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I click on upgrade to Ubuntu and sometimes I get the upgrade to Saucy page and say OK. Then it starts downloading 2 of 2 downloading files. Then flashes a couple of times and does nothing.

Sometimes I cannot get the Saucy pages. Anything I can do to force it to update ?

I tried:

sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get upgrade

Thank you.

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I think ubuntu wouldn't upgrade because I was using an older version of NVIDIA.

I ended up finding this: do-release-upgrade

And ran it and it upgraded. Unfortunately I then got a blank black screen after logging in. I could get into xfce but not gnome or unity default.

I eventually found this post: Ubuntu 13.10 - Black screen after login session

where this post by Erick David Ruiz Coronel fixed it. FIX :

Start ubuntu......login......now in the blackscreen go to the terminal

ctrl-alt-f1 and type

nautilus

and enter, error? no problem........now type

unity

and enter ......error? np now without exiting or stoping the unity comand return to the ubuntu interface in my pc is ctrl-alt-f7 , then now you can open terminal....type

ctrl-aLT-t and type

nautilus

..... nautilus will open ( DO NOT CLOSE NAUTILUS ) , now open another terminal without closing nautilus terminal ...... and type

sudo software-properties-gtk

.... search for graphic drivers .... my problem was the default drivers of X.org .... I have an ati video card and I installed the drivers of fglrx-updates if you have nvidia install the drivers of nvidia or if you have ati install the one that i installed...... then reboot

after login u will see nautilus running well and the wallpaper the only thing not working is unity...

open terminal and type:

dconf reset -f /org/compiz/

and

setsid unity

thats it.

I hope this fix your problem.


So far so good.

THANK YOU ask ubuntu.

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