Debian Sarge to Ubuntu?

Mark Shuttleworth mark at
Thu Sep 23 16:29:40 UTC 2004

Torsten Curdt wrote:

>>>> Hi, i read in the FAQ, that somebody try to install ubuntu with
>>>> apt-get from Debian Sarge. Where are the results?  I want to try
>>>> Ubuntu, but my ADSL modem is hard to install, and installing by
>>>> apt-get maybe is the solution.
>>> Upgrades from Sarge to Warty are not recommended; this is not 
>>> supported, and
>>> rather risky.  A fresh install from CD is strongly preferred.
>> You will be able to upgrade from woody to Warty. You will be able to 
>> move from sarge to Hoary (our next release after Warty). But Sarge to 
>> Warty is not supported (it might work, but it's definitely not 
>> supported) since the mix of package versions is awkward.
> but from the current preview of Warty to Hoary
> will work painless? ..most likely? ...hopefully?! 

Yes of course :-)

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