raymond raymondh40 at gmail.com
Fri Apr 21 13:18:22 UTC 2017

Hi Jeff, well I'm glad that I have backup, I was trying to restore some 
of the files but I was having trouble doing it so I backed up the whole 
Home folder(35GB) and that worked real good, so I am a happy camper now! 
it's all done and 16.04 looks like I want it now! Thanks again for your 

On 2017-04-21 08:38 AM, CrankyOldBugger wrote:
> Glad to hear that you have backups.  That makes you part of an elite 
> group!  If I had a dollar for every time someone came to me with a 
> busted computer but no backups, I'd own a Cray by now...
> Hang on to those backups, though.  Once you get the 16.04 install 
> working the way you like it we'll see about restoring your documents 
> and pictures at least.
> On Fri, 21 Apr 2017 at 04:47 raymond <raymondh40 at gmail.com 
> <mailto:raymondh40 at gmail.com>> wrote:
>     Hi, Jeff and Daniel, thanks for your help and patience but it was
>     getting to complicated for me so I installed 16.04 LTS and all
>     works ok.I wish the upgrade to 17.04 had worked as smoothly as
>     usual because now I have lost all my bookmarks,pics etc..I do have
>     a back up of all on an external 2TB HD but I read about restoring
>     my home from it and it gets very complicated, great having
>     everything backed up but pretty useless if I have to jump through
>     hoops to recover it into the new distro.There seems to be no easy
>     way to do this.Anyway, thanks.
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