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I've been unable to do a fresh install of XBMC Live 9.11 to my hard drive. Everytime it fails at the Install System step. But I am able to get XBMC Live 9.04.1 to install successfully.

How do I upgrade XBMC Live 9.04.1 to 9.11?

I understand that Ctrl+Alt+F2 brings up the command line, but what are the next set of commands to run?

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Are you using XBMC Repack : – harrymc Jun 6 '10 at 19:24
Yes, the repack and it still keeps failing. So that's why I'm looking for a command line solution. I've tried different hard drives and burning different Dvds with similar results. – spong Jun 6 '10 at 19:48
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XBMC Live is Ubuntu based, so either of these should work (the first method is the recommended one):

sudo apt-get install update-manager-core
sudo do-release-upgrade


sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get upgrade
sudo apt-get dist-upgrade

I'll try this on my XBMC system when I get home to verify.

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I'll give this a try when I get home too. :) – spong Jun 7 '10 at 16:28
@sunpech Did it work? I got home and realized I already had 9.11 on my system, so couldn't try the upgrade. The names "9.04.11" and "9.11" seem to imply they are dates which are lagging the Ubuntu releases (Ubuntu every year has a .4 in april and a .10 in october, so Ubuntu 10.4 was released a few months back, so XBMC might have a version based off that... Which means I may want to upgrade soon). – Jarvin Jun 9 '10 at 21:43
@Dan I keep forgetting to try it. Hopefully tonight or tomorrow I will try it. – spong Jun 9 '10 at 22:03
Ran the first set of methods. It seems to have upgraded to 9.10, but upon reboot it only gives me the XBMCLive login prompt. I can't seem to get xbmc to graphically autostart. – spong Jun 12 '10 at 5:53
I'm going to accept this as the right answer, because it does upgrade it. I'm just having trouble getting the UI to start up. – spong Jun 12 '10 at 14:05

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