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  1. Re: Upgrading from 16.04 LTS to 18.04 LTS with mixed results

    These systems continuously upgraded from LTS to LTS for more than 10 years. The hardware has all been changed more than once and Ubuntu Desktop is installed. I'm amazed it works as well as it does....
  2. Re: Upgrading from 16.04 LTS to 18.04 LTS with mixed results

    I've now completed the 6th of 7 upgrades.

    This one went pretty well there were no errors during the process except for two problems:

    The correct Nvidia driver was not install but some...
  3. [SOLVED] Re: After upgrade for 16.04 to 18.04 no video resolutions opting in settings

    I've now completed the upgrade but uncovered a problem with the upgrade process.

    When a system that has the samba winbind package is upgraded the necessary packages libnss-winbind and...
  4. [SOLVED] After upgrade for 16.04 to 18.04 no video resolutions opting in settings

    I just did a release upgrade from 16,.04 LTS to 18.04 LTS. It went far smother than any of my previous upgrade except for won thin.

    When I restarted in 18.04 it started in low resolution 640xx480...
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    Re: Unable to upgrade to 18.10

    Have you tried do-release-upgrade in a terminal window?
    I'm not running 18.10, my latest machines are 18.04 LTS
    The message suggests that there should be a file or directory named /etc/default/rc5....
  6. Re: Install Ubuntu RAID 1 Software with mdadm

    I've done this many times.

    Format the drive, create a partition, use the entire drive or leave some space for other uses then joint the partitions to an mdadm device, create a filesystem on madam0...
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    Re: Unable to upgrade to 18.10

    If grub shows alternate kernels try them and see if they boot, then run fsck from there.
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    Re: Unable to upgrade to 18.10

    I discovered recently that do-release-upgrade does not require a sudo . It will download the upgrade software then prompt for authorization. I'm not sure whether it's always been that way.
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    Re: Unable to upgrade to 18.10

    I discovered recently that do-release-upgrade does not require a sudo. It will download the upgrade software then prompt for authorization. I'm not sure whether it's always been that way.
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    Re: Unable to upgrade to 18.10

    Are you saying that grub does not give you a choice to boot into 18.10 or other options? Or does it offer that choice then drop you into a shell of some sort?

    I have found doing release upgraded...
  11. [xubuntu] Re: Does anybody have Xubuntu 14.04.05 LTS ISO image?

    There are isos here:

    https://linux.softpedia.com/get/System/Operating-Systems/Linux-Distributions/Xubuntu-Trusty-Tahr-103073.shtml
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    [SOLVED] Re: Update problems

    It is theoretically possible to load the archive repositories to do a final update and then upgrade to the next release which would be 18.04, which is an LTS version.
    However that is generally...
  13. Re: Upgrading from 16.04 LTS to 18.04 LTS with mixed results

    I now completed the 5th of 7 upgrades. This ome went pretty well. There were errors during the set up but

    # apt install -f
    # dpkg --configure -a
    # apt full-upgrade
    cleaned things up. I did...
  14. Re: Forum Help - Extra space around [CODE] tags

    Thanks I'll have to keep my eyes open when I see boxes without the extra space. I'm glad to know I'm not doing something wrong! :cool:

    My [CODE] tags are almost always text, cut and pasted from a...
  15. [ubuntu] Re: Upgrading from 14.04 to 16.04, "fetching is complete" and nothing else happens

    Were you able to fully update 14.04 before starting? It looks like you weren't. Those archives are due to be removed at any time but it looks like they're still there.

    Is it set to look for LTS...
  16. Re: Can't upgrade my Ubuntu due to insufficient disk space on /boot

    You may want to look into the /boot partition and see is there is stuff in there you can delete or if it's a separate partition you may want to expand the partition and the filesystem.
  17. Forum Help - Extra space around [CODE] tags

    When I post the the forums I try to always use the code tags, but when I do I always seem to get and extra space at the bottom of the box.


    Sort of like thisThis is in line with the preceeding...
  18. [ubuntu] Re: Disk to Disk Cloning Suggestion - Ubuntu 18.4 LTS - IDE HDD to SATA SSD

    I have been using ddrescue to clone drives for a while. It is pretty easy and works well. It will transfer everything on the disk including any errors. :cool:

    Simply
    sudo apt install gddrescue...
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    Re: Unable to upgrade to 18.10

    Just to agree I would not upgrade to 18.10 without some compelling reason. I'd wait for 20.04 at least.
    I wouldn't even attempt an upgrade unless everything was working as expected.
    I don't...
  20. [SOLVED] Re: keyboard types incorrect characters

    If you have a graphic desktop go to "Settings" and change it there. It's somewhat different in different window managers

    To run from a command line (terminal)

    sudo dpkg-reconfigure...
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    [UbuntuGnome] Re: Gnome is freezing after login

    Try
    sudo apt install -f
    Let us know what happens.
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    [lubuntu] Re: Messed up Python installation

    /usr/bin/pycompile seems to be throwing off the error. pycompile is part of package python-minimal you might try reinstalling that
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    Re: WHat is in ubuntu-minimal?

    But here is my problem:

    adduser is included in ubuntu-minimal its page says it depends on :

    debconf
    or debconf-2.0
    passwd
    perl-base

    And while those should be installed on a minimal...
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    WHat is in ubuntu-minimal?

    I'm looking for a list of packages installed by the ubuntu-minimal metapackage.

    Can someone point me to a list?

    This

    https://packages.ubuntu.com/xenial/ubuntu-minimal

    lists the...
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    [lubuntu] Re: Messed up Python installation

    OK Does this show any thing?


    sudo dpkg --configure
    sudo apt install -f

    I think something got corrupted but I can't see what. I'm a little pressurized that reinstalling python-debian failed.
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