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I tried to upgrade from 10.04 to 10.10 - now that Ubuntu 10.10 is finally released. I used update-manager -d and the first window after pressing the upgrade button says that it is still a development release.

Is this true? Or have they not changed this window yet?

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update-manager -d is the command to upgrade to development trunk versions of Ubuntu.

However, I think I recall Ubuntu updates the repositories to notify about the new release a few days after the release is live so that when people are prompted to upgrade, the bandwidth use spike from the day 1 enthusiasts has been fully absorbed. By using that route, you should still end up with a copy of "blessed" Ubuntu 10.10.

That said, even if it was marked as a development version, it wouldn't be any different. Go ahead, make your day!

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I tried to upgrade but I got a an error: 'E:Couldn't configure pre-depend x11-common for x11-xkb-utils, probably a dependency cycle.' Maybe is something I installed. –  Florin Oct 10 '10 at 14:41
    
@Florin, if you'd like to ask a new question please do so. You'll find it is a duplicate of this question, which already has an upvoted answer. :) –  badp Oct 10 '10 at 14:48
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It will be changed in a few days.

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You just have to run the update manager as normal from the System -> Admin menu as normal, and you'll get an option at the top of the windows to upgrade your distro.

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When you type lsb_release -a in your terminal, you'll see that it says Ubuntu 10.10. Before there was also 'development brach' added.

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You mean that you've done the upgrade with no problems and that in fact it upgraded to 10.10 final? –  Florin Oct 10 '10 at 14:01
    
Note that it should be lsb_release -a. –  Tommy Brunn Oct 10 '10 at 14:10
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Your actually suppose to run

update-manager -c
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