Upgrade from 6.06 LTS to 10.04 LTS

Ric Moore wayward4now at gmail.com
Fri Jul 22 21:58:11 UTC 2011


On Thu, 2011-07-21 at 21:45 +0100, Avi wrote: 
> Ric Moore wrote:
> > Surely one would not want to just merely upgrade with all of that old
> > cruft intact?
> 
> 'that old cruft' is four years worth of configuration tweaking.
> 
> Dpkg really doesn't do a bad job of keeping a system in such a position
> as it doesn't need to 'breathe fresh air'. There's rarely good reason
> to just hose an install of any system managed by anyone half competent.

Ah! So, if you fresh install, and do a selective restore, that makes one
half competent then? <chin quivers> My... I didn't know! I guess I'll
just nip off and shoot myself. :) 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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