Upgrading from 6.10 to 7.04

Michael Bach (gmx) bach.michael at gmx.net
Thu Apr 26 09:43:33 BST 2007


Ace,

I can confirm what Donn wrote: Make a separate partition for home. The 
kubuntu installer is actually supporting you with this because it lets 
you choose certain mount points (amongst them is "/home/") for 
individual partitions.
Here is some more information concerning partition size and a "/home/" 
partition:
http://www.psychocats.net/ubuntu/separatehome
http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=399367

Mike


Donn wrote:
>> I've 6.04 installed on my laptop. But right now i want to upgrade to
>> 7.04. Is there anyway to upgrade it using 7.04 installation cd?
>> without formating all the system file?
>>
> You cannot go from 6.04 to 7.04, you have to go from one release to the other, 
> upgrading all along. Far far far easier to wipe and instal 7.04 from scratch. 
> Hope you have a partition devoted to /home so you don't need to backup all 
> your personal data.
> 
> /d
> 



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