breezys update-manager updated, please help testing

David Bain david.bain at
Tue Apr 18 12:56:21 BST 2006

It's broken for me, this is what I get on the command line:

gksudo update-manager -d
buffer: --
We won't need a password, it seems!
xauth: /tmp/libgksu1.2-1Kn4b0/.Xauthority
cmd[0]: /usr/bin/sudo
cmd[1]: -H
cmd[2]: -S
cmd[3]: -p
cmd[5]: -u
cmd[6]: root
cmd[7]: --
cmd[8]: update-manager
buffer: -Traceback (most -
Oops... what's up?
Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "/usr/bin/update-manager", line 27, in ?
  File "/usr/lib/python2.3/site-packages/", line 73, in require
AssertionError: required version '2.0' not found on system

On 4/18/06, Michael Vogt <michael.vogt at> wrote:
> Dear Friends,
> a new version of the update-manager application has entered
> breezy-updates. This version is capable of upgrading to dapper.
> Please help testing this feature! You don't have to run a dist-upgrade
> now to help testing, it is helpful if you just let it calculate the
> upgrade and cancel then (the log of this contains useful information
> already).
> To test a upgrade you need breezy-updates in your sources.list and the
> latest versions of the packages there. Then please run (either via
> ALT-F2 or a terminal):
> gksudo "update-manager -d"
> The "-d" switch makes it look for not-yet-released versions (like
> dapper :). Without this switch it will not tell you about a new
> release until it is actually released.
> It should then inform you about a new release and let you upgrade. It
> is save to run it to the point when it says "Do you want to start the
> upgrade?". If you cancel then your system will be in its original
> state. If you click "Ok" there it will upgrade your system to dapper.
> Either way, please send me the result of /var/log/dist-upgrade*.log
> via private mail so that I can have a look. Please also send me the
> log when something goes wrong, it contains the required information to
> fix things :)
> Thanks,
> Michael
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