Cannot upgrade 18.04 to 20.04

Cannot upgrade 18.04 to 20.04

 
Hello everyone :biggrin:

I want to upgrade from 18.04 to 20.04.
Actually, I already wanted to upgrade already when 20.04 originally came out, but on the official update page it states:

Quote:

From 18.04, upgrades will not be enabled until approximately the date of the 1st 20.04 point release at the end of July.


So I tried upgrading beginning of August the first time.
I got all updates installed, so no problem there.

I tried the first option offered to upgrade:

Quote:

Ensure that the package ubuntu-release-upgrader-qt is installed.

Run in Krunner:
pkexec do-release-upgrade -m desktop -f DistUpgradeViewKDE


After this, exactly nothing happened. No dialog, no message, nothing at all. Waiting for up to quarter of an hour did nothing as well.
I tried it several times, with rebooting, re-installing the package… still nothing at all.

So I tried the second method offered:

Quote:

Alternatively if you wish to do the entire upgrade in a terminal, in Konsole do:

sudo do-release-upgrade -m desktop


This finally offered me a hint why nothing happened: (translated from German)

Quote:

New releases of Ubuntu are searched
No LTS versions are avaiable.
To upgrade to the newest non-LTS version:
Set Prompt=normal in /etc/update-manager/release-upgrades


So I thought, okay, they still need a bit longer for it.
I tried several times throughout August, but still nothing.
For the last time, I tried today, but the upgrader still says there are no LTS versions available for upgrade.

This seems a bit fishy to me… is it still not possible to upgrade from 18.04 to 20.04?

 

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