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Ubuntu old upgrade 8.04 -> 12.04

(Moved from stackoverflow.com) I have a computer running the old Ubuntu 8.04 LTS. As well as 8.04, the next LTS version, 10.04 is also no longer supported. There is no published path of direct ...
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Curious about RAM upgrade on HP p6520y

I have an HP p6520y desktop I was putting new ram into. The specs for this board can be found here http://support.hp.com/us-en/document/c02179806. The board is an H-RS880-uATX (Aloe) with an AMD ...
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Why does GNOME have to be removed for PHP 7 on Debian 8 (Jessie)?

Just upgraded my VirtualBox VM's OS from Debian 7 (Wheezy) to Debian 8 (Jessie) and want to PHP from 5.5.x to 7.0.2. The simpliest solution seems to do this via the Synaptic Package Manager. So I ...
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How to control Win10 updates

Recently my Win10 went through an upgrade and an old software that was working stopped working. Once I restored Windows to a prior date my software became functional again. I want to know 1- How do I ...
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Using 1GB and 4GB ram sticks: worth it? [duplicate]

I have a laptop running Linux with a 4GB RAM stick that came with it. It's a DDR3 1066 MHz stick. I also have a 1GB DDR3 1333 MHz stick lying around. I've read somewhere that it might not be good to ...
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Avoiding Upgrade-Chain When Getting Windows 10 Free Upgrade (Vista -> Win7 -> Win10)

I have a copy of Windows 7 that was upgrade from Windows Vista and now I'm interested in accepting the free update to Windows 10. However, there are a few concerns I have related to how this works for ...
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What does one have to consider before upgrading laptops CPU [duplicate]

this question is not similar to this, because the other one is about one pc in specific and mine is about any pc. Upgrading laptop processor I have found a intel core i7 octa core (with Intel vpro) ...
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PC not booting after cloning to new HD

After upgrading a pc it gets stuck loading windows 10 after I cloned the old hd onto the new one. There were no issues when i booted the new hardware with the old HD. So far I've tried bootrec ...
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AMD processor to an Intel processor [closed]

I've got an AMD FX 8320 as CPU and I wanted to upgrade it to an Intel i7 4790k. I just don't know if the CPU will fit in the motherboard I have now. The AMD fits. This is my motherboard. Will the ...
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Laptop won't even start fans, new RAM upgrade

Recently tried to upgrade my laptop's stock ram with something with a little more capacity. I learned that my Satellite C55-B5299 could have 8GB max, so thats what I got. Old Ram: Samsung PC3L-...
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Installing ram upgrade and new hard disk after windows 10 upgrade

I got a new pc for Christmas. It originally had Windows 8 on it. I'm planning to install a new hard drive and RAM upgrade after the Windows 10 update. but it might tell me to activate windows 10 after ...
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How to know if the ram memory that I want to buy is compatible with my laptop? [duplicate]

I have a Sony VAIO SVE14A25CLB that has 1 module of 4GB of ram: Type DDR3 Size 4096 MBytes Manufacturer Nanya Technology PC3-12800 (800 MHz) Voltage 1.5v And I want to upgrade to (I’m ...
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Formatting Windows 10 Upgrade without Windows 8.1 [duplicate]

This year I installed the Windows 10 upgrade for Windows 8.1 on my computer and now I have a little doubt. Supposing I want to format and reinstall this Windows 10, would I need to first install ...
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Manufacturer states that RAM is DDR3L but Windows and Linux apps and commands states DDR3

Is DDR3L RAM and DDR3 RAM compatible? I have a Notebook that I want to upgrade, Toshiba Satellite C55-B5212KL and (the manufacturer specs are here) where they clearly state that the RAM is a DDR3L. ...
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Upgrade to Windows 10 Pro, version 1511, 10586 occur boot restart loop (reboot loop)

After successful update from Windows 10 Pro Build 10240 to Build 10586 (november upgrade) pc just start rebooting constantly on boot logo. I can't choose "Safe Mode" option on boot. With Windows 10 ...
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Can I upgrade a Windows 7 student licence to Windows 10?

