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Old 10-29-2005, 01:40 PM   #1
secret_force
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Question ubuntu --> kubuntu


Hi everyone,
I have Ubuntu 5.04 installed. Now i want to change to the new Kubuntu 5.10.
There is one problem I don't have internet on that pc.
Do I need to format my pc?? (if yes, how do i format my pc)
 
Old 10-29-2005, 02:12 PM   #2
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the install cd for kubuntu should have a partioning tool so it should be fairly easy to partition also most distros can automatically install based on the partitions you already have.
 
Old 10-29-2005, 05:20 PM   #3
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This is a longshot, but it may save you a lot of time and heartache if it works. I'm assuming you have a fresh Kubuntu 5.10 installer CD, right? Try this.

Open up a terminal. Type in
Code:
sudo cp /etc/apt/sources.list /etc/apt/sources.list_backup
sudo gedit /etc/apt/sources.list
Then, paste this over the entire text in the file that opens up (don't worry--we already made a backup of the old file)
Code:
deb cdrom:[Ubuntu 5.10 _Breezy Badger_ - Release i386 (20051012)]/ breezy main restricted
Then, save that file and close it. Stick the Kubuntu 5.10 CD in your CD-ROM drive. From the terminal again, type
Code:
sudo apt-get update
. See if the update goes well. If it goes well (no errors returned), then type in
Code:
sudo apt-get dist-upgrade
If that goes well, then type in
Code:
sudo apt-get install kubuntu-desktop
Then reboot.
 
Old 10-30-2005, 10:28 AM   #4
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I do get some errors
after sodu apt-get update he says that he couldn't recognize the cd. to do this i have to type apt-cdrom. This apt is not able to add new cdrom.
Add the bottom of the message he says

W: you can probably execute apt-get update to solve these problems
E: getting some indexes failed. These are generated or older versions are used

extra (maybe important) information
When I put the cdrom in my computer i can open it and see what is on the cdrom.
I tried to use apt-get update (so without sudo as is said after W but it produced the same error

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Old 10-30-2005, 10:41 AM   #5
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I am not up with the latest version of ubuntu but i do know that most disrtos have an upgrade utility as part of their graphical install this might be easier.
 
Old 10-30-2005, 12:32 PM   #6
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hi
Do you need internet for this graphical upgrader, cause there is no internet on this computer
 
Old 10-30-2005, 01:10 PM   #7
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no you should be able to get the upgrade off of the new cd. when it askes what tyype of install you want to do choose upgrade
 
Old 10-30-2005, 03:54 PM   #8
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where can i find the upgrade utility
(pls add a precise description cause i am not very handy in ubuntu)
 
Old 10-30-2005, 09:31 PM   #9
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I doubt there is any kind of upgrade utility. try
Code:
apt-cdrom add
apt-get install kubuntu-desktop
 
  


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