nicely done upgrade path to 19.2 from 19.1

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nicely done upgrade path to 19.2 from 19.1

Post by oldgranola » Sun Aug 04, 2019 9:12 pm

Well that ways easy via update manager. Dev's put some time into that me thinks not just for doing it GUI but the whole CL process which that hooks to. I did make sure to first fix broken dependencies, got rid of dead PPA's and be as up-to date as possible before starting but how nice. Thank you. I had found great improvement between 19.0 clean install and upgrade to 19.1 right off the bat in terms of feel/snappiness. Since that worked so well, few complaints, I suspect this will be more incremental. Looking forward to digging into advertised networking improvements tho. Cheers
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Re: nicely done upgrade path to 19.2 from 19.1

Post by Minux1 » Wed Aug 21, 2019 5:32 pm

My old ¨lamer¨ of a AOA150 (1.6 GHz 32 bit CPU, 1.5 GB RAM) migrated effortlessly and without mishap from v19.1 to v19.2 courtesy of the link in the update editor. Being a Linux novice & ¨dummy" I no doubt would have been SOL if the transformation process had turned sour. Version 19.2 doing quite nicely as a web surfer and emailer and I get 8 hrs from the netbook without a plug in This is for recreational computing while sipping coffee at Tim Horton´s. I leave the work related computing with ¨heavier¨ software to my ¨muscle machines¨.
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Re: nicely done upgrade path to 19.2 from 19.1

Post by Portreve » Fri Aug 23, 2019 4:45 pm

Initially, I installed 19.2 as a fully clean install. It was not an absolutely 100% smooth, flawless process, which is the first time I've experienced this with LM. I also found Cinnamon would crash (well, freeze up) sometimes, also another first for me.

I nuke-n-paved and reinstalled 19.1, then waited a couple weeks, and the other day did an in-place upgrade to 19.2. So far, it's been smooth sailing.

I have also (this is unrelated to the thread) installed the Flatpack of LO 6.3, and it's working very solidly.

Hopefully there will be no further issues.
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