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    Upgrade 18.04->20.04 gone pretty badly

    (I wonder: should I do individual messages, or write down everything in one go? - This is no bug report, so I give it a single go

    0. I didn't want to upgrade. I only had a standard daily apt-get with 'dist-upgrade' working; which at any moment in the past didn't actually do that; I simply had applied that for convenience: It wouldn't ask for additional packages. Yesterday, there wasn't even a question popped up, if I really wanted to upgrade to 20.04; bang, 'apt-get dist-upgrade' and there it was. Over.

    1. It used to be a dual boot with W10 before, after the upgrade, it is just a (k)ubuntu 20.04. No more grub selection menu.
    -> (Remains unsolved, though I checked the BIOS (lenovo Helix 2), and found the ubuntu drive as first boot device, Windows boot loader second, and so forth. So it seems to correctly point to the correct device, I guess. So I can boot to W10 by selecting temporarily the W10 boot loader.

    2. Touchpad didn't do the double-tap any longer; had to tap + left mouse button. Solved by finally finding a solution: editing /usr/share/X11/xorg.conf.d/40-libinput.conf

    3. I had a left edge mouseover leading to the 'show desktop' which is still set, but doesn't work any longer.
    -> This one I could solve: The compositor was disabled (NOT by me!); and System Settings->Display and Monitor->Compositor>Enable could solve this matter with a reboot.

    4. The speakers in my tablet are 'dead'. They are visible, but produce nothing.

    That's it what I encountered until now.
    I'd be most happy to hear solutions for 1,3 and 4.

    Kind regards,

    Uwe
    Last edited by udippel; October 1st, 2020 at 05:45 PM. Reason: Progress made

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    Re: Upgrade 18.04->20.04 gone pretty badly

    I don't understand how running that dist-upgrade command managed to move you from 18.04 to 20.04, though I am aware that the option in the update manager has only recently appeared, a bit later than usual.

    Can you double check that you're now on focal and show us your active repos with command
    Code:
    cat /etc/apt/sources.list

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    Re: Upgrade 18.04->20.04 gone pretty badly

    Sure, here is what it looks like now:

    Code:
    $ cat /etc/apt/sources.list
    # deb cdrom:[Kubuntu 18.04.1 LTS _Bionic Beaver_ - Release amd64 (20180725)]/ bionic main multiverse restricted universe
    
    # See http://help.ubuntu.com/community/UpgradeNotes for how to upgrade to
    # newer versions of the distribution.
    deb http://de.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ focal main restricted
    # deb-src http://de.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ bionic main restricted
    
    ## Major bug fix updates produced after the final release of the
    ## distribution.
    deb http://de.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ focal-updates main restricted
    # deb-src http://de.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ bionic-updates main restricted
    
    ## N.B. software from this repository is ENTIRELY UNSUPPORTED by the Ubuntu
    ## team. Also, please note that software in universe WILL NOT receive any
    ## review or updates from the Ubuntu security team.
    deb http://de.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ focal universe
    # deb-src http://de.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ bionic universe
    deb http://de.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ focal-updates universe
    # deb-src http://de.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ bionic-updates universe
    
    ## N.B. software from this repository is ENTIRELY UNSUPPORTED by the Ubuntu 
    ## team, and may not be under a free licence. Please satisfy yourself as to 
    ## your rights to use the software. Also, please note that software in 
    ## multiverse WILL NOT receive any review or updates from the Ubuntu
    ## security team.
    deb http://de.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ focal multiverse
    # deb-src http://de.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ bionic multiverse
    deb http://de.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ focal-updates multiverse
    # deb-src http://de.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ bionic-updates multiverse
    
    ## N.B. software from this repository may not have been tested as
    ## extensively as that contained in the main release, although it includes
    ## newer versions of some applications which may provide useful features.
    ## Also, please note that software in backports WILL NOT receive any review
    ## or updates from the Ubuntu security team.
    deb http://de.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ focal-backports main restricted universe multiverse
    # deb-src http://de.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ bionic-backports main restricted universe multiverse
    
    ## Uncomment the following two lines to add software from Canonical's
    ## 'partner' repository.
    ## This software is not part of Ubuntu, but is offered by Canonical and the
    ## respective vendors as a service to Ubuntu users.
    # deb http://archive.canonical.com/ubuntu bionic partner
    # deb-src http://archive.canonical.com/ubuntu bionic partner
    
    deb http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu focal-security main restricted
    # deb-src http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu bionic-security main restricted
    deb http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu focal-security universe
    # deb-src http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu bionic-security universe
    deb http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu focal-security multiverse
    # deb-src http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu bionic-security multiverse
    $
    I DID try the sudo do-release-upgrade -m desktop a number of times in the past; just to SEE if the update was finally available. I was willing to update, but not in this moment of time, while I am very busy with my lecturing tasks. A number of times it failed, last time it did something; but I Ctrl-C it out immediately as I knew it would be ready by then. Any background job keeping running?
    In any case, I'd expect to be asked at least once "Are you sure ...?" Before, it had also informed me about commenting out certain third party software and stuff. Yesterday sudo apt-get dist-upgrade just downloaded 2300+ packages, done.

    Uwe
    Last edited by deadflowr; October 1st, 2020 at 05:40 PM. Reason: code tags

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    Re: Upgrade 18.04->20.04 gone pretty badly

    You either need to manually edit the /etc/apt/sources.list file, removing the # at the start of all lines beginning # deb-src or, quicker and simpler for most users, enable source repos in the software sources application.

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    Re: Upgrade 18.04->20.04 gone pretty badly

    Quote Originally Posted by udippel View Post
    ... last time it did something; but I Ctrl-C it out immediately as I knew it would be ready by then. ...
    That explains it. do-release-upgrade changed the software sources to focal and began calculating the upgrade, then you killed it with ctrl-c but didn't restore the original software sources from backup. So the next time you ran apt-get, it checked the focal repositories and performed the release upgrade.

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