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What is the story behind the new upgrade scheme?

asked 2016-08-06 18:59:30 -0600

markito3 gravatar image

Went from Fedora 23 to 24 a few days ago. Was able to do that using the "Software" app. That is a new feature, at least new to me. Seems to have gone well. Did something change to allow this or is it just from the department of continuous improvement?

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Perhaps, it is because of the the 'os upgrade' plugin that is now available to dnf. I didn't notice this feature in the graphical interface but was able to do it with dnf text command without flaws. I think this smooth upgrades is a game changer for Fedora.

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answered 2016-08-06 21:29:40 -0600

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Here is a little bit of background: https://fedoramagazine.org/fedora-24-...

TLDR: Yes, Gnome Software (as everything else) is developing and now offers to upgrade from one to the next Fedora release....

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