Edgy upgrade question

Foxy foxy at on-the-hill.me.uk
Thu Sep 21 11:15:05 UTC 2006

Vincent wrote:
> But what about the packages already installed from that repository? 
> Those aren't meant for edgy so should either be upgraded or removed...
> On 9/21/06, *Foxy* <foxy at on-the-hill.me.uk 
> <mailto:foxy at on-the-hill.me.uk>> wrote:
>     Vincent wrote:
>     > Hey, I was wondering, if I want to upgrade to edgy, what do I
>     have to
>     > do with my repositories? I've added a few alternatives but the
>     > probably don't all have edgy versions. I can't just remove the
>     > repositories I guess because I have packages from them
>     installed. What
>     > should I do, can I view all packages from a repository I've
>     installed?
>     >
>     > --
>     > Vincent
>     You can just comment the unneeded repositories with #. Also check if
>     there are repositories available for Edgy.
>     If you are going to do dist-upgrade rather then a clean install make
>     sure that you have xubuntu-desktop installed as it will take care of
>     changes.
>     Personally I prefer clean install to dist-upgarde because the latter
>     gave me some problems with Breezy and Dapper. However it may be that
>     Edgy has been improved in this regard.
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> Vincent 
If they are specifically Dapper versions you will have to remove them 
either before (which is safer) or during (which may pose a hassle) 
dist-upgrade. But some repositories are providing Edgy versions already 
(like compiz). So you'd better check it.

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