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Old 11-11-2010, 02:57 PM   #1
wester
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Question ? Upgrade Ubuntu 10.04 LTS


Hi, I'm new to this forum and I wonder if anyone can enlighten me a question I have.

Recently I started using Linux, specifically the distribution Ubuntu 10.04 LTS, (I have little experience with linux) and I have a computer in my house that has no internet connection, a friend gives me the ubuntu repositories on an external drive to upgrade my computer in my house.

? If I upgrade my distribution with the command "sudo apt-get-upgrade distribution" updates all packages including the kernel and software packages?

My goal is to upgrade my distribution to Ubuntu LTS 10.04.1 without having to reinstall the system.

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Old 11-11-2010, 03:48 PM   #2
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The 10.04.1 installation kit is just the 10.04 installation kit with updates. If you install the regular updates as they become available you will have everything in 10.04.1.

A distribution upgrade will bring you to 10.10, which I advise against. the LTS version is more stable and more reliable.
 
Old 11-11-2010, 04:01 PM   #3
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Welcome to the forums!

"sudo apt-get-upgrade distribution" will not do anything; it is a meaningless command. Try:

Code:
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get dist-upgrade
This assumes you are able to successfully mount the repository on your friend's external drive. I am not sure exactly how to do this, but it sounds like your friend knows what to do. Good luck!
 
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