Upgrade Fedora 19 to Fedora 20 using FedUp

Fedora-vertical-logoThis is guide, howto upgrade Fedora 19 to Fedora 20 (Heisenbug) using YUM.

I have tested this method on several machines, but if you have problems, please let me know. Always remember backup, before upgrade!

1. Before Upgrade

1.1 Backup Your Data

Before doing anything, do full system backup or backup at least your important data: documents, pictures, videos, config files, log files, databases etc. This is very important, because if something go wrong and you have to do fresh install, then you can easily restore your data.

2. Upgrade Fedora 19 to Fedora 20

2.1 Change root user


su -
## OR ##
sudo -i

2.2 Update Fedora 19 Packages


yum update

2.3 Reboot Your System

Just make sure that you are running latest kernel.


reboot

2.4 Install FedUp

It’s probably installed already.


yum install fedup

2.4 Start Upgrading Using FedUp


fedup-cli --network 20 --debuglog /root/fedup-19to20.debug.log

When this finish, check if there is any errors in fedup.debug.log.

Note:
You can enable additional repos, with using following option:


--enablerepo REPO

2.5 Reboot System


reboot

2.6 Grub 2 Menu with FedUp

Fedora Grub 2 Menu with Fedup

2.7 FedUp Upgrading Fedora 19 to Fedora 20

FedUp Upgrading Fedora 19 to Fedora 20

FedUp Upgrading Fedora 19 to Fedora 20

FedUp Upgrading Fedora 19 to Fedora 20

3. Fedora 20 (Heisenbug) Screenshots

3.1 Fedora 20 GDM Login Screen

Fedora 20 GDM Login Screen

3.2 Fedora 20 Plain Desktop

Fedora 20 Plain Desktop

3.3 Fedora 20 and Gnome 3.10.2

Fedora 20 and Gnome 3.10.2

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