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How to upgrade Linux Mint

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This is probably the recommended steps to follow to upgrade.

  1. Install the new version of Linux Mint
  2. Install Apache package
  3. Install MySQL package
  4. Install PHP package
  5. Install Pure-FTPd package
  6. FTP files (using shell or bash script). The backup area of this tutorial has the example script.
  7. Rebuild MySQL users, priviledges, pound out bind-address, rebuild databases, tables, data.
  8. Change the private IP address in the PHP files that make a call to MySQL.

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