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Update Pack 3 not showing up in Update manager

Postby belred on Sat Oct 01, 2011 8:43 pm

My update manager is showing that the lastest version available is 2 and that I'm currently using 2.

I changed my sources.list to:

deb http://packages.linuxmint.com/ debian main upstream import
deb http://debian.linuxmint.com/latest testing main contrib non-free
deb http://debian.linuxmint.com/latest/security testing/updates main contrib non-free
deb http://debian.linuxmint.com/latest/multimedia testing main non-free

I then refreshed the update manager and installed what it told me. Update manager is currently at 1.0.4.

uname -a is: Linux mint 3.0.0-1-amd64 #1 SMP Sat Aug 27 16:21:11 UTC 2011 x86_64 GNU/Linux

I also tried apt-get update, upgrade and dist-upgrade, but the update manager can't see update pack 3. What should I do next?
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Re: Update Pack 3 not showing up in Update manager

Postby Gerd50 on Sun Oct 02, 2011 3:36 am

Sorry, deleted - my diagnosis was wrong i think -
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Re: Update Pack 3 not showing up in Update manager

Postby wayne128 on Sun Oct 02, 2011 3:55 am

sorry delete
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Re: Update Pack 3 not showing up in Update manager

Postby belred on Sun Oct 02, 2011 4:25 pm

Will I need to reinstall Mint LMDE to fix this?
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Re: Update Pack 3 not showing up in Update manager

Postby zerozero on Sun Oct 02, 2011 4:29 pm

beired, post here please the complete output of
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sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get dist-upgrade
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Re: Update Pack 3 not showing up in Update manager

Postby lwrver on Sun Oct 02, 2011 5:45 pm

I'm running an earlier version of LMDE 64. I edited my sources.list as suggested in the Update Pack 3 instructions and Update from update-manager results in an error as follows:

"Release file for http://debian.linuxmint.com/latest/dist ... /InRelease is expired. Updates for this repository will not be applied".

Update from terminal gives the same error. Update pack 3 never shows up in the list of available updates. One other observation is that the update-manager looks different from the one shown on the blog. Instead of update-manager-debian v1.0.4 it looks like the standard LM update manager v4.3.3. Current kernel is 2.6.32-5-AMD64 and window manager is Gnome 3.0.2. What am I dealing with here?

Output from "sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get dist-upgrade" is as follows:

Ign http://packages.linuxmint.com debian InRelease
Hit http://debian.linuxmint.com testing InRelease
Hit http://debian.linuxmint.com testing/updates InRelease
E: Release file for http://debian.linuxmint.com/latest/dist ... /InRelease is expired (invalid since 27d 1h 31min 27s). Updates for this repository will not be applied.
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Re: Update Pack 3 not showing up in Update manager

Postby wayne128 on Sun Oct 02, 2011 7:45 pm

lwrver wrote:Update from terminal gives the same error. Update pack 3 never shows up in the list of available updates. One other observation is that the update-manager looks different from the one shown on the blog. Instead of update-manager-debian v1.0.4 it looks like the standard LM update manager v4.3.3. Current kernel is 2.6.32-5-AMD64 and window manager is Gnome 3.0.2. What am I dealing with here?


You need the new mintupdate-debian
Read zerozero's thread, first page on how to install
viewtopic.php?f=187&t=76556
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now grab the new mintupdate-debian (it will ask to remove the old mintupdate, mint-meta-common and mint-meta-debian)

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    sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install mintupdate-debian


and we are ready; now we can start to use MU (i never though i would say this :lol: )
(tks wayne for pointing this out 8) )
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Re: Update Pack 3 not showing up in Update manager

Postby lwrver on Sun Oct 02, 2011 9:09 pm

Yup! That took care of the problem. Thanks, Wayne128
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Re: Update Pack 3 not showing up in Update manager

Postby belred on Tue Oct 04, 2011 12:32 am

zerozero wrote:beired, post here please the complete output of
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sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get dist-upgrade


zerozero: here's the apt-get information you asked for.

