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Noob question about upgrade from 14.10 to 15.04 [duplicate]

Is it possible to upgrade from 14.10 to 15.04 without doing a fresh install? I have done sudo do-release-upgrade and it says no new release found. Should I just make and use a disk? Most importantly ...
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Will ubuntu 12.04 be automatically upgraded to 14.04? [duplicate]

Do I have to do something to upgrade to 14.04 from 12.04?
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how do i upgrade from ubuntu 12.10 to 13.04? [duplicate]

How do I upgrade from Ubuntu 12.10 to Ubuntu 13.04? I have tried nothing yet,however this is trying my patients, I have been here for over an hour trying to ask a simple question and this is my LAST ...
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How do I install Ubuntu 14.04? [duplicate]

I have downloaded the Ubuntu 14.04 ISO through Firefox, do I have to save it to a disk? Or how do I get it to just run? I have changed the repositories to [...]old-release[...] but I still can't get ...
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Given an existing Lubuntu 11.10 system how do I upgrade to Lubuntu 12.04? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I upgrade from 10.04 or 11.10 to 12.04? How do I upgrade Lubuntu from 11.10 to 12.04? How do I upgrade from 10.04 or 11.10 to 12.04 describes how to upgrade ...
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Upgrading from Ubuntu 10.10 [duplicate]

I haven't upgraded Ubuntu in a while and am stuck with Ubuntu 10.10. When I click on upgrade all it says..your version is no longer supported. How do I upgrade then?
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What steps are required to complete upgrade? [duplicate]

i am attempting to upgrade from 10.04 lts to 12.04.4 . The download appears in download window,i would like direction on what to do next to finish the download / upgrade.
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upgrade 13.04 to 14.04 in dual OS scenario [duplicate]

I have dual OS ubuntu 13.04 alongside windows 8 and I have Ubuntu grub. I want to upgrade ubuntu 13.04 to 14.04 without re-installing ubuntu through usb and I dont want to disturb the current scenario ...
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Not able to upgrade to 13.10 [duplicate]

My system not showing the upgrade button in the software updater window.h\How can I upgrade to newer version?
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Upgrading Ubuntu 11.04 on Alienware computer [duplicate]

I have an old Alienware computer that I found in storage. It has Ubuntu 11.04 installed on it and I really would like to update to the most recent Ubuntu. I am not Computer savvy when it comes to ...
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Comparison of backup tools

This question exists because it has historical significance, but it is not considered a good, on-topic question for this site, so please do not use it as evidence that you can ask similar questions ...
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What are PPAs and how do I use them?

I keep reading about Personal Package Archives ('PPAs') and people answer questions with a link to a PPA. What's the best way to use these? There are multiple valid answers for this question ...
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How to install software or upgrade from an old unsupported release?

Recently I have installed an older version of Ubuntu on my old machine. When ever I am trying to install any software it is giving error sudo -i apt-get install vlc The error being flagged is under ...
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Can I skip over releases when upgrading?

I am currently using Ubuntu 10.04. I know there is a 10.10 release, but can I upgrade directly to 11.04? Could you walk me through the steps please?
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How to make a disk image and restore from it later?

I'm a new Linux user. I've reinstalled my Wubi from scratch at least ten times the last few weeks because while getting the system up and running (drivers, resolution, etc.) I've broken something (X, ...

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