[Wolves] Help ? upgrade karmic - can't find the suppository ; -)

Ron Wellsted ron at wellsted.org.uk
Wed Dec 21 13:10:03 UTC 2011

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On 21/12/11 11:54, Re-LoaD wrote:
> On 20/12/2011 16:00, Adam Sweet wrote:
>> If you just wanted to get back onto a supported release you only
>> need to go as far as 10.04 which is an LTS and supported until
>> April 2015, then upgrade to the next LTS in April 2012. At that
>> point, I think you can tick a box somewhere in the Software
>> Sources config tool which will alert you for upgrades for every
>> release and not just LTS releases.
>> Regards,
>> Adam Sweet
> Thanks Ad, yes all I need is LTS.. so is that a case of update 
> sources.list and go for it ? if so what is the source ?
> Thanks...

Basically change "karmic" to "lucid" in /etc/apt/sources.list (save a
backup first...) and disable any third party repositories. Then update
followed by a dist-upgrade should do the trick.

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