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Scott A
January 5th, 2007, 07:55 PM
how do I upgrade from Ubuntu 6.06 to 6.10 ? Are there step by step instructions? I am new to ubuntu.

I want to be able to have automatix, wine and run windows programs on Ubuntu CE

Thanks,
Scott A jasa711 at yahoo dot com

stalker145
January 5th, 2007, 08:49 PM
how do I upgrade from Ubuntu 6.06 to 6.10 ? Are there step by step instructions? I am new to ubuntu.

1. Check out this thread (http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=286599). It gives detailed instructions:D


I want to be able to have automatix, wine and run windows programs on Ubuntu CE

2. This web site (http://www.getautomatix.com/) should be able to help you on this one. Make sure you get Automatix2 since it's newer, cooler, and is meant for Edgy (6.10)

3. Have fun

doobit
January 5th, 2007, 10:15 PM
The best way is to create your /home on it's own partition. Then you can reinstall the whole OS without losing your settings. The upgrade procedure doesn't always work very well.

Scott A
January 6th, 2007, 12:01 AM
I went to the link, but they seem to have some kind of code to type in.
"$ gksu "update-manager -c""
Where do you type in the code?

I am REALLY new to ubuntu, and know very little.

Also, for creating my "/home " on its own partition, I just don't have a clue what that is. What does that mean?

Sorry that I don't know the basics.

doobit
January 6th, 2007, 02:38 AM
Why do you want to upgrade? 6.06 has 3 years of support and works pretty good. and you can use Automatix and install Wine with 6.06

mysticrider92
January 6th, 2007, 03:03 AM
I went to the link, but they seem to have some kind of code to type in.
"$ gksu "update-manager -c""
Where do you type in the code?

I am REALLY new to ubuntu, and know very little.

Also, for creating my "/home " on its own partition, I just don't have a clue what that is. What does that mean?

Sorry that I don't know the basics.

For the code, open a terminal and type it there (without the quotes or the $ sign). Creating a new partition usually requires a cd (burning the gparted live cd (http://gparted.sourceforge.net/livecd.php) to a CD-RW is a good choice). Repartitioning a hard drive can be dangerous, so I wouldn't recommend trying it before making a backup.