Kubuntu Desktops Upgrade From 8.10 to 9.04

by on February 24, 2009 · 2 comments· LAST UPDATED April 24, 2009

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How do I perform network upgrade for Kubuntu Desktops from version 8.10 to 9.04 over the Internets / network?

To upgrade from 8.10 to Kubuntu 9.04, over the Internet, use the following procedure.

Click on the update notifier icon when it prompts that a new version is available, or press alt-F2 and run the following command:
update-notifier-kde -u

Kubuntu Upgrade Notifier

Kubuntu Upgrade Notifier

Click Yes to start the upgrade.

Follow the prompts i.e. on-screen instructions.

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1 Luis Barragan August 4, 2009 at 6:32 pm

Didn’t work, only manage to get this error:

Traceback (most recent call last):
File “/usr/bin/update-notifier-kde”, line 28, in
from PyKDE4.kdecore import *
RuntimeError: the sip module supports API v3.0 to v3.7 but the PyKDE4.kdecore module requires API v3.8

Tried Synaptic upgrade after that and did the job.

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2 becky August 27, 2009 at 12:10 pm

Thanks, followed your instructions and had the most painless upgrade I think I’ve ever had!

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