openoffice not upgraded?
Paul M Edwards
pauledwards at gmail.com
Wed Sep 14 01:36:03 CDT 2005
If I understand dist-upgrade correctly (not guaranteed), it should
automagically resolve this situation by installing the Breezy
ubuntu-desktop since it is part of the new distro default packages.
I don't know the answer to your final question.
I have made it my policy to always do a clean install... Saves many headaches.
One thing I do that facilitates this procedure is to maintain a
separate /home partition outside of /, swap, etc. That way, you can,
during the install of the new distro, nuke all other partitions, but
leave /home alone, preserving your user files.
Paul M Edwards
On 9/13/05, Carey O'Shea <carey at internode.on.net> wrote:
> I see, thanks for the explination Zach. I've seen a lot of advice from
> people to just "change to breezy in your sources and do dist-upgrade" --
> so I assume many people just won't know to make sure ubuntu-desktop is
> installed before doing the dist-upgrade.
> So -- is there any way to have the dist-upgrade for Breezy install
> ubuntu-desktop automatically, if it's missing, since it needs to be
> installed for things to go smoothly? Or are there disadvantages of doing
> Also, I'm just curious, are users of Hoary notified in some way of the
> Breezy release on their desktop, or is it even done automatically? Or
> will they have to know to replace "hoary" with "breezy" in their
> /etc/apt/sources.list file (or via synaptic)?
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