Upgrading to Ubuntu 10.4 LTS RC

Robert Holtzman holtzm at cox.net
Sun Apr 25 20:08:20 UTC 2010

On Mon, 26 Apr 2010, Basil Chupin wrote:

> There is a very good reason why I asked the man if he read the URL I
> provided.
> There it states:
> To avoid damaging your system, upgrading should only be done from one
> release to the next release (e.g. Ubuntu 9.04 to Ubuntu 9.10) or from
> one LTS release to the next (e.g. Ubuntu 6.06LTS to Ubuntu 8.04LTS). If
> you wish to 'skip' a version, you can backup your data and do a fresh
> installation, or progressively upgrade to each successive version. For
> example, to upgrade from Ubuntu 8.10 to Ubuntu 9.10, first upgrade to
> 9.04, then upgrade 9.04 to 9.10.
> He is upgrading from 8.04 LTS to 10.4 LTS. Whether 10.04 is released or
> not is immaterial, but the situation is covered by what the Ubuntu
> Upgrade instructions are stating.

As it states on the site you referenced, Third party s/w may be causing 
his problem.

Bob Holtzman
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