[ubuntu-uk] Upgrade vs Reinstall

Lucy lucybridges at gmail.com
Tue May 12 12:00:42 BST 2009


2009/5/12 Alan Pope <alan at popey.com>:
> 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?

For what it's worth, I've just ran the upgrade myself and it appears
painless so far...



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