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Re: F-10 installs -

--- On Mon, 11/24/08, Bob Goodwin <bobgoodwin wildblue net> wrote:

> From: Bob Goodwin <bobgoodwin wildblue net>
> Subject: F-10 installs -
> To: "For users of Fedora Core releases" <fedora-list redhat com>
> Date: Monday, November 24, 2008, 3:09 PM
> In the near future I intend to replace Fedora 9 with 10.  My
> bandwidth allotment is limited by the satellite provider I
> use so I have been installing the "Live CD"
> version and adding to that with yum.  I rarely use the Gnome
> desktop beyond the initial install, replacing that with XFCE
> which works best for me.  However it requires a lot of
> initial configuration to create what I want.  That can take
> a week or more to get everything "just right."
> But then I have a second computer to deal with, similar to
> this one which will also need the same configuration.  I can
> easily transfer files between them but it's still a lot
> of work and takes nearly as much time as the first one. 
> There's also a third ...
> It seems I must be doing something wrong?  Can anyone
> suggest the optimum approach?  I ideally I should be able to
> simply copy directories between boxes/users it seems.
> Thanks.
> Bob
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controversial (I saved the emails):

supposed to work F9->F10
(1) run preupdate
(2) continue yum updates
Bingo! you have F10 without downloading F10 DVD ISO (2-3 hours for me)

be sure to save files first...sounds risky!


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