Ubuntu Installation :: No Upgrade Button Is Appearing On Update Manager

Nov 4, 2010

I am currently using 10.04 and I want to upgrade to 10.10 but no upgrade button is appearing on the update manager. I had already installed all updates and the settings was already changed to show normal distribution releases.

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Ubuntu Installation :: Update-manager -d Doesn't Have Upgrade Button

Mar 31, 2010

I'm on a fully updated and upgraded 9.10, and when I do update-manager -d, I don't get the button to do an upgrade to 10.04! What could cause this? I've tried the -d, -c, --check-dist-upgrades, --devel-release, -p, --proposed, and --dist-upgrade. I'm completely up to date on 9.10, but I want to upgrade to 10.04!

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Ubuntu Installation :: Can't Update To 10.10 Isn't Appearing In Update Manager

Oct 10, 2010

The option to update to 10.10 isn't appearing in Update Manager... Is it too early, or am I doing something wrong?

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Jan 4, 2010

for some reason the update manage isn't appearing on the taskbar when I have updates available.I've set it so that it should notify me if updates are available, but nothing's happening =/.Also, when I *do* download updates through it, I'm lucky if I can get more than a 10Kb/s download - yet everything else works fine.

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Ubuntu Installation :: Update To 32 / 64 Bit With Upgrade Manager?

Jan 9, 2010

Update Manager wants me to update to Firefox 3.5.7. I'm currently running 64-bit Firefox 3.5.6. I'd like to update, but Update Manager says nothing about this 3.5.7 being the 64-bit version. If I upgrade from the UM, I don't know if I'll be getting 32-bit or 64-bit FF. How can I tell beforehand which one I'll get?

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Ubuntu Installation :: 10.10 Does Not Appear On Update Manager For Upgrade?

Dec 12, 2010

As stated on the title Ubuntu 10.10 does not appear on the Update Manager in order to do the Upgrade. I really don't want to download it and burn it on a CD in order to Upgrade my Laptop. My current version is 10.04 LTS.

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Ubuntu Installation :: Can't Upgrade To 10.04 Usign Update-manager -d

Apr 13, 2010

Basically, the update manager pops up and... nothing happens. It checks for updates but doesn't indicate upgrade availability.Running other commands like apt-get distribution-upgrade also doesn't do anything.

I think the problem is the fact that I've installed a bunch of software from rep's and ppa's via ubuntu-tweak that are more recent than the ones in Ubuntu's rep, but I can't been sure.Also, I've deactivated all third party rep's and ppa's, but I still have a bunch of software installed via those sources.

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Ubuntu Installation :: Online Upgrade From 8.04 To 10.04 Using The Update Manager

Apr 30, 2010

I'm trying to do an online upgrade from 8.04 to 10.04 using the update manager. Since update manager did not indicate that there was and upgrade, I used the update-manager --devel-release command to initiate the process. The upgrade stops during while looking for channels with the following error message:

A problem occurred during the update. This is usually some sort of network problem, please check your network connection and retry.

W:Failed to fetch
http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dis...kports/Release Unable
to find expected entry main/debian-installer/binary-i386/Packages in
Meta-index file (malformed Release file?)

E:Some index files failed to download, they have been ignored, or old ones used instead. I don't believe this to be a network problem because it fails in the same place every time. I don't see the entry for debian-installer in the Release file which I believe is why the error is occuring, however, I'm not sure what to do about it. It seems like something is pointed to the wrong place. I've maintained this system with update-manager for several years and never had a problem.

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Ubuntu Installation :: Upgrade Via The Update Manager Using Karmic 9.10

May 6, 2010

I was so impressed by the screen-shots of 10.04 LTS that i wanted upgrade via the update manager( am using karmic 9.10).Everything went well with downloading the new packages till the point of installation of downloaded packages. Halfway through the installation power went off and when i restarted the system it was stuck at some point with the message

Code: mount: nothing to mount in /dev or something like that. Then i restarted the system in recovery mode and ran "dpkg" to fix broken packages hoping it would fix the issue.It did to some extent that i was type the problem here through the affected system.

The problem is i couldn't send the crash report the first time around and i can't get hold of it now.My system is somewhere between karmic and lucid ("About Ubuntu" shows as karmic and System Monitor shows it as lucid").So i how do i get a clean installation of lucid?

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Ubuntu Installation :: Update Manager Is Asking Me To Upgrade My Kernel ?

Aug 7, 2010

I'm noticing that maybe twice a month the Update Manager is asking me to upgrade my kernel. Currently it's asking me to move to 2.6.32.24.25. Is this the smart thing to do? Are these primarily securtiy updates to the kernel?

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Ubuntu Installation :: No 10.10 Upgrade Notice On 10.04 Update Manager

Nov 5, 2010

I'm running Ubuntu 10.04 desktop edition on one of my machines and its connected to internet via network proxy with username/password authentication enabled.

