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

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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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Upgrading Ubuntu 13.09 to 13.10 for LTS?

I am trying to upgrade my ubuntu installation so I can begin working with mod_mono for apache. I tried to the usual upgrade command but I am getting some odd results. Any help would be much ...
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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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Update yum fails

I'm using centOS 6.4. I'm getting this error when I use "yum update" in the terminal window. Could not retrieve mirrorlist http://mirrorlist.centos.org/?release=6&arch=x86_64&repo=os ...
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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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kali rolling 2016 theme errors after installing new upgrade and dist-upgrade

The new updates and upgrades have bugged all my themes from working any ideas and advice is appreciated, Kali x theme works just about the title text is grey, so hard to see but when applying themes ...
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Mint update manager not updating

After running update manager these are the error messages I get... E: Encountered a section with no Package: header E: Problem with MergeList /var/lib/apt/lists/archive.ubuntu....
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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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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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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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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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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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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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X broken after upgrade to Fedora 23

I recently upgraded from Fedora 22 to 23 via the dnf plugin, and everything else works fine except for graphics. The fglrx module appears to load okay, but the X server crashes when it tries to open ...
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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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Can't change update settings on elementary?

I can't update elementary os, when I try to change the settings 'Install updates from', none of the check boxes will check, it stays like the following image. What should I do?
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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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How long might it take to build NetBSD userland and kernel?

I am interested to use NetBSD as the operating system on my server. I have not used a system where security updates are performed by source, but have read enough in the guide to feel comfortable ...
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Error during apt-get upgrade in wheezy

Today I wanted to upgrade my system from Debian Wheezy to Jessie. As first step I thought it is a good idea to upgrade the current wheezy-packages: sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get upgrade ... ...
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apt-get update failed to fetch and /sources.list.d/ empty

Running the sudo apt-get update command, I got the following error: Fetched 988 kB in 16s (59,3 kB/s) W: Failed to fetch http://old-releases.ubuntu.com/...
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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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Upgrading CentOS 6.7 to CentOS 7 on VMWare 11.0

I tried to upgrade(in-place) CentOS 6.7 to CentOS 7.0 on the various environments. I installed CentOS-6.7-x86_64-bin-DVD1.iso on VWware 11.0. And I followed the https://wiki.centos.org/TipsAndTricks/...
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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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How to upgrade Apache 2.2.15 to 2.4.4 in CentOS

I want to upgrade Apache from 2.2.15 to 2.4.4 in CentOS. Do I need to download update files to a folder and update Apache? Is this even possible?
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How to resolve broken packages when upgrading: from Ubuntu 13.10 to 14.04

I am having an issues upgrading to 14.04 (Trusty Tahr) from 13.10 (Saucy Salamander), where I get a message Could not calculate the upgrade, and I believe it is due to my unofficial software packages. ...
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CentOS 7 update using “yum update” does not work

I have a VM running CentOS 7 that I have not used for a long time. Today I launched it and tried to update the CentOS system to the latest version using yum update, but I got a lot of errors: ...
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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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How to block yum from upgrading obsoleted package?

Is there any way to prevent yum from upgrading a package obsoleted by another? I have created a custom repo containing some packages, among them openh323-devel. In current versions of CentOS, ...
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E: Some index files failed to download. They have been ignored…” when tunning “sudo aptitude update”?

This is what the end of output after I run sudo apt-get update on Ubuntu 12.04: Ign http://apt.typesafe.com unicorn/main Translation-en 35% [Working]W: Failed to fetch http://ppa.launchpad.net/...