Upgrade to 18.2 from 17.3

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Upgrade to 18.2 from 17.3

Postby jimFrog » Sat Jun 24, 2017 4:35 pm

I am presently running Linux Mint 17.3 Cinnamon 64 bit (Rosa), can I upgrade to 18.2 without destroying all my data and setup? I guessing that the answer is NO; however is there anything I can do other than starting over.

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Re: Upgrade to 18.2 from 17.3

Postby Cosmo. » Sat Jun 24, 2017 4:45 pm

Yes, this is a matter of a fresh install.

If your home can get preserved depends from the question, if this is stored on an own partition.

But in any case: Backup our user data at first!

And wait, until 18.2 is released as final release. The current beta is not meant to replace a current system.

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Re: Upgrade to 18.2 from 17.3

Postby jimFrog » Sat Jun 24, 2017 4:58 pm

Thanks, good advice


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