First, before upgrading read these:
a) run the update manager to make sure that all the updates have been applied to your system.
b) read the release notes.
c) Read the other stickes in this forum.
d) Back up all your data. There is no guarantee that all will go well.
e) Backing up with rsync - tutorial links. (see post #20)
f) Remember that this software is still beta at this time. It is not for production machines.
g) For more information about upgrading to Intrepid Ibex, click here.
h) Test the Live CD for a while to make sure that your hardware will work with it. Use all the applications that you will use when you install it.
i) Have a copy of Hardy Heron, in case the upgrade or clean install fails. That way you can reinstall it and have a working system.
Second, this upgrade only applies to Ubuntu and Xubuntu Hardy Heron, 8.04.
- Only upgrade this way:
__________________________________________________ __________________________________To upgrade from Ubuntu 8.04, press Alt+F2 and type in "update-manager -d" (without the quotes) into the command box. Update Manager should open up and tell you: New distribution release '8.10' is available. Click Upgrade and follow the on-screen instructions.
Third, this upgrade only applies to Kubuntu Hardy Heron, 8.04:
__________________________________________________ ___________________________________Open the Run Command dialog by pressing Alt+F2.
Type kdesu "adept_manager --dist-upgrade-devel" in the command box and press the OK button.
Fourth, this upgrade applies only to the alternate cd:
- Download and burn the alternate installation CD.
- Insert it into your CD-ROM drive.
- A dialog will be displayed offering you the opportunity to upgrade using that CD.
- Follow the on-screen instructions.
Fifth, for a network upgrade, click here and go to network Upgrade for either Desktops or Servers.
Sixth, to do a clean install instead of an upgrade, click here.