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How to upgrade from 14.04 LTS or 15.10 to 16.04 from terminal [duplicate]

How to upgrade from 14.04 LTS or 15.10 to 16.04 from terminal.
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upgrade Ubuntu 16.04 without losing data [duplicate]

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I want to upgarde to Ubuntu 16.04 via the software updater application. I have lots of data in my laptop. Also I am having useful softwares related with my work. Now I ...
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LTS after 5 years of support [duplicate]

Ubuntu 16.04 have support until April 2021. So in 2021 will i have to reinstall whole system or will be asked to update system by"system update like on windows" without formating hdd and losing all my ...
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Unable to upgrade Ubuntu 14.04 LTS to Ubuntu 16.04 LTS [duplicate]

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and I would like to upgrade to Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. When I launch the Software Updater, I am not prompted to upgrade to Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. Anyway, settings for the Software ...
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Upgrading from 14.04 LTS to 16.04 LTS [duplicate]

I am highly looking forward to the new flavor of Ubuntu and it's bells and whistles to wrap the bow on top. My only concern is upgrading to it from my current system without reinstalling Ubuntu ...
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How to update xubuntu 14.04 LTS to xubuntu 16.04 LTS [duplicate]

How to upgrade xubuntu 14.04 LTS to xubuntu 16.04? I don't want to lose my application data.
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I have a machine on 16.04 but need to update it before April 2021. Will 18.04 still be available on software updates up until April 2021? [duplicate]

Like the title says, I have a very stable machine running 16.04 at the moment and I'm thinking of updating it to 18.04 (and then maybe 20.04 after). I will want to go the update route rather than a ...
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Is it possible to upgrade from 14.04 directly to 16.04? [duplicate]

I have read that upgrading from 14.04 to 16.04 is not possible. Instead there is a recommendation to upgrade in steps through all releases and ultimately 16.04. Is this information correct? I did ...
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How to Upgrade from Ubuntu 14.04 gnome to Ubuntu 16.04 gnome [duplicate]

I dont want to mess any thing ,hence asking the question for clarification . Thanks
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How to upgrade to ubuntu 18.04 version from 16.04 using terminal [duplicate]

I want to upgrade to ubuntu version 18.04 from 16.04.I have taken the backup. My question is whether update manager will give options to select which version 18.04 or 20.04 as both are available and i ...
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how can upgrade my Ubuntu LTS to new version which is also LTS without any changes in my current os? [duplicate]

I want to install a new version of Ubuntu without deleting my old apps and without changing my system settings. How can I do that?
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How do I upgrade to 16.04 with Ubuntu Gnome 14.04? [duplicate]

I use Ubuntu Gnome 14.04 LTS, and I'm wondering if I can safely upgrade to 16.04 LTS. Do I just click upgrade on the software upgrade utility, or should I run sudo apt-get dist-upgrade? The last ...
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How To Upgrade Ubuntu installed on virtualbox [duplicate]

I have Ubuntu 14.04 LTS installed on Virtualbox and I wannted to upgrade it to the latest version (16.04 LTS). I Upgrade it using my software updater, I restart my system. But, after restarting the ...
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How do I free up more space in /boot?

My /boot partition is nearly full and I get a warning every time I reboot my system. I already deleted old kernel packages (linux-headers...), actually I did that to install a newer kernel version ...
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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. Whenever I try to install any software, I get an error saying it couldn't be found: $ sudo apt-get install vlc Reading package ...
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