[ubuntu-uk] problems upgrading Ubuntu
linuxman at avoura.com
Tue Aug 7 18:53:37 UTC 2012
On 07/08/12 19:19, Liam Proven wrote:
> On 7 August 2012 18:15, David King <linuxman at avoura.com> wrote:
>> I was using Ubuntu Studio 10.10, and as I have the week off, finally decided
>> to take the plunge and upgrade to 12.04.
>> I therefore used the Update Manager, went to 11.04, then to 11.10.
>> But I cannot get any further. When I try to run the Update Manager, nothing
>> happens. I tried from a terminal and got the following:
>> ~$ update-manager
>> Traceback (most recent call last):
>> File "/usr/bin/update-manager", line 26, in <module>
>> from gi.repository import Gtk
>> File "/usr/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/gi/__init__.py", line 23, in
>> from ._gi import _API, Repository
>> ImportError: /usr/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/gi/_gi.so: undefined symbol:
>> Is this a known bug, or is it just something simple that can be fixed
> Is the install fully up-to-date?
> If not, do:
> sudo apt-get update ; sudo apt-get dist-upgrade -y
> Reboot, then try again.
I did as you suggested, everything was up to date, 0 packages installed,
I rebooted, but I still have the same problem.
It appears to be something wrong with python, and after searching
online, lots of other users have had similar problems with python,
running various programs that depend on it.
But so far no obvious solution.
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