[ubuntu-uk] Upgrading to 12.04 ....
alan.bell at libertus.co.uk
Sun Apr 29 17:58:53 UTC 2012
On 29/04/12 18:55, Barry Drake wrote:
> I've spent quite a bit of time on Ubuntu Help today
> as the questions were overwhelming the regular folk so I took a few on
> board. There are a vast number of folk who have virtually trashed
> their system by trying to do an upgrade. This is exactly the problem
> I had when upgrading my netbook, so I did a clean install. But I'm
> fairly paranoid about backups so this was easy. Can we press for much
> bigger warnings in future telling folk that if they go any further
> with the upgrade, they risk losing everything?
it would be better to fix the problem
> The live-CD gives a low key warning of sorts, but the updater just
> gets on with it and thus trashes stuff. I think the word 'sorry' has
> got into more of my replies today than ever before.
> Regards, Barry.
are these upgrades from 10.04 or 11.10?
What problems are people having?
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