same thing), konqueror (again, KDE), and a whole bunch of other stuff that I would NEVER EVER let happen -and really, who the hell in their right mind would WANT to anyway? For some unknown reason, after following the release upgrade settings steps and upgrading everything I could using update-manager (I'm really a shell junkie, but I thought I'd do it by the book to make sure it goes smoothly), I still wasn't getting the release upgrade.I've finally got it working, and I've documented my steps here: OK, I've been using Ubuntu since the beginning of 7.04.Version 1.0 Author: Falko Timme Today the new Ubuntu 8.10 (Intrepid Ibex) has been released. Using a shell is something these users cannot perform.This guide shows how you can upgrade your Ubuntu 8.04 desktop and server installations to Ubuntu 8.10. I do not issue any guarantee that this will work for you! *snort* Unlike the many knowledgable users that simply don't like the command-line, or the others that are still learning? Besides, it's not like you popped out of the womb fully versed in the use of UNIX.At the very least, the updater should be tried first and if it results in badness, then wipe your disk and start all over.If Ubuntu is based on Debian, can't you just edit your /etc/apt/to comment the third party sources and replace 'hardy' for 'intrepid', and then run "sudo apt-get update" and "sudo apt-get dist-upgrade"?The last upgrade (Hardy to Intrepid) left me with a mostly unusable system - APT and xorg would no longer work. It wanted to download a couple of thousand packages.
Do I delete 2.4 from Synaptic Manager (or maybe it's from the Add/Remove button), or do I install 3.0 over 2.4? ) Haven't done anything yet until I know what I should do. Open 3.2.x, Star Office 5.1, 7, 8 - OS X, Win XP, OS/2 Star Office 7, 8, Oracle Open Office 3.3.1, Libre Office 3.x.x - OS X, Ubuntu, Win XPNeo Office 2.2.6, 3.1.2, 3.2.x 3.3 - OS XApache Open Office 3.4.x - Win XP, OS X, OS/2The ppa version has caused quite a lot of bugs (especially with the various updates issued).
The first thing i needed to find and do was get a hold of some sort of free backup utility.