Hardy install over existing Ubuntu install
jayson.rowe at gmail.com
Sat Apr 26 16:23:00 UTC 2008
On Sat, Apr 26, 2008 at 12:18 PM, Pat Brown <pat.mysterywriter at gmail.com>
> I've got the newest release of Ubuntu 8.04 - the LTS version I believe.
> When I run the install, will it overwrite everything or will it
> recognize the Linux partition and simply replace the core files and
> leave my home directory and documents folder alone? I'm backing things
> up but don't know of a way to save all my emails outside of physically
> saving all. But I'd like to install this to fix some issues I'm having
> not being able to run updates.
> Pat Brown
> L.A. Heat, the first Chris and David mystery
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If you have /home on a seperate partition you will be ok - if you have
everything in a single partition, settings will be overwritten.
You may also want to consider upgrading via Upgrade Manager online if you
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