Upgrading to Ubuntu Karmic Koala 9.10

Hew McLachlan hew at ubuntu.com
Sat Oct 17 06:57:28 BST 2009

Hi Trevor,

Once Karmic has been released a notification should appear in
update-manager prompting you to upgrade. No reinstall is necessary.


Hew McLachlan

Trevor Cowan wrote:
> Hi,
> At present I am running  64-bit Jaunty Jackalope 9.04 which I obtained
> via 'Wubi' and have pretty well been using it as my sole operating
> system for the last two months as opposed to the Microsoft XP Home
> that I also have installed. 
> After the release of Ubuntu Karmic Koala 9.10 which is due for release
> on the 29th of October, could I upgrade through the normal recommended
> way?
> Quote: "To upgrade from Ubuntu 9.04 on a desktop system, press Alt+F2
> and type in "update-manager -d" (without the quotes) into the command
> box. Update Manager should open up and tell you: New distribution
> release '9.10' is available. Click Upgrade and follow the on-screen
> instructions." Unquote.
> Or would I have to uninstall the Jaunty Jackalope first?
> Your advice would be greatly appreciated.
> Trevor
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