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Pass Enter key to dist-upgrade's prompt, running inside a GUI terminal on a remote machine, accessible henceforth only over SSH

I earlier had RDP access to a remote machine (a typical physical desktop PC) using which I launched a sudo apt dist-upgrade inside a GUI gnome-terminal. Since then I have lost the RDP connection and ...
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Debian 12 linux-image-6.1.0-18-amd64 dist-upgrade fails on nvidia GPL-incompatible module nvidia.ko uses GPL-only symbol '__rcu_read_lock'

I ran an apt-get upgrade and an apt-get dist-upgrade on a new update notified today for Debian 12. The last one is failing with this message, and can see later that it involves NVidia driver (I use ...
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Does Linux Mint have a direct upgrade like Ubuntu

Does Linux Mint have a direct upgrade without a clean install with an USB?
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KDE Neon Upgrade to 22.04 Fails Due to Unofficial Package Issues

I'm facing an issue while trying to upgrade my KDE Neon system to version 22.04. The upgrade process halts with an error message suggesting an issue with unofficial packages. Here is the essence of ...
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Upgrade from latest version

Let me first apologize if the question itself is… stupid. Can I upgrade from a latest version, in this case openSuse LEAP 15.5? How problematic it would be, or which would be the consequences? I ...
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Huge number of packages are about to be deleted after Debian upgrade, how to check list in text mode?

I am about to upgrade from Debian 11 to 12. I pressed Ctrl+Alt+F3 and entered text mode to ensure a smooth upgrade. Update & Upgrade system $ sudo apt update $ sudo apt upgrade Edit /etc/apt/...
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How to create an entire backup of a disk to fall back to before performing a dist-upgrade?

I am preparing a dist-upgrade. Before I do that I want to make a backup of my entire disk so that even if the upgrade fails I can fall back to a backup. I have two SSDs, /dev/nvme0n1 which is the ...
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Debian upgrade failed - now locked out of sudo

I was trying to upgrade a VPS from Buster to Bookworm. I followed these steps: 44 20/Aug - 21:26:11 sudo apt update && sudo apt upgrade -y 45 20/Aug - 21:26:38 sudo apt --purge ...
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After upgrading to Debian 12, duplicated files in /lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/ and /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/

I just upgraded my system from Debian 11 to 12, by following this guide from cyberciti. This system has been kept up-to-date for more than 9 years, so it has been through at least 4 major upgrades (...
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Stuck at boot, no GUI, login on tty not possible after upgrade to Debian 12

I upgraded my system to Debian 12, but I cannot login any more after I rebooted when the package installation seemed to be completed. The login prompt (on tty) tells me login incorrect after typing ...
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apt Unmet dependencies. Try 'apt --fix-broken install' with no packages (or specify a solution)

i was tring to update Debian with the instruction https://www.debian.org/releases/bookworm/amd64/release-notes/ch-upgrading.en.html#upgrade-process All going well but when i ran apt full-upgrade ssh ...
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What are the risks of doing apt-get upgrade(s), but never apt-get dist-upgrade(s)?

At work, I received a VM on VirtualBox. I have no clue about its composition except that it is running Debian 10. Quickly, because tools like Chrome were complaining, I had to do an apt-get update + ...
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Upgrading old Ubuntu to current

I have a Ubuntu machine running ubuntu 16. I want to upgrade it to the most recent version, but the hints on how to do this fail. According to webpages it should be: sudo apt update sudo apt upgrade ...
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Resolve upgrade conflict of two essential packages

I am trying to update my old debian server from jessie to bullseye. But i am running into the problem that both sysvinit-utils and initscripts override /lib/init/vars.sh. Preparing to unpack .../...
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How to do an in-place upgrade to the latest openSUSE Leap release

A major advantage of doing an in-place upgrade compared to doing a clean install, is that all accounts, configurations, and installed programs are kept intact. Using Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL), ...
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How to retrigger kernel and initramfs generation in Debian upgrade process

I did a Debian 10 to 11 upgrade process and everything went fine. Before doing the reboot, I lost the config, initrd, System.map and vmlinuz files in the boot partition. Unfortunately, repeating apt-...
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How to convert kerberos user to local user in Ubuntu?

