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1.) Perhaps upgrade your existing Ubuntu? Whats wrong with that?
2.) The Ubuntu installer allows you to import accounts from other installations (you can check to make sure before you even begin installing.). That will bring most of your familiar things to your new installation.
3.) dd your home (and whatever else) to an external storage device,and install the new 'buntu.
4.) Attempt to repair your existing Ubuntu installation with your live cd. Then do option 1.
Thats all I can think of. Hope this helps (:
Last edited by lupusarcanus; 12-14-2009 at 02:49 AM.
Well I have it saved on partition which when I try to boot up the 9.04 it says it is missing some file it needs to run (I hate making newb mistakes!), and I don't have a live CD of 9.04 (I suppose I could just make one though where can I get the iso I only see 9.10 and 8. something on the site)
BTW I tried the user thing when I installed it but it didn't do it, I just have this one.
Actually I was messing around searching for the filenames of some of the files and out of no where I see all my missing profile information from 9.04 that I told it to import. Sorry for the trouble and rest assured for the 1st time ever I will actually read all the getting started stuff, I need to learn this. Thanks for all the help, I will thry the last solution if I encounter any more problems with getting the information and will use it to restore the 9,04 files.