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Hi, I've just upgraded to Ubuntu 8.10 from 8.04 version and I'm unable to boot it. After restarting my pc after upgrading Ubuntu seems to work but it stops loading ...
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    Problem upgrading to Ubuntu 8.10


    Hi,
    I've just upgraded to Ubuntu 8.10 from 8.04 version and I'm unable to boot it.
    After restarting my pc after upgrading Ubuntu seems to work but it stops loading in "running local boot scripts (/etc/rc.local)". A friend have told me to type apt-get update in terminal but when I do this I see lots of messages "failed to fetch ..." and nothing happens.
    I'm a noob in Linux. Remember I can't acces to the Gnome desktop I only can use terminal.

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    How did you upgrade? Execute this
    Code:
    sudo apt-get clean all
    sudo apt-get update
    sudo apt-get dist-upgrade
    Post a few error messages here, if any.
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    How did you upgrade? Execute this
    Code:

    sudo apt-get clean all
    sudo apt-get update
    sudo apt-get dist-upgrade

    Post a few error messages here, if any.
    I upgrade from Ubuntu 8.04 using update manager.
    When I try your code I get some errors after typing sudo apt-get update
    There appear some messages like "Failed to fetch http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/di...ty/Release.gpg Could not resolve 'security.ubunu.com' " All these messages end with the following sentence: "Some index files failed to download, they have ben ignored or old ones instead".
    Finally there is a message telling me "You may want to run apt-get update to correct these problems".
    My Internet connections works properly (is the one I'm using to post here).

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    Post the contents of /etc/apt/sources.list file here.
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    Thanks for your answer
    Post the contents of /etc/apt/sources.list file here.
    But how to get these contents using terminal?

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    Isn't Graphics working in your machine?
    Code:
    cat /etc/apt/sources.list
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    Isn't Graphics working in your machine?
    No they aren't (i am unable to load Ubuntu) but I've got the contents of /etc/apt/sources.list using an Ubuntu live cd.


    Post the contents of /etc/apt/sources.list file here.
    Code:
    # 
    # deb cdrom:[Ubuntu 8.04.1 _Hardy Heron_ - Release i386 (20080701)]/ hardy main restricted 
    
    # deb cdrom:[Ubuntu 8.04.1 _Hardy Heron_ - Release i386 (20080701)]/ hardy main restricted 
    # See http://help.ubuntu.com/community/UpgradeNotes for how to upgrade to 
    # newer versions of the distribution. 
    
    deb http://es.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ intrepid main restricted 
    deb-src http://es.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ intrepid main restricted 
    
    ## Major bug fix updates produced after the final release of the 
    ## distribution. 
    deb http://es.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ intrepid-updates main restricted 
    deb-src http://es.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ intrepid-updates main restricted 
    
    ## N.B. software from this repository is ENTIRELY UNSUPPORTED by the Ubuntu 
    ## team, and may not be under a free licence. Please satisfy yourself as to 
    ## your rights to use the software. Also, please note that software in 
    ## universe WILL NOT receive any review or updates from the Ubuntu security 
    ## team. 
    deb http://es.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ intrepid universe 
    deb-src http://es.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ intrepid universe 
    deb http://es.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ intrepid-updates universe 
    deb-src http://es.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ intrepid-updates universe 
    
    ## N.B. software from this repository is ENTIRELY UNSUPPORTED by the Ubuntu 
    ## team, and may not be under a free licence. Please satisfy yourself as to 
    ## your rights to use the software. Also, please note that software in 
    ## multiverse WILL NOT receive any review or updates from the Ubuntu 
    ## security team. 
    deb http://es.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ intrepid multiverse 
    deb-src http://es.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ intrepid multiverse 
    deb http://es.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ intrepid-updates multiverse 
    deb-src http://es.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ intrepid-updates multiverse 
    
    ## Uncomment the following two lines to add software from the 'backports' 
    ## repository. 
    ## N.B. software from this repository may not have been tested as 
    ## extensively as that contained in the main release, although it includes 
    ## newer versions of some applications which may provide useful features. 
    ## Also, please note that software in backports WILL NOT receive any review 
    ## or updates from the Ubuntu security team. 
    # deb http://es.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ hardy-backports main restricted universe multiverse 
    # deb-src http://es.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ hardy-backports main restricted universe multiverse 
    
    ## Uncomment the following two lines to add software from Canonical's 
    ## 'partner' repository. This software is not part of Ubuntu, but is 
    ## offered by Canonical and the respective vendors as a service to Ubuntu 
    ## users. 
    # deb http://archive.canonical.com/ubuntu hardy partner 
    # deb-src http://archive.canonical.com/ubuntu hardy partner 
    
    deb http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu intrepid-security main restricted 
    deb-src http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu intrepid-security main restricted 
    deb http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu intrepid-security universe 
    deb-src http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu intrepid-security universe 
    deb http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu intrepid-security multiverse 
    deb-src http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu intrepid-security multiverse

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    Souces.list file looks good. Disable all other repos except main, universe and multiverse.
    Code:
    deb http://es.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ intrepid main restricted 
    deb http://es.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ intrepid-updates main restricted 
    
    deb http://es.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ intrepid universe 
    deb http://es.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ intrepid-updates universe 
    
    deb http://es.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ intrepid multiverse 
    deb http://es.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ intrepid-updates multiverse
    Put # sign before all other lines and execute this
    Code:
    sudo apt-get clean all
    sudo apt-get update
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