Richard Tookey wrote:I no longer even think about directly updating my Ubuntu systems to the latest version since only once has it worked successfully so I end up having to re-install everything anyway!
Campbell Ritchie wrote:
You partition your disc rather like this... That should preserve all your data on the /home partition.
Campbell Ritchie wrote: I must say, the installation and updating process for Fedora has become much more complicated this last year or so.
E Armitage wrote:The only thing I keep in my linux home folder is my .profile which sets some shortcuts and variables. All other data and some programs go into a data partition which I can access from both windows and linux.
E Armitage wrote:I moved from Fedora when Mint 9 was released. It's not too much better when it comes to hardware support though. One of my HP laptops for example starts linux with the brightness turned down all the way while the same distro works fine on the Dell.
Campbell Ritchie wrote:You can't seem to update Fedora from a DVD any more. So, it's openSUSE for me!
Campbell Ritchie wrote:If I'm going to use Debian, I shall use its Ubuntu version. But that entails Unity
Campbell Ritchie wrote:Those chevrons are something to do with the screensaver.
To me, sudo rpm --import /etc/pki/rpm-gpg/RPM-GPG-KEY-rpmfusion-nonfree-fedora-20 seems to have solved the problem.