Upgrading from Ubuntu 8.10 to Ubuntu Studio 8.10

aYo Binitie ayobinitie at googlemail.com
Sat Feb 14 08:59:40 GMT 2009

On 2/14/09, aYo Binitie <ayobinitie at googlemail.com> wrote:
> On 2/14/09, Cory K. <coryisatm at ubuntu.com> wrote:
>> sandie wrote:
>>> Henry W. Peters wrote:
>>>> Hi,
>>>> Finally got a DSL connection. Downloaded Ubuntu Studio successfully, by
>>>> all indications . Can't seem to find instructions on how to "upgrade"
>>>> from Ubuntu 8.10 to Ubuntu Studio 8.10... (my current non-Studio
>>>> installation has some problems, which, aside from wishing to use Ubuntu
>>>> Studio for a/v work, I am hoping will get resolved (?) i.e., retain my
>>>> current programs & addresses, etc.)... Anyway, for some darned reason
>>>> or
>>>> the other my IRC is not working right, or I would go to
>>>> #ubuntustudio...
>>>> Any suggestions?
>>>> Thanks kindly.
>>>> Henry
>>> You can just install "ubuntustudio-desktop" from Synaptics, this should
>>> give you all the packages.
>> No. You cannot. That will install the -desktop and -settings packages
>> that will conflict with Ubuntu. Actually, you might not be able to do
>> it. :) Been a while since I looked into it. :P
>> -Cory K.
>> --
> Well thats what I did -  "ubuntustudio-desktop" from Synaptics, seems
> fine to me, the desktop behaviour is definitely not Hardy style.
> a
If that is wrong whatvexactly do I have - do not get me wrong I love
what I have - and praise it everyday, but obviously if Cory says its
wrong then I have a mutant on my hands

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