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32 32  Accessing a wiki page in view mode after an upgrade or when the database is empty (new install) will trigger a wizard that will allow you to install or update the default set of wiki pages and to upgrade or downgrade the extensions you may have previously installed.
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34 -The wizard currently has two steps. In the first step you can see which XWiki distribution you are running and what is its recommended default set of wiki pages (the default user interface). You should install, upgrade or downgrade the UI so that it matches the distribution version.
34 +The wizard is not yet production ready. It has a couple of issues we hope to fix very soon:
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36 -{{image reference="Distribution-MainUI.png"/}}
36 +* information about core extensions is collected lazily and thus if you check distribution details just after starting XWiki you get incomplete information
37 +* installing or checking the details of the user interface extension takes a couple of minutes depending on your internet bandwidth and the load of the remote extension repository
38 +* some merge conflicts are reported even when the database is empty
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38 -The step has three possible actions:
40 +The wizard currently has three steps. The first step offers an overview of the installation process by explaining the goal of the wizard and listing its steps.
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40 -* Skip means 'go to the next step and ask me again after a server restart'
41 -* Cancel means 'go to the next step and don't ask me again until I change my distribution'
42 -* Continue, only after the recommended UI version is installed
42 +{{image reference="ReleaseNotesXWikiEnterprise42RC1@DistributionWizard-WelcomeStep.png"/}}
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44 -In the second step you can upgrade the installed extensions. We group them in two categories:
44 +In the second step you can see which XWiki distribution you are running and what is its recommended default set of wiki pages (the default user interface). You should install, upgrade or downgrade the UI so that it matches the distribution version.
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46 +{{image reference="ReleaseNotesXWikiEnterprise42RC1@DistributionWizard-UIStep.png"/}}
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48 +The Continue button becomes available after the recommended version of the user interface is installed.
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50 +In the third step you can upgrade the installed extensions. We group them in two categories:
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46 46  * extensions that don't work with your current distribution but which have new versions available that are compatible with your current distribution. These extension require an upgrade.
47 47  * extensions that should work fine with your current distribution but which have upgrades available. Upgrading these extensions is optional.
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49 -{{image reference="Distribution-OutdatedExtensions.png"/}}
55 +{{image reference="ReleaseNotesXWikiEnterprise42RC1@DistributionWizard-ExtensionsStep.png"/}}
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51 -You can refresh the list of extensions by clicking on the Reload button. The Skip and Cancel buttons have the same meaning as in the previous step. The Continue button is available only after the required upgrades are performed.
57 +You can refresh the list of extensions by recomputing the upgrade plan. The Skip and Cancel buttons have the same meaning as in the previous step. The Continue button is available only after the required upgrades are performed.
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53 53  At the end you'll be redirected back to the wiki page you have accessed in the first place.
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