Help upgrading to 10.10

Tom H tomh0665 at
Thu Oct 14 08:44:45 UTC 2010

On Thu, Oct 14, 2010 at 4:40 AM, Jordon Bedwell <jordon at> wrote:
> On Thu, 2010-10-14 at 11:37 +0300, Marius Gedminas wrote:
>> I upgraded my netbook from 10.04 to 10.10 using simply sudo
>> do-release-upgrade, without booting into recovery mode, and without
>> --mode desktop.  It seems to work fine.
> You don't need to do mode at all.  Ubuntu knows if you're using server
> or desktop and it's kind of obvious which you are using as it checks.
> Legacy switch for legacy users back when Ubuntu server and desktop were
> pretty much one and the same.

As of the 9.04 to 9.10 upgrade, do-release-upgrade wouldn't upgrade a
desktop install without "--mode...". Glad it's been fixed.

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