[olug] Ubuntu 12.04 problems?

DYNATRON tech dynatron at gmail.com
Tue Jun 5 02:51:10 UTC 2012

aah. i have been mistaken about the LTS schedule. just assumed it was the
.4 releases. maybe ill give 12.04 a shot in classic mode on a "less
critical" machine. as far as my work machine, i think debian has me hooked
for now...i also like running it on my crappy little minecraft server.
On Jun 4, 2012 9:23 PM, "Obi-Wan" <obiwan at jedi.com> wrote:

> > awesome.
> > i never have the patience to save a failed upgrade, but i enjoy a good
> tale
> > from those that do.
> It really hardly took any extra effort.  It was certainly faster than
> restoring from backup after 75% of the upgrade was done.
> > would you recommend skipping the november upgrades and wait for LTS?
> LTS releases are every two years, not every spring.  It really depends
> on how you use the machine.  If predictable stability is more important
> than having the latest version of your software, then the LTS releases
> are for you.  That's what we do at work (a 30-seat software development
> shop).  I'm still running 10.04 there, and probably won't get upgraded
> until late this year if I'm lucky.
> At home, I can't live with 2-yr-old versions of some of my software,
> so I upgrade every six months.
> > for clients, i disable distro upgrades just to be safe.
> Probably wise.  I wouldn't want a non-sysadmin trying to answer the
> questions about which config files to keep vs overwrite.
> --
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