upgrade Ubuntu 14-04 to Ubuntu Remix

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upgrade Ubuntu 14-04 to Ubuntu Remix

Postby Cushie » Sun Aug 10, 2014 6:34 pm

I have 14.04 installed (64 bit HP 250 Laptop) Uefi disabled) and would like to use a DVD I made from the Remix iso on LXF 185. Can I upgrade using the new DVD rather than reinstall as offered by the Remix installation process? This would give me the alternate Desktop managers and their relevant software without downloading it all.
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Postby ChrisThornett » Thu Aug 21, 2014 2:32 pm

Sorry, missed your post. Not sure, I'd imagine that's more than a simple upgrade path. Hopefully someone else knows.
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Postby nelz » Tue Aug 26, 2014 10:52 am

The installer on the remix DVD is exactly the same as a standard Ubuntu disc, it just includes more packages. The options available are the same, so you should be able to update in the same way as with a standard disc.

The Ubuntu installer update doesn't do a package by package update, it basically reinstalls without wiping /home.
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