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#1 2018-07-01 17:23:59

Ron
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[SOLVED] Installed ASCII when it was unstable, is reinstall necessary?

I think I know the answer to this already, but it's better to be safe than sorry. I installed ASCII (Miyo, but I don't think that matters) when it was still in unstable status. I've kept it up to date by checking for updates via Synaptic daily (more or less). Since I've kept it up to date, is my install of ASCII now the same as the stable, or do I need to reinstall with the stable iso? Thanks.

[One reason I'm asking is because it seems to be over a week there hasn't been any updates available.]

Last edited by Ron (2018-07-01 19:35:47)

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#2 2018-07-01 19:25:12

MiyoLinux
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Re: [SOLVED] Installed ASCII when it was unstable, is reinstall necessary?

Hi Ron!

Yes, you're good to go. The only thing that I can think of (if you haven't already done so) is to run a...

sudo apt-get update

...followed by a...

sudo apt-get dist-upgrade

Regarding less updates now...now that ASCII is stable, updates will be fewer and far between. wink


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#3 2018-07-01 19:34:37

Ron
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Re: [SOLVED] Installed ASCII when it was unstable, is reinstall necessary?

Thanks ML! So I ran the codes you gave. What exactly did they do?

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#4 2018-07-01 21:50:17

MiyoLinux
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Re: [SOLVED] Installed ASCII when it was unstable, is reinstall necessary?

Did anything new get installed after running the commands?

Basically, the dist-upgrade is used to install any new packages (and dependencies) that are pertinent to the ASCII stable release that may not have been included in the previous releases before ASCII became stable...n'stuff. big_smile


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#5 2018-07-02 01:26:45

Ron
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Re: [SOLVED] Installed ASCII when it was unstable, is reinstall necessary?

MiyoLinux wrote:
Did anything new get installed after running the commands?

Nothing.

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#6 2018-07-02 01:31:00

MiyoLinux
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Re: [SOLVED] Installed ASCII when it was unstable, is reinstall necessary?

Okay. That means you already had everything. smile


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