88.1 Connecting to rpms.famillecollet.com|88.1|:80... Edit: or save your bandwidth for downloading either an F10 install DVD or Live CD and do a fresh install on top of your F8 install (backup any data you want preserved before doing so). [[email protected] KJNUT]# yum update fedora-release Loading "installonlyn" plugin Setting up Update Process Setting up repositories core 100% |=========================| 1.1 k B updates 100% |=========================| 1.2 k B extras 100% |=========================| 1.1 k B Reading repository metadata in from local files Could not find update match for fedora-release No Packages marked for Update/Obsoletion [[email protected] KJNUT]# rpm -Uvh --nosignature remi-release-8error: Failed dependencies: fedora-release = 8 is needed by remi-release-8-4.fc8noarch [[email protected] KJNUT]# yum update firefox Loading "installonlyn" plugin Setting up Update Process Setting up repositories Reading repository metadata in from local files Could not find update match for firefox No Packages marked for Update/Obsoletion [[email protected] KJNUT]# I recommend a fresh install.
None of the Red Hat distros prior to Fedora 17 included the ability to do dist-upgrades as you've asked.
This had been a long discussed option on many peoples' wish list but had never been implemented.
It may take some time after release for all systems to be able to see an upgrade available. You can continue working until you reach a stopping point, and the download is complete.
Then use GNOME Software to restart your system and apply the upgrade.
To update your software, use Additionally, make sure you back up your system before proceeding.
This document describes how to upgrade your desktop from Fedora 8 to Fedora 9 via Pre Upgrade.
Update: I think I may have found one of the issues with X and that is the fonts changed in Fedora 9. I re-added the old fonts and now apps are starting correctly.
I am just coming back to linux and getting p'd already cause nothing works. If your home directory its on its own partition, then running the installer and formatting the system partition and not the home partition is easy.
I tried everything i could think of including yum and downloading the tar files and then trying to install it manually. Otherwise you need to back up the home directory somewhere else first.