Fedora core 3 and apt-get
ashersdad at gmail.com
Sat Mar 5 02:06:23 UTC 2005
Make that, my work computer started at the base FC2 install from the
CDs, same as my home computer.
On Fri, 4 Mar 2005 17:05:31 -0900, Matthew Page <ashersdad at gmail.com> wrote:
> Because I don't delete anything out of the cache and my work computer
> started at FC3 also. I do have all of the CD's, but the CD's don't
> have the most up-to-date versions of the software. In fact, my cache
> directory is almost 4 gigs worth of RPM's for FC3. Did I mention that
> I am on dialup at home and am lucky to connect at 40 kbps?
> On Fri, 4 Mar 2005 19:54:06 -0600 (CST), Satish Balay <balay at fastmail.fm> wrote:
> > On Fri, 4 Mar 2005, Matthew Page wrote:
> > > Here is the short version of what's up. I have a work computer with a
> > > fast internet connection running FC3. I have a home computer with a
> > > POKEY-slow internet connection running FC2. I thought that it would
> > > be great if I could copy the /var/cache/apt directory and the /etc/apt
> > > directory to my home computer, I could run apt-get dist-upgrade and
> > > Voila! my home computer would be upgraded to FC3. Well... it ALMOST
> > > worked... Problem is, when I run apt-get dist-upgrade, it says that
> > > there are no update, no changes what-so-ever that it can make.
> > Why not just get FC3 CDs and do the upgrade? How can you be sure that
> > your 'apt' cache has all the pacakges that are reqired for an FC2->FC3
> > upgrade?
> > Satish
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