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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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upgrading ubuntu-server-20.04.2-LTS --> ubuntu-server-21.10-daily-build with an iso

Questions: Does "do-release-upgrade -d" get me the daily build or just the latest development release? https://superuser.com/questions/73624/how-do-you-upgrade-ubuntu-from-an-iso-image-by-...
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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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is my Lid Switch broken? [Debian]

yesterday, on a ThinkPad Edge E520-1143B laptop, I did an upgrade from Debian 9 (Stretch) to Debian 10 (Buster) following these two guides: https://wiki.debian.org/DebianUpgrade https://linuxconfig....
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Is it safe to remove linux-headers-amd64 and linux-image-amd64 packages?

I was reading the upgade guide from Debian stretch to buster, section 4.8 "Obsolete packages" gives command aptitude purge '~o' to remove them.[1] But that command asks to remove linux-headers-amd64 ...
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unable to upgrade pop_os from 19.04 to 19.10

recently tried to upgrade from pop_os 19.04 to 19.10. I tried both using GUI and using the terminal with sudo pop-upgrade release upgrade systemd both gave me the following message failed to ...
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Debian: Now that buster is stable, how can I "side-grade" away from testing?

I have been on testing for a while, and would like a more stable system, so I think the best way to accomplish that would be to pin my system to buster. I know downgrades are risky, but I think this ...
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NIS related, can't mount USB storage after debian upgrade to buster

Solution: nscd was missing on some machine. Everything is back to normal with nscd installed everywhere. Update 6: Here comes the joke. I freshly reinstalled the machine with a debian 10.1, ...
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broken Ubuntu after failed release-upgrade

I recently attempted a do-release-upgrade, which unfortunately was interrupted during the process (it is a remote machine, that I can only access through ssh), and I now encounter many broken ...
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apt full-upgrade vs apt upgrade redundancy

This might be a possible bug, but it is something that has been bothering me for a couple of days now. The difference between apt-get upgrade and apt-get dist-upgrade has been both well-known and ...
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How to resolve many packages being held back after "apt-get upgrade" during Debian 10 upgrade?

I'm currently upgrading one of my Debian 9/KDE machines and have around 1000 packages being held back after running sudo apt-get upgrade -> should I run sudo apt full-upgrade, sudo apt-get dist-...
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Attempt to upgrade from wheezy results in conflict between systemd-sysv and sysvinit

I'm trying to upgrade an old server from Debian wheezy (yes, I'm behind the times). Can you tell me how to overcome a conflict between systemd-sysv and sysvinit? I replaced mentions of wheezy with ...
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Package error while upgrading debian stretch to buster

I'm trying to upgrade Debian from stretch to buster but there are two packages with dependencies the package manager cannot solve (see upgrade output): uget: Somehow the package manager has old ...
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Cancel failing apt-get upgrade

Following my Debian upgrade from Wheezy to Jessie, I wanted to upgrade to Buster while I'm at it. I have updated my sources.list file to use "buster": cat /etc/apt/sources.list deb http://ftp.fr....
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Upgrade Debian Wheezy through SSH crashes

I'm using a cheap VM that's getting pretty old. So old that recently, apt-get update && apt-get upgrade returned errors, because wheezy packages were removed from the mirrors. So I decided to ...
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Upgrading Debian 9 Stretch to Debain 10 Buster

I am trying to upgrade my Debian 9 to Debian 10. I have changed my sources.list to following deb http://deb.debian.org/debian buster main contrib non-free deb-src http://deb.debian.org/debian ...
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Debian testing - upgrade "Buster" to "Bullseye" version, no server for security.debian.org

I tried to upgrade my Debian System using apt, the repository is set to "testing" so I expected it to change to the next version "Bullseye" from "Buster" automatically but since "Buster" moved on I ...
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Upgrading from Fedora-27 to Fedora-28

At the moment I am running fedora-27 and I would like to upgrade it to fedeora-30. I followed the steps described in fedora wiki. sudo dnf upgrade --refresh sudo dnf install dnf-plugin-system-upgrade ...
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"apt-get dist-upgrade" reports error "depmod: ERROR: Bad version passed uname" and various warnings

Running # apt-get dist-upgrade produced the following warnings/errors: WARNING: missing /lib/modules/uname depmod: ERROR: Bad version passed uname (2 times) dpkg: warning: version 'uname' has bad ...
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Is it safe to dpkg --set-selections on a newer version of a distro?

I saved my dpkg --get-selections on my Devuan ASCII (~= Debian Stretch). I've now reinstalled my system cleanly and dist-upgraded to Devuan Beowulf (~= Debian Buster). Is it safe for me to now dpkg --...
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Why do I have to run dhclient on boot?

After a top-notch decision to blindly dist-upgrade, I have to run dhclient after every boot. I understand that I can fix this with a script on startup, but it bothers me that I have no idea what ...
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My Kali upgrade fails - location of the log to find out the problem

Where is the log that tells me where the upgrade got to before it failed. My current info: No LSB modules are available. Distributor ID: Kali Description: Kali GNU/Linux Rolling Release: 2019....
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How do I upgrade Nixos to use a new channel nixos version?

I'm currently on 18.03 and would like to upgrade to 18.09. How would I go about doing this? I've found the following via a web search but it's not very conclusive: https://discourse.nixos.org/t/how-...
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