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Hardy Heron–Clean or Dirty

[ Thanks to Elmer
Thomas
for this link. ]

As the release of Ubuntu 8.04 LTS rapidly approaches, the all
important question is beginning to form in everyone’s mind.
Upgrade, or freshly install.

“It’s always an interesting discussion to have with fellow Linux
users, because there seems to be an almost religious divide between
the two camps. Some feel that to really get the full experience of
a new version, a clean install is the only way. The other side,
however, argues that the Apt package management makes upgrading so
simple and complete, that it’s silly to reinstall. Let’s take a
quick look some advantages and disadvantages of both sides…”

Complete
Story