What steps should I take to upgrade from 14.04.4 to 14.04.5? I haven't got any update notifications till now.

  • Have you tried sudo apt-get dist-upgrade? – edwinksl Aug 5 '16 at 15:47

There won't be any special notifications for this. Just do the standard updates.

sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get dist-upgrade.

  • If I have 14.04.3 installed, will dist-upgrade upgrade to 14.04.5, or to 16.04? I would like to upgrade just to 14.04.5, not to 16.xx! – Helen Craigman Aug 7 '16 at 6:41
  • apt-get dist-upgrade will NOT upgrade the release. Release upgrades are performed with the use of do-release-upgrade -d which is a completely different command. – Stormlord Aug 7 '16 at 14:46
  • Stormlord: in your answer to the OP, 2 days ago, you said that sudo apt-get dist-upgrade will upgrade from 14.04.4 to 14.04.5! So my question was simple: will 'sudo apt-get dist-upgrade' upgrdae from 14.04.3 to 14.04.5, too? (that's what I need). Note that "do-release-upgrade -c" answers that it will upgrade to: 16.04.1 LTS (which I don't want) – Helen Craigman Aug 8 '16 at 1:16
  • I don't understand what you mean. Going from 14.x to 16.x is a release upgrade. Going from 14.04.4 to 14.04.5 is a release update and it's done as explained in my answer. – Stormlord Aug 8 '16 at 1:19
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    I was about to ask a question on going from 14.04.4 to 14.04.5, because for me sudo apt-get update; sudo apt-get -y upgrade; sudo apt-get dist-upgrade does not work and I seem to be stuck at the Feb 18, 2016 upgrade version 14.04.4. – Cbhihe Aug 23 '16 at 16:08

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