Upgrade to Gutsy via DVD
kenrmcl at mysoul.com.au
Tue Mar 18 22:38:26 UTC 2008
G'day there One & All,
I'm currently running Feisty on my laptop, dual booting with Vista
and it all works fine. I would like to upgrade to Gutsy but I have some
I previously clicked the 'upgrade' button on the software
installation window and the resulting mess led to a disk reformat to get
back to Feisty (I accept that it was more than likely that the install
could have been saved had I known what to look for) but I'm just a tad
hesitant to give it another go. I've installed Gutsy on my desktop from
a magazine cover disk and it was fine except that it now can't get
online. I think there's a kernel module not loading, but it's not a
critical issue at the moment so I've not chased it up yet.
My question is... can I use the standard 7.10 DVD installer to
upgrade my current Feisty setup? The Ubuntu site describes how to do it
with the alternative iso, but if I have to download it I may as well
just click the 'upgrade' button again and risk losing the lot once more.
Any advice or suggestions are gratefully accepted.
Thanks for listening
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