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

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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 run unattended-upgrades not daily but every few hours

By default unattended-upgrades runs with cron.daily, that is at most on a daily basis. This can be a lot of time for attackers. I'd like to run it every 4 hours, how can I do this?
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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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Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1)

I understand that this is a generic error message, but I'm having trouble deciphering what's going on - why doesn't Apache want to update? (Reading database ... 50302 files and directories currently ...
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if I upgrade from Debian Wheezy (7.x) to Jessie (8.x), will systemd run by default?

I am wary of systemd for various reasons which are irrelevant to this question. Now, I'm about to upgrade my Debian Wheezy to Debian Jessie. Will systemd be used by default after an apt-get dist-...
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PHP Upgrade Error (PHP 5.3.3 to PHP 5.4.19 on CentOS 6.4)

I'm using CentOS 6.4 and I was following this tutorial in order to upgrade PHP from v 5.3.3 to v 5.4.19 but I got the following error: Error: php54w-common conflicts with php-common-5.3.3-23.el6_4....
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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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How to update apache, mysql, phpmyadmin and php on Raspbian?

I have my own web server running on my raspberry pi, and all my programs are outdated. I would like to update my PHP, Apache, MySQL, and phpMyAdmin. Can anyone tell me how to update all of these? I'm ...
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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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Update HP-UX 11i software

I have an old HP-UX 9000/800 PA-RISC B.11.11 (11i) on hands and I'd like to update its services to newer version. Actually, I'd like to update LD from current version B.11.18 to B.11.32; and Apache-...
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apt-offline apt-get upgrade still trying to connect to online server for upgrade even though packages have been synced already

I have a server which can't go online because of some policy. So I have to update it using apt-offline. So far it has worked for me nicely on other servers, but this one doesn't really. I created ...
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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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How should I deal with Fedora's short life cycle?

I have been using Fedora as my primary distribution since very long. One thing that "bothers" me is its relatively short life cycle. I install its latest release, restore my backup, customize the ...
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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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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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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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Why is 'ls' suddenly wrapping items with spaces in single quotes?

I just noticed that on one of my machines (running Debian Sid) whenever I type ls any file name with spaces has single quotes surrounding it. I immediately checked my aliases, only to find them ...
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Packages to rebuild after upgrading gcc on gentoo systems

Which packages should be rebuilt after upgrading gcc on a gentoo system? Is it sufficient to run # emerge -a --oneshot `equery depends gcc |awk '{print " ="$1}'` as suggested similar for perl in ...
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I had installed program, but when i want to upgrade, it could not find him

I had installed youtube-dl : # youtube-dl Usage: youtube-dl [OPTIONS] URL [URL...] youtube-dl: error: You must provide at least one URL. Type youtube-dl --help to see a list of all options. But ...
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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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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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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 # [...