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    Assuming it is Safe to Upgrade

    I'm assuming it's pretty safe to run the update (Alt+F2 and type in update-manager -d) at this point without too much to worry about...
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    Wink Re: Assuming it is Safe to Upgrade

    I would have thought so. I did it a couple of days ago and it's running fine. If you want a fresh install just grab the latest daily build:
    http://cdimage.ubuntu.com/daily-live/current/
    By applying regular updates you will have the same version as everyone else after release day. Beat the rush and download now!

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    Re: Assuming it is Safe to Upgrade

    If you are itching to upgrade, now is better than later. The servers will be slammed for a while when the official release hits.

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    Re: Assuming it is Safe to Upgrade

    Quote Originally Posted by TBABill View Post
    If you are itching to upgrade, now is better than later. The servers will be slammed for a while when the official release hits.
    Yes, that is a great point. I was thinking along those lines.
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    Re: Assuming it is Safe to Upgrade

    I have been testing the upgrade path and I have been following this test case:

    http://testcases.qa.ubuntu.com/Testi...DesktopUpgrade

    Notice that the suggested command is

    Code:
    update-manager -d -c
    -d = Check if upgrading to the latest development release is possible.

    -c = if a new distribution release is available.

    Using that command I had no problems upgrading a default 11.10 or a default 10.04 to 12.04

    It loads Update Manager with a button advising you that a new distribution release is available.

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    Re: Assuming it is Safe to Upgrade

    Yes is safe to upgrade, but you probably need reconfigurate your grub2.
    have any live-cd near and you'll be safe.

    that guide is in spanish but just works
    http://www.guia-ubuntu.org/index.php...Recuperar_GRUB

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    Re: Assuming it is Safe to Upgrade

    why do you not a fresh install of
    Ubuntu 12.04,
    you can download the latest Ubuntu Beta2 already.
    I know that we always love the current Ubuntu editions 11.10 with all our beloved downloads and files.
    But you can easily transfer anything from the previous Ubuntu
    to the new 12.04 LTS provided you have enough harddisk space available.You can do it in 20 minutes and you have a brand new 12.04 Ubuntu.

    So take the jump !!!!

    jackson from Austria

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    Re: Assuming it is Safe to Upgrade

    It's been safe for some time now. Go ahead and upgrade or wait for the rush to hit tomorrow. If you want to do a fresh install just download the daily build, I believe the current is 4/23/2012.
    Gary
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    Re: Assuming it is Safe to Upgrade

    Quote Originally Posted by dFlyer View Post
    It's been safe for some time now. Go ahead and upgrade or wait for the rush to hit tomorrow. If you want to do a fresh install just download the daily build, I believe the current is 4/23/2012.
    Actually, the current is today:

    http://cdimage.ubuntu.com/daily-live/20120425/


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    Re: Assuming it is Safe to Upgrade

    Be warned that the proprietary nvidia driver is making problems for many in Precise.

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