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Questions tagged [upgrade]

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

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Are the update and upgrade mechanisms of debian stable/testing/unstable similar to Lubuntu LTS? [on hold]

I am using Lubuntu 18.04 LTS, and thinking about switching to Debian + LXDE. I am an OS user and may be an occasional programmer of applications. I am wondering whether to choose Debian stable, test ...
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URL not found when upgrading

I want to upgrade my version of ubuntu from 14.04 LTS to the latest. First, I have to update from Ubuntu 14.04 LTS to 16 LTS, but when I try to upgrade my system I've got these errors: W:Imposible to ...
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Errors trying to update kali linux to version 2019.1 [closed]

I have tried to update kali linux with: apt update && apt -y full-upgrade but I get those errors: E: Sub-process /usr/bin/apt-listchanges --apt || test $? -lt 10 returned an error code (1) ...
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Latest kernel update issue

I have updated to the latest Kali Linux 2019.1 Release but my kernel is still stuck on 4.18.0-kali3-amd64 grep VERSION /etc/os-release VERSION="2019.1" VERSION_ID="2019.1" How do I update to the 4....
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How to show latest release's Git tag with message

Was creating a script to update a Github application in-place and needed to print changes made in the latest Git tagged release so users could make an informed decision about pulling the trigger on ...
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Dual boot install Kali 2019 Win 10 [duplicate]

I have successfully installed Kali Linux on my Win 10 machine. When I boot up into Kali and try to update and upgrade, this is the response I get: root@chainkill:~# apt-get update Reading package ...
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Can a device be re-partitioned over the air

I know that OTA updating for Linux can be a complicated topic and that there are ready-made solutions out there. I'm talking in terms of using an embedded computer running Linux such as a Rasberry Pi ...
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How to install the latest SaltStack packages for CentOS 7

I am trying to install the latest version of the salt-minion package (2018.3.1). But in my yum repository, the latest available version is 2015.5.10-2.el7. yum --showduplicates list salt-minion ...
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Debian apt update error [duplicate]

I use debian and I get error when try to update Hit:1 http://security.debian.org/debian-security stretch/updates InRelease Ign:2 http://mirrors.kernel.org/debian stretch InRelease ...
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Upgrade from Debian Stretch to Buster delayed apache2 and ssh services loading

I just upgraded from Stretch to Buster, and the two services apache2 and ssh delayed in loading at the boot, in some cases I had to login or to start them manually to make them work. I didn't have ...
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Cannot do a minor upgrade on Debian 8.11 in order to then do a major upgrade

I am trying to upgrade my VPS which has Debian 8.11 Jessie installed. In order to do major upgrade I first do a minor upgrade. I have done the following, which I know is the usual route: sudo apt-get ...
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Debian testing added to sources.list, how to undo the upgrades?

Another sysadmin added the following to sources.list: deb http://ftp.de.debian.org/debian testing main At some point in time a apt-get upgrade was run, causing most packages to be updated a alpha or ...
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-bash: yum: command not found via SSH [closed]

I'm trying to deploy a project to a remote server via SSH but I kept getting this error saying command not found no matter I typed sudo or yum. So far I've checked a few posts but still have no idea ...
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Crontab schedule <apt-get upgrade> [duplicate]

I'm using crontab to schedule the apt-get upgrade, the 'ldconfig' and start-stop-daemon' are missing. But when I upgrade in the terminal everything is fine. Any suggestions? this is my crontab script ...
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Terminal crash during apt-upgrade on ubuntu and now upgrade fails

I was upgrading Ubuntu using sudo apt-get upgrade -y But, the terminal crashed in between. When I tried to run the same command again, it gave an error related to lock on dpkg. I deleted the lock ...
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Linux Mint upgrade to 19 Tara results in desktop panel problems

I upgraded my system recently from Linux Mint 18.3 to Linux Mint 19. Problems resulted: No icons at right in the bottom panel, could not add some items like sound setting, WiFi/network, and others. ...
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debian stretch missing do-rel.h after upgrade

debian 9 apt-get update;apt-get upgrade now mplayer, mpv and chromium seg fault with similar errors; gdb /usr/bin/mpv says Program received signal SIGSEGV, Segmentation fault. elf_dynamic_do_Rela ...
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List Dependencies of Pending `pkg upgrade`

I wanted to update most of the stuff on my FreeBSD system, so I was going to perform a pkg upgrade. I noticed that one of the listed new packages to be installed was Wayland; I'm not interested in ...
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I want to update the glibc version from 2.17-222.el7.x86_64 to 2.17-260.el7

I want to update the glibc version from 2.17-222.el7.x86_64 to 2.17-260.el7. Will there be any effect ? IS 2.17-260.el7 compatible to centos 7.2 as all my machines are in centos 7.2 only.
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SSH session closed during apt upgrade, and is prompting for input. What are my options to continue?

