Partial upgrade Can't guess meta-package
brian at ubuntu.com
Tue Apr 17 22:38:28 UTC 2012
Actually update-manager is a better package here as Russell indicated
that he had already installed the system and the problems were trying to
upgrade after installing the system. Additionally, the update-manager
apport package hook will give us better log files to debug this issue.
On Tue, Apr 17, 2012 at 06:23:32PM -0400, Nicholas Skaggs wrote:
> Russell, I would report this via ubuntu-bug ubiquity and note you
> encountered the bug in the iso tracker. Thanks for helping test!
> On 04/17/2012 06:12 PM, Russell Hart wrote:
> > Hi,
> > I doing the 'Install (ubiquity) in Ubuntu DVD amd64 for Precise Daily'
> > test case in a Virtual Machine with Oracle VirtualBox.
> > It installed OK and rebooted as expected. After running sudo apt-get
> > update and opening Update Manager it asked, 'Not all updates can be
> > installed' 'Run a partial upgrade, to install as many updates as
> > possible. '
> > I tried the Partial Upgrade but got an error message 'Can't guess
> > meta-package' 'Your system does not contain a ubuntu-desktop,
> > kubuntu-desktop, xubuntu-desktop or edubuntu package and it was not
> > possible to detect which version of Ubuntu you are running. Please
> > install one of the packages above first using synaptic or apt-get
> > before processing. '
> > ubuntu-desktop is installed and the newest version (sudo apt-get
> > install ubuntu-desktop).
> > Thanks,
> > Russell Hart
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