Does anybody use apt-get dist-upgrade to upgrade to Hardy?

Oliver Grawert ogra at ubuntu.com
Thu Apr 24 15:24:59 UTC 2008


hi,
Am Donnerstag, den 24.04.2008, 10:55 -0400 schrieb DigitalPig:
> Hi there~
> 
> I was a Debian user. Since Ubuntu is another branch of Debian, I
> wondering if apt-get dist-upgrade works. I read Ubuntu.com and it
> recommend to use update-manager. However, I don't like graphic UI since
> I have no idea what the progress is. (I mean on which package the update
> manager is working.) Is there any critical issues that prevents me using
> apt-get dist-upgrade? 
use update-manager-core for commandline upgrades, dont use apt-get if
you cant handle the fallout you get with it (u-m has builtin handling
for a ton of special cases to guarantee a smooth upgrade in any case.
using apt-get you are on your own and will surely have to do some
additional manual steps)

see http://www.ubuntu.com/getubuntu/upgrading for details ...

ciao
	oli
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