I'm viewing /var/log/apt/term.log because the ssh session closed while it was running and my apt-get upgrade is prompting for input, but because I'm viewing the log I can't give input. What are my ...
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MediaWiki automatic upgrades

I use latest MediaWiki (either on Arch Linux or Debian stable) in a personal project - I'm the only one who works on it, and I use MediaWiki in a core-only way (I don't install any extensions ...
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Upgrade to Cosmic Cuttlefish window enlargens so that I cannot press the button to complete the upgrade

I know this may sound like a pretty odd question, and it's kind of hard to describe. I currently have Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver, and by a popup given to me by the Ubuntu Software Updater I was asked ...
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Update postfix/mail version

When I'm checking my postfix version postconf -d | grep mail_version the output I get is mail_version = 2.11.0 milter_macro_v = $mail_name $mail_version But when I run apt-get install postfix, ...
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Why does upgrading through Ansible commonly considered “idempotent”?

I know that an idempotent function returns a result which is can be returned more than once without changing the application essentially (like adding zero to a number or multiplying that number by 1). ...
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Do rolling release distros like Arch Linux include kernel upgrades as part of their rolling upgrades?

Do fully rolling_release distros like ArchLinux, openSUSE, Alpine and so forth include kernel-upgrades as part of their rolling upgrades? Or kernel upgrades are a separate issue even within the ...
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What's the advantage of mere Ansible on mere shell-scripting if one doesn't use communally-maintained Ansible-Galaxy roles? [closed]

I establish a LAMP with a few extras on a remote Debian machine with a similar shell (Bash) script: #/bin/bash apt update -y apt upgrade ufw sshguard unattended-upgrades wget curl git zip unzip tree ...
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Can kernel upgrades be done with configuration management (CM) tools for above-OS software?

I use various Linux Distros, mostly Debian-based, usually all default (I change nothing in the kernel/shell or internal-utilities (utilities that come with the distro). I usually install Apache, MySQL ...
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An upgrade from 'zesty' to 'bionic' is not supported with this tool. Tried official links, no success

I tried following https://help.ubuntu.com/community/EOLUpgrades/Feisty link, but without success. I need to upgrade my system to 17.10(EOL) from 17.04. When running following command I am getting an ...
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Lenovo Thinkpad Mute LED Stopped working after update

Updated my packages today on my Lenovo Thinkpad X1 Carbon (6th Gen). I didn't expect anything to happen but it did. The Mute indicator LED's on the F1 and F4 key stopped working. I actually know this ...
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Do bug corrections spread automatically to all Linux distros and updates? [closed]

I'm using Debian 9. When turning off my computer, many times (more than 50%, I think) I get the following message: A stop job is running for Session 3 of user rodrigo (Xs / 1min 30s) X increments ...
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How to fully upgrade Debian from command line (including release_version)?

I desire to totally upgrade everything in Debian:Stable including the release version, to the newest stable release available: Packages update Packages upgrade D:S minor_version D:S major_version D:S ...
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Upgrade OpenSSH 7.4 to later on RHEL

I have a Red Hat Enterprise Linux server (7.5 x86_64). I have OpenSSH version 7.4. I was asked to upgrade it to a later version for security reasons: Nessus states that OpenSSH should be ugraded from ...
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KDE on LTS 18.04 - Cannot Upgrade or 'sudo apt --fix-broken install'

https://askubuntu.com/questions/176121/dpkg-error-trying-to-overwrite-file-which-is-also-in https://askubuntu.com/questions/1067430/apt-fix-broken-install-does-not-work-package-manager-broken-after-...
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An upgrade from 'zesty' to 'bionic' is not supported with this tool [duplicate]

Hi i am getting the error below when i try and update my ubuntu server through command line: Reading cache Checking package manager Cannot upgrade An upgrade from 'zesty' to 'bionic' ...
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Upgrading go version to 1.11 in ubuntu [closed]

