[Maverick] Install - was: Re: difference between "do-release-upgrade" and "apt-get dist-upgrade"

NoOp glgxg at sbcglobal.net
Wed Oct 6 03:45:40 UTC 2010

On 10/05/2010 08:30 PM, Basil Chupin wrote:
>> https://help.ubuntu.com/community/MaverickUpgrades
>> https://wiki.ubuntu.com/MaverickMeerkat/TechnicalOverview
> There is information in the above links which is confusing.
> In the first it states,
> You can easily upgrade over the network with the following procedure.
> 1. Press Alt-F2 and type update-manager --devel-release
> while in the second it states,
> To upgrade from Ubuntu 10.04 LTS on a desktop system, press Alt+F2 and 
> type in "update-manager -d" (without the quotes)
> Both probably have the same required result, but consistency would be 
> less confusing to people, wouldn't it?

I suppose it would; both do the exact same thing.

As always with a new release, for most it will be better/easier to just
wait 20-30 days following the relesae. By that time 10.10 will have been
somewhat shaken out by "regular users" with the usual myriad of issues
that can't/aren't found in alpha/beta/RC releases.

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