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Re: FC4 --> FC5: yum update? (was: release notes for FC5T3 (web)



Howdy,

On Fri, 2006-03-10 at 09:54 -0500, Beartooth NQC wrote:
> On Fri, 10 Mar 2006 13:28:55 +0100, Boris Glawe wrote:
> 
> > Colin Brace wrote:
> >> [...] what I would really like to
> >>know is whether it is possible and advisable to do the upgrade next
> >>week with yum. [...]
> 
> > I'd not recommend it.
> > 
> > Fedora Core 5 has many basic changes. For example the X Server 
> > installation is in /usr/bin now, and does not reside in /usr/X11R6/bin 
> > anymore.
> > 
> > Such "little" details might confuse your additional non-core packages.
> 
> For those of us too clueless to download ISOs and burn them to CDs or
> DVDs, is there any preferred place to get those? I've had rather
> variegated experience buying Fedora media online ...

Is there a Barnes & Noble bookseller in your neck-of-the-woods? They
stock "Linux Format Magazine" special editions DVD/CDROM for about every
Linux distro under the sun :-) This is where I purchased FC4/openSUSE
Linux 10.0 for $19.99 apiece. Comes with nice color manual/tutorial to
get you started also ;-)

> -- 
> Beartooth Staffwright, Neo-Redneck, Double Retiree,
> Not Quite Clueless Linux Power User : FC4; [etc]
> I have precious (very precious) little idea where up is.

taharka

Lexington, Kentucky U.S.A.


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