Upgrade to UBUNTU 9.04

Jim Leinweber jeleinweber at gmail.com
Thu Mar 11 19:56:44 GMT 2010


Just so everyone is clear on the installation concept:

*Ubuntu live desktop CD's: *
ubiquity GUI installer clones the live filesystem to a hard drive partition.
So live CD can only run live or install, never upgrade in place.

*Ubuntu alternate CD's: *
debian text installer with a supply of package files.  These can't run live,
but can be registered (apt-cdrom) as package archives for upgrades of
existing systems.  They also support more complicated disk partition
scenarios during installation, e.g. RAID, LVM, encrypted partitions.

-- Jim Leinweber
Madison, WI
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