[ubuntu-za] Ubuntu 10.04

William Walter Kinghorn williamk at dut.ac.za
Wed Apr 21 06:55:14 BST 2010

Hi David,


Always nice to find out new places to learn new things

From: ubuntu-za-bounces at lists.ubuntu.com [ubuntu-za-bounces at lists.ubuntu.com] On Behalf Of David Rubin [drubin at ubuntu.com]
Sent: 20 April 2010 13:31
To: Ubuntu South African Local Community
Subject: Re: [ubuntu-za] Ubuntu 10.04

On Tue, Apr 20, 2010 at 1:29 PM, Bill Cairns <cairnsww at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Apr 20, 2010 at 1:16 PM, Andy Rabagliati <andyr at wizzy.com> wrote:
>> On Tue, 20 Apr 2010, Bill Cairns wrote:
>> You might easily get 200M updates in the first month.
>> But can you resist ?
> Well .... Let's see how much band width I have left come the end of the month!
>> Even though you are going LTS -> LTS, I would suggest backing up
>> /home and /etc and any other things you might miss, and doing
>> a fresh install of 10.04.
>> Cheers,  Andy!
> Yes - I was planning on going that way and on installing /home in a
> separate partition (if I can figure out how to do that). Can anyone
> suggest a REALL:Y good tutorial aimed at idiots?
> What would I need to save in /etc if I am going to re-install all my
> applications? Wouldn't there be a lot of stuff in /usr/share too?


That whole website is aimed and new users and contains very nice and
very detailed tutorials with  screen shots.



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