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How do I upgrade to a newer version of Ubuntu?

What are the different ways I can use to upgrade Ubuntu from one release to another?
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How do I upgrade to Ubuntu 10.04.1 LTS [duplicate]

I want upgrade from Ubuntu 10.04 LTS to Ubuntu 10.04.1 LTS. Is there a basic update? How do I do it?
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How do I upgrade from 12.10 to 13.04? [duplicate]

I am using Ubuntu 12.10. Please outline the different ways I can upgrade to 13.04.
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How do I upgrade from 13.04 to 13.10? [duplicate]

I'm trying to upgrade from 13.04 to 13.10?
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Upgrade using terminal commands [duplicate]

i have heard many ways to upgrade to ubuntu 12.10 using terminal (I am currently in 12.04 LTS). What is the best way to upgrade through terminal? Thanks!
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Upgrading from 10.10 to 12.04 [duplicate]

I'm not versed in Linux, but my father-in-law gave me Ubuntu 10.10 on a USB, because my Hardrive had failed and I put in a new one. I ran Ubuntu from the USB for a while and decided that I would give ...
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How do I upgrade from 11.04 to 11.10? [duplicate]

I am ready to try Ubuntu 11.10, how do I upgrade to it from 11.04?
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1answer
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How to upgrade a remote box from 10.10 to 12.04 LTS when apt doesn't work? [duplicate]

I have a virtual private server that runs the out-of-date Ubuntu 10.10. I'd like to upgrade to 12.04 LTS. Currently apt doesn't work on this box, and the command do-release-upgrade is not found. ...
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How to upgrade from 11.10 to 12.04? [duplicate]

I am using 11.10 and I really want to update to 12.04 but it's impossible. I cannot see it in the update manager (I did select the option for the releases). I tried sudo update-manager d, and sudo-apt ...
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0answers
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how to upgrade from 10.04 to 12.10 [duplicate]

how do I get Ubuntu to upgrade from version 10.04 to version 12.10? It seems like the installation CD just stops reading at some point and all that is displayed on the desktop is UBUNTU 12.10 . . . ...
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1answer
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How to upgrade directly to 12.10 from 10.04? [duplicate]

How to upgrade directly to 12.10 (or latest) from 10.04. When i try to upgrade to 10.10, it gets following error. Failed to fetch Fetching the upgrade failed. There may be a network problem I'm ...
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1answer
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Update Ubuntu from 13.04 to 13.10 [duplicate]

If i update ubuntu from 13.04 to 13.10, It will delete all the installed softwares..? It will delete any of my data..? I'm totally new to ubuntu.
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1answer
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How can I update Ubuntu if I “missed my chance”? [duplicate]

When the new 13.04 became available I had no internet. Still, it appeared on my Update Manager (not relevant, but HOW?). When I got internet back and opened the Update Manager the button to update to ...
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2answers
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How do I upgrade Ubuntu? [duplicate]

I'm new to Ubuntu and Linux in general and coming from Windows I was wondering how to upgrade Ubuntu from one version to another. A new version is released each six months, right? So let's say I'm now ...
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0answers
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Need help to upgrade to newest Ubuntu version [duplicate]

I am trying to upgrade to the the latest Ubuntu program and I have tried the "upgrade" but my computer says it cannot upgrade. I am new to this and totally lost. How do I do this upgrade to the ...
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32answers
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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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10answers
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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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15answers
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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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9answers
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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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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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3answers
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Remove nVidia driver and go back to Nouveau

I've installed nVidia driver successfully but I want to go back to Nouveau driver and eliminate any xorg.conf file created by nVidia config tools. What is the proper way to do it? (not ending up with ...
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2answers
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How can I perform an offline upgrade using Ubiquity on the installation disc?

I'm trying to upgrade an Ubuntu 12.10 installation to Ubuntu 13.04 without an Internet connection. Now that the alternate and desktop CDs have been merged, I'm trying to use the 13.04 Desktop CD in ...
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0answers
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How do I remove ATI/AMD Drivers downloaded from their site? [duplicate]

I downloaded ATI drivers from AMD's site, installed, but found that they dont work with GNOME shell. Now I want to remove it. How do I do that?
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Can you help me fix my broken packages?

I would like to upgrade from 13.04 to 13.10, but some broken packages are preventing upgrade success: grep Broken /var/log/dist-upgrade/apt.log output: Broken libwayland-client0:amd64 Conflicts on ...
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1answer
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Upgrade to 13.10, upgrade app halted

I'm trying to upgrade to 13.10, and the upgrader/installer app has stopped. It doesn't seem to be frozen- it gives me a warning if I try to quit it, but it has been stuck like this for hours now. ...
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2answers
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Can't install Ubuntu due to a problem with the media

I Just tried to install Ubuntu 12.10 by using USB device. I used universal usb installer to make my pen drive boot-able. But I am getting this error always. I already have 12.04, but I want to ...
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1answer
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Can't update ubuntu 13.04 to ubuntu 13.10

I'm trying to update my Ubuntu form 13.04 to 13.10. I already did the commands apt-get update and apt-get upgrade on terminal. When I open the Software Updater, it shows that my computer is up to ...
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Upgrading Ubuntu 13.04 to 13.10 - issues

I am having trouble upgrading from Ubuntu 13.04 to 13.10. I see this message appear during installation: How would one go about fixing this issue?
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1answer
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Ubuntu 13.04 to 13.10 upgrade failure

I'm trying to upgrade ubuntu my ubuntu 13.04 to 13.10, but there is always this error: Error during update A problem occurred during the update. This is usually some sort of network problem, please ...
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1answer
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How do I Upgrade from Ubuntu 12.04.1 LTS to 12.10?

I tried updating and it doesn't show the upgrade. Can I install from the terminal? I'm new to this, but I haven't messed my computer up so far. What steps do I take?
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2answers
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How can I upgrade ubuntu 12.04 to 12.10?

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and want to upgrade it to 12.10. Please send me step by step info for this process. Will my personal data be lost? If yes, then how to protect it?
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3answers
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Where is the update-manager?

I can't seem to upgrade to the latest version ubuntu. It asked me once, but I was doing something else at the time. Now that I ant to do it I can't find it. I can find software updater, but that just ...
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3answers
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Ubuntu gets freezed, and it is slow [duplicate]

First of all, sorry about my english. I installed ubuntu like, 5 months ago, but now my ubuntu gets freezed and stuck, it waits too way long to load an application, I had to run another OS to do ...
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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 ...