I have a Windows 7 with a student license (it's a full license, not OEM). I want to use the free upgrade to Windows 10 and still have a valid license. The thing is, I am no longer a student. ...
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Upgrading machine to SSD, and upgrading OS

I am upgrading my machine(selfbuilt) to run on an SSD(250gb). I want to put my OS and common apps on it, I know I am not exactly reinvinting the wheel here in terms of complicated questions, but I ...
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No Signal - PC upgrade

I just plugged in a new MSI R7 250 vga and the mobo and ram The computer is running but I get no signal from the monitor. I tried putting in the vga again but I still get no signal. Specs: Asrock ...
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How to resume or abandon an apt-get dist-upgrade after connection reset?

In the middle of a "sudo apt-get dist-upgrade" on my Raspberry Pi, while waiting for user input, my ssh connection got reset. I was not running in a screen. The last few lines looked like this: ...
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Broken dependencies when upgrading SLES 11.3 to 11.4

I'm trying to upgrade SLES 11.3 to 11.4 with zypper using the following instructions: https://www.suse.com/documentation/sles11/book_sle_deployment/data/sec_update_sle11sp3.html After launching the ...
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What happens to a Guest account when upgrading from Windows 7 to Windows 10?

I'm presently running Windows 7 and use the Guest account. When I run the "Get Window 10" app (the app in the the System Tray) and click the link to the "View record" from the "This PC is compatible" ...
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Upgrade from 32Bit to 64Bit? [duplicate]

Do not ask me to read the similar questions because I already did and my question is different There is an idea about saving the current machine stat in a virtual machine (virtualizing a physical ...
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Can I upgrade from Windows 7 32 bit to Windows 7 64 bit without losing data? [duplicate]

I want to play Fallout 4 and I found out I need 64bit system in order to play it, but I have 32bit system and I'm capable of upgrading. Can I reinstall Windows without losing pictures and that stuff ...
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AWS Ubuntu 14.04 upgrade Python to 2.7.10, how to deal with apt-get python-dev

Ubuntu 14.04 from AWS ships with python 2.7.6. Before doing anything else to the image, I do an upgrade to 2.7.10 by issuing sudo apt-get -y install build-essential checkinstall libreadline-gplv2-...
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RAM upgrade for HP Envy 17 fails to boot

My laptop is HP Envy 17 touchsmart model 17-j013cl. When I bought it, it had 2GB RAM installed. I needed to upgrade the RAM and bought another identical 2GB RAM. Now the laptop does not show me even ...
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4 JEDEC RAM vs a 3 JEDEC + 1XMP…which is better?

I have upgraded my RAM, but dont understand the difference between the CPU-Z specs. My PC came with 8GB of PC3-12800. I upgraded to 32GB, but I am curious whether my new RAM is as good/better? The ...
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laptop security? upgrading laptop? keeping the laptop clean? [closed]

I had my first and the only laptop so far bought in year of 2000 and was stolen a few months after purchase. Now in 2015 I need a laptop and I've already purchased, waiting for it to deliver. Here I ...
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Can I upgrade laptop memory to 32GB of RAM?

I have an ASUS G56JK laptop with Intel Core i7-4710HQ processor which can handle up to 32GB of RAM as intel mentioned in its data sheet. But I'm not sure if I can upgrade memory to this level and I ...
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Upgrading 2GB DDR3 PC3L to 4GB PC3 on Lenovo Ideapad 100

The Lenovo Ideapad 100 has one DDR3 1.5V slot. It shipped with the 2GB RAM chip shown in the photo (top), which you can see has the PC3L low voltage specification. Old - top; new - bottom I am ...
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A couple of questions regarding gpu/igpu/apu

I am running Intel HD5500 as my gpu. Am I understanding correctly in that this is an IGPU, meaning that my gpu is integrated into my cpu as one unit? In addition, is an IGPU and an APU the same thing? ...
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Can’t download Mac OS X 10.11 (El Capitan)

I am trying to install Mac OS X 10.11 (El Capitan). The traditional way just going to the Mac App Store it s not working ( I tried several times (5times) and the download it’s ALWAYS stopping at 1....
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Why can't I install OS X Snow Leopard v10.6.2 from disc on my computer that has OS X v10.5.8?

When I go to install it says "Can't install on this computer".
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How much ram can I put in ASUS X302LJ-FN027H?

