jaunty » karmic

Derek Broughton derek at pointerstop.ca
Thu Aug 20 13:51:41 BST 2009


Nigel Ridley wrote:

> Nils Kassube wrote:
>> Derek Broughton wrote:
>>> Nils Kassube wrote:
>>>> I used "update-manager -c -d" without modifying sources.list
>>>> myself. I don't know if it is really better but the "official" way
>>>> for going from one release to the next is with update-manager.
>>> I didn't think that actually applied to pre-release versions?
>> 
>> Good point. I don't really know if there is an official way for pre-
>> release versions.
> 
> Taken from:
> http://www.ubuntu.com/testing/karmic/alpha4
> 
> To upgrade from Ubuntu 9.04 on a desktop system, press Alt+F2 and type in
> "update-manager -d" (without the quotes) into the command box. Update
> Manager should open up and tell you: New distribution release '9.10' is
> available. Click Upgrade and follow the on-screen instructions.
> 

Thanks for that.  I don't know if my concern was ever really valid (I'm 
_fairly_ sure that some releases back update-manager officially didn't work 
on pre-release versions, but not absolutely certain), but clearly it isn't 
the case now.
-- 
derek





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