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current dist not found in meta-release

Date: 2007-09-06 00:00:00 -0400

If you are getting these errors while upgrading to Gutsy Gibbon.

warning: could not initiate dbus current dist not found in meta-release

Edit this file:

sudo vim /var/lib/update-manager/meta-release

And be sure you have this content inside

Update 09/23/07, thanks to Patrick and Projekt Enterprises, who let me know there is a problem copying and pasting the content below, you can now get the .txt file from here, thanks Patric, for helping all of us to upgrade from Feisty to Gutsy.

Dist: warty
Name: Warty Warthog
Version: 04.10
Date: Wed, 20 Oct 2004 07:28:17 UTC
Supported: 0
Description: This is the warty warthog release
Release-File: http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/warty/Release

Dist: hoary
Name: Hoary  Hedgehog
Version: 05.04
Date: Fri, 08 Apr 2005 08:18:19 UTC
Supported: 0
Description: This is the Hoary Hedgehog release
Release-File: http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/hoary/Release

Dist: breezy
Name: Breezy Badger
Version: 05.10
Date: Thu, 13 Oct 2005 19:34:42 UTC
Supported: 0
Description: This is the Breezy Badger release
Release-File: http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/breezy/Release

Dist: dapper
Name: Dapper Drake
Version: 6.06 LTS
Date: Thu, 01 Jun 2006 9:00:00 UTC
Supported: 1
Description: This is the Dapper Drake release
Release-File: http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/dapper/Release
ReleaseNotes: http://changelogs.ubuntu.com/DapperReleaseAnnouncement
UpgradeTool: http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/dapper/main/dist-upgrader-all/current/dapper.tar.gz
UpgradeToolSignature: http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/dapper/main/dist-upgrader-all/current/dapper.tar.gz.gpg

Dist: edgy 
Name: Edgy Eft
Version: 6.10
Date: Thu, 26 Oct 2006 12:00:00 UTC
Supported: 1
Description: This is the Edgy Eft release
Release-File: http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/edgy/Release
ReleaseNotes: http://changelogs.ubuntu.com/EdgyReleaseAnnouncement
UpgradeTool: http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/edgy-updates/main/dist-upgrader-all/current/edgy.tar.gz
UpgradeToolSignature: http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/edgy-updates/main/dist-upgrader-all/current/edgy.tar.gz.gpg

Dist: feisty
Name: Feisty Fawn
Version: 7.04
Date: Thu, 19 Apr 2007 13:00:00 +0200
Supported: 1
Description: This is the 7.04 release
Release-File: http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/feisty/Release
ReleaseNotes: http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/feisty-proposed/main/dist-upgrader-all/current/ReleaseAnnouncement
UpgradeTool: http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/feisty-proposed/main/dist-upgrader-all/current/feisty.tar.gz
UpgradeToolSignature: http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/feisty-proposed/main/dist-upgrader-all/current/feisty.tar.gz.gpg

Dist: gutsy
Name: Gutsy Gibbon
Version: 7.10
Date: Thu, 18 Oct 2007 12:00:00 UTC
Supported: 0
Description: This is the 7.10 release
Release-File: http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/gutsy/Release
ReleaseNotes: http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/gutsy/main/dist-upgrader-all/current/ReleaseAnnouncement
UpgradeTool: http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/gutsy/main/dist-upgrader-all/current/gutsy.tar.gz
UpgradeToolSignature: http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/gutsy/main/dist-upgrader-all/current/gutsy.tar.gz.gpg

After that, enter these command to upgrade.

gksudo "update-manager -c -d"

It should work this time, at least this was the solution for me.

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