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Re: Problem updating to Buster - gparted effectively MIA




On Sun, 2018-10-07 at 19:23 +0100, Brian wrote:
> 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.
> 
It moved in Buster (Mate version of GUI) from system->admin to
Applications->system tools.
Try there.