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Upgrade to a New Version

  • This is for a server edition, so for desktop edition, better use Update Manager in GNOME.
  • Install update-manager-core
$ sudo apt-get install update-manager-core 
  • Use do-release-upgrade to upgrade.
$ sudo do-release-upgrade 
  • If the current version is a Long Term Support (LTS) version yet it needs to be upgraded to a normal version, open the file below.
  • Edit the following line
  • To this


If upgrading from the LTS to another LTS doesn't work with the following error message.

$ do-release-upgrade 
Checking for a new ubuntu release
No new release found

Try this

$ do-release-upgrade -d 

See also: http://askubuntu.com/questions/125392/why-is-no-new-release-found-when-upgrading-10-04-to-12-04-lts

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