Updating fedora 15 to 17
Fedora attempts to maintain a six-month release schedule, offering new versions in May and November, although some releases have experienced minor delays.
During early development, Fedora project-leader Paul Frields anticipated "looking at the fit and finish issues.
Also in other situations, a clean install may be sensible.
Fedora is a popular Linux distribution developed by the community-supported Fedora Project and is sponsored by Red Hat.
Before I ran the above command, I tried pointing Fed Up to a local ISO file, but that failed.
This is guide, howto upgrade Fedora 14 to Fedora 15 with Preupgrade.
Preupgrade download needed packages from the server, set up everything and then reboot to installer and after install boot the new system.
If the Fedora version is older than Fedora 12 then I recommend Fedora 15 clean install.
Clean Install always be preferred method for many people and it works 100% correctly.
If you are looking for clean Fedora 18 installation, then check out the following article that describes a Fedora 18 basic installation guide with screenshots.
, has been released, users of Fedora 17 will likely be gearing up to upgrade. I went to bed after I decided that I was not going to be able to wait for the upgrade to complete. Everything seemed to work except logging into the system.
Before this latest release, upgrading an installation of Fedora requires a procedure that’s not very elegant. I awoke a few hours later to find the login screen waiting for me. Every attempt to log in gave the error shown in the screen shot below. Here, I used the Alt and F2 keyboard combination to get to a console login.