Updating fedora 5 to fedora 6
The actions described in this article can damage existing filesystems and operating systems if not done carefully, or even if followed exactly.
NOTE: If you are using Ubuntu Precise or Debian Wheezy, you might want to read about running Including Red Hat® Enterprise Linux® / RHEL, Cent OS and Fedora.Many times in the past it has been necessary for me to perform a complete reinstall because the alleged upgrade path would fail.Having to perform a reinstall is time-consuming when several systems are involved, and I usually have eight to ten at any given time.A fresh disk image of Fedora Server 24 can be deployed directly from the Linode Manager.If you’re using an earlier version of Fedora, you can upgrade to version 24 using the DNF System Upgrade plugin.Never blindly copy/paste commands, particularly as Note: It is only possible to pull the latest 'point release' packages directory from the host: mirror.Older point release packages are relocated to: vault.and so for the foregoing example, we would use: To migrate from RHEL6 to Cent OS 6 fetch the latest versions of the following packages for your architecture and put them in a temporary directory.
Rather than fetching packages with wget, as shown below, the Cent OS-6 installation media can be mounted and packages installed from it.
Also including: Linux Mint, Linux Mint Debian Edition (LMDE), elementary OS, bash on Windows and others.
is available from the Node Source Debian and Ubuntu binary distributions repository (formerly Chris Lea's Launchpad PPA).
The first upgrade path I used with Fedora was that integrated into the previous version of the Anaconda installer.
It did seem to work in fairly simple installation but, over several upgrades through a period of years and multiple releases, it would leave a large amount of cruft in the form of orphaned, duplicated, and unneeded packages.
$ uname -a Linux 220.127.116.11-0.fc15.x86_64 #1 SMP Tue Oct 4 UTC 2011 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux $ cat /etc/fedora-release Fedora release 15 (Lovelock) $ php --version PHP 5.3.13 (cli) (built: May 9 2012 ) Copyright (c) 1997-2012 The PHP Group Zend Engine v2.3.0, Copyright (c) 1998-2012 Zend Technologies with e Accelerator v0.9.6.1, Copyright (c) 2004-2010 e Accelerator, by e Accelerator You asked this question six months ago, at serverfault.com/questions/541019/upgrading-php-on-redhat, though I note you have just (four minutes ago) deleted it.