Welcome to the most active Linux Forum on the web.
Go Back > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Newbie
User Name
Linux - Newbie This Linux forum is for members that are new to Linux.
Just starting out and have a question? If it is not in the man pages or the how-to's this is the place!


  Search this Thread
Old 10-14-2007, 03:50 PM   #1
LQ Newbie
Registered: Dec 2005
Location: Kaiserslautern, Germany
Distribution: Ubuntu 6.06
Posts: 8

Rep: Reputation: 0
Ubuntu Upgrade Error

I'm running Ubuntu 6.06 and trying to upgrade to 7.04. (I know, I know, 7.10 is coming out in 4 days. This is sort of an educational exercise.) I have burned a CD after getting the ISO from the Ubuntu website. The MD5 hack for the ISO matched when I checked it. When I try to run package manager I eventually get the error seen in the screenshot. What's up?

Hmm. Evidently I'm not allowed to attach the screenshot.
So, the error reads:

E: Unable to correct missing packages

W: failed to fetch cdrom:[Ubuntu 7.04_Feisty Fawn_-Release i386
MD5Sum mismatch
Old 10-14-2007, 09:27 PM   #2
Registered: Jun 2006
Location: Texas
Distribution: Ubuntu 8.04
Posts: 94

Rep: Reputation: 17
Believe your going to have to upgrade to 6.10 Edgy first. Then upgrade again to Feisty. When I went from 6.06 to 7.04 I just backed up my data and did a fresh install. Going to be somewhat of a pain whichever way you go.
Old 10-14-2007, 09:34 PM   #3
LQ Veteran
Registered: Aug 2003
Location: Australia
Distribution: Lots ...
Posts: 13,496

Rep: Reputation: 1349Reputation: 1349Reputation: 1349Reputation: 1349Reputation: 1349Reputation: 1349Reputation: 1349Reputation: 1349Reputation: 1349Reputation: 1349
And I just moved /home off to another partition, and installed Feisty fresh - in my case to a separate partition. I always use the alternate CD so I can assign (partition) mounts at install.
Found all my user data fine, and installed without problems.
Old 10-15-2007, 08:30 AM   #4
Registered: Aug 2007
Distribution: Linux Mint
Posts: 44

Rep: Reputation: 16
I have a separate home partition so I upgraded from 7.04 to the 7.10 release candidate by booting the CD and formating the existing root and swap partitions. You might want to consider moving /home to another partition.



Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Using dist-upgrade to upgrade from Debian to Ubuntu jcbparry Debian 8 09-13-2007 07:25 AM
adobe reader upgrade error using apt-get & ubuntu bearswatchin Linux - Desktop 0 09-15-2006 04:24 PM
Error trying to dist-upgrade or upgrade KDE prophet621 Linux - Newbie 0 09-10-2003 04:17 PM

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 06:44 PM.

Main Menu
Write for LQ is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration