Loosing the system

dnf will not work with your version of OM Lx. The confusion from the beginning of this thread is because in your first post:

But you actually have an even older version:

OM Lx 2014 was before OpenMandriva began using dnf package manager.

Long story short, you are free to install what you like but you must be aware that you won’t be able to update anything. That is: use it as-is.

how could I reposit list in this 2014.0 Phosphorus version? I think its changed because the boot disk version.

It’s useless: 2014.0 repositories do not exist anymore.

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@m.i.k.a we can help you do a fresh install. But first we need to know if your computer has enough storage space and memory for latest version of OM Lx. Try this command and if it works post the entire output here as code:

$ inxi -F

Post output as code? To do this use the </> icon.

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<bash: inxi: comando não encontrado>

space root: 5,7 GB
space disk: 7,8 GB
memory: 3,7 GB total


@m.i.k.a OK lets try these two commands and post the output:

$ free

$ sudo fdisk -l

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@ben79, if this “1” is a “l” that’s the post out:

Posting the output of commands might be easier if you just copy and paste what is in Konsole here as code (the </> icon). Like this:

$ sudo fdisk -l
[sudo] password for ben79: 
Disk /dev/nvme0n1: 931.51 GiB, 1000204886016 bytes, 1953525168 sectors
Disk model: Sabrent Rocket 4.0 1TB                  
Units: sectors of 1 * 512 = 512 bytes
Sector size (logical/physical): 512 bytes / 512 bytes
I/O size (minimum/optimal): 512 bytes / 1048576 bytes
Disklabel type: gpt
Disk identifier: 7508EF04-F131-864A-ADD1-72F91659AF16

Device              Start        End   Sectors  Size Type
/dev/nvme0n1p1       2048    1050623   1048576  512M EFI System
/dev/nvme0n1p2    1050624   11536383  10485760    5G Linux swap
/dev/nvme0n1p3   11536384   53479423  41943040   20G Linux filesystem
/dev/nvme0n1p4   53479424   74450943  20971520   10G Linux filesystem
/dev/nvme0n1p5   74450944  116393983  41943040   20G Linux filesystem
/dev/nvme0n1p6  116393984  137365503  20971520   10G Linux filesystem

Note: The sudo command will ask for “[sudo] password for <your_user_name>:” that means it wants you to enter your administrator password. The administrator password is also called root or superuser (su).

Note-2: These commands only provide information. They do not do anything to your computer.

It is an l not a 1. It means simply list as in fdisk --list. If you wish to know more try the “help” option like this:

$ sudo fdisk --help


$ free --help

Post-edit: Most commands will have a --help option.

I can’t really read the part I need. But what I can read indicates you have plenty of storage space to install OM Lx 4.2. It looks like you have one hard drive with total available space of 31.3 GB. It also shows me you are using UEFI booting (Type=EFI System).

There is one more question. Do you have any other operating system on your computer? For instance to you also have Windows in addition to OM Lx 2014? From what I can see it looks like you have only OM Lx 2014.

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yes, it is @ben79. but I haven’t other system installed in this computer.

OK, then we seem to have a computer that can comfortably work with OM Lx 4.2.

I need to say that I am guessing at your knowledge level. So please do not be offended if I “over explain”. If I don’t or the how to article don’t explain well enough then please do ask us to do a better job of explaining. This process makes us better able to help other users. And I learn things in the process myself. I am approaching this as if you or anyone reading this has never installed an operating system before. You should not hesitate to use a translator to translate to your language (Portuguese I think) if you need to for clarity.

We have this how to describing how to install any current version of OpenMandriva Lx:

How to Install OpenMandriva Lx 4.3

Also read this:

OpenMandriva Lx 4.2 Release Notes

I recommend reading both of those and asking questions until you have a good general idea of what is involved in installing a computer operating system.

I would also recommend you start with breaking this in to easier steps rather than trying to do it all at once the first time. So first just focus on doing the first three steps in the how to install article. When you get to step 3 “Start OpenMandriva Lx live mode”. At that point you will not have changed anything on your computer yet but you can look around inside of a running OM Lx 4.2 system and see what it is like.

Note: I know the how to is titled “How to Install OpenMandriva Lx 4.3” but the how to will work for any current version of OpenMandriva Lx.

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@ben79, I’m ready to start the upgrade after download the OM Lx 4.2, the Rosa iso writer and burn the mirror in a USB disk. so, I will read that topics before, burn other oldie boot disk to prevent any troubles and I’ll back to you.

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@ben79 and @rugyada, that’s running…

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Outstanding! Looks like it is installing. Hope all works well.

Don’t hesitate if you need help with anything or have questions.


done! [ how can I include “resolved” in this subject? ]. txs

I did it :wink:

Glad to hear you have solved.
Enjoy OMLx

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