I was updating my netbook latest version after 1st installation so a lot of updates where there. The updates were downloaded and it was being installed. The computer got switched off in between. Now its not working. I want to just run the command "apt-get upgrade". What is the procedure...
You didn't say how it isn't working. I'm assuming that you mean that your computer won't boot. In that case, you can try booting into a LiveCD or LiveUSB environment (of the same version as your Ubuntu installation). Then, mount your hard drive somewhere. I'm assuming that you mounted it on
At this point, you're in your machine with root privileges.
If you want to upgrade it to Natty 11.04, Ctrl + F2 and type
This will check for update of distribution.
If you don't want to update your distro then simply (in a terminal):
For bringing up a terminal Ctrl + T or F2 while you boot or Ctrl + Shift + 8 number 2-8 for the relevant tty