trouble with python-minimal upgrade
danielhollocher at gmail.com
Sat Apr 21 05:39:29 UTC 2012
> Did you use 'do-release-upgrade' to go to oneiric, or just change
> sources.lists and dist-upgrade? I've had problems with dist-upgrades in
> the past, but things have always gone smoothly with do-release-upgrade.
update-manager -d is where I started. Once it error'd out, I believe
my sources.list where left at oneiric. From what I remember,
update-manager, do-release-upgrade, aptitude all gave the same error.
I also have the ubuntu-desktop package installed. So AFAICT, I ran
into this error in a legit way.
> Just FYI, dpkg and apt are C(++?) programs. Simple way to tell:
> $ file `which dpkg`
> /usr/bin/dpkg: ELF 64-bit LSB executable, x86-64, version 1 (SYSV), dynamically linked (uses shared libs), for GNU/Linux 2.6.24, BuildID[sha1]=0x480c44f57d94c05a2301b5394f4a376b501a31e6, stripped
> $ file `which update-manager`
> /usr/bin/update-manager: a /usr/bin/python script, ASCII text executable
cool, new trick. Thanks!
More information about the Ubuntu-devel-discuss