Questions tagged as ['do-release-upgrade']

Questions pertaining to the do-release-upgrade utility.
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How to reject (forbid) distro upgrade? I want the dialog for upgrade to not show up
cn flag

Each time I login to Unity or KDE, a dialog for a distro upgrade appears and I must press the close button.

How can I make this dialog window not show up?

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Nothing happens when trying to update from 16.4 to 18.4 with software updater
cn flag

There are many similar questions on this site, still it is not clear to me which answer to these questions applies to my situation, so please forgive me for asking again.

After updating my software with the software updater I get the following message:

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Today I pressed 'upgrade' (because I wanted to upgrade) and I was asked for my password (I wanted to screenshot this window also, but it seems impo ...

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E.Mohammed avatar
Can't upgrade Ubuntu 16.04 to newer release
hk flag

I have a HP EliteBook 2540p. I want to upgrade my Ubuntu 16.04 to a newer release. I found that I need to upgrade to 18.04 before going to 20.04.

I tried the recommended procedure by updating the system and upgrading software and packages using this command:

sudo apt update && sudo apt upgrade
Hit:1 http://archive.canonical.com/ubuntu xenial InRelease                                            ...
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SiDe avatar
Upgrading from Ubuntu 18.10 to 20.04 LTS from command line
mx flag

I have Ubuntu 18.10 and want to update to 20.04 LTS but after this standard procedure:

sudo apt update
sudo apt upgrade
sudo apt dist-upgrade
sudo apt autoremove
sudo do-release-upgrade

But when I execute the last command I got this: Please install all available updates for your release before upgrading.

I noticed that when I upgrade I got this: 0 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 0 to remove and 11  ...

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Moshe Yudkowsky avatar
do-release-upgrade 18.04 LTS to 20.04 LTS failed, file system mostly read only. Final entry in main.log: ERROR failed to inhibit gnome-session idle
kz flag

I attempted an upgrade from 18.04 LTS to 20.04 LTS. I ran do-release-grade on a direct terminal connection; I also had a Remmina RDP session running, and an SSH console open, just in case.

The update failed with a mass of text on the terminal window; if that text is available in full in some log file, I've been unable to find it.

The filesystem is read-only at this point, despite what mount says:

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SumitSharma avatar
How to increase disk space alloted to ubuntu 18.04. I want to upgrade into 20.04, but disk space is low for upgradation
jp flag

I am getting the message " Disk space is low" while i am upgrading from ubuntu 18.04 LTS to Ubuntu 20.04 LTS. Kindly tell me the exact solution

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do-release-upgrade silently fails upgrading from 18.04 LTS to 20.04 LTS in WSL
ru flag

It's high time I upgrade Ubuntu from 18.04 to 20.04! But I don't get very far before the process aborts without an error message. Is there a log file I can check for further information?

$ uname -a
Linux tribble 5.4.72-microsoft-standard-WSL2 #1 SMP Wed Oct 28 23:40:43 UTC 2020 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux

$ lsb_release -a
No LSB modules are available.
Distributor ID: Ubuntu
Description:    Ubunt ...
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Anendu Poddar avatar
Unable to upgrade from 20.10 to 21.04
au flag

First on terminal:

sudo apt update && sudo apt dist-upgrade

and in the response

Fetched 828 kB in 3s (323 kB/s)                                              
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree       
Reading state information... Done
1 package can be upgraded. Run 'apt list --upgradable' to see it.
W: Target Sources (main/source/Sources) is configured multiple times in /etc/ap ...
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Zilk avatar
Aborted upgrade to 21.04 did not restore original system state, is it safe to continue?
ru flag

I was trying to upgrade from 20.10 to 21.04. I fully updated the system (no reboot was required), then ran do-release-upgrade:

Checking for a new Ubuntu release
Get:1 Upgrade tool signature [819 B]
Get:2 Upgrade tool [1.276 kB]
Fetched 1.276 kB in 0s (0 B/s)
authenticate 'hirsute.tar.gz' against 'hirsute.tar.gz.gpg'
extracting 'hirsute.tar.gz'

Reading cache

Checking package manager
Reading package lists ...
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dargaud avatar
do-release-upgrade fails with 'No candidate ver' and more
ma flag

What is going on with this failed upgrade attempt ? The system is currently fully up to date with aptitude full-upgrade

$ sudo do-release-upgrade 
Checking for a new Ubuntu release
Get:1 Upgrade tool signature [819 B]                                                                                                                                
Get:2 Upgrade tool [1,276 kB]                                  ...
Score: 11
Funeoz avatar
Can't upgrade to Ubuntu 21.04 : "Restoring original system state. Aborting"
us flag

I am trying to install Kubuntu 21.04 but I get this error that never happened before :

Restoring original system state

Aborting
Reading package lists... Done    
Building dependency tree          
Reading state information... Done

I tried to disable all the PPA, without success.

Here is the /var/log/dist-upgrade/main.log output :

2021-06-06 12:03:13,081 INFO Using config files '['./DistUpgrade.c ...