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There's an issue with an Alpha/Beta Release of Ubuntu, what should I do?

I've been running Alpha releases of Ubuntu for some time now. I keep running into issues - how can I get these resolved? What should I do when I encounter these problems? And where can I find other ...
49
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1answer
161k views

How to Upgrade from 14.10 to 15.04 [closed]

I'm looking for a way to upgrade 14.10 to 15.04 - from the internet only (i.e. without using external media). I've already tried apt-get dist-upgrade
17
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1answer
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how to upgrade from ubuntu 15.04 to 15.10? [duplicate]

i was upgrading to 15.10 with these two commands that i found on ubuntu forums: sudo sed -i 's/vivid/wily/g' /etc/apt/sources.list sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get dist-upgrade but at ...
14
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4answers
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Where can I get the latest Ubuntu Alpha or Beta?

I'd love to test the latest Ubuntu alpha/beta (otherwise known as "Ubuntu+1"), but I can't find it. Where can I find download for the pre-releases of Ubuntu?
7
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5answers
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Are daily builds of Ubuntu stable enough for general desktop usage?

Are the daily development builds of Ubuntu (Known as Ubuntu+1) stable and mature enough for general desktop usage? Also, if I install the latest daily build today, will it notify for the update of ...
6
votes
1answer
7k views

How to upgrade from 16.04 to 16.10 (next development version) from the command-line? [duplicate]

I am ready to upgrade to the next version of Ubuntu. I know that Ubuntu 16.10 has not yet been released, but I like to live on the edge. It also makes me feel good to get massive upgrades of over ...
5
votes
1answer
56k views

Upgrading from ubuntu 12.04 to 13.10 [duplicate]

How do I upgrade from Ubuntu 12.04 to Ubuntu 13.10. I have tried the one I this link I gives option to upgrade to 12.10 not 13.10 I want to directly upgrade to 13.10 from 12.04
5
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1answer
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Why can't I upgrade to Ubuntu 13.04 using Update Manager?

I'm aware of the How do I upgrade to the development release (aka. Ubuntu+1)? question and this is NOT a duplicate. On my laptop running Ubuntu 12.10, when running sudo update-manager -d, I'm getting ...
3
votes
1answer
28k views

How to upgrade Ubuntu 14.04 LTS to Ubuntu 15.04? [duplicate]

Is there a way I can upgrade my Ubuntu 14.04 to 15.04 online without using a bootable device?
2
votes
1answer
576 views

12.04 already available through update-manager: it's a bug?

ALT + F2 update-manager -d this is what i see on my desktop ( Ubuntu LTS 10.04.3 amd64 desktop ): It's italian, that means ubuntu 12.04 is already available and suited for production?
2
votes
3answers
343 views

Does auto updating work across major versions?

I'm using Ubuntu 11.04, and installing regular automatic updates. Since 11.10 is out, I expected it will be auto upgraded, but no, I'm still: $ cat /etc/issue Ubuntu 11.04 Now I want for example ...
2
votes
2answers
289 views

How do I try Unity from Natty? [closed]

How can I try the newest codebase of Unity, so that I can send bug-reports and feature requests to the Unity developers?
2
votes
0answers
11k views

Is there a way to upgrade from 12.04 desktop to 14.04 beta directly? [duplicate]

Is there a way to upgrade from 12.04 to 14.04 directly, maybe through terminal? If so, could you tell me? I don't want to wait till 14.04 comes out but I don't want to upgrade three times to get it. ...
1
vote
2answers
5k views

Can I upgrade from 12.10 to 13.04 without losing my data? [duplicate]

And if so, how? The only way I found was by a new install, and I'd like to know if there is an alternative like in previous versions.
1
vote
1answer
132 views

How can I get an Ubuntu 15.10 (Wily) Beta1 installer (if I'm ready to test it)? [duplicate]

Although Ubuntu 15.10 (Wily) Beta1 has been announced, I can't see a stand-alone image that I can try to install. (I'm in particular interested in using the installation image to change my system ...

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