[ubuntu-za] Upgrade to new Ubuntu OS every 6 months?

Hilton Gibson hilton.gibson at gmail.com
Wed Mar 3 21:31:15 GMT 2010

On Wed, Mar 3, 2010 at 8:31 PM, Josh Brodrick <josholikestofly at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I always do a fresh install every six months. My /home partition is
>> separate and I add any additional programs that I install to a
>> install.sh file in my home directory. That way I can do a fresh install
>> without formating /home and just run install.sh and almost everything is
>> back to normal. I usually keep the custom .debs that I download under
>> ~/Download/ExtraDebs for programs like Vodafone and Adobe Reader. It
>> makes life a little easier.
> Sorry i dont mean to hijack a thread or go off topic, I  was just wondering
> with regard to what Hannes said, how to create an install.sh file and
> upgrade this way? (I have s separate /home)
Maybe this will help: http://www.ubuntu.sun.ac.za/wiki/index.php/ReInstall
> Thanks :)
> Josh
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