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I have Ubuntu 12.10, and I want to upgrade to Ubuntu 13.04. But what is weird is that Ubuntu only allows me to update to 'Ubuntu 13.04 Alpha Release.

I don't get it. Some people say to go to software sources, and in the 'Notify me of a new Ubuntu version' section I have to select 'For any new version' but that doesn't even help. The link of the screen shot of 'Software Sources' is here:

Here is the link of the screen shot of the window that asks me to upgrade to Ubuntu 13.04 Alpha Release:

Or is it because Ubuntu didn't release a FULL version of 13.04? I don't think that's right, so please help me.

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I think everything is fine. I don't see any "Alpha release". 13.04 is working fine. Just hit upgrade and follow the wizard. – kleinempfaenger Jul 28 '13 at 5:43
Welcome to Ask Ubuntu! In your second screenshot, where does it say Alpha Release? It looks like a normal 13.04 upgrade. If there's another window that shows "Alpha Release", take a screenshot of that. – Alaa Ali Jul 28 '13 at 7:27
Try this from terminal sudo do-release-upgrade -d, does it work? – Mitch Jul 28 '13 at 8:21

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