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  1. #1
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    updates

    installed kubuntu 11 (13 didn't work) but updates stopped with 200 installs to go. Working but icon titles are blacked. Billr

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    Re: updates

    You don't say whether you installed Kubuntu 11.04 or 11.10, but either way both those releases are beyond end-of-life. I'd be surprised if you managed to download any updates at all.

    If you were having problems with 13.04, then I would suggest trying to install 12.04, which is a long-term support release for which updates will be available until April 2017.
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  3. #3
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    Re: updates

    One of the things that happens when a release reaches end-of-life is that the repositories that supply updates are turned off.

    Here is a brief snapshot of the release lifetimes ofUbuntu releases: http://www.ubuntu.com/info/release-end-of-life.

    The 11.10 release reached end-of-life in May, More here: http://fridge.ubuntu.com/2013/05/10/...on-may-9-2013/. Note that page contains a link to guidance on upgrading 11.10 to 12.04. However, I would recommend doing a clean install of the current 12.04.03 release to avoid potential upgrading hassles. ISO's are here: http://releases.ubuntu.com/precise/.

    Kubuntu also has the 12.04.03 release.
    Last edited by buzzingrobot; September 27th, 2013 at 02:36 PM.

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