View Full Version : [ubuntu] upgrade interrupted

March 24th, 2010, 07:01 AM
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.

March 24th, 2010, 07:14 AM
I suggest downloading the latest lucid livecd and use it to backup and data you want and to do a fresh install.

March 24th, 2010, 07:29 AM
but, I will lose all my programs witch are installed in my previous system , isn't there a other better solution ?

March 24th, 2010, 07:47 AM
backup all .deb files from /var/cache/apt/archives then use your karmic cd to reinstall ubuntu. then use
sudo dpkg -i *.deb to install the programs

March 24th, 2010, 09:30 PM
how can I back up the files ?