In article <email@example.com>,
Roy Schestowitz <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>> You know that 8.2 will not get any updates anymore very soon,
>Yes, of course. I just don't have the guts to spend 2-3 days moving all my
>settings, cron jobs, programs, cookies, etc. onto a new distro, whichever
>one it may be.
Are you talking user settings or system settings? System settings don't
take that long to transfer, especially not for a desktop system.
As for user settings, you _did_ put your /home area on a separate
partition, didn't you? Then you can just reinstall your OS without
munging any user files.