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    Problems with upgrading to edgy


    Hello..

    I don't have many experiences using linux (I am kind of new user).
    I have ubuntu breezy b. installed on my computer. Recently I decided to upgrade things to edgy eft, so I replaced the contents of sources.list file and run :
    apt-get update
    apt-get upgrade

    and so I messed up my (perfectly) working ubuntu breezy b. configuration. Now I am not able to start x-window system. Is there any way to repair the damage or do I have to remove breezy and install new version of ubuntu? Or Is there any way to come back to some point in breezy installation?

    I've already tried
    #dpkg-reconfigure xserver-xorg
    and things like
    #apt-get dist upgrade
    #apt-get -f install
    but nothing will work.

    Thank you for your help.

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    Quote Originally Posted by slo_andro
    Hello..

    I don't have many experiences using linux (I am kind of new user).
    I have ubuntu breezy b. installed on my computer. Recently I decided to upgrade things to edgy eft, so I replaced the contents of sources.list file and run :
    apt-get update
    apt-get upgrade

    and so I messed up my (perfectly) working ubuntu breezy b. configuration. Now I am not able to start x-window system. Is there any way to repair the damage or do I have to remove breezy and install new version of ubuntu? Or Is there any way to come back to some point in breezy installation?

    I've already tried
    #dpkg-reconfigure xserver-xorg
    and things like
    #apt-get dist upgrade
    #apt-get -f install
    but nothing will work.

    Thank you for your help.
    Yeah, for some reason people (including me) had problems with the edgy which has made me lose respect for ubuntu....

    anyway, when x fails do you get any errors? If it takes you to the command line does running startx give any errrors?
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    Yes, it takes me to the command line. After I run command startx, the only thing I can see is gray screen (and mouse pointer on it). I can't do anything after that so restarting is the only thing to do.

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    do
    Code:
    cat /var/log/Xorg.0.log
    and see if x is showing any errors
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    Hello...

    I checked Xorg.0.log and it didn't show any errors.

    Anyway, I forgot to mentione, that when I run:
    #apt-get -f install
    I keep getting following:
    [
    dpkg: error processing /var/cache/apt/archives/volumeid_093-0ubuntu 18_i386.deb (--unpack)
    Errors were encountered while processing /var/cache/apt/archives/vlumeid_093-0ubuntu18_i386.deb
    sub-proces /usr/bin/dpkg returned error code(1)
    unresolved dependences: init ramfs-tools: depends on: volumeid
    ].

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    what happens when you try to remove volumeid?
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    When I try to remove volumeid (#apt-get remove volumeid),
    I get following error :
    [
    Package volumeid is not installed therefore it will not be removed
    Next packages have unresolved dependencies: initframs-tools
    ] (or something like that).

    If I get little back to previous replys. When I run cat /var/log/Xorg.0.log,
    I don't get any errors, but there are some warnings in the end
    (something like
    [
    warning: font renderer for ".pcf" already registered at priority 0
    warning: font renderer for ".pcf.z" already registered at priority 0
    warning: font renderer for ".pcf.gz" already registered at priority 0
    warning: font renderer for ".snf" already registered at priority 0
    .
    .
    .
    ])
    Maybe this could help...

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