[ubuntu-studio-users] Upgrading offers only 15.x :-(

Roberto Verzola rverzola at gn.apc.org
Thu Jun 30 01:37:39 UTC 2016

If a torrent version is available, it is the most efficient way to download because you are getting pieces of the file not from a single server but from other users who are also downloading or who have already downloaded the file.

On Wed, 29 Jun 2016 15:37:08 +0200
Ralf Mardorf <ralf.mardorf at alice-dsl.net> wrote:

> On Wed, 29 Jun 2016 09:18:10 -0400, Lawrence H. Bulk wrote:
> >(On July 21, it will be much faster if you download the new
> >release via a Torrent.)
> Some ISPs throttle speed for torrent usage. Using torrent could slow
> down a download very much.
> >I also make a list of all of my extra installed programs
> The package management provides tools to make such lists.
> Consider to read all follow-ups of
> https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/ubuntu-users/2016-May/285271.html
> since there are several ways to get such a list, with pros and cons
> depending to the way you set up your install.
> Also be aware that 14.04 does use another init system, than 16.04 LTS
> does, so at least expect that there could be some changes. Also keep in
> mind that some software might have changed a lot within the last years
> and it might automatically convert data for usage with the new
> releases, but can't convert the data back for usage with old versions.
> Regards,
> Ralf
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