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Old 06-30-2007, 02:49 AM   #1
vineet7kumar
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can i use FC6 DVD to upgrade softwares in FC3 I am currently using?


Hi,

I am currently using FC3 . I have got a FC6 install DVd but i dont want a complete new install.
Instead I want to upgrade my softwares and kernel all separately (so that I can learn ). Can I do that using FC6 DVD or do I need to get the new versions of softwares separately? ( I guess it's possible to do that).

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Vineet
 
Old 06-30-2007, 02:56 AM   #2
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can i use FC6 DVD to upgrade softwares in FC3 I am currently using
No. It is unlikely you will avoid dependency hell. There is just such a huge difference between the two versions.

Note: FC3 is legacy. You are strongly urged to do that complete reinstall. You get to learn haw to use tar to make backups and that it is a good idea to create a separate partition for /home.
 
  


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