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Old 01-03-2009, 06:26 AM   #1
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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.
Old 01-03-2009, 06:31 AM   #2
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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.
Old 01-03-2009, 06:43 AM   #3
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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...

Old 01-03-2009, 07:11 AM   #4
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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.
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Thank you, both of you

My fears are allivated.


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