[ubuntu-uk] Upgrade vs Reinstall

James Milligan lake54 at lake54.com
Tue May 12 11:58:39 BST 2009

I wouldn't say that upgrading is unreliable in Windows - a clean  
install is always a better option, and technically safer, but  
upgrading is also quite reliable.


On 12 May 2009, at 11:53, Alan Pope <alan at popey.com> wrote:

> 2009/5/12 doug livesey <biot023 at gmail.com>:
>> Hi -- I was just wondering, why it is that the community-at-large  
>> seems to
>> think that it is better to reinstall to a newer version of Ubuntu  
>> rather
>> than to run the upgrade?
> What makes you think they do?
> Perhaps these people are used to Windows/Fedora/Red Hat where
> upgrading in the past has been notoriously unreliable?
> Cheers,
> Al.
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