View Full Version : Can I do over my upgrade from 9.04 to 9.1?

November 1st, 2009, 11:04 AM
I followed the instructions to upgrade from Jaunty to Karmic on my Dell Mini 9 using the get updates application, but have had many problems and would like to try again -- is there a way to re-upgrade? Will I lose all my data, settings, and programs? :confused:

November 1st, 2009, 11:40 AM
technically it should be possible but it can be quite a pain.(AFAIK having to remove some stuff and revert to the older kernel then re-update)
I recommend a fresh install also most of your settings are in /home
backup home and some may even recommend to mount /home in another partition so a fresh reinstall will keep most of your settings.
Of course as with every fresh reinstall you still have to reconfigure some stuff.