[lubuntu-users] What happened?? apt freezes during dist-upgrade in kinetic??
israeldahl at gmail.com
Tue Sep 6 18:57:05 UTC 2022
On 9/6/22 09:31, Fritz Hudnut wrote:
> > . . . . On cold boot FF came back.
> > But, the question of what happened with apt was the more important
> > question . . . was it trying to install a too new kernel and then
> > tried to back out of it? It was an odd episode . . . .
> > F
> Hey Fritz,
> You could search for the available kernels to see which ones are
> available, and which ones are installed.
> You can also look in the /var/log/dpkg.log something like:
> grep "upgrade " /var/log/dpkg.log
> That might give you a starting point.
> As for the disappearance of firefox, I think snap/flatpak packages
> always show up after install, there may be a way to force it to
> the menus but I don't really like to use either of those unless I
> *really* have to, so I don't know off the top of my head/
> Thanks for the suggestions . . . I'll check into them when I get back
> to Lu in a few days. One of my problems is that since I'm rotating
> OSs each day, I don't know where each system is vis the kernel.
> Possibly kinetic is a "5.13" base system, but I did see "5.15" in the
> upgrade list. Yesterday I was in Tumbleweed, which is 5.19 . . . and
> then today I'm in Deb Sid, which I thought would be like 5.20??? but,
> nope, uname -r shows "5.10" . . . .
> The good news is that whatever blew up in the middle or end of the
> apt, the kinetic system rebooted into the GUI . . . . It was just a
> rare instance of a "hang" in the apt dist-upgrade.
It looks like Kinetic has a 5.19 now, so you should try to update again.
You should check to see that everything was unpacked in that last
upgrade as well. You might need to use dpkg to fix things if not.
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