[Herts] RE: Debian from Woody to Sarge?

Jason Clifford jason at ukpost.com
Sun Dec 18 19:10:44 GMT 2005

On Sun, 18 Dec 2005, Mr. Spock wrote:

> Have you considered commenting out the backports lines in your
> /etc/apt/sources-list and then running (as root) these commands
> to put you to a vanilla Sarge install (assuming you have Sarge
> listed in your /etc/apt/sources-list) :
>   # apt-get update
>   # apt-get -s upgrade

That's not the right way. With debian to use apt-get to upgrade from one 
version to the next you need to use:

apt-get dist-upgrade

Jason Clifford
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