Changing machines.

David Bird obsidion at ihug.co.nz
Sun Sep 3 23:59:54 BST 2006


On Monday 04 September 2006 10:51, gabrielle harrison and Paul van den Bergen 
wrote:
> On Sun, 03 Sep 2006 09:58:49 +1000, David Bird <obsidion at ihug.co.nz> wrote:
> >   I would change the order slightly too
> >
> > Install Kubuntu
> >
> > change sources file, yes you could cut and paste. I have my sources list
> > saved
> > in my gmail, very handy if I am at someone else's place helping them
> > install.
> >
> > run apt-get update
> >
> > copy  archives or add cd of them
> >
> > then apt-get dist-upgrade
> >
> >
> > David
>
> Can you explain why the change of order?  Why run update before copying
> the archive?
>

  Just so that it recognises things in the archive properly, no real reason it 
just seems to work better. Maybe someone else can explain better but I have 
found that doing it in that order works best.




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