Take the 2-minute tour ×
Ask Ubuntu is a question and answer site for Ubuntu users and developers. It's 100% free, no registration required.

Sorry for the silly question. But I currently have Ubuntu 12.10. This is because I have an ivy bridge processor and at the time it had the kernel version that supported ivy bridge without freezing/hanging constantly. But I always wanted 12.04 LTS.

My question is: If i was to completely re-intsall the OS (which I want to do) and install 12.04.2, how do I do that? I understand that 12.04.2 is out today but when I downloaded it from the ubuntu main page I only get 12.04.1

Is there any way to get 12.04.2 stable (not daily build) directly? Or at least upgrade 12.04.1 to 12.04.2? I've only found guides on 12.04 -> 12.10

Many thanks!

share|improve this question
add comment

2 Answers 2

Just wait a day or so; 12.04.2 got major changes (possibly a newer kernel 3.5) in its package. The delay of it's release was due to testing-purposes that got involved.

I feel it's more wise to install 12.04.2 from scratch than to update 12.04.1 , in the end (unless you have a time issue) a little patience could go a long way.

But if 12.10 works fine, why even bother with a 'downgrade' for 12.04 ? You can easily work with 12.10 for more than a year. And in a year a lot can happen (lol) ;) .

share|improve this answer
add comment

As I understand it, dot releases are updated automatically with the regular updates to the newest version.

If you want to install 12.04.2, I think you either have to wait a day or so until it is put online (it's probably there in a matter of hours), or download 12.04.1 and update all packages to the latest version.

share|improve this answer
    
Seems like 12.04.2 is officially up at: ubuntu.com/download - I've just installed it and it runs perfectly fine with IvyBridge (had the same problem as you with the freezing on anything below kernel 3.5x) –  user131951 Feb 15 '13 at 1:38
add comment

Your Answer

 
discard

By posting your answer, you agree to the privacy policy and terms of service.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.