Upgrading Fedora 11 to 12 using yum

As with the Fedora 10 to 11 upgrade, you can upgrade Fedora 11 to Fedora 12 using yum. I find this to be the easiest and most reliable way to upgrade a Fedora installation whether you use it as a server or desktop. To reduce the total data downloaded, I’d recommend installing the yum-presto package first. It downloads delta RPM’s and builds them on the fly, which allows you to upgrade packages without having to download the entire RPM’s....

2009-12-08 · 1 min · Major Hayden

Ugly upgrade path from WordPress 2.7.1 to 2.8

When I tried to do an automatic upgrade from WordPress 2.7.1 to 2.8 yesterday, it failed miserably. The files were all put in place, but when I tried to load /wp-admin/upgrade.php, this error popped up: I was perplexed at the error, so I restored from a backup and began upgrading manually. The manual upgrades have always worked well for me in the past, so I figured this would probably fix the problem....

2009-06-13 · 2 min · Major Hayden