Yesterday the sidux team announced that sidux is dead, but the good news just followed:
As I am sure you are all aware, there have been interesting times for sidux recently. The bad news is that the sidux project is dead. The good news is that aptosid has been aptly born like a phoenix from the ashes and will provide a smooth upgrade for sidux systems. In many ways nothing has changed but our name.
After a long period of silence I already change the OS on my notebook from sidux to grml. It’s a very good alternative, but I decided to wait for an official announcement before deleting my main OS.
Now, the official announce is released, I upgraded my system to aptosid.
First of all I created a aptosid.list in my /etc/apt/sources.list.d/ containing:
After wards calling aptitude update to reread the package listings. It notifies me that the new servers couldn’t be verified, I had to install the new keyring:
It’s time to upgrade:
That fails at the first time:
As you see, /usr/sbin/update-grub wasn’t found. It is in grub-pc , but I have no idea why there isn’t a dependency so that grub-pc is installed by default!? Not fine but doesn’t matter, just install it:
If this is done, just reboot and join the new kernel version 2.6.35 (slh is the greatest!!).