Ubuntu 6.10 Edgy to 7.04 Fiesty
Wed Mar 28 19:04:46 PDT 2007
On 3/28/07, James McDonald <james at jamesmcdonald.id.au> wrote:
> Last night I began an edgy to fiesty upgrade using `sudo update-manager
> -c -d' as far as upgrades go it's a gui based no-brainy.
> However it failed first go because it said I didn't have enough space in
> /boot. After deleting all the kernels that didn't match `uname -r ' and
> cleaning up / to give myself some breathing space, it was all go.
> Then I came in to see how it went this morning and the download hadn't
> completed. Sometimes things aren't as easy as you think they will be. A
> core switch in my ISP's (Exetels) internet link providers(Telstra)
> network had failed at 4:06 am this morning and it's only just come back
> up ~9:30am.
> So now I'm sitting here watching a progress bar...
> Using Ubuntu makes me feel like a populist. It seems everywhere on the
> net there are howto's on using Ubuntu.
I wish you luck with the upgrade. Some people have great success; for
others it fails miserably. I've been running the 7.04 development
environment for months now with relatively few problems. Finally I got
tired of some dependency hangups I couldn't resolve (this always
happens with development), so I reinstalled this weekend. Now I've got
a compete list of the things I need to do a replacement at any point.
Al my critical files are in a common disk area, so it's pretty easy to
complete a replacement.
I'm not populist, just somewhat lazy, and Ubuntu (always the Kubuntu
and Xubuntu variety) always works for me. I have a relatively new
nVidia-based desktop and an old Thinkpad R51, and Ubuntu 7.04 works
like a charm on both systems.
Best of luck,
If you fill your heart with regrets of yesterday and the worries
of tomorrow, you have no today to be thankful for.
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