[nSLUG] System will not upgrade to Linux Mint 19.3
dguptill at accesswave.ca
Sat Dec 28 22:25:48 AST 2019
On Sat, Dec 28, 2019 at 09:12:17PM -0400, HOG mail wrote:
> Pardon the intrusion and the probable reaction to such an inane
> question. However, I am very much a newbie at Linux - still
> learning. i recently rebooted my Linux machine after a 2 year
> hiatus. My system is Linux Mint 17.3. I tried to upgrade to 19.3
> “Tricia” however, it does not upgrade and the wallpaper still shows
> 17.3 and a check of the about box shows 17.3 Cinnamon. Any advise
> is greatly appreciated.
Most distributions try to make "upgrade" work from one number to the
next. Such as "17.3 to 18.<something>".
When that has been done, try an upgrade from the new 18 to 19.
> When I tried to do what it suggested on the Firefox web browser, the
> upgrade manager comes back as “System is up to date”.
I suggest you forget that until you have upgraded the operating system
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