Upfrading from Ubuntu 14.03 to Ubuntu 16.0

Karl Auer kauer at biplane.com.au
Fri Jul 29 05:17:11 UTC 2016


On Fri, 2016-07-29 at 15:00 +1000, Peter wrote:
> I tried to upfrade one of my machines today.It stuck at the point 
> where it was asking for acceptance of licencingterms for Microsoft 
> Fonts. I clicked on the appropraite button but nothing happened.


I installed WINE a few days ago and got what sounds like the same
dialogue about fonts. The dialogue I saw was in a terminal window
though - I didn't click, I tabbed until "OK" was highlighted, then
pressed ENTER. I don't know if the dialogue was mouse aware.

Could it be as simple as that?

> encrypted file system then if goes to temintal session and asks for a
 
> user name and password. No matter what I enters it keeps asking for 
> the same information and the boot does not progress.

That sounds as if either the username or the password are not what you
expect them to be, and are thus not what you are typing in...

Regards, K.

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