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[ale] Ubuntu 6.10 -> 7.04 upgrade

On Tue, Dec 23, 2008 at 07:00:12PM -0500, Marc Ferguson wrote:
> I was under the impression that each newer iteration of the distribution,
> the user should do a clean install.  Yes it does support upgrading, but for
> best results - do a clean install?  I'm also curious as to why you're
> upgrading instead of just doing a plain-jane install.  Shouldn't the
> packages you have installed have a newer, better version?  Thanks.

If you've made many changes the you should do an upgrade.
The get around my X issue, I've been installing 7.10 then
do update, and finally an immediate upgrade to 8.04.  

The system I'm upgrading now is a bas 6.10 that I have
on an XP system for emergency use.  It is at the in-laws.