Debian woody v3.0 security support to be terminated (by this month-end)November 13, 2010 by: upa_kid
FTA “…More than one year after the release of Debian GNU/Linux 3.1 alias ‘sarge’ and nearly four years after the release of Debian GNU/Linux 3.0 alias ‘woody’ the security support for the old distribution (3.0 alias ‘woody’) is coming to an end next month. The Debian project is proud to be able to support its old distribution for such a long time and even for one year after a new version has been released…”
Read more at: Debian news site.
How do I upgrade from woddy to sarge?
Yup, it is a good time to upgrade your version from woody to sarge with following two commands (oh yah make sure you have backup of important data) :
# apt-get update
Note: Change all (non-local) references to “woody” to “sarge” in /etc/apt/sources.list. Then run above commands.
* apt-get command cheat sheet for Debian LinuxHave you found this script useful? Please support author by PayPal donation.
- Howto upgrade Debian 3.1 Sarge to Debian 4.0 Etch stable
- Howto Upgrade Debian 4 Etch to Debian 5.0 Lenny
- Upgrade from Fedora11 to Fedora12 Constantine
- How To Upgrade A Debian Etch System (Server & Desktop) To Debian Lenny
- Linux Package Manager Cheatsheet
- Security: Perl, XFree86, xorg-x11-server and other Update For Red Hat Linux (RHEL)
- Howto: upgrade from Ubuntu Linux breezy to dapper
- The Perfect Setup – Debian Woody (3.0)
- CVE-2008-0595: Linux dbus packages fix privilege escalation
- Security: imlib2 packages fix arbitrary code execution