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I've got the following error while attempting to upgrade from 8.04 to v 10.04. Is there anything I can do to resolve the issue?

Upgrading Ubuntu to version 10.04 LTS
Could not install the upgrades Error during commit
'E:Couldn't configure pre-depend jre for, probably a dependency cycle.'
Restoring original system state

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Try installing a JRE (e.g., apt-get install openjdk-6-jre), possibly the one from the 10.04 repo, before trying the full upgrade. Does it work? – Riccardo Murri Oct 4 '10 at 15:43
up vote 2 down vote accepted


apt-get remove
apt-get dist-upgrade
apt-get install
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thanks, I've uninstalled and the upgrade is now in progress – Mark Heath Oct 4 '10 at 16:40
@Mark any update? – badp Oct 10 '10 at 14:49
yes, the update worked after uninstalling open-office. – Mark Heath Oct 11 '10 at 10:35

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