[ubuntu-uk] change from 9.04 to 8.10

Sean Miller sean at seanmiller.net
Thu Jun 18 13:35:41 BST 2009

On Thu, Jun 18, 2009 at 12:46 PM, Rob Beard <rob at esdelle.co.uk> wrote:

> By default you possibly will, although if you backup your home directory
> (basically everything in /home) you should be able to restore the
> backup.  When backing up make sure you press CTRL and H to show hidden
> files and directories (files and directories beginning with a full stop
> for instance .mozilla) as the hidden folders will contain things like
> bookmarks and other user data.

Possibly quicker to choose manual partitioning and tell it not to format the
/home partition (or / if that is where /home is) - but, of course, backing
up too is a definite necessity but will save time restoring.

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