[ubuntu-uk] Upgrading to 12.04 ....

Paul Madarasz paul.madarasz at gmail.com
Mon Apr 30 16:24:13 UTC 2012


On Mon, 30 Apr 2012 14:38:49 +0100, alan c
<aeclist at candt.waitrose.com> wrote,
perhaps among other things:

>On 30/04/12 10:57, Daniel Case wrote:
>> Big clear warnings get a +1 from me - I was in #ubuntu and on the Ubuntu
>> Forums the last few days and have noticed others have also been screwed by
>> the upgrade - A lot of people assume it's safe, a lot of people have lost a
>> lot of data attempting it.
>>
>> People also need a clear warning to backup their system - we assume it's
>> common sense, but apparently most don't.
>
>I am staggered when most people have no idea of backup. Or they say 
>that  I have nothing of valuable to get lost......
>It is a shock when they find they 'had grown accustomed to the - 
>'whatever.....

Amen!  I had to learn the hard way, myself.




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