12.04 LTS Released

Alessandro Menti alessandro.menti at hotmail.it
Fri May 4 10:36:40 UTC 2012

Il 04/05/2012 10:14, Valter Mura ha scritto:
> Il 30/04/2012 16:22, Alessandro Menti ha scritto:
>> I was in your same situation, as one of my systems correctly recognized
>> that Precise was released, while another one not. After some quick
>> research, I think I've found the issue.
>> Due to bug #944876 ([1]), which has just been fixed, if you have asked
>> KDE to prompt you to upgrade on regular distribution releases, it checks
>> only for new LTS releases instead. As the "meta-release-lts" file on the
>> Ubuntu site (used by the Update Manager to check for LTS upgrades, [2])
>> does not mention Precise yet (it will do only when the first point
>> release of Precise is out, see bug #989334 at [3]), the Update Manager
>> will act as if there was no distribution upgrade available.
>> Changing the /etc/update-manager/release-upgrades file manually did the
>> trick for me - try doing it, or install the new update-manager package
>> for Oneiric (it should be propagating across the mirrors right now, so
>> it should show up in a few hours or a day at most), then check that the
>> Distribution upgrade setting in the KDE System Settings application is
>> correct and proceed.
>> Ciao,
>> Alessandro Menti
>> [1]
>> https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/software-properties/+bug/944876
>> [2] http://changelogs.ubuntu.com/meta-release-lts
>> [3] https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/update-manager/+bug/989334
> Hi Alessandro and All in the list,
> thank you All for your good info and links, now I resolved the issue,
> simply reading the bug opened in Launchpad and changing the "type" of
> the release in Muon (from LTS to Normal). Surely something has been
> corrected in the meanwhile...
> What I would like to know is is now I can "change" again my
> software-properties settings for the repositories from "Normal" to "LTS".
> Thanks again.
> Ciao
Bug #944876 shows the fix has been committed to Precise too, thus there
should be no problems changing the setting back.

Alessandro Menti
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