[ubuntu-uk] Ubuntu upgade 14.04 to 16.04 - incomplete Lois McNab

Lois McNab lois.mcnab at yahoo.co.uk
Thu Aug 4 12:43:20 UTC 2016


Hi Colin,Thank you for the advice.
Excuse my ignorance , how do I run sudo apt update && sudo apt full-upgrade?
Thanks in advance
 Lois McNab

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Date: Thu, 4 Aug 2016 06:22:46 +0000 (UTC)
From: Lois McNab <lois.mcnab at yahoo.co.uk>
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Subject: [ubuntu-uk] Ubuntu upgade 14.04 to 16.04 -incomplete
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Hello,
I started to upgrade on 1.8.2016 from 14.04 to 16.04 ?and the files were being upgraded , when it stopped/froze.
I attempted to restart the computer ,pressed F1 the following message appeared on ?black screen:
[?ok?]?Started create volatile files and directories.? ? ? ? ?starting update UTMP about System Boot/Shutdown...? ? ? ? ?starting network time synchronisation...[ok] ? starting update UTMP about system Boot/Shutdown..?[ok]?? started Network Time Synchronisation.[ok]?? Reached target System Time synchronised.[ok] ?Started Set console font and keymap.[ok]??Created slice system-getty.slice.[ok] ? started LSB: AppArmor initialisation.?[ok] ?started udev Kernel Device Manager.? ? ? ? ? starting Show Plymouth Boot screen....[ok] ? Reached Target Printer
Flashing cursor at bottom, I am unble to type anything.
Any suggestions /advice ?would be much appreciated.
ThanksLois?
?
Lois McNab
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Date: Thu, 4 Aug 2016 08:32:33 +0100
From: Colin Law <clanlaw at gmail.com>
To: Lois McNab <lois.mcnab at yahoo.co.uk>, UK Ubuntu Talk
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Subject: Re: [ubuntu-uk] Ubuntu upgade 14.04 to 16.04 -incomplete
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On 4 August 2016 at 07:22, Lois McNab <lois.mcnab at yahoo.co.uk> wrote:
> Hello,
>
> I started to upgrade on 1.8.2016 from 14.04 to 16.04  and the files were
> being upgraded , when it stopped/froze.
>
> I attempted to restart the computer ,pressed F1 the following message
> appeared on  black screen:
> ...
> Flashing cursor at bottom, I am unble to type anything.

Hit Ctrl+Alt+F1 which
should take you to a terminal.  Login there and run
sudo apt update && sudo apt full-upgrade
if there are any errors come back to us.  Then reboot using
sudo reboot
and see if that helps
Colin



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