Upgrade Trail

eric jackson ejazzkatt at gmail.com
Sun Apr 15 11:32:42 UTC 2012

On 04/15/2012 04:02 AM, Nils Kassube wrote:
> Bill Vance wrote:
>> I'm using 10.04 at the moment.  Which of the newer distro's
>> is the long term support one?
> 12.04 - it will be available at the end of this month.
>> Using apt-get/synaptic/et al, is there a direct path there,
> Yes. Here are the upgrade instructions (for the current beta version, I
> suppose it will be updated after release):
> <https://help.ubuntu.com/community/PreciseUpgrades/Kubuntu/10.04LTS>

I tried following those instructions yesterday and they didn't work for 
me. It did upgrade to 10.10  but not to 12.4 LTS.

>> or do I have to go through each intervening one to get to
>> the wanted distro?
> No. LTS ->  LTS upgrades are direct upgrades. But as always, something
> can go wrong depending on your installed packages. Therefore make
> backups of your important data before you upgrade.
> Nils

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