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Re: Long neglected OS ... updating

On Thu, December 3, 2015 5:15 am, Darac Marjal wrote:
> On Thu, Dec 03, 2015 at 12:36:23AM -0500, Harry Putnam wrote:
>> Resurrecting a neglected OS, need a little coaching about the output of
>>  `aptitude full-upgrade'.

The best approach for long neglect likely is a fresh installation, which
can work wonders in performance.  The perspective provided by experience
makes for a better installation.  Many facets of an old installation
(partitioning, in particular) should be considered; they may be far from
optimum.  And numerous new tools likely have been added to the Debian
repository; a fresh installation encourages an inspection of the


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