Upgrading from dapper to edgy

Frode M. Døving frode at ubuntu.com
Sat Oct 28 09:58:37 UTC 2006

Lørdag 28 oktober 2006 09:28, skrev rashid:
> On Friday 27 October 2006 21:48, Ylan Segal wrote:
> > Follow up question:
> >
> > I already downloaded the desktop cd for edgy. Is there any way to use it
> > for the upgrade to save some bandwidth?
The short answer is no.


> Yup. You can insert the disc, then at a terminal emulator type "apt-cdrom
> add" and it should add the cdrom to your sources.list Then you can
> apt-cdrom dist-upgrade or something similar.
> Sorry if I've missed something (again!) Hopefully someone can correct me if
> I have :)

That is only true for the alternate install cd.
The alternate install cd have archive structure of .deb files on it.  The 
desktop/livecd does not have that, or it does, but only a couple of packages. 
Which won't help you much. 

- Frode

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