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Re: Abysmal Debian Upgrade!

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____/ Chris Ahlstrom on Saturday 28 February 2009 17:32 : \____

> Made you look!
> I upgraded my /etc/apt/sources.list, changing it from "lenny" to "sid".
> Did an update using aptitude, sorted out a minor problem, and told it to go.
> It downloaded 134Mb of stuff, pretty lightweight when you consider that's
> less than the size of some Windows "service packs", and yet includes
> every application I already have installed.
> A glibc issue showed up, but I ignored it, and the update continued.
> Rebooted, everything cames up, the music daemon restarted my "smooth jazz"
> channel, and Nvidia was just fine.  (Of course!)
> So now I'm running OpenOffice 3, on a 64-bit machine, and a whole bunch of
> refreshed software ready to try out.
> Schweeeeeeet!
> This went so well, I'll probably do it on my work laptop when I have an hour
> to spare from actual work.

Don't forget to re-register with DGA (Debian Genuine Advantage) and install
some anti-virus software.

Debian Linux Would Have Cost $175 Billion to Develop Commercially


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