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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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Probably a failing HDD but want to be sure [on hold]

I'm having to manually fsck almost every boot, and am unable to update or install new programs due to a specific error in the process. Don't recall what offhand but can boot and find out. Anyway, I ...
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how to update path of commands?

i want to update the path for the conda command, which was first installed in /root/anaconda3/bin/conda but i deleted the directory and reinstalled to home/me/anaconda3/bin/conda . but whenever i ...
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How to update Ubuntu nightly? [duplicate]

Suppose you have to use Ubuntu at work and boss says that one should keep computers updated and use no work time to update software. Is it possible to set Ubuntu to check if new kernels are available ...
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Kernel not booting in new kernel

After upgrading kernel (2.6.32-754.12) linux (6.10) boot stucks in progress bar...even if I press esc key to identify process where it stopped -- only getting black screen....while in old kernel ...
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Correcting PATH after dist upgrade?

After a dist upgrade (Debian 9 to Debian 10) some things stopped working. For example, iwconfig, losetup, ifconfig, poweroff, pm-hibernate. These commands work if I type the full path like /sbin/...
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Manjaro Update fails: signature is unknown trust

I was installing Manjaro GNOME 18.0.4 for my sister. However, when I tried to update all packages using pacman -Syu, the update fails due to two signature errors: dunst package with signature by "...
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How should I proceed in upgrading server packages?

On my main linux machine, I usually upgrade my packages pretty much without thinking about it and in the rare event that I get a compatibility issue, I solve it afterwards. I always have backups of ...
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Possible limiting factor during upgrade of Fedora VM - not disk or cpu or network? [duplicate]

I'm upgrading a VM from Fedora 29 to Fedora 30. I triggered the update from inside GNOME Software. It downloaded the upgrade, and asked to reboot. It started installing... atop shows the qemu ...
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Am I at risk? How to interpret debscan vulnerability output?

Today I came across a paragraph on how to Identify vulnerabilities debsecan was mentioned. I downloaded and executed debsecan and as a result I received a very long and shocking report. EDIT I ...
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Fedora 29 upgrading 1400 packages — is it safe to shut down in the middle of the upgrade?

Is it safe to stop this in the middle? I am need to leave soon and have to shutdown my system ( I am working via USB at a public computer)
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I've installed Manjaro linux, a derivative of Arch linux, and run into software updates circular dependency problem, suggested workaround?

I've hit a wall with the software updates for Manjaro linux on the desktop. I would like to perform system updates, I go to the update app, or the updates app notifies me of my many outstanding ...
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Failed to synchronize cache for repo

I'm doing my best to install THIS to my server. All of the instructions are for Ubuntu I'm going through and finding fedora commands to replace Ubuntu's. I've gotten to "Install and setup ARM" Section ...
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Download, install and reboot computer at night if needed

How can I write a script in Ubuntu such that it download updates at night when I sleep and reboots the computer if it needs a reboot?
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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 can I determine the size of historical apt-get updates?

I'm trying to understand how much raw data one of my Ubuntu 18.x boxes consumes due to updates. Is there a log that can tell me? I see that there's package names in /var/log/dpkg.log but I don't see ...
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Error occurring with apt

sudo apt-get update –fix-missing sudo apt-get update –fix-missing E: The update command takes no arguments What's going on?
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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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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-...