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openSUSE Upgrade 13.1

… because my recent topic “moving”, now something completely different! Well, not really … it’s similar … an operating-system upgrade …

… just a simple openSUSE Upgrade …

In the aftermath of Heartbleed bug, which showed that it is sometimes not a bad thing to be not up to date and only apply security patches, we had to upgrade a openSUSE system from version 12.3 to 13.1. While version 12.3 is still supported, version 13.1 is available since November last year, so it was not that unreasonable to update now. Five months should be enough time to fix all quirks and bugs of a new version … you might think …

The upgrade was smooth, the server rebooted without problems … then our monitoring system started delivering error reports 😉


… was not running at all because it had not been started at boot time, no problem there:
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… moving … finished … move Blogger to WordPress

Following Pat’s advise using a blog of my own instead of using Blogger (because it is more flexible, adjustable, …, and finally mine) I finally moved my blog to a WordPress installation of my own …

… it took quite some time, because … well it could have been faster … but I played a lot with new features to see what’s possible …

How to move a blog from Blogger to WordPress?

… just create a new WordPress blog (which not that hard and there are lots of descriptions on how to do that out there).

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