Upgrading Fedora with Yum

I followed the procedure at http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/YumUpgradeFaq so the point of this is just to go over my experience with these steps. Review and remove all .rpmsave and .rpmnew files before and after upgrading I basically did a locate, found them and deleted them. for a in $(find /etc /var -name ‘*.rpm?*’); do b=${a%.rpm?*}; diff -u […]

Fedora 8 yum upgrade success

Well, at least it worked pretty well on my future PVR. I will give a more detailed explanation/directions of my experience for others who may be wondering if this is really as scary as it sounds since it’s “unsupported”. However, my main Linux computer is much, much more complex in the number of packages installed. […]