[CentOS] New administrator and upgrading systems

Joseph L. Casale JCasale at activenetwerx.com
Wed Oct 21 13:53:33 UTC 2009

>Fedora does not have 'point releases'.


>One does a 'fresh' re-install every 6 months to a year (or something like that).

Well, not quite. Although it being what it is and sometimes breaking, you
can yum upgrade it[1], but the suggested method involves using anaconda to
upgrade it, which isn't a "fresh" install unless you make it so. You can still
retain settings, it has worked for me in the past on some occasions:)

[1] You also need to edit your repos.

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