Upfrading from Ubuntu 14.03 to Ubuntu 16.0
silver.bullet at zoho.com
Fri Jul 29 05:55:03 UTC 2016
Was the issue caused by the package
"Note: the msttcorefonts package does not work if you are behind a
proxy server." -
On Fri, 29 Jul 2016 15:00:45 +1000, Peter wrote:
>On restarting it opens the 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
So you're using an encrypted home/ partition?
It asks for a username and password to allow access to the partition?
If so, this might be irrelevant:
You might need to continue doing this:
If there was an update that made your system non-bootable and they have
fixed it in the repositories, you can use the Live CD to run apt-get to
get the new files to fix your system.
Boot the Ubuntu Live CD.
sudo mount /dev/sda1 /mnt
sudo mount --bind /dev /mnt/dev
sudo mount --bind /proc /mnt/proc
sudo mount --bind /sys /mnt/sys
sudo chroot /mnt
If you have trouble accessing your network after chroot, you probably
use DHCP and can work around this by adding OpenDNS name servers to
your /etc/resolv.conf after you use chroot:
nameserver 188.8.131.52" -
/dev/sda1 not necessarily is your root directory's partition, see
However, _do not_ chroot and apt upgrade yet. Also _do not_ change the
_But_ instead mount and run
grep -i xenial /mnt/etc/apt/sources.list
and post the output.
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