I am trying to upgrade go version to 1.11 in ubuntu 16.04. I try the following tutorial but it only upgrade user go version to 1.11. when i call sudo go version it still return go 1.6.2. How can i ...
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Upgrading Python3 Without Breaking Access to lib Folder

Upgrading Python3 package is always a big pain for me. Every time I upgrade from one version, e.g. 3.7.0, to another, e.g. 3.7.1, my python script loses access to my /usr/local/lib/python3.7/site-...
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Ubuntu upgrade from 18.04 to 18.10 got stuck in “Removing xserver-xorg-hwe-16.04 (3:14.1)”

I'm in the process of upgrading from Ubuntu 18.04 LTE to Ubuntu 18.10. I've started do-release-upgrade from inside a GNOME Terminal window. It made some progress but now got stuck in Removing xserver-...
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How to update FreeBSD without freebsd-update when the source cannot be compiled?

I run FreeBSD on a Raspberry Pi 3. This computer is permanently installed in a server room I do not have easy access to. Once FreeBSD 12 comes out, I want to update the computer to the new system ...
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Upgrade Ubuntu without btrfs snapshot

On every do-release-upgrade Ubuntu does a btrfs snapshot. What sounds like a good idea is quite annoying if you don't have enough disk space. The update requires the same amount of space as currently ...
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Upgrading to Fedora 29 from 28 resulted into inaccessible SSH and other TLS dependent services

After running standard distro upgrade command for Fedora Server: dnf system-upgrade download --releasever=29 && dnf system-upgrade reboot and rebooting back to the server I could not connect ...
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What is the difference between a Redhat “Binary DVD” and an “Update Binary DVD”?

Some versions of RHEL, but not all (for example, 7.4), have ISO download options of both a "Binary DVD" (e.g. Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.4 Binary DVD, 3.78GB) and an "Update Binary DVD" (e.g. Red Hat ...
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Protect user edited *.desktop files from upgrades

I like to edit /usr/share/applications/*.desktop files (fortunately, just a few of them) to fit my needs. When the relative application is updated, though, those edits I made get lost. How should I ...
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Upgrade from openjdk-7 to openjdk-8 on debian

I have the following Java-related packages installed on my Debian 8 machine # sudo dpkg -l | grep -i java ii ca-certificates-java 20140324 all Common CA ...
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What's going to be new in bash 5

I was just going through the official bash repository(I don't usually do this) for something unrelated but noticed that bash 5 was already in beta. I was just curious about what's going to be new in ...
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Error sh: 0: getcwd() failed: No such file or directory when I try to upgrade Debian

Error when i try to upgrade Debian based distro After this operation, 347 MB of additional disk space will be used. Do you want to continue? [Y/n] y sh: 0: getcwd() failed: No such file or directory ...
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Overriding apt-get security check in Debian 9 (stretch) for Cloudera upgrade

I am trying to update Cloudera packages on several servers that have recently been upgraded to Debian 9 (stretch). The latest updates for Cloudera were for Debian 8 (jessie). The update/upgrade fails ...
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After an AIX mksysb NIM migration upgrade, virtual package AIX-rpm is out-of-sync with the OS level

After upgrading an AIX system using mksysb migration via NIM, the AIX-rpm virtual package was left behind at the previous AIX level: $ oslevel -r 7100-04 $ rpm -q AIX-rpm AIX-rpm-6.1.7.0-7 This ...
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GPGME error on Arch Linux 32bit

I need to fix this issue with GPGME error. I cannot upgrade or install anything. This is what I get in terminal: sudo pacman -Syyu error: GPGME error: No data error: GPGME error: No data error: GPGME ...
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Have /bin/bash not /usr/bin/bash but Cant install RPM Update because of Failed Dependency

Linux system with bash located in /bin and not /usr/bin. Attempting to install (as root) glibc-common-2.17-222.el7.x86_64 using either of the following commands: rpm -ivh glibc-2.17-222.el7.x86_64....
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I can't upgrade Linux Mint — unmet dependencies

I installed Linux Mint 19 “Tara” Cinnamon, and when I want to upgrade or sudo apt-get dist-upgrade, there is some bug: The following packages have unmet dependencies: indicator-sensors:i386 : ...