Upgrade Debian wheezy to jessie

Run the following command:

sed -i 's/wheezy/jessie/g' /etc/apt/sources.list
apt-get update && apt-get upgrade -y && apt-get dist-upgrade -y

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  1. .. And then wonder why various things don’t work 🙂

    If you are using authentication with Apache, there are a few more steps, for example.