[ubuntu-uk] upgrade

baza baza at themauvezone.fsnet.co.uk
Thu Dec 14 00:42:45 GMT 2006

On Thu, 2006-12-14 at 00:36 +0000, Tony Arnold wrote:
> Baz,
> baza wrote:
> > I did that without problems using the apt-get update, apt-get upgrade,
> > apt-get dist-upgrade (twice the latter) and it worked fine.
> Thanks. When I'm feeling brave, I'll give it a try. The risk is if it
> goes wrong, there is no-one local who could fix the system and my mother
> would be without her computer until I can make the 300 mile drive!
> I wonder if there is an approach whereby I clone the root logical volume
> and somehow upgrade the clone (without booting into it, that is). That
> way the system should always at least reboot into the original system?

Is there a way you could download and burn an ISO and if it all goes pete tong your mum install if you posted the cd?
If you do go for, at least get her to back up /home/her/ to a usb
keydrive at least, just in case.


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