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Dante 01-03-2009 06:26 AM

Ubuntu Upgrading worries...
What with a newer Ubuntu version on it's way, I'm afraid I'm a bit lost;

If I upgrade to a newer version, will I have to reinstall applications/themes? What will happen to my Home file?


-A concerned idiot.

repo 01-03-2009 06:31 AM

When you upgrade using
gksu "update-manager -c"
All will be upgraded.
Your private data in your home directory will not be touched.
Only the system will be upgraded.

Dante 01-03-2009 06:43 AM

Ahh, so when 9.04 comes out, my system will not require me to install items over again? *phew*

Yes, I know, it's iditoic otherwise, but I'd like to be sure...


rizwanrafique 01-03-2009 07:11 AM

It suggests you to upgrade but you don't necessarily have to. Ubuntu upgrade process is as seamless as it can be :-) I started with 7.04 and have upgraded through few releases without re-installing. All you desktop settings, data, themes, and applications will stay.

Dante 01-03-2009 07:18 AM

Thank you, both of you :)

My fears are allivated.

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