Upgrading From Fedora 23 to Fedora 24 with Gnome

In this blog you will learn how to upgrade from Fedora 23 to Fedora 24 with Gnome.

This post will guide you on how to upgrade from F23 to F24 with Gnome.

First let’s start with a machine with Fedora 23 fully updated. IF you are new to fedora then you can simply do it by running $ sudo dnf update.

Once you are done, you will be ready to start off.

**Make sure you are not going to use your production machine as this test might result in data loss.

Enabling COPR repo : dnf copr enable rhughes/f23-gnome320

cmd

Editing the fedora.json file

You can find the file at ~/.cache/gnome-software/3.20/upgrades/fedora.json .

file

Find f24 and change the status key pair value from "Under Development" to "Active",

  1. {  
  2. "allow_retire"true,  
  3. "branchname""f24",  
  4. "date_created""2016-02-23 22:57:55",  
  5. "date_updated""2016-02-25 20:39:53",  
  6. "dist_tag"".fc24",  
  7. "koji_name""f24",  
  8. "name""Fedora",  
  9. "status""Active",  
  10. "version""24"  
  11. }  
Once done, log out and log back into your system. If everything has gone right , you will see this in your Update tab of Gnome software.

software

That's how you can upgrade from F23 to F24 easily with Gnome 3.20.