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Subject: Re: Ubuntu 18.04 out
From: Michael <[log in to unmask]>
Reply-To:Platform Independent Linux List! <[log in to unmask]>
Date:Thu, 3 May 2018 16:57:09 -0400

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With "home on a separate partition", did you mean you have no risk at 
all? That sounds really safe.

On 05/03/2018 04:40 PM, Steve Jensen wrote:
> I keep my /home on a separate partition (RAID actually) so I risk it all 
> and do an apt-get dist-upgrade usually... and it almost always works (on 
> Mint and Ubuntu... on Debian it is perfect and Just Works)
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> *From:* Platform Independent Linux List! <[log in to unmask]> on 
> behalf of Michael <[log in to unmask]>
> *Sent:* Thursday, May 3, 2018 4:26 PM
> *To:* [log in to unmask]
> *Subject:* Re: Ubuntu 18.04 out
> Caution: This email originated outside Santa Fe College. It could be 
> malicious. Consider carefully before sharing information. If this email 
> is from an SF student, please remind them to use their O365 email account.
> I understood the Ubuntu site as saying that the upgrade package would be
> released several months later. Should the current install package, using
> the option to keep files, upgrade from 16.04 to 18.04 without backing up
> and reloading my files?
> Michael Jamieson
> On 05/02/2018 12:46 AM, George T Diller wrote:
>> Better than Linux-Mint ? Worth switching ?
>> GTD
>> ------------------------------------------------------------------------
>> On 01/05/2018 10:06, Allen S. Rout wrote:
>>> On 04/27/2018 08:32 AM, Steve Jensen wrote:
>>>> Ubuntu 18.04 was released yesterday, I've been keeping my mirror updated
>>>> for a few weeks now so it should be ready to pull if you want a local
>>>> source.  Will update ISO images later today.
>>> Workstation install was really smooth.  Display drivers addressed some
>>> farkage that had been obstructing my upgrade for _years_.
>>> I went from 2012 to 2018 like nothing, baby.
>>> - Allen S. Rout
>> --
>> George T Diller
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