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Old 11-27-2008, 07:49 AM   #1
sandey
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How can I update from Kubuntu 7.10 to Kubuntu 8.10 without loosing my files?


How can I update from Kubuntu 7.10 to Kubuntu 8.10 without loosing my files?
 
Old 11-27-2008, 07:52 AM   #2
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Hey, as far as i am aware, you will have to go to 8.04 then to 8.10, might be rong though,, but in adept there is an option for system upgrade, click on that, and it will install all the new and upgraded packages for the new releases. 8.10 uses kde 4.1 as default though.
 
Old 11-27-2008, 09:07 AM   #3
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Upgrading to Intrepid / 8.10

I think cormack is right. Look at these two links:

http://www.ubuntu.com/getubuntu/upgr...cf5fbc7ed3178a

http://www.ubuntu.com/getubuntu/upgr...20(Recommended)

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