[ubuntu-za] Ubuntu 12.04 Paingolin

Wikus wikus at cheetah-microsystems.com
Wed May 9 11:38:09 UTC 2012

Lo William ,

Thanx but I prefer remastersys and making distributable iso's for my pc's.
I find it better than cloning and more control on the target pc than 

On 05/09/2012 01:14 PM, William Walter Kinghorn wrote:
> Hi Wikus,
> Something to look at
> DPKG (--get-selections --set-selections) usage
> http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1518468
> Also, if you want the same packages on all the PCs
> Clone Your Ubuntu installation
> http://www.debianadmin.com/clone-your-ubuntu-installation.html
> William
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> From: ubuntu-za-bounces at lists.ubuntu.com [ubuntu-za-bounces at lists.ubuntu.com] On Behalf Of Wikus [wikus at cheetah-microsystems.com]
> Sent: 09 May 2012 11:41
> To: ubuntu-za at lists.ubuntu.com
> Subject: Re: [ubuntu-za] Ubuntu 12.04 Paingolin
> In my opinion fresh install is the way to go. I personally never upgrade
> the OS.
> One see so many problems that start with "I upgraded.........."
> Fresh install is the way to go. Yes you have to do alot of apt-get's to
> get all the codecs and software you need.
> But it's worth it. And if you use a seperate /home partition then you
> don't even need to reconfigure anything anyway.
> I can honestly say I have had minimal problems with all my ubuntu
> installs , including 12.04.
> And at work I am running it on a little 6 year old laptop with only
> 512mb ram.
> And looking at the big problems it looks to me that the biggest failure
> rate is on upgrades and not fresh installs.
> - Wikus
> On 05/09/2012 10:57 AM, Wesley Werner wrote:
>> On Wed, May 9, 2012 at 9:22 AM, frans<dormakorp at vodamail.co.za>   wrote:
>>> I do not use much advanced features so the transition was easy enough.
>> It's rueful to hear of all the upgrade pains, it looks like you had
>> the right idea Frans ;-)
>> Keeping it simple and functional is key, think I'll hold onto my
>> stable system for the while.
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