How much ram can I put in ASUS X302LJ-FN027H? And how many slots does it have? Belarc Computer Advisor and my Task Manager says it has 2 slots, but crucial says it has only 1, so I am a bit confused. ...
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Update Windows 8.1 without Upgrade to Windows 10 [duplicate]

I have Windows 8.1 and I want to install updates via Windows Update. But whenever I choose updates to download and install, it start downloading Windows 10 Upgrade! I also hide "Upgrade to Windows 10 ...
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How to prevent hidden windows 10 upgrade? [duplicate]

Recently as per this article For individuals who have chosen to receive automatic updates through Windows Update, we help upgradable devices get ready for Windows 10 by downloading the files ...
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How should I maintain my conf when upgrading a hombrew package?

I have freeswitch installed via homebrew. It is not a well designed package and keeps its conf and data in the package dir, so when upgrading you lose your setup by default. I'm just wondering what ...
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Upgrade Windows 7 64bit Home (OEM) ==> Windows 7 Pro 64bit (RTM) ==> Windows 10 Pro 64bit

I had "Windows 7 64bit Home (OEM)" installed on this system and purchased a standalone retail "Windows 7 64bit Professional" version in order to upgrade to Professional before I make the jump to ...
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Can't activate Windows 10 after clean install (“product key is blocked”)

I had Windows 10 in my laptop. I performed a clean install due to Inaccessible_Boot_Device error that prevented me from starting it at all. After the clean install Windows starts normally but it is ...
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MacBook Pro 13-inch, upgrade 4 GB Ram to 8GB Ram

2.4 GHz Intel Core i5 4 GB 1333 MHz DDR3 Can I use 4Gb 1Rx8 Pc3L-12800S DDR3 1600Mhz to replace 2GB Ram DDR3 1333MHz? Thank you
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System error after Kali Linux dist-upgrade

I was doing a distribution upgrade on Kali from 1. 1. 0 to 2. 0 using: sudo apt-get dist-upgrade Upgrade was of 2 GB and after downloading 1 GB, and I wanted to download openssh-server so I did an ...
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Will a DDR3 532mhz CL7 work with DDR3 1333mhz CL9

I want to upgrade my laptop's ram but i have a doubt weather the combination will work or is there any risks of damage? Here is the specifications of my laptop Processor : Corei3 M380 @ 2....
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Will Windows 8 OEM be accepted by Windows 10?

I have an Dell Inspiron that came with Windows 8 preinstalled and I have my Windows 8 OEM key stored in the BIOS not on the hard drive. I upgraded to Windows 10 from 8.1 recently but I want to do a ...
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After a fresh upgrade to Windows 10, should I run a tool to scan for outdated drivers, even if I don't have issues? [closed]

During my attempts to upgrade to Windows 10, I completely reinstalled Windows 7 first because of issues with my system reserved partition after upgrading to an SSD. After reinstalling Windows 7 to fix ...
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How to upgrade PHP in SLES 10 sp2?

I need an updated version (at least 5.3) of PHP in my server running SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 sp2 (PHP 5.2.5). I've look for instructions but I haven't found. Can you explain me how to do it, ...
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Cant upgrade Windows 7 Home Edition to Ultimate

I have the upgradation code but my laptop doesnt seem to upgrade. The code is valid for sure. Laptop -Acer Aspire 5738Z.Also-it shows no error code, just shows 'upgradation unsuccessful. Please help ...
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Can't upgrade my Intel HD 4600 Driver?

Please help. My graphics driver is at 10.18.14.4251 and the latest version is 15.40.4.64.4256! I tried installing the new version but when the PC restarted it still showed the old version! The reason ...
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Can I install from a Windows 10 ISO or USB stick and still get the free upgrade?

I am trying to upgrade my Win7 system to Windows 10 (because I am, apparently, masochistic). It's not working, locking up at about 30 to 35%, requiring me to reset, which then backs out the upgrade. ...
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Windows 10 Explorer Crash

I updated my Windows 7 Home to Windows 10 Home and now as soon as my PC starts the explorer keeps crashing and won't let me do anything....I found out that MS already have released a fix as Update ...
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Can I become eligible to receive free Windows 10 upgrade?

My PC was installed with Windows 7 Pro full licence, now windows 8.1 enterprise. Through a development programme, I then attained MSDN membership for a year and decided to upgrade to windows 8.1 ...
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New DDR2 RAM doesn't fit

Just bought 2 4GB sticks of DDR2 RAM, and they don't fit in my motherboard. The new sticks are Komputerbay 240 Pin 800MHz PC2-6400F DDR2 ECC Fully Buffered FB-DIMM Memory Modules (on the bottom in the ...