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From MX-16 To MX-17

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From MX-16 To MX-17

#1 Post by tb75252 » Mon Dec 18, 2017 12:22 pm

I am currently using MX-16 on a PC desktop.

If I read this article correctly: https://mxlinux.org/migration, there's no way to upgrade from MX-16 to MX-17 using the
apt dist-upgrade
command. One must do a fresh install of MX-17 from a DVD. Am I correct?

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Re: From MX-16 To MX-17

#2 Post by vamsi » Mon Dec 18, 2017 12:25 pm

Yes the answer should be you can't upgrade because MX-16 is based on Debian Jessie and MX -17 is based on Debian Stretch and the team has updated the kernel of MX-16 to MX-17 so you should reinstall MX-17
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Re: From MX-16 To MX-17

#3 Post by richb » Mon Dec 18, 2017 12:29 pm

MX 17 uses Debian Stretch repositories not Jessie.
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[SOLVED] Re: From MX-16 To MX-17

#4 Post by tb75252 » Mon Dec 18, 2017 12:29 pm

vamsi wrote:Yes the answer should be you can't upgrade because MX-16 is based on Debian Jessie and MX -17 is based on Debian Jessie and the team has updated the kernel of MX-16 to MX-17 so you should reinstall MX-17
Ok, that's what I thought. Thanks.

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Re: From MX-16 To MX-17

#5 Post by vamsi » Mon Dec 18, 2017 12:31 pm

richb wrote:MX 17 uses Debian Stretch repositories not Jessie.
Oops :p Typo Error

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