Updating 11.10 to 12.04 seems to hang, in fact interaction is needed in terminal

Bug #989507 reported by Steven Pemberton
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Bug Description

While updating from 11.10 to 12.04, the update was taking a very long time, and seemed to be hung while installing libc6.

The problem turned out to be in the terminal section of the update window: it was waiting for input from me, it wanted to halt some servers in order to update them. However from the main dialogue window it was completely unclear that that was required. In fact the update needed my interaction three times in the terminal before it could complete.

It should really be made explicit during the update that user interaction is needed.

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 12.04
Package: gksu 2.0.2-6ubuntu1
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.2.0-24.37-generic 3.2.14
Uname: Linux 3.2.0-24-generic x86_64
ApportVersion: 2.0.1-0ubuntu6
Architecture: amd64
Date: Fri Apr 27 10:57:47 2012
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 11.10 "Oneiric Ocelot" - Release amd64 (20111012)
SourcePackage: gksu
UpgradeStatus: Upgraded to precise on 2012-04-27 (0 days ago)

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