Why doesn't GUI upgrade 6.06 LTS to 7.04 work?

Derek Broughton news at pointerstop.ca
Mon Mar 31 17:28:53 UTC 2008

Kipton Moravec wrote:

> On Mon, 2008-03-31 at 10:38 -0300, Derek Broughton wrote:
>> NoOp wrote:
>> > You can upgrade from an LTS (6.06) to LTS (8.04) directly. But if you
>> > go to 7.04, you then must go to 7.10, then 8.04.
>> You missed 6.10 :-) But I wonder if that was just a typo, and he really
>> was trying to go directly to 8.04.
> I wanted to upgrade, why I do not know. I thought I could get to 7.10
> via 6.10 then 7.04, then 7.10.
> But when I did gksu "update-manager -c" as the upgrade to 6.10 says
> it did not upgrade.
> So then I was told on this list to use gksu "update-manager -c -d"
> And the upgrade was to 8.04 was what came up. So I thought, wow I don't
> have to go through all the middle steps.

Right. You _won't_ need to go through all the middle steps when it's
released - but it's really not a good idea to try that yet.  It's only a
few days to release time...

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