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Old 12-04-2007, 06:28 PM   #1
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Should I upgrade?


I have Xubuntu installed on an iBook G3. (600 MHz,128 RAM)
I see at the Update Manager that says Version 7.04 is available.Upgrade now

What should I do?What new versions offer?Are they faster or they just have better graphics?
 
Old 12-04-2007, 06:40 PM   #2
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I think they are up to 7.10 already. On a dell notebook, I upgraded all the way from Ubuntu 6.04 (?) to 7.10 (sequentially, not skipping any releases) and had no problems.
 
Old 12-04-2007, 06:54 PM   #3
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Yes I know that they are at 7.10 and that I have to install 7.04 first.
But my question was should I upgrade or not.I have a slow computer and I am afraid maybe the new version is more "heavy'.
 
Old 12-04-2007, 07:25 PM   #4
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I don't think there is much of a difference between Xubuntu 6.10 and 7.04 in terms of memory use, I think you will be fine in upgrading, but it would probably be better to do a fresh install
 
Old 12-04-2007, 07:26 PM   #5
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If it ain't broke, don't fix it!
 
Old 12-05-2007, 01:20 PM   #6
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Well,finally I decided to upgrade but after I followed the instructions nothing happened!It said that it couldn't find some Perl things I think.

BTW,Can I download a MAC OS torrent on my Windows PC,burn it on a CD/DVD and than install it on my iBook?
 
Old 12-05-2007, 02:18 PM   #7
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If it ain't broke, don't fix it!
Agreed, if everything works like you want, leave it alone!

I have a dual pIII running Debian Sarge and it works just fine, I plan on leaving it that way too. Now if you plan on doing a fresh install just for the fun of it, or you have newer hardware then that's a different story. But just because a newer version is available doesn't mean you need to upgrade. Also if your talking security updates, you want to stay up to date on them.
 
Old 12-05-2007, 06:58 PM   #8
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Well,finally I decided to upgrade but after I followed the instructions nothing happened!It said that it couldn't find some Perl things I think.

BTW,Can I download a MAC OS torrent on my Windows PC,burn it on a CD/DVD and than install it on my iBook?
I don't belive LQ supports piracy, so take that question else where
 
  


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