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Re: [gNewSense-users] Started with Gnewsense 2.2 -> Upgrading to Gnewsen
Re: [gNewSense-users] Started with Gnewsense 2.2 -> Upgrading to Gnewsense 2.3
Thu, 8 Oct 2009 17:56:04 +1030
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Tor at Shared Genius <address@hidden> wrote:
> Thomas Wawra wrote:
> > Dear friends of gnewsense,
> > I started with gnewsense 2.2 and all I can say I am a really
> > enthusiastic user right now of gnewsense 2.2.
> > Now I want to upgrade to gnewsense 2.3 but I dont want to just
> > overwrite my current installation.
> > How does upgrading work?
All your packages will be updated to include any security fixes
applied. Some new packages (eg, gnote) will be installed as part of the
> Short answer:
> sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get upgrade
`sudo apt-get dist-upgrade` would be preferable to `sudo
> Longer answer:
> 2.3 is simply the third point release, to include the upgraded
> packages in the default install, mostly to reduce the download time
> to update the system after install.
And to change the default package selection.
Karl Goetz, (Kamping_Kaiser / VK5FOSS)
Debian contributor / gNewSense Maintainer
No, I won't join your social networking group
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