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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Errors upgrading pkgsrc on macOS

I installed pkgsrc following the official instructions some months ago. Today I upgraded/updated pkgsrc and the installed packages and got some errors in /var/db/pkgin/pkg_install-err.log: $ tail -n ...
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Update and upgrade Finnix os

I am having a problem with update and upgade Finnix os version 111. The offical website of this os is https://www.finnix.org/Finnix_111_release_notes. And the version I am using is for Arch x86. A ...
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I can't update Debian by terminal but I can update by Synaptic

I install Debian and I set de different repositories in my sources.list. When I use sudo apt-get update the terminal says different errors like: can't connect to "the repository" or fail to get "the ...
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apt-get update error in Kali Linux (problem) [duplicate]

I tried updating with apt-get update && apt-get upgrade as well as with apt-get update --fix-missing and apt apt-get clean && apt-get update && apt-get dist-...
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Apache appears to be running the wrong version of PHP for phpMyAdmin

OS: Linux Mint 18.3 I am using phpMyAdmin 4.5.4.1. This is the most recent version as per Synaptic. But I wanted to install a more recent version so I downloaded and extracted 5.0.1 and hopefully ...
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How often do files in these Linux directories change? [closed]

I am currently looking for a Host-Based Intrustion Detection System to perform file integrity checks with. I have some files/directories to start monitoring with: /bin /sbin /usr /opt /lib64 /root /...
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Packages skipped because of dependency problems

While patching is going on a CentOS system, I pressed ctrl+c then the patching stopped. When I tried to patch again, it showed dependency error and I couldn't patch the remaining patches. I got this ...
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Linux apt-get upgrade wifi Disconnecting

After installing Kali Linux on my Raspberry Pi 4, I ran the command sudo apt-get upgrade. Before it was done, the wifi connection disconnected and reconnected again. Is this a normal behavior or is ...
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Why does fwupd not install any firmware updates, even though it shows numerous updates available?

TLDR: I install fwupd, check for updates, tell it to install the updates, and reboot. After that, checking for updates just shows all the same updates again, as if they haven't installed. I'm running ...
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dnf upgrade problem

when issuing the command dnf upgrade on centos 8 I receive the following: Error: Problem 1: package net-snmp-perl-1:5.8-7.el8.2.x86_64 requires net-snmp-agent-libs(x86-64) = 1:5.8-7.el8.2, but none ...
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How to fix this pkgsrc upgrade error related to p5-XML-XPath-1.44?

How to fix this pkgsrc upgrade error? ---Jan 21 14:00:59: upgrading perl-5.30.1... pkg_add: Can't open +CONTENTS of depending package p5-XML-XPath-1.44 pkg_add: 1 package addition failed ---Jan 21 14:...
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How does the Linux kernel update itself?

How does kernel updates itself while it's running without breaking anything in the process?
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Where to find old portage snapshots for Gentoo upgrade?

I would like to upgrade an old installation (2018) of Gentoo. I tried installing the current portage snapshot but I got (way too) many package conflicts that I could not resolve. So I thought that a ...
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Can't install webmin (on CentOS 7) package updates

On CentOS7 and Webmin system: I get this error when i try to install webmin package updates..: None of the updates are working and giving this error: Downloading packages: warning: /var/cache/yum/...
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Kernel upgrade - apt autoremove before the reboot or after it?

When you upgrade the kernel, especially if you have relatively small /boot partition, it is necessary to run apt autoremove to free space. Is it safe to execute it before rebooting?
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I Was on Debian stable - How did I end up on Bullseye?