I've provided proxy details in Synaptic Package Manager and also in System -> Preferences -> Network Proxy. I can see any new updated libraries when I check Update Manager, but somehow I do not see the notice of availability of Ubuntu 10.10 and hence not able to upgrade.

On my home laptop (Dell Inspiron 700m) which connects to internet directly and over there I was able to upgrade to 10.10

So I think there is some problem with respect to update manager where it cant see the new release available behind proxy.

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Ubuntu Installation :: Update Manager Aborted 10.04 Upgrade

Dec 31, 2010

Ubuntu Studio (no idea what version, no idea how to find out) Update Manager has been saying 10.04 is ready for quite some time, but I cannot install the upgrade. The first time, more than a month ago, it had problems with Java and aborted. This time it couldn't find a repository in NZ so it threw up its (virtual) hands and gave up. Should I even try to upgrade? I keep installing maintenance and security updates (except Adobe Flash Player which Adobe cannot identify). It does most of what I want it to do. Does 10.04 (or 10.10) really matter? Assuming I try for US 10.04 LTS again, how do I get it past its problems?

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Ubuntu Installation :: Update Manager Gives No Option To Upgrade To 11.04

Sep 1, 2011

Wanting to update to 11.04. Currently have wubi 10.04 & update manager gives me no option to upgrade to 11.04. Wonder how to update to 11?

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Ubuntu Installation :: 9.10 Not Showing Upgrade Option In Update Manager

Apr 30, 2010

I am using Ubuntu 9.10, as i want to upgrade to 10.04. I followed the Ubuntu steps mention in Ubuntu.com but my update manager is not showing upgrade option..i tried below command that too did not show any output about the available updates..#do-release-upgrade.Checking for a new Ubuntu release.No new release found.

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Jun 12, 2010

I'm trying to upgrade Karmic to Lucid. I open the update manager, click the "upgrade" button, and then again the "upgrade" button in the window that pops up. Then it just closes down. When running the update manager from a terminal, the only output is "Segmentaion fault".

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Ubuntu Installation :: Update Manager Does Not Find Meerkat Upgrade

Nov 6, 2010

I want to upgrade to Meerkat from Lucid but am unable to find the upgrade in my Package Manager.I have been receiving and installing regular updates recently so I don't think there is any problem with receiving notice of updates other than the Meerkat update.Did notice that my packages have not been updated in 46 days.how to update the packages if it is.

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Apr 28, 2011

Finally I have been waiting for 11.04 to be released, but It is not showing up on the update manager to upgrade. The LTS release only is checked in the settings. Do I have to manually upgrade or do I have to install 10.10 then 11.04? or is it that the servers are quite busy?

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Ubuntu Installation :: Upgrade 8.10 Intrepid To 9.04 Jaunty With Update Manager Fails

Feb 11, 2010

I had an old machine running Feisty.I followed the EOL guides and upgraded from 7.04 => 7.10 => 8.04 => 8.10 (intrepid).Now that I'm at intrepid, I want to use the update manager to upgrade to 9.04 (Jaunty). Whenever I launch update manager (System->Administration->Update Manager) everything looks fine until I choose "New distribution release '9.04' is available" and click the Upgrade button.

At this point, Update Manager complains and says "Could not find the release notes" "The server may be overloaded". I'm assuming this could be a faulty URL somewhere, but I wouldn't know where. My sources.list seems to work fine for regular intrepid updates, so not sure there would be anything there that could be the fault. Once I get this error, I can only click "close".

Extracting the upgrade failed. There may be a problem with the network or with the server. Obviously, my general networking is fine (or I wouldn't be able to post this message)..and again, standard updates work fine.Any insight into what is causing this (or maybe how Update Manager works so that I might try a bit of debugging myself?

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Ubuntu Installation :: Attempted To Upgrade To 10.04 Through Update Manager - Computer Crashed

May 8, 2010

So I attempted to Upgrade 2 days ago from 9.10 to 10.04. I started the upgrade and left my computer alone as it said it would take several hours. When I returned to check on it, It told me the the installation had failed and it was attempting to roll back to the previous installation. Afterward I couldn't access anything on my computer. I'd click a icon and it wouldn't do anything. I manually restarted it and was greeted with a message that it couldn't boot because there was no mount specified.

Since I had backed up all my files I tried to just reinstall ubuntu. However even after I reinstalled I'm greeted with the same message.

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Installation :: Upgrade By "update-manager-core" With The Command Sudo Do-release-upgrade

Mar 30, 2010

I'm now using Ubuntu 9.04 and I think of upgrading it to version 10.04 (when it shall be "stable").I'd like to know if I am supposed to modify /etc/apt/sources.list with the name of the new version even though I upgrade by "update-manager-core" with the command sudo do-release-upgrade

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Mar 28, 2010

My Update Manager stopped working for last three weeks. When I press button INSTALL UPDATES in Update Manager, nothing happens just Reading packing information is executed and when it is finished nothing continues,so nothing I chosen is installed. I have tried to fix broken packages in Synaptic Manager, but no change.

