seems the upgrade from 8.04 failed!!!

Kjetil Halvorsen kjetil1001 at
Fri Nov 7 14:10:24 UTC 2008

Thanks to all. I am slowly learning, and now 8.10 is approaching
a working state. And it is nice;


On Thu, Nov 6, 2008 at 22:32, Mario Vukelic <mario.vukelic at> wrote:
> On Thu, 2008-11-06 at 13:45 -0300, Kjetil Halvorsen wrote:
>> I thought I had upgraded to 8.10, but something must have failed
>> (I used "safe-upgrade" not "full-update")
> 1) Upgrading using aptitude/apt-get can work if you know what you are
> doing (which you don't, as evidenced by your use of safe-upgrade), but
> it is not supported or tested
> 2) Using "safe-upgrade" cannot work at all, though. A distribution
> upgrade needs to be able to remove packages, and only full-upgrade can
> do that. safe-upgrade can't, that's why it is safe :)
> You really, really should read the release notes [1] and follow the
> upgrade instructions [2] that are linked from there.
> [1]
> [2]
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