On 14/01/11 22:35, paul wrote: > On 01/14/2011 04:04 PM, David Hare wrote: >>> >> >> A smooth upgrade from Debian Lenny to Squeeze+Trinity is probably not >> possible. If you don't purge all kde stuff first kaboom will strike. > > ouch.. so it would go something like: > #apt-get purge kde-desktop kdm > #apt-get update > #apt-get dist-upgrade > #apt-get install a bunch of trinity packages I can't name right now... > where does that leave my old kmail/iceweasel personal configurations? > > -- > Paul Cartwright > Registered Linux user # 367800 > Registered Ubuntu User #12459 > > You can reuse a compete iceweasel profile from your backup of /home/user(s) I share one profile with my "old lenny", it just gripes about extensions sometimes. I don't know kmail, maybe similar. dpkg -l | grep kde > kde.list writes a list of installed kde3 stuff. Most Trinity packages have the same name with a -trinity suffix, compare with what's in Trinity repos. You can edit the list and pass it to apt. There are a few other steps before upgrading Lenny e.g. a later kernel A clean base install might be easier.