Ubuntu 10.04 LTS released

Chan Chung Hang Christopher christopher.chan at bradbury.edu.hk
Fri Apr 30 14:23:01 UTC 2010


Robert Spanjaard wrote:
> On Thu, 29 Apr 2010 19:32:17 -0700, Pastor JW wrote:
> 
>> On Thursday 29 April 2010 1:26:38 pm Ioannis Vranos wrote:
>>> Myself would go with a clean install (I prefer clean installs than
>>> upgrades).
>> Clean installs are way too windoze for me, I want a distro which can
>> flawlessly upgrade and update itself without having to delete and
>> reinstall all the time.
> 
> Sounds great, but my very first upgrade (from 5.10 to 6.06 IIRC) failed.
> So now I've got two alternating partitions. 9.10 is in use on partition A, 
> and 10.04 is installed on B.
> If 10.04 works, I can easily migrate everything I want from A to B. When 
> 10.10 comes out, I can give it a try on A and migrate of B to A if I 
> desire.
> If 10.04 fails, I can still boot 9.10 from A and wait for 10.10 to give it 
> another try on B.
> I'll always have a working version of Ubuntu, no matter how much they
> (or I) screw up.
> 

+1

Simple way to get a somewhat equivalent of boot environments in OpenSolaris.




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