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get the next ubuntu release via command line [closed]

lsb_release -c gives me the current release, how from the command line can I determine the next release? i.e. if lsb_release -c gives me 'utopic', how can I determine the next release is 'vivid' from ...
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Compare package versions of different debian releases

I installed a server using debian-testing (jessie). Well, I regret it. They already broke the complete system twice because systemd suddenly required additional kernel features. And I don't want to ...
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Non-R2 vs R2 versions of Microsoft products [closed]

Is the R2 version just a major update for the original product with the same name (e.g. Windows 2012 vs Windows 2012 R2) or are they actually considered separate products that must be purchased (or ...
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Delayed software release using pre-fetched update data?

I am currently specing out the software requirements for a new project which will be in locations with intermittent network connections. Since some of our locations will have intermittent network ...
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web folder release script swap

I am looking to have three web folders one would serve as a backup and rollback and one for testing new releases. /var/web/project /var/web/project_test /var/web/project_backup Say I upload my ...
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Managing svn repo with puppet/mcollective

I'm interested to hear how people manage code deployments and how they tie it into their orchestration system. I've not been able to find a good puppet subversion module which works the way I want. ...
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What is the point of staging?

I thought I'd worked this out, but after reading Continuous Delivery (excellent book) I'm a little confused. They talk about having servers for: development various forms of automated tests user ...