problems with 10.04 upgrade to 12.04
dhoworth at mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk
Fri Sep 7 10:55:44 UTC 2012
> I will install 10.04 on a test system & see if I
> can get it to fail in the same manner. Copy & paste the output of the
> following to http://pastebin.ubuntu.com/:
> $ cat /etc/apt/sources.list
> $ ls /etc/apt/sources.list.d
Thanks for trying this. I've attached the info to the bug report, so as
to try to keep everything together.
> Sorry, forgot a few more:
> $ ls /var/lib/apt/lists/
> $ dpkg -s python
> $ apt-cache policy python
> there are differences between how the commands that we ask you for
> react when in root (#) mode. So please only use user mode unless asked
> to use root. Thanks.
Agreed and done.
> Regarding apt-cache & dpkg (dpkg-query), these may help:
> I forgot about this one:
> I'll need to spend some time reviewing & comparing to your problem.
I've seen the man pages, but not yet studied them. I haven't seen the
other two, so it'll take me a while to read them now. I think that's my
Thanks again for your help,
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