Maybe a silly question, but a remote server was down for an extended period today. When it came back up, I realized the downtime was apparently due to a system upgrade, from Debian Buster (stable) to ...
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FreeBSD 11.3 p5 AMD64 cant upgrade to RELEASE-12 config thinks its already 12

Can't upgrade to release 12 as freebsd-update thinks I'm updating FROM release 12 not TO release 12. root@bsdxp:~ # uname -mrs FreeBSD 11.3-RELEASE-p5 amd64 root@bsdxp:~ # freebsd-update -r 12-...
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Upgrading from Python2.7.12 to Python 3.8.1 on macOS 10.15.2 Catalina in Wing IDE Shell

There are many threads online about making this upgrade. However, most people say not to remove the old Python2 - this can mess up the macOS on your system. I've thus installed Python3.8.1 (I needed ...
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Cannot obtain lock in Kubuntu while updating

When ever I connect with the Wi-Fi, it asks wallet password. Is that holding the lock resource? Or should I update from the terminal? The actual error is shown at the bottom of the picture. https://...
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Can't upgrade Fedora 30 distribution

I'm trying to upgrade Fedora 30 through terminal using dnf but for some reason this appears when I run the command necessary to install the upgrade plugin: [rodrigo@localhost ~]$ sudo dnf install ...
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Running kernel is higher than available on repos, but the official is still marked as needed

I have some servers hosted on one popular Cloud Provider, and I assume they are using some kind of virtualization/containerization/cgroups for providing the IaaS. My Ubuntu 16.04.6 LTS servers show ...
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error: could not read db 'multilib' (Can't parse line 1)

When I run the command, sudo pacman -Syu I get a lot of errors like this: error: could not read db 'core' (Can't parse line 1) error: could not read db 'multilib' (Can't parse line 1) And then at ...
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Error while installing or upgrading with apt

I was trying to upgrade debian 9 to 10 but when I tried to run sudo apt-get update, sudo apt-get upgrade and sudo apt-get full-upgrade, they all got this error message: optiplex@optiplex:~$ sudo ...
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Updating a Linux app (rsync) - what am I meant to do with .yo files?

OS: Linux Mint 18.3 With a view to starting to use rsync I wanted to upgrade to the latest version: Synaptic on this machine has version 3.1.1. but the latest stable version is 3.1.3. So I ...
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Why do I have two kernel on my boot manager?

After my PC runs I can see three options which are Fedora (5.3.16-300. fc31.x86_64) 31 Fedora (5.3.7-301. fc31.x86_64) 31 Fedora (0-rescu-bd .....) 31 Windows 7 Searching on the Net, I found that "...
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Will Upgrading Debian Kernel Change output of lsb_release?

I started with a Debian Jessie distribution and have upgraded it from a 3.X kernel to 4.19 now. There are still things that are not fully working (broken packages etc). As I am going through cleanup I ...
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How to prevent apt upgrade from downgrading my kernel?

I needed to manually install (through apt) a specific kernel version that supports newer USB-C features for USB development -- specifically version linux-image-4.18.0-25-generic in the Ubuntu apt ...
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Arch Linux - System upgrade completely screws up video and audio

So one night I did a full system upgrade with pacman -Syu it upgraded some packages like nvidia, nvidia-utils, mesa, etc. But then after a quick restart the Xorg sesssion was failing to start with an ...
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Fedora 31 cannot use Courier 10 Pitch

I have recently updated to Fedora 31, but I cannot use the "Courier 10 Pitch" font in the system. I have installed the xorg-x11-fonts-Type1 package from dnf, and the fc-list command gives me the ...
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Rolling upgrade/deployment for wine?

While I am using wine to run some Windows exe program files on Lubuntu 18.04, I update and upgrade which probably have updated wine. While I am still running the Windows exe programs, I try to run ...
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Can I update Debian through grub? [closed]

After an update of Debian 9 ('Stretch'), I can't open any program. Is there anything I can do on grub? Can't even open a terminal.
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Upgrade FreeBSD to specific patch version

My FreeBSD is running version 11.2 FreeBSD host1 11.2-RELEASE FreeBSD 11.2-RELEASE #0 r335510: Fri Jun 22 04:32:14 UTC 2018 root@releng2.nyi.freebsd.org:/usr/obj/usr/src/sys/GENERIC amd64 I ...
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Red Hat Linux 7.7 shell script stops after successful upgrade

