Help upgrading to 10.10

Tom H tomh0665 at
Thu Oct 14 19:34:10 UTC 2010

On Thu, Oct 14, 2010 at 11:44 AM, David C. Curtis
<dave.c.curtis at> wrote:
> On Thu, 2010-10-14 at 11:14 -0400, Tom H wrote:
>> On Thu, Oct 14, 2010 at 10:57 AM, Alan Pope <alan at> wrote:
>> > On 14 October 2010 15:49, Tom H <tomh0665 at> wrote:
>> >>
>> >> You'd hope that a newbie (assuming that the OP is a newbie, which
>> >> isn't clear to me) would check or or
>> >> to find instructions. From past experience, they're
>> >> posted in multiple locations.
>> >
>> > I have no reason to believe that a new user knows about at least two
>> > of those three sites. One ( isn't even aimed at new
>> > users, another ( has information which conflicts with
>> > :(
>> >
>> > These are bugs which should be reported/fixed.
>> Google's just as likely to point you to as it is to
>> point you to
>> If Ubuntu's got one big weakness, it's its * documentation
>> both in absolute terms and relative to other distributions. There
>> should be a desktop guide similar to the server guide, especially
>> since Ubuntu's supposed to be aimed at desktop switchers and there
>> should be better content and style quality control.
> Unfortunately the version for MM is not up yet, and I don't know when it
> is expected. But I do know that the doc team (server guide,the above web
> sites) and the manual team are attempting to share a common content
> pool. Also the doc team is trying to address the above concerns between
> h.u.c and w.u.c. You can look at the ubuntu-doc mail list archive for
> the on going discussions.

It's a good basic beginning (and intended to be so given the "getting
started" title) for a newbie post-install.

I wonder though: Is it published by the doc team? Why isn't there a web version?

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