Sunday, January 07, 2007

Upgrade Ubuntu 6.06 (Dapper Drake) to Ubuntu 6.10 (Edgy Eft)

Ubuntu 6.10 is the current development version of the Ubuntu operating system. It was released in October 26th.The common name given to this release from the time of its early development was “Edgy Eft”.

Today I have upgraded my Ubuntu Dapper Machine to Ubuntu Edgy.

We can Use Two methods to upgrade Ubuntu Dapper to Edgy

1) Using GUI

2) Using apt-get

Here i will discuss how to upgrade your ubuntu Dapper Box to Edgy version Using command line apt-get.

Srep 1: Edit your /etc/apt/sources.list as root. Change every occurrence of dapper to edgy.

Use any prefered editor. If you have a CD-ROM line in your file, then remove it.

sudo vi /etc/apt/sources.list


use the following Simple command

sudo sed -e ’s/\sdapper/ edgy/g’ -i /etc/apt/sources.list

Step 2: Now you need to update the source list using the following command

sudo apt-get update

Step 3: Upgrade using the following command

sudo apt-get dist-upgrade

Step 4: Double check your process was finished properly using the following command

sudo apt-get -f install

sudo dpkg –configure -a

Step 5: Now you need to Reboot your machine to take your new ubuntu 6.10 installation to effect all changes.

I have some applications installed in my ubuntu dapper machine after upgrading to edgy some of my applications also upgraded to latest versions

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