I am having issues upgrading Ubuntu distribution, as my user is authenticated with kerberos. During upgrade, kerberos packages are removed and after restart I can't login anymore. I wonder, if I can ...
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unable to update/upgrade 1 package [closed]

I am unable to update my pop-os distribution due to the inability to upgrade 1 package. apt list --upgradable -a returns Listing... Done pop-system-updater/impish 0.1.0~1657035226~21.10~6f0d903 amd64 ...
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Failed full-upgrade. Unmet dependencies

Running mxlinux debian 11. Bunch of unmet dependencies and broken gui. How do I proceed?
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Using apt/aptitude, how to remove all legacy packages that are sourceless after a distro-upgrade?

I upgraded my linux from Pop_OS 21.10 to 22.04 a few weeks ago. The distro-upgrade presumably replaced some old sources with new versions, as a result, many existing packages for Pop_OS 21.10 or ...
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Error while upgrading from Fedora 35 to Fedora 36: VirtualBox requires libvpx.so.6()(64bit), but none of the providers can be installed

While upgrading my system from Fedora 35 to Fedora 36, I first ran sudo dnf upgrade --refresh And then, sudo dnf system-upgrade download --releasever=36 But it is giving rise to this error: Before ...
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On dist-upgrade: Error, pkgProblemResolver::Resolve generated breaks, this may be caused by held packages

During a dist-upgrade operation I am encountering an issue with apt packages. When running any of the following commands I encounter the same error: $ sudo apt dist-upgrade $ sudo apt --fix-broken ...
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POP!_OS - Python3-repolib Error on Upgrade

POP!OS_22.04 TL;DR Ran into a weird error with a specific package python3-repolibon Lenovo Laptop. This also happened this morning on my partner's iMac device after she attempted to upgrade to 22.04. ...
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Old Ubuntu (14.04) upgrade madness

I have an old (14.04) Ubuntu installation which is entirely divorced from the internet. I need to upgrade this to the current (20.04) release. I know that this is a multi-step process, so I don't ...
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debconf broken, can't update, install or fix any package anymore

Every time I try to update or install a new package, I get these errors: ┌──(mahdi㉿kali)-[~] └─$ sudo apt update Hit:1 http://packages.microsoft.com/repos/code stable InRelease ...
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During any upgrade, and even upgrading my Linux major version, should I reply: "replace configuration files" or "keep them" when I'm asked for?

I'm about to upgrade from Debian 10 to 11. During this step, and like when I do common apt-get upgrade or dist-upgrade, I'm expecting to receive a lot of questions: "Do you want to replace or to ...
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How do I update Pop!_OS from 20.04 to 20.10

When I try to run an upgrade of pop in the terminal (current version 21.04) I get the following: $ pop-upgrade release upgrade checking if pop-upgrade requires an update Current Release: 21.04 ...
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upgrade debian 6

I recently found one on my servers installed Debian version 6 :)) Is there any way to upgrade this OS to the new version? I try to use apt-get update but all the links ignored deb http://httpredir....
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How to upgrade Debian 10 to Debian 11 without internet?

In the future I have to upgrade several Debian 10 systems to Debian 11. The problem is: The systems have no access to the internet. What options do I have to upgrade the system? After some research, I ...
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Issue with sources, 404 on upgrade

on Debian Bullseye (11) I recently have run into some dead endpoints when I run apt dist-upgrade after an update, see my sources list below. I have tried to resolve with --fix-missing and I have run ...
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PHP not working after debian dist-upgrade

I recently upgraded from debian 10.10 to 11 My website had stopped working properly. It was showing php code instead of actual formatted page Thinking that It was due to not-working apache2 with php I ...
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How to automatically check for stable release upgrades of Fedora at login?

From what I can find, Fedora does not seem to have an /etc/update-motd.d/ like Ubuntu-based systems. I do not want automatic updates (because I like to update manually), but I would like to be ...
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How to do multiple sequential Debian distribution upgrades?

I understand that it is generally recommended to always upgrade Debian sequentially. For example upgrade Debian Jessie (8) to Stretch (9) and then to Buster (10). But I couldn't find any clear ...
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Broken python during Debian 8->9 upgrade

So I was in the process of upgrading a Debian 8 to 9 following those instructions. Something went wrong, python broke and now I haven't been able to fix it after hours on it. Some samples: # apt-get ...
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Debian 10: Why some SSL packages will be downgraded?

