Ubuntu upgrade -- was: Re: [HLUG] HLUG Monthly Meeting - 18th
dicegeorge at hotmail.com
Tue Apr 17 21:37:59 BST 2007
maybe next time theres an upgrade
you could do press releases
to the hereford papers and telly
and have a mass upgrade-athon!
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----- Original Message -----
From: "Richard Smedley" <smedley358 at btinternet.com>
To: <herefordshire at mailman.lug.org.uk>
Sent: Tuesday, April 17, 2007 12:46 PM
Subject: Ubuntu upgrade -- was: Re: [HLUG] HLUG Monthly Meeting - 18th
>> > and yesterday my problem with ubuntu606 not writing to my ntfs data
>> > was solved
>> > when i was advised tow ait till thursday
>> > then download ubuntu 7.04
>> > hurrah!
>> > but upgrade or clean install?
>> As ubuntu is based on debian then upgrade - I maintain several debian
>> installations that had been only ever been upgraded (install was done
>> around around 'potato' time).
> Same here - upgrades from Slink and Potato have been close to
> flawless :-)
> For Ubuntu, I would advise upgrading today to 6.10 and making
> sure nothing is broken, then after Thursday (maybe days after,
> when others have finished hammering the server, and you can
> get a reasonable download speed) go for 7.04.
> I've no idea if Ubuntu support direct upgrading over two versions,
> although they certainly didn't in the past (and nor does Debian),
> but it seems sensible not to take the chance.
> You should find both upgrades relatively painless, unless you
> have particular third-party extras.
> - Richard
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