upgrade solves other issues?

Colin Law clanlaw at gmail.com
Tue Apr 8 07:45:08 UTC 2014

On 7 April 2014 21:11, John R. Sowden <jsowden at americansentry.net> wrote:
> I am having a problem whereby gcc and other low level programs cannot be
> upgraded (even by root).  I have written about this before with varying
> responses.  I do not want to (unless I _have_ to) remove Ubuntu from my
> computer and "reinstall the operating system", as Microsoft says.  I will
> not know what programs I have added, written, etc. over the years that will
> be lost.  Will upgrading to 14.04 solve this issue?

That rather depends on what the problem you currently have is.  Remind
us of the problem and someone may be able to answer.


> Also what directories will be left alone?
> John
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