[xubuntu-users] Upgrade from a console

Yorvyk yorvik.ubunto at googlemail.com
Thu Aug 19 17:47:29 UTC 2010

On Thu, 19 Aug 2010 09:59:13 -0400
dell at gotthardt.net wrote:

> Hi folks,
> I have crippled my older Ubuntu version video and the monitor displayed 
> is 'garbled' and unuseable.  Is there a method to upgrade from the 
> console or the live CD?  I am willing to completely rebuild if necessary.
> Specifically, is there a method to upgrade from recovery [terminal] mode 
> of a crippled system [sudo apt-get upgrade fails].
>  or, from a live CD.
> Any help is appreciated.
Which version are you using?
Do you have /etc/X11/xorg.conf? What dsiplay card are you using?
How did you 'cripple' the video? 
What do you mean by upgrade?  Move to a newer version (say 9.10 to 10.04) or upgrade the packages already on there.

A bit more info is required to help.

Steve Cook (Yorvyk)


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