Upgrade bugs from 14.10 to 15.04

Aaron Honeycutt honeycuttaaron3 at gmail.com
Mon Jun 1 02:25:23 UTC 2015


I get that video bug after I mess with dual monitors too much. Hard to say
if it is the Nvidia driver or not.

On Sun, May 31, 2015 at 9:02 PM, Dev Guy <devguy.ca at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hello,
>
> I recently upgraded my Kubuntu system from 14.10 to 15.04 by accident, I
> say accident because last time I did this my system was hosed and I had to
> do a fresh install. I suggest removing that annoying upgrade system button
> from the updates available UI. In fact make it a separate notice alogether
> that I can choose to disable once notified.
>
> So my system seems broken but mostly usable, after upgrade I get odd
> crashes when I open system setting dialogs (not always, so far 2 or 3
> times).
>
> Initally the "UI" update that is launched from taskbar notification didn't
> complete the upgrade. However system settings said I had the latest version
> 15.04. At this point the desktop looked the same as 14.10.
>
> Two days later, I tried a upgrade using the command line, 'sudo apt-get
> dist-upgrade', this in fact has some issues also. I had to use the command
> line because the upgrade notification no longer showed up as a button in
> the update notification UI.
>
> 1. At the end of 2nd upgrade I was told to do a force install of items
> that failed to install, which I did.
>
> 2. I rebooted and did the following things again:
>
>   $ sudo apt-get update
>   $ sudo apt-get upgrade
>   $ sudo apt-get dist-upgrade
>
>
> Finally I had to run the 'apt-get dist-upgrade' command a few *more*
> times. I even run the autoclean, autoremove, purge commands.
>
> 3) Now I get odd crashes from system dialogs, when I open the setting
> dialog and do something.
>
> 4) I cannot change the desktop Wallpaper, when the 'Image' dialog is
> opened:
>
> a) No images are shown
> b) i cannot seen or navigate to sub-folders
> c) I can't download wallpaper, see error saying
> download.kde.org/ocs/providers.xml failed.
> If I manually type the folder location, this doesn't show images in the
> folder.
>
> 5) When I put my system to sleep (overnight) when I try to wake it up the
> screen rendering is messed up and unviewable, or it's black.Here is a video
> I captured with my cell phone: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XxcQhPmF374
>
> About putting the system to sleep, bug only happens overnight, if I put
> the system to sleep and wake it after a few minutes everything is OK. What
> is different is I am able to wake it using my keyboard. Overnight my
> wireless keyboard goes to sleep and I have to use the power button to wake
> the system up. So not sure if how I am waking the system up is part of the
> problem. I will try this after send this email out.
>
> --
> Kind Regards,
> Rajinder Yadav
>
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