issues with upgrade from f19 -> f20

Ranjan Maitra maitra.mbox.ignored at inbox.com
Sun Dec 22 06:02:34 UTC 2013


On Sat, 21 Dec 2013 23:56:35 -0500 "Garry T. Williams"
<gtwilliams at gmail.com> wrote:

> On 12-17-13 22:15:15 Ranjan Maitra wrote:
> > %sudo yum --releasever=20 distro-sync
> >
> > and I get the following:
> 
> [snip]
> 
> > Transaction check error:
> >   package dbus-libs-1:1.6.12-1.fc20.x86_64 is already installed
> >   package dbus-1:1.6.12-1.fc20.x86_64 is already installed
> >   package dbus-x11-1:1.6.12-1.fc20.x86_64 is already installed
> >   package python-urlgrabber-3.9.1-32.fc20.noarch is already installed
> >   package faad2-libs-1:2.7-2.fc17.x86_64 is already installed
> >   package usb_modeswitch-data-20130807-1.fc20.noarch is already
> > installed package ssmtp-2.64-9.fc20.x86_64 is already installed
> >   package mesa-libGLU-9.0.0-3.fc20.x86_64 is already installed
> >
> > I can not get out of this. No matter what i do, here is where I end.
> >
> > Any suggestions?
> 
> I did the yum upgrade on my laptop and ran into a similar problem.
> I ended up with a half-upgraded system when the yum command hung
> updating systemd.
> 
> The fix is to manually erase the fc19 packages noted in this:
> 
>     package-cleanup --dupes
> 
> And then do
> 
>     yum distro-sync
> 
> On my desktop system I tried fedup for the first time and all went
> flawlessly.

Thanks for responding to this: after a full day of trying everything I
could find online, I decided to go forward and reinstall F20 from
scratch.

Thanks, though, for responding!
Best wishes,
Ranjan

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