Edgy upgrade question
foxy at on-the-hill.me.uk
Thu Sep 21 11:15:05 UTC 2006
> 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
> > --
> > 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
> 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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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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