Jim Byrnes jf_byrnes at
Sun Jan 10 00:43:16 UTC 2016

On 01/09/2016 11:00 AM, Ralf Mardorf wrote:
> 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
> do.

That does sound like less hassle.  I am running 14.04 now, but will keep 
this in mind when it comes time to move to 16.04.

Regards, Jim

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