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Old 01-27-2002, 05:00 PM   #1
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upgrading slackware

well i got my hands on a copy of slackware 7.0 yeah i know its old but here is the catch in a week or so ill get one of my buddys to burn me a copy of slackware 8.0... so my dileme is should i install slackware 7.0 now and upgrade it later ( can you even do that) or should i wait another week for the 8.0 version?
Old 01-27-2002, 05:15 PM   #2
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if its just going to be a week, i would just hold off..
i can't remember if it has an upgrade option or not. don't think so for sure.. never looked i guess.
Old 01-27-2002, 07:50 PM   #3
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Go ahead and install 7.0, have a play around with it...bork it a couple of times and reinstall to get used to how to do it, and then when you get your hands on 8.0 you will have some idea on what to do.


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