Ubuntu and its derivatives (Lubuntu, Xubuntu etc.) should really consider adding cross-distribution installation/upgrade feature in Ubiquity

Xen list at xenhideout.nl
Sat Feb 10 14:47:01 UTC 2018

brendanperrine at gmail.com schreef op 05-02-2018 18:52:

> Yes people should back up their data anyway. Implementing this would be 
> quite complicated it seems to me.

I realize that e.g. OpenSUSE has a DVD-based upgrade mechanism but at 
the same time they don't have different 'flavours'.

Even if you incorporated it into some installer, you would have to do 
the logic first.

Recently I tried installing Unity in Kubuntu.... I did not succeed.....

I don't think there is public documentation of what package or 
metapackage changes actually occur from one installation to the next, in 
terms of upgrading?

It's probably a case of a few people knowing everything, or stuff being 
internally documented?

I don't know.

I only go by what's visible.....

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