changes that made 8.04 upgrade work using aptitude
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Fri May 30 19:34:08 BST 2008
chuck adams wrote:
> I was doing the suggested
> sudo aptitude update
> sudo aptitude safe-upgrade
> sudo aptitude full-upgrade
Suggested by whom?
It's not the officially Kubuntu blessed method to upgrade (which is
adept-manager), but the only real issue is the fact that "safe-upgrade" is
just a subset of "full-upgrade", so why not just do the full-upgrade?
> So I did a
> sudo rm -f /var/cache/apt/archives/* /var/cache/apt/archives/partial/*
> The thing that I am not understanding is the rm of the archives.
> I would have thought that a sudo aptitude clean would have
> done something to remove the old files to make room for or force
> a new download. My ignorance and/or stupidity at work.
That's what "aptitude clean" does, and rm-ing shouldn't do anything else.
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