[ubuntu-uk] Kubuntu Hardy to Jaunty failed

Mark Fraser ubuntu at mfraz.orangehome.co.uk
Fri Oct 16 18:16:23 BST 2009

I've tried the Kubuntu mailinglist, but haven't had a response. So I thought 
I'd try here.

I tried to upgrade my wife's computer from Hardy to Jaunty this week after 
successfully doing it on 2 other computers. This time it started coming up 
with error messages saying certain packages couldn't be installed and stopped.
I dropped into tty1 and carried on with the install there, but the part of the 
upgrade where it removes old packages didn't happen.

If I do
apt-show-versions |grep hardy
on the computer I'm presented with a whole list of packages that I presume 
should have been removed. Can I safely remove all these packages?

Also, if I do
apt-show-versions |grep -v jaunty
on my computer I have a list of packages that must've been from when I had 

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