Upgrade Linux Mint 15 (Olivia) to Linux Mint 16 (Petra)

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73 Responses

  1. ART says:

    Please what happens if after all files have been downloaded, the system goes off?

  2. N R Sreenatha says:

    sir i am trying to upgrade linux mint 15 but i am getting like this
    E: Could not get lock /var/lib/dpkg/lock – open (11: Resource temporarily unavailable)
    E: Unable to lock the administration directory (/var/lib/dpkg/), is another process using it?
    sreenatha@bhoomi ~ $ sudo apt-get upgrade
    E: Could not get lock /var/lib/dpkg/lock – open (11: Resource temporarily unavailable)
    E: Unable to lock the administration directory (/var/lib/dpkg/), is another process using it?
    sreenatha@bhoomi ~ $

    • Ravi Saive says:

      @Sreenatha,
      Use the following command to remove that lock file and then give a try..its should work.

      # sudo rm -rf /var/lib/dpkg/lock
      
  3. Uncle Safi says:

    Hi ,
    I have upgraded from mint 15 but get a black screen on boot up can’t bypass go to type in crpt key and goes black. Can see log panel barely. Any idea? Thanks

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