Edgy upgrade question

Vincent imnotb at gmail.com
Thu Sep 21 11:17:43 UTC 2006


Yes, but my problem is: I don't know which packages I installed from
alternative repositories.

On 9/21/06, Foxy <foxy at on-the-hill.me.uk> wrote:
>
> 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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Vincent
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