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Ubuntu Installation :: Update Manager No Longer Works Post Upgrade To Lucid

May 28, 2010

When I run update manager, it gives me an error message saying:

Code:

This can be caused by:
* A previous update which didn't complete
* Problems with some of the installed software
* Unofficial software packages not provided by Ubuntu
* Normal changes of a pre-release version of Ubuntu
if I click partial upgrade, it looks like it did during the upgrade, then says:

Code:

There are no upgrades available for your system. The upgrade will now be canceled.
if I click close from the first "not all updates can be installed" dialog, it says:

Code:

It is impossible to install or remove any software. Please use the package manager "Synaptic" or run "sudo apt-get install -f" in a terminal to fix this issue at first.
running the suggested line gives the following output:

Code:

In Synaptic, fixing broken packages does nothing. Mark All Updates > Apply seems to work, but I'd still like to figure out why Update Manager does not?

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Ubuntu Installation :: Can Not Calculate Upgrade / 'report This Bug Agains Update-manager Package'?

Dec 6, 2010

I keep getting this message while I try to run updates. The Update Manager says I have 35MB to install but it doesn't do it. Can anyone tell me what the problem is and how to maybe fix it? Also, how do I 'report this bug against the update-manager package'?

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Ubuntu :: Update Manager Freezes When Press Install Updates Button

Apr 25, 2010

I am a new user of ubuntu and have found that the Update Manager freezes when I press Install Updates button. what to do next as I am way behind with the updates.

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Ubuntu :: 'Install Updates' Button On Update Manager Doesn't Work?

Jul 22, 2010

Update manager pops up telling me there are new updates, but clicking on the 'Install Updates' button does nothing.However, if I click on Settings, then just close the settings dialog,it then says 'Starting Update Manager' and when that finished, the 'Install Updates' will work, but I have to do this every time I restart the computer.

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Ubuntu Installation :: Upgrade To Lucid From Karmic, Update Manager Starts And Shows System Is Up-to Date?

Apr 23, 2010

when i am tryg to upgrade to lucid from karmic, update manager starts and shows my system is up-to date. command used "update-manager -d"os karmic 64bit.

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Ubuntu :: Update Manager "Check" Button Not Working In Natty?

Jun 21, 2011

I can open Update Manager fine and it runs though it's little gambit of "Building data structures" etc...

Up at the top it says "The package information was last updated 13 hours ago."

Before I updated to Natty I used to be able to just click on the "Check" button and it would prompt me for my password and then check for updates.

Now if I click the "Check" button it goes grey for a bit, never asks me for my password and then just comes back up with the same "The package information was last updated 13 hours ago." message.

However, if I actually load up the terminal and type out "sudo apt-get update" then go back and load the Update Manager again it will say "The package information was last updated less than one hour ago." which is what should be happening when I click the "Check" button.

I've tried deleting my lists but this didn't resolve the issue. Any clue what else could be happening here?

I also noticed that I had some updates available when I loaded Synaptic Package Manager that didn't show up when i loaded the Update Manager.

I've also tried re-installing update-manager. I've gone as far as to do a complete removal and installed it again. Still not working right.

I think it has something to do with the fact that it's not prompting me for my password like it used to...

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Nov 4, 2010

The upgrade button in update manager does not appear. I already installed necessary updates and changed the settings to show normal releases.

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Jan 13, 2011

E: Type 'nchpad.net/ubuntu-wine/ppa/ubuntu' is not known on line 1 in source list /etc/apt/sources.list.d/ubuntu-wine-ppa-maverick.list E: The list of sources could not be read. The above is the console output when i type sudo apt-get update Update manager throws the same error so now I can't install or update software .

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Ubuntu Installation :: Update Manager / Software Sources / Synaptic Package Manager Not Working?

Sep 30, 2010

It started with Update Manager constantly recycling and not updating. When it starts it shows 295 files and 308MB waiting to download. When I click on 'Install Updates' it appears to go through the process, and then presents me with the same 'waiting to install' window again - and again, and again - in fact as many times as I care to click the 'Install Updates' button. No error messages appear. The 'Settings' button produces the same apparent process as the 'Install Updates' button, but doesn't present me with any other screen.

I've tried all the solutions I could find on these forums and nothing works. The sudo suggestions for Terminal usually produce error codes. adjusting a line in the 'hosts' file. When I tried this I was presented with the obstacle of not having access to the read-only file, and no matter how much I searched I couldn't find how to gain access . While investigating all these possible solutions, I was directed in turn to the Software Sources and Synaptic Package Manager applications, but when I attempted to start them, 'Starting Administrative Application' appeared briefly on the taskbar - and then disappeared!

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