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Default Will an upgrade from 9.04 to 9.10 mess with my system? - 11-09-2009, 02:28 AM

9.10 is out now and my update manager says I can do an upgrade without a full install.

Has anyone been thru this? Will all my personal (and config files) stay intact?

My uses are pretty simple. All I have is firefox, thunderbird and pidgin/gyachi.
The only extra element is a custom file I was able to creat to get Bluetooth to speak with my 3G phone.

Any advice before I hit OK would be appreciated.

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Default 11-12-2009, 03:44 AM

If a customized system config file needs to updated, the upgrader will generally prompt you first. As for files in your personal dir, they're usually left alone.

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Default 11-17-2009, 04:23 PM

I performed the upgrade the weekend it was released and had no issues at all. It did take a while but it finished without any errors. I would of course recommend being on AC power and have a wired Ethernet connection. Then while still wired run the updater. I did have to install a newer version of VMware Player to get it to run. Its 3.xxxx something. I need player to run XP from within Linux for some work apps.

Just be sure to run the updater and get all the 9.04 updates installed then click on the version update and you'll be about 3 hrs while it does its thing.


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