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How to update from 15.10 to 16.04 without losing the data?

I want to update from 15.10 to 16.04 . I am new to ubuntu so please i need your help . Also , i don't want to lose my data .
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Updating Ubuntu 14.04 to 15.10 Failed

I tried to upgrade from 14.04 to 15.10 and everything crashed. Nothing is working D: Sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get upgrade It's not working!!
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using apt to migrate from 1504 to 1604 [duplicate]

I forgot how to migrate from 1504 to 1604 using apt. I am not sure how to do this it has been so long. I am not even sure where to look for this help. Thank you
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I have a netbook I can't format (for legal reasons) and cannot upgrade from the terminal to Ubuntu 14.04 from 10.04

I have a netbook that we're given during high school for educational purposes, which has a Linux, and now that I'm in college I want to start using it. It has Ubuntu 10.~ and when I use the sudo ...
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Upgrade from Linux 14 to linux 15 [duplicate]

Read the previous thread from last year, Feb, about upgrading from Linux 14 to linux 15. After my old Linux 14 went bonkers had to reload to 14 because all I had was a 10.10 disk. Having done all ...
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ubuntu upgrade process

I've been running ubuntu 14.04 desktop for about a year and am very happy with it. I'd like to upgrade so using brasero, I burned bootable DVDs for 14.10 and 15.10. I have backed up my work but I'd ...
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Core i5 4200u, can it handle Ubuntu? [duplicate]

i'm running Windows 10 on a laptop, upgraded from 8 to 8.1 then 10, cpu is core i5 4200u, can it handle Ubuntu? if i installed 15.10, can i upgrade to 16.04 LTS when it comes out?
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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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How to upgrade?

This image shows how I am trying to upgrade. Currently I am on Ubuntu 14.04 and I am trying to upgrade to Ubuntu 15.10. While doing this I am getting this error as mentioned in the image. How to ...
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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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Upgrade from ubuntu 14.04 to 15.10 [duplicate]

How can be performed upgrade from 14.04 to 15.10? Is it enough to replace "trusty" as "wily" in sources.list and then run sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get dist-upgrade?
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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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Unknown package for hard reset

I am currently trying too fix my Mom's old computer. I have figured out how to change the admin password from lurking on here. The system hasn't been updated in two years so I'm being asked to go ...
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How to verify that the ISO I downloaded is bootable before I burn it?

How can I check to make sure that the iso I downloaded is bootable, before I burn it?
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Ubuntu 16.04 LTS Shown in Upgrade Manager Now

I see the next upgrade available as 16.04 LTS shown in update manager. But the release date (from wiki) is written as April 2016. And it's not shown in Ubuntu page yet. Why is it already available ...

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