[SATLUG] Linux Ubuntu hardware compatibility lists
edcoates at gmail.com
Wed Dec 2 22:58:59 CST 2009
On Wed, Dec 2, 2009 at 10:41 PM, Cheryl Holmes <cherylholmes72 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Linux is awesome and so much better than Windoze! Stuff generally works
> in Linux, not so with Win.
> I have heard a lot of good things recently abt Intrepid, If I upgrade Mom
> from Hardy to Intrepid, will she lose all her Firefox settings and
> bookmarks? She's 74 so I can't put big changes on her and she will not do
> anything that messes with "her stuff."
> I know Intrepid is supposed to have better wifi support too, but limited in
> printer drivers and no LTS :o(.
If you do an upgrade, and not a total re-install, then her settings
will be fine. That being said, you cannot do an upgrade from version
8 to version 9.10. You must first upgrade to 9.04, and then upgrade
again to 9.10.
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