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tool:software:lubuntu [2018/07/28 00:57] (current)
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 +======Lubuntu======
 +{{ :​media:​images:​lubuntu_logo.png}}
 +I run Lubuntu on [[..:​hardware:​acer#​Extensa 5210|an old laptop]] I have, that I mostly use for watching films with Kodi. I'm not very used to Debian/​Ubuntu flavours, so I'm making lots of notes.
  
 +=====Useful Commands=====
 +  * ''​lsb_release -a''​ check distro release version
 +
 +=====Updat/​grading=====
 +When there'​s a new proper version of the distro things get a little trickier sometimes, especially if you haven'​t updated in ages.
 +
 +====Troubles====
 +I ran into a problem where it wouldn'​t update from 15.10 to 17.10 becaues for some reason it was set to only upgrade to LTS releases (fine), but I was somehow on a non-LTS! This was easy enough to change in ''/​etc/​update-manager/​release-upgrades''​
 +
 +====Process====
 +  * Getting ready / setting the table:
 +    - ''​sudo apt-get update''​ then
 +    - ''​sudo apt-get upgrade''​ then
 +    - ''​sudo apt-get dist-upgrade''​ to get your current version up-t%%o-%%date.
 +    - ''​sudo apt-get autoremove''​ and
 +    - ''​sudo apt-get clean''​ to clean up a bit.
 +    - ''​sudo apt-get install update-manager-core''​ to make sure update mechanism is up-t%%o-%%date.
 +  * Upgrade:
 +    - ''​sudo d%%o-%%release-upgrade''​
 +
 +====Mirrors====
 +Adding these lines to ''/​etc/​apt/​sources.list''​ auto picks the closest mirrors when updating.
 +<​code>​
 +deb mirror://​mirrors.ubuntu.com/​mirrors.txt precise main restricted universe multiverse
 +deb mirror://​mirrors.ubuntu.com/​mirrors.txt precise-updates main restricted universe multiverse
 +deb mirror://​mirrors.ubuntu.com/​mirrors.txt precise-backports main restricted universe multiverse
 +deb mirror://​mirrors.ubuntu.com/​mirrors.txt precise-security main restricted universe multiverse
 +</​code>​
 +  * [[https://​askubuntu.com/​questions/​39922/​how-do-you-select-the-fastest-mirror-from-the-command-line#​9035]]
 +  * Useful? [[https://​repogen.simplylinux.ch/​]]
 +
 +{{tag>​fixes linux}}
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