NOT HAPPY after Breezy upgrade/install

Alfred Vahau Alf.Vahau at
Tue Apr 4 03:26:10 UTC 2006

If the manual network config didn't work, try to enable it on the GUI.
Then ping your localhost. It should work. 5.10 is an upgrade over 5.04 so
no need to downgrade. And there is no need to go back to Red Hat 7.3 either.
Tackle this through.


Alfred Vahau

Jay Ridgley wrote:

> Folks,
> This is hard for me to say, however, after I did an upgrade from a 
> working 5.04 Ubuntu installation to 5.10. I discovered that networking 
> did not work anymore. After several attempts to manually configure it 
> with no success I decided to do an install. The results of that 
> activity were also less than what I wanted... networking still broke, 
> thunderbird is not there, and some other minor items are also not right.
> I have been using Linux for years and this has been about the most 
> frustrating experience I have had.
> Can I go back to 5.04 from 5.10? At least it was working except for 
> supporting a new HP PSC1610 printer I purchased. That was the reason 
> for the move to 5.10, it was suggested that perhaps it would be easier 
> to debug the problem.
> My only other alternative is to go back to RedHat 7.3, which was what 
> I was using when I moved to Ubuntu.
> All responses appreciated,
> Regards,
> Jay

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