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Old 10-31-2010, 01:11 PM   #1
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LXer: How to upgrade to Fedora 14 "Laughlin" from Fedora 13 & 12


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This tutorial explains how to upgrade to Fedora14 from Fedora 13 &12. Your personal data is the most valuable thing in your computer, before to upgrade it is always a good idea to back up any data that you have on your systems.

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Old 10-31-2010, 03:19 PM   #2
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a bit of warning
"preupgrade" ONLY workes if you installed the OS SO YOU CAN USE IT
the default install has the /boot partition at 100 meg

"preupgrade" MUST have /boot at a min. of 500 meg to 750 meg ( use a /boot of 1 gig -- to be safe)
this MUST be set at install time and NOT later ( and set in a custom install -- default install will not set it )

also the fedora 14 dvd
will NOT upgrade any third party rpm's you might have installed from rpmfusion,livnia ,rpmforge, adobe,....
Nor will ANY proprietary software be upgraded . No music or video codecs ( except or the gpl'd ones) . or the ATI or Nvidia driver from there web sites .
so vlc, mplayer will need to be reinstalled by hand .

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