[xubuntu-users] Move hard-drive into new PC

MR ZenWiz mrzenwiz at gmail.com
Mon Jul 9 17:33:44 UTC 2018


On Mon, Jul 9, 2018 at 4:38 AM, Ben Oliver <ben at bfoliver.com> wrote:
> On 18-07-09 12:31:33, David Wright wrote:
>>
>> My son has just built himself a new PC so I'm thinking of moving my
>> hard-drive into his old one and benefit from 16gb RAM compared to my 8gb
>> and a newer Intel CPU compared to my five year old AMD. I'll also move my
>> existing graphics card across.
>>
>> I'm running Xubuntu 16.04 LTS.
>>
>> Will this work or can I expect problems moving my hard-drive into a new
>> architecture?
>
>
> Not a definitive answer but I have tried this with regular Ubuntu and it's
> been fine.
>
> I would definitely clone the hard drive beforehand...
>
I routinely do this when I get a newer laptop that comes with some
version of Windows.  Never had a problem with it that way.

MR
Xubuntu 16.04, looking to upgrade after testing 18.04.1...



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