another upgrade, another disaster

Tomasz Torcz tomek at pipebreaker.pl
Sun Jun 3 18:07:12 UTC 2012


On Sun, Jun 03, 2012 at 07:56:48PM +0200, Björn Persson wrote:
> Adam Williamson wrote:
> > Frankly, I'd prefer it if we more strongly recommended that people do
> > DVD/netinst upgrades.
> 
> I refuse to buy writable DVDs or CDs, because if I did I would be giving money 
> to the copyright lobby, helping to finance its campaign for ever-increasing 
> mass surveillance and censorship of the Net. It is possible to boot a DVD 
> image from the hard disk, but it's anything but easy and rarely succeeds at 
> the first attempt, so that's not something I want to fiddle around with twice a 
> year on both of my Fedora boxes.

  You can write .iso image to USB key¹ and boot from it, you know.

¹ using 'dd' or Disks → gear icon → restore image.

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