Language Selection

English French German Italian Portuguese Spanish

Upgrade from Edubuntu Breezy to Dapper

Filed under
Ubuntu

Instead of doing a preferred clean install as i usually do, while browsing the kubuntu website i noticed it's possible to do an upgrade and it didn't seem complicated and time consuming.

This article is based on my Edubuntu desktop/workstation/server, which i call Brid. This was initially Edubuntu based on Ubuntu Breezy with added DEs and WMs Kubuntu, Fluxbox, Xfce, and E17. I patiently waited for Dapper to get updates to programs like School/Schoolbell. I was smitten by Edubuntu because of its tools for education environments focus and have been using it as a Desktop/Workstation/Server since it came out.

This is what happened.

Full Story.

More in Tux Machines

RaspEX Linux Brings Ubuntu 16.10 with LXDE Desktop to Raspberry Pi 3 and 2 SBCs

GNU/Linux developer Arne Exton is back with a new release, and this time he managed to publish a new build of his RaspEX Linux project for Raspberry Pi 2 and Raspberry Pi 3 single-board computers. Read more

Black Lab Linux 9 to Launch in June as Version 10 Is Planned for November 2017

Softpedia was informed by Black Lab Software that the managed to publish an initial roadmap for the next point releases and major versions of the Ubuntu-based Black Lab Linux operating system in 2017. Read more

What a Linux Desktop Does Better

After I resolved to adopt Linux, my confidence grew slowly but surely. Security-oriented considerations were compelling enough to convince me to switch, but I soon discovered many more advantages to the Linux desktop. For those still unsure about making the transition, or those who have done so but may not know everything their system can do, I'll showcase here some of the Linux desktop's advantages. Read more

Slackware-Based Zenwalk Linux Gets New ISO Snapshot with GTK3 Build of Firefox

The development team behind the Slackware-based Zenwalk GNU/Linux distribution have announced the release and general availability of a new ISO snapshot image with all the latest software versions and some exciting new features. Read more