How do I install proposed Ubuntu updates?

Created by Joshua Hoover on on 2010-01-26

When there is a fix waiting for approval into the main repository that may address your problem, you can turn on proposed updates by doing the following:

  1. Open System->Administration->Synaptic Package Manager
  2. Select Settings->Repositories
  3. Click the "Updates" tab
  4. Check the "Pre-released updates (karmic proposed" checkbox
  5. Click the "Close" button
  6. Click the "Reload" button
  7. Search for "ubuntuone" in the Quick Search dialog
  8. Mark the Ubuntu One packages for upgrade
  9. Click the "Apply" button to install
10. Restart the Ubuntu One client