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Re: [trinity-users] trying to avoid rebuilding whole system

From: dep <dep@...>
Date: Wed, 26 Jul 2017 21:17:10 -0400
said Slávek Banko:
| On Thursday 27 of July 2017 02:05:07 Felix Miata wrote:
| > dep composed on 2017-07-26 19:47 (UTC-0400):
| > > while i'm here -- there was talk that there was something wrong with
| > > 16.04 and that 14.04 was preferable. as my current situation
| > > demonstrates, i'm not a big fan of upgrading distributions, and
| > > going only to 14.04 means i get to do this all over again in two
| > > years. so -- have the issues with 16.04 been ironed out, or is it
| > > still to be avoided?
| >
| > Are you sure the problem with 16.04 wasn't about KDE users upgrading
| > from a mature KDE4 to a buggy Plasma 5 rather than 14.04LTS itself?
| >
| > What does Ubuntu offer a TDE user over the Debian base on which Ubuntu
| > is based anyway?
| >
| > Is going straight from 12.04 to 16.04 even supported? To keep trouble
| > to a minimum or nil probably requires going to 14.04 first.
|
| On my test machine, I have encountered substantial problems when
| updating 14.04 => 16.04. The network was not running, NIS was not
| working ... it was not good. The only function I've found is to update
| through all the versions in between 14.04 => 14.10 => 15.04 => 15.10 =>
| 16.04.
|
| It was terrible, but otherwise I did not have a properly functioning
| system. Therefore I definitely do not recommend updating from 12.04
| directly to 16.04.

Thanks very much. 14.04 it is, then!
-- 
dep

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