This document shows how to upgrade from Devuan Jessie to Devuan Ascii. It assumes a working Devuan Jessie system is already installed and should not be used for migrations.
Upgrade from Devuan Jessie to Ascii
First edit the sources.list file so that the branch can be changed to Ascii.
root@devuan:~# editor /etc/apt/sources.list
Add the latest Devuan mirror and the Ascii branch as shown. Comment out any other lines.
deb http://pkgmaster.devuan.org/merged ascii maindeb http://pkgmaster.devuan.org/merged ascii-updates maindeb http://pkgmaster.devuan.org/merged ascii-security maindeb http://pkgmaster.devuan.org/merged ascii-backports main
Upgrade the Devuan keyring to make sure you have the latest version.
root@devuan:~# apt-get upgrade devuan-keyring
Update the package index files.
root@devuan:~# apt-get update
The only thing left to do is upgrade the system.
root@devuan:~# apt-get dist-upgrade
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