Kubuntu Alpha's

Knapp magick.crow at gmail.com
Sun Sep 20 10:28:23 UTC 2009

On Sun, Sep 20, 2009 at 12:15 PM, Steve <yorvik.ubunto at googlemail.com> wrote:
> On Sun, 20 Sep 2009 10:49:11 +0100, Knapp <magick.crow at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Sun, Sep 20, 2009 at 11:33 AM, Dotan Cohen <dotancohen at gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>>>> Though I will make a complete new install for the final release I
>>>> think the update would work too. The update system is smart enough to
>>>> install all the new package and kick out obsolete ones. It's probably
>>>> all the ongoing changes in the repositories that make trouble right
>>>> now.
>>> No, Sascha, the update mechanism is not smart enough to "install all
>>> the new package and kick out obsolete ones" from the alphas. Apt-get
>>> only compares version numbers, and that is often misleading in the
>>> alpha stage. You might get away with updating from an RC to the
>>> released version, but betas and especially alphas should _not_ be
>>> updated to production systems.
>>> --
>>> Dotan Cohen
>> Hello, Dotan Cohen. Hope all is well with you and the family!
>> My 9.04 system was updated from Alpha to its current state. It is not
>> my production system, just my KDE 4 play system. How could I go about
>> making sure that all the libs and programs are correct? Maybe I could
>> reinstall all?
> I was of the understanding that dist-upgrade would do that as long as you
> have the appropriate desktop meta file installed.
> --
> Steve

What do you mean by desktop meta file?

Douglas E Knapp

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