I cannot find any informations about it. May someone has some insights to share. apt suggests to downgrade some SSL packages. # apt-get update && apt-get dist-upgrade --assume-yes Reading ...
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How to upgrade packages from where they are installed from?

I run apt-get upgrade, which says there is nothing to upgrade to: # apt-get update && apt-get upgrade && apt-get dist-upgrade Hit:2 http://deb.debian.org/debian buster InRelease ...
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is it possible to upgrade a distro (debian) in an Encrypted LVM partition?

I installed Debian on a VM using Guided Partitioning with Encryption and using LVM and it created something like this: - /boot - encrypted partition -- LVM --- / --- /home --- swap After the ...
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Debian dist-upgrade does not upgrade to anything higher than 8.11

I have a Debian 8.11 server and I'd like to upgrade it to Debian 9 first and to Debian 10 afterwards. I did the following: apt-get update apt-get upgrade apt-get dist-upgrade All finished with no ...
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What types of things break regarding building of native software when upgrading versions of Fedora, and what are some solutions? [closed]

I do a lot of software testing and that requires me to build many different projects from source. I've recently upgraded to Fedora 33 from 31, and essentially, I have a group of issues that involve ...
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Interrupted upgrade of Ubuntu from 18.04 to 20.04 gives - Problem executing scripts APT::Update::Post-Invoke-Success

I was upgrading Ubuntu 18.04 to Ubuntu 20.04 using do-release-upgrade -f DistUpgradeViewNonInteractive, but the upgrade halted due to a power cut and upon resuming the upgrade I was getting the ...
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Update version of Kali Linux to 2020.3 from 2020.1

I am trying to update my Kali version to 2020.3 from 2020.1 as I have many important files and tools installed, but I was not able to do it. I consulted this site https://www.kali.org/docs/general-use/...
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Temporary failure in name resolution after Debian 10 upgrade

I tried to upgrade Debian 8 to 10 by first upgrading it to version 9 and then to 10. I did this by changing /etc/apt/sources.list, running apt-get update, apt-get upgrade and apt-get dist-upgrade. The ...
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Error: transaction check vs depsolve... php dependencies

I'm trying to run sudo dnf system-upgrade download --refresh --releasever=30 --allowerasing (from fedora 25) and hitting the following errors. Running transaction check Error: transaction check vs ...
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Upgrading Fedora 25 to 32 "rpmlib(PayloadIsZstd) <= 5.4.18-1 is needed by ..." errors

After running sudo dnf system-upgrade download --refresh --releasever=32 --allowerasing I get the following gigantic list of errors: rpmlib(PayloadIsZstd) <= 5.4.18-1 is needed by python3-audit-3.0-...
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no GUI after upgrading to debian 10.5 (nvidia)

So I upgraded to debian 10.5 in this morning (dist-upgrade), but after that I was not able to get into GUI, as I'm having only a blinking cursor. My video card is a Nvidia gtx 1080 ti. I'm currently ...
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Ansible hold back packages to be upgraded and do-release-upgrade

How can I hold packages back from getting upgraded and do a Ubuntu Release Upgrade at the same time? If I run this script I'm getting the error: ASK [Run do-release-upgrade non-interactively.] fatal:...
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Full-upgrade to Debian testing fails due to libc6-dev : Breaks: libgcc-8-dev

I've just switched to bullseye (see sources below) deb http://deb.debian.org/debian/ testing main contrib non-free deb-src http://deb.debian.org/debian/ testing main contrib non-free deb http://deb....
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Error in libc6 while upgrading Debian

Recently I tried to upgrade my computer from Debian Jessie to Buster (I was not directly upgrading but firstly to Stretch and then to Buster). While upgrading the system to Stretch when I run the sudo ...
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Desktop doesn't start after upgrade to Ubuntu 20

I've a dual boot ( windows + ubuntu ) with grub2. I had Ubuntu 16 and I upgraded it via UI ( I was informed about some crashes about packages it couldn't get, but the process continued until the very ...
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Upgrade from Fedora 30 to 31: Cannot enable multiple streams for module 'ant'

I'm trying to upgrade from Fedora 30 to 31 and I've successfully done these two steps: dnf upgrade --refresh dnf install dnf-plugin-system-upgrade However, when I do the next: dnf system-upgrade ...
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