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Old 03-01-2005, 12:24 PM   #1
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easiest dsitro to upgrade

I was just wondering which distro is considered to be the easiest to upgrade (ie 2.0 to 3.0). Thanks!
Old 03-01-2005, 12:28 PM   #2
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Debian or Gentoo - piece of cake
Old 03-01-2005, 12:47 PM   #3
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Mepis, which is like Deb for n00bs, or so I've heard.
Old 03-01-2005, 12:58 PM   #4
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A lot of distros have GUI apps that make it as simple as clicking a few buttons.

In Gentoo 'emerge sync; emerge -Du world' does the job. That's not the way I do it, but it works.
Old 03-01-2005, 01:15 PM   #5
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ubuntu (which is debian)

su && apt-get update && apt-get dist-upgrade
and i personally like crux (not a newbie distro) but easy.

su && ports -u && prt-get sysup


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