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Re: Fun with upgrades - not

From: David Kastrup
Subject: Re: Fun with upgrades - not
Date: Tue, 28 Jun 2016 18:34:30 +0200
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Phil Holmes <address@hidden> writes:

> Last week I decided to bite the bullet and upgrade from Ubuntu 10.04 to a 
> more recent version.  I downloaded an upgrade to 12.04, and then used that 
> to do an online upgrade to 14.04.  As a result of this, I lost most of the 
> applications needed to build LilyPond.  I've grabbed a number of then with 
> the software installer or apt, but gave that up for a while whilst I 
> needed the machine for another purpose.

sudo apt-get build-dep lilypond

> This was to run a Windows 7 VM - I use this with Adobe Lightroom 6
> (which won't run on my Vista desktop) for editing my photos.  So I
> installed the latest Oracle VirtualBox and discovered that 14.04
> mounts its disks in media/username, meaning that VB could not find the
> image of my VM.  I hacked the set up file by hand, and got the VM
> running.  Problem is, it runs like a complete drain, taking about two
> minutes to move between photos.  The VM on 10.04 was instantaneous.
> No idea why this should be, but I got so p**sed of with it that I've
> ordered a new PC just for my photography.

Hope that someone else has useful advice: I never ran on a VM.

David Kastrup

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