Upgrade from 9.04 to 9.10 and all applications froze
mbarton at research.telcordia.com
Tue Nov 17 18:22:41 UTC 2009
Ran the commands a couple times until "upgrade" command gives:
"0 upgrade, 0 newly installed, 0 to remove and 0 not upgraded"
But, no change in status cannot run applications (except the terminal)
unless I login in "Failsafe GNOME" session.
> On 11/14/2009 03:18 PM, Doug Robinson wrote:
>> Melbourne Barton wrote:
>>> I upgraded from 9.04 to 9.10 using the upgrade manager.
>>> Now, once I login and click on any application, Synaptic Package manager,
>>> I can see the popup password screen dimly lit but the mouse freezes.
>>> I can only use some applications if I login in "gnome safe" mode.
>>> Any suggestions?
>> Start by backing up as much as possible!!
> Wow... that was helpful Doug.
> Melbourne, give this a try, open a terminal and:
> $ sudo apt-get install -f
> $ sudo dpkg --configure-a
> $ sudo apt-get update
> $ sudo apt-get upgrade
> Note: you may have to do this several times to get things cleaned up.
> Afterwards, report back before you reboot or logout.
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