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upgrade ubuntu 9.04 to 9.10

Posted 11-03-2009 at 11:01 AM by itbod

Uh Oh my ugrade manager says a new version of ubuntu is ready to download and install! I panic at this as the last time I upgraded to 9.04 I enounted so many problems I ended up installing from scratch losing all my data.

If there was an easy way to backup the entire system it would be brilliant. By the way, i used to run 8.10 which ran perfectly 9.04 crashes frequently, screen goes blank and will not recover causing me to do a hard re-boot which of course corrupts data. I asked...
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bash shell script to use getopts with gnu style long positional parameters

Posted 11-03-2009 at 05:04 PM by roybal (Subjectively)

Here's a script that will accept --gnu-style-long-parameters and interpret them appropriately.

http://kirk.webfinish.com/2009/10/ba...al-parameters/
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Been using LQ for a while, but never needed to post a question yet...

Posted 11-10-2009 at 02:56 PM by bdeschanes

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Welcome to LQ Bernie.
I'm sure all that Linux knowledge will come in very useful in the forums here.
I'm curious. Why "The Trooper"?
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[rant] OpenSUSE to save disappointed buntu followers

Posted 11-12-2009 at 06:34 AM by ~sHyLoCk~
Updated 11-12-2009 at 08:52 AM by ~sHyLoCk~

Originally Posted in my BLOG.

I just wanted to share this with my readers, specially for those poor souls who suffered a huge deal due to ubuntu’s karmic kick and made them look like helpless koalas jumping from one branch to other in search of peace.
Well, welcome to the GNU/Linux world. If stuff don’t work for you, then you can do two things:

1. Try and fix them.
2. Trash...
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So when should one upgrade?

Posted 11-12-2009 at 06:54 PM by Lufbery (The Slacker's Blog)

In my last entry, I quoted Alien Bob stating that Slackware assumes you're smart. Part of what that means to me is having a sense a how to tailor the system to one's own uses, and having the freedom to do so without the operating system insisting it be done its way. But what, really, does running an OS entail? Beyond installation, most of it comes down to certain configuration options, installing additional software, and maintaining the whole mess. Everything else involves actually using the software....
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