Easy way to go to hoary?

Jorge Bernal koke at amedias.org
Thu Apr 7 12:00:59 CDT 2005

On 17:55, Thu 07 Apr 05, Peter Damoc wrote:
> On Thu, 07 Apr 2005 17:06:17 +0300, andrew zajac <arzajac at yahoo.ca> wrote:
> What I would realy like to see is some kind of an update program for the  
> machines that are not connected to internet.
> In theory it should go something like this:
> 1. install USU (Ubuntu Smart Updater)
> 2. get status (a file gets saved)
> 3. take that file to a "connected" machine.
> 4. press "Create Smart update", feed in the status file and USU presents  
> me with a series of options like
> 	1. "Keep version, security update",
> 	2. "Keep version, add programs"
> 	3. "Update to new version"
> 	4. "Update to new version, add programs"
> 5. USU creates a CD image with the needed packages
> 6. Burn the ISO or take it on a thumbdrive, iPod, whatever.
> 7. Go to the "isolated" machine and press "Smart update", feed in the CD  
> or provide the ISO
> 8. Smile

AFAIK, this will be done in the next release with the
update-manager magic.

1. You insert the breezy cd-rom
2. update-manager tells you "There is a new release of
Ubuntu available!" do you want to upgrade?
3. automagic dist-upgrade
4. Smile

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