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Upgrade Debian

Wheezy to Jessie

Recommendations

  • Remove unnecessary packages
  • Fully upgrade your current system
  • Make a data backup
  • Although there should not be a problem to perform update via SSH it is recommended to perform upgrade directly using console

Howto

  • Upgrade current release
aptitude update
aptitude upgrade
aptitude dist-upgrade
  • Update apt sources list
sed -i 's/wheezy/jessie/g' /etc/apt/sources.list
  • Upgrade to Jessie
aptitude update
aptitude upgrade
aptitude dist-upgrade
  • Then reboot the system

Elliot
techUnit's cofounder