Today after installing the latest Ubuntu Mate 17.04 Zesty Zepus on my laptop I tried upgrading it to the development branch with the following command:

do-release-upgrade -d

A few bugs on the way:

Processing triggers for menu (2.1.47ubuntu1) …
Processing triggers for libvlc-bin:amd64 (2.2.5-4) …
Processing triggers for shim-signed (1.29+0.9+1474479173.6c180c6-1ubuntu1) …
find: ‘/var/lib/dkms’: No such file or directory
No DKMS packages installed: not changing Secure Boot validation state.

Searching for obsolete software
Reading package lists… Done

I fixed this error with the following command:

    •    sudo apt-get install dkms

  • The result was pretty impressive, the next ubuntu release 17.10 will be called Ubuntu Artful Aardvark (development branch)

Here you can see it’s using only 776mb right after boot.
raony@darwin:~$ lsb_release -a
Distributor ID: Ubuntu
Description: Ubuntu Artful Aardvark (development branch)
Release: 17.10
Codename: artful
raony@darwin:~$ uname -a
Linux darwin 4.10.0-20-generic #22-Ubuntu SMP Thu Apr 20 09:22:42 UTC 2017 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux

Pretty cool to use this system I should say! Now let’s try to add some packages for bioinformatics…

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