Re: Problem updating to Buster - gparted effectively MIA
On Sun 07 Oct 2018 at 15:33:09 +0100, Brian wrote:
> 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?
A missing menu entry is hardly a show-stopper.