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Re: Problem updating to Buster - gparted effectively MIA




On Sun 07 Oct 2018 at 15:33:09 +0100, Brian wrote:

> On Sun 07 Oct 2018 at 08:14:05 -0500, Richard Owlett wrote:
> 
> > It was recommended that I update to Buster.
> > I started with Debian 9.1.0 installed from purchased DVD1.
> > [MATE desktop]
> > I edited sources.list to access online repository.
> > I then followed the instructions at
> > [linuxconfig.org/how-to-upgrade-debian-9-stretch-to-debian-10-buster]
> > as it had everything conveniently shown.
> > 
> > Everything appeared to go normally up to a point well into the actual
> > downloading of the Buster packages. I temporarily lost my internet
> > connection. After reconnecting apt-get gave an error message suggesting I
> > use "--fix-missing" IIRC.
> > 
> > It appeared to work and boot correctly.
> > 
> > However Gparted no longer appears in the System->Administration menu
> > although Synaptic shows it as installed. I blindly chose to tell Synaptic to
> > reinstall it.
> > 
> > I installed stretch to another partition which I'm using now.
> > Is the Buster install repairable?
> 
> Does gparted run from a terminal?

It does?

A missing menu entry is hardly a show-stopper.

-- 
Brian.