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Debian 9 -Stretch

Postby viking60 » 31 Oct 2018, 18:53

It is time to upgrade my good old Debian 8 (Jessie) to Debian 9 (Stretch).
First I updated my Debian 8
Then I checked my Debian version with

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cat /etc/issue
or

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cat /etc/os-release
and it was Debian 8.11.

So basically I need the debian 9 repos and I found me a magical command to fix them:
As root:

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sed -i 's/jessie/stretch/g' /etc/apt/sources.list

This should set my mirrors to Debian 9 so the next thing is to do a

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apt-get update
and

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apt-get upgrade
(both as root).

Now it is time to check the Debian version again

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cat /etc/os-release
and true enough:
PRETTY_NAME="Debian GNU/Linux 9 (stretch)"
NAME="Debian GNU/Linux"
VERSION_ID="9"
VERSION="9 (stretch)"
ID=debian
HOME_URL="https://www.debian.org/"
SUPPORT_URL="https://www.debian.org/support"
BUG_REPORT_URL="https://bugs.debian.org/"

So far so good :whistle: TIme to reboot then .... :pray:
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Image

Success! Debian lives up to its rock solid reputation: Everything is there and I have not noticed anything peculiar :s

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