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How do i upgrade fedora from 18 to 22 or 23, the newest.

asked 2016-06-10 15:24:40 -0500

sigurdsk gravatar image

Just installed a linux version called fedora and became interested in the projects. So.. How do i go about upgrading it?

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answered 2016-06-10 15:42:14 -0500

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Welcome to ask.fedora! I don't know where you found a copy of F 18, or why you picked it, but it reached its End Of Life several years ago and is badly out-of-date. There haven't been any bug fixes or updates, even for security in years. Yes, you can, gradually, upgrade to F 23 (or even F 24, as it should be released Real Soon Now) but it's not a good idea to skip more than one version. Your best bet, frankly, is to go directly to the Fedora Projext, download the appropriate .iso and install the Latest and Greatest version. If you set your partitions up during installation with /home on its own partition, you can reuse it without reformatting and keep everything you've done. I'd also suggest that you make a backup of your home folder even if it is on a separate partition, just to be safe.

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I have installed fedora 22, but i want to upgrade to the latest and greatest so, how can i upgrade it from F 22 to F 23?

sigurdsk gravatar imagesigurdsk ( 2016-06-18 13:01:13 -0500 )edit

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