How safe is the upgrade from 7.04 to 7.10?

Liam Proven lproven at gmail.com
Fri Mar 14 16:37:10 UTC 2008


On 13/03/2008, Mario Vukelic <mario.vukelic at dantian.org> wrote:
> On Thu, 2008-03-13 at 06:20 +0000, Liam Proven wrote:
>  > The /home FS is in a partition of its own, naturally.
>
>
> It's still a good idea to make a backup. Even partition managers have
>  bugs, and users are known to make mistakes.

True!

>
>
>  > /etc sounds like
>  > taking a chance with preserving iffy settings, no?
>
>
> That's why I said "selectively untar back what you need" :)
>                    ^^^^^^^^^^^

:¬) Good point!

> And I can't blame you, it often was the easiest way. And you've gotta
>  hand it to them, what the authors lacked in knowledge about Debian
>  systems and about programming, they balanced with good marketing acumen.

To be honest, I always preferred EasyUbuntu, which was much faster,
easier and "cleaner". However, as far as I can tell, its developers
abandoned it since 2006. A great shame.


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