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My Ubuntu 10.10 upgrade double-whammy

Oct 22, 2010, 22:04 (0 Talkback[s])


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"Having already previewed the Ubuntu 10.10 beta with good results on more than one system, I felt safe upgrading my primary desktop system from v10.04 to v10.10 once the new version went gold. To my astonishment, neither my keyboard, mouse, nor display were functioning following the upgrade.

"Obviously, I'd become too accustomed to Ubuntu updates and upgrades going without a hitch. Since the transition from 10.04 to 10.10 wasn't positioned as a major one, I opted for performing an upgrade rather than complete, fresh install.

"Upgrading Ubuntu to 10.10

"First, I performed a complete backup of the Black Tower using the rsync script that I use for regular monthly backups. Then, I followed the standard procedure for upgrading Ubuntu to a new version."

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