[CentOS] Re: Re: CentOS 5.2 is here!

Craig White craigwhite at azapple.com
Tue Jun 24 03:12:38 UTC 2008

On Tue, 2008-06-24 at 05:07 +0100, Timothy Murphy wrote:
> Rudi Ahlers wrote:
> >> I'm running Centos-5.1 but am a complete Centos newbie.
> >> What is the best way of installing Centos-5.2 ?
> >> Is a fresh installation recommended,
> >> or can one do a yum upgrade?
> >> Or is there any other way of proceeding?
> > As a complete newbie, get used to CentOS 5.1 first, there's absolutely
> > nothing wrong with it. Then, wait until CentOS OFFICIALLY announce the
> > release of CentOS 5.2. Wait for it to be available on their website, and
> > on the mirror servers, then do a yum upgrade :)
> Well, I assumed from the title of the message that Centos-5.2 had been
> "officially released".
> I did in fact look on the Centos web-site, and I deduced from that
> (possibly wrongly) that Centos-5.2 was to be released a couple of days ago.
> When I say I am a complete newbie, I should say that my server
> has been running under Centos-5.1 for several months.
> I haven't had to do anything to it,
> so in that sense I am a newbie.
> I have been running Fedora on my laptops since Fedora first came out,
> so am reasonably familiar with the general setup.
> I like to keep reasonably up-to-date with distributions I am running,
> so would like to update to Centos-5.2 as and when it is released.
you will be up to date simply by running 'yum update'

When 5.2 is released, those updates will be installed


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