To upgrade is to replace a piece of hardware or software with a better, and usually newer, version or component.

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apt-get version of tmux is old

I used apt-get to install tmux and after doing so tmux -V returned 1.6, which is an older version. According to the tmux web site, the current version is 2.2. This is a problem because I would like to ...
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How to update Mint-Y theme and icons using a script

Situation: Mint-Y is a work in progress and it will continue to change and to improve, with your feedback, after the Linux Mint 18 release. Source: https://www.linuxmint.com/...
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Is there a mechanism that protects applications during library upgrade?

If user works on an application that is dynamically linked, and system is being upgraded, is there any protection mechanism that prevents application corruption? Or is it up to application?
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No GUI after upgrade in Kali linux

I have upgraded my system yesterday using synaptic. I have continued installing even though some files were missing after download. Then after restarting, there is no GUI. The screen stops at Kali ...
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Active graphics card Unknown after upgrade to Linux Mint 18

Situation: I have upgraded two Nvidia Optimus laptops from Linux Mint 17.3 to version 18. Problem: After upgrade, Nvidia Optimus does not work, both laptops booted into Cinnamon fallback mode. ...
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How to change Mint KDE to Cinnamon edition

I installed Mint 17.2 KDE, after a time upgraded to 17.3, and after another time, I installed Cinnamon DE and completely purged all packages related to KDE. Now I want to upgrade to Mint 18 Cinnamon. ...
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Unable to upgrade a kernel module using modprobe: after reboot dmesg indicates the old version (but modinfo shows the new one)

I cannot upgrade e1000e driver in Ubuntu 16.04. At least not according to the output of dmesg after reboot. After downloading the latest version 3.3.4 and running make install in the src/ directory, ...
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The packages to be newly installed are the same as the packages that should be autoremoved!

I am noticing a very peculiar thing just after shifting to Debian-based distros. root@Am-I-Helpful:~# uname -a Linux Am-I-Helpful 4.3.0-kali1-amd64 #1 SMP Debian 4.3.3-5kali4 (2016-01-13) x86_64 GNU/...
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Replacing Ubuntu 14.04 with Cub Linux, while keeping files

I'd like to install Cub Linux, but I have files that I want to keep on my Ubuntu 14.04 installation. What steps do I need to follow to preserve my files in the process?
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gnome-terminal uninstallable after linux mint 17.3 to 18 upgrade

I upgraded from linuxmint 17.3 to 18 as suggested in another post in the forum (Upgrade Linux Mint 17.3 to 18). All is fine, except that gnome-terminal is not installed and is not installable. The ...
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Upgrade Linux Mint 17.3 to 18

I have Linux Mint 17.3 Rosa installed on my PC. Now since Mint 18 was released I thought I could upgrade easy and execute do-release-upgrade. I have done this in Ubuntu for that past few years. But to ...
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Is it actually necessary to upgrade all packages before upgrading Fedora with DNF?

The Fedora wiki directions for a DNF system upgrade say to update all packages normally with dnf upgrade --refresh before beginning the version upgrade per se. I can understand that you'd want the ...
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Update issues persist after error resolved

I previously asked a question regarding updating Gallium OS. I was provided a solution that worked, however, upon attempting to install recent updates I ran into another error message: What may be ...
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apt-get commands won't return

I am working on a Raspberry Pi running Raspbian, and I think I'm having a problem with my apt-get. The problem originated with a MySQL server I was running. The server stopped seemingly at random, ...
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Upgrade Linux Mint 17.1 to 17.3 from terminal

How to upgrade Linux Mint 17.1 to 17.3 from terminal? I tried to do so by "sudo-apt upgrade" but now getting "cinnamon just crashed: You are currently running in fallback mode". Also can not detect ...
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System upgrade conflicts

I'm getting a lot of conflicts when upgrading system. I can't remove these packages because many important packages depend on it. I really am not sure what to do now.
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Fedora 23 black screen after update

I've installed fedora 23 xfce desktop on my laptop few days ago and it worked like a beauty. After few days i did sudo dnf update. after the update i couldn't change the wallpaper so i restarted my ...
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How do I update Ubuntu when package system is broken?

