[Scottish] Upgrade and file preservation

Robert Barbour rlbarbour at castleventures.fsnet.co.uk
Sat Jan 21 16:29:09 GMT 2006

Yep, I meant my home/blah... files, and I take your point about backing up before upgrading.


 Message Received: Jan 21 2006, 01:29 AM
 From: "Billy" <billy at kuranes.co.uk>
 To: "slug" <scottish at mailman.lug.org.uk>
 Subject: Re: [Scottish] Upgrade and file preservation
 On Fri, Jan 20, 2006 at 08:21:54AM +0100, Robert Barbour wrote:
 > If I upgrade SuSE linux from version 9 to version 10, will my data files be preserved, or do I need to copy them before the upgrade?
 You should always backup your data before an upgrade... :-)  But generally
 you should be ok.
 By "my data files" I'm assuming you mean your own /home/blah user files?
 The main problem you're liable to see in terms of your own desktop is
 that if you are leaping up a few KDE versions then there can be a few
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