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Subject: Re: Ubuntu 18.04 out
From: "Allen S. Rout" <[log in to unmask]>
Reply-To:Platform Independent Linux List! <[log in to unmask]>
Date:Fri, 4 May 2018 13:22:11 -0400
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I installed on a new disk, and have been monkey-copying interesting bits
from the old home.

Mmmm, SSD.   Thunderbird faster now.

- Allen S. Rout




On 05/03/2018 05:24 PM, Steve Jensen wrote:
> A dist-upgrade should only touch system files, not user files.
> 
> 
> So should the dist-upgrade totally trash the system, all I have to do is
> re-install, reconfigure software raid and bring my volume back online,
> edit /etc/fstab and reboot.  All of the files *I* care about - my stuff
> - are all there. 
> 
> 
> Even without RAID involved, having /home on a separate partition or even
> better drive makes this all easy to deal with, same principle and method
> applies.
> 
> 
> 
> 
> 
> ------------------------------------------------------------------------
> *From:* Platform Independent Linux List! <[log in to unmask]> on
> behalf of Michael <[log in to unmask]>
> *Sent:* Thursday, May 3, 2018 4:57 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.
> 
> 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)
>>
>>
>>
>> ------------------------------------------------------------------------
>> *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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>> disclosure.
> ------------------------------------------------------------------------
> Please note that Florida has a broad public records law, and that all
> correspondence to or from College employees via email may be subject to
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-- 
Allen S. Rout
53518700
MS in Information Systems and Operations Management | Hough Graduate
School of Business
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