You are right... It's a little of both, but I would rather have that issue/feature in place, if I were banking on Ubuntu's LTS to provide stability. Rob On Fri, Apr 29, 2011 at 9:44 AM, M. Knisely <charon79m@xxxxxxxxx> wrote: > That there isn't an issue, it's a feature! > > The LTS version of Ubuntu are meant to be for thos running in a production > environment that don't care about keeping up on the cutting edge. If you > want your machine to upgrade to the most recent version regardless of if it > is an LTS release, you can just tell Update-Manager. > > Alt+F2 -> update-manager -> Settings... -> Authenticate > > Look at the bottom of the new window for "Release upgrade" and change from > Long ter support releases only to Normal releases. > > Once you hit the Check button to force an update, you should have an option > to install the 10.10. > > Mike K. > > On Apr 29, 2011 2:40 AM, "Rob Gibson" <nosbig@xxxxxxxxx> wrote: >> I would suspect a little editing of your sources.list would fix the >> 10.04 upgrade issue, which I suspect is due to the LTS designation. I >> suspect Ubuntu configured 10.04 to not upgrade to newer versions >> automatically to enhance the stability of the release. Changing the >> release version in the apt sources.list file should allow an upgrade >> all the way to 11.04. >> >> Regarding netbooks, I think just about all of them will do what you >> are looking to do. I like the HP Mini 1000, from what I have seen >> from the mainstream manufacturer. I also like the products from >> System76 and ZaReason. Both specialize in the sales of devices with >> Linux pre-loaded. Caveat, I don't yet own a netbook, but I have been >> quietly yearning for one for the last couple of years... ;-) >> >> Rob >> >> On Fri, Apr 29, 2011 at 12:36 AM, Aidan Artos MacTyre >> <wolfson@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote: >>> Been using Ubuntu 10.04 for a while, and wondered why it's update manager >>> hadn't upgraded the install to 10.10. Apparently there is a block on >>> that >>> update step. As I type this note, I am downloading the CD Image for the >>> 10.10 Live CD to use as an upgrade for my 10.04 Ubuntu so that I can make >>> the further upgrade to 11.04 (current version). I also did a download >>> and >>> burn of a 64 bit version of 10.04 which appears to run quite well on my >>> equipment. >>> >>> Dell Business Desktop, with an Intel Core 2 duo cpu with 4 gig of ram >>> installed. >>> >>> Two years ago I installed Ubuntu linux on this machine which has been >>> running and updating to v10.04LTS. I want to install Ubuntu Linux 11.04 >>> in >>> the same partition on the HD and would prefer a migration path that would >>> lead to both 11.04 and 64 bit which would take better advantage of the >>> processor and installed memory. Installing straight up would probably >>> kill >>> some of the fun apps, etc. I've installed thanks to your help in this >>> group. >>> >>> I'm also looking at two new machines for linux. One is my son's Mactel >>> machine (another possible convert - from Apple even) who is looking at >>> using >>> Ubuntu Linux on his Mac Book Pro laptop. Secondly I am also looking for >>> a >>> netbook machine that will let me use Ubuntu and connect to a wireless G >>> network for both home and outside use. That machine, yet to be >>> purchased, >>> needs to be able to share easily on a home network, access the internet >>> and >>> support basic office apps like Open Office. >>> >>> Who wants to take a shot at which question? Have at it folks. >>> Jim >>> >>> To unsubscribe send to ncolug-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx with 'unsubscribe' in >>> the Subject field. >>> >>> >> >> To unsubscribe send to ncolug-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx with 'unsubscribe' in >> the Subject field. >> > To unsubscribe send to ncolug-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx with 'unsubscribe' in the Subject field.