yum upgrade

Timothy Murphy gayleard at eircom.net
Fri Mar 29 15:39:05 UTC 2013

Reindl Harald wrote:

>>>> I wonder if they'll ever automate the upgrade process?.... to make it
>>>> easier to go from one version to the next?.... seems like it would help
>>>> make the process smoother for newbies....

>> CentOS seems able to do it ...
> No 5.1 to 5.2 is NOT at dist-upgrade

1. CentOS has "minor upgrades" at more or less the same frequency
that Fedora has "major upgrades", 
so to the user they are more or less the same.

2. I don't recall that I had any problems upgrading from CentOS 5 to 6.
I followed the simple advice given, and it worked exactly as stated.

3. I looked at the two document mentioned about upgrading Fedora:

I found both of them rather confusing, and difficult to follow.

Timothy Murphy  
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