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    Fresh install of 10.10 will not upgrade

    W:Failed to fetch http://extras.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dist...rce/Sources.gz 404 Not Found
    , W:Failed to fetch http://extras.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dist...86/Packages.gz 404 Not Found
    , E:Some index files failed to download, they have been ignored, or old ones used instead.
    Last edited by Piney; April 5th, 2013 at 11:39 PM.

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    Re: Fresh install of 10.10 will not upgrade

    yes i'm too lazy to burn the newest image to disc and old laptop doesn't boot from usb

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    Re: Fresh install of 10.10 will not upgrade

    Piney; Hi !
    Ubuntu 10.10 (Maverick Meerkat) end-of-life reached on April 10, 2012

    fridge.ubuntu.com/.../ubuntu-10-10-maverick-meerkat-end-of-life-re...
    Apr 10, 2012 – This note is just to confirm that the support period for Ubuntu 10.10 (Maverick Meerkat) formally ends on April 10, 2012 and Ubuntu Security ...
    Do you absolutely gotta install this no-longer supported version ?

    just try'n to help
    THE current(cy) in Documentation:
    https://help.ubuntu.com/community/PopularPages

    Happy ubuntu'n !

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    Re: Fresh install of 10.10 will not upgrade

    10.10 is out of support and the software repositories are closed.

    Even if you upgrade to 11.04 what then, upgrading one by one to the latest? So many upgrades in a row in most cases will create some issues.

    Don't be lazy and do a clean install of 12.04 which is LTS and will be supported until 2017.
    Darko.
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    Re: Fresh install of 10.10 will not upgrade

    Its expired. I had to do a new clean install on my 10.10. I run fallback or gnome-panel to give me the gnome2 look like 10.10 was and think performance on my 6 year old system is slightly better with 12.04.

    Versions and release & support until dates:
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ubuntu_...em%29#Releases
    https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Releases

    http://status.qa.ubuntu.com/reports/...ru-report.html
    Old Releases past support
    http://old-releases.ubuntu.com/
    For more info on UEFI boot install & repair - Regularly Updated :
    http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=2147295
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    Re: Fresh install of 10.10 will not upgrade

    Ok ok, I'll take it into work and use one of their discs thanks for all the replies

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