[SATLUG] Fedora Core Question

toddwbucy toddwbucy at grandecom.net
Wed Feb 13 22:36:25 CST 2008


if you go with a fresh install then make sure that you use a separate
partition for you /home directory and you will not have as much worry
with a future upgrade.

Todd
On Wed, 2008-02-13 at 21:24 -0600, mrmedrano mrmedrano wrote:
> Thank you so much.
> 
> I will give that a try later tonight.
> 
> I have the newest Ubuntu release on disk but I need to be using Fedora Core
> for my classes.
> 
> Thanks again.
> 
> On Feb 13, 2008 7:05 PM, Kristian Erik Hermansen <
> kristian.hermansen at gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> > On Feb 13, 2008 4:43 PM, mrmedrano mrmedrano <yahoogates at gmail.com> wrote:
> > > Thanks, but you must have missed the part about making it easy.
> > >
> > > This may be easy for you but not for me.
> >
> > Do all this as root in a terminal...
> > <LOG OUT OF GNOME then use ctrl + alt + F1>
> > # yum clean all
> > # rpm -Uvh
> > http://mirror.anl.gov/pub/fedora/linux/releases/8/Everything/i386/os/Packages/fedora-release-8-3.noarch.rpm
> >
> > http://mirror.anl.gov/pub/fedora/linux/releases/8/Everything/i386/os/Packages/fedora-release-notes-8.0.0-3.noarch.rpm
> > # mv /etc/yum.repos.d/fedora-updates.repo.rpmnew
> > /etc/yum.repos.d/fedora-updates.repo
> > # mv /etc/yum.repos.d/fedora.repo.rpmnew /etc/yum.repos.d/fedora.repo
> > # telinit 3
> > # yum update rpm\* yum\*
> > # yum upgrade
> > # yum groupupdate Base
> > # yum grouplist
> > # grub-install /dev/hda
> > # grub-install /dev/sda
> >
> > If you were using ubuntu this would have been much easier...
> > $ sudo do-release-upgrade
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