How to upgrade to Mint 12

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Question :  How  to upgrade to Mint 12 ?

Answer :

Please remember that  this Upgrade methoid is  not   recommended   bij  Mint  communauty , but  still  working    and that was   tested  bij   Unixmen Team

1-  update  the  resources

sudo apt-get update

2- download and install the  last  packages

sudo apt-get upgrade

3-make  backup of  the  sources list  file

 cd  /etc/apt/
cp sources.list source.list_backup

4-Edit   sources.list  file,  remove  all    and  add  the lines  bellow

4-1-For Desktop

/etc/apt/sources.list (Ontario Canada)

deb http://mirror.csclub.uwaterloo.ca/linuxmint-packages/ lisa main upstream import
deb http://mirror.csclub.uwaterloo.ca/ubuntu/ oneiric main restricted universe multiverse
deb http://mirror.csclub.uwaterloo.ca/ubuntu/ oneiric-updates main restricted universe multiverse
deb http://mirror.csclub.uwaterloo.ca/ubuntu/ oneiric-security main restricted universe multiverse
deb http://archive.canonical.com/ubuntu/ oneiric partner
deb http://packages.medibuntu.org/ oneiric free non-free

# deb http://archive.getdeb.net/ubuntu oneiric-getdeb apps
# deb http://archive.getdeb.net/ubuntu oneiric-getdeb games
4-2-For Server /etc/apt/sources.list (main server)

deb http://packages.linuxmint.com/ lisa main upstream import
deb http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ oneiric main restricted universe multiverse
deb http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ oneiric-updates main restricted universe multiverse
deb http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ oneiric-security main restricted universe multiverse
deb http://archive.canonical.com/ubuntu/ oneiric partner
deb http://packages.medibuntu.org/ oneiric free non-free

# deb http://archive.getdeb.net/ubuntu oneiric-getdeb apps
# deb http://archive.getdeb.net/ubuntu oneiric-getdeb games

5-now update the resources again :apt-get updateapt-get upgarde (takke a whiles)

6-after this reboot and enjoy your new Linux Mint 12

For questions please refer to our Q/A forum at : http://ask.unixmen.com/

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