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Fedora Upgrade


Upgrade Fedora to next version using yum upgrade.


  • Name: Miroslav Suchý
  • Email:

Current status

  • Targeted release: N/A
  • Last updated: 2012-11-22
  • Percentage of completion: 10%

What works

  • wiki page, which worked for several releases in past.
  • Script, which can upgrade from F17 to F18.

What needs work

  • write man page
  • create package
  • do package review and get it into Fedora
  • testing - a lot of testing
  • decide that upgrade path using important

Detailed Description

Benefit to Fedora


How To Test

Download to machine with Fedora 17 and run it. You should end up with Fedora 18. Check if everything is correct.

User Experience



Contingency Plan

There is bunch of upgrade methods: PreUpgrade and Anaconda Installer. None of them conflicts with FedoraUpgrade. And if there will be problem with FedoraUpgrade we can easily rollback to PreUpgrade and Anaconda Installer.


Release Notes

Comments and Discussion