xubuntu 6.06 to xubuntu 6.10 what happend!

Jelle de Jong jelledejong at powercraft.nl
Wed Nov 8 20:51:22 UTC 2006


I agree with you. But will updates like firefox 2 and a lot of other 
program's be available as update for dapper?

Cody Somerville wrote:
> I'm going to mark Edgy as unstable. That is:
> 
>     6.10, codename Edgy Eft (stable release)
>     <http://cdimage.ubuntu.com/xubuntu/releases/6.10/release/>
> 
> 
> to
> 
>     6.10, codename Edgy Eft (unstable release)
>     <http://cdimage.ubuntu.com/xubuntu/releases/6.10/release/>
> 
> 
> 
> I think we can all agree Edgy is... Edgy (aka unstable). If anyone 
> objects, please feel free to change it back.
> 
> Thanks,
> 
> Cody A.W. Somerville
> 
> On 11/8/06, *Vincent* <imnotb at gmail.com <mailto:imnotb at gmail.com>> wrote:
> 
>     Oh wait.. It's probably not a general bug.
> 
> 
>     On 11/8/06, *Vincent* < imnotb at gmail.com <mailto:imnotb at gmail.com>>
>     wrote:
> 
>         So if you're familiar with it, how come you got problems :P
> 
>         Anyway, I'll remove it to prevent it from happening again.
> 
> 
>         On 11/8/06, *Jelle de Jong* < jelledejong at powercraft.nl
>         <mailto:jelledejong at powercraft.nl>> wrote:
> 
>             quote from website: The method of apt-get dist-upgrade is
>             still safe for
>             those who are familiar with it, the issue is only with the
>             update-manager.
> 
>             So I used apt-get dist-upgrade, and I am familiar with it
>             :-D gives me
>             the impression that it is save to do a upgrade.
> 
>             PS you are right with the k instead of t there are some
>             spell mistakes.
> 
>             Vincent wrote:
>             >  I take it you mean apt-get dist-upgrade, as you multiple
>             times said
>             >  disk-upgrade (k instead of t).
>             >
>             >  Also, as for the website:
>             >
>             >     *
>             >       *NOTICE:* There have been some issues with upgrading
>             >      
>             <https://launchpad.net/distros/ubuntu/+source/update-manager/+bug/68027
>             <https://launchpad.net/distros/ubuntu/+source/update-manager/+bug/68027>>
>             >       to Xubuntu 6.10 from Xubuntu 6.06.
>             >       Please review available documentation below before
>             attempting an
>             >       upgrade.
>             >
>             >  And
>             >
>             >  Click here for instructions.
>             >  <
>             https://help.ubuntu.com/community/EdgyUpgrades#head-11721ced054eda7fabc2bb5bce3bbd447d170dac>
>             >  /At the moment, it is not recommend to use this method, as
>             there seem to
>             >  be problems
>             >  <
>             https://launchpad.net/distros/ubuntu/+source/update-manager/+bug/68027>
>             >  with it./
>             >
>             >  /The method of apt-get dist-upgrade
>             >  <
>             https://help.ubuntu.com/community/EdgyUpgrades#head-0ee455b2d02f220b043c084f09dffb86c1c6bd79>
>             >  is still safe for those who are familiar with it, the
>             issue is only with
>             >  the update-manager. Please note that you do not need
>             *ubuntu-desktop*,
>             >  but *xubuntu-desktop*./
>             >
>             >  That does not look like saying it is safe to upgrade to me.
>             >
>             >  On 11/8/06, *Jelle de Jong * < jelledejong at powercraft.nl
>             <mailto:jelledejong at powercraft.nl>
>             >  <mailto:jelledejong at powercraft.nl
>             <mailto:jelledejong at powercraft.nl>>> wrote:
>             >
>             >     Hello,
>             >
>             >     I thought to day was a good day to migrate form dapper
>             to edgy, because
>             >     the nice updates in edgy are not available for dapper.
>             And I wanted to
>             >     do some debugging for edgy.
>             >
>             >     I am a pretty advanced user of linux and have a lot of
>             program's and
>             >     scripts installed.
>             >
>             >     I first tried edgy on my vmware system and it did work.
>             so i give it a
>             >     try. I made a dd image for backup if things went wrong.
>             >
>             >     I want to command line mode so i killed gdm en x
>             >
>             >     sudo apt-get update
