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Upgrading from the command line? [duplicate]

I would like to know how to upgrade from my current version of Ubuntu to the next stable from the Command line interface?
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Can I keep using Ubuntu 9.04 if it's outdated? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to install software or upgrade from old unsupported release? I have a very old laptop (6-7 years) with a 1.6 Ghz Intel processor and 512 Mb DDr2 of RAM and I was wondering ...
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How to upgrade from Ubuntu 10.10 to 11.04? [duplicate]

I want to upgrade from ubuntu 10.10 to ubuntu 11.04.
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Updating ubuntu server apt-get gives me - 404 Not Found [duplicate]

I'm trying to update a Ubuntu server and when I run apt-get update I get a number of errors like the examples below (note I added some space after http). Err http ://no.archive.ubuntu.com natty/main ...
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2answers
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What to do when can't update anymore with apt-get? [duplicate]

I'm using Ubuntu 9.04 as multipurpose server, so no GUI here. I haven't used it for a while and now when trying to install or update packages with apt-get it throws errors. An excerpt of the error ...
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Installing ubuntu 16.04 without losing data [duplicate]

Currently , I am running ubuntu 15.10 on my Dell laptop (ram-4GB) . I want to install ubuntu 16.04 LTS on my laptop as ubuntu 15.10 is no more supported. I don't want to lose my data while changing os ...
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1answer
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Failed to fetch repositories [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to install software or upgrade from old unsupported release? How can I fix a 404 Error using the Ubuntu archives? I am having trouble downloading the Ubuntu repositories:...
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1answer
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Ubuntu 13.04 all apt-get mirrors down [duplicate]

Apparently I can't get apt-get, as well as the ubuntu software centre, connect to any repository. I also tried to look for a suitable mirror using the ubuntu software centre (software sources->ubuntu ...
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2answers
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Not able to install software on Ubuntu 12.10 [duplicate]

I am newbie with Ubuntu.I am trying to download Okular pdf reader from Software Center but I am getting some error. At first it was asking for installation of packages from not authenticated source,...
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1answer
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In Ubuntu 13.04, cannot install libssl-dev [duplicate]

How can I get around the dependency problem when installing libssl-dev? The problem: $ sudo apt-get install libssl-dev Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state ...
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2answers
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How do I download old unsupported packages such as Kernel headers? [duplicate]

I am using the now unsupported Jaunty. However, I'm also running an older unsupported kernel which I wish to programme. i'm trying to make new system calls in kernel 2.6.21 and one of the new system ...
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Are existing updates available after end of support? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to install software or upgrade from old unsupported release? I am using Ubuntu 11.04 at the moment. I like GNOME 2 and its classic desktop environment. I would prefer to ...
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How to handle apt-get update failing to fetch old packages *without* upgrading [duplicate]

I'm using Ubuntu 13.04. When I try sudo apt-get update --fix-missing, I get a bunch of 404/Not Found and 403/Forbidden errors and it's preventing apt-get from working most of the time. I can paste ...
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How to upgrade my Ubuntu 15.04 to Ubuntu 16.04 [duplicate]

I currently have dual boot with Windows and Ubuntu 15.04 When I try to upgrade using Software Updater, it shows that your software is up to date. I do not want to do it directly using external cd/...
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2answers
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Wily old release repositories [duplicate]

I was following this guide on updating an EOL distribution. I want to upgrade from 15.10 (wily). I am using apt-get rather than aptitude that is used in the guide. I added the .list sources file in ...

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