$ sudo apt-get update
[sudo] password for bryan:
Ign http://linux.dropbox.com maverick InRelease
Hit http://debian.linuxmint.com testing InRelease
Hit http://debian.linuxmint.com testing/updates InRelease
Hit http://linux.dropbox.com maverick Release.gpg
Hit http://linux.dropbox.com maverick Release
Hit http://linux.dropbox.com maverick/main amd64 Packages
Ign http://packages.linuxmint.com debian InRelease
Ign http://debian.linuxmint.com testing InRelease
Ign http://linux.dropbox.com maverick/main TranslationIndex
Get:1 http://packages.linuxmint.com debian Release.gpg [198 B]
Hit http://debian.linuxmint.com testing/main amd64 Packages/DiffIndex
Hit http://debian.linuxmint.com testing/contrib amd64 Packages/DiffIndex
Hit http://debian.linuxmint.com testing/non-free amd64 Packages/DiffIndex
Ign http://debian.linuxmint.com testing/contrib TranslationIndex
Hit http://debian.linuxmint.com testing/main TranslationIndex
Ign http://debian.linuxmint.com testing/non-free TranslationIndex
Hit http://debian.linuxmint.com testing/updates/main amd64 Packages
Hit http://debian.linuxmint.com testing/updates/contrib amd64 Packages
Hit http://debian.linuxmint.com testing/updates/non-free amd64 Packages
Ign http://debian.linuxmint.com testing/updates/contrib TranslationIndex
Ign http://debian.linuxmint.com testing/updates/main TranslationIndex
Ign http://debian.linuxmint.com testing/updates/non-free TranslationIndex
Ign http://linux.dropbox.com maverick/main Translation-en_US
Hit http://debian.linuxmint.com testing Release.gpg
Get:2 http://packages.linuxmint.com debian Release [12.1 kB]
Ign http://linux.dropbox.com maverick/main Translation-en
Get:3 http://packages.linuxmint.com debian/main amd64 Packages [9,883 B]
Ign http://dl.google.com stable InRelease
Get:4 http://packages.linuxmint.com debian/upstream amd64 Packages [5,192 B]
Get:5 http://packages.linuxmint.com debian/import amd64 Packages [19.3 kB]
Hit http://debian.linuxmint.com testing Release
Ign http://packages.linuxmint.com debian/import TranslationIndex
Ign http://packages.linuxmint.com debian/main TranslationIndex
Ign http://packages.linuxmint.com debian/upstream TranslationIndex
Hit http://debian.linuxmint.com testing/main amd64 Packages/DiffIndex
Hit http://debian.linuxmint.com testing/non-free amd64 Packages/DiffIndex
Ign http://debian.linuxmint.com testing/main TranslationIndex
Ign http://debian.linuxmint.com testing/non-free TranslationIndex
Ign http://packages.linuxmint.com debian/import Translation-en_US
Ign http://packages.linuxmint.com debian/import Translation-en
Ign http://packages.linuxmint.com debian/main Translation-en_US
Ign http://packages.linuxmint.com debian/main Translation-en
Ign http://packages.linuxmint.com debian/upstream Translation-en_US
Get:6 http://dl.google.com stable Release.gpg [198 B]
Ign http://packages.linuxmint.com debian/upstream Translation-en
Get:7 http://dl.google.com stable Release [1,347 B]
Get:8 http://dl.google.com stable/main amd64 Packages [764 B]
Ign http://debian.linuxmint.com testing/contrib Translation-en_US
Ign http://debian.linuxmint.com testing/contrib Translation-en
Ign http://debian.linuxmint.com testing/non-free Translation-en_US
Ign http://debian.linuxmint.com testing/non-free Translation-en
Ign http://debian.linuxmint.com testing/updates/contrib Translation-en_US
Ign http://debian.linuxmint.com testing/updates/contrib Translation-en
Ign http://debian.linuxmint.com testing/updates/main Translation-en_US
Ign http://debian.linuxmint.com testing/updates/main Translation-en
Ign http://debian.linuxmint.com testing/updates/non-free Translation-en_US
Ign http://debian.linuxmint.com testing/updates/non-free Translation-en
Ign http://debian.linuxmint.com testing/main Translation-en_US
Ign http://debian.linuxmint.com testing/main Translation-en
Ign http://debian.linuxmint.com testing/non-free Translation-en_US
Ign http://dl.google.com stable/main TranslationIndex
Ign http://debian.linuxmint.com testing/non-free Translation-en
Ign http://dl.google.com stable/main Translation-en_US
Ign http://dl.google.com stable/main Translation-en
Fetched 49.0 kB in 12s (3,861 B/s)
Reading package lists... Done

