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Tales From the Front: in Search of APT-GET UNDO


I am currently in that level of hell reserved for people who upgrade their GNU/Linux system too quickly. I have for some time now been happily using KDE 4 with the plasma desktop enjoying the cute little animations and eye candy, and learning to use the task-bar and widgets. Then my bliss was interrupted by a simple mistake. I decided to upgrade.

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Created by snuffbox 5 years 48 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 48 weeks ago
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Should you upgrade your Ubuntu - and how?


Every six months, a new edition of Ubuntu is released and the Update Manager that pops every now and then offers you the choice of upgrading your current version to a newer one. Every six months, Ubuntu users worldwide face a tough choice. Should they keep running their current version or should they upgrade?

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Created by t1000 6 years 22 weeks ago – Made popular 6 years 22 weeks ago
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How to use apt-p2p For Faster Upgrades From Ubuntu Intrepid (8.10) to Jaunty (9.04)


If you want to upgrade From Ubuntu Intrepid (8.10) to Jaunty (9.04) use this tutorial for faster upgrades. We are going to use apt-p2p for this tutorial.apt-p2p is a p2p proxy for apt dowloads, it will act as a proxy between apt requests and a repository server, downloading any request files from peers (if possible), else will fallback to direct HTTP download.

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Created by polbaan 7 years 14 weeks ago – Made popular 7 years 14 weeks ago
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How to Upgrade from Etch to Lenny


How do I upgrade from Debian Etch to Lenny? The other day, one of our subscribers had asked us just that.

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Created by snotbutter 8 years 41 weeks ago – Made popular 8 years 41 weeks ago
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