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Weekend Project: Ensure a Hassle-Free Linux Upgrade

Nov 05, 2011, 22:00 (0 Talkback[s])


Desktop-as-a-Service Designed for Any Cloud ? Nutanix Frame

"From the bird's eye view, migrating your settings and "presence" to a completely new machine means taking stock of everything locally-installed and customized at the system level (namely application packages), determining the stock package-set you need to replicate onto the new machine, isolating any specialty applications like databases, and preserving your configuration and settings (system-wide and personal). Obviously you need to migrate your actual files, too, but that is hardly an unsolved problem. For the moment we will just stick to the software and non-data portions of the OS.

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