Updating fedora core 2
We * test updates from the previous release and the release before that — so, from F23 or F24 to F25, but not from F20 to F25 directly.
Since you have data backed up, and the DVD in-hand, the easiest way may just be to do a fresh install of F25 and then put your information back.
You'll find you come out with a much more reliable upgrade process and much less pain.
Using this plugin will make your upgrade to Fedora 23 simple and easy.You may want to check /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts for any changes prior to rebooting after the upgrade.(c) Last modified: 06/03/2004 are certain things only anaconda can do. If you're using LVM stop reading and know that you must use anaconda to do this upgrade.In general, if you're not cramped for space/time/something you should use anaconda to upgrade.Now, you can see a list of the available software: yum list available If the above directions don't work for you, or if you want to program in Java (so you need the SDK instead of the Java Runtime), use the custom Java installation instructions.If you have trouble with Java locking up on you, see bug 121902 in Red Hat's bug tracking system for a workaround.Upgrade to the latest version (fedora 20 at this time).Fedora releases have short life cycles, so you should not use it for a server unless you can afford to upgrade your system at least every year.(Thanks to various IRC folks and vegan_linuxguy for troubleshooting this.Thanks to "m d," David Ball, and others for pointing out an important typo in this question!In addition, yum makes upgrading between Red Hat releases relatively easy, similar to apt's dist-upgrade feature.Theoretically, you should be able to upgrade from any Red Hat Linux/Fedora Core release to any Red Hat Linux/Fedora Core release with a yum-compatible repository (i.e. I have successfully upgraded from Red Hat Linux 7.2 to 9, from 8.0 to 9, from 9 to Fedora Core 1, and from Fedora Core 1 to Fedora Core 2 using these steps.