>             >     sudo apt-get install xubuntu-desktop
>             >     sudo apt-get disk-upgrade
>             >
>             >     Then I configured the apt-get sources for edgy.
>             >
>             >     sudo apt-get update
>             >     sudo apt-get disk-upgrade
>             >
>             >     Here we went. Downloaded a lot of stuff > 1GB and
>             started installing
>             >
>             >     I noticed that I recieved a lot of errors of these:
>             >     "perl: warning please check local settings"
>             >     I think this had to do with the fact that te program
>             that sets the local
>             >     settings was not run yet. later when the this program
>             was run the
>             >     warnings disappear. So someone could fix this "bug" by
>             first setting
>             >     local language settings for upgrading.
>             >
>             >     Then it happens the apt-get gives a error and quits
>             >
>             >     the error was in this package:
>             >     anjunta-2.0.2-2ubuntu1_i386.deb
>             >
>             >     when I retried sudo apt-get disk-upgrade it advised me
>             to run apt-get -f
>             >     install so I did and it when on. after that i did a
>             apt-get disk-upgrade
>             >     again and it when further.
>             >
>             >     I got a warnings that there is something wrong with
>             font gs.defoma line
>             >     108. someone could check that.
>             >
>             >
>             >     When apt-get tried to restart mysql after upgrading
>             something it hangs i
>             >     waited 15 minutes and tryied some key combinations but
>             the pc was dead.
>             >
>             >     I restarted the pc and the default kernel was broken
>             and did not start.
>             >
>             >     I tried another kernel and got it to run single mode
>             with lot of errors.
>             >     I restarted the apt-get disk-upgrade command
>             >
>             >     I got a error again and apt-get exits it was a error in the
>             >     gtk-engines-eazel.
>             >
>             >     I concluded that this was not working. and wanted to
>             restore my backup
>             >
>             >     so i tried a dd to restore my image (dd image is stored
>             on another
>             >     partion) but after a while the system was hanging again
>             and I had to
>             >     restart.
>             >
>             >     Now grub was totally down it gives me a error 16 code
>             and does nothing.
>             >
>             >     I had not get burned a xubuntu 6.10 cd for a total
>             clean install so i
>             >     had to go to another pc and burn a alternate disk.
>             >
>             >     When I tried to load the kernel on the 6.10 alternate
>             cd I got error:
>             >     apci kernel panic - not syncing.
>             >
>             >     I can remember this is the same error I got when I
>             tried the a self
>             >     compiled kernel, the newest from kernel.org
>             <http://kernel.org> <http://kernel.org>.
>             >     There is a bug somewhere
>             >     with the new kernels and the via epia en12000 hardware.
>             >
>             >     I did not get tried to start the kernel with options
>             like pci=noacpi and
>             >     acpi=off. I will do that another time.
>             >
>             >     So far edgy experiences are very bad. Could some one
>             please remove the
>             >     fact from the xubuntu.org <http://xubuntu.org> <
>             http://xubuntu.org> website that a dapper
>             >     to edgy upgrade will go
>             >     fine and give only advice for fresh installs.
>             >
>             >     I have spend a half a day for this and don't feel for
>             making bug reports
>             >       other than this somebody other than me has to do that.
>             >
>             >     Hope edgy will improve in the future or do I have to
>             wait 6 months for
>             >     the next release? Keep up the good work btw.
>             >
>             >     Best regards,
>             >
>             >     Jelle
>             >
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