Dapper Flight upgrade
keith at keithg4jvx.force9.co.uk
Tue Apr 11 19:27:10 UTC 2006
On Sunday 09 April 2006 6:43 pm, Mario Vukelic wrote:
> On Sun, 2006-04-09 at 17:22 +0100, Keith Powell wrote:
> > Also, please
> > could Brian or Mario tell me how to get my Dapper Flight5 disk
> > recognised, for their upgrade suggestion.
> Hi Keith,
> since I never went this route before (I always upgrade by changing
> sources.list and running aptitude dist-upgrade), I have read and
> adapted a bit the upgrade notes for Breezy.
> Minor things like option locations or some such might be wrong - I
> can't check since I don't have Breezy available anymore.
> *** Pre-upgrade **
> 1. Disable all unofficial repositories, either manually by
> editing /etc/apt/sources.list, or in Synaptic > Settings >
> Repositories. Reload the package lists.
> 2. Resolve conflicting packages, if any.
> 3. Check that "ubuntu-desktop", "kubuntu-desktop", or
> "edubuntu-desktop" is installed (depending on which distro you use)
> *** Upgrade with CD ***
> 1. Put Dapper CD in drive
> 2. Synaptic > Settings > Preferences: check that the the setting
> for "System upgrade" is "Smart upgrade"
> 3. Synaptic > Settings > Repositories: Click on "Add CD-ROM"
> 4. Synaptic: Reload package lists
> 5. Synaptic: Click on "Mark All Upgrades"
> 6. Synaptic: Click on "Apply"
> 7. If applications that you know you want are removed, let them.
> Note their names and add them again later
> *** Post upgrade ***
> 1. Reboot
> 2. If gdm should not start the login screen, log into a terminal
> and run "sudo dpkg-reconfigure xserver-xorg" to reconfigure it
> 3. Log in
> 4. Synaptic > Settings > Repositories: (i) change all online
> repositories from Breezy to Dapper, (ii) reenable your unofficial
> repositories, possibly adapting them to Dapper
> 5. Reload package lists, Mark All Upgrades, Apply
> 6. Reinstall packages that possible were removed during the upgrade
> Ask if there is a problem.
Thanks for your comprehensive suggestion and sorry for the delay in
I have made a hard copy of it for future use.
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