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Re: Problem updating to Buster - gparted effectively MIA

On Sun 07 Oct 2018 at 08:14:05 -0500, Richard Owlett wrote:

> It was recommended that I update to Buster.
> I started with Debian 9.1.0 installed from purchased DVD1.
> [MATE desktop]
> I edited sources.list to access online repository.
> I then followed the instructions at
> [linuxconfig.org/how-to-upgrade-debian-9-stretch-to-debian-10-buster]
> as it had everything conveniently shown.
> Everything appeared to go normally up to a point well into the actual
> downloading of the Buster packages. I temporarily lost my internet
> connection. After reconnecting apt-get gave an error message suggesting I
> use "--fix-missing" IIRC.
> It appeared to work and boot correctly.
> However Gparted no longer appears in the System->Administration menu
> although Synaptic shows it as installed. I blindly chose to tell Synaptic to
> reinstall it.
> I installed stretch to another partition which I'm using now.
> Is the Buster install repairable?

Does gparted run from a terminal?


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