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Re: [SLUG] Re:SLUG] Edgy Upgrade
- To: david@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
- Subject: Re: [SLUG] Re:SLUG] Edgy Upgrade
- From: Richard Neal <linuser@xxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Sun, 19 Nov 2006 19:13:42 +1100
- Cc: slug@xxxxxxxxxxx, bill <billb@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
About two weeks ago I did the dapper->edgy update.
Trust me don't bother, yes I did get it finally installed via the net
update procedure but for reasons unknown to me some things didn't get
installed (like the kernel).
Just backup your /home directory and start afresh, it will be quicker
and you will retain more hair on your scalp.
PS I used adept to update in my case not apt.
On Sun, 2006-11-19 at 17:00 +1100, david wrote:
> On Fri, 2006-11-17 at 18:37 +1100, bill wrote:
> > Check out the Ubuntu Community Forums
> > http://ubuntuforums.org/
> > In particular "Installation and Upgrades" Sticky: FAQ : How do
> > i upgrade to edgy ?
> This page seemed to work:
> Simply editing sources.list does NOT work. It seems to fail to install
> packages that are required by Edgy.
`When you say "I wrote a program that crashed Windows", people just
you blankly and say "Hey, I got those with the system, *for free*".'
(By Linus Torvalds)