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3answers
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Upgrading from the command line? [duplicate]

I would like to know how to upgrade from my current version of Ubuntu to the next stable from the Command line interface?
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votes
7answers
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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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0answers
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How to update from 14.04.4 LTS to 16.04 LTS? [duplicate]

Currently I am running ubuntu 14.04.4 LTS and want to upgrade to 16.04 LTS. How can I upgrade? Or if upgrade isn't possible, then how can I keep my old files and softwares intact and fresh install? ...
103
votes
11answers
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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, ...
270
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33answers
192k views

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 ...
398
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10answers
385k views

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 ...
0
votes
2answers
495 views

How to upgrade a server from 12.04 to 16.04?

The machine has no desktop, only a command shell. It is running 12.04. I have been doing apt-get update & upgrade weekly for four years. How do I convert it to 16.04 from the command line? I have ...
0
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1answer
50 views

How to upgrade ubuntu in side virtual box installed using vagrant?

I have Ubuntu 14 installed to my virtual machine(Virtual Box) using vagrant. Now I want to upgrade it to Ubuntu 16. I have an ISO image of Ubuntu 16 with me. Is it possible to upgrade to latest ...
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3answers
670 views

Is Ubuntu 16.04 STABLE? [closed]

I would like to know if its safe to install UBUNTU 16.04 (safe as if stable unlike 15). If its stable, is it directly up-grad-able from 14.04 with out carry out a clean installation.
146
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4answers
106k views

Why is “No new release found” when upgrading from a LTS to the next?

I'm following the upgrade instructions on Ubuntu's website, but on launching the upgrade tool I get this response: Checking for a new ubuntu release No new release found Am I doing something wrong? ...
5
votes
2answers
729 views

How to upgrade from 14.04 to 16.04? [duplicate]

I would like to upgrade an Ubuntu system from 14.04 to 16.04. I ran the usually referenced command: sudo update-manager -d Which is strangely proposing to upgrade to 14.10: If I then ask for the ...
2
votes
0answers
25 views

upgrade from14.04 to 15.04

I'm having a problem with upgrading from 14.04 to 15.05.The system collects all the files but during installation, approximately two thirds of the way through installation, the screen closes and there ...
0
votes
1answer
105 views

How to update from 15.10 to 16.04 without losing the data? [duplicate]

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 .
0
votes
1answer
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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!!
0
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1answer
78 views

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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