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groeswenphil
May 18th, 2008, 08:28 PM
Currently running Dapper....6.06

I'll be honest, I've thought about upgrading for some time but I thought it would be a bit more difficult than the forums tell me.....although I've got stuck at the first hurdle.


So, I went to this page.

https://help.ubuntu.com/community/EdgyUpgrades

and tried this:-
gksu "update-manager -c"

and got this:-

/usr/lib/python2.4/site-packages/apt/__init__.py:17: FutureWarning: apt API not stable yet
warnings.warn("apt API not stable yet", FutureWarning)

Now........I know that I can upgrade one step at a time until I get to the current LTS version, but at the moment, I can't even get one step.
Any advice?
Thanks,
Phil

meborc
May 18th, 2008, 08:31 PM
try this https://help.ubuntu.com/community/HardyUpgrades#head-e7f287c730b93116f89de7ea7e05efbe95fa6dd1 scroll down for dapper -> hardy

;)

groeswenphil
May 18th, 2008, 08:40 PM
Tried that..........got told that I had to be root.

Isn't that 'sudo' command? Can you remind me how that one goes?

Also it says Make sure the "dapper-updates" software channel is enabled.

How do you do that?
Phil

meborc
May 18th, 2008, 08:45 PM
although i prefer fresh installs to upgrades, i too did an upgrade to hardy... from 7.10 though...

i guess what it means is to be sure you have all the repositories enabled... after that upgrade your dapper to the latest by running sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get upgrade

then run gksu "update-manager -d" in run (alt+F2)

or sudo update-manager -d in terminal

groeswenphil
May 18th, 2008, 08:52 PM
That worked. Huge thanks.
Phil

groeswenphil
May 18th, 2008, 10:32 PM
I hope that it takes into account that I'm running the AMD 64 version.

Phil