9.04 -> 9.10 -> 10.04 upgrade with alternate iso

Marius Gedminas marius at pov.lt
Wed Jul 7 19:42:11 UTC 2010

On Wed, Jul 07, 2010 at 01:30:26PM +0000, Thufir wrote:
> How do you go about upgrading from an old version to the current version by
> networkless upgrades?  Perhaps there's an additional step, or I'm doing it
> incorrectly:
> thufir at arrakis:~$ 
> thufir at arrakis:~$ cat /etc/lsb-release 
> thufir at arrakis:~$ 
> thufir at arrakis:~$ sudo mount -o loop
> /home/thufir/Desktop/ubuntu-9.10-alternate-i386.iso /media/cdrom0

Note the path: /media/cdrom0

> thufir at arrakis:~$ 
> thufir at arrakis:~$ gksu "sh /cdrom0/cdromupgrade"

This should be /media/cdrom0/cdromupgrade.

> sh: Can't open /cdrom0/cdromupgrade
> When I enter the gksu command from alt+F2 I'm prompted for a password but see no
> error message, nor does anything visibly happen.

The error message goes to ~/.xsession-errors.

(FWIW I've never done a networkless upgrade.)

Marius Gedminas
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