wayward4now at gmail.com
Thu Oct 24 19:34:57 UTC 2013
On 10/23/2013 04:29 AM, Avi Greenbury wrote:
> Gerhard Magnus wrote:
>> In the past, I have always done clean installs, if only for the
> > opportunities these offer me, as a busy user, to review
>> what's actually going on with my system and to actually apply my
>> backups on a wide scale. But this message makes me curious. How
>> reliable is the Ubuntu upgrade? Do people actually use it? Is there
>> something special about this one, other than the "nudge"?
> There's nothing that special about this release, in fact it's probably
> one of the least-changing ones of the past few years. Generally the
> in-place upgrade is very reliable in my experience, though there are
> people who tend to have problems.
> Personally, I just upgrade on or near the release day the next time I'm
> sat at a computer that can be updated. I'd reccomend picking a quiet day
> and running the upgrade, aware that you *may* end up restoring from
> backup; it's really not very likely, but it pays to allow for that
> outcome. There is no immediate need to upgrade, though, unless there's
> some issue with your current install that is fixed in 13.10.
In my case "Spice" would not be upgraded in 13.04. So I pretty much HAD
to upgrade to 13.10. <sighs> 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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