Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sun 23rd Sep 2007 13:43 UTC
Ubuntu, Kubuntu, Xubuntu Just like Eugenia yesterday, I also upgraded my laptop's Ubuntu Feisty installation to Gutsy a few days ago. The upgrade process went completely awry, though, so I was forced to do a fresh install. Not a bad thing, as it gave me the opportunity to take a look at Ubuntu's soon-to-be-released Gutsy Gibbon with GNOME 2.20
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by lemur2 on Mon 24th Sep 2007 10:28 UTC in reply to "FreeBSD"
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With linux when you want to upgrade, the best and "only" way is a fresh install...

Sometimes yes, sometimes no. In my experience, more often than not an upgrade without a fresh install is fine. When a fresh install is required, the release notes will tell you so.

In any event a fresh install is often easier anyway than an upgrade, especially if you have a separate /home partition.

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