Please help. I'm trying to upgrade clients using the scripting below but it stops after the first upgrade (sleep 3600 usually gets interrupted by the reboot of each client with Ubuntu, but with Red ...
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How to test a linux kernel upgrade inside a Container

As I know Docker uses host OS kernel, there is no custom or additional kernel inside container. All containers which run on a machine are sharing this "host" kernel. Working with a containerized ...
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Change from Bodhi to Ubuntu

I installed Standard - Bodhi Linux 5.0.0, then after an upgrade my OS is showing Ubuntu 18.04.3 LTS. I think this shouldn't have happened, but I would like to know how could this happen and if this ...
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How often to update Arch Linux? [closed]

Outside of announcements about critical security flaws, is a period of one month between Arch Linux updates (pacman -Syu) dangerous in terms of security?
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“apt-get upgrade sqlmap” is upgrading all packages instead of just sqlmap. Is this expected behavior?

I issued the following commands, combined with a double-ampersand, i.e "&&". apt-get update && apt-get upgrade sqlmap Apparently all the installed packages are being upgrading. This ...
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apt-get update problem

When i try to update my kali using apt-get update, the flowing error is displayed: Get:1 http://kali.download/kali kali-rolling InRelease [30.5 kB] Ign:2 http://download.virtualbox.org/virtualbox/...
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Unit test for OS patching process in RHEL

As a part of my automation framework, I am using ansible to perform the OS patching to my host machines. Before executing this proccess in production, I need to write a unit test to verifiy that, the ...
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How to Switch From CentOS 8 to CentOS Stream

Is there any way to do a sort of in-place upgrade to CentOS Stream? I'm currently running CentOS 8 and for various reasons would like to switch over to the new Stream version. Is it possible to do ...
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Manjaro Update Error

I'm on Manjaro since 1 year now and since two months I'm in China, without stable network to do any update. Yesterday, I ran "pacman -Syu" the update face fine, no errors. But when I reboot, I noticed ...
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Switching user with su db2inst1 prints sh-4.4$

I am trying to switch from the logged in user account to db2inst1 user account using the following command: su db2inst1 The command is executed without any warnings or errors, but instead of ...
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how to download apt-get update files to use later on with offline machine?

Is there any way to download apt-get update files so that later on I can use apt-get update --no-download option. I have tried -d while updating first but since all packages are already installed and ...
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Package Dependency when Upgrading to PHP7

Not sure if this is a correct place to post. I have recently upgraded to PHP 7 on one of our webservers, however, when I do the same for another webserver, I get the below dependency error. The ...
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updating ubuntu issue apt-get update

I am unable to update "sudo apt-get update" in my PC (Ubuntu 18.04). I keep receiving this error and tried many different solutions existed in StackExchange and Google, however, nothing seemed to work ...
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The following packages have unmet dependencies: mariadb-server

How can I get Mariadb running again? My WordPress site is returning: Error establishing a database connection It seems that my database is down. (I updated Ubuntu 19.04 to 19.10 and have had ...
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How can I repair a bad upgrade in Fedora 30

I was upgrading my computer from Fedora 30 to Fedora 31 using $ sudo dnf upgrade --refresh when it hang and rebooted. Since that whenever I call $ sudo dnf upgrade --refresh it gives me this error:...
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Cannot open access to console, the root account is locked after upgrade linux mint kernel

According to pervious question: Halt in Linux mint logo after update and upgrade After changing the GRUB file to: linux /boot/.... ro quiet text When I suspend the OS, I am going to loging page: ...
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CentOS 6 replaced with 7 - What should I check to make sure everything I need is on the new server?

I have a CentOS 6 server, and I am going to replace it with a new CentOS 7 server. I want to make sure I have everything I need on the CentOS 7 server that I used to have on the CentOS 6 server. Does ...
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No live boot from usb and restarting with a blinking white underscore in Ubuntu [HP Laptop] , Not taking any command?

My PC suddenly stopped responding after reboot. I tried using a bootable USB but nothing is appearing. I tried removing the battery too. Is this a hardware issue or my Ubuntu image is encrypted? A ...

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