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Thread: upgrade interrupted

  1. #1
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    Mar 2010
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    upgrade interrupted

    Hello all,
    Yesterday when I let my system(ubuntu 9.10) upgrading to lasted release (ubuntu 10.04 beta1) I wend to sleep. May laptop battery was empty and the laptop shut down automatically .
    So I don't know where the upgrade was interrupted , When I start my system today , ubuntu load the grap and try to run the system , but the prompt window appear tell me to enter my user name and my password .After I enter them , the terminal starts and I can't see my desktop , how can I do to recover my system.

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Apr 2009
    Location
    Texas
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    Hidden!
    Distro
    Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin

    Re: upgrade interrupted

    I suggest downloading the latest lucid livecd and use it to backup and data you want and to do a fresh install.
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  3. #3
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    Mar 2010
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    Re: upgrade interrupted

    but, I will lose all my programs witch are installed in my previous system , isn't there a other better solution ?

  4. #4
    Join Date
    Apr 2009
    Location
    india
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    24
    Distro
    Ubuntu Development Release

    Re: upgrade interrupted

    backup all .deb files from /var/cache/apt/archives then use your karmic cd to reinstall ubuntu. then use
    Code:
    sudo dpkg -i *.deb
    to install the programs

  5. #5
    Join Date
    Mar 2010
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    Re: upgrade interrupted

    how can I back up the files ?

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