When to dist-upgrade vs when to reinstall?
#6
For Mobian in particular, I believe @a-wai usually posts here in the forum when it is a good idea to do a fresh install,
such as a 'stable' release.. or the switch from the ext to the f2fs system.
You can also follow the discussions at the Mobian website.

The other Distro's probably do mention this on their own websites, or a forum member may give us a "Heads Up"

BUT Normally just an update will do the trick....

I do not follow all of the OSes, but Arch, Post Market, and Manjaro
are not too much trouble to quickly check their progress at their websites or chat lines.

Sometimes it is just your own judgment call.....
UT does have discussions on their website, but they can be a pain to follow their discussion on the Pine phone .
      LINUX = CHOICES
         **BCnAZ**
               Idea
   Donate to $upport
your favorite OS Team
  Reply


Messages In This Thread
RE: When to dist-upgrade vs when to reinstall? - by bcnaz - 08-02-2021, 06:23 PM

Possibly Related Threads…
Thread Author Replies Views Last Post
  Mobian boot failed with zstd message after upgrade. Mahgue 0 711 09-01-2023, 11:29 AM
Last Post: Mahgue
Wink Pinephone lost graphic during mobian system upgrade cmpin 4 2,340 03-01-2023, 04:45 PM
Last Post: anonymous
  No boot after upgrade: vibration, red LED, then 2 vibrations and yellow LED 3x5co 1 1,056 01-04-2023, 06:46 PM
Last Post: 3x5co
  Receive MMS fails after Nov 27 upgrade treebeard 17 6,456 12-12-2022, 05:09 AM
Last Post: anonymous
  Dist-upgrade and Chatty vs Gnome-Contacts biketool 9 4,334 09-30-2022, 08:53 PM
Last Post: treebeard
  Modem Firmware Upgrade - Modem Busy - USB Issues biketool 10 5,093 09-23-2022, 05:15 AM
Last Post: biketool
  New Tow-boot release, how to upgrade? user641 3 2,012 08-23-2022, 08:45 AM
Last Post: user641
  GPS/location services don't work with Maps after Bookworm upgrade Anna 16 10,557 06-13-2022, 02:37 PM
Last Post: wibble
  Backing up SMS and phonebook before wipe/reinstall biketool 2 1,518 05-09-2022, 09:20 PM
Last Post: Zebulon Walton
  Firmware upgrade via fwupd user641 3 2,899 04-24-2022, 11:01 AM
Last Post: yehudac

Forum Jump:


Users browsing this thread: 1 Guest(s)