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May 19, 2015 - A Look At The New Commandlinefu
I've put together a short writeup on what kind of newness you can expect from the next iteration of clfu. Check it out here.
March 2, 2015 - New Management
I'm Jon, I'll be maintaining and improving clfu. Thanks to David for building such a great resource!

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Psst. Open beta.

Wow, didn't really expect you to read this far down. The latest iteration of the site is in open beta. It's a gentle open beta-- not in prime-time just yet. It's being hosted over at UpGuard (link) and you are more than welcome to give it a shot. Couple things:

  • » The open beta is running a copy of the database that will not carry over to the final version. Don't post anything you don't mind losing.
  • » If you wish to use your user account, you will probably need to reset your password.
Your feedback is appreciated via the form on the beta page. Thanks! -Jon & CLFU Team

Updating to Fedora 11

Terminal - Updating to Fedora 11
yum clean all ; rpm -Uvh http://download.fedora.redhat.com/pub/fedora/linux/releases/11/Fedora/i386/os/Packages/fedora-release-11-1.noarch.rpm ; yum -y upgrade ; reboot
2009-08-01 21:00:43
User: freeman
Functions: rpm
Updating to Fedora 11


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Terminal - Alternatives

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If you have sufficient free space in your /boot (to store a sort of mini livecd), you can use preupgrade also. There is a CLI.

yum install preupgrade preupgrade-cli
Comment by flux 377 weeks and 4 days ago

I'd have to recommend against this, because it can be unsafe and is not normally a supported upgrade path. Also, you would need to manually make sure that you merge the rpmnew files as there might have been major configuration changes. Things can change in incompatible ways between releases. Normally the preupgrade tool is designed to move from release to release and resolve these problems. You can also use the upgrade profile of anaconda. I wouldn't recommend using yum directly in most cases.

Comment by TrNSZ 377 weeks and 4 days ago

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