Published On: Fri, Oct 15th, 2010

How to Upgrade Ubuntu

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Be sure that you apply all updates to your current version of Ubuntu before you upgrade.

You can easily upgrade over the network with the following procedure.

1. Start System/Administration/Update Manager.
2. Click the Check button to check for new updates.
3. If there are any updates to install, use the Install Updates button to install them, and press Check again after that is complete.
4. A message will appear informing you of the availability of the new release.
5. Click Upgrade.
6. Follow the on-screen instruction

If the above process doesn’t work for you, follow the following method:

Network Upgrade for Ubuntu Desktops (Recommended)

You can easily upgrade over the network with the following procedure.

1. Open the Software Sources application from the System -> Administration menu
2. Select the sub menu Updates from the Software Sources application
3. Change the Release Upgrade drop down to “Normal Releases” and close the application
4. Press Alt-F2 and type update-manager
5. Click the Check button to check for new updates.
6. If there are any updates to install, use the Install Updates button to install them, and press Check again after that is complete.
7. A message will appear informing you of the availability of the new release.
8. Click Upgrade.
9. Follow the on-screen instructions.

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