Dist Upgrade

Tom H tomh0665 at gmail.com
Mon Nov 2 06:05:57 UTC 2009

>>>>> I've been waiting but I still see no upgrade. †Synaptic doesn't show
>>>>> anything and neither does update-manager -d. I've got my preferences set
>>>>> to show normal upgrades.
>>>> "-d" = upgrade to development version
>>> Quote from above "update-manager -d"
>> My point was that when you add "-d" you are trying to upgrade to a
>> development version.
>> I have upgraded with "(sudo) do-release-upgrade -m desktop"
> Ok, Tried that and I get:
> Checking for a new ubuntu release
> No new release found
> but if you
>> prefer the GUI, why don't look at:
>> http://manpages.ubuntu.com/manpages/karmic/en/man8/update-manager.8.html
> Right now,update-manager is giving me warnings it was not giving earlier
> today:
> No protocol specified
> /var/lib/python-support/python2.6/gtk-2.0/gtk/__init__.py:72:
> GtkWarning: could not open display
>   warnings.warn(str(e), _gtk.Warning)
> No protocol specified
> Traceback (most recent call last):
>   File "/usr/bin/update-manager", line 44, in <module>
>     gtk.init_check()
> RuntimeError: could not open display

You have these errors because you have run update-manager as root.

sudo update-manager -p

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