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You do not need to reinstall the operating system if you are upgrading the Motherboard. HOWEVER, you may need to go through and update some things afterwards: First, your drivers for your graphics card (if an integrated card) will need updated. This is to make sure you have the right grahpics drivers for your graphics card. Network settings for the ...
12.10 is very old and out of date - you'd need to upgrade at least 3 times in a row just to get to a version that's current enough to be supported. Instead, you should download a new CD image and install from that. It will get you to version 14.04 or 14.10 with a lot less downloading.
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