Tag Archives: upgrade

Enterprise Manager Cloud Control 12cR4 Production Upgrade

I’ve already written about the 12cR3 to 12cR4 upgrade here. I did a few run through’s at home to practice it and it all seemed good. Setting The Scene Just to set the scene, for our production environment we run Cloud Control in a VMware virtual machine, using Oracle Linux 6.5 as the guest OS. […]

Fedora 20 : Upgrade from Fedora 19

It’s a little over a month since Fedora 20 was released, but during a terrible bout of insomnia last night I decided to upgrade my desktop PC. The upgrades using “fedup” worked fine for the previous releases (Fedora 18, Fedora 19). Unfortunately, it failed abysmally for the upgrade to Fedora 20. I tried a few […]

Captain Support and the Windows 8.1 Upgrades

Being the adventurous type of guy he is, Captain Support decided to launch into Windows 8.1 upgrades on his Mom’s and sister-in-law’s laptops. They were identical machines, both running Windows 8 and configured the same. One was local and the other connected to over LogMeIn… The first thing he noticed about the upgrade is the […]

phpBB 3.0.12 Released

phpBB 3.0.12 has been released. You can download it here and read about the contents of this maintenance release here. The “automatic” update worked fine, although compared to WordPress, I’m not sure how this can really be called automatic. Happy upgrading! Cheers Tim…

WordPress 3.6.1 Released…

WordPress 3.6.1 was released yesterday. You can see the list of changes here. The auto-update feature ran though really quickly, with no problems. Happy upgrading. Cheers Tim…

Fedora 19 : Upgrade from Fedora 18…

I finally got round to upgrading my desktop machine to Fedora 19. The experience was pretty similar to upgrade from Fedora 17 to Fedora 18. This time I had to remove FireFox, as it was holding on to Fedora 18 packages. Once I removed and re-added it I could complete a “yum update”. Things seem […]

Upgrading to Oracle Database 12c : First Steps…

I’ve taken my first tentative steps into upgrading to Oracle 12c. Upgrading to Oracle Database 12c This article is targeted at the type of information you are likely to need for the 12c OCP DBA exam. In reality, upgrades are too important to rely on a generic article like this. Every time I do a […]

MobaXterm 6.3…

Thanks to Norman Dunbar for pointing out that┬áMobaXterm 6.3 has been released. You can find the download and changelog in the usual place. I’ll be interested to see how the performance improvements to SFTP work out. I’ve seen some issues with this during transfers of large files before. The built in NFS and VNC servers […]

WordPress 3.5.1 Released…

WordPress 3.5.1 has been released. The changelog and downloads are in the usual places. I’ve just done the auto-upgrade with no problems. Happy upgrading. Cheers Tim…

Fedora 18 : Upgrading from Fedora 17…

I’ve just got to the end of a real upgrade of a Fedora 17 server to Fedora 18. The basic process goes like this. Download the Fedora 18 ISO. Update your current Fedora 17 system by issuing the “yum update” command and restart once it is complete. Install the “fedup” package. “yum –enablerepo=updates-testing install fedup” […]