How to upgrade Salix from 13 to 13.1

Question: How to upgrade SalixOS  from 13 to 13.1  version?

Answer  :

First as root, open /etc/slackpkg/mirrors. Uncomment one mirror if you haven’t already. Change the directory it is supposed to look in from slackware-13.0 to slackware-13.1.

Save it.

Now open terminal and type the following commands:

slackpkg update
slackpkg install-new
slackpkg upgrade all

If you have some extra packages installed, there are instructions on the man slackpkg page. You should use that anyhow. Slackpkg clean
will remove extra packages.

Upgrade from  Salix 13 to 13.1

edit  /etc/slapt-get/slapt-getrc

For i486 architecture


or x86_64 architecture

save and exit


Now make the change actif with

slapt-get -u

upghrade  the  glibc  first  with

slapt-get -i glibc

start  upgrading  yoiur  Linux   with

slapt-get --upgrade

that will  take some time  to be  finished


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  • Barnaby

    Actually Salix does not come with slackpkg and upgrading with it is discouraged.
    Slapt-get is the way and you got that part almost right, but forgot the run dotnew at the end of the upgrade.
    Here are the official instructions.

    I upgraded that way 7 months ago and it works without a hitch if you follow OFFICIAL instructions.