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Fixing a failed/partial system upgrade
System CAN boot but GNOME does not start.
- Press Ctrl+Alt+F2 to open another virtual terminal, you will get this screen:
- Login by entering your username (press ENTER afterwards) and then enter your password (press ENTER to login):
- You are now logged in and you should see something like this:
- Type in the following command and press ENTER, and then enter your password and press ENTER:
sudo dpkg --configure -a:
- When the above command finishes, run the command to upgrade your system again:
sudo apt update && sudo apt full-upgrade
- Re-install the pureos-desktop package:
sudo apt-get install pureos-desktop
System CANNOT boot at all, only black screen after disk unlock is shown.
- Restart your computer, wait until BIOS/Coreboot messages disappear and press ESC right away to enter the boot loader menu.
- Use ↑ and ↓ keys to navigate, select Advanced Options menu item and press ENTER.
- Select one of the older kernel options from the list (lower on the list) and press ENTER to boot it.
- If you manage to boot into graphical interface, open your terminal and run:
sudo update-initramfs -u
- Restart to see if it will boot normally.