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Old 03-11-2007, 04:50 AM   #1
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deinstalling windows installing ubuntu

today I intend to deinstall windows xp in favour of ubuntu 6.10,
will I be able to upgrade in the same way as in windows or is the program complete with no upgrades available.
If this is the case is there a better linux for upgrading or would it be better to play with ubuntu and get used to the differences between
windows and linux distro's.
Old 03-11-2007, 05:10 AM   #2
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Yes, you are able to upgrade Ubuntu. You can stick with the standard repositories or custom add other ones to get bleeding edge stuff like nightly releases of beryl.
Old 03-11-2007, 05:19 AM   #3
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uninstalling windows installing ubuntu

thanks very helpful reply,will enter the world of linux with
Old 03-12-2007, 04:55 AM   #4
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deinstalling windows installing ubuntu 6.10

yepesterday I wiped my hardrive of windows xp and with a clear hardive loaded ubuntu 6.10 from a downloaded cd,it took half the time windows took and with very few problems.
I reinstalled skype with skype phone working better than on xp,so I would advise anyone thinking of trying any linux distro (I will be trying as many as I can)take the jump you have nothing to lose but
thanks to every body who bothered to help me.


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