I have been trying to update Gallium OS (which is based on Ubuntu), however, I keep on getting error messages. Any help would be appreciated. Please see a screenshot of the error message below: I ...
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debian 7.9 Duplicate sources.list

I'm trying to update wheezy to jessie and get duplicate source errors apt-get update ... Reading package lists... Done W: Duplicate sources.list entry http://ftp.uk.debian.org/debian/ ...
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Upgraded from Ubuntu 14.04 to 15.1 and I end up at a command line at restart. What do I do now? [closed]

[This problem did not go away on its own and it wasn't a typo correction that solved it either. That being said I understand if you delete it b/c of the poor solution explanation. In a nut shell the ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 upgrade is hanging

I installed Ubuntu yesterday. Today when the system prompted me to update to version 14.04, I agreed to it. Now, I have the Distribution Update window open, but it is hanging while "preparing libc6" ...
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Update XAMPP in fedora 23

How to Upgrade XAMPP to the newer version in Fedora 23? Use Xampp version 7.0.5 version and want to upgrade to 7.0.6.. or newer. Thank you!
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Mouse cursor & video display issues since upgrading to Lubuntu 16.04

A couple of months ago I dist-upgraded my Laptop (a Lenovo X201) fro Lubuntu 15.10 to Lubuntu 16.04. Since that time, I've had the following problems: On resume after suspend, typically the mouse ...
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Adding LibreOffice Official Repository for Updates

I use Linux Mint LMDE2 64bit OS. The version of LibreOfice that is installed on my PC is 4.3.3.2. Even with sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get dist-upgrade I don't get any updates. I ...
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Why are all files incoming via FTP erased into empty files?

My FTP service is misbehaving. Erasing all incoming files to empty (0 filesize) I have been running FreeBSD 9.0 webserver, and finally thought I would upgrade. I tried to to it using this command: ...
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Updating Python on CentOS

I am running 64 bit CentOS 7 on an Oracle VirtualBox. The CentOS ISO that I downloaded came with Python 2.7.5 and I am trying to update to 2.7.11, but the normal steps are not working. I downloaded ...
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ffmpeg won't upgrade or uninstall on centos 6.8

I'm trying to upgrade ffmpeg on CentOS 6 but everything I try doesn't work. I've tried re-installing to overwrite it but no luck. This is the version and when it was installed. It installed 2 weeks ...
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How can I upgrade Fedora 20 to the latest Fedora? [duplicate]

I have been lax in keeping Fedora up-to-date, and still have Fedora 20. How should I go about upgrading to the latest version, 22 or 23? Lots of information about upgrading from 21 or 22, but from ...
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Upgraded Fedora 23 won't boot to graphical login - only brings up text terminal

I upgraded from 22 to 23 with fedup and after updating, cleaning, and rebooting, all I get is the terminal. My older versions, including my rescue, won't boot. Any ideas?
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Debian Security Updates

If I am running an 'unsupported' version of Linux, which is based on Debian, is there any way that I can still get the updates from debian systems as they are released? OR am I stuck waiting on the ...
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After upgrade kali linux some fonts have been missed [closed]

I upgraded kali linux 4.3.0-kali1-amd64 into 4.5.0-kali1-amd64 . After that some fonts has been missed.i tried to fix it.but i couldn't. This is an example error of that.. in login screen also the ...
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Upgrade Wheezy -> Jessie Unable to install procps

I am trying to upgrade my Debian Wheezy to Jessie, but it failed during the apt-get dist-upgrade, and now I am completely stocked. Here is what happens when I try a apt-get dist-upgrade : sudo apt-...
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dictionaries-common package complains of possible debconf corruption

