[ubuntu-uk] Messed up upgrade from 14.04 to 16.04

Simon Greenwood sfgreenwood at gmail.com
Mon Aug 1 09:05:39 UTC 2016

On 1 August 2016 at 10:00, Michael <Michael.Penllergaer at btinternet.com>

> Alan, Barry, or anybody who can help with an upgrade problem. I f the
> helper need to take over my computer to resolve, I'm happy with that.
> The update14.04-16-04,  was writing updated files when it stopped, a
> restart just defaults to login and login to the terminal command prompt.
> The help option delivers a screen full, I do not know if one of the options
> will help.
> 64bit dual boot with MS Windows 7. I do have a 14.10 32bit disc if that
> might help but am worried about loosing things.
> Any offers of help appreciated. Tks, Michael
>You could boot from the DVD and take a backup of files by mounting the disk
partition and copying to a USB key or external device, and then reinstall.
You could even download a 16.04.1 ISO using Windows if you wanted.
That's probably
the easiest route to take.


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