Debian updating to lenny

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This post will show how to upgrade from Debian 5.0.x “Lenny” to the latest stable Debian release 6.0 “Squeeze”.

The installer will ask you if you want to use Dash, and unless you have a compelling reason not to, we recommend you choose to use it.

Any service restart prompts during the process are normal and typically take less than a few seconds.

This is a major change and for this reason initially the boot loader will be chainloaded in the existing to verify it works fine.

If you want to upgrade I would recommend to do the chainload and test it with at least one reboot before removing grub legacy.

deb squeeze main deb-src squeeze main deb squeeze/updates main deb-src squeeze/updates main deb squeeze/volatile main deb-src squeeze/volatile main The author is the creator of nix Craft and a seasoned sysadmin and a trainer for the Linux operating system/Unix shell scripting.# main repo deb squeeze main deb-src squeeze main deb squeeze/updates main deb-src squeeze/updates main This will bring all of your system and installed packages up-to-date with the current release of Squeeze.Any third-party installed from non-standard sources or by hand will need to be updated/reinstalled manually.The upgrade process itself does not modify anything in the /home directory. parts of the Mozilla suite, and the GNOME and KDE desktop environments) are known to overwrite existing user settings with new defaults when a new version of the application is first started by a user.As a precaution, you may want to make a backup of the hidden files and directories (“dotfiles”) in users' home directories.

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