Questions about: upgrade

apt-get upgrade plays it safe: it upgrades all the packages that can be upgraded without breaking other packages. If upgrading package A requires uninstalling package B, apt-get upgrade won't do it, and A ends up in the “not upgraded” list. Over time
I successfully updated my Ubuntu 14. 10 installation to the 3. 17
This question already has an answer here: I've followed most instructions an clearing boot found on the interwebs, I'm a bit n00bish on linux inwards I use it mostly for web dev testing, but am pretty good at following command instructions ;) Unfortu
Answer #: 1 You will find a clean install a lot less hassle than any other unusual, obscure, unsupported method. Your suggest of partitioning the config files, home directories, etc is probably the best idea, and it is possible to install the same pa
When I press Alt + Tab to switch between windows, the view messes up (not always, but very often). Sometimes it shows just noise where every pixel is another color, and sometimes it shows artifacts from other (closed) programs. Here is a screenshot,
Your /boot partition is filled with old kernels. It does that sometimes, not sure why it is never fixed. You can easily remove the old kernels if you know which packages they came in
Problem: Just tried my 1st sudo do-release-upgrade -d to upgrade from Ubuntu Gnome 14. 04-1 to 14. 10 but getting an error message that confuses me
I typically upgrade my machines with: sudo apt-get update && time sudo apt-get dist-upgrade Below is an excerpt from man apt-get. Using upgrade keeps to the rule: under no circumstances are currently installed packages removed, or packages no
Ubuntu Linux version 14. 04 LTS has been released. How do I upgrade to a newer version of Ubuntu 14