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The graphical updater fails to successfully complete an update, if it is re-run after an update that failed due to a Tails admin password not being set.
Steps to Reproduce
I can successfully complete the update.
The update fails ("Update failed").
Yup, this is caused by a flag file that does not get removed when the updater fails in this scenario.
The most straightforward workaround is to:
Then, bounce the network connection. The GUI updater will appear and should work correctly, prompting you for the Tails admin pw about halfway through.