I have heard(you tube)tha the wifi problems in Ubuntu 16.04 are fixed in 16.04.1.Therefore.how do I upgrade?Or is it easier to do a clean install?When I do lsb_release -a I get this- No LSB modules are available.Distributor ID: Ubuntu Description: Ubuntu 16.04.1 LTS Release:16.04 Codename xenial I have disabled the internal combo wifi/bluetooth and am using a USB dongle.

  • Don't know what that means.Sorry. – Bob Jan 11 '17 at 0:50
  • open up a terminal, and give type the command: lsb_release -a then hit [ENTER] it will provide output. copy that output to your question. – j0h Jan 11 '17 at 1:09
  • I get this- No LSB modules are available.Distributor ID: Ubuntu Release 16.04 Codename xenial – Bob Jan 11 '17 at 1:19
  • Copy the output of lsb_release -a to your question instead of posting them as comment. – Liso Jan 11 '17 at 1:22

Quotes from https://insights.ubuntu.com/2016/07/28/ubuntu-version-16-04-point-1-is-out/.

If you are already running 16.04 LTS you will have been receiving updates incrementally and there is nothing more for you to do. If you’re installing afresh then you should download the 16.04.1 ISO image from the Ubuntu website, the web team will be updating the default download links as soon as the images are published.

So yeah, if you happen to update on or after the date 28 July 2016, then your system should have 16.04.1 automatically.

If you didn't receive .1 point release, run following on terminal:

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

To verify you are running 16.04.1, run cat /etc/os-release | grep VERSION=:

Liso@thinkpad:~$ cat /etc/os-release | grep VERSION=
VERSION="16.04.1 LTS (Xenial Xerus)"
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  • Went ahead and did a clean install anyway,but thanks for the info.Seems to be working now. – Bob Jan 11 '17 at 22:58

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