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I've never noticed the migration assistant I used to see when installing older versions of Ubuntu. Is it just hidden inside Ubiquity, or is it gone completely?

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It is still there, and it will only appear if you actually have files/settings that are detected for migration.

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This is no longer true. – Anderson Green Oct 26 '12 at 22:58

The Migration Assistant is still there. See

The Migration Assistant file was last modified in December 2010.

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How should I use it during installation though? – Chris Wilson Jan 26 '11 at 21:54

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