kassube at gmx.net
Sun May 2 18:31:29 BST 2010
Nigel Ridley wrote:
> On 05/02/2010 12:42 PM, Nils Kassube wrote:
> > If you want to avoid the server overload on the first days after
> > release on your next upgrade, you can download the alternate CD
> > via bittorrent and then do the cdromupgrade . Then the upgrade
> > will only download from the Ubuntu servers the packages which are
> > not on the CD already.
> Strange you mentioning that as I was gong to ask how to do it. I have
> another 3 boxes to upgrade and have already got the alternate CD
> burned and waiting....
OK, if you can still use an extra hint, you don't even need to burn a CD
if you are familiar with the command line. You can mount the alternate
iso file as a loop device like this:
sudo mount -oloop kubuntu-10.04-alternate-amd64.iso /mnt
and then the command to start the upgrade would be this:
Sorry, I didn't think of that when I wrote the previous mail.
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