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Month: December 2014

upgrade path question

From: dep <dep@...>
Date: Wed, 17 Dec 2014 11:47:21 -0500
hey there, good people . . .

this is a pretty lame question; fortunately, i'm old enough that lame 
doesn't bother me all that much anymore.

it's been awhile since i burned a kernel, built open office from source, or 
built kde -- the way we used to, say, 15 years ago (i even once wrote a 
piece about whether it took longer to compile all of kde than it did to 
drive from connecticut to key west -- ).

so now there's a new version of the real, useful kde, now known as tde. i'm 
on ubuntu 12.04LTS. time to do a general upgrade.

what i'm seeking is advice as to the easiest, least-annoying way to upgrade 
both operating system and tde -- i'm using -- without breaking, 
well, anything. i've kept the same configurations for ages. i like them. 
many took days to sort out and i forgot how i did them.

so. anyone here have a decent recipe for upgrading the whole thing all at 
once, rebooting, and having what i have, only better?

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