update Linux CentOs from version 5.1.6 or 5.2 to CentOS 5.5

If you want to update Linux CentOs from version 5.2 or 5.1.6 to 5.5



First we chek what is the versoin of our CentOs installation with this command:

lsb_release -a

This is for our information:

Then we import the public

rpm --import http://www.jasonlitka.com/media/RPM-GPG-KEY-jlitka

The next step is create the repository file:

vi /etc/yum.repos.d/utterramblings.repo

To operta with vi command we  will press i key and the paste this

[utterramblings] name=Jason's Utter Ramblings Repo


Once we past this text we press ESC key and put :wq! to save the file.


The next sttep is remove a dependency that will give an error to the update.

yum remove php-sqlite2

 and finally we do the magic commad, that will update all the system:

yum update


And in 5 minuts we will have our system updateD:

We can check the version of the system with this command:

lsb_release -a

And in out scree we have an output like this: 

[root@XXXXXX ~]# lsb_release -a

LSB Version:    :core-3.1-ia32:core-3.1-noarch:graphics-3.1-ia32:graphics-3.1-noarch Distributor  ID: CentOS Description:    CentOS release 5.5 (Final) Release:         5.5 Codename: Final

and thats all!!