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

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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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unattended-upgrades not working on Ubuntu 20 LTS server

I have been trying to enable automatic security updates on Ubuntu 20 server, with no success. The service is running, but is waiting for signal? : root@u20s:~# sudo systemctl status unattended-...
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receiving GPG error while using sudo apt update in Pop!_OS 22.04

I ran this command in Terminal: sudo apt update At the end I received this message: W: An error occurred during the signature verification. The repository is not updated and the previous index files ...
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Upgrading PopOS 21.10 to 22.04: simulated upgrade works but trying fails?

I am trying to upgrade pop os. I am following this tutorial: https://support.system76.com/articles/upgrade-pop/ Finally got to step 6 and ran pop-upgrade release upgrade which said the simulated ...
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Can't rebase Fedora 35 to 36

I am using Fedora 35 right now and would like to switch to version 36 but can't do that: rpm-ostree rebase fedora:fedora/36/x86_64/silverblue ⠤ Receiving objects; 99% (366/367) 10,2 MB/s 214,5 MB ...
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How to upgrade sed on RHEL 8?

I'm on a RHEL 8 system and by default sed 4.5 was installed. [root@192 ~]# rpm -qf `which sed` sed-4.5-2.el8.x86_64 [root@192 ~]# Since I want to use the --debug option to debug some sed commands, I ...
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Upgrade command in UBUNTU

Whenever i run the upgrade command in ubuntu linux latest after the update command i get the following errors !!! Someone help please
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Why can't update my linux kernel to the latest version 5.16?

Install the latest linux-image: sudo apt install linux-image-5.16.0-0.bpo.3-amd64 List all my linux-image after installing. sudo dpkg --get-selections | grep linux-image linux-image-5.10.0-10-amd64 ...
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Ubuntu Not able to normal boot

I was updating NMP package then I install mutter_3.28.4+git2020........ After that System boot was stucking in start job then I Upgrade ubuntu 18 to 20 LTS Now it gives clipboard & mouse issue in ...
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What is the equivalent of "freebsd-update" on OpenBSD?

I have been using FreeBSD for quite some time. Now I want to dive into OpenBSD some more. Currently I'm trying to figure out what is the "recommended" way to keep my system up-to-date. On ...
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What's the best way to upgrade Go to 1.18 on Alma Linux?

I need to upgrade the version of Go on my Alma Linux 8 box from the installed version 1.16 to the latest 1.18. There are several tutorials on how to install, but I haven’t found any for upgrade ...
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Pop!_OS can't upgrade packages due to unconfigured zlib1g

Whenever opening the Pop Shop, it freezes and crashes. Updating packages through aptitude works, but upgrading fails with dpkg: dependency problems prevent processing triggers for libglib2.0-0:i386: ...
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Can't install 'kubuntu-desktop' during 20.10 -> 21.04 Manual Upgrade

I had to manually wget hirsute and then sudo ./hirsute open the distribution upgrade however I get the below error on Setting new software channels. Can't install 'kubuntu-desktop' It was impossible ...
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Arch linux; Initramfs unpacking failed: ZSTD-compressed data is truncated

After upgrading my whole system yesterday pacman -Syu im facing the following error at boot Initramfs unpacking failed: ZSTD-compressed data is truncated /init: line 6: /usr/lib/systemd/systemd-udevd:...
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New to WSL, trying to install Debian with GUI

I am a Linux old-timer, less familiar with Windows, although I've been using Windows since it was MS-DOS. I just bought a new Windows 11 computer and am trying to install Debian in the WSL with GUI ...
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How to update computing nodes in a cluster?

I am in the process of small computing cluster assembly. It will run Ubuntu/Slurm for job scheduling. Only the head node will be connected to the Internet, all others will be accessible from the local ...
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apt-get gpg error when i try to update

i have a librem14 running pureos, i keep getting error running apt-get update librem14@PureOS:~$ sudo apt update An error occurred during the signature verification. The repository is not updated ...
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no public key on debian 11 unable to apt update

I've tried all methods published in older questions, such as adding from ubuntu.keyserver, using gpg, from hkp://pool.sks-keyservers.net:80 etc, any ideas ¿? gpg: gpg --recv-keys 0E61D3BBAAEE37FE gpg: ...
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Is it possible to update BOSS linux from version 3 to version 8?

I am user of Windows trying to use Linux. I have BOSS Linux installed long time ago along with Windows which I didn't used it for long time but now I like to make a switch to Linux but in order to use ...
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'sudo apt update && sudo apt full-upgrade -y' on Kali Linux failed

I am trying to update and upgrade Kali Linux with sudo apt update && sudo apt full-upgrade -y but I receive the following issue. How can I solve this problem? Anyone can help me, please. ┌──(...
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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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Apparent failure to upgrade from Ubuntu 14 to 20 server

I am not an experienced sysadmin; I'm a moderately talented user with long Unix experience, so please be forthright, but gentle. I am on a network separated from the internet, and I attempted to ...
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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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strange transparent bar appears below taskbar over applications windows in kde plasma 5.23

I'm using Arch Linux x64 with KDE Plasma desktop, I've upgraded my system just like I always do but Now I get this screenshot: As you can see there is a strange transparent bar under the taskbar that ...
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How can the integrity of firmware be ensured? (Preinstalled and fwupd updates)

For packages in Debian's repositories, hashes and signatures are checked as described here (and questions linked there) to ensure the integrity of the software to at least some degree (under ...
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How to solve "failed to get device after detach: failed to wait for detach replug: device did not come back" when fwupdmgr update to upgrade firmware?