Upgrading my Debian Stretch distribution, I get the following error message during the configuration of package dictionaries-common: ┌───────────────────┤ dictionaries-common: wordlists ├─────────────...
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Updating kernel: vmlinuz in /boot not being created by DNF

Brand new F23 install, trying to update the kernel. I did lose power during the first round of dnf update and have to go clear out a bunch of conflicts that dnf kept reporting. It's possible I removed ...
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“Failed to synchronize any databases - unexpected error”

Trying to update in Antergos (with the GUI) gives me Here is my pacman.conf # # /etc/pacman.conf # # See the pacman.conf(5) manpage for option and repository directives # # GENERAL OPTIONS # [...
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Is it safe to uncheck Ubuntu Recommended Updates?

I'm currently using Lubuntu 16.04 LTS . There are three options in Software and Updates app which are Important security updates (xenial-security) should be necessary. It doesn't matter having ...
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Do I need to remove a repository (not a PPA) before doing distribution upgrade

I am on Mint 17.3 which is based on Ubuntu Trusty. I am preparing for the awaited Mint 18. For the last two days I am downgrading software from a lot of added PPAs (20+) and despite it has shown as ...
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Linux Mint Petra (16) Java Update from JRE 7 to JRE 8 breaks Graphics System?

(Note: I'm a firm believer in "if it works, you don't need to fix it." Which is why this laptop is still running Linux Mint 16 - so far it does everything I have needed, and wonderfully so.) I had ...
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Kernel panic after upgrading from wheezy to jessie

I upgraded my system from wheezy to jessie, However, I am not able to boot using the latest kernel that was installed with jessie. I get following error: Loading, please wait... /init: conf/conf.d/...
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Standard Package updates of selinux-policy-*

I am wondering if after installing an update of a selinux-policy-* package you are using, do you need to reset all the labels in the system (i.e. fixfiles onboot) in order to keep the policy effective?...
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Manjaro doesn't update syslinux.cfg when I install new kernels. How can it be done?

I have a fresh installation of Manjaro 15.12 (Capella) 64-bit on my Dell Latitude. I started with the CLI installer as I had a couple of LVM volumes to reattach to my system — such as /home and the ...
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Might any damage have been caused when cancelling the update manager in Linux Mint during an update?

My Linux Mint Update Manager was running an update - a very big one. It was in the middle of downloading package files, and it was taking way too long and I had to stop it, so I clicked Cancel. When I ...
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Server Upgrade from CENT OS 4 to 6

I will be updating my server since CENTOS 4.x is not supported long time ago. I really don't have any idea how to proceed and I have been searching how, but I can not understand since It is ...
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cron job quit working after latest apt-get upgrade

I've been running a cron job every 15 minutes for years, with few problems. Sometime in the last week, it quit running, I'm assuming after a apt-get upgrade && apt-get dist-upgrade. I was ...
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To Have Eclipse 4.5 in Path?

I downloaded the precompiled Eclipse Mars 4.5 in the official site here. Pseudocode Extract the tarball eclipse-jee-mars-2-linux-gtk-x86_64.tar.gz Move extracted Eclipse directory to some location ...
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No DNS resolution after upgrade from ubuntu 14.04 to 16.04

I upgraded ubuntu 14.04 to ubuntu 16.04 and I have a problem with the internet connection. Specifically, DNS after update stopped working. For debugging purposes I set the only DNS 8.8.8.8, but name ...
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Archlinux laptop overheating

I have a Samsung laptop and installed Archlinux on it. At first everything was fine, I was even surprised at how nice everything was, no driver problems, everything went smooth. I could watch videos ...
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Is there a script to update (almost) any Linux distribution? [closed]

I know of apt-get update and yum update, but I'm wondering what others there are to update other Linux OSes. Could all these be combined into a script which could be run on any Linux distro?
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Issue with ssh && apt-get, need advice

I decided to dust off my Beaglebone Black Rev.C and figured before I do much of anything, I should get everything up to date. I created an SD card with the new Debian 8.3 image and installed it. No ...