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How to fully update to Kwheezy 1.2

Last update on Jan. 3, 2014.

How to fully update to Kwheezy 1.2

This guide will show you how to fully update your Kwheezy 1.1 (or below) installation to version 1.2.

The apt upgrade (via Apper or apt-get update/upgrade) will take care of most stuff, and it is sufficiant if you don't mind using dmo packages (deb-multimedia.org). However, if you want to get all the changes of v1.2, follow the instructions below. You may selectively follow these instructions, if  you don't need all the changes.

The first thing to do is an apt upgrade. Just update as usual using (i) Apper, or (ii) "#apt-get update; apt-get ...

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Set hardware clock to UTC/Local Time

Last update on Sept. 16, 2013.

Set hardware clock to UTC/Local Time

The hardware clock can either be set to UTC or Local Time. UTC is "Coordinated Universal Time", basically it's GMT where all other timezones are offset from. Local Time is the time in your current timezone. To change the hardware clock to UTC or Local Time after installation, follow the steps below.

Note: in Kwheezy versions 1.0.1 and  below, selecting local time in the installer does not take effect.

Login as root using the following command:

su

Enter the 'root' password when prompted.

Then the following command:

hwclock --systohc --localtime

or

hwclock --systohc --utc

Then logout the ...

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Installation Problems?

Last update on Sept. 16, 2013.

Installation Problems?

Having problems installing Kwheezy 1.0?

I have recently discovered that certain hard disk/drive sizes don't play well with the installer. Also, the installer doesn't recognise disk/drives without a partition table. It seems to only affect some drives / partition layouts. But particularly in VirtualBox.

That's OK, there's a fix already!

Kwheezy version 1.0.1 and up will include the fix.

The solution below only applies to those that are having problems
with the installer. Updating via Apper or apt-get will get you onto 1.0.1 with no difference
to the 1.0 ...

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