Re: Problem updating to Buster - gparted effectively MIA
- Date: Sun, 7 Oct 2018 14:57:10 -0500
- From: Richard Owlett <rowlett@xxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: Problem updating to Buster - gparted effectively MIA
On 10/07/2018 02:33 PM, Dominic Knight wrote:
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.
I edited sources.list to access online repository.
I then followed the instructions at
as it had everything conveniently shown.
Everything appeared to go normally up to a point well into the
downloading of the Buster packages. I temporarily lost my
connection. After reconnecting apt-get gave an error message
use "--fix-missing" IIRC.
It appeared to work and boot correctly.
However Gparted no longer appears in the System->Administration
although Synaptic shows it as installed. I blindly chose to tell
I installed stretch to another partition which I'm using now.
Is the Buster install repairable?
Does gparted run from a terminal?
A missing menu entry is hardly a show-stopper.
It moved in Buster (Mate version of GUI) from system->admin to
It is there and it launches.
As to "does it run from terminal", I was treating its absence as a
_symptom_ not a "show stopper". As a graduate of Hard Knock, I thought
it unwise to attempt forcing it to run without cause.
When I've had some sleep I will follow follow the routine Reco suggested.