View Full Version : [ubuntu] Want Help regarding upgrade.

gaurav sontakke
December 2nd, 2010, 08:22 AM
Hi All
I am using Ubuntu 9.10- the Karmic Koala I want to upgrade my system through software update manager to 10.04 TLS .But I have some doubt regarding this

1.) Will it affect my data ??
2.) Will it affect my installed softwares like
Oracle 10g
and other important softwares
3.) If yes how to avoid the loss of data and softwares ??

Please help me

Thanking you
Gaurav Sontakke

December 2nd, 2010, 08:29 AM
What ever that data is put it on a external device large enough. A far as a guarantee of a clean upgrade some do some don't. Personally I have everything on a external HD and just do fresh installs, this is faster and more efficient for me. I also do installs at a whim of various distros so this works for my situation

You should always have a backed up OS anyway so you might start there before upgrading. At least what you can't afford to loose backed up.