The warning below is obsolete.Clem wrote:MESA 18.0.5 was backported into Bionic today. The upgrade path between Xenial and Bionic is no longer broken.
Mintupdate no longer blocks the MESA update and mintupgrade no longer blocks the upgrade with MESA 18.0.5.
I’d like to thank everyone who’s been waiting for this this week-end, and the Ubuntu staff also.
We didn’t get a response from them, but they got it fixed
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The In-place upgrade process from Mint 18.3 to Mint 19 is currently partially broken by a Mesa Update, which has been deployed to Ubuntu 16.04 / Mint18.x.
Please, read Clem's 2 posts here:
Affected Mint users:
Those Mint users who tried / try to upgrade from Mint 18.3 to Mint 19 by following Clem's instruction on "How to upgrade to Linux Mint 19", and whose Mint 18.3 has received the Mesa update Mesa 18.0.5.
Unaffected Mint users:
All those Mint users, who install Mint 19 from the Mint 19 live system.
Affected or not affected?
In case you are unsure whether you have been hit by this problem, after having read Clem's 2 posts carefully, here is a quick way to find out:
Execute the terminal commandline
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dpkg --list libegl1-mesa libgbm1 libgl1-mesa-dri libgl1-mesa-glx libglapi-mesa libgles2-mesa libosmesa6 libwayland-egl1-mesa
In case you spot the version string "18.0.5" on your Mint 19 system, then you have been hit by the problem, which Clem has explained in detail in his 2 posts.