Upgrading to GNOME 2.8

Ken Moffat ken at kenmoffat.uklinux.net
Sat Dec 4 16:45:35 PST 2004

On Sun, 5 Dec 2004, S. Anthony Sequeira wrote:

> I'll try again, my last posting did not get through.  Also, the last
> time I asked the question (for 2.2 to 2.4) I never got an answer.
> Is it possible to upgrade GNOME 2.6 to GNOME 2.8 in place
> (GNOME_PREFIX=/usr)?
> Pretty please.

 I saw it on -chat !  Standard answer : "Of course it's possible".
Whether it works or not is a different matter :->

 Sorry, I don't know the answer.  Assuming you dropped back to a
non-graphical login, perhaps you could tar up the whole of /usr and /etc
before you try ?

 das eine Mal als Tragödie, das andere Mal als Farce

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