Tag Archive for 'upgrade'

April 14, 2008

It’s been a few months since I last posted an entry to my blog. Life has been busy. This blog has been busy, in terms of web traffic to my Anonymous Letters and Starbucks posts below. Time for a tech post. I had the privilege of upgrading an ancient Red Hat 9 Linux box to […]

May 11, 2007

I finally decided to upgrade my Ubuntu Server 6.10 install to the latest version, 7.04 (Feisty Fawn). Out of habit, I now wait a few weeks before upgrading to the latest version of anything to ensure any last minute bugs get worked out. Best of all, I upgraded the entire OS remotely using SSH. Upgrading […]

October 29, 2006

On October 26, the Ubuntu team released a new version of Ubuntu, 6.10 (aka Edgy). I waited a couple of days for them to work out any last minute bugs, and decided to proceed with the upgrade today. In the Ubuntu 6.10 / Edgy release notes, Ubuntu recommends the following procedure to upgrade from Dapper […]

August 22, 2006

If there’s one thing I really hate, it’s slow computers. With all the recent price cuts in the CPU world, I decided it would be a good time to upgrade my Pentium 4 3.2 GHz system. It was fast, but when one multitasks like I do, nothing is fast enough. I decided to go with […]