Upgrading to 13.04 from Ubuntu GNOME Remix 12.10

Erick Brunzell lbsolost at yahoo.com
Sat May 11 22:01:43 UTC 2013

On 05/11/2013 04:43 PM, Ari Torhamo wrote:
> 11.05.2013 22:49, Tobiasz 'dotnokato' Jarczyk kirjoitti:
>> Hi,
>> I've taken this path (12.10 -> 13.04), although somewhere during
>> raring testing.
>> Citing Gnome3 PPA page:
>> /"Before upgrading your system to a new Ubuntu release (i.e. from
>> Ubuntu 12.10 to 13.04), you should probably run ppa-purge
>> ppa:gnome3-team/gnome3 first.//"
>> /If you want to stay with Gnome 3.6, then after upgrading to 13.04 do
>> not use Gnome3 PPA - this way you will have stable Gnome 3 experience
>> and also most of the extensions still working. I've got such an
>> installation myself (13.04 with Gnome 3.6).
>> On the other hand if you want Gnome 3.8, then after upgrading to
>> 13.04, turn on Gnome3 PPA. Upgrade using/'sudo apt-get dist-upgrade'/
>> as recommended on Gnome3 PPA page.
>> There is less extensions ready for 3.8. Other than that it is mostly
>> a stable experience, at least for me ;-)
> I think I'll try upgrading first, because it seems feasible, and if
> problems occur, I'll do a fresh install. I'll run /ppa-purge
> ppa:gnome3-team/gnome3/, and then do the installation. I think I'm
> going to stay with GNOME 3.6 (because the older version of Nautilus
> has more of the functionality that I want). I assume Gnome3 PPA won't
> be there unless I put it in. Am I right?
> -Ari-
You may want to run:

ls /etc/apt/sources.list.d

To see if there are other added sources you wish to disable before you
start. The "ubuntu-release-upgrader" should just do that but I'm a
pessimist when it comes to upgrades.


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