$ sudo apt-get dist-upgrade
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree
Reading state information... Done
Calculating upgrade... Done
0 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 0 to remove and 0 not upgraded.
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Re: Update Pack 3 not showing up in Update manager

Postby belred on Wed Oct 05, 2011 1:07 pm

I've run sudo apt-get update and sudo apt-get upgrade and apt-get dist-upgrade.

The Update Pack Info dialog in the Update Manager still says:

Your system is pointing to the "Linux Mint Debian Latest" repository.
Current Update Pack available: 2
Latest Update Pack used by this system: 2

Why is it saying this when update pack 3 has been released?
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Re: Update Pack 3 not showing up in Update manager

Postby zerozero on Wed Oct 05, 2011 1:12 pm

beired,
sorry for the delay in getting back to you, but honestly i'm a bit lost as well :oops:
i hope you can help me here :lol:
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inxi -r

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cat /etc/apt/sources.list

thanks
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Re: Update Pack 3 not showing up in Update manager

Postby belred on Wed Oct 05, 2011 2:21 pm

$ inxi -r
Repos: Active apt sources in file: /etc/apt/sources.list
deb http://packages.linuxmint.com/ debian main upstream import
deb http://debian.linuxmint.com/latest testing main contrib non-free
deb http://debian.linuxmint.com/latest/security testing/updates main contrib non-free
deb http://debian.linuxmint.com/latest/multimedia testing main non-free
Active apt sources in file: /etc/apt/sources.list.d/dropbox.list
deb http://linux.dropbox.com/ubuntu maverick main
Active apt sources in file: /etc/apt/sources.list.d/google-talkplugin.list
deb http://dl.google.com/linux/talkplugin/deb/ stable main

$ cat /etc/apt/sources.list
deb http://packages.linuxmint.com/ debian main upstream import
deb http://debian.linuxmint.com/latest testing main contrib non-free
deb http://debian.linuxmint.com/latest/security testing/updates main contrib non-free
deb http://debian.linuxmint.com/latest/multimedia testing main non-free
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Re: Update Pack 3 not showing up in Update manager

Postby zerozero on Wed Oct 05, 2011 10:34 pm

beired,
are you sure those were always your sources.list?
have you by any change before had the repos pointing to testing directly?
can't make other sense out of this
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Re: Update Pack 3 not showing up in Update manager

Postby belred on Wed Oct 05, 2011 11:37 pm

Yes, I used testing for a long time before there was such a thing as a "latest" repository. I like the concept of latest, so I then I followed the instructions on the site to change over to latest manually. My sources.list should be exactly the same as everyone elses. I use dropbox and googletalk plugin so I have two extra repo lines for those files which are in separate files in sources.list.d.
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Re: Update Pack 3 not showing up in Update manager

Postby zerozero on Thu Oct 06, 2011 12:07 pm

so i think we found the "problem":
- you were in testing and updating regularly;
- UP3 was frozen around aug/30;
- you were still in testing by then and updating;
- only after (how after?) you changed to latest, basically to a pack older than most of your pkgs;
- i think this "confused" MU;
- if you check in synaptic you will, most probably, see a lot of local and/or obsolete pkgs (are those newer than the present repos you have)

now, this is not a problem, if your system is working properly, there's no issues, no worries, when UP4 comes all this will be corrected (or so i believe)
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Re: Update Pack 3 not showing up in Update manager

Postby belred on Thu Oct 06, 2011 12:30 pm

zerozero,

Thanks, I think your explanation is spot on. Time-wise, I switched to lastest between UP2 and UP3. So, I just assumed UP3 would work. My system is working perfectly, and Update Manager still updates packages regularly. I'll patiently wait until UP4 and see if it works. I do think that it shouldn't matter when a switch to UP3 was made. As long as you meet the minimum requirements, It should report you are UP3 compatible.

Thanks for helping me diagnose this.

Bryan
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