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thanks in advance. My system asked me to upgrade from Ubuntu 11.10 to 12.04. The update stopped midway through and I was forced to quit it .As a result my computer froze. I manually cut the power to it and tried to reboot it. Grub loaded and when I tried to load Ubuntu it brought me to a maintenance shell. Windows 7 still boots through Grub. Right now I am using Ubuntu live via a USB

Here is the code that appears when I try to launch Ubuntu via GRUB.

udeved [111]: inotify_add_watch (6, /dev/dm-2, 10) failed: No such file or directory

mountall: /lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libc.so.6: version 'GLIBC_2.14' not found (required by /lib/libply.so.2)

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burn a bootable cd/usb with 12.04 boot form that, either upgrade from there or install fresh. I think a fresh install is very much recommended in your case. Since the upgrade froze.

Good luck!

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well ideally i would like to revert back to before ubuntu prompted me to upgrade... that way i won't lose any settings or data –  Mike E May 11 '12 at 6:24
@MikeE if you upgrade with a cd/usb you wont lose any of your data. –  Alvar May 11 '12 at 15:06

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