Ralf Mardorf silver.bullet at
Sat Jan 9 17:00:54 UTC 2016

On Sat, 9 Jan 2016 17:57:30 +0100, Ralf Mardorf wrote:
>On Sat, 9 Jan 2016 10:49:47 -0600, Jim Byrnes wrote:
>>That way if something went wrong I had my install of 12.04 just
>>sitting there untouched and ready to go.  
>You could copy your install and make a release upgrade for the copied
>install, if you fear you can't restore from a backup.
>I prefer fresh installs for release model distros, but I'll test a
>release upgrade next time.

I've got a better idea. You backup your Ubuntu, you keep the old
install and instead of making a copy of the old install, you restore
the backuped install on new partitions and then run a release upgrade,
so you'll see that making a backup and restoring a backup isn't hard to

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