Sunday, December 6, 2009

How to Recover Ubuntu after a Partial Upgrade

If your Ubuntu machine is nor working properly after a partial upgrade and have a have broken the system dependencies tree, You can recover it by using a  simple command that reinstalls all the installed packages and reconfigures them automatically.This will take a long time to complete.

$sudo dpkg-reconfigure -phigh -a

You can try the following command first
$ sudo apt-get install -f

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Anonymous said...

I have run into this issue a few times... my fault 'cause I jump from alpha to beta to release. But wish I had know this before. Thanks for the tip.