to make it all work. However, due to the lack of ...
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Problems after upgrading Ubuntu 9.04 to 9.10

Yesterday, I installed ubuntu version 9.04 using wubi. It is working fine, but today it asks to upgrade to 9.10 and I follow the instructions. I upgraded successfully, and it asks to restart the ...
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How can I upgrade my ubuntu system from the command line?

I'm running Lucid Lynx and I would like to upgrade to the Meerkat version. Which command can I use from the terminal to download and perform this upgrade? I've tried sudo apt-get upgrade but that ...
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Ubuntu 10.04 unstable, System menu incomplete after failed upgrade

I hadn't used my Ubuntu 10.04 laptop for a week or so, and when I came back to it, it had a message from the Update Manager asking to update 800+ files. So I said OK. It downloaded the packages and ...
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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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Clean Install: Ubuntu 8.04, 10.04 or somthing else?

I'm faced with a pending clean install due to a dying hard drive in my old Dell Inspiron 8600 laptop. I've been running Ubuntu 8.04 on it since... 8.04 and I've been more or less happy with it except ...
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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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Ubuntu - Upgrade to 10.04 - general error mounting filesystems

Using upgrade manager I upgraded my 8.04.x LTS installation to 10.04. After rebooting the system failed encountered an error and dropped into the recovery console. It appeared to be a problem caused ...
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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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Easily view a list of changes of upgraded packages

So, let's say I run sudo apt-get upgrade on my Lucid Lynx and it upgrades a couple of packages I'm interested in. Is there a command to run that will open some kind of info or manual that tells me ...
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Upgrading Ubuntu 9.10 to 10.04 Problem: No Internet Connection?

Earlier today I tried upgrading my Ubuntu 9.10 Karmic Kaola from the update manager. (FYI: all 9.10 updates were applied prior to this) Everything was going well downloading until I got an error ...
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Problem after upgrading ubuntu 9.10 to 10.04

After upgradation of my system from ubuntu 9.10 to ubuntu 10.04. I am not able to find minimize and maximize buttons of any opened window EDIT My problem is that my minimize maximize buttons are not ...
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Upgrade Ubuntu from 32 to 64 bit edition

Is there a way to upgrade my 32-bit version of Ubuntu to 64-bit version? I use Ubuntu 9.10. If there is no simple way, what if I simply copy my home and /etc directories to new installation, will it ...
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Power cut during Ubuntu upgrade to 10.04 - boots to command line, apt-get and dpkg do not work

I was upgrading Ubuntu to 10.04, when a tripswitch tripped, cutting power to the computer. When it was restarted, it booted into a command line prompt. Google tells me to try: sudo dpkg --configure ...
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Upgrading Ubuntu 9.04 to 9.10 when Update Manager doesn't let you

I've been trying to upgrade my installation of Ubuntu 9.04 to 9.10, but all of the instructions I've found haven't been helping. They mostly say to run the update manager and it'll tell you that ...
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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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Ubuntu 9.04 to 9.10 *upgrade* w/ broadcom wireless driver running on a dell inspiron 1545. Will my wireless break, like when I installed 9.10 side along?

I am wondering if I upgrade from Ubuntu 9.04 to Ubuntu 9.10 on my laptop (a dell inspiron 1545) using broadcom wireless drivers; will my wireless break? When I side along installed Ubuntu 9.10 last ...
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How can I force Ubuntu 9.10 to reinstall itself without losing my information?

The title says it all... I'm having lots of issues after upgrading 9.04 to 9.10 - I want to reinstall without losing my files and I gave away my Ubuntu Disc and I can't make another one right now... ...
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Ubuntu Wireless Driver reinstall

My Wireless driver is deactivated and I had it before. I know that it's there, it just won't show. Ubuntu in it's full-gloried-smartness wants to download the wireless driver. (FYI, my LAN port is ...
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Ubuntu 9.04 to 9.10 partial upgrade broke my mouse!

I upgraded Ubuntu 9.04 to 9.10, then I stopped it in the middle and then did a partial upgrade later. Now, when I boot, there is a"ghost" of the animated loading bar (aka: messed up drivers) and the ...