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Tuesday, January 22, 2013

Tutorial on how to update from Fedora 17 to Fedora 18 with FedUp

Here's a quick Tutorial on how to update from Fedora 17 to Fedora 18 with FedUp...


How To Upgrade From Fedora 17 To Fedora 18 With FedUp (Desktop & Server)

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Author: Falko Timme <ft [at] falkotimme [dot] com>
Last edited 01/21/2013
This article describes how you can upgrade your Fedora 17 system to Fedora 18 with the help of the Fedora Updater (FedUp). The upgrade procedure works for both desktop and server installations.
I do not issue any guarantee that this will work for you!

1 Preliminary Note

The commands in this article must be executed with root privileges. Open a terminal and log in as root, or if you log in with a regular user, type
to become root.
Please make sure that the system that you want to upgrade has more than 600 MB of RAM - otherwise the system might hang when it tries to reboot with the following message (leaving you with an unusable system):
Trying to unpack rootfs image as initramfs...

2 Upgrading To Fedora 18 (Desktop & Server)


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