Upgrade from 8.04 to 10.04

  • Vnuce
  • 06/09/10
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Posted: Fri, 2010-07-09 06:09

Hi Guys,

I have a server running Ubuntu 8.04 LTS and am considering upgrading it to 10.04 but am reluctant. I don't have the luxury of something going bad. It is an extremely important server for me, and I can't have it down for a long time. Not to mention that all hell will break loose if I loose some of the settings/data.

Has anyone tried to upgrade from 8.04 to 10.04 with Virtualmin installed? Any problems, issues, hiccups, or anything that makes the upgrade not quite smooth?


Howdy, Hopefully some folks

  • andreychek
  • 01/05/09
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  • Fri, 2010-07-09 08:11

Howdy,

Hopefully some folks have tales of good experiences to share... however, to assist you on your way, Joe wrote up a document describing how you can go about upgrading from 8.04 to 10.04:

http://www.virtualmin.com/documentation/system/os/ubuntu-hardy-to-lucid-...


just watch our for php settings

  • lvsys
  • 04/03/10
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  • Sat, 2010-07-10 10:44

I have a live ubuntu 10 that's working beautifully. My main issue has been in php.ini file because PHP 5.3 forces PHPSESSID into cookies, causing some incompatibilities. I wrote a post about it.

http://www.virtualmin.com/node/14873

Cheers