mdke at ubuntu.com
Mon Dec 18 00:27:59 GMT 2006
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* Matthew East:
> * Tony Arnold:
>>> baza wrote:
>>>> I did that without problems using the apt-get update, apt-get upgrade,
>>>> apt-get dist-upgrade (twice the latter) and it worked fine.
>>> Thanks. When I'm feeling brave, I'll give it a try. The risk is if it
>>> goes wrong, there is no-one local who could fix the system and my mother
>>> would be without her computer until I can make the 300 mile drive!
> You could try getting her to do the "download the cd, put it in the
> drive, follow the instructions" approach, I believe that works.
> Alternatively, maybe ssh in and do the upgrade for her remotely?
Sorry, having now read the rest of the thread, I see this has been
extensively discussed already.
Using the apt-get dist-upgrade method should be acceptable if you are
careful and ensure you have ubuntu-desktop installed, and check the
repository list quite carefully.
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