On 2 May 2012 07:29, Russ Phillips <russ(a)phillipsuk.org> wrote:
On 1 May 2012 19:06, Jonathan Marriott <jon(a)kiwiuk.net> wrote:
> I've always found Ubuntu's LTS to LTS upgrades to be flawless on
> virtualisation servers, LAMP servers and, to a not-quite-flawless extent,
> on desktops too. They're always in-place installs over SSH but I usually
> make sure I've got console access, just in case something goes very
> wrong. I wouldn't even think about doing a clean install unless you were
> planning to move hardware/VPS suppliers.
Thanks. I'll do an in-place install, then. Won't be any time soon, but it's
good to know that it shouldn't break anything.
I have done an in-place upgrade on one my old web servers LTS to LTS
and it worked perfectly. I had to adjust the sources.list but I'm not
too fussy about that.
Regards, Kris Douglas.