Dapper=>Edgy

Alexander Smirnov smirnoff at mail.nnov.ru
Mon Apr 16 09:19:46 BST 2007


Thank you guys, your advises were helpful!

Art Alexion wrote:
> On Wednesday 04 April 2007 06:13, Alexander Smirnov wrote:
>   
>> Hi list
>>
>> I've known not very pleasant news recently - it's impossible to update
>> from Dapper to Feisty. So, it's required to update Dapper to Edgy first,
>> and then to Feisty.
>>
>> I want to update my Dapper-box to Edgy. And then, after release, up too
>> Feisty.
>>
>> So, we have:
>> 1. Copmuter with Dapper installed. There is no DVD drive.
>> 2. DVD disk with Edgy.
>> 3. Another computer in LANс DVD onboard. So, it's possible to copy
>> packets from Edgy DVD and then share them or copy.
>>
>> Please advice, or just sympathize :D
>>     
>
> I hope this helps but I can't give you a step by step.  You can configure the 
> shared dvd drive on the lan as a repository and then adjust your sources.list 
> to include it.  Then do the upgrade from that repository.
>
> Wait a minute.  That's more complicated than necessary.  If you can access the 
> DVD over the lan with your Dapper machine, you can use apt-cdrom to add that 
> dvd to your sources.list and use it as if you had a local DVD drive.
>
>   





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