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    Open SUSE upgrade and back up of existing files


    I am in the process of upgrading my 11.4 to 12.2 - after I get around a few technical issues I am facing currently.

    However, before taking that action would like to know if it will be necessary to back up the files before the upgrade is attempted.

    Thanks for your response.

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    Upgrades can go wrong - if the data is important you need to back it up.

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    It's far better to have a backup and not need it than it is to not have a backup and need it. I speak from bitter personal experience. Additionally, make sure your backup has worked as that feeling is even worse. Bitter, bitter personal experience _0_
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    Thanks guys.
    I agree with that - better safe than sorry.
    Will copy the files and pix to cd first.

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