Q: Any bad upgrade experiences?

Mark Fraser kubuntu at mfraz.orangehome.co.uk
Sat Oct 20 11:53:55 UTC 2007


On Friday 19 October 2007 21:46:01 D. R. Evans wrote:
> I learn slowly, but I do sometimes learn.
>
> I tried both the last two Kubuntu upgrades (dapper -> edgy; edgy -> feisty)
> and both times I ended up having to do an install from scratch in order to
> recover from the mess that resulted. In both cases, I realised (too late)
> that there were a non-negligible number of people experiencing problems
> with both upgrades. (And, to be fair, eventually I think workarounds were
> posted, but much too late for them to be helpful to me.)
>
> So this time I'll ask here first: are there any horror stories I should
> know about before trying the upgrade path this time?
>
> No need to respond if everything went as it should; I assume that for the
> vast majority of people everything will have worked correctly.
>
> It will be marvellous if there are no further posts in this thread :-)

Well, I can't upgrade as I seem to need another 50Mb free in my /boot 
partition. Even deleting some old files from there would only free up around 
30Mb, so I'm going to have to wait a while :(





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