I was trying to upgrade the firmware with fwupdmgr update but I'm getting this output on Debian11/KDE: Unifying Receiver and all connected devices may not be usable while updating. Continue with ...
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When will GRUB create a new configuration? When I'll change my buster entries to bullseye in sources.list and run apt-get upgrade for Debian 10 to 11?

I'm scared about upgrading my Debian 10 to 11, and I'm wondering: When I will have edited my sources.list file, changing the buster occurrences to bullseye ones, did an apt-get update && apt-...
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After updating my bios kali linux not anymore showing up

After trying some troubleshooting and most common fixes like https://askubuntu.com/questions/1036980/grub-does-not-load-after-bios-update https://forums.kali.org/showthread.php?35205-GRUB-loader-not-...
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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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Does sudo dnf install dnf-plugins-core -y affect all users?

I'm a newbie to Fedora and a novice at Linux in general, but I just want to know whether I have to run that command in every different user account: I have three, a root user, and two others for some ...
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Upgrading opensnitch fails

I had never have problem with opensnitch. Now when trying to update from 1.5.0.r6.9770cf5-1 to 1.5.0.r37.bb25362-1 using yay I get this error: cannot find package "github.com/golang/protobuf/...
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Resolving broken unmet dependency with libc6 on mint 20.2

I work at a university where I am forced into the Microsoft ecosystem. Ugh. Given that reality, I'd like to install the linux OneDrive client. https://github.com/abraunegg/onedrive I am getting the ...
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Git is not updating [duplicate]

I am new to linux, and I have just installed git using, sudo apt-get install git-all When I attempted to restore a file after making modifications, I get the following error: git: 'restore' is not a ...
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Linuxmint 20.3: Update Manager won't start

Unable to start Update Manager from GUI or from terminal. Any suggestions? $ mintupdate $ Traceback (most recent call last): File "/usr/lib/linuxmint/mintUpdate/mintUpdate.py", line 18, in &...
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Why Linux Mint requires a reboot when upgrading to a new version?

One of the big "selling points", at least as far as I can recall, of Linux-Based OSs is the ability to upgrade the system without restarting. But when I tried to install the new Linux Mint ...
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after apt update && upgrade xfce about notifications glitch - how to get rid of them?

the first thing that should be noted is that I'm a novice Linux user (I think that this may be the part of the problem). I'm running Kali Linux with xfce desktop on VMWare Workstation 15 and ...
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How to Update bios on Dell OptiPlex 780 with Ubuntu 21.10

I got a used Dell OptiPlex 780 with no os; I installed Ubuntu 21.10 on it. I wanted to upgrade the processor, but you need the latest BIOS available; I have to upgrade. The upgrade I am trying to ...
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Firmware updates fail to update on Fedora 35 (GNOME Software)

(Context: I'm a Linux noob running Fedora 35 on a Thinkpad T14s Gen 2) Whenever I start up Fedora, GNOME Software shows that I have an update for my T14s Gen 2's firmware from 0.0.9 to 0.1.13. I found ...
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How to move a Linux installation to newer hardware?

I have an existing home server installed with CentOS 7, running on hardware and an SSD that is getting quite old. The system is Intel based: Core i7 4770K @ 3.5 GHz 16 GB Corsair Vengeance DDR3 RAM ...
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"The following packages have been kept back" not working "--with-new-pkgs" on Debian 11

Each time, I tried to upgrade my system I had loads of packages that have been kept back: The following packages were automatically installed and are no longer required: python3-async-timeout ...
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Error updating after fooling around with Anbox

I was (unsuccessfully) playing around with Anbox on my POP OS distro last week. Turns out my Lenovo T540p ThinkPad isn't geared towards Android emulation. I created a Timeshift backup before ...
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In alpine, why won't an upgradable python package upgrade?

In alpine edge, I have the packaged onboard installed, but it is failing to launch. $ onboard Traceback (most recent call last): File "/usr/bin/onboard", line 32, in <module> ...
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Kali Linux - dpkg error while upgrading system. Error processing package powershell-empire (--configure):

I was upgrading my Kali Linux VPS using standard sudo apt update and later sudo apt upgrade commands while I encountered an error: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1). I'm quite fresh ...
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Visual Studio code gets autoremoved after upgrading system

I manually installed visual studio code in ubuntu. As soon as i run the command sudo apt update the system gets properly updated. After, I run the command sudo apt upgrade which autoremoves the ...
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how to solve all ignoring commands while updating kali linux

when i run sudo spt update...i get all ignoring commands Hit:1 http://ftp.harukasan.org/kali kali-rolling InRelease Reading package lists... Done N: Ignoring file 'cybermax-...
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Linux Upgrade (Debian) - Possible missing firmware problem [duplicate]

during the upgrade of a debian system i got the following errors: W: Possible missing firmware /lib/firmware/rtl_nic/rtl8125b-2.fw for module r8169 W: Possible missing firmware /lib/firmware/rtl_nic/...
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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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Seemingly random freezes after update to Debian Bullseye

About two months ago I updated my laptop (Asus Zenboox UX303LA) from Debian Buster to Bullseye. This involved a kernel update to Linux 5.10 (the problem persists on 5.10.84-1, which is current stable)....
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Button/script to reboot, then shut it down automatically?

There is a possibility to reboot linux - which means it shuts down, then start again just after. How could I reboot, then shut it down? (which means shutdown, start, shutdown). Some distros updates ...
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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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