[ubuntu-uk] Upgrade woes

Barry Titterton barry.titterton at mail.adsl4less.com
Mon Oct 18 07:27:01 BST 2010

On Sun, 2010-10-17 at 20:48 +0100, Rob Beard wrote:
> On 17/10/10 17:34, Barry Titterton wrote:

> >
> > I finally found the time to try and fix this machine but I could not get
> > this to work when running from a LTS live CD: when running dpkg
> > virtually every line in the terminal had "permission denied", then the
> > process gave up with the message "too many errors".
> >
> > Can you please give me exact, "Linux for Idiots" instructions for every
> > step of the operation as I am obviously not doing something right.
> >
> >
> I'm guessing you need to run the command as root, so put sudo in front 
> of each of the commands.
> Rob

I tried this and it had no effect, same errors.

Should I be mounting the hard disk in a particular way or with specific


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