Re: upgrading versus fresh install

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On Sat, 2004-02-14 at 08:48, antonio montagnani wrote:
> Matt H. wrote/ha scritto, On/il 14/02/2004 08:16:
> >Hi
> >I usually do a fresh install of each new release. If however I wanted to
> >do an upgrade instead (I want to re-install), what aspects of my
> >current configuration/installation would be saved and what would be
> >changed?
> >
> >For example, all the up2date updates I've installed would be kept? That
> >would be my main worry. How would all my custom config files be dealt
> >with? Browser plugins, bookmarks, personal $HOME files etc?
> >
> >Thanks
> >  
> >
> I made a fresh install and an upgrade (from RH8) on two similar machines 
> at same time and the final user sees only the difference in the screen 
> at boot.
>  In any case please back-up your important data, in case that upgrade 
> will not work properly.
> Rgds
I have run apt-get dist-upgrade to upgrade from rh9 to fc1 on a couple
of machines without much trouble, and all the settings where there...


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