[Maverick] Install - was: Re: difference between "do-release-upgrade" and "apt-get dist-upgrade"
blchupin at iinet.net.au
Wed Oct 6 03:30:18 UTC 2010
On 06/10/2010 14:07, NoOp wrote:
> Howver (aside from the usual backup this/that warnings):
> 1. Ensure that you have ubuntu-desktop installed. Several of us may have
> UD uninstalled for various reasons - reinstall it before upgrading:
> $ sudo apt-get install ubuntu-desktop
> For some reason the rev upgrades do not do well without it installed.
> 2. Of course ensure that you've:
> $ sudo apt-get update
> $ sudo apt-get upgrade
> and it certainly can't hurt to:
> $ sudo apt-get install -f
> $ sudo dpkg --configure -a
> 3. *Be sure* to *read* the release notes et al:
There is information in the above links which is confusing.
In the first it states,
You can easily upgrade over the network with the following procedure.
1. Press Alt-F2 and type update-manager --devel-release
while in the second it states,
To upgrade from Ubuntu 10.04 LTS on a desktop system, press Alt+F2 and
type in "update-manager -d" (without the quotes)
Both probably have the same required result, but consistency would be
less confusing to people, wouldn't it?
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