Upgrade UBUNTU 8.10 to 9.04

Douglas A. Whitfield douglasawh at gmail.com
Thu Mar 11 17:25:57 GMT 2010


Oh, and just to be clear, you can download 9.04 at
http://releases.ubuntu.com/9.04/ubuntu-9.04-alternate-i386.iso.torrent or if
you don't want the torrent, just go to the same directory on the releases
link.


On Thu, Mar 11, 2010 at 11:23 AM, Douglas A. Whitfield <douglasawh at gmail.com
> wrote:

> On Thu, Mar 11, 2010 at 10:40 AM, Eliot Frost <web at stillinbeta.com> wrote:
>
>> There isn't really an "upgrade" cd.
>>
>
> That's not true, unless you simply mean by name.  The very link you sent
> has these instructions:
>
> Upgrading Using the Alternate CD/DVD
>
>  Use this method if the system being upgraded is not connected to the
> Internet.
>
>    1.
>
>    Download the *alternate* installation CD
>    2.
>
>    Burn the ISO to a CD<https://help.ubuntu.com/community/BurningIsoHowto#InUbuntu>and insert it into the CD-ROM drive of the computer to be upgraded.
>    -
>
>       If the ISO file is on the computer to be upgraded, you could avoid
>       wasting a CD by mounting the ISO as a drive<https://help.ubuntu.com/community/ManageDiscImages#MountISOFiles>with a command like:
>
>       sudo mount -o loop ~/Desktop/ubuntu-9.10-alternate-i386.iso /media/cdrom0
>
>        3. A dialog will be displayed offering you the opportunity to
>    upgrade using that CD.
>
>
>
>    1. Follow the on-screen instructions.
>
> If the upgrade dialog is not displayed for any reason, you may also run the
> following command using Alt+F2:
>
> gksu "sh /cdrom/cdromupgrade"
>
>  Or in Kubuntu run the following command using Alt+F2:
>
> kdesudo "sh /cdrom/cdromupgrade"
>
>
>
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