Package "ubuntu-release-upgrader"

Name: ubuntu-release-upgrader


This package is just an umbrella for a group of other packages, it has no description.
Description samples from packages in group:

  • manage release upgrades
  • manage release upgrades
  • manage release upgrades

Latest version: 1:16.04.25
Release: xenial (16.04)
Level: updates
Repository: main


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Other versions of "ubuntu-release-upgrader" in Xenial

Repository Area Version
base main 1:16.04.12
base universe 1:16.04.12
security main 1:16.04.25
security universe 1:16.04.25
updates universe 1:16.04.25

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Version: 1:16.04.25 2018-04-09 20:06:32 UTC

  ubuntu-release-upgrader (1:16.04.25) xenial-security; urgency=medium

  * Properly drop permissions when opening a browser. (LP: #1174007)

 -- Marc Deslauriers <email address hidden> Mon, 09 Apr 2018 10:01:24 -0400

Source diff to previous version
1174007 release upgrader launches browser as root

Version: 1:16.04.24 2018-02-23 16:07:58 UTC

  ubuntu-release-upgrader (1:16.04.24) xenial; urgency=medium

  * data/mirrors.cfg: Update mirrors for removals and additions.

 -- Brian Murray <email address hidden> Tue, 20 Feb 2018 17:08:07 -0800

Source diff to previous version

Version: 1:16.04.23 2017-10-31 18:07:09 UTC

  ubuntu-release-upgrader (1:16.04.23) xenial; urgency=medium

  * DistUpgrade/DistUpgradeController.py: Provide better instructions when an
    upgrade is aborted due to a lack of free space in a partition.
    (LP: #1721882)

 -- Brian Murray <email address hidden> Fri, 13 Oct 2017 11:55:09 -0700

Source diff to previous version
1721882 Generic instructions for dealing with full partitions don't help much

Version: 1:16.04.22 2017-07-27 00:06:45 UTC

  ubuntu-release-upgrader (1:16.04.22) xenial; urgency=medium

  * do-release-upgrade: Clarify that the "-d" switch is only for upgrading
    from the latest supported release to the development release, not any
    release. Additionally, provide a specific error message if run with -d and
    not running the latest supported release. (LP: #1700829)

 -- Brian Murray <email address hidden> Fri, 14 Jul 2017 16:46:34 -0700

Source diff to previous version
1700829 -d switch isn't accurately described

Version: 1:16.04.21 2017-01-26 18:06:43 UTC

  ubuntu-release-upgrader (1:16.04.21) xenial; urgency=medium

  * DistUpgrade/DistUpgradeCache.py: import kernel initrd size estimation
    code from update-manager (since u-r-u is the only consumer of it) and
    refactor in order to give more accurate estimates. LP: #1646222.

 -- Steve Langasek <email address hidden> Thu, 22 Dec 2016 00:05:53 -0600

1646222 calculation of needed free space in /boot is inaccurate and causes refusal to upgrade

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