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Upgrading to 14 Without Fresh Install?

Postby d10sfan on Wed Nov 21, 2012 12:32 pm

Is there a safe way to upgrade to Linux Mint 14 without the recommended fresh install? My system has a terabyte of programs that I'd rather not have to re-install (everything I have is backed up, its just tedious). I remember with Ubuntu, I was able to upgrade using the package manager. There a way to do that here?
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Re: Upgrading to 14 Without Fresh Install?

Postby remoulder on Wed Nov 21, 2012 1:14 pm

d10sfan wrote:Is there a safe way to upgrade to Linux Mint 14

No, there is no safe-way, see http://community.linuxmint.com/tutorial/view/2
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Re: Upgrading to 14 Without Fresh Install?

Postby d10sfan on Wed Nov 21, 2012 3:32 pm

Is there a way at all, or anything like Ubuntu's upgrade feature?
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Re: Upgrading to 14 Without Fresh Install?

Postby abnvolk on Thu Nov 22, 2012 4:32 am

Nope, I'm afraid. You have to change the repositories yourself if you want to upgrade Mint.
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Re: Upgrading to 14 Without Fresh Install?

Postby ekeko on Fri Nov 23, 2012 12:55 pm

hi,
I have a new laptop with UEFI booting and I dont mind to do fresh install linux mint 14 but this is just not working.

in linux mint 13 this was not a problem.

I am trying now to make an upgrade from linux mint 13...
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Re: Upgrading to 14 Without Fresh Install?

Postby zerozero on Fri Nov 23, 2012 3:05 pm

ekeko, is the 64bit iso that you are trying to install? see this >> viewtopic.php?f=46&t=117497&p=651192#p651192
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Re: Upgrading to 14 Without Fresh Install?

Postby ekeko on Fri Nov 23, 2012 5:31 pm

zerozero,
thanks for the info, I just read it, but I already did a "package upgrade" from linux mint 13 and it is fine so far.

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