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Old 06-23-2007, 09:02 AM   #1
maxsanders
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replace 6.06 ubuntu with new releases


When I download new releases of Ubuntu, is the squence to replace the existing version (now 6.06) or to load the new release as a new operating system with its own file system and partitions? If I download the new release, will it automatically replace the existing version? Thanks.
 
Old 06-23-2007, 03:56 PM   #2
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I assume that you're upgrading to 7.04. First off, it's smart to update to 6.10 and THEN to 7.04, I don't even think you can go straight from 6.06 to 7.04. Second, there are two ways to upgrade, either doing an upgrade, or a clean install. I personally recommend a clean install, because less things may go wrong. But upgrades do work, especially if you follow the instructions here.
 
Old 06-26-2007, 12:30 PM   #3
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Take good notice from the first thread: http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...d.php?t=524950
 
  


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