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Old 12-02-2013, 10:37 AM   #1
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Offline upgrade to ubuntu 10.04 fails


Hi,

I have an old desktop version (9.10) and want to upgrade to 10.04. Due to firewall restrictions (company policy), I can't use the regular upgrade (via synaptic or apt-get). I decided to use the alternate iso and launched cdromupgrade. I got the following message (sorry for the translation):
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Your system is up to date
No upgrade is available for your system
The upgrade will be cancelled
Close
I don't understand why it tells that the system is up to date as the current version is 9.10 and I want to upgrade to 10.04.
I use ubuntu-10.04.4-alternate-i386.iso

Thanks in advance for your ideas
olivier

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Old 12-02-2013, 11:49 AM   #2
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10.04 is also "end of life" so I recommend you simply back up and do a fresh reinstall of a currently-supported release (12.04 or newer). If it is a company computer, then you will certainly need the permission/cooperation of your IT department.
 
Old 12-05-2013, 04:34 AM   #3
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Thank you for this answer. I'll see with my IT department for a fresh install.
But there is something I'd like to know. I referred to the "system - About Ubuntu " window to know what ubuntu version is running on the desktop. It gave me "9.10 karmic koala". When I do it in command line i get :
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user@system:~$ lsb_release -a
No LSB modules are available.
Distributor ID:	Ubuntu
Description:	Ubuntu 10.04.4 LTS
Release:	10.04
Codename:	lucid
This is a strange behavior. Any explanations ? What is the right answer ?
At least, I know why it says "Your system is up to date" when I try to upgrade.
 
Old 12-05-2013, 07:09 AM   #4
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It is a known bug, that will never be fixed for 9.10 or 10.04 (since they are end of life).

https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+s...cs/+bug/690248
 
  


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