problems with 10.04 upgrade to 12.04

Marius Gedminas marius at
Sat Sep 8 15:24:07 UTC 2012

On Fri, Sep 07, 2012 at 01:53:06PM +0100, Dave Howorth wrote:
> Dave Howorth wrote:
> >>   apt-get install -o APT::Immediate-Configure=false -f
> I've just posted the log from that command to the bug report
> <>
> It finished with a whimper rather than a bang. The last line in the log
> is just:
> Processing triggers for libreoffice-common ...
> I'm not quite sure where that leaves me and the system,

It leaves you with a consistent package state, but the upgrade not
necessarily complete.

> What's the next step? Run do-release-upgrade again?

The next (and hopefully last) step would be

  sudo apt-get dist-upgrade

since do-release-upgrade would just tell you (incorrectly) you're
already running precise -- as far as I remember from my own experience
with failed distribution upgrades.

Marius Gedminas
My opinions may have changed, but not the fact that I'm right!
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