Updating to 1.2.5 via ppa

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jjd
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Updating to 1.2.5 via ppa

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Wonderful that MMEX now has a ppa for Ubuntu/Mint. I already have version 1.1 installed with Mint 17.3 and wish to upgrade to 1.2.5.  
Is it necessary to remove the existing version 1.1 to update or will the update deal with that. Sorry if this is a basic question but I have never updated from a .deb version to one installed via a ppa.
Many thanks.

jjd

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Re: Updating to 1.2.5 via ppa

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jjd wrote:Wonderful that MMEX now has a ppa for Ubuntu/Mint. I already have version 1.1 installed with Mint 17.3 and wish to upgrade to 1.2.5.  
Is it necessary to remove the existing version 1.1 to update or will the update deal with that. Sorry if this is a basic question but I have never updated from a .deb version to one installed via a ppa.
Many thanks.

jjd
I can't see any reason why it wouldn't work, but it might be better to remove it and then install the current version. Your settings etc are saved in the home directory, and your accounts saved wherever you saved them, so it should have no effect on them removing MMEX and reinstalling

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sudo apt-get remove mmex
sudo apt-add-repository -y ppa:dwrj87/mmex-text
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install mmex

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