Open Office and / or Libre Office

Ric Moore wayward4now at
Thu Dec 15 09:53:54 UTC 2011

On 12/15/2011 04:32 AM, Mark Widdicombe wrote:
> On 15 December 2011 11:27, LinuxIsOne<reallife at>  wrote:
>> On Thu, Dec 15, 2011 at 4:12 AM, Colin Law<clanlaw at>  wrote:
>>> There is never any harm trying an upgrade rather than re-install.  The
>>> worst that can happen is that you end up having to do the re-install
>>> anyway, so there is nothing lost apart from some time.
>>> That is assuming that you have your backups up to date, which should
>>> be the case whichever route one is taking.
>> Yes the most important thing is that, backup has been taken. But
>> since, I have separate /home, so whether I do reinstall or do upgrade
>> it doesn't matter (in both cases , back is on /home). But I would read
>> till April next year LTS!
> May I suggest that you don't upgrade in April, but rather wait until
> June or July when the bugs have been ironed out of the next LTS version.

I would sure wait for a suitable shake-out period. Especially if I were 
a new user. That was my point. Linuxisone could read what is happening 
to those who jumped in, to see how it works out for others. It's part of 
the learning curve, knowing "when" to do a thing is as important as 
knowing "how" to do a thing. :) Ric

My father, Victor Moore (Vic) used to say:
"There are two Great Sins in the world...
..the Sin of Ignorance, and the Sin of Stupidity.
Only the former may be overcome." R.I.P. Dad.

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