docs for dapper upgrade?

Michael Hipp Michael at
Mon Feb 4 17:05:47 UTC 2008

Mathias Gug wrote:
> I'd mention that although dist-upgrade is available, it shouldn't be
> used. We've seen some request on #ubuntu-server about fixing a
> dist-upgrade failure. The basic answer is to use do-release-upgrade
> instead of dist-upgrade.
> People coming from a debian background are used to dist-upgrade.

I have no Debian background but there are *lots* of docs around 
recommending dist-upgrade on Ubuntu. In fact, following those guides is 
how I did my upgrades from 4.10->5.04->5.10. Not always cleanly.

A couple of examples:

We seem to be on about the third or fourth iteration on the "correct" 
way to do an upgrade.

Thanks and sorry for the rant,

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