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What to do if upgrade fails

I am about to upgrade from 13.10 to 14.04, but was concerned that the upgrade may overwrite some settings I have added to files ,when I say I what I mean is a friend, as I'm not good with this stuff ...
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Backup during Ubuntu upgrade

I want to upgrade my ubuntu from 13.10 to 14.04. Is it possible and safe to backup my HOME folder in different disk partition in the same system and restore it later, after upgrading my os?
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how can I take lxc container backup

I want to take lxc container backup. We have server with 12.04 LTS ubuntu server and I have installed LXC - 1.0.0.alpha2 in it. I wanted to update our ubuntu server to 14.04 LTS. So what I want to do ...
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upgrade ubuntu server from 12.04 LTS to 14.04 LTS

Right now I have ubuntu server 12.04 LTS. This server is important for our production, so I need to update server to 14.04 LTS carefully. I did setup LXC containers and each container have their own ...
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upgrade from 13.10 to 14.04 [duplicate]

I'm Planning to upgrade to 14.04 . so what are the precautions i need to do . and is there a way to go back if things goes bad . i would appreciate if some one tells me a check list to follow to do ...
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||| New to Ubuntu + Need Help | Quantal . Dualboot . built in linux . toolbar …

i have installed Ubuntu quantal 12 along with Windows it worked fine at start and now the toolbar and most features in Ubuntu (including updates) are not working and i am only able to use a different ...
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Least impact upgrade to latest ubuntu from old version

I am looking to upgrade from 13.04 to the upcoming 13.10 but have a few questions about how to handle the upgrade whilst having the least impact on my current setup. I have these partitions on my ...
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Back up a 12.04 system, then upgrade to 13.04 using a liveusb, then restore backup to regain files. Does that work?

i'm getting ready to upgrade my 12.04 install to 13.04, but i have seriously personalized my system with external PPAs, Ubuntu Tweak, and the like. I backed up my system with Deja-Dup, and I was ...
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Backup/Migrate all fonts from 11.10 to 12.04 (all locations)

I don't know whether this is correct, but I seem to recall that there are multiple places to store fonts, especially with true type stuff, and multiple ways to install them (some I double click, some ...
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Old files after upgrading to ubuntu 12.04 LTS

I upgrade from ubuntu 11.10 to ubuntu 12.04 LTS using ISO image, and after finishing upgrading I found out that /var/www folder was deleted. I know I was stupid to believe that it was upgrade and all ...
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What can I backup to avoid re-downloading the updates I have installed if I am forced to erase & install Ubuntu?

It's just been days since I started using Ubuntu on my PC and I'm doing my best to keep it updated at all times via 'Update Manager'. But what I've noticed is that if I update today the next day when ...
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Upgrading system to 12.04 using CD did not preserve my users - how's best to restore them?

Today I upgraded from 10.04 to 12.04 (via 11.10 first). I performed both of these upgrades using the CDs as this was on a system with a very bad internet connection (and in fact the network ...
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Checklist for upgrading a very out of date install

Background: My last upgrade was from 9.04 to 9.10, and it did not go well. I lost a lot of my settings and spent way too much time reinstalling packages that I though I already had. Last April, I ...
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Will upgrading disrupt online backup software (Crashplan)?

Has anyone had any experience upgrading to Ubuntu 11.04, and how this might affect online backup software processes? Specifically, I'm currently running Ubuntu 10.10 and using Crashplan v3. Crashplan ...
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Combining old settings files with new ones

I used to have a netbook which has since been upgraded. I was good at backups and have various types (Duplicity/.home dir/single config files saved as exports) I have setup and been using Ubuntu on ...
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Can upgrading packages during an in-progress backup render the backup unusable?

I am running BackupPC, which backs up my laptop via rsync to another computer daily. Suppose that I upgrade one or more packages during the backup process. Is it possible that the package will be ...
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If I install Ubuntu 10.10 over 10.04, will all my programs be erased? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Will there be data loss for upgrade ? If I want to install 10.10 replacing 10.04 and I select overwrite existing linux distro, will it keep my /home folder and all my ...