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upgrade or fresh install
You can upgrade or do a clean install. Most people recommend a clean install because they are usually less problematic than upgrades. If you do an update all your settings will be saved, but always backup any important files before doing an upgrade.
Assuming you have /home on a separate partition you can leave that untouched and do a clean instal. You'll keep your existing settings (but as daark.child says, back up just in case).Pete
my /home is on the same partition ok thanx guys will decide what to do
You can still do a clean instal if you copy all your important /home folders (/.mozilla, /.thunderbird, /.kde etc) and any important config files (ending in ...rc).
When you've done your install, before you run anything, replace the appropriate files with the copies. I've done it successfully 2 or 3 times.Pete