Video Was (Re: Downloads do not complete. Jaunty Alpha6 KDE)

David McGlone david at
Thu Mar 26 08:28:52 UTC 2009

On Wednesday 25 March 2009 4:44:30 pm stevenvollom at wrote:
> Goh Lip wrote:
> > Steven, you've lots of help helping you with broken downloads. If I am
> > not mistaken, you've mentioned you are on Jaunty. (yes,great version).
> >
> > If that is the case, you do not need to download the whole (all 650
> > mB)new alpha version(say, from apha 4 to alpha5).
> >
> > You just need to
> > sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get upgrade
> >
> > (or aptitude, adept, sypnaptic or whatever fancies you)
> >
> >
> > On a separate note, please be prepared that some upgrades actually make
> > some applications or functions worse, you'll need to wait for further
> > updates (in a day or 2) to correct these. Alpha (or Beta) versions are
> > not meant for 'production' and you are not to yell that something breaks.
> > Hopefully, you can file bug reports if you noticed something wrong that
> > nobody else has filed reports for. (Usually, they are taken care of by
> > people better than us)
> Thanks so much for this email.  I am in one of those times right now.  I
> updated yesterday and lost my video completely. 

Steven, can you post the output of this command:

ls /etc/X11

Note: it is a capitol X.

David M.

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