[ubuntu-uk] Upgrade 9.04

Harry Rickards hrickards at l33tmyst.com
Tue Apr 28 17:04:52 BST 2009


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Neil Greenwood wrote:
...
> If you use the -O (minus sign then capital 'oh', not zero) on the wget
> command, you can give it the name of the file to write out. That
> simplifies the following line:
> 
> 
>> sudo mv pastebin.php\?dl\=f3944dadb /etc/apt/sources.list
> 
> 
> So I would have replaced those two lines with the following:
> 
> wget http://pastebin.com/pastebin.php?dl=f3944dadb -O newsources.list
> sudo mv newsources.list /etc/apt/sources.list
> 


In that case, you could replace those two lines with just this one:

sudo wget http://pastebin.com/pastebin.php?dl=f3944dadb -O
/etc/apt/sources.list

(or if run from Alt-F2), replace sudo with gksudo as you pointed out.

>> sudo aptitude update
>> sudo aptitude dist-upgrade
>>
>> Again, if you have any errors put them on PasteBin.
>>


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Many thanks
Harry Rickards (a.k.a l33tmyst)

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