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Old 03-23-2008, 10:08 PM   #1
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Upgrade from 7.10 to 8.04 ............sorta..


Tried to upgrade from the net following the directions on the Kubuntu website. Downloaded fine, went to execute the actual upgrade and now I have scores of broken dependencies. libc6-686 is broken --a big one I know. How can I recover from this?

Many of the menu items are doubled.. almost like it partially upgraded. Most if not all of the 7.10 stuff is there. But some of the 8.04 stuff is there too.

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Old 03-24-2008, 08:37 AM   #2
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Hava you tried the command-line "apt-get -f install" ? Also, try upgrading again a week or something later; the repos could really be broken (who knows?).
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Tried to upgrade from the net following the directions on the Kubuntu website.
Please add a link when you refer to a page in the net.
 
Old 03-24-2008, 04:11 PM   #3
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TITiAN,

Tried what you suggested from root terminal. Got the same failure. It will not progress beyond libc6 being broken, if I read this correctly.

Here is the output from the terminal:

root@jon-desktop:~# apt-get -f install
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree
Reading state information... Done
Correcting dependencies... Done
The following packages were automatically installed and are no longer required:
libstdc++5 liblzo1 libneon25 libportaudio0 libglew1.4 libmp4v2-0 libx264-54
linux-headers-2.6.22-14-generic libxklavier11 linux-headers-2.6.22-14
gcc-3.3-base libntfs-3g12 libntfs-3g16
Use 'apt-get autoremove' to remove them.
The following extra packages will be installed:
dpkg e2fsprogs kcontrol kdebase-bin kdebase-kio-plugins kdesktop kdm kfind
konqueror libc6-i686 linux-image-2.6.24-12-generic openoffice.org-base-core
openoffice.org-calc openoffice.org-common openoffice.org-core
openoffice.org-draw openoffice.org-help-en-gb openoffice.org-impress
openoffice.org-kde openoffice.org-l10n-common openoffice.org-l10n-en-gb
openoffice.org-l10n-en-za openoffice.org-math openoffice.org-style-crystal
openoffice.org-style-human openoffice.org-writer python-uno sun-java5-bin
sun-java5-jre sun-java6-bin sun-java6-jre ttf-arphic-ukai ttf-arphic-uming
util-linux
Suggested packages:
e2fsck-static gpart mtools menu gij-4.1 libgcj7-awt libjessie-java
linux-doc-2.6.24 linux-source-2.6.24 openoffice.org-base
openoffice.org-style-hicontrast openoffice.org-style-industrial
hunspell-dictionary-en-gb myspell-dictionary-en-gb
openoffice.org-hyphenation-en-gb openoffice.org2-thesaurus-en-gb
hunspell-dictionary-en-za myspell-dictionary-en-za openoffice.org-help-en-za
openoffice.org-hyphenation-en-za openoffice.org2-thesaurus-en-za
crystalcursors kde-icons-crystal openoffice.org-gcj sun-java5-fonts
binfmt-support sun-java6-fonts
Recommended packages:
pmount openoffice.org-filter-binfilter openoffice.org-writer2latex
The following packages will be REMOVED:
openoffice.org-java-common
The following NEW packages will be installed:
linux-image-2.6.24-12-generic openoffice.org-base-core openoffice.org-core
openoffice.org-help-en-gb openoffice.org-l10n-en-za
The following packages will be upgraded:
dpkg e2fsprogs kcontrol kdebase-bin kdebase-kio-plugins kdesktop kdm kfind
konqueror libc6-i686 openoffice.org-calc openoffice.org-common
openoffice.org-draw openoffice.org-impress openoffice.org-kde
openoffice.org-l10n-common openoffice.org-l10n-en-gb openoffice.org-math
openoffice.org-style-crystal openoffice.org-style-human
openoffice.org-writer python-uno sun-java5-bin sun-java5-jre sun-java6-bin
sun-java6-jre ttf-arphic-ukai ttf-arphic-uming util-linux
29 upgraded, 5 newly installed, 1 to remove and 30 not upgraded.
946 not fully installed or removed.
Need to get 0B/182MB of archives.
After this operation, 211MB of additional disk space will be used.
Do you want to continue [Y/n]? Y
E: Internal Error, Could not perform immediate configuration (1) on libc6
 
Old 03-24-2008, 04:56 PM   #4
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I go bitten by libc6 on one of the Alpha shipments. This was a system I had done an online upgrade from Gutsy to Hardy. Was such a pain I gave up and re-installed Gutsy over the top again - as a fresh install.
I keep /home on a separate partition so this is generally safe to do.

I have subsequently put the Beta on (separate partition), and haven't seen the same issue with libc6. But of course it *is* a beta - things can be expected to break.

Note: in my case this is Ubuntu, not Kubuntu

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Old 03-24-2008, 07:48 PM   #5
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It seems the problem is in the beta status...
ubuntu.com: 30 days until the new ubuntu!
 
Old 03-24-2008, 07:57 PM   #6
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Ok guys well it sounds like it's time to do a fresh install. Thanks.
 
Old 03-25-2008, 05:59 AM   #7
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If you want to keep the data in your /home and it is not an own partition, maybe you should wait und upgrade a little longer; if you do a new install, I recommend a separate partition for /home, so the users' settings and data will be kept in new installs. I do that like this because my bro has good experiences with this and that's common for a good install. Just a tip.

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Old 03-25-2008, 09:13 AM   #8
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Thanks TITiAN, I'll research the proper way to put /home on a seperate partition before I re-install.

Does anyone know when the next beta is due out. Or is the current one it until the final release in June?
 
Old 03-25-2008, 03:29 PM   #9
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http://ubuntu.com
^- "The new Ubuntu - 30 days to go" << I think that's what you want to know: the current beta will be stable in a month (if I got that right).
 
  


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