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Re: Why can't I ugrade Fedora like Centos?



On 11/07/2009 09:41 PM, Timothy Murphy wrote:
> Rahul Sundaram wrote:
> 
>> When there is a new release of Fedora, GNOME PackageKit or specifically
>> gpk-update-icon which is the update notifier prompts you to upgrade with
>> a notification on your desktop
>>
>> http://packagekit.org/img/gpk-distro-upgrade-notify.png
>>
>> If you agree, in Fedora, it will call preupgrade to perform the actual
>> upgrade.  This works starting from Fedora 10 onwards.
> 
> One problem with preupgrade for me is that it requires me
> to have an ethernet connection (if I understand it correctly),
> which is a bit of a nuisance with my laptop.
> I don't see why I shouldn't use WiFi if I want to take the risk.

Preupgrade can just download packages over any active network
connection. The actual upgrade is done via Anaconda. Don't see a problem.

Rahul


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