How to Move from 32 to 64-but Ubuntu and Preserve your Data and Applicatons

I’m in the process of moving one of my computers from 32-Bit Ubuntu to 64-bit by way of a PC upgrade, which will also require a repair install of Windows XP as this is a dual boot system. Rather than just moving Ubuntu across I’ve also decided to upgrade it to 64-bit.

As well as backing up my Home drive I’ve also decided to create a list of packages installed in the old system by following this blog post .

For good measure I’m also backing up the disks via CloneZilla in case things go wrong!

to be continued……..

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