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Re: Preparing to upgrade - some questions



I also back up /etc.  You can't just plop a FC2 /etc onto an fc3
upgrade, but it is handy to have your old /etc settings just in case
they go missing during the upgrade. 


On Tue, 2004-11-09 at 19:07 +0100, Truls Gulbrandsen wrote:
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> Hi,
> I am preparing to upgrade from fc2 to fc3 and have made a backup of my
> /home directory.
> 
> Are there other directories or files that should be copied before I upgrade?
> 
> Will the upgrade option give me a complete installation or will it only
> upgrade files and modules already installed?
> 
> If I do a complete new installation will it be sufficient to install
> additional programs such as gramps, thunderbird and firefox and then
> copy the content of /home back to the hd to make it all work with data,
> bookmarks and stored mail?
> 
> Any thing else I should be aware of in order to restore my pc with fc3
> without too much trouble?
> 
> 
> Thanks,
> Truls Gulbrandsen
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