[ubuntu-uk] Ubuntu 11.04 (Natty Narwhal) Beta 2 Released

Alan Bell alan.bell at theopenlearningcentre.com
Fri Apr 15 11:37:45 UTC 2011

On 15/04/11 12:31, Tim Powys-Lybbe wrote:
> On 14 Apr at 21:25, Kate Stewart<kate.stewart at canonical.com>  wrote:
>> 2. If you are upgrading from 10.10:
>>     1. Open the Update Manager application from the System →
>>        Administration menu.
>>     2. In Update Manager, click the Settings... button, and enter your
>>        password to start the Software Sources application.
>>     3. Select the sub menu Updates from the Software Sources
>>        application.
>>     4. Check the "Release upgrade - Show new distribution releases"
>>        drop down to make sure "Normal releases" is selected, and change
>>        it if otherwise.
>>     5. Close the Software Sources application and return to Update
>>        Manager.
>> 3. In Update Manager, click the Check button to check for new updates.
>> 4. If there are any updates to install, use the Install Updates button
>>     to install them, and press Check again after that is complete.
>> 5. A message will appear informing you of the availability of the new
>>     release.
> I have got three all the above instructions except the last, number 5.
> No Message appears, not even when I leave the machine on overnight.
> I am running Ubuntu 10.10 on a VMWare partition on a Mac Pro.  I have
> looked at the VMWare mailing lists to see if anyone else has had this
> problem, but no mention.
> I think this problem has been around on my machine for a couple of years
> as I definitely remember being able to do version upgrades in the past.
> More recently I have had to do complete fresh installs, losing
> everything on my previous version.
> Has anyone else had this problem?
I think those will be the instructions when it is released. Right now it 
is not released, so won't be offered to you. If you run "update-manager 
-d" from the command line it should offer you the development release.

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